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NAS Pensacola construction, traffic notices ... An Ellyson Avenue / Radford Boulevard storm drain replacement project will begin Dec. 4 and last approximately one week. The left turn lane of Ellyson Avenue that connects to Radford Boulevard will be closed for the work to take place. For persons wanting to turn left off of Ellyson Avenue onto Radford Boulevard, they may do so from the right turn lane. • Additionally, a Murray Road storm drain repair project will begin Dec. 4 and last approximately one week. The southbound right lane of Murray Road between Page Road and Farrar Road in front of Bldg. 3815 will be closed for the work to take place, reducing the normally two southbound lanes down to a single southbound lane. For further information, call Construction Manager Ens. Rachel Busiek at 452-3131, ext. 3069.

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Tuition Assistance (TA) and NCPACE DL requests open Story by Navy VOLED Public Affairs

Sailors planning to take college courses in 2018 can get a head-start on the process and beat the holiday rush by selecting courses and applying now for Tuition Assistance (TA)/Navy College Program for Afloat College Educat i o n (NCPACE) Distance Learning (DL) funding. “TA and NCPACE DL applications are funded on a firstcome, first-served basis,” said Ernest D’Antonio, the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center’s Voluntary Education (VOLED) program director. “The No.1 reason for funding request disapproval is late applications; requests must be submitted and command approved between 120 and no later than 14 days before the start of the academic term. Applying early can eliminate delays and lock-in funding.” First-time Sailors planning to utilize TA and/or NCPACE DL programs

are required to complete the following training before applying: (1) Navy Tuition Assistance and/or NCPACE training, as applicable. This training covers the most recent information and changes to Navy TA/NCPACE polices and the WebTA/NCPACE DL application processes as well as the NCPACE Instructor Led enrollment process. (2) The Navy Virtual Counseling 101 training helps students establish education and career goals, select and apply to an Academic Institution (AI), and understand the higher education life cycle. This training helps prepare for counseling appointments with a Navy College Education Counselor. These training products, required only once in a career, are available under “My Training” after logging into your My Education Module at the Navy College Program (NCP) website. More details can be found in NAVADMIN 243/17,

Sailors gather Nov. 26 for a memorial service in honor of AOAA Bryan Grosso, ABEAN Matthew Chialastri and Lt. Steven Combs in the hangar bay of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Grosso, Chialastri and Combs were aboard a C-2A Greyhound from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 when it crashed Nov. 22 during a routine transport flight carrying passengers and cargo from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to USS Ronald Reagan. Photo by MC2 Janweb B. Lagazo

Ronald Reagan holds memorial service at sea By MC3 Eduardo Otero USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs

PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) – A memorial service in honor of the life and service of AOAA Bryan Grosso, ABEAN Matthew Chialastri and Lt. Steven Combs was held aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Nov. 26. Grosso, from Florida, graduated from West Florida High School of Advanced Technology in the spring of 2017 and then reported to Naval Station Great Lakes for recruit training. After graduating boot camp, he attended “A” school in Pensacola and re-

A retirement ceremony was held Nov. 21 in the Blue Angels Atrium at the National Naval Aviation Museum for Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP)

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ceived orders to Ronald Reagan. He arrived at Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan (CFAY), and checked in to Reagan Ranch Nov. 5 to begin his preparations to join his first ship underway. Chialastri, from Louisiana, joined the Navy June 25, 2014. After leaving Recruit Training Command, he began his active duty career with VP-30, a P-8 training squadron, before reporting to duty on USS America (LHA 6), where he served from Dec. 1, 2015 to Oct. 1, 2017. He arrived at CFAY, and checked into Ronald Reagan’s shore detachment, Reagan Ranch, Nov. 5 to begin his preparations to

Executive Officer Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez. Dominguez retired with 27 years of service to the United States Navy. Born a Los Angeles native, Dominguez found himself driving across country for his first of

NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin (left) congratulates Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez for 27 years of military service. Photo by Greg Mitchell

many stops at NASP during October 1993 for flight school. After enlisting in the Navy in 1986 at age 17, Dominguez decided he wanted to be a pilot and applied for and was accepted into the Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) program, a study course designed to help junior Sailors become officers. While studying under BOOST, Dominguez became the first of now many in his family to graduate from college. After completing his degree from the University of Southern California (USC) and being picked up for a pilot slot, See XO on page 2

Basefest coming to NAS Pensacola... MWR is proud to announce BaseFest will be held Dec. 15 with gates opening at 4 p.m. This event is a concert to be held on the NASP Portside lawn with a music line-up including DNCE, Tompson Square, Lauren Duski and special guest Bobby “Blackhat Band.” This event is free and open to DoD ID card holders. For more information visit Base Fest Music Festival.com. Tree lighting tonight ... Join MWR tonight, Dec. 1, starting 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for the annual NAS Pensacola Tree Lighting at the Mustin Beach Club, Bldg. 253. Watch as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by fire truck, stay to enjoy bounce houses, games, crafts, face painting, with hot chocolate and cookies. This event is free and open to all DoD ID Card holders and their families. For more information, call 452-3806.

Trees for Troops ... MWR will be hosting its annual Trees for Troops program today, Dec. 1. Trees for Troops is open to active-duty or their spouse, with a limit of one tree per family. Participants must pick up a voucher from one of the following locations: MWR Admin Office, 450 Radford Blvd., Bldg. 4143, or Tickets and Travel at the NEX Shopping Plaza on Highway 98, Bldg. 3787, to receive a tree at the event. Vouchers must be picked up no later than noon, Dec.1. Trees will be available for pick up Dec. 1 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Mustin Beach Club, Bldg. 253. For more information, call 452-3806.

Retiree town hall ...

Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be hosting its next Retiree Town Hall Dec. 8, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Command Theater, third deck. The town hall is open to all military retirees and their families. The theme for this town hall will be alternative methods of health care. Following these short presentations, subject matter experts from various clinics in the hospital will be available for questions. For more information, contact the NHP Public Affairs Office at 505-6796.

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“NAS Pensacola: History in Focus” ... NASP History in Focus is a photo feature designed to draw attention to the rich historical legacy of the base. A photo or photos will be published each week showing an interesting, obscure or historically significant feature of NAS Pensacola. The first person who e-mails Gosport to correctly identify the object and its location will win a $5 coupon good toward food or beverages purchased at the Navy Exchange (NEX) aboard NASP. E-mail your answer to NASPGosport@gmail.com. Winner and answer will be announced on NASP Public Affairs Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO and in the following week’s Gosport. (Readers can win once per month).

