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Change Of Command
VS-31 Gets New Leader
Page 4


Barracks Bash
An Evening Of Fun
Pages 8-9


Final Training
VS-32's Last Deployment To Fallon
Page 12


www.jaxairnews.com


HS-7 loses five in Nevada crash


By Staff


In Meoria


Five crewmembers
from HS-7 died at
9:25 p.m. (Pacific
Daylight Time) May 7,
when their SH-60F helicop-
ter crashed approximately
10 miles west of Austin,
Nev.
The helicopter was con-
ducting a routine training
mission from NAS Fallon,
Nev. as part of deployment
preparation for their next
cruise on board the USS
Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)
this fall.
Military aircraft initially
located the crash site at 9:40
p.m. that night. A Navy UH-
1N search and rescue heli-
copter dispatched from NAS
Fallon, arrived at the scene
at approximately 10:15 p.m.
The cause of the accident is
under investigation.
The crewmembers lost
in the crash were: HS-7


Commanding Officer Cmdr.
Michael Sheahan, 40, of
Augusta, Ga., Lt. Richard
Andersen, 27, of Virginia
Beach, Va., AW1(AW/NAC)
William Weatherford, 30, of
Wichita, Kan., AW2 Andrew
Bibbo, 22, of Clinton, Mass.
And AW2 Jared Rossetto,
24, of Corralitos, Calif.
Sheahan, the squadron's
commanding officer took
over command in 2006 after
a tour at the Joint Chiefs


of Staff in- Washington,
D.C. where he served as
the Joint Naval Operations
operational officer for the
Plans and Joint Force
Development Directorate
(J7). He had accumulat-
ed more than 2,800 flight
hours in the SH-3H and H-
60B/F/H helicopters during
his 17-year naval career.
HS-7 was originally
established in April 1956
at NAS Norfolk, Va. for the


mission of harbor defense.
After several changes in
homeports, it arrived at
NAS Jacksonville in 1973
after transitioning to the
SH-3H Sea King helicopter.
Originally nicknamed, "The
Shamrocks", HS-7 changed
its name to the "Dusty
Dogs" in 2004. The squad-
ron, which now flies the SH-
60F and HH-60H helicop-
ters, returned from its most
recent deployment on board


USS Harry S. Truman
(CVN 75) in April 2005. The
squadron supported the
Hurricane Katrina relief
efforts in August 2005 and
joined Carrier Air Wing
Seventeen on board USS
George Washington (CVN
73) in April 2006 for the
Partnership of the Americas
deployment, which im-
proved maritime security
and fostered relations with
nations in the Caribbean


and South America.
NAS Fallon serves as the
Navy's premier tactical air
warfare training center. It
is the only facility in exis-
tence where an entire car-
rier air wing can conduct
comprehensive training
while integrating every ele-
ment of the wing into real-
istic battle scenarios.
A memorial service for
the crew is scheduled, for
May 31 at Hangar 116.


'Click It or Ticket'



to begin Monday

By Kaylee LaRocque _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _


The national "Click It
or Ticket" campaign
starts Monday and
will continue through June
3. This means thousands of
law enforcement agencies
will stop motorists who are
not buckled up and issue
them tickets.
Failure to buckle up by
drivers and passengers
allows law enforcement
officers to conduct a traffic
stop and issue tickets for
the infraction.
Florida law requires
that all front seat occu-
pants must utilize safety
restraints. All children
between the ages of four
and 17 must be secured in
a safety restraint. Children
from birth to age three,
must be secured in a child
restraint seat.
All children ages four and
five, must be in a child safe-
ty seat, booster seat of safe-
ty belt. Children ages six
through 17 must be buckled
in the front or backseat and
adults 18 and over must be
buckled in when driving
or riding in the front seat.
NAS Jax upholds a "zero
tolerance" policy for failure
to use seatbelts.
Although all military
installations including NAS
Jacksonville, enforce the
seatbelt law every day, dur-
ing the campaign, patrol-
men here will man high
traffic areas and specifical-
ly target people who are not
buckled up.
During every "Click It or
Ticket" Campaign, which
is held bi-annually each


Photo by Kaylee LaRocque
NAS Jax Security Patrolman Bobby Swinton stops a motorist
for not wearing a seatbelt on base. The bi-annual "Click It or
Ticket" campaign begins Monday. Remember, to buckle up
- it's the law!
May and November, the only saves lives, but also
Naval Safety Center part- can help prevent serious
ners with the National injuries. "We do safety
Highway Traffic Safety checks on the base peri-
Administration. odically. On an average
According to the National we usually confirm five
Center for Health Statistics to six percent of our base
and AAA Foundation for personnel are not wearing
Traffic Safety, motor vehi- their seatbelts," said NAS
cle crashes are the single Jax Safety Officer Ron
largest cause of uninten- Williamson.
tional injury for ages one "As of May 1, we've had
through 65, accounting for 82 motor vehicle accidents
about 42,643 deaths annu- on base. At this rate we're
ally. projecting about 196 acci-


"This campaign is con-
ducted to encourage the use
of safety restraints for all
adults and children when
riding in a motor vehicle.
It's an enforcement cam-
paign to heighten aware-
ness of the importance
of wearing a seatbelt.
Seatbelts save lives and
hopefully we can save some-
one by reminding them to
buckle up," remarked NAS
Jax Security Patrollman
Nick Jourdain.
The use of seatbelts not


dents this year, which is
slightly lower than average.
We've also had five people
injured and are predicting
12 motorists will sustain
injuries in accidents this
year."
If this isn't reason enough
to buckle up, you might be
interested to learn that if
you are issued a ticket on
base it's four points on your
base driving record. Anyone
receiving six points


See CLICK-IT, Page 14


Photos by MC1 (AW) Melissa Robertson-Leake
The Jacksonville's Sheriff's Office Motorcycle Drill Team demonstrates a variety of its
technical skills and manuevers.


NAS Jax hosts


Recreational Safety Rodeo
By MC1(AW) Melissa Robertson-Leake
Staff Writer


Hundreds of visitors turned
out for the second annual
Recreational Safety Rodeo held
at the Navy Exchange/Commissary
Complex parking lot May 10.
The rodeo is an opportunity to gather
the latest safety information related to
motorcycling, ATVs, dirt bikes, boating,
personal watercraft, Scuba, bicycling
and other recreational venues.
Representatives from Purcell's
Motorcycle and Marine World, A&M
Motorcycle Safety Course, Jax Biker
Gear were available to entertain and
showcase the newest safety information
related to recreation.
The vendors supplied a wide array
of prizes that were raffled out as door
prizes and NAS Jax Morale, Welfare
and Recreation Department (MWR) had
plenty of food and drinks available for
hungry visitors.
The Jesup, Ga. Police Department


The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office motor-
cycles are showcased at the NAS Jax Safety
Rodeo.

demonstrated their rollover simulator
using three dummies to show people
what could happen if they didn't wear a
seatbelt during an accident.
NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer


See RODEO, Page 14


Cyclists wanted
Team Navy Jax is looking for cyclists to ride in charitable rides that benefit
the local community. If you love cycling and would like to ride with other mili-
tary personnel and Department of Defense employees, call Miriam Gallet at
542-5588. Our next ride is the two-day, 124-mile Jax-Fernandina-Jax Tour de
Cure this weekend.


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USO Night at Adventure Landing
From the USO


Enjoy USO Night at Adventure Landing June 6 from 6-11 p.m. Tickets are
$1 and are now on sale for active duty and their family members only at the
USO offices. Tickets are expected to sell out, so get them now! For more
information, call 778-2821.


Cmdr. Lt. AW1 (AW/NAC) AW2 AW2
Michael Sheahan Richard Andersen William Weatherford Andrew Bibbo Jared Rossetto


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2 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSON VILL, Thursday, May 17, 2007


Looking back in time...


. ON THE HOMEFRONT



List for getting along



causes major argument


:By Sarah Smiley
'Special Contributor-
S oon after Dustin and I married,
we ran into a little snafu. First,
I erupted in tears whenever
:Dustin failed to notice my home deco-
rating or how clean I kept the bath
towels.
Dustin was angry that I didn't
,appreciate our tidy finances or the
:fact that he was working so hard in
;flight school. Apparently we were sen-
sitive about the other not recogniz-
ing-or, worse, criticizing-our finer
;traits and talents. I called Dustin
:"cheap." He thought I was neurotic.
:Something had to be done.
: So I decided each of us would make
!a list of things that are critical to our
'self-worth, areas of talents or person-
:ality where one should tread lightly
:if they intend to criticize. It would be
the official rules for "fighting fair."
F1nv instance, I take no pride in my
cooking. It is fair game for Dustin's
W'irestrained criticism. But when it
domes to my writing, my parenting
skills and my housekeeping, Dustin
,sould choose his words carefully and
tdote when possible.
:!I knew Dustin's repertoire of jokes
and his do-it-yourself home repairs
would be on his list. But perhaps I
hadn't made myself abundantly clear.
Tou see, the spirit of this exercise
was for us to choose only a handful of
things. On the night we revealed our
Uts. I handed Dustin a short piece of
:Japer.
.What Dustin whipped out of his
pocket looked like one of those accor-


dion-style plastic wallets that hold a
hundred pictures. I scanned his list.
"You think you're a good singer?" I
asked. "You can't be serious! And I
can't make fun of the way you talk?
This just won't do! You need to short-
en the list."
One by one, I crossed items off
Dustin's list. "You've left nothing for
me to be mad at," I said. And then
I blamed his mother for letting him
believe he is the best at everything.
The activity ended in a fight, though
we eventually got Dustin's list down
to a manageable size. One of the
items that remained was "do-it-your-
self home repairs."
Fast forward to last month. Dustin
was working on a stone pathway in
our backyard. He spent three con-
secutive weekends on the project. Yet
when I finally did a test-walk while
he was at work, it was like teetering
on the rocky shores of the Pacific. I
had to put out both arms for balance.
Even our son said, "Someone's going
to break a leg on this."
But how could I tell Dustin? He had
worked so hard. And he was so proud!
Plus, home repairs was on his list. For
several days I considered ways to give
him a hint. I faked a fall on the path
while he was watching, but he just
called out, "you OK?"
I tried saying, "It looks kind of, um,
rocky, doesn't it? Rocky is a beautiful,
but..." The message wasn't getting
through. I resigned myself to accept-
ing the treacherous path and walking
on the grass if I was wearing anything
else except hiking boots.


Then one night, I asked Dustin to
read my column for the next week.
I was in our bedroom with the lap-
top and he was in our office with the
desktop. I sent him an instant mes-
sage (how high-tech couples communi-
cate under the same roof these days)
that read, "I'm forwarding my column
to you. Tell me your thoughts."
A few minutes later Dustin replied:
"The column is really bad. I don't like
it at all. You should use something
else."
Here I had been protecting his feel-
ings-his manhood-for several weeks
while twisting my ankle this way and
that walking on the stone path and he
just threw a dagger at my heart like
that.
I sent him another message. "Yeah,
well, the path you made looks like
[words my editors won't let me use]!"
The next weekend, Dustin relayed
this story to a friend, only he
described my "vicious" attack over
instant message as "out of the blue"
and "without provocation."
What can I say? My husband isn't
the most observant or insightful per-
son around. Although, come to think
of it, I think those are on his list.

Sarah Smiley can be reached for
comments at www.sarahsmiley.com.


Hey, MoneyMan!
I attended an Indoc last
week and the man from
Navy Relief told us we
should not have any debt.
Well that may be fine for
him, but I have to have
debt because I don't make
enough money. Someone
else told me there is "good
debt" and "bad debt."
What's that all about?
MoneyMan Sez:
Most of the time, debt is
bad. However, if something
increases in value over
time, this debt may be ok.
For example, if you buy a
$150,000 house that grows
at eight percent per year,
you could make money
because (1) your mortgage
payment may be less than
the eight percent you are
earning and (2) you will be
able to deduct much of the
payment from your feder-
al taxes. This could be a
"good" debt.


On the other hand, if you
go into debt to buy some-
thing that decreases in
value, that is not good. Try
to borrow money only for
items that will increase in
value or improve your cash
flow in the near future.
Everything else is a los-
ing proposition. If you can
not afford to pay cash for an
item that you feel you must
have (like a car, for exam-
ple) pay very close attention
to the interest rate. The
lower the rate the better.
Keep in mind that the total,
final cost is what counts.
If you can wait to pur-
chase the item with cash,
that is even better! A good
site to learn about money
matters is www.bankrate.
com. Check it out.
Call Hey MoneyMan at
778-0353.


Tell the USO your story

From the USO

n conjunction with Military Appreciation Month, USO
World Headquarters has launched a new promotion
called Your USO Story. We are asking the public to
send us their USO stories, photos and videos to usostory@
uso.org. The submissions will be added to a new page on
the USO Web site.
Please help us spread the word about this new promo-
tion by informing service members, volunteers and family
members who visit your USO center. When people post
their stories, they will be informed that they are giving
the USO permission to use whatever they send us.

Safety note regarding heelies
All NAS Jax Commissary and Navy Exchange patrons
are reminded that "Heelie" shoes are not allowed in
the stores. Several mishaps have occurred from
using the wheels on these shoes while going up and down
the aisles. It is a growing safety issue for those wearing
these types of shoes and the other patrons in the store.
E. U __


SUNDAY SERVICES

You are invited to the following Base
Chapel Worship Services this Sunday:


Sunday - 8:15 a.m. -

9:30 a.m. -
11 a.m. -


Holy Eucharist
Episcopal
Catholic Mass
Protestant
Worship


Protestant Sunday School program is
at 9:45-10:45 a.m., and Catholic CCD is
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.


:


HEY MONEYMAN!


File photo


A4D Skyhawk in the skies over NAS Jacksonville in the 1960s.


MA3 CHRISTOPHER OPPEN

Job title/command:
NAS Jax Security
Department

Hometown: San Antonio,
Te\as


Family Life: single

r Past Duty Stations: Bahrain, Kuw ait.
- U.A.E.. Djibouti, Guantanamo Ba\. Cuba

Career Plans: Undecided, but I \\ant to make
second class peutv officer for sure.

Most Interesting Experience: Trading
gun fire w\ ith igun boats off the Kui it-Iraqi coast.

Words of Wisdom: To succeed, keep fo-
cused. keep study ing and trust oui leadership.


MEET Hi C(JJW.. .
ANGIE CUNNINGHAM

Job title/command:
Transportaion Assistant


Hometown: Bro, %ns N ills, N.J.


Family Life: Married for nine
\ears \ ith 1fie children and six grandchildren.

Past Duty Stations: Fort Di\. N.J. and ha\e
been at NAS Jackson' ille for the past 17 sears.

Career Plans: I will go wherever the Lord
leads me.

Most Interesting Experience: Customer
satisfaction and know ing that I am doing mI best o10
keep families together during PCS mo'es.

Words of Wisdom: Focus on the Lord.


NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer..................Capt. Chip Dobson
NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer.......................Capt. Chuck Tamblyn
Command Master Chief...............................CMDCM(SW) Chris Green
Public Affairs Officer......................................................... Rick Crews
Assistant Public Affairs Officer.................................. Miriam S. Gallet
Naval Air Station lacksonville Editorial Staff
Editor ......................................................................... Kaylee LaRocque
Assistant Editor.......................................MC1 (SW/AW Heather Ewton
Staff Writer ...................................MCI (AW) Melissa Robertson-Leake
Staff Writer .............................................MC2(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Design/Layout................................................................ George Atchley
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JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, May 17, 2007 3


Multi-Cultural Committee holds


Asian Pacific American luncheon
By MC1(SW/AW) Heather Ewton
Assistant Editor AB


The annual NAS Jacksonville Asian Pacific Heritage
Luncheon was held at the NAS Jacksonville
Officers' Club May 10.
The colorful event was sponsored by the base Multi-
Cultural Awareness Committee.
After a beautiful performance of the national anthem by
William Saunders, NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer
Capt. Chip Dobson opened the ceremony by welcoming
and thanking all who attended. He moved on to note the
impact of Asian Pacific Americans contributions to our
nation.
"Asian Pacific Americans represent many nations and
ethnicities, each with its own culture, heritage, language
and experience. Across our country, this diverse group of
people has excelled in all walks of life," he said. "Their
talents and hard work have added to the success and pros-
perity of our nation and helped make America a leader in
the world."
Asian Pacific American Heritage is celebrated during
the month of May because it marks significant achieve-
ments in the cross-cultural unification of our society. It
was May 7, 1843 when the first Japanese immigrants
arrived in the United States. On May 10, 1869, the east
finally met the west as thousands of Chinese-Americans
completed the transcontinental railroad that connected
the eastern and western coasts.
"America is especially grateful to the many Asian/Pacific
Americans who have courageously answered the call
to defend freedom as members of our Armed Forces,"
added Dobson. "Today, more than 30,000 Asian Pacific
Americans proudly serve as Sailors and civilians in the
Navy."
Chaplain (Lt.) Joe Molina then presented a power-
ful invocation. "May we celebrate the heritage of count-
less intrepid men and women who pioneered a path of
accomplishment, at times characterized by sacrifice and
struggle. They have left us a legacy of renewal and hope,"
he said. "May we never forget the men and women who
are standing the watch in harms way. These are Soldiers,
Airmen, Sailors and Marines of all ethnicities who today
ensure our security and well-being."
The guest speaker then took the stage. Bayani Diokno,
a Philippines native, came to America in 1963. He proudly
served his new nation in the Navy for 27 years. He retired
in 1990 and is currently working as a fuel/environmen-
tal specialist for NAS Jacksonville Fleet Management
Department.


