Serving the Nato, Naples and Gaeta military community in italy
58th year, No. 14
Libyan Military Leaders Visit Naples to Discuss Maritime Security
Friday, april 12, 2013
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By MC2 Jacob D. Moore, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs
Leaders from U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ U.S. 6th Fleet and the Libyan navy and coast guard, met to discuss maritime security in Naples, Italy, April 3-4. During the visit, the Libyans and U.S. personnel exchanged information on maritime domain awareness (MDA), discussed strategies and cooperation between the two navies, and toured the 6th Fleet Maritime Operations Center. The conference was in response to a request by the Libya military for assistance in building their maritime capabilities since a new government was installed in July 2012. “Our hope is to improve and develop good relations with the U.S.,” said Libyan navy Capt. Mohamed Abdurahim Beshte. “Through this conference, we have achieved some of our goals, including learning about and understanding the MDA systems. Ultimately, we can use this information to make a better decision for Libya.” Both sides agreed the conference was a success and a good first step in ongoing discussions between the U.S. and Libyan maritime forces. “What we’re trying to achieve through these talks is a partnership in maritime security where transparency and interoperability
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Cmdr. Marc Scotchlas, left, discusses maritime operations with members of the Libyan navy and coast guard in the Maritime Operations Center at U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet headquarters as part of a maritime security conference at Naval Support Activity Naples. The conference was held to discuss maritime domain awareness, strategies and cooperation between the two navies. (Photo by MC2 Jacob D. Moore)
allow us to work more closely with our Libyan allies,” said Cmdr. Marc Scotchlas, North Africa Regional Engagement Team leader. “We’ve made more progress in the last 48 hours than I could have expected.” The conference was another stepping stone in what both par-
ties hope becomes a partnership that includes integrated operations and training. “I want to express my appreciation to the U.S. government and the U.S. Navy [for hosting the maritime security conference],” said Beshte. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-
Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts a full range of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation missions in concert with coalition, joint, interagency, and other parties in order to advance security and stability in Europe and Africa.
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Aboard NSA Naples By MC3 Caitlin Feddersen, Navy Public Affairs Support Element-East Detachment Europe
Service members, spouses, and Department of Defense contractors participated in a selfdefense demonstration held aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 4. The purpose of the class was to help educate participants in basic self-defense techniques. Sara Spiga, an Urban Krav Maga and women’s self-defense instructor, taught the class and
helped to instill confidence in participants by covering various techniques for self protection. “I hope people take away a sense of confidence from this class and the thought that they will be capable of reacting in a dangerous situation,” said Spiga. “It’s important for people to know how to avoid a potentially dangerous situation, and if they are in one, how to get out of it safely. I hope they will take away the idea that they can do it.” The class was the first in a series of selfdefense classes being held during the month. Nationally, Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sara Spiga, an Urban Krav Maga and women's selfdefense instructor, demonstrates a self-defense technique during a free class aboard NSA Naples as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The class is part of a series being offered during the month of April at both Capodichino and Support Site bases. (Photo by MC3 Caitlin Feddersen)
occurs in April and commits to raising public awareness and promoting the prevention of sexual violence through the use of special events and public education. “A class like this is an opportunity to empower both men and women, to let them know they can stand up and defend themselves,” said Mark Malogrino, victim advocate support specialist for NSA Naples. Over the course of the class several topics were taught to participants including defensive mentality mindset, the concept of creating distance in an unsafe situation and how to defend one’s self safely. “The first thing we went over is mindset and teaching a defensive mentality, which is a big part of self defense,” said Spiga. “It’s important for people to be aware of what’s going on around them and how to react in case of danger.” The theme for this year is courage, with an additional sub-theme for each week. “Sexual assault not only affects the victim and the offender, but the commands and co-workers,” said Chris Meza, sexual assault response coordinator for NSA Naples. “There’s a ripple effect that occurs. The more awareness there is about sexual assault the more prevention there will be. The more we can educate, train and prevent sexual assault the better the overall program will be.” The next self-defense classes are scheduled for April 17 at the Capo FitZone gym and April 27 at the Support Site Fit Forum. “I’m a self-defense instructor; my mission is to teach people how to be safe and how to defend themselves,” said Spiga. “I’m happy to volunteer, especially if I know that it will help people be safer and have a better life.”
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By Chris Meza Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Sexual assault is the most underreported crime in the military. While the Department of Defense (DoD) prefers complete reporting of sexual assaults to both victim services and law enforcement, it also recognizes that some victims do not want command involvement. They desire only medical and support services. Under the DoD’s Confidential Policy, military victims of sexual assault have two reporting options: restricted and unrestricted reporting. Victim advocates and Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) are available to provide information on these reporting options. But, here is what you need to know: What is restricted reporting? A service member and their dependents who are 18 years of age or older may disclose a sexual assault to certain individuals without command or law enforcement notification in order to access information, support, advocacy and medical care. As of January last year, a service member’s dependent, who is at least 18 years of age, has the option to make a restricted report (see DoD Directive 6495.01). Who may make a restricted report? The restricted reporting option is only available to service members and their dependents who are at least 18 years of age. To whom may I disclose the sexual assault? To guarantee that a report is restricted, you may only disclose the sexual assault to the following people: • Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) • Victim Advocate • Medical Personnel (including FFSC Counselors) • Chaplain What is unrestricted reporting? Unrestricted reporting is available to all victims of sexual assault who want an official investigation of the crime. Unrestricted reporting follows standard chain of command and NCIS notification. Who may make an unrestricted report? All victims of sexual assault are eligible to make an unrestricted report. For unrestricted reporting, who can victims can report to? • Supervisor / Chain of Command • Law Enforcement / Naval Criminal Investigative Service • Region Legal Service Office • Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) • Victim Advocate • Medical Personnel (including FFSC Counselors) • Chaplains
CNE Band Performing Concert Series at Lunch Each Wednesday
April 13: Support Site Power Outage Scheduled (Industrial Loop)
Various groups from the Naval Forces Europe Band have begun performing free concerts on the Capo spine every Wednesday. A New Orleans style brass band called "Topside" kicked off the series in front of the new food court April 10. Future concerts will occur on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Ensign Chris Cornette at DSN: 626-6730 or 081-568-6730.
A power outage is scheduled from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Support Site on Saturday, April 13. It will impact most non-housing facilities and enable the completion of required maintenance. Industrial buildings including the Navy Exchange, Commissary, library, community center, Fitness Forum, Navy Lodge, Mini Mart, bowling center and Auto Hobby Shop will be impacted. Senior Officer Quarters will also be impacted. For more information on how the outage might affect specific offices, stores, or services, see the Announced Services/ Limited Services section of PAO Notes or contact the locations directly.
Reminder: Deadline Extended for Annual Utility/Recurring Maintenance Survey The annual Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) Utility and Recurring Maintenance Survey for Italy is now open through Monday, April 15. Service members residing in private housing off base are eligible to take the online survey and will be asked to report average monthly costs for utilities and routine maintenance expenses incurred over the last 12 months. Find the survey at https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/marutil. cfm. Data provided will directly impact the Utility/ Recurring Maintenance allowance paid to service members who regularly receive OHA in Italy.
Reminder: No Financial Transactions at Capo Post Office in April Capo Post Office will suspend all financial transactions, April 1-26, due to closure of the customer service area during renovation. Customers will not be able to purchase stamps, postage, or money orders. However, post office staff will continue to conduct mail call and accept official mail. Mail with pre-paid postage (i.e., Click 'N Ship) will also be accepted. To ease the impact of the Capo office’s limited service, Support Site Post Office will extend its April hours on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Capo Post Office at DSN: 626-5371 or 081-568-5371.
April 12: Youth Performance of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” More than 50 children in grades 1-12 are scheduled to perform in a production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” by Child and Youth Programs and Missoula Children’s Theater. The play will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Naples High School cafeteria. This event is free for all community members. For more information, call Youth Activities at DSN: 626-4722 or 081-811-4277.
April 12: Girl Scouts Camporee Registration Deadline All girls (including non-Girl Scout members in grades K-12) in the Naples community are invited to register for the Girl Scouts 2013 Camporee at Carney Park. The registration deadline is Friday, April 12; the camping trip is scheduled for April 19-21. Activities will include lessons on camping skills, first aid and fire safety. For more information, email the event coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What kinds of services are offered to victims? • Victim Advocacy • Medical Attention / Forensic Exam • Counseling • Investigation by Law Enforcement • Legal Services • Military Protective Order / Civilian Restraining Order • Chaplain Support It is important for service members and dependents to understand that victims cannot change from an unrestricted report to a restricted report. If individuals other than a chaplain, victim advocate, SARC or medical provider are told about the sexual assault, the restricted reporting option cannot be guaranteed. A certified Sexual Assault Prevention and Response victim advocate is available locally 24/7 for confidential support and assistance. To reach a victim advocate on duty, call cell number 335-640-6621. If interested in becoming a victim advocate, call DSN: 629-6372 or 081-811-6372 for more information.
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April 15/16: Author Lisa Fantio’s Book Signings The author, Lisa Fantino, is scheduled to greet fans and sign autographs at the Navy Exchange from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 15. She’ll also appear at the Support Site library from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. Those attending a signing will have a chance to purchase a copy of her new book, “Amalfi Blue: lost & found in the south of Italy.” For more information, call DSN: 629-4004 or 081-811-4004.
April 16: Toastmasters Meeting at Support Site The Toastmasters Naples Italy is scheduled to meet in the Support Site community center at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. This local club helps community members develop public speaking and leadership skills. Anyone interested and at least age 18 is welcome to attend. Meetings are regularly held on first and third Tuesdays of the month. For more information, visit: naplestoastmasters.wix.com/toastmastersnaples.
April 17: Self Defense Demonstration at Capo A registered British Combat Association instructor is scheduled to conduct a self-defense demonstration, Wednesday, April 17, as part of a series of events coordinated by the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The demonstration will be held at noon at Capo FitZone. An additional demonstration will be held at noon on Saturday, April 27 at Support Site’s Central Park. For more information, contact FFSC’s Mark Malogrino at DSN: 629-6545 or 081-811-6545.
April 18: Baby Basics Class A monthly class on newborn care (bundling, diapering and bathing), feeding, baby health, and safety is scheduled to be held Thursday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon. The class is open to U.S. military and NATO ID cardholders and will be held in the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) office located in room G-16 of the Admin II building at Capo. To register for the class and for more information, call NMCRS at DSN: 6263913 or 081-568-3913.
April 18: Navy College Office to Administer ACT The Navy College Office is scheduled to administer the ACT on Thursday, April 18. The college office offers a version of the ACT that does not require an essay. The test will also be administered on Thursday, May 23. The SAT will be administered on Thursday, June 20. Test scores are typically returned to Naples six to eight weeks after the test date. For more information, call the college office at DSN: 626-6678/6681 or 081-5686678/6681. You can also send an email to nco.naples@ eu.navy.mil.
