Vol. 74, No. 12 VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com March 26, 2010
right knowledge, skills and abili- centers, training support depart- were able to quantify positive
NETC ties at the right time and for the
right job. It is through the
ments, training support com-
mands, Naval Reserve Officers
changes that reduced the time
and cost of training, increased
insightful work by the instructors Training Corps (NROTC) units, readiness and supported Fleet
recognizes and staff at these commands that
our Navy continues to be a for-
and accession training, .
The NETC Training
NETC Education and
midable maritime force.” Excellence Award Board Training Excellence Award
eight of its Competitive categories that
the command’s were judged on
focused on how well commands
had aligned their training culture
recipients are: Center for
were their training sites, learning to NETC strategic goals, and See NETC on page 2
‘best of the best’
By Steve Vanderwerff
ight Navy training commands were
honored as the best of the best when
Naval Education and Training
Command (NETC) announced the recipients
of its 2009 Education and Training Excellence
Award (TEA) March 15.
The commands were selected “The recipients epitomize the
for their outstanding accom- talent, dedication, professional-
plishments supporting NETC’s ism and commitment to mission
vision of being a world-class accomplishment found through-
learning organization and sup- out NETC,” said NETC Gov. Charlie Crist, MOH recipient Bud Day onboard NASP ... Florida Gov. Charlie
porting NETC’s mission to pro- Commander, Rear Adm. Joseph
Crist and Medal of Honor recipient retired Air Force Col. George “Bud” Day chat with AWR2
vide the training and education Kilkenny. “Navy training
Jesse Rogers, a native of Pensacola and instructor at the NAS Pensacola-based Rescue
necessary to build a force that enables the fleet to successfully
Swimmer School; and Saint Petersburg native AA James Sites, a student at RSS, during a tour
can quickly adapt and respond to execute the Maritime Strategy
of the school March 19. Photo by Scott Hallford
new challenges. by providing Sailors with the
NASP’s Oak Grove Park recognized as a top DoD campground
Story, photo nizes two top parks each year, choosing from 252
by Anne Thrower Department of Defense parks. It’s believed to be the
Gosport Staff Writer first time NASP has received the award.
SMART President Merle Dodge was at the park
The staff is friendly. The facilities are top notch. March 18 to make the presentation to Assistant
And where else can you get the view? Manager Linda Miller and the campground’s employ-
The Special Military Active-Retired Travel Club ees. MWR Director Kerry Shanaghan and Cmdr. Greg
(SMART) recognized Oak Grove Park recently as one Thomas, executive officer at NASP, were also present
of the top two Department of Defense campgrounds in for the award. Merle Dodge, president of the Special Military Active-
the country. The award is based on comments from SMART Retired Travel Club (SMART), presents Oak Grove
The campground at Naval Air Station Pensacola members, who rate the campgrounds without the Park Assistant Manager Linda Miller a plaque that rec-
shared the top spot with the campground at the Kings ognizes the facility as one of the top two Department of
Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia. SMART recog- See Oak Grove on page 2 Defense campgrounds in the country.
CNATT’s ‘Warrior Will’ Wilson chosen as Navy
team captain in DoD/Paralympic Warrior Games
Story, photo leg in an accident onboard aircraft carrier
by Mike O’Connor USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in 2003. After
Gosport Associate Editor undergoing almost two years of rehabili-
tation, he returned to the sports he previ-
Retired Navy Master Chief James ously enjoyed, running and racing, by
“Will” Wilson, a management analyst at using specialized prosthetic limbs and has
the NAS Pensacola-based Center for completed in several races including the
Naval Aviation Technical Training 2009 Florida Ironman Triathlon.
(CNATT) and below-the-knee amputee, Most people know for certain the num-
has been selected as the first team captain
The Joint Strike Fighter F-35B STOVL. Photo courtesy usmc.mil representing the U.S. Navy in the inaugu- See Warrior Games on page 2
ral Department of Defense/Paralympic
JSF F-35B performs first vertical landing Warrior Games.
The Warrior Games, a joint effort
From Capt. Craig W. areas both ashore and afloat than any other between the DoD and the U.S. Olympic
Thomas afloat. TacAir platform.” Committee, will be held May 10-15 and
Media Officer USMC HQ “Having the F-35B BF-1 lifted off at 80 hosted by the committee’s Paralympic
Division of Public Affairs perform its first vertical knots using less than Military Program at the Olympic Training
landing underscores the 1,000 feet of runway Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Two
HEADQUARTERS reality of the Marine from Naval Air Station hundred wounded and injured service
MARINE CORPS, Corps achieving its goal Patuxent River, Md., at members from Army, Navy, Marine and
Washington, D.C. – The of an all STOVL force,” 1:09 EST. About 13 min- Air Force teams will compete in shooting,
Marine Corps moved said Lt. Gen George J. utes into the flight; the archery, sitting volleyball, cycling, track,
closer last week to adding Trautman III, deputy pilot positioned the air- wheelchair basketball, discus and shot put.
the Joint Strike Fighter F- commandant for avia- craft 150 feet above the The games are part of an effort to
35B STOVL (Short tion. “Being able to oper- airfield, where he brought inspire recovery, capitalize on physical fit-
Take-Off Vertical ate and land virtually the F-35 to a hover and ness and promote new opportunities for
Landing) variant to its anywhere, the STOVL then descended to the growth and achievement, according to the
arsenal. The test plane, JSF is a unique fixed runway. BF-1 is one of U.S. Paralympic Web site,
BF-1, rode more than wing aircraft that can three F-35B STOVL jets http://usparalympics.org.
41,000 pounds of thrust deploy, co-locate, train currently undergoing Wilson will be competing in the
to a vertical landing for and fight with Marine flight trials at the Patuxent cycling; shot put; rifle and pistol; and
the first time March 18, ground forces while River test site. team volleyball events as well as heading
Retired Master Chief James “Will” Wilson
confirming its required operating from a wider up the Navy team of 25 athletes.
passes MWR’s Radford Center during a
ability to land in confined range of bases ashore and See F-35B on page 2 The retired master chief lost his right
recent training session.
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PA G E 2 March 26, 2010
NETC from page 1 Training Command, Newport, greater resources.”
CID Corry Station to host ‘Friday R.I. Each command will receive a
Information Dominance, Naval “The recurring theme for all plaque and flag. They are author-
Night Fights Under The Lights’ Air Technical Training Center, the winners was the ability to ized to display the flag through-
and Naval Aviation Schools quickly adapt to fleet require- out the 2010 calendar year to
By Gary Nichols Command, all in Pensacola; ments and align or create an edu- showcase their outstanding
CID Public Affairs Naval Construction Training cation or training solution that accomplishments and excellence
Center, Gulfport, Miss.; Training helps close an identified gap,” in delivery of education and
The Center for Information Dominance (CID) Corry Support Center, San Diego; said Dean Taylor, program coor- training.
Station is scheduled to host 15 semi-pro boxing, kick- Training Support Department, dinator for the NETC TEA. For more news from Naval
boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) matches today Port Hueneme, Calif.; Recruit “Additionally, these organiza- Education and Training
(March 26) at 7 p.m. at the track onboard Corry Station. Training Command, Great tions are creating training effi- Command, visit www.navy.mil/
The first-of-its-kind event for Corry Station is free to Lakes, Ill.; and the Officer ciencies without expending local/cnet/
active-duty service members and their families.
The fight card will consist of five boxing matches,
five kickboxing matches and five mixed martial arts Oak Grove from page 1 said. “We’ve always recognized it as a tremendous
matches from among some of the best semi-pro fight- organization. Who can beat the location? It’s not
ers on the Gulf Coast. knowledge of the camp operators. In addition to the often you can have an RV park for our authorized
“This is a great opportunity for the command to overall campground, the facilities are evaluated on patrons that is right down on the water.”
show the students a good time without them having to such thing as the ease of getting in and out and And it stays busy all year, with the park often
spend money or leave the base,” CTTCS (SW) Steven even how information on the local area is dissemi- filled. A large percentage of the visitors are retirees,
Robinson, the event coordinator for “Friday Night nated. especially in the winter. “We get a lot of repeat cus-
Fights,” said. “What they do in their off time is impor- “You’ve got some key people here in the camp- tomers who come here year after year after year,”
tant to us.” ground who will wave and say ‘hi’ and ‘welcome Miller said.