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training ... The latest SAPR instruction, OPNAVINST 1752.1C, requires each Navy command’s CO, OIC to designate, in writing, a unit SAPR point-of-contact (POC) to promote responsive command management of alleged sexual assaults and compliance with SAPR program requirements. The individual designated shall not serve as both the unit’s SAPR POC and unit SAPR Victim Advocate (VA). Unit SAPR POCs must have direct access to the CO and must complete all required training by the responsible SARC within 90 days of being designated. FFSC will provide SAPR POC training Dec. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the NETC HRO Bldg. 680, Rm. 227, NAS Pensacola. Contact NAS Pensacola SARCs, Lillie Johnson (lillie.o.johnson@navy.mil 4525109) or Jennifer Walker (Jennifer.walker1 @navy.mil, 452-9017) or SAPR VA, Jenna Vaughn (Jenna.Vaughn1 @navy.mil , 4525328) with questions or to reserve seats for this training. Tuition from page 1

also posted on the NCP website. Before completing each higher education level (certificate, associate, bachelor’s or master’s), all Sailors must also complete the following: (1) Receive academic counseling from a Navy College Virtual Education Center (NCVEC) or overseas Navy College Office (NCO) counselor before talking with an AI. Sailors can schedule appointments via the online appointment scheduling tool on the NCP website at https:// nrtc. netc. navy. mil/ apt_schdlr/ default. aspx. (2) Upload an unofficial education plan (at a minimum) or official education plan, if available, to the My Education record before enrolling in any classes. (3) Following counseling by an NCVEC or overseas NCO counselor, upload an official education plan or Service member Opportunity College Agreement to the My Education record within the first nine Semester Hours, or equivalent, of instruction. This is the degree plan agreed to between the Sailor and the AI. Questions about the TA/NCPACE DL application process can be handled by the NCVEC or online via the NCP website. NCVEC hours are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and may be reached by calling: (877) 838-1659 or DSN 492-4684. The URL for the NCP website is https:// www. navy college. navy. mil/ index. htm. In addition to the NCP website and NCVEC, the NCP Mobile Application offers access to the NCP planning tools, including required training and the counseling scheduler. Sailors can download the app from the Apple or Google Play store at no cost. Search ‘NCP App’ in the stores.

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join Ronald Reagan underway. Combs, from Florida, received his commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Colorado in 2011, earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance. In March of 2015, he reported to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, forward-deployed to Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan. He deployed with Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW) 5 aboard both USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ronald Reagan, where he served as detachment assistant operations officer and administrative officer. Combs accumulated over 1,200 flight hours and 100 carrier-arrested landings. There were 11 crew and passengers aboard a C-2A Greyhound of VRC-30 when it crashed into the ocean approximately 500 nautical miles southeast of Okinawa, Nov. 22. Eight were immediately recovered. The aircraft was conducting a routine transport flight carrying passengers and cargo from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to Ronald Reagan. “The loss of these crew members hits across the entire ship with great significance,” Capt. Buzz Donnelly, Ronald Reagan’s commanding officer said. “On behalf of the entire crew of USS Ronald Reagan, I extend heartfelt prayers and sincere condolences to the families and friends of the three shipmates we lost.” The memorial service included remarks by Donnelly and Capt. Michael Wosje, commander, CVW-5; a presentation of biographies of the lost Sailors by chaplains assigned to Ronald Reagan and CVW-5; personal reflections by Sailors who knew the deceased; and performances of Amazing Grace and Taps. “AOAA Bryan Grosso was someone who was not only a shipmate, but a good friend to me and many other members of

he packed his car and drove from his home in California all the way to Pensacola. “Coming through New Orleans and Mobile, it was just so cool,” Dominguez said, recalling the journey. “It was just like what I’d pictured the south would be like; a lot of bayous and good food.” All the essentials of a good first impression of what would quickly become Dominguez’s homeport. After flight school at NASP, Dominguez earned his wings of gold in June 1996 in Corpus Christi, one of his proudest moments in the service. He went on to fly the Lockheed P-3C Orion for three tours overseas, including tours during both Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). Dominguez returned to NASP and NAS Whiting Field as an instructor pilot flying the Beechcraft T-34C Turbo-Mentor with students. He describes this experience as both one of the most rewarding and challenging of his career. “The students obviously bring their own challenges, because they are trying to kill you,” Dominguez said humorously. “They’re students like I once was.”

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

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our class from the Reagan Ranch,” said SHSA Byron Arndt, a Sailor who reported to Reagan Ranch around the same time as Grosso. “What I like about Bryan was that he’s an outgoing, kind, and caring person, always willing to be there for his friends and shipmates. Even if he didn’t know too much about the topic of discussion, Bryan would always listen and pay attention to what we had to say. Then if he had anything to say about it, he would offer his advice and opinion. I really respected that.” “I wish everyone had a chance to meet Chialastri like my friends and I had,” SN Cody Carr, a Sailor who reported to Reagan Ranch around the same time as Chialastri, said. “Even when things were not going well, he still had a way to make light of it and laugh about it, and in doing so, made others able to laugh about it as well. That’s a quality I admire about Chialastri.” “The loss of one of our pilots weighs heavily on the entire Carrier Air Wing Five team. Lt. Combs will always be remembered as a hero,” Wosje said. “I am proud to have flown with him.” The memorial ended with a procession of crew pausing in front of photos of the Sailors in remembrance and farewell. The C-2A was assigned to the “Providers” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, Detachment Five, forwarddeployed to NAF Atsugi, Japan. Detachment Five’s mission includes the transport of high-priority cargo, mail, duty passengers and Distinguished Visitors between Ronald Reagan and shore bases throughout the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia theaters. The incident is under investigation. For more Navy news, visit www.navy.mil, www.facebook.com/ usnavy or www.twitter.com/usnavy. For more news from Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, visit www. navy. mil/ local/c7f/.

With 24 years of service, three tours overseas and countless “students trying to kill him,” Dominguez was considering retirement when he was offered the chance to take up the mantle of executive officer of NASP. After being a part of the community for so long, he said it was “a pretty good deal.” Three years later, he decided it was actually time to retire. “I’ve loved my time here,” Dominguez said. “The people working here are tremendous. But it’s time for me to start to figure out the next phase of my life – the next phase of my career.” Although he plans to retire from military service, Dominguez is preparing to start a new venture in construction, as a business owner. “My degree was in business with an emphasis in entrepreneurship, so I’ve always dreamed of starting something and building a company,” he said. “For me, it’s more about building a great business and supporting people. That’s what it’s all about. It’s not so much the construction piece, but more about building a great business.” Dominguez plans to have Pensacola be his permanent home and the community in which he builds his new business. This decision is in no small part because 314 North Spring St., Suite A, Pensacola, Fla. 32501, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Suite A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address or e-mailed to michael.f.oconnor@navy.mil. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.

of the feeling of belonging that Dominguez has in the community. “If you’re around here enough, you’ll see this community supports us like no other,” Dominguez said. “It’s like no other place in the world. I’ve been all over the world and I tell people every time that this community is special. That’s why we’re staying here.” When asked what he would miss the most, Dominguez gave a surprising, and perhaps not so surprising, answer. “The camaraderie,” he said. “I know guys that I’ve flown with, we enlisted together, we came up through the same program. We were kids together. I didn’t think I’d miss it before, but those ‘two in the mornings, two hundred feet over the water,’ when you’re looking for things, or you’re executing the mission of the military, or you’re flying over Mogadishu (Somalia) for the umpteenth time at night. You’re doing real life stuff with your best friends. You’re working hard. You’re a team. So I’ll miss all that. I didn’t think I would, but I will.” Friends, family, coworkers and base personnel onboard NASP wish Dominguez the traditional U.S. Navy words of parting, “fair winds and following seas,” as he charts a new course.

