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62nd year, No. 1

Serving the NATO, Naples and Gaeta Military Community in Italy

Friday, January 13, 2017

Defense Secretary Ash Carter along with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, host a farewell ceremony to honor President Barack Obama during the armed forces full-honor review at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, January 4, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Amber I. Smith

Defense Leaders Salute President Obama at Armed Forces JFC Naples Assumes Command of NATO Response Force Farewell Ceremony

Naples celebrates each New Year’s Eve with a blanket of thousands of fireworks, which collectively are bright enough to light up the Bay of Naples and nearby Mount Vesuvius. Photo by Lt. Ryan Tillman

By JFC Naples Public Affairs Office

In a short ceremony at JFC Naples on January 1, 2017, the NATO headquarters raised the colors of the NATO Response Force (NRF), signifying that it was now in command of the force for 2017. Addressing the headquarters staff Commander JFC Naples Adm. Michelle Howard highlighted her three focus areas: Vigilance, resilience and enduring relationships. “Our Alliance maintains a defensive posture, but we remain committed to each other so that if conflict should arise, we will prevail,” Howard said.


By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News

In a short ceremony at JFC Naples on January 1, 2017, the NATO headquarters raised the colors of the NATO Response Force (NRF), signifying that it was now in command of the force for 2017. Photo by German Air Force Master Sergeant Dennis Tappe, JFC Naples Public Affairs Office

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Defense leaders hailed the commitment and accomplishments of departing commander in chief President Barack Obama in a formal military ceremony as he closes out his presidency. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony January 4, 2017, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. Vice President Joe Biden was a guest of honor. “I can stand before you today and say that there has been no greater privilege and no greater honor, than serving as commander in chief of the greatest military in the history of the world,” Obama said. MILITARY SAYS FAREWELL TO OBAMA Page 11


PANOrAMA January 13, 2017

CAPTAIN’S CORNER By Capt. Doug Carpenter NSA Naples Commanding Officer

Welcome to 2017! We started the New Year in Naples with fireworks watching festivities on the rooftop of the east parking garage on Capodichino. The Naples New Year’s Eve fireworks display is the most impressive that I have ever seen with every rooftop contributing to the colorful illumination of the bay of Naples. I hope everyone was able to take some time off, relax, and spend time with family and friends. Now that the holiday season is behind us, it’s time to re-focus our efforts for the New Year and hit the ground running. I have heard some impressive goals set for the New Year, and whether your goals are personal, professional or physical, I encourage you to stick with them from the first to the last days of 2017. My goals for NSA Naples in 2017 are to keep the momentum and continue the improvements we achieved in 2016. I am always searching for better and innovative ways to serve our tenant commands and community members. In partnership with Telecom Italia, internet and Wi-Fi on board Capodichino and the Support Site are much better, and Support Site residents now have an option for 40Mbps service and unblocked streaming of Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon. The trash pad expansion project is finally underway and when complete will greatly improve the Support Site’s appearance and facilitate collection of trash and recyclables. Towards better energy efficiency, we recently installed LED street lighting on Capodichino, and have plans to do the same on Support Site. Finally, the housing sprinkler project kicked off on January 2 with apartment buildings 2048 and 2124, and this project improves safety and allows us to meet facilities code requirements put in place after the apartments were built. On Monday we celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who led our country forward on basic human and civil rights. His passion, intelligence and focus on nonviolent activism forced the United States to confront and improve its culture and redress discriminatory statutes encoded in federal and state law. This federal holiday was established by President Ronald Reagan in 1983 to remember Dr. King’s contributions to American history and civil rights. I encourage all members of the NSA Naples community to pause and consider his work, his life and his message to better understand the strength that diversity brings to our installation and the Navy as a whole. The Multi-Cultural Heritage Committee will hold an event at the Capo theater on January 20 at 11:30 a.m., and all are invited to attend. On January 31 at 6 p.m., I will host a quarterly town hall at the Support Site. This is a great opportunity to hear from the installation leadership and provide feedback and suggestions for NSA Naples and the greater community. If you can’t make the town hall, it will be broadcast live on AFN which can be tuned in on FM 107.0 the Eagle or AFN 360 on your computer. Have a great weekend, stay safe and keep cold weather precautions in mind!

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BASE NOTES VITA Volunteer IRS Training at Capodichino Volunteers are needed for the 2017 IRS Self Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Volunteers will receive free IRS training and a certificate upon completion. VITA center will be open during the tax season (overseas through June 15). There will be volunteer opportunities at both Capodichino and Support Site. For details call Daniela Floco at DSN 626-4576 or Comm. 081-5684576 or e-mail Base Access Request Deadlines Personnel who are not eligible to sponsor guests through the Pass & ID Office and who are requesting non-mission related base access for guests must submit their signed, written request with supporting identification documents to the NSA SJA's office a minimum of 10 business days in advance of the desired access date. No exceptions will be permitted. Non-mission related base access requests that cannot be routed through Pass & ID include those from either personnel who do not have sponsorship privileges, or from any personnel whose base access requests exceed 90 days, or from personnel who have sponosrship privileges but wish to sponsor more guests than the limit. For details call Tiziana Orso DSN 626-4006 or email at or LN2 Jessica Smart at DSN 626-0428 or email Multi-Cultural Heritage Committee is Accepting New Members If you or your Sailors have any unique talents, would like to participate or bring new ideas to the MCHC email PO1 Sherrie Dumas at sherrie.dumas@ The weekly meetings are usually held every Monday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel Fellowship Hall on board Capodichino. CNREURAFSWA Equal Employment Opportunity Office Seeks Counselors The CNREURAFSWA Equal Employment Opportunity Office is recruiting DON civilians interested in serving as collateral-duty EEO counselors, which are collateral-duty assignments. Civilian employees should complete an EEO Counselor Interest form and submit it to the EEO Office by January 30. Note:

This civilian enterprise (CE) newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the military services overseas. Contents of Panorama are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Navy. The appearance of advertising in this newspaper, including inserts or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense, or Stampa Generale S.r.l. of the products or services advertised. Everything advertised in this publication shall be made available for purchase, use, or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, or any other nonmerit factor of the purchaser, user, or patron. A confirmed violation or rejection of this equal opportunity policy by an advertiser will result in the refusal to print advertising from that source until the violation is corrected. The Panorama editorial office is located at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy, PSC 817, Box 1, FPO AE 09622-0001. Telephone: 081-568-5907/5912; DSN 626-5907/5912. Email:

The form must be signed by the employee’s supervisor; After nominations have been received, face-toface interviews will be conducted with the nominee and supervisor to ensure each understands the commitment involved in serving as an EEO counselor. The 40-hour EEO counselor training will be provided later. For details call DSN 626-5755 or visit regional_departments/equal-employmentopportunity-office/collateral-duty-eeo-counselorinformation.html Outdoor Recreation Ski Shop Services and Hours The Support Site Outdoor Recreation Center Ski Shop will be open through March 10, 2017, on Tuesdays-Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Skis, snowboards and other winter equipment are available for rent. Bring your own skis or snowboards in for repairs. For pricing or other information, call DSN 6294947 Comm. 081-811-4947. Navy’s Zero Tolerance Drug Use Policy This policy also applies to the abuse and misuse of prescription drugs, including taking medication for a purpose other than prescribed, taking medicine that hasn’t been prescribed to you and wrongfully possessing or distributing prescription drugs. Using someone else’s meds or giving pills to friends or shipmates can result in severe health and career consequences, including a dishonorable discharge from the Navy. Remember these simple rules: 1. Take Correctly. 2. Report Promptly. 3. Dispose Properly. 4. Never Share. For more information, speak with your command DAPA or doctor, or call 1-866-U-ASK-NPC. In the case of an emergency, call 911 or the following resources: Military OneSource Confidential Counseling at 800-342-9647 or Military Crisis Line at 800-273TALK (8255). MVRO Naples USAA Message USAA has a new toll free number: 800-97-1707 that can now be dialed from cell phones in Italy. It is most convenient when vehicle related issues happen on the road. For details call MVRO at DSN 629-6885 or Comm. 081-811-688.