MMA is still in its infancy compared to more tradi- aboard,’ that means a lot,” said Paul Proctor, travel On the day the award was presented the park was
tional martial arts of boxing and kickboxing, which coordinator for SMART. Dodge agreed that friendli- full. And it was expected to stay full for several
have a long and rich history dating back several thou- ness means a lot when it comes to getting the top days, Miller said.
sand years. award. And the visitors often bring high-end vehicles.
Since the 2005 debut of “The Ultimate Fighter” on SMART is a recreational vehicle (RV) social club “We like to try and provide as good and as safe an
Spike TV, MMA has become very well-known for active and retired military veterans (and spouses), environment as we can for that investment,”
throughout the United States. Ironically, the popularity including reservists and National Guard, from all the Shanaghan said. “It’s a group that we actively court
of the new sport has helped spark a renewed interest in services. The group has about 2,000 members. and support.”
boxing and kickboxing. Shanaghan praised the park staff. “A lot of times In addition to campsites, Oak Grove has eight,
these are the first people you are going to meet, and two-bedroom cottages and 12, one-bedroom cot-
they give the first impression for Pensacola,” he tages. Another six two-bedroom cottages should be
said. “We appreciate everything they have done.” completed by this fall.
Miller, who has worked at the campground for 21 Getting an award based on the satisfaction of the
years, said the staff does a really good job during customers is especially meaningful to Shanaghan.
office hours and after hours. He likens it to a “secret shopper” who evaluates
“This is a tremendous achievement,” Shanaghan stores unannounced.
F-35B from page 1 include the first F-35B training advantages over the Marine
squadron of 15 aircraft in Corps’ current tactical fixed-wing
On April 2, Marine VMFAT-501 at Eglin AFB, an squadrons and will dramatically
Fighter/Attack Training Squadron operational test and evaluation amplify strategic agility, vastly
The Center for Information Dominance (CID) Corry - 501 (VMFAT-501) will official- detachment of 4 aircraft at enhance operational flexibility
Station is scheduled to host 15 semi-pro boxing, kick- ly stand up as part of the Joint Edwards AFB, and VMFA-332, and capabilities, provide tactical
boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) matches today Integrated Training Center locat- the Corps' first operational adaptability for basing options
(March 26) at 7 p.m. at the track onboard Corry ed at Eglin Air Force Base after squadron of 10 aircraft at MCAS ashore and afloat, and reduce avi-
Station. The event is free to active-duty military serv- the squadron is reactivated April 1 Yuma. The VMFA-332 aircraft ation training and maintenance
ice members and their families. Photo courtesy of the on NAS Pensacola. The work will be equipped, manned and costs across the corps.
Pensacola Boxing Academy being done at Patuxent River will trained to execute Marine mis- The STOVL JSF will carry
enable the Marine Corps to start sions and deploy ashore or afloat. more ordnance with greater range
training Marine pilots and main- The STOVL F-35B Lightning than the F/A-18 Hornet, operate
Correction: Navy to save $40,000 on project tainers during the fall of 2010. II is scheduled to replace three from austere expeditionary envi-
An incorrect dollar amount of $4,000 was provided for The Marine Corps anticipates different variants of USMC com- ronments like the AV-8B Harrier
a March 19 Gosport article on a projected NAS Pensacola reaching JSF F-35B initial opera- bat aircraft (F/A-18, AV-8B and and ultimately possess electronic
photovoltaic project. The actual annual savings is estimat- tional capability (IOC) in EA-6B). This fifth generation warfare technology similar to the
ed at $40,000. Gosport regrets the error. December 2012. IOC assets will multi-role fighter has significant EA-6B Prowler.
Warrior Games from page 1 are a great source of information as well I wish I would have chosen amputation at Civilian and corporate sponsors, such
as healing, because they tell you about the time, because I’d now be that much as Challenged Athletes Foundation,
ber of limbs they possess, but Wilson these ancillary programs that you can get further ahead in rehabilitation. Racing, Semper Fi Fund and the Independence
needed a moment to consider the question into. And anything you want to get running; everything involved. It’s kind of Fund have also played an important part.
as he prepared for a workout recently at involved in, basically, you can.” hard, when you’re faced with a decision “A lot of guys can’t afford to do this
MWR’s Radford Center onboard NASP. Wilson’s injury occurred May 8, 2003, to take your leg off. It took between 18 to (compete) in the best of situations.
As he attached his “running leg,” he while he was attached to the USS George 24 months to really feel like I could do Throw in injury, loss of work and you
paused. “Let’s see …” he said. “Walking Washington (CVN-73) Strike Group with everything like I could before.” don’t have enough money to make ends
leg, cycling leg, dive leg, running leg, Carrier Air Wing (CAG) 17, NAS With rehabilitation behind him – and a meet. That’s where sponsorship comes in
rock-climbing leg … about seven, total.” Oceana in Oceana, Va. As ordnance mas- promising future in competitive sports – and helps you get back on your feet and
He was outfitted with most of the pros- ter chief for CAG-17, he had been visiting he looks forward to the Warrior Games re-engage.”
thetics at the Walter Reed Army Medical onboard USS Enterprise to secure ammu- and more. When Wilson gets to Colorado in May
Center in Washington, D.C. Wilson cred- nition prior to that ship’s sailing. “I had done a lot of races before my – a few days early to acclimate to
its the medical professionals at Walter “I was getting ready to go back to the accident; I had done triathlons and things Colorado’s elevation – he’ll meet a Navy
Reed along with local prosthetist Paul St. Persian Gulf for my fourth tour. It was a like that but I had never entered an team motivated to win. “I liaison with
Amand and his team with putting him on freak accident. As I was walking off the Ironman (race) and here I am, an them via e-mail and phone, find out how
the right path in his rehabilitation and ship at 5 p.m., a thunderstorm hit, and amputee, and already an Ironman finish- they’re doing with their training disci-
return to athletics. the brow (the steel walkway which con- er and getting ready to do the 2010 plines,” he said. “The team sports –
“With the technology today, it’s what- nects the ship to the pier) collapsed with Ironman as well as the Warrior Games in wheelchair basketball and volleyball –
ever the warrior wants to do, and they can me on it, dropping to the pier about 30 May.” we’ll essentially get together, have a cou-
put you in touch with the right people,” feet below, breaking my neck and both Wilson credits the strength and support ple of days to practice, then get together
Wilson said. “Anything from swimming, my legs.” of his wife and two children through the and go in there and compete.”
cycling, cross-country racing – anything Through multiple surgeries, Wilson dark days following the accident. “The Wilson’s determination to not only per-
that you want to do, the technology is was able to keep the leg until 2007, when service member may be injured, but it’s severe, but win, is reflected in his person-
there with the equipment to support it. the bones started to fail. “They told me I’d the family that recovers,” he notes. “You al motto – “mal ad osteo” – Latin for “bad
“I’ve always been an athlete, and I was probably lose my leg at the time of the don’t do it alone. They’ve been behind to the bone.”
looking for something to continue on with injury, but I wanted to do as much as I me 1,000 percent throughout the recovery For more on the Warrior Games, visit
after my injury. Up at Walter Reed, they could (to save it). Hindsight being 20/20, and basically anything I wanted to do.” http://usparalympics.org/pages/8330
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March 26, 2010 PA G E
Homefront in Focus: Meet a USO volunteer
AA Milton McDaniel II
Operation Purple offers fun for military children Job title/command: Avionic
By Beth Wilson “better handle life’s ups wounded and day clinics
Military Spouse Contributor and downs.” in overseas locations. Hometown: Carbondale, Ill.
Registration for Stephanie Cabrera’s
Spring is here and that Operation Purple is now four children attended Why volunteer with USO: The USO
means summer isn’t far open. while their father was
has a great reputation of providing fun while being in the
behind. There are more than deployed.
With that is an out- 90 camps at 65 loca- Stephanie says: “It military.
standing opportunity for tions, including was more than getting
military children with a Germany and Guam. away for my girls. It was Last book read: “Ford County” by John Grisham
parent currently Full details of the also being with other
deployed or scheduled camps are available at military kids where they Favorite pastime: Fishing
to deploy. www.operationpurple.or could be themselves.”
