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58th year, No. 21

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Friday, May 31, 2013

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Musician 2nd Class Lucas Swanson salutes after playing taps. Service members from the U.S. and Italy participated in a ceremony honoring the 7,861 service members buried at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy. (Photo by MC1 Christopher B. Stoltz)

Sailors Pay Tribute in Italy By MC1 Christopher Stoltz, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs

Service members from the U.S. and Italy came together during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, May 27. Adm. Bruce. W. Clingan, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, described how inspiring the actions of the fallen heroes enshrined at the cemetery were and how they should be remembered. “The nearly 8,000 men and women buried in this beautiful cemetery and thousands more like them believed in, fought for, and died for ideals that we still cherish today,” said Clingan. “Their actions, some heroic, some mundane, all selfless, achieved a victorious end to the horrific battles of World War II.” U.S. Ambassador to Italy David Thorne, also a guest speaker, encouraged the attendees to remember not just the sacrifices, but the reasons for their sacrifices. “On memorial day, we remember those we have lost, not only for what they fought for but who they were, proud Americans, often far-tooyoung, guided by deep and

abiding love for their families, for each other, and their country,” said Thorne. “Our debt to them is one we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice and strive to be a nation equal to their example.”

During the ceremony, Clingan joined Italian and U.S. dignitaries in a wreathlaying ceremony, honoring the 7,861 buried and the 3,095 still missing. “Let us never forget those who have given and those who

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are given to the noblest of causes. May their sacrifices and heroism continue to inspire us to rise up in the face of adversity, to act boldly in times of need and to give selflessly in the pursuit of enduring freedom,” said Clingan

CPO 365 Members and Families Visit Nettuno Page 13

Weekly Crime Report Review what happened between May 23 and May 29. Page 5

FRIDAY High 63 / Low 57 Rain

SATURDAY High 64 / Low 57 Chance of Rain

Adm. Bruce. W. Clingan, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, along with U.S. and Italian dignitaries, render honors during a Memorial Day ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Christopher B. Stoltz)

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Principal’s Note to Seniors of 2013

Principal Duane Werner, Naples High School

Seniors of 2013! The end is near. Though actually, you are just beginning on the road to adulthood. There have been many milestones in your high school years and there are many more that you will pass as you move forward. It has been my pleasure to be the principal at Naples High School this year and to be a part of what you have accomplished. You have represented yourself, your family, our community, and our school well as future members of a truly global society. The accomplishments of your senior year and of your high school career will be a part of your legacy. You have helped shape Naples High School. Now the road widens; there will be more responsibilities, more work, and your opportunities are limitless as you take that road leading to being a citizen of the 21st Century workforce. Your parents and teachers have worked to provide you with the tools to make a huge impact on our society. The challenge is there; embrace it, accept the challenge, work towards making a difference in society. I believe in you and that you will make a difference! Remember your high school days. As a freshman you were probably unsure what that first year would be like. You were no longer the ‘new kid’ as a sophomore, but still learning the ropes. When you were a junior you started thinking about ‘life after high school’ when you and your parents were planning ACT and SAT test dates. As a senior, the question ‘where will I go next year’ came up, do I have a date for Homecoming, and where will the prom be held? You also had other decisions to make: college, job, military, what to do next year? Oh, almost forgot, seniors were allowed off campus for lunch! Some of the highlights of this year include: Model United Nations in Prague, Czech Republic; our Academic Games entry traveling to Hambachtal, Germany; the marching band traveling to Baumholder, Germany; and performing at the Super 6 Football championships. Do not forget the memory of being in the European championship football game, the championship basketball game, the cross-country run in the snow at the European championships with the boys coming in second, or the championship by the girls team on the Baumholder course. Remember the girls’ volleyball team taking on all-comers for championship honors in Ramstein, Germany. Not to be outdone, the girls’ soccer team claimed another European title, the softball team claimed third place in Europe, and the baseball team won its first European title. We also had teams travel to Germany for Europe-wide competition in culinary arts, music, and the STEMposium. What a year to remember. You were part of it! You have some great memories of Naples High School and our host nation community. Don’t forget your roots as you prepare for the future. Proud to be and always a ‘Wildcat’! I wish you the best.

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Naples E-3 Sailors May Need to Retest for Navywide E-4 Exam Navywide E-4 advancement exams completed by Naples-area E-3 personnel in March have not yet been received or processed by Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center in Pensacola, Fla. PSD Naples has received confirmation that the tests reached the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Origin Sort Facility in Jersey City, N.J. USPS personnel are currently searching their facility for the exams. If the exams are not located in the near future, all eligible E-3 Sailors will be allowed to retest in September. Test scores from September will be applied to March Cycle 219 and retroactively scored. This means that Sailors who advance from September Cycle 220 will receive E-4 pay as if they advanced through March exam results. For answers to questions about High Year Tenure or other concerns, contact Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Hoffman at DSN: 626-5787 or Chief Ajibade Olatokunbo at DSN: 629-5835. Off-Base Residents Must Use New Digital Decoders All off-base residents who have not yet exchanged older models of AFN television boxes for new digital converter boxes must now do so. AFN Europe is eliminating one of two satellite transponders June 4, meaning all AFN decoders other than the new CISCO D9865 will no longer work. Off-base residents who signed a lease through the housing center are eligible to exchange the older decoder boxes for the new ones at the Teverola Housing Warehouse. The warehouse’s operating hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. For more information, contact Ricky Sizemore at DSN: 629-4270 or 081-811-4270. New iPads & Cameras on All Computers at Liberty Center The Liberty Center is now offering iPads for free use by single and unaccompanied Sailors (E-6 and below). In addition, the Capo facility has installed new cameras on all computers, and more improvements are forthcoming. The iPads must be checked out at the center’s front desk and used while in the facility. For more information, contact Staci Dietrich at DSN: 626-4894 or 081-568-4894. Elevator Inspections Planned for June at Capo Required bi-annual inspections will be performed on elevators in all buildings at Capo, June 12-26. Each building’s elevators will be tested in accordance with the schedule below. Personnel are not expected to experience significant impacts. Inspectors plan to evaluate one elevator at a time to ensure other elevators remain operational. For more information, contact Alessandro Comiti at DSN: 629-4815 or 081-811-4815. June 12: Supply Bldg. #401; Public Works Bldg. #407 June 13: Air Cargo Bldg. #412 June 14: Air Terminal; West Parking Garage June 17: C4I Bldg. June 18: Admin I; Admin II June 19: Admin III June 20: BEQ I Bldg. #443; BEQ II Bldg. #446 June 24: BEQ III Bldg. #449; Capo Landing June 25: Navy Gateway Inn & Suites June 26: East Parking Garage; Capo Branch Clinic May 31: Naples Elementary School PTA Spring Carnival The Naples Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) will hold its annual Spring Carnival fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 31, at Support Site’s Central Park. Tickets must be purchased for the event’s food and games. Contact the PTA to buy tickets in advance. The association is also looking for volunteers to help collect tickets, run games and clean up. If you have experience with face painting and balloon art, or you would just like to volunteer your time, contact the PTA at nes.pta1@gmail.com. May 31: Submission Deadline for Teen Employment Applications Teens must submit applications for summer employment opportunities no later than Friday, May 31. Applications are being accepted at the Teen Center for all teens, 15-18 years old, who are U.S. ID cardholders. Jobs