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Panorama is published weekly on Friday by Stampa Generale S.r.l. Sig. Bruno Brandi, Publisher, Naval Support Activity, Capodichino (Naples), Italy - Tel. 081-568-7884, Fax 081-568-7887. E-mail: - Autorizzazione Tribunale di Napoli No. 3404 del 3.4.1985. Direttore Responsabile: Bruno Brandi. Stampa: Arti Grafiche Boccia SpA, Salerno; Fotocomposizione: Stampa Generale S.r.l. - Tel. 081-568-7884. Stampa Generale is a private firm in no way connected with the U. S. Navy under exclusive written contract with the U. S. Navy. The editorial content is edited, prepared and provided by the Public Affairs Office of the Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy. All news and feature articles and announcements submitted to Panorama are subject to editing to conform with contemporary standards of journalistic objectivity, clarity and relevance. We welcome any contributions, suggestions or comments dealing with community issues. Submissions for publication in Panorama will be accepted on the basis of newsworthiness, timeliness and space available. All copy must be submitted in Microsoft Word format in an e-mail to the editor at: Each submission must include the name and telephone number of the author. Deadline for all copy and photos is close of business Friday prior to publication date.

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Reggia Express Train Steaming From Naples to Caserta Palace on Sundays A unique experience to visit one of the most beautiful UNESCO sites is starting Sunday with the “Reggia Express,” an historic train of the 1930s owned by the Italian Railways State that will depart twice a day from Napoli Centrale station to the Caserta Royal Palace. The tourist route foresees the visit of the Royal Palace rooms and its park with the help of an audio-guide. Furthermore, tourists will be able to participate in a culinary laboratory where they can taste the “mozzarella cheese.” Round train tickets can be purchased at the train station or through the Trenitalia web site and include a priority entrance to the palace. Full round tickets are: 18 euro for adults; 9 euro for children from 6 to 18; and free for children under 6. Train departure from Napoli Centrale station at 10 a.m. and arrives at 11 a.m.; departure from Caserta at 5 p.m. with arrival at Napoli Centrale at 6 p.m. Remains of an 18th Century Bourbon-era Ship Recovered One of the jewels of the Bourbon Navy Fleet was recently localized in the water of the Port of Naples by archaeological divers using the latest technologies. The “Flora” corvette was 30 meters long and 8 meters wide (about 100 feet long and 26 feet wide). Divers have recovered only its bell-board and some cannonballs, which were taken to the Archaeological Museum of Naples for restoration. On December 23, 1798, the French besieged Capua, and King Ferdinand of Bourbon ran away from the port of Naples to Palermo leaving Naples with the British ships and ordered Nelson to sink the King’s ship, which could not sail. During winter – to save money – part of the large Bourbon fleet was anchored in the

harbor of Naples unarmed and unmanned. Personnel were usually recalled during springtime but on that occasion, they were recalled through newspaper ads, but few of the Sailors could read, so very few responded. The ships were sunk to avoid being captured by the enemy, like the corvette Flora, which was manned with more than 100 men. Further salvage work in the Port of Naples will try to find out more ships of the largest fleet of the 18th century in the Mediterranean. Leonardo da Vinci Masterpieces on Display in Naples Through March Masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci are on display at Museo Diocesano of Donnareggina in Naples until March 31, 2017. On display there is the famous ‘Salvator Mundi,’ a real masterpiece in oil on canvas and the ‘Blessing Christ,’ which is already in Naples at the monumental complex of San Domenico Maggiore. The museum is open from Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sundays 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed on Tuesday. Tickets for the exhibition are 6 euro. Naple’s First Capsule Hotel Opens at Capodichino Airport The first capsule hotel in Italy opened at the Naples Capodichino airport. It is possible to sleep comfortably and wake up relaxed and ready for take-off thanks to this innovative solution. Visitors who decide to stay at this hotel will get a fast track useful for speeding up of the checkin operation. The 42 capsules include a bed, a desk, multimedia TV, soundproofing, air conditioning, iPod docking stations, MP3 player, power outlets, internet connection, and also a luggage compartment. Two of the rooms have been designed for disabled people. A future plan is to enlarge the hotel including 30 tworoom bedrooms for a total of 72 rooms. The price of the capsule rooms are 8 euro for the first hour, 7 euro from the second hour onwards, and 25 euro for overnight.

A Pocket Guide to Useful Phrases while on the Road Emergency Issues . . 081-568-4911 Security Dispatch . . . 081-568-5638 Italian Police: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Italian Ambulance: . . . . . . . . . . 118 Italian Fire Department: . . . . . . 115

ENGLISH ITALIAN Call an ambulance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chiamate un'ambulanza Where is a hospital? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dov’è l’ospedale? We need a doctor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Abbiamo bisogno di un medico I cannot find my family . . . . . . . . . . . . Non trovo la mia famiglia I am American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sono Americano/a Where is the reporting point? . . . . . . . Dov’è il centro raccolta? Which roads are open? . . . . . . . . . . . . Quali strade sono aperte? I need a phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ho bisogno di un telefono Help! It’s an emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . Aiuto! È un’emergenza


THE INSIDE PAGE Volunteers Needed USO Naples is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to join their committee to make a difference in the community through special events and outreach. If interested, email USO Naples and Rome Director, Sabrina Pullido at The Transatlantic Council Of The Boy Scouts Of America is looking for Eagle Scouts in the Naples community to update the National Eagle Scout Association database. All Eagle Scouts, both active and not active in scouting are asked to send an email with their last name, first name, email address, hometown/community, and council/district name where they earned their Eagle rank, to “Once an Eagle, always an Eagle.” Naples American Red Cross (ARC) needs volunteers. For details or to register for a CPR/First Aid class, call 081-5684788 or 626-4788 or visit American Red Cross Naples on Facebook. Naples Military HOG Chapter Seeking New Members Naples Military HOG Chapter (NMC) is looking for members to join a great bunch of folks whose interest is to have fun, enjoy Italy on the back of a motorcycle. We have monthly meetings, weekend rides throughout the hillsides of Italy, overnight stays at beach resorts or remote towns, and enjoy Italy with other Italian HOG Chapters. We do NMC Chapter rides which are only open to HOG members, and rides with other bikers, not just HOGs. For details contact Wally Laysa at roadglidecruzer@ or 081-568-1935 or 342-5175350; or Doug Lyyski at or 081-568-2905 or visit the NEX Military Car Sales Associate at the Support Site Food Court. 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 details email or The American Soccer Club (ASC) of Napoli is looking for qualified coaches. For details email

Ongoing / On the Horizon NMCRS Uniform Locker The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Uniform Locker has FREE new and gently used uniforms and uniform items for all active-duty service members. The Uniform Locker is located on board Capodichino on the ground floor of Admin II, Room G016 (down the hall from the Navy College), and is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For details call DSN 626-3913 or Comm. 081568-3913. Naples Middle High School Marching Band Parents of Naples Middle High School Students: Looking for a fun and educational after school activity for your kids? Good news! There is still time to join the NMHS Marching Band! Interested? Check us out Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. in the Band Room. For details, email