The National Military g. One of her daughters
Family Association Children of all said: “I learned it’s OK Who is your hero? My father, Milton McDaniel Sr.
(NMFA, www.nmfa.org) Beth Wilson deployed, uniformed to cry and worry about
— an organization dedi- with it, for a week services (Army, Navy, dad.”
cated to educating and packed full of fun, while Air Force, Marine Operation Purple pro-
supporting military fam- providing campers a Corps, NOAA, National vides a great opportunity Meet a USO volunteer
ilies on benefits, rights safe place to express Guard and reserve) are for your children to have AN Jay Harless
and services — sponsors their worries, fears and eligible, as well as those fun with a staff trained
a free summer camp for concerns with others facing an upcoming to understand and sup- Job title/command: ATI/NATTC
children of deployed who can empathize and deployment within a 15- port the needs of chil-
service members. understand. month window of the dren of deployed par-
This camp — In the midst of rafting, camp. ents. Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio
Operation Purple — canoeing, sports and too Note that while the Registration is limit-
provides fun, excitement many activities to men- total cost of the camp is ed. The deadline for all Best thing about volunteering
and a safe and positive tion, campers learn cop- free, transportation to registrations is April 16. with USO: The people who I have met, from the offi-
outlet for children of ing skills while develop- and from camp is not Oh, and by the way, if cers to the civilians.
deployed military serv- ing their own support included. you need a camp coun-
ice members. system among their fel- In addition to the tra- selor, I’m available.
The goal of these free low campers, their ditional Operation I am hitting the road Last movie seen: “Avatar”
camps is to bring togeth- peers. Purple summer camps, this summer. Contact me
er youth who are experi- The friendships NMFA sponsors teen at beth@homefrontinfo Favorite pastime: Riding dirt bikes
encing some stage of developed during their camps, teen leadership cus.com if you want me
deployment, and the weeklong camp experi- camps, family retreats, to meet your group at Who is your hero? Pastor Keith Minnear
stress that goes along ence have aided kids to camps for families of the your base.
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PA G E 4 March 26, 2010
NMCRS fund drive continues with events through April 9
From Center of Naval Aviation Technical Training Public whose sole mission is to support our service members.” Union which is today (March 26).
Affairs During the six weeks of the fund drive, Sailors and Hooters Pensacola on Bayou Boulevard will donate
Marines are specifically asked to contribute to NMCRS. 15 percent of all sales for patrons that bring in a coupon,
The vision of Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society To date, local contributions of about $230,000 are March 30 and April 4 from 4-11 p.m. The coupon can be
(NMCRS) is to provide financial, educational and other about 8 percent ahead of last year’s numbers at mid- found on page B4 in today’s Gosport or from Maj. Swan.
assistance to members of the U.S. naval services and point in the drive. “On behalf of this organization that exists solely to
their eligible family members and survivors, when in “Although NMRCS does not have a target amount, support the active and retired communities of the naval
need. our goal is to beat last year’s contribution amount of service, I encourage everyone to dine at Hooters on one
Last year, NMCRS helped one in every six Sailors $400,000,” explained Maj. Chad Swan, CNATT’s con- or both of these nights to maximize our contribution
and Marines. The fund drive for 2010 is now more than tact person for the NMCRS fund drive. “We realize that from this region,” Swan said.
halfway through. with today’s economy this is going to be quite a chal- Final events onboard NASP are: “Bagel Days” on
Capt. Brad Martin, commanding officer of the Center lenge, but where we are, I am positive we can beat this April 7-9, in Bldg. 3460’s south atrium, where
of Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) volun- mark.” Bagelhead bagels will be on sale for $1; and a “Sodexo-
teered as the regional coordinator for this year’s drive. “I Last week CNATT hosted a “Long Drive” contest donated” dinner at the Mustin Beach Officers’ Club,
have witnessed first-hand the support the NMCRS pro- open to active duty, retired and civilians at the A.C. Read April 9, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a $5 donation at the
vides to our Sailors and Marines and their families,” Golf Course aboard NAS Pensacola. The largest single door.
Martin said. “I am honored and happy to play a small fundraising event aboard NAS Pensacola is the annual For information contact Maj. Swan at 452-9700, ext.
role in this worthy effort. This is one of the few charities Golf Scramble sponsored by Pen Air Federal Credit 3177, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FamiliesFirst: military families make ‘great families for our children’
From FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview “Military families often know what it is child or sibling group of children moves in child from the foster care system can be
like to move from place to place so they are with them. Plain and simple, military fami- challenging, and is always life changing.
In Northwest Florida alone there are often especially good at helping children lies are great families for our children.” Below are some of the children looking to
more than 500 children who are in tempo- transition from one home to another and at There is no cost to adopt a child from be adopted.
rary foster care and more than 50 of these helping children maintain connections with foster care and a monthly adoption subsidy, For information about adoption, contact
children — our children in our own com- people in their lives who are important to Medicaid coverage, free Florida college FamiliesFirst Network at 595-6124 or e-
munity — are waiting to be adopted. them,” said Peggy Custred of FamiliesFirst tuition and a federal tax credit are available mail email@example.com.
All of these “waiting children” are sur- Network. for adopted children. To see more of FamiliesFirst Network’s
vivors of abuse, neglect or abandonment. “Military families also have a great sup- There are no set ages, income or housing “waiting children” visit the Heart Gallery
FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview is port system and great resources through the requirements and both married and single of America Web site where we are listed as
looking for the families these children need military and these things are really impor- adults may apply to adopt. the Heart Gallery of Northwest Florida.
to give them the support and futures they tant for families adjusting to the changes Pre-adoption training and support is pro- AEAN Brinn Hefron contributed to this
deserve. that happen in their lives when an older vided for adoptive families. Adopting a story
Austin, 10, is a Christopher, 15, is a shy, polite and
delightful and soft spoken young man. He enjoys
thoroughly playing video games and doing
charming little things outdoors. Christopher is in
boy. Austin special classes at school where he
loves “Sponge receives extra help. He is a special
Bob” car- young man who would truly love to
toons, going be a part of a nurturing, happy and
fishing and active, adoptive family.
riding his bike.
In the right
home, with a
tive family, Paige and Jarod
Austin is Paige, 16, and Jarod, 15, are as close as siblings can be. Paige is lively and
going to do outgoing and Jarod is shy and quiet. Paige and Jarod want to be adopted
great. Austin together so they can finally have a family that will last a lifetime; a family
who will love them and accept them unconditionally.
James, 17, is outgoing and
Christopher gregarious. He is an excel-
lent student and athlete.
Nicholas, 13, is as sweet as he is Anthony, 15, likes all kinds
handsome. Nicholas enjoys reading of sports and helping oth-
and going to the library to pick out ers. Maurice, 15, likes
books. He enjoys music and plays the music, math, football and
tuba in the school band. His adoptive going to church. These
family will also need to be willing to boys are anxious for a spe-
support some continuing relation- cial, loving adoptive family
Nicholas ships that are very important to him. James, Anthony, Maurice that will last a lifetime.
