April 18, 2013 Drinking Water Potable at Gaeta Fleet Landing and Olde Mill Inn Drinking water is declared potable at Gaeta Fleet Landing and Olde Mill Inn as of Tuesday, April 16. Find the full notice on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NSANaples. If you have questions, contact the U.S. Naval Hospital Preventive Medicine office at DSN: 629-6299 or 081-811-6299. Submit Anonymous Tips by Web or Smartphone Community members can now instantly submit anonymous tips to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) through text message, the Web (www.ncis.navy.mil), and a new smartphone application. NCIS’s TipSubmit Smartphone App is available for download by visiting the iTunes or Android mobile store. NCIS offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to a felony arrest, confiscation of drugs or recovery of stolen property. For more information, contact NCIS’s General Crimes office at DSN: 626-3001 or 081-568-3001. FFSC Classes in April for Month Focused on Positive Parenting In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) is offering classes devoted to learning healthy parenting practices. A “Becoming a Love and Logic Parent” class is scheduled for Thursday, April 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition, the first of a four-part series of “Nurturing Parenting for Prenatal Families” classes is scheduled for Monday, April 29, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. All classes will be held at FFSC’s Support Site office. For more information, call DSN: 629-6372 or 081811-6372. Reminder: No Financial Transactions at Capo Post Office in April Capo Post Office will suspend all financial transactions, April 1-26, due to closure of the customer service area during renovation. Customers will not be able to purchase stamps, postage, or money orders. However, post office staff will continue to conduct mail call and accept official mail. Mail with pre-paid postage (i.e., Click 'N Ship) will also be accepted. To ease the impact of the Capo office’s limited service, Support Site Post Office will extend its April hours on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Capo Post Office at DSN: 626-5371 or 081-568-5371. Reminder: Deadline Extended for Annual Utility/Recurring Maintenance Survey The annual Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) Utility and Recurring Maintenance Survey for Italy is now open through Tuesday, April 30. Service members residing in private housing off base are eligible to take the online survey and will be asked to report average monthly costs for utilities and routine maintenance expenses incurred over the last 12 months. Find the survey at https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/marutil.cfm.
April 19: Earth Day Celebration NSA Naples will celebrate Earth Day 2013 in Village Forum Square at Support Site on Friday, April 19. Festivities are scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will include a bounce house and activity booth for kids as well as a recycled art exhibit. MWR will sponsor 1-mile and 5K fun runs; participants will be able to register at 4:30 p.m. The Earth Day celebration will also feature a variety of food options (e.g., hotdogs, hamburgers, burritos, Filipino cuisine, baked goods, etc.). For more event details and to enter art work in the recycled art exhibit, contact the NSA Naples Environmental Division at DSN: 626-6706/1669 or 081-568-6706/1669. April 19: Pizza Night Trip for Single Service Members / Bachelors All single service members and geographical bachelors are invited to join the Liberty Center for “Pizza Night in Naples,” an excursion to a Neapolitan pizza shop from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Service members must sign up at the Liberty Center, and free transportation will be provided. Attendees will need to bring money for food. For more information, call the Liberty Center at DSN: 626-4896 or 081-568-4896. April 19: The Submarine Birthday Ball The Submarine Birthday Ball is scheduled for Friday, April 19 in Baia. All U.S. military and NATO ID cardholders are welcome to attend. The uniform for the event is full Dress Blues or better. Cocktail hour will commence at 6 p.m. followed by the opening ceremony at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m. Tickets cost €40 per person and may be purchased from ET1 Andrew Santamaria (email@example.com). Round-trip bus transportation will be available from Support Site. For more information, contact ET1 at DSN: 626-4352 or 081-568-4352. April 20: Italian Trash Cleanup Effort Outside Support Site An Italian non-profit environmental organization called “Fareambiente” has scheduled a trash cleanup around the perimeter fence of Support Site on Saturday, April 20, in observance of Earth Day. All community members are invited to participate and should plan to meet in the Housing Office parking lot at 9:15 a.m. Please wear leather gloves and bring hand sanitizer. For more information, contact Pasquale Franco at cell number 335132-1342. April 20: Spring Fling Festivities at Carney Park A series of community events and activities are scheduled to be held for this year's Spring Fling on Saturday, April 20. The MWR Fitness Challenge winner will be awarded, WRA will sponsor a home-safety workshop, and the Youth Sports Spring League will conduct Opening Day. In addition, the day will feature a flea market. Community members can purchase a flea-market space and table for $10 by calling Carney Park at 081-526-1579. April 22: NOSC Class on Sign Language for Baby/Toddlers Naples Overseas Support Club (NOSC) will host a class titled, “Using Sign Language for Baby/Toddlers and YOU,” at the Support Site library starting Monday, April 22. This free class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the children's room every Monday, through May 13. The class is open to parents and babies/toddlers who are at least 1 year but no older than school age. Spots are limited, so register immediately by visiting www.noscitaly.com.