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This print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Seated to the left of President Abraham Lincoln is Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. Library of Congress. Courtesy of Library of Congress From U.S. Navy History and Heritage Command

On January 14, 1863, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles signed U.S. Navy General Order No. 4, the Emancipation Proclamation. Three-and-a-half months earlier, on Sept. 22, 1862, shortly after the Battle of Antietam – the first major battle of the Civil War to take place on Union soil and the bloodiest single-day in American history – President Abraham Lincoln gathered his cabinet to present the latest version of his Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln had been working on the document but had been advised to step cautiously and slowly regarding its public announcement. Knowing the proclamation would have historic and far-reaching ramifications The proclamation was published that same day and it took effect January 1, 1863, affirming the emancipation of slaves in all states still in rebellion. Born on July 1, 1802, in Glastonbury, Connecticut, Welles became a prominent journalist and politician who supported individual freedoms. Opposing slavery, he helped found the Republican Party in 1856. Welles served as secretary of the U.S. Navy under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Welles was an early supporter of Lincoln’s efforts to move the issue of emancipation forward. A thoughtful, far-thinking man, Welles helped modernize the country’s naval force, which had fallen into di-

srepair following the Revolutionary War. For example, he helmed the creation of ironclad ships, pushed for improved steam technology and created blockades of Confederate ports. Welles also authorized the enlistment of AfricanAmerican naval officers who had escaped slavery. An avid writer, Welles penned his thoughts about many Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. subjects in his perso- Courtesy of Library of Congress nal diary, including the revolutionary issue of emancipation. On January 1, 1863, he anticipated the importance of the new law: “This is a broad step, and will be a landmark in history.” A week and a half later, Welles surmised that it would take a generation for Americans to broadly accept emancipation: “For a period emancipation will aggravate existing differences, and a full generation will be necessary to effect and complete the change which has been commenced.”

SPOTLIGHT: MARTIKA VELASQUEZ Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Martika Velasquez of Naval Support Activity Naples, affectionately referred to as “Tika,” is full of fire, laughter, and a great desire to serve the community. Having started volunteering this past June when she arrived in Naples, Velasquez has become a fixture with our USO, supporting a wide variety of programs from the Single Sailor Backyard BBQ, Walt Disney’s Birthday, Santa’s Little Workshop, AMC Flights, to Tuesday Troop Luncheons. Though she can be found working hard during our programs, many of Velasquez’s hours are counted off the calendar. She generously and regularly lends a hand to our Capo Office, ensuring our center is supplied, our program materials are prepared, and our staff receives the help they need. “Martika is a great example of how a young Sailor, at her first duty station, can strive to be a contributing part of her new community and make the most of her time in Naples,” USO Naples Area Director Sabrina Pullido said. “Sailors like Martika are making a difference, staying engaged through volunteering, and we at the USO are proud to play a role in that.” Though she is a highly valued member of our USO family, Velasquez remains grounded, and supports our USO mission not for recognition, but for the satisfaction she gains from giving back. “I enjoy volunteering because I feel that my effort is not only appreciated by the USO, but by my fellow service members,” Velasquez said. In just six short months, she has amassed an impressive 74 lifetime volunteer hours, with 43 hours of service in December alone. Thank you Velasquez for your friendship, your service, and your dedication to our USO. We are very proud of you and happy to have you as a part of our team!



DECEMBER 2016 BIRTHS December 1, 2016 Lila Jane Babb 8 pounds 7.6 ounces, daughter of Jennifer A. Babb and Andrew M. Babb

December 27, 2016 Brody Allen Miller 6 pounds 3.6 ounces, son of Alicia C. Miller and PO1 Mark A. Miller

December 1, 2016 Faye Juliana Coburn 7 pounds 6.5 ounces, daughter of Margaret K. Coburn and IT1 Philip N. Coburn

December 31, 2016 Ewan Bruce Stephens 7 pounds 2 ounces, son of Jessica L. Stephens and Sgt. Michael C. Stephens

December 9, 2016 Sienna Aurilyn Pester 8 pounds 5 ounces, daughter of CPO LeslieAnne Pester and CPO Joshua S. Pester

For more information about local Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) events, visit

● Jan 14: Ombudsman Assembly Meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC. ● Jan 13: Sponsorship Training, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Support Site FFSC ● Jan 13: Home Buying Seminar, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., (Capo Admin I, Room #030). ● Jan 14: Ombudsman Assembly Meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC ● Jan 16: ICR for Families, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Meet at TLA bus stop. Bring 20 euro for personal expenses. ● Jan 17: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC (2 of 2). ● Jan 18: Fresh Pasta Store, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carpool: Meet at TLA lobby. Cost: 5 euro. ● Jan 18-20: Ombudsman Basic Training, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC. ● Jan 19-20: Technical Track, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. ● Jan 20: Shoe Alley, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Meet at McCafe by the airport All classes require registration. Call 081-811-6372 for more information or to register.

ENERGY CONSERVATION New Year, New Power Bill From NSA Naples Energy Management Team

NAVEUR-NAVAF Fleet Master Chief King Holds All-Enlisted Call at Capodichino U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Fleet Master Chief Raymond D. Kemp Sr. provides remarks during an all-enlisted call at Capodichino, January 5, 2017. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, headquartered in Naples, oversees joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied, joint, and interagency partners, to enable enduring relationships, and increase vigilance and resilience in Europe and Africa. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Schumacher

Are You Missing Your Bicycle? Unclaimed Bicycles to be Donated to Charities From NSA Housing

The base Abandoned Bike Collection Program was completed December 16, 2016. The bicycles are being stored by the Housing Office in a safe location. According to the Lost and Found Instruction 5500.5D the property will be retained for safekeeping for a maximum of 120 days, which means the 120 Days will expire on March 16, 2017. After this date unclaimed bicycles will be released to a charitable organization. For more information contact Housing at DSN 629-4466.

It’s 2017 a New Year and that means new technology, new advances in energy saving products and new opportunities to save money around your home and office. Whether your resolution is to replace some of the lights in your space with new energy efficient LED style bulbs or maybe you are planning to install a smart thermostat that will help you save on your heating bill, or replacing your water heater with a tankless water heater, keep in mind that every watt counts. If you are not able to purchase and replace items like these you can still commit to energy saving actions that will still give you more efficiency for your buck. For example, opening blinds on your windows can let in natural light and prevent the need to turn on a light bulb. Turning down the heater at night when you’re under your blankets or shutting it off completely while out of the house for long periods of time can save on heating costs. Other measures include turning down your water heater to a cool 120 degrees Fahrenheit (49 degrees Celsius) to save it from turning on as much and can keep you from scalding your hands (which is always a good idea), and always turning off a light when you leave a room can save on your power bill overall. So challenge yourself to save energy and water today, and there will be enough for our future. For these and other great ideas on saving energy, look us up on Facebook @NaplesEnergyConservation


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CPO Scott Reed “My New Year’s resolution would be to stop cursing so much.”

YN1 Nelida Mack “I would love to travel Europe a little more during 2017 and explore all the countries I haven’t had a chance to yet.”

ABH1 Barlaham Collazos

MA3 Charlene Barnhart

Richard Rayos

“My New Year’s resolution is going to be to smile more and stress less.”

“I want to practice more understanding, I’d like to better understand people’s point of view.”

“I’d like to spend more time with my two boys and lovely wife while here in Naples, Italy.”

