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PAGE 11 Oceana Fitness and Sports will hold the Jingle Bell 1.5 Miler, Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m. at the Flightline Fitness Center. Free fun run is timed, prizes for top ﬁnishers. Awards for best holiday attire and special appearances by WWE Superstars, Legends and Divas. Call 433-3928 for more information. — For more chances to meet WWE stars, see page 2
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Thousands of invited guests, including former USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Sailors, families and VIPs, ﬁll the seats lining the pier at Naval Station Norfolk Dec. 1 for the aircraft carrier’s inactivation ceremony. Enterprise, the world’s ﬁrst nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was commissioned in 1961.
Navy’s ﬁrst nuclear-powered aircraft carrier inactivated From USS Enterprise Public Affairs NORFOLK (NNS) — Nearly 12,000 past and current crew members, family and friends attended the inactivation of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Dec. 1, at Naval Station Norfolk. Enterprise, the world’s ﬁrst nuclear powered aircraft carrier, recently completed its 25th and ﬁnal deployment and returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled inactivation, held prior to the ship’s terminal ofﬂoad program and subsequent decommissioning.
The inactivation ceremony was the last ofﬁcial public event for the ship, and served as a celebration of life for the ship and the more than 100,000 Sailors who served aboard. The Chief of Naval Operations, the commander of United States Fleet Forces, nine of 23 prior commanding ofﬁcers, many decorated war heroes, and thousands of Enterprise veterans attended the event. “Enterprise is a special ship and crew, and it was special long before I got here,” said Capt. William C. Hamilton Jr., the 23rd and ﬁnal commanding ofﬁcer, during the ceremony.
“Before I took command of this ship, I learned the deﬁnition of ‘enterprise,’ which is ‘an especially daring and courageous undertaking driven by a bold and adventurous spirit.’ Fifty-one years ago, this ship was every bit of that deﬁnition. “Here we are 51 years later,” he continued, “celebrating the astonishing successes and accomplishments of this engineering marvel that has roamed the seas for more than half the history of naval aviation. Daring, courageous, bold and adventurous indeed.” — See ‘Big E,’ Pages 8 - 9
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Opportunities to meet WWE Superstars, Divas, Legends on Navy installations World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) will honor the U.S.Armed Forces with its 10th annual holiday special, WWE“Tribute to the Troops”at the Norfolk Scope Dec. 9. The 10th anniversary holiday extravaganza will air as a two-hour television special on Dec.19 at 9 Eastern/8 Central on USA Network, and as a one-hour television special on Dec. 22 at 9 Eastern/8 Central on NBC. In addition to the Dec. 9 show in Norfolk, WWE Superstars, Divas, and Legends will spend time participating in activities designed to give back to service members and their families, at MWR facilities while visiting various installations and commands in Hampton Roads. Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs invites service members and their families to the following opportunities to interact with the Superstars,Divas and Legends from WWE.
Thursday, Dec. 6
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. •Naval Station Norfolk: Meet and greet, building C-9, 5 - 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 7 •JEB Little Creek Lunch at the galley, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bowling social, Gator Bowl, 5:45 - 7 p.m. •Naval Station Norfolk Meet and greet, NEX, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2:15 - 4 p.m. Lunch, Naval Station Norfolk galley, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Social, Naval Station Norfolk Youth Center, 5 - 7 p.m.. Bowling social, Pierside Lanes, 5:45 - 7 p.m. •Norfolk Naval Shipyard Meet and greet, Mariner’s reef, 3:30 -5:30 p.m. •NAS Oceana Meet and greet, Navy Exchange, 2:15 - 4:15 p.m. Meet and greet, Chiefs Club, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
•JEB Little Creek: Meet and greet, JEBLC Youth Center,
Saturday, Dec. 8 •Dam Neck Annex Meet and greet, Navy Exchange, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Obstacle course, Oasis Single Sailors Center, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. •NAS Oceana Meet and greet, Navy Exchange, 1 - 2:30 p.m. •JEB Fort Story Meet and greet, Navy Exchange, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets for the Dec.9Tribute to theTroops were previously distributed.For Sunday’s event,uniforms are not required; however for those service members in uniform and their families who have tickets, they will be given the opportunity to exchange tickets for premium seating beginning at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Chrysler Hall Box Ofﬁce, on a ﬁrstcome,ﬁrst-served basis.The box ofﬁce is located adjacent to the Norfolk Scope arena.The uniform for this event is Navy Working Uniform or service equivalent.
Breakfast with Santa
BASE BRIEFS » » »» » »»»»»»» Holiday Tree Lighting and Family Festival Get into the spirit of the holidays with the NAS Oceana Holiday Tree Lighting and Family Festival. All the fun will happen on Dec. 7, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Youth Center in building 531. There will be photos with Santa, hayrides, inﬂatables, arts and crafts area, face painting, carolers and games and prizes. Schedule of events 5:30 - 6:30 - Performances by children from the Oceana and Dam Neck child development centers and Oceana Child & Youth Programs in the base theater. 6:30 p.m. - Tree lighting 6:30 -7:15 - Free hot chocolate and cookies 7:30 - Free holiday movie,“Elf” at the theater. For more information, call Oceana Child & Youth Programs at 433-3976.
