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Marines participate in SMP Painting Party

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MCAS Beaufort says goodbye to Cmdr. Holiman

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Fightertown Marines train during exercise Jaded Thunder

A Marine conducts a pre-flight check on an F/A-18D Hornet to prepare for Exercise Jaded Thunder aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Jaded Thunder will take place in Salina, Kan. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 plans to train with Army, Navy, and Air Force units to prepare for an upcoming deployment. The Marine is with VMFA(AW)-224, Marine Aircraft Group 31.

Story and photos by: Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips Staff Writer

Marines from Marine Corp Air Station Beaufort participate in exercise Jaded Thunder 17.1 in Salina Kan., Feb. 13-22. More than 50 Marines from Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 departed from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Feb. 10 for

the two week exercise. The VMFA(AW)-224 pilots and maintainers plan to work with special operating forces in the Navy, Army, and Air Force during the joint service training exercise. Jaded Thunder is a training to prepare the squadron for an upcoming deployment. “Our pilots will be working in joint-service special operating forces scenarios to prepare for what they

will be doing on deployment,” said Maj. John Schranz, the director of safety and standardization with VMFA(AW)-224. “The maintenance Marines will be working 12-hour shifts to prepare them for the long days and tempo of a deployment. For many this will be their first time working like this.” see

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MAG-31 bids farewell to Cooper, welcomes Latt Story and photos by: Lance Cpl. Benjamin McDonald Staff Writer

Col. Robert Cooper relinquished command of Marine Aircraft Group 31 to Col. Frank Latt aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. The change of command ceremony was held at Merritt Field. MAG-31 Marines, the families of the outgoing and incoming commanding officers, and the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Brig. Gen. Matthew Glavy were all in attendance to the change of command ceremony. After the opening of the ceremony, Glavy addressed the crowd of active duty and retired Marines, and civilians. Glavy acknowledged the work Cooper had done as the commanding officer of MAG-31. “Cooper has led the southern edge of 2nd

MAW’s empire brilliantly,” said Glavy. “Being in North Carolina you would think leading Marines down in South Carolina would be difficult. However, with Cooper commanding it was done with ease. Cooper is a brilliant leader and it is hard to see him go.” Cooper entered the Marine Corps in May 1992 after graduating from the U. S. Naval Academy with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Cooper was assigned to Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 332 at MCAS Beaufort. With VMFA (AW)-332, he deployed in support of NATO Operation Allies Force to Tazsar, Hungary, flying combat missions over Serbia and Kosovo. While with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312, he attended the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) and the Marine

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Sgt. Maj. Stephen Muller carries the organizational battle colors to Col. Robert Cooper during the Marine Aircraft Group 31 change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Cooper exchanged the colors with Col. Frank Latt signifying the changing of command. Muller is the sergeant major of MAG-31.


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Games and Entertainment

Mess Hall Menu Monday - Friday Saturday, Sunday Breakfast: 6 - 7:30 a.m. and holidays Lunch: 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Brunch: 8:30 - 11 a.m. Dinner: 4 - 6 p.m. Dinner: 4 - 6 p.m. Midrats Sunday - Thursday 11:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. Takeout window hours Breakfast - Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Lunch - Mon. - Fri. 12:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Dinner - Mon. - Fri. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday Lunch Dinner Shrimp cocktail, fried Bayou jerk pork loin chicken, steak and rice Lunch Salmon with cucumber relish

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Dinner Baked ziti with italian sausage

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Monday - Friday Breakfast Hot farina, hot hominy grits and oven-fried bacon

WORD SCRAMBLE Rearrange the letters to discover something pertaining to getting married.

Monday Dinner Lunch Spicy shrimp with Baked smoked ham cheesy grits and sweet potatoes Tuesday Dinner Lunch Herbed roast pork Chicken and dumploin with pan gravy lings and rice Wednesday Dinner Lunch Manhattan clam Roast turkey and chowder green beans Thursday Dinner Lunch Apple glazed corn Arroz con pollo and beef and squash garlic bread

GUESS WHO? I’m an actress born in California on January 19, 1982. I began my career starring in a hot dog commercial when I was four and had a cameo on the TV show “Valerie.” I am best known for a show about the Tanner family.

