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Vol.13, No.47                                                                         Willing—Able—Ready                                                                           Friday, November 20, 2009




   Reports
   From                                                                                                                                                                             SATAF V prep
                                                                                                                                                                                    under way
   the                                                                                                                                                                              By Capt. Dean Schmude
                                                                                                                                                                                    43rd Airlift Wing



   Front
                                                                                                                                                                                          The joint memorandum
                                                                                                                                                                                    between Air Force Headquarters
                                                                                                                                                                                    and the Department of the Army
                                                                                                                                                                                    regarding the disposition of Pope
                                                                                                                                                                                    real property and supporting
                                                                                                                                                                                    services is in its final draft stages and
                                                                                                                                                                                    expected to be signed within a few
                                                                                                                                                                                    weeks.
                                                                                                                                                                                          The fifth Site Activation Task
                                                                                                                                                                                    Force conference is planned for
                                                                                                                                                                                    Dec. 7 through 11. This conference
                                                                                                                                                                                    will include several working groups
                                                                                                                                                                COURTESY PHOTO      consisting of action officers from the
Tech Sgt. Donald Pedro, 821st Expeditionary Training Squadron, deployed from Pope observes training with Iraqi army students.                                                       43rd Airlift Wing, 440th Airlift Wing, Air


U.S. Air Force helps ‘fuel’ knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mobility Command, Air Force Reserve
                                                                                                                                                                                    Command and the Army hammering
                                                                                                                                                                                    out the finer details of important
                                                                                                                                                                                    issues. Topics for discussion include
By Senior Airman                         to excel, with the army learning                   “We usually teach the POL fuels        teaching his army counterparts how               real property transfer, crash, fire and
Alyssa C. Miles                          fuel maintenance and the air force            course,” Sergeant Pedro said. “In this      to test fuel to ensure it’s clean and safe       rescue, security, communications,
U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs   demonstrating their ability to                case, the Iraqi army needed training        for handling and use inside aircraft and         Moral Welfare and Recreation, military
                                         successfully teach the material to            and it was the perfect time for the Iraqi   vehicles. Using clean fuel also helps            and civilian personnel issues and key


    M         embers of the Iraqi army
              are currently attending
              a petroleum, oil and
lubrication fuels training course
conducted by the Iraqi air force at
                                         students.
                                              According to Tech. Sgt. Donald
                                         Pedro, 821st Air Expeditionary Advisory
                                         Squadron fuels specialist advisor,
                                         this is the first time the Iraqi air force
                                                                                       air force instructor to teach.”
                                                                                            Camp Taji is a desirable place for
                                                                                       the Iraqi army to train as the air force
                                                                                       has a fuels lab already in place, whereas
                                                                                       plans are being made to purchase an
                                                                                                                                   prevent mechanical and fuel line issues,
                                                                                                                                   both of which can have a negative effect
                                                                                                                                   on mechanical performance.
                                                                                                                                        Sergeant Pedro, who is deployed
                                                                                                                                   from Pope Air Force Base, N.C.,
                                                                                                                                                                                    transfer dates.
                                                                                                                                                                                          This important conference will
                                                                                                                                                                                    allow us to make final preparations
                                                                                                                                                                                    for transferring many of the functions
                                                                                                                                                                                    now being performed by the 43rd
Camp Taji.                               has taught the course to their army           army lab.                                   recently taught members of the Iraqi             AW to the Reserves and Army. The
    The classroom setting provides       counterpart, but “it’s working out great           During the course, Iraqi air force                                                      results of the conference will be
an atmosphere for both branches          so far.”                                      Warrant Officer Jassam, fuels officer, is                     See Report page 8              posted in a future BRAC article.




                                                                                                                                                                 Pope
                                                                                                                                                                 Holiday
                                                                                                                                                                 Events
                                                                                                                                                                 n Angel Tree is a             5 as part of Operation
Fayetteville Cares about                                                                                                                                         program sponsored
                                                                                                                                                                 by the Pope Chapel
                                                                                                                                                                                               Toy Drop. Donations
                                                                                                                                                                                               should be dropped

Pope’s Airmen                                                                                                                                                    that provides gifts to
                                                                                                                                                                 needy Airmen. This
                                                                                                                                                                                               off at the duty desk in
                                                                                                                                                                                               building 738 before
                                                                                                                                                                 program continues             Dec. 3. For more
By 2nd Lt. Cammie Quinn                           nonprofit organization                                                                                         until Dec. 9. Visit the       information, call Capt.
Editor                                            two years ago and has not                                                                                      base chapel and               Nick Whritenour or
    The holidays are quickly approaching,         slowed down since. In 2008,                                                                                    sponsor an angel. Vol-        Maj. David Decoursey
and times like these are best spent with          Fayetteville Cares organized                                                  PHOTO BY VICKI JOHNSON
                                                                                                                                                                 unteers will be needed        at 394-7152.
loved ones – seeing familiar faces, sharing       a baby shower for 1,000         Kirk Deviere and Joanne Chavonne show Col. James                               Dec. 9 to sort and            n Team Pope Toy
laughter and reliving memories. These             military moms. This year,       Johnson, 43rd Airlift Wing Commander, the contents                             wrap gifts. For more          Trot
are times when families gather to visit and       the group set out to help       of the packages shipped to deployed Airmen and Sol-                            information, call Staff       Family members are
show love to each other. There are some           deployed sevicemembers.         diers Nov. 14 at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville.                           Sgt. Timothy Tabisz or        invited to cheer on
families, however, who are missing out            Operation Holiday Cheer                                                                                        Capt.Charles Hollstein        their Airmen in the
on the occasion and their loved ones are          was first announced in July                   the need is, we try to fill it or find an                        at 394-2677.                  Pope Wing Toy Trot
spending the holidays away from home.             as a way to support deployed Airmen and       organization or business that will do that.”                     n Social Services             and Fun Run Dec.
As is the nature of the military, many            Soldiers from Pope and Fort Bragg, with           And have they ever – 10,000 troops                           foster care                   4. Participants of the
Airmen must postpone their traditional            a goal to ship 10,000 care packages to        will receive boxes, which contain                                sponsors                      1.1-mile run have
family holiday celebrations – at least until      local servicemembers deployed during the goodies ranging from caffeinated gum                                  The 43rd Security             the chance to win
they return from deployment. Fayetteville         holiday season.                               to disposable cameras as well as a                               Forces Squadron and           individual awards for
Cares, a local community organization,                 “Our goal with Fayetteville Cares        handwritten thank-you note and a raffle                          the local Social Ser-         best costume and unit
keeps servicemembers in mind and                  is to support our military neighbors          ticket to win a Chevrolet Cobalt.                                vices Foster Depart-          awards for most toys
reaches out to remind them that back              before, during and after deployment,”             More than 600 volunteers from the                            ment teamed up to             donated, most team
home they are missed and appreciated.             Mrs. Chavonne said. “We encompass the                                                                          provide holiday gifts         spirit and most festive
    Joanne Chavonne established the               (Airman), and his or her family. Whatever                               See Holiday page 8                     for children in foster        unit. Show time is
                                                                                                                                                                 care. This year, the          2:30 p.m. and the run
                                                                                                                                                                 foster care facility          begins at 3:15 p.m.
UP NEXT:                                                           Eye on safety                                                                                 houses more than 500          Come take part in
                                                                                                                                                                 children who have a           this great opportunity
                          Super Bowl                                  DUI Tracker
                                                                                                                                                                 wish list. To participate
                                                                                                                                                                 and pick up a wish list,
                                                                                                                                                                                               to donate toys to the
                                                                                                                                                                                               Angel Tree. For more
                            Bingo                                    DUI tracking is
                                                                                                                                                                 call Tech. Sgt. Steve
                                                                                                                                                                 Kennedy at 394-1066
                                                                                                                                                                                               information, call Capt.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Dana Parker at 394-
                     Get your Super Bowl Bingo tickets               current as of                                                                               or visit building 378.        6294.
                    at the Pope Club or ITT for a chance             Wednesday                                                                                   n Operation Gift Lift         n Harvest Train
                     to win huge prizes. Tickets are $50                                                                                                         In conjunction with           The Falcon’s Children
                        for members and $60 for non-                 Days since last DUI ..... 29                                                                Fort Bragg’s Operation        Home is hosting a
                       members. Get your tickets at the              2009 .............................. 17                                                      Toy Drop, the 2nd and         parade to celebrate
                      Pope Club or Information, Tickets              DUIs for 2008 ................ 20                                                           95th Airlift Squadrons        100 years of operation
                                 and Travel.                                                                         For a free, anonymous ride                  are executing Opera-          Nov. 24. To donate a
                                                                     AADD Saves                                    home midnight to 6 a.m. Friday                tion Gift Lift to provide     present or to attend
                                                                     This week ...................... 2            to Sunday, call Airmen Against                gifts for needy local         the organization, call
                                                                     This year ....................... 247                Drunk Driving at                       residents. The gifts          Vicki Johnson at 394-
                                                                                                                          394-AADD/2233.                         will be delivered Dec.        4184.
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                                                                                                                                                         Commander’s Helpline
                                                                                                                                                     The Commander’s Helpline is your
                                                                                                                                                     direct link to Col. James C. John-
                                                                                                                                                     son, 43rd Airlift Wing Commander.
                                                                                                                                                     If you have worked through normal
                                                                                                                                                     channels and aren’t satisfied,
                                                                                                                                                     Helplines are an opportunity to ask
                                                                                                                                                     questions, compliment someone
                                                                                                                                                     or make suggestions. You must
                                                                                                                                                     include a name and phone number
                                                                                                                                                     for a response.
                                                                                                                                                     Helplines of general interest will          Col. James C. Johnson
                                                                                                                                                     be published in the Carolina Flyer,

