59th year, No. 21
Serving the Nato, Naples and Gaeta military community in italy
Friday, May 30, 2014
W hat ’ s I nsIde
Veterans Honored at American Cemetery in Italy
Area Ombudsmen Honored at Recognition Dinner Page 4
Above: The Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy is the final resting ground of 7,861 Americans who lost their lives while liberating Italy. (Photos by MCSN Weston Jones)
Right: Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, gives a speech during a Memorial Day ceremony at the SicilyRome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, May 26. “Memorial Day is the occasion where we honor those who have sacrificed their lives in the service of our Nation,” said Davidson. “I thank God for the men and women who went before us for the liberty and the freedom they provided their generation and the generations that followed.” see Page 6 for story
Exercise Trident Jaguar 2014 Comes to a Close Page 7
Arlington National Cemetery: 150 Years of Service By MC3 Jennifer Lebron, Defense Media Center
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens conducts a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in honor of Armed Forces Day, May 17. (Photo by MC2 Martin L. Carey)
Established during the Civil War as a burial ground for Union soldiers, Arlington National Cemetery has taken in the remains of more than 400,000 Americans. More than 4 million people visit the cemetery annually. From May through June of this year, the cemetery will host a series of events to commemorate Arlington's 150 years as a national cemetery. "This celebration is on behalf of the people who have served and sacrificed, for every man and woman who has worn that uniform," said Patrick Hallinan, director of the cemetery. "It's taking a look back and saying, here's the heritage, here's the military heritage of service and sacrifice everyone has served that has worn the uniform, everyone has contributed, and many have made the supreme sacrifice." See NATIONAL CEMETERY Page 6
The Naples High School Class of 2014 Pages 12-13
Weekly Crime Report Review what happened between May 21 and May 27. Page 5
FRIDAY High 73 / Low 59 Clear
SATURDAY High 72 / Low 58 Rain
SUNDAY High 72 / Low 57 Partly Cloudy
May 30, 2014
By Capt. Scott Gray NSA Naples Commanding Officer
Update to Anti-Smog Traffic Ban in Naples
June 6, 20: Navy Second Class Swimmer Qualification Testing
I hope everyone had a safe and fun Memorial Day. One group was especially busy during the long weekend; I couldn’t be prouder of our student athletes and their coaches, who give so much time and energy to ensure these young people succeed. Last Thursday, the Naples High School girls’ soccer team won their fifth consecutive European Championship for Division II DoDDs schools, which has never before been done, by any other team in any other sport. The all-tournament MVP for girls’ soccer was Naples’ own Isabella Lucy, dominating in goals and assists. Boys’ soccer also achieved a historical achievement of fourth place in their tourney, advancing well past previous seasons. Boys’ baseball won their second European championship, and currently sits with a 33-0 record, remaining undefeated for two years. George Shaffer, who was 10/10 in the first two days of the tourney, took MVP overall. Additionally, he took fourth place for tennis in Europe. Boys’ track also had a great weekend, winning the Division II track meet and boasting the skills of the fastest boy in Europe, Cameron Copeland. Kudos to Cameron, who took gold in both 100 and 200 meter events with faster times than all boys from Divisions I, II, and III. Last weekend’s events cap off a great winter and spring, where the Wildcats boys’ basketball team placed second and girls took fifth in Division II. Girls’ softball finished second in their division, losing only to Vicenza all season. Well done to all the athletes that brought about these incredible results. Our student athletes clearly excel at their sports, but I also want to thank the great coaches that get the most out of our kids. NHS is a small-staffed school, and 15 hours away from most competitors by bus. These students are able to withstand long transit times and emerge as champions on arrival. Parents of these students support their athletic endeavors tirelessly, traveling to events and ferrying kids to practice. Our success is truly a community achievement-thank you to all who make it possible. Though spring sports are wrapping up, summer is right around the corner, with plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy all that southern Italy has to offer. Within our own installations, the pools at Carney Park and the Support Site are ramping up summer hours; the Support Site pool opened last weekend and Carney park opens in a couple of weeks with the conclusion of the school year. The Reel Time Theatre is offering more movie showings each weekend than ever before, so there’s something to do even on rainy days. Get out and enjoy your weekend!
Vehicles of foreign nationals (non-locals) operating within NATO have been exempted from the driving ban imposed by the city of Naples, which covers the entire city and its 30 quarters. The resolution has also been suspended until October 2014, except for the first and third Sunday of each month from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. up until October. The anti-smog resolution is scheduled to be effective from October 2014 to March 2015. It will limit traffic on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. There will also be one Sunday a month scheduled.
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Summer Day Camp Registration Now Open Summer Day Camp Registration for currently enrolled School Age Care children ages 5-13 will is now open. Adventure Plus Camp is for 10-13 yearolds, and includes exciting field trips, rock wall climbing, robotics and more fun. Register at the Support Site Youth Center from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Priority 1-4 registration is currently ongoing for civilian employees with a full-time working or student spouse. Summer Day Camp runs weekly from June 16 to Aug. 22. For more information call DSN 629-4722 or 081-811-4722.
SAT Course Instructors Needed Teachers are needed to instruct/prepare Naples teens for the upcoming SAT testing in the areas of Critical Thinking and/or Mathematics. Classes run 9 hours for each of the two sections in three, 3-hour increments. If you are interested, please submit resume’, proof of education, 3 professional reference letters and three persona reference letters, dates of availability and any other certificates and/or awards pertinent to the teaching field. Background check must be completed. Contact the Teen Director at DSN 629-4395 for more information.
June 1: RLSO Legal Assistance Walk-In Hours Change Beginning June 1, RLSO Legal Assistance will have walk-in hours every Thursday. As a reminder, RLSO Legal Assistance is located on the second floor of ADMIN II and hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For appointments, please call the RLSO Legal Assistance front desk at DSN: 626-4576 or 081568-4576.
June 6: USO Open Mic Night at Olde Towne Pub All are welcome to join USO volunteers at the Olde Towne Pub on Capodichino for a night of music, comedy and a chance to share your talent. The event begins at 9 p.m. on Friday, June 6. Call the USO at DSN 626-5713 for additional information.
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June 7: Single Sailor Snorkeling on Ancient Roman Ruins USO Naples is hosting a snorkeling tour for single and unaccompanied Sailors on Saturday, June 7. The snorkeling tour will be on the ancient Roman ruins in Baia. The tour includes transportation, snorkeling instructor, use of equipment and beach access for a 10 euro signup fee. Contact USO Naples at DSN 626-5713 for questions or to sign up.
June 7: Excel American Basketball Club (EABC) Basketball Tournament The EABC will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament and Hot Shot shooting contest on Saturday, June 7. The event will take place on the outside basketball courts of Naples Elementary School. It’s open to youth ages 11-13, 14–17, 18 and up. Teams may consist of 3 to 5 man teams. Registration fee is $120 per team. For more information, please email DeRon Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 13: VITA Tax Center Closing The Naples VITA Tax Center on Capodichino will be closing June 13. The tax-filing deadline for overseas is June 16. For self-help appointments, please call DSN 626-4576. Taxpayers who are not able to file an accurate return by June 16 can submit a tax filing extension to make their filing deadline Oct. 15. For more information, please visit http://www.irs.gov/.
