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February 6, 2014

All Packages Held by Italian Customs Released All mail packages held by Italian Customs in Rome have been released to military postal officials and were delivered. Discussions with Italian Customs authorities, U.S. Embassy personnel and military representatives are continuing in order to come to a mutual agreement related to customs duties and value added taxes. Updated information will be passed as it becomes available. Potential Delays at Capodichino Main Gate Due to ongoing discussions between contract personnel and their union related to a labor dispute, the potential exists for strikes at the main gate of Capodichino this week. Anticipate possible delays during the morning commute and plan accordingly. In the event of a strike or peaceful protest, do not intervene with striking or demonstrating personnel. Security will communicate with local law enforcement to assist with traffic flow into the gate if required. More information will be communicated via PAO Notes and Facebook.com/NSANaples as it becomes available. Vote in 2014 Visit FVAP.gov and fill out your Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register and receive your absentee ballots. You can submit your FPCA via email, fax, or regular mail. For further assistance, please visit the NSA Naples Voting Office at Capodichino, located on the second floor of the Admin I building in room 254. Personnel can also call DSN 626-3888, 081-568-3888 or email vote.naples@navy.mil or votingnsanaples@eu.navy.mil. Personal Post Office Box Numbers Effective April 15, service members will be assigned individual box numbers, continuing to incorporate the nine digit zip code, Zip+4. The new system will expedite address changes, reduce cost to the military postal system, and improve service to military personnel. The change will not effect how mail is currently received; if personnel use a personal box or a mail orderly, they will continue with that method. Individuals will be informed of their new address by mail orderlies before Feb. 1. Please note that some service members will be required to change their shipping addresses for subscriptions and regular mail. All questions may be directed to mail orderlies or the post office. Now-June 15: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center Open The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center is open at Capodichino until June 15. The center is located in room G-39 of the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters III building and open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only. The selfhelp clinic allows clients to prepare their own tax return using a computer-based program with a volunteer standing by to assist. Free tax preparation services are available to


eligible community members. To make an appointment or check on eligibility for free tax preparations, please call DSN 626-4576 or 081-568-4576. Feb. 7: Voting Assistance Officer Training The Federal Voting Assistance Program is offering an in-person workshop for area Voting Assistance Officers (VAOs). It will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7 in room 030 on the ground floor of the Admin I building (behind the quarterdeck). In addition to the required online training, all VAO's are highly encouraged to attend this workshop. Please contact Lt. King Navarro, NSA Naples VAO, at DSN 626-6893 for more information. Feb. 7: Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid Course The American Red Cross has scheduled an Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid course on Friday, Feb. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Capo Red Cross office, Admin II Room 28.1. Registration can be completed until Feb. 3. Slots are limited. For more information, contact Brandon Crocker at Brandon.crocker@redcross.org. Feb. 8: Naples Got Talent USO will host the 7th edition of Naples Got Talent at the Naples High School cafeteria on Saturday, Feb. 8. There will be 10 local contestants performing live for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets to the U.S., courtesy of United Airlines. A panel of judges will eliminate the first five contestants, while the audience will have the final vote and declare the top 3. The event is free, but there will be food vendors on site. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. USO suggests to come early due to the high demand and limited space. Feb. 8: Family Ski Day with NOR Center Ski and snowboard with special pricing on transportation. Purchase an adult bus ticket for $15 and get a child’s bus ticket free ($10 value). Equipment rentals are available at Support Site NOR Center or at the mountain, and are not included. For more information, call DSN 629-4947 or 081-811-4947. Feb. 14: Valentine’s Night-In at the Teen Center Activities, pizza and movies on the big screen will be held Feb. 14 from 7 – 9 p.m. “Tips to Prevent Dating Violence” will also be presented. The event is free to all participants. For more information, call DSN 629-4395 or 081-811-4395 Feb. 15: Sweetheart Run with Pets Register on-site at 9 a.m. in front of the Support Site gym. There will be a 1-mile free Fun Run at 10 a.m., followed by a 5K for adults ($5). T-shirts available for purchase for $5. All animals must be on leash at all times. For more information, call DSN 629-6528/ 6529 or 081-811-6528/ 6529. Feb. 15: Parents’ Night Out at CDC (Deadline Feb. 7) Children ages 6 weeks to 6th grade are welcome; the cost is $4 per hour, per child. Babysitting is available from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and you may pick your hours. A minimum of 15 children are required for the babysitting to be offered. Register at either Support Site or Capo CDC by Feb. 7. For more information, call DSN 629-4390 or 081-811-4390 Feb. 15: Paintball at Carney Park Open play from 10 a.m. to noon, $10 per person, ages 15 and up. Family and group play is from 2 to 4 p.m., $50 for up to 6 people, ages 10 and up. All prices include equipment