Each week                                                                                                                                            others will be answered by letter or phone call.
                                                                                                                                                     Remember, the most efficient way to solve a problem is to talk
                                                                                                                                                     directly to the responsible office or follow your chain of com-

the 43rd
                                                                                                                                                     mand.
                                                                                                                                                     You can call the Commander’s Helpline at 394-4357 or e-mail to
                                                                                                                                                     commanders.helpline@pope.af.mil.


Airlift Wing
                                                                                                                                                       Helpful numbers
                                                                                                                                                       Emergency
                                                                                                                                                       (Base Phone/home phone) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .911
                                                                                                                                                       Cell Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394-0911


highlights
                                                                                                                                                       Law Enforcement Desk . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..394-2800/2808
                                                                                                                                                       Helping Hand Hot line . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..394-2777
                                                                                                                                                       Crime Stop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 394-4111
                                                                                                                                                       Pope Clinic..............................................................................394-4258
                                                                                                                                                       Pass and Registration.............................................................394-2694

outstanding                                                                                                            PHOTO BY RHONDA GRIFFIN
                                                                                                                                                       Security Force.........................................................................394-2800
                                                                                                                                                       Legal Office.............................................................................394-2341
                                                                                                                                                       Chapel....................................................................................394-2677
                                        Tech. Sgt. Jason Parrish, 43rd Security Forces Squadron, Assistant NCO-in-                                     Military Personnel Flight.........................................................394-2276

Airmen                                  Charge of Security Forces Training, assists with a Military Working Dog demon-
                                        stration during Red Ribbon Week at Pope Elementary School Oct. 21.
                                                                                                                                                       Pope Club, collocated............................................................497-4031
                                                                                                                                                       TRICARE Customer Service........................................1-877-TRI-CARE
                                                                                                                                                       Civil Engineers........................................................................394-2821
                                                                                                                                                       Inspector General...................................................................394-2302




   C
                                                                                                                                                       Family Support Center............................................................394-2538
            ol. James Johnson,              occasions for President Barack                 Operations Enduring Freedom and                             Child Development Center.....................................................394-4323
            43rd Airlift Wing               Obama and First Lady Michelle                  Iraqi Freedom.                                              Kitty Hawk Inn Dining Facility.................................................394-4377
                                                                                                                                                       Housing Management............................................................394-4867
            Commander, presented            Obama, garnering accolades from                    Sergeant Parrish recently went                          Bowling Center........................................................................394-2891
his Commander’s Coin to Tech.               the U.S. Secret Service.                       to a new position in the 43rd SFS                           Fitness Center.........................................................................394-2671
                                                                                                                                                       Finance (Military Pay)....................................................394-1410/1412
Sgt. Jason Parrish, 43rd Security               Additionally, he supported                 as the Assistant NCO-in-Charge of                           AAFES Shoppette...................................................................497-8181
Forces Squadron, for his exceptional        the Fort Bragg Provost Marshal                 Security Forces Training.                                   Public Affairs...........................................................................394-4183
performance beyond the call of              Office during “Summer Jam ‘09”                     “He is truly an outstanding                             Pope/Ft Bragg American Red Cross...............396-1231/877-272-7337

duty.                                       by providing vital detection and               performer and integral member
    At his job as Kennel Master,
Sergeant Parrish supervised the
                                            patrol capabilities, ultimately
                                            safeguarding more than 150,000
                                                                                           of 43rd SFS,” said 1st Lt. Michael
                                                                                           Alvord, 43rd SFS.                                     BRAC:                                                     best while residing on an
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Army base. We were called
explosive and narcotics military            military personnel and family                      Off duty, Sergeant Parrish                                                                                  Pope Field then, and there
working dog program for the 43rd
AW and Pope’s warfighting partners.
                                            members. Sergeant Parrish also
                                            directly impacted the warfighting
                                                                                           participates in intramural sports,
                                                                                           and was key to the squadron’s
                                                                                                                                                 Historical                                                is no reason why we can’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                           nostalgically refer to our
Sergeant Parrish coordinated first-
rate MWD support on multiple
                                            mission by training and deploying
                                            four MWD teams in support of
                                                                                           softball team winning the Pope
                                                                                           Family Day tournament.
                                                                                                                                                 Perspective                                               location as Pope Field, even
                                                                                                                                                                                                           if we are officially named
                                                                                                                                                 By Dan Knickrehm                                          something different.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                The 276th Aero
AMC Commander: ‘You Are All Heroes’
                                                                                                                                                 Base Historian
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Squadron was originally

