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                                    VOL. 22 NO. 4                            WWW.CNIC.NAVY.MIL/KEYWEST                                  NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST, FLORIDA

                                  Annual Navy-Marine Corps Relief drive underway
                                  FROM NAS KEY WEST PUBLIC               During the past year, Navy-             The Society provides finan-          tance to Key West service
                                  AFFAIRS                             Marine Corps Relief responded           cial emergency aid and basic            members in 2010.
                                                                      to 99,854 requests for finan-               living necessities in the             Littleton said that while he

                                           aval Air Station Key       cial help; disbursing                          form of food and shelter,        understands that donating
                                           West’s annual Navy-        $49.9 million - the most                        vehicle repairs, funeral        can be tough during hard eco-
                                           Marine Corps Relief        clients and financial                           expenses, interest-free         nomic times, awareness of the
                                  Society (NMCRS) fund drive          relief since 1993 when                          loans and grants.               services and help NMCRS can
 ARABIAN GULF                     kicked off Monday and organiz-      the size of our military                         NAS Key West’s NMCRS           provide is important.
 (March 26, 2011) -               ers are contacting base person-     was significantly greater. The            representative is MMC (SW/              “Our goal is to make 100 per-
 AT3 Andre Estrada,               nel for donations to the society,   Society provided assistance to          AW) Jason B. Littleton, who             cent contact,” he said. “Our
 assigned to the                  which provides a wealth of ser-     nearly one of every five Marines        said that NAS provided more
 Garudas of Electronic            vices to service members.           and Sailors in 2010.                    than $15,200 in NMCRS assis-                       see RELIEF DRIVE page 3
 Attack Squadron
 (VAQ) 134, inspects
 the radar of an EA-6B
 Prowler aboard the
 flight deck of Nimitz-
                                                                                                                                NAS erects fence
 class aircraft carrier
 USS Carl Vinson (CVN
                                                                                                                                along state park road
 70). The Carl Vinson
 Carrier Strike Group                                                                                                           FROM NAS KEY WEST               “The Navy is com-
 is in the U.S. 5th                                                                                                             PUBLIC AFFAIRS                mitted to being good
 Fleet area of respon-                                                                                                                                        stewards of the envi-

 sibility.                                                                                                                              aval Air Station      ronment,” said NAS
          U.S. Navy photo by                                                                                                            Key West erect-       Key West Commanding
           MC2 James Evans
                                                                                                                                        ed chain-link         Officer Capt. Patrick
                                                                                                                                fencing along a 625-          Lefere. “The air station
                                                                                                                                foot portion of a public      will work alongside our
                                                                                                                                access road adjacent          federal and state agen-
inside:                                                                                                                         to Fort Zachary Taylor        cies, as well as the city
                                                                                                                                State Park. The fence         of Key West, to make
                                                                                                                                will serve as a tempo-        sure this work is done
when to stop. . . . . . . . . 3
                                                                                         U.S. Navy photo by Robert Courtright   rary land use control         with minimal impact
PRECIOUS RESOURCE:                Chain-link fencing erected by the Navy is seen along the roadway into Fort Zachary            during clean-up for this      to residents and visi-
New water restrictions            Taylor State Park Wednesday. The fence will serve as a temporary land use control             former Navy industrial
apply to everyone. . . . . 3      during clean-up of the former Navy industrial site.                                           site.                              see NEW FENCE page 3

CHECK LIST: Practice
makes perfect when
safety matters. . . . . . . 8     Saturday is MWR’s 23rd Youth Fest
TOP OF PAGE ONE:                  FROM NAS KEY WEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS            the Youth Center and is open to all
ABHC Stanley Bolinger                                                         eligible patrons.
directs an aircraft aboard

                                         pril is the Month of the Military       Activities include the Monroe
USS Carl Vinson (CVN                     Child and Naval Air Station          County Sheriff’s Office petting zoo,
70).                                     Key West’s Morale, Welfare and       carnival games, food, face-painting
                                  Recreation Department is celebrat-          and giveaways. Thanks to the follow-
                                                                                                                                                                 Southernmost Flyer file photo
                                  ing by hosting the 23rd Annual Youth        ing sponsors for their support:                   Children enjoy the bounce house at last year’s Youth
                                  Fest in recognition of all military            Thanks to our sponsors for support-            Fest. MWR’s 23rd Annual Youth Fest is Saturday from
                                  children Saturday.                          ing this event - the NAS Key West Chief           noon - 3 p.m. at Sigsbee Park and all MWR-eligible
                                    The event will be from noon - 3 p.m.                                                        patrons are invited to participate in the event, which
                                  April 18 at the Sigsbee Field, behind                           see YOUTH FEST page 3         celebrates April as the Month of the Military Child.
April 1, 2011 • Southernmost Flyer • 2                                                                                                                                                    Southernmost
                                                                           Pompous                                                                                                                        Flyer
                                                                                                               me with apathetic indifference         safety, but later returned. This
                                                                                                               as if to say, “Don’t you know          went on all night.
                                                                                                               I am the Great White Heron?                You probably know a
                                                                           Professor                           Look at me with jealous fear,
                                                                                                               human, because I am great.”
                                                                                                                                                      Professor White. Hopefully,
                                                                                                                                                      it’s not you! Jesus said, “Do to
                                                                                                                                                                                             COMMANDING OFFICER
                                                                                                                                                                                              Capt. Patrick A. Lefere
                                                                           White                               He proceeded to hang around
                                                                                                               all evening waiting for oppor-
                                                                                                                                                      others what you want them
                                                                                                                                                      to do to you” (Matthew 7:12).            EXECUTIVE OFFICER
                                                                                                                                                                                              Cmdr. Michael Giardino
                                                                                                               tunities to steal a meal.              Paul echoes the same thing,

                                                                                   rofessor White, who             Later on, Tipsy and Topsy,         reminding us to do our “best          PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER
                                         This Week in                              was daily attired in
                                                                                   white, was a tall, skinny
                                                                                                               two brown pelicans, were
                                                                                                               sitting off to the side mind-
                                                                                                                                                      to live in peace with every-
                                                                                                                                                      one” (Romans 12:18). “Don’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                James E. Brooks
                                         Naval History                     fellow. He wasn’t known for
                                                                           being friendly, but he seemed
                                                                                                               ing their own business. This
                                                                                                               seemed to be unacceptable
                                                                                                                                                      be selfish; don’t try to impress
                                                                                                                                                      others. Be humble, thinking
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Trice Denny
                                                                           to always want to be nearby                          to Professor          of others as better than your-                 STAFF
                                         April 1                           so he could poke his head              CHAPLAIN'S White so he              selves” (Philippians 2:3). The           MC3 Michael McNabb
                                                                           in everyone’s business. One                CORNER    glided     over       author of Hebrews adds a
                                                                                                                                                      warning: “Try to live in peace     This newspaper is an authorized pub-
                                         1966 - U.S. Naval Forces          evening, while I was fishing                         to Tipsy and
                                                                                                                                                                                         lication for members of the military
                                         Vietnam established as a com-     off of the Coast Guard pier, I                       Topsy      and        with all people, and try to live   service and their families. Its contents
                                         mand.                             had a run-in with him. I had a                       squawked at           free from sin. Anyone whose        do not necessarily reflect the official
                                                                           cooler filled with live shrimp,                      them, fright-         life is not holy will never see    views of the U.S. Government, the
                                                                           had left the lid open to allow                       ening them            the Lord” (Hebrews 12:14).         Department of Defense, or the U.S.
                                         April 2                                                                                                                                         Navy and do not imply endorsement
                                                                           air flow, and for just a brief      NAS Key West     away. After a         My solution at the end of an
                                         1951 - The first Navy use of a    moment turned my back and           Command Chaplain short period of       evening of fishing was to toss        The appearance of advertising in this
                                         jet aircraft as a bomber; it is   walked to another area of           Lt. j.g.         time, Tipsy and       Professor White a couple of        newspaper, including inserts or supple-
                                         launched from the carrier USS     the pier. Upon my return, I         David Martin     Topsy returned        shrimp and wish him a good         ments, does not constitute endorse-
                                         Princeton (CV 37).                noticed the lid was closed.                          which upset           evening. What will you do?         ment by the Department of Defense,
                                                                           A fellow fisherman informed         the pompous professor. The             How will you respond? Who          the Navy, Naval Air Station Key West or
                                                                                                                                                                                         Cooke Communications of the products
                                         April 3                           me that he had closed the           professor slowly walked to             will you be?                       and services advertised.
                                                                           lid because the white bird          them, strutting like a gangster.           Join us this Sunday at 10         Everything advertised in this publica-
                                         1797 - Capt. Thomas Truxtun       had helped himself to a free        As he got closer he lifted his         a.m. for Christian worship at      tion shall be made available for pur-
                                         issues the first known            snack.                              head in confrontational arro-          the Truman Annex Chapel.           chase, use or patronage without regard
                                         American signal book using           Yes, the pompous Professor       gance. Then at the last moment         Children have a special Bible      to race, color, religion, sex, national ori-
                                                                                                                                                                                         gin, age, marital status, physical handi-
                                         numerary system.                  White is a bird, a great white      he shrugged his shoulders and          Learning Time during part of
                                                                                                                                                                                         cap, political affiliation or any other non-
                                                                           heron. I wasn’t very happy          stretched out his hands while          that hour. We are currently        merit factor of the purchaser, user or
                                         April 4                           with him and proceeded to           shouting, “You wanna piece of          seeking volunteer musicians.       patron. If a violation or rejection of this
                                                                           tell him while he looked at         me?” Tipsy and Topsy fled for          Contact 293-2318 for details.      equal opportunity policy by an advertiser
                                         1949 - NATO is established.                                                                                                                     is confirmed, the publisher shall refuse
                                                                                                                                                                                         to print advertising from that source until
                                                                                                                                                                                         the violation is corrected.
                                         April 5
                                         1946 - USS Missouri (BB 63)
                                                                           MCPON: Happy 118th birthday CPOs                                                                                 The editorial content of this newspa-
                                                                                                                                                                                         per is prepared, edited and provided
                                                                                                                                                                                         by the Public Affairs Office of Naval
                                         arrives in Turkey to return the   Special from Master                                                        as we look toward our future.      Air Station Key West, Florida. The sale
                                                                                                                                                                                         of Southernmost Flyer advertising and
                                         body of Turkish ambassador to     Chief Petty Officer of                                                        Thank you Chiefs! Through
                                                                                                                                                                                         printing of the newspaper is performed
                                         the U.S. and to show U.S. sup-                                                                               your leadership of our Sailors,    by Cooke Communications, a private
                                         port and willingness to defend    the Navy (SS/SW) Rick                                                      you continue to keep our heri-     firm in no way connected with the
                                         Turkey.                           D. West                                                                    tage alive and our Navy strong -   Department of Defense or the U.S.
                                                                                                                                                      and as you know our Navy is the    Navy, under exclusive contract with
                                                                                                                                                                                         Naval Air Station Key West.
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                                                                                                                                                                                            Additional copy and photo-
                                                                        Navy (MCPON)(SS/SW) Rick                                                      to make a positive impact on       graphs provided by the readers of
                                         1945 - The first heavy kami- D. West released the following                                                  your command, your Sailors,        the Southernmost Flyer should be
                                         kaze attack occurs on ships at Chief Petty Officer birthday                                                  yourself and our Mess.             addressed to: Editor, Southernmost
                                         Okinawa.                       message to the Fleet Monday.                                                     Remember those who have         Flyer, Public Affairs Office, Naval
                                                                                                                                                      gone before us and those who       Air Station, Box 9001, Key West,
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                                         April 7                       “My fellow chief petty officers,        Master Chief Petty Officer of          have paid the ultimate sac-        e-mailed to
                                                                          On April 1st, our entire Mess        the Navy Rick West                     rifice in service to our great     Telephone 305-293-2027/2434. DSN
                                         1942 - The Navy accepts will pause to celebrate 118                                                          nation.                            483-2027/2434.
                                         African Americans for general years of the United States Navy         life, representing character,             Happy birthday Shipmates!          Deadline for all editorial copy is 4
                                         service.                      Chief Petty Officer, and we’re          loyalty, a strong commitment           I truly appreciate your leader-    p.m. the Friday preceding publication.
                                                                                                                                                                                         All articles must be submitted on disk
                                                                       not just celebrating another            to leadership, our core values,        ship and the hard work you do      in text format, written in upper/lower
                                                                       year of chiefs serving the Navy,        and Navy ethos. Our anchors            every day.                         case style. Advertisements are solicited
                                            THINK FIRST!               we’re celebrating everything            carry with them a responsibil-            Anchor Up and Hooyah            by Cooke Communications and queries
                                                                       it means to wear the fouled             ity to live up to the tradition of     Navy Chiefs!”                      concerning such should be directed
                                            DON’T DRINK & DRIVE        anchors we all cherish.                 selfless service, while remem-            For more news from Master       to: Cooke Communications, 3420
                                                                                                                                                                                         Northside Dr., Key West, FL 33041.
                                          IT’S NOT WORTH THE TIME         Those anchors are the sym-
                                                                       bol of a culture and a way of
                                                                                                               bering our proud heritage that
                                                                                                               we’ve spent 118 years building
                                                                                                                                                      Chief Petty Officer of the Navy,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Telephone: 305-292-7777.
                                                                                                                                                                                    3 • Southernmost Flyer • April 1, 2011
April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month kicks off with proclamation
FROM NAS KEY WEST FFSC                                          awareness theme for the
                                    SAAM is Saturday at 7:30 a.m.                                            out, never letting “drunk”         the solution. Together we can
                                                                month is “Hurts One, Affects
                                    Later in the day, FFSC will host                                         shipmates leave with only one      eliminate the reprehensible