Tyrius, 15, or Ty for Thomas, 10, is a
short, is a very per- loving, delight-
sonable young man. ful and challeng-
He would love to ing little boy.
participate in a Thomas is anx-
sports or music pro- ious to have an
gram. Ty is looking unconditionally
forward to having a committed adop-
special adoptive tive family who
family who will will love him no
support him so he Derrick, Joseph, Aiesha matter what. The
can become the Derrick, Joseph and Aiesha are very close and loving growth Thomas
happy and success- siblings. Aiesha, 13, is a well behaved, polite young will have in the
ful young man he lady who does well in school. Joseph, 15, is very athlet- right family will
has the potential to ic and loves football and basketball. Derrick, 16, loves definitely be
Tyrius become. trains and is thinking of becoming an engineer one day. rewarding. Thomas
GOSPORT March 26, 2010 PA G E 5
Navy seeks prevention and response to sexual assault reports
From Navy Personnel Command Public
DoD sexual assault Affairs
reports released Millington, Tenn. (NNS) –– The
From the Department of Defense Navy released its first quarterly Sexual
Assault Prevention and Response
Washington (NNS) –– March 16 (SAPR) program update, NavAdmin
the Department of Defense 096/10, to update Sailors with the infor-
released the fiscal 2009 Annual mation necessary to positively impact
Report on Sexual Assault in the their environment and lead the Navy
Military. toward its goal of eliminating sexual
In fiscal 2009 a total of 3,230 assault from its ranks.
restricted and unrestricted reports “Sexual assault is an assault against
of sexual assault were filed, involv- unit cohesion, readiness and Navy’s core
ing military members as either vic- values,” said Rear Adm. Dan Holloway, Fleet Master Chief Tom Howard, left, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
tims or subjects, which is an 11 per- director of personnel, plans and policy. (MCPON) Rick West and Force Master Chief Farris Forseman attend the Sexual
cent increase from fiscal 2008. “It is a Department of the Navy (DoN) Assault Prevention and Response Workshop at Naval Base Norfolk. Photo by
There were 714 restricted reports goal to eliminate sexual assault incidents MC1 Jennifer A. Villalovos
filed in fiscal 2009. Under the that impact DoN personnel and their
restricted (confidential) reporting family members.” involved military subjects committing of sexual violence before, during and
option, service members may In 2009, the Navy renamed the Sexual offenses against military victims. after incidents occur. This peer-to-peer
choose to obtain medical, mental Assault Victim Intervention program to Fleet organizers held the first water- program, using the Mentors in Violence
health care and other services with- SAPR to align with the mission of the front SAPR workshop in February at Prevention model, will be tested within
out becoming involved in the mili- program, highlighting the importance of Naval Station Norfolk. It was attended different training environments in
tary criminal justice process. both prevention and response. Since by more than 170 command leaders and Norfolk, Hawaii, Pensacola and
This year, 123 victims converted then, Navy SAPR coordinators have 150 first responders. Future workshops Bahrain. “After the project is complete,”
their reports from restricted to unre- focused on the development and imple- in other fleet concentration areas are according to Finch, “We will know what
stricted, which is included in the mentation of a comprehensive and effec- planned. The training focuses on increas- works best for Sailors so we can imple-
overall total of 2,516 unrestricted tive prevention and response strategy. ing awareness, defining expectations and ment effective bystander training
reports. The acting Sexual Assault Response identifying resources available to com- Navywide.”
“One sexual assault is too many. Coordinator for NASP, Phyllis Hain, mands. This year, the Navy again included
As such, the best way to combat said, “Our hope is that every service In March, the fleet also began a peer- SAPR training in annual general military
sexual assault is to prevent it,” said member be informed about the SAPR to-peer prevention training pilot program training requirements for all Sailors and
Clifford L. Stanley, undersecretary program, its mission and the goal is to aimed at developing effective bystander will add sexual assault awareness ques-
of defense for personnel and readi- prevent sexual assault in the military. intervention skills. tions to Navywide advancement exams
ness. With April 2010 being Sexual Assault “This pilot training, tailored to Sailors in 2011. Navy Criminal Investigative
Each military service held lead- Awareness month, NASP and several of and deckplate leaders who are critical to Service, Bureau of Medicine, Navy
ership summits in fiscal 2009, our tenant commands will be working the success of sexual assault prevention, Judge Advocate General’s Corps and
keynoted by their service secretary, together to create new ways of reaching is designed to discover the best way to other key stakeholders have also focused
chief of staff and commandant of our population with a strong message implement and sustain cultural change in on improving their response to sexual
the Marine Corps, to emphasize the not only for prevention but also our con- our Navy,” said Paul Finch, assault.
importance of command’s role in cern for victim sensitive response and Commander, Navy Installations “We have the obligation and power to
prevention. care.” Command SAPR program manager. intervene and prevent sexual assault. We
The department also deployed a Navy leaders are making sexual “The overall goal is to create a culture of must continue our efforts to eliminate
multimedia prevention campaign, assault prevention a top priority. respect that requires that we all see our- this crime from our ranks,” said
“My Strength is for Defending: Prevention efforts are focused on non- selves as part of the solution and to inter- Holloway.
Preventing Sexual Assault is Part of stranger and alcohol-facilitated sexual vene to prevent sexual assault within our For information on the Navy’s SAPR
My Duty,” across the military serv- assaults. In the Navy’s 2009 Annual Navy environment.” program visit http://www.sapr.mil//.
ices. Report of Sexual Assaults in the The bystander intervention program AEAN Brinn Hefron contributed to
Military, more than half of the reports teaches Sailors how to intervene in cases the story.
PA G E 6 March 26, 2010
CNSRE visits with Milton community leaders
Story, photo nize the efforts of our local com- 29-year naval career, Alexander tions covered topics such as:
by Jay Cope munity toward that end.” has been a helicopter pilot with ways to support the base more,
NAS Whiting Field PAO NAS Whiting Field has part- the Sea Snakes of HSL-33, the legislative efforts of other states
nered with the county, the state HSL-46 Grandmasters, been the to protect military bases, the
Santa Rosa County rolled out and The Nature Conservancy air boss aboard USS NASSAU closing of the detention facility
the red carpet and made every during the past several years to (LHA 4), attended the Naval at Guantanamo Bay, a regional
effort toward a good impression purchase land, obtain restrictive War College, served on the air space study results, how
when Rear Adm. Townsend easements and change zoning Chief of Naval Operation’s staff commanding officers are select-
Alexander visited the area requirements to protect the mis- and most recently Commander, ed and the Joint Strike Fighter
March 17. Alexander was taking sion of the base from encroach- Navy Region Hawaii as well as Program.
a tour of local bases specifically ment. More than 2,000 acres of Commander, Naval Surface It was a productive visit that
to hear what officials had to say property near the fenceline of Rear Adm. Townsend Alexander
Group Middle Pacific. He left Alexander reminded of the
about Naval Air Station Whiting NAS Whiting Field have been speaks to a group of NASWF
assumed his current position as stark differences between the
Field (NASWF). He got an ear- protected in this manner and it and Santa Rosa County officials
Commander, Navy Region way communities treat the mili-
ful, but it was all good. is an effort noticed by March 17.
Southeast in January 2009. tary today compared to when he
“It is the community’s respon- Alexander. About 50 local officials, busi- first joined.
sibility to protect and enhance “The relationship between As Commander, Navy ness leaders and military sup- “We walked into (a diner) this
everything beyond the fence- Whiting Field and Santa Rosa Region Southeast, Alexander is porters attended the town hall morning in uniform, and the first
line,” said Santa Rosa County County is the model for how we one of 11 regional commanders meeting. Following his informal thing I heard was ‘Thank you for
Commissioner Don Salter. want to do business,” he said. for the Navy. He oversees 21 presentation, Alexander took your service.’ It means a lot.
“Hopefully, by the end of the “… You all do it better than any- military installations from Texas questions for about 20 minutes Things are different now, and I
meeting, the admiral will recog- where I have ever seen.” to Georgia to Cuba. During his on their concerns. Those ques- hope we can sustain.”
Ball to turn over command of VT-6 Field to hold
By Jay Cope demanding “mission first” leadership, the
NAS Whiting Field PAO squadron has also reduced its average student Women’s
time to train from 42 weeks to 28 weeks.
Ball’s 21-year career has encompassed tours
as an F/A-18 Hornet pilot with VMFA-115 and
relieve Lt. Col.
Javier Ball as the
VMFA-332 in South Carolina; USAF Air
Command and Staff College; Marine Air
commanding offi- Group-31 and was forward deployed to Iraq as worldwide as well as 59 active
cer of Training the fixed wing air representative and current and 14 reserve Sailors wearing
Squadron Six operations officer. He also served as the T-6B the highest enlisted rank.
