NASP/NETC Black History Month Observance ... Naval Education Training Command will be featuring a Black History Month
observance/seminar/luncheon today (Feb. 26), 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mustin Beach Officers’ Club. The University of North Carolina’s Dr. James Johnson
will speak; “The History of Black Economic Empowerment” is the theme. For tickets/information, call 452-5443 or 452-3766.
Vol. 74, No. 8 VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com February 26, 2010
NASP named the best galley ashore
by Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff Writer
hen the Sailors wanted to watch
sports instead of news on TV dur-
ing their lunch breaks, the galley
listened. And when Marines wanted a quick
way to get through the food line so they
wouldn’t be late for afternoon classes, the gal-
ley listened to that request too.
“The food is always good, Edward F. Ney Memorial Food
and they always have a good Service Award among ashore
variety of food,” said AMAR dining facilities. Runner-up was
Liz Sterrett, a Naval Air Naval Station Norfolk.
Technical Training Center NASP previously won the
(NATTC) student from award in 1999. And the pro-
Pittsburgh. “We come here gram was the runner-up in
every day for every meal.” 2009, behind Norfolk. So the
Sterrett and AMAA Jessica friendly competition between
Redd, a NATTC student the two bases continues.
from Waldorf, Md., “We just stepped it
said they especial- up a notch,” said
ly like the moist Paul Poling, the Rudy Tejada, a DEW Services employee, takes potatoes out an oven at NASP’s Jet Port Café.
meatloaf. food service offi- The French “fries” are baked in special ovens and are never deep fat fried. NASP was recently
Meal preparation cer at NASP. He said awarded the coveted 2010 Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Food Service Award for having the best
and customer service are he went into this year’s galley ashore in the Navy.
two factors that were consid- competition with confi-
ered in deciding that Naval Air dence. istration, sanitation, meal prepa- put NASP over the top this year has the added advantage of
Station Pensacola has the best It’s hard to know what stood ration and customer service. was the extra effort placed on having a lot of retired mili-
mess ashore dining facility in out this year compared to last “When you’re one-two, two- teamwork among the 200-plus tary members working at the
the Navy. year. The inspectors, who are one, you could just have some- employees this past year. galley. Many of the cooks at
Secretary of the Navy Ray sworn to neutrality and privacy, thing go wrong at the wrong “Everything has got to work the Jet Port Café, for exam-
Mabus recently announced that don’t have to explain why one time during the daylong inspec- together as a team, and they did ple, were cooks in the
NASP was the first-place win- mess wins over another. The tion,” Poling said. great,” Poling said.
ner of the coveted 2010 Capt. inspectors concentrate on admin- But he thinks what may have Poling believes Pensacola See NASP/Ney Award on page 2
Margaret Flowers Civic Award winner announced
By AEAN Brinn Hefron none finer anywhere than while decreasing disciplinary uniform have set the standard
Gosport Staff Writer AWO1 Littlefield. He is a true infractions by 20 percent,” for both staff and students.
role model and a winner.” Cuilik said. The Margaret Flowers Civic
AWO1 Jason A. Littlefield As an instructor at the Naval In the last year AWO1 Award is named for career
is the winner of the 2010 Aircrew Candidate School, Littlefield was responsible for civil service employee
Pensacola Council Navy AWO1 Littlefield has had coordination of more than Margaret Flowers. In addition
League’s Margaret Flowers more than 11,000 hours of 9,000 hours of community to having a high caliber of pro-
Civic Award. mishap-free high-risk training service. fessionalism, the nominee
In nominating AWO1 of more than 1,400 Navy and Described as being “the must also provide a high level
Littlefield, Naval Aviation Marine students annually. “His ideal model of what a first of civic achievements.
School Command (NASC) hands-on leadership resulted class petty officer should be,” For a complete listing of the
Commanding Officer Capt. in an unprecedented student AWO1 Littlefield’s sharp Margaret Flowers award nom-
AWO1 Jason A. Littlefield W.P. Cuilik said, “There are graduation rate of 92 percent appearance and impeccable inees with photos see page 4.
2010 NMCRS fund drive starts March 1 New program allows
By Gil Chase Marines and Sailors helping each Sailors to verify medical
NMCRS Publicity Chairman other.
Last year $400,000 was raised readiness online
With a goal of doing as well or bet- through the fund drive, up $75,000 Reporting System force and ensure our
ter than last year, the Pensacola Navy- from the previous year despite the (MRRS) via BUPERS warfighters are medically
Marine Corps Relief Society launched tough economy. “That just shows the Online (BOL). The IMR prepared to meet their
its annual active-duty fund drive Feb. spirit in Pensacola, ” Harden told the status determines if a mission,” said Capt. Tina
19 at NASP. The campaign will run 72 officers and senior enlisted from By Lt. Cmdr. James R. Sailor is medically eligi- L. Ortiz, NAVMISSA
through April 16. about 40 local commands who attend- Hagen ble to deploy. commanding officer. “It’s
“All the money donated to our soci- ed the kickoff breakfast at the Mustin NAVMISSA PAO “This additional appli- every Sailor’s responsibil-
ety is turned around and loaned out to Beach Officers’ Club. “We’re hoping cation within BOL allows ity to maintain their indi-
fellow Sailors and Marines,” said to meet that or exceed it.” Navy Medicine Sailors to ensure that all vidual medical readiness.
Mark Harden, director of NMCRS Information Systems of their IMR require- This tool empowers them
Pensacola. “It’s just one big cycle of See NMCRS on page 2 Support Activity ments are current and see to keep track of their IMR
(NAVMISSA) in San what their current IMR status and update it as
Antonio, Texas, has status is,” said Elaine A. necessary.”
developed an on-line pro- Shorkey, a NAVMISSA The new application is
gram that will support external liaison and proj- a module that displays
every Sailor. ect lead. information in an easy-
NAVMISSA’s new Maintaining accurate to-follow format that
web-based application IMR status through resembles a report card.
allows Sailors for the first MRRS is a high priority Sailors can see their
time to monitor their within Navy Medicine physical health assess-
Individual Medical and directly supports ments, laboratory
Readiness (IMR) status Navy Medicine’s goal of results, dental readiness,
online. a fit and healthy force. and any medical condi-
Sailors can now review “The ability for indi- tions that may prohibit
their IMR medical and viduals to monitor their or limit deployment
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Director Mark Harden answers dental data from the IMR status will help to
questions at a recent NMCRS fund drive presentation. Photo by Anne Thrower Medical Readiness promote a healthy naval See NAVMISSA on page 2
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PA G E 2 February 26, 2010
Notice: NASP smoke
testing stormwater lines
NAS Pensacola is conducting a smoke test of its
Work crews will be on base starting March 1 and will
finish with smoke testing by May 1. A “smoke test” sur-
vey will assist inspection crews in locating connections
and defects in the stormwater system.
The smoke you may see coming from manholes, curb
inlets or holes in the ground is non-toxic, non-staining,
has low odor, is white to gray in color and creates no fire
The smoke should not enter your building unless you
have defective plumbing. If you discover smoke in your
building, contact your building manager.
Important: If there is any individual in your building ,
The Jet Port Café onboard NASP which serves mostly students from the nearby NATTC, is the largest freestand-
who has respiratory problems and is immobile, notify ing galley in the Navy. It serves about 6,500 meals daily. Sailors say they prefer to watch sports rather than news
Greg Campbell at 452-3131, ext. 3007. on the galley’s TVs during their lunch breaks. Photo by Anne Thrower
NASP wins Ney Award from page 1 the base level, there are food stan- level.