       pril is Sexual Assault       a booth at MWR’s 23rd AnnualAll.” Preventing sexual assault              person, calling for help and       crime of sexual assault from
       Awareness        Month                                   is everyone’s duty. Sexual
                                    Youth Fest and will offer infor-                                         reporting suspicious behav-        our Navy.
       (SAAM) and Naval Air                                     assault against a shipmate
                                    mation to teens on dating safe-                                          ior, explaining what consent          Additional information is
Station Key West will kick it off                               reverberates throughout a unit
                                    ty and handling peer pressure.                                           really is to a shipmate and        available through the Sexual
with a proclamation signing by                                  and beyond, impacting mis-
                                    Throughout April there will be                                           looking out for shipmates          Assault Response Coordinator
NAS Key West Commanding                                         sion readiness by harming the
                                    numerous trainings, including                                            who have had more than two         (SARC), the Commander,
Officer Capt. Patrick Lefere at                                 life of the victim, and degrad-
                                    refresher training for Victim                                            drinks.                            Navy Installations Command
the Fleet and Family Support                                    ing the Navy’s ability to work
                                    Advocates who want to be active                                             Thirty-five new Navy sexual     toolkit, Military OneSource
Center (FFSC) on Sigsbee Park                                   effectively as a team.
                                    in the Sexual Assault Prevention                                         assault investigations are ini-    (1-800-342-9647, www.mili-
Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. All are        and Response (SAPR) program    Everyone has a role in                    tiated by the Naval Criminal and the
welcome to attend.                                              stopping sexual assault and
                                    April 27 and 28. Contact June                                            Investigative Service every        FFSC 293-4408, www.nffsp.
   In honor of the month, FFSC                                  bystander intervention means
                                    Babineau at 293-4408 ext. 13 for                                         month. Sexual assault is widely    org). For more information,
has several events planned in       more information.           taking action to have your                   believed to be one of the most     contact June Babineau, SARC,
addition to the proclamation                                    “shipmate’s back.” This can                  under-reported crimes in our       at 293-4408 ext. 13 or AC1 Erin
signing. The 2nd Annual Turtle      About Sexual Assault        include intervening to stop                  Navy and nation. Creating a        Morgan at 293-2770. The 24/7
Kraals Run to benefit Sigsbee       Awareness Month             suspicious behavior, keeping                 culture of respect requires that   SAPR Victim Advocate Hotline
Charter School and to promote         The Department of Defense a buddy system when going                    we all see ourselves as part of    number is 797-1408.

New fence                           Relief drive                                                                                                Youth Fest
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tors enjoying the popular state     hopes are for ‘More Sailors                                                                                 Petty Officers Association,
park site.”                         Giving’ vice Sailors giving more.                                                                           Keys Federal Credit Union,
  For more information call         We want people to know that                                                                                 Duncan Auto and Sons and
the NAS Key West Public             there is help out there if needed.”                                                                         Daughters of Italy.
Affairs Office at 293-2425 or         To get more information or                                                                                  Call 293-4437 for more
call the Florida Department         make a donation, call Littleton                                                                             information.
of Environmental Protection         at 293-2358/2169 or email
Press Office at (850) 245-2112.                                                                                      St. Paul’s
                                                                                                                                                 Episcopal Church
                                                                                                                                                          401 Duval Street
                                                                                                                                                   Welcomes the Military Family

                                                                          County water restrictions
                                                                          also apply to air station
                                                                          FROM NAS KEY WEST                    tunity to irrigate only on
                                                                          PUBLIC AFFAIRS                       Thursday and Sunday.                      Sunday
                                                                                                             3 Odd addresses have oppor- Holy Eucharist 7:30 & 11:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                Sung Eucharist 9:00 a.m.

                                                                                  he South Florida Water       tunity to irrigate only on
                                                                                                                                                  Sunday School & Nursery
     Job Title: Patrolman                                                         Management District          Wednesday and Saturday.
     Hometown: Elkgrove, Calif.                                                   has    issued     water    4 Installations with irrigation       Monday-Friday
                                                                          use restrictions in parts of         systems that irrigate both       Morning Prayer 7:30 a.m.
     Prior Duty Stations: NTTC
     Lackland AFB                                                         south Florida due to ongo-           even and odd addresses                 Wednesday
     Hobbies: Playing sports,                                             ing drought conditions. The          within the same zone have Lenten Program & Simple Supper
                                                                          restrictions apply to Monroe         opportunity to irrigate only     in the Parish Hall 6:00 p.m.
     outdoor activities.
     Most Interesting                                                     County, to include Naval Air         on Thursday and Sunday.
                                                                                                                                               Every Lenten Friday
     Experience: Boot camp.                                               Station Key West residences.       Additional      information,
                                                                                                                                             Stations of the Cross 5:30 p.m.
     Future Plans: Do 20 years                                               Residential sites with estab-   including terms for irrigating
     then retire.                                                         lished landscaping are to limit    newly-installed landscaping,       We are your home
                                                                          watering as follows:               is available at www.sfwmd.           away from home.
                                                                          1 Prohibited between the           gov/waterwatch.                       Please join us.
                                                                             hours of 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for     All water users are encour-
                                          MASN Mark Acton                                                                                         Phone: (305) 296-5142
                                                                             all addresses.                  aged to reduce indoor water
                                                                          2 Even addresses have oppor-       use on a voluntary basis.                                     329733
April 1, 2011 • Southernmost Flyer • 4                                                                            BBC News
                                         Mommy & Me Mother’s                up your free tickets, but hurry, can save over $1,000 in set- up-to-date news and events             referring them. Please con-
                                                                            space is limited. Boys and girls up fees, utilities and deposits. happening at NAS Key West          tact our office at 292-5590
                                         Day Dance                          of all ages are welcome!         For more information call 851- Communities.                         for details!
                                         The Mommy & Me Dance April                                          2849.
                                         29 will be the first event of this Don’t break the bank                                              Choose your neighbors              Zumba Toning Classes
                                         type hosted by Balfour Beatty                                       Find us on Facebook and receive $200!
                                         Communities and is a great in 2011                                                                                                      Balfour Beatty Communities
                                         way to celebrate Mother’s Day. Come be a part of our neigh- Did you know NAS Key West If your Military friends sign                     is offering Zumba Toning
                                         It will be a memorable eve- borhood! You can live on base Homes is on Facebook? Go to a lease at Balfour Beatty                         classes every Monday at 5 p.m.
                                         ning of food, music and fun. in select non-renovated homes Communities’ NAS Key                                at Sigsbee community center
                                         Make your plans and RSVP at for $2,011 a month or your westhomes and click the Like West Family Housing, you                            with Ana J. Cano, a certified
                                         the community office and pick BAH (whichever is less). You icon to start receiving the most could earn $200 just for                    Zumba instructor.

                                         DoD launches online career transition training ‘Ask the
                                         FROM THE OFFICE OF THE            as: career exploration, finan-    tively communicate their skills     offered at military installa-   XO’ an open
                                         ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF            cial planning for transition,     to prospective employers,”          tions. The toolkit’s online
                                         DEFENSE (PUBLIC AFFAIRS)          job search success, effective
                                                                           resumes and cover letters,
                                                                                                             said John R. Campbell, deputy
                                                                                                             assistant secretary of defense
                                                                                                                                                 launch also marks the second
                                                                                                                                                 phase of a major redesign of
                                                                                                                                                                                 forum to get
                                                he Department of           interviewing excellence, and      for wounded warrior care and        the Defense Department’s
                                                Defense        Tuesday     negotiating your ideal com-       transition policy.                  main career transition web-
                                                announced the launch       pensation.                           The online toolkit will deliv-   site, and a cornerstone of the
                                         of an online Career Decision        “The toolkit is customized      er 24-hour global access to         transformation of TAP into a FROM NAS KEY WEST FFSC
                                         Toolkit that will allow service   to a service member’s own         career transition training to       blended delivery model that

                                         members to self-assess tran-      transition needs and assists      service members who are not         takes advantage of online                aval Air Station Key
                                         sition needs and thoroughly       them in cataloguing their mili-   geographically able to attend       resources, as well as a virtual          West’s Fleet and
                                         explore an array of transi-       tary skills and experience in     Transition Assistance Program                                                Family       Support
                                         tion-related subjects such        a way that helps them effec-      (TAP) classes traditionally                  see TRANSITION page 16 Center (FFSC) is sponsoring
                                                                                                                                                                                 a unique event to help ser-
                                                                                                                                                                                 vice members and their fami-
                                                                                                                                                                                 lies get answers to command
                                                                                                                                                                                 questions directly from com-
                                                                                                                                                                                 mand leadership.
                                                                                                                                                                                    NAS Key West’s Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                 Officer (XO) Cmdr. Michael
                                                                                                                                                                                 Giardino will host the “Ask
                                                                                                                                                                                 the XO” open forum at FFSC
                                                                                                                                                                                 on Sigsbee Park Tuesday
                                                                                                                                                                                 from 2 - 4 p.m. Giardino
                                                                                                                                                                                 will discuss what past and
                                                                                                                                                                                 future changes are anticipat-
                                                                                                                                                                                 ed for the air station, recent
                                                                                                                                                                                 rumors and concerns, and
                                                                                                                                                                                 he will solicit suggestions for
                                                                                                                                                                                    The XO of a Navy instal-
                                                                                                                                                                                 lation or unit is second in
                                                                                                                                                                                 command and reports to the
                                                                                                                                                                                 commanding officer. XOs are
                                                                                                                                                                                 responsible for the manage-
                                                                                                                                                                                 ment of daily activities, such
                                                                                                                                                                                 as maintenance and logis-
                                                                                                                                                                                 tics, freeing the command-
                                                                                                                                                                                 ing officer to concentrate on
                                                                                                                                                                                 tactical planning and execu-
                                                                                                                                                                                    If you would like to submit
                                                                                                                                                                                 your question ahead of time,
                                                                                                                                                                                 call Debbie Place of FFSC at
                                                                                                                                                                                 293-4408, or email debbie.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5 • Southernmost Flyer • April 1, 2011
Veterans Administration works to break disability claims backlog
BY DONNA MILES                       Forces Press Service.               let us get ahead of the incom-     helping to reach these goals -                              for something, everything
American Forces Press Service           VA’s goal by 2015, he said, is   ing surge, let alone cleave the    scheduling hearings, contact-                               goes through without delay,”
                                     for veterans to wait no more        size of the backlog,” Shinseki     ing veterans and helping to                                 he said. “I have been where

        ormer Petty Officer 1st      than 125 days for a decision        has often said.                    process their applications.                                 they are, so I understand the
        Class Tyrone Allen is        on a claim, with a 98 percent          So VA is working to improve       “I’m helping to make sure                                 importance of trying to make
        part of a growing legion     accuracy rate.                      its systems and automate as        veterans get what they need,                                things happen as speedy as
within the Veterans Affairs             Gould spoke about the            quickly as possible. Its sec-      and that when they apply                                    possible.”
Department striving to make          claims process while partici-       ond major focus in reducing
good on VA Secretary Eric K.         pating in the 25th National         the backlog involves “rein-
Shinseki’s pledge to “break          Disabled Veterans Winter            vesting and re-engineering
the back of the claims back-
                                     Sports Clinic, an annual event
                                     that this year brought together
                                                                         the business process we use
                                                                         to complete the claims,”
                                                                                                              EARN YOUR DEGREE
   Allen understands firsthand       more than 350 disabled veter-       Gould said.                               Associate, Bachelor’s,
the frustrations many veterans       ans, including Allen.                  This includes accepting
feel as they wait for VA to adju-       VA completed 977,000             online applications for initial           and Master’s Degrees
dicate their disability benefits     claims in 2009, but took in,        disability benefits, initiating
claims. An electrician’s mate        for the first time, more than a     an innovation competition
aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1) as it        million new ones. In 2010, VA       and launching more than 30
operated off the Djibouti coast      completed 1 million claims,         pilot programs and initiatives
in 2004, he suffered a cracked       but received 1.2 million new        to identify best practices.
skull, traumatic brain injury        ones. By the end of 2011, offi-        Finally, VA is investing in
and compressed spine when a          cials expect to receive 1.45 mil-   new technology to support
                                                                                                                                                                    DIVISION OF
hatch came crashing down on          lion claims –- a double-digit       these efforts. Gould said he’s                                                             CONTINUING
his head.                            increase over the number of         particularly excited about                                                                 EDUCATION