A real opportunity to

make a real difference
From Commander, Navy Region Southeast
This is part three of an internal information cam-
paign to inform the Southeast Region of Lean Six
Sigma (LSS). Commander, Navy Region Southeast
(CNRSE) Rear Adm. Mark Boensel shares his person-
al thoughts and opinions on how the region can work
together to enable Lean Six Sigma.
What can every CNRSE employee do to ensure the
success of LSS?
Boensel: LSS is an opportunity to make a difference
all across Navy Region Southeast. Employees should
make the effort to understand LSS conceptually. It is also
important to remain open to new ideas and go through the
process in good faith. My message: keep an open mind
and embrace it.
LSS gives everyone in the organization the opportunity
to contribute in a big way. We need that! We have all
thought, "I wish I had the opportunity to tell someone, I
know a better way to do it!" Here is just that opportunity!
Leadership is looking for those ideas, your ideas! Feel
free to give them to us. We will put them through the
rigors of the process and I'm sure we'll find a lot of them
are exactly on target. But even if we find that they aren't,
that's ok too, because we had the opportunity to explore
that avenue and determine its value.
What gets you the most excited about LSS?
Boensel: I think the most exciting thing operates on a
couple of different levels. First, for mission accomplish-
ment on the organizational level, it is tremendously excit-
ing to have the opportunity to make quantum leaps in how
we do business. Secondly, it is an opportunity for each
individual to get involved in.making an institutional level
of change. From the individual perspective, it's an open
invitation to really get involved in the way we do business
and make changes in the way we do business. In any case,
if I had to sum up LSS in one word it would be opportuni-
ty. There's a tremendous opportunity to make significant
organizational changes through individual contribution.
In summation, keep an open mind. In addition to keep-
ing an open mind, go beyond embracing LSS to lean for-
ward and push the process along. Be aggressive about
implementing LSS. Become a part of it. Defeat the temp-
tation to just sit back and just watch. You could miss a
really enjoyable experience, because we're looking for peo-
ple to step out. Take some risk, be forward thinking, be
forward leaning. In my mind there are no penalty points
for being forward leaning, if we don't get it right the first
time, we'll tweak it and we'll press on. We'll keep pressing
on until we get it!


Photos by MC (AW/SW) Heather Ewton
Guest speaker Bayani Diokno addresses the luncheon guests
while highlighting the contributions that Asian-Pacific
Americans have made to America.
"We are a compassionate and religious group of peo-
ple. I ask that you continue strengthening yourselves.
Especially our young, so that we may be rewarded by con-
tinually being called good Americans," said Diokno.
Traditional Asian Pacific entertainment followed lunch.
Guests were treated to a buffet of Asian Pacific cuisine
and then Melina Williams, the founder of Hoku Loa
Polynesian Dancers, performed three traditional dances.
She captivated the audience with her technique and color-
ful headdresses.


Malia Williams, founder of Hoku Loa Polynesian Dancers,
performs a traditional Tahitian war dance for the attend-
ees of the Asian-Pacific American luncheon at the NAS
Jacksonville Officers' Club May 10.


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4- JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JAClKSONVI.LL, Thursday, May 17, 2007



'Topcats' hold change


of command at sea


From VS-31
mdr. M. Muzzafar Khan relieved
Cmdr. Timothy Langdon as
VS-31's commanding officer
while embarked on board USS John C.
tennis (CVN-74) in the North Arabian
Sea May 13.
VS-31, one of eight squadrons in
Carrier Air Wing Nine (CVW-9), has
been deployed as part of Carrier Strike
Group Three since January 2007, con-
~iucting combat flight operations in sup-
Dort of Operations Enduring and Iraqi
Freedom over Afghanistan and Iraq.
,,Khan will lead the VS-31 "Topcats"
through the remainder of their opera-
t4onal deployment and will prepare
fhe squadron for its eventual disestab-
lishment in April 2008. He previously
served with VS-24, VA-128 and VA-165
and has achieved more than 900 arrested
findings on eight different aircraft carri-
a-
ers.
-Langdon led the squadron through
tur months of operational deployment
nid three workup training periods on
o)ard the Stennis as well as a one-month
ftaining detachment to NAS Fallon, Nev.
under his leadership, VS-31 spearhead-
ed an accelerated program to simultane-
ously integrate the low altitude navi-
gation and targeting infrared for night
Stem, data transmission system and
jiint tactical air controller tactics to the
$-3B platform and its aircrew, accelerat-
.fg the incorporation and effective use
df this fledgling capability in other S-
ZB squadrons during future operational
dployments.
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capability vital in effectively supporting
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reconnaissance requirements to enhance
their situational awareness and combat
lethality. Additionally, Langdon devel-
oped and executed a comprehensive
training program and aircraft groom-
ing plan that yielded realistic weapons
employment in 13 stand-off land attack
missile-expanded response engagements,
with 11 attacks assessed as full mission
kills, marking an unprecedented air wing
mission success rate of 85 percent dur-
ing CVW-9's Air Wing Fallon Advanced
Training Phase.
The most recent awards earned by
VS-31 are the Arnold J. Isbell Trophy
for Surface and Undersea Warfare
Excellence, and the Commander, Fleet
Forces Command, Retention Excellence
Award. The Topcats also proudly retain
the Commander, Naval Air Forces,
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist
Silver Pennant.
VS-31 traces its roots to 1942
at Squantum Naval Air Station,
Massachusetts, originally flying the
Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless. The Topcats
are one of three remaining S-3B Viking
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By Lt. Nathan Christensen
USS John C. Stennis Deputy PAO
Cmdr. Muhammad
Muzzafar Khan re-
lieved Cmdr. Timothy
Langdon as commanding
officer VS-31 May 13.
Khan is the first Muslim
to take command of an
operational aviation squad-
ron in the U.S. Navy.
The "Topcats" of VS-31
are assigned to Carrier Air
Wing (CVW) 9, embarked
on board USS John C.
Stennis, and currently
deployed to the U.S. Fifth
Fleet area of operations.
"I am absolutely thrilled
and honored to be placed in
that position of stewardship,"
said Khan. "It's an honor
and a tremendous feeling."
As a child in Pakistan,
Khan grew up around avia-
tion. His father served in
the Pakistani air force for
21 years and then flew com-
mercial airplanes after that
for 24 years.
"As far back as I can
remember, I've always
wanted to be a pilot," lie
said. "There is a Naval
Aviation Museum poster
with a little boy holding a
toy airplane and looking up
at the sky. That little boy
was me."
Some 40 years later, Khan
does not just have ambi-
tions to be a jet pilot; he is
one. Not only does Khan fly
jet airplanes almost daily
near his native Pakistan,
but also now commands an
aviation squadron responsi-
ble for six aircraft and over
200 personnel.
Khan came to the United
States from Pakistan in
1981 to live with his aunt
in Texas. His goal was to
learn to fly, as well as earn


Photo by MCSN Mikelle Smith
Cmdr. Muzzafar Khan, new commanding officer of VS-31, sits
in the chapel on board USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) reading
The Holy Quran.


a degree from North Texas
State.
Although Khan said life
was good in Pakistan, he
made the decision to stay
in the United States for col-
lege and eventually become
an American citizen, a deci-
sion he does not regret. "I
am 100 percent American,"
said Kahn. "I bleed red,
white and blue."
His decision to become a
naval aviator, however, did
not please everyone in his
family at first, he said. "My
father initially was opposed
to the idea of me joining the
U.S. Navy because I am the
oldest son," said Kahn. "My
father wanted me to return
home and follow in his foot-
steps and fly with the air-
lines for him. So, when I told
him I was joining the Navy,
he wasn't initially happy."
Since then, he and his
father have grown very
close, sharing the com-
mon bond and passion for


aviation. Khan's younger
brother even followed his
example joining the Navy
as a P-3 pilot, and is cur-
rently stationed in Whidbey
Island, Wash.
In 2004, Khan was select-
ed to enter the command-
at-sea pipeline and became
VS 31's executive officer
shortly thereafter. Khan
was competing for one of
two spots against 32 candi-
dates, he said.
"The fact that I was
selected for command after
Sept. 11 is a good indication
that the Navy is an equal
opportunity organization
and that we don't discrimi-
nate on race, religion or
color," said Khan.
While many Americans
may not have known much
about Islam prior to Sept.
11, the terrorist attacks
in New York City changed
that completely.

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their life, it is well worth the investment," said NAS Jax Fire Chief Randy Hall.

Photos by
Kaylee LaRocque

Henry DeGre, general manager
for Mobile Concepts by Scotty,
discusses the features of the new
safety house to a group of NAS Jax
firefighters May 11. "This house is geared
to teach people, specifically children, V
what to do during a fire, tornado or .
hurricane and not scare them. We want
to educate them to be safe during
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Melott to retire tomorrow Fleet Seminar


By Kaylee LaRocque
Editor
DCCS(SW/AW) Matthew
Melott, NAS Jax emergen-
cy manager will retire after
20 years of naval service tomorrow
at 10:30 a.m. at the NAS Jax Fire
Department Headquarters. NAS Jax
Fire Chief Randy Hall will be the
guest speaker.
Melott, a native of La Mesa, Calif.,
graduated from Edison High School in
1987. He joined the Navy in August
1987, attending basic training at
Recruit Training Center, San Diego.
After graduating in October 1987,
Melott attended Damage Controlman
"A" School at Treasure Island, Calif.
His first tour of duty was on board
USS Okinawa (LPH 3) in San Diego
where he achieved the rank of sec-
ond class petty officer and earned his
enlisted surface warfare specialist
pin.
His next assignment was as an
instructor at the Fire Fighting School,
Fleet Training Center, San Diego. He
was soon promoted to petty officer
first class and qualified as field safety
chief. In the summer of 1994, Melott
was anxious to get back to sea, so he
cut his shore tour short and received
orders to the Pre-commissioning
Unit Russell (DDG 59) stationed at
Pascagoula Miss. In May 1995, USS
Russell was commissioned and the


DCCS(SW/AW)
Matthew Melott
ship headed to its new homeport in
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
While on board USS Russell, Melott
conducted two Western Pacific deploy-
ments and was promoted to chief
petty officer. In 1999, he received
orders to Afloat Training Group in
Pearl Harbor. While there, he earned
his master training specialist and
afloat training specialist rating.
His next tour was on board USS
John F. Kennedy (CV 67) in Mayport.
While assigned to the JFK, he earned
his enlisted aviation warfare special-
ist pin. "This was the most demand-
ing and challenging job I've ever had
in the Navy due to the large infra-
structure and physically demanding


aspects of a 24-hour-a-day operation
aboard a Navy carrier," said Melott.
"I think what I will miss most about
the Navy is being at sea. Lots of peo-
ple did not like it, but I simply loved
it. When I was at sea, I felt like I was
invincible. There is no other way to
describe it."
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emergency manager in December
2003 where his duties included man-
aging the emergency operations cen-
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drills, coordinating training for more
than 116 tenant commands regarding
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8 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, May 17, 2007


NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Chip Dobson cuts a ribbon at a ceremony opening the new Czee Internet Cafe
in the Bachelor's Enlisted Quarters just before the Barracks Bash began. Also participating in the ribbon cutting were (from
left): Rosemary O'Brian, director of Military Marketing; Paul Gueritin from Resolute Partners; John Garrison from the NAS Jax
Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department and project manager for the Internet Cafe and Ray Neff, customer service repre-
sentative for Czee Internet.


AMAA William Wood (left) from HS-3 and Geno Hartwell take time to get autographs from Jacksonville Jaguars cheerleaders
and Jaxson de Ville, the team's mascot.


DELIVERS


SFUN FOR ALL


By MC2(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Staff Writer
Rain didn't deter Sailors from coming out to par-
ticipate in the annual Barracks Bash May 9. This
year's bash, which was sports-themed, was orga-
nized by the NAS Jax Morale, Welfare and Recreation
(MWR) Department's Liberty program. The event includ-
ed several sports challenges, a dunk tank and a visit by a
few Jacksonville Jaguars alumni.
"The purpose of the Barracks Bash is to provide an alco-
hol-free special event that is targeted to the junior enlisted
single Sailors," said Danny Calhan, liberty coordinator for
MWR. "There is no other event of this size that is specifi-
cally for them. Not only are we providing an event for the
junior enlisted single Sailors, but we are bringing it to
where they live."
When Sailors first arrived they were directed to a give-
away table where they received free Barracks Bash 2007
T-shirts, giveaway bags and a ticket for prize drawings.
"When the Sailors get their tickets they must visit each of
the sports stations and get it punched off," said Darlene
Biclarski, who works with the MWR Liberty program.
"Once they're done they turn the ticket in and we do a
prize drawing every half hour."
The prizes included sports T-shirts and jerseys, com-
missary gift cards and an autographed Jacksonville Sun's
baseball and Orlando Magic basketball.
Many Sailors headed to the food line after receiving
their giveaways. The food, which was prepared by The
Zone, included bratwurst, pulled pork and nacho chips
with cheese. Drinks were also provided by the NAS Jax
Commissary and CocaCola.
Some of the sports stations included a gladiator-style
jousting competition, a horizontal bungee jump and a
3-in-1 station that included a football throw, basketball
toss and soccer kick. The most popular station seemed
to be the dunk tank, which was manned by several kha-
kis, including NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer (XO)
Capt. Chuck Tamblyn and Command Master Chief
CMDCM(SW) Chris Green.
"I love the dunk tank, but I thought more people
should've been in uniform aside from the XO and I," said
Green, who along with Tamblyn didn't even bother to take
their shoes off before entering the tank.
Green continued on his thoughts of the Barracks Bash.
"It's a great event. It draws Sailors out of their rooms and
exposes them to what Liberty can do for them," he said.
"It's not only free and gets them away from their usual
routine, but it coincides with the Right Spirit Campaign."
One of the Sailors who participated in the Barracks Bash
was AN Lashea Harrison, who works on the quarterdeck
in Building 1 and lives in the barracks. "I had a lot of fun. I
think it was my favorite MWR event so far," she said. "It's
a good way to get out and meet the people you live around.
I've met a lot of my friends at events like this."
Green praised the MWR Liberty program coordinators
saying, "They operate on a pretty tight budget and the
fact that they can do events like that, on such a big scale
is great."
Calhan described planning process that goes into the
Barracks Bash. "We start in January, deciding on a theme
and a menu. This year we chose a sports theme, which is
why we incorporated the Jacksonville Jaguars and sev-
eral sports related games," he said. "From there, Darlene
(Biclarski) and I brainstorm on what type of activities we
think would be fun for the Sailors. After the planning
stage we order the shirts, marketing material and enter-
tainment. Once we have everything ordered, we work
with our marketing and sponsorship coordinator to find
sponsors that will give us prizes for the event."

See BASH, Page 9

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:AMAN Robert Wiley, a student at the Center for Naval
'Aviation Technical Training Unit Jax, gets the chance to talk
With Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman Kenny Pettway
':during the Barracks Bash.


ADAR Billy Burton from Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
shows off his Dale Earnhardt Jr. jersey, which he won during
the Barracks Bash.


ATAN Jason Shimel from VP-45, passes out T-shirts at the
Barracks Bash May 9. Shimel was one of several Sailors who
were hired by the NAS Jax Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Department to work the event.


AOC(AW) David Butts, from the Center of Naval Aviation
Technical Training Unit Jax, poses with Jacksonville Jaguars
cheerleaders Tiffany Bowen (left) and Courtney Brown, who.
visited the Barracks Bash May 9.








JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, May 17, 2007 9


BASH: ENTIRE MWR DEPARTMENT

KICKS IN TO MAKE EVENT A BLAST
From Page 8 1 -.. .


According to Calhan, the morning of the
event is the busiest for the MWR team.
"We have to transport everything that we
ordered from the Liberty Cove Recreation
Center to the barracks courtyard, set up
tents, tables, chairs and put out the food,"
he said.
"With everything that needs to be done
the week leading up to the Barracks Bash,
Darlene and I would not have been able to
do it alone. Every year, the entire MWR
Department steps up to help with donat-
ing prizes, setting up, running activities
and clean up. This event is truly a team
effort."
Members of the Jacksonville Jaguars
cheerleader and football teams visited the
Sailors during the event.
The cheerleaders included: Courtney
Brown, Tiffany Bowen, Sunny Hill and
Christina Reyes. The football players
included defensive linemen Kenny Pettway
and James Wyche and offensive lineman
Tony Pashos. The team's mascot, Jaxson
de Ville also entertained the crowd with
his antics.
Next year's Barracks Bash is being


Jacksonville jaguars Mascot Jaxson de Ville
cheats by throwing a chair at the dunk tank
lever, setting NAS Jacksonville Command
Master Chief CMDCM(SW) Chris Green up
for another soak.
planned for early May. MWR would like to
thank the following sponsors for their sup-
port: GEICO, Football Fanatics, Jagmania
Plus, River City Racefans, Jacksonville Sailors participate in a balloon toss during the Barracks Bash. This is one of the events Sailors
Suns, CocaCola, CZee Cyberzone. could take part in to qualify them for prize drawings during the event.
Neither MWR, nor the U.S. Navy or any
other part of the federal government offi-
cially endorses any company, sponsor or its
products or services. PHOTCIu MC2(SW/AW) E KRUCK







10 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, May 17, 2007


NMCRS Fund Drive



coming to an end
From Staff
The NAS Jacksonville 2007 Fund Drive in support of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief
Society is now officially over. The following represents the total contributions col-
lected:
NAS Jax Commands Goal Total Contributions
Fleet Readiness Center Southeast $16,170 $23,340.77
ASD $880 $693
ASTC $528 $329
B CO 4TH AAB INSPECTOR $396 $24
CBMU-202 Det Jax $1,210 $2,605
CNRSE $1,342 $2,187
CHSWL $704 $2,022
CV-TSC ASHORE $352 $571
CNATTU $3,938 $5,329
CPRW-11 $3,608 $7,509
CSCWL $1,254 $2,142
DCS Jax $220 $180
DDJF $22 $100
FACSFAC Jax $1,980 $1,944
FASO DET Jax $396 $665
FISC JAX $550 $926.08
HS-3 $4,752 $2,647
HS-5 $4,466 $8,444
HS-7 $5,060 $2,682.39
HS-11 $5,060 $6,832
HS-15 $4,994 $3,668
MIUW Unit'207 $286 $533
NAS Jax $9,754 $11,134.35
NATECDetJax $66 $216
NECE (DVECC) $528 $1,890
NOSC $1,144 $2,272
NAVCOMTELSTA Jax $1,628 $2,992.62
NAVFAC (EFA SE) $220 $680
Navy Band Southeast $1,320 $789
Naval Hospital Jax $20,724 $26,499.66
Navy Drug Lab $88 $135
NLSO $220 $595
NMSC $1,254 $1,937
PSD Jax $1,562 $2,031
REDCOM SE $1,012 $1,820
Rescue Swimmer School $440 $842
SE Regional Cal. Lab $990 $1,383
SCWS $506 $1,400
TPU $1,012 $1,042
VP-5 $9,020 $15,102.80
VP-16 $8,954 $9,271
VP-30 $24,200 $24,743.52
VP-45 $9,218 $8,100
VP-62 $1,914 $1,489
VR-58 $3,014 $1,886
VS-22 $4,818 $7,461
VS-24 $1,320 $1,393
VS-31 $4,400 $10.473


VS-32


Overall


$4,400


$170,662


$2,173


$215,124.48


Landmark study tracks


health of service members
From TRICARE Management Activity by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Peter Pace as well as several veterans' ser-
T his month, the Department of vice organizations.
Defense is launching the third and "Participating in the cohort will support
final recruitment phase of the larg- the long-term health of our military forces
est prospective health project in military and we hope that everyone who receives
history, the Millennium Cohort Study. a letter in the mail in May will choose to
Designed to evaluate the long-term health do so," Ryan said. "All participants can
effects of military service, including be assured that their identities and health
deployments, the cohort is tracking the information are held in the strictest of con-
health status of more than 140,000 service fidence within the investigation team."
members from active, Reserve and Guard While the study is entering its sixth
duty status until well into their civilian year out of a 21-year study period, initial
careers or retirement. data has already sparked much interest in
"We are very excited about this project," the medical community. "This project will
said Navy Cmdr. Margaret Ryan, a medi- usher in a new era of insight and under-
cal doctor who is the principal investigator standing in the areas of deployment-related
for the study. "This ground breaking, 21- exposures, long-term mental health chal-
year venture is expected to be one of the lenges, and service-related health issues to
most important and comprehensive looks name just a few of the topics these findings
at the effects military service has on long- will address," Ryan said.
term health." Funded by the Department of Defense
The survey participants are chosen at and supported by military, Department of
random from personnel rosters of all the Veterans Affairs, and civilian researchers,
service branches. While cooperation is not nearly 110,000 people are already partici-
mandatory, the program has been endorsed pating in this groundbreaking study.
Assistance programs available to federal employees
From CNRSE HRO employees and their family members.
For a detailed list of programs available,
Numerous assistance programs are go to http://www.opm.gov/employment_
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Any Human Resources Satellite Office If you know of a co-worker who requires
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National
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Photo courtesy of Lisa Williams
National Provider Appreciation Day was celebrated last week at the base chapel
as the NAS Jax Child Development Home Care providers were honored by parents
and staff members for their commitment, dedication and hard work in providing
quality childcare for young children. If you are interested in becoming a child
home provider, call 542-5381.