Midshipman Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroism From U.S. Naval Academy Public Affairs

A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal January 10 in front of the entire Brigade of Midshipmen assembled in Alumni Hall. Midshipman 3rd Class Jonathan Dennler received the medal, the highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the U.S. Department of the Navy, for heroic actions while leading a Boy Scout troop, July 2016. While camping in Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada, the troop experienced a major storm with up to 80 mph gusts and lightning strikes. Two trees fell on the campsite, killing a scout and an adult volunteer and severely injuring others. When Dennler couldn’t contact anyone on the radio for help, he canoed more than 1.5 miles at night in 60 mph winds to a ranger station to bring back help and medical supplies. The Navy and Marine Corps Medal falls in order of precedence just below the Distinguished Flying Cross and above the Bronze Star. It was first bestowed during World War II, to then Lt. j.g. John F. Kennedy. Only about 3,000 have received the award since. To win this award, there must be evidence the act of heroism involved very specific life-threatening risk to the

awardee. The award came as a surprise to both Dennler and his classmates, who listened in silence while academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Ted Carter read the award citation then gave him a rousing standing ovation. “It was an incredibly humbling and unexpected experience,” Dennler said. “I’m very thankful to everyone who helped to make that happen and for the support of my family and friends.” The award wasn’t a surprise to his parents, who also attended the award presentation. Dennler’s mother, Monica Dennler, described her son as “persistent and tenacious.” “He knows how to persevere, and has a kind heart,” she said. “He was the only one who knew what to do back in high school when a classmate broke their leg at a basketball game, because he was an Eagle Scout.” “He is a quiet young man who would not want a big fuss, but rightfully deserves it,” 20th Company Senior Enlisted Leader Chief Electronics Technician Nicholas Howell said. “Out of his classmates, he is the one who has the level head to think clearly and decisively act to contain the situation and help bring about the best possible solution.” Dennler is a political science major and member of 20th Company. He com-

U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Ted Carter, left, pins the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Midshipman 3rd Class Jonathan Dennler’s uniform. Dennler received the medal – the highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the U.S. Department of the Navy – for heroic actions while leading a Boy Scout troop in July 2016. During a major storm, two trees fell on the campsite, killing a scout and an adult volunteer and severely injuring others. When he couldn't contact anyone on the radio for help, he canoed more than 1.5 miles at night in 60 mph winds and a lightning storm to a ranger station to bring back help and medical supplies. Photo by Kenneth Aston

pleted two years of college at George Washington University before transferring to the Naval Academy. “USNA has taught me how to work and think in environments where many things are out of my control, and I think the academy helps to create

mindsets that put others first,” Dennler said. “I am incredibly thankful for those lessons.” An active member of the academy’s Semper Fi Society, he hopes to serve in the Marine Corps after graduating from the academy in 2019.

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Ongoing Importance of Cyber Capabilities


mension to the U.S. military.” And cyber, Lettre emphasized, is an operating domain that is real, complex, dynamic, and contested.

Naples Overseas Support Club Thrift Store Naples Overseas Support Club (NOSC) is a nonprofit command-recognized charitable and social organization with offers the community an abundance of charitable programs funded primarily by the NOSC Thrift Store. Last year NOSC donated $80,000 to the local community. You can find great deals or drop off donations at the NOSC Thrift Store, located at the back of Bldg. 2088 (adjacent to the veterinarian's office, just behind the fire station and across from the bowling alley) on Support Site. NOSC Thrift Store hours are: Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wednesdays from 4:30 to 7 p.m.; Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Once a month (usually on the first weekend) the NOSC Thrift Store is open Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Watch for details in the Panorama’s Base Notes section. NOSC is always looking for volunteers to help at the NOSC Thrift Store. For more information email or or visit or find NOSC on their Facebook page.

By Amaani Lyle DoD News

Pentagon officials addressed emerging cyber challenges and the game plan to confront them in remarks before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on foreign cyber threats to the United States on January 5, 2017. Marcel Lettre, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, appeared with Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, to clarify the tasks at hand. Evolving Challenges “We confront no fewer than five immediate, but also distinct and evolving challenges across all operating domains,” Lettre said. “We are countering the prospect of Russian aggression and coercion, especially in Europe, something we’ve … energetically had to renew our focus on in the last several years.” Lettre said DoD is managing historic change in what he called perhaps the most consequential region for America’s future, the Asia-Pacific. In addition to monitoring risks associated with China’s destabilizing actions in the region, he noted DoD is checking Iran’s aggressive influence across the Middle East. The undersecretary also outlined efforts to bolster deterrent defense forces in the face of North Korea’s continued nuclear and missile provocations, as well achieving lasting defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and al-Qaida. Lettre explained the DoD has named the efforts “4-plus-1,” or the four state-based challenges and an ongoing condition of battling terrorism. “Each of these security challenges – China, Russia, Iran, North Korea and global terrorist groups such as ISIL – presents a significant cyber threat di-

Defending Against Cyber Threats Defense Secretary Ash Carter has pressed for DoD to change, adapt and innovate to not only meet today’s challenges, but to ensure effective defense against cyber threats well into the future, Lettre said. “We have built and continue to build the means and methods that will strengthen our relative position against of each of these dimensions of the cyber threat,” he added. The U.S. government’s cyber policies reflected in presidential policy directives and executive orders provide guidance on the absolute necessity of a wholeof-government approach, critical to protecting the United States, the undersecretary said. Currently, DoD has developed and refined cyber mission objectives, he said, which include defending defense networks, providing cyber options for military commanders and defending the nation against cyberattacks. Since 2009, DoD has matured the cyber command to ensure clear command responsibility, authority and growing capabilities essential to cyber operations, Lettre said. He also said DoD will continue to develop and refine its national cyber policy framework. “This refinement and evolution and our deterrent thinking capability will further empower decision-making at net speed.” Cyber command, Lettre asserted, is doing more to protect the nation and support global operations than ever before. “We need to continue, in fact accelerate this maturation,” he said. Lettre also said he champions a deepened partnership between the government and the

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private sector, and between the U.S. government and allies. Help From U.S. Industry “We must continue to seek help from American industry, the source of much of the world’s greatest technology talent in innovating to find cyber defense solutions, build resiliency into our critical infrastructure systems and strengthen our deterrence, he said.” Rogers warned of taking for granted the interconnectivity built into users’ lives. “Those who would seek to harm our fellow Americans and our nation utilize the same Internet, the same communications devices, and the same social media platforms that we, our families, and our friends here and around the world use,” he said. “We must keep pace with such changes in order to provide policy makers and our operational commanders the intelligence and cyber capabilities they need to keep us safe.” This, Rogers emphasized, includes understanding adversaries, their motives and their attack methods. And while it presents as a global problem, the tactics are often used in the homeland, he added. “We continue to make investments in technologies and capabilities to improve detection of malicious cyber activity,” Rogers said.