   The VA claims process took        claims received in 2000.            one recent accomplishment,               CELEBR ATING 37 YEARS OF EDUCATING
far too long, Allen said, noting        Gould attributed many of         the result of a pilot program            THOSE WHO SERVE OUR NATION
that he’s still awaiting adjust-     the new claims to the new           for the paperless Veterans
ments as his back condition          wave of combat veterans             Benefits Management System
worsens.                             with complex medical issues         that VA plans to deploy in fis-        Classes Now Forming!
   But today, Allen is part          just entering the VA system.        cal 2012.
of VA’s fix - he’s a VA claims       However, he acknowledged, 65           “We completed our first
                                                                                                                        Registration in Progress
assistant working at the             percent were resubmissions          all-electronic claim in just
Huntington VA Medical Center         from veterans already in it.        47 days,” Gould said of the
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in West Virginia. He’s among            “We have been experiencing       pilot that’s being conducted              -PUHUJPHS (PK 7YVNYHTZ
a legion of more than 3,500          a growth in new claims, even        in Rhode Island. And although
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claims,” Deputy VA Secretary         trains them.                        support these claims-process-
W. Scott Gould said during an           But “merely hiring more          ing initiatives, up 19.5 percent
interview here with American         people to handle claims won’t       over fiscal 2010.
                                                                            “So we are very optimistic
                                                                         that we can achieve our goal
                                                                         of no claim taking longer than
                                                                         125 days with 98 percent qual-
                                                                         ity,” he said. “And right now,
                                                                         we are just not meeting either
                                                                         of those standards.”
                                                                            Gould said he’s confident VA
                                                                         is on the right track in reach-
                                                                                                                             KEY WEST CENTER
                                                                         ing Shinseki’s goals to end the
                                                                         claims backlog by 2014. “We
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                                                                            Allen said he’s proud of the
                                                                         role he’s personally playing in
April 1, 2011 • Southernmost Flyer • 6                                                                                          MWR Update
                                         Bike to No Name Key                 Miami include the Bahamas,                games and activities include                                 afternoons at 1:10 p.m.                   testants can sign up so call
                                                                             Southern/Eastern/Western                  an Easter Egg Hunt at 12:30                                  Transportation will be pro-               ASAP! Free to enter and priz-
                                         Bikers will explore No Name         Caribbean, Bermuda, Hawaii                p.m., a relay race and “bunny                                vided from ITT with a $5                  es will be awarded to 1st and
                                         Key April 7. The bus and trailer    and Europe.                               hop.” Free refreshments will                                 holding fee, reimbursed                   2nd place.
                                         will leave Sigsbee Park’s com-        For more information, call              be available. Call 293-4324 for                              when you arrive at the van.          •    April 14: Apples To Apples
                                         munity center at 9 a.m. Bikers      293-4173/4174.                            more information.                                            April games are New York                  Game Night at Beach Patio
                                         should bring money for lunch                                                                                                               Mets Sunday and Colorado                  at 7 p.m. Free snacks and
                                         at No Name Pub. The cost to Runway Grill Buffet                               Liberty Program                                              Rockies April 24. Call 293-               beverages provided.
                                         participate is $2 per person.                                                                                                              2682 to reserve your spot for        •    April 17: Skydive Key West
                                         Register at ITT; the activity is • Monday - BBQ beef                          Liberty Program activities                                   transportation.                           - Join Liberty at MM 17 and
                                         limited to 25 patrons.           • Tuesday - Spaghetti and                    are for single, unaccompa-                               •   Saturdays in April: Beach                 skydive over Key West! Cost:
                                                                            meatballs                                  nied active duty personnel                                   volleyball at Beach Patio at 1            $140. Cost does not include
                                         ‘Change Your Fuel,               • Wednesday - Salisbury steak                E-6 and below. You must sign                                 p.m. Enjoy a BBQ before the               tip for the pilot or photos or
                                                                          • Thursday - Country-fried                   up to participate in MWR                                     game at noon.                             video.
                                         Change the World’                  steak                                      Liberty Events. Call 293-2682                            •   Wednesday: Barracks Bash             •    April 18: Taste Of Key West
                                         The Key West National Marine • April 8 - Popcorn shrimp                       or 293-4160 for more infor-                                  - Join Liberty for a BBQ                  at Truman Waterfront in
                                         Sanctuary will host the envi-      and grouper fingers                        mation. Check out the Liberty                                between Bldg. 1350 and                    downtown Key West.
                                         ronmental movie “Change The buffet is from 11 a.m. - 1                        Facebook page: MWR Liberty                                   1351 on Truman Annex at              •    April 19: Movie Premiere -
                                         Your Fuel, Change the World,” p.m. Monday through Friday                      Key West.                                                    7 p.m. Burgers, hot dogs,                 “The Fighter” at Beach Patio
                                         at the community center and costs $6, which includes                            If you have access to the S:                               drinks, music, yard games                 at 6 p.m. Free popcorn and
                                         Thursday. The free movie a drink and dessert. Healthy                         drive go to KEYW/MWR 2011                                    and more!                                 beverage provided.
                                         begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 293- wraps and salad are available.                  Calendar of Events. There                                •   Thursday: Movie Premiere             •    April 23: Earth Day
                                         4173 for more information.       Specials are subject to avail-               you’ll find holiday hours of                                 - “Remember the Titans” at                Beautification Project -
                                                                          ability. 293-2116.                           operation, the MWR Activities                                Beach Patio at 6 p.m. Free                Join Liberty at Beach Patio
                                         ITT now booking                                                               Sheet, Liberty Monthly Flyer,                                popcorn and beverage.                     to give back at 9 a.m.! Our
                                                                             Vet med re-sale on                        MWR special events fliers and                            •   April 9: Parasailing Over Key             goal is to beautify the front
                                         cruises                                                                       a running spreadsheet of all                                 West - Join Liberty and Fury              of the building with plants,
                                         Have you ever wanted to take a      Thursdays                                 MWR events and programs.                                     for a trip on the water to                lighting along the path, new
                                         cruise but weren’t sure how to      The Vet Clinic medication re-             • Florida Panthers hockey:                                   parasail over the island. Cost            signs and much more! Stick
                                         plan it? ITT can help!              sale will be from 4 - 6 p.m. at             Liberty is providing trans-                                is only $10! Transportation               around for a BBQ and beach
                                            ITT can book cruises on the      the clinic, across from Sigsbee             portation and tickets to                                   provided.                                 volleyball at noon!
                                         following lines: Norwegian,         Charter School. Call 293-4191               BankAtlantic Center for                                •   April 10: Theater of the             •    April 26: XBox Live Tourney at
                                         Princess, Royal Caribbean,          for more information.                       all home weekend Florida                                   Sea - Transportation will be              Beach Patio at 7 p.m. Snacks
                                         Carnival and Celebrity. Prices                                                  Panthers games. April games                                provided to Islamorada for                and beverages provided!
                                         vary depending on date and          Trumbo Pool hosts                           are Pittsburgh Penguins                                    a day with dolphins, sting           •    April 28: Movie Premiere
                                         destination but a few cruise                                                    Saturday and Washington,                                   rays, sea lions, sharks, sea              and Dinner - “Little Fockers”
                                         lines offer discounts to ITT        Easter Party                                D.C. Capitals April 9. Liberty                             turtles and more! Also, hang              at Beach Patio at 6 p.m. Free
                                         customers - Norwegian offers        Trumbo Pool staff will host the             cost: $25. All hands cost:                                 out at Theater of the Sea’s               dinner - Roast pork, mashed
                                         a 5- to 10-percent discount;        annual Easter Party April 24                $50. Free food and bever-                                  private lagoon and pool and               potatoes, green beans and
                                         Royal Caribbean and Carnival        from noon - 3 p.m. Admission                ages are also provided with                                eat at their delicious restau-            more!
                                         also have military discounts.       to the pool will be free. The               these tickets.                                             rant! Only $10 for transpor-         •    April 30: UFC129: St-Pierre
                                         Princess offers a $100 on-          Easter Bunny will be there to             • Florida Marlins baseball:                                  tation, admission and food!               vs. Shields at Beach Patio at
                                         board credit. Popular destina-      meet children and the staff has             Baseball is free for active                            •   April 12: Movie Premiere                  10 p.m. Snacks and bever-
                                         tions out of Ft. Lauderdale and     planned a number of water                   duty personnel Sunday                                      and Dinner - “Tron: Legacy”               ages provided.
                                                                                                                                                                                    at Beach Patio at 6 p.m. Free
                                                                                                                         CANAL FRONT                                                dinner - pizza bar.                  Intramural Sports
                                                                 Southernmost                                                                                                   •   April 13: Wing Eating
                                                               Honky Tonk Saloon
                                                                                                                         3 BED/2 BATH                                               Contest at Beach Patio at            • Pick-up volleyball games,
                                                                                                                                                                                    6:30 p.m. Free wings for all           Fridays at 5 p.m. at the Boca
                                                                 featured artist                                                                                                    who attend. Only 10 con-               Chica Fitness Center.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • All hands golf every Friday
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reasonable               at 11 a.m. at the Key West
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                                                                                                                                                                                    7 • Southernmost Flyer • April 1, 2011
                             PUSH-UP CHALLENGE                                                            Selective Early Retirement
                                                                                                          board exemption deadline
                                                                                                          FROM CHIEF OF NAVAL                    The     Selective       Early
                                                                                                          PERSONNEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS            Retirement (SER) board,
                                                                                                                                              originally announced in

                                                                                                                   he Navy announced          NAVADMIN          006/11,      is
                                                                                                                   March 25 an exten-         designed to balance the force
                                                                                                                   sion to the deadline for   by ensuing sufficient senior
                                                                                                          those senior officers who wish      officers are available at the
                                                                                                          to be exempt from the fis-          right time in their careers to
                                                                                                          cal year 2012 Selective Early       serve in critical billets in the
                                                                                                          Retirement board.                   fleet.
                                                                                                             Captain and commanders              To accomplish this, the
                                                                                                          being reviewed by this board        SER board will consider the
                                                                                                          now have until May 15 to            records of all active duty
                                                                                                          apply.                              unrestricted line (URL) cap-
                                                                                                             “High retention, reduction       tains with at least four years
                                                                                                          in officer end strength and         time-in-grade as of July 1,
                                                                                                          low attrition among active          2011, and commanders who
                                                                                                          component senior officers in        have twice failed for promo-
                                                                                                          the unrestricted line has led       tion to O-6.
                                                                                                          to an excess,” said Rear Adm.          Officers selected by the
                                                                          Southernmost Flyer file photo
                                                                                                          Tony Kurta, director, Military      board for early retirement will

      pril is the month to break the record for the most push-ups accomplished by your com-               Personnel Plans and Policy.         be required to retire no later
      mand. MWR Fitness is challenging each command fitness leader to tally the command’s                 “The board will select for con-     than the first day of the sev-
      push-ups each day and turn the total in to Fitness staff at the Boca Chica Fitness Center.          tinuation those officers who        enth month following the sec-
The command with the most push-ups at the end of April will receive a trophy and the top                  are best and most fully quali-      retary of the Navy’s approval
male and female achievers will get a T-shirt and prize. For more information, call the Fitness            fied, demonstrating superior        of the board recommenda-
Center at 293-2480.                                                                                       performance in operational          tions. The target date for this
                                                                                                          billets and possessing critical
                                                                                                          skills.”                                        see DEADLINE page 16
                                   For more information, call • 4:45 p.m. - Spinning
MWR Update                      293-2480.                         • 6 p.m. - Pilates at the
continued from page 6                                               Community Center
                                April Fitness Incentive           Saturdays
  Mondays and Wednesdays        In April, log your bicycle miles • 10 a.m. - Zumba (Youth
  at 6 p.m.                     as you “Bike to Jacksonville”       Center)
• Open court basketball on      and get your name on a plaque
  Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 5    at the gym.                       Sigsbee Studio Hours
  p.m.                                                            • 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. weekdays, 8
Contact Evans Auguste at 293-   Boca Chica Hours                    a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends
2480 for more information on    • 5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. weekdays,
intramural sports.                 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends       Trumbo Pool
Boca Chica                      Class Schedule                   Wednesdays and Fridays
                                                                 • 11:30 a.m. Aqua Zumba
Fitness Center                  Mondays and Wednesdays           Thursday
                                • 4 p.m. - TRX Force             • 5 p.m. - Aqua Fitness
Take time for fitness           • 5:30 p.m. - Pump
The Boca Chica Fitness          • 6:30 p.m. - Zumba              Trumbo Pool Hours
Center is a great place to      Tuesdays and Thursdays           11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday
work out! Patrons who have      • 11 a.m. - Cardio Pump            through Saturday

flexible hours might want       • 4:30 p.m. - Yoga               Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday
to avoid the peak hours: 6 -    Saturdays
8:30 a.m. and 4:30 - 7 p.m.     • 10 a.m. - Pump & Plyo          Beach Patio Gym Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays and                                          6 a.m. - 11 p.m. every day
Fridays and 6 - 8:30 a.m. and Sigsbee Studio and
4 - 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and                                       For more information, e-mail
Thursdays. The gym equip- Community Center             ,
ment is often open from 8:30 Mondays and Wednesdays              look for the gym on Facebook
a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays and • 6 p.m. - Spinning                   - Boca Chica Gym, or call 293-
on the weekends.              Tuesdays and Thursdays             2480 or 293-2683.
April 1, 2011 • Southernmost Flyer • 8