NMCRS offers Budget for Babies classes


By Linda Brown
NMCRS


The Navy Marine
Corp Relief Society
(NMCRS) at NAS Jax
offers Budget for Babies
classes every first and
third Wednesday of each
month. These comprehen-
sive classes are available
to all military personnel
and their family members.
Participation of both par-
ents is encouraged.
Joe Pinnell, NMCRS vol-
unteer and financial plan-


ner helps the expecting par-
ents prepare a budget for
baby from birth through col-
lege. He offers money sav-
ing tips for buying baby's
first items such as furni-
ture, car seats, carriers and
strollers. Retirement plan-
ning for parents is also dis-
cussed.
At the conclusion of the
class each family is given
"baby's first sea bag", val-
ued at $100. The stur-
dy canvas bag contains a
Gerber layette and a blan-


ket knitted by NMCRS vol-
unteers.
The classes are held at
NMCRS in Building 13
from 9:30 a.m.-noon on the
first Wednesday of each
month and from 6-8 p.m.
on the third Wednesday.
To register or for more
information, call 542-3515.

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It was only two short months ago that
Recruit Division 125 held its commis-
sioning ceremony with members of VP-
45 participating.
The commissioning of a recruit division
signifies the official start of basic training
and for VP-45, it was the start of a reward-
ing experience that concluded recently with
the graduation of its sponsored division on
April 6. The "Pelicans" of VP-45 ensured
their presence throughout its sponsor divi-
sion's training by participating in several
of its milestones.
When Division 125 held their its physi-
cal fitness assessment (PFA), VP-45 sent
AMC(AW/NAC) Kiddo Green, AMC(AW/
NAC) Scott Watson and IT1(AW) Rueben
DeJesus-Torres to not only observe the
recruits as they completed their final
PFA, but also perform alongside them.
"Running along with the recruits moti-
vates and encourages them to perform to
the utmost of their abilities," said Watson.
AWC(AW/SW/NAC) Fernando Padilla,
NC1(AW/SW) Adrian Johnson, YN2(AW/
SW) Demont Mitchell and AE3(AW/NAC)
David McKinney were also on hand for the
all-night evolution battle stations which
are designed to challenge the recruits both
physically and mentally.
"Getting through the night is tough but
the recruits seemed energized by our sup-
port," said McKinney. "We were there with
them at every scenario."
Battle stations is the last obstacle in
basic training and upon completion,
recruits take part in an emotional ceremo-
ny where they trade in their "Recruit" ball
cap for the "Navy" ball cap. It's during this
ceremony, that the recruit is referred to as
a "Sailor" for the first time.
"This ceremony didn't exist when I went
through boot camp," commented Johnson.
"I saw the sense of pride and accomplish-
ment on the recruit's faces when they real-
ized they were Sailors. I'm glad we have it


FFSC offers educational
and support programs

From Staff
The NAS Jacksonville
Fleet and Family
Support Center
(FFSC) Life Skills
Education and Support
Program is the foremost
preventive measure for
avoidance of personal and
family problems.
All FFSC workshops and
classes are free to service
members and their families
as well as Department of
Defense civilian personnel
aboard the base.
Pre-registration is
required. If special accom-
modations or handicapped
access is required, please
notify FFSC upon registra-
tion.
The following workshops
are available in May:
May 21-24, 7:30 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. - Transition
Assistance Workshop
(Retiring)
May 22, 9 a.m. to noon
- Anger Management
Workshops
For further information
.or to register, call 542-2766,
:ext. 127.


Photo courtesy of VP-45
Recruit Division 125, sponsored by VP-45,
proudly marches during their Pass and Review
Graduation Ceremony.
now."
Cmdr. Mark Turner, commanding
officer of VP-45, was the guest of honor
for Division 125's Graduation Pass and
Review. Turner, Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Buckler,
Ensign Justin Rogers and Watson were
invited to observe Division 125's final evo-
lution at Recruit Training Command. "I
was impressed with the division we spon-
sored," remarked Turner. "I saw the pride
in these young Sailors as they carried our
VP-45 pennant. Every member of Division
125 that I met, thanked the Pelicans for
our support."
VP-45's interaction with Division 125
was immeasurably beneficial not only to
the recruits of the division, but also to the
Pelicans who attended. "Everyone who
participated with 125 volunteered and gave
freely of their time," said Padilla. "In fact,
when I asked each volunteer if they would
do it again and each of them responded
without hesitation, 'absolutely!'"
Turner summed up their involvement
in saying, "Sponsoring 125 provided us a
rare learning experience that reminds us
why we wear the uniform. This wasn't just
about providing support and encourage-
ment to our newest Sailors. This experience
has given our squadron the opportunity to
positively influence the future of our Navy."


Helo ops


Photo by MC2 Angel Contreras
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mine exercise May 8. EODMU-6 and HS-5 are attached to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
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VS-32 dominates last Viking deployment to NAS Fallon
By Lt. Jacob Wilson
VS-32 PAO


T he "Maulers" of VS-32,
recently completed a three-
week detachment to NAS
Fallon, Nev. in preparation for
the last combat deployment of
the S-3B Viking. VS-32 Sailors
were directly
responsible
for the suc-
cessful com-
pletion of 99
sorties and
160.7 flight
hours, as
well as the
safe departure
and return of five aircraft and
more than 100 personnel from
NAS Jacksonville.
This detachment was the last
time an S-3 squadron will train
with the Naval Strike and Air
Warfare Center in Fallon.
Nestled in the high desert of the
Sierra Nevada mountains, NAS
Fallon provides invaluable strike
warfare training to air wings and
thousands of aircrew every year.
The rugged desert terrain helps
prepare squadrons for combat
operations in forward deployed
areas such as the Persian Gulf
and Afghanistan.
"Fallon gives us an unbeliev-
able and amazing opportunity to
hone our skills as a viable attack
platform. The plethora of bombing
ranges opens incredible opportuni-
ties for the S-3 to show off its ver-
satility as part of an air wing strike
package," said Lt. Frank Sanchez,
VS-32 line division officer.
The Maulers supported air wing
combat training missions in an
unprecedented fashion utilizing
technology relatively new to the
S-3 such as low altitude night tar-


Photos courtesy of VS-32
A VS-32 Viking carries a SLAM-ER missile during a training mission in
Fallon, Nev.


Members of the VS-32 "Maulers" enjoy a special bowling party at the NAS
Fallon, Nev. Bowling Alley while conducting training in the area.


getting infra-red at night imaging
pods and standoff land attack mis-
sile - expanded response missiles.
S-3 Viking aircraft from VS-
32 took part in dynamic strikes,
combat air support, urban com-
bat air support, electronic sup-
port and red air tanking missions.
The Mauler's ordnance division


distinguished itself by supporting
the expenditure of nearly 80,000
pounds of live and inert ordnance;
more than double the amount
dropped during last year's detach-
ment. All of which was completed
at a 99 percent success rate.
In addition to all the hard work
completed, Maulers were able to


AOAN Shawn Chambless prepares a SLAM-ER missile for a mission in the
desert.


VS-32 aviation ordnancemen load aircraft prior to a training flight.


enjoy some much deserved liberty
time. Many chose to spend their
time off in scenic local areas such
as Lake Tahoe and Reno or by fre-
quenting some of the many local
establishments in Fallon. "This
quality training event would not
be what it was without the out-


standing support of local busi-
nesses," said Lt. Gary Roznovsky.
Now operating from their
home base at NAS Jacksonville,
VS-32 continues to prepare for
their summer deployment with
Carrier Air Wing One and USS
Enterprise (CVN 65).


Mentoring means making an impact on someone'


By FORCM(EWS/SW) Tony Santino
Master Chief, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command
T throughout our careers, each of us

ference in our careers or personal
lives. He or she might have been a chief,
leading petty officer, another more experi-
enced Sailor in our command or someone
we simply referred to as our "Sea Daddy."
This person provided good advice, guid-
ance, or some well-placed calibration, and
ultimately had a positive impact on us and
our career.
The idea of mentoring is nothing new.
Each of us, at some point in our careers,
has been mentored, or mentored some-


one else. The Navy's mentor program pro-
vides a formal process to foster a mentor-
ing culture throughout the Navy in order
to develop and retain talented 21st century
leaders.
Mentoring is an extremely powerful tool
for professional and personal development.
It's a process that deliberately pairs a per-
son who is more skilled or experienced (the
mentor), with one who is less so (the prot6-
g6e). Through this process, the experienced
person transfers skills and experiences in a
focused, effective and efficient manner.
Simply put, a mentor is a person who
helps someone else learn something the
learner would otherwise have learned less


well, more slowly or not at all.
Mentors help proteg6es set personal
and professional goals and then, work-
ing together, helps the prot6g6e develop
a mentoring plan to achieve those goals
while providing consistent feedback along
the way.
The mentor may play a variety of roles
- resource, advisor, coach, or consultant
- all with the goal of developing that prot6-
g6e into a future Navy leader. Mentors, by
being a positive influence, help instill self-
confidence into our Sailors, improve morale
and increase team building. Ultimately,
this gives Sailors greater job satisfaction
and career success.


life


Prot6g6es should provide their mentors
with honest and accurate information and
work toward those goals agreed upon in
the mentoring plan. Prot6g6es need to use
their mentors properly, and not circumvent
their chain of command.
'As I mentioned earlier, mentoring is
nothing new, but it is critical to the pro-
fessional growth of outstanding leaders.
Shipmates, take advantage of the opportu-
nity to have a mentor and benefit from the
wealth of experience and knowledge he or
she has to offer. If you have the opportuni-
ty to be a mentor to someone, do it! There's
no greater reward than developing today's
young Sailors into tomorrow's leaders.


Navy Exchanges carry products needed during and after emergencies


By Kristine Sturkie
NEX Command
N o matter where you
live in the country,
emergencies such
as fire, tornado, hurricane
or brownout (loss of elec-
tricity) can strike at any
time. Navy Exchanges
(NEX) offer the newest
and most necessary items
to help prepare for and
recover from these types of
emergencies.
"Emergencies can strike
anyone at any time,"
said Channing Williams,
NEXCOM's automotive
and hardware buyer. "This
spring, we're focusing on
the items you need to keep
yourself, your family and
your home safe at a great
savings. Check the NEX
sales flyer at the end of
May for more information."


One important item fami-
lies may want to have on
hand is a generator. "We
are featuring selected gen-
erators at 33 percent off
during the May/June pro-
motion," said Williams.
"This is an incredible value
and gives our customers
the chance to purchase a
good quality generator at
an affordable price."
The Black & Decker
Storm Station is also
another must have emer-
gency item. The multi-
function weather radio
keeps you informed in
times of an emergency. The
Storm Station's 25-watt
power source will operate
low wattage appliances
when the power goes out
while the 12V recharg-
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safety devices. Rather than
relying on a battery, the
items have a crank that can
be turned for a few minutes
to power the light, radio or
emergency flasher as well
as charge a cell phone in an
emergency.
NEX stores carry other
emergency necessities such
as batteries, flashlights,
bottled water, power tools,
propane tanks and tarps.
As always, customers save
an average 20 percent off
merchandise purchased


from the NEX, not includ-
ing sales tax. Additionally,
the NEX price matching
policy benefits customers
with the lowest price in
town.
The following is a list of
preparedness tips for hur-
ricane season, courtesy of
NOAA National Weather
Service:
Impending storm, make
plans for action
* Learn the storm surge
history and elevation of
your area
* Learn safe routes
inland
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Do you have double vision?


By Chaplain (Lt.) Joe Molina
NAS Jax Chapel
I knew what double vision was
but I never had the experi-
ence nor did I know anyone
first-hand with double vision
until my sophomore year in high
school. One of my friends played
on the junior varsity football
team.
He was given the opportunity to
scrimmage the varsity team. His
enthusiasm was overflowing and
then it happened to him during
practice. He ran down the line of
scrimmage and the defensive end
tackled him. That was the last
thing he remembered. He was
knocked out cold!
When he started to come out
of his stupor, he heard a voice
standing over him. He thought
it was an angel at first. However,
when he opened his eyes he real-
ized that the man he was looking
at was too ugly to be an angel.
It was the voice of his coach. He
saw multiple faces of the coach.
He had experienced "double
vision."


CHAPLAIN'S CORNER


Maybe you remember one of the
famous "Rocky" movies in which
Sly Stallone staggers back to
his corner at the end of the box-
ing round and complains that he
could see three of his opponents.
His manager said to him, "hit
the one in the middle." That was
"double vision."
Ophthalmologists describe this
visual phenomenon as a trauma
that may be caused by accident,
disease or perhaps a tumor that
damages the nerves and muscles
that control eye movement and
visual coordination. The eyes
"overlap" visually creating the
distortion.
While double vision is used
to describe a physical phenom-
enon, there are times in life that
this condition can be applied
to our moral, emotional and/or
spiritual condition. Sometimes
our vision, our dreams for life,
is dealt a heavy blow by circum-


Chaplain (Lt.) Jose Molina


stances beyond our direct control.
There are times when our knees
may feel weak due to the stress
of circumstances and we start to
believe that we have lost control
over our vision for life. Maybe
a sudden illness, conflicted emo-
tions or a relationship gone sour
may create a bad case of "double


vision." Some of the symptoms
are as follows:
* We can't see things as clearly
as we should.
* The eyes of the "inner self'
are confused.
* Our vision for the future is
cloudy.
Have you been there? Maybe
some of us may find ourselves
there right now. What can we do?
When the unthinkable happens or
when the situation is simply get-
ting away from us what can we do
to regroup, recover and move for-
ward? Well, in the school of hard
knocks I stumbled across some-
thing that I'd like to share with
you. It comes from the pages of
one of my favorite books. The
principles can't really be taught
at the level of theory. They can
only be tested and learned in the
practical, hands-on application of
day-to-day living.
Keep your courage, whatever


you do. Keeping your courage
testifies to the inner strength of
your faith and your personal con-
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DOMESTIC: Understand

that many victims are

unwilling to report abuse

From Page 13
abuse, you are required by military regulation to
report the offense. See OPNAVINST 1752.2A (Navy)
or Marine Corps Order 1752.3B.
Pamela Tejeda, a VSS with the Fleet and Family
Support Center (FFSC) at NAS Lemoore, Calif.,
believes one of the most important things you can do
to help a victim is understand that many are unwill-
ing to report their abuse through official channels.
"This unwillingness to report has several reasons
that are all a part of the victim-abuser dynamic," says
Tejeda. "You might believe that you can't get along
without your abuser's financial support. You might
believe and hope things will get better. Or you might
feel that somehow you're the guilty one, that you real-
ly are worthless."
"'If a victim doesn't want to report to a victim's
advocate, then just be a friend to them," Tejeda adds.
"Listen to what they say and be prepared to help with
their safety plan. Always think about safety."
Helping with a safety plan may require no more
from you than lending moral support to a victim
as they devise their plan and make important (and
quite possibly lifesaving) decisions. However, "help-
ing" could also require a little more involvement, such
as recognizing a sign or code word to call the police or
letting the victim store personal items (money, keys,
important documents, and clothes) in your home.
Whatever your level of involvement, it's impera-
tive that you not agree to anything that you may be
unwilling or unable to do when the need arises.
Ultimately, it's up to the victim to decide to seek the
assistance of a professional service provider.
"Until they do," Tejeda suggests, "the best ways to
help are to respect their confidentiality, let the victim
know you're there for them - and then be there for
them when they need you. And always urge the victim
to seek help from a trained VA."
"The Navy has recognized the need and value of
victim's advocates for years," says Mike Hoskins, man-
ager of the Navy's Family Advocacy Program. "With
VAs in place, victims feel much more supported in the
process and feel that their concerns are being met."
Hoskins adds, "The idea behind the VA is to have
someone specifically identified to assist the victim in
navigating the system - for example, to help with
medical appointments or shelter arrangements, help
with obtaining a temporary restraining order, or to
provide transportation for the victim."
Before being hired as a VA, most advocates have
experience and training in working with victims of
domestic violence. Once hired, all are provided ser-
vice-specific training for safety assessments and safety
planning to reduce risk, as well as information about
military and civilian resources.
One of the most important roles of a VA is to assess
a home environment. This is particularly important
when victims of spousal abuse voluntarily bring their
situation to the attention of an advocate but don't want
the incident reported to the abuser's chain of command.
If it's the advocate's professional opinion that the
situation meets certain criteria, he or she can respect
the victims wish and not report the incident. However,
if the advocate decides it is grave enough, the incident
must be reported to the abusers command.
In addition to evaluating the situation, the VA will
inform victims about services that help them meet
their immediate needs, such as address relocation,
transitional compensation, job programs, personal
financial management, and safety.
Knowing they have options, and that they're not
stuck in their current environment, may prevent fur-
ther victimization..Other services and information
could include intervention options, counseling, and
safety planning.
If you ever need to help a domestic violence victim,
being a friend and knowing where to find a victim's
advocate are two of the best things you can do.