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are available at the Fleet and Family Support Center, School Liaison Office and MWR departments. For more information, call DSN: 629-4395 or 081-811-4395. June 4: Battle of Midway Commemoration at Capo All personnel are invited to a ceremony at Capo on Tuesday, June 4, to commemorate the Battle of Midway. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Capo piazza to mark the 71st anniversary of a significant naval victory. NSA Naples Commanding Officer Capt. Scott Gray is scheduled to serve as guest speaker. All military are requested to be in ranks no later than 8:15 a.m. Military attendees should wear their uniform of the day. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Capo theater. For more information, contact Lt. Kate Ford at DSN: 626-4313 or 081-568-4313. June 4: Naval Hospital Starts Walking Group at Support Site U.S. Naval Hospital Naples will start a weekly walking group at Support Site for community members on Tuesday, June 4. The group will depart from the hospital quarterdeck at noon each Tuesday. Participants have the option to join a weight-loss support group immediately following the walk, which will meet in the Hospital Health Promotions Conference Room. The group will discuss healthy lifestyle topics and there will be optional weigh-ins. For more information, contact Lt. Cmdr. Tinsika Riggs at DSN: 629-6142 or tinsika.riggs@ med.navy.mil. June 5: Italian Army Band Performing with CNE Band at Capo The Fanfara dei Bersaglieri, an Italian army band that plays its instruments while running, is scheduled to perform with U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band on Wednesday, June 5. The bands will perform during morning colors in the Capo piazza. All personnel are invited to view the performance and should arrive no later than 7:50 a.m. For more information, contact Teresa Merola at DSN: 626-5856 or 081-568-5856. June 5/7/10/11: Naples Tiger Sharks Summer Swim Program and Team Evaluations Naples Tiger Sharks will hold a summer swim program and swim team evaluations during the first two weeks of June at Capo’s indoor Fit Zone pool. Evaluations will take place on June 5, 7, 10 and 11. Children of U.S. military, civilian and NATO ID cardholders are eligible to participate. Swimmers 12 years old and under must demonstrate basic swim stroke skills and be able to swim two of the four competitive strokes for 50 meters without stopping. Swimmers 13-19 years old must demonstrate basic swim stroke skills and be able to swim two of the four competitive strokes for 100 meters without stopping. For more information or to schedule a child’s evaluation, email Jane Higgins at higginsx5@yahoo.com. June 7: Motorcycle Safety Standdown at Support Site A motorcycle safety standdown will be held at Support Site on Friday, June 7, for all motorcycle and scooter operators. The daylong event will begin 8 a.m. at the motorcycle safety training range adjacent to the Navy Exchange parking lot. The hands-on training is scheduled to include a slow speed competition for larger bikes, various riding exercises, and group rides to destinations of choice. Each command is encouraged to provide a group leader for their riders and have a route planned prior to the standdown. For more information, contact your command motocycle safety representative or call the NSA Traffic Manager at DSN: 626-3147 or 081-568-3147. June 7: Calling All Active / Inactive Eagle Scouts in Naples The Transatlantic Council (Europe) of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is establishing a database for Eagle Scouts in the region. All area Eagle Scouts are requested to contact Jeff Arter, the Naples BSA Troop 007 assistant scoutmaster, at jeffarter@hotmail.com by Friday, June 7. Arter is compiling the contact information (e.g., names, emails, etc.) for active and inactive Eagle Scouts in the Naples community.

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June 8: Tiger Shark Carwash Fundraiser at Support Site Naples Tiger Sharks will be conducting a carwash fundraiser on Saturday, June 8, at the Fire Department facility on Support Site. Community members are invited to bring their cars from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Tiger Sharks will also offer grilled hot dogs and other refreshments. Funds raised will help reduce the swim team’s travel expenses for the upcoming season. For more information on the carwash fundraiser, contact Dave Snodgrass at DSN: 626-5751 or 081-568-5751. June 12: Summer Hours in Effect for School Age Care Playground / Pavilion Starting Wednesday, June 12, the School Age Care playground area (adjacent to the Support Site library) will be closed to community members from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during weekdays except for Fridays. MWR will use this area for a summer camp program scheduled to run June 17 through Aug. 23. In addition, the pavilion area between the fire station and Youth Center will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the same timeframe. For more information, call Chris Kasparek, the director of Child and Youth Programs, at DSN: 6294390 or 081-811-4390. June 14: College Graduation / Recognition Ceremony A graduation and recognition ceremony will be held at Capo on Friday, June 14, for community members who have graduated from any college within the past year. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Capo theater, and all are invited. To receive recognition for completing a college program, contact the Navy College

Office at DSN: 626-6678/6681 or 081-568-6678/6681. The office’s email address is nco.naples@eu.navy.mil. June 15: USO's Barkin' BBQ for Military Families USO Naples is scheduled to host a summer BBQ for military families at Support Site’s Central Park on Saturday, June 14 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will include a pet parade, musical entertainment, food vendors, and activities for children. Community members must pre-register to participate. For more information, call USO’s Support Site office at DSN: 629-4903 or 081-811-4903. The Capo office can be reached at DSN: 626-5713 or 081-568-5713. June 20: 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 on Thursday, June 20. 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. June 21: British Festival in Lago Patria The British military community is scheduled to host a festival called British Fete 2013 on Friday, June 21, at British Forces School and the new British Forces community center near the JFC base in Lago Patria. The festival will be held between noon and 5 p.m. All U.S. service members, NATO personnel, and their families will receive free entry. The event will include live music, barbecue, a magician, and other performances. Attendees are advised to park at the JFC base and access the school grounds by using JFC’s rear pedestrian gate. For more information on the festival or to purchase booth space, visit www.brit-fete.com.

Italian News Briefs

Compiled by Teresa Merola

Italy Ratifies Convention on Combating Violence Against Women On Tuesday, Italy’s House approved the Council of Europe’s convention on combating violence against women. The convention made Italy the fifth country to ratify after Montenegro, Albania, Turkey and Portugal. In order for the convention to take effect, it must be ratified by at least 10 countries, eight of which must belong to the Council of Europe. The vote occurred at the same time as the funeral for a 15-yearold girl stabbed and burned to death by her boyfriend. The convention aims to create an international framework to provide protections for women by not only repressing violence against them, but also by encouraging prevention, assistance, cultural awareness and education on the issue.

First Italian Astronaut Walks in Space Luca Parmitano is the first Italian astronaut to walk in space when he made his first trip to space Tuesday aboard the Soyuz TMA spacecraft. Parmitano is an Air Force captain who had been training in Russia and is to copilot a Soyuz TMA spacecraft spending six months working on the Space Station. His mission

will involve numerous scientific experiments and his duties will include performing two space walks to work on the exterior of the station platform.

New Napoli Coach Announced Napoli Chairman and film producer Aurelio De Laurentiis announced that Spanish Rafa Benitez is the new Napoli coach. Benitez returned to Italy following briefly coaching at Inter Milan in Series A for the first half of 2010-11. Benitez announced that he is happy to come to Naples. He replaced Mazzarri, who announced his departure from Naples after Napoli came second in the Series A season and it qualifies for next season's Champions League.

Italian Report Shows Rise in Marriage Separations and Divorces Italian marriage used to last forever but over the past two decades the number of separations and divorce jumped dramatically. The Italian Statistic Agency (ISTAT) reported that a marriage last 15 years before separation and 18 years before divorce. Average age for separation is approximately 46 years for husbands and 43 for wives. In

divorce, the ages are slightly higher, 47 for men and 44 for women. Almost 85 percent of separations were consensual while 69.4 percent of marriages ended by mutual agreement.

Ferrari Event Comes to Naples This Weekend This weekend, the Ferrari 2002 built for German champion Michael Schumacher will be displayed at the Ferrari Event at Via Partenope in downtown Naples. The event is sponsored by the City of Naples. Ferrari fans can register on the web site www. eventoferrari.com and become members of the Maranello team for a day. They can perform a pit stop, changing tires as it happens during the Grand Prix. The event opens Saturday at 11 a.m. at the waterfront. Visitors can also take gadgets, admire collectible items such as the Raikkonen gloves or the undershirt autographed by Felipe Massa. Visitors can admire other jewels of the Ferrari display such as the black Ferrari California, the 559, the 308 made famous by the TV series “Magnum P.I.” and the famous Testarossa from TV series “Miami Vice.”