                                         BY MC3 MICHAEL MCNABB                             lem that we found,” he said. “Departments
                                         Southernmost Flyer                                need to make sure that all electrical boxes
                                                                                           and wires have covers and not to plug heat-

                                                   aval Air Station Key West prepared      producing appliances into power strips.”
                                                   for an upcoming Occupational Safety        From April 11 - 15 the process will be
                                                   & Health Administration (OSHA)          repeated, but during that inspection, the
                                         Voluntary Protective Program (VPP) inspec-        final results will determine if NAS Key West
                                         tion by completing a practice inspection last     receives OSHA VPP Star Status once again.
                                         week involving every level of the air station.       “Receiving Star Status means we are a
                                            According to NAS Key West Safety Specialist    leader in safety and health,” said NAS Key
                                         Ed Donohue, the practice inspections have         West Safety Manager Ron Cooke. “The VPP
                                         been able to showcase some departments            program has provided an excellent roadmap
                                         that are enveloped in the culture of safety.      to a safe and healthful workplace, but having
                                            “Some departments have taken in and            Star Status is not the main goal; having our
                                         truly understand the importance of all this,”     personnel go home the way they came to
                                         he said. “Others, however, we like to think of    work is our goal.”
                                         as lessons learned and will help by mentor-          According to Cooke the best way to impress
                                         ing them on how to fix things.”                   inspectors is to have good housekeeping.                                                U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Michael McNabb
                                            During the practice inspection safety vio-        “If the inspectors see clutter and mess           Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Center of Excellence
                                         lations were found, many of which are easy        when they walk into a space they will auto-          Representative Bill Leipprandt discusses proper safety procedures
                                         to fix, said NAS Key West Safety Manager Ron      matically look a little harder for problem           with MWR Aquatic Supervisor Lori Bosco during a practice safety
                                         Cooke.                                            areas,” he said. “Keeping your spaces neat           inspection at the pool on Naval Air Station Key West’s Trumbo Point
                                            “Electrical issues are the number one prob-    and clean will set you up for success.”              March 23. The air station will be re-assessed for VPP’s Star Status
                                                                                                                                                April 11 -15.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Contributed photo
                                         Good housekeeping always gives a good first impression. Work centers and surrounding areas should be clean and free of clutter.
                                                                                                                                                                                        9 • Southernmost Flyer • April 1, 2011
                                                                                                                        Contributed photo                           Contributed photo
                                                                                                    Anything plugged into a power             Plastic gas cans are not allowed
                                                                                                    strip must be low voltage. Heat-          under any condition.
                                                                                                    producing appliances, such as
                                                                                                    toasters or microwaves, should
                                                                                                    never be plugged into a power strip.

                                                            U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Michael McNabb                                                                   Contributed photo
Workers Integrated Safety and Health Committee (WISH) member BM1 David Grier hangs                  Safety guards must be in place on all rotating machinery.
safety information from a safety board. Departments are responsible for keeping their safety
boards current.

                                                                                Contributed photo                             Contributed photo
Covering or plugging exposed wires can protect personnel from electrical dangers.                   Nothing should ever obstruct the path
                                                                                                    to a fire extinguisher.
April 1, 2011 • Southernmost Flyer • 10

                                          Rollout approaches for young adult TRICARE enrollment
                                          BY DONNA MILES                               military children up to age                 took effect in March 2010.                that makes sense for them.                       The new beneficiaries may
                                          American Forces Press Service                26 to buy health care cov-                     Qualified young adults who               Hunter estimated that the                    choose to pay premiums back
                                                                                       erage under their parents’                  do not have access to employ-             program, once in place, could                  to Jan. 1, which will entitle

                                          Q        ualified young adults
                                                   up to age 26 soon
                                                   will be able purchase
                                          TRICARE military health plan
                                                                                       TRICARE plans through age
                                                                                       26. That’s up from the current
                                                                                       maximum age of 21, or age 23
                                                                                       for full-time college students
                                                                                                                                   er-sponsored health care cov-
                                                                                                                                   erage will be eligible to pur-
                                                                                                                                   chase it through TRICARE
                                                                                                                                   on a month-to-month basis,
                                                                                                                                                                             extend TRICARE coverage to
                                                                                                                                                                             several hundred thousand
                                                                                                                                                                             additional beneficiaries.
                                                                                                                                                                               Once the program is in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            them to file claims for any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            health care costs they have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            accrued since that date. To do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            so, officials advise that they
                                          coverage on a month-to-                      whose parents provide more                  Camacho said.                             place, eligible young adults                   save all receipts to ease claims
                                          month basis.                                 than half of their financial                   TRICARE officials expect               may submit an application                      processing.
                                             TRICARE officials an-                     support.                                    to announce premium costs                 and premium payment to the                       For adults who need health
                                          nounced plans to roll out the                   The fiscal 2011 National                 shortly, before enrollment                appropriate regional or over-                  insurance coverage but no lon-
                                          new Young Adult Program -                    Defense Authorization Act,                  begins. But because the 2011              seas contractor for processing,                ger qualify for TRICARE cover-
                                          including an option to make                  which President Barack                      defense authorization speci-              Camacho said. Cost shares,                     age, officials advise exploring
                                          coverage retroactive to Jan. 1               Obama signed Jan. 7, gave                   fies that the rates must cover            deductibles and catastrophic                   the Continued Heath Care
                                          - in the near future.                        the Defense Department the                  all program costs, Camacho                caps will vary, based on the                   Benefit Program. This pre-
                                             This, officials said, will                authority it needed to extend               said, premiums will be based              plan selected and the spon-                    mium-based program offers
                                          ensure military families aren’t              TRICARE coverage to young                   on commercial insurance data              sor’s status.                                  temporary, transitional health
                                          left out as the new nation-                  adults, TRICARE spokesman                   about the costs of providing                Young adult beneficiaries                    coverage for 18 to 36 months.
                                          al health care reform law                    Austin Camacho said.                        care.                                     will receive an enrollment                       Coverage must be pur-
                                          extends parents’ health insur-                  This ensures benefits                       Once premiums are deter-               card after they buy coverage                   chased within 60 days of
                                          ance for their children up to                extended are in line with those             mined, officials encourage eli-           and their payment is reflect-                  losing TRICARE eligibility.
                                          age 26.                                      all American families receive               gible beneficiaries to explore            ed in the Defense Eligibility                  Information about the pro-
                                             The new program will                      under the Patient Protection                all of their health care cover-           Enrollment Reporting System,                   gram is posted on the TRICARE
                                          allow qualified, unmarried                   and Affordable Care Act, which              age options to choose a plan              Camacho said.                                  website.

