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58th year, NO. 40

Friday, OctOber 25, 2013

On the 'Path of the Gods'


"Fall back" when Central Summer Time in Italy ends Sunday at 2 a.m. Remember to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday.

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The town of Positano as seen from the Path of the Gods trail in the mountains along the Amalfi Coast. The 2 1/2 hour hike from Bomerano to Nocelle has been utilized for centuries and offers impressive panoramic views of the coast. Story and photos by MCC Travis Simmons

The Path of the Gods is a 6 km hike on an ancient trail through mountains along the Amalfi Coast with impressive panoramic views. The path from Bomerano (40.62987 N, 14.53994 E) to Nocelle takes about 2 1/2

hours, even if you stop for a snack or take a few hundred photos along the way. This is only considering one way though, so plan on doubling that time as you decide to hike back to your car or take the painful descent of approximately 1,700 stairs towards the town of Positano.

The path is still used by trail horses, farmers, goat herders, hunters and others as they make their way through the mountains in between the towns. Many homes have vineyards along the trail. The trail’s name in its native tongue is Sentiero Degli Dei. It’s well marked with white

Italian Unions and US Forces Sign Agreement Page 5

and red stripes of paint and 15 number markers to let you know you’re still on the path, as well as how far you’ve come. About one quarter of the trail can be done either on the low or high trail. The low trail is slightly better maintained and has fewer loose rocks. See PATH OF THE GODS Page 4

Pizza Festival 2013 Takes Over Village Forum

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From Welfare & Recreation Association

Maestro Pizzaiolo Attilio Albachiara from Acerra, the town of Pulcinella, and his crew were invited by the Welfare & Recreation Association (WRA) to make approximately 500 pizzas for Pizza Festival 2013, Oct. 12, in the Support Site Village Forum. Albachiara won the Pizza STG (Traditional Specialty Guaranteed) World Contest in 2011. STG is given by the European Union to safeguard Neopolitan Pizza. More than 600 people attended the second annual festival, with the smell of fresh pizza greeting them as they arrived. Along with the WRA, Naples Installation Recreation Committee, with MWR support, helped with the event. see PIZZA FESTIVAL Page 7

Annual Crime Report area Crime Report for Fiscal Year 2013 Page 5

FRIDAY High 73 / Low 61 Clear

SATURDAY High 73 / Low 61 Partly Cloudy

Maestro Pizzaiolo Attilio Albachiara stretches pizza dough while his crew produces some of the 500 pizzas made at WRA's Pizza Festival 2013 held Oct. 12 in the Support Site Village Forum. (Photo courtesy of WRA)

SUNDAY High 72 / Low 63 Partly Cloudy



OctOber 25, 2013

Captain’s Corner

Base Notes

Participation Encouraged in SAPR Survey

By Capt. Scott Gray NSA Commanding Officer

Tonight is one of the highlights of the year for NSA Naples kids, when the USO, MWR, Navy CYP and NOSC, among others, host the Spooktacular aboard Support Site. Starting at 6 p.m., the event has a wide variety of great activities for the whole family, including a pumpkin decorating and carving contest, a pumpkin pie eating contest, trick or treating, professional photography services, the famous Seabees’ haunted house, a maze, live music, movies, a hayride, and food vendors. Next week, on Thursday, Trick or Treating is planned on Support Site from 6 to 9 p.m. For those folks who will be passing out candy on Halloween, please set up outside the doors to your building. Many kids are in oversized costumes with limited visibility, and navigating so many sets of stairs in one night brings the risk of tripping and falling. There are many other great events on the horizon, including tomorrow night’s Navy Ball, which has sold out. As a reminder, the Ball will be uncovered, and there are still a few rooms available at the Ball location. We also have the holidays just around the corner, with the tree lighting slated for Dec. 5 and the Harlem Globetrotters pulling into town on Dec. 11. Fortunately, the government shutdown has ended, bringing a bit more stability to many families in the area that were affected by furloughed positions. Though we continue with the Sequester and a Continuing Resolution, vice a fully funded government spending plan, we can move forward. This includes new opportunities for employment; despite being under the hiring freeze, the Naples area has managed to add three new jobs this week, which can be viewed at With the strides ahead, it is important to continue to use common sense and look out for one another at home and at work. We remain family to each other in this overseas environment. Recently, there was a fire in base housing; due to confusion once the fire alarm was activated, the NSA Fire Department was not alerted to the fire for a further 20 minutes. Many of our buildings are wired to automatically alert the fire department when an alarm is activated, but some are not. Do not assume. Please, when you hear an alarm, evacuate the building, ensure others are evacuating, and then call the fire department. Double alerts are highly preferred to none, and someone could be injured or killed with a presupposition that “somebody else called so I don’t need to.” Most importantly, spread the word to your neighbors. Be safe, and use common sense, so that we can all continue to enjoy our beautiful life here in Naples.

The 2013 Navywide sexual assault survey is short and completely anonymous. It can be accessed from any web-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone at www.donsapro. The password for all military participants is “2013SURVEY”, and the survey will be available through Jan. 6.

Local National Web Timecard Training CNREURAFSWA N8 Payroll will be conducting training on the new Local National Web Timecard program. The training sessions will be held at Capo in Admin II Room G47 (CNREURAFSWA training room) on Oct. 25, with four classes (8-9:30 a.m., 1011:30 a.m., 12:30-2 p.m., and 2:30-4 p.m.). Training will also be held at Support Site in the Theatre on Oct. and 28, with four classes (8-9:30 a.m., 10-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2 p.m., and 2:30-4 p.m.). For further information please contact the payroll office at 626-2813/6265669 or via email at

Fall/Winter Safety Stand Down Dates/times have been scheduled for Fall/Winter Safety Stand Downs for area commands, beginning Oct. 28 and continuing through Nov. 18. Contact your command’s Safety representative for further information, or Linda A Christensen, Installation Safety Manager, at DSN 626-4790.

Residential Satisfaction Survey (RSS) The annual Residential Satisfaction Survey (RSS) was delivered to all occupied Support Site units in September. The results of this world wide annual survey are designed to assist leadership in identifying areas for improvements and successful practices that can be shared in the housing community. By taking time to fill out and submit the survey, your voice will be heard and may directly impact future Navy Family Housing residents. The final date of submission has been extended to Oct. 31. The surveys can be completed and mailed in, or submitted online via the website identified on the survey using the survey ID located at the top of the form.