March 2010 Enlisted Advancement dards that are graded when it NASP has been designated a
military and understand the high comes time for the inspections. For five-star galley in the Southeast
Exams for PO1/2/3 Candidates standards that the inspectors example, the French fries are region every year since 2002.
The Education Services Offices of Personnel Support require for the award. baked not fried. And the menu The top five-star programs in
Activity Detachment (PSD) Pensacola will administer the Even Dyune Martinez, the food includes a variety of nutritional each region then go on to compete
Navy wide enlisted advancement examination at the Mustin service work inspector at the facil- items. against other regions to get to the
Beach Officers’ Club aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola ity, is a retired culinary specialist “It’s really healthy, that’s what I finals. The final inspection in
(NASP) March 4, E-6; March 11, E-5; March 18, E-4; 2010 chief. “So we all have an idea what really like about it because I try September is between the top two
for advancement to petty officer first-third class. to shoot for, and we put all those and stay in shape,” said ATAN programs. The winners are typical-
The doors will open at 6 a.m. and will close promptly at 7 experiences together,” he said. Cody Cox, a NATTC student from ly announced in February.
a.m. the morning of the exam. All candidates must be in uni- And the team knows how to Dawsonville, Ga. He reads the At each stage 25 customers are
form of the day and have their military ID card in order to par- cook for large numbers of active- calories and fat information pro- interviewed randomly and given
ticipate. No cellphones, watches, food, or beverages are per- duty military. The Jet Port Café — vided. comment cards to fill out. “That’s
mitted at the testing site. which serves mostly students from The Sailors say there is no com- one thing that’s out of our control,”
For additional information, contact PSD Educational the nearby NATTC — is the parison to boot camp, usually the Poling said.
Service Office (ESO) at 452-3617. largest freestanding galley in the only other Navy food service they The award is named after Capt.
Navy, serving about 6,500 meals are familiar with. “It’s very clean,” Ney, who supervised the procure-
daily. Most of the meals are at said AEAA Tabitha Garrett from ment of food for the Navy during
T HIS W EEK lunch — about 3,300 — at the 14- Jonesboro, Ark., who has been at World War II. “The Ney award is a
year-old facility. NASP about six months “And all quality of life program as it affects
IN N AVAL H ISTORY It’s hard to find Sailors or the workers are very polite.” the health, morale and retention of
Marines at the Jet Port Café who She also likes the “speed line” all the Navy Sailors,” said
Feb. 26 don’t like the place, which serves for when she’s running late for Roxanne Hauman, Ney program
1811 – Congress authorizes first naval hospital. everything from Starbucks coffee class. “So we really never miss a manager, in a statement congratu-
1944 – Sue Sophia Dauser, superintendent of the to steak and prime rib, the most meal,” she said. lating the winners.
Navy’s Nurse Corps is first woman in Navy to receive popular foods. But the galley also To receive the award the pro- The trophy will officially be
rank of captain. serves the popular “fast food” gram has to progress through three awarded April 17 in Reno, Nev.
hamburgers and French fries to the inspections, starting with the five- So what’s next? “You can try to
mostly young crowd. star accreditation in the spring. The repeat,” Poling said. “That’s prob-
While the menu is decided at first inspection is at the regional ably the hardest thing to do.”
1942 – Battle of the Java Sea, allied naval force
attacks Japanese invasion convoy. NMCRS from page 1 Harden also sees the annual drive as a way to pro-
mote NMCRS activities. “This is a great opportunity
Feb. 28 About $1.75 million in interest-free loans and grants for Sailors and Marines to learn about what we do and
1844 – Explosion of Peacemaker, experimental 14- were distributed locally last year. That included $300 all the services we can provide to them,” he said. “We
inch gun, on board USS Princeton. quick-assistance loans to about 2,800 military, Harden can help them with funds for things like emergency
said. Almost 100 percent of the quick-assistance loans travel, food, rent insurance and other needs.”
March 1 are repaid. The NMCRS also uses its funds to assist retirees and
1942 – U-656 becomes the first German submarine “We couldn’t operate without donations from our widows. And it participates in the Budget-for-Baby
of World War II to be sunk by naval air (VP-82). Sailors and Marines,” Harden said. “We’re here to program that attracts about 40 women each month to
1954 – First of six detonations, Operation Castle serve them because they serve us and our country.” learn about budgeting while receiving free clothing and
nuclear test. Harden stressed that giving just $5 or $10 a month to handmade blankets.
the campaign would make a big difference. “We’re This year’s fund drive coordinator is Capt.
going to be doing really great if every Sailor and Bradley A. Martin, commanding officer of the
1859 – Launch of Saginaw at Mare Island, first Navy Marine on active duty gave us $5 to $10 — that would Center For Naval Aviation Technical Training
ship built on West Coast of United States. quadruple our fund raising in one year.,” he said. (CNATT) at NASP. And the regional assistant coor-
1973 – Women begin pilot training in U.S. Navy. But Harden said NMCRS is looking for something dinator is Marine Maj. Chad Swan.
more than donations. “We’re looking for 100 percent Service members interested in donating should
March 3 quality contact with all unit personnel onboard our contact their local unit representative.
1871 – Navy Medical Corps established. local bases. As long as we can reach every person on For information about receiving help from
1915 – Office of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) base and give them the opportunity to donate, that’s NMCRS, call 452-2300 or visit its Web site at
established. what we’re hoping for,” Harden said. www.nmcrs.org.
1915 – Congress creates federal Naval Reserve.
Under it Naval Reserve force built up. NAVMISSA from page 1 not considered at risk to experience a illness or injury, or they fall into a dental
1960 – USS Sargo return to Hawaii from Arctic cruise dental emergency, thus deployable class three – considered to be at an
of 11,000 miles, 6,003 miles under the polar ice. ment and post-deployment health assess- worldwide. A partially ready status increased risk to experience a dental
ments. It also shows when immuniza- means the Sailor lacks one or more emergency.
March 4 tions should be administered and when immunization, laboratory results or med- The last category, medical readiness
1911 – Appropriation of first funds for experiments in upcoming assessments should be com- ical equipment such as a gas mask insert. indeterminate, applies to Sailors whose
pleted. These limitations can be quickly health status cannot be determined
A Sailor’s overall IMR status is resolved and allow the member to because of missing information such as
1947 – Operation Highjump, air operations in assessed into one of four categories: fully deploy once corrected. lost medical records or an overdue
Antarctica, ends. medically ready, partially medically Not medically ready means the Sailor assessment.
Naval historical data excerpted from U.S. Naval History & ready, not medically ready and medical has a chronic or prolonged deployment- Sailors can view their medical readi-
Heritage Command’s Web site. For complete listings, visit readiness indeterminate. limiting condition and cannot deploy. ness status on https://www.bol.navy.mil
www.history.navy.mil/wars/dates.htm. A fully ready status means the Sailor This status includes Sailors who are hos- by clicking on the IMR Status link under
is current in all medical categories and is pitalized or convalescing from serious the BOL Application Menu.
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February 26, 2010 PA G E
Military spouses residency relief act explained further
By Lt. j.g. Brandon Hale Until recently, this Translation — If derstandings that need wage income and Kristen will pay Virginia
Sargent benefit under the SCRA Seaman Paul’s wife to be addressed. income from services state income tax on her
JAGC did not extend to service Kristen is also a resident First, the MSRRA performed in the non- two businesses she
members’ spouses. of New York at the time does not allow a spouse domiciliary states. opened while in Norfolk.
