Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:16 PM Page 1 Vol. 55, Issue 14 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla. April 7, 2006 19 selected for captain bars Great greens The captain’s promotion list, released today, had 19 first lieu- Gator Lakes closing for tenants from Hurlburt Field on it. six-month, $900,000 Air Force Operations Test Evaluation Center renovations to course Deane Cove by Jamie Haig Air Force Special Operations Contract writer “We’ve been Command The Hurlburt Field trying to do this William Clayton golf course will close for for the past six Felicia Kersh approximately six mon- Jennifer Snow ths starting April 16 in years. The 8th Special Operations Squadron order to complete more money is finally Brian Brooks than $900,000 in renova- there for us to 9th SOS tions to the course’s Justin Lacomb greens and restaurant. start the work.” 16th SOS The driving range and Mike Treylinek, Bradford Aikens pro shop will remain Gator Lakes course open during this time John Gattone manager period, said Mike Trey- Jeremy Sparks linek, Gator Lakes course 16th Operations Support manager. months. Squadron “When golfers return, The driving range and Jennifer Edwards they’ll find 19 brand new the pro shop will be open Jayson Stewart greens to play on,” Mr. daily from 6:30 a.m. to Derek Molloy Treylinek said. “We’re 6:30 p.m. Special associ- 16th Equipment Maintenance doing a complete rede- ate memberships will be Squadron sign.” available during the hia- Jason Sumner The redesign of some tus. of the greens is due to “It’s in desperate need 16th Logistics Readiness of repair,” said Senior location, water drainage, Squadron air movement and sun. Airman Tom Goodge, Air Abbillyn Johnson All 19 greens will be ren- Force Special Operations 16th Medical Operations ovated. Command. Squadron “It’s a long time com- The course is expected Michelle Desrochers ing,” said Mr. Treylinek. to reopen at the end of 16th Security Forces Squadron “We’ve been trying to do October. Ramon Davis this for the past six years. For more information, 39th Info Operations Squadron The money is finally call the pro shop at 881- Heather Alden there for us to start the 2251. 720th Special Tactics Group work needed.” (Editor’s note: Staff Sgt. Luis Figueroa Mr. Treylinek said the Mareshah Haynes, 16th 720th Operations Support golf course expects to lose Special Operations Wing, Photograph by Staff Sgt. Mareshah Haynes Squadron approximately $200,000 public affairs, contributed to Marine Corps Sgt. Stephen Proctor, a student here, watches his Joseph Booker in revenue in the next six this article.) putt track toward the cup on the 18th hole Tuesday afternoon. Two Hurlburt Field Wingman Weather Dagger Point: Maj. Feature High Low Sports 823rd RED Steven Edwards Airmen participate News News HORSE Squadron recounts the night in the Bataan Today 77 61 captain wins he piloted a MH-53 Memorial Death 0 Drinks under 21 Sat. 79 59 $12,200 on Wheel after it was hit by March at White 0 DUIs Sun. 75 45 of Fortune an RPG Sands Missile Hornets stung by 1 Drink an hour Range, N.M. Medics 15-14 3 Drinks a night Home of America’s Air Commandos Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:16 PM Page 2 2 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 Viewpoints www.hurlburt.af.mil I report to my boss, I work for my people 16th SOW Aimpoints Fight and win by Maj. Theresa Humphrey award packages, I make sure it is the do not show up to work every day Take best care of our wingmen, 355th MOS commander best submission possible and we are trying to impress him. families and resources recognizing the right people. The energy I spend doing that Become the next generation of Air DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE When I discipline people, I make takes away from the energy I could Force and Air Commando leaders BASE, Ariz. — I report to my boss, sure it is fair, equitable and appropri- be spending helping my people suc- but I work for my people. ate. I set standards and expect my ceed. If I take care of my people, they This phrase is about taking care of people to follow them. I speak my will get the job done, and the more Disclaimer Published by the Northwest Florida Daily people and being a selfless leader. mind even if I don’t tell them what professionally satisfied they are, the News, a private firm in no way connected with the When I walk through my door they want to hear. better they will perform. The better U.S. Air Force, under exclusive written contract every morning, I’m not thinking I try to make things fun, even they perform, the better I am fulfill- with the 16th Special Operations Wing. This civilian enterprise Air Force newspaper is about what I can do to impress my commander’s calls and staff meet- ing my responsibilities to my boss. an authorized publication for members of the U.S. boss but what I can do to help my ings. I give people honest feedback They are taking care of me by military services (add "overseas" in publications people. and I take theirs in return. I let them enabling me to take care of my boss. outside the United States). Contents of (name of newspaper) are not necessarily the official views Does it mean my boss doesn’t know what I expect, when they’ve If my boss notices, that’s great! If not, of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the matter? Of course not! I am still done well, when they haven’t quite my reward is in knowing my people Department of Defense, or the Department of the Air Force. The appearance of advertising in this responsible to him, I still answer to hit the mark and what they need to are taken care of, motivated to show publication, including inserts or supplements, him and I still need to keep him do to improve. up to work every day and doing does not constitute endorsement by the informed. However, I don’t exert all I let people do their jobs and trust their best. Department of Defense, the Department of the Air Force or Northwest Florida Daily News of the of my energy on him. I save it for my them until they give me a reason not To me, all the recognition in the products or services advertised. people. I take care of them, they take to. world is worthless if I am making my Everything advertised in this publication shall care of me and I can take care of my Most importantly, I genuinely care people miserable in the process. be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nation- boss. about their well being and try to con- Maybe it just boils down to priorities. al origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, So what does it mean when I say vey that in everything I do. The I feel an effective leader thinks “peo- political affiliation or any other nonmerit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. Editorial content is “I work for my people?” minute this seems phony, I lose credi- ple first,” not “me first.” edited, prepared, and provided by the 16th Special It means that whenever I do any- bility. Good leaders take care of their Operations Wing Public Affairs office. All