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The Navy Exchange at NAS Oceana will host “Breakfast with Santa,” Dec. 8, 8:30-9:30 a.m.The $10 cost includes breakfast, photo with Santa, a craft and reindeer games. Tickets can be purchased in the ﬂower shop at the NEX.
Holiday hours for NMCRS The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society at NAS Oceana will be closed on the following dates: Dec. 6 — Closing at noon for staff event Dec. 24 and 31 — Closing at noon Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 — Closed For more information, call the NMCRS ofﬁce at Oceana at 433-3383.
Holiday hours for FFSC Fleet & Family Support Center at NAS Oceana will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day. FFSC Dam Neck will be by appointment only” on Dec. 24. FFSC Oceana will retain full operations and availability for appointments and walk-ins.
New Bible study The Dam Neck Annex chapel has begun a Bible study for adults and children, ages 4 through 4th grade, following the 9 a.m. Sunday worship. For more information, call 492-6602.
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Naval Station Norfolk Jewish Services - Fri - 7:30 p.m., Naval Station Norfolk - 444-7361 Islamic Services - Fri - 1:30 p.m., Masjid al Da’waj 2nd Floor (Bldg. C-7) Contact Chaplains: NAS Oceana at 433-2871 FRC Oceana at 4339286, CVW-1 at 433-3676 CVW-7 at 433-2247, CVW-8 at 433-2420, CVW-3 at 433-2098, CVW-17 at 433-2481/2313
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Capt. Samuel Paparo launches from the ﬂight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) for the last time as commander of CVW-7. Eisenhower is transiting to her homeport of Norfolk, after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.
Season of Advent BY LT. JOHN E. KELLY NAS Oceana Chaplain Over the years I’ve had many people from various Christian and non-Christian denominations ask me what the season of Advent is and its signiﬁcance in the Catholic church. They have various reasons for asking this, but mostly I believe it is out of curiosity and openness to learning what the Catholic church and other Christian denominations believe, celebrate and practice. Advent, which comes from the Latin word for“arrival or coming,” is a period of preparation for the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Advent begins four weeks before Christmas and is the start of the Christmas season, which lasts through the baptism of our Lord. The ﬁrst Sunday of Advent, which was Dec. 2, also marks the beginning of the new liturgical year, the church’s “New Year’s Day,” at which time we change the readings that we use in the celebration of the mass. Unlike the secular world which focuses on the material aspects of Christmas, such as lights, trees, money, presents, etc., the church uses this time to spiritually prepare its people for the celebration of the birth of the Lord and to prepare us for his eventual second coming. Advent is a time of joyous anticipation, and also one of reﬂection. It is a time for all of us to meditate on and think about what we can do as individuals and as a society to make our lives and the lives of our brothers and sisters throughout the world better. It is a period that should foster within us a quiet hope that our world,our lives, can eventually ﬁnd the peace which is, as they say “the reason for the season.” In order to foster this period of joy anticipation and preparation, there are some things that you will see if you come to the chapel at NAS Oceana or Dam Neck Annex that aren’t there during the rest of the year. For instance, the advent wreath, is probably one of the most popular Advent traditions that most likely began in pre-Christian Germany and Scandinavia, where people gathered to celebrate the return of the sun after the winter solstice.The circular wreath made of evergreens with four candles interspersed represents the circle of the year and the life that endures through the winter. As the days grew longer, people lit candles to offer thanks to the “sun god” for the light. For us, the lighting of the Advent candles represents the promise — See Advent, Page 7
Photo by MCSN (SW) Luis Fiallos
CVW-7 holds change of command BY SN BRIAN WILBUR USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Public Affairs
mendous honor serving with you.” A native of Philadelphia, Paparo received his commission from Aviation Ofﬁcer Candidate School and his piMEDITERRANEAN SEA — CarrierAirWing (CVW) 7 held lot’s wings in Kingsville, Texas. Paparo’s ﬁrst assignment a change of command ceremony while deployed aboard was with the “Tophatters” of Fighter Squadron (VF) 14 at the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Naval Air Station Oceana until 1995. He then served with (CVN 69) (IKE), Dec. 2. the U.S. Air Force on a personCapt. Samuel J. Paparo was nel exchange program, where relieved of command by he ﬂew F-15C Eagles with the Capt. Terry S. Morris in front “Ironmen” of the 71st Fighter of assembled squadrons of Squadron at Langley Air Force CVW-7, members of IKE, CarBase. rier Strike Group 8 and DePaparo’s ﬁrst staff assignstroyer Squadron 28 staffs in ment was with Commander, the ship’s hangar bay. Naval Air Forces as the F/A-18 Rear Adm. Michael Manazir, training, readiness and requirecommander, Carrier Strike ments ofﬁcer from March 2002 Group 8, was the guest speakuntil August 2004. His ﬁrst tour er. He congratulated Paparo as a commanding ofﬁcer was on the many successes CVWwith the “Dambusters”of Strike 7 has enjoyed under his comFighter Squadron (VFA) 195 in mand. Manazir then went on Yokosuka, Japan from 2004 to to wish Morris the best as he 2006. takes the reigns. Paparo again served in a joint “It has been my absolute capacity by commanding a proPhoto by MC3(SW) Ryan D. McLearnon vincial reconstruction team in pleasure to watch Sam Paparo lead,”said Manazir.“To grab Capt. Terry Morris (l), shakes hands with Capt. Samuel Nuristan Province, Afghanistan a hold of an entire ship and Paparo after taking command of CVW-7 during a change until April of 2008 serving with be able to infuse his passion, of command ceremony, Dec. 2, in the hangar bay aboard the 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain not only down in to his avia- the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Division, and the 173rd Airtors but his maintainers and Watching is Rear Adm. Michael Manazir, commander, borne Brigade. leaders of the ship, is phe- CCSG-8. Paparo reported to CVW-7 as nomenal.” deputy commander in October Before reading his orders, Paparo spoke about his time 2009 and then assumed responsibilities as commander on as commander of CVW-7. Aug. 4, 2011. “It has been an absolute joy serving for you,”said Paparo. Morris is from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He enlisted in the “I would like to thank all of the squadron commanding of- Navy in June 1983 and was commissioned through the ﬁcers, executive ofﬁcers and CMCs deeply. It was my very Broadened Opportunity for Ofﬁcer Selection and Training high honor to serve you and the brave Sailors of the Five (BOOST) Program. He was winged as a naval ﬂight ofﬁcer — See Advent, Page 13 Star team. I give many thanks and, again, it has been a tre-