By General Arthur Lichte
Air Mobility Command,
Commander
                                                                                                         their troops regardless of
                                                                                                         location or circumstance.
                                                                                                              Notably, the military’s
                                                                                                                                                       A    fter reading
                                                                                                                                                            Chappy’s article
                                                                                                                                                            last week about
                                                                                                                                                 what the chapel does and
                                                                                                                                                 will continue to do on base
                                                                                                                                                                                                           sent to Pope to perform
                                                                                                                                                                                                           artillery spotting for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           troops at Camp Bragg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           The relationship between
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the activities at Pope in
     SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE,                                                                               most important resources                post-BRAC, I found myself                                 its various renditions,
Ill. — As my 38 years in the                                                                             are the service members                 disagreeing with what he                                  with its various names has
Air Force come to a close, I                                                                             themselves. As a result,                said on one important                                     only increased since then.
find myself reflecting on the                                                                            our nation promises                     issue. Chappy said “we                                    The integration of flyers
great accomplishments made                                                                               to stop at nothing to                   won’t let BRAC define who                                 and Army personnel has
by mobility Airmen ... past                                                                              remove an injured                       we are.” From a historical                                become more involved over
and present.                                                                                             Soldier or Airman from                  perspective, BRAC perfectly                               the years. The associations
     Ninety-one years ago we                                                                             the battlefield. During                 defines who we are. Let me                                between Air Force and
began developing the core                                                                                Vietnam it took up to 45                explain.                                                  Army post-BRAC is a vivid
competencies that define the                                                                             days to transport injured                   While there are, no                                   reminder of our original
Air Mobility Command we                                                                                  personnel back to the                   doubt, significant unit                                   purpose for being here.
know today. Beginning with                                                                               United States. During                   changes going on with                                          There are other ways
innovations in aeromedical                                                                               Desert Storm this time                  Pope, that is really nothing                              that BRAC reinforces
evacuation, our command’s                                                                                reduced to approximately                new. A simple example will                                who we are a Pope, and I
heritage includes a long list                                                                            10 days. Today, these                   explain my point. Looking                                 will explain a bit further.
of notable achievements,                                                                                 movements only take 72                  at a book “Air Force Bases:                               Chappy’s remark brings
including the Question                                                                                   hours, which has boosted                Active Air Force Bases,”                                  into stark evidence the fact
Mark’s first flight and the                                                                              survival rates to more                  within the United States                                  that many people see BRAC
Berlin Airlift. Over the years,                                                                          than 95 percent.                        under the entry for Pope                                  as a negative situation. No
air mobility has definitely                                                                                   AMC continues                      there were no less than 200                               doubt there are situations
been at the forefront of                                                                                 to expand its rapid                     different units assigned to                               brought about by BRAC
our nation’s defense as it                                                                               response capabilities                   the base from its beginning                               that have a negative impact
has continually delivered         with incredible distinction        Resistant, Ambush Protected      through the employment                     in 1919 until the book was                                on people, but there is
a clenched fist to its            and courage.                       vehicles to Iraq and the first   of Contingency Response                    published in 1982. So units                               more to it. A few weeks
adversaries and extended the           To further understand         MRAP all-terrain vehicles to     Wings. These highly mobile                 come and go … that is part                                ago, I was talking with Col.
outstretched hand of hope to      our mobility Airmen’s              Afghanistan.                     organizations possess the                  of our heritage at Pope.                                  James Johnson, the 43rd
those in need.                    unwavering resolve, just                AMC has also fine tuned     equipment, personnel                           The real property we                                  Airlift Wing Commander.
     Today, AMC is firmly         review the command’s               its capability to airdrop        and specialized training                   stand on, work in and, in                                 He said: “It’s a fact – how
centered in the fight. Every      statistics from the past eight     cargo into the battlefield’s     necessary to deploy                        some cases, live in will be                               you look at a fact is what
day, we send Airmen into          years. Since Sept. 11, 2001,       most austere locations with      and set up a support                       turned over to the Army.                                  determines whether it is
harm’s way to support             they transported nearly            near pinpoint accuracy. In       infrastructure for follow-on               Again this is nothing new. If                             bad or not.” That statement
Operations Iraqi Freedom          13.4 million passengers and        September 2009, a record         airlift operations. Aside                  you know a little bit about                               is profoundly true with
and Enduring Freedom or           drastically reduced convoy         4.1 million pounds of cargo      from their wartime role,                   Pope history, you will recall                             respect to BRAC. From
to provide humanitarian           requirements by airlifting 4.9     was dropped from the skies       CRWs have delivered                        that we were part of Fort                                 one perspective it is a
relief anywhere in the world.     million tons of cargo within       of Afghanistan. Thanks to        game changing results                      Bragg from our beginning                                  reaffirmation of who we
Whatever the challenge,           the Southwest Asia Area of         our mobility Airmen, this        during humanitarian relief                 in January of 1919 until the                              are and what we do here
these men and women               Responsibility. They further       frontline support offers         operations following                       Air Force became a separate                               on Pope. Oh, and Lord
continually answer the call       paved the way for the speedy       combatant commanders             hurricanes Gustav and                      service in 1947. That is 28                               help me for arguing with a
and perform their mission         delivery of the first Mine-        the flexibility to resupply      Katrina.                                   years of doing what we do                                 chaplain!


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 Rucking for a good cause
                                                                                                                                                                                                     PHOTO BY DAWN ELIZABETH PANDOLIANO

Airmen take off running at the 6.5-mile Veterans Day Ruck Race at the Pope flightline Nov. 12. The race was sponsored by Pope’s Rising Six. Proceeds benefit a planned memorial wall.

Ruck race to benefit
Pope memorial wall
By Dawn Elizabeth                 Airman Data said that 37
Pandoliano                        pounds is heavier than people
Staff Writer                      think, so just knowing he was
    Pope Airmen turned out        able to complete the event
for a good cause on Nov. 12.      gave him personal satisfaction.
Pope’s Rising Six council for         Team ‘Port Dawgs’ from
enlisted members sponsored        3rd Aerial Port Squadron
a Veterans Day Ruck Race to       agreed that the cause was
raise money for a memorial        more than enough reason to
wall to honor Pope’s fallen       give their time and donation.
Airmen. The event was open        It wasn’t about winning but
to Pope Airmen. Registration      supporting, honoring and
started at 7:30 a.m. and the      remembering their fellow
race began at 9 a.m.              Airmen.
    Volunteers were on hand           “We’re raising money for a                                             PHOTO BY DAWN ELIZABETH PANDOLIANO

to help participants weigh        good cause,” said 2nd Lt. Ben     Airmen registered in four-person teams for the Veterans
the rucks to make sure they       Muse, 3rd APS. “It’s not just     Day Ruck March Nov. 12. More than 35 teams signed up
made the 37-pound required        that it’s raining and we get to   for the race that will benefit a memorial wall for Pope’s
minimum sack weight. For          carry heavy stuff.”               fallen Airmen.                                                                PHOTO BY DAWN ELIZABETH PANDOLIANO