photo- thing, it is to help them out. When I Now, about my boss. Don’t get me people because they know their peo- graphs are Air Force photographs unless other- wise indicated. review enlisted performance reports wrong; my boss is very important ple will take care of them. When Submitting articles and officer performance reports, I and I don’t mean to belittle him in their people take care of them, lead- The deadline for submissions to the COM- put an equal amount of time and any way. After all, he signs my report ers can take care of their bosses. MANDO is noon Monday for briefs the week of publication. Articles may be submitted on IBM for- effort into all of them no matter what and if he really wanted to he could Good bosses will see this quality and mat computer disk or via electronic mail. Non- the ratee’s rank. When I review make my life miserable. My point is I in turn take care of the leader. electronic submissions must be typed, double- spaced. All submissions must include the name Open Line and telephone number of a person to call. Open Line The Commander’s Open Line is your direct Fogged over housing windows between the double panes of glass. line to the base commander for questions or sug- I live in base housing, and I am concerned that my Unfortunately, disassembling a sealed double pane gestions about subjects of concern to the Hurlburt windows have a grey, fogged-over appearance. I’ve window for cleaning is not feasible. While having to Field community. To receive a response, leave your name, unit and telephone number. Open lines of tried to work with housing ever since my family moved look through windows that are not crystal clear can be general interest will be printed in the COMMAN- in. Housing maintenance has been out, and they took annoying, we simply do not have the money to replace DO. measurements as if to replace the windows. But, the all the discolored glass in family housing (or on base) Other questions will be answered by letter or phone call. Remember, the quickest and most effi- windows haven’t been repaired. I’ve been told there is a and with privatization only about a year away, all of cient way to resolve a problem is to talk directly to larger project to replace the windows but there isn’t our old houses in Pine Shadows, Live Oak, and the agency responsible. This gives them an oppor- tunity to help you and perhaps improve their enough money to do it. There are other houses with the Soundside are to be demolished and replaced with new process. However, if you’re not satisfied with the same problem. houses. answer you receive, feel free to give the command- Is there a way to take apart the windows and We have not and will not, however, forgo the neces- er a call at 884-OPEN (6736), or e-mail your con- cerns to email@example.com. remove the fog rather than replace them? sary level of housing maintenance, and I will have our Address information housing office contact you to take a second look at your U.S. MAIL: COMMANDO Response provided by 16th Mission Support Group windows. 131 Bartley Street, Suite 326 Hurlburt Field, FL 32544-5271 The seals on energy saving windows do occasionally Subject to the availability of MFH funding, severely E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org fail and allow some moisture penetration, which typi- discolored windows will be replaced on a case-by-case TELEPHONE: (850) 884-7464 FAX: (850) 884-6093 cally causes minor fogging and/or discoloration basis. 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James Dickens Editor -Test smoke detectors ORI preparation -Know fire escape plan -Keep pathways clear DUI Tracker -Know your assembly location General tips to prevent fires -Ensure fire extinguishers are oper- April 7 - April 13 : 0 DUI This year: 10 DUIs for 2005: 31 Unfamiliar environments, -Smoke only in designated areas ational Last DUI: 16th Helicopter Maintenance Squadron crowded accommodations, a high -Use proper receptacles for discard- -Only use approved undamaged operations tempo and carelessness ing smoking materials electrical cords and appliances Days since last DUI: 15 can adversely affect fire safety. -Practice good housekeeping -Clear self-help projects through 16th OG ... 39 16th MSG ... 55 civil engineering 16th MXG ... 15 16th MDG ... 456 The key to fire-safe mission exe- -Set up fire alert system Totals are current as of April 13 cution is fire prevention – make it -Use carbon monoxide detectors, if For more information, see page Don’t Drink and Drive. Call AADD at 884-8844 part of your daily routine. available 52 of the Airman’s Manual. Potential saves this year: 200 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 3 www.hurlburt.af.mil News April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 3 Horseman wins big on “Wheel” would appear on the show. by Staff Sgt. Mareshah Haynes COMMANDO staff Captain Witucki, a Fort Walton Beach native, was moving into her A 823rd RED HORSE Squadron new home after being assigned to Airman had two reasons to celebrate Hurlburt Field when she got the call Wednesday at J.R. Rocker’s. from Wheel of Fortune producers Capt. Charri Witucki pinned on telling her should was chosen to her newly earned rank and viewed appear on their “Salute to the Armed her appearance on Wheel of Fortune Forces” Week. with her squadron and family. “My children always told me I was She won second place on the show good and should go on the show,” with a total of $12,200. said Captain Witucki. “When I was After auditioning for the show in younger I had a dream that I was on November 2004 while stationed at Wheel of Fortune in my uniform.” Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., she was Even while fulfilling a childhood invited back to the second round of dream, Captain Witucki didn’t forget auditions with only 99 other potential about her family back at Hurlburt contestants. The contestants had to Field. Photograph by Staff Sgt. Mareshah Haynes take a written test of 20 word puzzles She dedicated her first spin on the Capt. Charri Witucki, (second from right) 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, cele- that had to be completed in five min- wheel to 823rd RHS, by yelling the brates getting promoted to captain and winning $12,200 on Wheel of Fortune with family and friends Wednesday at J.R. Rockers. utes. Eighty contestants were elimi- squadron chant “To the horse!” as she nated in that round. The remaining 20 spun the wheel. Contestants have to wait three Captain Witucki said she plans on were told they would be notified “I was very proud to represent the months after taping to receive the spending the money doing some fun within the next 18 months if they military,” Captain Witucki said. money they won on the show. things with her family. Arbor Day celebrated on base ACC takes CSAR by Jamie Haig Courtesy of ACC News Service Contract writer LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — Air Arbor Day was celebrated March 30 in the court- Combat Command took administrative control yard of the Riptide Fitness Center with a tree plant- of