April 19: Earth Day Celebration NSA Naples will celebrate Earth Day 2013 in Village Forum Square at Support Site on Friday, April 19. Festivities are scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will include a bounce house and activity booth for kids as well as a recycled art exhibit. MWR will sponsor 1-mile and 5K fun runs; participates will be able to register at 4:30 p.m. The Earth Day celebration will also feature a variety of food options (e.g., hotdogs, hamburgers, burritos, Filipino cuisine, baked goods, etc.). For more event details and to enter art work in the recycled art exhibit, contact the NSA Naples Environmental Division at DSN: 6266706/1669 or 081-568-6706/1669.
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April 19: Pizza Night Trip for Single Service Members / Bachelors All single service members and geographical bachelors are invited to join the Liberty Center for “Pizza Night in Naples,” an excursion to a Neapolitan pizza shop from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Service members must sign up at the Liberty Center, and free transportation will be provided. Attendees will need to bring money for food. For more information, call the Liberty Center at DSN: 626-4896 or 081-568-4896.
April 19: The Submarine Birthday Ball The Submarine Birthday Ball is scheduled for Friday, April 19 in Baia. All U.S. military and NATO ID cardholders are welcome to attend. The uniform for the event is full Dress Blues or better. Cocktail hour will commence at 6 p.m. followed by the opening ceremony at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m. Tickets cost €40 per person and may be purchased from ET1 Andrew Santamaria (firstname.lastname@example.org). Round-trip bus transportation will be available from Support Site. For more information, contact ET1 at DSN: 626-4352 or 081-568-4352.
April 20: Italian Trash Cleanup Effort Outside Support Site An Italian non-profit environmental organization called “Fareambiente” has scheduled a trash cleanup around the perimeter fence of Support Site on Saturday, April 20, in observance of Earth Day. All community members are invited to participate and should plan to meet in the Housing Office parking lot at 9:15 a.m. Please wear
leather gloves and bring hand sanitizer. For more information, contact Pasquale Franco at cell number 335-1321342.
A series of community events and activities are scheduled to be held for this year's Spring Fling on Saturday, April 20. The MWR Fitness Challenge winner will be awarded, WRA will sponsor a home-safety workshop, and the Youth Sports Spring League will conduct Opening Day. In addition, the day will feature a flea market. Community members can purchase a flea-market space and table for $10 by calling Carney Park at 081-526-1579.
April 22: NOSC Class on Sign Language for Baby/Toddlers Naples Overseas Support Club (NOSC) will host a class titled, “Using Sign Language for Baby/Toddlers and YOU,” at the Support Site library starting Monday, April 22. This free class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the children's room every Monday, through May 13. The class is open to parents and babies/toddlers who are at least 1 year but no older than school age. Spots are limited, so register immediately by visiting www.noscitaly.com.
April 23: International Children's Day Festival at JFC The 34th annual UNESCO`s International Children's Day Festival will be held Tuesday, April 23, on the soccer field at JFC’s headquarters in Lago Patria from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Elementary students from NATO nations are scheduled to sing, dance, and receive awards for an art contest. The festival is open to all NATO and U.S. military community members with valid ID for base entry. The festival will be held at the community center in the event of rain. For more information, contact JFC Public Affairs at 081-721-2437.
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Siena to Offer Limited Access to Cathedral Section The city of Siena will offer limited access to its main cathedral’s “Sky” section of the building, which has been closed off to the general public for centuries. Entry will be by the two towers that flank the church and takes visitors directly up to the renovated sections. Visitors will be accompanied by a tour guide to the area above the starred vaults. Last year, the marble flooring of the Siena cathedral was made visible to the general public. Usually, this inlaid mosaic floor is hidden from sight and protected by wooden planks to ensure that is not damaged by the visitors who walk into the church every year.
America’s Cup Returns to Naples The America’s Cup is in Naples again. This year the boats, weather permitting, will remain at sea throughout the event, scheduled from April 18 to 21, in the stretch from the port to the hydrofoils in Mergellina to the U.S. consulate. The event will be broadcast live on TV and streaming internet, provided with spot images of the city between one race and another. Naples will host one hundred and ten containers, 500 workers, and 350 accredited journalists. The open-
ing ceremony will start at Piazza Plebiscito on Saturday evening with some Italian and International entertainers and on Sunday there will be a boat race in Pozzuoli with the participation of nine teams registered in the World Series. On Wednesday all the teams will start their training.
Hotels to Strictly Offer Automated Check-in The Sillks International Hotel Group will start allowing guest to check in and out using an automated system. The personal touch of a check-in clerk will be giving up for cheaper and more efficient operations, except in case of emergency. The hotel group will open four structures this year in Italy and expects to open 50 hotels throughout Italy by 2020.
Michelangelo Sketch to Help Combat Mafia A famous sketch by Michelangelo can help combat the mafia according to Interior Minister Annamaria Cancellieri who said the battle against mafia organizations and illegality can be won by arousing conscience with art and culture. Leda, the most important graphic works by the Renaissance master, will be on display at the Matilde Serao School in Casavatore, near
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April 20: Spring Fling Festivities at Carney Park
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Naples, from April 24 to June 2 as part of the project “The Renaissance against Mafia organizations.”
Copper Burglar Caught Red Handed A burglar was caught red handed while trying to steal copper wiring from a residential complex outside Florence. The property manager, who initially reported the crime, offered the man and his wife a job cutting the grass and cleaning apartments after he found out about their story. He said it’s another sad story of the Italian crisis and desperations. The burglar went to carry out the robbery using his wife’s car and stripped 20 kilos of copper wiring, which would be worth only 60 euros. The manager said the burglar is among the latest victims since the beginning of Italy’s economic crisis.
Giffoni Film Festival Set for July The Giffoni Film Festival began in 1971 where a jury is made up exclusively of young people. The festival’s setting is in a small provincial town of Giffoni Valle Piana, in Salerno province. The festival has become internationally famous. This year it will take place July 19-28 and the first guest chosen by the festival social network will be Naya Rivera, star of the popular American TV series Glee.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED NAPLES AMERICAN RED CROSS (ARC) needs volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering or in taking a CPR/First Aid class, call 081-568-4788 or 626-4788 for more information. You can also "like" our Facebook page American Red Cross Naples - to keep up with current opportunities. FLEET AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER is looking for volunteers to assist in the event of an emergency. Volunteers could be called upon if families are relocated to Support Site due to a natural disaster or similar emergency that exceeds what the FFSC staff can support. Volunteers may greet families, inquire about needs, organize supplies, complete paperwork, etc. Being on the list does not obligate anyone to a future event. If you are interested in volunteering for this, please call 081-811-6372 or email FFSCNSANaplesItaly@eu.navy.mil. CLUB BEYOND is searching for volunteers to serve as Adult Leaders. Leaders assist in planning, setup and conducting small group meetings with students in grades 7 through 12. Leadership training lasts a month. If interested, please contact Arturo Paulino at email@example.com for an appointment. NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC BOOSTERS seeks 2012-2013 board members. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. THE NAPLES OVERSEAS SUPPORT CLUB (NOSC) seeks members to serve as volunteers in its Thrift Store. When the store is open, volunteers are needed to help with storing, merchandising, bagging, and running the cash register. When the store is closed, help is needed preparing the store for shopping. Store hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. All volunteers are required to attend a training session prior to assisting. Email email@example.com to sign up for training. THE AMERICAN SOCCER CLUB (ASC) OF NAPOLI is looking for qualified coaches. Those interested in coaching should e-mail doc@ ascnapoli.com. NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY OPERATION CLIP & SAVE (coupons): 081-568-3913. NAVY LEAGUE OF THE U.S./NAPLES COUNCIL is seeking board members. Contact Betty Reese at 081-526-8051 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ANIMALS WITHOUT LIMITS (AWL) is searching for volunteers who want to help at our Animal Hospice in Lago Patria. We also need volunteers for different projects on the Support Site base. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS! Are you interested in taking photos of Naples Elementary School students during the 2012-2013 school year? Contact Dr. Johnson at 081-811-4159 or donita.Johnson@ eu.dodea.edu. TUTORING OPPORTUNITY Do you want to work hands-on with college-oriented students? Do you want to make a difference in a student's life? Naples Middle/High School is looking for motivated community members with college experience to become AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) tutors. Training will be provided. Please contact Vice Principal David Martin at email@example.com or AVID Counselor Joseph Selina at firstname.lastname@example.org. NAPLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTA is searching for people who want to lead the PTA during the 2012-2013 school year. PTA board members are elected every year and committee chairs are appointed every year. If you are interested in a board or chair position, please e-mail Angel Neese at email@example.com.
ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON NATO LIONS RUGBY CLUB is looking for new players. All abilities wanted. Practice is held every Wednesday at Carney Park at 5:45 p.m. Show up with shoes, shorts and a mouth guard. Training and development will be provided. If you have any questions, email Mark Woodall or co-manager Andrew Bohnsack at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. NAPLES OVERSEAS SUPPORT CLUB (NOSC) is seeking individuals as board members in 2013-2014 for a variety of events and positions. Join Us! If you want to volunteer or need information on what is available, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.noscitaly.com CLUB BEYOND is a youth group run by Naval Support Activity Naples Religious Ministries. Club Beyond is open to children in grades 7 through 12, and meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel Fellowship Hall at the Support Site. For more information, please contact Arturo at email@example.com. WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN (WIC) OVERSEAS PROGRAM is offered at NSA Naples. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum or have an infant or child under the age of five may qualify for the program. WIC Overseas is a nutrition education program that provides nutritious supplemental foods. Contact WIC Overseas at 081-811-4962. THE NAPLES AREA SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION is a newly founded association that meets twice a month and discusses upcoming community outreach opportunities and charity events. For more information, contact IT2 Pablo Baez at DSN 626-6141 or MA2 Michael Bradley DSN 626-5595. NAPOLI NATION FAN CLUB is a group that helps community members attend SSC Napoli soccer games, promotes intercultural relations and provides SSC Napoli information to the community. Membership benefits include SSC Napoli gear, discounted tickets and entry to Napoli Nation functions. FMI, visit www.facebook.com/groups/USASSCNapoli.
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Destination Europe Join columnist Laura Byrd as she shares experiences and Laura Byrd insights while exploring cities throughout Europe.
