February 13, 2014
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 affect how mail is currently received; if personnel use a personal box or a mail orderly, they will continue with that method. 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. Interim Support for Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) Due to recent taskings and personnel re-alignments, all three DRMS representatives are not available to support customers with their scrap, hazardous materials and serviceable equipment turn ins. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services Europe and Africa has provided interim support measures to provide customer support for turn-ins. Command support will be provided by disposal support representatives by phone, email or face to face in cases where the area manager deems onsite support is necessary. No disruption to services is expected. For more information or to contact the primary disposal service representative, call Massimo Marongiu at DSN 632-6056. 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. 14: Capodichino Natural Gas Outage There will be a base-wide natural gas outage on Friday, Feb. 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Capodichino. The natural gas outage is required to allow contractors to install a metering device on the main pipe. Natural gas appliances and hot water heaters will be impacted
by the outage. For more information, please contact Enrico Peluso at DSN 626-6880 or the Public Works Service Desk at DSN 626-4981. 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 to 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: 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. 17: Support Site Main Gate Temporary Closure The Support Site main gate will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon for maintenance. Access on and off base will be through the back gate, nearing the Housing office. Community members are asked to plan accordingly. Feb. 17: Ski Day with NOR Center Ski, snowboard and enjoy all kinds of winter fun on this special Presidents Day trip with NOR Center. Bus transportation is provided and you bring your warmest gear for a day on the slopes. Adult bus tickets are $15 and child bus tickets are $10 (12 and under). Kids 3 and under are free based on space availability. Equipment rentals are available at the Support Site NOR Center or at the mountain, and are not included. For more information, call DSN 629-4947 or 081-811-4947. Feb. 18 - March 7: Smart Start Baseball Registration This program is for children ages 3-4 only and will teach basic motor skills necessary for organized sports. Parents are required to interact with their children while practicing on the field under direct supervision of volunteer coach. Cost is $60 per child with a 20 percent discount for each additional child. Registration after March 17 will be $80 on a space-available basis. For more information, call Youth Sports at DSN 629-4729, 081811-6729, or email NaplesYouthSports@gmail.com. Feb. 18 - March 17: Youth Softball & Baseball Registration Spring Leagues are forming for children ages 5-18. The six leagues offered are T-ball, Minor/Major/Senior baseball, and Junior/Senior softball. The cost is $60 per child with 20 percent discount for additional children in the same family. Participants registering after March 17 are on a space-available basis and cost $80. Register at the Support Site Youth Center on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Youth Sports at DSN 629-4729, 081-811-4729 or email NaplesYouthSports@gmail.com.
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. 20: NOSC Thrift Store Uniform Sale A uniform sale, available to active duty and dependents only, will be held at the NOSC Thrift Store Thursday, Feb. 20 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. Navy and limited Army Gear will be available to include: PT Gear, Sweats, Khaki and Camo Uniforms, Dress Uniforms, Shoes and Boots, Light/All-Weather Jackets & Peacoats, Hats, Pins & Accessories. All items $5 and under. ID will be checked at the door. Feb. 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, Feb. 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 Capodichino. To register for the class and for more information, call NMCRS at DSN: 626-3913 or 081-568-3913. 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 to 6:30 p.m. at the NOSC Thrift Store. For more information, please contact Rachel Cornette at email@example.com. Feb. 22: Annual Asian Auction at Naples High School The Naples Middle-High School Parent Teacher Student Association and the Naples Athletic Booster Club will be hosting the 17th Annual Asian Auction at the high school gym on Saturday, Feb. 22. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the silent and live auctions begin at 11 a.m. All proceeds go directly to the students, their activities and scholarships. An electronic catalog of items can be viewed in advance at www.naplesboosterclub.com/2014-asian-auction. For further information, please contact Nani Thurston at 342-806-3663, Beth Cusumano at 349-118-2756 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Feb. 24-28: Military Saves Week All service members and spouses are challenged to pledge to save money during the annual Military Saves Week. Saving and spending plan classes will be held at the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) along with outreach booths on both Support Site and Capodichino. Contact the FFSC Personal Financial Manager, Quinton Finuff, at DSN: 629-6554 for more information about Military Saves and taking the pledge to save. Feb. 25: African American/Black History Month Celebration The Multi-Cultural Heritage Committee is celebrating African American/Black History Month on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Capodichino theater. The event will be held from 11