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T HE I NSIDE P AGE … FOR FLEET AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER (FFSC) EVENTS, SEE PAGE 5.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 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 lovell_jones318@yahoo.com. 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 tstoreschedule@gmail.com to volunteer and Melania Bowen at nosctshop@gmail.com 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 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 apaulino@clubbeyond.org for an appointment. NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC BOOSTERS seeks 2012-2013 board members. For more information, e-mail matthew.ukleja@gmail.com. THE AMERICAN SOCCER CLUB (ASC) OF NAPOLI is looking for qualified coaches. Those interested in coaching should e-mail doc@ascnapoli.com. NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY OPERATION CLIP & SAVE (coupons): 081-568-3913. NAVY LEAGUE OF THE U.S./NAPLES COUNCIL is seeking board members. Contact Betty Reese at 081-526-8051 or breese@cybernet.it. 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 awlrescueteam@gmail.com or director@animalswithoutlimits.com. ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS! Are you interested in taking photos of Naples Elementary School students during the 2012-2013 school year? Contact Dr. Johnson at 081-811-4159 or donita.Johnson@ eu.dodea.edu. TUTORING OPPORTUNITY Do you want to work hands-on with college-oriented students? Do you want to make a difference in a student's life? Naples Middle/High School is looking for motivated community members with college experience to become AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) tutors. Training will be provided. Please contact Vice Principal David Martin at david.martin@eu.dodea.edu or AVID Counselor Joseph Selina at selina.joseph@eu.dodea.edu. NAPLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTA is searching for people who want to lead the PTA during the 2012-2013 school year. PTA board members are elected every year and committee chairs are appointed every year. If you are interested in a board or chair position, please e-mail Angel Neese at itwife2000@yahoo.com.

ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON NATO LIONS RUGBY CLUB is looking for new players. All abilities wanted. Practice is held every Wednesday at Carney Park at 5:45 p.m. Show up with shoes, shorts and a mouth guard. Training and development will be provided. If you have any questions, email Mark Woodall or co-manager Andrew Bohnsack at markwoodall82@hotmail.co.uk or andrew.bohnsack@gmail.com. NAPLES OVERSEAS SUPPORT CLUB (NOSC) is seeking individuals as board members in 2013-2014 for a variety of events and positions. Join Us! If you want to volunteer or need information on what is available, email noscitaly@gmail.com or go to www.noscitaly.com CLUB BEYOND is a youth group run by Naval Support Activity Naples Religious Ministries. Club Beyond is open to children in grades 7 through 12, and meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel Fellowship Hall at the Support Site. For more information, please contact Arturo at apaulino@clubbeyond.org. 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 007troop@gmail.com or visit the website at sites.google.com/site/boyscouttroop007naples. NAPLES OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION NEEDS REFEREES Anyone interested should contact Nigel Alexander at 081-721-5413 or 346-680-3282 or by e-mail to nalexander@afsouth.nato.int.

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A high-energy dance routine in the musical, “West Side Story.” slated June 22-28 at the San Carlo Theater. The American Broadway classic is a modern “Romeo and Juliet” combining the talents of author Arthur Laurents, lyricist Stephen Sondheim, choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard Bernstein. (Photo courtesy of San Carlo Theater)

‘West Side Story,’ Ferrari Event, Wine Fairs and Cruising Top Naples’ June Calendar By Lou Freed

In a couple of weeks, American dads will be celebrated for the love and bond they share with their families. Make them feel special with gifts they would enjoy. Looking beyond the usual special cards and neckties, consider the events below to bring pleasant treats for the celebrants. Be aware though that some exciting events are scheduled this weekend only that would make for great pre-Father’s Day ideas.

West Side Story High energy American production set to enliven San Carlo Theater Inspired by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” the American Broadway classic combines the talents of author Arthur Laurents, choreographer

Jerome Robbins, lyricist Stephen Sondheim and composer Leonard Bernstein. BB Promotion Company, in colwith Sundance laboration Productions, Inc. of New York, will stage the musical June 2228 at the renowned 18th century Neapolitan venue. Set in the 1950s in New York, the work recounts the gripping rivalry between two New York teenage gangs (the PolishAmerican Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks) along with the love story between Tony of the Jets and Maria, sister of the Sharks’ leader. Critics cite the work as a comment on the rise of juvenile delinquency and racial tensions in the U.S. at the time. Lively dance scenes along with memorable and romantic songs such as “Maria,” “America,” “Tonight,” “Somewhere,” and “One Hand, One Heart” have helped earn its world acclaim.

Italy and Beyond Lou Freed is a regular contributing culture and travel columnist for Panorama. She has traveled and cruised Lou Freed extensively in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe. Her monthly column offers cultural and travel insights locally and further afield.

The musical debuted to rave reviews in 1957 on Broadway and was made into a film in 1961, winning ten Academy Awards out of eleven nominations, including Best Picture. Performances will run through June 28. For bookings and details, visit http://www.teatrosancarlo.it/ or call 081-7972331.

Racing Naples revs up for Ferrari event Tomorrow, the Naples waterfront will simulate Formula One Paddock, where fans of motor sports will be able to try their hand at Pit Stop racing in an F1 show car along with competing in driving simulations against the backdrop of Ferrari car displays. More activities are scheduled on Sunday. To book for the competitions, contact Radio Kiss Kiss. Details can be found at www.comune.napoli.it and www.eventoferrari.com.

Wines

A grape picker at work in Cesa known for Asprinio, a white sparkling wine. Merely a few minutes from Gricignano Support Site, the town will celebrate the local “nectar” in their Festa della Primavera with samplings paired with local cuisine. Besides the tastings and browsing of local crafts, event organizers suggest visiting at least one of the town’s 99 grotte (caves) that have helped local tourism. (Photo by J. Freed)

Enrich Dad’s wine knowledge at Vitigno Italia June 2-4 Lead your man of the house to the largest wine event in Southern Italy at the Egg Castle on Naples Bay. Besides the wine tastings, the event this year will showcase Gragnano's Pasta Di Martino and four of Italy’s most beloved Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) cheeses. At Di Martino’s pasta bar, browse different pasta forms and experience the product as well. Savor Mozzarella,


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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

Taken from a previous Vitigno Italia wine fair, sommeliers will delight attendees with tastings of several Italian wines, including those from Campania. Entry fees apply. (Photo by J. Freed)

giano plus Pecorino Romano cheeses to be paired with wines featured at the Fair. Vitigno Italia is a Hamlet Ltd. project in collaboration with the Campania Region and the City of Naples, Italian Wine Union and Unioncamere Campania. Entry fee applies at the Fair through June 4. Read more at www.vitignoitalia.it. Sagra del Asprinio in Cesa returns next weekend Just a few minutes drive from the Gricignano Support Site, the town known for the white, sparkling Asprinio wine will hold a Festa della Primavera celebrating the produce June 89. During the festivities, the town square will recall an ancient agora for visitors to experience the local “nectar” with culinary flavors. Besides the tastings and viewing of local crafts, event organizers suggest visiting at least one of the town’s 99 grotte (caves) that have helped local tourism. Find more details at www.prolococesa.webnode.it/.

Food Fests A favorite adage to remember when shopping for a dad’s day gift is “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Gift

shoppers may earn extra mileage with dad at events below. Ice Cream Through this Sunday, “Gelogustando” gathers 25 ice cream companies displaying and selling a variety of flavors at the Caracciolo seaside promenade. The sweet event has been organized by Eventi di Napoli, in collaboration with the Naples Chamber of Commerce, City and Province. Cherries Also this weekend, Forchia in Benevento province invites to its Sagra della Ciliegia. See details at www.forchiainfesta.eu. June is the peak month for cherries in Campania, so don’t miss this one.

Cruising Brand new Celebrity Reflection calls on Naples through autumn 2013 The latest addition to Celebrity’s Solstice-class ships will visit Naples as well as Greek and Turkish ports on its 2013 Eastern Mediterranean sailings. The highly rated American ship boasts an elegant, spacious and smoke-free

environment, fabulous cabin amenities, abundant pampering and efficient service besides fine cuisine and great entertainment, just perfect for a relaxing vacation. Among the best facilities on board is a gym with galore ocean views that would keep guests in shape while cruising. Undoubtedly, a cruise holiday would be a perfect gift for any occasion such as Father’s Day. Read more about the vessel and its Mediterranean itinerary at www. celebritycruises.com/.