                                                                                                                                   NAS Classifieds
                                          MOTOR VEHICLES/RVs                           One used bike for sale. $45. Call Jack atIndependent Consultant. Wickless,            work, public events, greeters and other        will be May 28, 2011. The Fourth of
                                          1966 Ford Mustang. Two-door coupe,           393-4850 or 292-4058.                    flameless, leadless, child and pet friend-   volunteer opportunities. Come join us          July family picnic, for active and retired
                                          spring-time yellow, six-cylinder, approxi-                                            ly, affordable. Over 80 scents. Special      at the garden. It is a beautiful and magi-     military of all branches, Coast Guard
                                                                                   ROOMMATE                                     deals/lots of stock. Host a party and get    cal place! Make it your garden! Contact        and DoD civilians will be July 4, 2010.
                                          mately 95% original, $5,000 OBO. Call
                                          Glenn at (305) 942-6142.                 Roommate wanted for Sugarloaf rental. some awesome rewards-either in home                 Susie Reutling at susie.reutling@gmail.        Sponsorship in the form of cash, tickets
                                                                                   Private bed and bath with deck. Shared or catalog! Check out website https://             com. We thank you for your continued           or in-kind services is used to support the
                                          2006 Black Jeep Wrangler X, 4X4,         kitchen and living area. I need help, call (661) 350-              support and look forward to seeing you         events; in return, sponsors are given pro-
                                          4.0, 6-speed manual. Only 35,000 miles.  caring for my three dogs and with yard 8505, or email              at the garden.                                 motional visibility in base publications,
                                          Three-inch lift with brand new Firestone work. I work long hours and travel. Great Ann’s Alterations all military and civil-       Volunteers needed at The Key West              e-mail releases and at the event. For
                                          Destination M/T Mud Terrain tires, soft  property, huge open water location with ian sewing. Zippers repaired or replaced.         Wildlife Center, located at 1801 White         more information, or to participate as a
                                          top, nerf bars and a hitch. Jeep has     canal, full size pool, spa deck and park- Custom sewing, free pre-owned crows             Street, across from the White Street Pier.     sponsor, please call Jolene Scholl, MWR
                                          an aftermarket warranty that covers oil  ing. $1,000 plus security. Call Mandy and service stripes for all branches. Dry           The wildlife centers mission is to rescue,     Marketing Coordinator, at 293-2503, or
                                          changes and anything mechanical, valid   (305) 797-5575.                              cleaning drop off service. 3201 Flagler      rehabilitate and release as many wild          e-mail
                                          through Dec. 20. Very clean inside and
                                          out. $16,500 or OBO. If interested call                                               Ave. across from Bank of America.            birds as possible. The center is open          The Morale, Welfare and Recreation
                                                                                   HOMES FOR RENT
                                          (859) 248-6753 and/or e-mail paratroop-                                               Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.          daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. There are a         Department at Naval Air Station Key
                                                                                   2/2 on canal, MM23 Cudjoe Key. Central (305) 292-1112.                                    number of things the center needs help         West is seeking sponsors for the upcom-
                                                        air, W/D, Jacuzzi, new metal roof. Pets                                                   with: construction projects, landscaping,      ing “NAS Key West Centennial of Naval
                                          BOATS AND ACCESSORIES                    welcome. $1,600 per month, plus utilities. Mobile yacht repair, yacht transport           wild bird hospital assistant, tour guide/      Aviation Open House,” set for Saturday,
                                                                                   Available May 1. Call (904) 262-2811 or and yacht watch service. We will check            greeters, aviary assistant, fundraising,       April 16, 2011, at Boca Chica. This is
                                          Boat for sale, just in time for summer. (904) 718-4757.                               your yacht or boat on a schedule, run
                                          17’ Ebbtide with a 140 Johnson motor.                                                 engines, test batteries, maintenance and     rescues, etc. Please contact director          a public event that will showcase the
                                          Wakeboard tower, great for lots of sum-  2/2 in Harbor Shores, near Oceanside much more. Low prices and 10 percent                 Michelle Anderson for more informa-            advancements in naval aviation made
                                                                                   Marina. Completely furnished. Great setup military discounts, visit www.tkwmarine-        tion. No animal experience needed, but         over the past century. The event will
                                          mer fun. Trailer included. $2,600 OBO.
                                                                                   for roommates. W/D, dishwasher, propane for more info or call (305)          always helpful. Call (305) 292-1008 or         include military aircraft demonstrations,
                                          Call Tony 394-2531.
                                                                                   kitchen stove, side-by-side fridge, 42” flat                                              e-mail            historical and current military aircraft
                                          1986 Hunter sailboat. 28.5 ft. Ready to screen and two king sized beds with TV 942-9750 for pricing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            static displays and civilian aircraft static
                                          sail. Many extras. New dinghy and motor in each bedroom. Central air, plus window Free local moms’ group, welcoming                ANNOUNCEMENTS                                  displays. Sponsorship in the form of cash
                                          included. Located at Boca Chica Marina. units. All furniture, kitchen equipment and all moms from Key West and the Lower
                                                                                                                                                                             “Right where you trafficking        will be used to support different aspects
                                          $12,900 OBO. Call (618) 363-2932 or linens included. Available April 15 - Dec. 1. Keys. We are a community of moms who
                                                                                                                                                                             of children” workshop at Key West Fifth        of the event, including civilian static
                                          (618) 397-9006.                          $1,500 per month. Please call (305) 517- meet online and in person to network             Street Baptist Church, Saturday April 2,       displays and entertainment. In return for
                                          1985 Ocean S.S. in excellent condi- 6590 or (860) 480-4050.                           with other moms, share information and
                                                                                                                                                                             11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Located at 1311 Fifth      sponsorship, sponsors are given promo-
                                          tion. Twin 671 gm jet, 450hp, two bath One bedroom mobile home on large provide support to each other. Check us                    Street (Fellowship hall on the Fogarty         tional visibility in base publications, news
                                          galley, dining booth, two central A/C, fenced-in yard. Back deck, all tile floors, out today at            Street side of the church, enter at the        releases, posters, flyers, MWR websites
                                          200-gal. water maker, 12’ Boston Whaler central A/C. Water, garbage and sewer HELP WANTED                                          double-doors). All ladies and teen girls       and at the event. For more information,
                                          with crane, radar, all electronics, two included. Two minutes from Boca Chica                                                      are invited. Free lunch is included. Led       or to participate as a sponsor, please
                                          TVs, CD player and much more. Asking Field. Please call (305) 747-0658 or New watersports company seeks                            by Sharon Fields-McCormick, Southern           contact MWR Sponsorship Coordinator,
                                          $139,900. Just reduced from $159,900. (305) 942-1989.                                 instructors to train customers on the
                                                                                                                                                                             Baptist missionary, who leads confer-          Jolene Scholl, at 293-2503, or e-mail
                                          Would make a great live-aboard! Call Fantastic open water 1/1 in a gated use of a water-powered Jetpack. Ideal                     ences and workshops nation-wide to   
                                          Herman at (305) 395-8738 or e-mail community with 24/7 security at MM candidate will possess several of the                        educate and create awareness of child
                                                                                                                                following skills/certificates: Commercial                                                   NAS KEY WEST CLASSIFIEDS are free
                                                      10.5. Excellent condition, waterfront trail- Boat Captain, Certified Dive Instructor,     sex trafficking and slavery in the U.S. It’s   for active-duty and retired personnel,
                                                                                   er with W/D. No pets and no smoking. Certified Dive Master or equivalent,                 not an issue that just affects other cities,   their families and civilian base employ-
                                                                                   Pool and boat launch facilities. $1,150                                                   but is also happening here...right where       ees only. Deadline for submissions is
                                          Factory Ford F150 wheels. 17-inch, per month plus utilities. Annual lease. customer service experience in water-                   we live. For more information, call 797-
                                                                                                                                sports industry, teaching experience                                                        noon the Tuesday prior to that Friday’s
                                          seven lugs, steel wheel. Good condition. Call (305) 292-3356.                                                                      0314 or 294-2255.
                                                                                                                                and First Aid training. Information and                                                     issue. Make submissions to the NAS
                                          $50. Call Barry (510) 846-5209.
                                                                                                                                videos of this exciting new water sport      The Morale, Welfare and Recreation             Key West Public Affairs Office by e-mail,
                                          Crop N Style P3 portable scrap book SERVICES                                          are available at www.jetlevsoutheast.        Department at Naval Air Station Key  ; mail, P.O.
                                          paper organizer. Black, new, never used. Pure, safe and botanical skin care, com. Interested applicants should send                West is seeking sponsors for the upcom-        Box 9001, Key West, FL 33040-9001;
                                          Nine extending tiers with zipper pockets inner and outer body care from baby to a complete resume and salary require-              ing Youth Fest, Dolphin Derby and Fourth       or fax submissions to 293-2627. Unless
                                          on each side of case. $50. Call Greta adult. Vitamins, lotion and makeup for ments to                   of July events. The Youth Fest, held in        otherwise directed, ads will run for four
                                          (305) 517-6055.                          men and women. 100 percent vegan-                                                         conjunction with the Month of the Military     issues. Name and phone number must
                                          Ocean kayak-green with seat and pad- friendly. ID# 17743662. A. Brooke Cowan VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES                               Child, will be April 2, 2011. The Dolphin      accompany all requests in order for them
                                          dle. $150. Women’s BC and regulator for (661) 350-8505.                               Volunteers needed at the Key West            Derby, a fishing tournament of active          to be considered for publication. For
                                          $200. Call (305) 849-5962.               “The Original Scentsy Lady” Scentsy Botanical Garden for nursery, garden                  and retired military and DoD civilians,        more information, call 293-2434.
Friday, April 1, 2011
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                                                           230..............Help Wanted Middle Keys                                                                              442...........Unfurn. Houses Middle Keys               513........................................Timeshares
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    615..................................Auto Financing
                                                           240.................Help Wanted Upper Keys                       400                                                  444.............Unfurn. Houses Upper Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                 446..............Wanted To Rent Lower Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        514..........................Condos Lower Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        516.........................Condos Middle Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    620....................................Autos For Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    622.....................................SUVs For Sale
010....................................Public Notices       300                                                             RENTALS
                                                                                                                                                                                 448............Wanted To Rent Middle Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                 450..............Wanted To Rent Upper Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        518..........................Condos Upper Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        520...........................Homes Lower Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    625.....................................Classic Autos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    630....................................Autos Wanted
020............................Volunteers Wanted            MERCHANDISE                                                    404............................Rooms Lower Keys       451.....................Mobile Home/RV Sites           522..........................Homes Middle Keys              640..........................................Auto Parts
030...............................................Travel   305......................................................Pets   406..........................Rooms Middle Keys        452............Vacation Rentals Lower Keys             524...........................Homes Upper Keys              645.............................Heavy Equipment
040.........................................Personals      310..................................Sporting Goods             408............................Rooms Upper Keys       454..........Vacation Rentals Middle Keys              Commercial                                                  Recreation
050....................................Lost & Found        315...............................................Bicycles      410...............Mobile Homes Lower Keys             456............Vacation Rentals Upper Keys             526......................Business Opportunity               650.............................................Scooters
060..........................................Pets Found    320..............................Household Goods                412.............Mobile Homes Middle Keys              458..............Vacation Rentals Elsewhere            528...............................Business Wanted           652.......................................Motorcycles
                                                                                                                                                                                 460..........................Commercial Rentals        530.......................................Investments       654....................................Travel Trailers
                                                           321...........................................Furniture         414...............Mobile Homes Upper Keys
                                                           325...................................Miscellaneous             416........Furnished Condos Lower Keys                462.......................................Office Space  532................................Income Property          656............................................Campers
                                                           327...............................................Jewelry       417....Unfurnished Condos Lower Keys                                                                         534.......................Commercial Property
                                                                                                                                                                                 464...............................................Storage                                                          658...........................RVs/Motor Homes
 SERVICES                                                  329.....................................Yard Sale Map           418........................Condos Middle Keys                                                                Other Real Estate                                           660....................................Marine Needs
110..............................Child/Adult Care
112...................................Money To Lend
                                                           330.......................Yard Sales Lower Keys
                                                           331.....................Yard Sales Middle Keys
                                                                                                                           420..........................Condos Upper Keys
                                                                                                                           422............Furnished Apts. Lower Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                  500                                                   536...............Lots &Acreage Lower Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        538.............Lots & Acreage Middle Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    661....................................Marine Parts
120............................Private Instruction         332.......................Yard Sales Upper Keys                 424...........Furnished Apts. Middle Keys              REAL ESTATE                                           540...............Lots & Acreage Upper Keys                 664............................................Sailboats
130................................Mortgage Broker         335...........................................Antiques          426............Furnished Apts. Upper Keys             Mobile Homes                                           542...............................Realty Elsewhere          665.......................................Houseboats
                                                           337....................................................Art      428................Unfurn. Apts. Lower Keys           502........................................ Lower Keys 544...................................Realty Wanted         667.........................................Misc. Boats
 200                                                       338...............................................Fine Art
                                                           340.........................Musical Instruments
                                                                                                                           430...............Unfurn. Apts. Middle Keys
                                                                                                                           432................Unfurn. Apts. Upper Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                 504.......................................Middle Keys
                                                                                                                                                                                 506........................................Upper Keys       600                  AUTOS/
                                                           345.........................................Appliances          434.................Furn. Houses Lower Keys           508................................ Lots Lower Keys
                                                           350...............................Office Equipment               436................Furn. Houses Middle Keys           510............................... Lots Middle Keys TRANSPORTATION
210........................................Jobs Wanted     351.........................................Electronics         438................Furn.. Houses Upper Keys           512................................ Lots Upper Keys Autos/Trucks
220...............Help Wanted Lower Keys                   355....................................Wanted to Buy            440.............Unfurn. Houses Lower Keys             Homes For Sale                                         610................................................Trucks    LEGALS

  010 PUBLIC NOTICE          110 CHILD/ADULT CARE                                                                220 HELP WANTED                                220 HELP WANTED                                   220 HELP WANTED
       NOTICE TO                                                                                                   LOWER KEYS                                     LOWER KEYS                                        LOWER KEYS
                                ELDERLY CARE
     ADVERTISERS                    SITTER                                                                                                                  AC HELPER NEEDED            Babysitters Needed
In case of errors, Will sit or take to appoint-                                                             HAAGEN DAZS                                   FT M-F. Drivers license For resorts, apply online
please check your ad ments. Light housekeep-                                                                                                              required. Please apply in
the first day it appears.        ing and meals.
                                                                                                             625 Duval St.                                person at 311 Margaret 305-522-6050
In the event of an error,     18 years experience.                                                                                                        St. No phone calls. Previ-
we are responsible for           305-849-4003.                                                              Come in for Application                       ous applicants need not
                                                                                                                                                                                         Banana Cabanna
the first incorrect inser-                                                                                                                                                                   Academy
                                                                                                            Position is Night Shift                       apply.
tion of an ad. The Citi-                                                                                                                                                             Now hiring: Full Time Di-
zen does not assume              MRS. RUTH’S                                                                                                 329874                                  rector VPK Instructor Re-
                                   DAYCARE                                                                                                                  ACCT’S RECEIVABLE sume to
responsibility for any                                                                                                                                           REGISTRAR
reason beyond the cost Learning Program ages 1                                                                                                            Immediate F/T position
                           to 3. Lots of play. Call for
of the ad itself.
                           enrollment. For August &
                                                                                                             Announce it in                               for experienced book-
                           Sept. Call 296-4048 after                                                      Keyswide Classifieds!                           keeper in Big Pine (Tues. FLORIDA KEYS SPCA
    CANCELLATIONS                                                                                                                                         -Sat.) Must be proficient is hiring P/T Office Staff
All word ad rates are 5pm. 1 current opening                                                                 Call 292-7777 x3                             in MS Excel & Access for Key West, must be a
placement fees and       220 HELP WANTED                                                                                                                  with strong attention to self starter, be comfort-
non-refundable (for fre-   LOWER KEYS                                                                                                                     detail. Background check able performing physical
quency days canceled). CARPENTER WANTED                                                                                                                   required. Send resume to work. Previous applicants
Ads may be removed Rough to Finish. Call                                                                     A-PLUS ROOFING                              need not apply. Please
from publication with 305-747-4650.                                                                              Help Wanted                                 Attn. Bus. Mgr. or fax   apply in person at: 5230
placement fee remain-                                                                                       Experienced only. Tools                              305-872-2555           College Rd, or send
ing.                                                                                                       required, Drivers license                                                         resume to:
                                                                                                             preferred. 296-2568                 
Once an ad has been
placed only acceptable
minor changes can be
made to the ad.
Mike Corales formerly of
        Staples Ave
Faye Bennett formerly of
Andy Anderson worked
       at “NAMTD”.
  If you know of any of
   these people please
   contact Rose Carter

  24/7 Onsite Service
Home: $35.00/hr + Travel
 Key West to Key Largo

12 Southernmost Flyer                                                                                                                             Friday, April 1, 2011