those who did not have ruck           Airmen 1st Class Annalee                                                                                    Pope Airmen pack their rucks to the required
sacks or enough weight, a ruck    Shreeve and Alicia Carpenter,     Pedro. “At the same time,         extremely well — we had                     weight for the 6.5-mile Veterans Day Ruck March
and sandbags were supplied.       Senior Airmen Laura Yale and      we had several Airmen who         36 teams show up and we                     Nov. 12.
Although the weather was cold     Rachel Prehna, 43rd Logistics     wanted to build a memorial        were only expecting 25,” said
and rainy, 36 four-man teams      Readiness Squadron, came          wall for all of the Airmen we     Sergeant Pedro. “We didn’t
turned out for the fundraising    out in support of their fallen    lost in Operation Enduring        anticipate the participation
event.                            comrade, Senior Airman            and Iraqi Freedom.”               we had.”
    Airman 1st Class Tim          Ashton Goodman.                        Sergeant Pedro said the          The memorial wall will
Data, 43rd Communications             Tech. Sgt. Leida Pedro,       opportunity arose when            honor six of Pope’s fallen
Squadron, praised the cause       43rd Mission Support Group,       they accepted the Airmen          Airmen: Senior Airman Ashton
of the event, but not so much     and the president of the Rising   Leadership School challenge       Goodman, 43rd LRS; Tech.
the weather.                      Six organization on Pope, said    to have a memorial wall           Sgt. William H. Jefferson Jr.,
    “It really is for a good      the Veterans Day Ruck was the     built. Although the wall          21st Special Tactics Squadron;
cause (the memorial wall),”       brainchild of another member.     starts with the names of six      Tech Sgt. Scott Duffman, 24th
said Airman Data. “Veterans           “Senior Airman Jarred         fallen Airmen, there is space     Special Tactics Squadron;
Day is about honoring the         Fisher from the 14th Air          for names to be added and         Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman,                                                                            PHOTO BY ROBERT BUCHANAN

Airmen who fight for our          Support Operations Squadron       future ALS classes will have      24th STS; Staff Sgt. Scott                  Col. James Johnson, 43rd Airlift Wing Commander, con-
freedom and remembering           thought it would be a good        the option to make this a class   Sather, 24th STS; Airman 1st                gratulates the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron, who
those who died for it.”           idea to do a ruck march with      project.                          Class Raymond Losano, 14th                  won first place with a time of 1:03:42, during the awards
    As for the 6.5-mile march,    the entire Wing,” said Sergeant        “I think the run went        ASOS.                                       ceremony after the Veterans Day Ruck Race Nov. 12.



Air Force officials emphasize individual fitness responsibility
    WASHINGTON — While                   when mission permits, but will no       training) program, because statistics         emphasizes the most important aspect                    commanders establish an
Air Force commanders have                longer be mandated by the AFI to        show that people who exercise                 of fitness – cardiovascular endurance                   environment for members to
the responsibility to maintain a         do so, said Maj. Gen. Darrell Jones,    in groups have a much higher                  — so our Airmen can respond to                          maintain health and fitness to
unit fitness program, the new            the director of force management        percentage of maintaining their               the demands of the mission and                          meet expeditionary mission
fitness Air Force Instruction will       policy.                                 fitness and exercise programs.”               environment,” General Jones said.                       requirements,” General Jones
better emphasize each Airman’s               “It is every Airman’s                   As part of the service’s blueprint             As the operations tempo                            said. “Our goal is to have
responsibility to meet and maintain      responsibility to maintain the          to create a culture of fitness, the           increases, Air Force leaders                            everyone in excellent shape
fitness standards, officials said Nov.   standards set forth in this AFI         new AFI includes new incentives to            will look to fitness assessments                        because it’s good for the
13.                                      365 days a year,” General Jones         keep Airmen motivated to get and              to provide commanders                                   mission, and it’s good for the
    Commanders and supervisors           said. “The Air Force encourages         stay fit, the general added.                  with a tool to determine the                            Airmen.”
will continue to emphasize the           organized squadron physical                 “The new program is health based,         overall fitness of their military                           (Editor’s note: for an inside look
importance of fitness and provide        fitness; it continues to be a very      gives Airmen rewards for incremental          members.                                                at how to pass the PT test, see page
Airmen duty hour fitness time            important part of our (physical         improvement in fitness, and                        “Fitness assessments help                          11.)


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                                                                                                                                                                    groups, saving taxpayers
                                                                                                                                                                    $5 million annually in

   POPE TALKS                                                                                                                                                       roadside cleanup costs.
                                                                                                                                                                    North Carolina also
                                                                                                                                                                    has one of the largest
  By 2nd Lt. Cammie Quinn                                                                                                                                           AAH programs in the
  Editor                                                                                                                                                            nation, with more than
                                                                                                                                                                    12,000 miles of roadside
  What is your favorite                                                                                                                                             adopted by more than
                                                                                                                                                                    120,000 volunteers. Pope
  childhood memory?                                                                                                                                                 members contribute to the
                                                                                                                                                                    numbers and are involved
                                                                                                                                                                    in making a positive
                                                                                                                                                                    impact within the local
                                                                                                                                                                    community. The members
                                                                                                                                                                    of the 43rd Logistics
                                                                                                                                                                    Readiness Squadron, or
                                                                                                                                                                    better known on Pope as
                                                                                                                                                                    “Cobras,” are a big part
                                                                                                                                                                    of making that happen.
                                                                                                                                                                    Pope’s Cobras are one of
                                                                                                                                                                    several squadrons that
     “Climbing trees               “When I asked                                                                                                                    have a long-standing
     and building                  my mom to                                                                                                                        relationship with the
     stuff out of                  adopt me.”                                                                                                                       Fayetteville AAH program.
                                                                                                                                                                    Once a quarter, Cobras
     wood with my                                                                                                                                                   team up to walk a 1.5-mile
     brother.”                                                                                                                                                      stretch of Highway NC87
           — Airman 1st Class                                                                                                                                       to the Harnett County
              Dwayne Simeon                                                                                                                                         line and pick up trash.
               43rd Comptroller       — Veronica Bates
                     Squadron            43rd Airlift Wing
                                                                                                                                                                    October was no different,
                                                                                                                                                                    and 40 Cobras gathered
                                                                                                                                                                    at a Kangaroo station on
                                                                                                                                                                    NC87. The group was split
                                                                                                                                                                    into four teams with one
                                                                                                                                                                    mission in mind: to do
                                                                                                                                                                    their part in cleaning up
                                                                                                                                                                    the roadside.
                                                                                                                          PHOTO BY MASTER SGT. CHRISTOPHER LAMSON        The teams spent
                                                             Members of the 43rd Logistics readiness Squadron participate in an Adopt-a-highway                     about two hours cleaning
                                                             project Oct. 13H                                                                                       the roadside and