select Air Force combat search and rescue ing ceremony. assets from Air Force Special Operations “More than 1,000 trees were destroyed on base in Command April 3 as part of a realignment the past few years,” said Phillip Pruitt, 16th Civil announced in February. Engineer Squadron. “The hurricanes devastated The transfer ensures the Air Force core com- our tree population, and we’re trying to revive it.” petency of combat search and rescue, or CSAR, Col. Paul Harmon, 16th Special Operations Wing is directly linked to the combat air forces and vice commander and Lt. Col. Victor Manges, 16th the personnel they support. This consolidates Mission Support Group deputy commander, shov- the management of limited Air Force resources eled dirt to plant the first of more than 200 trees that and provides a clearer presentation of force in will be transplanted around Hurlburt Field. theater. Under ACC, CSAR assets can be mobi- Mr. Pruitt also said that Hurlburt Field is now lized faster during a national crisis, integrated celebrating its 11th year as Tree City status with the into combat training and tasked to support all National Arbor Day Foundation and National air and space expeditionary force rotations, Association of State Foresters. Six of the 11 years, ACC officials said. Hurlburt Field won the Arbor Day Foundation Moving the CSAR mission under ACC will Growth Award. be completely transparent to the warfighter. According to the National Arbor Day They will continue, as before, to gain CSAR Foundation, four standards must be met for a town capability from the owning major command. or community in order to be granted Tree City sta- The transfer will affect most active-duty opera- tus. tional HC-130s, HH-60 Pave Hawks and most The four standards assert that a tree board or combat rescue officers and pararescuemen, as department must be established to develop a com- well as the Air Force Rescue Coordination prehensive tree management program. Second, a Center at Langley Air Force Base, Va. tree care ordinance is the second step, in which a Photograph by Jamie Haig Units transferred from AFSOC to ACC will written tree work plan is established. Third, a com- Col. Paul Harmon, 16th Special Operations Wing not relocate. munity forestry program has to be set up with a vice commander, (right) and Lt. Col. Victor Manges, In addition, Air Force Reserve and Air budget that will care for the tree resources. The final 16th Mission Support Group deputy commander, National Guard units will remain administra- help plant a tree near the Riptide Fitness Center. step is an Arbor Day observance and proclamation tively controlled by Air Force Reserve must be held in the town or community. A simple nities over others when allocations of federal or Command and their respective states, but will tree planting, as done on Hurlburt Field, or a week- state grant money are made for trees or forestry be gained by ACC or Pacific Air Forces when long observation is obligatory. programs. The money is then allocated to purchas- fully mobilized. The benefit for becoming established as a Tree ing more trees, maintenance and upkeep. Active-duty units affected by the transfer are City is financial according to the foundation. “We’re hoping to have the 200 trees planted The National Arbor Day Foundation Web site around the base and housing areas within the next See ACC, Page 11 states that preference is given to Tree City commu- four weeks,” said Mr. Pruitt. Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 4 4 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 News www.hurlburt.af.mil Dagger Point: Major Edwards shares his experience of getting shot down Photographs by 1st Lt. Jeremiah Alder I just had the will to survive and My first thought was when we The place we got shot down from U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate the need to get the aircraft on the saw the other aircraft land was the place we landed was only Airman James Evans ground. like, yeah, “We’re OK the other about a mile, so I knew they were Airman Elliot Littles cleans the aircraft’s here. very close. underside of an E-2C Hawkeye assigned in the ship's hangar bay by 2nd Lt. Amy Gonzales Robert Colannino and Randy Kensey, there, and I couldn’t really see them; aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft managed to crash land the aircraft in but I could see them moving so I carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Deputy Chief, public affairs (Dagger Point is a multi-part series focusing on Air Commando history.) the hostile enemy territory. The second helicopter of the flight remained in the area, took enemy fire, knew they were alive. I decided we needed to shut down the aircraft and get the heck out of Brothers On April 12, 2004, Maj. Steven Edwards was the flight lead of a two- ship formation of MH-53s on a resup- and eventually picked up the downed aircrew. As a result of their heroic actions, there because they (the enemy) would be on top of us in no time. The place we got shot down from the place we In Arms ply mission enroute to Fallujah, Iraq. seven men on the two aircraft landed was only about a mile, so I Navy While on their way, they had to received medals Dec. 16, 2005. knew they were very close. My first WASHINGTON – The Depart- stop at a landing zone to deliver Major Edwards was cited for valor. thought was to get them out of the air- ment of Defense announced April ammunition. The landing zone was Below is an excerpt Major craft and get it shut down. 4 the death of a Sailor who was occupied by other aircraft, so the crew Edwards, now the 14th Weapons That was a problem because the supporting Operation Iraqi flew back around to the south to find Squadron MH-53 course assistant throttle had been destroyed so we Freedom. an alternate landing zone. director of operations, gave the couldn’t shut it down up front…I got Corpsman Geovani Padil- The copilot had control of the air- Commando March 30. the engineer and copilot out of the laaleman, 20, of South Gate, Calif., craft while then Captain Edwards front, then got the engineer in the died April 2 as a result of enemy helped out the engineer in the middle COMMANDO: Was there a certain back to come up front and help me action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. seat. Out of the corner of his eye, point where your training kicked in? shut the aircraft down, and it took He was permanently assigned to Major Edwards saw a bright flash of Edwards: I think right from the over five minutes for that to happen. Bethesda Naval Hospital, USNS light and a puff of smoke. Before he get-go when we first got hit — just It was a long, long time. Comfort (T-AH 20) Detachment had time to say anything, a rocket- from noticing the RPG shot. The train- It seemed like eternity to get it shut and operationally assigned to propelled grenade hit the aircraft in ing we get at the 19th (SOS) lets us see down. We were able to egress the air- Third Battalion, Eighth Marine its nose, knocking the bird up into an what stuff like that looks like. I knew