The Naples Middle High School Music Boosters Is your Naples Middle High School student in Band, Choir, Orchestra, or Flag Team? If so, then he / she benefits from NMHS Music Boosters. We are a growing organization that ensures all Naples Middle High School music programs continue performing at the highest levels. Help support Music Boosters with your yearly family membership of $25 (other membership levels also available). Volunteers are continuously needed to assist with several projects. For details email or visit NMHS Music Boosters on Facebook. The Naples Middle High School PTSA is looking for volunteers to help provide information, resources and events that strengthen the connections between students, parents, the school and the community. A yearly membership is $10 and joining is a great way to get involved, meet the teachers, other parents and your child’s friends. For details email NaplesPTSAteam@ or Naples Middle High School PTSA on Facebook. Boy Scout Troop 007 holds troop meetings every Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Support Site Community Center. For details email or visit: https://www.facebook. com/BSATroop007; or https://www. Girl Scouts Overseas Naples is excited to support young leaders in action. We are much more than cookies; we show girls how to contribute positively in this world. From arts and crafts to camping trips and more Naples Girl Scouts wants girls to be have fun learning. For details visit usagsonaples/ or USA Girl Scouts - Naples, Italy on Facebook. Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD), Naples Chapter meets every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the NSA Naples Chiefs Mess, near the quarterdeck in Admin I. CSADD’s mission is to create a culture in which our shipmates are helping shipmates maintain a course of success through good decision-making. For details call MC1 Ramsaran at DSN 626-5249. The Naples Toastmasters Club provides materials and experience to improve competent communication and leadership skills. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on the first & third Tuesdays of the month at the Support Site Community Center. Guests welcome. For details visit or Toastmasters Naples Italy on Facebook. Naples Area First Class Petty Officers Association is composed of members from different rates with one mission: To enhance community relations, promote awareness of our duties as Sailors, and fortify the professional and social welfare of our service members. We normally convene every other week alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays. Visit us and bring a friend. For details call YN1 Gordon at DSN: 626-7733. Alcoholics Anonymous hosts English-speaking AA meetings on and off base in the Naples area. For details call 339-267-7075 or visit countries/italy.htm. NATO Lions Rugby: International Rugby Club lead by professional English coach Jamie Ball. Practices are held at Carney Park every Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The club is open to training and developing all interested players. For details call Corey Keating at 340-695-7971 or email or visit the NATO Lions RFC (Naples, Italy) facebook page. Harry S. Truman Lodge No. 649 meets 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. For details call Chris Gerbore at 333-704-9607 or email or visit group/HST649.

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MOVIE SCHEDULE No Children Under 10 Admitted to R-Rated Movies

Friday, January 13 4:45 p.m. Sing, PG 5:15 p.m. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG-13 7:15 p.m. Moana, PG 7:45 p.m. Hidden Figures, PG 9:30 p.m. Assassin’s Creed, PG-13 10:30 p.m. Sleepless, R Saturday, January 14 3 p.m. Sing, PG, 3-D 4:45 p.m. Collateral Beauty, PG-13 5:30 p.m. Hidden Figures, PG 7 p.m. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG-13 9:30 p.m. Sleepless, R 10 p.m. Nocturnal Animals, R Sunday, January 15 3 p.m. Moana, PG 4:45 p.m. Passengers, PG-13 6 p.m. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG-13 7:30 p.m. Assassin’s Creed, PG-13 Monday, January 16 Holiday Hours 3 p.m. Sing, PG 4:45 p.m. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG-13, 3-D 6 p.m. Sleepless, R 7:30 p.m. Passengers, PG-13 Tuesday, January 17 Closed, No Movies Wednesday, January 18 4:30 p.m. Sing, PG 5 p.m. Moana, PG, 3-D 6:45 p.m. Passengers, PG-13 7:30 p.m. Bad Santa 2, R Thursday, January 19 4:30 p.m. Moana, PG 5 p.m. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG-13 7 p.m. Assassin’s Creed, PG-13 7:30 p.m. Sleepless, R

Assassin’s Creed PG-13, Action-Adventure, 140 min. Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Khalid Abdalla. Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. Bad Santa 2 Last Showing R, Comedy, 87 min. Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Christina Hendricks, Kathy Bates, Brett Kelly, Tony Cox. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is ‘the kid’ – chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings out Willie’s sliver of humanity. Collateral Beauty PG-13, Drama, 120 min. Cast: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Michael Pea, Naomie Harris. When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. But it’s not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Hidden Figures PG, Drama, 126 min. Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Mone, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons. The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – bril-

liant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Moana Last Showing PG, Action-Adventure, 112 min. Cast: Aulii Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudky, Jemaine Clement, Temuera Morrison. A sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds. Nocturnal Animals R, Drama, 117 min. Cast: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher. An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. Passengers PG-13, Action-Adventure, 116 min. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia. On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim and Aurora face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction ... until they discover the ship is in grave danger. With the lives of

5,000 sleeping passengers at stake, only Jim and Aurora can save them all. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story PG-13, Action-Adventure-Fantasy, 133 min. Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen. From Lucas film comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Sing PG, Animation, 108 min. Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly. Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon, a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist-okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel-who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Sleepless Premiere R, Action-Adventure, 95 min. Cast: Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, Gabrielle Union, David Harbour. Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.

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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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. For deails call 081-811-4962. 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, visit the USMRA-SI at or call Wylie Miller at 329-208-7315. 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. For details visit USASSCNapoli on Facebook. Filipino-American Association Of Naples, Italy meets at noon the first Sunday of every month at the Support Site Fellowship Hall. For details call Ron Nacianceno at 081-568-1746 or 335-7604446 or visit Fil-Am Naples on Facebook. 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 details call Paolo Fleurant at 328-194-6897 or email naplesadventistsgroup@ Connect the Tots is an organization for bringing together families with babies and toddlers to play and mingle. Monthly club events include themed parties, group outings off-base and playground meet-ups. For the latest on club events, join us on Facebook at Connect the Tots (CTT), Naples Italy.

MORE THE INSIDE PAGE The Naples Area Second Class Petty Officer Association meets every other Tuesday in the Capodichino Theater at noon to discuss upcoming community outreach opportunities and charity events. For details, call OS2 Joseph Cavallaro at DSN 626-4545 or email or MA2 Jessalyn Harrison at DSN 626-2871or

University of Oklahoma Graduate Degrees The University of Oklahoma offers the master of human relations on-site graduate degree program. Courses meet in a series of four evenings and one weekend. For details call the OU office at DSN: 626-6672 or visit the office 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. Call UMUC Maryland at 081-568-6673/74/75; Central Texas College at 081-568-6761.

Sure Start is a unique program committed to providing the highest quality of education for commandsponsored children of enlisted personnel (priority to E1-E4) who are four years old by Sept. 1. For details, conNaples Area Nurses Association (NANA) is an organization of nurses that tact Bridget Ruffino at 629-4683 or Catholic Women Of The Chapel email or work together to fundraise, participate meets monthly in the Support Site Felcall the school at 081-811-4037. in social events, and provide support lowship Hall for prayer, fellowship, and throughout the U.S. Naval Hospital learning. Child care provided. We also Naples and NSA Naples community. For The Knights Of Columbus, meet Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for San Gennaro Council 14853, meets details email Lt. Shelley Beltz at shelRosary and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. for or Lt. Jenny Paul at noon on the third Sunday of each bible study. For details email cwocmonth at the Support Site Chapel at or visit Catholic Offices. For details email robert KenWomen of the Chapel - NSA Naples, ney at kofcnaples The Welfare & Recreation Italy on Facebook. Association is available to meet Carney Park Golf Association associates every Thursday from 11 a.m. Gaeta/Naples Area Girl Scouts is in need of leaders and co-leaders. Training to 1 p.m. at its location on the first floor (CPGA) is a non-profit organization established for eligible Carney Park and support provided. For details email of Building 450 upstairs from Capo Golf Course patrons. The CPGA Landing. For details visit provides weekly social activities for all levels of golfer and often organize The Naples Christian Homeschool trips to other courses. Events are Association meets every month to sup- Security Note: All DoD military or held every Saturday and Sunday. port families who have chosen to educate civilian personnel hosting an event off For details call 081-568-1749. base must complete a Special Event their own children. We offer weekly Force Protection Plan (SEFPP) 45 days park/pool days, a moms’ night out and Educational & Developmental field trips to explore Bella Napoli and be- in advance, regardless of organization, Intervention Service Screenings yond. For details email Natalie Mack at if the event will involve 50 or more personnel, include distinguished visitors Now Available Room W09, Support Site Village Forum. For eligible or involve personnel wearing uniforms. children who have not reached their For details call the AT/FP Division at Latinos Unidos Welcomes New third birthday. If you are concerned 081-568-5525 or visit the division office Members Meetings are 2 p.m. on the about your child’s development, first Sunday of every month at the Sup- in the Capodichino Security Precinct, contact EDIS at 081-811-4676. Bldg. 403. port Site park. For details email or call 334Cub Scout Pack 007 Want to camp Naval Hospital Religious Services 6771-0327, or gabriel.sermeno@eu. in Nettuno, hike in Cuma, go bowling Tuesday: Silent prayer (7:15-7:45 a.m.) or call 081-811-5554. in the hospital chapel. Traditional hymn or participate in swimming and archery? Then Cub Scouts is the and praise and worship music will be Meditation Sitting Group meets on place for you! Boys in first through Mondays from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at the Sup- provided during this time; Wednesday fifth grade meet three times per month Roman Catholic Mass (11:30 a.m.-12 port Site side chapel. Participation is to learn skills that they apply on free and newcomers are welcome. For de- p.m.) in the hospital chapel (call 081hiking, camping and service outings. 811-6451 to confirm that Mass is being tails or questions please email Claudia For details email at or held); and Thursday Men’s Fellowship or visit and Bible Study (6-7 a.m.) in the hospijoin the Facebook group at NSA Naples tal galley. Meditation Group.