(VT-6) today Texan transition officer here before becoming Sue Straughn Increasing operational opportu-
(March 26) at 1 the executive officer of VT-6. nities for women have allowed for
p.m. in the Naval Maybee comes to VT-6 from the deputy a more level playing field with
By Jay Cope
Air Station Chief of Naval Operations’ office for male counterparts for opportunity
NAS Whiting Field PAO
Whiting Field Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education. and advancement. More than
atrium building. Previously, during his 18-year career, Maybee 120,000 active duty, reserve and
Sue Straughn, news anchor
The change of has been an EP-3E pilot with Fleet civilian women serve in the Navy
for WEAR Channel 3 in
command cere- Cmdr. Sean Maybee Reconnaissance Squadron Two in Rota, Spain; Pensacola, will serve as the guest
mony is a time- served as the executive assistant to the Naval “It is important that we rec-
speaker for the Women’s History
honored tradition that provides the assembled Forces Europe chief of staff; flew with AQ-1 ognize the roles throughout his-
Month celebration March 29 in
unit the opportunity to witness the transfer of Whidbey Island, Wash.; and Special Projects tory and the steady progress
the Naval Air Station Whiting
authority from one officer to another. Passing Patrol Squadron Two in Hawaii; and was the women have made in our soci-
the command from a Marine to a Navy officer first Navy Federal Executive Fellow at the ety and our Navy. The
This year marks the 30th Women’s History Month
is uncommon in military commands, but is the Center for Naval anniversary of women’s history
standard for VT-6, and Maybee will turn over Analyses. He has events help us remember the
celebrations. The event was held as struggles of the past so that our
command to a Marine Corps officer following accumulated National Women’s History Week
his tour as commanding officer of the more than 2,400 way ahead becomes clearer,”
beginning March 8, 1980. The said Capt. Pete Hall, command-
squadron. flight hours. effort was expanded to a month in
During Ball’s two-year tenure as executive Col. Scott ing officer, NAS Whiting Field.
1987 and has been Women’s The free luncheon is open to all
officer and then commanding officer, the Walsh, former History Month ever since. This
Shooters exceeded the fiscal year 2008 pilot pro- commander authorized patrons of the air sta-
year’s theme is “Writing Women tion and will feature a short
duction goal of 225 by completing 242 student Training Air Back into History.”
naval aviators and the fiscal year 2009 goal of Wing Five, and audio-visual presentation, a high-
The Navy continues to strive to light of the background behind
200 by completing 203 student naval aviators. Lt. Col. Francisco provide women with opportuni-
Since Ball has been in command, the squadron Ball will serve as Women’s History Month, as well
ties to succeed in the military. The as Straughn’s remarks. The pro-
achieved a student production rate 30 percent the guest speak- Navy has 17 female active duty gram begins at 11 a.m. The event
higher than the previous 18 months. Under his Lt. Col. Javier Ball ers for the event.
and eight reserve flag officers is sponsored by the NASWF
serving in challenging jobs Diversity Committee.
March 26, 2010 PA G E
Partyline e-mail submissions Blue Angel Elementary anniversary held April 14, with a cost of $25. For Children 5K run/walk event will be
Submissions for Partyline should Blue Angels Elementary School information e-mail Sherry Parrish at held April 10 at Longleaf Elementary
be e-mailed to: anne.thrower.ctr will hold a celebration for its 10th firstname.lastname@example.org. School. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m.
@navy.mil. anniversary April 10 from noon-3 and a one-mile run will begin at 9 a.m.
Submissions should include the p.m. GSA training conference and expo. The entry fees are $15 before April 5,
organization’s name, the event, what All former and current faculty and U.S. General Services late registration is $20. The cost for stu-
the event is for who benefits from the
, staff are invited. Administration is having a conference dents and military is $10, and there is no
event, time, date, location and point of For information call 457-6256. and exposition May 4-6 at the Orange late registration.
contact. County Convention Center in
ROWWA April luncheon Orlando. Day out with Thomas
Commissary closed April 4 The Retired Officers’ Wives and This conference is free for military, Thomas the Tank Engine will be
The commissary will be closed Widows Association April luncheon federal, state and local government coming to Wales West Light Railway
April 4 for Easter and will resume nor- and meeting will be at Scenic Hills employees. in Silverhill, Ala., April 24 and 25,
mal hours on April 5. Country Club April 8, at 11 a.m. For information, schedules or to May 1, 2, 8 and 9, 9:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
Required reservations must be register visit www.expo.gsa.gov or In celebration of Thomas’ 65th
NMCRS volunteer training received by April 3. contact Wayne Carter at 232-4140. birthday, activities will be offered
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society For information call Jeannie Harris including a 25-minute ride with
(NMCRS) will be having client serv- at 677-9089 or Jo-Ann Price at 934- St. Ann 5K registration ongoing Thomas the Tank Engine, arts and
ices assistant and caseworker appren- 6300. Registration for the St. Ann 5K crafts and storytelling.
tice training March 31 and April 1 run/walk is now under way. Tickets are $18 for ages 2 and up.
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the NMCRS ‘Seeds of Hope’ show April 3 The 5K run/walk will be April 17 at For information call (888) 569-5337.
office located on NASP. University of West Florida chapter 8 a.m. starting at St. Ann’s parking lot
For information call 452-2300. of Students for Suicide Awareness will in Gulf Breeze. VITA is open on NASP
host its second annual “Seeds of Registration is $15 for early regis- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Upcoming LINKS classes Hope,” a music and art show at the tration and $20 after April 15, registra- (VITA) is now taking appointments.
Upcoming Lifestyle, Insights, University of West Florida Cannon tion without a T-shirt is $10. Bib num- Bring all pertinent documents such as
Networking, Knowledge and Skills Green on University Parkway. bers and T-shirts can be picked up at W2, 1099 and 1098 forms. Contact
(LINKS) sessions for Marine military The free event takes place from the St. Ann parish hall April 16, 3-7 information is as follows:
spouses and children will be held at noon-5 p.m. and features local musi- p.m., or 6:30 a.m. the day of the race. • NAS Pensacola: Chief Warrant
MATSG-21 headquarters in the CO’s cians, artwork and resource informa- For information contact Deacon Officer Gregory Ramsaur: 452-2795,
conference room. tion. John Scott at 939-5151 or email@example.com or Lt. Eric
Sessions for spouses will be April For information contact Raela JohnScott@mchsi.com. Gould: 607-2834, eric.gould@
13-14 from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Villanueva at firstname.lastname@example.org or navy.mil.
The session for children will be 554-1827. Washington High golf tournament • NASC: Ens. Jordan Holt: (256)
April 23 from 6-9 p.m. Washington High School baseball 244-0592, email@example.com.
To register contact Debbie Jenkins Newcomer’s club meets monthly booster club is having a golf tourna- • NATTC: Retha Crimbley: 452-
at Deborah.firstname.lastname@example.org or 452- The Newcomer’s Club of Greater ment April 10 at the Scenic Hills Golf 4752, email@example.com; AT1
9460, ext. 3009, or Beth Austin at eliz- Pensacola meets at 9:15 a.m. the sec- and Country Club at 1 p.m. Jamie Carver: (805) 509-6082,
firstname.lastname@example.org or 452- ond Wednesday of each month at the Registration fee includes golf range Jamie.email@example.com; or AE1 Chad
9460, ext. 3012. Pensacola Yacht Club for games, a balls, refreshments, dinner awards and Conner: 287-5737, chad.conner@
luncheon and a brief meeting. prizes. Teams of four golfers cost navy.mil.
Easter candy hunt in Warrington The cost for the monthly meeting is $300, a single entry is $75. • MATSG-21:Nathaniel Thayer:
Warrington Presbyterian Church $14 and includes lunch. The club is For information contact Brenda Van (817) 658-7655, firstname.lastname@example.org.
will be hosting a candy hunt April 3 at open to all women who have resided Brussel at 698-7856 or btwbase- • Corry Station: CTRC David
4 p.m. The candy hunt will be held at in Pensacola for two years or less. Call email@example.com. Plocharczyk: 452-6803, david.w.
Civitan Park. Children of all ages are Nancy Warrenfeltz at 995-0051 for firstname.lastname@example.org; or CTT2 Alan
welcome. information. We Believe in Children 5K run/walk Ewing: (702) 371-8196, alan.ewing
For information call 455-0301. The annual fashion show will be The 22nd annual We Believe in @navy.mil.
Advertise with us and
this could be your ad!
Call Simone Sands at
433-1166 ext. 21
PA G E 8 March 26, 2010
March 26, 2010 Marines raise
charity in 5K run;
see page B2
Census 2010: Make your voice heard
“Information collected through the census influences government decisions on how to spend federal funding over the next 10 years on infrastructure
projects such as neighborhood schools, public works projects, hospitals and emergency services – which directly impact the quality of life of Sailors,
Navy civilians and their families.” – Rear Adm. Dan Holloway, director of Navy’s Personnel, Plans & Policy Division
From U.S. Navy Rhumb Lines
aving begun March 15, the
Census Bureau is conducting
the nation’s 23rd census to
gather a complete population count.