Consumer Product Recall of APC 7 and 8 Series Surge Protectors

ing. This procedure does not require entry to any units, and families will not be disturbed during the process. Support Site Phase I units have individual heaters which allow for heat anytime utilizing the thermostat. For those families in Support Site II (bldgs 21502163) and the SOQs, Mirabella will turn on heaters the day after the A/C is shut off in each building. • Oct. 28 • Oct. 29 • Oct. 30 • Oct. 31 • Nov. 4 • Nov. 5 • Nov. 6 • Nov. 7 • Nov. 8 -

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2013 Military Mail Holiday Mailing Dates Below are recommended mail-by dates for best chance delivery prior to Dec. 25. From the United States, Dec. 16 for Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 3 for First-Class Mail, Dec. 3 for Priority Mail, Nov. 26 for Space Available Mail, and Nov. 12 for Parcel Post/Parcel Air Lift. From Europe/Bahrain (including Naples), Dec. 17 for Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 3 for First-Class Mail, Dec. 3 for Priority Mail, Nov. 26 for Space Available Mail, and Nov. 12 for Parcel Post/Parcel Air Lift. From Djibouti, Nov. 21 for First Class Mail, Nov. 21 for Priority Mail, Nov. 9 for Space Available Mail, and Nov. 30 for Parcel Post/Parcel Air Life. Insurance is strongly suggested on all holiday packages.

Oct. 26: Navy Ball The 2013 Navy Ball is sold out, however there are still a few rooms available. This is an uncovered event. Please contact LT Guerra with further questions at 626-6893.

Oct. 26 & 27: 3rd Annual Racquetball Tournament Naples Intramural Sports will sponsor a Racquetball Tournament for the following categories: Men’s and Women’s Open, B, 1834, and 35+. Cost is $10 per person for ages 18 and older. T-shirts will be provided to all participants. Sign up at the front desk of Capo Fit Zone or Support Site Fitness Forum. The tournament will be held at the Fitness Forum racquetball courts. For more information, call DSN 629-6529, 081-8116529, or cell 331-197-4132.

APC 7 and 8 Series surge protectors manufactured from 1993 to 2002 have been recalled as they can overheat, smoke and melt, posing a fire hazard. The model and serial numbers are located on a label on the bottom of the surge protector. The first two numbers in the serial number indicate the year of manufacture and are included in the recall if they are 93 through 02. The letters APC and the words Personal, Professional, Performance, or Network are printed on them. Personnel NSA Naples CO . . . . . . . . . . . . having these recalled surge Director, FFSC . . . . . . . . . . . . protectors should stop using CMVRO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . them immediately. To submit a Personal Property . . . . . . . . . claim and obtain more infor- Post Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . mation for free replacement Hospital Customer Service . surge protectors, visit Naples High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Naples Elementary . . . . . . . .


Air Conditioning Shutoff Schedule The A/C shutoff schedule is below for Support Site hous-

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Panorama OctOber 25, 2013

Pet Blessing at Village Forum




A pet blessing ceremony was held at the Support Site Village Forum earlier this month by Chaplain Dirk Caldwell. "A blessing of animals allows us the opportunity to honor our relationship with all that God has created," said Caldwell. "We get to recognize our mutual interdependence with God's creatures and recommit to being good stewards of those gifts. Animals play a large part in our well-being, serving as fun-loving pets, as first responders, and as aides for those with disabilities. A pet blessing ceremony is simply an opportunity that we can gather and recognize our pet's significant role in our lives and to thank God for revealing God's wonderful love through all of creation." (Photo by Chaplain Don Biadog, Jr.)

Italian News Briefs

Compiled by Teresa Merola

Italians Rob ATM with New Technique Italian bank robbers have used many new ways of making their job easier, including using forklike devices to steal money from cash machines. They recently found another easy way to actually use a Hoover vaccum to suck up thousands of euros from the ATM in the central town San Marcello, located in the Marche region. The thieves unhinged the machine’s front panel before sucking up the money placed in a safe deposit boxes which amounted to a few thousand euros and fled as the alarm went off.

Museums to Stay Open Late Saturday Many museums will be open until late Saturday night in various cultural places in Italy. The Royal Palace in Caserta, Royal Palace in Naples, the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, Museum of Capodimonte and Castel Sant’Elmo, to mention a few, are part of the fourth edition of the “Notte al Museo” initiative that had great success last year. The Capodimonte museum organizes a drawing workshop and also an exhibition of gilded bronze, silver, brass, colored marble, pottery, carved wood and porcelain that belonged once to a refined representative of the late nineteenth century, Mario de Cicco. The Castel

Sant’Elmo offers a visit to the in-depth collection of the museum of the twentieth century following a real “action play” by the theatrical company. For more information, please visit

Arrests Made for Stealing from the Dead Police in the city of Pesaro arrested five former undertakers who were allegedly part of funeral scam where pacemakers were stolen from dead bodies. There are 29 more people, including doctors and funeral company employees, being investigated because police believe they were also involved in acts of fraud and pocketed money from funeral services without paying any contributions to the Pesaro local hospital.

Billboard on Capri Causes Concern A local councilor from the island of Capri is demanding the removal of a billboard with a reclining nude female. The billboard caused outrage on the island because it showed two slices of Parma ham draped on the female buttocks. The advertisement was positioned at the island’s port where hundreds of visitors disembark daily. The local councilor thought it was offensive to women.

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 THE NAPLES OVERSEAS SUPPORT CLUB (NOSC) is looking for volunteers to help manage the Thrift Store. The manager and co-manager would need to dedicate 2-3 half days weekly and be responsible for staffing the store and leading the team of volunteers. Additionally, new store volunteers and shift leaders are needed to help run the store during open hours by running the register, sorting items and stocking the store floor. Contact Sue Brown at to volunteer and Melania Bowen at to talk about management positions. Proceeds from the store support the base community. 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 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 for an appointment. THE AMERICAN SOCCER CLUB (ASC) OF NAPOLI is looking for qualified coaches. Those interested in coaching should e-mail NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY OPERATION CLIP & SAVE (coupons): 081-568-3913. NAVY LEAGUE NAPLES is looking for volunteers to fill positions on its Board of Directors. Personnel interested should contact Betty Reese at 081-526-8051 or 348-225-2234. 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 or

ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON 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 USNH Naples Dental Clinic conference room. Guests are always welcome. For more information, visit or like us on Facebook "Toastmasters Naples Italy." PROTESTANT WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL (PWOC) meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Support Site Fellowship Hall. This Summer we are offering two bible studies on prayer and Sabbath. We have free nursery, childcare, and a homeschoolers room for your family. Please check out our FB page PWOC Naples to join in on our many summer social gathering. 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 or 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 or go to 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 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 or visit the website at NAPLES OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION NEEDS REFEREES Anyone interested should contact Nigel Alexander at 081-721-5413 or 346-680-3282 or by e-mail to 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.