Art Spanish master of Surrealism to amaze in Sorrento Does Dad like art? Sorrento will unveil the much-awaited Salvador Dali art exhibit with 100 works June 14 at Villa Fiorentino. Dali Universe Sorrento aims to link the Neapolitan city with Spain through the artistic genius of the versatile Catalan artist. Bronze sculptures, literary theme illustrations, glass and gold objects as well as furniture will be showcased. More can be found at www.fondazionesorrento.com. Buon divertimento!

Cruisers staying in shape at the gym with ocean views galore aboard the brand new American ship, Celebrity Reflection. The latest addition to Celebrity’s Solstice-class ship will call on Naples as well as Greek and Turkish ports for its 2013 spring to autumn Eastern Mediterranean cruises. The highly-rated ship boasts an elegant, spacious and smoke-free environment, fabulous cabin amenities, abundant pampering and efficient service besides fine cuisine and great entertainment, just perfect for a relaxing holiday. (Photo courtesy of Celebrity Cruises)

• May 31: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. • June 2: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Support Site FFSC. • June 4: Teverola (Medi) Mall, 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., leaves from Support Site. • June 4: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • June 5: Employment Opportunities in Naples, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Support Site FFSC. • June 5: Nurturing Parenting for Prenatal Families, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. • June 6: Smooth Move, 8 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. (Note: all non-Navy personnel may arrive at 9:30 a.m.) • June 6: Pregnancy & New Mommy Support Group, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC. • June 7: CFS Quarterly Forum and PFM Awareness Forum, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC.

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.

Crime Report for May 23 - 29 From the NSA Naples Command Investigative Division and NCIS


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Nasty Back talk From Love and Logic Institute, Inc. Once there was a mom who walked out of the teacher's room after a long discussion about her son's lack of motivation and failure to do homework. When she told him to put on his coat, he snapped, "I don't have to. It's not cold." She said. "I mean it young man. You listen to me!" He said, "Oh, all right. I'll do it, but you are a retard!" She said, "Don't you talk to me like that. You show a little respect young man!" Turning to the teacher, the mom asked, "What do I do with this kid?" The teacher empathized with mom and told her about having some of the same problems before learning about Love and Logic. She told her how she was tempted to try to solve all the problems immediately but started to make progress when she tried to use only one skill at a time. She told mom how she started dealing with back talk by refusing to react. Every time her son said something nasty she simply said, "Bad decision. I'll have to do something about that after I cool down." That was her mantra. After cooling down, she waited for him to ask for something. When he did, she delivered her other mantra, "I'm happy to do the things you want when I feel respected," and he didn't get what he wanted. He hated the fact that she always said the same thing. The teacher went on to say that for a while, those were the only changes she made with her parenting. But it got her off to a great start and life changed for the better.

The JFC Naples Joint Mobile Training Team poses with the 26 Serbian NCO graduates after their week-long training course near Bujanovac, Serbia. (Photo courtesy of JMTT)

JFC Naples Team Trains NCOs from Serbia By Master Sgt. Justin Philips, JFC Naples

The Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples Joint Mobile Training Team (JMTT) trained 26 noncommissioned officers (NCO) from a Serbian military police platoon at an army base near Bujanovac, Serbia, May 13-17. This was JMTT’s third mission this year in support of NATO’s Partnership for Peace program—which directly supports one of JFC’s key tasks of engaging with partners. The main mission of the team is to travel into non-NATO countries and introduce a different kind of training to their armed forces. The overall program is led by the JFC Command Sgt. Maj. Manfred Jerabek. Under the leadership of U.K. Warrant Officer Ian Venables, a team of instructors travelled four hours from Belgrade, Serbia and facilitated classroom-based leadership training. The training material covered various NCO development and leadership topics; including ethics, communication and counseling. The JMTT training material doesn't include any country-specific doctrine and is a based on the NATO School and Swiss NCO School’s leadership course. “We had a great team deploy on this mission

and we were able to provide a wide range of experience, culture, and viewpoints to our audience,” said Venables. “Additionally, we met some really experienced and professional NCO’s in Serbia. The Serbian military were great hosts and I look forward to returning soon.” Venables’ team members included French Navy Chief Petty Officer Francois Monatte, Canadian Army Sgt. Rob Blanch, U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Brian Smith and German Army Sgt. Joshua Passaro. The training location was chosen due to its importance to the Serbian military. At the grand opening in 2009, President Boris Tadić of Serbia stated that the base is located strategically, and offers key guarantees for security and peace in the south of Serbia. During the graduation, the base deputy commander thanked the team for their hard work and professionalism. The Naples team successfully delivered the training content, but more importantly they established relationships and shared ideas with other NCOs from a valuable partner country. Overall, the Naples team graduated 26 Serbian NCOs and fulfilled the motto of the JMTT program: "We train our own!"

Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Brian Smith teaches a class to Serbian NCOs during a JMTT visit near Bujanovac, Serbia, May 13-17. This was JMTT's third mission this year in support of NATO's Partnership for Peace program. (Photo courtesy of JMTT)

Nominations Sought for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award By MC2 Jesse L. Dick, Navy Office of Community Outreach Nominations are currently being sought from the Navy's chief petty officer community for the Inaugural Bob Feller Act of Valor award. Established by the Bob Feller Act of Valor Foundation, the prestigious award is named in honor of Major League Baseball pitcher, National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, and Navy veteran Bob Feller. This unique award is intended to recognize a representative from three critical areas of Mr. Feller's life: his baseball career, his service as a Navy chief petty officer, and his enshrinement in the Hall of Fame. As such, the award will be presented to one Major League Baseball player, one Navy chief petty officer, and one member of the Hall of Fame on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. "It is important to recognize Bob Feller's unselfish devotion to our nation and Navy," said Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens. "He made the personal choice to give up money and fame for the service of others and placed himself in harm's way with his shipmates during a time of war. The chief petty officer selected for the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award will embody these same traits." In recognition of Mr. Feller's significant accomplishment in attaining the rank of chief petty officer, nominees must be a chief petty officer (E-7 only), active or reserve, must be outstanding military professionals, and must embody the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment. Mr. Feller enlisted in the Navy shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor while he was with the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first American professional athlete to enlist. He served on the battleship USS ALABAMA (BB-60), and while doing so, the ship fought in both World War II theaters and earned eight battle stars. Mr. Feller was released from active duty achieving the rank of chief petty officer, and is the only chief petty officer in the Hall of Fame. Nominations must be submitted to the Navy Office of Community Outreach by June 17. For more information on eligibility requirements and the selection process, see NAVADMIN 138/13.


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Navy Researchers Push to Combat Hearing Loss By Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research

As more military service members report hearing loss, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is hosting nationwide experts on how to combat the issue, May 29. Sponsored by ONR's Warfighter Performance Department, and coinciding with Better Hearing and Speech Month, the meeting will feature academic and military health professionals dedicated to finding solutions to this most common disability among veterans. "Hearing preservation is not just about ear plugs," said Kurt Yankaskas, ONR Noise-Induced Hearing Loss program manager. "We're looking at everything from making stuff quieter to better operational hearing protection as we go forward in understanding this complex issue." Daily, Sailors and Marines work on aircraft carriers or in cockpits, engine rooms and other locations where noise levels are in excess of the effectiveness of current hearing protection devices. Similar situations have contributed to an increase in auditory problems across the military. In its most recent report, the Veterans Administration (VA) estimated that more than 1.5 million veterans, almost double the number from 2006, were receiving compensation for hearing loss and tinnitus, typified by ringing in the ears. In 2011, the VA reported nearly 150,000 new cases of hearing loss and tinnitus, over three times the number for post-traumatic stress disorder. ONR and its research partners are attacking the problem from different angles with a focus on: • Tailoring hearing protection devices to individual users • Measuring noise exposure in real time • Developing pharmaceuticals to maintain and restore hearing Extensive modeling and simulation can provide researchers today with a better understanding of how to measure noise and determine the susceptibility of individuals to hearing loss and tinnitus. Researchers are seeking a way to regenerate damaged hair cells in the cochlea, a spiral-shaped part of the inner hear, essential for hearing. A challenge is to link these ear sensors to auditory nerves that carry messages to the central hearing processing center in the brain. "Early investment from ONR proved that timely delivery of antioxidant compounds helps to mitigate the effect of noise exposure," said Dr. Rick Rogers, Harvard School of Public Health scientist. Rogers has worked with ONR to investigate the potential for inhaled antioxidants to protect against noise-induced hearing loss in theater. "We are hopeful that we may be able to reduce or reverse these symptoms in the near future," he said. Studies by ONR and other entities indicate that medicine already approved by the Food and Drug Administration could reverse the effects of both noise-induced hearing loss and mild traumatic brain injury symptoms, including dizziness and memory loss. "Researchers across the Navy and other services are making significant strides in gaining a better understanding of these critical issues," Yankaskas said. "It only makes sense that we work together more closely to accomplish our goal, which ultimately is the welfare of our warfighters." ONR provides the science and technology necessary to maintain the Navy and Marine Corps' technological advantage. Through its affiliates, ONR is a leader in science and technology with engagement in 50 states, 70 countries, 1,035 institutions of higher learning and 914 industry partners. ONR employs approximately 1,400 people, comprising uniformed, civilian and contract personnel, with additional employees at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C.

Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 1st Class Thomas Parker and his wife Brittney practice swaddling a baby during a Baby Basics class at the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society aboard Naval Support Activity Naples, May 16. The free class covered various topics and hands-on training for the first six weeks of a baby's life including swaddling, bathing, diaper changing and what to expect after birth. (Photo by MC3 Caitlin Feddersen)

Learning the Baby Basics By MC3 Caitlin Feddersen, Navy Public Affairs Support ElementEast Detachment Europe

The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples held a Baby Basics class to help parents prepare for their new arrivals, May 16. The free class covered various topics and hands-on training for the first six weeks of a baby’s life including swaddling, bathing, diaper changing and what to expect after birth. “It was a very informative class, I really enjoyed the hands-on portion,” said Culinary Specialist 1st Class Jorge Martinez. “The nurses are full of knowledge and everything they covered is useful.” Baby Basics has been offered at NSA Naples since 2007 and is open to civilians

and all military personnel, including NATO. It takes place on the third Thursday of every month. For those interested who are unable to attend, NMCRS also offers one-on-one classes that cover the same topics as the Baby Basics class. “You can’t expect that parents are going to retain every little bit of information we give them, because we present a lot,” said Registered Nurse Ann Donohue, NMCRS visiting nurse and class facilitator. “But I honestly have to say that I’ve noticed over the years with parents that have attended this class and the

other classes available that they are better prepared simply because of the information they are given through the classes.” In addition to the class, NMCRS also has a visiting nurse program that provides in-home visits for new parents after the birth of their baby to offer assistance and answer any additional questions they may have. NMCRS also offers a Budget for Baby class that help families prepare for their new arrival. For more information about upcoming classes or to sign up, call DSN: 626-6164.

Participants in a Baby Basics class at the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society aboard NSA Naples practice dressing a baby, May 16. (Photo by MC3 Caitlin Feddersen)


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JFC Naples Spouse Named Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year for Air Force

Patrick Carnahan, Timothy Frando and Thomas Fielder pose for a photo after being notified of being award recipients in the 2012-2013 European Parent Teacher Association Reflections Program their work being forwarded to the national competition. The high school student's art work captured the program's theme of "The Magic of a Moment." (Photo by Missy Ledesma-Leese)

Naples Students Receive Awards from PTA European Art Program Jodie Urbanski and Benjamin Leese pose for a photo after being notified of being award recipients in the 2012-2013 European Parent Teacher Association Reflections Program and their work being forwarded to the national competition. The theme "The Magic of a Moment" was well represented in the elementery school student's work according to European judges. Benjamin Leese's artwork "Homecoming II" also placed at the national level. (Photo by Missy Ledesma-Leese)

Maj. Gen. Garry Dean congratulates Sonya Cage, recent winner of the 2013 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year award for the U.S. Air Force. (Photo courtesy of JFC Naples Public Affairs) From JFC Naples Public Affairs

Sonya Rayford Cage, spouse of Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples service member Maj. Ernest Cage, was awarded the 2013 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year for the U.S. Air Force for her outstanding support to local military personnel and their families. This honor follows closely on the heels of her U.S. Air Force NATO spouse of the year award. "To me, the Joan Orr award is recognition of serving others within your community,” explained Mrs. Cage. “It is a pleasure and an honor to serve our Air Force and NATO communities. Serving the families is a team effort. I accept this award on behalf of all the spouses. They volunteered their time and talents to ensure our Air Force families’ needs are met.” During the last year, she spent countless hours supporting the U.S. Air Force element, as the U.S. Air Force Key Spouse, and the JFC Naples community with everything from welcoming new members to supporting multiple fundraisers for the local and military community. Her leadership and volunteer efforts were pivotal in creating a positive environment for families. As the Air Force liaison to the Naples Overseas Spouses Club, she helped guide the Thrift Store, which funded $40,000 in scholarships in 2012. Cage stated that she did not accomplish this award alone. She explained, "I would encourage all spouses to get involved, to make a difference no matter how big or small. This great military journey we are all on has its ups and downs for sure, but together we are stronger - stronger together.” Another of her main contributions was creating a pre-deployment family support program, which provides pivotal information to the dependents in the Naples area while their spouse is deployed. JFC Naples leadership understands the importance of having the support of the service member’s family. This is a key component to the success of the JFC Naples deployable warfighting headquarters concept. “Sonya sees the role of a Key Spouse as an opportunity to continue serving her country and the Air Force by taking care of families,” said Maj. Gen. Garry Dean, Director of Operations at JFC Naples. “They are near and dear to her heart and she works tireless striving to be a resource of information and most of all a source of support. She is a valuable member of our community and we are thankful for her efforts in providing top-notch support to our military families.” “I am ecstatic and extremely proud of my daughter-in-law,” said Bessie Cage, Sonya Cage’s mother-in-law. “What an honor to be recognized as the prestigious Air Force Joan Orr Spouse of the Year. I am a firm believer that with desire, discipline and dedication, one can accomplish great things.” The Air Force Association will present the award to Cage in September at the 2013 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition in National Harbor, Md.


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Graduazione / Graduation

Religious Ministries’ Notes from Beyond

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Arturo Paulino is the community director of Club Beyond, 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. You can reach Arturo at apaulino@clubbeyond.org.

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The honeymoon is over. Does it need to be this hard to find an open pizza place in Italy? Shouldn't that be an oxymoron? Why are all the Punto Blue conveniently located after you pay the toll? Has anybody heard of a large cup of coffee? Why do we need to go all around the AutoGrill store in order to exit? It has less to do with Italy and more to do with culture shock. Once upon a time we all dreamt in cinematic scenery about the Tuscan sun, leisurally drives along the Amalfi Coast, quick and spontaneous trips to the local pizza place. Just enjoying the simple life, strolling along epic sceneries and throwing around a few buongiornos along the way. Next thing we know we are waiting at "the bridge" watching a parade of strikers, trying to figure out how our cellphone is being billed and thinking about the whereabouts of that package we ordered a few weeks back from the U.S. Do not even think about calling your friends from back home to complain. After all, we are in Italy! For many of us the honeymoon is wearing off. We're no longer interested to enjoy, give, try and mingle. We just want to do life, the simple way. We aspire to fly under the radar and just go from one transaction to the next. The problem is that this kind of “transactional” living isn't transformational. Once the honeymoon

stage is over and after this disenchanting period has passed, we move on to the acceptance and adaptation stage. During this stage we start feeling like ourselves again. We are able to appreciate the cultural differences, and all of a sudden we feel more confident in ourselves and our surroundings. It is through acceptance and adaptation that we can regain our stronger and healthier self. While feeling disoriented is natural, it does take intentionality to move on to a better reality. I believe honeymoons are for tourists. We all have the gift and opportunity to work and live here in Italy. Let the outsiders come and glut on the sweets, while we have the permission to enjoy the full Italian meal. A better you, a better me, is waiting around the corner. Thank you God for placing us in such a beautiful, colorful and memorable country. It's time... di mangiare.