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Departing commander in chief, President Barack Obama, salutes the troops during an armed forces full honor farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, January 4, 2017. Service members from across the services took part in the event, which included Defense Secretary Ash Carter and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford. Senior defense leaders thanked Obama for his accomplishments over the past eight years in protecting the nation and supporting the military. Army photo by Pvt. Gabriel A. Silva


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at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. “Mr. President, thank you for being a commander in chief that we have been proud to follow,” the chairman said.

Carter and Dunford thanked Obama for his commitment to the troops and lauded his strategic leadership and decisions that President Praises Service Members protected the nation and strengthened the Military members have selflessly served force. and sacrificed around the world, as they “Through it all, President Obama has led protected the nation in the best fighting our military with an appreciation that force in the world, Obama said. America’s defense is so vital that we, to Through their service and sacrifice over whom it is entrusted, must ensure its conti- years of continuous conflict, they have nuity and excellence across the years and earned their place among the greatest genacross the domains of armed conflict,” erations, the president said. Carter said. “Because of you, our alliances are stronger, In the fight against the Islamic State of from Europe to the Asia-Pacific,” Obama Iraq and the Levant, the president consissaid. “Because of you we surged in tently supported the development and acAfghanistan, trained Afghan forces to deceleration of the coalition military fend their country, while bringing most of campaign plan, the secretary said. our troops home.” That effort, Carter said, is “focused on deNow U.S. forces serve in Afghanistan on a stroying the fact and the idea of an Islamic more limited mission, Obama said, “because state based on this evil ideolwe must never again allow ogy in Iraq and Syria, counAfghanistan to be used for tering the ISIL cancer’s safe haven in attacks metastases everywhere they against our nation.” emerge.” The president praised Obama directed eight years U.S. military members, inof “unrelenting strikes on alcluding Special Operations Qaida to devastate that termembers, for decimating rorist organization both al-Qaida’s core leadership. before and after bringing “Countless terrorist leadOsama bin Laden to justice,” ers, including Osama bin Carter said. Laden are gone,” Obama Obama has built a countertsaid. “From South Asia to errorism apparatus that has Africa, we have forged partthwarted “countless plots” nerships to go after terroragainst the homeland, acists that threaten us.” cording to Carter. The presiAlso, ISIL terrorists “have Chairman of the dent, Carter said, did all this lost about half of their terJoint Chiefs of consistent with the values of ritory,” Obama said. “They the United States. are losing their leaders, Staff Marine Corps “Our president knows, as towns and cities are being Gen. Joe Dunford he’s put it, that we lose ourliberated.” selves when we compromise The president said has no the very ideals we fight to defend,” the secdoubt that ISIL “will be destroyed” due to the retary said. efforts of the U.S. and its coalition partners. Other notable achievements as listed by Women can now serve in military combat Carter include the rebalance to the Asia-Paroles, Obama said. In addition, service cific region, standing with NATO allies to lead members do not have to hide who they are a united response to deter Russian aggresto serve the country they love. sion, and securing an accord that is preventDuring the ceremony, the president reing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. viewed the troops from the five military branches, and received from Carter the De‘You’ve Always Been There for Us’ partment of Defense Medal for DistinDunford, the highest-ranking U.S. military guished Public Service. The event featured officer, noted the United States has been at a 21-gun salute, and music from the U.S. war throughout Obama’s presidency. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and the Old “That’s a period longer than any other Guard Fife and Drum Corps. American president,” the general said. “And Earlier today, Obama expressed his gratithroughout those years, you’ve always been tude for the counsel of the defense leaders there for us.” and the work of the men and women of the Dunford said the president visited demilitary, as he met at the White House with ployed troops around the world, spent time Carter and Dunford, as well as the vice with wounded warriors, traveled to Dover chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Air Force Base in Delaware to receive the Force Gen. Paul Selva, and the combatant remains of the fallen and visited the fallen commanders.

“Mr. President, thank you for being a commander in chief that we have been proud to follow.”


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JOBS CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (CHR) Customer service operation hours for the following services are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-11 a.m. and from 1-3 p.m.: ● ID/CAC Cards (DD1172-2) ● Work Certificates

U.S. POSITIONS USAJOBS WEBSITE: CHR WEBSITES: cnreurafswa/about/job_openings.html /regions/cnreurafswa/about/ job_openings/USVacancies.html IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective immediately, all Department of Navy overseas US civilian positions aboard Naples and Gaeta commuting area will be posted on the USAJOBS website. Not familiar with USAJOBS? Get started by creating an account at Once registered, you may customize your job searches, set up job alerts and store your resume and other essential employment documents online and be ready to apply for a job anytime. Already have an account on USAJOBS but have questions about applying for overseas positions, contact the DON Employee Intake Center for assistance at The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship is required.

LOCAL NATIONAL (LN) POSITIONS To find out what positions are currently open call our front desk at DSN 626-5409 or Comm. 081-568-5409. Copies of vacancy announcements will be also posted at The Civilian Human Resources (CHR) located at Capo Admin I, first floor. The customer service hours are: Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The announcements are also visible at the following links: openings.html https://cnic. LocalNationalVacancies.html Applications are accepted at the Security Pass and ID Office at Capodichino, or at the Security Pass and ID Office at Gricignano, Support Site, or at the Civilian Human Resources (CHR), Capodichino, Naples. The CHR Office must receive mailed applications by closing date of the vacancy announcement. IMPORTANT NOTICE: The application form and instructions on how to apply have been revised. Any prior editions will be obsolete and will no longer be considered. Applications that do not conform to the revised instructions will not be considered. If you have any questions, contact the front desk at DSN 6265409 or Comm. 081-568-5409. You can also contact the Civilian Human Resources (CHR) Naples helpdesk at: You will be contacted within 24 hours, so please be sure to provide your contact information. Thank you and we appreciate your input, whether negative or positive so that we can find ways to improve the CHR services, or continue to provide excellent service. As a reminder, a CHR Representative is available for the bi-weekly “Meet & Greet” at the NSA, Support Site Base, Navy Exchange Food Court area from 8-9 a.m. 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 CHR representative is unable to provide you a response, he/she will bring the question back to the CHR office and you will be provided an answer or a call back the same day. The date for the next “Meet & Greet” is yet to be determined.

NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITIONS Fleet & Family Readiness NAF Local Naples job announcements within CNREURAFSWA may be viewed at: https:// – The necessary application forms are also available on line. For questions please call 081-5684164/2505/5612/8202. The applications may be emailed to

NSA NAPLES US NAF POSITIONS Education Aid/Technician, CY-1702-I/II, ANN# 17-033, (Multiple Positions) flexible, Child Development Centers, School Age Care, Youth Programs, Teen Center and Youth Sports Capodichino/Support Site. Job summary: Provides appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from six weeks to 18 years in a Child and Youth Program setting Performs routine, day-to-day care of infants and children ranging from six weeks to five years. Assembles and gathers materials and equipment necessary to execute School Age Care for children ranging from six to nine years old, School-Age Care PreTeen for children ranging from 10 to 12 years, Teen Center Program for children ranging from 13 to 18 years. Receives and releases children to/from authorized parents, guidance. Closing date: Open until filled. Education Aid/Technician, CY-1702-I/II, ANN#17-049, (Multiple Positions) regular full time, (Eligible for Post Allowance) CYP Division Capo & Support Site. Job summary: Provides appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from six weeks to 18 years in a Child and Youth Program setting Performs routine, dayto-day care of infants and children ranging from six weeks to five years old. Closing date: Open until filled.

Recreation Assistant, NF0189-01/02, ANN#17-005 flexible, Fleet & Family Readiness Center, Gaeta, Italy. Job summary: Serves as a primary front line customer service representative of the overall program as such, must continually present information in a high professional and customer friendly style. Closing date: Open until filled. Food Service Worker, NA7408-02, ANN#17-010 flexible, (Multiple Positions) Bowling Center, Support Site. Job summary: Performs tasks with several steps or sequence of tasks such as; sets up food service counters, steam tables, dining room tables, and side service stands with hot and cold food, including meats, vegetables, salads, desserts, bread, butter, and beverages. Closing date: Open until filled. CYP Food Service Worker, NA-7408-04, ANN#17-011 flexible School Age Care, Youth Programs. Job summary: Performs tasks with several steps or sequence of tasks such as: sets up food service counters, steam tables, dining room tables, and side service stands with hot and cold food, including meats, vegetables, salads, desserts, bread, butter and beverages. Closing date: Open Until Filled. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#17-020R flexible, Outdoor Recreation Program, Support site/Carney Park. Job summary: Provides and maintain recreation and athletic

equipment issue. Closing date: Open until filled. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#17-030 flexible, Liberty/Entertainment, Capo/Support site. Job summary: Serves as an aid for the Liberty/Entertainment program assisting with various functions and duties as they relate each program. Closing date: Open until filled. Recreation Aid (Lifeguard), NF-0189-01, ANN#17-046R flexible, Aquatics Capo. Job summary: Safeguard and supervise swimmers and bathers in pool areas, and enforce swimming and bathing regulations. Closing date: Open until filled. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#17-096, flexible, MWR Golf Course, Carney Park. Job summary: 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. Closing date: Open until filled. Cashier, NF-0530-02, ANN#17-094, Flexible Full Time, MWR, Administration Division, Capodichino, Naples, Italy. Job summary: The purpose of this position is to verify daily cash receipts for the Morale, Welfare and Recreation department at NSA Naples. Closing date: Open until filled. Recreation Aid, NF-0189-01, ANN#17-112, flexible, Fitness Dept, Capo/Support Site. Job summary: Employee in this position plays an integral part in

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JOBS from page 12 providing customer service and insuring patrons are offered a clean facility and pleasant conditions for their fitness/athletic workouts or programs. Closing date: Open until filled.

NEX U.S. NAF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Gricignano, Bldg. 2091-B Call DSN 629-4774 or Comm. 081-813-5252/5253/5254 Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For a current list of U.S. vacancies and the on-line application visit: To assist your job search go directly to the location field, open the drop down menu and click on Italy, then click on SEARCH FOR JOBS button. You will see all the jobs in Italy (mostly Naples area); just make sure you are NOT applying for a position located in Sigonella (Sicily). For any questions or concerns please call the numbers above. GRICIGNANO MAIN STORE Ann#160002P4 Cashier Checker/CC/NF-1/FLEX – Open until filled – Pay rate: $8$9.50 per hour. Job summary: Associates engaged in the operation of cash registers to record

sales in retail checkout areas. Ann#160001WE Lead Cashier Checker/CC/NF1/RFT – Open until filled – Pay rate $9-$10.50 per hour. Job summary: Responsible for leading a minimum of three associates engaged in the operation of cash registers to record sales in retail check out areas. Ann#16004VM Supervisory Sales Clerk (Self Service)/ SL/NF-2/RFT – Pay rate $10.25-$11 per hour. Job summary: Provides work direction and supervision for a group of associates within assigned departments/ location engaged in performing various clerical, retail and services functions. CAPODICHINO NEXMART Ann#160004OJ Customer Service Clerk (Capodichino) /MM/NF1/RFT – Open until filled – Pay rate: $9-$11 per hour. Job summary: Performs a variety of duties in connection with NEX internal and external customer services operations. Works as part of a sales team to provide service that anticipates and exceeds customer expectations.

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MORE BASE NOTES New Phone Numbers for Shuttle Bus Information Transportation QAE – 337 124 7413 Transportation OPS – 337 127 4659 Transportation Branch Head – 337 129 9392 For details call Michael Leyba DSN 626-6866 or email

euro for ski passes, meals and incidentals. For details or registration call DSN 629-4947 or Comm. 081-8114947.