April 22: VITA Center Hours Change Starting April 22, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center’s operating hours will change. The center will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Although the main tax season ended April 15, an extension is available until June 15 for those filing from overseas. The extension only applies to tax filing. Those who owe the Internal Revenue Service money and missed the April 15 deadline should expect to see any applicable late fees and interest applied when they file. Both the one-on-one program and the self-help clinic are by appointment only. The VITA center will remain open until mid-June. For more information or to make an appointment, call DSN: 626-4576 or 081568-4576. April 22-26: College Level Examination Program Testing The National Test Center at Capo is offering two testing sessions per day for more than 70 different tests, April 22-26. Testing sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The tests are free for military members and $100 for civilians and dependents. To sign up for a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) / DSST test, call the University of Maryland University College’s Capo office at DSN: 626-6675 or 081-568-6675, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on testing policies, contact the Navy College Office at DSN: 626-6681/6678 or 081-568-6681/6678. April 23: International Children's Day Festival at JFC The 34th annual UNESCO`s International Children's Day Festival will be held Tuesday, April 23, on the soccer field at JFC’s headquarters in Lago Patria from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Elementary students from NATO nations are scheduled to sing, dance, and receive awards for an art contest. The festival is open to all NATO and U.S. military community members with valid ID for base entry. The festival will be held at the community center in the event of rain. For more information, contact JFC Public Affairs at 081-721-2437. April 23: 'ADHD for the 21st Century and Beyond' Presentation Dr. Atkins, a developmental pediatrician, will be guest speaking at a meeting held Tuesday, April 23 in room 223 of Naples Elementary School. This Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Parent Support Group meeting starts at 5 p.m. and is open to all. For more information, contact Nurse Coleen Byrnes at email@example.com. April 23: Community Town Hall Meeting at Support Site NSA Naples Commanding Officer Capt. Scott Gray will hold a town hall meeting at the Support Site movie theater on Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The meeting is open to all community members and there will be an opportunity for questions. Light refreshments will be available at 5:45 p.m. For more information, contact the NSA Naples Public Affairs office at DSN: 629-5912 or 081-568-5912. April 24: AFN Naples Radiothon AFN Naples will host a radiothon from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, to help raise money for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society 2013 Active Duty Fund Drive. Listeners will have an opportunity to request a song in exchange for a pledge to donate at least $2. For a pledge of $100, a listener (department or organization) can request the indemand “Repeater Song” – a song that gets played every hour until someone who pledges more bumps it. For more information, visit AFN on www.facebook.com/AFNNaples. To make a donation during the event, call 629-6920 or 081-811-6920. You can listen to the
radiothon on 106.0 FM The Eagle, AFN decoder channel 182, or on-base AFN channels 12 or 47. April 28: Free Bingo & Tiger Shark Fundraiser at Support Site USO Naples is scheduled to host a free Bingo event on Sunday, April 28, in the Naples High School cafeteria. Doors will open at 3 p.m. and the game will start at 3:30 p.m. Bingo prizes will include home appliances, electronics, and gift baskets. All U.S. ID cardholders are invited to participate. In addition, the Naples Tiger Sharks will offer appetizers in order to raise money for the new swimming season. For more information on the Bingo event, contact the USO at DSN: 626-5713 or 081-568-5713. May 16: Baby Basics Class A monthly class on newborn care (bundling, diapering and bathing), feeding, baby health, and safety is scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. The class is open to U.S. military and NATO ID cardholders and will be held at the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) office located in room G-16 of the Admin II building at Capo. To register for the class and for more information, call NMCRS at DSN: 626-3913 or 081-568-3913. May 23: Navy College Office to Administer ACT The Navy College Office is scheduled to administer the ACT on Thursday, May 23. The college office offers a version of the ACT that does not require an essay. The SAT will be administered on Thursday, June 20. Test scores are typically returned to Naples six to eight weeks after the test date. For more information, call the college office at DSN: 6266678/6681 or 081-568-6678/6681. You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Scheduled Strikes in Italy April 19: Alitalia Cityliner flight attendants, pilots, baggage handlers are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. April 22-23: Trenitalia support services (mostly cleaning) are scheduled to strike from 9 p.m. on April 22 to 9 p.m. on April 23. May 3: Blue Panorama flight attendants are scheduled to strike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14: Alitalia flight attendants are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. Announced Closures/Limited Services Date