Construction of “La Sagrada Familia” temple began in 1882, and was the most passionate pursuit of Antoni Gaudi, Barcelona's most revered architect. Visited by more than two million people a year, it is Barcelona's most popular attraction.
easy living in Barcelona Story and photos by Laura Byrd
I was in a bathroom stall at Gatwick airport putting a jacket on over three shirts and stuffing my pockets with toiletries. Looking in my tiny suitcase, I didn’t see anything else I could pack onto my body other than a scarf and gloves. Emerging a few minutes later, I
watched my husband exit the men’s room looking like a stuffed sausage bursting out of its casing. Twenty minutes earlier we had checked into our Vueling Airlines flight from London to Barcelona. At $50 each way, it seemed like an incredible deal to take a side trip from our original vacation destination to see
Barcelona for the first time. We had round trip tickets on British Airlines to and from London, but the bargain flight on Vueling for a detour to Barcelona from Gatwick was too inviting. Despite the generous hand bag allowance on British Airlines, the Vueling flight was much more restrictive. Careful to note the dimensions of our carry-on bags, I thought we were well within the required limits. That was until the man handing us our boarding passes advised us we were one kilo each over weight, and if we refused to check our bags now, they might be reweighed at the gate where the fine would be 25 euro each. Determined not to check bags or pay a fine, we had donned multiple layers and loaded our coat pockets to lose the kilo. Arriving that night in Barcelona, the temperature was a chilly 42 degrees, and thankfully, the extra padding was welcome. From the Barcelona airport, there is no direct metro into the city. However the Aerobus turns out to be the most hasslefree, cost-effective way to get into the heart of Barcelona. At 5.70 euro per person it was an easy 30 minutes to “Placa De Catalunya”, the main plaza downtown and the central location for all bus service. We walked the four blocks from there to our hotel on De Casanova. It was Easter weekend, and we are among many pulling suitcases through the large plaza. Compared to many large cities in Europe, Barcelona is remarkably pristine. In addition to being conspicuously clean, the juxtaposition of modern architecture to the Gothic Quarter and the dramatic 19th century creations of Antoni Gaudi have created a city that feels like an artist’s rendering of idyllic living. Riding atop one
A look at the expansive view from the steps of the “Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya,” Museum of National Art, over the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc and down the wide Avenue de la Reina toward the central plaza, Plaça d’Espanya.
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Fleet and Family Support Center Events this Week From the Fleet and Family Support Center
For more information about local Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) events, visit www.facebook.com/NaplesFFSC.
UPCOMING FFSC NAPLES EVENTS
The famous Ramblas pedestrian corridor in the center of Barcelona is a popular area for tourists to enjoy street performers, sample the local cuisine and purchase souvenirs.
of the open-air tour buses, we were struck with the sheer beauty of the public space in Barcelona. Clearly inspiration for quality of life has existed here for a long time. Each barrio in Barcelona has both character and a sense of artistry. From the walkable “Rambla Del Mar” in the marina district, to Gaudi’s Park Guell, each intersection featured something - a waterfall, art installation, or more uniquely, recreational space for residents. We were surprised to see children playing in colorful public playgrounds situated in the narrow, landscaped medians separating boulevards. A block away, senior adults were playing a game of lawn bowling in an equally manicured park situated in the space between streets. A mile further was an immaculate dog park, busy with canines and their owners. Distracted by the livability of the city, we hadn’t been listening to the tour guide and were startled when the bus turned a corner and the imposing
“Sagrada Familia” was suddenly alongside. The temple is so huge, and as of yet, so unfinished, it boggles the mind to think that this construction project will continue to go on for decades. It is the most visited tourist attraction in Barcelona, and looking at the huge throng of visitors waiting in line, we decided to appreciate the work of Gaudi from the street. Two hours later, we had seen the many works of Gaudi throughout the city, and had walked the magnificent grounds of the National Museum of Art, where sweeping views of Barcelona show off the diversity of the city. Below the museum, the marina and waterfront “Rambla Del Mar” is busy with people sun bathing and strolling the spacious walkway. The marina district is marked by an enormous statue of Christopher Columbus pointing out towards the sea, and in the opposite direction, begins the most famous street in Barcelona, the Ramblas. This is where Barcelona loses me. The Ramblas is nothing more than a pedestrian
corridor laden with street performers and kiosks of souvenirs. Restaurants catering to tourists line the wide path – their prices inflated and tapas selection mediocre. The only real treat on this over-exhaulted street is the La Boqueria food market, an open-air smorgasbord of fresh produce, meat, nuts and cheese. Eventually we settled for lunch at a restaurant that charged an additional three euro for each item on the menu if you chose to sit outside. After an over-priced and disappointing meal, we wandered off the tourist grid in search of the Barcelona that was so easy to enjoy, and found a gem. The oldest bar in Barcelona looks, feels, and smells old. Bar Marcello is where Hemmingway hung out, and the house drink is Absinthe. Thick layers of dust and peeling paint create an atmosphere that feels strikingly authentic compared to the commercial energy of the Ramblas. We order two beers and settle in to watch the locals greet each other, happy again to be back in the real Barcelona.
Call 081-811-6372 for more information or to register • April 15–19: Transition GPS (TAP) Workshop – Pre – Separation, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 15: Cultural Tips, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Support Site TLA Coffee Shop. • April 16: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. • April 16: Nurturing Touch - Infant and Child Massage, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 16: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 16: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 17: Choices (Managing Your Anger), 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 18: Ceramic Studio, 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Meet at TLA Reception area/carpool. • April 18: Saving and Investing, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 18: Communications Skills, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 18: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • April 19: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. • April 19: Campania Mall, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meet at TLA Reception area/carpool.
UPCOMING FFSC GAETA EVENTS Call 081-568-8354 for more information or to register. • • • •
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Kids ICR: Ceramics Art Workshop, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Basic Conversational Italian, 11 a.m. to noon. Ceramics Art Workshop, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cooking Class: Making Tiella, 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Crime report for april 1 to april 7 From the NSA Naples Command Investigative Division
This past week, the Naples community reported one off-base home break-in and two off-base vehicle break-ins. The home break-in occurred in Vicinale while the vehicle break-ins occurred in Pozzouli and Sullivo. The home break-in victim stated that on a previous occasion his neighbor’s house in Vicinale had been broken into and a spare key to his residence was taken in that burglary. He stated that the burglars then used his spare key to access his residence, April 1. Upon conducting a full inventory of his residence, he reported multiple items missing. A victim stated when he left to go to work April 3, he noticed both of his vehicles had appeared to have been broken into in Pozzouli. He reported multiple items missing after conducting a full inventory. A victim stated that he was woken up by local Carabieneri April 7 in regards to his vehicle being broken into in Sullivo. Upon conducting a full inventory, he reported no items were missing, just minor functional damage to his car door. The local Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) office traditionally sees an increase in the number of burglaries reported by offbase residents this time of year, as the weather warms and people travel. Most burglaries occur when home alarms are not activated and/or units are not properly secured. All off-base residents are reminded to always lock your homes and fully activate alarms. If your alarm system does not work, contact Housing immediately to work with the landlord. If planning a vacation, arrange for a trusted friend to periodically check on the residence during your absence.
Individual Force Protection Plans
View from the Plaça d’Espanya of the multiple waterfalls of the Museum of National Art of Catalunya, and the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, which are dramatically illuminated with colored laser lights at night.
Personnel planning on traveling outside of Italy (except to the United States or U.S. territories) should contact their chain of command’s Antiterrorism/Force Protection (ATFP) Division 30 days prior to their planned departure. The ATFP office will review the request and will notify you of all requirements that must be fulfilled prior to travel. Note that some countries have additional entry requirements which require more processing time than 30 days. Contact your ATFP division as soon as possible in order to assist you in meeting all requirements. You can contact the NSA Naples ATFP office by any of the following means. Phone: 081-568-5525/5595; E-mail: M-NA-NSASEC-ATdivision-GS@eu.navy.mil Or visit the office in the Capodichino Security Precinct, Bldg. 403, open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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NAVADMIN Soliciting Sailors for RDC Duty
Children perform a song during last year's International Children's Festival. (Photo by Maj. Hamza Mermer)
35 Annual International Children’s Festival Announced th
By Maj. Hamza Mermer, Turkish Army
The 35th annual United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Children’s Day is planned to be celebrated by elementary schools of NATO nations and invited local Italian elementary schools Tuesday, April 23 at Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples headquarters soccer field or it will take place in the community center if rain is likely. The founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, declared that the inauguration of the first Turkish Grand National Assembly, April 23, 1920, would be known as “National Children’s Day”. In 1979, UNESCO declared this date as “International Children’s Day” and since then it has been associated with the International Children’s Festival. Since 1979, the festival has been celebrated at JFC Naples to not only bring together the children of NATO personnel, but also to integrate them with the Italian pre-teens. Each participating school will perform various shows for approximately ten minutes at the festival in the presence of spectators including Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander of JFC Naples, distinguished
guests, parents and teachers. In addition to the International Children’s Festival, an art contest has also being organized. Each school provided nine drawings on different themes, covering three age groups. These themes include “The world you like to live in,” “School and friendship,” “The life in your country,” “Holidays” and so on. The participating schools also provided one representative for the International Selection Committee to evaluate and judge the drawings. Winners of the art contest will be awarded different types of prizes at the April 23 ceremony. The program for this year’s festival will be as follows: 10:00 – 10:05 a.m.: Presentation of program 10:05 – 10:10 a.m.: National anthems 10:10 – 10:20 a.m.: Introduction speech 10:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.: School performances (Dance, folk dance, chorus) 12:20 – 12:30 p.m.: Plaque presentation, award ceremony for drawing contest 12:30 – 13:30 p.m.: Drawing exhibition visit The festival is open to all NATO and U.S. military community members with valid ID for base entry.
Navy Resources Available for Sailors Trying to Trim Fat From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs
Sailors who have hit a weight loss plateau, or can't drop the weight despite having a physically active lifestyle, may benefit from a talk with their local dietician. "There are three main reasons why increasing exercise and activity may lead to weight plateau or increased weight gain. Being more aware will help you identify and adjust accordingly," said Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Wallinger, registered dietitian, Navy Nutrition, Navy Physical Readiness Program. "It is important to balance the nutrients that you put in your body with what you burn off in activity, whether that is normal daily activity or exercise." One reason is that adding activity increases hunger. "Make sure the food you eat will fill you up by choosing nutrient dense foods containing protein, fiber and healthy fats instead of calorie dense foods [including] high fat and high sugar items with few nutrients," continued Wallinger. Another reason is choosing the wrong foods. "The body is designed not to starve. If you do not choose lower calorie, filling food, you will naturally compensate for the extra calories burned from daily activity and exercise," said Wallinger. "Try filling up on vegetables before or as part of your meal." Lastly, exercising can provide a false sense of entitlement. "People may think, 'I worked out, so I can have or deserve that burg-
er, cheesecake, nachos,’" said Wallinger. Activity helps you burn calories, but only if you do not eat all of those calories back. Sailors can track their food intake to ensure they are maintaining a calorie deficit to promote their weight management goals. SuperTracker is available at http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ supertracker-tools/supertracker. html. While many may think consuming fewer calories is the key to weight loss, that method can backfire. According to Wallinger, a very low-calorie diet will ultimately slow your metabolism and weight loss
and will encourage rapid weight regain when higher calorie consumption is resumed. The calories individuals need to lose or gain weight varies based on factors such as weight, age and activity level. "There is a lot of information out there, some good and some bad," said Wallinger. "Speaking with a dietician can help Sailors identify and navigate the best method for their needs." Sailors may learn more about healthy eating, nutrition and how to locate a dietician at the Navy Nutrition web site at http://www.public.navy.mil/bupersnpc/support/navynutrition/ Pages/default2.aspx.