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By Arturo Paulino, Club Beyond community director NSA Naples Religious Ministries

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Erbe e spezie / Herbs and spices

Obtaining your Sojourner Permit Italian law requires all foreign personnel working or living within Italy, other than an active-duty member under military orders, to obtain a Sojourner Permit within eight days of arrival in Italy. This is different from a visa, which is merely an approval for entry into the country. All applicants over 14 years of age must apply in person, as each person's signature is required at the time of application. NATIONALS OF ANY STATE OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY COMING TO ITALY DO NOT REQUIRE ANY VISA OR SOJOURNER PERMIT. As part of the Area Orientation process, the U.S. Region Legal Service Office (RLSO EURAFSWA) assists in the preparation and oversees the acquisition of the Sojourner Permit for all personnel attached to U.S. Navy commands in the Naples area. Army and Air Force personnel stationed at JFC must apply through the Carabiniere at the JFC Provost Marshall's Office, Building L. Contact Connie Henderson, RLSO EURAFSWA liaison advisor, at 081-5684639 for more information.

Awardees of NOSC's 2013-2014 Scholarships for graduates and undergraduates pose for a photo after a ceremony held at the Support Site Community Center, May 28. From left, Mark Johnson (on behalf of Madeline and Grace Johnson), Tracey Murdoch (on behalf of Mitchell Murdock), Leonard Augustine, Rachel Cornette, Sheilah Bristley and Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Virginia DeVega (not pictured: Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Sondra Baier). Graduating high school students will be awarded at a Senior Recognition Ceremony, June 4. (Photo by MC1 Travis Simmons)

NOSC Awards 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients By MC1 Travis Simmons, NSA Naples Public Affairs

The Naples Overseas Support Club (NOSC) congratulated seven undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients during a ceremony at the Support Site Community Center of Naval Support Activity Naples, May 28. NOSC awarded more than $38,000 in 20132014 scholarship funds to 17 members from the Naples military community. The 10 Naples High School scholarship recipients are scheduled to be awarded June 4 during the Senior Recognition Ceremony. “The scholarship funds are comprised from donations that are resold to the community at the club’s Thrift Store, and at events in the form of raffles,” said Rachel Cornette, NOSC scholarship chairperson. The NOSC Thrift Store located at the Support Site is operated by volunteers and

makes the largest portion of the money used for scholarships, which averaged out to $2,400 per person this year. Community members who shop at or donate their materials to the club’s store make an impact on money raised by the NOSC. “With our current economic climate, it can be a challenge to pay for school,” said Cornette. “NOSC is thrilled to be able to help students achieve their dreams.” “This year’s applicants were a talented and diverse group,” said Cornette. “The scoring committee used criteria that evaluated each applicant’s essay, GPA, volunteer time, awards, employment and interests in order to select our winners.” The NOSC scholarship committee received 69 applications this year. For more information on the scholarship or other club activities, visit www.noscitaly.com.

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M ORE I NSIDE P AGE … ONGOING/ON THE HORIZON continued WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN (WIC) OVERSEAS PROGRAM is offered at NSA Naples. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum or have an infant or child under the age of five may qualify for the program. WIC Overseas is a nutrition education program that provides nutritious supplemental foods. Contact WIC Overseas at 081-811-4962. THE NAPLES AREA SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION is a newly founded association that meets twice a month and discusses upcoming community outreach opportunities and charity events. For more information, contact IT2 Pablo Baez at DSN 626-6141 or MA2 Michael Bradley DSN 626-5595. NAPOLI NATION FAN CLUB is a group that helps community members attend SSC Napoli soccer games, promotes intercultural relations and provides SSC Napoli information to the community. Membership benefits include SSC Napoli gear, discounted tickets and entry to Napoli Nation functions. FMI, visit www.facebook.com/groups/USASSCNapoli. 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 bunnellr54@gmail.com and bunnellshauna@aol.com 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 naplesadventistsgroup@yahoo.com. CONNECT THE TOTS CLUB unites families with children from newborn to preschool 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. PROTESTANT WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL (PWOC) meets every Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. in the Support Site Fellowship Hall (above the library) for food, friends and faith. There are six Bible studies to choose from, and childcare and nursery care to homeschoolers is free. CATHOLIC WOMEN OF THE CHAPEL meets monthly in the Support Site Fellowship Hall for prayer, fellowship, and learning. Child care provided. We also meet Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for Rosary and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. for bible study. For more information, e-mail cwocnaples@gmail.com or check out our Facebook page: Catholic Women of the Chapel - NSA Naples, Italy. HARRY S. TRUMAN LODGE No. 649 meets 6:30 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. FMI, contact Kevin Baker at 338-479-7023 or hst649sec@yahoo.com, or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/ group/HST649. PUBLIC SPEAKING WITH TOASTMASTERS The Naples Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of every month. Meetings are held at the Support Site Community Center at 6:30 p.m. FMI, contact the Toastmasters president at 342-010-6263. GAETA/NAPLES AREA GIRL SCOUTS Now accepting registration for the 201213 school year. We are still in need of leaders and co-leaders. Training and support provided. FMI, contact naplesgs@yahoo.com. FILIPINO-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NAPLES, ITALY meets at noon the first Sunday of every month at the Support Site Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Ron Nacianceno at 081-568-1746 or 335-760-4446. Also check out the group’s Facebook page, Fil-Am Naples. THE U.S. MILITARY RETIREE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN ITALY (USMRA-SI) is the only association in Southern Italy representing the interests of U.S. retired military personnel and their survivors. If you are not a member and are eligible, please join the USMRA-SI at usmra-si.tripod.com. Point of contact: Wylie Miller, 329-208-7315. THE NAPLES CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL ASSOCIATION meets every month to support families who have chosen to educate their own children. We offer weekly park/pool days, a moms’ night out and field trips to explore Bella Napoli and beyond! Interested? Need more information? Considering homeschooling? Please contact Natalie Mack at NPMack3@aol.com. MEDITATION SITTING GROUP is held from 7 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday at the side chapel at the Support Site. Newcomers should stop by at 6:30 p.m. Participation is free. FMI, e-mail Laura Hitchcock at laura.poodle@ gmail.com. REGISTER FOR GRADUATE DEGREE ON-SITE PROGRAMS Visit the University of Phoenix and the University of Oklahoma to learn what on-site degree programs are offered in the Naples area. UP is at 081-568-6670 and OU is at 081568-6672. Both colleges have offices at Capodichino in the Admin II building. REGISTER FOR ON-SITE UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES Visit the colleges for more information about what classes and programs are offered. UMUC Maryland can be reached at 081-568-6673/74/75; Central Texas College is at 081-568-6761. CALLING ALL NAPLES NURSES! Please consider joining the Naples Area Nurses Association (NANA). NANA is an organization of nurses that work together to fundraise, participate in social events, and provide support throughout the U.S. Naval Hospital Naples and NSA Naples community. FMI, contact Lt. Shelley Beltz at shelley.beltz@med.navy.mil or Lt. Jenny Paul at jenny.paul@med.navy.mil. THE WELFARE & RECREATION ASSOCIATION is available to meet associates every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its location on the first floor of Building 450 upstairs from Capo Landing. FMI, visit http://www. wraitalia.it. SECURITY NOTE: All DoD military or civilian personnel hosting an event off base must complete a Special Event Force Protection Plan (SEFPP) 45 days in advance, regardless of organization, if the event will involve 50 or more personnel, include distinguished visitors or involve personnel wearing uniforms. FMI, contact the AT/FP Division at 081-568-5525 or visit the division office in the Capodichino Security Precinct, Bldg. 403. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS hosts English-speaking AA meetings on and off base in the Naples area. For more information, call 347-544-0254 or visit http://www.aa-europe.net/countries/italy.htm. RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT U.S. NAVAL HOSPITAL NAPLES Tuesday Silent prayer (7:15-7:45 a.m.) in the hospital chapel. Traditional hymn and praise and worship music will be provided during this time. Wednesday Roman Catholic Mass (11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.) in the hospital chapel. Call 081-811-6451 to confirm that Mass is being held. Thursday Men’s Fellowship and Bible Study (6-7 a.m.) in the hospital galley. SURE START is a unique program committed to providing the highest quality of education for command-sponsored children of enlisted personnel (priority to E1E4) who are 4 years old by Sept. 1. FMI, call Karen Rodrigues at 081-811-4682 or the school at 081-811-4037. THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, San Gennaro council 14853, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Support Site Fleet and Family Support Center. E-mail George Piette at kofcnaples@ gmail.com or visit http://sites.google.com/ site/kofcnaples/ home. CARNEY PARK LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION meets at 9 a.m. Mondays. All skill levels welcome. Discounted play with membership. FMI, call Carol Borkowski at 081-804-3345, or Carney Park Golf Course at 081-526-4296. EDIS SCREENINGS NOW AVAILABLE Room W09, Support Site Village Forum. For eligible children who have not reached their third birthday. If you are concerned about your child’s development, contact EDIS at 081-811-4676. 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.cortez@eu.navy.mil, 334-6771-0327, or Gabriel Sermeno, Gabriel.sermeno@eu.navy.mil, 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 naplescubmaster@gmail.com or visit www.cubscoutingnaples.org.