Friday Dinner Lunch Chili macaroni and Herbed baked green beans chicken and carrots

Chapel Services

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Roman Catholic • 9:30 a.m. - Sunday Mass • Confession takes place before Mass • Confession Monday - Thursday at noon Protestant • 9:45 a.m. - Protestant Church School (Sunday School) • 11 a.m. - Protestant Sunday Worship Service (Children’s church is also available at this time) • 5 p.m. - Wednesday Protestant Bible Study • 9:30 a.m. - Sunday Mass Buddhist • 11 a.m. - Saturday Worship Service in the Chapel Fellowship Hall Other Faith Groups • For Jewish, Mormon and Islamic support, contact the Chaplain’s Office at 228-7775

Hotlines MCAS Beaufort Station Inspector Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Force Protection information and concerns PMO Dispatch Severe Weather and Force Protection

228-7789 321-6009 228-6924 228-6710 1-800-343-0639

Sexual Assault

The contact number for a Civilian Victim Advocate is 592-0646. This number can get you in contact with a UVA 24 hours a day.

Fraud, Waste and Abuse

If you know of or suspect any fraud, waste or abuse aboard MCAS Beaufort, call 843-812-9537. If you know of or suspect any fraud, waste or abuse within MAG-31, call (252) 466-5038. The automated answering service on these lines is available 24 hours a day.

Word Bank

AISLE ARBOR BANDSTAND BAR BLUSHER BOUQUET BUDGET BUFFET CANDLES

CARDSTOCK CATERING CELEBRANT CHARGER CHAUFFEUR DINNER ELOPEMENT EMCEE ENGAGEMENT

FEBRUARY 10 SOLUTIONS Word Scramble: CACAO Guess Who?: BRYAN CRANSTON Answer to this week’s puzzles will be available in next week’s edition of The Jet Stream.

EVENTS GARLAND GOWN GUESTS MARQUISE MARRIAGE NOSEGAY NUPTIAL OFFICIANT

PARURE PLANNER RUNNER SPOUSE STATIONS TUXEDO VEIL VENUE


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HAPPENINGS n The Laurel Bay Marine Mart (7-Day Store) will be closed from Jan. 21 until the fall of this year for a renovation. Improvements will include a new floor layout and new interior. n The photocopying of U.S. Government identification cards is a violation of Title 18, U.S. Code Part 1, Chapter 33, Section 701 and punishable by fine and imprisonment.

n The Tax Center is scheduled to open Feb. 1, 2017 and close on April 18, 2017. Hours of operation Monday-Friday 08:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Location172 Santo Domingo St. Parris Island, SC 29905 The Tax Center will be setting up appointments via phone and will accept walk-ins schedule permitting. For any questions as to the services the center will be providing, and to schedule an appointment, please contact any of the following numbers.

(843)228-1112 Sgt. Owen (843)228-1126 Sgt. Dobbins (843)228-1119 Cpl. Blaylock (843)228-1125 Cpl. Copeland (843)228-1118 LCpl. Saldana (843)228-1121 LCpl. Martinez

For any questions prior to Feb. 1 call between 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m Thursdays and Fridays. The Marines listed above can be contacted via email for questions as well. Tax Center Fax Machine (843) 228-1114.