MWR to Celebrate National Library Week MWR libraries will be celebrating National Library Week April 14 – 20. This national observance is a time to recognize the contributions of libraries and librarians, as well as to promote library use and support. The Capodichino and Support Site libraries will be holding special events and highlighting the achievements of American libraries. Daily drawings for prizes will be held at both libraries every day during the week. National Library Week is also an opportunity for library staff to thank patrons for their support and usage of its programs and services. In conjunction with Month of the Military Child, April has a variety of events scheduled. There is a photo contest open to kids ages 3 to 12 to celebrate their military hero and Thursday will have a special story time focused on libraries. Lisa Fantino will be doing a special book signing of “Amalfi Blue: Lost & found in the South of Italy” Monday at the Support Site Library from 2 to 5 p.m. and Tuesday at the NEX from 2 to 6 p.m. President Barack Obama spoke of libraries in 2005, “At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better.”
Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Gregory Piazza, a recruit division commander, wears a red aiguillette with his Type 1 Navy working uniform while instructing recruits, April 2. Recruit division commanders train 39,000 recruits annually at Recruit Training Command, the Navy's only boot camp. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Liza Swart)
By Scott A. Thombloom, Naval Service Training Command Public Affairs The Navy is recruiting Sailors to become the molders of future Sailors as Recruit Division Commanders (RDC) at Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy's only boot camp, and Officer Training Command (OTC) as announced in NAVADMIN 085/13 April 1. "Being an RDC is one of the most important jobs that there is in the Navy," said Rear Adm. (Select) Dee L. Mewbourne, commander of Naval Service Training Command (NSTC). "RDCs are the first Navy leaders our recruits see when they report to RTC to begin their Navy careers. They need to be the 'best of the best' and top Sailors because they are charged with molding a disciplined enlisted Sailor to send out to the fleet." Headquartered in Building 1, the historic clock tower building on Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill., NSTC oversees 98 percent of initial officer and enlisted accessions training for the Navy. NSTC oversees the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) at more than 160 colleges and universities, OTC on Naval Station Newport, R. I., Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy's only boot camp, at Great Lakes, Ill., and Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) and Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) citizenship development programs at more than 600 high schools worldwide. OTC has an average of 18 Chief and Senior Chief RDCs. They provide mentorship and physical training in four of the five schoolhouses at the command; Officer Candidate School (OCS), Officer Development School (ODS), Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (DCOIC), and the Naval Science Institute (NSI). "We are looking for Chiefs and Senior Chiefs who are physically fit, motivated and want to make a difference in shaping the future of the Navy," said Master Chief Electronics Technician (SW/AW) Matt Anuci, the Senior Enlisted Leader of OTC. Anuci said it is not well-known around the fleet that RDCs, who most people associate with RTC, are also assigned to OTC. "We're such a small command (OTC in Newport), compared to RTC. When nearly 40,000 recruits go through RTC each year the natural assumption is that's the only place where RDCs are stationed," Anuci said. "The Navy also sends E-5 and E-6 RDCs to Great Lakes. Newport is completely different because our billets are limited to only a select few senior enlisted." Anuci explained that OCS needs senior enlisted RDCs because of "the opportunity to mentor and mold and develop the division-officer-to-chief relationship that is a constant in the fleet." NAVADMIN 085/13 also applies to any senior enlisted Sailors who might want to become RDCs. After attending RDC "C" School at RTC, they would then accept orders to OTC in Newport. NAVADMIN 085/13 also states that "RDCs are rewarded for their dedication and hard work with the following benefits: $450 per month special duty assignment pay; additional annual clothing allowance of $220; free dry cleaning while actively training a recruit division; opportunity to earn a master training specialist qualification; guaranteed choice of coast assignment (upon completion of tour; advancement rates to chief and senior chief are close to double the Navywide averages; award of recruit training service ribbon; participation in the RTC Command Meritorious Advancement Program for second class petty officer." RTC's Command Master Chief Christopher R. Angstead, in a recent NSTC Youtube video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqsKHbvkwM), invited potential RDCs to become a member of the RTC team. "We have a unique responsibility here at Recruit Training Command to train volunteers into basically-trained, physically fit Sailors through screening, equipping, education and military bearing. To meet these training demands we need to increase our Recruit Division Commander manning levels," said Angstead. "If you are a highly motivated second class, first class, chief or senior chief and want to be a vital part of forging our Navy of the future, consider joining our Recruit Training Command team." The NAVADMIN also says the "RDC assignment is challenging, but rewarding. It offers a number of significant professional development, diversification, leadership, and career advancement opportunities. Hard-charging, disciplined Sailors who process strong character, personal integrity and want to pursue the most challenging duty ashore are encouraged to volunteer for duty as an RDC." The NAVADMIN continues to say "initial orders are to RDC "C" School via a three-week intermediate stop at a Navy Instructor Training Course to obtain the 9502 (Military Training Specialist) Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC). The course is conducted at multiple Navy sites and is a prerequisite for RDC duty. Candidates must pass RDC "C" School which is a 13-week physically challenging, intensive, hands-on training course that provides prospective RDCs with the skills, perspective, and physical readiness to succeed as an RDC. All candidates will be required to pass the RDC Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) which mandates completion of the run portion of the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) during RDC "C" School. The most common reason for attrition during training is RDC PFA failure." Interested Sailors should submit a 1306/7 (Enlisted Personnel Action Request), requesting duty as an RDC to their rating detailer. NAVADMIN 085/13 stresses that in order to reach the 100 percent requirement of 601 RDCs (as of April 2 there were 453 RDC assigned to RTC), openings for approximately 200 RDCs are anticipated each year. Reference A of the NAVADMIN contains screening requirements and instructions for application submissions. Some of the requirements listed in the MILSPERSMAN (Military Personnel Manual) can be waived
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Africa Partnership Station Brings Medical Practitioners Together
Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) man the rails and bring the ship to life during its commissioning ceremony in Norfolk, Va., April 6. Arlington was named for Arlington County, Va., and honors first responders and the 184 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon. (Photo by MC2 Tony D. Curtis)
USS Arlington Joins the Fleet in Emotional Ceremony By MC1 Eric Brown, Navy News Service With an estimated crowd of more than 5,000 on hand in Norfolk, Va., USS Arlington (LPD 24) was commissioned and officially joined the U.S. Navy's fleet, April 6. The ship is named for the county of Arlington, Va. and honors the first responders and the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001. "LPD 24 bears a name of great significance to our Navy and Marine Corps team," wrote the ceremony's keynote speaker, Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos, in his congratulatory letter to the ship. "LPD 24 will forever represent the courage, devotion and teamwork that characterized our military and first responders on that modern day of infamy." Arlington is the eighth in the Navy's San Antonio class of ships, designed to be the most survivable amphibious vessels ever put to sea. The ship combines 21st century amphibious shipbuilding and warfighting technologies to support current and future Marine Corps aircraft and landing craft, capable of transporting nearly 1,200 Sailors and Marines into harm's way. "As a son of a history teacher, I always teach our Sailors about our heritage," said Arlington Commanding Officer Cmdr. Darren Nelson. "We are here to make sure no one ever forgets those who lost their lives that day giving us our name. It is our duty to have the strength to fight terrorism, honor those that have gone before us and maintain the fortitude to continue the fight as long as necessary." On display during the ceremony and follow-on tours, the ship's 684-foot flight deck boasted a Marine MV-22 Osprey, UH-1 Huey, AH-1 Cobra and CH-53 Sea Stallion. Arlington's bow, brow and lifelines were adorned with red, white and blue bunting, and on the pier, more than 100 Sailors and Marines stood at attention in full service dress blue uniforms. The highlight of the commissioning occurred when
Arlington's sponsor, Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld, ordered the Sailors and Marines to "Bring this ship to life!" "Aye, aye, Ma'am!" they roared back in unison, before running single file up the brow to man the rails from the flight deck to the forecastle and render a salute to the ceremony's attendees, and to America. Arlington is at their service. "Not only does this vessel reflect the longstanding and vital relationship between our sea service and the Arlington community, it also carries on a tradition of naval excellence, forged by the crews of the two ships to bear the name previously," Amos noted. "As the Saipan-class Light Aircraft Carrier AGMR-2 and the Cape Johnson-class transport AP 174 did before her, this new amphibious transport dock will write her chapter in our nation's illustrious warfighting history." The ceremony was attended by more than 50 members of the USS Arlington (AGMR 2) Association, nearly 200 first responders (and their families) who performed emergency medical, police and firefighting services at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, and 30 family members of those who perished that day. Radioman 1st Class (Ret.) Ken Cox, the skipper of the USS Arlington (AGMR 2) Association, described the commissioning in a single word: "Outstanding." He recalled reading a newspaper article, nearly a decade ago, that described the eventual addition of three 9-11 commemorative ships to the Navy's inventory, including the USS New York (LPD 21), USS Somerset (LPD 25) and one to be named Arlington. "I wrote a letter to the secretary of the Navy, stating that our association would like to create a strong bond between the crews of the Vietnam-era Arlington and the new Arlington," he said. "I never dreamed it would actually blossom into this." Built by Huntington-Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., Arlington's keel was laid on May 26, 2008, and she was christened on March 26, 2011. With a projected service life of 40 years, she was delivered to the Navy on Dec. 7, 2012.