craft, and the other MH-53 was able to Regiment, 2/28 Brigade Combat 80 degree pitch. immediately something had been come around, pick us up and save the Team. The RPG blasted through the launched at us. My assumption is it day. Army windshield, wounding Major was an RPG, but we’ll never know for COMMANDO: At what point did WASHINGTON – U.S. Soldiers Edwards, the copilot and the flight sure, because the aircraft was later you realize you were going to make it deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq engineer. The blast severed communi- destroyed. out of there? are prohibited from wearing non- cations lines, destroying the instru- After that, I just had the will to sur- Edwards: My first thought when standard-issue body armor, a sen- ment panel and automatic flight con- vive and the need to get the aircraft on we saw the other aircraft land was, ior Army officer told reporters trols. The gaping hole rendered the the ground. I had to just fall back on “Yeah, we’re OK the other aircraft’s here today. aircraft nearly uncontrollable. my experience in flying and use what here.” Parents of Soldiers serving in The helicopter started to climb and little I had to get the aircraft to the COMMANDO: Is there any advice overseas combat zones "ought to stall out. After Major Edwards real- ground. you’d like to share? feel comfortable with the fact and ized that he was still alive, he had to COMMANDO: When you realized Edwards: The biggest thing is know ... that we have provided regain the control of the aircraft from you landed the aircraft, what was training is important. I know some- the best body armor that is avail- the copilot. He was eventually able to going through your head? times it gets mundane, especially with able anywhere in the world," said take the control despite the middle of Edwards: Once I got on the all the different training we have to go Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, the dash being gone. ground I had to assess the co-pilot through as aircrew. deputy for acquisition and sys- Despite his injuries, a severely and engineer to see if they were alive But, the more times you to do it the tems management for the damaged aircraft, blacked-out condi- or dead or what their status was. I easier it will be for you to draw from Assistant Secretary of the Army tions and unfamiliar terrain, Major tried to look under my (night vision) your memory and use it when you Acquisition, Logistics and Tech- Edwards, with the aid of Master Sgts. goggles to see if they were alive over need it. nology. Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 5 www.hurlburt.af.mil April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 5 One Air Force family’s story on autism by Master Sgt. Frank Dailey avoids eye contact, yet he chatters on the prayers of a child untainted by the AFSOC IG about all types of things. He is an Information cynical world we live in. His prayer as expert on dinosaurs, trains and most I left for Afghanistan in September By now most of you have seen the recently, science fiction. He does math USAF Crossroads resources 2001, “Dear God, make the bad men awesome film footage of Jason in his head, which drives his teachers and articles change their minds.” Simple, true and McElwain, the 18-year-old team train- crazy. Yet, tying his shoes is a huge www.afcrossroads.com/educa- to the point. er, who was given the chance to dress challenge and any change in his envi- tion/special_pdd.cfm Frank has taught me to slow down out with the seniors for the basketball ronment is so difficult that it often and enjoy the simple things. He has team’s final game. results in a tantrum, commonly called International Center for Autism given us a view of the world we From obscurity, he went on to hit meltdowns. and Related Disorders would have otherwise overlooked. In six three-pointers in the last minutes Through the years we have had to www.centerforautism.com time, he will master his emotions and of the game. The true miracle is that endure the reality that our son is dif- blend into society as a teacher, scien- Jason has autism. Since his perform- ferent. We have had to keep our cool Florida State C.A.R.D. site tist or whatever he is inspired to do. ance in that game he has been on TV when well-meaning parents come up http://autism.fsu.edu/ He, just like Jason McElwain, is des- and met the president. His triumph during a meltdown and tell us that tined for greatness. has brought tears to my eyes several old adage spare the rod… Today, Air Force families live with times. He is the face of the autistic My wife once took off her shoes reduce the occurrence of the melt autism day in and day out. child. and offered them to woman who was downs and help Frank control his If you are a parent of an autistic My wife and I have learned a lot very insistent on giving her advice, if emotions. child it is important that you have the about autism over the past few years, she could only walk a mile and expe- To be honest, our growth as a fam- resources to fight for your child’s with our son Frank. He, like Jason, is a rience our life. ily with autism has been a blessing. rights. high functioning autistic. To look at Through great medical support We have learned to look at the world There are several organizations him you might think him shy. He and counseling, we have been able to through Frank’s eyes. We have heard dedicated to education and support. ARMED FORCES COMM INC CS/COMMUNITY MAT 601271 5 X 7.00 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 6 6 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 www.hurlburt.af.mil SECAF testifies on future budget concerns Air Force faces in the upcoming years. 15 years permit an end-strength and excess capacities in our aircraft by Master Sgt. Mitch Gettle Air Force Print News One method, Total Force Integra- reduction of 40,000 full-time equiva- and missile fleets,” Secretary Wynne tion, has exposed unnecessary redun- lents across the Future Years Defense said. WASHINGTON – The Secretary of dancies that have and will be elimi- Plan, he said. Currently there are legislative the Air Force explained the Air Force nated to capitalize on operational “Using our manpower smarter is restrictions that prohibit the retire- priorities that drive the fiscal year capabilities of the Guard and Reserve, the key to retention and the key to ment of nearly 15 percent of the aging 2007 budget request to members of he said. force management,” Secretary Wynne aircraft fleet. the Senate Appropriations Committee “In addition to using our people said. “Air Force Smart Operations 21 Lifting these restrictions on retire- subcommittee on defense March 29. more efficiently through Total Force will also help with the second chal- ments will ensure the Air Force tech- Secretary Michael W. Wynne told Integration, we’ve instituted Air Force lenge – operations and maintenance nological edge for the future and the committee there are three crucial Smart Operations 21 – smarter and increases.” eliminate exhaustive resources on air- areas of concern