a.m. to noon, followed by a cake-cutting ceremony in the lobby. The celebration is open to everyone. For more information or to participate in future committee events, please contact PSC Awere at DSN 626-4618 or YN1 Brown at DSN 626-1791. Feb. 25: European Service Members Virtual Career Fair The first European Service Members Virtual Career Fair will be held Feb. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. and will include the opportunity to meet live with employers back in the States. View/apply for jobs and chat with recruiters. More than 40 companies from all industries will be in attendance. Register at: http://events.veteranrecruiting.com/vshow/VRSCareer/registration/?l=en# For more information on other upcoming events (including Officer specific job fairs, go to: http://www.veteranrecruiting.com/calendar/ Feb. 25: Town Hall Meeting with Capt. Gray NSA Naples Commanding Officer Capt. Scott Gray will host a Town Hall meeting for all personnel and families assigned to the Naples area on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Support Site’s Reel Time Theater at 6 p.m. Any questions for the Town Hall should be directed to the Public Affairs office at 626-5907 or through the NSA Naples Facebook page at Facebook.com/NSANaples. Feb. 27-28: SAPR Focus Group Series The Fleet and Family Support Center SAPR team is working to assess and review the effectiveness of program implementations via NAVADMIN 181/13, to include CNECNA-C6F video/poster campaign. In order to assure future training is accurate, informative, and appropriately targeted, junior Sailors, E-4 and below, are strongly encouraged to attend the SAPR Focus Group on Thursday, Feb. 27 at Support Site Fellowship Hall from 2 to 3:30 p.m. or on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Capo Fellowship Hall from either 10:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3 p.m. For additional information, please contact the Fleet and Family Support Center at DSN 629-6372 or 081-811-6372. Feb. 28: Valentine's Dance with Connect the Tots Connect the Tots is holding a Valentine's Dance event with a special craft for the kids on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Support Site community center. We will be celebrating Valentine's Day by making a Love Bug. The event starts at 11 a.m. and is open to all U.S. and NATO ID card holders. All materials will be provided. For more information visit www.meetup.com/Connect-the-Tots-Club. 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 Now – March 12
Strikers Snack Bar closed for maintenance (bowling alley
Early Closure / Limited Service
and Oâ€™Rhys open with limited food services) All Post Offices
Scheduled Strikes in Italy Feb. 21 - ENAV (Air Traffic Control Agency) personnel scheduled to strike from 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 - Local transportation personnel are scheduled to strike for 24 hours, with different starting times depending on the specific location. March 7 - SEA Handling company personnel are scheduled to strike in Milan airports for 24 hours. March 7 - EASYJET flight attendants are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. March 14 - Railway traveling and maintenance personnel are scheduled to strike from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 28 - Railway personnel are scheduled to strike from 1 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. 18: Sponsorship Training, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC Feb. 18: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC (3 of 3 Sessions) Feb. 19: Prenatal Parenting: Nutrition, Fetal & Child Development, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Support Site FFSC (3 of 4 Sessions) Feb. 19: Employment Opportunities in Naples, 2 to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC Feb. 19: T.A.P. Capstone, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC Feb. 20: Smooth Move, 8 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC Feb. 20: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC (7 of 7 Sessions) Feb. 21: Relaxation Techniques for Labor and Delivery, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Support Site FFSC (1 of 2 Sessions) Feb. 21: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. Feb 24â€“28: Transition GPS Workshop: Pre-Retirement, 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. 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. 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. 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. Feb 18: Free Auto Skills Workshop. Held at the Auto/Wood Skills Center on Support Site from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Learn how to check vital fluids, brakes, windshield wipers, tires, and more in this free workshop. Workshop size is limited. For more information, call DSN 629-4971.