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Sailor of the Quarter
Junior Sailor of the Quarter
Blue Jacket of the Quarter
SH1(AW/SW) Meggan Bailey
ET2(SW) Heather L. Spitzer
ABH3(AW) Monique U. Williams
Ship’s Serviceman 1st Class (AW/SW) Meggan Bailey is the NAS Oceana Sailor of the Quarter, Fourth Quarter 2012. As the front desk supervisor, Bailey is responsible for the operations of Oceana’s Unaccompanied Housing check in and check out procedures for more than 1,000 permanent party, students and squadron personnel in both the Navy and Marine Corps. She supervises eight military and civilians in clerical duties that include accurate record keeping for more than 1,000 ﬁles. As part of her dedication to customer service, Bailey works with complex managers and tenant commands to resolve all customer complaints, improving the quality of life for those residing in unaccompanied housing. Bailey’s efforts also contributed to the command earning the FY12 Five Star accreditation. Bailey also makes time to mentor and train junior Sailors, helping them advance to the next paygrade. She was previously nominated for the Oceana Sailor of the Quarter award for the second quarter. In her off-duty time, Bailey has completed a class at Saint Leo University and volunteered with Dominion International Cathedral Outreach.
Electronics Technician 2nd Class (SW) Heather L. Spitzer is the NAS Oceana Junior Sailor of the Quarter, Fourth Quarter 2012. As the work group supervisor for OE30, OE40 and OE90, Spitzer is responsible for ﬁve military and three civilians in maintaining the automated surface observation system, emergency communication system, enhanced voice terminal switch, digital audio legal recorder,portable FM radios,92 Cm-200 receivers and transmitters,AN/GRC-211 and AN/GRC-171 transceiver radios. Spitzer assisted in writing and implementing the Air Operations Lockout Tagout instruction to ensure the department’s compliance with OSHA standards. Spitzer, also a trained ﬁnancial specialist, has facilitated personal ﬁnancial management for 55 Sailors during a petty ofﬁcer selectee leadership course and conducted counseling for seven junior Sailors regarding their ﬁnances and transition to civilian life. Spitzer was also pivotal in the reconstruction of GEMD’s sponsorship program, which now contacts Sailors as soon as orders are received and has assisted Sailors with transferring to Oceana. She is also a founding member of NAS Oceana’s Coalition of Sailors against Destructive Decisions.
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate –Handling 3rd Class (AW) Monique U. Williams is the NAS Oceana Blue Jacket of the Quarter, Fourth Quarter 2012. Williams, who serves as a yeoman in the ofﬁce of Oceana’s Command Career Counselor (CCC), has maintained the professional growth of, and career planning for, more than 1,000 personnel. She accurately checked in more than 100 personnel into the CCC ofﬁce, resulting in timely submissions for Perform to Serve (PTS) applications. Williams has conducted more than 48 reenlistments and scheduled more than 135 personnel for command indoctrination. She also prepared 1,100 documents for the quarterly command retention team meetings.Additionally,Williams sorted 2,500 pounds of children’s clothing for NAS Oceana Fashionable Ones. In her off duty time,Williams has volunteered at the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia, and completed seven Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) courses. — Photos by MC3 Antonio P. Turretto Ramos
Navy suspends enlisted early transition program From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs Ofﬁce MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) — The Navy announced plans to suspend the Enlisted Early Transition Program (EETP) as leaders focus on maintaining current force levels, ofﬁcials said Nov. 30. “Today’s challenges have shifted from reducing the end strength to stabilizing the force and ﬁlling gaps at sea,” said Chief of Naval Personnel,Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk. “EETP will remain suspended until there is sufﬁcient future need for this program.” EETP is a force shaping program that allowed approved Sailors to voluntarily separate from the Navy prior to the
end of their enlistment. First implemented in 2008 to allow Sailors to request to separate up to 12 months early, the program was expanded in 2011 to allow eligible Sailors to separate up to 24 months early when the Navy experienced unprecedented retention and outstanding recruiting success. The voluntary early separation of selected Sailors allowed further stabilization and alignment of the force. Since then, the Navy has made signiﬁcant progress in balancing the force, according to Van Buskirk. Under NAVADMIN 359/12, released Nov. 30, Navy Personnel Command (NPC) will no longer accept requests to separate under this program. Requests received by NPC on or after the release date of NAVADMIN 359/12 will be
returned without action. Requests submitted and received prior to the release of the NAVADMIN 359/12 will still be considered. Commanding ofﬁcers may no longer separate Sailors early under EETP. Commanding ofﬁcers may still authorize voluntary early separation up to 90 days early in accordance with MILPIRSMAN 1910-102. The Early Career Transition Program (ECTP) is unaffected and remains an option for Sailors seeking an early release from active duty with an intent to continue their careers in the Navy Reserve. For more information read NAVADMIN 359/12 or contact the NPC customer service center at 1-866-U-ASK-NPC (1-866-827-5672).