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Panorama OctOber 25, 2013

The Path of the Gods is easily identifiable by the white and red stripes painted on rocks along the trail. Any time there's a split in the trail, look for these marks and continue in that direction.

PATH OF THE GODS Continued from Page 1

Any time you see a split in the trail, just look for one of the trail markers painted on some rocks and continue trekking in that direction. If you decide to head down to Positano, you can enjoy lunch with a beautiful view of the mountainside town and watch the numerous boats pull in and out. There are plenty of shopping opportunities here as well. If you parked in Bomerano, you can either take a ferry or bus to Amalfi. Bus tickets can be purchased in the Tobacchi stores or you can head to the pier beside the town’s beach to take in the view of the coast from a boat as you head to Amalfi. From Amalfi, you can catch a bus to Agerola (Bomerano), which is three stops after a steep drive up switchbacks to get back up to 2,080 ft. of elevation. There are fewer buses running on holidays and Sundays, but it’s still possible. The scenery and friendly

Goat herders, farmers, hunters and others still utilize the trail.

people along the trail make the trip well worth it. Even if you don’t become a frequent

visitor or start using it as a running trail, it merits a visit during your stay in Naples.

Chief Gunner's Mate Aaron Savoie passes by a vineyard while hiking the Path of the Gods. The 6 km trail from Bomerano to Nocelle offers panoramic views of the Amalfi Coast.

Panorama OctOber 25, 2013

Italian Unions and US Forces Sign New Agreement Representative s from Italian unions and U.S. forces cut a cake after signing a new Conditions of Employment agreement during a ceremony held at Naval Support Activity Naples, Oct. 21. (Photo by MCC Travis Simmons)


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

UPCOMING FFSC NAPLES EVENTS Call 081-811-6372 for more information or to register. All classes require registration.

• Oct. 25: PlayPals, Playmate Play Date, 9:30 a.m. Playground behind Support Site Library • Oct. 25: Relaxation Techniques for Labor and Delivery, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC (2 of 2 Sessions) • Oct. 27: Alateen Support Group, (ages 12-18), 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Support Site FFSC. • Oct. 28: Prenatal Parenting: Nutrition, Fetal & child Development, and Labor & Delivery, 2: 30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Support Site FFSC • Oct. 29: Discover Aversa and Train Station, 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Leaves from Support Site. Requires prior purchase of 2 E1 bus tickets at NEX Coffee Shop. • Oct. 29: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • Oct. 30: Home Buying, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC • Oct. 30: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC • Oct. 30: Choices: Managing Your Mood, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC (3 of 3 Sessions) • Oct. 31: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Support Site FFSC (5 of 7 Sessions) • Nov. 1: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. • Nov. 1: PlayPals, Playmate Play Date, 9:30 a.m., Playground behind Support Site Library

Area Crime Report for Fiscal Year 2013 From the NSA Naples Command Investigative Division and NCIS

From left, Dirk Schubert, representing Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Vera Garcia, representing Headquarters U.S. Army in Europe, Jean Border, representing U.S. Navy Region Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia, Rosetta Raso, representing FISASCAT-CISL, and Emilio Fargnoli, representing UILTUCS-UIL, sign the 2013 Conditions of Employment at a ceremony held in the Capodichino theater of Naval Support Activity Naples, Oct. 21. The most significant changes to the contract are related to the health and well-being of the employees, addressing insurance, maternity and paternity issues, grave illnesses and other items. The previous agreement was effective until 2009, but continued until a new contract could be agreed upon by all parties. Negotiations between the Italian unions and U.S. forces were started in 2011 and final agreements were reached in September. (Photo by MCC Travis Simmons)

Energy Conservation Tips for Energy Awareness Month From the NSA Naples Energy Management Team

To help continue energy awareness month efforts, take a look at some things to pay special attention to around the house. - Consider replacing old lighting products with newer, higher efficiency CLF’s, T8’s and other efficient light products. In some cases, you may be eligible for tax deductions on upgrades done to a personal business. - Switch to higher efficiency electric motors in

certain commercial and industrial items if applicable. - Consider switching to high efficiency transformers for at home or at work. As always, remember to switch off non-essential electronic devices like monitors, speakers, and printers before leaving the office. If you have windows in your office, try using natural light instead of office lights to not only keep you cool, but energy efficient


Panorama OctOber 25, 2013

‘Silence hides Violence’ with domestic Violence

Sailors Come Out for a 'Taste of Home'