for the Air Force – leaner operations,” Secretary Wynne Soaring fuel costs and the mainte- craft that have declining military util- winning the war on terrorism, per- said. nance cost for the aging aircraft fleet ity, he said. sonnel challenges and maintaining, “No process or organizational affect the operability due to the “Our commitment is to increase modernizing and recapitalizing air- construct is immune to this Air Force- declining military utility of these air- the aggregate military utility across craft and equipment. wide critical review.” craft, he said. the total spectrum of operations for He focused on methods used to The efficiencies of these methods “We can harvest savings from cut- the Joint Force commander,” Secre- rein in the rising personnel costs the and the lessons learned over the last ting requirements for redundancies tary Wynne said. NETWORKS OF FLORIDA CS/TROY STATE NATIONAL VISION INC 601701 CS/BUY ONE PAIR 2 X 6.00 600752 3 X 6.50 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 7 www.hurlburt.af.mil April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 7 ns LOWES COMPANIES INC CS/CORE BASICS 602341 5 X 11.66 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 8 8 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 www.hurlburt.af.mil 15th SOS Casey Coates 16th SOS Francine Gumina PENSACOLA GUARAN - Casey Mabry 16th OSS TEED Robert Garrison Congratulations to the fol- Riley Ours 16th AMXS CS/RATES lowing technical sergeants who Garry Warren Gilbert Gurule graduated March 30 from Class Albert Zahn James Haywood 598401 06-3 of the Tyndall NCO 16th Logistics Christopher Mansfield Academy: Readiness Squadron Gerald Maquindang Academic Achievement Award Alan L’Orange Anthony Mitchell Christine Massey Kendra Nay 2 X 3.00 Robert Harrison Jr., 16th Services Squadron Joshual Paakuala 25th Information Alan Ratley Stephen Packer Operations Squadron 16th Medical Joshua Staggs Distinguished Graduates: Support Squadron Christopher Watchhorn Robert Harrison Jr., Bryant Williams 16th Component 25th IOS 18th Flight Test Squadron Maintenance Squadron Christian Price, Gary Mishey Justin Barquet 16th Aircraft Daniel Rimes Justin Fraizer Maintenance Squadron 25th IOS Dathan Jarvis Christopher Wright, Jason Hopper Keith Luther 16th Security 505th Exercise 16th EMS Forces Squadron Control Squadron Daniel Humphrey Graduates: Terry Fedrowitz Jr. Alonzo Jacque Air Force Special 720th OSS Gaelen Nelson Operations Command Robert Kalch Samuel Sells Tina Gladue John Nolan Adam Simon Cynthia Iniguez 16th HMXS Patricia Jackson Fifty-eight senior airmen of Omolade Akinremi Charlie Lott Class 06-C graduated from the Caleb Dennis AFSOC Regional Hurlburt Field Airman Lead- Dustin Grabowski Supply Squadron ership School March 28: Craig Miller Brian Gilliland John L. Levitow Award James Osman Harold Scott Mark Teusch, 16th Medical 6th Special 16th EMS Operations Squadron Operations Squadron Leadership Award Leah Breakey Stephen Stockton Maribel Lyons, 16th Civil 8th SOS 10th Combat Engineer Squadron SCHOOL MACHINE DIS - Scott Mesaros Weather Squadron Rolando Clarke 15th SOS Distinguished Graduates: Francisco Mendez TRIBUTO Dino Julian Matthew Northrup, Janel Mitchell Richard Messick 16th Maintenance Aaron Mosier CS/SINGER 20th SOS Operations Squadron Joshua Rudderforth Christopher Goodwin Samantha Vazquez, Sherrika Thompkins 601332 Linwood Stull 16th HMXS 16th CS 16th Operations Jason Strickland, Carrie Edgett 2 X 8.00 Support Squadron 16th AMXS Patrick Eukel Jonathan Sollisch Scott Reigle, 16th LRS 16th AMXS 16th HMXS Avery Hardge Rossie Bunn Maribel Lyons, Ellery Johnson Thomas Carter 10th CWS Jed Lirio Kelvin Hall Academic Achievement Brandon Paul 16th Equipment Award Hashim Sahadat Maintenance Squadron Matthew Northrup, 16th Security Stevie Haskell 16th MOS Forces Squadron Fernando Martinez Team Award Robert Robinson Michael White Spooky flight Kevin Thompson 16th Helicopter Graduates: 823rd RED HORSE Maintenance Squadron Air Force Special Thai Kong Edward Paff Operations Forces David Laskowski 16th Communications Martinni Taylor 25th Information Squadron AFSOC RSS Operations Squadron Evelyn Ansotigue Gerald Lane Patrice Bell 16th Civil 8th SOS 23rd Special Engineer Squadron Patrick Garvin Tactics Squadron Carey Jordan Michael Blout Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 9 www.hurlburt.af.mil April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 9 COGNETIX CS/DR HORTON 602004 5 X 11.66 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 10 10 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 Feature www.hurlburt.af.mil Courtesy photographs Second Lt. Jeremy Coffman and Staff Sgt. James Tetrault, 16th Communications Squadron, before starting the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico. Bataan Death March Hurlburt Airmen pay tribute to fallen service members in 26.2 mile ruck sack march at White Sands Missile Range by Airman 1st Class Two Air Commandos marched you start to hurt, but they had a lot James Dickens alongside more than 4,000 partici- of veterans there to shake your Editor pants March 26. hand. That was a real boast. I’m Second Lt. Jeremy Coffman and lucky that I had Sergeant Tetrault Thousands of American and Staff Sgt. James Tetrault, both from there, because we really had to rely Filipino Soldiers were forced by the the 16th Communications Squadron, on each other. This event was unlike Japanese to march for days in the participated in the 26-mile march anything I’ve done before.” scorching heat with little sleep and with 35-pound ruck sacks. “The veterans were telling us to little food and water, in April 1942, “I feel privileged to get a chance keep going” said Sergeant Tetrault. in a World War II event now known to honor the men of Bataan,” said “And you have no option, they went as the Bataan Death March. Lieutenant Coffman. through a lot worse conditions – it When Soldiers fell behind they “We got the chance to meet some was very motivating.” were killed, if they asked for water of the veterans from Bataan and Lieutenant Coffman said he they were killed and those who did hear their stories before the march,” planned to do the event again next survive were forced to into prison said Sergeant Tetrault. year and recommended it to anyone camps. Lieutenant Coffman and Sergeant interested. These World War II heroes are Tetrault trained for this event by “We really emptied the tank on honored by marchers from across marching on the beach with a ruck this march, are were sore for days the United States and other coun- sack, weight training and running, after,” said Lieutenant Coffman. tries in the Bataan Memorial Death in the morning before work. “Doing something like this is a hard March that takes place annually on Even though they trained hard, feeling to duplicate.” White Sands Missile Range, N.M. the course still proved difficult. For more information on the The 26.2-mile march takes partici- “The first 10 miles you feel good. Bataan Memorial Death March, visit Participants march the trail during the pants to elevations of 4,100 – 5,300 Then the elevation changes,” said www.bataanmarch.com or call Bataan Memorial Death March, March. 