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Navy commits: Correct mistakes that led to collisions By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON – The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) said that the collisions in the Pacific that killed 10 sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) and seven sailors aboard the USS McCain (DDG-56) were entirely preventable, and the service is committed to correcting the actions that led to the accidents. Navy Adm. John Richardson told Pentagon reporters that many aspects combined to cause the accidents, including lack of training, hubris, sleep deprivation, failures in navigation and failures in leadership. The guided missile destroyers USS Fitzgerald and USS McCain sailed when they should not have, he said, and that decision falls on the commanders, who are responsible for conducting risk assessments. The demand for ships, or any military capability, is defined by the security environment, Richardson said, adding that the Pacific has been a very demanding environment of late. The demand of the security environment must match against the resources that can be applied. “When you have a gap between those two, that’s risk,� Richardson said. “It’s all part of that ... day-to-day assessment. Every commander has to wake up each day at their command level and say, what has changed in my security environment? What is my new

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risk posture? And how am I going to accommodate or mitigate that risk?� At some point, commanders cannot mitigate the risk, and they should say no to the mission, he said. However, the present culture is such that commanders will assess the risk to be acceptable when it is not.Changing that culture is one goal for the CNO – he wants commanders to be honest about assessments and the shortfalls they have. “A review of your Navy today shows that this morning there are 100 ships and 64,000 sailors and Navy civilians who are deployed,� Richardson said. “This includes three carrier strike groups and their embarked air wings, three amphibious readiness groups, and their embarked Marine expeditionary units, six ballistic missile defense ships on station, 11 attack submarines, five (ballistic missile submarines). The vast majority of these ships are conducting their missions, some of them extremely difficult, effectively and professionally, protecting America from attack, promoting our interests and prosperity, and advocating for the rules that govern the vast commons from the seafloor, to space and in cyberspace.� The Navy and its Sailors are busy and they have been integral to the wars America has fought since 9/11. “Recent experience has shown that if we’re not careful, we can become overstretched, overextended. And if we take our eye off the fundamentals, we become vulnerable to mistakes at all levels of command,� Richardson said.

The guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald sits in Dry Dock 4 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for repairs and damage assessments, July 13. The USS Fitzgerald sustained damage during a June 17 collision with a merchant vessel. This view shows damage above the waterline to the outside skin of the ship. Photo by PO2 Christian Senyk

To address this, the Navy has taken some immediate actions, including restoring a deliberative scheduling process in the 7th Fleet, conducting comprehensive ready-for-sea assessments for all Japan-based ships, establishing a naval service group in the Western Pacific – an independent body in Yokosuka, Japan that will keep their eye on readiness generation and standards for the Pacific Fleet commander – establishing and using a near-miss program to understand and disseminate lessons learned and establishing policies for surface ships to rou-

tinely and actively transmit on their automatic identification system, Richardson said. “I have to say that fundamental to all of this is how we prepare leaders for command,� Richardson said. “We will deeply examine the way that we prepare officers for increasing leadership challenges, culminating in assumption of command with the capability and the confidence to form, train and assess warfighting teams on the bridge, in the combat information center, in engineering and throughout their command.�

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First female African American CWO-5 in the Information Warfare community Story, photo by MC3 Kyle Hafer Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Public Affairs Office

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ILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) 5 Valencia Simmons-Fowler is the first African America woman to achieve the highest chief warrant officer rank in the information warfare community, Nov. 3. The Chicago native started her Navy career at Recruit Training Command Orlando in March 1988. From there she attended Cryptologic Technician Collection (CTR) “A” School where she achieved the notable accomplishment of honor graduate. As her list of successes Simmonscontinued, Fowler earned the title of chief petty officer in September 2001 while serving aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5). Later, during her tour at Naval Security Group Activity in Norfolk, Virginia she was selected for the CWO program in 2003, beginning her life as a chief warrant officer. “This was my goal

since the beginning of my career,” Simmons-Fowler said. “I have always strived for the next level, the pinnacle profession, and I earned it.” The historic promotion is the result of hard work and dedication that is not achieved alone, but with the help of mentors and shipmates along the way. “None of us ever gets here alone,” Capt. Alonza Ross, the director of enlisted distribution at Navy Personal Command and mentor to SimmonsFowler, said. “It takes a lot of support from family, friends and shipmates. I certainly understand how significant this achievement is, and I knew she was capable of doing it.” Inspiration follows this

Capt. Alonza Ross, director of enlisted distribution at Navy Personnel Command, swears in Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) 5 Valencia Simmons-Fowler as the first African-American woman CWO 5 in the information warfare community. The CWO rank is a technical specialist who performs duties that directly related to their previous rating. They are accessed from the chief petty officer pay grades E-7 to E-9 and must have a minimum of 14 years of service.

woman who has achieved so much. The proteges that Simmons-Fowler mentors see that they also have the opportunity to achieve just as much, if not more. “I am extremely proud of Chief Warrant Officer Simmons-Fowler,” 5 YN2 Olivia Likely, a protege of Simmons-Fowler said. “Women are pillars of strength and support. To see Chief Warrant Officer 5 Simmons-Fowler achieve this extraordinary goal, I know I have confidence and a voice, to know that not only can I

conquer my goals, I can shoot far beyond that.” The newly appointed CWO 5 explains that being a chief warrant officer in the U.S. Navy requires a person to be more than just skillful in their field. “You have a lot of leaders out there,” SimmonsFowler said. “When it comes to chief warrant officers, we are supposed to be the technical experts. So when the commanding officer needs someone to give him feedback on a system, they are going to find the warrant officers,

because they will tell them what they need to know, not what they want to hear.” In the U.S. Navy, the chief warrant officer rank is a technical specialist who performs duties that are directly related to their previous enlisted rating. They are accessed from the chief petty officer pay grades E-7 through E-9, and must have a minimum of 14 years of service. “With every successful leader there is always a great team of Sailors that are hard-working, hard-

charging and dedicated to completing the mission,” Simmons-Fowler said. “Those are the people doing the work to make sure we succeed as a team. To those people, I’d like (say) thank you from the bottom of my heart.” For more news from Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, visit their page on the web, www.navy.mil/local/ cnrc/; on its Youtube channel, U.S. Navy Recruiter; on Facebook, www.facebook.com/Nav yRecruiting; and on Twitter, @usnavyrecruiter.