By Reena Patel, FFSC Volunteer

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and this year’s theme is “Silence Hides Violence,” exploring the shame, stigma and community impacts of not reporting or seeking help for domestic violence. Domestic violence is one of the most chronically underreported crimes. It is essentially the imbalance of power and control in a relationship, in which one intimate partner purposefully threatens, intimidates, or physically or sexually assaults another. It can lead to longterm effects of low self-esteem, trauma, physical injury and even death. In an eight-year review of homicides in the Navy, 54 percent were related to domestic violence. It is important to debunk the myths regarding seeking help surrounding domestic violence specifically in the military. Domestic violence is in no way permissible or acceptable, and you have a right to feel safe and free from violence in every relationship. What are the specific rules regarding reporting domestic violence in the Navy? There are several reasons military personnel and their families are hesitant to report domestic violence, including feeling worried reporting will ruin a military career, well being of children, and financial security. Similar to guidelines regarding sexual assault reporting, domestic violence victims in the military have unrestricted and restricted reporting options. Both reporting options provide victims with counseling, family advocacy services, and medical care. For more information regarding reporting, please contact the Family Advocacy Program at Fleet and Family Support Center at 081-811-6372 or visit What are the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship? There are several warning signs you or a loved one could potentially be headed on a path toward domestic violence. – Control: Is one person making all the decisions in the relationship? This includes demands such as wanting to know where you spend your money, what you wear and who you hang out with. Does your partner isolate you from others, including family and friends? – Jealousy: It is common to think if you make your partner jealous, they really care about you. In fact, excessive jealously is a red flag for an unhealthy or abusive relationship and often a lack of security and powerlessness for the jealous partner. – Dishonesty: Does one of you tell lies or hide things from the other person? Do you feel that you have to lie to keep your partner content and avoid conflict? – Verbal abuse: Often, verbal abuse and insults precede physical violence in a relationship and should not be tolerated in any relationship. – Physical and sexual abuse: Using any physical force, hitting, slapping, grabbing and shoving the other person on purpose. This also includes using force during sex, or pressure to have sex when one person does not want to. Cruelty to animals and children are also warning signs of an abuser. – Disrespect: Do you feel as if your partner has no consideration of your feelings? Making fun of the other person’s appearance, opinions, and choices are all ways of humiliating and taking power away from a person. – Intimidation: Making threats to break up if certain demands of needs are not met or threatening regarding the use of violence and then dismissing it or playing it off as a joke. – Dependence: The “can’t live without you” mentality is typical of an abuser or unhealthy relationship dynamic. Coming off too strong in the beginning of a relationship (i.e. saying “I love you” or making demands or commitments almost immediately in a relationship). What can you do to help a victim of domestic violence? It is important that you provide victims the resources available, even if they might not want to use them right away. While letting the person know you care about them, avoid giving advice, or getting physically involved, as this may not provide the adequate safety needed for the victim or you. Also, visit the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence website www.ncadv. org to learn more ways you can help or get involved in ending domestic violence. There are services offered for anyone who wants more information regarding domestic violence, or who may know someone who could benefit from seeking help. Domestic abuse victim advocates, psychoeducational groups, support groups, family, individual and marital counseling are available. Resources for domestic abuse and prevention, including sources for this article are: National Domestic Abuse Hotline 800-799-SAFE, Military OneSource, Choose Respect Initiative by CDC, and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Hospitalman Bianca Isom, assigned to the U.S. Naval Hospital Naples Dental Clinic, selects from a variety of home-cooked Italian dishes during the USO Naples "Taste of Home" dinner held Oct. 17 at the Naval Support Activity Naples bachelor enlisted quarters. Sabrina Pullido, USO Naples and Rome director, led a group of USO volunteers, Chief Culinary Specialist Mike Collins' barracks staff, and the Religious Ministry Team during the evening for approximately 70 Sailors. (Photo by Chaplain Don Biadog, Jr.)

Resiliency, Culture Change are Focus of 2013 #NavyEnergy Action Month From Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Public Affairs

Navy commands worldwide are participating in Energy Action Month to share information on energy efficiency, highlight Navy's successful energy initiatives, and foster an energy-aware culture. President Obama declared October as National Energy Action Month and issued a call to action for all Americans to work together to achieve greater energy security. Navy commands worldwide are participating in Energy Action Month to share information on energy efficiency, highlight Navy's successful energy initiatives, and foster an energy-aware culture. The goal of 2013 Navy Energy Action Month efforts is to bring about cultural and behavioral change that enables energy security and resiliency. The Navy's energy initiatives are highlighted in October, but continue throughout the year. The Navy launched a video this month that describes a new information campaign to inspire energy behavior change and awareness among the Navy workforce. The campaign's theme, "Did You Know?" highlights the importance of energy to the Navy's mission. The video can be viewed here: Energy security and mission success go hand-inhand for the Navy. "Energy is our greatest enabler and our greatest vulnerability both afloat and ashore," explained Rear Adm. Kevin Slates, director of Navy's Energy and Environmental Readiness Division. "Our combat capability is directly tied to the energy we have available-and our ability to use it efficiently so we have it when and where it's needed." The Department of Defense (DoD) accounts for 80 percent of the Federal government's energy consumption. The Navy accounts for 22 percent of DoD's total petroleum consumption; 84 percent of this figure is consumed in fleet operations. These rates of

consumption represent strategic and operational vulnerabilities. By making more energy efficient choices, the Navy can increase capability, reduce vulnerabilities, and enhance resiliency. "We deliver 1.25 billion gallons of fuel worldwide to operators annually. This represents an Achilles' heel in operators," explains Capt. James Goudreau, director of the Navy Energy Coordination Office. "Our efforts are focused on technology changing behavior to provide options for increased payload, range, or endurance, thus giving commanders greater operational flexibility." The Department of the Navy is also providing energy-awareness training opportunities for fleet Sailors and aviators, Marine Corps expeditionary operators, and shore energy managers. The training sessions will focus on energy savings practices, culture change, and increasing awareness of energy use. At the Pentagon, Navy Energy Action Month posters and electronic billboard signs are helping to increase awareness of Navy energy initiatives. Energy Action Month is also a perfect opportunity to highlight ways Sailors and civilian personnel can reduce energy consumption. For lists of ideas, visit How are you taking action to save energy? What does energy resiliency mean to you? Join the conversation at #NavyEnergy. Do you have ideas on how the Navy can take action to save energy? The Navy wants to hear them! The new Collab Lab tool, developed by Navy Warfare Development Center, allows individuals and institutions to submit energy efficiency ideas, comment on ideas posted by others, and vote on the ideas that are already there. Become part of the solution and submit your energy ideas on the Collab Lab page at For more information and resources, visit the Navy Energy Action Month webpage at

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When ‘Day Drinking’ Becomes Destructive Drinking From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits the Mediterranean Sea. Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (Photo by MC2 Devin Wray)

Nimitz Strike Group begins Operations in central Mediterranean By MC3 Nathan R. McDonald

The Nimitz Strike Group commenced flight operations in the central Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 20. The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), along with embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, and Destroyer Squadron 23 is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. "We look forward to strengthening the interoperability between our partner countries in the 6th Fleet region, and building on the common goal of maritime security through exercises and exchanges," said Rear Adm. Michael S. White, commander of CSG 11. Prior to arriving in the Mediterranean, Nimitz spent the majority of its time in the 5th Fleet with guided-missile destroyers USS Shoup (DDG 86), USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS

William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), along with guided-missile cruisers USS Princeton (CG 59) and USS Monterey (CG 61). "Our strike group and air wing have performed admirably during our time in 5th Fleet in the face of uncertainty," said Capt. Jeff Ruth, commanding officer of Nimitz. "Everyone should be very proud of their ability to pull together as a team to get the job done." While in U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, CVW 11 executed more than 1,200 sorties in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, tallying more than 6,500 flight hours. "I'm very proud of the effort our Sailors and Marines have contributed during our time in the 5th Fleet AOR," said White. "We have and will continue to remain focused on accomplishing our missions, and I think that shows in the work we've done." This will be the first time Nimitz will be operating in the 6th Fleet area of operation since 1998.