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TTGL conducts new course in the Fleet Response Training Plan BY LT. CMDR. TIM KUNKEL Tactical Training Group Atlantic Public Affairs Ofﬁcer Amphibious Squadron 4 and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed a new course in the Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP) cycle.The three-day Information Operations (IO) seminar, Oct. 10 - 26, was followed immediately by a FST - GC (Fleet SyntheticTraining - Group Commander) at Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL). While TTGL has hosted IO seminars in the past, the introduction of this seminar into the traditional FRTP cycle reﬂects the importance Rear Adm. Scott T. Craig, commander, Strike Force Training Group Atlantic, places upon it, and the revitalization of information operations across the waterfront. Information operations are actions taken to affect adversary information systems and decision making, while protecting the integrity of one’s own information and decision making abilities. Briefers from TTGL, Commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic, Navy Information Operations Command Norfolk, the Marine Corps Information Operations Command and the Navy Warfare Development Command contributed to the effort. Within the Navy’s composite warfare commander
construct, which designates individual commanders in a strike group with responsibility for all activities related to speciﬁc warfare disciplines (anti-submarine warfare, air and missile defense, mine warfare, etc.), responsibility for IO falls to the information warfare commander (IWC).The IWC, typically the commanding ofﬁcer of the strike group command ship, is responsible for managing IO both as a distinct warfare discipline and as a supporting capability to all other warfare disciplines. “Traditional warfare commanders need to embrace the fact that IO is more than simply a parallel warfare discipline. It plays an integral role in every warfare area’s detect-to-engage sequence, acting as a force multiplier for the entire strike group,” said TTGL’s IO ofﬁcer Chief Warrant Ofﬁcer 4 Darryl Rogers. The Kearsarge FST-GC which followed the IO seminar was both successful and very challenging. While most FSTGC events are conducted aboard the training audience’s respective ships, maintenance requirements dictated that the Amphibious Squadron 4 and 26 MEU staff elements conduct their training at TTGL with unfamiliar equipment and displays. Despite these challenges and a tighter training schedule, the staffs completed the events above par. IO training as a warfare discipline is being reinvigorated
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under the leadership of Craig and senior ofﬁcers at the IO seminar. As a warfare discipline, Information Operations has gradually atrophied since the demise of the United States’ cold war antagonist, the Soviet Union. However, the advent of the Global Information Grid, new and unstructured communication media, and the proliferation of advanced weapon capabilities have made obvious the need to re-examine how information is shared, protected, perceived, manipulated and interpreted. Hosted by TTGL, the IO seminar synchronized Navy and Marine Corps and USMC IO capabilities, processes and planning,“setting the bar” for future FRTP cycles. Future strike group staffs can depend upon, and should plan for, more integrated emphasis on Information Operations in their FRTP cycle. TTGL provides valued training to carrier strike groups, amphibious ready groups, Marine expeditionary units and independent deployers in order to conduct maritime missions across the range of military operations. TTGL uses training and mentoring teams to conduct simulation and live training to provide ready warﬁghters to plan and execute naval missions to support joint force commanders and ﬂeet commanders.
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Tactical Training Group Atlantic announces Sailors of the Year BY LT. CMDR. TIM KUNKEL Tactical Training Group Atlantic Public Affairs Ofﬁcer Commander, Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL) has announced the Blue Jacket of the Year (BJOY), and junior and senior Sailors of the year (JSOY/SSOY). Only in his second year in the Navy and originally from San Diego, Information Systems Technician Seaman Evan M. Read is TTGL’s Blue Jacket of the Year. Read’s leaders credit his strong work ethic and dedication to his fellow Sailors for this new milestone in his young career. TTGL’s JSOY is Electronics Technician 2nd Class (SW/AW) Timothy S. Mouser. Hailing from New Albany, Ind., Mouser leverages his extensive professional skills to ensure strike group level exercises are executed as realistically and seamlessly as possible. When not mentoring junior Sail-
ors, Mouser enjoys volunteering in the community, helping those less fortunate than himself. TTGL’s SSOY is Operations Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Craig M. Howe. Hailing from Medford, Mass., Howe epitomizes “deckplate leadership,” working inside and outside his rating to resolve problems, regardless of how challenging. These qualities have made him a natural choice for TTGL’s SSOY. Howe was further recognized by Rear Adm. Scott T. Craig as the Strike Force Training Atlantic Sailor of the Year on Nov. 28, making him eligible for U.S. Fleet Forces Command SOY consideration later this year. The Sailor of theYear program was established in 1972 by then Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Elmo Zumwalt, to recognize Photo by BM1(SW) Craig Leahy an individual Sailor who best represented The Sailors of the Year at Tactical Training Group Atlantic on Dam Neck Annex are (l-r) Senior professional Sailors at each command and Sailor of the Year OS1(SW/AW) Craig M. Howe; Junior Sailor of the Year ET2(SW/AW) Timothy ultimately the U.S. Navy. S. Mouser and Blue Jacket of the Year ITSN Evan M. Read.