Friday, May 31 4:30 p.m.Epic, PG 6 p.m. The Big Wedding, R 7 p.m. Now You See Me, PG-13 Premiere Showing Saturday, June 1 Star Trek: Into Darkness, PG-13 (3D) 4 p.m. Fast & Furious 6, PG13 6 p.m. Mud, PG-13 Premiere Showing 7 p.m. Pain & Gain, R 3 p.m.

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Sunday, June 2 Epic, PG (3D) The Great Gatsby, PG-13 Now You See Me, PG-13 Hangover 3, R Monday, June 3 Closed, No Movie

Tuesday, June 4 Closed, No Movie Wednesday, June 5 4:30 p.m.Epic, PG 6 p.m. Mud, PG-13 7 p.m. Evil Dead, R Last Showing Thursday, June 6 4:30 p.m.42, PG-13 Last Showing 6 p.m. Fast & Furious 6, PG13 7 p.m. Hangover 3, R Friday, June 7 4:30 p.m.Star Trek: Into Darkness, PG-13 (3D) 6 p.m. Now You See Me, PG-13 7:15 p.m.Tyler Perry's: Peeples, PG-13 Premiere Showing

Movie Descriptions OW YOU SEE ME, PG-13, Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher. Suspense/Thriller, 116 min. During their performances, the world's greatest illusionists known as "The Four Horsemen" pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders. The super-team of illusionists showers the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of an elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse.

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PIC, PG, Cast: Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Aziz Ansari. Animation, 102 min. "Epic" tells the story of an ongoing battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and the forces of evil. When a teenage girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she must band together with a rag-tag team of fun and whimsical characters in order to save their world... and ours.

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USO DAILY TOURS June 1 Mini Cruise of the Amalfi Coast............................€59 June 2 The Angel Caves of Pertosa...€45 June 7 Wine Tasting under the Stars ..................................€44 June 8 Mini Cruise of the Amalfi Coast............................€59 June 14 Couples Night at the Spa ......€67

WEEKEND TOURS

June 15-16 Father’s Day in Florence and Pisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 178 July 3-6 Fourth of July in Venice . . .€ 228 July 28-Aug. 4 Greek Island of Zakynthos .€ 637 Sept. 26-30 Oktoberfest . . . . . . . . . . . . .€ 575

No Children Under 10 Admitted to R-Rated Movies

AIN & GAIN, R, Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris. Action/Adventure, 130 min. Based on a true story about a group of steroid-abusing bodybuilders engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida.

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HE BIG WEDDING, R, Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Robin Williams, Topher Grace. Comedy, 90 Min. This uproarious romantic comedy follows a charmingly modern family trying to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full blown family fiasco. To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all of the wedding guests looking on, the Griffins are hilariously forced to confront their past, present and future - and hopefully avoid killing each other in the process

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ANGOVER 3, R, Cast: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Heather Graham. Comedy, 100 min. After the death of his father, Alan turns to the Wolfpack in his time of grief. This time, there's no wedding, no bachelor party - just one simple road trip. What could possibly go wrong?

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TAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS, PG-13, Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana. Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Action/ Adventure, 132 min. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a

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one man weapon of mass destruction .As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

AST AND FURIOUS 6, PG-13, Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez. Action/Adventure, 130 min. Since Dom and Brian's Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam has left their lives incomplete. Meanwhile, Hobbs has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty. The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again.

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HE GREAT GATSBY, PG-13, Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher. Drama, 142 min. The film follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super-rich, their illusions, loves and deceits. As Nick bears witness, within and without the world he inhabits, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and highoctane tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles. VIL DEAD, R, Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore. Horror, 91 min. In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.

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.


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In the Spotlight YN2 JAMIE DAVIS As Flag Support assistant leading petty officer for U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ U.S. 6th Fleet, Yeoman 2nd Class Jamie Davis is responsible for processing, tracking and updating awards for Sailors throughout the command’s areas of operation. In addition to her primary duties, as an assistant command fitness leader, she assists in conducting the command physical fitness assessment and the command’s fitness enhancement program. Her goals are to complete her bachelor’s degree and make petty officer first class.

HM3 JOSHUA SCHERRER Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joshua Scherrer is a motivated and determined Sailor. He always puts his best foot forward and his patients first. His constant positive attitude makes the work place in General Surgery more relaxing and enjoyable. He is always there to lend a helping hand both on the professional level as well as the personal. Scherrer balances his tasks at work as well with collateral duties to include Supply Petty Officer, President of CSADD, customer service representative, and ethics committee member. He is also attending college working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Scherrer is a well-rounded corpsman. He can always be trusted to not only help keep the clinic running smoothly, but with any issues and/or concerns other sailors and/or patients have. Everyone can learn from his can-do attitude, and should feel safe under his care as a U.S. Naval Corpsman

LT ELISA ROTH Lt. Elisa Roth (back row center) reported to U.S. Naval Hospital Naples last summer as the Command Pediatric Dentist. She completed her pediatric residency at the Denver Colorado Children’s Hospital and has served as a general dentist with the Marines in South Carolina and in Okinawa. In February, she conducted a highly successful Children’s Dental Health Month activity at the Naples Elementary School at Support Site. She and her team visited 700 children, grades Kindergarten through 6, providing demonstrations and discussions regarding oral health and hygiene. Roth is excited about opportunities here, “I love working with little people because their spirit is contagious. My hope while I am here in Italy is to make each child's experience as pleasant as possible.”

JOHN LEPKOWICZ John Lepkowicz has recently earned his Competent Communicator Certificate, which is an award that demonstrates public-speaking skills over various types of speeches. To earn this award, a Toastmaster has to give ten effective speeches. Speech objectives, presentation, voice, gestures, and eye contact are all coalesced and evaluated. Lepkowicz is the first Naples Toastmaster’s Club member to achieve this award. As he gave his tenth speech in the Competent Communicator’s Manual last Tuesday, he left members and guest imbued with the principles of effective communication as they watched history in the making. Leadership and communication make up the cornerstone of the Naples Toastmasters Club. Lepkowicz will now embark on the Advanced Communication Series of Toastmasters International.

FFSC Tip of the Week: Transition GPS From the Fleet and Family Support Center

Did you know that it is Department of Department policy for all members separating from the military to attend Transition GPS (also known as TAP). You can attend TAP more than once but should definitely plan to attend it at a minimum of six months prior to your separation date. If you have any questions about what the workshop entails or to get registered, contact your Command Career Counselor or the FFSC Transition Assistance Coordinator at 629-6542/081-811-6542 or the FFSC mainline at 629-6372/081-811-6372.