The Keep What You've Earned campaign released its second testimonial video Oct. 11 as part of a series featuring four Sailors' personal stories about how alcohol incidents impacted their careers and the importance of drinking responsibly. The latest video features Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Jason Hall from Naval Base San Diego. He reveals how his destructive drinking habits finally caught up with him, and the impact it had on his career, his wallet and his relationships. For Hall, it was just another typical day of heavy drinking after work. Thinking that he could sleep off the effects of the alcohol, he woke up later in the night and tried to drive home while still intoxicated. "I hit two pylons, and before I was able to pull over, the police were already behind me," said Hall. Hall was convicted for driving under the influence and ended up paying approximately $7,000 in fines, or in his words, "the most expensive night out ever." In the video, he credits his Drug and Alcohol Programs Advisor with helping get his career - and his life - back on track. Today Hall focuses his energies on cycling, cooking and caring for his young, energetic dog. He is also working on rebuilding his career and earning back the respect of his shipmates, parents, siblings and friends. Hall volunteered to participate in the Keep What You've Earned testimonial video series so that other Sailors can see the reality of destructive drinking and learn from his mistakes. "I actually get upset when I see people making the same mistakes that I did and having the thought that it won't be them," said Hall. "I used to think the same thing - that it wouldn't be me - and it definitely was me." Hall's testimonial is the second of four that will be released this fall as part of the Keep What You've Earned campaign. Each testimonial reminds Sailors of the importance of drinking responsibly and keeping what you've earned. You can watch all of the Keep What You've Earned videos at For more information, and to help promote responsible drinking within your command, visit


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More than 500 pizzas were churned out during Pizza Festival 2013. (Photo by Chaplain Don Biadog, Jr.)

Part of the WRA’s mission is to share Neapolitan customs with the U.S. community. For all pizza lovers, there could not be better place than Naples to taste it. Depending on how much time you have, it is a must to visit famous Pizzeria locations downtown. In order to give the opportunity to all community members, WRA held the first Pizza Festival last year. With such a great showing, it was decided to repeat the event. Today wherever you go in the world you will find a pizza, but remember the Vera Pizza Napoletana, Real Naples’ Pizza, has three basic pillars: • It is baked only in a wood burning brick oven, and this year the oven was brought by Mr. Medaglia manufacturer. • The crust must be soft and light. • The pizza maker (Pizzaiolo) must be a Maestro, since the dough stretching is essential.

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) For non-emergency assistance, call 081-568-5638.

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tiger Sharks ‘double dip’ in Sigonella and Lisbon By Jamie Yenco

The Naples Tiger Sharks were one of six teams that traveled over Columbus Day weekend to compete in the annual “Double Dip” meets hosted by the Sigonella Swordfish. Saturday’s schedule was a standard European Forces Swim League meet, while Sunday was a Pentathlon for the 57 swimmers from Naples. All teams were quick off the blocks Saturday, but not quick enough for the Tiger Sharks. Naples won the meet with a total of 1,202 points, while the Swordfish finished second with 1,021 points. Stuttgart Piranhas took third with 644 points. Aviano Sea Dragons took fourth with 213.5 pts. Vicenza Mako Sharks had 127.5 and NATO Marlins International finished with 28 points. Swimmers who placed first in all three of their events earned the team 36 points. Swimmer Mijke Witkamp took first place in the 17-19 girls 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle and 100m breaststroke, while Brandon Oestereicher took first in the boys 13-14 100m butterfly, 100m freestyle and the 400m freestyle. Sean Quirk took first in the 200m individual medley, 100m freestyle and the 200m freestyle for the 12-and-under boys. Alejandra Ruppe took first place in the 8-and-under girls 100m individual medley, 50m butterfly and the 200m freestyle. Other swimmers with first

place finishes were Ian Boggs, Lydia Boyum, Kendall Ewing, Lorenzo Flores, McKenna Gray, Seamus Gyles, Sophia Krause, Jacob Levine, Zachary Oestereicher, Emily Patterson, Luke Patterson, Paul Patterson, Carly Sharp, Lindsey Sharp, Brendan Smith, Ashley Snodgrass, and Stephen Traucht. Swimmer Emily Patterson was a key component in the 13-14 year old 200m mixed medley relay and was also named “Swimmer of the Meet” by the Tiger Sharks coaching staff. Swimmers with finishes in the top three included Samantha Allen, Andrew Carlos, Francis Carlos, Foster Deneke, Marissa Dye, Abigail Driskell, Ryan Gray, Kieran Gyles, Liam Gyles, Maria Celeste Kistler, Chris Levine, Houlton McGuinn, Max Milton, Maura Patterson, Caitlin Quirk, John Ruppe, Andrew Smith, Lauren Snodgrass, Jordan Traucht, Leslie Traucht, and Alyssa Yenco. Chris Levine was named the boys “biggest loser” having lost the most time in all of his events. Swimmer Malena Yenco earned the team 24 points and Sydney Bidwell brought 21 points to the team total. Sarah Oestereicher earned a total of 19 points. Other swimmers earning points were Teegan Barnett, Ingrid Bidwell, Josey Gregory, Dannah Lougen, Brendan Roberts, Catharine Roberts, Nathan Traucht and Gennie Welch. Catharine Roberts was named the girls “biggest loser”

Jacob Levine competes in the 50m butterfly for the Naples Tiger Sharks. Levine was also named swimmer of the meet for the pentathlon, earning 60 points for the Tiger Sharks. (Photo by Mike Sharp)

of the meet by dropping the most cumulative time in her events. Other swimmers who improved their times were Lizzy Gregory, Drake McGuinn, Sydney Milton, and Connor Roberts. Sunday’s pentathlon was another successful win for the Naples Tiger Sharks. They easily took first with 983.5 points, while the Swordfish followed with 757 points. The Stuttgart Piranhas finished with 626, Aviano Sea Dragons 154.5, Vicenza Mako Sharks 130 and NATO Marlins International with 43 points. The pentathlon places in each age group were based on the total time for swimmers. Swimmers 12 and under swam the 50m butterfly, 50m backstroke, 100m individual medley, 50m breaststroke and the 50m freestyle. In order to place in the pentathlon swimmers had to successfully complete all five events. Tiger Shark Alejandra Ruppe took first place for the 8-andunder girls while Paul Patterson and Jordan Traucht took first and second respectively. Lauren Snodgrass took first in the 9-year-old girls with Leslie Traucht taking a close second. John Ruppe took second place for the 9-year-old boys. For the 10-year-old girls, Lindsey Sharp finished second and Malena Yenco finished sixth. For the 10-year-old boys, Sean Quirk took first place, Luke Patterson took third and Brendan Smith placed sixth. Quirk also earned the title “biggest loser” for the boys. Sarah Oestereicher placed fifth for the 11-year-old girls while Teegan Barnett and Gennie Welch placed 10th and 11th. Naples took the top five places for the 11-year-old boys. Jacob Levine finished in first place; Kendall Ewing took second; followed by Stephen Traucht, Ryan Gray and Brendan Roberts. Jacob Levine was also named “Swimmer of the Meet” by the NTS coaching staff. Carly Sharp won the 12-yearold girls category. Alyssa Yenco took third place and Marissa Dye placed fifth. Houlton McGuinn placed first for the 12-year-old boys. Swimmers 13-19 years old had to successfully complete the 100m butterfly, 100m back-