FFSC Tip of the Week: Parenting with ‘Love and Logic’
Cmdr. Amy Wootten, assigned to Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Va., teaches a class on proper infant care to Battalion d'Intervention Rapide personnel during a health care workshop in Douala, Cameroon as part of APS 2013. (Photo by Spc. Jeffrey Hernandez) By Spc. Jeffery Hernandez, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs
U.S. and Cameroonian forces wrapped up the last of three consecutive bi-lateral civil-military engagements with the conclusion of a combined health outreach in Manoka, Cameroon, April 5. U.S. Navy and Air Force medical personnel teamed with military and civilian professionals from Cameroon to provide a variety of health care services to approximately 1,300 people in a five-day stretch. The month-long engagement, which also consisted of construction of two health outposts and a medically-focused professional exchange, served to strengthen the U.S.-Cameroon partnership and increase the capacity of military and civilian medical practitioners. “It’s a great time when we have engagements like this one for our people to see and experience the level of training we are getting from the Americans and show our presence in the villages as well,” said Col. Abeng Mbozo’o, Chief Medical Physician at the 2nd Military Region Hospital in Douala, Cameroon. The efforts fall under Africa Partnership Station (APS), an international security cooperation initiative, facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, aimed at strengthening global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities to improve maritime safety and security in Africa. “Coming to countries like Cameroon and teaching medical techniques not only helps the local population, it also makes the relationship our two countries have even stronger,” said Cmdr. Amy Wootten, assigned to Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Va. Those that were part of the medical exchange also participated in the outreach. Ideas shared during the exchange were meant to enable local military, Battalion d’Intervention Rapide and Ministry of Health personnel to provide more effective health services. “My experience to Cameroon is one I will never forget because of the country’s people, culture and how eager they are to learn and improve their country.” said Cmdr. Timothy Mott, assigned to Naval Hospital Pensacola, Fla. As part of the outreach, the joint military medical team provided healthcare in pediatrics, primary care, optometry, child/maternal healthcare education while the Ministry of Health provided immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases. U.S. and Cameroon medical professionals worked side-by-side to provide care for the Manoka population. As part of the U.S. Navy's global maritime partnerships, APS was developed to support sustained, focused training and multinational and organizational collaboration on a regional scale in order to increase maritime safety and security in Africa.
From the Fleet and Family Support Center
Tips for giving choices to our children: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
Only give choices that fit your value system. Give 99% of your choices when things are going well. Give choices before your child becomes resistant. For each choice, give two options, each of which you like. Use care not to disguise threats as choices. Don't be fearful to say, “I usually give choices, but not this time.” If your child does not choose within 10 seconds, choose for him/her.
Want your kids to see you as the “good guy”? Try parenting techniques with “Love and Logic” principles. Love and Logic parenting is an approach to raising kids that provides loving support from parents while at the same time expecting kids to be respectful and responsible. The course helps parents in understanding and using techniques, so that they can raise the odds in favor of successful parenting. Love and Logic parenting is not a course about what is wrong with parents. It is a course on things that parents can do to make their lives with their children easier. Contact Larry Nelson at the Fleet and family Support Center for more information
In the event of an emergency or to report a crime, please call the Emergency Dispatch Center at 081-568-4911 or 5911.
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M ORE I NSIDE P AGE … ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON continued BOY SCOUT TROOP 007 holds troop meetings every Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Support Site Community Center. E-mail the Scoutmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at sites.google.com/site/boyscouttroop007naples. SAIL WITH THE NAPLES NATO YACHT CLUB (NNYC) AMERICAN TEAM. We are looking for Americans interested in participating in dinghy races sailed at the NNYC facilities on the island of Nisida. Experience not required. FMI, contact Bob & Shauna Bunnell at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST WORSHIP SERVICE takes place Saturdays at Support Site Chapel from 9 a.m. to noon. The schedule is: Sabbath School lessons, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.; songs and praise, 10:45 to 11 a.m.; Divine Service, 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, please contact Paolo Fleurant at 328194-6897 or email@example.com. NAPLES OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION NEEDS REFEREES Anyone interested should contact Nigel Alexander at 081-721-5413 or 346-680-3282 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. CONNECT THE TOTS CLUB unites families with children from newborn to pre-school age within the Naples military community. Club events include monthly coffee mornings and birthday parties, weekly playgroups, craft activities and more. For more information, visit www.meetup.com/ Connect-theTots-Club. PROTESTANT WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL (PWOC) meets every Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. in the Support Site Fellowship Hall (above the library) for food, friends and faith. There are six Bible studies to choose from, and childcare and nursery care to homeschoolers is free. CATHOLIC WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL meets monthly in the Support Site Fellowship Hall for prayer, fellowship, and learning. Child care provided. We also meet Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for Rosary and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. for bible study. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or check out our Facebook page: Catholic Women of the Chapel - NSA Naples, Italy. HARRY S. TRUMAN LODGE No. 649 meets 6:30 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. FMI, contact Kevin Baker at 338-479-7023 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/ group/HST649. PUBLIC SPEAKING WITH TOASTMASTERS The Naples Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of every month. Meetings are held at the Support Site Community Center at 6:30 p.m. FMI, visit www.naplestoastmasters.wix.com/toastmastersnaples. GAETA/NAPLES AREA GIRL SCOUTS Now accepting registration for the 2012-13 school year. We are still in need of leaders and co-leaders. Training and support provided. FMI, contact email@example.com. FILIPINO-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NAPLES, ITALY meets at noon the first Sunday of every month at the Support Site Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Ron Nacianceno at 081-568-1746 or 335-760-4446. Also check out the group’s Facebook page, Fil-Am Naples. THE U.S. MILITARY RETIREE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN ITALY (USMRA-SI) is the only association in Southern Italy representing the interests of U.S. retired military personnel and their survivors. If you are not a member and are eligible, please join the USMRA-SI at usmra-si.tripod.com. Point of contact: Wylie Miller, 329-208-7315. THE NAPLES CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL ASSOCIATION meets every month to support families who have chosen to educate their own children. We offer weekly park/pool days, a moms’ night out and field trips to explore Bella Napoli and beyond! Interested? Need more information? Considering homeschooling? Please contact Natalie Mack at NPMack3@aol.com. MEDITATION SITTING GROUP is held from 7 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday at the side chapel at the Support Site. Newcomers should stop by at 6:30 p.m. Participation is free. FMI, e-mail Laura Hitchcock at laura.poodle@ gmail.com. REGISTER FOR GRADUATE DEGREE ON-SITE PROGRAMS Visit the University of Phoenix and the University of Oklahoma to learn what on-site degree programs are offered in the Naples area. UP is at 081-568-6670 and OU is at 081-568-6672. Both colleges have offices at Capodichino in the Admin II building. REGISTER FOR ON-SITE UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES Visit the colleges for more information about what classes and programs are offered. UMUC Maryland can be reached at 081-568-6673/74/75; Central Texas College is at 081-568-6761. CALLING ALL NAPLES NURSES! Please consider joining the Naples Area Nurses Association (NANA). NANA is an organization of nurses that work together to fundraise, participate in social events, and provide support throughout the U.S. Naval Hospital Naples and NSA Naples community. FMI, contact Lt. Shelley Beltz at shelley.beltz @med.navy.mil or Lt. Jenny Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org. THE WELFARE & RECREATION ASSOCIATION is available to meet associates every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its location on the first floor of Building 450 upstairs from Capo Landing. FMI, visit http://www. wraitalia.it. SECURITY NOTE: All DoD military or civilian personnel hosting an event off base must complete a Special Event Force Protection Plan (SEFPP) 45 days in advance, regardless of organization, if the event will involve 50 or more personnel, include distinguished visitors or involve personnel wearing uniforms. FMI, contact the AT/FP Division at 081-568-5525 or visit the division office in the Capodichino Security Precinct, Bldg. 403. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS hosts English-speaking AA meetings on and off base in the Naples area. For more information, call 347-544-0254 or visit http://www.aa-europe.net/countries/italy.htm. RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT U.S. NAVAL HOSPITAL NAPLES Tuesday Silent prayer (7:15-7:45 a.m.) in the hospital chapel. Traditional hymn and praise and worship music will be provided during this time. Wednesday Roman Catholic Mass (11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.) in the hospital chapel. Call 081-811-6451 to confirm that Mass is being held. Thursday Men’s Fellowship and Bible Study (6-7 a.m.) in the hospital galley. SURE START is a unique program committed to providing the highest quality of education for command-sponsored children of enlisted personnel (priority to E1-E4) who are 4 years old by Sept. 1. FMI, call Karen Rodrigues at 081-8114682 or the school at 081-811-4037. THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, San Gennaro council 14853, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Support Site Fleet and Family Support Center. E-mail George Piette at kofcnaples@ gmail.com or visit http://sites.google.com/ site/kofcnaples/ home. CARNEY PARK LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION meets at 9 a.m. Mondays. All skill levels welcome. Discounted play with membership. FMI, call Carol Borkowski at 081-804-3345, or Carney Park Golf Course at 081-526-4296. EDIS SCREENINGS NOW AVAILABLE Room W09, Support Site Village Forum. For eligible children who have not reached their third birthday. If you are concerned about your child’s development, contact EDIS at 081-811-4676. NAPLES AMERICAN RED CROSS holds volunteer orientation the first Wednesday of every month at the organization’s Capodichino office from 8:3010 a.m. and the first Tuesday of every month at the hospital from 9:30-11 a.m. Call 081-568-4788 for info. LATINOS UNIDOS WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS Meetings are at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of every month at the Support Site park. For more info, contact Michael Cortez, Michael.email@example.com, 334-6771-0327, or Gabriel Sermeno, Gabriel.firstname.lastname@example.org, 081-811-5554. CUB SCOUT PACK 007 Want to camp in Nettuno, hike in Cuma, go bowling or participate in swimming and archery? Then Cub Scouts is the place for you! Boys in first through fifth grade meet three times per month to learn skills that they apply on hiking, camping and service outings. FMI, contact email@example.com or visit www.cubscoutingnaples.org.
Friday, April 12 4:30 p.m. Snitch, PG-13 6 p.m. Dark Skies, PG-13 7 p.m. 42, PG-13 Premiere Showing Saturday, April 13 3 p.m. G.I. Joe: Retaliation, (3D) PG-13 4 p.m. Incredible Burt Wonderstone, PG-13 Premiere Showing 6 p.m. 42, PG-13 7 p.m. 21 and Over, R Sunday, April 14 The Croods, PG Incredible Burt Wonderstone, PG-13 6 p.m. 42, PG-13 7 p.m. The Call, R Premiere Showing 3 p.m. 4 p.m.