June 13: Navy College Programs Graduation Ceremony The Navy College Office in conjunction with the on-base colleges and universities will be holding their Annual Graduation Recognition Ceremony in the Capodichino base theater on June 13 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony recognizes the completion of college degrees at the University of Maryland University College, Central Texas College and Oklahoma University, as well as external degree institutions. All are invited to attend the ceremony and a reception will follow in the Bella Napoli conference room. The graduation keynote speaker will be Ernie D'Antonio, director of the U.S. Navy's Voluntary Education Programs. For further information, please contact Deborah Harris-Sims at DSN 626-6678 or nco.naples@ eu.navy.mil.
June 19: NMCRS Baby Basics Class A monthly class on newborn care and other useful tips for expecting parents is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 19. The class is offered by Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Visiting Nurses and is open to U.S. military, civilians and NATO ID cardholders. It will be held at the 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: 626-3913 or 081-568-3913.
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Italian News Briefs
Navy Chaplain Participates in Run with 70th Anniversary Memorial Torch
Michelangelo Exhibit Opens in Rome Capitoline Museum opened a Michelangelo exhibition in Rome on Tuesday. The “Universal Artist” highlights the Renaissance master with 150 works, including busts, sketches, statues and oil paintings by Michelangelo and his contemporaries. The show starts off with “Madonna of the Steps,” a sculpture made by the artist at the age of 15. Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in Arezzo in 1475. He worked for six popes and in his old age, he became closer to his Christian faith as seen in “Crucifixions” and “Resurrections” shown in the exhibition. The show runs until Sept. 14.
Festivals and Fairs Highlight Summer in Campania
Birth of the Italian Republic Celebrated June 2 Italy celebrates Festa della Repubblica Italiana, June 2, to commemorate the birth of the Italian Republic. An institutional referendum was held on June 2 and 3 1946, following the fall of Fascism and the end of World War II, in which Italians were asked to vote on what form of government they preferred, either a monarchy or republic. The majority of Italians chose a republic and the monarchs of the House of Savoy were exiled. In June 1948, Rome hosted a military parade in honor of the Republic and the following year, with Italy’s entry into NATO, ten parades took place simultaneously across the country. On May 27, 1949, lawmakers passed Article 260, cited June 2 as data di fondazione della Repubblica (date of the founding of the Republic) and declared it a national holiday. In 1950 the military parade was included for the first time in the protocol of official celebrations. Due to the economic crisis in March 1977, the Republic Day celebration was moved to the first Sunday in June. Only in 2001 was the celebration moved back to
T HE I NSIDE P AGE … FOR FLEET AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER (FFSC) EVENTS, SEE PAGE 5.
Compiled by Teresa Merola
The Campania region celebrates the arrival of summer with many shows and fairs from late May to early June. The fifth edition of Barbeque Under the Stars is an event held in Mercogliano, in the Avellino province, from May 30 to June 1. Rich menus include grilled sausage or steak, French fries, fried pizza and local wine. In the town of Cesa, in the Caserta province, from May 30 to June 1 the traditional Asprino Wine Festival will be held, allowing visitors to taste typical products and wines from local wineries. A ceremony for the best Asprino production wine will close the event. The gastronomy tour will end with the 12th edition of the Potato Festival held in Marigliano, in the Avellino province, from May 29 to June 2.
Cmdr. Manuel Biadog Jr., command chaplain for Naval Support Activity Naples, participating in the 70th PeaceFix Torch Run honoring the 7,861 heroes from World War II buried at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, May 12. The 70th Anniversary of World War II in Europe Memorial Torch was lit by a cardinal after Mass at church in Montecassino, Italy, May 11, and arrived in Nettuno, Italy the following day. (Photo by MAC Roderick Hopes)
June 2, becoming a public holiday again. The commemorations start with the laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Rome, followed by the military parade with the flyover of the Frecce Tricolori squadron (air force aerobatic team) Giorgio Napolitano, President of Italy and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces presides over the military parade. In the afternoon, the gardens of the Palazzo del Quirinale will be open to the public with free entrance. Concerts and music are performed by the bands of all the Italian Armed Forces.
Theft of Six Million Euros from Italian Army Treasuries The Italian army was involved in the arrest of three people for allegedly playing a role in the theft of six million euros from Italian army treasuries. Others are under investigation by military and prosecutors’ offices for embezzlement, money laundering, and reinvestment of money laundering proceeds. An army marshal is believed to be the mastermind and has been suspended and stripped of his rank. His case
is being dealt with by military and civilian prosecutors. He was a treasurer of the army’s central administration from 2010-2013 and allegedly skimmed about six million euros from the bank account used to pay the salaries of personnel. An accountant then channeled the money into the bank accounts of dozens of accomplices who were recruited in the province of Naples. The army marshal is accused of using embezzled funds for vacations, cars and homes. Investigators also say he used the money to fund his activities as an amateur singer.
Association Says Italy has One Pet for Every Person According to the Food and Care of Animals association, there are 60.5 million pets in Italy, an equivalent of one pet for every person. Thirty million of the pets are fish, followed by 13 million birds and 7.8 million cats coming in third, mostly living with single people. There are approximately 6.95 dogs, which mostly live with families. In 2013, Italians spent more than 1.77 billion euros to feed their pets. The United States pet-food market is worth 15.5 billion euros.
NAPLES OVERSEAS SUPPORT CLUB (NOSC) is seeking a committed volunteer to serve as fundraising vice president for the 2014-15 board term. For a job description, go to www.noscitaly.com or email email@example.com. NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB is looking for new board members. Consider offering your time to further the work of the Athletic Booster Club. The club is accepting nominations and applications for the 2014-15 Board. We will call for a membership-wide vote in May, with the new Board installed in June. The current board is working to have summer and fall kick off plans in place to ease the transition, as well as a healthy bank account to seed 2014-15 Wildcat Athletics. Job descriptions for president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, membership, Webmaster, publicity/marketing and spirit wear can be found at www.naplesboosterclub.com in the documents section. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information. USO NAPLES is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to join their committee to make a tangible difference in the community through events and special projects. If interested, please email Luisa Mazzella at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the USO Capodichino office at DSN 626-5713. NAVY BALL COMMITTEE 2014 is looking for new volunteers to help with fundraising events to support this year's Navy Birthday Ball. Everyone is welcome to participate. Events include cookouts, car washes, golf tournaments, assisting with bagging at the Navy Exchange and volunteering at the NOSC Thrift Store. If interested, please contact MM1 Rose at DSN 626-5303. ARGOSY UNIVERSITY is looking for participants to take part in an exploratory study on Military Vs. Civilian Leadership. Volunteers would take part in a one-hour interview detailing previous military leadership role(s) and your current civilian leadership role. If interested, please contact Lovell Jones at 340-959-1173 or email@example.com. NAPLES AMERICAN RED CROSS (ARC) needs volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering or in taking a CPR/First Aid class, call 081-5684788 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment. NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY OPERATION CLIP & SAVE (coupons): 081-568-3913. 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. THE AMERICAN SOCCER CLUB (ASC) OF NAPOLI is looking for qualified coaches. Those interested in coaching should e-mail email@example.com.
ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON NAVY LEAGUE NAPLES has three missions: to enhance the morale of active duty personnel and their families; to inform Congress and the American public on the importance of strong sea services; and to support youth through programs such as the Junior ROTC that expose young people to the values of our sea services. Personnel interested in joining or participating with the Navy League should contact Betty Reese at 081-526-8051. For more information, visit www.navyleague.org. THE NAPLES TOASTMASTERS CLUB provides materials and experience to improve competent communication and leadership skills. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on the first & third Tuesdays of the month at the Support Site Community Center. Guests are always welcome. For more information, visit www.naplestoastmasters.wix.com/toastmastersnaples or like us on Facebook "Toastmasters Naples Italy." NAPLES AREA FIRST CLASS PETTY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION is composed of members from different rates with one mission. As a service organization, we enhance community relations, promote awareness of our duties as Sailors, and fortify the professional and social welfare of our service members. We normally convene every other week alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays. Visit us and learn how you can participate and feel free to bring a friend! For more information, please contact YN1 Gordon at DSN: 626-7733. THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, San Gennaro Council 14853 meets every third Sunday of the month at 12:30 p.m. in the Support Site chapel offices. For more information, email Robert Kenney at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/sangennaro14853/. 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.
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The Protocol Combo ensemble, a component of the U.S Naval Forces Europe Band, providing a refined atmosphere to the annual Ombudsmen Recognition Dinner with their musical selections. (Photos courtesy of FFSC Naples)
area ombudsmen honored at recognition dinner From Fleet and Family Support Center Naples
Annually, typically in September, Ombudsmen across military installations are honored for their service. This year, to credit all of our Ombudsmen before many transfer from the area, Fleet and Family Support Center Naples moved their Recognition Dinner to the month of May and honored 16 Ombudsmen by recognizing and celebrating their selfless dedication to our many commands, all while continuing to take care of their own families and other personal obligations. “Ombudsmen are the Connecting Branches” was this year’s theme for the dinner held at Villa Fortezza Ristorante in Monte Di Procida. Ombudsmen connect families with commands and help them navigate through the challenges of the military lifestyle. Special guests included Capt. Scott Gray, commanding officer of Naval Support Activity Naples, and command leadership for each Ombudsman in attendance. The Protocol Combo ensemble, a component of the U.S Naval Forces
Suzette Brown, former Ombudsmen coordinator who helped Naples reach 100 percent, holds a surprise award given on behalf of all the area Ombudsmen. Also in the photo, from left, are Rebecca Music, FFSC Ombudsmen coordinator; Lynn Marie SmithMartin, FFSC director; and Jennifer Bunte, chairperson and Ombudsman for Commander, Task Force 63.
Capt. Scott Gray, commanding officer of NSA Naples, gives a speech during the annual Recognition Dinner held by Fleet and Family Support Center Naples for the area Ombudsmen. This year's theme was Ombudsmen are the Connecting Branches.
Europe Band, was also on hand and provided a refined atmosphere with their musical selections. Navy Spouses have been serving our families as Ombudsmen for the last four decades since former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Elmo Zumwalt introduced the program to the Navy in 1970. “You as Ombudsmen carry on this tradition of speaking up to those of us in positions of leadership on behalf of a group that bears a significant portion of the burden of service,” said Gray. “You volunteer to take this on, and I thank you for your time and sacrifice.” Each Ombudsman present received an award. Each command’s leadership took part in making their remarks competitively special, from Protocol Ensemble
playing “Isn’t She Lovely” when their Ombudsman was called forward, to Capt. Matthew W. Pommer Jr., commanding officer of U.S. Naval Hospital Naples, and his mock phone call from the President of the United States via the Secretary of the Navy. “In our darkest hours it is certainly easier to see how brightly each of you shine,” said Gray. “I could not do what I do without you. You make our success as a community possible with the many hours you give up, often with your own family, to take care of our larger one.” With more than 5,000 Ombudsmen volunteering 10 or more hours of their time per week, Ombudsmen are the key to service members and their families as well
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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 Call 081-811-6372 for more information or to register. All classes require registration.
Navy updates enlisted advancement Policy By MC1 Elliott Fabrizio, Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs
NAVADMIN 114/14 announced changes to its current enlisted advancement policy, including a new formula for the Final Multiple Score (FMS) and changes to the Command Advancement Program (CAP), May 15. These revisions are designed to reward sustained superior performance and strengthen the role of the command triad (commanding officer, executive officer, and command master chief) in the advancement of their Sailors. "This isn't the first time we've done this," said Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens. "Periodically we take a look at how we're advancing Sailors and how the final multiple score is put together. We do that based on feedback we get from the fleet." The final multiple score is a weight-based calculation used to rank Sailors eligible for advancement. In the new FMS, the value of the advancement exam becomes the largest factor considered for advancement to E-4 and E-5, increasing in weight by eight percent, going from 37 percent to 45 percent. For E-6 and E-7, Performance Mark Average (PMA) becomes the largest factor in determining Sailors' FMS. For advancement to E-6, PMA increased three percent and now counts for 50 percent of the FMS calculation. For advancement to E-7, PMA increased 10 percent to count for 60 percent of the total FMS. This adjustment changes the emphasis on how performance is measured for junior and senior Sailors. "Leadership's expectation is that junior Sailors know their occupational skill," said Fleet Master Chief for Manpower Personnel Training and Education April Beldo. "As they rise to the level of E-6 and E-7, we're looking for them to be ready to be in a management and leadership role, so
their performance is more weighted." The Good Conduct Medal and the Reserve Meritorious Service Medal will no longer contribute award points in the FMS. "We were seeing that the majority of our Sailors receive this award, and so to give a point for it was a zero sum," said Stevens. "Sailors weren't gaining anything by it." Sailors who pass the advancement exam, but do not advance due to quotas limitations, are eligible to receive Pass Not Advanced (PNA) points; however, the new policy limits PNA points to the top 25 percent of Sailors: 1.5 PNA points go to the top 25 percent of Sailors by test score, and 1.5 go to the top 25 percent by performance mark average. "I believe putting this 25-percent window in place will motivate Sailors," said Stevens. "It's not just about passing the exam. It's about passing the exam with flying colors." Total PNA points in the FMS are determined from a Sailor's last five advancement cycles for a maximum of 15 possible points. Service in pay grade has been reduced from seven percent to a weight of one percent of the Final Multiple Score for advancement to E-4 through E-6. Changes to the Command Advancement Program will take effect Oct. 1 for fiscal year 2015. The new policy establishes the period from July 1 to Sept. 30 as the Navy's CAP Season, and that timeframe is the only time that commands can CAP Sailors. MCPON added that this change is designed to prevent commands from inadvertently over manning ratings by promoting Sailors after the Navy establishes the quotas needed based on vacancies. "By capping first and then building the Navywide advancement exam quotas, we prevent that from happening and allows us to maintain stable rating health," said Stevens.