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Specials at Oceana Thrift Shop The NAS Oceana thrift shop, located on Hornet Drive,next to bachelor housing in building 419, offers great deals and monthly specials on military uniforms, clothing for adults and children, household goods and much more. Active duty can take advantage of the special on uniforms; all pants, shirts and skirts are buy one, get one free. While the prices are already a good deal, during the last week of every month, shoppers can save even more. For just $7, shoppers can ďŹ ll a brown, commissary-size paper bag or $30 for a shopping cart with anything and everything in the store that will ďŹ t, excluding uniform items. Current hours are Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 - 9 p.m. The storeâ€™s phone number is 433-2193.
Advent: used to prepare for the celebration of the Lordâ€™s birth â€” Continued from page 3 of the coming of Jesus, the light of the world. You will also see the color purple. The altar linens, the vestments worn by the priest/minister and three of the four candles in the Advent wreath are all colored purple. Advent is a time of joyous anticipation, but also of penance and preparation for the great feast of Christmas and the color purple is a symbol of our willingness to atone for our weakness and sins and turn our hearts toward God. There is one candle in the wreath that is rose-colored, which is the color of joy. This candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent which is called â€œGaudete Sunday,â€? a Latin word taken from the opening prayer or song of that dayâ€™s mass:â€œGaudete in Domino semper, â€? which means â€œRejoice in the Lord always.â€? There are other customs we use in this period of Advent that help to prepare for the celebration of Christmas, such as the JesseTree (a representation of the genealogy of Jesus Christ), the Posada (which reenacts the journey to Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem) the Advent Calendar, the celebration of the feast of St. Nicholas (our modern day Santa Claus),etc.but those are the two main things that you will notice when you enter the chapels. Advent is a time set aside, regardless of our religious or non-religious afďŹ liations, to physically, spiritually and emotionally prepare ourselves for the beginning of a new year.We have an opportunity to look back at our lives and change those things that need to be changed and strengthen those areas that need strengthening. It is, if we take the opportunity, a chance to reďŹ‚ect on our lives and to renew our lives.
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During the ceremony, Enterprise Sailors carry the time capsule ﬁlled with messages and mementos for the crew of the next ship which will carry the Enterprise name. During the ceremony, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, in a video message, announced Enterprise will live on as the name for CVN 80, the third Ford class carrier. Photo by MC2 Brooks B. Patton
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Thousands of attendees observe Enterprise’s inactivation ceremony Dec. 1, following 51 years of service. In the background is the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
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Sailors depart USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Dec. 1, during the inactivation ceremony for the world’s ﬁrst nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, held at Naval Station Norfolk. More than 100,000 Sailors and Marines have served aboard Enterprise since her commissioning in 1961. Photo by MCSN Joshua E. Walters
Big ‘E:’ World’s ﬁrst nuclear-powered aircraft carrier inactivated following 51 years of service
The memorial ceremony on Nov. 30 to commemorate the Jan. 14, 1969 ﬂight deck ﬁre aboard Enterprise was very emotional for the veterans and their families who attended. An explosion erupted when an Mk-32 Zuni rocker attached to a parked F-4 Phantom overheated and spread to other armed aircraft, causing ﬁres and seven more explosions across the ﬂight deck. Twenty-seven Sailors were killed, 314 were injured and 15 aircraft were destroyed.
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Enterprise’s Color Guard posts the colors on o the aircraft carrier for the ﬁnal time during the inactivatioon ceremony. Photo by MC2 Nick C. Scott
— Continued from page 1 In honor of that spirit, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, in a video message played at the ceremony, announced that the name Enterprise will live on, as the name will be ofﬁcially passed to CVN 80, the third Ford class carrier and the ninth ship in the U.S. Navy to bear the name. Commissioned on Nov. 25, 1961, the eighth ship to bear the illustrious name Enterprise, the“Big E”was the world’s ﬁrst nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. A veteran of 25 deployments to the Mediterranean Sea,Paciﬁc Ocean and the Middle East, Enterprise has served in nearly every major conﬂict to take place during her history. From the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 to six deployments in support of the Vietnam conﬂict through the Cold War and the Gulf Wars, Enterprise was there. On Sept. 11, 2001, Enterprise aborted her transit home from a long deployment after the terrorist attacks, and steamed overnight to the North Arabian Sea. Big ‘E’ once again took her place in history when she launched the ﬁrst strikes in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom. More than 100,000 Sailors and Marines have served aboard Enterprise during its lifetime,which has included every major conﬂict since
A ceremonial ﬂyover of F/A-18 Hornets from NAS Oceana was part of the inactivation ceremony for USS Enterprise (CVN 65), held Dec. 1 at Naval Station Norfolk.
the Cuban Missile Crisis. It has been home ported in both Alameda, Calif., and Norfolk, and has conducted operations in every region of the world. For more information on USS Enterprise, her legendary history, and Inactivation Week, visit www.enterprise.navy.mil. For news from Enterprise’s ﬁnal deployment, pictures of the inactivation ceremony, and video footage of the event, log onto www.navy. mil/local/cvn65.