Monday, April 15 Closed, No Movie Tuesday, April 16 Closed, No Movie Wednesday, April 17 4:30 p.m. The Croods, PG 6 p.m. G.I. Joe: Retaliation, PG-13 7 p.m. The Call, R Thursday, April 18 4:30 p.m. Incredible Burt Wonderstone, PG-13 6 p.m. Snitch, PG-13 7 p.m. 21 and Over, R Friday, April 19 4:30 p.m. The Croods, PG 6 p.m. Oblivion, PG-13 Premiere Showing 7 p.m. Olympus Has Fallen, R Premiere Showing
Movie descriptions 2, PG-13, Cast: Harrison Ford, Jon 4Beharie, Bernthal, Christopher Meloni, Nicole Jud Tylor. Drama, 128 min. Hero is a word we hear often in sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. "42" tells the story of two men-the great Jackie Robinson and legendary Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey-whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the team, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. But the deal also put both Robinson and Rickey in the firing line of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and restraint by not reacting in kind, knowing that any incident could destroy his and Rickey's hopes. Instead, Number 42 let his talent on the field do the talking-ultimately winning over fans and his teammates, silencing his critics, and paving the way for others to follow. In 1997, Major League Baseball retired the number 42 for all teams, making it the first number in sports to be universally retired. HE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERTCarrey, STONE, PG-13, Cast: Olivia Wilde, Jim Steve Buscemi, Steve Carell, James Gandolfini. Comedy, 101 min. Superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton have ruled the Las Vegas strip for years, raking in millions with illusions as big as Burt's growing ego. But lately the duo's greatest deception is their public friendship, while secretly they've grown to loathe each other. Facing cutthroat competition from guerilla street magician Steve Gray, whose cult following surges with each outrageous stunt, even their show looks stale. But there's still a chance Burt and Anton can save the actboth onstage and off-if Burt can get back in touch with what made him love magic in the first place.
Upcoming USO Tours Capodichino Office 081-568-5713 Support Site Office 081-811-4903 www.uso.it
TOURS OPEN TO BOTH U.S. MILITARy AND NATO I.D. CARD HOLDERS USO DAILY TOURS April 12 Mother & Daughter Afternoon at the Spa . . . . .€ 65 April 13 Learn How to Make Your Own Neapolitan Pizza . . . . . . . .€ 30 April 14 ZooMarine Water Park . . . .€ 70 April 19 Sorrento by Night . . . . . . . .€ 38 April 20 The Island of Capri with Lunch . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 80 WEEKEND TOURS
April 27-28 Weekend Under the Tuscan Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 190 May 11-12 Mother’s Day in Puglia and Orvieto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 218 May 24-27 Memorial Day Getaway in Puglia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 274 June 15-16 Father’s Day in Florence and Pisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 178
No Children Under 10 Admitted to R-Rated Movies
over indulgence and utter debauchery in this outrageous comedy about a rite of passage gone so very wrong. HE CALL, R, Cast: Halle Berry, Abigail TEklund, Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Michael Imperioli. Suspense/ Thriller, 94 min. When veteran 911 operator, Jordan, takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life. .I. JOE: RETALIATION, PG-13, Cast: GJohnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum, Dwayne Adrianne Palicki, Ray Stevenson. Action/Adventure, 110 min. Framed for a crime they did not commit, the G.I. Joes must not only fight Cobra but also vindicate themselves to a government that condemned them. ARK SKIES, PG-13, Cast: Keri Russell, DThurman, Dakota Goyo, Josh Hamilton, Annie Trevor St. John. Suspense/ Thriller, 95 min. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family. NITCH, PG-13, Cast: Dwayne Johnson, SPerrineau, Susan Sarandon, Barry Pepper, Harold Jon Bernthal. Action/ Adventure, 112 min. In this fast-paced action thriller inspired by true events, Dwayne Johnson stars as a father whose teenage son is wrongly accused of a drug distribution crime and is looking at a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years. Desperate and determined to rescue his son at all costs, he makes a deal with the U.S. attorney to work as an undercover informant and infiltrate a drug cartel on a dangerous mission -- risking everything, including his family and his own life.
HE CROODS, PG, Voices Cast: Nicholas 1 AND OVER, R, Cast: Miles Teller, 2Francois Justin Chon, Skylar Astin, Sarah Wright, TCage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke. Animation, Chau. Comedy, 93 min. StraightA college student Jeff Chang has always done what he was supposed to do. But when his two best friends take him out for his 21st birthday on the night before an important medical school interview, Jeff Chang snaps and decides to do everything he wants to do. What was supposed to be a quick beer becomes a night of humiliation,
98 min. The world's first family embarks on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures -- and their outlook is changed forever.
If you have been sexually assaulted or need to speak with a S.A.P.R. victim advocate, call 335-640-6621 24/7 for information and support. The DoD Safe Helpline can be reached toll-free at 001-877-995-5247.
panorama april 12, 2013 This still image taken from video in August 2012 shows a remotecontrolled target aircraft as it is hit by the Laser Weapon System (LaWS) during an exercise conducted by a technical team from the Naval Surface Weapons Center Dahlgren Division and managed & funded by the Office of Naval Research ONR), Naval Sea Systems Command, The Office of the Secretary of Defense OSD High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office and supported by U.S. Fleet Forces Command. (U.S. Navy photo)
Navy launches New Campaign to promote responsible drinking
Navy Leaders Announce Plans for Deploying Cost-Saving Laser Technology From Office of Naval Research
Citing a series of technological breakthroughs, Navy leaders announced plans Apr. 8 at the SeaAir-Space exposition to deploy for the first time a solid-state laser aboard a ship in fiscal year 2014. "Our directed energy initiatives, and specifically the solid-state laser, are among our highest priority science and technology programs. The solidstate laser program is central to our commitment to quickly deliver advanced capabilities to forward-deployed forces," Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder said. "This capability provides a tremendously affordable answer to the costly problem of defending against asymmetric threats, and that kind of innovative approach is crucial in a fiscally constrained environment." The announcement to deploy the laser onboars USS Ponce (AFSB[I] 15) comes as Navy researchers continue to make significant progress on directed energy weapons, allowing the service to deploy a laser weapon on a Navy ship two years ahead of schedule. The at-sea demonstration in FY 14 is part of a wider portfolio of nearterm Navy directed energy programs that promise rapid fielding, demonstration and prototyping efforts for shipboard, airborne and ground systems. "Our conservative data tells us a shot of directed energy costs under $1," Klunder said. "Compare that to the hundreds of thousands of dollars it costs to fire a missile, and you can begin to see the merits of this capability." The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Naval Sea Systems Command recently performed demonstrations of high-energy lasers aboard a moving surface combatant ship, as well as against remotely piloted aircraft. Through careful planning of such demonstrations and by leveraging investments made through other Department
of Defense (DoD) agencies, researchers have been able to increase the ruggedness, power and beam quality of lasers, more than doubling the range of the weapons. "The future is here," said Peter A. Morrision, program officer for ONR's Sold-State Laser Technology Maturation Program. "The solid-state laser is a big step forward to revolutionizing modern warfare with directed energy, just as gunpowder did in the era of knives and swords." Officials consider the solid-state laser a revolutionary technology that gives the Navy an extremely affordable, multi-mission weapon with a deep magazine and unmatched precision, targeting and control functions. Because lasers run on electricity, they can be fired as long as there is power and provide a measure of safety as they don't require carrying propellants and explosives aboard ships. Lasers complement kinetic weapons to create a layered ship defense capability, providing improved protection against swarming small boats and unmanned aircraft at a fraction of the cost of traditional weapons. The advancing technology gives sailors a variety of options they never had before, including the ability to control a laser weapon's output and perform actions ranging from non-lethal disabling and deterrence all the way up to destruction. "We expect that in the future, a missile will not be able to simply outmaneuver a highly accurate, high-energy laser beam traveling at the speed of light," Klunder said. Following the USS Ponce demonstration, the Navy and DoD will continue to research ways to integrate affordable laser weapons into the fleet. Video of the demonstration of the high-energy laser aboard a moving surface combatant ship and against remotely piloted aircraft can be seen here: http://youtu.be/OmoldX1wKYQ.
The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) temporarily installed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) last year in San Diego, Calif., is a technology demonstrator built by the Naval Sea Systems Command from commercial fiber solid state lasers, utilizing combination methods developed at the Naval Research Laboratory. LaWS can be directed onto targets from the radar track obtained from a MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapon system or another targeting source. The Office of Naval Research's Solid State Laser (SSL) portfolio includes LaWS development and upgrades providing a quick reaction capability for the fleet with an affordable SSL weapon prototype. This capability provides Navy ships a method for Sailors to easily defeat small boat threats and aerial targets without using bullets. (Photo by John F. Williams)
Charlie Ross, Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SAPR) counselor, and Jennifer Dolehite, U.S. Fleet Forces Alcohol and Drug Control Officer (ADCO), demonstrate how to use the alcohol detection device (ADD) during a Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor (DAPA)/Urinalysis Program Coordinator (UPC) forum at Naval Station Norfolk. (Photo by MC1 Julie Matyascik) From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs
The Navy is launching a new campaign April 1 in honor of National Alcohol Awareness Month called "Keep What You've Earned," designed to encourage responsible drinking among Sailors by focusing on the accomplishments in their Navy careers. "Being an advocate for responsible drinking is not only a leadership responsibility - it is a responsibility of every Sailor in the fleet," said Chief of Naval Personnel and Total Force Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer April Beldo. "Together we have reduced the number of alcohol related incidents and DUIs by almost half over the last five years. By drinking responsibly, you can continue to help bring these numbers down and make a difference in fleet readiness." According to Dorice Favorite, director of the Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (NADAP) program, Sailors drink primarily because of stress related to the workplace, their families and life changes. "From boot camp to advancement exams, job training and deployments, the "Keep What You've Earned" campaign recognizes these challenges and encourages Sailors to drink responsibly to maintain their successful careers," said Favorite. To address alcohol use from all angles, the new campaign actively engages alcohol abuse personnel, Navy leaders, local communities and Sailors as advocates for responsible drinking. "Our Sailors are excited about this campaign's launch because they were a part of its development," said Cmdr. Jay Clark, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80). Sailors from Roosevelt participated in a photo shoot to be used in posters and other print materials, then in an informal review of the products to see if they resonated with the core audience of young Sailors. "We talk about responsible alcohol use constantly aboard Roosevelt, but it was nice to have the Navy include our Sailors in the development of something that affects them and their careers," said Clark. "The safety and well-being of our Sailors is our top priority," said Beldo. "Sailors endure many challenges during their first few years of enlistment and this should be recognized. It should not be treated as an excuse to drink. We all work together to create and maintain a responsible drinking environment, remind Sailors of their accomplishments and encourage positive decisions regarding alcohol." During April, NADAP encourages all units to discuss the importance of drinking responsibly. To facilitate these discussions, the "Keep What You've Earned" campaign offers leadership talking points, posters, fact sheets and social media messages, all of which are available on the NADAP website, http://www.nadap.navy.mil.