Under the Service Every time a service they move to Norfolk, to pick or choose a state Thus, if Kristen sells If you have questions
members Civil Relief member moved, the Va., Kristen’s state of of legal residence. their Norfolk house or concerning the MSRRA,
Act (SCRA), a service spouse’s state of legal legal residence will be Second, the MSRRA rents out their extra visit a legal assistance
member does not pay residence would change New York. does not allow a spouse home in Virginia, she attorney.
state income tax in the and the spouse would be Moreover, if Kristen to “inherit” or assume a will be taxed by Virginia At NASP that number
state where the service taxed by the state on all works while in Norfolk, service member’s domi- on this income. Also, is 452-3734.
member is stationed if income earned in that she will not be taxed by cile upon marriage.
that state is not his
domicile (legal state of
For example, when
Virginia, but will only
be subject to New York
There is not a stan-
dard form to be filled Questions? Just ask at NASP
residence). Seaman Paul moved to state income tax. out that allows a spouse
However, the service By Anne Thrower to have the intent to
Norfolk, Va., with his Also, Kristen will not to change their residen- Gosport Staff Writer return and have some
member is taxed on his wife, she became a be taxed by Virginia on cy. Actually, the spouse connection to the state
military income in his Virginia resident and automobiles when they must have lived in the For those who want to that the spouse claims.
state of legal residence. the state of Virginia now are titled solely in state, intends to return know what the That connection
In other words, Seaman taxes her on income Kristen’s name or joint- to there and have a tan- new Military can be a voter regis-
Paul, whose state of res- earned while living ly with Seaman Paul. gible connection to the S p o u s e s tration card or a dri-
idence is New York, there. Keep in mind two state. Residency Relief ver’s license, he
does not pay income tax This law has some- things: The spouse must Such connections that Act means to said.
to the state of Virginia what changed. be present with the serv- need to be established them are encour- “A service mem-
from his military President Obama ice member in the non- are: voter registration, aged to call the ber couldn’t just
income earnings while signed into law the domicile state pursuant driver’s license, pur- Naval Legal choose a random
Lt. Evan Ausband
stationed in Norfolk. Military Spouses to military orders; and chase of residential Service Central state because it’s
Rather Seaman Paul Residency Relief Act the state must not be the property and registra- Office at NASP, said Lt. good for tax purposes,”
will be taxed based on (MSRRA) which spouse’s domicile (legal tion or titling of vehi- Evan M. Ausband, head Ausband said. “That’s the
New York state income changes some of the residence). cles. of the civil department. reason we like to have
tax rates. basic rules of taxation in This law is effective Third, MSRAA does “It’s a great provision folks come in so we can
New York does not regards to military for tax year 2009 and not allow a spouse to because it adds protection talk to them about it.”
tax service members on spouses. eligible spouses may be recapture an old aban- to spouses which they Before the act, some
their military income The spouse of the entitled to refunds. doned domicile unless didn’t have before,” he spouses had to file multi-
earnings outside the military member is enti- For 2010 and the the spouse physically said. “But with any of ple state taxes over the
state unless the Sailor is tled to SCRA protection these laws there’s always years.
future, eligible spouses returns to the state with
onboard a ship. little nuances.” Now they can desig-
for the same domicile need to designate their the requisite connec-
Furthermore, no matter The act appears to mir- nate one state to claim for
(state of legal residence) appropriate domicile tions and intent to ror the earlier act set up the entire military serv-
where Seaman Paul is of the military spouse state by filing new with- remain there perma- for military members, ice.
stationed, New York — if the dependent holding forms with their nently. Ausband said. NLSO lawyers can be
will always remain his spouse had also previ- employer. Fourth, the tax An important part of reached at 452-3733 or
state of legal residence ously acquired the same However, there are exemption for working the act is the requirement 452-3734
unless he changes it. legal domicile. some common misun- spouses only applies to
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PA G E 4 February 26, 2010
2010 Margaret Flowers Civic Award nominees
The Military Appreciation Luncheon and Award
Ceremony hosted by The Pensacola Council Navy League
of the United States was held at New World Landing
restaurant Feb. 25.
The Margaret Flowers Civic Award ––
named for career civil service IT1 Eloise Over the course AG1 April
employee Margaret Flowers –– rec- Beeks is an accom- of the past year, Dampier unselfish-
ognizes the individual who has done plished leader, Sgt. Derek ly volunteered 191
the most work for the various and instructor and Burleson has hours of her per-
divergent activities and organiza- mentor, setting the devoted a vast por- sonal time to vari-
tions in Escambia and Santa Rosa bar by which tion of his personal ous organizations
counties. The individual may be from excellence is meas- life to giving back in the local com-
ured. to the community munity.
the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air in which he
Force or Coast Guard. The nominees –– Center for resides. –– NATTC CO
not only must be the best in civic Information Capt. Kent Miller
achievements, but they must also be IT1 Eloise B. Beeks Dominance acting Sgt. Derek –– AMS-1 CO AG1
of the highest caliber of profession- Center for CO Cmdr. E.A. W. Burleson Maj. L.L. Fowler April R. Dampier
alism in their technical specialities Information Hipsle Aviation Naval Air
and maintain a recruiter-image Dominance Corry Maintenance Technical Training
appearance. Station squadron 1 Center
Over the past Contributing in HM1 Pamela AM1 Pawel
year, Sgt. Shannon excess of 130 vol- Jenkins volun- Mikolajewski is a
Fleming has unteer hours, Staff teered more than highly dedicated,
demonstrated in Sgt. Justin 430 hours of serv- multi-talented and
word and deed that Gandino-Saddein ice providing superbly motivated
she is dedicated to has given his time health screening to professional whose
the betterment of and hard work to the Santa Rosa leadership and
the city of various organiza- local elementary management skills
Pensacola and its tion in the commu- and middle schools far exceed the
citizens. nity. from October 2005 requirements of his
through January present rate and
Sgt. Shannon Staff Sgt. Justin HM1 AM1 Pawel
–– AMS-2 CO –– AMS-2 CO 2010. position.
M. Fleming Maj. D.B. Hickey Gandino-Saddein Maj. D.B. Hickey Pamela A. Jenkins M. Mikolajewski
Aviation Aviation Naval –– NHP CO Naval Air –– NATTC CO
Maintenance Maintenance Hospital Pensacola Capt. M. Morro Technical Training Capt. Kent Miller
squadron 2 squadron 2 Center
While maintain- A proactive and AC2 Frederick A W R 2
ing a rigorous forward-thinking Rudolph volun- Kristopher
training schedule, leader, AE2 teered more than Sellmeyer’s tire-
PR2 William Brandie Nicholas 400 hours to more less off duty contri-
Morgan has shown consistently than 10 events bution and volun-
superior perform- exceeds expecta- which raised rela- teer efforts have
ance as the mainte- tions and performs tions amongst the had an impact and
nance leading petty at a level far community to an resulted in the bet-
officer and master exceeding her peer unprecedented terment of the
training specialist. group. level. Santa Rosa County
PR2 William S. –– Naval AE2 Brandie –– NATTC CO AC2 –– NASP CO AWR2 Kristopher local community.
Morgan Survival Training L. Nicholas Capt. Kent Miller Frederick Rudolph Capt. William S. Sellmeyer
Naval Operational Institute OIC Naval Air Naval Air Reavey Helicopter –– HTS-18 CO
Medicine Institute Capt. J.M. Technical Training Station Pensacola Training Squadron Cmdr. M.T.