Conducted every 10 years, the census
gathers information that is used to fuel
government decisions such as how
more than $400 billion per year of fed-
eral funding is spent.
Make your voice heard: Who will be counted and how The 2010 census form will be one of the shortest in U.S. history, consisting of 10 questions, tak-
• Participating in the census to participate in the census: ing about 10 minutes to complete.
ensures proper district repre- The 2010 census targets 100
sentation in the House of percent of the Navy’s force, lodging facilities or military stationed outside the United families as citizens and as
Representatives to voice a com- including all Sailors, their fam- group quarters will be provid- States will be counted using members of the Navy family.
munity’s opinions on important ilies and Navy civilians. Each ed the military census report personnel records from the • Participation in the census
congressional discussions. installation and vessel assigns a by installation census project Department of Defense allows Navy personnel and
• The national census is an Navy project manager who can managers. Manpower Data Center. No their families to influence how
important tool which allows provide additional information • Sailors aboard vessels action is required by these federal funding is spent on
individuals, including our on the census. In addition, guid- assigned to a homeport in the Sailors. community infrastructure and
Sailors, to directly impact how ance has been provided by United States and Puerto Rico • Navy civilians, Sailors congressional decisions.
federal funding is spent on vital Navy Installations Command on April 1 will receive a ship- and their families living in Facts and figures:
resources such as neighborhood and U. S. Fleet Forces board census report from com- homes or family base housing • The 2010 census form will
schools, emergency services Command. mand leadership. in the United States will be one of the shortest in U.S.
and hospitals. Through partici- • This year’s census form is • Sailors aboard vessels receive a standard census history, consisting of 10 ques-
pation in the military census, the shortest in the history of the who also have an ashore questionnaire through the tions, taking about 10 minutes
Navy personnel are able to census and takes less than 10 address will receive the stan- postal service at their home to complete.
shape the quality of life for minutes to complete. In order to dard census questionnaire at address. • The census form is avail-
themselves and their families make your voice heard, follow their home address as well as a Key messages: able in English, Spanish,
both today and in the future. the completion and submission Shipboard Census Report • The Navy is committed to Russian, Korean, Chinese and
• Providing constructive feed- instructions included with your aboard the ship. Both forms promoting programs and Vietnamese.
back through venues such as the census form. should be completed and opportunities which foster the • More information can be
census enables the government’s • Sailors who live in mari- returned. growth and advancement of found at the Census Web site:
responsiveness to the nation. nas, RV parks, temporary • Sailors and their families Navy Sailors, civilians and http://2010.census.gov/
2010 census counts Sailors at home and away
From the Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs Each ship received census enumeration materials from is required to ensure appropriate representation. When
the Census Bureau enabling them to conduct a complete completing the SCR, Sailors should include the full
enumeration of personnel assigned to each ship, even dur- address of their primary onshore residence.
ASHINGTON – Military
ing at-sea periods such as deployment or work-ups. In addition to counting deployed Sailors and civil-
personnel and civilians “Congress and the Census Bureau understand the ians, the census remains focused on counting members
located on vessels April 1 importance of, and the high operational tempo of naval serving closer to home. Naval personnel who reside in
forces and are committed to ensuring Sailors and Navy an apartment off base or family housing on base will
will retain their right to ensure proper civilians and contractors have the opportunity to be count- receive census questionnaires through the U.S. Postal
congressional representation and their ed, even when executing missions at sea,” said Tom Service beginning March 15. Completed forms should
Yavorski, Navy’s representative at the Joint Census be returned in the envelope provided.
community’s federal funding through Working Group. “Therefore they have provided two Sailors residing in group quarters will be contacted
participation in the shipboard enumera- opportunities for deployed members to complete this by their census project manager to complete the mili-
tion phase of the census, which includes year’s census.” tary census report, a sub-set of the standard census
Sailors who maintain an onshore residence will questionnaire.
all vessels assigned to a homeport in the receive both the standard census questionnaire at their The 2010 military census report and shipboard cen-
United States and Puerto Rico. home address as well as a shipboard census report sus report contains six questions and takes less than 5
(SCR) onboard the ship. The completion of both forms minutes to complete.
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Word Search ‘Boating’
R S M D G L A Q M K U V
Gosling Games Jokes & Groaners
MW K P R S N R Q I T W T L S
Fishing for... fish
S B T V U I F E A A A C O B S
Color Me ‘Sail away’ While out in his boat the other day a man spotted a fish-
W T X U R C V H U O Y S N C A erman named Jackson at work. He watched as Jackson
O J L A C H A F T P B S K L P opened his tackle box and took out a wavy mirror. Being
curious, the man piloted his boat over to Jackson and
C M E O P R C G W X K R N V M
asked, “Hey, mate, what is the mirror for?”
L B Y O K P U O F I M O A W O “That’s my secret way to catch fish,” answered Jackson
E R A N C H O R U V P Q W T C mysteriously. “You shine this special mirror on the top of
A X M W R B L A Q R L G X Q S the water. The fish notice the spot of sun on the water
T W R Q T B U O L I S T L K R above and they swim to the surface. Then I just reach
Y K F K R A H T N E E E H U B down and net them and pull them into the boat.”
L Q H Z S F T E E Q E U P V C “Does that really work?” asked the man. “You bet it
does,” smiled Jackson.
R I Y K E T B A R Q O E K A Z
“I don’t suppose you’d be interested in selling that mir-
R D L D E Y N U W G S D J G H ror? I’ll give you $50 for it,” asked the man. Jackson
X X K Q L Q T R O P J U I H W thought about it for a moment. “Well, OK then,” he
ANCHOR KNOT After the money changed hands, the man enquired, “By
BEARING LINE the way, mate, how many fish have you caught this
“You’re the sixth,” laughed Jackson happily.
PA G E
GOSPORT March 26, 2010
MATSG-21 Marines turn out for 5K charity run
By 2nd Lt. Lawrence Greene
and 2nd Lt. Daniel Tadross
ore than 10,600 Pensacola-
area residents and service
members participated in this
year’s McGuire’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K
Run. Among the normal festivities, the
Marines of MATSG-21 were also there
showing their support. After the run a
check from McGuire’s was presented to
MATSG-21 on behalf of the Injured
Marine Semper Fi Fund for $20,000.
MATSG-21 CO Col. Joseph P. Richards and Sgt. Major Richard A. Lewallen
lead a contingent of Marines in the McGuire’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run. Photo
by 2nd Lt. Daniel Tadross
The Injured Marine Semper Fi and Marines looking for a fun and
Fund (IMSFF) was established in social athletic event.
May 2004. A nurse at Camp Pendleton Amy Martin of McGuire’s was
Naval Hospital, whose husband was informed of The Injured Marine
deployed to Iraq, saw firsthand the Semper Fi Fund last year. “This is the
needs of those returning from battle. charity we need to donate to in order
Since the inception of the program, to help all of the military that support
IMSFF has given out about 18,300 us,” she said, when she learned about
grants totaling $37 million dollars and IMSFF’s financial aid programs.
provided help for more than 4,000 MATSG-21 service men and
service members and their families women are grateful to both the com-
including Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, munity and especially McGuire’s for
Airmen, National Guard and Coast the financial support raised and
Guard. donated to The Injured Marine
McGuire’s has long been a popular Semper Fi Fund. MATSG-21 person-
establishment for service members in nel hope to continue this long-lasting
the area. The McGuire’s weekly 5K tradition alive and have fun raising MATSG-21 CO Col. Joseph P. Richards accepts a check on behalf of the Injured
run that takes place every Tuesday has money and awareness of a great Marine Semper Fi Fund in the amount of $20,000 from Pensacola businessman
been a staple for motivated Sailors cause. McGuire Martin. Photo by 2nd Lt. Daniel Tadross
Commander, Navy Region Southeast earns 2009 Navy
Child and Youth Regional Program of Excellence award
By Mary Anne Broderick Tubman implementation and tracking of the Navy/FitFactor ism and leadership in every aspect of the program’s
CNRSE Public Affairs partnership and the incorporation of Boys and Girls development.