CLICK-IT: Campaign begins Monday

From Page 1

in a one-year period is required to attend an eight-hour
driving improvement course. Those who earn 12 points in
one year or 18 points in two years will be suspended from
driving on base for 30 days.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, tickets for
not wearing a seatbelt can be costly. In Duval and Clay
Counties, a ticket will cost you $74.50 and $118.50 for vio-
lating child restraint laws.
The "Click It or Ticket" mobilization effort involves four
stages: a media campaign, to inform people of the upcom-
ing campaign and increased law-enforcement efforts; an
observation period, where violators are counted but not
ticketed; an enforcement period, where all violators are
ticketed; and a final review period, where motorists are
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Remember, buckling up is not a personal decision, it's
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RODEO: Safety of many


stripes featured at event

From Page 1

Capt. Chuck Tamblyn commented on the rollover simu-
lator saying, "There's been several fatalities in the past
week with SUV's rolling over, if only the drivers would
have been belted in they may have lived. Hopefully, the
rollover simulator will convince you to wear your seat-
belts."
A representative from the police department in Jesup,
Ga., spoke about motorcycle safety during the rodeo.
"Recently there has been an increase in motorcycle crashes
with serious injuries. Fatalities are really on the increase
and we are trying to do something positive about it."
The department also provided a fatal vision obstacle
course to let drivers try and drive a vehicle while under
the simulated influence of alcohol by wearing sight inhib-
iting goggles.
The no pass zone truck was also on hand and offered
visitors the opportunity to sit in the driver seat of a big
rig truck to visualize actual "blind spots." The No Zone
program is designed to inform drivers of a motorcycle or
passenger car of what a truck driver is unable to see when
looking through the side mirrors. The programs motto is
"Don't Hang in the No Zone."
Some other events at the rodeo were riding demonstra-
tions from the award-winning Jacksonville Sheriffs Office
Motorcycle Drill Team, which included various maneuver-
ing and riding techniques.
The NAS Jax Fire Department also performed an excit-
ing car rescue demonstration in a gutted out St. John's
County Sheriffs Department patrol car.
AM2(AW) Wayne Miller from VP-30 came out to the
rodeo in hopes of learning something new and interesting.
"I'm really excited with the displays of new equipment.
I've seen a lot of new information and hopefully I can use
what I learn here today to help me be more aware so I
won't do something unconsciously."
Water Safety was also included in the rodeo. The Jax
Navy Yacht Club and Mulberry Cove Marina showed a
vibrant display of water activities for both sailing and
boating safety while Melissa Cavaco with the Mayport
Dive Club offered some valuable information on painful
jellyfish stings. "If you're ever stung by a jellyfish, the
sting can be painful but can be neutralized with vinegar
as well as other over the counter products the dive club
has available," explained Cavaco. The dive club offers
classes on scuba diving as well as dive trips.
Water safety can go further than just boating and diving
according to Fish and Wildlife conservationist Maynard
"Snakeman" Cox. As an avid wildlife enthusiast Cox
informed the audience about wildlife dangers. "The more
people know about their environment inside and outside
this base the safer their going to be. If they don't bother
to learn and see what is offered they may lose out on some
beneficial information that might have proven to save
their life," he said.
MWR would like to thank the following sponsors for
their contribution and making the safety rodeo a huge
success: VyStar Credit Union, Purcell's Motorcycle and
Marine World, A&M Motorcycle Safety Course, Jax Biker
Gear, Open Road Bicycles and Adamec Harley Davidson.
Neither MWR, nor the U.S. Navy or any other part of
the federal government officially endorses any company,
sponsor or its products or services.
A gutted out St. Johns County Sheriff's patrol car was used to
simulate a rescue operation by the NAS Jax Fire Department.

PREPARE: Hurricane tips
From Page 12 maximum cold and don't
open unless necessary
* Stock up on canned pro- * Stay indoors on the
visions downwind side of house
* Check supplies of spe- away from windows
cial medicines and drugs * Beware of the eye of the
al medicines and drugs hurricane
* Check batteries for * Leave mobile homes
radio and flashlights . Leave areas which
* Secure lawn furniture might be affected by storm
and other loose material tide or stream flooding
outdoors - Shut off water and elec-
* Tape, board or shutter tricity at main stations
windows * Take small valuables
* Wedge sliding glass and papers but travellight
doors to prevent their lift- * Leave food and water
ing from their tracks for pets (shelters will not
When a hurricane warn- take them)
ing is issued �Lock up house
* Stayed tuned to radio, e Drive carefully to near-
* Stad tu to r est designated shelter using
TV or NOAA Weather recommended evacuation
Radio for official bulletins routes
* Stay home if on high After the all-clear is given
ground * Drive carefully; watch
* Move valuables to upper for dangling electrical
floors wires, undermined roads,
* Bring in pets flooded low spots
* Fill containers (bath- . Don't sight-see
tub) with several day's sup- * Report broken or dam-
ply of drinking water aged water, sewer, and elec-
* Turn up refrigerator to trical lines


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* Have plenty of fresh water available
at all times. If you are taking your
dog to the beach or a park, don't
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You speak a



different language

By Beth Wiruth
Special Contributor -, l ---


Last week, I attended a
luncheon for military
wives. The event was
sponsored and hosted by
a women's political group.
Our hosts were women from
all backgrounds and ages.
Each table was arranged to
have a nice ratio of group
members and military
spouses.
I sat with fellow military
wife, Debbie, who serves as
the co-ombudsman for my
husband's new command as
well as the ombudsman for
her husband's air wing. As
is the custom when military
wives meet, they inevita-
bly talk about former com-
mands, relocation, bases,
deployment, moving and
related military topics. As
we talked with our hosts
we found ourselves defining
terms we use daily.
The gracious six group
members at our table asked
many questions about our
lives, our lifestyle and our
service member. During
the course of the event all
military wives were asked
to stand, introduce them-
selves and tell a bit about
themselves. As happens,
as each succeeding spouse
spoke, they related to pre-
vious wives in their com-
ments all the while using
common military lingo.
In the midst of these
introductions the group
member sitting next to me
tapped me on the shoulder
and with a most perplexed
expression declared, "You
all have your own lifestyle.
You have your own culture.
I'm not sure how to relate
you to. You speak a differ-
ent language!"


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A more telling moment
came a little later. The
guest speaker at this lun-
cheon was a talk show host
from a local radio station.
She was a lovely, astute
and articulate woman, but
she was not sure what to
say to a group of military
wives.
She mentioned that after
speaking with the mili-
tary spouses at her table
she realized our lifestyle
is defined by sacrifice and
courage...and she didn't
know what to say to us
while acknowledging that
she knew no one who is
serving in the Armed
Forces.
May is Military Spouse
Appreciation Month. It
is fitting for an entire
month to be dedicated to
the strength behind those
who defend our nation. As
spouses, you are to be hon-
ored and even pampered
this month (and yes, you
can tell your service mem-
ber I said so).
I recently heard someone
say, "We are not a nation
at war; we are a military
at war." Our economy con-
tinues to grow; consumer
spending is strong and
steady. Therefore we as a
nation are not daily faced
with the challenge of war as
experienced by this nation
during World War I, World
War II and to some extent
Korea and Vietnam. Many
do not know or understand
the challenges of military
spouses, they don't under-
stand our language.
I am dedicating the


remainder of this month's
columns to identifying and
highlighting military spous-
es. In the next three weeks
you will hear of men and
women, spouses of service
members who are inspir-
ing and courageous. For the
non-military reader these
examples will give you a
glimpse into our lives, our
culture, and our challenges.
For fellow spouses I hope
you will find that you are
not alone and be encour-
aged by their stories.
Take advantage of .the
opportunities presented
by this month. Contact or
stop by your local Fleet and
Family Support Center to
see what is planned for you
on base. Many installations
are offering special events
(I heard of a banquet at one
installation) and discounts
to spouses during this
month.
For your life of sacrifice,
courage and commitment
you are to be honored.
Enjoy this month and know
that you are appreciated.
Finally, if you know of an
inspiring spouse, if some-
one has served as a mentor
or hero to you, please send
me an email beth.wiruth@
homefrontinfocus.com. I
want to highlight them and
their efforts.
Talk to Beth live on Navy
Homefront TALK!, the new
internet talk-radio show
for Navy spouses. The show
airs live each Wednesday at
7:00pm EDT, 4:00pm PDT.
Log on to www.blogtalkra-
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HEALTH NOTES


Drug-resistant skin infections: A military problem


By Lt. Mike Arnold
NiNH . I . ... 'I - Family
Medicine Residency Program

' kin infections have always
* been common in the mili-
tary, where close quarters
Land challenging environments
J1crease the spread of bacteria.
~'Recently a new strain of com-
mon bacteria is causing an
increase in severe infections in
otherwise healthy people. These
bacteria are resistant to the anti-
biotics commonly used for skin
infections.
--Two types of bacteria cause
,,e majority of skin infections,
Ztaphylococcus and Streptococcus,
Jaich are commonly known as
staph and Strep. Staph infec-
Mions tend to be more invasive,
iad have caused problems in hos-
:pitals for years.
4-In 1960, the antibiotic methicil-
pn was introduced because most
'Staph had become resistant to
,penicillin.
After less than 10 years of
,use, some hospital strains of
;Staph had become resistant to
inmethicillin. These bacteria were
'named Methicillin Resistant
,Staphylococcus Aureus or MRSA
"~murr-sah").
*", -The acronym MRSA is still used


KGardasil av

.Ry Lt. Sam Caoile
'NH Jacksonville Family Medicine
,Residency Program

rihe number of cervical
cancer in the United
States in 2006 were
estimated to be more than
F,000 women including f
more than 3,700 deaths.
Worldwide, this disease
.s much more deadly, kill-
;ing about 270,000 women
,each year. Certain strains
.of a virus known as human
'papilloma virus (HPV),
Rare responsible for nearly
,all cases of cervical can- !
ucer. Recently, a vaccine,
Gardasil, has been devel-
oped with promise for
reducing HPV infections.
' HPV is a very common
sexually transmitted virus Pap
"that many people pick up chan
6at some point in their lives. dang
RMore than 20 million men Ame
ded women in the United shou
Aates are currently infect- Over
. with HPV and there are have
,V-2 million new infections to pr
Ah year. by fo
,,IPV is most common in HPV
piung women and men who strai
'aye in their late teens and causi
Mrly 20s who are sexually all ce
active . By age 50,-at least Th
"Q percent of women will Gard
Mgve acquired HPV infec- HPV
t-Son. ly ap
The virus usually does one
Knot cause any symp- adval
t-oms and most people's in re
immune system clears it cine
~up. Sometimes though, tion
IPV lingers. When that HPV.
|happens, over time it can HPV
cause changes in the cervix acco.
That could turn into cancer. cent


. Juvenile
SDiabetes
Research
Foundation
International
dedicated to finding a cure


for this bacteria, although it is
resistant to multiple antibiotics.
In the early 1990s, a case of
MRSA was reported in a person
who had no contact with a hospi-
tal, and since then what is known
as "community acquired" MRSA
has spread to every continent.
While hospital MRSA generally
infects people who are sick, the
community acquired organism
tends to infect healthy people.
The infection tends to be more
severe and spread faster than
other bacteria.
Because of its resistance, the
infection can get worse when
being treated with commonly
used antibiotics.
Active duty members are
at an increased risk for MRSA
infections as are athletes, pris-


on inmates and children young-
er than two years. Any cut or
scrape on the skin, including ath-
letes foot or other fungal infection
increases the risk. Crowded con-
ditions and poor hygiene increase
the spread of the infection.
A MRSA infection usually
starts as a tender red bump in
the skin. The bump is often dark
red or purple at its border and
feels harder than the surrounding
skin.
The infection can look like a spi-
der bite. Most people who go to
the doctor complaining of a spider
bite are found to have a MRSA
infection.
Because MRSA infections can
worsen rapidly, it is important to
seek medical attention early. For
a small red area, it may be pos-
sible to use antibiotic creams to
control the infection.
There are antibiotic pills that
effectively treat a MRSA infec-
tion. If the infection has become
severe enough to cause an
abscess, it should be cut open and
drained. If fever or other signs of
severe infection are present then
hospitalization may be required.
We all carry bacteria on our bod-
ies, and some people carry MRSA
without having an infection.


MRSA tends to live inside the
nose and nasal swabs are used to
diagnose carriers. Approximately
one in 200 Americans carries
MRSA, but carriers are at least
six times as frequent within the
active duty military. People who
carry MRSA are seven times as
likely to have skin infections, but
they can also spread the infec-
tion to others without getting
infected themselves. Anyone
with a MRSA infection should be
checked to see if they are a car-
rier. All carriers can be treated
with antibiotic nasal ointments
and antibiotic body washes.
Preventing a MRSA skin infec-
tion is much better medicine than
simply treating it. Simple things
can reduce the spread of an infec-
tion, including:
1. Don't share towels, razors,
brushes or bars of soap. Use liq-
uid body washes if possible.
2. Shower as soon as possible
after any sport that involves skin-
to-skin contact. Use shower shoes
if in a public shower.
3. Any cut or scrape should be
well cleaned, covered with an
antibiotic ointment and kept cov-
ered until it heals.
4. Athlete's foot and other fun-
gal infections should be treated as


soon as discovered.
5. Clean shared athletic equip-
ment with diluted bleach solu-
tion between users. In the base
gym, use the available disinfec-
tant wipes.
6. Wash hands or use alcohol
based antibiotic cleansers prior to
picking up children, especially if
they are less than two years old.
7. Anyone with a skin infection
should not play contact sports
until medically cleared.
Common skin infections have
become more serious due to the
spread of MRSA. These infections
spread rapidly and can be severe
if not treated. Any new tender
red bump should be brought to
medical attention early to pre-
vent a severe skin infection. Any
spider bite should be treated as
MRSA. The spread of these infec-
tions can be minimized by follow-
ing a few simple guidelines.
This article is part of a continu-
ing series of health care related
articles presented by the Naval
Hospital Jacksonville Family
Medicine Residency Program. Dr.
Mike Arnold received his M.D.
from the Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences.
He is a physician at Naval
Hospital Jacksonville.


ailable at NH Jacksonville, Branch Health Clinics


smears can find these
ges before they become
erous. However, many
erican women who
Id get tested, don't.
the years, researchers
been looking for ways
event cervical cancer
using on vaccines for
-16 and HPV-18, the
ns of the virus that
e about 70 percent of
ervical cancers.
e development of
asil, a vaccine against
was that was recent-
proved by the FDA, is
of the most important
nces in women's health
cent years. The vac-
protects against infec-
from four strains of
� Two of these strains,
-16 and HPV-18,
unt for about 70 per-
of cervical cancers.


The other two strains cov-
ered by the vaccine, HPV-
6 and HPV-11, account for
about 90 percent of genital
warts. In clinical trials, the
vaccine has been shown to
offer 100 percent protection
against the development of
cervical cancerous cells and
genital warts caused by the
HPV strains covered by the
vaccine, with few or no side
effects.
The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention's
(CDC) Advisory Committee
on Immunization Practices
(ACIP), recommends that
the vaccine be routinely
given to girls when they
are 11 to 12 years old. The
ACIP recommendation also
allows for vaccination of
girls beginning at 9 years
old as well as vaccination
of girls and women 13 to 26


years old. Ideally, the vac-
cine should be administered
before onset of sexual activ-
ity (i.e., before women are
exposed to the viruses), but
females who are sexually
active should still be vac-
cinated. In clinical trials,
individuals with current or
past infection with one or
more vaccine-related HPV
strains prior to vaccination
were protected from disease
caused by the remaining
vaccine HPV types. This
is because most people are
not infected with all four
types of HPV contained in
the vaccine.
To be effective, Gardasil
must be given in three
doses over six months. The
second dose is given two
months after the first and
the third dose six months
after the first. It's not
clear yet however, wheth-
er women receiving the
vaccine will have lifelong
immunity. The protective
effects of the vaccine are
expected to last a minimum
of 4.5 years after the initial
vaccine.
As safe and effective as it
appears to be, the vaccine
will probably take years to
have an impact on cervical
cancer. Since the current
vaccines will not protect
against all the HPV strains
that can cause cervical can-
cer, it will be important for
women to continue to seek
regular Pap smear screen-
ing, even after getting the
vaccine. Women must also
keep in mind that HPV
is a sexually transmitted


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sex or abstaining from hav-
ing multiple partners also
plays an important role in
prevention. At this time,
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at the MTF may be referred
to one of the TRICARE
Network Providers. For
more information on the
vaccine, please contact or
visit your doctor.
This article is part of a
continuing series of health
care related articles
presented by the Naval
Hospital Jacksonville
Family Medicine Residency
Program. Dr. Sam Caoile
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Tips for seniors to New position
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nationals in the Ghazi Province. The mission of the PRT is to
provide security, reconstruction and governance to the people
telem marketing scain s of Afghanistan. Cooledge's team is made up of Army, Navy,
l e a k s Army National Guard and civilian personnel from the U.S. State
Department, Department of Agriculture, Army Corp of Engineers
From LIFELines and USAID. There are 12 U.S. led PRT's currently operating in
Afghanistan with six of those led by Navy commanders. Navy IA per-
I t's shrewd, not rude, to hang up on a bad telemar- sonnel fill critical billets on the team such as engineers, administra-
tion, intelligence, information operations and various support billets
keter. That's what the National Crime Prevention from cooks to gunners. Cooledge's wife, joi, former manager of NAS
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MWR Planner
Mission First, Sailors Always '

BOWLING CENTER V
For more information call 542-3493. : _


Free bowling on Wednesdays for active
duty from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(Shoe rental not included)
Bowling Leagues
Bowling leagues are starting up once
again. There will be various types of teams
including mixed men and women's, youth
teams, and two-player teams. If you do not
have a full team but would like to bowl,
please stop by or call the center at 542-
34'93, the league will place you on a team.
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* Call 542-3521 for more information.
,Czee Cyber Zone Internet access now
available
n inside the Budweiser Brew House.
TjAN gaming, Internet access and more!
15 cents a minute.
Cmee Cyber Zone is also located in the sec-
6nid floor lounge of the enlisted barracks.
,.; Texas Hold'em Tournaments
i, . Budweiser Brew House
,,Every Monday and Thursday 7 p.m.
Open to all authorized patrons and guests.
Zone gift certificates awarded!
Trivia Night
-' Budweiser Brew House
Every Tuesday
-"- 7:30 p.m.