Andrews Center 18 Murray
ABE1 Luke Staff Sgt. CTN1 William ABH1 Jackie
Super’s attention to Michele Tapia is an Thompson’s exem- Velasco is keenly
detail, profession- active member of plary military bear- aware that personal
alism, confident the Pensacola com- ing, work ethic and involvement and
attitude and com- munity, dedicating technical expertise individual commit-
mitment to training her off duty time to provide a com- ment are the cor-
excellence exem- help those in need. mendable example nerstone of any
plify those traits for his peers to successful organi-
highly desired of –– AMS-2 CO emulate. zation.
an instructor. Maj. D.B. Hickey
–– Navy –– NASWF CO
ABE1 –– NATTC CO Staff Sgt. CTN1 William Information ABH1 Jackie Capt. Peter Hall
Luke A. Super Capt. Kent Miller Michele S. Tapia E. Thompson Operations R. Velasco
Naval Air Aviation Navy Information Command CO Naval Air
Technical Training Maintenance Operations Command Cmdr. F.A. Shaul Station Whiting
Center squadron 2 Field
GOSPORT February 26, 2010 PA G E 5
Pensacola Lions Club
‘Outstanding Flight Instructors of 2009’
The The Pensacola Lions Club, chartered in 1928, is a local chapter of an international benev-
Pensacola olent organization. The banquet held Feb. 23 was to honor the Outstanding Flight Instructors
of 2009 from local training squadrons and Naval Aviation Schools Command. In addition to
Lions Club sponsoring the Outstanding Flight Instructor awards, the Lions are active locally in providing
held a ban- support for a variety of sight-related programs including the Pensacola Lions Eye Clinic,
quet for the Leader Dogs and Florida Lions Camp for the visually handicapped.
at New World Marine Capt. Richard Ayers Marine Maj. Lt. Anthony Cowart
Landing. HT-28 Matthew Callan Naval Aviation Schools
Lt. Melissa Dillard Marine Capt. John Doran Lt. Cmdr. Richard Gourley Marine Maj. Marine Maj.
VT-4 VT-86 VT-86 Dennis Hacker John Kirby
TraWing Six HT-8
Air Force Maj. Benjamin Marine Capt. Frank Mackoul Lt. Sean McCrink Lt. Ian Morris Marine Capt.
Laubacher Naval Aviation VT-10 VT-3 Michael Murray
VT-3 Schools Command VT-86
Lt. Cmdr. Marine Capt. Frank Lt. Nathan Staff Marine Maj. Lt. Jason Wells
Richard Parrish Rhobotham VT-2 Gregory Swarthourt VT-4
TraWing Six VT-10 HT-18
PA G E 6 February 26, 2010
Whiting Field holds Black History Month celebrations
Base recognizes contributions of black Americans throughout the country’s history
By Jay Cope Miller, Jackie Robinson and other indi-
NAS Whiting Field PAO viduals showed the progress that has
been made through the years. Many of
The Naval Air Station Whiting the people were military service per-
sonnel. The fact that so many racial
Field (NASWF) First Class Petty breakthroughs have been made in the
Officer Association teamed up military was not lost on the guest speak-
with the diversity committee Feb. er.
“For me, there are two things that
19 to present a Black History have integrated our country,” said Tony
Month event for base military Henderson, the assistant public defender
and civilian personnel. The cere- for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and
Walton counties. “One is the military.
mony highlighted the accom- When your life is on the line, you don’t
plishments of Americans of color care about the color of a person’s skin.
though history as well as recog- Only the job matters. The second is ath-
letics. In both, you are working together
nized that the journey is not yet toward a common goal.”
complete. Henderson detailed experiences from
Tony Henderson, assistant public defender for Santa Rosa, Escambia, Okaloosa and
his job and life as he reminded the audi-
NASWF regularly celebrates ethnic Walton counties, gave a keynote speech at NASWF’s Black History Month event.
ence that family is the core answer to the
heritage throughout the year. Black racial tensions of today. including his father, retired SHC Arthur Americans from entertainment, sports,
History Month joins Women’s, Hispanic After Henderson graduated from Henderson, the owner of H&H political, military and commercial
and Asian Pacific Islander heritage Marshall University, he returned to Barbecue who catered the luncheon. The realms whose contributions were relat-
month celebrations. The events recog- Santa Rosa County to live. He worked senior Henderson also introduced his ed by SH2 Anthony Benson.
nize the contributions these groups have part time at J.C. Penney and at a packing son with a few simple stories of his Henderson admitted that there are
made to the success of the military and company. He did it for a year that he youthful football career, college aca- still obstacles for African-Americans to
the nation. Following the presentation of called “tough,” before he attended law demics, and legal career. The kind of overcome. But like so many other great
colors and the singing of the national school at Florida State University. He things any proud father would relate to. black Americans, success is there if a
anthem, Capt. Pete Hall, NAS Whiting had a wife and daughter to care for and It reinforced the theme of family. person is willing to strive for it.
Field commanding officer, welcomed parents who took shifts watching the “Hearing my father speak well of me “There will likely always be racism is
the guests and referred to the value child while he attended and finished makes everything I have done worth- America,” he said. “But is racism in
gained from the ceremonies. school. while,” Henderson said. America holding black people back?
“These events are important,” he said. “That’s what families do. No matter Henderson’s path to success wasn’t No. It is only holding you back if you let
“They serve as an opportunity to get how good the government structure, no easy. He had to work hard to achieve a it. I feel like I am preaching to the choir.
together and share our diversities.” matter how much money they spend, it prominent position in life. In many The people here are the ones who
Famous African-Americans and their comes down to one basic thing for suc- ways that reflected the stories of Henry already take advantage of the opportu-
accomplishments were displayed on two cess, and that's family.” Blair, Cathay Williams, Henry Ossian nities our great country provides us. Is
separate screens while the audience And his family was well represented. Flipper, Nancy Green, Oscar Micheaux, our country perfect? No. But it is the
waited for the program to begin. Doris Several relatives attended the event, Bill Picket and other respected black best country in the world.”
Tax help: NAS Whiting Field VITA kicks off tax season
Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) is once and state tax obligations: ed in Bldg. 1417, room 153. The building is next door to
again offering free tax preparation services through the The service involves no preparation fees. Commercial the gym in center of the base, with the chapel on one end
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to tax preparers may charge more than $140 for the average and Pen Air Credit Union on the other. Using the north
active duty, dependents, retirees and Reservists on active electronically filed return. VITA volunteers prepare and side entrance near Pen Air Credit Union, VITA is the first
duty for more than 30 days. VITA began accepting file the same returns at no cost to Sailors and dependents. office on the left-hand side. Tax preparation assistance is
appointments Feb. 1. Through this program, those eligi- VITA provides faster refunds. Paper returns may take available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and
ble individuals not only can save hundreds of dollars on eight or more weeks to process. By using VITA, refunds offered on an appointment-only basis. Call 665-6120 to
tax preparation fees, but they also get their refund in just are deposited directly into a Sailor’s bank account an schedule an appointment.
a couple of weeks. average of two weeks from the date of transmission, even Before making an appointment, please ensure you
During the 2009 tax season, Navywide volunteers from overseas and afloat commands. These rapid refunds have all of your tax documents. You will need W-2s,
with the VITA program filed nearly 70,000 federal and greatly reduce the need for refund anticipation loans 1099Rs, and bank documents showing interest/dividends
state tax returns, saving service members and dependents (short-term loans with added charges and high-interest earned. You will also be required to provide last year’s
more than $9.7 million in commercial tax preparation rates). tax return or copies of your Social Security card (for each
fees. Locally, last year the NAS Whiting Field Tax VITA volunteers make fewer mistakes than the aver- member listed on the return), and if the return will be filed
Center filed more than 600 tax returns, with a savings to age person makes performing the same tax return them- electronically, a blank check to verify RTN and account
the taxpayers in excess of $63,000. The VITA program is selves. VITA prepared returns are very accurate – less number.
a proven winner that improves morale and readiness and than a 1 percent error rate compared to 15 percent for “The VITA program is only viable if it is utilized. This
keeps money in Sailors’ pockets. VITA significantly paper returns. is another one of those good programs that may go away
reduces the effort and cost involved in meeting federal This year the NAS Whiting Field Tax Center is locat- if it is not used,” said Bill Brock, VITA coordinator.