Clubs of America (BGCA) and 4-H programs. Enrollment in FitFactor, a Navy youth fitness pro-
The Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Powers was commended for her outstanding leader- gram for ages 6-18, has remained consistently high at
ship in the revision and implementation of the CYP CNRSE installations since the program began in 2007.
Child and Youth Programs received the budget model. To expand its utilization, she conducted The region CYPs used various promotion strategies for
Commander, Navy Installations webinars to train Navy Child Development Center children, staff and families, including printed materials,
(CDC), Child Development Home (CDH), and youth enrollment tables at MWR facilities and incentives
Command (CNIC) 2009 Navy Child and directors worldwide on its application, and also offered where children can earn prizes to keep FitFactor high-
Youth Regional Program of Excellence follow-up support to individual users. lighted in their local programs.
Award during the recent joint Navy/Air The region’s organizational plan was another factor CNRSE has earned praise for its incorporation of the
that gave CNRSE its winning edge. CYP personnel at 4-H and Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BCGA)
Force Child and Youth Program confer- each installation report to their Morale, Welfare and programs. By matching BCGA initiatives like its Image
ence in Dallas, Texas. The award was Recreation (MWR) directors and commanding officers. Makers Contest with the 4-H Photography Club, chil-
While the CNRSE CYP office supports them through dren have been able to gain the photography skills they
established by CNIC to recognize Navy guidance, training and assistance visits, program man- need to participate in the Image Makers contest.
regions for exceptional or extraordinary agement is handled at the installation level. Other factors considered were the region’s accredita-
“This plan is successful because our customers have tion of individual child care programs and providers. Of
contributions that have significantly local staff members who are interested in their con- the 16 eligible CDC programs in the region, 14 are
impacted the lives of military families cerns, people who they reach out to when they need accredited by the National Association for the
using Child and Youth Program (CYP) help,” Powers said. “Our installation personnel have Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and all 13
true ownership of their local child and youth programs School Age Care (SAC) programs in CNRSE have
services. because of our regional organizational structure.” earned National After School Association (NAA)
“The purpose of the award is to recognize a region This spirit of involvement was evident in the variety accreditation. Nine CDH providers hold or are in the
that best meets the qualifications of what CNIC envi- of ways through which the CNRSE CYP motivated and process of obtaining Child Development Associate
sions to be an ideal child and youth programs,” said supported other programs. The staff members of the (CDA) credentials and seven providers have earned or
Sandy Powers, CYP manager for CNRSE. CNRSE School Liaison Officer (SLO) program, who are in the process of attaining National Association for
Each region was evaluated for its record of outstand- serve as the primary liaisons between community Family Child Care (NAFCC) accreditation.
ing accomplishments in the areas of services provided, schools, installation commanders and military parents, “I am extremely proud of the accomplishments of
demonstration of a “one-team” approach, mentorship, have been recognized Navywide for their professional- our NRSE CYP team, as they are a direct reflection of
the superb effort and results delivered to our families
every day, at every installation, in support of providing
world-class child and youth programs,” said CNRSE
MWR Program Director Bruce Grenier. “The bottom
line is that we are supporting the Navy’s mission
through this important Fleet and Family Readiness pro-
gram at a very high level of quality, and that is what our
war fighters deserve.”
Receiving the CYP Program of Excellence is only
part of the reason Powers is proud. In addition, two
employees were honored for their contributions toward
the success of CNRSE programs, which earned the
region three of the four top awards. Mary Grenier was
named CDC Director of the Year for her work at the
Naval Air Station Jacksonville CDC, and Kristina
Moreland was selected the CDH Director/Monitor of
the Year for her work with Naval Station Mayport’s
“Honoring us with these awards illustrates that CNIC
Rear Adm. Townsend Alexander, commander of Navy Region Southeast (NRSE), holds a Region of the Year recognizes the true quality of CNRSE programs and
plaque with NRSE Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program Director Bruce Grenier and NRSE Child and Youth personnel,” Powers said.
Program Manager Sandy Powers. The award was established by Commander, Navy Installations Command to For more information about Navy Child and Youth
recognize Navy regions for exceptional or extraordinary contributions that have significantly impacted the lives of Programs, visit https://qol.persnet.navy.mil/CYPWeb/
military families using Child and Youth Program (CYP) services. Photo by MC1 Monica R. Nelson Web/Home/Home.aspx.
GOSPORT March 26, 2010 PA G E B3
DoD goes mobile to help troops quit tobacco
FALLS CHURCH, year by quitting, and sage service, helps serv- phones,” said Dr. David from 2007 to 2008 and able to locate support,
Va. — The U.S. even more each year as ice members quit tobac- Arday, captain, U.S. continues to grow. access tobacco-related
Department of Defense the price of tobacco con- co with timely tips, Public Health Service, As texting increases, news and use a calculator
(DoD) is offering ser- tinues to rise. reminders and positive and chairman of the DoD so does the number of to add up the cash sav-
vicemen and women Active military reinforcement during Alcohol and Tobacco public health initiatives ings from quitting tobac-
mobile tools to help them lifestyles can make it dif- their busy day, when Advisory Committee. using the tool to reach co.
quit tobacco and save ficult to stick to a quit they’re more likely to “Our text message and their audiences. All services and mate-
their hard-earned money. plan. spend their cash on ciga- mobile services make it Studies following a rials, including a cus-
Instead of reaching for So in addition to the rettes and smokeless easier and more conven- text message campaign tomizable Quit Plan, are
cigarettes and chewing campaign Web site, DoD tobacco. ient to access the cam- for smokers in New designed specifically for
tobacco, DoD is encour- now offers an alterna- Users sign up to paign's tobacco cessation Zealand, Britain and military members.
aging active-duty service tive-instead of opening receive three texts per support.” Norway found that those There is also a live
members to reach for their wallets to buy week at www.ucan According to a 2009 who received tobacco chat service with trained
their cell phones to another pack of ciga- quit2.org/quittps or by Nielsen Mobile report, cessation texts daily were coaches, news articles,
access tips, advice and rettes or chewing tobac- texting “UCAN” to landlines are being twice as likely to quit games, links to the cam-
support from the Quit co, enlisted personnel 35350 (subscription is replaced by mobile smoking for up to a year. paign’s Twitter,
Tobacco-Make Everyone can open a text message free, standard text mes- phones. And cell phone Military members on Facebook, MySpace and
Proud (QTMEP) cam- for a virtual pep talk or saging rates may apply). users are texting much the go can access the YouTube pages, RSS
paign at access the campaign’s “We want to reach more than talking. mobile site at feeds and widgets, that
www.ucanquit2.org. Web site through their young enlisted men and In the United States, http://wap.ucanquit2.or are available free of
The average smoker cell phones. women where they are- text message usage g/. charge at www.ucan
saves more than $1,600 a QuitTips, the text mes- online and on their increased by 107 percent Once there, they'll be quit2.org.
PA G E
GOSPORT March 26, 2010
WORSHIP Holy Week Schedule March Liberty
Today (March 26) is April 1-4 The Liberty Program events
the last Friday when target young, unaccompa-
Mass with Stations of nied active-duty military.
the Cross will be held Roman Catholic —
Events are at the main
at 5 p.m. at NASP, fol- • Holy Thursday Mass, 7 p.m.
Liberty Center in the
lowed by soup and • Good Friday veneration of the cross and distri-
salad in the McKamey bution of Holy Communion, 3 p.m.
Complex at NASP unless
Center. • Easter Vigil Mass, April 3, 7:30 p.m.
specifically stated to be at
• Easter Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m.
Corry Station. For addi-
NAS Pensacola • Easter Sunday Mass, noon, Corry Chapel
tional information, call
Protestant 452-2372 or visit their Web
Sunday site at www.naspensacola.
• Good Friday, 6:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel
• 8 a.m., Communion navy.mil/mwr/singsail/
• Easter Sunday, Liturgical Worship Service, 8
Service** l i b e r t y . h t .
a.m., All Faiths Chapel
• 10:15 a.m. Worship • Easter Sunday, Protestant Worship Service,
• 6 p.m. Contemporary Liberty — NCAA
• Easter Sunday Contemporary Worship Service,
Service** games, free chips
6 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Thank a service member . . . Visitors to the
Tuesday and salsa.