Chaplain’s Corner

As I Leave By William Holiman, CDR, CHC USN Former Command Chaplain, MCAS Beaufort

Many years ago William Faulkner wrote a book entitled, As I lay Dying, a fictional story of a family in Mississippi during the Great Depression trying to bury a beloved relative. They go through terrible times to accomplish the goal, but finally they do get their mother buried. I tell you this story because, for me, leaving here feels pretty much like dying, and the process of getting on the road to move on seems as hard as times were for that family. My time here as your Chaplain is over. By the time you read this the truck will have pulled away with all my stuff (why do I have so much stuff?), and I will be on the way to a new duty station, off in Bremerton, Washington. People always ask, “What was your favorite duty station?” I can honestly say that every duty station was better than the one before it, and this one is the pinnacle of my experience. You may think I am crazy. I know a lot of you think that Beaufort is a terrible place to live, or that our Air Station is a place of unrelenting work or boredom. Perhaps those things are true, but they are only part of the story. Every Marine, every Sailor and every Civilian Marine on this base has been part of my life for the past three years. Many of us have prayed together, worshiped together, talked about Jesus together, gone through your marriage, divorce, death of loved ones, birth of a child, your deployments, and who knows what other things together. You have taught

me so much about life, and I hope that I have been able to share with you a little of what I have learned over nearly twenty years of Naval service, and thirty plus years of ministry. You have reached out to me and talked to me in the office, in the chow hall, in the gym, in your own offices and shops. Maybe it was only a word or a sentence, but you have been part of what makes this a special place for me. I have been able to reach out to some of you and talk about things of importance. Some of you are deeply religious, some believe only in the United States Marine Corps, some only have hope that someday things will make sense. That is ok, you have all been part of my life, and I hope that I have been part of yours. Right now, Chaplain Wilburn is the command Chaplain here and he will reach out to you, and I hope that you will meet him and share your lives with him, but even more that you will share your life with the One who provides your Chaplains with motivation and life. My family has been in the Navy for generations. During their time in the Navy none of them were active in the Command Religious Program. Many of them never even saw a Chaplain during their time. But most of my relatives wound up in Church after they got ou, where they quickly became leaders. That is one of my hopes for many of you. I would love to see you take the skills and knowledge that you have acquired here and become leaders in your churches back home when you get out, and even while you are still in.

I want to present each one of you as spiritually mature someday. That may seem odd, after all Marines are sometimes known to be a little rough around the edges. And who talks about Marines as spiritually mature? Well, actually the Commandant of the Marine Corps does. He uses the phrase Spiritually Fit, but I think those mean about the same thing. Each one of you is far more than just someone who is a little rough. That can be read two ways, I know. One way is that you are rougher than just a little. Sometimes that is true. My favorite reading every morning is the blotter from the night before. There is always someone getting in trouble for something. And who knows what happens that doesn’t make the blotter? Another way is to say that you are more of a person, more of a leader, than anyone knows yet. We used to talk about the “Strategic Corporal.” The idea was that even a Corporal was doing things that were of strategic importance in warfare. That is a true idea. Each of you is a Marine who does strategic things at home with your spouse and your kids, at work with your co-workers, out in town on liberty. You are making strategic decisions every day. I cannot wait to see how many good decisions you make, so I can be proud of you and say that I served with you. So, as I leave here, thank you to each of you, my prayers are with you, and someday I hope to see you all again. God bless!

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Jaded Thunder is run by U.S. Special Operations Command. The primary focus of the exercise is to train the VMFA(AW)-224 pilots to work cohesively with the Army, Navy and Air Force units in close air support. “Some of the elements that are challenging during deployments are the fatigue, being away from your family, challenges of communicating with your family, and especially when there is a lull in activity,” said Schranz. “Being able to participate in this exercise, in what we call an austere environment, will prepare the

Marines. They will know what to expect and know how to keep their minds and bodies active.” The exercise will also serve as a way to build rapport with the special operations units that VMFA(AW)-224 will be working with in the future. Jaded Thunder will give the squadron, the Army, Navy, and Air Force units a baseline of expectation and experience to draw from when deployed together. “ The SOF units will be able to put faces to names and know who they are working with,” said Schranz. “From

an operational standpoint this will ensure that operations go smoothly and fine tune our tactics, techniques, and procedures so we are successful down range when working with these guys.” The F/A-18 Hornet community is an essential element of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. Jaded Thunder is an important part of honing the pilots of VMFA(AW)-224 skills in close air support and the ability to work cooperatively in joint service task forces.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Marines board a jet to leave for Exercise Jaded Thunder aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Jaded Thunder is a two-week exercise in Salina, Kan. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron will train with Army, Navy, and Air Force units to prepare for an upcoming deployment. The Marines are with VMFA (AW)-224, Marine Aircraft Group 31.