and field fees for the session. Paintballs are available for purchase. For more information, call Carney Park’s NOR Center at 081-526-1579. Feb. 18: Coffee Talk with Connect the Tots Connect the Tots is holding a coffee talk for families with young children on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Support Site Food Court. The event starts at 10 a.m. and is open to all U.S. and NATO ID cardholders. Grab a cup and enjoy some adult conversation while the little ones play. For more information, visit www.meetup.com/Connect-the-Tots-Club. Feb. 22: NOSC Presents Love Letters Play The Naples Overseas Support Club will present a production of A.R.Gurney’s play, Love Letters, on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Naples High School cafeteria. The performance will also include a silent auction. If bought by Feb. 17, tickets are $20 per person, $30 per couple. Tickets increase to $25 per person, $35 per couple after Feb. 17. Price includes a light meal and beverage with proceeds benefitting the NOSC scholarship program. Tickets may be purchased online at www.noscitaly.com or in person Feb. 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the NOSC Thrift Store. For more information, please contact Rachel Cornette at nosc1stvp@gmail.com. March 1: Navy Supply Corps Birthday Ball The 2014 Naples Area Supply Corps Birthday Ball will be held in Caserta, Italy on March 1, celebrating the 219th Birthday of the United States Navy Supply Corps. Attire for Marines will be evening dress “B” or blue dress “A”. Attire for Army attendees will be Army blue with bow tie. Navy guests are asked to wear dinner dress blue jackets or dinner dress blues. Dress for Air Force will be mess dress and civilians are asked to wear black tie or formal dress attire. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. For tickets, contact Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Thurston at 081-568-8009 or visit the Naples Areas Supply Corps Facebook page for more information. Announced Closures/Limited Services Date Closed All Day / No Service

Feb. 15-17

Strikers Snack Bar closed for maintenance (bowling alley and O’Rhys open with limited food services) All Post Offices

Feb. 17

CMVRO

Now – March 12

Early Closure / Limited Service

Scheduled Strikes in Italy Feb. 5: Local Transportation personnel are scheduled to be on strike for 24 hours, with different starting times depending on the specific location. Feb. 10: Air Dolomiti flight attendants are scheduled to strike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21: ENAV (Air Traffic Control Agency) personnel are scheduled to strike from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Schedule *All FFSC classes require registration. Please call DSN 629-6372 or 081-811-6372 to register.


Feb. 5: Prenatal Parenting: Nutrition, Fetal & Child Development, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Support Site FFSC (1 of 4 Sessions) Feb. 5: I.A. Discussion Group, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Support Site FFSC Feb. 6: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC (5 of 7 Sessions) Feb. 7: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. Feb. 10–14: S.A.P.R Victim Advocate Training, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC

Liberty Center Schedule *The Liberty Center, located at Capo, is available to all service members E-6 and below as well as single and unaccompanied service members. It is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and on Sundays from 1 to 9 p.m. Holiday hours are from noon to 6 p.m. Liberty Center Events (Note: All events take place in the Liberty Center unless otherwise stated.) Feb. 8: Movie Night Feb. 10: Ping Pong Tourney Feb. 11: Car Simulator Contest Feb. 13: Three Point Shoot Out Feb. 15: Movie Night Feb. 15: Paintball at Carney Park Feb. 18: Board Game Night Feb. 20: Spades Night Feb. 21: Staff Challenge Feb. 22: Movie Night Day/Evening Trips (S.I.N.G.L.E.S.) Feb. 14: Dinner at Family Nest Feb. 15: Paintball at Carney Park Feb. 26: Dinner Out USO Schedule Daily Tours Feb. 8: Planetarium and Astronomy Museum in Rome Feb. 9: A day on the Snow (Family Special) Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Wine Farm Feb. 16: Valley of the Dead, downtown Naples Extended Tours Feb. 14-17 Carnevale in Venice March 1-3 The Floats of Viareggio March 15-16 The Trulli of Alberobello April 6-12 Spring Break in Greece April 19-20 Easter in Florence and Pisa *For tour information, call the USO at DSN 626-5713 or 629-4903 or visit uso.it. ITT Schedule Day Trips Feb. 7: Vietri History, Shopping & Lunch


Feb. 8: Wine Tasting in Benevento Feb. 9: Beautiful Capri & Anacapri Feb. 11: Fuorigrotta Market Feb. 12: Monteruscello Market Feb. 13: Posillipo Market Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day TBA Feb. 15: Naples Underground & Pizza Feb. 16: Amalfi Coast with Lunch Feb. 17: Wine Tasting in Taurasi (Adults only) Feb. 19: Naples Orientation Tour 2 - Historical City Centre Feb. 20: Archaeological Museum Extended Trips Feb. 14-17: Valentine’s Day in Prague March 15-19: St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland April 6-13: Med Cruise 2014 *For more information on day or extended trips with ITT, visit www.mwritt.org or call DSN 626-4471 or 629-7906. Additional MWR Updates  

Auto Center’s February Monthly Deal: Oil change special. Purchase your oil from the Auto Wood Skills Center and you’ll get your first hour of Vehicle Bay Lift time for FREE! For more information, call DSN 629-4971. February is African American Heritage Month Celebration at MWR libraries. Both libraries are hosting special book and bulletin board displays and bibliographies. Special in-house quiz: answer two questions correctly at the front desk and you may win a prize. For more information, please call DSN 629-4361 (Support Site) or 626-3666 (Capodichino). February is Science Fiction Month at MWR Libraries. Get a book log and keep track of how many Sci-fi novels you read during the month. Get hooked with the Sci-fi genre: discover distant planets, seek out the future, and learn about alien civilizations. Prizes awarded for those that read the most. For more information, call DSN 626-3666 (Capo) or 629-4361 (Support Site).


PAO Notes Feb. 6, 2014