Mijke Witkamp competes in the 100m breaststroke for the Naples Tiger Sharks. The team is currently 5-1 and will host a meet Sunday, Oct. 27.(Photo by Mike Sharp)

stroke, 200m individual medley, 100m breaststroke and the 100m freestyle to be awarded a place in the pentathlon. Emily Patterson won the 1314-year-old girls category and was also named “Swimmer of the Meet.” Lydia Boyum and Caitlin Quirk placed fourth and fifth respectively, while Sydney Milton placed 9th and Ingrid Bidwell placed 13th. Brandon placed first in the 13-14-yearold boys, Max Milton placed second, Andrew Smith and Ian Boggs placed 5th and 6th respectively, McKenna Gray took seventh place, Francis Carlos placed 8th, Chris Levine and Connor Roberts placed 9th and 10th. Nathan Traucht took 13th place. For the girls 15-16 year-old category Maura Patterson placed 5th and Sydney placed 8th. Zachary Oestericher placed 5th in the same age group for boys. Mijke Witkamp took first for the 17-19-year-old girls. Naples had 18 swimmers travel to Lisbon, Portugal the following weekend to compete in another dual meet against the Lisbon Bull sharks, Rota Swim Club and the Lakenheath Barracudas. Saturday’s meet was the first time the Tiger Sharks have taken second place this season. Sunday’s pen-

tathlon proved to be a better day for the Tiger Sharks, improving their record to 5-1. Half of the competing Tiger Sharks earned first place in all three of their events Saturday. These swimmers were Jerra Ewing, Kendall Ewing, Emily Patterson, Luke Patterson, Maura Patterson, Paul Patterson, Berkay Payal, Lauren Snodgrass and Mijke Witkamp. Ingrid Bidwell took second place in all three of her events. Other swimmers with top three finishes were Teegan Barnett, Sydney Bidwell, James Moore, Ashley Snodgrass and Callie Van Dyke. Josey Gregory, Lizzy Gregory and Ryan Sword all had time improvements. On Sunday, Jerra Ewing, Emily Patterson, Luke Patterson, Lauren Snodgrass and Mijke Witkamp finished in first place in all 5 of their events. Kendall Ewing, Maura Patterson, Paul Patterson and Ashley Snodgrass all had at least one first place finish, while Ingrid Bidwell, Sydney Bidwell, Ryan Sword and Callie Van Dyke all had finishes in the top 3. The Tiger Sharks will host their next home meet Sunday, Oct. 27.


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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 081-568-4639 for more information.

(Official U.S. Navy photo)

USS Rentz Rescues Fishing Vessel in Distress after 10 Days Lost at Sea By Ens. John Baldwin, USS Rentz Public Affairs

USS RENTZ, At Sea (NNS) -Guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) conducted a Safety-ofLife-at-Sea operation rescue Oct. 20-21 for a fishing vessel, 200 nautical miles off the coast of Ecuador in distress and stranded for 10 days. The crew of the 14 meter vessel and four other small crafts in tow, had been without fuel or food prior to Rentz' arrival. The distressed vessel was spotted early Sunday morning, Oct. 20 by Rentz' forward lookouts, who reported the small craft roughly 6,000 yards forward of the ship's position. The ship swiftly responded and launched a rigid-hull inflatable boat to investigate the situation with embarked U.S. Coast Guard

LEDET personnel. During the two-day rescue operation, LEDET personnel discovered that the vessel and five Ecuadorian nationals aboard had been struck by heavy weather, disorienting the crew and setting the small vessel 100 nautical miles off-course. Adrift and out of fuel, the crew subsisted on bananas until Rentz arrived on scene and provided meals, ready-to-eat and approximately 120 gallons of diesel fuel; enough to return to home. "Our crew is prepared to handle a myriad of situations while deployed to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations, including Safety-ofLife-at-Sea operations. We do so with the utmost pride and professionalism, and it is our duty to assist those in need on the high seas when the time comes. I am very pleased with this operation and could not be more proud of the swift actions taken

by our crew," Cmdr. Lance Lantier, commanding officer of USS Rentz said. Rentz is currently conducting counter transnational organized crime operations in the 4th Fleet Area of Operations as part of Operation Martillo which began in January 2012.

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M ORE I NSIDE P AGE … ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON continued 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. Email Robert Kenney at or visit 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. Kyle Brown, NANA president, at THE NAPLES AREA SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION is a newly founded association that 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 626-5382. 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 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 and 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 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 Connect-theTots-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 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, or visit 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, 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 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 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 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@ 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. 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. 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 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 081811-6451 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 081-811-4682 or the school at 081-811-4037. 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. 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,, 334-6771-0327, or Gabriel Sermeno,, 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 or visit

Friday, Oct. 25 4:30 p.m. Hotel Transylvania, PG 6 p.m. Gravity, PG-13 7 p.m. Don Jon, R, Premiere Showing Saturday, Oct. 26 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, PG (3D) 4 p.m. Gravity, PG-13 6 p.m. Parkland, PG-13, Premiere Showing 7 p.m. The Family, R 3 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 27 Hotel Transylvania, PG (3D) 4 p.m. Parkland, PG-13 6 p.m. Captain Phillips, PG-13 7 p.m. Don Jon, R