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Rafael Barney III, son of Chief Religious Programs Specialist Rafael Barney, cleans a headstone at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, May 25. Naples-area chief petty officers, first class petty officers and their families traveled to the cemetery to assist the staff in cleaning the memorial grounds and to learn more about the military history. (Photo by RPC Rafael Barney)

CPO 365 Members and Families Remember the Fallen in Nettuno

Above: Naples-area chief petty officers, first class petty officers and their families traveled to the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, May 25, to assist the staff in cleaning the memorial grounds and to learn more about the military history there. There are 7,861 American military buried at the cemetery and 3,095 names of the missing engraved in the white marble walls of the chapel. Left: CPO 365 Sailors and their families learn about the military history during a visit to the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, May 25. (Photos by RPC Rafael Barney)


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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.

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 3.

HRO WEBSITES: https://cnic.navy. mil/europe/about/Jobs/index.htm and http://hronaples.altervista.org HRO FACEBOOK: HRO_NAPLES

NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITIONS

Jobs

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE (HRO)

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

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.

OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT Educational Aid (CDC/CYP), GS-1702-02 KPP 03 KPP 04, ANN#EUR13-537395-AG, (Multiple Positions), Full Time Permanent. Next Cut Off-Date: June 13. CLOSING DATE: JUNE 13 Program Analyst, GS-0343-13, ANN#EUR13-604389-EG, Full Time Permanent AOC: Permanent Appropriated Fund U.S. civilian dependent hire employees of Commander Naval Forces Europe Naples (UICs 3818A and 00061) serviced by CNREURAFSWA Human Resources Office, Naples, Italy Program Analyst, GS-0343-13, ANN#EUR13-604271-EG, Full Time Permanent AOC: Permanent Appropriated Fund U.S. civilian dependent hire employees of Commander Naval Forces Europe Naples (UICs 3818A and 00061) serviced by CNREURAFSWA Human Resources Office, Naples, Italy Physical Security Specialist, GS-0080-09 KPP 11 or GS-008011, ANN#EUR13-604315-EG, Full Time Permanent. AOC: Permanent Appropriated Fund U.S. civilian dependent hire employees of Commander Naval Forces Europe Naples (UICs 3818A and 00061) serviced by CNREURAFSWA Human Resources Office, Naples, Italy

LOCAL NATIONALS (LN) POSITIONS CLOSING DATE: JUNE 06 Equal Opportunity Assistant (O/A), Ua-0361-05, ANN# 3049B608769-KB, 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

Fleet & Family Readiness NAF Local Naples job announcements within CNREURAFSWA may be viewed at: www.cnic.navy mil/ 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 Child and Youth Programs Assistant, CY-1702-I/II, ANN# 13-071, (Multiple Positions). Regular full time/ part-time/ flexible. Child Development Centers, School Age Care, Youth Programs, Capodichino/Support Site. Provides appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in a Child and Youth Program setting Performs routine, day-to-day care of infants and children ranging from 6 weeks to 5 years old. Assembles or gathers materials and equipment necessary to execute School Age Care for children ranging from 6 years old to 9 years old, School Age Care PreTeen for children ranging from 10 years old to 12 years old, and Teen Center Program for children ranging from 13 years old to 18 years old. Receives and releases children to/from authorized parents, guardian. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-002, flexible, Auto/ Skills Center, Support Site. Provides information concerning facility, operation and regulations. Ensures adherence to regulations and safety procedures. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-042, flexible, Golf Course, Carney Park. Collects green fees (monthly and daily), locker fees and fees for electric cart rentals. Employee will act as starter when needed on weekdays and assist when needed as cashier. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-044, flexible, NOR Center, Carney Park. Provides and maintain recreation and athletic equipment issue. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#12-155, flexible, Liberty Division, Capodichino. Helps the customers in the recreation center with recreational events. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01 (Theater Concessionaire) ANN# 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. Food Service Worker, NA7408-04, ANN#13-036 flexible, Bowling Center, Support Site. Performs a variety of tasks such as grilling or frying pancakes, hamburgers, hot dogs, bacon,

eggs, sausage, by watching while the items are cooking, turning as required; regulating temperature and removing when done. Lifeguard, NF-0189-01, ANN #13-061 (Multiple positions) temporary flexible (Seasonal Employment) Aquatics Division, Carney Park/Support Site. Works as instructor, safeguards and supervises swimmers and bathers in pool area. Open Until Filled.

CNREURAFSWA NAF U.S POSITION CYP Operation Clerk, NF-030302, ANN#13-065,(Multiple Positions) regular full time/part time & flexible, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Naples. The purpose of this Child and Youth Program Operations Clerk is to serve as a contact point for information and perform clerical and administrative tasks in support of the CYP, which includes Child Development Centers (CDCs), Child Development Homes (CDH), School Age Care (SAC) programs, Youth program (YP). Open Until Filled. CYP Leader, CY-1702-II, ANN# 13-083 regular full time, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Teen Center, Support Site, Naples. The purpose of the CY Program Leader (CYP) is to provide appropriate development care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more CY programs. This includes the provision of guidance, assistance, and mentoring for the CY Program Assistants. Open Until Filled. CYP Assistant Director, NF1702-03, ANN#13-084 regular full time, Fleet and Family Readiness Program, CYP Division, Support Site, Naples.This position serves as the Child and Youth program (CYP) Assistant Director position is to assist the CYP director of the child Development Center (CDC Director) or the School Age Care or SAC program (Youth Director) to administer a developmentally appropriates CDC or SAC program. Open Until Filled.

NAF LOCAL NATIONAL POSITION Lifeguard, Ua-0189-07, ANN# 13-057, (Multiple Positions) temporary part time/full time, (Seasonal Employment) Aquatics Division, Carney Park/ Support Site. Open Until Filled.

NEX EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Gricignano, Building 2091-B Call 081-813-5253/5254 Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For a current list of U.S. vacancies and the on-line application,

please visit our website at: https://www.NavyExchange .jobs.

U.S. NAF POSITIONS AVAILABLE GRICIGNANO MAIN STORE Ann#130001L3 Lead Cashier Checker/CC/NF-01/RFT. Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $10.0011.00. Responsible for leading associates engaged in the operation of cash registers to record sales in retail checkout areas. Ann#130001AF Safety Investigative Asst/Trainee/52/ NF-01/RFT (2 positions). Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $9.50$11.50. Responsible for the protection of Navy Exchange assets through investigative strategies and the auditing of controls designed to prevent and minimize loss potential. Utilizes various surveillance techniques. Ann#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. Ann#120003GH Sales Clerk/ CL/NF-01/FPT. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and displayed for the Cosmetics, Health & Personal Care, Sporting Goods, Garden, Christmas Shop, Pets, and Cough and Cold departments. Ann#120003GG Sales Clerk/ SL/NF-01/FPT. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and displayed for the Jewelry, Mens, Ladies, Shoes, Cosmetics, Handbags, and Children’s departments. Ann#120002U7 Cashier Checker/CC/NF-01/Flex. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Associate operates cash registers to record sales in retail check out areas. Ann#120003GF Sales Clerk/ HL/NF-01/Flex. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and displayed for the electronics, housewares, domestics, furniture, and gifts departments.

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. GRICIGNANO MINI MART Ann#130001JK Supervisory Sales Clerk/MM/NF-02/RFT. Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $9.00-$12.00. Responsible for supervising a group of associates that sell general merchandise to customers exercising professional selling techniques. Ann#12000343 Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex. Open until filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$9.50. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. JFC-NATO MINI MART (Lago Patria) No Vacancies LATINA MINI MART Ann#120002U5 Sales Clerk/ MM/NF-01/Flex- Open Until Filled. Pay Rate: $8.00-$10.00. Responsible for selling general merchandise to customers and ensuring merchandise is properly stocked and available. GAETA MINI MART No Vacancies

NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION The Naples Branch is currently seeking three outgoing and service focused individuals. Teller/cashier experience and/or customer service experience that includes cash handling, effective interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a high volume, customer service environment preferred. To apply, go to navyfederal.org, click careers, then search jobs, and apply for the following openings: Member Service Representative (Part-Time) - Naples – Job ID 19784 – Job ID 19804 – Job ID 19807 Scroll through the available openings pages using the "next" button if the search does not work.


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