                                                    KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ARE NOW WORLDWIDE
   220 HELP WANTED              220 HELP WANTED               220 HELP WANTED               220 HELP WANTED              220 HELP WANTED               220 HELP WANTED            325 MISCELLANEOUS
     LOWER KEYS                   LOWER KEYS                    LOWER KEYS                    LOWER KEYS                   LOWER KEYS                    LOWER KEYS              55 Gallon Aquarium.
          TEACH                  CROWNE PLAZA                EXPERIENCED 440                MECHANIC FOR                  POSITIONS                 WEDDING /CATERING /          stand all acces, incl. fish,
Full-time at Florida Keys    KEY WEST LA CONCHA               CSR 220 AGENT               CONSTRUCTION CO                 AVAILABLE                   SALES ASSISTANT            $150. 419-602-0515.
Community College. The                                            WANTED                 mechanic for light/heavy             at                   Southernmost Hotel Col- 4 person hot tub $750
following 10-month Fac-           *Food & Beverage        For P & C Agency. Look-         equipment. Experience        WESTIN KEY WEST,            lection has a F/T position OBO. Call for details.
ulty positions are avail-              Director           ing for someone to work        necessary. Salary based         SUNSET KEY,               in our Wedding & Sales (954) 415-7327
able in the areas of Eng-    Must be able to work a       for 35 hrs per week in          on exp. 305-296-0305,        WEATHER STATION             Dept. Must be able to
                                                                                                                                                                                  WATER TREATMENT
lish and Mathematics at flexible schedule, includ-        Cudjoe    Offfice. Must             305-797-0005.            AND BANANA BAY              have flexible scheduling
                              ing nights, weekends,                                                                                                                                       PLANT -
our Marathon and Taver-                                   know homeowners and                                                                      which includes weekends
                                                                                            NAVY EXCHANGE                                                                          Located at 100 Ham-
nier centers and Mathe- holidays and be reliable.         auto.     Please    call                                             Westin              & evenings. Please apply
                                Must have current,                                               KEY WEST                                                                         mocks Trail #2114, Key
matics and Emergency                                      954-614-6742.                                                      *Line Cook            at 1319 Duval St.
                                                                                                Is Seeking a                                                                       Largo, FL 33037 - 12
Medical Services on our strong, stable, verifiable                                                                            *Barback
                                                                                         *Hardlines Supervisory                                                                    TGD plant - biological
Key West Campus. Re- 3+ years of food and bev-            F/T Front Desk Person
                                                                                                Sales Clerk                                                                       nitrogen and chemical
quires a Masters degree erage management ex-               needed Wed - Sunday.                                              Sunset Key
                                                                                         All applicants must pass                                                                  phosphorous removal
in the discipline or a Mas- perience and be able to       Willing to train right indi-                                      *Maintenance             WYLAND GALLERIES
                               handle high volume.                                          background check to                                                                   capabilities - attached
ters degree with 18                                        vidual. Must be person-                                            *Concierge                   102 DUVAL
                                                                                           qualify. An EEO Em-                                                                    digester -dual clarifiers
graduate credit hours in                                  able and possess typing                                     *Retail Sales Associate -        looking for 1 Sales
                               *Room Attendants                                          ployer. To obtain applica-                                                             and dual chlorine contact
the discipline. The close                                 skills. Apply in person @                                         (experienced)            person willing to work
                                                                                          tion - Visit our website:                                                                chambers - steel con-
date for application sub- Experience is preferred,          219 Simonton Street.                                             *Busser PM             and earn what they are
                             must be able to handle                                                                                              struction -includes blow-
mission is April 29, 2011.                                                                                                     *Host AM                  worth. We offer:
                                    high volume             F/T HOUSEKEEPING             (click on “work for us” at                                                             ers, diffusers, air lifts and
Salary       commensurate                                                                                              *Latitudes AM Server        * health benefits
                                                             ROOM INSPECTOR               the bottom of the page)                                                                   bar screen. Asking
with education and expe-                                                                                                 *Latitude PM Server       * 401 K
                                    *Night Audit          Pier House Resort is           Fax Application/Resume                                                                  $25,000 Contact Kahlil
rience. Generous bene-                                                                                                  *Massage Therapist -       * Paid vacation
                                                                                             to: 305-292-7229                                                                       Bond 561-702-8308
fits package. Please visit Previous night audit and       looking for a room in-                                               part-time           * $500 sign on bonus
us at                         front desk experience       spector.     Housekeeping             or e-mail to:              *Spa Supervisor
                                                                                                                  *Commissions up to 15% for more preferred, excel is a must          experience is required.
                                                                                                                                                   * Cash Spiff                       327 JEWELRY
information or contact                                    English fluency as well         Recent applicants need            Banana Bay
                                                                                                not apply.                                         * Advancement               Men’s Tag Heuer silver
Human Resources at                 *Maintenance           as current, strong, stable,                                       *Front Desk                                        and gold. Great shape,
305-809-3504, email          Applicant must have at       verifiable experience is a      Part Time Retail Sales                                                               Bulova Accutron vintage
                                                                                                                                                       Come in and apply                 least 1 yr of        must. Excellent benefits          Souvenir Gift Shop            Weatherstation            mornings Ask for Andy 1962            14k     collectors
EOE M/F/D/V.                 hospitality/maintenance      package, meal & parking                $10.00/hr               *Room Attendant                                       grade. Lots women ster-
                              experience in order to      available.                          3:00 to 9:30pm                                                                   ling silver jewelry $2,138
    Key West Golf Club         apply. Any other me-         EOE - M/F/D/V - Drug          Please apply in person       + Previous applicants            230 HELP WANTED        We buy gold 7 days
   is now hiring Bar Staff. chanical/electrical related         Free Workplace                                                                            MIDDLE KEYS
                                                                                             207 Simonton St.          need not apply again.                                   week. We pay Miami
  Apply in person at: 6450     experience is a plus.            Apply: H/R Dept.           Mon.-Fri. 8:30 - 4:00      + Application hours are            TECHNICIANS           prices. 305-304-1805.
      East College Rd.       Must be able to commu-              One Duval St.                  EOE/DFW                from 9am to 3:30pm.         An Industry Leader in
                                 nicate in English.             M-F, 10am-4pm                                         +Can also apply on-line                                         NEED CASH?
                                                                                                                                                   Low Voltage Communi- Buying gold, silver, dia-
                                                                                                PART-TIME                       to:                cation Cabling is looking monds, Rolexes, Estate
Hiring?                          *Busser/In Room
                                Dinning Attendant
                                                             F/T HOUSEKEEPING
                                                                 SUPERVISOR                   APPOINTMENT

                                                                                                                      Drug Free Work Place -
                                                                                                                                                   for       EXPERIENCED items. Miami prices, we
                                                                                                                                                   structured cable installers pay cash. 7 days/week.
                             Applicants must be avail-    Needed for busy Bed and                                                                  to cover upper, middle 305-3041805.
                                                                                         Needed to work from
Sabrina                      able for both pm and am
                              shifts. Previous restau-
                               rant experience is re-
                                                          Breakfast in Old Town.
                                                          Housekeeping      experi-
                                                          ence is required, English
                                                                                                                       An Equal Opportunity
                                                                                                                         Apply in Person
                                                                                                                                                   and lower keys. DFWP
                                                                                                                                                   Clean Driving Record &         355 WANTED TO BUY

can                                    quired.            fluency. Guest House ex-
                                                          perience a plus. In addi-
                                                                                         range from $300 to $600
                                                                                         per week. Please email
                                                                                         resume to:
                                                                                                                         245 Front Street,
                                                                                                                       Key West, FL 33040
                                                                                                                        Tel: 305-294-4000
                                                                                                                                                   Email       resume
                                                                                                                                                                       Check.          LOOKING TO BUY
                                                                                                                                                                            to lobster and crab certifi-
                                                                                                                                          NO cates A's or B's. Paid

help!                          *Starbucks Barista
                             Applicant must be avail-
                             able am and pm. Previ-
                                                          tion to Supervision this
                                                          job requires doing laun-
                                                          dry. Apply in person at
                                                                                            PLUMBERS HELPER
                                                                                                                        Fax: 305-292-4348
                                                                                                                        SALES ACCOUNT
                                                                                                                                                   CALLS PLEASE.

                                                                                                                                                            305 PETS
                                                                                                                                                                               cash. (772) 519-0180.
                                                                                                                                                                                     402 ROOMMATES
                              ous Starbucks experi-       913 Duval Street.                        WANTED            EXECUTIVE NEEDED
Let Sabrina from our         ence preferred. Must be                                     Clean diving record. Call Excellent pay structure          Reg. Mini-Dachshunds            **PROFESSIONAL**
Classified Team help         able to communicate in         Front Desk/Reception         294-6276.                  $50-$100K         potential.   Long haired, cream boys.            REDUCED!!!
you write & place                    English.                   Person Needed                                       Email resume to:               Tiny & adorable. Vacci-         Share Large Old Town
                                                          Reliable, trustworthy, mo-           SWING DRIVER
                                                                                                                     nated & wormed. Cat           brand new 4BR superlux
your ad today!                                            tivated, friendly personal-     (KEY WEST, FLORIDA)
                                                                                                                                                   friendly. 305-587-5959         house. Suit one person:
                             **Applicants must have                                        Class B Driver Needed
                                                           ity a MUST! Experience                                     The Inn At Key West                                        own queen size bed. Pvt
                               verifiable references                                          In Key West area.                                         315 BICYCLES
                                                          preferred... 30+ hrs/week                                   is currently accepting                                     swimming pool. $350/wk.
                             and hotel experience in                                      Must have the following:
                                                            Thursday thru Monday                                        applications for the       Used Bike $39 Call            minimum 6-12 mo. lease.
                                 order to apply**                                          (1) Clean driving record
                                                             shifts, afternoons/eve-                                      following position       292-0702, 393-4850                  305-896-4004
                                                              nings. El Patio Motel         (No more than two (2)
                              Apply in person at:                                           moving violation in the                                     321 FURNITURE             Old Town near 5 Bros.
                                                            800 Washington Street                                        * PT Front Desk
                                430 Duval St.                                                    last 3 years)                                                                     Room, A/C, W/D, pkg.
                                                                Apply in person.                                          *PT Night Audit
                               M-F, 10am-3pm                                                (2) Clean background                                       GOOD QUALITY               Quiet house, employed
                            EOE/M/F/V/D, Drug Free                                        (able to pass both back-                                   office/home furniture.      female preferred w/refs.
                                                                 LINE COOK                                              must speak English
                                 Workplace                                                 ground check and drug                                     Some desks - chairs -        $800/mo. includes. all.
                                                          with breakfast experience
                                 EXPERIENCED              preferred, clean and so-                  screen)                  Please Apply          room divider panels. Call       292-9803, leave msg.
                                   PLUMBER                ber. Apply at 5 Geiger            (3)Stable work history       in person 3420 N.           292-1145 for details.
             Get                Must have Driver’s        Rd.                             (4) Able to communicate          Roosevelt Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                   325 MISCELLANEOUS
                              License. Tools needed.                                        well with customers. If             EOE
      results in                Must be drug free.              LINE COOKS                interested, Please apply                                 Guardian 60 amp Stand            Announce it in
      Keyswide                    305-304-2986            Line Cook with experi-                 in person to:                                     by home power system
     Classifieds                                          ence. Pay is determined           Refreshment Services         Announce it in            with   relay.  Propane,       Keyswide Classifieds!
                                 Get results!             by skill level. Come join               Pepsi, Inc.       Keyswide Classifieds!          never used $2,375 OBO.           Call 292-7777 x3
Call Sabrina 292-7777 x3                                  our Team. Apply at Sa-             5510 McDonald Ave.                                    (734)649-9465.
                               Call 292-7777x3            lute Restaurant.               Key West, Florida 44040          Call 292-7777 x3

                                   There’s always somethin’ cookin’ in the Keys!
                                    Look for the “What’s Cookin’?” Restaurant Guide in the
                                    Key West Citizen for Menu Specials, Brunch, Breakfast,
                                    Dinner, Tapas, Bar Food... Whatever whets your appetite!                                                                305-292-7777 x203
Friday, April 1, 2011
                                                                                                                                                Southernmost Flyer 13