                                                             43rd LRS adopts a highway
                                                                                                                                                                    filled 30 bags, totaling
                                                                                                                                                                    approximately 600 pounds
     “Visiting castles             “Watching car-                                                                                                                   of trash. The bags are then
     on the week-                  toons on Sat-             By Master Sgt.               up? Maybe the city pays       yes, through the Adopt-A-                   picked up and delivered to
     ends while                    urday morning             Christopher Lamson           for workers to clean. It      Highway program.                            a trash site. The members
                                                             43rd Logisitcs Readiness     could be the responsibility       North Carolina and                      of the 43rd LRS will again
     my Dad was                    with a big bowl
                                                             Squadron                     of the Department of          the North Carolina                          complete another highways
     stationed in                  of cereal.”                                            Corrections or maybe          Department of                               project next quarter. So the
     England.”                                                   During the many          even community service        Transportation established                  next time drivers travel down
                                     — Airman 1st Class
                — Capt. Mason             Cheetarah Lee      trips down the highway       workers. Those listed do      an Adopt-A-Highway                          a highway or roadside and
                    Macgarvey        43rd Communications
           43rd Operations Group               Squadron
                                                             or inner city roadway,       their part, but the bigger    program in 1988 in                          see a long stretch of bright
                                                             drivers often shake their    questions are – how is the    response to growing                         orange bags, they know
                                                             heads at the amount of       community creating the        concerns about increasing                   that community volunteers,
                                                             litter on the side of the    litter involved, and are      litter along state highways.                just like the 43rd LRS
                                                             road. Who is responsible     people willing to be part     The NCDOT administers                       Cobras, are being part
                                                             for cleaning up the litter   of the solution, not the      the program using                           of the solution, not the
                                                             – if it ever is cleaned      problem? The answer is        community volunteer                         problem.




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NEWS
                                                                                                                               to pass exams, excel in jobs,
Briefs                            hot cider and hot chocolate   context. This class fulfills    IntroCulture.html.                                             receive free admission to
                                  from 5 until 9:30 p.m. Nov.   three hours of either Social                                   advance careers or continue     the 28th annual Seagrove
                                  28 at the Pope Chapel.        Science or General Elective     n OASC for                     education. Contact Pope’s       Pottery Festival at the
                                  Children will also make       credit required for the         Military Success               Education Center at 394-4693    Seagrove Elementary
n Thanksgiving                    advent wreaths to take        CCAF Associate of Applied           Peterson’s Online          or visit www.petersons.com/     School in Randolph County
Service and                       home.                         Science degree. Students are    Academic Skills Course for     dantes/default.asp for more     Saturday and Sunday.
                                                                provided the course and all     Military Success is designed   information.                    See potters of the largest
Social                            n Football                    instructional material at no    for military members and                                       pottery community in the
    The Pope Chapel
                                  Frenzy                        cost. For more information      their families who want to     n Free Festival                 U.S. demonstrating and
is hosting a special
                                      Football Frenzy is back   or an enrollment application,   build reading comprehension,   Admission                       selling their wares during
Thanksgiving service
                                  with a vengence! Come to      visit www.culture.af.edu/       vocabulary and math skills        All active duty military     this two-day event.
Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
                                  the Pope Club every
followed by a pie and ice
                                  Sunday and watch your
cream social. A musical
                                  favorite NFL team.
group from Southeastern
                                  Become a member of
Baptist Seminary is
                                  the club and have a
performing during the
                                  chance to win one of
service. Bring your favorite
                                  two all-expense paid
pie to share.
                                  trips to an upcoming
n Christmas                       NFL game or the
                                  Superbowl. The club
Tree Lighting                     is open every Sunday
    Come kick off the holiday     for the duration of
season with the lighting of       the NFL season with
the base Christmas tree at        all games available for
the intersection of Ethridge,     viewing.
Maynard and Virgin Streets
Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Hear carols      n FAP
from the 82nd Airborne                The Family
Chorus and the Pope               Advocacy Program
Elementary children’s choir.      offers education and
Horse and carriage rides and      support services tools
refreshments will be available.   for building healthy
For more information, call the    family relationships.
chapel at 394-2677.               They offer a wide
                                  range of classes. Most
n ALS                             classes are voluntary,
Graduation                        self-referred and
    The Airman Leadership         offered on a rotating
School Class 10-A                 basis. For more
graduation is Dec. 8 at the       information or to
Pope Club. Cocktails will be      register for classes,
served at 6 p.m., followed        call 394-4700.
by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The
attire for active duty is mess
                                  n Introduc-
dress or semi-formal, with        tion to Cul-
after-six evening wear for        ture Course
civilians. Reservations may           Community College
be made by calling 394-           of the Air Force and
4417 before Nov. 25.              the Air Force Culture
                                  and Language Center
n Greening of                     are offering a distance
the Chapel                        learning course,
    Adults and youth of all       Introduction to Culture,
ages are invited to decorate      providing the principles
the chapel while enjoying         of culture in an applied




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Holiday: Care packages for deployed Airmen
n from page 1                         and accomplished a good              citizen-patriots and we
                                                                                                              Holiday package
                                      thing. “We really were               appreciate all you do for          shipping guides, tips
Fayetteville Community                a community that came                us.”
helped to sort and pack               together to do this,” she                This isn’t the last            In order for holiday pack-     Mail labels, one roll
the items to be delivered to          said.                                Pope will see of the               ages to reach loved ones,      of Priority Mail
deployed servicemembers.                  The packages were                Fayetteville Cares team.           the following dates have       tape and six cus-
Servicemembers registered             mailed Saturday – just in            The organization plans             been recommended by            toms forms with
online.                               time for the Airmen and              at least one large event           the U.S. Postal Service        envelopes.
     The community response           Soldiers to recieve them             every year to engage               for mailing packages to        The Postal Ser-
has been “overwhelming,”              for the holidays. “It’s              the community to come              military servicemembers        vice suggests
Mrs. Chavonne said. “… As             really a morale booster,”            together and support the           serving overseas at APO/       the following
has been our experience.              Army Specialist Marino               military. “We made the             FPO addresses in Afghan-       mailing and
One of the reasons                    Gaggini said. “We’re away            decision to be responsive          istan:                         packaging tips for
Fayetteville Cares came to            from our family for so               to the deployment cycle,           n First-Class Mail – Dec.      sending packages
be, we have discovered our            long; it’s good to have              to choose what that                4                              overseas:
community is always willing           something that reminds               event is depending on              n Priority Mail – Dec. 4       n If a regular box is
to come out and support               you of home.”                        how things are going at            n Parcel Airlift Mail – Dec.   used, it should be strong
our military neighbors. You               Col. James Johnson,              Pope and Fort Bragg,”              1                              enough to protect the
give them an opportunity,             43rd Airlift Wing                    Mrs. Chavonne said. She            n Space Available Mail –       contents with no writing
and it’s like they come out           Commander, was there                 doesn’t know what the              Nov. 21                        on the outside.
of the woodwork to do                 to show his appreciation             event is for next year,            n Parcel Post – Nov. 13        n Cushion contents with
it. We had phenomenal                 to the volunteers for                but she is confident that          Express Mail cannot be         newspaper or bubble
support.” Citizens of                 their hard work. “Those              it will involve the entire         used to mail packages to       wrap. Pack tightly to
Fayetteville pulled through           things sustain us,” he               community as much as               Afghanistan.                   avoid shifting.             address, and your return
on this one and set out,              said. “You are clearly               possible.                          The Postal Service offers      n Package food items        address on one side only
                                                                                                              free “Military Care Kits,”     like cookies, fudge and     of the package.
                                                                                                              designed for military          candies securely in leak-   n Place a return address
Report: U.S. AF unit trains Iraqi counterparts                                                                families sending packages      proof containers.           label inside the package.
                                                                                                                                                                         n Stuff fragile items with
                                                                                                              overseas. The mailing kits     n Use pressure-sensitive
n from page 1                                            their career field.                                  can be ordered by phone        or nylon-reinforced pack-   newspaper or packing
                                                              “I’m very happy and glad to be teaching         by calling 1-800-610-8734      ing tape.                   material to avoid damage.
force fuel sampling, color particle assessment and       this class to the army for the first time,” said     and asking for the Military    n Do not use wrapping       n Remove batteries from
conductivity testing during his NUMBER months            Officer Jassam. “I’ll be happier when they take      Care Kit.                      paper, string, masking      toys/appliances. Wrap
here. However, during the army’s training, he            this information and teach other people. Maybe       Each kit includes two          tape or cellophane tape     and place them next to
serves as an advisor and states it was quite unusual     they can open a new class in their unit and teach    “America Supports You”         outside the package.        the items inside.
not being the head of the classroom.                     people who work with them in the future.”            large Priority Mail Flat-      n Print the complete        n Purchase insurance
    “This is the first big step with us stepping away         Sergeant Pedro, a native of Pawtuckett, R.I.,   Rate boxes, four medium-       military service member’s   and delivery confirmation
from the big picture and letting the Iraqi air force     says although he misses his family, advancing the    sized Priority Mail Flat-      name (without rank), unit   service for reassurance of
take off and go on its own,” he said. “They’re really    progress in the Iraqi military makes it worthwhile   Rate boxes, six Priority       and APO/FPO delivery        package delivery.
coming into their own. It’s an amazing thing to          in the end.
see – the transition from me teaching the course              “These classes are going to be very
and them taking over and teaching it on their            successful,” Sergeant Pedro said. “They’re
own. It’s awkward stepping back as an advisor and        adamant on learning the info. The army is                            Pope AFB
watching instead of teaching, but it’s a beautiful       excited to learn the info and the air force                      Mission Statement
thing when it works out the way it’s working             is excited to teach. I enjoy what I’m doing             Support joint forces contingency outload and in-
here.”                                                   here tremendously. It’s different from other          garrison operational/training requirements. Provide
    Both Sergant Pedro and Officer Jassam agree          deployments because I’m watching a nation             worldwide air mobility capabilities across the spec-
the best result of this training will be the qualified   and its air force be built, and I’m a part of that    trum of military operations. Execute Pope’s realign-
individuals who will be able to train others inside      process. It’s an amazing experience.”                    ment in compliance with the BRAC mandate.