Closed All Day / No Service
Early Closure / Limited Service
-Motor Vehicle Office at Capo -Vehicle Processing Center at Support Site -Motor Vehicle Office at Capo -Vehicle Processing Center at Support Site
-Personal Property Office (limited service) -Motor Vehicle Office at Support Site (limited service) -Personal Property Office (limited service) -Motor Vehicle Office at Support Site (limited service) -PSD Naples (early closure at noon; will extend hours on
May 1 (Italian Holiday)
Thursday, May 9 to off-set the interruption to customers)
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Schedule April 19: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. April 19: Campania Mall, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meet at TLA Reception area/carpool. April 23: Sponsorship Training, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 23: Stress Management 101 - Part 1, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 23: Stress Management - Part 2, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 23: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 23: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC.
April 25: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 29–May 03: Transition GPS (TAP) Workshop – Pre – Retirement, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 29: Nurturing Parenting for Prenatal Families, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 30: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. April 30: Conflict Management, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 30: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 30: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. *To register for these listings or for more information, call DSN: 629-6372 or 081-8116372. USO Schedule Note: In observance of “Month of the Military Child” in April USO Naples will cover the costs of a maximum of two children per family for the tours underlined below.
Daily Tours April 19: Sorrento by Night April 20: America’s Cup Breakfast April 20: Rome at Twilight April 21: Island of Capri with Lunch April 27: A Day at the Negombo Spa in Ischia Extended Tours April 27-28: Weekend Under the Tuscan Sun (Pisa and Lucca) May 11-12: Mother’s Day in Perugia and Orvieto May 24-27: Memorial Day at PietraBlu Resort in Puglia June 15-16: Father’s Day in Florence and Pisa *For tour information, call the USO at DSN: 626-5713 or 629-4903 or visit uso.it. Additional MWR Updates April (every Tuesday): Parents are invited bring their kids to the bowling center from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Kids will bowl for free in celebration of “Month of the Military Child.” Call DSN: 629-6796 or 081-811-6796 for more information. April 19: This is the deadline for Mt. Vesuvius Challenge. Participants are asked to tally their accumulated exercise totals for entry into the LifeFitness Stationary Bike giveaway drawing. The award will be given at the Carney Park Spring Fling on Saturday, April 20. For more information, call the Support Site Fitness Forum at DSN: 629-6604 or 081-811-6604. The Capo Fit Zone can be contacted at DSN: 626-4266 or 081-568-4266. April 21: Community members have a chance to watch the final heat of America’s Cup World Series, Naples on a luxurious, chartered yacht in the bay of Naples. There are only 18 slots open at a cost of is €290 per individual. Transportation, appetizers, snacks, lunch, and an open bar are included. For more information, call the ITT office at DSN: 629-7906 or 081-811-7906. April 24: Auto/Wood Skills Center will host an auto skills workshop for teens, in observance of Month of the Military Child. From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., attendees will learn how to keep vehicles in good shape as well as tasks that can be performed with the help of expert mechanics. Teens must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call DSN: 629-4971 or 081-568-4971.
April 29-May 3: Learn the fundamentals of golf in five days at the Carney Park Golf Course. There are two sessions available at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. The class is for beginners and intermediate level players age 16 and older. The cost per student is $99. Registration ends April 26. For more information, contact the Carney Park Golf Course at 081-526-4296.
ITT Day Trips April 19: Vietri and Salerno in a Day April 20: Wine Tasting in Avellino April 21: Ancient Path to Mt. Vesuvius April 22: Beautiful Capri and Anacapri *For more information on day or extended trips with ITT, visit www.mwritt.org or call DSN: 626-4471 or 629-7906.