February 26, 2010 PA G E
Partyline e-mail submissions Bloodstripe Club is having a meats. Donations accepted seven days dents in the Florida district.
Submissions for Partyline should “Bosses’ Night Out” March 4 starting a week at the facility on S Street in Volunteers will receive orientation,
be e-mailed to: anne.thrower.ctr at 3:30 p.m. Pensacola 8 a.m.-5 p.m. training, uniforms and a schedule to
@navy. mil. For information call 452-6380. For information call 433-9453, ext. work a couple days each week during
Submissions should include the 5. the school year.
organization’s name, the event, what LINKS sessions for spouses planned For information contact Amanda
the event is for who benefits from the Upcoming Lifestyle, Insights, GSA training conference and expo. Girsson at 916-3001 or Stanley
event, time, date, location and point of Networking, Knowledge and Skills U.S. General Services Lawhead at 934-2629.
contact. (LINKS) sessions for military spouses Administration is having a conference
will be held at MATSG-21 headquar- and exposition May 4-6 at the Orange Embry Riddle registration ongoing
FFSC classes in March ters in the CO’s conference room. County Convention Center in Embry Riddle Aeronautical
The following classes will be LINKS provides information to all Orlando. University registration for the March
offered at the Fleet and Family Marines and family members on the This conference is free for military, term is going on through March 22.
Support Center in March. resources available and methods for federal, state and local government Registration will be held Monday
Parenting Challenging Kids class meeting the challenges of the military employees. through Thursday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and
meets for six weeks starting March 5 lifestyle. For information, schedules or to Fridays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Bldg. 634,
from 10 a.m.-noon. Sessions will be March 6 from 8:30 register visit www.expo.gsa.gov or Suite 33 on NAS Pensacola, and
Ombudsman basic training will be a.m.-3 p.m. and April 13-14 from 8:30 contact Wayne Carter at 232-4140. Mondays and Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 4
offered March 8-11 from 5-9 p.m. a.m.-noon. p.m. in Bldg. 1417, Room 163 on
Command’s permission must be To register contact Debbie Jenkins Essay contest honoring military NAS Whiting Field.
granted to attend. To volunteer as an at Deborah.email@example.com or 452- Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of For information call 458-1098.
ombudsman contact respective com- 9460, ext. 3012. Commerce and Pen Air Federal Credit
mand master chief. Union are sponsoring a school essay VITA is open on NASP
To register for classes or for infor- Golf tournament April 23 writing contest as part of Military Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
mation call 452-5990. The eighth annual D.I. Peterson Appreciation Month festivities. (VITA) is now taking appointments.
Golf Tournament, presented by the The contest is open to all students Bring all pertinent documents such as
Education fair March 16 Kiwanis Club of Big Lagoon, will be from kindergarten to 12th-grade in W2, 1099 and 1098 forms. Contact
There will be an education fair at held April 23. Escambia County whether in public, information is as follows:
the Naval Aviation Technical Training Activities start at 10:30 a.m. with a private or home schools. • NAS Pensacola: Chief Warrant
Center Mega Building at Chevalier shotgun start at 1 p.m. and lunch held There will be 12 winners who will Officer Gregory Ramsaur: 452-2795,
Hall March 16 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. in between. receive U.S. savings bonds, with a top firstname.lastname@example.org or Lt. Eric
The fair is for active duty, military For registration and information prize of $500. Gould: 607-2834, eric.gould@
families, veterans and DoD civilians. call 501-0650. For essay guidelines visit navy.mil.
Included in the fair will be online www.pensacolachamber.com. The • NASC: Ens. Jordan Holt: (256)
and local military friendly schools, Jazz orchestra at museum Feb. 27 deadline to enter the contest is April 23. 244-0592, email@example.com.
technical training/certification pro- The Orlando Jazz orchestra will be • NATTC: Retha Crimbley: 452-
grams, ways to fund education, officer at the National Naval Aviation Friday Mass schedule during Lent 4752, firstname.lastname@example.org; AT1
programs and SMART counseling. Museum tomorrow (Feb. 27) at 7 Mass will be celebrated along with Jamie Carver: (805) 509-6082,
p.m., with discounts for active duty. stations of the cross every Friday of Jamie.email@example.com; or AE1 Chad
Upcoming off-duty events on base Purchase tickets at the museum or call Lent at 5 p.m. in Our Lady of Loreto Conner: 287-5737, chad.conner@
Old Crow’s Nest on Corry Station 453-2389. Chapel followed by soup dinner in the navy.mil.
will be having “Sampling Night” McKamey Center on NASP. • MATSG-21:Nathaniel Thayer:
March 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and St. Wildlife sanctuary needs fish (817) 658-7655, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patrick’s Day, March 17, from 6-9 Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest National seashore volunteers needed • Corry Station: CTRC David
p.m. Florida needs donation of fish and red Gulf Islands National Seashore is Plocharczyk: 452-6803,
CPO Club will have a “Right-Hand meat for injured seabirds and eagles. looking for volunteers to assist with email@example.com; or
Man Party” March 3 starting at 3:30 The sanctuary accepts fresh, frozen, curriculum-based educational pro- CTT2 Alan Ewing: (702) 371-8196,
p.m. The club will be closed April 2. whole or fileted fish as well as any red grams for primary and secondary stu- firstname.lastname@example.org.
WANT THIS SPOT?
Call Simone Sands at
433-1166 ext. 21
PA G E 8 February 26, 2010
February 26, 2010 NASP command
see page B2
“The battle of Iwo island has been won ... By their victory, the Third, Fourth and Fifth Marine Divisions and other units of the Fifth Amphibious Corps have made an accounting to their
country which only history will be able to value fully. Among the Americans who served on Iwo island, uncommon valor was a common virtue.” — Adm. Chester W. Nimitz
Remembering the fight for
From Naval History & Heritage Command
wo Jima, which means “Sulfur
Island,” was strategically impor-
tant as an air base for fighter
escorts supporting long-range bombing
missions against mainland Japan.
Because of the distance between mainland Japan and
U.S. bases in the Mariana Islands, the capture of Iwo Jima
would provide an emergency landing strip for crippled B-
29s returning from bombing runs. The seizure of Iwo
would allow for sea and air blockades, the ability to con-
duct intensive air bombardment and to destroy the
enemy’s air and naval capabilities.