Karaoke
Budweiser Brew House
Every Wednesday and Friday
7:30 p.m. - until close


File photo
Hundreds of people wait patiently in line to sign up their children for summer swim lessons at the outdoor pool last year. This year's registra-
tion will be held Saturday from 8-10 a.m. For more information and class schedules, call 542-2930 or stop by the base gym.
Learn to Fly Every Sunday through June 17 Women and Girl's Self Defense Class
Sunday 2-3 p.m., $15, ages 5-17 Certified Instructor
Free flying lesson May 23,6 p.m.
NAS Jax Flying Club Ladies Twilight Clinics May 23, 6p.m.
Every Wednesday through July. Free
Free Lesson and 9 Holes of Golf 5:30-6:30 p.m., $10 per person per session. M U LBER R Y
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Sunday - Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
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FITNESS
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Fq more information on aquatics, call 542-
2930.
Swim Lesson Registration
Saturday, 8-10 a.m.
Baby to adult
$30 military, $35 Department of Defense
Outdoor Pool Grand Opening
Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
+, Come see the renovated pool deck!
Aqua Aerobics
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
11 a.m. - noon
Learn to Lift
Fitness Source
Monday - Friday, 9-10 a.m.
Monday - Thursday, 5-6 p.m.
IJ. T.T EVENTS
Eqr more information about I.T.T. trips or
ticket prices, please call 542-3318.
Sterling Casino Cruise
June 10
Departs at 7 a.m.
$15 per person.
Soul2Soul 2007 Tour featuring Tim
McGraw and Faith Hill
July 22 at the Jacksonville Veterans
Memorial Arena
$105.50 for Club Seats
LIBERTY COVE
RECREATION
T ips, activities and costs may be restricted
to E1-E5 single or unaccompanied active
Duty members. Call the Liberty Cove
Recreation Center for more details, 542-
3491.


Bowling Tournament
May 24, 7 p.m.
NAS Freedom Lanes
Jeanette Lee "The Black Widow"
June 1
The Zone
MOVIES
Movies are shown at the base theater and
open to all hands. For details call 542-
3491.
Tomorrow, 7 p.m. - Blood Diamond (R)
May 19, 5 p.m. - Charlotte's Web (G)
May 19, 7 p.m. - Primeval (R)
May 25, 7 p.m. - Epic Movie (PG-13)
May 26, 5 p.m. - The Nativity Story (PG)
May 26, 7 p.m. - Stomp the yard (PG-13)
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GOLF CLUB
For more information on the golf course,
call 542-3249. For Mulligan's, call 542-
2936.
Military Appreciation Days at NAS Jax
Golf Club
No green fees! Cart fee only!
May 22 for active duty.
Tomorrow and May 24 for retirees and
Department of Defense personnel.
All hands golf clinic
May 25 and June 8, 22
4-6 p.m.
Authorized patrons and invited guests
$10 per session includes range balls, PGA
instruction, beverages.
Family Golf Clinics
June 5, 19, July 24, Aug. 21 and Sept. 11,
25
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Sept. 17-21
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On July 16, 1945, the USS Indianapolis departed from
San Francisco for the American B-29 base on Tinian island
with a top-secret cargo that would ultimately put an end to
World War II--components for the first operational atomic
bombs. After a record run, covering 5,300 miles in only ten
days, the Indianapolis successfully delivered her cargo on
July 26, 1945, and was ordered to set a course from Guam to
the Leyte Gulf in the Philippines to prepare for the invasion
of Japan. Traveling unescorted, at fourteen minutes past
midnight on July 30, 1945, she was hit by two Japanese
torpedoes midway between Guam and Leyte, sending her to
a watery grave in twelve minutes. Of the 1,196 men aboard,
about 900 sailors and Marines entered the water. Five
horrifying days later, 317 men who had stu-ived the terror
of shark attacks, hypothermia, severe dehydration and
salt-water hallucinations, were accidentally spotted and
rescued. HarrTell will be sharing his incredible story of
survival at both the 9am and 10:30am services this morning.
Harrell's book "Out of the Depths: A Survivor's Story of the
Sinking of the USS Indianapolis" will be available at the
church on this day as well.

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JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, May 17, 2007 21



NH Jacksonville Deployment Health Clinic



helps ease the transition to life back home


From Naval Hospital Jacksonville
Public Affairs

As you deploy and after
you return, from support-
*ng the war on terror, you
may find that you are experienc-
ing many changes. These can
range from, physical injuries to
financial issues or family rela-
tionships to mentally readjust-
menting to a different lifestyle
and environment. Some of your
challenges may include lingering
issues related to your experiences
in theatre.
Navy medicine and Naval
Hospital Jacksonville wants to
be there for you as you deal with
these issues and settle back into
life at home.
To do that, we must first deter-
mine your needs. Naval Hospital
Jacksonville recently opened
a Deployment Health Clinic at
NAS Jacksonville located at the
Naval Branch Health Clinic
(NBHC) Jacksonville. The clinic
is the hub for deploying service
members in the NH Jacksonville
area of cognizance, and is now
fully on line and conducting eval-
uations in compliance with the
Global Electronic Deployment
Health Assessment (EDHA) DoD
Instruction 6490.03. The EDHC
electronic version has been avail-
able at NHBC Jacksonville and
Naval Hospital Jacksonville since


September 2006.
Family Nurse Practitioner-BC
Capt. Rachel Smith, HM2 Oliver
McKenney and Family Nurse
Practitioner Kevin McCarthy
administer the program here. The
hospital is in the process of cre-
dentialing a mental health pro-
vider who will work in the deploy-
ment clinic.
EDHA is system-wide and
encompasses all military services
including both active duty and
Reserve members. It is an early
intervention approach to assess
for physical deployment relat-
ed issues as well mental health
issues such as deployment related
stress and Post Traumatic Stress
Disorder (PTSD) after the mili-
tary members return from duty
abroad.
Smith described the objective
as, "actually meeting the ser-
vice member's needs. We don't
want them to fall through the
cracks with physical or psychoso-
cial issues that have never been
addressed," she said.
By Navy instruction, unit
commanders are responsible
for ensuring that deployed ser-
vice members receive the Post-
Deployment Health Assessment
(PDHA) upon return and a Post-
Deployment Health Reassessment
(PDHRA) three to six months
after deployment. These assess-


COMDESRON 24

hosts ASW Tournament

By Lt. Cmdr. Michael Brand
COMDESRON 24
Commander Destroyer Squadron 24 hosted the
second annual COMDESRON 24 South East
Area Regional Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
Tournament (SEARAT) May 2.
The tournament is designed to evaluate the warf-
ighter's tactical forethought and knowledge of ASW
through the use of written examinations, GRAM anal-
ysis and a computer video game emphasizing tactical
employment of military assets. The event's objective
is to provide another venue to increase ASW training
opportunity in the Southeast Region.
Ten teams participated in the regional event which
was open to all surface ship, helicopter and P-3 com-
mands at NS Mayport and NAS Jacksonville and
submarine crews from NSB Kings Bay, Ga. During
the tournament, teams were evaluated on their tacti-
cal knowledge in the areas of coordinated ASW opera-
tions, sensor employment, and battle space manage-
ment.
Close evaluation of the ship's ASW teams gave the
participants an adequate assessment of their tactical
evaluators and sonar operators. The tournament's
competitiveness escalates the tactical forethought and
warfighter enthusiasm, transitioning operators into
battle space planners.
Congratulations to USS Vicksburg (CG 69) and
its ASW team for the title of "King SEARAT" as
COMDESRON 24 ASW Tournament Champion. They
were awarded the coveted "Golden Ballbat" trophy
May 3.
As'coordinators of both the ASW tournament series
and the Southeastern ASW Integrated Training
Initiative exercise series, COMDESRON 24 will con-
tinue to offer effective training venues for all ASW
platforms. All commands are invited to participate in
future tournaments and exercises.



New film being screened here

From Staff
Army brat and filmmaker Donna Musil is screen-
ing her documentary, "BRATS: Our Journey
Home" in Jacksonville May 22 at 6 p.m. at the
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Hixon Auditorium,
829 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville. The screening is free.
There will be a question and answer session with the
writer-director after the show.
Brats are people who grow up on U.S. military bases
around the world, then struggle to fit into an American
lifestyle with which they have little in common. The show
documents how growing up in the military affects adult
life and relationships.
Some of the better-known brats who participated in
the film include: Kris Kristofferson, who narrated and
donated original songs to the production and retired Army
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf who is both a brat and the
father of brats.
Musil is excited to bring the film to Jacksonville.
"With the rich military history of the area and the large
population of adult brats and retired military, we have
the opportunity to reach the military brat audience and
their extended families and friends at this special screen-
ing," she said. "We brats have no true hometowns and our
friends are scattered to the winds. As a result, we often
go through adulthood feeling lost and alone. This film is
dedicated to those who have known that feeling."
For more information, go to www.bratsfilm.com.


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ments are mandatory to address to leaving their (
patient in-theater exposures, tion or within 3(
concerns, perceived alteration in return. It is requ
health status and medical and tion that they d
psychiatric issues that require fol- evaluation with
low up. clarification of ph
"Prior to deploying, service chosocial needs."
members must undergo a pre- Three-to-six-
deployment evaluation. This deployment, a re
evaluation which determines min- questionnaire mi
imal mental health or physical The purpose of
issues, includes checking medical physical and/or
records, getting needed immuni- issues not addre
zations, determining what labora- tial post-deplo
tory work is needed, and making ation. These car
sure they do the electronic pro- weren't apparent
gram. Entering your information post-deployment
in the EDHA, prior to visiting the they didn't have
clinic provides a baseline to work be addressed. Sr
with that speeds the in-clinic that some memi
evaluations," Smith said. op problems for
"Two weeks to 30 days follow- deployment but t
ing deployment, returning ser- be addressed.
vice members must complete the Service memb
initial post-deployment evalua- deployed sinci
tion. This evaluation assesses for are required to
environmental, occupational and (DD 2900) Po
mission-related exposures," con- Reassessment Qu
tinued Smith. Smith said if t
"It also evaluates for physi- reveal issues, ei
cal and psychosocial issues. The psychiatric, requ
information obtained from the attention she often
initial post-deployment evalu- to specialty provi
ation allows for early interven- hospital, to the
tion into care and counseling for Department, to
mental health issues. The on-line, and the Fleet an
post-deployment electronic ques- Center on base
tionnaire can be completed prior extensive service


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cer should take immediate steps to
include Individual Ready Reserve
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the checkout process.
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counsel and advise members leaving
active duty and transferring to the
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isfactorily participate in the annual
reporting requirements. These mini-
mum requirements mandate the IRR
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member leaves active duty with less
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ust be filled out.
this is to detect
mental health
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oyment evalu-
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t on their initial
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e or have yet to
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record information includes: physical
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22 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, May 17, 2007


The deployment roller coaster:


Emotions for children
By Kelli Kirwan
LIFELines � 4:


employment is something that Navy
and Marine Corps families live
. with. It's part of your life if your
spouse is a member of the seagoing servic-
es. Adults experience a whole spectrum of
emotions, but we can usually discuss our
feelings about the deployment and find
understanding among our peers. We can
learn about the roller coaster of emotion
that comes along with a deployment.
! Once we understand our emotions, we
pan begin to adjust and prepare to combat
phe more difficult times. Children, how-
ever, don't always understand that roller-
coaster ride. Without their permission or
consent, they are loaded into the front seat
of the emotional roller coaster and taken
through the loops and turns of deployment.
There are seven emotional stages that
adults typically experience during a deploy-
ment. It's harder to put a label on what
children go through. We can't always tell
how they're feeling, and they can't always
tell us what they're thinking, or what they
might be afraid of. We can help children
prepare for the deployment, but in the end,
we must often live in the moment with
them. If one thing is predictable when it
comes to children and deployment, it is
that children and deployment are highly
unpredictable.
1 Active listening is important no mat-
ter what your child's age. Often you must
listen "between the lines" as your chil-
dren are talking. Helping them express
their thoughts, feelings, and concerns
throughout the entire deployment process
is healthy. Acknowledging their feelings
4nd then reassuring them that both their
parents love them can bring them comfort.
: A younger child who can't talk yet or is
enable to put his thoughts and fears into
Words will instead give you clues by his
behavior. You can read your child better
than anyone, so it's up to you to start the
conversations and give the attention and
affection that will reassure your child.
: Before your Sailor or Marine leaves
pven before a Sailor or Marine parent
leaves, .some children start to behave dif-
ferently- some children act out, while oth-
ers withdraw. They may become anxious
at the thought of their parent leaving, and
develop unfounded fears. Older children
wvho can understand more of the current
events that affect our military (and, by
default, them) may develop fears that are
not unfounded, and cannot easily be put to
rest.
Children have an uncanny habit of ask-
ing profound questions that have no easy
answers. Questions dealing with life,
aeath, and a hundred "what ifs" in between
can really test your parenting skills, but
take the time to answer them truthful-
ly and matter-of-factly. When answering,
consider your child's age, emotional matu-
rity and ability to process tough issues.
Give enough information to satisfy their
questions, but be careful not to bring up
additional issues or subjects they may not
be ready to know.
; As the deployment draws near and the
day of departure approaches, some chil-
dren will become more sensitive and need
to be close to their parents, so be patient
if they seem needy or clingy. Others may
Withdraw, become quiet, and separate
themselves, so be ready to spend extra
quiet time alone with them if they don't
Want to join the family group.
1 In one family's experience with a deploy-
iaent, some of the children expressed love
4nd concern for the departing parent, while
their 5-year-old sister acted as if the par-
ent was merely going to the commissary
for milk. The next morning, when still half
sleep, the little girl asked for her daddy.
Her mother explained that daddy had left
the day before.


The little girl sleepily said she missed
her daddy and didn't want him to leave.
The mother took the opportunity to tell her
daughter that she missed Daddy too (vali-
dating the little girl's feelings), and that
he would be home when they got to the big
heart circled on the calendar (reassuring
that all would be well). The child's detach-
ment had only been a coping mechanism to
help her deal with what she could not com-
prehend- her home without her daddy for
six months.
As the deployment begins, the whole
family works to establish the new routine.
Children may test the parent left behind
to find out what they can get away with.
Everyone is readjusting to help fill the
empty space left by their Sailor or Marine.
It's important to establish structure and
routine as soon as possible. Don't be sur-
prised if some of the kids become mel-
ancholy, and their grades begin to slip.
Other children may display defiance and
belligerence. Younger children may regress
back to bedwetting or "accidents." Clearly
defined limits will give children a feeling of
security at a time when they may feel the
most insecure but can't express it in words.
Life will settle down into some semblance
of routine and normalcy. Don't get too com-
fortable, though. Someone forgot to tell the
children that this is the time to stabilize
and hit their stride. Most of the time things
do settle down, but keep watching for signs
of distress in their behavior and attitude. If
you feel your children are having more dif-
ficulty adjusting than you think is normal,
consult the counselors at your Fleet and
Family Service Center or the Marine Corps
Community Services.
Your Sailor or Marine is coming home
As homecoming approaches, don't be
tempted to let things slide. The reunion
can be as unsettling for children as the
departure. Don't worry that all the proj-
ects were not accomplished or that you
didn't meet the goals you may have set.
Your children will take their cue from you.
Happy anticipation is better than stressful
worry about the fast-approaching reunion.
If you thought the roller-coaster ride
had stopped the day the ship pulled in,
then you're in for a surprise. There will
be a honeymoon period, but then the reor-
ganizing of the family begins. The chil-
dren may resent being disciplined by their
returned parent and react in various ways.
They may need time to adjust to having to
answer to two "big people".
Children may have great anxiety when
the Sailor or Marine first returns to duty.
They need to be reassured that they will
see their parent again that evening. Other
children may not be able to wait for their
Sailor or Marine to go back to work because
their routine has been upset once again.
Communication helps children deal with
their feelings when it comes to deployment
and the reunion. Encouraging your chil-
dren to talk (and really listening to them
thoughtfully) will help you help them with
those sudden dips and turns.
The parent at home is the emotional
rudder that steers the family through the
deployment. You have a great effect on
how your children handle life in the Navy
or Marine Corps, and how well they handle
deployments. If they know you're there
beside them on that rollercoaster, they
won't be as afraid the next time they have
to take that first big hill.


MUSLIM: New 'Topcats' commander


marks first in naval
From Page 4

"After Sept. 11, pretty much the entire
American nation knew about Islam, and
the image they had was not the right one,"
said Khan.
S"I read an article, which I believe to be
true, that Islam was basically hijacked.
The Islamic teachings were turned around
qr taken out of context so that they could
14e used for political gain and to incite vio-
lent behavior. Suicide and killing innocent
people is strictly forbidden in Islam."
Khan is flying missions over Afghanistan
as part of CVW 9 to bring stability and
security to the region and help defeat
the Taliban who incite extremism. CVW
6, assigned to the USS John C. Stennis
Carrier Strike Group, entered the U.S.
Fifth Fleet area of operations Feb. 19 to
conduct maritime security operations
in regional waters, as well as to provide
support for the International Security
Assistance Force, comprised of more than
35,000 troops with contributions from 37
fiations, on the ground participating in
Operation Enduring Freedom.
S "As far as the mission is concerned, I
hope and wish the same things I wish for
ipy fellow Americans. I hope there's peace.
.1I hope there's stability. I hope for all peo-
:ple in the region that they can go to the


aviation history
market as freely as I can and let their chil-
dren play on the street or get a job and be
able to provide for their family," he said.
"That is what my hope is - that in the end
there will be stability and everyone will
be able to enjoy the same freedoms that I
enjoy in the United States."
Khan said while flying missions over
Afghanistan from Stennis, he flies over
Pakistan and catches a glimpse of his
native country. "It is awesome to look
down to be able to see Pakistan knowing I
lived 18 years of my life there," he said.
After 20 successful years in the Navy,
today marks the pinnacle of his career as
he assumes command at sea. However,
Khan has no intention of retiring anytime
soon.
"I have completed 20 years, and I abso-
lutely love the Navy," he said. "I'm still
having a lot of fun, and I don't see myself
getting out anytime soon. I love it, I enjoy
it, and I feel extremely honored and privi-
leged to be an American and serving in
the United States Navy. Knowing what
I know now, I would not change anything
about my decision to join the Navy."
Asked what he hopes to achieve down the
road in terms of his career, Khan smiled.
"The sky is the limit," he said, suggesting a
desire to become the first Muslim admiral
in U.S. Navy history.