3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 28 Closed, No Movies

Tuesday, Oct. 29 Closed, No Movies Wednesday, Oct. 30 4:30 p.m. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 6 p.m. Parkland, PG-13 7 p.m. Riddick, R, Last Showing Thursday, Oct. 31 4:30 p.m. Hotel Transylvania, PG 6 p.m. The World's End, R, Last Showing 7 p.m. Insidious Chapter 2, PG-13 Friday, Nov. 1 4:30 p.m. Free Birds, PG (3D) Premiere Showing 6 p.m. Captain Phillips, PG-13 7 p.m. Runner Runner, R, Premiere Showing

Movie Descriptions ON JON, R, Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Brie Larson, Tony Danza. Comedy, 90 min. Jon Martello is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to "pull" a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn't compare to the bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman is a bright, beautiful, good old fashioned girl. Raised on romantic Hollywood movies, she's determined to find her Prince Charming and ride off into the sunset. Wrestling with good old fashioned expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle against a media culture full of false fantasies to try and find true intimacy


APTAIN PHILLIPS, PG-13, Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, John Magaro. Drama, 134 min. A multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips, and his Somali counterpart, Muse. Set on an incontrovertible collision course off the coast of Somalia, both men will find themselves paying the human toll for economic forces outside of their control.


HE FAMILY, R, Cast: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo. Action/Adventure, 111 min. A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of Agent Stansfield to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni, his wife Maggie and their children Belle and Warren can't help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the "family" way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down. Chaos ensues as old scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings


ARKLAND, PG-13, Drama 92 min. Zac Efron, Tom Welling, James Badge Dale, Paul Giamatti, Jackie Earle Haley. Recounting the chaotic events that occurred in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, the film weaves together the perspectives of a handful of ordinary individuals suddenly thrust into extraordinary circumstances: the young doctors and nurses at Parkland Hospital; Dallas' chief of the Secret Service; an unwitting cameraman who captured what became the most watched and examined film in history; the FBI agents who nearly had the gunman within their grasp; the brother of Lee Harvey Oswald, left to deal with his shattered family; and JFK's security team, witnesses to both the president's death and Vice President Lyndon Johnson's rise to power over a nation whose innocence was forever altered.


USH, R, Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Natalie Dormer, Daniel Brhl, Tom Wlaschiha. Action/Adventure, 123 min. Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, this film portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed-handsome English playboy Hunt and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Lauda. Taking us into their personal lives on and off the track, Rush follows the two drivers as they push them-


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TOURS OPEN TO BOTH U.S. MILITARy AND NATO I.D. CARD HOLDERS USO DAILY TOURS Oct. 26 Halloween Bash at Cantina del Vesuvio..............................................€44 Oct. 27 Cake Decorating Class ...................€29 Oct. 27 Rome of the Caesars........................€57 Nov. 2 Grand Tour of Mt. Vesuvius............€59 Nov. 3 Underground Rome .........................€86 Nov. 8 Sorrento and the Emerald Grotto ..€38 Nov. 9 Novello Wine and Chestnuts ..........€25

WEEKEND TOURS Nov. 9-10 Veteran’s Day Weekend in Florence . .€178 Nov. 27-30 Thanksgiving in Venice . . . . . . . . . . . . .€226 Dec. 12-15 Christmas Markets in Northern Italy . .€345 Dec. 20-27 Med Christmas Cruise . . . . . . . . . . . . .€717 Dec. 24-25 Christmas in Rome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .€187 Dec. 30-Jan.2 New Year’s in Budapest . . . . . . . . . . . . .€622

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selves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error. If you make one mistake, you die. RISONERS, R, Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Paul Dano, Melissa Leo, Maria Bello. Drama, 153 min. Your child is missing. Every second counts. How far would you go? When his six-year-old daughter Anna goes missing along with her friend Joy, Keller Dover faces every parent's worst nightmare. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been spotted earlier on the street. Detective Loki is put in charge of the investigation and immediately arrests the driver of the RV, Alex Jones, however a lack of physical evidence forces them to release him. With the police pursuing different leads to no avail and his family life disintegrating, a desperate Keller decides to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will he go to save his daughter?


LOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2, PG, Cast: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Kristen Schaal. Animation, Family, 100 min. Inventor Flint Lockwood’s genius is finally being recognized as he’s invited by his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, where the best and brightest inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. Chester’s right-hand-gal, and one of his greatest inventions, is Barb, a highly evolved orangutan with a human brain. It’s always been Flint’s dream to be recognized as a great inventor, but everything changes when he discovers that his most infamous machine (which turns water into food) is still operating and is now creating food-animal hybrids foodimals! With the fate of humanity in his hands, Chester sends Flint and his friends on a dangerously delicious mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other food creatures to save the world again!


OTEL TRANSYLVANIA, PG, Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher. Animation, 92 min, Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free to be the monsters they are without humans to bother them. On one special weekend, Dracula has invited some of the world's most famous monsters - Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, a family of werewolves, and more - to celebrate his daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem - but this could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis


RAVITY, PG-13, Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney. SciFi/Fantasy, 91 min. Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth...and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space-


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In the Spotlight LT JEFFREY DEAN Lt. Jeffrey Dean reported to the U.S. Naval Hospital Naples Dental Clinic during summer of 2013. Originally from Southern Indiana, Dean graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2010. His first tour as a Navy dentist was at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and he deployed alongside Marines to Afghanistan in 2011. Previously, while enlisted in the Marine Corps, he deployed with 1st Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in 2003. Currently he serves as a general dentist and is key in providing dental treatment for all of our beneficiaries. As the new DECON Team Leader, he also helps maintain our hospital operational readiness. "I enjoy this duty station and the opportunities it presents for me and my wife. I am grateful to be able to treat some of the nation's finest patients and I am thankful for the support of the Navy and this command."

HM3 ELIZABETH TEFFT Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Elizabeth Tefft was born and raised in rural South Dakota; Army bred, and fourth generation military. Encouraged by her mother to find her own way, she joined the Navy in October of 2009 upon graduation from Tri-Valley High School in Colton, S.D. in pursuit of a career in the medical field. After completing basic training she moved on to Corpsman ‘A’ School, where she was trained to be a general duty corpsman. Her first set of orders brought her to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Va. where she was assigned to the Labor and Delivery Ward in the Directorate for Nursing Services. While there, she deployed on the USNS Comfort in support of mission Continuing Promise 2011. Because of her experience in the Labor and Delivery field, she was then assigned to the MultiService Ward at U.S. Naval Hospital Naples in 2012. As Assistant Leading Petty Officer to 10 junior Sailors, Tefft leads with genuine concern for the Sailors on the ward and their professional growth. When she isn’t at work, Tefft enjoys all the opportunities Italy offers to pursue her favorite hobbies, outdoor activities and photography.