To the Japanese leadership, the capture of Iwo Jima
meant the battle for Okinawa, and the invasion of Japan
itself, was not far off. Going ashore: Fourth Division Marines begin an attack from the beach on Iwo Jima, as another boatload of men land
Initial carrier raids against Iwo Jima began in June from a landing craft, vehicle, personnel (LCVP), Feb. 19, 1945. Note the burning landing vehicle, tracked (LVT) and the
1944. Prior to the invasion, the eight-square-mile island men ashore taking cover. U.S. Marine Corps photo
would suffer the longest, most intensive shelling of any
Pacific island during the war. The 7th Air Force, working sided to allow for the Marine advance, the Japanese Lt. Gen. Tadamishi Kuribayashi, commander of the
out of the Marianas, supplied the B-24 heavy bombers for emerged from their fortified underground positions to ground forces on Iwo Jima, concentrated his energies and
the campaign. begin a heavy barrage of fire against the invading force. his forces in the central and northern sections of the island.
In addition to the air assaults on Iwo, the Marines The Fourth Marine Division pushed forward against Miles of interlocking caves, concrete blockhouses and
requested 10 days of pre-invasion naval bombardment. heavy opposition to take the quarry, a Japanese strong pillboxes proved to be one of the most impenetrable
Due to other operational commitments and the fact that a point. The Fifth Marine Division’s 28th Marines had the defenses encountered by the Marines in the Pacific.
prolonged air assault had been waged on Iwo Jima, Navy mission of isolating Mount Suribachi. Both tasks were The Third Marine Division encountered the most heav-
planners authorized only three days of naval bombard- accomplished that day. ily fortified portion of the island in their move to take
ment. Unfavorable weather conditions would further Feb. 20, one day after the landing, the 28th Marines Airfield No. 2. As with most of the fighting on Iwo Jima,
hamper the effects of naval bombardment. Despite this, secured the southern end of Iwo and moved to take the frontal assault was the method used to gain each inch of
planners decided to keep the invasion date and the summit of Suribachi. By day’s end, one third of the island ground. By nightfall on March 9, the third division
Marines prepared for the Feb. 19 D-day. and Motoyama Airfield No. 1 was controlled by the reached the island’s northeastern beach, cutting the enemy
More than 450 ships massed off Iwo as the H-hour Marines. By Feb. 23, the 28th Marines would reach the defenses in two.
bombardment pounded the island. Shortly after 9 a.m., top of Mount Suribachi and raise the U.S. flag. On the left of the Third Marine Division, the Fifth
Marines of the fourth and fifth divisions hit beaches The Third Marine Division joined the fighting on the Marine Division pushed up the western coast of Iwo Jima
Green, Red, Yellow and Blue abreast, initially finding lit- fifth day of the battle. These Marines immediately began from the central airfield to the island’s northern tip.
tle enemy resistance. Coarse volcanic sand hampered the the mission of securing the center sector of the island. Moving to seize and hold the eastern portion of the island,
movement of men and machines as they struggled to Each division fought hard to gain ground against a deter- the Fourth Marine Division encountered a “mini banzai”
move up the beach. As the protective naval gunfire sub- mined Japanese defender. attack from the final members of the Japanese Navy serv-
ing on Iwo. This attack resulted in the death of nearly 700
Two flag raisings: ‘Marines take Mt. Suribachi’ enemy and ended the centralized resistance of enemy
forces in the fourth division’s sector.
At 8 a.m. Feb. 23 a mental blow against the A proud moment for those who worked so hard to gain
patrol of 40 men from island's defenders. control of the island was when the first emergency land-
Third Platoon, E Marine Corps photog- ing was made by a B-29 bomber March 4. Repairs were
Company, Second rapher Sgt. Lou Lowery made, refueling was completed and the aircraft was off to
Battalion, 28th Marines, captured this first flag rais- complete its mission.
led by 1st Lt. Harold G. ing on film just as the Operations entered the final phases March 11; enemy
Schrier, assembled at the enemy hurled a grenade in resistance was no longer centralized. Individual pockets of
base of Mount Suribachi. his direction. His camera resistance were taken one by one.
The platoon’s mission was lens was shattered, but he Finally on March 26, following a banzai attack against
to take the crater at and his film were safe. troops and air corps personnel near the beaches, the island
Suribachi’s peak and raise Three hours later anoth- was declared secure. The U.S. Army’s 147th Infantry reg-
the U.S. flag. er patrol was dispatched to iment assumed ground control of the island April 4, reliev-
The platoon slowly The first flag raising. U.S. raise another, larger flag. The second flag raising.
Marine Corps photo by Photo by Joe Rosenthal, ing the largest body of Marines.
climbed the steep trails to The battle for Iwo Jima is The 36-day assault resulted in more than 26,000
the summit, but encoun- Lou Lowery encapsulated by this his- courtesy National
Archives American casualties, including 6,800 dead. Of the 20,000
tered no enemy fire. As which to raise the flag. toric flag raising atop Japanese defenders, only 1,083 survived. The Marines’
they reached the top, the At 10:20 a.m., the flag Suribachi, which was cap- earn him many awards efforts, however, provided a vital link in the U.S. chain of
patrol members took posi- was hoisted on a steel pipe tured on film by including the 1945 bomber bases. By war’s end, 2,400 B-29 bombers carry-
tions around the crater above the island. This Associated Press photog- Pulitzer Prize. ing 27,000 crewmen made unscheduled landings on the
watching for pockets of symbol of victory sent a rapher Joe Rosenthal. His Over the years, the flag island.
enemy resistance as other wave of strength to the bat- photo, seen around the raising has come to sym- Twenty-seven Medals of Honor were awarded to
members of the patrol tle-weary fighting men world as a symbol of bolize the spirit of the Marines and Sailors, many posthumously, more than were
looked for something on below and struck a further American values, would Corps to all Marines. awarded for any other single operation during the war.
Word Search ‘Uncommon valor’ Gosling Games Jokes & Groaners
U R K X O M S A J U Z A C Q M Why the English language is hard to learn
D A Y O X K U Z P P Y X T A F Color Me ‘Old Glory’ 1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
K O F H T B C O H V E M E O W 2) The farm was used to produce produce.
K U M Y H T E V R C U M R R E 3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
N A H A W W R X N D B T H A X 5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
T S H M R I O A A K C R W P H 6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
X G L D B I R K V O H I R H Q 7) He thought it was time to present the present.
8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
B Q S B W B N D O Y H B O B C 9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
G V O A M F A E J A L U U Z G 10) I did not object to the object.
W N F E V A K T S B Y T F A Q 11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
W O M L B R O N O H V E L X T 13) They were too close to the door to close it.
U E D F M G I I J A A F Y B T 14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.
R O Q H K T W J X F N W O A Z 15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
O W A I R F O R C E J J Z X N 17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
F V K A C J N Y C J P N S N L 18) After a number of injections my jaw got number.
AIRFORCE MARINES 19) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
20) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
DAY REMEMBRANCE And why is it that writers write, but fingers don’t fing, grocers
FLAG RIBBON don’t groce and hammers don’t ham? If a vegetarian eats veg-
HONOR TRIBUTE etables, what does a humanitarian eat?
PA G E
GOSPORT February 26, 2010
NASP command Sailor commissioned
By AEAN Brinn Hefron
Gosport Staff Writer
ns. Liliana Balcazar, formerly PS2
Balcazar, was commissioned Feb.
11 in a ceremony held in the NAS
Pensacola command headquarters.
Balcazar, with four years in the Navy, has
wanted to be a Medical Service Corps offi-
cer ever since she joined the Navy.