The name Enterprise will live on, as the name will be ofﬁcially passed to CVN 80, the third Ford class carrier and the ninth ship in the U.S. Navy to bear the name. — Announcement by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, in a video message
Photo by MC2 M Alex R. Forster
During the ship’s inactivation week tours, an Enterprise Sailor gives a presentation on the operationss of the ship’s ﬂight deck control center to a tour group onn Nov. 30 Many Photo by MC2 Brooks B. Patton Photo by MC2 Nick C. Scott of Enterprise’s former Sailors returned to the aaircraft carrier Capt. William C. Hamilton, Enterprise’s ﬁnal commanding ofﬁcer, speaks during the ship’s in- Sailors aboard Enterprise ﬁre the ship’s saluting battery to honor Chief of Naval Operations with their families to visit and reminisce, activation ceremony. During Enterprise’s 51-year history, she has had 23 commanding ofﬁcers. Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert during the ceremony.
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As a token of their appreciation of the mutual cooperation between NAS Oceana and Hampton Roads Squadron, Association of Naval Aviation (HRANA), retired Capt. Jim Joyner (2nd r) HRANA commanding ofďŹ cer, and retired Capt. John Allen (l), HRANA executive ofďŹ cer, present Oceana Commanding OfďŹ cer Capt. Bob Geis (center), Oceana Executive OfďŹ cer Capt. Kit Chope (2nd l) and Oceana Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Bill Smalts a framed photo of the Navyâ€™s Flight Demonstration Team, â€œBlue Angels,â€? on Nov. 26. Among the many ways the HRANA supports the base and its mission is by serving as volunteer guides for the thousands of visitors who tour Oceana annually.
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mands and staffs in Naval District Washington and Navy regions Northwest, Midwest and the northeast sector of the Mid-Atlantic Region.The test will run through March 31. The Army double-breasted black allweather coat will be available in select Navy Exchange Uniform Centers, online, and NEX 1-800 call centers approximately 60 days after the release of the NAVADMIN. It is currently available at AAFES uniform centers. The optional all-weather coat will eventually replace the current Navy all-weather coat according to the NAVADMIN. Details, timeline and cost will be provided in a future NAVADMIN. Details on occasion for wear, manner of wear and authorized optional components for the optional all-weather coat are listed in NAVADMIN 360/12. For more information on uniforms and uniform policy, visit the Navy Uniform Matters website at http://www.public.navy. mil/bupers-npc/support/uniforms/pages/ default2.aspx.
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M RE Capt. Bob Geis, commanding ofﬁcer of NAS Oceana, speaks to AbilityOne employees and their family members during the annual appreciation luncheon at Oceana’s galley Dec. 3. The AbilityOne program is a federal initiative to help people who have signiﬁcant disabilities ﬁnd employment.
Oceana galley shows appreciation to AbilityOne employees STORY/PHOTO BY MC3 LACORDRICK WILSON Navy Public Affairs Support Element East NAS Oceana’s Hornet’s Nest Galley hosted the 5th annual AbilityOne Employee Appreciation luncheon Dec. 3. The luncheon is held every year to show appreciation for civilian contractors with unique disabilities. The AbilityOne program is a federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other signiﬁcant disabilities ﬁnd employment by working within a national network of more than 600 nonproﬁt agencies that sell products and services to the U.S. government. “These employees have all had some challenges in their life and working here is therapeutic for them,” said Chief Warrant Ofﬁcer 4 Wayne Cummings, food service ofﬁcer for NAS Oceana.“My staff and I really love this event because it helps us get an understanding of what the program is all about.” Shortly after lunch, the families of Chesapeake Service Systems (CSS) employees
expressed their feelings about their children being able to work at Oceana’s galley thanks to CSS. “Being a part of this event really makes me feel appreciated,” said Ronald Saunders Jr., an AbilityOne employee. “Having the CO, XO, and CMC show up makes me appreciate the opportunity to work here even more.” CSS is a private nonproﬁt agency that adopted the federal government’s AbilityOne program and its mission states that its focus is “to provide work opportunities in an environment that will stimulate development and improve the health and quality of life of people with developmental disabilities.” The luncheon concluded with senior leaders giving a personal thanks to the AbilityOne employees. “It is important for us to take this time and recognize some great people on whom we rely to provide a customer service to the Sailors and Marines who work and live on this base,” said Capt. Kit Chope, executive ofﬁcer of NAS Oceana. “Leadership should never be too busy to take time and appreciate the people who work for them.”
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NEW PARENT RESOURCE AWARENESS WORKSHOP Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to noon Topics discussed include the Navyâ€™s policy on pregnant servicewomen, Navy Family Care Plans, housing information, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society and their
Budgeting for Baby program, child care resources, FFSC programs and services,WIC program and information on career planning. Registration is open to ďŹ rst time expectant servicewomen.Their partners are strongly encouraged to attend with them.
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encouraging children to behave appropriately, communicating in ways that really work, and increasing cooperation. Participants discuss attention-seeking behaviors and how parents can best respond to them. Additional topics include child development, temperament, expecting and giving respect, and the impact that a military lifestyle has on children.
ways to be an effective sponsor, duties and responsibilities, military and community sources of help, and FFSC relocation assistance.
FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT SYSTEM FAMILY READINESS GROUP Dec. 12, 9 a.m. to noon FOREIGN-BORN SPOUSES SUPPORT PARENTING IN A MILITARY FAMILY Topics include positive answers to difďŹ GROUP cult questions,dressing for success and the Dec. 11 -12, 9 - 11:30 a.m. importance of body language and positive Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to noon This workshop includes strategies for
CAREER PLANNING Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to noon Whether you are looking for a job or information on career planning, learning through self-assessment will enhance your chances in ďŹ nding satisfying employment. In this workshop, you will be guided through career choices based on life goals, personal skills, abilities, preferences and work values.
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ART OF MONEY MANAGEMENT Dec. 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This workshop provides in-depth instruction and information on developing successful money management skills.Topics include understanding and using credit, Navy pay and allowances, spending strategies and how to save and invest.
DADS AND DISCIPLINE Dec. 13, 2- 4:30 p.m. This class provides an opportunity for fathers to gain valuable, practical information about parenting. Participants will discuss the changing role of fathers and learn how dads can use effective discipline techniques to help raise responsible, wellbehaved children.
Fleet and Family Support Center Oceana is located in Building 531. It offers a variety of programs and workshops to assist active duty and their families. Registration is required for most programs. Call FFSC at 433-2912 for more information or registration, unless otherwise noted or register online at www.cnic.navy.mil/navylifema.
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As part of the annual Toys for Tots drive, Sgt. Patrick Lucas, an aviation ordnance instructor at CNATTU Oceana, collects a donation from a driver at the NAS Oceana main gate Nov. 30. Marines from Oceana collected new, unwrapped toys and cash donations from drivers all day on Nov. 29 - 30, as part of their annual tradition. Donations will help provide a Christmas gift for less fortunate local children.
CVW-7: Morris takes command during ceremony on Eisenhower — Continued from page 3 in November 1990. His operational assignments include deployments to the Balkans for combat operations in Kosovo, counter-narcotics operations in Central America and humanitarian and relief operations in Turkey, Iraq, and Guam. Morris served as commanding ofﬁcer for Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 and participated in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring freedom for two deployments. Morris said he is looking forward to his time as commander of CVW-7. “This morning we say farewell to one of America’s greatest heroes until he returns again to sail, ﬂy and command at sea again,” said Morris.“I pledge to you my commitment to the completion of supporting Eisenhower Strike Group and Carrier Air Wing 7.” Capt. Fredrick R. Luchtman assumed duties as CVW-7 deputy commander. CVW-7 is based out of NAS Oceana and includes the “Nightdippers” of HS-5, the “Bluetails” of VAW-121, the “Patriots” of VAQ-140, the “Rampagers” of VFA-83, the “Jolly Rogers” of VFA-103, the “Wildcats” of VFA-131, and the “Pukin Dogs” of VFA-143.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) — Give yourself a present this year by making a holiday budget and sticking to it, Navy leaders said Nov. 27. The rewards of spending within your means will last all year — but sticking to your budget may be easier said than done. Resisting the kids’ pleadings for the latest gadget, or the pressure to buy gifts for everyone from schoolmates to service people can be stressful. It’s also hard to ignore the ads that tell you to “buy now — and pay nothing until next year.” This holiday season; don’t go “broke” trying to save.You may not be able to control how long a sale lasts,but you do have the power to decide that it’s okay if you miss out on “the best prices of the year” for items that weren’t on your shopping list.Arm yourself with a plan and it will be easier to resist the allure of deep discounts on items you’d never even considered before you got to the store! Make peace of mind a new holiday tradition. “In terms of sales and trafﬁc, the Saturday before Christmas day is the busiest shopping day of the year,” said Stacy Livingstone-Hoyte, personal ﬁnancial management specialist at the Fleet & Family Support Center in Millington,Tenn. “If you did some planning and stick to your goals, you can beat overspending during the holidays, all year and keep your peace of mind. Create a model of success you can enjoy for years to come.“ There is an easy to follow model for success in beating overspending. “Identify whether you will actually use the item, and if the item being advertised is a ‘want’ or a ‘need.’ If you are on a tight budget it will help you weed out the non-essentials. It’s easy to be sidetracked by all the hype, so remind yourself what your priorities are and review other ways for spending your holiday season time. For instance, spend time with family, friends or volunteer,” said LivingstoneHoyte. In the end, make a holiday budget and stick to it. “You’ll thank yourself in the long run when January rolls around and you’re not afraid of your credit card bills,” concluded Livingstone-Hoyte. For more practical ideas on beating overspending, go to www.navynavstress.com.
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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Dec. 7, 5 - 7 p.m. The Fleet & Family Support Center at Oceana and Lincoln Military Housing are hosting a holiday open house at the Wadsworth Community Center, 1200 S. Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach. There will be sweet treats for the ﬁrst 250 guests, a special visit from Santa Claus, holiday crafts and safety information, travel resources, ﬁtness demonstrations by the Armed Services YMCA and more. Free and open to Lincoln Military Housing residents and military ID card holders. For more information, visit www.LincolnMilitaryResident.com.