                                                                                                                            43rd Airlift Wing
                                                                                                                            Vision Statement
                                                                                                               The Air Force’s premiere Airlift Group for enroute op-
                                                                                                               erations and total force partnerships with Pope Field
                                                                                                               established as a sought-after place to work and live.




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Updated PTU wear guidance
By Brad Jessmer                when off-duty.                     n The PTU running         Undergarments must be                       solid black or dark blue      may have loose ends.
Air Force Uniform Office           Wear of the PTU is         pants waistband will rest     appropriate and worn with                   without any logos.                n Proper military
Public Affairs                 mandatory during physical      at or within 2 inches of      all uniform combinations.                       n Scarves and earmuffs    customs and courtesies
                               fitness assessments and        the natural waistline. Both       n Short or full-length                  will be solid black or        to honor the flag during
    WRIGHT-PATTERSON           while participating in         pant legs will extend below   spandex may be worn                         dark blue, and may wrap       reveille and retreat will
AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio           organized PT events,           the ankles and will be        under both the PTU and                      around either the top or      apply. Saluting due to
— Air Force officials          as designated by the           zipped to within 1 inch of    IPTU, but colors must only                  rear of the head.             rank is not required when
have updated guidance          commander. Unit                the bottom.                   consist of black or dark                        n Green or black fleece   wearing the PTU.
for wear of the physical       commanders will                    n Both the PTU shorts     blue.                                       is not authorized with the        The few exceptions
training uniform, replacing    determine the PTU              and running shorts will           n Headgear may                          PTU/IPTU.                     to this policy are at the
previous guidance              configuration.                 rest at or within 2 inches    be authorized by                                n The IPTU running        discretion of commanders
published in Air Force             If PTU/IPTU items are      of the natural waistline.     commanders, but may only                    suit top or bottom may not    for accessions, professional
Instruction 36-2903, Dress     worn during personal PT,           n The short sleeve PTU    consist of either a solid                   be mixed with the current     military education or
and Personal Appearance        the following is required:                                                                               PTU running suit top or       academic training when
of Air Force Personnel.            n During periods                                                PHOTO BY STAFF SGT. LAKISHA CROLEY   bottom.                       unit distinction is required,
    According to a message     of low light, reflective                                                                                     n The lining of the       such as identifying
released from Air Force        belts and armbands are         shirt will be tucked into     black or dark blue baseball                 PTU/IPTU shorts may be        instructors from students.
A1 and signed by Lt. Gen.      required when wearing the      shorts or running pants at    cap with the Air Force                      removed, but no other         Temporary adjustments
Richard Y. Newton III,         optional running shorts.       all times. Do not remove      symbol or “U.S. Air Force”                  uniform alterations are       may also be authorized
deputy chief of staff for      Reflective accessories are     or cut sleeves.               logos. Headgear is to be                    authorized.                   when safety is a concern or
Manpower and Personnel,        optional when wearing              n The long sleeve PTU     worn outdoors only.                             n Headphones are          in a deployed location.
effective immediately,         the standard PTU, which        shirt will be tucked into         n Bandanas are not                      authorized inside fitness         Any long-term
individual items making up     already includes reflective    the PTU shorts or running     authorized unless due to a                  centers or designated         exceptions to this policy
the PTU and improved PTU       material.                      pants at all times. Do not    medical waiver condition.                   running areas, unless         must be submitted through
are considered uniform             n Footwear is to           push up, remove or cut            n Cold weather                          prohibited by the             the respective major
items.                         remain conservative. No        sleeves.                      accessories may be worn                     commander.                    command to Headquarters
    Air Force officials said   bright colors or excessive         n The optional IPTU       outdoors only.                                  n Personal grooming       Air Force A1 for approval.
this means strict attention    ornamentation is to be         sweatshirt will extend no         n The knit watch cap                    and appearance standards          Any questions regarding
must be given to every         worn.                          lower than 6 inches below     will be plain solid black,                  apply during physical         this policy should be
item of the PTU, just as           n Socks must be white,     the natural waistline. Do     dark blue or sage green                     fitness activities with one   addressed through the
with items on the Airman       but small trademark logos      not push up, remove or cut    without any logos.                          exception: Long female        proper chain of
Battle Uniform or service      are acceptable.                sleeves.                          n Gloves will be plain                  hair will be secured but      command.
dress uniform. However,            n The PTU jacket must          n
individual items of the        be zipped at least halfway
PTU may still be worn with     between the waistband
conservative civilian attire   and collar. Sleeves will end
during personal PT or          within 1 inch off the wrist.