(Above) CTM2 Elizabeth Gay (left)
Not being a U.S. citizen, the only Last November, she started search- receives a silver dollar from Ens.
immediate solution for the Colombia ing to see if she had been reconsid- Liliana Balcazar – the traditional
native was to join as an enlisted Sailor ered for the commissioning program. exchange for the delivery of a first
instead of as an officer. She joined her “I pretty much gave up,” Balcazar salute to a new officer (right).
husband in the enlisted ranks of the said, and began negotiating for orders Photos by IT1 Roy Daniels
United States Navy. Being a college with the detailer for her next duty sta-
graduate, she envisioned herself mak- tion.
ing the best of her education by The detailer said that she couldn’t In April Balcazar will be going to myself that I could do it, despite
becoming an officer. receive orders until the official the Officer Development School in everything I was up against,”
After becoming a citizen and mak- NavAdmin came out saying she had Newport, R.I., and will then be sta- Balcazar said.“If you work toward
ing rank of E-5 she applied for the not been selected for the commission- tioned at the naval hospital in Guam your goals, anything is possible. This
direct-commissioning program. ing program. Not even a week later as a health care administrator. isn’t about being saluted or being
Again, she found out she wasn’t eligi- Balcazar found out she had been “My favorite part of becoming an called ma’am, it’s about the achieve-
ble, but that didn’t stop her. selected for the program. officer is that I was able to prove to ment that I have made.”
NATTC’s Chendea and Nicholas
selected as Senior/Junior SoQ
AZC (AW/SW) Owen Brown
Andrei Chendea and
AE2(AW/SW) Brandie Nicholas
were recently recognized as the
Senior and Junior Sailors of the
Quarter (SoQ), respectively, for the Capt. Kent Miller (left) presents to AE1(AW) Andrei Chendea his award for being selected NATTC’s 2009 Senior Sailor
of the 4th Quarter; AE2(AW/SW) Brandie Nicholas (far right) was selected as NATTC’s 2009 Junior Sailor of the 4th
Fourth Quarter of 2009. Quarter.
“Driven to succeed by self-motivation and a strong Officer of NATTC, Capt. Kent Miller, told Sailors and tion. Petty Officers Nicholas and Chendea were select-
sense of purpose in the Navy and local community are officers at the awards ceremony. “Sailor of the Quarter ed as a result of their superb leadership skills and com-
just a few of the shared common attributes of Petty competition at NATTC is always fierce as we have so mitment to provide the finest levels of aviation techni-
Officers Nicholas and Chendea,” Commanding many great Sailors who are deserving of the recogni- cal training to our Navy and Marine Corps students.”
NASP Community Outreach: volunteers
needed for upcoming and ongoing events
From SH2(SW) Lester D. Louisville Road, Pensacola. For information contact sports, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, Thursday.
NASP Community Outreach Manager Community Outreach at 452-3100 ext 1241. tennis and volleyball. Volunteers ages 15 For information contact Community
Youth mentor needed and younger are welcome but must be Outreach at 452-3100, ext. 1241.
2010 Orange Beach Soccer Shootout Children’s Home Society of Florida is accompanied by a parent or an adult vol- Young Marines of Pensacola
Perdido Bay is reaching out for volunteers looking for volunteers to help mentor unteer. The Young Marines is a youth educa-
to participate in the 2010 Orange Beach youth ages 14-21. Just one hour a week To sign up as a coach contact tion and service program for boys and
Soccer Shootout March 20 and 21. can make a huge impact on young people’s Community Outreach, at 452-3100, ext. girls, ages 8 through completion of high
Organizers are looking for 20 volunteers to lives. 1241. For screening contact new Special school. The Young Marines promotes the
work as field marshals and referees for both For information call Rachel Wade at Olympics director Dondie Roper 435- mental, moral and physical development
scheduled days for this event. T-shirts, food 266-2715 or email email@example.com. 2999. For more information visit of its members. The program focuses on
and drinks will be provided to the participat- The Pensacola Boy’s Base http://www.so-ec.org character building, leadership and pro-
ing volunteers. Physical training gear is Located on NAS/Corry Station, the Hospice of the Emerald Coast motes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The
authorized. This event is to benefit local and Pensacola Boy’s Base is in need of men- Hospice of the Emerald Coast is look- Young Marines is the focal point for the
regional youth athletes and to enjoy a great tors for juvenile offenders ages 14-18. ing for volunteers who are interested in U.S. Marine Corps’ Youth Drug Demand
weekend outdoors. The locations for this There are 28 residents who spend, at min- bringing a little light into the life of the eld- Reduction efforts. Adult staff members are
event are being held at the Seth Simpson imum, six months in the facility for reha- erly, do office work, crafts; comfort not required to be Marines. For more infor-
Field at Bailey Middle School, 4110 Bauer bilitation. If you would be willing to com- bereaved family members and yard work. mation visit: www.youngmarines.com or
Road, Pensacola, and at the Orange Beach mit, at a minimum, one hour per week to Volunteers will need to attend a three-hour www.freewebs.com/youngmarinesofpensa
Sportsplex, 4389 William Silvers Parkway, be a mentor and positive role model for a training session. Hospice will provide a cola.
Orange Beach, Ala. troubled youth, contact Neil Stier at 453- client that is relatively close to your resi- Contact Capt. Kenneth Morrow at 452-
For more information, contact 7490. dence. Hospice has clients in Pensacola, 9463 or email: Kenneth.morrow
Community Outreach at 452-3100, ext. 1241. Special Olympics Navarre, Milton, Cantonment and Gulf @usmc.mil.
FCATS proctors needed Volunteers, your help is greatly needed. Breeze. Call 474-7288, ext. 113. Learn to Read of Northwest Florida
Warrington Middle School is seeking 50 Description: Special Olympics Neighbors Helping Neighbors Learn to Read of Northwest Florida is a
volunteers to assist during the FCATS test. Escambia and Santa Rosa is actively seek- The Myrtle Grove Baptist Church Food non-profit adult literacy program in
Volunteers will be needed to walk around the ing volunteer coaches, assistant coaches Pantry is a volunteer program that helps Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
testing site and ensure that rules are being fol- and helpers for their 2009 calendar year. neighbors in need. There will be a box in Prospective volunteers will be educated on
lowed. This event will take place March 9-10 No experience is necessary, but a screen- Community Outreach for this food drive. tutoring and various other rewarding
between the hours of 3:15-5 p.m.. Wear uni- ing process is required for all volunteers. Feel free to drop off any nonperishable opportunities. To reserve a place or receive
form of the day. Sports include aquatics, track and field, food to Bldg. 624, Room 235, between the more information, call 432-4347 or email
The location is 450 S. Old Corry Field basketball, bocce, bowling, equestrian hours of 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOSPORT February 26, 2010 PA G E B3
LaDRs give Sailors a leg up on achieving goals
By Ens. Peter Lee of these resources together and makes chief of the boat or command master chief, cover all the prerequisites needed for
Naval Education and Training Public Affairs them easily accessible for Sailors.” you have the responsibility to counsel and upcoming job availabilities, but more
The LaDR serves not only the individ- mentor Sailors of all rates. The LaDRs importantly guarantees my current state of
In support of Sailors’ personal and pro- ual Sailor, but their supervisors and men- give leaders, who may be of a different mission readiness is always at its peak,”
fessional goals, several Navy ratings have tors as well. rate, an opportunity to review what is said Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st
recently had Learning and Development “As leaders, I can’t think of a better tool important for the individual Sailor so they Class (AW/SW) Richard Beach, a crew-
Roadmaps (LaDR) uploaded to Navy for our chief petty offi- are better armed to help man aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz
Knowledge Online (NKO) and as of Feb. cers to use as they men- that Sailor achieve their (CVN 68). “Because of LaDRs, I know
18, 57 are available to help guide Sailors tor young Sailors,” said career goals.” that not only can I support the Maritime
up the ladder of success. Master Chief Petty “LaDRs give chief Strategy with confidence but also that I am
The LaDR (pronounced ladder) is a Officer of the Navy petty officers and super- the most wellrounded Sailor I can be.”
comprehensive career guide for enlisted (SS/SW) Rick West. visors references to help The LaDRs are readily accessible on
Sailors listing learning and development “The Learning and develop our Sailors to NKO under the career management tab.
objectives, including milestones for com- Development reach their personal and The intent is to have all the LaDRs avail-
pletion at various points in their career. Roadmaps give us a written guide that professional goals,” said Chief Navy able by April 2010.