Navy integrates cybersecurity to distance support program By Nichole Susanka Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division

The threats of yesterday no longer remain valid in the technology-laden environment of today. Cyberattacks are prevalent and are one of the most serious and emerging threats facing the Navy. For this reason, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) subject matter experts are taking steps to protect the surface fleet’s combat and weapon systems from virtual attacks by adding a cyber incident response capability to its 24/7 Watch program. “Cybersecurity tension is growing more each day,” said Phong Trinh, NSWC PHD Combat System Cybersecurity engineer. “PHD’s 24/7 Watch is established to provide combat system technical assistance to the Aegis and Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) ships. PHD is in the planning phase working with the 24/7 Watch to include support to Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The 24/7 Watch can

The guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) sails past Port Hueneme, Calif. after the successful transport of passengers and equipment to and from the ship. Photo by MC1 Chad M. Butler

be used to provide cybersecurity as well as combat system support, and it is the vehicle for ships to reach subject matter experts (SME) quickly.” Hosted by NSWC PHD, 24/7 Watch provides ships with round-the-clock access to command SMEs who cover a wide range of weapon system disciplines, provide continuous system monitoring and conduct corrective actions when needed. This specialized form of distance support is a necessity to ensure the

strength of the U.S. Navy, enabling the fleet to be combat ready at all times. Due to its on-call nature and access to classified networks, 24/7 Watch is an ideal platform for quickly providing combat and weapon system cybersecurity support to Sailors at sea. NSWC PHD is poised to deploy this capability, having already conducted a tabletop exercise to confirm a solid communication path between ships and their respective organizations.

“Anytime ships experience suspicious cybersecurity events, they contact Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC),” Trinh said. “NCDOC serves as the Navy’s cyber security service provider, maintaining watch across networks, managing incidents, and mitigating potential attacks. Oftentimes, they are the first to notify a ship when they detect suspicious activities on the Navy network, and likewise, are the first notified by a ship when the crew detects a problem.” Trinh worked closely with NCDOC and key stakeholders to include 24/7 Watch as part of the cyber incident response process. Moving forward, the NSWC PHD cybersecurity team plans to conduct a more formal exercise in spring 2018 to solidify the notification process across all organizations. NSWC PHD is a field activity of NAVSEA and provides the global United States Navy fleet with integration, test and evaluation, lifecycle logistics, and in-service engineering for today’s and future warfare systems.


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Navy announces new physical fitness standard to start boot camp they will have one chance to retest within 48 hours. If they fail the retest, recruits will be discharged from the Navy with an entry level separation, which allows them to reapply at a later date with a waiver from Navy Recruiting Command. “It is the responsibility of each recruit to work hard and maintain all Navy standards,” said RTC Commanding Officer Capt. Mike Garrick. “Physical fitness is one of the greatest predictors of Sailor success. Before they arrive to boot camp, recruits are expected to train to meet the physical fitness standards.” For recruits who prove they are serious about physical fitness by achieving an outstanding high on their final PFA at boot camp, they will be meritoriously advanced to the next pay grade upon graduation. Navy Recruiting Command provides recruits with a fitness and nutrition guide, which they can follow on their own or with the help of their recruiting office. Using the fitness and nutrition guide to prepare for the initial run standard, more recruits will report to boot camp physically fit, reducing atU.S. recruits participate in a warm-up run at Freedom Hall fitness center onboard Recruit Training Command trition due to PFA failures and raising the quality of (RTC). Recruits participate in physical training six days a week while stationed at RTC. About 30,000-40,000 re- Sailors that reach the fleet. Recruits who pass the initial run standard may cruits graduate annually from the Navy’s only boot camp. Photo by CPO Seth Schaeffer commence basic military training and are placed The initial run standard is evaluated on the 1.5 in groups based on their initial fitness abilities. From Naval Service Training Command Public Affairs mile run of the first Physical Fitness Assessment Throughout their training, recruits are encouraged Combat Ship Squadron One Littoral (PFA) at boot camp. The initial run standard for to advance to higher levels of fitness through parmale recruits will be 16 minutes 10 seconds and 18 ticipation in cardio and strength training exercises. REAT LAKES, Ill. minutes seven seconds for female recruits. As recruits advance, they improve their fitness “All military services have an initial physical fit- level and prepare for success in the fleet. (NNS) – Beginning ness standard before recruits can commence basic Boot camp is approximately eight weeks long training,” said Rear Adm. Mike Bernacchi, com- and all enlistees into the U.S. Navy begin their caJan. 1, Recruit mander, Naval Service Training Command. “The reers at the command. Training includes physical initial run raises the bar at RTC, helping fitness, seamanship, firearms training, firefighting Training Command (RTC), us developstandard tough, more qualified Sailors during and shipboard damage control along with lessons the Navy’s only boot camp, basic military training and send a more lethal force in Navy heritage and core values, teamwork and to the fleet.” discipline. About 30,000 to 40,000 recruits graduwill require recruits to pass To graduate boot camp, all recruits must score a ate annually from RTC and begin their Navy casatisfactory medium on the official Navy PFA. To reers. an initial run standard before ensure recruits advance toward this goal over their For more news from Recruit Training Comweeks of training, the initial run standard sets mand, visit www.navy.mil/local/rtc/. they may commence with eight the minimum run time at which a recruit must start For more information, visit www.navy.mil or foltraining in order to meet their expected level of low the United States Navy on Facebook and Twitter. basic military training. progress. For more news from Naval Service Training If a recruit fails to meet the initial run standard, Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/greatlakes/.