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Kids’ Talk: NES Students Report March athletes The Living Museum By Charlize Santos
Do you want to know what happened at the living Museum? You do? Then come on and let's start! The Living Museum had A Lot of people that made a difference in the world! We had to get ready to entertain people with everything we researched and had in our head. I was Mozart. We wore costumes so we could look like our person and we made a poster too! The other students were Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Ella Fitzgerald, Ruby Bridges, Queen Elizabeth the 1st, Susan B. Anthony, Sacagawea, Pocahontas, and so many more! A lot of visitors pushed my button and I had fun saying my speech over and over again. The Living Museum was so crowded that I couldn’t get my own break to get a chance to push other people’s buttons who made a difference in the world! The Living Museum lasted for 2 days and it was a Great experience for me! Maybe next year the second graders will have a successful Living Museum just like us! Photos courtesy of Naples Elementary School
We Are Important People By Meagan Kenney
Clara Barton, Mozart, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Leonardo Da Vinci, Rosa Parks, Queen Elizabeth the 1st and Much more! All of these wonderful characters came to life when you pressed their magic button. My name is Meagan Kenney; I’m in Miss Camilleri’s class, and I’m going to tell “you” about the Living Museum. March 27 and 29 were noisy days because people were saying wonderful speeches. The whole reason why we were the Living Museum was to study different people. I was Ella Fitzgerald, first lady of song. We had to do posters, bio poems, portraits, pixies and even timelines! To become your person you had to do A Lot of research like to look in books, on the computer, and in movies. You had to be creative in your costume. My person had curly hair and a bow, so my mom braided my hair, because I don’t have curly hair. Then, I put a flower in it. I wore an evening gown with a bow on it. To be creative, I made a microphone with a rubber ball and a paper towel roll. We, the second graders, had an Outrageous time! Thanks to all the second graders for working Super hard! Naples Elementary School Dolphins are independent, creative, problem – solvers! My name is Meagan Kenney, and now “you” know everything about our Living Museum!
Submit to Kids Talk This ongoing series in Panorama showcases the writing of children and teenagers who are part of Naples' U.S. and NATO military community. Submissions can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the name of the author, along with his or her age. Submissions must be the work of the student or child.
of the Month From the Naples High School Athletic Booster Club
George Shaffer, a sophomore, has been named the Baseball Athlete of the Month. Shaffer was instrumental in getting the NHS baseball team off to a 6-0 start batting in the 2nd and 6th position. His batting average is .700 with 14 plate appearances. He had 6 RBI and scored 8 times. Shaffer’s on-base percentage is .643 and has a slugging percentage of .800. His defensive play was flawless at first base. Shaffer is also a leader in the classroom with a 4.0 GPA.
Tara Carrico, a senior, has been named the Softball Athlete of the Month. Carrico had a batting average of .444 and an on-base percentage of .944 for the month of March. She is one of the captains of the Lady Wildcats Softball team. She is a leader both on and off the field, mentoring the younger players and being a positive role model. Carrico also excels in the classroom.
Brian Pfirrmann, a senior, has been named the Boys’ Soccer Athlete of the Month. Pfirrmann plays center defender for the soccer team and has distinguished himself as a team captain by providing outstanding leadership on and off the field this season. His leadership was instrumental in the game against the Vicenza Cougars in which the Naples Wildcats tied March 23 and in the game against the Aviano Saints in which the Naples Wildcats won the game March 29. He is a strong role model for other players and for Naples High School. Pfirrmann also played varsity football and wrestling and will graduate with honors next month. Kylie Beltz, a sophomore, has been named the Girls’ Soccer Athlete of the Month. Beltz is a student-athlete who brings a fierce determination to the game of soccer, as evidenced by last year’s varsity performance as a starting freshman on the girls’ soccer team. She played every minute of every game, except for the last twenty-five seconds against Rome, consistently shutting down the opposing teams’ offense. This year, she has picked up where she left off, by once again dominating the defensive line and keeping shots on goal to a minimum. The best way to describe this honor-roll student is tenacious, intense, and unrelenting. Beltz plans to play soccer in college and has received interest from several college soccer programs, even though she is only a sophomore. Beltz was selected for the prestigious 2012-1013 Europe Olympic Development Program team and plays regularly in Germany.
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It’s understandable that U.S. Navy logistics is often thought of as a surface Navy game. News abounds of underway replenishment at sea events and Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships delivering vital food, fuel, passengers and cargo to ships deployed in forward operating theaters. A perhaps lesser known, but equally important, link in the logistics chain is the air logistics support provided by detachments of Navy aircraft squadrons forward-deployed around the world. Currently deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility, Fleet Logistics Squadrons (VR) 51 and 64 have made significant contributions to readiness and mission accomplishment within the region. The detachments reported to Task Force 63 (CTF-63) in January 2013 for three months and are based at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy. Averaging about 20 men and women per detachment, these aircrews provide responsive, flexible and rapid air logistics support required to sustain operations at sea and on shore, as well as responding to emergent mission requirements. “We completely rely on our assigned VR aircraft to accomplish the logistics mission throughout the EUCOM and AFRICOM areas of responsibility,” said Capt. Richard N. Soucie, commander of Task Force 63 and MSC Europe and Africa. “The dedicated and highly-skilled full-time support and selected Reserve Sailors play an absolutely vital role in our ability to sustain the fleet.” While both squadrons have the same mission, they fly different aircraft, providing increased flexibility to the Europe and Africa combatant commanders. The Windjammers of VR-51, homeported in Kaneohe, Hawaii, fly the C-20 Gulfstream IV aircraft that provides long range, medium airlift logistics support. The C-20 can be configured for up to 20 passengers, up to 5,000 pounds of cargo or a combination of both. Meanwhile, the VR-64 Condors of McGuire Air Force Base, N.J., employ the C-130 Hercules, a four-engine turboprop with a maximum cargo payload of greater than 30,000 pounds, up to 75 passengers or any variation in between. VR-51 and VR-64 are assigned to the Naval Reserve Forces Fleet Logistics Support Wing, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, along with 10 additional VR squadrons and have no counterpart in the active force. The squadrons are staffed by a combination of full time support and selected Reservists. For the selected Reservists, the deployment usually represents the members’ 17-day annual training commitment, while the full time support members deploy for one- to three-month detachment cycles.
The routine for the air logistics arm of CTF-63 is anything but routine. Typically operating six days per week, they can be tasked to conduct a mission to Norway, to South Africa or anywhere in between. Their efforts can be in response to an emergent crisis situation or part of a pre-planned operation based entirely on the customers’ requirements. “For example, in the next 30 days, the C-130 has only four days off,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jared “Jake” Jacobs, CTF-63 VR Liaison Officer. “The detachments’ ‘turn on a dime’ flexibility is their key to success.” One recent example for VR-51 was in support of recovery and salvage operations following the loss of a U.S. Air Force F-16 in the Adriatic Sea in late January. From initial notification at their home base in Sigonella to personnel and equipment delivery on scene at Aviano Air Force Base, Italy, only 9 hours, 30 minutes elapsed. And this included picking up a U.S. Navy dive team, their gear and a sonar array at Naval Station Rota, Spain. “We received notice at about noon to depart in two hours to fly to Rota, Spain,” said Lt. Cmdr. Daven Wilson, VR-51 aircraft commander. “There, we loaded the Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 dive team, their 835 pounds of gear, and took off again about an hour and a half later. We flew them to Aviano, arriving at about 9:30 p.m., so they could begin immediate operations in support of the recovery and salvage effort. Even though this mission was flown with short notice, we know we’re here to be ready and responsive.” As with any military unit, flexibility is key to successful mission accomplishment. Originally assigned to provide flight support elsewhere from Jan. 22-24, VR-51 easily adapted to a short-notice additional requirement to transfer security teams to and from MSC’s HSV Swift (HSV 2) in the Canary Islands. Over a three-day period, VR-51 transported 80 passengers and 5,100 pounds of cargo, meeting the requirements for both assignments. The Condors also find themselves delivering cargo as diverse as an 8,000 pound van or a rigid-hull inflatable boat in support of U.S. Navy ships. In February, VR-64 completed three back-to-back missions over 10 days for Naval Special Warfare Unit 10, transporting cargo, equipment, and personnel into different locations throughout the region. “These squadrons being here in theater ensure fleet readiness remains on schedule without delay,” said Jacobs. “If you didn’t have these flexible assets here consistently, the Navy could have a challenge in meeting its mission requirements and timelines. With them, the Navy doesn’t have to rely on other services or contracted delivery systems, which may not fly where the Navy needs it to fly or within the time frame the Navy needs.”
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HM3 ANGEL CASTILLEJA Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Angel Castilleja is a valuable asset and a great role-model to the Main Operating Room (MOR) Department. He was previously stationed with the 2nd Battalion First Marine Division, taking part in two deployments, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. His prior experience and can-do attitude in the workspace promotes a positive and energetic atmosphere to his patients and the rest of the staff. Castilleja is one of two corpsmen assigned to the Anesthesia Division and is responsible for assisting the anesthesiologists during surgical cases. He ensures all the Anesthesia equipment is ready and properly stocked for each case, and for emergencies, even if that means staying late to do so. Castilleja enjoys working in the MOR because the staff is always supportive and friendly which results in happier patients. He loves the weather in Italy and lives a very active lifestyle. He snowboards during the winter and even completed his first marathon recently in Rome. He has traveled all over Europe and plans to keep traveling until the day his orders take him back to the states. “Since I have been at this command, I have had a great chain of command. Every day I come to work feeling good. But let’s not forget where we are. I love traveling. I have already made plans for the entire summer all the way until I leave the command. I plan on coming back to this command in the future. Even if I don’t, I am still coming back to Europe.”
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LCDR JEROME N. RAGADIO Lt. Cmdr. Jerome Ragadio recently returned from an Individual Augmentee deployment at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba. Following tradition, U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Naples welcomed Ragadio back by having him add his dog tag to the USNH Naples deployment tribute display. His dog tag represents the 75th member to deploy from USNH Naples in support of the global war on terrorism/overseas contingency operation. For his accomplishments while deployed, Ragadio was awarded the Army Commendation Medal. Ragadio said, “GTMO is a deployment like no other. We were not on a ship, nor in the desert fighting a war. We were accomplishing one of the most important, historical, and uniquely challenging missions for the war on terror which tested our character, strength, honor, courage and commitment. It was the experience of a lifetime, something I am proud to have done and definitely a ‘sea’ story I will be telling my grandkids someday.”
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Obtaining your Sojourner Permit Italian law requires all foreign personnel working or living within Italy, other than an active-duty member under military orders, to obtain a Sojourner Permit within eight days of arrival in Italy. This is different from a visa, which is merely an approval for entry into the country. All applicants over 14 years of age must apply in person, as each person's signature is required at the time of application. NATIONALS OF ANY STATE OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY COMING TO ITALY DO NOT REQUIRE ANY VISA OR SOJOURNER PERMIT. As part of the Area Orientation process, the U.S. Region Legal Service Office (RLSO EURAFSWA) assists in the preparation and oversees the acquisition of the Sojourner Permit for all personnel attached to U.S. Navy commands in the Naples area. Army and Air Force personnel stationed at JFC must apply through the Carabiniere at the JFC Provost Marshall's Office, Building L. Contact Connie Henderson, RLSO EURAFSWA liaison advisor, at 081-5684639 for more information.