Coming to NAS Jacksonville

& Jaguars Coach Mark Asanovich


Maximize your performance on the PRT

Learn, through instruction and live demonstration, how to build strength and
endurance in order to score your best on the PRT.

* Fourth season as the strength and conditioning coach for the Jaguars.
* Coached at numerous universities before his NFL career including
The Citadel where he gained first hand knowledge of the physical
demands of the military.


When: June 20

Time: Noon .
Location: VP-30 Auditorium


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COMMUNITY CALENDAR


The Navy Wives Clubs of America, NWCA Jax
'No. 86 meets the first Wednesday of each month.
Meetings are held in Building 612 on Jason Street
at NAS Jacksonville at 7:30 p.m. The Thrift Shop
is open Tuesdays and Thursdays and the first
Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. For
more information, call 772-0242 or Pearl Aran at
777-8032.
The Navy Wives Club's DID No. 300 meetings
are held the second Thursday of each month at
7 p.m. at the Oak Crest United Methodist Church
Education Building at 5900 Ricker Road. For more
information, call 387-4332 or 272-9489.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38
meetings are held the second Tuesday of each
.month at 7 p.m. at 470 Madeira Drive, Orange
Park, Fla. The chapter also has service officers
available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 -
4 p.m. to help with claims. To make an appointment
or for more information, call 269-2945. The chapter
also offers bingo every Saturday at 10 a.m. The
public is welcome.
The Clay County Chapter 1414, National Active
and Retired Federal Employees invites all active
and retired employees to their regular monthly
meeting the second Tuesday of each month at 1
p.m. at St. Vincent's Medical Facility in Orange
Park. For more information, call 276-9415.
;The Navy Jacksonville Yacht Club general
membership meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the
'first Wednesday of every month at the clubhouse
,(Building 1956) adjacent to the Mulberry Cove
.Marina. Boaters and non-boaters are invited to
"attend. The Navy Jax Yacht Club is a members
only club open to all active duty, reservists, retired
'military and active and retired Department of
defense civilians. For more information, call 778-
.p805 or email commodore@njyc.org.
SParents Without Partners meetings are held the
second Sunday of every month at 7 p.m. at The
Country Cabin restaurant located on Blanding
;Boulevard. This organization is open to any single,
divorced, separated, or widowed that have children
:of any ages. For more information, please check
,out our Web site at www.pwpnflorida.com or call
307-6261.
Dollhouse and miniatures enthusiasts hold
monthly meetings the first Tuesday of each month
Sat 7 p.m. at the Hart Haven Baptist Church, 47 Jim
:Wright Road. Club members share know-how and
;help each other with room-boxes, dollhouses and
other miniature projects. Call Grace Tobey for more
.information at 783-0354.
'MOMS Club of Orange Park/Westside holds
their monthly meeting the second Thursday of
each month at 10 a.m. at the Calvary United
.Methodist Church, 112 Blanding Boulevard across
'from the Orange Park Mall. Moms and children are
welcome at all activities. For information contact
Nicole Lopez at 504-6016 or go to momsclubopw@
yahoo.com.
The Association of Aviation Ordnancemen's
meeting is held the third Thursday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Fleet Reserve Center on Collins
!Road. For more information, call AO1 Michael
Steckly at 542-5508 or Jim Bohac at 542-2939.
You can also visit www.aao9.com.
The First Coast Black Nurses Association, Inc.
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month at 6 p.m. in the Shands Hospital Blue room.
For more information, call Janneice Moore at 563-
4645.
The local chapter of the Military Officers
Association of America meets for a dinner
program the third Wednesday of each month at
6 p.m. at the NAS Jax Officers' Club. All active,
retired and reserve officers of all services are
encouraged to attend. For reservations or more
information, call 772-0237.
The Westside Jacksonville Chapter 1984,
National Active and Retired Federal Employees
Association extends an open invitation to all
currently employed and retired federal employees
to our regular meeting held at 1 p.m. on the fourth
Thursday of each month at the Murray Hill United
Methodist Church, (Fellowship Hall Building) at
4101 College Street. For more information, call R.
Carroll at 786-7083.
The National Naval Officers Association holds
its monthly meeting on the fourth Thursday each
month at 5:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Urban
League, 903 West Union Street. Interested
personnel are encouraged to attend or contact Lt.
Cmdr. Herlena Washington at 542-7715, Ext. 102
or email Herlena.Washington@sar.med.navy.mil.
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association,
Chapter FL1-X meets on the first Wednesday
of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Coral,
582 Blanding Boulevard. The "Wingnutts" invite all
those interested in motorcycling and motorcycle
safety. They also have a weekly get together at the
Dairy Queen on Kingsley Avenue at 7 p.m. every.
Friday night. For.more information, call 269-5369
or visit www.fl1x.org.
The Cecil Field Airfest 2007 will be held Saturday
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Airfest is open to the
public with free admission and parking. For more
information, call David Dollarhide at 573-1606 or
email ddollarhide@jaa.aero.
The Boost for the Troops events will be held
Saturday from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Fleet
Reserve Association, 5391 Collins Road. The event
is a non-partisan rally to show support to our men
and women serving our country. Entertainment
and refreshments will be available. For more
information, call 264-2833.
The Jacksonville Genealogical Society will hold
their monthly meeting Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the
Webb-Wesconnett Branch Library, 6887 103rd
Street, Jacksonville. For additional information,
contact Mary Chauncey at 781-9300.
Bring the entire family to The Cummer Museum
of Arts & Gardens for Family Day at the Cummer
Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. and enjoy a free
admission day filled with art, gardens, education
and fun. The museum is located at 829 Riverside
Avenue, Jacksonville. For more information, call
355-0630.
A VP-4 All Hands Reunion will be held Oct.
12-14 at the Crown Plaza hotel in San Diego.
Contact Bill Broadwell at 619-713-2321 or go to
www.vp4association.com for information on the
reunion.


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Basketball meetings slated
A Greybeard Summer Basketball League meeting
will be held May 23 at 11:30 a.m. in the Building
850 conference room. The league is open to
all NAS Jax active duty, selective reservists and
Department of Defense personnel age 30 and up.
The season is scheduled to begin in June. All
interested personnel should attend the meeting to
discuss rules and to get the required paperwork to
join the league.
An Intramural Summer Basketball League meeting
will be held May 23 at noon in the Building 850
conference room. The league is open to all NAS Jax
active duty, selective reservists and Department
of Defense personnel. The season is scheduled
to begin in June. All interested personnel should
attend the meeting to discuss rules and to get the
required paperwork to join the league.
Navy Southeast Regional
Running and Triathlon Team
Are you a competition runner? If so, you can
represent the Navy in 5K, 10K, marathons and
triathlons. The Navy will showcase elite active duty
men and women in regional races. Uniforms are
provided as well as transportation, entry fees and


SPORTS!

Intramural Volleyball Greybeal
Final Standings Standings P
Team Wins Losses Team
FRCSE 7 1 VP-30
Air Ops 4 1 FRCSE
Naval Hospital 7 2 CNATTU
CNATTU 3 7
Intramur
National
Women's Softball Standings
Final Standings Team \
Team Wins Losses FACSFAC
VP-16 5 1 CNATTU
Lady Divas 4 1 Flang
Lab Rats
Naval Hospital 1 5 VP-30 Students
TPU 0 5 HS-15


lodging costs. Interested runners must compete in
a sanctioned (USA Track and Field, USA Triathlon
Association, or Roadrunners Clubs of America)
race and your time must be one of top 10 regional
qualifying times. For more information, call 270-
5451.
Southeast regional qualifying times:
5K Men 19:00 Women 24:00
10K Men 34:00 Women 46:00
Marathon Men 3 hours, 30 min.
Women 4 hours
Triathlon Men 2 hours, 30 min.
Women 3 hours
Sports officials and scorekeepers
needed
The North Florida Military Officials Association is
looking for individuals to officiate soccer, softball,
football and volleyball at NAS Jax. Scorekeepers
are also needed for basketball. Experience is not
required. If interested, contact the NAS Jax Gym.

For more information on NAS Jax sport-
ing events, call Bill Bonser at 542-2930/3239
or email bill.bonser@navy.mil.


STANDINGS

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As of May 11 SERCe
Wins Losses Fire De
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2 4 Inl
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HS-3
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12 3 Det. 16
9 5 AIMD 5
8 6 PSD
s 8 7 VR-58
6 10 AIMD


Wins
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dings As of May 11
Wins Losses
0 17 1
5 2
E 12 3
11 6
Hospital 9 9
6 6 8
500 6 9
7 10
7 10
900 5 12


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Breeze. 2000 + sf. 3/2, 904-237-2524*904-349-1762 remod $154,900 923-9492 .229.400 Pleas. coll Rare opportunity lo e4ov
offdice,2 car garage, in MANDARIN ean, 923 he Golden Isles Rver, (904) 723-3333 1904. 783-8735
-,groundPool, no CDD ARMCOMANDARIN-'Clean,26theGoRMarshr9Lake4)Wooded BACON. Coa3.-n. -8en.
290,900. Call 904-2782938 BUILDERS INC. brick/2 1/4 acre WESTSIDE - Confederate homesltes access o erAC rCm oune dtyndg@horizonfl.com morningside@honzofl.com
- C 8E1377sf, 2-garage Point, beautiful home in homestic aces-16 a udmno
$210k, or$1400/mo. quiet neighborhood. 4/2.5 AllanIc n pruvale 912.25s6874
Respectful neighbors. 2430sqft, 2 car, lanai w/ S ', r.l.ar.7 3?. communi, y Priced to 1.-,. belOgrocklarms corn
Schools:nLREradMMehot tub, huge yard. $320k C-ror.'ree a ..... ..PC e sell today! 866.432-9342
.nShoRoAndrade sos:? n e 5 o 6639 BIG LAND SALE -Acre Confederate Point Club at Charter Point
Ro Andrade MHS! Central Heat/air. 5719 Fort Sumter Rd. yard, Pgnrsale .Aecre.
Call 292-38401 www.Lr-cash4house.com u l " tic &.Goldef n Isles.Lake 4455 Confederate Point Rd. 5501 Universarity Club Bhlvd. N
Military Relocation Specialist - I-2 or 19i? 67.6,6 C.6d'i i4 River, Marsh. & Wooded ,
CDR NC USN (ret) MARINA SAN PABLO on acreoae homesiles Save (904) 772-8663 1904) 745-5950
CDR NC USN (ret) ICW 2/2.5 1775 sf Bu ina Sma? BIG with pre develop. -fd a ,p onL
incredible Water Views Buying a Home? ment PricIng. Music act conihdcracepoinr@bonzonfl.com Lheclub@honzonfl.com
Direct Line (904) 278-4176 Carol Cantalupo Watson Contact your VA now'. 866-4329341
randrade@watsonrealtycorp.com Realty Corp. 614-4598 AVAILABLE NOW ".
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If you're buying, NORTHSIDE No bank Laurie M. Potter beach gorgeous rees of ad
qualify. $4k down, 4/3, 1 shaded lot collie lerroce 1441 Manorak A-e. 3200 Hartly Rd.
car selling, or relocating, gar 2500sf move in YNCM (USN Ret) eaclased garage all 3200 Harty .
give me a call! ready. Call 904-838-7021 dances. Developer help with (904)786-2610 (904) 268-7968
Watson Realty Corp. Buying, Selling or imanc.ng. For more into CLAY, DUVAL. & NASSAU (904 26 -7 "--
4729 US Hwy 175 I ._ 4 Northside / Westside refinancing' Contact Stop b oDr saleMoile LM O. aosscrC honzonfl COrn woo darin@horizonfl.con
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Score. New construction (904) 256-2051 financing needs, including Call 241-2270 OR 246 9266 LAND HOME PACKAGE
homes. Coi 904-535-965 Cl-5.1 2F homL 2 .e a e M ILITARY SET A SID PROG
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MARY KAY The economic 'icu.22.dC.(,rrr2 level ',f1340' CALL (904
impact of the hem.o.ur. rycom, -w ..
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let me create Ihe prom-perfect look Advertise in , , * Appliance Package CONNNOR 14x70 3BR
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dancing the night away Call publications WITH A RATE
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makeover today! the local bases W eichert Re ,ao GETTING HIGH
S0in the area. Realtors ' 1627 2 LAND HOME RATES? APARTMENTS
Tina Nunnally Please call EmaJl 3.mnrj I').chom lNOBILITYIo crer. - -0
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U f n h UnfurisArlington Exec. river- SAN MARCO S100wk, allJ
103rd St. 4/2 $1195 ch&a NORTHSIDE No bank front 3/2, nr JU, gated, bills inci. Lost chance to
Built 1995, 2 C arO, 1750SF qualify. $4k down, 4/3, 1 boat Iooring. $1600m earn extra cash running
Sac Sys, Kit Equip, WD Hu. car gar, 2500st nove in 904-249-7087 / 607-3417 e-boy bus. w/me. 403-9324
VANSANDT RE 3893540 ready. Call 904-838-7021 BARTRAM PARK brand
Arlington 3BR/1.5 Both NORTHSIDE - Completely new 3/2, 1 car gar, close 6. SOUTHSIDE- Baker
Rent to Own. 3235 Ces- renovated 2/1 opt, R S575, to NAS JAX. fitness cntr Lantana Lakes.
Cry Blvd, Fully Reno- everything new. 3927 Noter & pool. Avail immed. Beautiful. Fur- Clay
vated BIock Homea Avenue 472-7314 S1200m. Call 333-71815. nished. Priv. Both. * Duval
month Or payment can Ponte Vedra 5/4, gated Intracoaslal West New ok. S600/Mo inc. Util. * Nassau M tpa
be offset by Dn - 3400sf bI 2004 granite, oed 3/3 penthouse, 616-0277 or 665-0654. utnam

ARLINGTON- Waterleaf Southside Baymeudows/ MANDARIN 2/2 New From 90 Per Week, All Georgia Accounting/
Community, 4 BR, 3 BA, East Hampton 2 story, kitchen, both carpet, & Util cities Included, AC.
$2000/month. Contact 3/2.5, 1975sf 2c goar, w/d f re Sih p ali n t . W / D . CALL NOW 566-6265 .CBookkeeping
904-707-9610 or $1500 mo-dep 881-0101 $900/mo -+ dep. 262-3058 _Aversigedal
850-814-6478 SOUTHSIDE SOUTHSIDE / IL Vilagio WESTSIDE - priv entr, no Architecture/
**************** Apartment Community (2) units 3/2 Condo's kit, no drugs. Must be Iusr
* Arlington, Southside * 1,2 & 3Brs available. $1200mo. Call Cindy employed $125wk. $200 Interior Design/
* Westside, Norlhside * Call about our move in 904-945-2415/309-1283 dep. 695-9403 Graphics Design
* Stop Paying Rent! * specials today 904-737-1831 SOUTHSIDE - St. John's Green Cove Hwyl 7 over Automotive Sales/
Ne Hm i S * S V;ESTSIDE3r BBRICK Town Center - 1/1 condo WESTSIDE- cable, 4500sf across from Winn
* N o800mo. Like new 2br w/ottached garage, phone, furnished, Dixie, 3 phase, ch&o ofc ce
N* Money? * brick O$800mo. Cunning- Screened balcony, W/D $135/week 449-8603 zoned BB 904-282-8061 Aviation
* No Credit? * ham Realtor 904-387-0475 in unit, Appliances * Civil Service/
No Problem! * under warranty. Gated
* No Problem * community w/pool and Government/
Possible Rent To Own * fitness center. Avail- LUXURY ROOMS Public Administration
Low Daily/WklY |Rtes! Computer Hardware/
Southside Lux 2,2 furn'd & 10% Off for Wkly Room! Software/
AVONDALE -2/2 + ofc, , amenities. Nr mall/bchs. KINGS INN (904) 725.3343
1600sf, incids porch, kit Just spectacular! 1 yr QUALITY INN (904) 264-1211 Programming
eap, CH&A, wd firs WESTSIDE/NAS Free May's lease min. 904.703.2582. *Construction
$1500 $1600 dep. 465-3301 rent, 3/1, w/d included, fenced SOUTHSIDE-move n this B O rtunities ss Customer Service
AVONDALEOU 2H/ backyard, week, Free TV, brnd *nOp orsunhties g ena


ADE 1 Ensign Ave, $799 plusDistributorships/
944SF, HW Floors, I Car Goar s . l TH, 3/2.5, mw/ge, SS oppr , Mnfcueouor . en
Fenced, WD Hookup, ch& deposit, WAC. 458-473 granie counters250mo anchises Domestic Services
VANSANDT RE 3893540 -- iPossible Rent wns Names aregvng en
oli.,t tvou fictitiousN* Hoteliving
DOWNTOWN IA RATTN llRENTERS ' ., -.I .....1:t, d n). t, Proper', * Financial Services Delivery Driver
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GORGEOUS HOE 300Call thDEP SPECIALne 388-1208 Ar orest 5,r 6000-$8000 FT 904724-0665 * Engineerinty/Safety
IN WATERMILL NO HUD.dep 60Mantenancen
SUBDIVISION I Col Sieve 6 Tdius S a.JodsCSold7 _-::*Executive/
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Fenced Yard. S1600 mo 904-710-4343 -* Nurses/Nurses Aides
4221-29314 Headley Tr Available 05/25 o r . , NEED CASH ? H Office/Clericality/
Lakesore 3/1 $750 ch50.a OCEANWAY : t Beauty
. ."-val3C32 Callege Si. t'1 "1TR tl PIRTEK: Successful B2B Tr
WD Hookup, HW Firs, Fence DOWNTOWN Franchise now avail Realndustrial Trades
MOVING??? ST. h SST AUGUSTINENassau Privable in Jacksonville. insurance
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BR/2 BA Pool. $800mo. Call 904-234-2369 bed/2ba h AvaMl.
Home, Yard + pool August 1st. Gulfview MTG. Rate Adiusting? Medical/Health Care
Service Inc. Tiled $1500 +utilities. See at LOWER YOUR RATE
Floors/Counters. Huge 1 4 1 5 A r I d a D r Call Mark 904-233-4231 Marine/Trade
Fenced Yard. $1600 m2. me 904-710-4343Nurses Aides
221-2934 Availabler 05/25 om, Townhomesiu , 9e/Nesi
NORTH OIDE 3/1$ 1 in iu m NEED CASH ? Offi ce/Clerical/
LAKESHORE 3/1 $750 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedrooms ORANGE PARK.- Must Own A Home Administration
, 2c kGare, d u $450-$1450 Must love animals $450 Call Mark 904-233-4231
FmnedBRa, 89 a 4rage $450 $5 a_ _Util Inc'd. 612-9112 Part-Time