• June 2–6: Transition GPS Workshop: (Pre-Separation) 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Support Site FFSC • June 4: Saving and Investing, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC • June 4: Choices: Managing Your Mood, 2 to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC (4 Sessions) • June 5: Gricignano Market, 9 to 11 a.m., Carpool from Support Site (Meeting Point is inside Support Site TLA Lobby) • June 5: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC (Last 3 Sessions) • June 5: Ombudsman Assembly Meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC • June 6: IA Discussion Group, 1 to 2 p.m., Support Site FFSC • June 9–10: Transition GPS Career Tracks: Higher Education, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC • June 10: Play Scopa, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC • June 11: Choices: Managing Your Mood, 2 to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC (4 Sessions) • June 11: TAP Capstone, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC • June 11: 18, Relaxation Techniques for Labor and Delivery, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Support Site FFSC (2 Sessions) • June 12: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC (Last 3 Sessions) • June 12: Smooth Move, 8 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. Note: All non-Navy personnel may arrive at 9:30 a.m. Call for details. Registration Required. • June 13: Legal Assistance at Support Site FFSC, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only)
UPCOMING FFSC GAETA EVENTS Call 081-568-8354 for more information or to register. All classes require registration. • June 10: Cultural Shopping in Italy, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. • June 12: Inter-Cultural Relations Field Trip to Teano, 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Energy Conservation What to know before buying light bulbs From the NSA Naples Energy Management Team There are a variety of lighting options on the market. There are incandescent bulbs, LEDs, CFLs and many more. Knowing a little bit of information about the various types can assist you when deciding which bulbs are best for you, and even help you save money and energy. The use of traditional incandescent light bulbs was once a common practice among American households. Unfortunately, they have been found to be one of the bigger energy wasters among the various lighting selections. These bulbs produce heat. Ninety percent of the energy used is wasted on heat and the remaining 10 percent of energy is actually used to light the bulb. Compact florescent lights can be energy efficient, but users should be aware of the proper usage in order to effectively conserve energy and maximize the bulb’s lifespan. These lights are best used in an area that requires use for more than 15 minutes. Switching the lights “on” and “off” frequently can shorten the bulb’s lifespan because it is designed to be in operation for a longer length of time. Light Emitting Diodes (LED) are energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Factors such as how long it is left “on” or how often it is switched “off” have no negative impact on its lifespan. LEDs are not made with mercury and contain no filament, which makes it a little harder to break compared to an incandescent light bulb. LEDs tend to be more expensive than the other lighting options on the market, but the lifespan is typically 25,000 hours compared to the 2,000 hours of an incandescent bulb.
Crime Report for May 21 - May 27 From the NSA Naples Command Investigative Division and NCIS
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Members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard take the casket of a Sailor killed during the Vietnam War to his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in May 2013. (Photo by MC2 Todd Frantom) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome David J. Lane and Italian Lt. Gen. Roberto Corsini shake hands at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial after laying reefs during a Memorial Day ceremony, May 26. (Photos by MCSN Weston Jones)
Veterans Honored at American Cemetery in Italy By MCSN Weston Jones, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East-Detachment Europe
Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet traveled to the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, to honor American service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty, May 26. Vice Adm. Phil Davidson attended the memorial service as a guest speaker to honor 7,861 dead and 3,095 missing American sons and daughters who sacrificed everything in defense of our nation.
“Memorial Day is the occasion where we honor those who have sacrificed their lives in the service of our Nation,” said Davidson. “I thank God for the men and women who went before us for the liberty and the freedom they provided their generation and the generations that followed.” Americans and Italians alike participated in the memorial ceremony at Nettuno. “For those of us stationed in Italy, the Italians are great partners and we appreciate
Names of Americans who lost their lives fighting in Italy during World War II are inscribed at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial.
their friendship and support in everything we do,” said Davidson. The U.S. Naval Forces Europe band also participated along with an Italian military band. “It was good to perform here. I’m glad so many people still appreciate the sacrifices made here,” said Musician 2nd Class Amber Hosmer. “What they did was very important and they are not forgotten.” Following the remarks, wreaths were laid and an Italian firing detail honored veterans with a 21-gun salute before "Taps" was played. “These brave men made the ultimate sacrifice, and they were willing to defend us knowing full well they may,” said John Mitchell, a U.S. Navy veteran. “It’s as Thomas Jefferson said, ‘eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.’” Nettuno and Anzio, Italy, are the locations of Operation Shingle, an Allied amphibious landing during World War II.
There are nearly 5,000 unknown soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The "Tomb of the Unknowns" has never been officially named and is guarded 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Last year, remains recovered from the USS Monitor were interred in Arlington National Cemetery. The remains were discovered during the summer of 2002, in an attempt to recover the ship's 150-ton gun turret. Navy divers discovered human remains inside the turret. The remains were sent to be identified, but after a decade, were unsuccessful. The Monitor was made famous for battling the Confederate ship CSS Virginia, formerly USS Merrimack, on March 9, 1862, at Hampton Roads, Va., in the first fight between ironclad warships. The cemetery will also host lectures and tours that highlight the history of the United States through the eyes of the heroes buried at Arlington and the military conflicts that shaped the cemetery and the nation. "There's a lineage and there's a tradition and that's what we honor," Hallinan said. "So as comrades, as fellow citizens and as patriots, I think it's important that we get together and acknowledge that." For more information and details about "Arlington at 150": The commemoration of Arlington National Cemetery's 150th Anniversary, visit their website at www.arlingtoncemetery.mil
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Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), gives closing remarks, May 16, following Exercise Trident Jaguar 2014 aboard STRIKFORNATO's command and control platform USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in Gaeta, Italy. Trident Jaguar 2014 was a collective training event meant to prepare STRIKFORNATO to serve as a joint headquarters (maritime/expeditionary).
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Multi-national service members stand watch in the Joint Operations Center during Exercise Trident Jaguar 2014 aboard Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO's command and control platform USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), May 15. (Photos by MC2 Jacob D. Moore)
By MC2 Jacob D. Moore, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO Public Affairs
Exercise Trident Jaguar 2014 came to a close aboard USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO)’s command and control platform, as the ship pulled into its forward-deployed homeport of Gaeta, Italy, May 16. "I am truly pleased with what we have achieved during this dynamic exercise," said Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of STRIKFORNATO. “Trident Jaguar presented a challenging scenario that allowed my staff to hone the skills needed to conduct combat operations across the full spectrum of modern warfare, wherever we may be called upon to deploy."