26. feet. Lieutenant Coffman. “At mile 15 Lieutenant Coffman at 884-2980. Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 11 www.hurlburt.af.mil April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 11 ACC, Continued from Page 3 the 347th Rescue Wing at Affected Air National Moody AFB, Ga., and all sub- Guard units are the 106th ordinate units; the 563rd Rescue Wing at Gabreski Rescue Group at Davis- Field, N.Y., and the 129th Speed Monthan AFB, Ariz., and all subordinate units; the HH- RQW at Moffett Field, Calif. CSAR assets and person- loading 720th Advanced 60G Combined Test Force at nel assigned to PACAF and Skills Training Nellis AFB, Nev.; and the Air U.S. Air Forces Europe will Airmen train Force Rescue Coordination not be affected by the transfer. Thursday on Center at Langley AFB, Va. Further actions associated rapid onloading Air Force Reserve Command with the transfer, including a and offloading units affected are the 920th routine site visit and funding dirt bikes, four- Rescue Wing at Patrick AFB, actions, will occur over the wheelers and a Fla., and the 943rd Rescue next few months. Humvee onto a Group at Davis-Monthan, ACC, with assistance from C-130 with Ariz., and its subordinate AFSOC, will complete the Airmen from the Illinois Air squadron, the 304th Rescue programmatic actions associ- National Guard Squadron at Portland ated with the transfer by on the flightline. International Airport, Ore. October. Photograph by Staff Sgt. Mareshah Haynes OWC CS/SUMMER TERM 600561 5 X 8.00 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:17 PM Page 12 12 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 www.hurlburt.af.mil April is Child Abuse DOROTHY'S DOLLAR SMART HAIR CARE CS/GRAND OPENING Prevention Month CS/HAIR 586846 by Callie Gray-Bobbitt 16th MDG Family Fest April is Child Abuse The Hurlburt Field Family Prevention month and its Fest and annual egg hunt goal is to bring awareness to will begin at 10 a.m. April the high amount of child 15 in the community park. abuse in our society and the Free rides, crafts, games, urgent need to prevent the entertainment and give- abuse of children. aways are planned. For Children deserve to be more information, call raised in an environment 884-6355. that’s safe and secure emo- tionally, physically and men- tally. (i.e. teachers, law enforce- Abuse of children tran- ment, or day care providers). scends class, ethnicity, race, All Department of Defense educational level and reli- employees are required to gious preferences. Children report suspected child abuse. who are abused carry emo- The primary goal is to tional, mental and in some keep children in their home cases, physical consequences with their parents by provid- of their abuse into adulthood ing services to the family and and throughout the rest of children. However, when a their lives. child has to be removed from Child abuse can cause a the home due to safety con- cycle of abuse in families cerns, there are several costs where the children learn to be involved. perpetrators of abuse as well One of the costs is placing as creating lifelong victims of a child with a family member CAE abuse. or into foster care. In-home According to the National services, medical care and CS/CAE Center on Child Abuse, pre- counseling are also provided vention research reports that as needed. Additional costs 600799 in a study conducted in 2000 include court costs, law found that nearly 1,356 chil- enforcement costs and costs dren died as a result of child abuse and neglect, which of mental health services as a result of the emotional harm 3 X 10.00 means that nearly four chil- children endure when abu- dren die every day from sed. abuse and neglect. Approximately 50 percent The U.S. Department of of children removed from Health and Human Services due to safety concerns are directs the National Child reunited with their parents. Abuse and Neglect Data Sys- Hurlburt’s Family Ad- tem that collects data from vocacy Program offers par- across the country regarding enting classes, stress manage- child abuse and neglect. Their ment classes, and anger man- most recent report from 2003 agement classes. A new par- showed that 906,000 children ent support program is also were victims of abuse and offered through Family Ad- neglect in 2003. vocacy that provides classes Approximately 1,500 chil- and home visits to couples dren died as a result of abuse prior to the birth of a baby or and neglect. Children three to new parents. For any fur- and under had the highest ther questions about services rate of victimization and girls or classes offered or to regis- were more likely to be victims ter for any classes or pro- of abuse than boys. There grams call 881-5061. were 138,499 victims of child Reporters of child abuse abuse and neglect in the state and neglect are kept confi- of Florida in 2003. dential. Reports of suspected The study also showed child abuse or neglect can be that one-half of reports made made through the Florida alleging abuse or neglect Abuse Hotline at (800) 96- were made by professionals ABUSE or (800) 962-2873. Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:18 PM Page 13 www.hurlburt.af.mil Hurlburt Happenings April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 13 Prices are $3.50 for adults and $1.75 for children age 6 and older. Movies start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise Incorrect deductions indicated. Approximately 207 Hurlburt Field Base theater – 884-7648 Airmen, mostly officers, had $100 erroneously deducted from their end- Practice Friday – Firewall (PG-13) Jack is a of-month March pay for Montgomery Senior Airman bank security expert, whose specialty is Christopher Laynes, 16th designing infallible theft-proof financial GI Bill contributions. Aircraft Maintenance computer systems. When a criminal The Air Force Personnel Center and Squadron, watches new mastermind kidnaps his family, Jack is the Defense Finance and Accounting members of the Hurlburt forced to find a flaw in his system and Services are currently working the Field Honor Guard steal $100 million. With the lives of his issue and expect to resolve it by end- practice Tuesday in the wife and children at stake, he has only of-month April. parking lot near J.R. hours to find a loophole in the thief's Rockers. Hours of own impenetrable system. Military Appreciation practice are required to perform the color detail Saturday – Curious George (G) The The VFW Post 11367, Spectre Post, adventures of Curious George, the located at 3050 Hwy. 98 West, will host in ceremonies. inquisitive little guy with an insatiable Photograph by Master Sgt. Stuart Camp taste for adventure. George's spunky Military Appreciation Day from noon and fun-loving nature lands him in a – 4 p.m. May 20th. Enjoy an open series of (mis-) adventures. house, food and family fun. For more Munch & Mend high school students. The cost is $13 Sunday – Pink Panther (PG) A information, call Karen at 883-7341. The base chapel will hold Munch & for members and $15 for non-mem- world-famous soccer coach has been Mend at 5 p.m. Monday. Airmen can bers. No childcare will be provided. murdered and his priceless ring set Retirement ceremony enjoy a free home-cooked meal while Reservations must be made by April with the stunning diamond known as A retirement ceremony will be held having minor repairs done, or stripes, 14. For more information, call Karin the "Pink Panther" has been stolen. The 1:30 p.m. April 14 in the 19th Special patches or name tapes sewn on one Heaton at 515-0371. French government needs a master Operations Squadron to honor Master clean uniform. For more information, detective to solve the crime and recov- Sgt. Marshall Mosley Jr. The uniform call Bill White at 884-7371 or Jimmie Bundles for Babies er the gem – but he's not available, so they recruit none other than Inspector of the day is battle dress uniform. Thomas at 315-4746. The Bundles for Babies class will Jacques Clouseau.