                                                     KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ARE NOW WORLDWIDE
       404 ROOMS               422 FURNISHED APTS.         434 FURNISHED HOUSES            440 UNFURN. HOUSES                  452 VACATION RENTALS               526 BUSINESS               534 COMMERCIAL
      LOWER KEYS                   LOWER KEYS                   LOWER KEYS                     LOWER KEYS                           LOWER KEYS                    OPPORTUNITY                   PROPERTY
     716 DUVAL ST.                Old Town Studio          TRUMAN ANNEX-542                                                       PLANNING YOUR                KEY WEST 79 SEAT            Commercial For Sale
HEARTBREAK HOTEL               w/loft $1,250/mo Priv.     PORTER Lane 2 bdrms,                        All real estate ad-       TRIP TO KEY WEST?               RESTAURANT/BAR           Search All Key West and
 Stay in the heart of Old       entrance, vaulted ceil-    2 bths, 4 decks, french                    vertising in this       Historic Hideaways has         High traffic location, w/   FL Keys Commercial RE
                                                                                                      newspaper          is
  Town. Beautifully fur-      ings, fans, queen bed, 8’    doors, tow story town-                                             been providing custom-         beer & wine license. For    and Businesses For Sale
                                                                                                      subject to the Fed-
  nished, immaculately         window to garden, own       house, furnished, w/d,                                             ers with Vacation Rentals      sale @ $647k or rent for    at
                                                                                          eral Fair Housing Act of 1968
 clean, full kitchens, tile     bath, own A/C, cable,       central a/c and heat,         which makes it illegal to ad-
                                                                                                                              for over 20 years. Rent a      $3,600 mo. Owner is a li-
    baths, cable TV &            W/D, WIFI, BBQ. No        patio fenced back yard,        vertise “any preference, limi-
                                                                                                                              private home or condo          censed real estate agent.      Mixed Use Property
  cold A/C. Starting at         drugs, Sorry no pets.     corner unit, light and airy,    tation or discrimination based      w/ pool for the same                    BPK
     $499/week + tax           Avail 4/1. 305-292-1551     pool, parking. $2000 a         on race, color, religion, sex or    price as a hotel. Weekly,        Vic Musmanno, P.A.        Front bldg contains den-
or 2 nite min@ $99/nite               NEW TOWN             month plus 1 month se-         national origin, or an intention    Monthly or longer.              Coldwell Banker Schmitt    tal office & upstairs apt.
      305-296-5558            2/1 Furnished apt. Large     curity dep and utilities.      to make any such preference            Visit us in person at:            305-294-0123          Rear bldg. also contains       kitchen, full bath, OSP,          Available May             limitation or discrimination.”         1109 Duval Street or               532 INCOME           apt. overlooking the pool.
                              front     porch,    C/A/C,        970-926-5513              This newspaper will not know-             PROPERTY             Parking lot w/ lush land-
  Old Town Efficiency                                                                                or call at 800-654-5131.                                  scaping.
                              $1,800 plus $200 elec-                                      ingly accept any advertising
  Rentals By the Week                                                                                                            Full service property               Sacrifice!
                              tric, F/S/S. Avail May 1st.                                 for real estate which is in vio-
 King w/1 bed $280; sin-                                      TRUMAN ANNEX                lation or the law. Our readers            management.                      Mixed Use!              1200 White Street
  gle $220, 1 week de-        References       a    must        TOWNHOME                                                                                           2 Commercial
                                                                                          are hereby informed that all                                                                   Mixed use building w/ 3
 posit. 4 week minimum.                                   2BR/1.5BA, W/D, park-           dwellings advertised in this            460 COMMERCIAL                   1 Residential         commercial units & 2
Priv. entrance, priv. bath,        428 UNFURNISHED        ing, pool, $2,300 per mo.       newspaper are available on an               RENTALS                    Location! Location!     residential units & an ad-
own A/C, cable TV, W/D,           APTS. LOWER KEYS        Ron 294-9101.                   equal opportunity basis.                                                    Location!          jacent parking lot. Per-
WIFI. No drugs, alcohol.                                                                                             328029
                                                                                                                                    COMMERCIAL                 On Truman near White
                                   OLD TOWN                 440 UNFURN. HOUSES                                                       WAREHOUSE                                           fect for user or investor,
      Sorry no pets.                                            LOWER KEYS
                                                                                                                                                              Under appraised value!     w/ 16 lic. restaurant
      305-292-1551         2BR/1BA, rarely avail-                                          BIG PINE HOUSE                       ON STOCK ISLAND                 Owner is FL. Lic. RE
                           able large apartment ap-         3BR/3BA ON CANAL                                                      Unit 4 is 800sf. work                                  seats.
                                                                                         2/2.5. 2 lots fenced in.                                                      Broker
    410 MOBILE HOMES       prox 800 s.f. porch, large     Big Pine. Very nice and Recently renovated. W/D                       space plus 400 sf loft           appx 3000 sq ft on
       LOWER KEYS          sunny room, W/D unit,          clean. W/D, Central A/C,                                                 includes 3 offices                                       Just over 2,000 SF
                                                                                          hook up, D/W, deep                                                       5428 sq ft lot!
  1BR/1BA FURNISHED $1,650 month plus all util.           fenced backyard, storage                                            1600s.f. parking with out-                                          building
                                                                                         clean canal w/dock &                                                   Reduced to $575K!
On Big Coppitt.       $975 F/L/S, year lease, no          and parking. Pet friendly.                                          side storage. Metal Build-                                 With just under 100 FT of
                                                                                                davits. $1800
mo. + water & electric, dogs, maximum of 2 peo-           Long      term      tenant.                                            ing. $1,000mo + util                                    US Hwy 1 footage on
                                                                                               305-872-9004                                                    Transient Licensed!
F/S. 305-849-1474.         ple. 305-296-8132.             $1,700/mo. plus utilities.                                                   Call Steve                                        corner lot in Big Coppitt
                                                                                                                                                               SF home w/dip pool        Key. Perfect for a variety
                               ATLANTIC BLVD.             First and last and de-            40’ HOUSEBOAT                            305-296-5555                Owner is FL. Lic.
     ONE BEDROOM                                                                                                                                                                         of uses.
   With pool, furnished.          EFFICIENCY              posit. Credit check re- Nice wood interior. Great                                                         RE Broker
                                                                                      views. $1,050/mo. elec-                         925 SQ.FT.
    On the Waterfront.     Quiet,    shaded      patio.   quired. 760-726-2620                                                                                  Reduced to $699K!
                                                                                      tric incl. (305)849-2656                 COMMERCIAL SPACE                                                 Lease Spaces:
    $800 moves you in.     $1000/mo. includes all          Now Available for Rent                                             Torres Plaza Bldg, 5611
  15 Minutes to Key West utilities. F/L/S Available                                                                           3rd Ave. S.I. $1,200/mo.        Mobile Home 2br 2ba          Former Sprint Store
                                                                                              RAMROD KEY
 Call Dave 305-304-7579 April 23rd. 304-4261                                                                                  ALSO 1550sq.ft. Torres          Large lot, Big Coppitt     1,250 SQFT of perfect,
                                                          2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom             Lovely 1,500 sq ft,
                            Roof Top Apt. 1BR/1BA                                                                             Plaza Bldg, 5615 3rd                  $124,900             elevated retail or office
                                                                  Santa Clara          2BR/1BA, tile floors, new
       LOWER KEYS          Over 700s.f. huge pool              $1,300 per month         appliances, large court-              Ave. S.I. $1,700/mo. Call                                  space available next to
                           and patio. Great location.                                                                                305-296-3164            Grand Old Town Home         Movie Theater on Top-
                                                                                         yard w/covered patio.
   ONE BR OLD TOWN         $1,800 per month all util                                                                                305-923-4605.            and adjacent commercial     pino Dr. Ample off street
                                                          2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Furnished or unfurnished
 Nicely furnished w/great incl. 294-7840.                                                                                                                        lot! Reduced!           parking.
                                                                723 Thomas St.          utilities included. Avail-                 464 STORAGE
  deck, hardwood floors,                                                                                                                                           $595K each!
                               2/1 BIG PINE KEY                $1,500 per month           able now $1,500 mo.
  A/C, W/D, Pool, Cable,                                                                                                              STORAGE                                                   Office Space
   WiFi, OSP. Available    Boating canal, ground                                                                               Industrial Warehouses          Restaurant in Prime
                           level CBS duplex, OSP.         2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom                 ***ALSO***                                                                               3426    Duck Ave, over
     May 1st. No Pets.                                                                                                               Sizes vary.             200 Block Duval Street
                           $1,200, F/L/S, no dogs.             Shared Pool                   SPECIALIZING IN
   $1,300 mo. + electric,                                                                                                        Storage Containers          Location! SRX licensed.
                           Call 305-872-4026.                2525 Flagler Ave.                HOUSING FOR
   F/L/S. 305-294-1401
                             1 BR Apt., Mid-Town
                                                             $1,800 per month                CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                                On our site or yours.
                                                                                                                                  Call (305)294-0277
                                                                                                                                                             Reduced to $400K! 50%
                                                                                                                                                               owner finance poss.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Renting your
   SMATHERS BEACH                                                                              COMPANIES
1, 2 & 3 bedroom fully
                            w/sleeping loft, cent A/C,
                            W/D, pool, OSP, cable &
                                                          For More information or
                                                           An Appointment Call             Call Jim Wright for
                                                                                                                                     520 HOMES
                                                                                                                                    LOWER KEYS
                                                                                                                                                                Terms negotiable.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Home or Apt.?
furnished condos on 8
                            Wi-Fi. Avail 4/01. $1,400/                                                                                                       17 Acres on Out Island
acres of gated seclusion,
2 pools & tennis courts.
All you need are clothes
                            mo. F/L/S 305-923-0008
                               432 UNFURNISHED
                                                               Becky Cobo
                                                                                              more details
                                                                                          305-304-4504 or email
                                                                                                                               CANAL FRONT HOUSE
                                                                                                                              3/2, Brand new home.
                                                                                                                              Million dollar view, lots of
                                                           3BD/2BA STILT HOME                                                                                 Timeshare for Sale!
and groceries. Available       APTS. UPPER KEYS
                                                            on canal w/30’ dock &                                             amenities,      landscaped
                                                                                               LG. 3/2 HOME                                                  Coconut Mallory Booked
for 6 to 9 month leases. Tradewind Hammocks                   access to Atl. Very                                             fenced. Turn Key starting
                                                                                         Sugarloaf (Hansen Trail)                                              New Years! $13,500
Monthly rates range from                                                                                                      at $295,000. For more in-
$1,250 to $1,750. Utili- Spacious 1,2,& 3 Bed-
ties included.
       Gale Shepard

                              room Apartments.
                             Fantastic Location In
                                                            private on Geiger Key.
                                                           Fenced yard $2,000/mo
                                                              F/L/S Available 4/1
                                                               305-731-3139 or
                                                                                         1 acre lot/remote area.
                                                                                         No pets, central A/C,
                                                                                         patio, enclosed garage.
                                                                                                                                             Call     Don
                                                                                                                                                             Kathleen P Hancock PA
                                                                                                                                                                Broker Associate
                                                                                                                                                             Property Management
       305-294-6069                Key Largo!
                                                                                         $2,000. Call Dan after                                                                           Let Roger from our
                                                                904-468-0132             6pm 305-296-8813                             524 HOMES                 of Key West, Inc.
                                100 Hammocks Trail                                                                                   UPPER KEYS                   305-304-4034            Classified Team help
    Get results!                                                TOWNHOUSE                                                                                                                 you write & place
                              Key Largo, Florida 33037                                  CANAL FRONT                                                           See these listings @
                                                                 2BR/1.5BA                                                     FOR SALE BY OWNER
                               Located behind Publix                                     BIG COPPITT                                                        your ad today!
  Call 292-7777x3                 and Kmart Plaza
                                                              3222 EAGLE AVE
                                                                                  1/1, cute mobile. Large
                                                                                                                              3BR, 2.5BA Townhouse.  
                                                          No pets, no smokers,                                                The home is 3 years old
                                Affordable Rents!!                                yard, W/D, $1,000/mo.
                                                          fenced yard, $1600 + util,                                          and is move in condition
  422 FURNISHED APTS.           Income Restrictions                               3/2, mobile + den, W/D,
                                                          F/L/S      305-304-1654                                             & needs nothing. Low
      LOWER KEYS                         Apply                                    $1,600/mo.
                                                          Please leave message.                                               maint fees. There are
  Old Town Efficiency          Phone: (305) 451-1415                               The Taporowski Team                        some income restrictions           CLASSIFIED
                              Office Hours: Mon, Wed,        NAS KEY WEST             Realty Executives
 $950/mo. + util. F/S/S.
                                & Fri: 9:30am-5:00pm  is now renting to retired          Florida Keys
                                                                                                                              with   this     townhome.          CUSTOMERS:
Priv. entrance, own bath,                                                                                                     There is also a FREE
                                                      military. $2,425 a month,          305-292-1922                                                        Don’t deal with traffic
   own A/C, exp cable,                                                                                                        20K Ship loan that can
                                                      utilities included, no se-                                                                             or severe weather, just
  W/D, WIFI. No drugs,            Announce it in      curity deposit, 24 hour       452 VACATION RENTALS                      be transferred to the new
                                                                                                                                                               pick up the phone!
       Sorry no pets.                                                                     LOWER KEYS                          owner for the down pay-
       305-295-9000           Keyswide Classifieds! maintenance. Please call                                                  ment, $190,000 Minus               Most classified
                                  Call 292-7777 x3    Balfour Beatty for details.      Low Cost Studio
                                                                                                                              the 20K SHIP loan =              advertising can be                       Get
       NEW TOWN                                       305-432-9824                ,$1,000/mo. + utils. F/S/S
Studio, new kitchen, full                                                            year around. Priv. en-                   $170,000.     Why     rent     placed over the phone.              results in
                                 AVAILABLE NOW                OPEN WATER                                                      when you can own for                 Call today.
bath, lg deck & backyard,     2BR/1BA duplex MM94 3BR/2BA Sugarloaf Key.
                                                                                    trance, own bath, own
                                                                                                                              the cost of rent. Please
A/C, OSP, F/S/S, $800         Bayside, W/D, screen Long term, T- dock with
                                                                                    A/C, cable, W/D, WIFI,
                                                                                                                              call        for     details
                                                                                                                                                                   292-7777                     Classifieds
plus $50 electric. Avail                                                          BBQ. No drugs, Sorry no
                              porch,     $1,100/month lift, $2,500. Available                                                 305-924-5799            or
April 1st. 294-7443.          305-451-4100            April 15th. 305-396-7759.
                                                                                      pets. 305-295-9000
                                                                                                                              305-924-3694.                                               Call Roger 292-7777 x3
14 Southernmost Flyer                                      Friday, April 1, 2011