An F/A-18D takes off for Exercise Jaded Thunder aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Jaded Thunder is a two week exercise in Salina, Kan. Marine AllWeather Fighter Attack Squadron will train with Army, Navy, and Air Force units in close air support tactics to prepare for an upcoming deployment. The Marines are with VMFA (AW)-224, Marine Aircraft Group 31.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Cpl. John Dye instructs one of his Marines while preparations are underway for Exercise Jaded Thunder, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Jaded Thunder is a two week exercise in Salina, Kan. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 will train with Army, Navy, and Air Force units to prepare for an upcoming deployment. Dye is with VMFA-224(AW), Marine Aircraft Group 31.

Lance Cpl. Keneth Hernandez-Rodriguez speaks to his spouse prior to leaving for Exercise Jaded Thunder aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Jaded Thunder will take place in Salina, Kan. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 will train with Army, Navy, and Air Force units to prepare for an upcoming deployment. Hernadez-Rodriguez is a maintainer with VMFA(AW)-224, Marine Aircraft Group 31.

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Corps Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course and was promoted to major in May 2002. Cooper has accumulated over 2,700 flight hours. His decorations include three Meritorious Service Medals, Air Medal - individual action with combat “V” and various other service and unit awards. After the Glavy’s remarks, the rest of ceremony continued where Cooper relinquished his duties as commanding officer of MAG-31 to Latt. Per tradition, the sergeant major of MAG-31 takes the organizational battle colors and passes them to Cooper. Then Cooper will present the colors to Latt. Latt will then take the color symbolizing the assumption of responsibility of MAG-31. Latt was commissioned as a Marine Corps officer in May 1992 via the Purdue University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps where he earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Latt’s operational assignments include Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) 533 from 1997-2000. Aboard the USS Enterprise in support of Operations Iraqi Free-

dom and Enduring Freedom, and Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 from 2008-2009 serving as the Executive Officer. Latt was the commanding officer of VMFA- 312 from 2010 through 2011, and Commanding Officer Headquarters Squadron, MAG- 31 2011 to 2012. Latt’s personal decorations include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two Gold Stars and various other service and unit awards. “I have nothing but the highest respect and confidence in Latt,” said Cooper. “We were in flight school together, and have known each other for years. For the first time in a decade all six operational squadrons are home, so a lot of work has to be done. However, I know Latt will be able to hit the ground running and take care of business.” After departing MCAS Beaufort, Cooper will go on to Harvard Business School to attend a competitive course in management as commanded by the Commandant of the Marine Corps.

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Marines salute the commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 31 during the MAG-31 change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Col. Frank Latt relieved Col. Robert Cooper of duty after Cooper lead the MAG for 20 months. The Marines are with MAG-31.

Photo by Lance Cpl... Benjamin McDonald

A color guard presents the colors during the Marine Aircraft Group 31 change of command ceremony aboard Photo by Lance Cpl... Benjamin McDonald Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. After his Col. Robert Cooper (left) and Col. Frank Latt (right) stand time leading MAG-31, Col. Robert Cooper relinquished at attention as the colors are presented during the Marine command over to Col. Frank Latt. The Marines in the Aircraft Group 31 change of command ceremony aboard color guard is with MAG-31. Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10.

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Col. Frank Latt stands alongside former commanding officers of Marine Aircraft Group 31 saluting the colors during the pass in review aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10. Latt relieved Col. Robert Cooper as MAG-31 commanding officer.

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The Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Band marches during the Marine Aircraft Group 31 change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 10.