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Navy captain honored for his service to country and community Story, photo by Jamie Link NASWF Public Affairs Office

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ou will not soon meet another naval aviator who served with such an extensive commitment to the Navy and to his community, serving in three wars: World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Retired Navy Capt. Walt Reese was honored last week with a banquet in Pace for his service to country and community. Friends, family and fellow aviators came together from across the nation to be present to honor the captain for that dedication. His ties to Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF), the Navy League and Santa Rosa county run deep and strong. “Putting into words Walt Reese’s impact is unbelievably hard,” Mary Salinas of Keep Santa Rosa Beautiful Inc. said. “What a great person.” Reese was active in the Navy League and went on to lead the Navy league for many years that liaised with NASWF. He could

be found at the Military Appreciation Picnic on the base; or sometimes at the popcorn machine, volunteering his time, talking with base personnel or Sailors about anything from Navy service to aircraft. His support reached to many entities that were a part of the base. Reese was a strong supporter and advocate to the Sea Cadets; he organized Navy ombudsman luncheons with the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) and became the primary organizer for Instructor of the Year (IoY) and Sailor of the Year (SoY) recognition banquets as well as Sailor of the Quarter (SoQ) recognition breakfasts. Reese joined the Navy in 1943 and entered a Navy college

training program and spent two years in college at Western Michigan University and Notre Dame. Following flight raining, Reese was designated a naval aviator in June of 1946. The aviator first served in Huchinson, Kansas for PB4Y-2 Privateer training and during this time he also served in Pensacola. While at NAS Pensacola, he conducted flight training at NASWF from 1946 to 1947. He served many locations to include Miramar, Calif.; Kaneohe, Hawaii; NAS Corpus Christi, Texas; Monterey, Calif.; Great Lakes, Ill.; the University of Michigan; Barber’s Point, Hawaii; Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.; Warminister, Pa.; NAS Jacksonville; Norfolk, Va.; Washing-

NASWF CO Capt. Todd Bahlau speaks at an event to honor retired Navy Capt. Walt Reese at the Presbyterian Church in Pace Nov. 13.

ton D.C. and at the Pentagon. Reese served as an aviatior, instructor pilot, navigator, Naval Air Development Center test pilot, executive officer for the VW-4 Hurricane Hunters, commander of VW-4 in NAS Jacksonville and team leader at the National Military Command Center at the Pentagon. His volunteerism and service to the local community has had a tremendous impact including Keep Santa Rosa Beautiful, Milton High School JROTC unit and the Navy League. “Capt. Reese, as I move to my final tour I can only hope to have somewhat of the same impact that you have had,” NASWF Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau said. “I don’t think you could replace the impact and legacy you have here. I am very honored to be here to talk about your career and influence.”

Thanksgiving @NASWF ... Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) Chiefs Mess and NASWF Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) hosted a Thanksgiving meal on the base at the Liberty Center for Sailors that live or stay on the installation. The meal was complete with two main courses of turkey and ham, side dishes and desserts. Sailors came to eat and watch football on Thanksgiving Day. Photo by Jamie Link

  





  

  







 

 







 



  

             

The night of the banquet, Reese was honored with a “Masters Gardener Certificate,” and the Milton High School ROTC unit announced the renaming of the JRTOC unit scholarship program to the “Walt Reese Scholarship” award. The same night he was honored (Nov. 13), his wife Mary was celebrating her birthday. The event included a birthday cake for her and Reese made sure to announce her celebration day at the end of the event which showed the audience that even though the captain his starting to season in his age of the 90s realm, he does not forget her support and active assistance in his career, their life goals and their life together. “I am tremendously pleased, it comes from all of you,” Reese said as he thanked everyone for attending.







 

                       



 

                      

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CLEP and DSST test marathon

NEX mall holiday events schedule

The coastline’s National Test Center will be hosting a CLEP and DSST Test Marathon from Nov. 30 through Dec. 8. The testing center is located onboard NAS Pensacola in Bldg. 634, Ste. 23, the former Navy College building. Testers may arrive at any time between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and test without a reservation. This is the perfect time for students who plan to graduate in December to take those final exams. Remember to bring two forms of identification with you and the registration ticket for CLEP exams. For more information or instructions on how to order a CLEP exam, contact Wendy Spradlin at 4080047 or wspradlin@coastline.edu.

PACPOA scholarship deadline The Pensacola Area Chief Petty Officer (PACPOA) plans to award its second annual National Flight Academy scholarship for the 2018 season. The scholarship is open to seventh grade to 12th grade family members of all ranks of the military (active duty, retired and veterans) and first responders from any for the NAS Pensacola tenant commands as well as Naval Hospital Pensacola. NFA information and schedule can be found at www.nationalflightacademy.com. Request for an application and completed application can be sent to jarred.scolari@navy.mil. The application deadline is Jan. 31. The PACPOA will not cover any travel cost for the applicants who do not live in the Pensacola area, but they are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed by board members and the winner will be announced Feb 4. For more information, email AEC Jarred Scolari at jarred.scolari@navy.mil.

Language test appointments 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. Test appointments are accepted by e-mail only. For appointments and language testing counseling, contact CIWT_CRRY_ Lang_Testing_Pensacola@navy.mil. Learn more about what the Center for Language, Regional Expertise and Culture offers at www.netc.navy.mil/centers/ciwt/clrec.

Lower back pain volunteers sought NATTC are seeking volunteers with low back pain to participate in the Assessment of Chiropractic Treatment (ACT) research study. This study will measure changes in strength and balance after chiropractic care for low back pain. NATTC are looking for volunteers who: • Are aged 18 to 40 • Are active-duty • Have low back pain For more information, contact Crystal Franklin, ACT study manager, Naval Branch Health ClinicNATTC, at 377-9183 or e-mail: crystal.franklin @palmer.edu.

Onboard NASP New movie at museum: Asteroid The National Naval Aviation Museum is proud to announce it will be presenting a new movie: “Asteroid: Mission Extreme.” Using stunning visuals and state-of-the-art computer graphics, the film presents the fascinating idea and unique challenges of asteroids as “way stations” to facilitate manned space travel and explores various ways to prevent asteroids from hitting the Earth. “Asteroid: Mission Extreme” is suitable for general audiences and school groups. Showing daily at 10:30 a.m. with an approximate run time of 25 minutes. For more information, visit www.navalaviationmuseum.org/attractions/giantscreen-theater/asteroid-mission-extreme.

Polar Express pajama parties The National Naval Aviation Museum will be screening the Polar Express at 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday beginning Nov. 25 through Dec. 17, with an additional showing Dec. 23. Families are encouraged to attend in pajamas. Tickets prices are $7 per person. Infants 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. For more information, visit www.navalaviationmuseum.org/ event/polarexpress.

World War II remembrance ceremony The National Naval Aviation Museum will honor the World War II generation on the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack at 10 a.m., Dec. 7 in the Blue An-

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The NEX mall will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the holiday season. The events will include: • Angel Giving Tree: Now through Dec. 10, inside mall entrance • Toys for Tots Drive: Now through Dec. 15, boxes at each entrance and exit • Santa’s Workshop Visits: Every Friday and Saturday, starting today, Dec. 1 through Dec. 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. • Story Time with Santa: Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., in his personalized services workshop • Pet Photos with Santa: Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information on any of these events, contact Andrea Beck at 458-8811. gels Atrium. The guest speaker for the event will be Quint Studer, founder of the Studer Group. Enjoy patriotic music and popular songs from the World War II era performed by the Tate High School Band and the Tate High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble. All World War II veterans and their families are invited to attend and be recognized for their service. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.navalaviationmuseum.org/event/wwii-remembrance.

consistently performing an average of 300 live dates each year worldwide. For more information, visit www.navalaviationmuseum.org/event/glenn-miller-orchestra-2018/.