Trident Jaguar, a NATO-sponsored exercise, is part of a family of NATO training exercises developed to fit specific purposes and evaluation needs, and is a collective training event to certify STRIKFORNATO to serve as a joint headquarters (maritime/expeditionary) aboard Mount Whitney. The exercise focused on building the force’s ability to respond to crisis on short notice. The exercise also demonstrated interoperability between NATO allies as part of NATO’s broader connected forces initiative. The exercise, which began May 6 off the coast of Portugal, included both NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Spain and STRIKFORNATO. "It is a testament to the power of NATO that we can bring a record
number of nations together and then conduct complex and purposeful training in challenging scenarios like combat operations," said Davidson. An augmented force composed of NATO service members and civilians took part in various geopolitical and wartime scenarios during the two-week exercise, created to test their abilities to respond and react to a variety of situations. “We integrated a significant number of augments from across the alliance with our core staff in order to address the increased requirements that come from operating as a joint headquarters,” said Davidson. “We worked hard to quickly integrate the additional team members into our battle rhythm, and there was no way to tell the difference between our regular staff and our augments.” “This exercise demonstrates the flexibility of the individuals from many nations that bring a lot of different experience and skill to the table,” said Royal Marine Lt. Col Chris Ordway. “There are a lot of very talented people from partner nations that, in reality, we are going to work with in a real situation.” STRIKFORNATO, headquartered in Oeiras, Portugal, is the high-readiness, maritime-enabled joint headquarters directly responsible to Supreme Allied Commander, Europe for the command, control and rapid integration of major maritime and amphibious combat power for NATO, and now the ability to command and control joint forces as the sole joint headquarters.
The Story of the Sullivans By MC2 Amara Timberlake, All Hands Magazine
It was 1942, during the Battle of Guadalcanal, when a Japanese torpedo hit the port side of USS Juneau. The shock buckled the deck, shattered the fire control computers and knocked out power. Bruised, but not beaten, she rejoined the other American warships. Not long after, the task force crossed paths with Japanese submarine I-26. The submarine fired three torpedoes. One struck Juneau and the ensuing explosion blew the cruiser in half. It would be several days before rescue efforts would begin. When all was said and done, only 10 men were rescued. Across the world in Waterloo, Iowa, the Sullivan family waited for news of their loved ones - five brothers, Albert - 20, George - 27, Francis - 26, Joseph - 24, and Madison Sullivan - 23 - who had joined the Navy on the condition they would serve together. The news was not good. All five had perished. This was the greatest military loss by any one American family during World War II. News that the brothers had died hit their hometown of Waterloo hard. "The loss happened early in the war," said Robert Neymeyer, historian at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum. "And it brought home to the whole nation, how dangerous this war was." In their honor, the guided missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) was commissioned. Kelly Sullivan-Loughren, granddaughter of Albert, was there to launch the ship in 1995, by ceremoniously breaking a champagne bottle against her bow. "I always say the ship is my first born," said Loughren, who was pregnant with her daughter at the time of the commissioning. "The only other time I felt like that, was giving birth." After the death of her brothers, Genevieve Sullivan joined the WAVES in 1943. Loughren's father Jim Sullivan, followed in the footsteps of his late father Albert, and joined in 1957. "I can't tell you why, but I felt that it was my calling to go into the Navy," said Jim. "My dad and my uncles were in the Navy ... to me, they were heroes. They did it, so I wanted to do it." Jim served as an interior communications electrician and later a construction electrician. Jim is humble about his service and during his time in the Navy, most his shipmates never knew about Jim's family history. "Because of the notoriety that my dad and my uncles got, I didn't want other Sailors to think that I wanted preferential treatment on board the ship I was on," said Jim. "I was just a Sailor like everybody else." Jim said what makes him proud, is knowing that the Sullivan's story is one of the first Sailors learn in basic training, but he also knows his family is a small chapter in the big Navy story. "It's not only my dad and my uncles," said Jim. "There were a lot of Sailors in World War II that lost their lives. Every one of them; we should remember all of them. It makes me feel good about the Navy, about the military and everybody that serves." The legacy of the Sullivan brothers still runs deep, not only through the Navy, but throughout their small town. From the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center to the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, Neymeyer said there are two sides to honoring America's veterans in Iowa as well as nationwide. "It's really a reminder that if it's one individual or if it's five individuals, we are still putting people in harm's way," said Neymeyer. "One: We need to support them and two: we need to recognize their service."
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A group of 15 service members and civilians, representing four nations from Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples, place a poppy wreath and memorial plaque near the site of the Amazon Bridge on the Rapido River at Montecassino in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of its building, May 13. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class VeShannah J. Lovelace)
royal engineers Visit amazon Bridge Site in Montecassino 70 years Later By Sgt. 1st Class VeShannah J. Lovelace, JFC Naples Public Affairs
A group of 15 service members and civilians, representing four nations from Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples, paid homage to the Amazon Bridge site on the Rapido River at Montecassino in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the building of that bridge, May 13. The trip was led by the Amazon Club, a dining club consisting of Royal Engineers based in Naples, Italy, and included a diverse group of engineers, infantrymen, women and civilians from England, Canada, Germany and America. “It takes its name from the bridge that was built across the Rapido River exactly 70 years ago,” said British Army Col. David McIlroy, the senior Royal Engineer at JFC Naples and president of the Amazon Club. The Amazon Bridge took about 12 hours to build and was built over the Rapido River during the night of May 12, 1944. It opened at 5 a.m., on the morning of May 13. This was just one of the 2,494 bridges built by the Allied engineers during the Italian Campaign.
“It was a bridge that was put in at significant cost,” said McIlroy. “Of the lives lost on the British side on the day there were 15, and some 75 were injured during the build.” An original painting by war artist Terence Cuneo depicting the action of the crossing of the Rapido Bridge hangs in the Royal Engineers Headquarters Mess in Chatham, England. The Amazon Bridge holds major significance because the crossing allowed the Allies to break through the impenetrable Gustav Line, which turned the tide of the Italian Campaign. Prior to the Amazon Bridge thousands of lives and equipment had been lost by the Allies in fruitless attempts to break through the Gustav Line, which reached from Ortona on the Adriatic across Italy to Minturno on the other side. It was made up of a series of fortifications, minefields and other strong points based on the rivers and mountains that cross Italy. Part of that line included the strong point of Cassino and the Rapido River. It provided entry to the Liri Valley along Route 6 and was the gateway to Rome. The trip began with a visit to the Cassino War Cemetery seated below the Abbey of Montecassino. The abbey overlooks the Liri Valley and caused problems for the advancing forces. Sappers (a collective name for engineers) who lost their lives working on the Amazon Bridge are buried here. All the bridges built during the war were temporary structures with many reused in other locations. The site visited was not the exact location the bridge was built, however you could see it off in the distance. You could also see the abbey looming above, which helped envision the scene of those brave men building a bridge in the wee hours of the night under the cover of darkness while enduring heavy enemy fire. As we watched the steady flow of the current pass along the river, our host British veteran Derek Flippance, a time-served Sapper and volunteer curator and researcher from the Royal Engineers Museum in Kent, England, provided an oral history of the conditions under which the bridge was built. He also gave background information on the exact type of bridge and how it had to be construct-
ed under those conditions. Before the bridge was built, the distance across the river had to be measured. With that information delivered, and in full sight of the pace of the current, we listened as Flippance explained how the squadron’s strongest swimmer made it across the river with a line tied to his ankle to measure the 80foot gap. “To do this he donned a black pullover, used black boot polish on his legs and dived in carrying rope,” explained Flippance. “He managed to swim across and they were in the act of pulling the rope tight to get a true crossing span, when along the bank at the top a German patrol appeared. The person on the other end of the line saw the Germans; the guy in the water couldn’t see him because he was below them. The guy on the home bank began pulling him back and due to the current the swimmer ended up 30 yards downstream. In the end the gap was measured more by luck than judgment.” Details about the construction, the timeline and the adversity that accompanied it were all shared by Flippance. Confusion was created by open artillery fire, German guns fired smoke throughout the construction site, there was a loss of communications, Lorries and hay stacks were set ablaze, and the Sappers had to treat casualties throughout the night. “It’s amazing how with their lives threatened and under horrible conditions what all these soldiers did to achieve their objectives,” said German Army Lt. Col. Hans Jakobi, from JFC Naples. “Crossing this river was the key for this operation,” said Jakobi. “The Allied Forces planned and built eight bridges to bring all their armor on the other side, because fighting infantry-against-infantry, the German defenders had the better positions and to overwhelm them could only be done with armor, so these bridges were really the key to the whole operation.” The group placed a poppy wreath and memorial plaque near the site and observed a moment of silence. Due to the heroic actions of the Sappers on the evening of May 12, 1944, it was possible for the Allies to six-days-later break through the formidable Gustav Line and take Rome shortly after.