(Editors note: Movies meet 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the are subject to change. Telephone number is EEO appointment Hazardous waste family support center. Guests will provided for patrons to confirm dates.) Arnetha Welcome is the installation Household hazardous waste collec- learn about the developmental stages commander's chief advisor on equal tion day is 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. April 21. of an infant, communication and employment opportunity matters and Bring items to the Hurlburt Field haz- bonding skills, budgeting information serves as the base alternative dispute ardous waste collection facility, build- and more. Each family receives a bun- Catholic Mass resolution champion and overall base ing 90523, located on RED HORSE dle for baby with 11 items in a tote Saturday, 5:30 p.m. special emphasis program manager. road behind the Aderholt Fitness bag. Sunday, 7:15 and 10 a.m. For more information about the EEO Center. For more information, call 884- Confessions: Saturday, 4:30 - 5 p.m., or program, contact Ms. Welcome at 884- 4651. Holy Week schedule: by request Youth: 5 p.m. Sunday 6691. April 13 Parent-teen camp Catholic – Holy Thursday mass, 7 p.m. Religious Education: September – May Protestant Services The U.S. Air Force Academy will followed by Adoration until midnight Sunday, 8:30 a.m. (Traditional worship) host the second annual parent/teen Protestant – Maundy Thursday serv- 11:30 a.m. (Contemporary worship) outdoor adventure camp June 25 - July ice, 5-6 p.m. Religious Sexual assault 2 in Colorado Springs. Colo. Interest- April 14 Education: Sexual assault awareness day will ed applicants must complete an appli- Catholic – Good Friday – Stations of August – May be 2 p.m. Monday on the boardwalk cation form and each parent and teen the Cross, Noon Youth and on Okaloosa Island. Hurlburt Field must write a one-page essay on a Good Friday service, 7 p.m. Singles groups sexual assault prevention office and selected topic. Protestant – Good Friday service, 3 available other local organizations will have Deadline for submissions is April p.m. Jewish Services (882-2111) information on prevention and com- 17. For more information, call Steve April 15 Sabbath services: Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eglin munity resources. For more informa- Jerome at 884-3734. Catholic – Easter vigil mass, 7:30 p.m. Chapel Center tion, call 884-7272. April 16 – Easter Sunday Muslim Services (882-2111), Eglin Free child care Catholic – Easter masses, 7:15 a.m. & Chapel Center New Commandos The next "Give Parents a Break" will 10 a.m. Jumuah: Friday, 12:45 p.m. Commando Connection, a manda- be held 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. tomorrow in Protestant – Sunrise service, 6 a.m. For more information, call 884-7795. tory briefing for newcomers, will be the family support center. Free child Soundside by the water held at 8 a.m. Thursday in the base care is provided for eligible families Traditional/Liturgical, 8:30 a.m. Airmen Against theater. The brief covers base-required with children 6 months to 12 years old. Contemporary, 11:30 a.m. Drunk Driving material. Local law enforcement offi- The program is for qualified spouses For a free, confidential ride home, cials also cover regulations concerning of deployed or remote active-duty Travel expo call AADD at 884-8844. Don’t drink this area. members or for emergency situations Information, Tickets & Travel will and drive. and is sponsored by the Air Force Aid host a travel expedition 10 a.m. – 1 Basewide e-mails Society. For more information, call p.m. April 26 in The Soundside. 24-hour Fraud, Waste All basewide e-mails should now 884-5441. Vendors will offer a variety of infor- be sent to the 16th Special Operations mation and more than $8,000 in door and Abuse hotline: Wing Public Affairs Office instead of Spouses' club prizes will be given away. Hurlburt Field – 884-6322 Air Force – (800) 538-8429 the 16th Communications Squadron. The Hurlburt Spouses' Club will Admission is free and open to gov- Department of Defense – (800) 424-9098 The new e-mail address is: 16SOW.PA. hold their annual Hurlburt Field ernment card holders and their guests. BASEWIDE@hurlburt.af.mil. For Spouses Club Scholarship Dinner 6:30 A pasta lunch will be served for the more information, call the public p.m. April 20 in The Soundside. Seven cost of $5. For more information, call affairs office at 884-7464. scholarships will be presented to local 884-6795. Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:18 PM Page 14 14 COMMANDO April 7, 2006 www.hurlburt.af.mil Autism awareness today in the family support center. This workshop Air Commando Salute The Walk for Autism Awareness will be from 9- will provide the information and tools to help peo- 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Henderson Beach State ple understand the investment world. For more Park in Destin. For more information, call David information, call 884-6355. Triana at 515-0203 or Tech. Sgt. Kent Castro at 543- 6635. Cookie challenge Enter a previously unpublished recipe in the Base tax center annual Air Force Cookie Challenge. Categories The base tax center is open in building 90332 and include holiday or special occasions, no-bake cook- is available to assist people with free tax prepara- ies, healthy cookies and cookie maker specials. tions until April 15. The tax center hours are 8 a.m. Registration forms and guidelines are on line at – 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Friday; 8 a.m. – 8 www.afcommunityprograms.com. Deadline for p.m. Thursdays and 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. entries is April 28. The Cookie Challenge "Taste Off" For an appointment, call 884-7542. will be 10 a.m. May 12 in the community center. For more information, call (888) 801-7210, ext. Federal job search 8508844597. Learn about the different procedures for researching and applying for Federal Civil Service Your own boss positions with all branches and agencies, 9-11 