JAS to present a film screen and talk The Japanese-American Society invite members to attend Paper Lanturns, a film screening and talk with film producer Peter Grilli and film director Barry Frechette tomorrow, Dec. 2, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Downtown Library, 239 N. Spring St. Pensacola. A reception will follow. The film is about the true story of 12 American POWs killed at Hiroshima in 1945 and the Japanese man who refused let them be forgotten. RSVPs are appreciated at info@jasnwfl.org.

Annual I Pink I Can Run scheduled The 5th annual I Pink I Can Run will be held Feb. 24 at Flora-Bama starting with a 9 a.m. gun start. This run offers a great course, awards, food, music, after party and fun. Join in to show extra love for breast cancer survivors. All the proceeds from the event will go to the Keeping Abreast Foundations’ breast health programs and help individuals in the community receive screening and diagnostic imaging services. To register, visit www.active.com/perdido-keyfl/running/distance-running-races/5th-annual-i-pinki-can-run-2018?int=.

New Gulf Shores entrance prices

NAS Pensacola MWR is offering New Orleans Saints vs Panthers tickets for the Dec. 3 game. Tickets available at the Tickets and Travel office onboard NASP Corry Station located off of Hwy 98 across from NEX Shopping Center in Bldg. 3787 or call 850-452-6354 for more information. Tickets are only $60 and transportation is provided but optional, if you need transportation to the game sign up at Tickets and Travel when you purchase your ticket.

Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced changes to entrance and Fort Pickens Campground fees to begin Jan. 1. The following is a listing of the new prices: Type of Entrance: • Private Vehicle: $20 • Individual (on foot, bicycle, or in large non-commercial vehicle): $10 • Motorcycle: $15 • Annual Pass: $40 Fort Pickens Campground: • Loops A, C, & E (power & water): $40 • Loops B & D (tent only): $20 Entrance passes are valid for seven days and provide access to all areas within the National Seashore including Fort Pickens, Johnson Beach, Opal Beach, Fort Barrancas and Okaloosa. Entrance fees are not charged to persons under 16 years of age or to holders of the Senior Pass (age 62 or older), Active Duty Military Pass (free annually), Access Pass (permanently disabled) and America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass. For more information about the Gulf Island National Seashore, visit www.nps.gov/GulfIslands. For more information from the National Park Servies, visit www.nps.gov.

Retiree town hall announced at NHP

Holiday celebration in the park

Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be hosting its next Retiree Town Hall Dec. 8, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Command Theater, third deck. The town hall is open to all military retirees and their family. The theme for this town hall will be alternative methods of health care. NHP will have a nutrionist share healthy diet advice and the pain clinic will discuss the risks of opioid use and alternative ways of coping with pain. There will also be an acupuncture demonstration and light refreshments will be served. Following these short presentations, subject matter experts from various clinics in the hospital will be available for questions. For more information, contact the NHP Public Affairs Office at 505-6796.

Friends of Pensacola State Park will be hosting a lights, drinks, snacks and Santa party at the Governor’s Pavilion, Big Lagoon State Park tomorrow, Dec. 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This party is to celebrate the holidays and the year. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.friendsofpensacolastate parks.org.

Santa’s workshop and tree lighting Santa will be visiting Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) this year and all military children are invited to join him in his workshop on Dec. 1 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. He will make a special entrance at 3 p.m. at the Main Entrance (Quarterdeck) of NHP and will make his way to his workshop, which will be located in the Command Theater on the third deck. His workshop will feature games and fun activities and there will also be a tree lighting ceremony at 4 p.m. For more information, contact the NHP Public Affairs Office at 505-6796.

MWR selling football tickets

Around town Panhandle tour group for seniors Panhandle Senior Travelers, a non-profit tour group for Seniors 50 and over, will meet at Asbury Place, 750 College Blvd. to accept membership applications, pick up travel brochures, pay deposits and pay the balance for trips. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month. During the meeting, members will hear details about future trips and listen to speakers on travel related topics. Future trips scheduled include: • Dec. 7 through 11: Christmas in Asheville • Jan. 29 through Feb. 5: Panama Canal Cruise • Feb. 20 through 23: St. Augustine, Fla. • March 16 through 19 Macon, Ga. Cherry Blossom Festival • April 21: “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Monroeville, Ala. For more information, visit www.pstravelers.org or contact Vivian Krumel Storey at 434-1757.

Glenn Miller orchestra live Come hear the Glenn Miller orchestra, one of the greatest bands of all time, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m., as they bring unique jazz and big band sounds to the National Naval Aviation Museum. The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, a fully self-contained 19 member group, is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today. Since 1956, the band has been

Ronald McDonald open house Join Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida for the annual Holiday Open House Dec. 5. The twenty-six bedroom home will be open to all families and supporters from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Hot chocolate and sweet treats will be provided as well as house tours and the chance to mix and mingle with other supporters, volunteers and staff of the Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald and Santa will make appearances and holiday family photo opportunities will be available. For more information, visit www.rmhc-nwfl.org or find the Ronald McDonald House on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/RMHCNorthwestFL.

Pictures with Santa at local mall ‘Tis the season at Cordova Mall. Area residents and visitors are invited to capture the tradition of photos with Santa, now through Dec. 24 at Cordova Mall. Families and children are welcome and encouraged to come enjoy the holiday tradition. There will also be a special pet photos with Santa event Dec. 10 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 477-7562.

PSC program offers help to veterans The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program at Pensacola State College helps prepare eligible veterans for entry into college by offering free, non-credited refresher courses. The program also helps veterans apply for financial aid and scholarships. Classes are available throughout the year. The Veterans Upward Bound office is located in Bldg. 6 at Pensacola State College. For more information or to set up an appointment to talk to a representative, call retired Navy Cmdr. Mark Nisbett at 484-2068.

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Dec. 7, 1941, raid on Navy anchorage, air bases drew U.S. into war Story, photo from Naval History and Heritage Command

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he Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was one of the defining moments in history. A single, carefully planned and well-executed stroke removed the United States Navy’s battleship force as a possible threat to the Japanese Empire’s southward expansion. America, unprepared and now considerably weakened, was abruptly brought into World War II as a full combatant.