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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 Tiziana Petrarca, RLSO EURAFSWA liaison advisor, at 081-568-4639 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. (On-Base Dial 9-1-1)
The Lady Wildcats girls' soccer team huddle up at the Division II European Championships. The team won the title for the fifthstraight year, a record in Division II and for Naples High School. The boys' baseball team won their second European championship and the boys' soccer team placed fourth in the tournament. (Photo by Ray Law)
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Did you know that the Navy's zero tolerance policy for drug abuse applies to the misuse of prescription drugs? According to the Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Office (NADAP), misuse of prescription drugs includes taking medicine for a purpose other than prescribed, taking medication that hasn't been prescribed to you and wrongfully possessing or distributing prescription drugs. Many Sailors don't realize that using someone else's prescription or taking the drugs outside of the intended purpose or timeframe is misuse of those medications with serious implications for the Sailor. Although prescription drugs are a legal, safe method of treating injury and illness when taken as prescribed by a physician, improper use is both illegal and dangerous-and in some cases deadly. To prevent prescription misuse among Sailors and Marines, NADAP's "Prescription for Discharge" campaign provides resources to educate service members and their families on how to safely use prescription drugs, and of the health and career risks of misuse. The campaign's five tips to avoid misusing prescription drugs are 1.) take correctly, 2.) report promptly, 3.) dispose properly, 4.) never share, and 5.) tell a friend. First and foremost, it's important to follow your doctor's orders and prescription instructions as directed. Health providers prescribe specific drugs and doses based on an individual's history and medical needs, and taking the drugs outside of that supervision could result in disciplinary actions and serious health consequences. Second, ensure that both Navy Medical and your command are aware of your current prescriptions. Sailors who test positive for prescription drugs without current, valid prescriptions will be subject to disciplinary action and may be processed for administrative separation from the Navy. It's critical for Sailors who have valid prescriptions to report them to Navy Medical and their command immediately so that their
records can be updated prior to drug testing. Third, once your condition has improved and your doctor has cleared you to stop taking your medication, it's important to quickly dispose of the medication to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. You can place unused or expired medications in a small plastic bag with used coffee grounds or another undesirable substance and throw the bag in the trash. Don't forget to cross out personal information on your prescription labels before recycling the containers. Forth, never share prescriptions with a friend, shipmate or family member. Using someone else's meds or giving pills to friends or shipmates can result in severe health and career consequences, including dishonorable discharge from the Navy. Lastly, tell a friend. By telling at least one person you know about the four steps outlined above, you can help maintain fleet readiness and prevent the misuse of prescription drugs among your shipmates. To further prevent prescription drugs from falling into the wrong hands, the U.S. Navy partners with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) by participating in National Take-Back Day held twice-yearly in April and October. Take-Back Day events provide an opportunity to turn in your unused or expired medications to your Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) or local drop-off site anonymously and free of charge. Collection sites can be found by going to www.dea.gov and clicking on the "Got Drugs?" banner at the top of the home page. For more information on the participating MTFs, you can contact the hospitals directly. If you or someone you know may have a problem with prescription drug misuse, NADAP encourages you to speak with your command drug abuse prevention officer or doctor, or call 1866-U-ASK-NPC. Navy personnel can find more information about the Prescription for Discharge campaign, including posters and flyers for medical facilities, leadership talking points and a medical provider toolkit, on the NADAP website,
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M ORE I NSIDE P AGE … ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON continued PROTESTANT WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL (PWOC) meet every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall for worship and bible Study. Stay up-to-date with current events at our Facebook page PWOC Naples or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be on our email distribution. 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 mom's night out and field trips to explore Bella Napoli and beyond. Interested? Considering homeschooling? For more information, please contact Tirzah Aiken at email@example.com. USNH NAPLES OFFERS TOBACCO CESSATION COUNSELING. Tired of being controlled by tobacco? We can help you quit! Individual sessions are available to active duty members and their dependents in the Health Promotions department at U.S. Naval Hospital Naples. To make an appointment, please call DSN 629-6445 or 081-811-6445, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit us at the hospital's Public Health front desk, located in the main Atrium on the 1st floor. 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 email@example.com or visit the website at sites.google.com/site/boyscouttroop007naples. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS hosts English-speaking AA meetings on and off base in the Naples area. For more information, please call 339-267-7075 or visit www.alcoholics-anonymous.eu/countries/italy.htm. 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 OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION NEEDS REFEREES Anyone interested should contact Nigel Alexander at 081-721-5413 or 346-6803282 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com, or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/ group/HST649. 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 meets twice a month to discuss upcoming community outreach opportunities and charity events. For more information, contact MA2 Aaron Kurschner at DSN 626-2871 or ABH2 Brent Paucke at DSN 6265382. 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. 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 328-194-6897 or 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-the-Tots-Club. 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. 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, contact the Toastmasters president at 342-010-6263. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 335-7604446. 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 usmrasi.tripod.com. Point of contact: Wylie Miller, 329-208-7315. MEDITATION SITTING GROUP is held from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Monday at the side chapel at the Support Site. Newcomers should stop by from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participation is free. FMI, e-mail Laura Hitchcock at laura.poodle@ gmail.com. REGISTER FOR GRADUATE DEGREE ON-SITE PROGRAMS The University of Oklahoma offers the Master of Human Relations on-site graduate degree program. Courses meet in a series of four evenings and one weekend. For more information, contact the OU office at DSN: 626-6672 or visit the office 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. 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. 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 email@example.com. 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 081-811-4682 or the school at 081-811-4037. 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.