National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NASP
• 9 a.m., Women’s Bible *All services at Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel can record a 30-second “thank you” message in
unless noted otherwise. honor of the World War II veterans and those cur- Liberty — Mustang
Wednesday rently serving. The kiosk is inside the Flight Deck and Ford Car Show,
• 5:30 p.m. Fellowship Store through May. The video tributes will be col- free, leaves NASP
Dinner Ecumenical Sunrise Service — lected for a montage that will appear on HBO.com. at 11a.m. and Corry
• 6 p.m. Bible Study*** • Easter Sunday, 6:30 a.m. at National Naval The videos can also be sent directly to a service at 11:15 a.m.
Roman Catholic Aviation Museum. A free continental breakfast member for those with a friend or family member
Saturday in the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634, will take currently serving. For information, call 453-2389 28
• 3:45 p.m. Sacrament place after the service. or (800) 327-5002 or visit NavalAviaiton Liberty — NCAA
of Penance**** Museum.org. Photo by Anne Thrower games, free chips
• 4:30 p.m. Mass* and salsa.
• 8:30 a.m. Mass*
Monday and Thursday
• Noon Mass****
‘Military Child’ events in April 29
Liberty — Blood
drive, 4-9 p.m.
By Anne Thrower There will be carnival games, • Swim lessons, $10, April 26-
Gosport Staff Writer music, karaoke, food, inflatables 27, 29-30 at the indoor pool.
Corry Station Liberty — Corry —
and crafts. Register at 452-9429. 8-Ball Tourney, 7
Protestant With April just around the cor- “It’s kind of like a school carni- • Fifty percent off boat rentals,
Sunday p.m., $5 entry.
ner, the Morale Welfare and val,” McClure said. Bosun Court mobile home rentals
• 9 a.m. Adult Bible Recreation (MWR) department at New this year as part of the or disc golf, miniature golf or
Study (chapel conference “NAS Live” — The
NASP have a variety of activities monthlong celebration will be a paintball at Blue Angel Park show airs at 6:30
room) planned next month honoring Child Development Center Art throughout April with parent. The
• 9 a.m. Chapel Choir p.m. on Cox Cable’s
military children. Show and Gallery Night, April admittance fee to the park is 50 Channel 6 or
(sanctuary) The highlight of the annual 30, from 6:30-8 p.m. percent off for accompanied mili-
• 10 a.m. Worship Mediacom’s
Easter Eggstravaganza at Blue The event will feature a variety tary children, ages 5-16. Channel 38.
Service Angel Park April 3 will be the of artwork by the children, • Free beginner sailing class at
• 11:30 a.m. Fellowship egg hunt, starting at 1 p.m. McClure said. Bayou Grande’ Marina, 10 a.m.-3 30
• 7:30 p.m. Praise and But the event will offer much Returning this year will be free p.m., April 3 and April 17. Liberty — Free mall
Worship more, including a visit from the movies on the Portside lawn at • Fifty percent off kayak rental shuttle, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday Easter bunny, tattoos/face paint- sunset. “Cloudy With A Chance at Sherman Cove Marina when
• 5:30 p.m., Bible Study ing, a moon walk, crafts and hay Of Meatballs” will show April 10 accompanied by an adult. 31
and dinner (fellowship rides. and “The Princess And The Frog” • One free movie ticket for Liberty — Go kart
hall) Activities start at 12:30 p.m. will show April 24. children 11 and under at Portside outing, $20 for 2
Roman Catholic Refresh- ments will be available The movies have attracted as Cinema on Sundays in April. hours of unlimited
Sunday for sale. many as 200 people in the past, • 50 percent off rental of canoe rides and mini golf.
• Noon Mass MWR is also planning its McClure said. or kayak for accompanied child at Leaves NASP at 5
Tuesday annual Fun Fest April 17 from 9 There will be door prize draw- Bayou Grande Picnic Center. p.m. and Corry at
• 11 a.m. Mass (small a.m.-1 p.m. at the Corry Youth ings and free popcorn. • Corry Bowling Center, $1.75 5:15 p.m.
chapel) Sports Fields. Participants can sit on bleachers per game for adults and 75 cents
Now in its fifth year, the event or bring lawn chairs or blankets, for children, 1-4 p.m., Sundays.
Latter Day Saints
attracts hundreds of children, said McClure said. • A.C. Read Golf Course has
Sunday Judo classes
Sue McClure, a spokeswoman for Some of the other offerings free play for children 17 and every Saturday at
• 10:30 a.m.** MWR. include: under when accompanied.
Wednesday Portside gym,
• 7-8:30 p.m., Bible 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,
Study (Corry) $25 per month,
open to all active
will be held April 3,
duty, must register
12:30-4 p.m. at Blue
*Naval Aviation with USJA Sensei
Angel Park for mili-
Memorial Chapel Earl Wright, 776-
**All Faiths Chapel 7873.
dren. Egg hunt by age
***J.B. McKamey group, starting with
Center children under 2 who
site at MWR
****Lady of Loreto are walking at 1 p.m.
Chapel Call 453-6310 for
March 26, 2010 PA G E
Movies and show times for Portside Cinema
FRIDAY Tooth Fairy (PG) 5; Percy Jackson and The Olympians (PG) 5:15, 7:45; The Crazies (R) 7:15; The Wolfman (R) 9:30
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(PG13) 4:30; Dear John (PG13) 5; The Wolfman (R) 7; The Crazies (R) 7:30; The Edge of Darkness (R) 9:15; From Paris
With Love (R) 9:30
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(PG) 2:30; Valentine’s Day (PG13) 4:45; The Crazies (R) 5; The Edge of Darkness (R) 7:15; The Wolfman (R) 7:30
TUESDAY Dear John (PG13) 5; The Wolfman (R) 5:15; Valentine’s Day (PG13) 7:15; The Crazies (R) 7:30
WEDNESDAY Percy Jackson and The Olympians (PG) 2 (free); Tooth Fairy (PG) 2:30 (free); Extraordinary Measures (PG) 5; The
Wolfman (R) 5:15; The Crazies (R) 7:15; From Paris With Love (R) 7:30
THURSDAY Valentine’s Day (PG13) 5; The Crazies (R) 5:15; The Wolfman (R) 7:15; Dear John (PG13) 7:30
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Records and $150. Please call Sylvania, 20 inch, request. $7500.00.
playbacks. Remote 261-0700 triple combo, plays Call 850-572-1546
included. $20 or DVDs & CDs $80 or 251-946-2654.
best offer. 497-8172 Pair of 5 watt, 8 457-4127 Leave
ohms, Magnavox message. 2008 Kawasaki
DVD Player–JVC, speakers $12 Concours with
w/ remote. $10. Milton 623-0628 Motors T h r o t l e m e i s t e r,
497-8172 handlebar riser,
Canoe 17 ft, Autos For footpeg lowering
Pickup bed fiberglass, square kit, front fender
extender. New, fits end for outboard 2006 Honda extender, and Cee-
Ford F150 2004-08. motor, 2 seats, Accord 4dr, 31,500 Bailey windshield,
only 8,500 miles.
$100 529-8366 excellent condition miles, auto, one
Silver. Garage kept,
$350 626-5900 owner, like new
never dropped, no
52 inch Projection condition, must sell.
dings or scratches,
TV Works great Wood chipper/Leaf $13,500 OBO. Call like new. 850-572-
$600 OBO 479- mulcher 1 year old 292-0630 1546 or 251-946-
6029 $580 601-679-2410 2654. $8,500
or 850-346-2072 or 2006 Maroon
Nike Ignite Putter 850-316-6255 Dodge Magnum. 2003 Honda CBR
w/ Head cover & 6 Leather, remote 600 RR Power
Nike balls. Brand start, p-windows, p- c o m m a n d e r ,
new, still in box. Place locks, new tires. USBIII, scorpion
Style is GP0027. Call 565-7922 slip on, 520 quick
New: $110; Will your ad accel. Conversion,
take $60 OBO 479- Place your ad powerz cage, pilot
6029 here! here! powers
PA G E B8 March 26, 2010