Jan. 18: Free Automotive Workshop at Support Site Keep your vehicles running with a free workshop at the Tickets and Travel has Tickets for Upcoming Auto Skills Center. Workshop runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Teatro di San Carlo Season and covers basic seasonal automotive maintenance your Experience a ballet or opera at the world famous Teatro vehicle requires. There will be an ASC certified auto di San Carlo in Naples with Tickets and Travel. Tickets mechanic on site. Advance registration is preferred. For are on sale now for the following shows: details call DSN 626-4971 or Comm. 081-811-4971. January 28 – Rigoletto; March 11 – Cinderella; Ballet; Jan. 18: Spouse Coffee – Couponing 101 April 29 – La Traviata Opera; May 20 – Alice in WonLearn all the tips and tricks to making the most out of derland Ballet; July 14 – Carmen Opera. Reserve your your coupons. We will outfit you with a couponing tickets at or call Support starter kit, give you tips and tricks, and let you have Site Tickets and Travel at DSN 629-7901 or Comm. 081plenty of time to swap coupons for more savings. Event 811-7901 or Capo Tickets and Travel at DSN 626-4330 is open to military spouses and registration is reor Comm. 081-568-4330. quested. For registration call DSN 626-5713 or Comm. 081-568-5713. Now-Jan. 31: CAPO CDC Traffic Pattern Change From now to 4 p.m. Jan. 31, there will be roadway conJan. 20: Martin Luther King Day/Black History struction at the intersection between the CDC and East Month Event Parking Garage on CAPO. East bound traffic will expeAll commands are invited. This event at the Capo Base rience a lane shift. Additionally, eight parking spaces Theater at 11:30 a.m. honors the achievements of Dr. along the roadway will be blocked off during the entire Martin Luther King, Jr. and kicks off Black History duration. Exercise caution and reduced speeds when Month recognitions. Featuring guest speakers, live traveling in all directions at this intersection. For demusic and audio/visual productions, hosted by the tails call Ens. Michael Del Rossi at DSN 626-2689 or Multi-Cultural Heritage Committee. For more informaemail tion please contact MC2 Brian Flood at or 314-626-6737. Now-Feb. 24: Stroke, Spin & Stride self-paced triathlon Jan. 20: Fitness Event at Capo FitZone – Participate in a self-paced triathlon where you deter‘Test Your Functional Limits’ mine your pace, you determine your distance and diviLearn the proper functional movements, then test your sion. Competitors will be asked to record their results limits with a workout using these techniques from 11 at the Support Site Fitness Forum (for biking and runa.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open to all fitness levels. For details ning) and Capo FitZone pool (for swimming). Biking call dSN 626-4266 or Comm. 081-568-4266. and running may be accumulated indoors and outdoors, but pool laps must be completed at the Capo FitZone Jan. 21: Capo FitZone Pool Closure pool. Prizes will be awarded for the different division The Capo FitZone pool will be closed January 21 in suplevels attained: Olympic, TinMan, and IronMan. For deport of the Naples Tiger Sharks Two-Day Swim Meet. tails call DSN 626-4254 or 626-4256 or Comm. 081-568Please note that certain areas of the gym will be 4254 or 081-568-4256. closed/off limits during the swim meet (Jan. 21/22) as well. For details call DSN 626-4254 or Comm. 081-568Jan. 16, 18 and 20: Naples Got Talent Auditions 4254. Can you sing like a bird or dance up a storm? Can you play a mean guitar or twirl a baton like no one has ever Jan. 21: Cub Scout Pack 007 Pinewood Derby seen? If you think you have what it takes to steal the The Naples Cub Scouts will be competing in their Anspotlight, then you might not be far away from becomnual Pinewood Derby on January 21. The Race will be ing a star. For details or to schedule an audition call held in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) at the DoD ElDSN 626-2914 or email ementary School on Support Site from 3 to 6 p.m. Please come out to support Scouting in Naples and watch the Jan. 16, 21 and 28: Ski Bus Transportation to Racers compete. The Scouts have been working hard to Local Resorts get their personalized cars ready for the big race. Help MWR will be offering bus transportation to a local ski cheer them on as they race to see who ultimately wins resort January 16, 21 and 28. Cost is per adult; rethe title of Race Champion. duced fee per child 4-12 years; Free for children 3 years and under (based on available space). Note: Jan. 24: Meet & Greet with the Military Family youth 17 years and under must be registered and ac- Life Counselors and PTSA companied by an adult or legal guardian. Full pay- The PTSA and School Liaison Officer invite parents to ment due at registration. No refunds will be given for meet the Military & Family Life Counselors at Support cancellations less than 48 hours prior to trip. Trips Site at two times: 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the NEX Food may be cancelled by Outdoor Recreation up to the Court. Issues addressed by MFLCs include: school admorning of trip due to adverse weather conditions. justment; deployment and separation; reunion adjustRegister for all trips (there are trips scheduled ment; sibling and parent-child communication; through March) at the Outdoor Recreation office (lo- behavioral concerns; fear, grief, and loss; and daily life cated on Support Site near the Auto Skills Center). issues. For details call School Liaison Officer Shannon Ski passes are available for purchase at the ski re- McCaulley at DSN 629-6549 or email sort. Most resorts do not accept credit cards, so bring


from page 1 “I am proud of the work we have put in to prepare for this year as the NRF Command headquarters and I’m proud to be here and serve with each and every one of you.” As the lead headquarters

for the NRF during 2017, JFC Naples will be supported by the United Kingdom’s (UK) Allied Rapid Reaction Force for Land operations, Strike Force NATO for Maritime operations, the UK Joint Force Air Component, the Special Operations Component Command, the Interim

Joint Logistics Support Group from JFC Naples and the Multinational Chemical, Biological Radiological and Nuclear Battalion. Combat forces from across the Alliance have been placed on high readiness and are available to support NRF 2017 if required.


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Practice your vocabulary. Find the Italian words.








AMeRiCANO / American CORTeO / Protest March diMOSTRAZiONe / demonstration diSCORSO / Speech GiuSTiZiA / Justice iSPiRAZiONe / inspiration liBeRTÀ / liberty









PACe / Peace PARiTÀ / equality PRediCATORe / Preacher PReMiO NOBel / Nobel Prize SACRiFiCiO / Struggle SeGReGAZiONe / Segregation SPeRANZA / Hope ViSiONe / Vision


Civil Rights Act of 1964 From the National Park Service

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the nation’s premier civil rights legislation. The Act outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, required equal access to public places and employment, and enforced desegregation of schools and the right to vote. Following World War II, pressures to recognize, challenge and change inequalities for minorities grew. One of the most notable challenges to the status quo was the 1954 landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, which questioned the notion of “separate but equal” in public education. The Court found that “separate educational facilities are inherently unequal” and a violation of the 14th Amendment. This decision polarized Americans, fostered debate, and served as a catalyst to encourage federal action to protect civil rights. Sit-ins, boycotts, Freedom Rides, the founding of organizations such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), along with televised clashes between peaceful protesters and authorities, the murders of civil rights workers Medgar Evers and William L. Moore, the March on Washington, and the deaths of four young girls in the bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church placed Civil rights firmly Martin Luther King Jr on the national

agenda, and the federal government was forced to respond. President John F. Kennedy proposed, in a nationally televised address, a Civil Rights Act of 1963. A week after his speech, Kennedy submitted a bill to Congress addressing civil rights (H.R. John F. kennedy 7152). Following Kennedy’s assassination in November 1963, both Martin Luther King Jr. and newly inaugurated President Lyndon B. Johnson continued to press for passage of the bill – as King noted in a January 1964 newspaper column, legislation “will feel the intense focus of Negro interest ... It became the order of the day at the great March on Washington last summer. The Negro and his white compatriots for self-respect and human dignity will not be denied.” The House of Representatives debated H.R. 7152 for nine days, rejecting nearly 100 amendments designed to weaken the bill. It passed the House on February 10, 1964, after 70 days of public hearings, appearances by 275 witnesses, and 5,792 pages of published testimony. Within hours of its passage on July 2, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson, with Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders in attendance, signed the bill into law, declaring once and for all that discrimination for any reason on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin was illegal in the United States of America.

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upcoming uSO Tours Capodichino Office 081-568-5713 Support Site Office 081-811-4903 TOuRS OPeN TO BOTH u.S. MiliTARY ANd NATO i.d. CARd HOldeRS

Jan 21 Underground Rome Tour . . . . . . . . . . . €76 Jan 22 Mysterious Naples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . €19 Jan 28 Family Day at the Farm . . . . . . . . . . . €29 Jan 29 Wine Tasting at foot of Mt. Vesuvius . €45

EXTENDED TOURS Jan 14-15 MLK Weekend in Florence and Pisa €179 Feb 4-5 Perugia and Assisi Weekend . . . . . €189 Feb 17-20 Carnevale in Venice . . . . . . . . . . . . €239 Feb 17-20 President’s Day in Lisbon, Portugal €629 Mar 11-12 Alberobello Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . €669 Apr 2-9 Magical Tour of Croatia . . . . . . . . €1659

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In the event of an emergency or to report a crime, please call the Emergency Dispatch Center at 081-568-4911 or 5911. (On-BaseDial 9-1-1) For non-emergency assistance, call 081-568-5638


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TALIAN LESSONS, for info contact Elena D'Angelo cell. 340-577-5239 or tel. 081-891-1489.



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Panorama January 13, 2017  

Panorama is a weekly newspaper serving the NATO, Naples and Gaeta military community in Italy.