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For the Love of Art: Marines paint for Valentine’s Day

A Wine and Design instructor stands and helps a Marine during the Single Marines Program’s painting party aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 14. The SMP hired Wine and Design of Bluffton, S.C. to host an interactive painting class for the single Marines of MCAS Beaufort and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The Marine is stationed aboard MCAS Beaufort. A Marine paints during the Single Marines Program’s painting party aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 14. Wine and Design of Bluffton, S.C., hosted an interactive painting class for the single Marines of MCAS Beaufort and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The Marine is stationed aboard MCAS Beaufort.

A Marine paints during the Single Marines Program’s painting party aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 14. The SMP hired Wine and Design of Bluffton, S.C. to host an interactive painting class for the single Marines of MCAS Beaufort and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The Marine is stationed aboard MCAS Beaufort.

Story and photos by: Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips Staff Writer Marines participate in a painting party aboard Marine Corps Air Station, Feb. 14. The painting party was hosted by the Single Marine Program at Afterburners for single Marines on Valentine’s Day. The Single Marines Program coordinated with Wine & Design to teach a painting class to Marines. The Wine and Design made a special trip to MCAS Beaufort from their studio in Bluffton to give single Marines an event for Valentine’s Day. “I think that sometimes for single Marines or anyMarines participate in the Single Marines Program’s painting party aboard Marine one really, Valentine’s Day Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 14. The painting party was taught by Wine and can be a bummer,” said Design of Bluffton, S.C. for single Marines aboard MCAS Beaufort and Marine Corps Jennifer Petrone, the SMP Recruit Depot Parris Island. The Marines are stationed aboard MCAS Beaufort. coordinator at MCAS Beau-

fort. “I wanted to give them something they could look forward to; and this is something they can be proud of. The paintings turn out really beautifully.” Marines from both the air station and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island attended the event. The instructors from Wine and Design prepared a canvas for each Marine with a basic outline of the painting. “I signed up for this with my buddy because we didn’t have anything to do tonight,” said Lance Cpl. Nick Mascola, a tactical data systems technician with Marine Air Control Squadron 2, MCAS Beaufort. “I think the SMP program is really great; and this painting party is a great idea. It’s different form the other events

I’ve done. This is something that all of these Marines are able to learn about and experience at the same time.” The instructors walked the Marines step-by-step through how to properly blend the acrylic paints and create the design. The event also had food for the Marines and they could go to the bar in afterburners during the class breaks. “We want to start offering more events like this,” said Petrone. “Events where the Marines can make or do something that is beneficial to them. As soon as they are done they can hang it on their wall and this is a fun skill to be able to have. It’s a good morale booster, gets Marines out of the barracks and they can network with other Marines.”


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MCAS Beaufort bids farewell to Cmdr. Holiman

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Col. Peter Buck awards Cmdr. William Holiman with the Meritorious Service Medal at a farewell potluck aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 7. The potluck was held to say goodbye to the former command chaplain, Cmdr. William Holiman who served at MCAS Beaufort for the past four years. Buck wrote the meritorious service medal citation himself for Holiman. Buck is the commanding officer of MCAS Beaufort.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Pamela Buck gives a parting gift to Loralee Holiman at a going away potluck aboard Marine Corps air Station Beaufort, Feb. 7. Mrs. Holiman is the wife of Cmdr. William Holliman, who served as the command chaplain for the past four years. At the potluck Marines, sailors and friends said there good-byes, shared memories, and presented parting gifts to the Holimans.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Cmdr. William Holiman, left, shows Col. Peter Buck, right, the parting gift presented to him during a farewell potluck aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 7. Marines and sailors gave Holiman gifts, plaques and awards to commemorate his time aboard the air station. Holiman served as the command chaplain for the past four years. Buck is the commanding officer of MCAS Beaufort.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips

Sailors share a moment of humor with Cmdr. William Holiman at his farewell potluck aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Feb. 7. The Marines and sailors at the potluck shared memories and gave Holiman parting gifts. Holiman served as the command chaplain for the past four years.

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