Kids Talk: My Trip to Pisa By Ferdinando Johnston

This past summer, my brother and I went to Tuscany and visited the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This tower really impressed me. Did you know it took over 199 years to finish?! And the ground where it was constructed wasn't very stable so around 1178, it started to sink into the ground, fortunately for us it did not sink too much. In 1589, Galileo Galilei performed an experiment from the top of the tower of Pisa where he dropped two cannon balls of different weight to show that the speed of each cannon ball was the same, even though one was heavier. During World War II the US Army discovered that Germans were hiding inside the tower so an order to destroy the tower was given, but the sergeant in charge decided the tower was too beautiful to destroy and did not ask for bombs to destroy it. Eventually the Army decided to use another plan that didn’t include blowing up the tower. In recent years, the tower has started to lean too far over, so engineers from many countries got together to find a way to

Ferdinando poses at the Leaning Tower of Pisa. (Photo by Simona Johnston)

save the tower from falling. My brother and I loved posing for pictures by the tower, pretending to push on it and keep it from falling, even though there are real wires that do that job now. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is not the only beautiful building in the city of Pisa. There is the Battistero on the same Piazza dei Miracoli as the tower. It’s amazing! When you stand in the right place inside the Battistero you can hear someone talking quietly on the other side because of good acoustics. I definitely recommend visiting Pisa, Florence and all the other interesting cities in Tuscany. Don’t forget to bring comfortable shoes and a camera to take pictures of all the beautiful sights.

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A Glimpse Around the Fleet

Electronics Technician 3rd Class Daniel Jacox lifts his son in the air on the pier at Naval Station Mayport after returning from a six-month deployment, Oct. 23, aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58). Samuel B. Roberts deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility in April 2013 to support maritime security operations, theater security cooperation and Operation Active Endeavor. (Photo by MC2 Marcus L. Stanley)

Distressed persons are transferred from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) to Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P52. San Antonio provided food, water, medical attention, and temporary shelter to the rescued. San Antonio rescued 128 men adrift in an inflatable raft after responding to a call by the Maltese Government. (U.S. Navy photo)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely's (DDG 107) visit, board, search and seizure team prepare to board the ship during an anti-terrorism training evolution in the Mediterranean See, Oct. 17. Gravely, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (Photo by MC3 Darien G. Kenney)

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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 WEBSITE: mil/regions/cnreurafswa/about/jobs. html 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 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.

U.S. POSITIONS NOTE: Effective May 1, CONUS hires currently residing in the Naples/Gaeta commuting areas must apply through USAJOBS in order to receive consideration. CLOSING DATE: Oct. 31 Engineering Technician (Mechanical), GS-0802-12, ANN# EUR14-693645-AV, Full Time Permanent Program Analyst, GS-0343-13, ANN#EUR14-696470-EG, Full Time Permanent Cost Price Analyst Contract Specialist, GS-1102-12, ANN# EUR14-690734-JC, Full Time Permanent Contract Specialist, GS-110212, ANN#EUR14-689905-JC, Full Time Permanent CLOSING DATE: Nov. 7 Supervisory Recreation Specialist, GS-0188-09, ANN#EUR 14-691637-AG, Full Time Permanent Supervisory Recreation Assistant, GS-0189-07, ANN#EUR14690851-AG, Full Time Permanent Housing Management Assistant, GS-1173-07 ANN# EUR13-541494-AG-R1, Full Time Permanent Supervisory Contract Specialist, GS-1102-14 ANN#EUR14698929-JC, Full Time Permanent Contract & Grant Specialist, GS-1102-12 ANN#EUR14-698928-JC, Full Time Permanent Social Worker, GS-0185-12, ANN#EUR14-677920-KB, Full Time Permanent Management Analyst, GS-034312, ANN#EUR14-610665-KB, Full Time Permanent Supv Financial Management Analyst, GS-0501-14, ANN# EUR14-682408-KB, Full Time Permanent Supv Equal Employment Specialist, GS-0260-12, ANN#EUR 14-700535-KB, Full Time Permanent



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CYP Education Technician Leader, CY-1702-II, ANN# 14-003 regular full time (Eligible for Post Allowance) Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, School Age Care. Job Summary: 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. Open Until Filled CYP Education Technician Leader, CY-1702-II, ANN#14004 regular full time (Eligible for Post Allowance) Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Teen Center. Job Summary: 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. Open Until Filled

NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITIONS Fleet & Family Readiness NAF Local Naples job announcements within CNREURAFSWA may be viewed at: Naples/FleetAndFamilyReadiness /AboutFleetAndFamilyReadiness/ 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 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#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 (Theater Concessionaire) ANN# 13-015, 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 equipment is in good condition and safe for patron use. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01 ANN#13-128, flexible part time, Bowling Center, Support Site. Provides oversight of activities and necessary services to authorized patrons. Food Service Worker, NA-740804, ANN#13-126 flexible part time, 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.

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U.S. NAF POSITIONS AVAILABLE GRICIGNANO MAIN STORE Ann#130002F2 Customer Service Clerk/CS/NF-02/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.50$10.00. Performs a variety of customer service duties including special orders, foreign currency exchange, Western Union, merchandise returns, etc. Ann#130001T2 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#1300023Z Cashier Checker/CC/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Associates are engaged in the operation of cash registers to record sales in retail checkout areas. Ann#13000240 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#1300023U 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#13000241 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#130001L4 Store Worker/ W3/NA-02/Flex – Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $10.23. Performs various duties including loading/unloading merchandise and cart retrieval in an Exchange store, storeroom and/or location. EARTH & VINE WINE SHOP Ann#120002QJ Sales Clerk/ PS/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Job Summary: 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. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply. Ann#130001JK Supervisory Sales Clerk/MM/NF-02/RFT Open Until Filled. Pay: $9.00$12.00. Responsible for supervising a group of associates that sell rationed items, alcohol and general merchandise to authorized customers exercising professional selling techniques. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply. DISTRIBUTION CENTER, GRICIGNANO Ann#130003UO Warehouse Worker/72/NA-05/Flex - Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $12.75. Responsible for one or more functions (receiving, storing, issuing and shipping,etc.) within a warehouse area. May be assisted by several lower grade associates. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply. CAPODICHINO NEX MART Ann#130001NR 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. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply. ROME EMBASSY MINI MART Ann#1300024L Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Job Summary: Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply.

Panorama Oct. 25, 2013  
Panorama Oct. 25, 2013  

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