Friday, May 30 4:30 p.m. Godzilla, PG-13 (3D) 5:30 p.m. Rio 2, G 7:30 p.m. X-Men: Days of Future Past, PG-13 8:30 p.m. The Quiet Ones, PG-13, Premiere Showing Saturday, May 31 Rio 2, G X-Men: Days of Future Past, PG-13 (3D) 5:30 p.m. The Other Woman, PG-13 7 p.m. The Quiet Ones, PG-13 8:30 p.m. Godzilla, PG-13 3 p.m. 4 p.m.
Sunday, June 1 Godzilla, PG-13 (3D) The Amazing Spider-Man 2, PG-13 Heaven is for Real, PG 6 p.m. 7 p.m. Brick Mansions, PG-13
3 p.m. 4 p.m.
Monday, June 2 Closed, No Movies
Tuesday, June 3 Closed, No Movies Wednesday, June 4 4:30 p.m.Heaven is for Real, PG 6 p.m. X-Men: Days of Future Past, PG-13 (3D) 7 p.m. Oculus, R, Last Showing Thursday, June 5 4:30 p.m.Godzilla, PG-13 6 p.m. Rio 2, G, Last Showing 7 p.m. The Other Woman, PG-13 Friday, June 6 4:30 p.m.X-Men: Days of Future Past, PG-13, 5:30 p.m.Edge of Tomorrow, PG-13 (3D) Premiere Showing 7:30 p.m.Brick Mansions, PG-13 8:30 p.m.Neighbors, R, Premiere Showing
Movie Descriptions HE QUIET ONES, PG-13, Cast: Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Erin Richards, Rory Byrne. Thriller, 98 min. Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland along with a team of university students conduct an experiment on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected.
-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, PG-13, Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry. Action/Adventure, 130 min. The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from XMen: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past - to save our future. The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
RICK MANSIONS, PG-13, Cast: Paul Walker, David Bell, Cataline Denis, RZA. MAction/ Adventure, Crime, Remake, Action/Adventure, 89 min. An undercover cop tries to take down a ruthless crime lord with access to a neutron bomb by infiltrating his gang.
HE OTHER WOMAN, PG-13, Cast: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Nikolaj Coster Walda, Kate Upton, Don Johnson. Comedy, 109 min. After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife hes been cheating on, she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing jerk of a man.
ODZILLA, PG-13, Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins. Action/ Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure, 120 min. An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
EAVEN IS FOR REAL, PG, Cast: . Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale, Thomas Haden Church. Drama, 110 min. The true story of a four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who experienced heaven during emergency surgery. He talked about looking down to see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn't know what to believe, but soon the evidence was clear. In heaven, Colton met his miscarried sister whom no one ever had told him about and his great-grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born. He shared impossible-to-know details about each. Colton went on to describe the horse that only Jesus could ride, about how "reaaally big" God and his chair are, and how the Holy Spirit "shoots down power" from heaven to help us. Told by Colton's
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 May 31 The Island of Capri...................€55 June 1 The Great Abbey of Padula & Caves of Pertosa........................€48 June 6 Sorrento & Pizza in Vico Equense ............................€41 June 7 Mini Cruise of the Amalfi Coast..............................€59 June 8 Snorkeling on the Underwater Ruins of Baia.......................... €52 WEEKEND TOURS June 13-15 Rimini, San Marino e Mirabilandia .€238 July 4-7 4th of July in Berlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . .€492 July 19-20 Weekend Under the Tuscan Sun . . . .€169 July 29-Aug 5 The Greek Island of Zakynthos . . . . .€734 Aug 29-Sept. 1 Labor day on the French Riviera . . .€497
No Children Under 10 Admitted to R-Rated Movies
father often in Colton's own words, the disarmingly simple message is that heaven is a real place, Jesus really loves children, and to be ready, there is a coming last battle. HE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, PG-13, Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Stan Lee. Adaptation, Action/ Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Sequel, 142 min. It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there is no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: OsCorp.
IO 2, G, Cast: Rodrigo Santoro, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx. Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 101 min. It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-tobeak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.
DGE OF TOMORROW, PG-13, Cast: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Jonas Armstrong, Tony Way. Action/Adventure, Drama, 113 min. The story unfolds in a near future in which a hive-like alien race, called Mimics, have hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, shredding great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or seeming prescience of the weaponized Mimic fighters or their telepathic commanders. But now the world’s armies have joined forces for a last stand offensive against the alien horde, with no second chances. Lt. Col. Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and then dropped -- untrained and ill-equipped -- into what amounts to little more than a suicide mission. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an Alpha down with him. But, impossibly, he awakens back at the beginning of the same hellish day, and is forced to fight and die again and again. Direct physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop -- dooming him to live out the same brutal combat over and over. But with each pass, Cage becomes tougher, smarter, and able to engage the Mimics with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski, who has laid waste to more Mimics than anyone on Earth. As Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated battle becomes an opportunity to find the key to annihilating the alien invaders and saving the Earth.
EIGHBORS, R, Cast: Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen, Jake Johnson. Comedy, 97 min. A comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby.
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 May 30, 2014
Panorama May 30, 2014
Panorama May 30, 2014
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE (HRO) To find out what positions are currently open, please contact our front desk at DSN 626-5409 or commercial 081-5685409. Copies of vacancy announcements will be posted at the Human Resources Office, located in the Admin I building at Capodichino, first floor. The customer service hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) at Support Site will also have vacancy announcements and they can be easily viewed the HRO Website: http://cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnreurafswa/about/Jobs.html 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
U.S. POSITIONS NOTE: CONUS hires currently residing in the Naples/Gaeta commuting areas must apply through USAJOBS in order to receive consideration. CLOSING DATE JUNE 5 Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, GS-0018-12, ANN# EUR14-801273-KB, Full Time Permanent Financial Management Analyst, GS-0501-12, ANN#EUR14820510-KB, Full Time Permanent Realty Specialist (Multiple Positions), GS-1170-13, ANN# EUR14-831398-AV, Full Time Permanent Mail & File Clerk, GS-0305-05, ANN#EUR14-833410-AV, Full Time Permanent Medical Instrument Technician, GS-0649-07, ANN#EUR14837448-EG, Full Time Permanent Administrative Assistant (O/A), GS-0303-06 KPP 07 OR Gs0303-07, ANN#EUR14-802368AG-R1, Full Time Permanent Administrative Support Specialist, GS-0301-09, ANN# EUR14-824634-AG, Full Time Permanent CLOSING DATE JUNE 12 Packing Inspector, WG-700208, ANN#EUR14-839853-EG, Full Time Permanent IT Specialist (PROJMGT/ CUSTSPT), GS-2210-12, ANN# EUR14-811634-AG, Full Time Permanent Corporate Operations Director, GS-0301-14, ANN#EUR14842142-KB, Full Time Permanent Financial Technician, GS0503-11, ANN#EUR14-842310KB, Full Time Permanent Program Analyst (Metrics), GS-0343-12, ANN#EUR14842266-KB, Full Time Permanent Training Specialist, GS-171212, EUR14-842370-KB, Full Time Permanent Supervisory Financial Management Analyst, GS-0501-13, ANN#EUR14-840977-EG, Full Time Permanent Insurance Claims Assistant, GS-0303-05, ANN#EUR14841986-EG, Full Time Permanent Equipment Specialist (Marine), GS-1670-12, ANN#EUR14827593-KB, Full Time Permanent
CANCELLED Program Analyst (Multiple Positions), GS-0343-13, ANN# EUR14-814648-EG, Full Time
Permanent Supv Financial Management Analyst, GS-050113, EUR14-823756-KB, Full Time Permanent
LOCAL NATIONAL (LN) POSITIONS CLOSING DATE JUNE 12 Installation Firefighter (Multiple positions), UC-5201-06, ANN#62588-830519-AG, Full Time Permanent 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 bi-weekly "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. June 2.
NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITIONS Fleet & Family Readiness NAF Local Naples job announcements within CNREURAFSWA may be viewed at: www.cnic.navy.mil/ regions/cnreurafswa/about/jobs. html. The necessary application forms are also available online. For any questions you have, you may reach us at 081-568-4164/2505/5612. The applications may be emailed to CNREURAFSWA_NRBO_N9_ Personnel@eu.navy.mil.
NSA NAPLES U.S. POSITIONS, MWR OPEN CONTINUOUS POSITIONS Education Aid/Technician, CY1702-I/II, ANN#14-005, (Multiple Positions) regular full time (Eligible for Post Allowance) part time & flexible, Child Development Centers, School Age Care, Youth Programs, Teen Center and Youth Sports Capodichino/Support Site. Provides appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from six weeks to eighteen years in a Child and Youth Program setting Performs routine, day-to-day care of infants and children ranging from 6weeks to 5 years old. Assembles of 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, Teen Center Program for children ranging form 13 years old to 18 years old. Receives and releases children to/from authorized parents, guidance. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01 ANN#13-128, flexible, Bowling Center, Support Site. Provides oversight of activities and necessary services to authorized patrons. Food Service Worker, NA-740804, ANN#13-126 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. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#14-022, flexible, MWR Liberty Division, Naples, Italy. Employee helps customers in the recreation center with recreational event.
Education Technician (Leader), CY-1702-II, ANN # 14-051 Multiple Positions, regular full time, (Eligible for Post Allowance) Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, CDC Capo & Support Site. 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: Open Until Filled. Lifeguard, NF-0189-01, ANN# 14-084 (Multiple positions) temporary flexible (Seasonal Employment) Aquatics Division, Carney Park/Support Site. Job Summary: Works as instructor, safeguards and supervises swimmers and bathers in pool area. Closing date: Open Until Filled. Child Development Center Director, NF-1701-04, ANN#14110, regular full time, (Eligible for Post Allowance) Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, CDC Support Site. The purpose of this position is to administer a center based developmentally appropriate early childhood program for children of eligible patrons. Administration includes the direction and operation of a small or medium CDC. Closing date: May 30. Information Technology Specialist, NF-2210-04, ANN #14055, regular full time, (Eligible for Post Allowance) MWR, Administration Division, Naples, Italy. The incumbent manages the local MWR NAF IT Help Desk and works closely with vendors NCTS, ISD and other DoN entities to procure, implement, integrate, operate, maintain, and support all NAF Resale/Retail Information System hardware and software used in support of Food and Beverage, Child and Youth, Recreational and Fitness departments within MWR NSA Naples. Closing date: May 30.
NEX EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Gricignano, Building 2091-B Call 081-813-5252/5253/5254 or DSN 629-4774 Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For a current list of U.S. vacancies and the on-line application, please visit our website at: https://www.NavyExchange.job. To assist your job search go directly to the location field, open the drop down menu and click on Italy, then click on the ‘Search for Jobs’ button. You will see all the jobs in Italy (mostly Naples area); please ensure you are not applying for a position located in Sigonella (Sicily). Call the numbers above for assistance.
U.S. NAF POSITIONS AVAILABLE GRICIGNANO MAIN STORE Ann#14000014 Cashier Checker/CC/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Associates engaged in the operation of cash registers to record sales in retail checkout areas.
Ann#14000015 Sales Clerk/ HL/NF-01/Flex – One Vacancy. 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#14000019 Sales Clerk/ SL/NF-01/Flex part time- 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#14000013 Sales Clerk/ CL/NF-01/Flex – Two Vacancies. 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#1400029V Security Guard/52/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. Ann#140000LT Store Worker/ CS/NA-02/Flex. One Vacancy. Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $10.34. Performs various duties including loading/unloading merchandise, verifying type and quantities; prepares merchandise for stocking and stocks shelves; assists in conducting periodic inventories; assists customers and keeps storage, layaway and sales areas clean and orderly. May include cart retrieval in an Exchange store, storeroom and/or location. CARNEY PARK MINIMART Ann#14000172 Sales Clerk/ MM /NF-01/Seasonal Flex – Two Vacancies. Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. CAPODICHINO MINIMART Ann#140001HE Sales Clerk/ MM /NF-01/ Flex – Two Vacancies. 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 MINIMART Ann#140001KG Sales Clerk/ MM /NF-01/ Flex – One Vacancy. 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 MINIMART (LAGO PATRIA) Ann#140002CE Sales Clerk/ MM /NF-01/FLEX – One Vacancy, Open Until Filled. Pay Rate:
$8.00 - $9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available.
COURTESY ANNOUNCEMENTS Office Receptionist. The Naples Veterinary Treatment Facility is hiring a Veterinary Services Clerk (office receptionist) and an Animal Health Technician (must have animal technician experience). Applicants should go to www.USAJOBS.gov for detailed position descriptions and to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the Naples Veterinary Treatment Facility at DSN: 6297913 or 081-811-7913. Catholic Coordinator of Religious Education, The Naples Religious Ministries team has a paid service contract for Catholic Coordinator of Religious Education becoming available June 20. A detailed Statement of Work is available at both the Support Site and Capodichino chaplain offices. Resumes need to be turned in no later than Friday, June 6. For more information, please contact either chaplains' office at DSN 629-4600 or 626-3539. TRICARE Overseas Program Beneficiary Service Representative-Italy, U.S. Naval Hospital Naples is looking for someone to serve as a TRICARE liaison for TRICARE Overseas Prime beneficiary population. The position requires an individual to independently perform a variety of tasks that are broad in nature and concerned with customer service, enrollment/disenrollment, portability, TRICARE education, and tracking issues. They will also maintain confidentiality and ensure information meets the standards and requirements established by partnering professional organizations. Personnel can apply at http://jobs.leidos. com/job/Naples-TRICAREBeneficiary-Service-Rep-Naples,Italy-Job/56058200/. For any questions, please contact Reggie Haines at DSN 629-6201. Contract Special Investigator, The Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Office of Personnel Security & Suitability is seeking qualified contractors to conduct background investigations as an independent contract special investigator. Contract investigators conduct interviews and review records to gather relevant information about a person’s background. PSS uses this information to determine a person’s eligibility for access to classified national security information and suitability for employment by the Department, or other federal agencies. Investigators must be a U.S. citizen and be eligible for a top secret security clearance. For more information, please contact Special Agent Kurt Ettelt from the U.S. Consulate in Naples at 081-583-8266.