Eighteen months earlier, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had transferred the United States fleet to Pearl Harbor as a presumed deterrent to Japanese agression. The Japanese military, deeply engaged in the seemingly endless war it had started against China in mid-1937, badly needed oil and other raw materials. Commercial access to these was gradually curtailed as the conquests continued. In July 1941, the Western powers effectively halted trade with Japan. From then on, as the desperate Japanese schemed to seize the oil and mineral-rich East Indies and Southeast Asia, a Pacific war was virtually inevitable. By late November 1941, with peace negotiations clearly ap-

proaching an end, informed U.S. officials (and they were well-informed, they believed, through an ability to read Japan’s diplomatic codes) fully expected a Japanese attack into the Indies, Malaya and probably the Philippines. Completely unanticipated was the prospect that Japan would attack east, as well. The U.S. fleet’s Pearl Harbor base was reachable by an aircraft carrier force, and the Japanese navy secretly sent one across the Pacific with greater aerial striking power that had ever been seen on the world’s oceans. Its planes hit just before 8 a.m. Dec. 7. Within a short time five of eight battleships at Pearl Harbor were sunk or sinking, with the rest damaged. Several other ships and most

Sailors in a motor launch rescue a survivor from the water alongside the sunken USS West Virginia (BB 48) during or shortly after the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor. Note the extensive distortion of West Virginia’s lower amidships structure, caused by torpedoes that exploded below that location.

Hawaii-based combat planes were also knocked out and more than 2,400 Americans were dead. Soon after, Japanese planes eliminated much of the American air force in the Philippines and a Japanese army element was ashore in Malaya. These great Japanese successes, achieved without prior diplomatic formalities, shocked and enraged the previously di-

vided American people into a level of purposeful unity hardly seen before or since. For the next five months, until the Battle of the Coral Sea in early May, Japan’s far-reaching offensives proceeded untroubled by fruitful opposition. American and Allied morale suffered accordingly. Under normal political circumstances, an accomodation might have been considered.

However, the memory of the “sneak attack” on Pearl Harbor fueled a determination to fight. Once the Battle of Midway in early June 1942 had eliminated much of Japan’s striking power, that same memory stoked a relentless war to reverse its conquests and remove its German and Italian allies as future threats to world peace.

“I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.” – attributed to Japanese Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, in the movie “Tora, Tora Tora.” There is no historical proof Yamamoto ever wrote or uttered these words, however. In his biography of Yamamoto, “The Reluctant Admiral,” author Hiroyuki Agawa relates a somewhat similar quote written by Yamamoto Jan. 9, 1941, to Japanese journalist Ogata Taketora: “A military man can scarcely pride himself on having ‘smitten a sleeping enemy;’ it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten. I would rather you made your appraisal after seeing what the enemy does, since it is certain that, angered and outraged, he will soon launch a determined counterattack.”

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The sergeant growled at the young Soldier, “I didn’t see you at camouflage training this morning!” With a broad grin, the Soldier replied, “Thank you very much, sergeant.” An officer was addressing a squad of 25 and said, “I have a nice easy job for the laziest man here. Put up your hand if you are the laziest.” All but one raised their hands. The officer asked the last man, “Why didn’t you raise your hand?” The man replied, “It was too much work, sir.” Q: What’s the difference between mechanical engineers and civil engineers? A: Mechanical engineers build weapons; civil engineers build targets. At one military base, the annual trip to the rifle range had been canceled for the second year in a row, but the semiannual physical fitness test was still on as planned. One service member mused, “Does it bother anyone else that they don’t seem to care how well we can shoot, but they are very interested in how fast we can run?”


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CIWT announces Sailor of the Year Story, photo by MC2 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs

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he Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) announced its 2017 Sailor of the Year (SoY) Nov. 15. CIWT selected CTR1 Ashlee Havens from Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station as the domain SoY. “Petty Officer Havens represents the very best of IWTC Corry Station and we are proud to call her ours,” said Cmdr. Chad Smith, IWTC Corry Station’s commanding officer. “Her hard work, perseverance and absolute commitment to training future information warfare professionals ensures our Sailors are prepared to fight and win across all aspects of information war-

fare.” Havens serves as an instructor for the Cryptologic Fleet Operator course and as the leading petty officer for her department. She delivered advanced cryptologic training to 85 junior and senior Sailors preparing for duty in the fleet and eight hours of instruction to 18 signals watch officers and five Ship’s Signals Exploitation Space (SSES) chief petty officers. She led and managed 42 instructors in the facilitation of nine courses of instruction. Havens also led a team of sub-

CTR1 Ashlee Havens, an instructor at Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station, poses for a photo. Havens was selected as the Center for Information Warfare Training's Sailor of the Year.

ject matter experts to conduct research and develop curriculum for a course supervisor class, dedicating nearly 100 hours to curriculum development and revision and providing training to 12 course supervisors.

In addition to her instructor duties, Havens serves as an assistant command managed equal opportunity manager, Chief Petty Officer 365 Phase I lead, master of ceremonies for command graduations, sexual assault

prevention and response victims advocate, command financial specialist and as president of the Corry Station Petty Officer Association. “There were a lot of great Sailors that went up for CIWT SoY, so I am truly honored to have been selected,” Havens said. “I am thankful to IWTC Corry Station, and my department leadership, for the opportunity of even being considered.” As the CIWT SoY, Havens will join other Sailors within the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) domain as a candidate for the NETC’s Sailor of the Year. Center for Information Warfare Training delivers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services, enabling optimal performance of information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. For more news from Center for Information Warfare Training, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ cid/.

Demetra King to retire with 31 years of DoD service From Thomas B. French Education Programs Department Lead DANTES, DODHRA

After 31 years of diligent civil service with the Defense Department (DoD), Demetra B. King will retire and begin the next season of her life Dec. 29. King’s exemplary service as Examinations Program Manager at the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), Saufley Field, Pensacola, is rec-

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ognized with highest regard. Her hardworking nature, exceptional dedication and wealth of experience are applauded by her teammates and co-workers. King is recognized for her outstanding civilian service from Aug. 3, 1986 through Dec. 31, 2017. She served the Defense Department in many roles, beginning as a procurement clerk at Fort Campbell, Ky. Much of her career was served overseas in Germany with deployments to Kuwait, Bosnia and

Saudi Arabia. Her final assignment brought her to Pensacola to serve as the Examinations Program Manager for DANTES from May 2011 through December 2017. Throughout her 31 years of government service, King demonstrated superb leadership, professionalism, commitment and managerial ability in executing the complex and diverse duties asked of her and the teams she led. Her friends and DANTES teammates wish her all the best in her retirement and future endeavors.

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GOSPORT Fleet and Family Support Center

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Imagination Station: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of the month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. 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. • Mov.mil Assist: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. One hour of dedicated 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 one is scheduled for Dec. 6. Learn about the history of Naval Air Station Pensacola and how to get around base.