                                                                  534 COMMERCIAL           660 MARINE NEEDS
                                                                     PROPERTY                  FISH & RACE
                                                             1,100 SF of space very         ENGINES IN STOCK
                                                             clean & neat w/ ample                Mercury
                                                             parking & mezz storage.       300XS OPTI $15,000
                                                             2 entrances perfect medi-     250HP OPTI $13,500
                                                             cal or professional space.    60HP 4 Stroke $5,735
                                                                                           15HP 4 Stroke $1,995
                                                                Large Retail Bldg.          6HP 4 Stroke $1,495
                                                             Former Budde's Office          5HP 4 Stroke $1,289
                                                             Supply/ Ashley Furniture.      3.5HP 4 Stroke $950
                                                             11,000 SF of space lo-               Honda
                                                             cated on busy Flagler         20HP 4 Stroke $2,995
                                                             Ave. w/ ample front &          5HP 4 Stroke $1,489
                                                             rear parking.                     Used Engines
                                                                                            200HP OPTI Set- 07
                                                                  Contact Claude J.       $12,800 w/1yr warranty
                                                                     Gardner, Jr.           250HP OPTI Set -08
                                                                    305-766-3133          $22,000 w/2yrs warranty
                                                                 Prudential Knight &        21’Triad Race Boat
                                                                   Gardner Realty                  $5,800
                                                                                               305- 292-2291
                                                                 536 LOTS & ACREAGE
                                                                     LOWER KEYS
                                                                                            662 POWER BOATS
                                                             FOR SALE TRIPLE LOT
                                                                                          20’ Pontoon Boat. 40HP
                                                                  BIG PINE KEY
                                                                                          Yamaha, $3,971 Call
                                                             180ft. canal, active bldg.
                                                                                          Bud 305-879-2542.
                                                             permit. $169K. Financing
                                                                  305-587-3427.            Evinrude ETEC Motor
                                                                   CLASSIFIED                 20% Below Cost
                                                                                              Motors in Stock
                                                                   CUSTOMERS:                  Full Warranty
                                                             Don’t deal with traffic
                                                             or severe weather, just          50 HP - $4,450.00
                                                               pick up the phone!            115 HP - $6,980.00
                                                                 Most classified             150 HP- $9,980.00
                                                               advertising can be           200 HP - $12,480.00
                                                             placed over the phone.         250 HP - $13,560.00
                                                                   Call today.               Call 305-294-3093
                                                                                      Garrison Bight Marina
                                                                650 SCOOTERS           711 Eisenhower Dr.
                                                             150CC Scooter 2006,            Key West.
                                                             $750. In Key West. Dan      2006 CENTURY
                                                             419-602-0515           Center sole, 225HP, 4
                                                                                    stroke, 200 hours boat
                                                             Have a Boat            and motor. Like new just
                                                                                    surveyed. Set up for fish-
                                                             to sell?               ing. $59,000, cost new
                                                                                    $125k, 610-476-7437.

                                                             Chuck                          ‘03, 24' Palm Beach
                                                                                          Pontoon. $2137. Needs

                                                             can                          motor work. 923-5753
                                                                                          1998 Aquasport 16’ CC
                                                                                          skiff, 58HP, trailer, live

                                                             help!                        well, SS prop, bimini top,
                                                                                          all service done. $4,999.
                                                             Let Chuck from our              665 HOUSEBOATS
                                                             Classified Team help                37’ GIBSON
                                                             you write & place                  HOUSEBOAT
                                                             your ad today!               Runs great, diesel gen-
                                                                                          erator, very dry, lots of
                                                                                          extras, you will never see
                                                                                          a deal like this. $9,900.
                                                                                          Located at City Marina
                                                                                          Wahoo Pier. Look first
                                                                                          call               second.

                                                               results in                    SELL
                                                                                           YOUR CAR FAST
                                                               Keyswide                     Key West Citizen Classifieds
                                                              Classifieds                         292-7777
                                                                                                    Ext. 3
                                                             Call Chuck 292-7777 x3
Friday, April 1, 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                    Southernmost Flyer 15

                                                      KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ARE NOW WORLDWIDE

            Let our                                                                                                                                                                Advertise in the
           Paper sell                                                                                                                                                                    KW Citizen
                                                                                                                                                                                     Classifieds today!
           your boat.                                                                                                                                                                   305-292-7777

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                                          continued from page 7

                                          approval is Sept. 1, 2011.
                                             Current projections indi-
                                          cate the SER board will select
                                          approximately 120 captains
                                          and 120 commanders for early
                                          retirement. These numbers
                                          may be adjusted based on the
                                          volume of voluntary retire-
                                          ment requests received prior
                                          to the board.
                                             Captains and command-
                                          ers who submit a retirement
                                          request ahead of the May 15
                                          deadline will not be consid-
                                          ered by the SER board and can
                                          choose a retirement date no
                                          later than Sept. 1, 2012.
                                             “By electing to retire ahead
                                          of the board, these officers will
                                          be giving themselves and their
                                          families several more months
                                          to prepare for a career transi-
                                          tion,” explained Kurta.
                                             For more information on
                                          the Selective Early Retirement
                                          board, visit

                                          continued from page 4

                                          classroom settings and plat-
                                          forms to enhance the tradi-
                                          tional “brick and mortar” TAP
                                          experience that most service
                                          members receive.
                                             Originally released in com-
                                          pact disc format last August,
                                          the Career Decision Toolkit was
                                          developed by the DoD’s Office
                                          of Wounded Warrior Care and
                                          Transition Policy in collabo-
                                          ration with Departments of
                                          Veterans Affairs and Labor to
                                          assist separating, demobiliz-
                                          ing, retiring and wounded
                                          service members, and their
                                          families, to effectively navi-
                                          gate their course to civilian
                                          employment and educational
                                             For more information on the
                                          online Career Decision Toolkit,
                                          visit or con-
                                          tact Office of Wounded Warrior
                                          Care and Transition Policy at
                                          703-428-7649 or warriorcare@
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                                                                                 and certified by the Internal
                                           Tax benefits                           Revenue Service before they’re
                                                                                                                                                  CREDIT UNION SUPPORT
                                           continued from page 4
                                                                                 able to prepare taxes.
                                                                                    Key West’s VITA is located at
                                           member may be stationed in            the Fleet and Family Support
                                           Virginia, but owns a home,            Center on Sigsbee Park and can
                                           pays property taxes and votes         be reached by calling 293-4408
                                           in Ohio. That member is enti-         ext. 16.
                                           tled to claim Ohio has the state         People can locate their clos-
                                           of domicile and not file state        est military legal assistance
                                           income taxes for military wages       office through the Armed
                                           in Virginia.                          Forces Legal Assistance Legal
                                              The government amended             Services Locator at http://leg-
                                           this same law in 2009 through
                                           the Military Spouses Residency        tent/locator.php. Legal services
                                           Relief Act. In the past, a military   at Naval Air Station Key West
                                           spouse who moved to a new             can be reached by calling 293-
                                           state and established a new           2833.
                                           residence there typically would          Service members and their
                                           claim that state as the state of      families also can take advan-
                                           domicile and pay state income         tage of free, online electron-
                                           taxes there, Stone explained.         ic tax filing services through
                                           Now, spouses who move to a            Military OneSource. The cus-
                                           new state, reside there solely        tomized program offers free
                                           to live with their service mem-       federal filing and free filing for
                                           ber and are there pursuant to         up to three states.
                                           military orders won’t gain or            People can access the H&R                                                                                          U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Michael McNabb

                                           lose a state of domicile for state    Block at Home program by                cott Duszynski, right, of Keys Federal Credit Union presents Naval Air Station Key West
                                           income tax purposes. Some             going to Military OneSource             Commanding Officer Capt. Patrick Lefere with a sponsorship check for $500 in support of
                                           states, he added, also may            at http://www.militaryone-              Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Youth Fest, which is scheduled for April 2 at Sigsbee Park.
                                           require the spouse to have the and clicking on
                                           same domicile as the service          “Tax Filing Services.” For free

                                                                                                                                      “America’s Southernmost Marina”
                                           member to be eligible.                tax-related phone consul-

                                                                                                                            Key West Harbour
                                              However, the law is com-           tations, people can call the
                                           plicated, Stone said, and each        Military OneSource Tax Hotline
                                           state may apply different guid-       at 1-800-730-3802 seven days a
                                           ance on the application of the        week from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. EST.
                                           relief act. He suggested spouses         The online program is open
                                           discuss their situation with a        to active-duty Army, Navy,           6000 Peninsular Avenue, Key West, Florida 33040 * 305.292.3121 *
                                           tax advisor to avoid being dou-       Marine and Air Force person-
                                           ble taxed.
                                              To help with this tax law and
                                                                                 nel; Guard and Reserve service
                                                                                 members regardless of activa-        We Salute Those Who Keep Us Free and Safe
                                           others, service members and           tion status; as well as spouses,
                                           their spouses have a host of
                                           free, expert tax-preparation
                                           services at their disposal, Stone
                                                                                 dependent children and fam-
                                                                                 ily members standing in for a
                                                                                 deployed service member.
                                                                                                                                   Present Military ID for
                                                                                                                                  Complimentary Access to
                                           said, from on-base centers to            Whether filing in person or
                                           online software.                      online, Stone suggested people
                                              People can visit most any          take advantage of the free advice

                                                                                                                                     Key West Harbour
                                           installation around the world         offered at military tax centers.
                                           for free, in-person tax-prep-            To ease the process, Stone
                                           aration assistance through            suggested people gather Social
                                           the Volunteer Income Tax
                                           Assistance (VITA) program,
                                                                                 Security cards, wage and earn-
                                                                                 ing statements, interest and                  * Wet Slips and Dry Rack Storage * Heated Pool
                                           Stone said. The Armed Forces          dividend statements, last                    * Clubhouse with Restaurant and Full Service Bar
                                           Tax Council oversees this pro-
                                           gram, which is managed locally
                                                                                 year’s returns if available, bank
                                                                                 account and routing numbers               * Sauna and Fitness Center * Transient Slips Available
                                           by installation legal assistance      for direct deposit, and other                  * Fully Appointed Waterfront Vacation Rentals
                                           offices and supervised by their
                                           respective service, he added.
                                                                                 relevant information prior to
                                                                                 a tax appointment. He also             * Parties and Events * Fuel, Service and Ship’s Store On-Site
                                              Volunteer tax preparers are        stressed the importance of                            Call 305.292.3121 or visit for a list of all amenities              329280

                                           a mix of military members and         attention to detail, noting that
                                           civilians with tax experience         a common error is for people to
                                           or just a desire to help, Stone
                                           said. All volunteers are trained
                                                                                 enter the wrong Social Security
                                                                                 numbers on IRS forms.
                                                                                                                      MWR YOUTH FEST AT SIGSBEE PARK APRIL 2

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