BLUEBIRD COUNTRY HAYRIDE Dec. 8, noon to 2 p.m. Bluebird Gap Farm offers a good old-fashioned country hayride. Meet behind the amphitheater stage for leisurely rides in a tractor-drawn hay wagon. Ride is free but fairweather dependent.The farm is located at 60 Pine Chapel Road,Hampton. For more information, call 827-2765 or visit www.hampton.gov/bbgf.
BOOK SIGNING Dec. 8, 1 p.m. Richard and Kathy Verlander, parents of 2011 MVP and Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander, will give a presentation and sign their book,“Rocks Across the Pond,”at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum in Olde Town Portsmouth. The book details their experience raising two positive role models in Justin and Ben Verlander. The presentation and book signing will be included in the price of admission and is free for members. Admission is $7 per person, $6 military or senior citizen (age 65 and up) and free for members and children 2 or younger. For more information, call 393-8031 or visit www.vshfm.com.
HOLIDAY CONCERT Dec. 13, 7 p.m. Celebrate the holidays in Chesapeake with the Virginia Symphony Holiday Brass Orchestra, with favorite holiday selections from classical to contemporary. Concert and parking are free and takes place Chesapeake Conference Center, 900 Greenbrier Circle. For more information, call Chesapeake Parks and Recreation at 382-6411 or visit www.CityofChesapeake.net/PRevents.
COMMUNITY HOLIDAY RECEPTION Dec. 14, 1 - 4 p.m.
Hampton Holly Days Parade returns to downtown Hampton Dec. 8 with the Marine Toy for Tots Foundation as the grand marshal. The free event begins at 7 p.m. and will feature 97 units, including 25 ﬂoats, eight marching bands, horses “snow,” military units and Santa Claus. There will be a special performance by Bria Kelly and her band, local teen guitarist William “Mobetta” Ledbetter, Blue Ridge Country vocalist Jon Moore, and bands DFD of Hampton and The UnXpected of Yorktown. All attendees are encouraged to donate a new, unwrapped toy. Anyone making a donation at the parade will receive VIP bleacher seating for four people. For more information, call 727-8311 or visit www.hampton.gov/parks/ holly_days.
The Virginia Beach campus of Centura College is getting into the spirit of the holidays and hosting a reception for the community. There will be hot cocoa and cookies and children can color a Christmas card to be delivered to senior citizens in a nearby assisted living facility. Also,the kids can meet Santa Claus and get their picture taken. Everyone is welcome.The Virginia Beach campus is located at 2697 Dean Drive, at the corner of Lynnhaven Parkway and I-264. For more information, call 7-340-2121.
HURRAH FOR THE HOLIDAYS The Hurrah Players is presenting two family-friendly shows for the holidays at the .T.C.C. Roper Center Norfolk. “Hurrah for the Holidays,” features holiday favorites from yesterday and today, precision kick line dancers, a celebration of all faiths and a 100 percent chance of snow. “Hurrah for the Holidays”plays Dec. 14, 7 p.m. and Dec. 15 and 16, 3 p.m. There will also be one showing of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,”Dec.15,7 p.m.Based on the book by Barbara Robinson,this funny and heartwarming play tells the story of an unlikely group of kids who learn the true meaning of Christmas.This event is presented with “Happy Hanukkah, My Friend,” a short program celebrating the Festival of Lights. Purchase tickets to “Hurrah for the Holidays” and receive tickets to “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” for half price through phone and walk-in sales only. From Dec. 12 - 16, Hurrah is holding a food drive. Guests attending a performance are encouraged to bring nonperishable food donations in unbreakable containers to the Roper Theatre. For tickets and information, call 627-5437 or visit www.hurrahplayers.com.
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Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Offer expires 12/31/12 or while promotional supplies last. Buy a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, get $200 off an eligible Samsung tablet offer: Requires new 2-yr wireless agreement with qualifying voice (min $39.99/mo.) and data plans (min $20/mo.) or Mobile Share plan on Samsung Galaxy smartphone. Eligible Samsung tablets are the Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) and ATIV smart PC. Tablet requires new 2-yr agreement with data (min $14.99/mo.) or Mobile Share plan. Prepaid not eligible. Limit 2 tablets purchased under this offer. Discount is off of the tablet and will not exceed price of tablet. If one device is returned within 14 days of bundled purchase, you will be charged the difference between the discounted price and nondiscounted price for the device not returned. Subject to Wireless Customer Agrmt. Credit approval req’d. Activ fee $36/line. Geographic, usage, and other terms, conditions, and restrictions apply and may result in svc termination. Coverage and svcs not avail everywhere. Taxes and other charges apply. Data (att.com/dataplans): If usage exceeds your monthly data allowance, you will automatically be charged overage for additional data provided. Early Termination Fee (att.com/equipmentETF): After 14 days, ETF up to $325. Restocking fee up to $35 on smartphones and 10% of sales price for tablet. Other Monthly Charges: Line may include a Regulatory Cost Recovery Charge (up to $1.25), a gross receipts surcharge, federal and state universal svc charges, and fees and charges for other gov’t assessments. These are not taxes or gov’t req’d charges. Visit a store or att.com/wireless to learn more about wireless devices and services from AT&T. Monthly Discount: Service discount applies only to the monthly service charge of qualified plans and not to any other charges. See store for details. Special restrictions may apply. Screen images simulated. All marks used herein are the property of their respective owners. ©2012 AT&T Intellectual Property.
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