Lakeshore 3/1 $750 ch&a OCEANWAYK I1 utlCt Beautyle s
WD Hookup, HW Firs, Fence DOWNTOWN BRea Estate/Property
DW, Garone, Workshop, 1200 ARLINGTON Management
VANSANDT RE 389.3540 SOUTHSIDE Atlantic Sch/AlA N. Lg Rereaton/Sorts/
MANDARIN Waterfront ARGYLE BR turn. uti incl . Cite sp
4/2.5 Exec. home on Jul- WESTSIDE $350+$250dp. 866-3200 Baker Fitness
ington Crk iw/boat dock. HILLIARD WESTBIDE 295/103rd, Nice ReClay
$2500m. 904-219-6061 SAN MARCO Furn home, non smoker, Clay Food/Beverages
CALLAHAN $455m+t/2util. 777-5955 * Duval � Retavi
MOVING ??? ST. AUGUSTINE Rti Nassau roteInstruC n * Sales
Contact: Doris 904-757-3466 - Putnam s Schools Science/Research
Jokes @ Bear CALL FOR OUR * utam-Spchols rScience/Research
Realty Inc. Bus#: RENTAL SPECIALS * St. Johns Specialtyaining/ i Services/
CLAY COUNTY - Georgia EventsSCounseling
(904)2345753. From $90 Per Week, All Technicai Support
Email: iakes- Util cities Included, AC. DulotTelemar pot
doris@yahoo.com CALL NOW 5666265 CiTelemarketing
"We Care About LE R A FLEM SL XL irm furn � Transportation
our Customers- E A LESTAe N/S, incl bills/cable + REAL ESTATE Warehouse/inventory
Tour to Tour Dan Jones & DSIL hse & tool Privi- ForSale 1Week Day Class June 4 Work at Home
leges. $350+dep 610-9512 8 Week Eve Class May 16
Associates, Inc DOWNTOWN Superior Instruction * Positions Wanted
MURRAY- HILL 3/1 $675 (904) 757-3466DuaCon Jacksonville, 3 parcels, Www.myfrei.com
DSkKicheo904-607-3012 Florida Real Estate Institute
VANSANDT RE 38-.5410 -1,2,3 & 4 bedroom homes Argyle Room For
NORTHSIDE Avail. June -available. all Parts of town. Rent, near NAS
1st. 3/1, w/d hkup, hdwd call Jacksonville Rentals at Base, Washer and
firs. 672 ivy St. $775mo+ 472-7314 Dryer 1/3 utilities,
$500dp. Napets, 859-7536 f u rIn i s h e d n i c e ,
NORTNSDE St.JohsC y 904-779-4660
Beautiful 4BR/2.5 Arlington
BA home, REGENCY INN
approximately U u s WEEKLY SPECIALS*
andimuch more! Near Julington Creek
airport and both naval Plantation, 2950 SF, , MANDARIN
boses 924-9074 4/3, Screened From $90 Per Week, All
Heated Pool, Pool Util ties Included, AC.
4/3,2car gar, dock, AC schools, 51850 moa
comm. pool $1300/ma 904-230-4962 PC$ Jane NORTHSIDE
904 -727-3592, 813-972-1863 From $90 Per Week, All
CUtyuities Included AC
NORTHSIE- CALL NOW 56.6265
Beautiful 4 br/ 2 1/2
ba. home. approx Room forrRent
2948 sqft. w/3 car - share bathroom; No
garage and much ORANGE PARK - Ig 1/1, 4,Jutilities, 8 miles
mare...Near airport and lots of amenities, from NAS Jax. $350
both naval bases. 1800 Park Ave. a month. No pets. Call
924-9074 Call 993-4309 778-8977 ___


ACCOUNTING
POSITIONS
in lost paced law office.
Posting checks and
other accounting func-
lions. Previous acctg
exp &10 key req. Also
Accounting Asst trainee.
Fax resume to Elizabeth
904-35B-3069



CUSTOMER SERVICE
Beauty Supply. good cust
phone skills, friendly
attitude, computer/ data
entry, exc exp. Assist
Gen Mar and daily
operations. FT S11hr.
Email resume
iason@sorik.com
or fax 353-4177



FRONT DESK needed for
Orange Poark Dental ofc.
Prefer lyr exp. w/Ins. &
collection in Dental field
Call Kamini 904-269-1419
or fax 904-269-1307 or em:
anishdmd@aol.com





w/ warehouse duties.
Entry level, S8hr.
Apply in person at
The Parts House 10321
Fortune Parkway, Bldg
400. Drug Free wkplc
DUMP TRUCK DRIVERS
Paid vacations and
holidays. New equip.
Must have clean MVR &
current DOT card.
359-0404. EOE




INSIDE AD SALES
Work in our Southside ofc
9am- 4:30p, M.F. Earn
$11-$22hr. Exp pref'd,
but will train. 396-9964





AIRCRAFT LINE
SERVICE TECH
General aviation exp
pref. Will train. Call Ms.
Piper btwn 10am -2pm
only 641-8555
Crane Operator & Truck
Driver Needed: Exp.
Only w/Class-A CDL for
30 - 75 Ton Crones &
Semi-Trucks. Mechani-
cal exp. A plus. Must be
insurable & certifiable
on crane. C a l
352-378-751 1 or Fax
resume & license copy
to 352-378-9330.
BATHROOM
REMODELER
Tools & truck a must
904-732-1870 or 838-4769

FRAMERS w/experi-
ence for custom residen-
tial framing work.
Call 904-349-7879

!LABORER EXP'D ONLY
Needed Mason Tenders
must have reliable
transportation & willing
to work for good pay.
Call Corey 904-545-9827 or
Andy 904_759-1178
PLUMBERS, FOREMEN,
HELPERS
Local multi-family projects,
benefits,
1-(877) 351-6226 or
www.iacroson.com
DFWP/EOE


GROUNDS
MAINTENANCE Irrig.
exp. S8.75hr Pace Island,
O.P. 2786560 for appt.






SECURITY OFFICERS
Up to $10.00 hour
TRIED THE REST NOW
TRY THE BEST
Free health ins,
401 K, Uniforms provided
Gurardsmark
"D" license req.
BwB9700027 904-731-2060
www.guardsmark.com





Maintenance Set Up
Mandarin. 40 hrs/wk night
only, some Sols & Sun-
days. Retired military
welcome. Jacksonville
Jewish Ctr 268-4200 x150





Controller - Construction
job cost exp required,
exc salary / benefit pkg.
Owen Electric, St. Aug
904-669-3147 EOE/DFWP





MEDICAL BILLER
w/exp for growing health-
care solution/billing co.,
3yrs exp. req'd.
Fax resume 398-9009




BOAT CAPTAIN
Savannah Marine Ser-
vices, based in Saovan-
noh, GA is hiring
Licensed 200 ton and up
Captains with Master of
Towing. E-mail resume
to: savmarine@aol.com.
fax resume (912)232-2717
or call (921)232-3943 for
application.





ENTRY LEVEL ACCTG
FT/Class A office Bldg.
AR, Data entry, record
keeping. Email resume
w/salary req's. to:
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NEW SALON in
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Duty. Both $50.
Works good.
655 14127 or 771-1353
F Washer and Dryer
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or 655-1427


Collection. Late 80s,
Football, Basketball.
Exc. Cond. Entire Collect.
912 576-8652


V DoIll Photo AI 0
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New. Selling for
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Cabinet Curid Queen Oak BR Set, head Lawn Mower, A rmoirTVcabinet Bike Ladies 3 Free Cat, orange Bow der
Brown with Mir- & foot board, 2 night Yazoo, Big Wheel, Large Mexican speed with cargo tabby. 1 1/2 years I mmacuat 5.3 ARTIC CAT (50) HD Road King 1998. TOMOS MOPED '95.,
rored Back, side stands, Ig dresser, chest $100. Weed Eater Pine. $350. Bunk rack, gel seat, old, all shots, up to Merruz, Stainless 4-WHEELER 5K. Rebuilt Engine.
opening glass of drawers $450 mot- Lawn Mower, Big Beds with mat- $50.00; Bike Girls, date. Excellent lap Prop. Less than 40 4-WHEE Fully Chromed NOT RUNNING
shelves, 6 ft. tall, Like tress incl. 904-375-2202 Wheel, Bagger, Self tresses $150. China pink, includes helmet, cat, good with kids. Lit- hours. MUST GO! I EXCELLENT CON- New Forks. S10K. NEEDS POINTS.
New. $100. Call Propelled $140 Call Cabinet $200. Riding barely used. $25.00. terbox trained, $17,400 Cal Danny DITIONAND RUNS Firm. Must See! CALL FOR
904-264-9984 SINK - Stainless 338-1264 Lawnmower $375. 904-291-7100 indoor/outdoor. Owners 514-3156 GREAT C R 673-8733. CALL FOR
84 S Steel. Double w/ 264-3127 moving overseas and 514-56 GREAT. CALL FOR 67-873 DETAILS. $300
Cabinet, Audio and faucet. Good Cond. Lawn Mower yazoo, - Dive Gear, BC 3 cannot have. 573-6746 MORE INFO HONDA 400 TRX FIRM CALL 260-6761
video storage $45. 264-9984. big wheel, $100 Call Bedding, Tires, golf Regulotors,Welghts, . 2005; excellent con-
\JlWoodgraln. Lock- --- 11338-1264 clubs, ect. \l 3X Wet-suli i German She pard Pup SHEARWATER $900(904) 219-7149 kjdition, hardly rid- OR 316-4229
able doors. 39" SOFA & Loveseat with ~ Reasonable prices. Skin All Net. Call pies a-.. rr.cr: , urreni den. Yellow, very
high, 19" wide. Like new pillows-new, 3pc tbt set & Phone: 993-5744 Dan 221 5912 $400 :n6' ,r :: .3'. -. ..r ai, 22CC 2007 .-A. , D' . . 3 . .-:.. fast. 912-322- 7441. TRIUMPH Speed Master
condition. $45. 268-2482 2 matching lamps; 2 a 61 - f f .ouj 1 . '. 8 , .5u68 $4000.00 OBO. '06, less than 100mi, exc
Recliners, Al good cond. Computer Monitors, POOL TABLE Olhousen YAMAHA 150 -.:.n I, J �.9,i ord cond, $9000b0 0 .
S CABINET urio $2000 for all. 278-9210 , , Audlo/Vrin ci.. rSony 9x4, exc c nd,H $1m alo.an Kileon Reg 4 sroke, o . . C Honda Motor Bike H:264-7813or W:542-5340
Brown w/mirrored Audio/Video control 904-374-0066 .vu,' 5. ..lr , .,, r .r .: CRC15o 2005 Like
backside . Opening . Sofa, 3 PC suede, HOT SPRINGS SPA Center, curtaoi..ns,- . .il .. ..r . . 56 gallons ,.. .... New. 2000 orOBO. e YAMAHA VINO 125
glass shelves. 6 ft. TI leather, adji ning 1 PRODIGY- Like toaster/oven, iron, Iron o Trek Bicycle gr,'Iu onJ_ 30 hour on ,.3,, y,_.__ _ ,l,:,, , 778-8977 T 2006. Scooter. Only 890
fall. like new. $100. J piece and ottoman, New, 110 V, seats 5, table, rice cooker, waiii c yndition; Tl Jack RuS3elso rn Ch7ped o 0 ouron r H RL D IS O ne miies. 70-a 64PGr,
264-9984. tt6 months old, Cal $3000.00 OBO pictures, comforters, New; used oni, 52 59i4.: the motor. . ,HONDA'S-T His her's WiOdshiei& Cover.
soChor oO$5OB ClP 9 6097A USAKCsole H . 9VTX1800 /750 Shadow E3.Oerform. $2500. 221-7574
4 CABINET- Storage Paul 537-8471 90429609 banks, sleeping bags. three times. .lr,. '... -. , .r. : GPS 498 float on . ,, :. ,- .r loaded $11k 260-2745 E 2 7
f o r t a p e s , c d 's , C r eA m p c & o re 9 0 4 -7 4 2 -3 1 1 6 7 7 2 -7 7 9 50o0 8 0 3 -6 6 1 7 $ 3 00 CBa0 . C a I I.-PS m o ats ol.- ..,
4 J1dvdci's-Lockable e .rn cIored. - n f f-- Deep Steam -.P0Pk.'..,912673-8189 L.ABPUPPE trailer .. *- ...... . HONDA VT1100 Tourer

doors wood grain. " t, Alornilng Piece &oie $ askt Tr Carpet CsAleaner5 months old, . C 4 LAB PUP K P ,n B .. R 2000, mn gS at 4-6 1
Computer Desk $100 46 Sofa white $150 PLATINUM Engagement 269-5083or8904 860-l282 p Utility Troarer Sit 60 E,- r . sa -JK,'.i7 $42,500 AREDVON Honda VTrtur ChevyImpaa-'6-4dr
Howard Miller Grondfa- aBe; Coffee Table Ring .3ct-Prnce cut -kppe S r5R 2 D 94 3r Yahae .Vl2000arl Oks rn

SDesk Cherry od w $150 Ca shape. $30.00 Ca 904-334-4860234-4637 1 mKooo . u4-3.s4-00s tomtwardzik@msn.com ORD MU5STAN G GT
Desolid C yWood,comes4614 0 Pau 904-620-9387 .rLAB PUP S Cs n7500 each, OBO. coupe '/68, 302, 3s ,
wit h n oe 6 -6820 chira$50it H n dmade_ Woo whi / y w $ 0 5 o Ha ey Heritage 904-289-4307 $13,500 obo 278-9594
Lthe 6n1c-2E h I0 STORAGE CoTabinet -$-,-0r 9--78I Hnr eWood o. Chey1Ip Hwht/w ,0 995, 6,500 miles,
frVe OOeo 614-6820 s Dlo, 1r2 ss 0 a Barbica me Four Poster t904-309-3712 over KAWASAKI PRAI- F OR D MU STA NG -'65,
, Desk Professional, doors. We Con Och we nLk New G riPostAmericB LAB PS C P n .op manual RIE 2000P2 WD at Fastback, exc condo.
SSolid Oak, T draw- s oor ai o. e LAB PUPSt-AKC, POP, garageptexceient Rebuilt engine, ess 18k firm 904-653-1991
soers with slide out 4. 2 2t an7paL second lKon, aite $2000 Calli 223-7011 o aaIP yeiow, IM black Yhen
feoCrrSyWd ksar0d wlhated raaa7 - cover 9 $250. 9030 n 4-e7163020 AIRSTREAM & TRAILp ea'9t-70090.- rear 4ress, n0BOw
PaCOrdP$2 4Ard srkn o0 Nascar Diecost MANOR TRAVELwTRLRS 9428827095OK4m9-4m rearotires, $15004OB
$1250-$2500 asking $400. ThO masvrl8e B7t. Ctr, Paid 25 Askingd C s ro_ $449-4104
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f end tbh excellent condW Evenf daube various models, $600m/i$6o, 912-383-2277 JO Sanders RV. Sas yde 2006; 980 1500 C. 2005,
$7len 426ac w/ter r Leathers.R V unroof,
$85; Tmhoe; UEN ANN e STYLE . leave message. Pets & Spp fwn fern, CKC 2nd shot, $10,30000 Cal kept, ony 180 miles. . 17,900
$49k 2e eona9l5 eachm2929234 -sA Suplis awe CPRCw 2nd shotA aIred904-3164441.t LV aesr 880000 abt 998-0012saM
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(Pioneer) w/compleun $38g0 TABLE = Jog SIr.ller _ingle /A Nordic Track . aialsWate d DODGE '78 Midas RV . sage. 904-302-2136 LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
fl ecwhlid u $45 .v, F o.,,8-,1....de TSon, D- 0ol. l 22mb0ls anIFd LeNUR.k oU c . ... .... IM 00 DckthAn C K0puneL

miles from NAS WesTABL RoUND 653 A-594a mondlSers W Teted Sarefin $a00 ovail schnauzer Mina0ure ACA o'c aen gnAlarl nDa
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94 4CALL 219 149 Mandarin ,rng Cl eal. 2 Coke S0i. 2,, trained, oves kever d s. ,
i Iced beverage much more Losca Prdo Jazzy 10 power Wnstud tashY daddy. B '
Junction 11068 Great scooter, ike new Paid Chmb G $500e 904-607-733
chamOaO ne FUte.MWestern Ln. W. 5/19, 7- $6500eS $3,000 471-7818 $7'it ace- egsty
-each, water orS u v $ . A . Pn O BOXER PUPPY AKs, AK rL20nLT c.l........ -ou ... 5_ S. A
wine $27.50 each. Phone- NORTHSEDE o' see 1 6 02 flashy brtndle tomn, XL-12002Li rh'Jp ,S11 9F J. iG.oVtir