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 Operation
 game day




                                                                                                                      PHOTOS BY 2ND LT. CAMMIE QUINN

                                              Master Sgt. Dwayne Harris, 43rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, was selected to participate
                                              in Operation Game Day at the Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons game in Charlotte, N.C.
                                              Nov. 15. Operation Game Day was created to recognize and honor servicemembers from the Air
                                              Force, Army, Marines, Navy and Coast Guard. A local high school sang the National Anthem.




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New PT test tips
By 2nd Lt.
                                                                      ups. It could be the difference
                                                                      between a pass or a fail.
                                                                          Q: How often do
                                                                                                        themselves in shape and
                                                                                                        ready. Most of the time it’s
                                                                                                        too late and they fail as a
                                   helping Airmen?                    you recommend Airmen              result. Pride hurts those who
Cammie Quinn                           A: Proper technique and        practice the test?                need help, but will not ask
Editor                             breathing are essential. I see         A: I recommend testing        for it. Some people need a
    The Carolina Flyer staff sat   a lot of people doing push-        each quarter. For someone         little motivation; someone
down with Master Sgt. Horace       ups with only their head or        more hardcore, test once          who is stronger or faster
Johnson, a Physical Training       their butt moving and barely       a month. With the self-           can help. It’s not just the
Leader for the 43rd Logistics      breaking a 45-degree angle. I      regulated PT program              supervisor’s job to help a
Readiness Squadron, to get         suggest practicing good form       coming, it is imperative for      fellow Airman, it’s anyone in
the scoop on the new PT test.      for push-ups to do well on the     Airmen to police themselves       that flight who is capable.                                                PHOTO BY 2ND LT. CAMMIE QUINN

    Q: What are a few              test. The second area I focus      and do what is needed. The             Q: If people are              Tech Sgt. Lorraine Bussart, Staff Sgt. Crystal Parcell
concerns Airmen have               on is breathing during the test.   misconception has always          concerned about passing           and Staff Sgt. Nadia Rowell, 43rd Medical Operations
when it comes to the               When coming up on a sit-up,        been that we only test once a     their test, what are ways         Squadron, do push-ups at the Pope track Nov. 17.
current test?                      exhale and take a breath at        year, but in fact we should be    they can better prepare?
    A: Passing, of course!         the top. The same goes with        able to test at anytime. The           A: Get with a PTL or         stay in shape?                  Fast food restaurants
Every Airman is different –        running. I teach Airmen to         annual test is simply to record   someone who is in good                   A: Be sure to eat        are not the place to be.
some do not run well, for          pace themselves and to get         our results for the year.         shape. Go through each             healthy. Eighty percent        Instead, cook meals at
some it’s push-ups or sit-ups.     their breathing under control          Q: What are common            exercise and have them             of fitness can be directly     home and prepare enough
The problem is that most           before they become tired.          reasons Airmen fail their         critique the technique             attributed to eating habits.   to bring in for lunch the
Airmen wait until right before     Otherwise they will never get      tests?                            to ensure the exercise is          Drink more water, and less     next day. Not only does this
their test is due to push          their breath back, causing the         A: Procrastination,           performed correctly. The           soda and sugar drinks. Fat     help weight loss, but it also
hard rather than pushing           body to shut down. These           laziness and pride; a lot         point is to take the initiative    can still accumulate even      saves money. Bake, instead
themselves every day.              simple things can help reduce      of people will wait until         on their own accord.               when a person follows          of frying food, and add more
    Q: What parts of the           run time by a minute or get a      a couple of weeks right                Q: What other tricks of       good work out procedures       fish and vegetables to the
test do you focus on when          couple more push-ups or sit-       before testing to try to get      the trade do you suggest to        but has poor eating habits.    diet.




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Pope Chapel
  315 Ethridge Street
                             POPE SERVICES                                                          Combat Support & Community Service
       394-2677              Kitty Hawk Inn                      Daily: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.           to 5 p.m.                        Friday: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.         10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
                             n 394-4377                                                                                                 Saturday: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.      Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Religious                    UTA weekend Saturday
                                                                 Information, Tickets and
                                                                                                       School Age Programs              Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m          Saturday, Sunday and
                                                                 Travel
services                     and Sunday:                         n 394-4478 or 394-5462                n 394-2869                                                         Holidays: Closed
For bible studies call the   Breakfast: 6 to 8 a.m.                                                    Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. to       Willow Lakes Golf
                                                                 Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to
chapel                       Lunch: 10:30 a.m to 1 p.m.                                                5:30 p.m.                        Course                            Butler’s Barber Shop
                                                                 5 p.m.
Traditional                  Dinner: 4 to 7 p.m.                                                                                        n 394-GOLF                        n 394-4387
                             Monday - Friday                     Library                               Auto Hobby/Equipment             Closed                            Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to
service:                     Breakfast: 5:30 to 7 a.m.           n394-2195                             Rental                                                             5 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. except        Lunch: 10:30 a.m to 1 p.m.          Monday - Thursday: 9:30               n 394-2293                       Fitness Center
second Sundays               Dinner: 4 to 7 p.m.                 a.m. to 8 p.m.                        Tuesday - Thursday: 11 a.m.      n 394-2671                        Mack’s Barber Shop
                             Weekends, Holidays and              Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.           to 8 p.m.                        Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. to        n 436-7718
Contempo-                                                        Story time                            Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m.      11 p.m.                           Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to
                             downdays
rary service:                Brunch: 7 a.m. to noon              Friday: “Scary Stories” 4 p.m.        to 5 p.m.                        Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m.       5 p.m.
Sunday, 11:30 a.m.                                               Tuesday: “Scary Stories”                                               to 6 p.m.
                             Supper: 4 to 6 p.m.
                                                                 Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5:30             Community Center                 Holidays and family days: 7       Child Development
Protestant                   Habaneros’ Mexican                  p.m.                                  394-2779                         a.m. to 3 p.m.                    Center
Combined                     Grill                                                                     Closed for renovation                                              n 394-4323/2724
Worship:                     n 394-4580                          Wood Shop                                                              Frame and Design Arts             Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. the second        Breakfast                           n 394-5049                            Bowling Center                   n 394-4192                        5:30 p.m.
Sunday of each month         Monday - Friday: 7:30 to            Tuesday - Thursday: 1 p.m.            n 394-2891                       Monday and Tuesday: 10            For more information, contact
with potluck following       10:30 a.m.                          to 8 p.m.                             Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m.       a.m. to 5 p.m.                    Helenmarie Beaudion at
services                     Lunch                               Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m.           to 9 p.m.                        Wednesday and Thursday:           394-1189.