In the event of an emergency or to report a crime, please call the Emergency Dispatch Center at 081-568-4911 or 5911.
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A Glance Around the Fleet
Fire Controlman 1st Class Benjamin Doyle greets his family after the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) arrives at her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk after completing a nine-month deployment, April 5. This was Jason Dunham's maiden deployment and was part of a regular rotation of forces to support maritime security operations, provide crisis response capability and increase theater security cooperation and forward naval presence in the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.(Photo by MC2 Josue L. Escobosa)
Navy's wounded warriors prepare for the Warrior Games by taking on the Penn State women's volleyball team during an exhibition game at the school in State College, Pa., April 5. (Photo by EJ Hersom)
An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) while operating in the North Arabian Sea, April 5. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by MCSN Andrew Schneider)
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HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE (HRO) NOTICE: The Department of the Navy announced a hiring freeze effective Jan. 14. Effective immediately, all appropriated funds, U.S. and local national vacancy announcements will be placed on hold until further notice. However, some positions are exempt from the hiring freeze as per the Secretary of the Navy (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) guidance issued Jan. 28. Announcements for exempt positions will be advertised as normal on this page. HRO WEBSITES: https://cnic.navy. mil/europe/about/Jobs/index.htm and http://hronaples.altervista.org HRO FACEBOOK: HRO_NAPLES Please contact us at 081-568-5409 for any questions. The Human Resources Office is located in the Admin I building at Capodichino, first floor. The customer service hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Applications are accepted at the Security Pass and ID Office at Capodichino, OR at the HRO, located in Admin 1, Capodichino, OR by mailing to: HRO, PSC 817 Box 29, FPO AE 09622, OR at Fleet and Family Service Center (FFSC) located on the TLA first floor, at Support Site. HRO must receive mailed applications by closing date of the vacancy announcement. PLEASE NOTE: Customer service operation hours for the following HRO services are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: • ID/CAC CARDS (DD1172-2) • Requests for an Official Passport (DD1056) • Logistical Support Letters • Work Certificates
OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT Educational Aid (CDC/CYP), GS1702-02 KPP 03 KPP 04, ANN#EUR13-537395-AG, (Multiple Positions), Full Time Permanent. CLOSING DATE: April 18 Environmental Protection Specialist, GS-0028-13, ANN# EUR13-567569-EG, Full Time Permanent
LOCAL NATIONALS (LN) POSITIONS NO VACANCIES
If you have any questions, contact the front desk at 081-568-5409. You will be contacted within 24 hours, so please be sure to provide your contact information. Thank you and we appreciate your input, whether negative or positive so that we can find ways to improve the HRO services or continue to provide excellent service. As a reminder, an HRO representative is available for the biweekly "Meet & Greet" at the Support Site food court area. Please feel free to come by, pick up a copy of a vacancy announcement that you
may be interested in applying for, or ask questions. If the HRO representative is unable to provide you a response, he or she will bring the question back to the HRO office and you will be provided an answer or a call back the same day. The next "Meet & Greet" is from 8-9 a.m. April 22.
NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITIONS Fleet & Family Readiness NAF Local Naples job announcements within CNREURAFSWA may be viewed at: www.cnic. navy.mil/Naples/Fleet AndFamilyReadiness/AboutFleetAn dFamilyReadiness/Jobs/index.htm The necessary application forms are also available online. For any questions you have, you may reach us at 081-568-5612/4164.
NSA NAPLES POSITIONS, MWR OPEN CONTINUOUS POSITIONS Child and Youth Programs Assistant, CY-1702-I/II, ANN# 12159, (Multiple Positions). Flexible/ regular part-time, Child Development Centers, School Age Care, Youth Programs, Capodichino/ Support Site. Provides appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in a Child and Youth Program setting Performs routine, day-to-day care of infants and children ranging from 6 weeks to 5 years old. Assembles or gathers materials and equipment necessary to execute School Age Care for children ranging from 6 years old to 9 years old, School Age Care Pre-Teen for children ranging from 10 years old to 12 years old, and Teen Center Program for children ranging from 13 years old to 18 years old. Receives and releases children to/from authorized parents, guardian. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-002, flexible, Auto/ Skills Center, Support Site. Provides information concerning facility, operation and regulations. Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-042, flexible, Golf Course, Carney Park. Collects green fees (monthly and daily), locker fees and fees for electric cart rentals. Employee will act as starter when needed on weekdays and assist when needed as cashier. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-044, flexible, NOR Center, Carney Park. Provides and maintain recreation and athletic equipment issue. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-155, flexible, Liberty Division, Capodichino. Helps the customers in the recreation center with recreational events. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01 (Theater Concessionaire) ANN# 13015, flexible, Reel Time Theater II, Support Site. This position transacts the sale of refreshments at the theater snack bar. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#13-035, flexible Fitness Branch, Capodichino/Support Site. Performs maintenance on various types of recreation and athletic equipment to ensure that all equip-
In the event of an emergency or to report a crime, please call the Emergency Dispatch Center at 081-568-4911 or 5911.
to the atteNtioN oF our CuStoMerS: StaMpa GeNerale Srl, Publisher of the paNoraMa newspaper, wishes to inform you that the only authorized representatives for the sale of advertising spaces and cashing payments on our behalf are Mr. Vincenzo acanfora and Mr. Sebastiano Saglimbeni, who will present their ID to identify themselves. For any further information, please contact our office at 081-568-7884 or by e-mail email@example.com Please report to us any attempted approach by anyone other than the two gentlemen mentioned above. atteNZioNe GeNtili ClieNti: StaMpa GeNerale Srl, società editrice del giornale paNoraMa, desidera informarVi che gli unici incaricati autorizzati alla vendita di inserzioni pubblicitarie ed all'incasso fatture per nostro conto sono il Sig. Vincenzo acanfora e il Sig. Sebastiano Saglimbeni, che si faranno riconoscere esibendo un documento di identità. Per qualsiasi informazione e/o referenza vi preghiamo di contattare i nostri uffici al numero 081-568-7884, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Vi preghiamo inoltre di volerci segnalare eventuali tentativi di approccio da parte di persone diverse da quelle sopra elencate.
ment is in good condition and safe for patron use. Food Service Worker, NA-740804, ANN#13-036 flexible, Bowling Center, Support Site. Performs a variety of tasks such as grilling or frying pancakes, hamburgers, hot dogs, bacon, eggs, sausage, by watching while the items are cooking, turning as required; regulating temperature and removing when done. Lead Lifeguard, NF-0189-02, ANN#13-059, temporary flexible (Seasonal Employment) Aquatics Division, Carney Park/Support Site. Ensures subordinate lifeguards are enforcing the pool rules and regulations. 1st cut off date: April 19. Subsequent cut-off every 14 days. Closing date: Open Until Filled Lifeguard, NF-0189-01, ANN# 13061 (Multiple positions) temporary flexible (Seasonal Employment) Aquatics Division, Carney Park/ Support Site. Works as instructor, safeguards and supervises swimmers and bathers in pool area. 1st cut off date: April 19. Subsequent cut-off every 14 days. Closing date: Open Until Filled
CNREURAFSWA NAF U.S POSITION Child and Youth Program Leader, CY-1702-II, ANN# 13-053, regular full time, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Naples. The purpose of the CY Program Leader (CYP) is to provide appropriate development care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more CY programs. This includes the provision of guidance, assistance, and mentoring for the CY Program Assistants. Closing date: April 19. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current CYP employees only. Child and Youth Program Assistant Training Specialist, NF-1702-03 ANN#13-054, regular full time, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Naples. The purpose of the CYP Assistant Training Specialist is to assist the CYP Training Specialist in providing and delivering a comprehensive training program to CYP employees and Child Development Home (CDH) providers that supports the professional requirement of their positions. Closing date: April 19. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current CYP employees only. Child and Youth Program Operation Clerk, NF-0303-02, ANN# 13-055, regular full time, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Naples. Job Summary: The purpose of this CY Program Operations Clerk is to serve as a contact point for information and perform clerical and administrative tasks in support of the CYP, Which includes Child Development Centers (CDCs), Child Development Homes (CDH), School Age Care (SAC) programs. Closing date: April 19. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current CYP employees only.
NAF LOCAL NATIONAL POSITION Lead Lifeguard, Ua-0189-06, ANN#13-056, temporary full time
Aquatics Division, (Seasonal Employment) Carney Park,/ Support Site. 1st cut off date: April 19. Subsequent cut-off every 14 days. Closing date: Open Until Filled. Lifeguard, Ua-0189-07, ANN# 13057, (Multiple Positions) temporary part time/full time, (Seasonal Employment) Aquatics Division, Carney Park/Support Site. 1st cut off date: April 19. Subsequent cut-off every 14 days. Closing date: Open Until Filled.
NEX EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Gricignano, Building 2091-B Call 081-813-5253/5254 Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For a current list of U.S. vacancies and the on-line application, please visit our website at: https://www.Navy Exchange.jobs.
U.S. NAF POSITIONS AVAILABLE GRICIGNANO MAIN STORE Ann#120003GH Sales Clerk/ CL/NF-01/FPT. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and displayed for the Cosmetics, Health & Personal Care, Sporting Goods, Garden, Christmas Shop , Pets , and Cough and Cold departments. Ann#120003GG Sales Clerk/ SL/NF-01/FPT. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and displayed for the Jewelry, Mens, Ladies, Shoes, Cosmetics, Handbags, and Children’s departments. Ann#120002U7 Cashier Checker/CC/NF-01/Flex. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Associate operates cash registers to record sales in retail check out areas. Ann#120003GF Sales Clerk/ HL/ NF-01/Flex. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is
properly stocked and displayed for the electronics, housewares, domestics, furniture, and gifts departments. Ann#13000091 LP/Safety Investigator (Detective)/52/NF-02/ RFT. Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $9.50-$11.50. Responsible for the protection of Navy Exchange assets through investigative strategies and the auditing of controls designed to prevent and minimize loss potential. Utilizes various surveillance techniques. Ann#120003R3 Security Guard/ ì52/NF-01/Flex - Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $9.00-$11.00. Ensures enforcement of security measures; conducts inspections; prepares reports concerning security related incidents, etc. CAPODICHINO NEX MART Ann#130000NJ Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. GRICIGNANO MINI MART Ann#12000343 Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. JFC-NATO MINI MART (Lago Patria) Ann#1200034W Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex. Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. LATINA MINI MART Ann#120002U5 Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$10.00. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. GAETA MINI MART No Vacancies