a.m. Learn the inside track on what it will take to Photograph by Jamie Haig April 21 in the family support center. For more make a business a success 9 a.m. April 26 in the information, call 884-5441. family support center. For more information, call 884-5441. Tech. Sgt. Jacob Ivie Family Fest Organization: 25th remain qualified and The Hurlburt Field Family fest and annual egg Information Opera- worldwide deploy- hunt will be held at 10 a.m. April 15 in the commu- tions Squadron able. Spearheaded ef- nity park Free rides, crafts, games, entertainment Duty Title: NCO in fort to schedule 2,326 and giveaways are part of the family-oriented fun. Education information charge, scheduling flying, ground and For more information, call 884-6355. Visit the Air Force Virtual Education Center at Hometown:Ponco ancillary require- https://afvec.langley.af.mil and the Virtual Military City, Okla. ments while remain- Avoid unhappy marriage Personnel Flight at https://www.my.af.mil for infor- Hobbies: Family, ing as subject matter Two-session class explores ways to follow your mation on educational opportunities. fishing, shooting expert on three dif- heart without losing your mind. Classes are at 4- Mission ferent languages. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 19 in the family UWF office hours Contributions: (For information on support center. Participants are taught to learn The University of West Florida will have regular Sergeant Ivie is submitting an Airman more about themselves and someone they're inter- office hours at the Hurlburt Field Education responsible for 10 for the Air Commando ested in. For more information, call 884-5441. Services Center. The office will be open 8:30 a.m. – scheduling process, Salute, call the 16th 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are supervises two NCOs Special Operations Basic investing welcome, or make an appointment to see Allan and ensure 27 direct Wing Public Affairs A basic investing class will be held 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Gold, call 884-2723. support officers Office at 884-7464.) MILITARY MEDIA RHINO LININGS OF OKALOOSA CS/STATIONED LOC CS/ADVANCE 601242 601648 2 X 5.00 3 X 5.00 Apr7.qxd 04/07/2006 3:19 PM Page 15 www.hurlburt.af.mil Sports April 7, 2006 COMMANDO 15 In the bleachers Adventure Race A joint Hurlburt Field/Eglin Adventure Race will be held 8:30 a.m. April 29. Participants will kayak for five miles, hike with orienteering for six miles and bike ride over ter- rain for seven miles. The race begins at East River off Highway 98 toward Navarre. Categories for doubles include male, female, coed, and teen/adult. Male and female single categories are also offered. Limited slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pick up entry forms with detailed information including the race map at any Hurlburt or Eglin fitness center or download them at www.hurlburt.af.mil/base wide/services/. Early registration takes place now through April 15 at $60 for doubles and $30 for singles. Late registration runs April 16-27 at $70 for doubles and $40 for singles. Participants are responsible for pro- viding a mountain bike with bike helmet. Kayaks and life jackets will be provided by the 16th and 96th Services’ squadrons. Call Aderholt Fitness Center at 884-6884/6876 for more details. Photograph by Master Sgt. Stuart Camp Aerobics classes Gettin’ tips Fitness centers on base offer a variety of aerobics classes -- body The Indians’ Shane Waters gets instructions from coach Scott Eads, 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, at first base during a game shaping, boot camp, cardio sculpt, cycling, fusion, step, super class, against the Royals Tuesday afternoon. The youth baseball league had its opening ceremonies prior to the games Tuesday. yoga and Pilates. Weekdays, there are classes that begin as early as 6:30 a.m. and as late at 6:15 p.m. For Hornets stung by Medics 15-14 more information, call the fitness centers or visit the website: https://www.hurlburt.af.mil/bas ewide/services/pages/fitness_sched- ule.html by Master Sgt. 24 hits in the game, besting 10K race Stuart Camp 16th MDG’s 21 hits. The Trailblazer 2006 10-kilome- ter trail run and picnic will be con- Superintendent, “Base hits, that’s what won ducted by the Northwest Florida public affairs the game,” said 16th MDG Track Club April 23 at Timberlake Pond. The 6.2-mile course is run on player/coach Chris Estro. the Eglin range, just off Highway 189 Chad Barth’s bases-loaded The last-inning rally in- (Lewis Turner Boulevard). The race line drive drove in the win- cluded a sacrifice fly to deep begins at 1 p.m., and the picnic will begin as soon as the race is complete. ning run for the 16th Medical right center field by Roy There is a team competition -- three Squadron in intramural soft- Martinez, scoring Mann from runners, with at least one being a ball action Tuesday night. third base. female -- as well as individual cate- gories. Entry fee is free for NWFTC The medics won 15-14 Mann’s solo homer in the members or $5 for non-members. behind three runs in the bot- fifth inning was his first of the Registration is day-of only. For more information, call Robert Brownfield tom of the seventh inning to young season. at 598-3207. come back from a six-run “He got a real good hit on Fiesta Run discount deficit after giving up nine that one,” said Xavier Sal- All active duty members inter- runs to the 20th Special gado, 20th SOS pitcher. esting in running the 32nd annual Fiest Run in Pensacola may register Operations Squadron in the The regular season for for a discounted price of $15 if the fourth inning. intramural softball began entry is posted by the April 27 dead- The win took the 16th March 27. line. Entry forms are available at the Pensacola Runners Association web- Medical Group off the snide There are two leagues this site: www.pensacolarunners.com. in their third game of the sea- year – American, which plays Online registration is also available. This year the 10K distance has been son. its games Mondays and designated as the Road Runner's “The top of the order just Wednesdays, and National, Club of America's Florida 10K cham- came through in the clutch,” which plays Tuesdays and pionship. The race begins at 8 a.m. May 6. said medic pitcher Ron Thursdays. Games are play- Buses will take runners from the Mann. ed on Fields 1 and 2 behind Seville Square to the start from 6:00 The 20th SOS pounded out the Aderholt Fitness Center. to 7:15 a.m. Buses will also bring 5K finishers back to the park. For more information, contact Ray Yarbrough Box score at 850-476-8765 or by email at ckray- firstname.lastname@example.org. Intramural letters Runs by inning Runs Hits Squadron's letters of intent to play co-ed volleyball are due to the 16 MDG 2 0 5 2 3 0 3 15 21 Photograph by Master Sgt. Stuart Camp Aderholt Fitness Center by 2 p.m. Ron Mann, 16th Medical Group pitcher, delivers to the plate April 11. For more information, call 20 SOS 4 0 0 9 0 1 0 14 24 against the 20th Special Operations Squadron Tuesday. 884-6884.