The LaDR does not necessarily create new takes the guesswork out of what each Counselor Jeff Ingram. “It also refreshes “LaDRs can be used to understand dif-
programs but rather creates a simplified Sailor needs to succeed, in each rating. The us on the new career development changes ferent rates and what billets, schools and
and streamlined checklist for Sailors to LaDR is an invaluable tool as we prepare in the Navy, which is critical to the programs Sailors need for their careers,”
view what is recommended and required our Sailors for success from day one, advancement and development of our said Tom Smith, NETC Enlisted Learning
of them for advancement. teaching them to be brilliant on the basics.” Sailors.” According to Ingram, if he had and Development coordinator. “It is
“There are a number of opportunities Supervisors can track, encourage and one thing he could tell other chief petty important for senior enlisted to mentor
and resources to help Sailors along their guide career development of their Sailors officers about LaDR it would be to use their Sailors in order for the Sailors to
career paths,” said Naval Education and by using the LaDRs. them regularly as resources to educate reach career milestones. As a result of this
Training Command Force Master Chief “There is no doubt the LaDRs are a Sailors. mentorship, Sailors will not only be suc-
(SS) John Snyder. “The LaDRs bring all leadership tool,” added Snyder. “As a “The use of the LaDR ensures that I cessful, our Navy will be successful.”
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WORSHIP Expo offers thousands in giveaways February Liberty
By Anne Thrower Institute, Big Kahunas
During Lent, Feb. 19-March 26, the
Gosport Staff Writer and the Georgia The Liberty Program events
Friday Mass with Stations of the target young, unaccompa-
Cross will be held at 5 p.m. at Aquarium.
NASP, followed by soup and salad Active-duty, retired Military-related vis- nied active-duty military.
in the McKamey Center. military and defense itors are encouraged Events are at the main
workers have a chance to bring their identifi- Liberty Center in the
NAS Pensacola Portside Entertainment
Protestant to win $8,000 in give- cations as many ven-
Sunday aways at this year’s dors offer military dis- Complex at NASP unless
• 8 a.m., Communion Service** Information, Tickets count coupons at their specifically stated to be at
• 10:15 a.m. Worship Service* & Travel (ITT) Travel tables Corry Station. For addi-
• 6 p.m. Contemporary Service** tional information, call
Tuesday Expo on March 5. The annual expo
The expo, at the has typically attracted 452-2372 or visit their Web
• 9 a.m., Women’s Bible Study***
Wednesday National Naval between 50 and 75 site at www.naspensacola.
• 5:30 p.m. Fellowship Dinner Aviation Museum vendors in the past. navy.mil/mwr/singsail/
• 6 p.m. Bible Study***
from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. is But Gist said she’s liberty.ht.
Roman Catholic Visitors from a previous ITT Travel Expo look
Saturday free and open to the through the information vendors have to offer. expecting at least 40
• 3:45 p.m. Sacrament of Penance**** public. vendors from cruise 26
More than 40 vendors are scheduled to attend
• 4:30 p.m. Mass* But the door prizes lines, tourism bureaus, Liberty — Ice
this year’s expo at the National Naval Aviation
Sunday — including 10 two- Museum on March 5. hotels and entertain- Flyers hockey
• 8:30 a.m. Mass* game, $7, leaves
Monday and Thursday night stays at hotels and Department of and tickets to popular ment, leisure and
• Noon Mass**** and resorts in New Defense workers, said attractions such as Sea sporting attractions NASP at 6 p.m. and
Corry Station Orleans, Panama City Amber Gist, the ITT World, Busch this year. Corry at 6:15 p.m.
Protestant and Orlando — will manager at NASP. Gardens, Colonial For information,
• 9 a.m. Adult Bible Study (chapel con-
be limited to active Other giveaways Williamsburg, call the ITT office at
duty, retired military include gift baskets Audubon Nature 452-6354. Liberty — Hypnotic
• 9 a.m. Chapel Choir (sanctuary) comedian at
• 10 a.m. Worship Service Portside, free
• 11:30 a.m. Fellowship admission, 7 p.m.
• 7:30 p.m. Praise and Worship Looking for a few good wrestlers . . .
Thursday Navy wrestling tryouts are now underway at
• 5:30 p.m., Bible Study and dinner (fel- NASP’s Portside gym. (left) Oner Bekir (in
lowship hall) red) and David Garcia spar during a recent Liberty — Tandem
Roman Catholic tryout for the all-Navy team. Tryouts for skydiving, $140;
Sunday leaves NASP at 8
• Noon Mass active duty, college-experienced wrestlers
Tuesday are going on from 8:30-11 a.m. and 2:30-5 a.m. and 11 a.m.
• 11 a.m. Mass (small chapel) p.m., Monday-Friday, and 8:30-10 a.m. The and Corry at 8:15
Latter Day Saints best wrestlers from NASP will go on to com- a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Sunday pete in the Armed Forces Championship in
• 10:30 a.m.**
Wednesday North Carolina, March 18-22. The winners of
• 7-8:30 p.m., Bible Study (Corry) that competition will compete in Finland in Check out the
August. Those interested in trying out should Liberty Facebook
*Naval Aviation Memorial call Coach Rob Hermann at 434-8172 or e- site at MWR
Chapel mail him at email@example.com. Photo by Liberty-Pensacola,
**All Faiths Chapel
***J.B. McKamey Center Anne Thrower FL
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TUESDAY Leap Year (PG) 5; Daybreakers (R) 5:15; The Book of Eli (R) 7:15; Legion (R) 7:30
WEDNESDAY The Lovely Bones (PG13) 4:45; The Spy Next Door (PG) 5; Up in the Air (R) 7:15; Youth in Revolt (R) 7:30
THURSDAY Leap Year (PG) 5; Daybreakers (R) 5:15; The Book of Eli (R) 7:15; Legion (R) 7:30
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condition. $1,400 excellent condition 0045 for further 2009 Honda
neg. 910-546-5897 $1,200 for set. Oak info. Silverwing 600CC
wood corner china scooter. Less than
Anchor retrieval cabinet $200 492- 1990 Buick Reatta 600 miles. Like new
buoy or mooring 4378 Limited Edition, except for minor
buoy. 24” inflatable second owner, 97K scratch on right
plastic $20 Call Canoe 17 ft, miles, automatic, side. Will email pic
454-9486 fiberglass, square air, power windows. upon request.
end for outboard Asking $7,500. Call $7500.00. Call 850-
Penn 7500 SS Reel motor, 2 seats, 484-0928 or 698- 572-1546 or 251-
and 10 foot surf rod excellent condition 1752 Leave 946-2654.
$75 454-9486. $350 626-5900 message.
PA G E B8 February 26, 2010