Sunday school
(all ages):                                                                                                               Pope Civilian Personnel Office job listings
10 a.m. at Pope
Elementary School                                                                                                         n Fire Protection Inspector,             Annual Salary: $58,155 Description:
                                                                                                                          GS-0081-08 Starting Annual Salary:       To serve as the base Information
Catholic                                                                                                                  $43,519 Description: The purpose         Assurance Specialist who is the wing
services:                                                                                                                 of this position is to perform fire      commanders authority and focal
Sunday at 9:30 a.m.                                                                                                       prevention/ fire protection and          point for Information Assurance.
and 5 p.m.                                                                                                                inspection duties designed to            Also manages the communication-
RCIA:                                                                                                                     detect and reduce or eliminate fire      computer security program, Air Force
                                                                                                                          hazards in high fire expectancy area.    Electronic Key Management System,
Contact 394-1856
                                                                                                                          Develops and conducts extensive fire     Emission Security and Information
CCD:                                                                                                                      protection and prevention education      Assurance Awareness Programs
1:15 a.m. at Pope                                                                                                         and training programs.                   n Secretary (Office Automation),
Elementary School                                                                                                         n Social Services Asst, GS-0186-         GS-0318-05 Starting Annual Salary:
                                                                                                                          07 Starting Annual Salary: $39,295       $31,723 Description: To serve as the
Services                                                                                                                  Description: To Conduct intake           principal office assistant performing
offered at                                                                                                                interviews with Family Advocacy          various clerical and administrative
Fort Bragg                                                                                                                Program clients use advance functions    duties in support of the organization,
                                                                                                                          of word processing software and          performing office automation duties
Catholic                                                                                                                  other FAP software to generate           such as word processing in support
service:                                                                                                                  required FAP documents and reports;      of the clerical and administrative
JFK Chapel, Ardennes                                                                                                      n Attorney, YA-0905-02 Salary Cap        work.
Street, Saturday at 5                                                                                                     $40,093-$91,801 Description: To          n Military Pay Technician, GS-
p.m. Confessions at 4                                                                                                     serve as a legal advisor who provides    0545-06 Starting Annual Salary:
p.m.                                                                                                                      support to management officials          $35,361 Description: to provide
                                                                                                                          services by Pope in areas of labor       a variety of military pay services
Muslim or Or-                                                                                                             law, environmental law, government       for active duty, reserve and/or
thodox Chris-                                                                                                             contract law and various other civil     retired service members as well as
                                                                                                                          law matters and issues.                  annuitants.
tian services                                                                                                             n Contract Specialist, GS-1102-          n Readiness Program Specialist,
Call the Fort Bragg
                                                                                                                          09 Starting Annual Salary: $48,066       GS-0301-09 Starting Annual Salary
Chapel at 396-1121.
                                                                                                                          Description: To serve as a contracting   $48,066 Description: To provide
Officers’ Chris-                                                                                                          team leader and a warranted              support in managing the readiness
tian Fellowship                                                                                                           contracting officer. To provide          program which includes disaster
                                                                                                                          business advice to the customer and      preparedness, air base operability,
Bible study on                                                                                                            perform all preward and postward         civil engineering prime base engineer
leadership, Wednesday                                                                                                     functions, using a wide range of         emergency force and AF incident
at 6 a.m.                                                                                                                 contracting methods and types, to        management systems programs
Jewish                                                                                                                    procure complex and/or construction.     n Budget Technician, GS-0561-
                                                             issues of the Carolina Flyer.   should include name, rank    n Air Transportation Specialist,         07 Starting Annual Salary: $39,295
services                       We want to                    We want to hear from you.       and unit of author as well   GS-2101-11 Starting Annual Salary:       Description: To perform clerical and
Contact the Faith
Community Chapel               hear from you                      Send story ideas and/
                                                             or photos to carolina.
                                                                                             as a title. Accompanying
                                                                                             photos should include
                                                                                                                          $58,155 Description: The primary
                                                                                                                          purpose of the position is to
                                                                                                                                                                   technical work in direct support of
                                                                                                                                                                   budget analysis and administration.
Bldg. D-3733 Ardennes
                                    Do you have a great      flyer@pope.af.mil.              photographer                 serve as an aerial delivery contract     . The Civilian Personnel office will
St. at 489-2094.
                               story idea, photos from a          All photos should          credit.                      quality assurance evaluator and          provide updates each week.
Wiccan                         Pope Air Force Base related   be 300 dpi and include a              For                    assistant operations officer. This            This listing is current as of Nov.
                               event or training or want     short description of what’s     information                  position will validate and develop       20. To apply for the job vacancies
ceremonies                     to voice your opinion         going on in the photo and       or questions,                contract requirement documents,          listed above, visit the following Web
The Watters Center on          on an issue or previous       include names, rank and         e-mail the                   procurement evaluation standards         sites: External applicants - www.
Fort Bragg holds an            story? Maybe you have a       unit of all individuals who     staff at carolina.           government cost estimates                usajobs.gov; Internal applicants -
open circle Thursday at        suggestion on what you        are focal points.               flyer@pope.                  n IT Specialist, YA-2210-02 IT           https://ww2.afpc.randolph.af.mil/
7:30 p.m.                      would like to see in future        Story submission           af.mil.                      Specialist, GS-2210-11 Starting          resweb/search_by_state_nlo.asp.


                               NEW RELEASE
                                                                                                 Fame
                                                                                                 By Dawn Elizabeth
MOVIES                                                                                           Pandoliano
                                                                                                 Staff Writer
                                                                                                                                    to perform and practice
                                                                                                                                    hot dance moves.
                                                                                                                                                                       that should be the only
                                                                                                                                                                       reason you even want to
                                                                                                                                        Fame is a remake of            see this movie and even
                                                                                                     Another Hollywood              the 1980 film by Alan              then, it’s probably best to
Pope Theater
                                                                                                 rip-off of another popular         Parker about a bunch of            wait until it comes out on
Armistead, Pope
                                                                                                 dance ensemble film.               kids at a performing arts          video. Because you will
                                                                                                 If you’ve seen High                high school in New York            only be left pondering
Friday: District 9 (R) 7
                                                                                                 School Musical, then               trying to build and hone           why Hollywood must
p.m.
                                                                                                 you’ve seen Fame. Only             their talents while coming         take classic movies, try
                                                                                                 the faces and names                to terms with life. The            to make them better and
Saturday: Cloudy With
                                                                                                 have changed in this               teenage cast presents              fail miserably. You won’t
A Chance of Meatballs
                                                                                                 alternate version of the           such cliché characters             wanna remember this
(PG) 4 p.m.; Couples
                                                                                                 popular song and dance             as the chick who plays             name.
Retreat (PG-13) 7 p.m.
                                                                                                 teen musical drama. But            piano but wants to be a
                                                                                                 make no mistake, this              singer, the angry wannabe             Starring: Kristy Flores,
Sunday: Fame (PG-13)
                                                                                                 film is in no way like             rapper and the shy girl            Asher Book, Paul Iacono,
4 p.m.; Pandorum (R) 7
                                                                                                 its namesake, which is             who dreams of being an             Paul McGill and Naturi
p.m.
                                                                                                 what it was supposed to            actress. Some A-list cast          Naughton.
(Courtesy of www.aafes.                                                                          resemble. Instead, it was          members bring a bit of life
com)                                                                                             just an excuse to remake           to this reboot of a flick that     Rated: PG for the-
                                                                                                 a Disney franchise, make           smothered everything that          matic material includ-
                                                                                                 it hipper, and give people         made the original R-rated          ing teen drinking, a
Tickets are $2 for adults
                                                                                                 something to watch while           version worth watching.            sexual situation and
and $1.50 for children 12
                                                                                                 chicks wear skimpy gear                Now, if you have kids,         language.
and younger.

								
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