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 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.

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 All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel.

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 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.

• Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For more information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 452-6376. • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Feb. 6 to 7, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days The ASIST workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million caregivers have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practiceoriented workshop. Participation in the full two days is required. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles and experience powerful videos on suicide intervention. Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid. Where: J. B. McKamey Center Classrooms Bldg. 634, NAS Pensacola. Who: Military, DoD and NAS Pensacola, Corry Station, Saufley Field and Whiting Field civilian employees. How do you sign a member up? Provide CREDO facilitator

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 more information, call 623-7212. Other services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelofpensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442.

Tony Bradford or chapel staff with the member’s rank, name, contact information, and supervisor’s name. Registration contact: Tony Bradford or Chapel Staff (850) 452-2342 tony.bradford.ctr @navy.mil. • CREDO Southeast Marriage Enrichment Retreat Feb. 16 to 18 in Orange Beach, Ala. Reach new heights in your marriage. Topics Include: Love Languages, Personality Types, Communication Skills, Problem Solving & Goal Setting. To register , e-mail Ray Doss, CREDO Gulfport, Ray.doss.ctr @navy.mil Phone: (228) 8713504. NAS Pensacola CREDO Detachment contact information: Work: 452-2093 E-mail: tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

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 e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach @Navy.mil. Ongoing opportunities include: • USO Northwest Florida: The USO supports America’s service members by working to keep them connected to family, home and country. For more information, call 455-8280. • USS Alabama: The USS Alabama Memorial, 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile, Ala., is in need of volunteers to help with preservation. For more information, call (251) 433-2703 or go to www.USSALABAMA.com. Other volunteer opportunities are available at Pensacola Lighthouse, Pensacola Humane Society, Junior Achievement, Big Brother Big Sister, Council on Aging of West Florida, Habitat For Humanity and Manna Food Pantries.

L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) is an overview of the Marine Corps lifestyle. It is a great way to meet other military spouses and an introduction to all that the military and the city of Pensacola has to offer. It is fun, informative and beneficial. Class date is tomorrow, Dec. 2. Times are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; classes are held at MATSG-21 headquarters (Bldg. 3450), in the commanding officer’s conference room. To register, contact Shanel Gainey, MCFTB Trainer at 4529460 ext. 3012 or e-mail Shanel. Gainey@usmc.mil.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society The Navy-Marine Corps relief Society (NMCRS) offers a range of volunteer opportunities for people with a variety of skills and interests. This is a great opportunity to get new skills and build your resume. Contact the Pensacola office at 452-2300.


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final practice sessions of the weekend. After Pro Truck qualifying early in the afternoon, it’s another intense time trial session, this time for the Allen Turner Pro Late Models, setting the top 30 for the night’s Snowflake 100. What follows is two of the most intense races of the entire weekend. The 50-lap Snowflake 100 Last Chance Race and then the 50-lap Snowball Derby Last Chance race. All this leading up to the main event of the day with the 19th running of the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 for the Pro Late Models. Capping off the day is the 50lap Pro Truck feature. Dec. 3 is the day that everyone has been counting down to for untold days, weeks and even months as the Super Late Models take the green flag for the 300-lap 50th Annual Snowball Derby. The grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. Racing is planned to start at 8 p.m. with a target end time of 10:30 p.m. Coolers, glass containers and pets are not allowed within the stands. Five-day reserved tickets are still available for sale and for those who cannot make it can watch the action via a live, television-style broadcast on Speed51.com. To purchase tickets, for the full schedule or for more information, visit www.5flagsspeedway.com/snowball-derby or call 944-8400.

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THURSDAY â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tyler Perryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Boo 2! A Madea Halloweenâ&#x20AC;? (PG13) 5 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thor: Ragnarokâ&#x20AC;? (PG13) 2D: 7:10 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jigsawâ&#x20AC;? (R) 5:30 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Geostormâ&#x20AC;? (PG13) 2D: 7:30 p.m.

Morale,WelfareandRecreation 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. â&#x20AC;˘ BreakfastwithSanta:Join MWR at the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Holiday Breakfast Expressâ&#x20AC;? with Santa and friends Dec. 9 at the Oaks Restaurant, part of the A.C. Read Golf Course. The event includes breakfast, pictures with Santa and arts and crafts at Santaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Workshop. Tickets are $5 and available at the Oaks Restaurant and A.C. Read Golf Course. Limited tickets available at each seating time. Times are 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. For â&#x20AC;˘ BaseFest: MWR more informais proud to announce tion, call 452BaseFest will be held 3859. â&#x20AC;˘ Tree lightDec. 15 with gates ing: Join MWR opening at 4 p.m. This tonight Dec. 1 event is a concert to starting 3 p.m. be held on the NASP to 5:30 p.m. for Portside lawn with a the annual NAS music line-up includPensacola Tree ing DNCE, Tompson Lighting at the Square, Lauren Duski Mustin Beach and special guest Club, Bldg. 253. Bobby â&#x20AC;&#x153;Blackhat Watch as Santa Band.â&#x20AC;? This event is and Mrs. Claus arrive by fire free and open to DoD truck, stay to ID card holders. For enjoy bounce more information, visit houses, games, BaseFestMusicFesticrafts, face val.com. painting, with hot chocolate and cookies. This event is free and open to all DoD ID Card holders and their families. For more information, call 452-3806. â&#x20AC;˘ Karateclass:Shotokan Karate classes are $20 per month at Portside Gym, Bldg. 627, for active-duty and family members and $22 for DoD employees. For more information call 452-7810, 452-7813 or 2910940. â&#x20AC;˘ BushidoSportsJudoClub:Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690 (452-2417). For children ages 5 to 17. For more information, call Sensei Gerome Baldwin at 324-3146, 4571421 or 457-1421or e-mail baldg6@att.net. â&#x20AC;˘ Treesfortroops:MWR will be hosting the annual Trees for Troops program today, Dec. 1. Trees for Troops is open to activeduty or their spouse, with a limit of one tree per family. Participants must pick up a voucher from one of the following locations: MWR Admin Office, 450 Radford Blvd., Bldg. 4143, or Tickets and Travel at the NEX Shopping Plaza on Highway 98, Bldg. 3787, to receive a tree at the event. Vouchers must be picked up no later than noon, Dec.1. Trees will be available for pick up Dec. 1 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Mustin Beach Club, Bldg. 253. For more information, call 452-3806.

Libertyactivities 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 offbase trips. For more information, call 4522372 or go to www.naspensacola-mwr.com.


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German Shepherd puppies for sale. $450. Ready by Christmas. Call Mark at 850-341-4276

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Gosport - December 01, 2017  
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