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Jox. Caii 904-771-0470 or Westslde Moving 6t55-946 stn, 975,00 aBO aBe 904-382-7687.' hP YarrohaLWaAlleDay orDAo
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984-674-0405GALORE M 1 year, New, Paid WHOLESAE.7Fishtank, 125 gal-4(90,o,71m9939- U AllT DI UM
9 0 ThsSat& Sun Hove $350.00. Asking $100. - PIANO Stoddard _Ion cherry wood, PBoyliner ,005 � . "8
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31 Missiles' payload GR M4ORE 51CH
33 Coll. Bulldogs - -GEORGE MOORE CNEV
33 Codl. Bulldogs -53 54 55 56 57 711 Beach Blvd 249-8282
34 Renders harmless | NIMNICHTCHEV
35 Tracy of "Boys Town" 58 59 1 550 Cds5l.lAve , 7-4041
39 Gun lobby initials 71 ..
40 Western hats 61 62 63 [i- -uI-B
41 Part 3 ofquote By Alan P. 01schwang 5/17/07 ATLANTIC CHRYSLER
45 11 2330 USI Sout, 354-"421
46 Halloween ride? CARUSO CHRYSLER
47 Emulate Ali 9 Jazz singing 42 Muscular 52 Historic periods 17'0 SoLuihide Bid 725-7300
48 M. Clouseau, e.g. 10 Change for yen 43 Consolation 54 Chow down FRANK GRIFFIN
49 Sprinkle after a 11 Marine facility 44 Herons' kin 55 Stetson U's state Chrysler of Orange Park
shower 12 Arnaz-Ball production 48 Actress Dunne 56 NYC hrs. 1515 Wells Rd 269-1033
50 Feel lousy co. 50 Opposed to 57 Some NFL linemen GARBER CHRYSLER
51 Polo of "Meet the 13 Crafty to the max 51 Sock ends Gieen Cove Sprnng 264-2416
Parents" MIKE SHAD
53 Stops sleeping 19 Aerial aces CHRYSLER JEEP
55 End of quote 21 Some buzzers Last W week's Answers 1736Cassat Ave 389-792
58 End of a bus.? 23 Wanton DO C S S L|A|B M R 0 N RICK KEFFER
59 Goddess of folly 24 Morales of "N.Y.P.D. 0 N- "i L A G 0 RA-95 Ei 129, Femrn Bch
60 Most meager Blue" AV 1-800-228-7454
61 Comic Louis D-A A NA GLOB 0 , �
62 Shakespearean 25 Marries R I NG E B NE F I T ATLANTIC DODGE
contraction 26Starts S L I R L 0 STY 23 uS1 Su 354-4C21
63 Maintains 28 Virginia college C U D A S P A I JACK CARUSO
29 Harry Truman's A E S HU E P I N A T A REGENCY DODGE
birthplace BR I N K0 F I S 1979 Alianti Blvd 642-5600
DOWNY 30 Mile High Center N I R E X I GARBER DODGE TRUCK
1 NYC arena a S 0 ATE A Green Cove Springs 264-2416
2 Pointed tool aPct T L| DEINAE ORANGE PARK DODGE
3 Barnyard strutters 32 Herbie of jazz S E A K E A Y S S 7233 Blandng Blvd 777-5500
4 Mythologies 35 Charon's river MAR G I N F E RR 0 RICK KEFFER
5 New Age singer 36 One colluding A G EE OO A E O H 195 Er1n129. Fern cR 1.800-228-7454.
6 Siger Yonger 37 So- n of Seth E 00 Z E WESTSIDE DODGE
SingerYoUn 37 Son of Seth R EAMS S AR I ST E P 1672 Cassal Ave 384-6561
7 Begley and Meese 38 Invitation letters T RR Y SPT E L AN T E N S I
8 Best of the bets 40 Sm. runway aircraft C0 --37227 - --1


BOZARDFORD
SI Augustine 353-6797
Floridas Super Duly Headquarters
PAUL CLARK
FORD-MERCURY
1-95 iN E-n 129 (ruleel 225-367,
GARBER FORD-MERCURY
Green Cove Springs 264-4502
MIKE SHAD FORD
At The Avenues
10720 Prilips Hwy 904-292-3325
MIKE DAVIDSON FORD
AT REGENCY
9650 Atlantic Blvd 725-3060
MIKE SHAD FORD
OF ORANGE PARK
7700 Banding Blvd 777.3673


NIMNICHT PONTIAC-GMC
11503 PhillipS Hwy 854-4826
COGGIN GMC TRUCKS
9201 Atanic Blvd 724-2310
GARBER GMC TRUCKS
Green Cove Springs 264-502

COGGN HONDA ON ATANIC
11003 Atlantic Blvd 565-8800
COGGIN HONDA
OF ST. AUGUSTINE
2898 L US H1w S 1-80-56-l89
DUVIAL HONDA
1325 Cassal Ave 899-1900
LOU SOBH HONDA
OF THE AVENUES
11333 Philips Hwy 37L0-1300
LUCAS HONDA OF JAX
7801 Blanding Blvd 269-2277

HYUNDAI
of ORANGE PARK
7600 Blanding Blvd 899-(i00
KEY HYUNDAI
4660 Souinside Blvd 642-6060

ATLANTIC INFINITE
10980 Atlantic Blvd 642-0200

CITY ISUZU
10585 Atl3nt, Blvd 998-i111
vwwC lyauilmolive coam

MATHENY JAGUAR
11211 AUlanl,: iBlvd 642-1500

ATLANTIC JEEP
2330 US 1 Soum 354-4
CARUSO JEEP
1750 So0urside Blvd 725-7300
FRANK GRIFFIN
Jeep of Orange Park
1515 Wells Rd -:l03:,
MIKE SHAD CHRYS-JEEP
ON CASSAT
1736 Cassai Ave 389-7792
RICK KEFFER
1-95 E i129 Fern, BehlI Ii-2 4'j

COGGIN KIA
9401 Atlannc Blvd 723-3210
RAY CARTER KIA
6373 Blarnding Blvd 771-6078


LAMBORGHINI-ORLANDO
895 N Ronald Reagan Blvd
Longwod/Oildiado F 407-339-3443

MATHENY LAND ROVER
11 11 Ailariic Bird 642-1500


LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
10259 A alril Blvd 721-5000

NORTH FLORIDA UNCOI MERCURY
4620 Suli,.de Blid 642-4100
GRIFFIN LINCOLN MERCURY
7447 ndn B ird . -.000


LOTUS OF JACKSONVILLE
wmv Iortu.ofiac.onviie ccom
o650 BEACH BLVD 998 9'92

TOM BUSH MAZDA
9850 AIanr.: Blvd 725-0911
MAZDA CITY
69;1 Blanding Bid 79-0600


BRUMOS MOTOR CARS INC.
10231 Atlanric Blvd 724-1080


TOM BUSH MINI
9875 Atlntnc Blvd 725-0911


CITY MITSUBISHI
10585 Anlanbc Blvd 565-2489
Wt ciry3lulcrrmoive Om
CITY MITSUBISHI
of O rNGE PARK
'i'. l Blardirng BlvJ 77'.1111)
mh Ctyaulrtir ':l"m

COGGIN NISSAN-ATLANTIC
10600 Aula6 tir Bil] i .42.7'~i0
COGGIN NISSAN-AVENUES
10859 PhilipS Hwy 880-30100
MIKE SHAD SSANOFJAX
1810 C3da,'31l Ave 389-:'21
PARKER NISSAN
U:, L1: 1 1,:,u , . 1 4u, 'l , '' U
MIKE SHAD NISSAN OF OP
1565 Wells RdJ 26'9-9400


COGGIN PONTIAC-GMC
9201 Atlantc Blvd 724 2310
GARBER PONTIAC
ireenr, Cove .p.r,,' W.-.4 ,,'
NIMNICHT PONTIAC- GMC
I I PrilP.lps H/y .854-4826


BRUMOS MOTOR
CARS INC.
101() Atianic Blvd 725-91.,


ROLLS ROYCE- ORLANDO
895 Ni RRonam Redgan Blvd
L .,,,:.fOnari. Flo 47 4, w 44


NIMNICHT SAAB
7999 l aridg, Bld .ra,
9 4-78-7700 0w., rnmniCihl ,iOTi


,TORY



SATURN OF AVENUES
10863 Philips Hwy. 262-7145
SATURN OF ORANGE PARK
8105 Bblndirg Blvd 779-0071
SATURN OF REGENCY
8600 Atlantic Blvd 25-8200


SUBARU OF JACKSONVILLE
10800 Atianbc Blvd 641-6455


KEN CHANCE SUZUKI
1285 Cas-ri Ave 389-77'00
CITY SUZUKI
8w. Altar iE Blvd 998-7111
wMifryauurlmoute com


ARLINGTON TOYOTA
10'99 Alanbci Blvd 302-6762
COGGIN TOYOTA AVENUES
10564 Philips Hwy 262-0338
KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA
es50l roungermanrl Circle 7719100
LIGHTHOUSE TOYOTA
2995 1.i S 1 South rit Aug
800-22-4888 or 04v-797-8800
ERNIE PALMER TOYOTA
1310 Cassal Ave 38944561


VW OF ORANGE PARK
1481 Wells Rcad 2b9-2603
O'STEEN VW
11401 Philipsr Hy 322-5100
TOM BUSH VW
9850 Atlart,: Blvd 725-0911


O'STEEN VOLVOI
2525 Pril,,ps Hwy 396-5486

PROFESSIONAL
AUTO LEASING
(12 31 Allranr Blvd 722-1694




BEACH BLVD. AUTOMOTIVE
,%A trbe-3"hbvdaulComi:rre l orn
68:'4 Be, :Brd, "'74.3511
BRUMOS MOTOR CARS
PRE-OWNED AUTO CENTER
10211 Allanb Blvrd 724 1080
Lexus of Jacksonville
Pre-Owned Center
1,:0.4 Ari.nrc Bi. * 9'38X1 12
Tom Bush BMW
9910i Atlanace Bd :i714381
Tom Bush Autoplex
9875 Allani.: Blvd 371-4877
WARREN MOTORS, INC.
`33b E4' ,itar S ir -. 1




JACKSONVILLE CHRYSLER
JEEP DODGE
9A & BA MEADOWS 493-(000
WORLD IMPORTS
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165i PEACH BLVD 998-W9-
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(P ACURA TL '06
Navigation, CD,
sunroof. $30,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE

/( BMW 3251 '05
Sedan. Extra Low
Miles, Fully Eqpt.
$25,890 998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE

BMW 325i '05 Coupe
Only 25K. $24,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE

BMW 325i '06. Fully
equipped, like new
$31,890
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE

y BMW 330ci '05
Convertible
Leather, CD pre-
mium pkg $32,890
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
998-0012

P BMW 5251 '06
White tan, like new
$36,840. 998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE

0 BUICK Le Sabre
S 2001 PGA Tour Edi-
| tion, Fully Equip.
Leather, CD, Con-
cert Surround Sound,
New Tires. 81K
912-288-3321

CADILLAC DEVILLE '04
'Ride in style for only $299
per month. Call 389-7700





Styxx would like to
invite all friends
and customers to
stop by or call f
him- I
SBring in this ad for
extra savings
Military and First I
Time Buyers
Welcome
Want to be treated
like family, come to
SNIMNICHT
CHEVROLET
1550 CASSAT AVE
891-3898
387-4041






A Chevolet
Trailblazer 2004,
power windows,
cold ac, new tires,
cd, good condition, sli-
ver. Call 904-254-1503,
Middleburg, FL $10,500

Chevorlet impala
SS 1996, Real SS
with LT1 Classic.
JLVery good condi-
tion. Hate to sell. Must
go. 10,500 OBO. 803-6283

, CHEVROLET
CORVETTE 2000,
1 a26,000 miles, pew-
ter, black interior,
6-spd, always garaged,
many upgrades, has
most options, immacu-
late, $26,500. 228-9068

(7\ CHEVROLET
CORVETTE '05.
Yellow/black Conv.
6spd, Nov., chrome
wheels. $47,890
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE


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CHEVY CAVALIER '04
door, auto, gas saver.
$179 per mo. Call 389-7700
CHEVY HHR '06
SLeahter, CD.
Beautiful $17,380
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
CHEVY IMPALA LS '03
Loaded. Zero down & U
ride for $249mo. 389-7700
CHEVY MALIBU '04
4dr, auto, cold AC. $179
per month. Call 389-7700
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2003 BMW 540ia
Low miles
$29,900
'05 FORD
MUSTANG
Only 10,000 miles
$23,900
'06 BMW 325i
Silver, factory
warranty
$30,900
'05 NISSAN
ARMADA
$22,500
'05 JEEP
WRANGER X
Only 18K miles, white
$18,900
'06 MINI
COOPER
Loaded, only 10,000 mi
$24,900
'04 JEEP
WRANGLER
Sahara. Black
$17,900
'05 FORD
MUSTANG
Red. Only 1300 miles
$17,900
'01 NISSAN
FRONTIER SE
$15,900
'04 BMW 325Xi
Nov. Stick, SR.
$24,900
'05 ACURA TL
White, fact warr.
$27,900
'04 CHRYSLER
SEBRING
Convert. Only 20K
$12,900
'04 JEEP
LIBERTY
Low Miles, 4x4 Lim
$19,900
'05 MINI
COOPER
Convertible, Red
$23,900
'06 SCION XB
Black
$13,900
'06 INFINITI
G35
Black, SR, auto
$26,900
'07 TOYOTA FJ
CRUISER
$27,900



06IFNT

Posh Dae


CHEVY Tahoe
2002; loaded;
1 38,000 miles
m ostIv highway
miles), excellent condi-
tion; $1 1 ,500. Call
904-545-7507
CHRYLSER PT
CRUISER Limited
'05. $14,840
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SChrysler Sebring
SLXT '95-138k miles,
tilgood oncditlon,
$2500, 215-4441
CHRYSLER 300M '05
Very clean. Only $325 per
month. Call 389-7700
SCHRYSLER PT
CRUISER CONV
'05. Only 20,000
miles. $15,840
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SDodge Grand Cara-
van SE '05 23,000
S miles one owner.
Like new $15,895
OBO 912-882-1374 or
912-679-3594
DODGE MAGNUM '07
Silver, 22" rims, low
miles, loaded. $339/mo.
WAC. Call 899-5853
4, Dodge Ram 1500
2005, off road pack-
age, like new, many
extras, 20K miles.
T.O.P. call Keith
912-673-6303
FORD Escort GT; 5
speed; 1.8L; Runs
great; new: breaks,
-tires, belts, struts.
Great on Gas. Call for
more details- 887-9042 or
777-8120 $2,200 OBO
FORD MUSTANG '04.
Red, auto, 41K mile.
$199/mo. WAC. 899-5853
FORD MUSTANG GT '06
Premium pkg. $369 down,
$369 per month. 389-7700
7 FORD TAURUS
SEL '06. Leather,
CD, sunroof $12,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
HONDA ACCORD EX '05
Moonrf. loaded, low mi.
$299/mo. WAC. 899-5853


HONDA ACCORD '05
Nice Nice Ride!
$349 per month. 389-7700
HONDA ACCORD EX '04
Loaded, very clean. $329
per mo. CoIll 389-7700
(P HONDA ACCORD
EX COUPE '04
Spoiler, SR. $15,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SHonda Accord SE
1997, red, 2 dr, auto,
4 .1- fully-loaded, great
Condition, sunroof,
a/c, call Ryan
(912)577-8066 or (912)
729-7270 $4,499 OBO
HONDA Accord LX
1996. Sedan 4 Cyl.
t Auto. All Power.
Exc. Gas Mil. Great
Student Veh. $5000.
294-6946
(P7 HONDA CIVIC
HYBRID '06. Nov.,
AT, like new $20,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
( HONDA CIVIC '05
Coupe. Only 34,000
miles. $14,890
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
4 Hyundai Elantra
GLS 2001, Sedan, 4
t DR, Auto, 86,000
miles, new tires,
4,500 0BO Call
912-242-2254
4 Infinity 130, very
clean, 4 dr, gold,
tL (must see), $5,000
OB0. Call R.J.
812-467-3348
(P JAGUAR S-TYPE
"R" '03. CD, navi-
gation, sunrf, 20"
chrome whls. $30,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
JAGUAR X-TYPE '01
$500 down and you ride at
$299 per ma. Call 389-7700
4 Jeep Grand Chero-
kee 1998 $4000. Good
interior, exterior
needs work. Excel-
lent work vehicle.
287-1905
KIA RIO 'OS
Automatic. 4 door, $6990
Call 389-7700


LEXUS ES300 '03
Sharp Ride! Loaded.
$349 per month. 389-7700
LINCOLN TOWN CAR '03
Ride In class at $275/mo.
Call 389-7700
(P MAZDA 6 '04. CD,
Leather, automatic
$15,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
MAZDA RX8 "04. Silver,
auto, loaded, Nav Sys.
$299/mo. WAC. 899-5853
( MERCURY GR
MARQUIS '03 Lthr
CD, fully equipped.
$11,990 998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
'03. $199 per mo. Super
Fastl Call 389-7700
SNiassan Santra 1997
, 4 dr, silver, 110K,
Runs great(gas
saver) $2,900 OBO
Call R.J. 912-467-3348
NISSAN ALTIMA '05 Low
miles! Low Payments!
$299 per month. 389-7700
� NISSAN ALTIMA
.9 2.5SL '03. Lthr, CD,
like new. $14,990
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
998-0012
(P NISSAN MAXIMA
'04. 3.5SL, leather,
sunroof, CD. $19,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SNssan Sentra SE-R
2003, 6 speed,
tiimanual, all power,
loaded, excellent
condition, awesome ste-
reo, PCS, Japan, must
sell $8,900 Call 891-5458


Zero down at $349 per
month. Call 389-7700
PONTIAC BONNEV-
ILLE '04. Clean, low
miles. $10,988. 389-7700
Point ac Bonneville
1976 only 48,000
or inal miles,
S everything works.
Great drives excellent.
Must sell, must see
$4,000 OBO 904-566-4666
4 Pontiac Grand Am
1997, great condi-
|tion. Gold 4 DR.,
V6, CD, Rear
Spoiler, 162 K, Cold AC.
Call 881-0553 $2,500.
(P SATURN L300 '03
Sunroof, CD $8880
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
TOYOTA COROLLA '06
Auto, low miles.
$149/mo. WAC.WAC. 899-5853
TOYOTA CAMRY '06
Lthr, moonroof, loaded.
$219/mo. WAC. 899-5853
TOYOTA COROLLA LE
'01 Auto, low miles.
$5995. Call 899-5853
TOYOTA COROLLA S '07
Red, 17" rims&tires, 5K
$269/mo. WAC. 899-5853
TOYOTA CAMRY LE '07
Moonrf, auto, low miles.
$379/mo. WAC. 899-5853
Toyota Corolla SS,
T beautiful car, excel-
L F Mlent condition,
loaded, power w &
d, 6 DVDs player, sport
package, spoiler,
extended 4 year W. 13,
900 OBO. 772-7795.
772-7795 or 803-6617
P TOYOTA
(COROLLA 'os05. Only
30K miles. $12,680
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
STOYOTA CAMRY
1990. Auto. A/C. pwr
Swind & locks.
-AM/FM Cass. radio.
93K Miles. Looks & runs
great. $1900. 249-1666.
(P TOYOTA CAMRY
HYBRID '07
Like new. $25,990


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(P TOYOTA SOLAR
L SE '04. Fully
equipped. $15,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SVOLVO S40 '04. CD,
Leather, sunroof,
fully equip. $19,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
(P VW BEETLE '04
Z Convert GLS Turbo
CD changer $19,890
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SVW BEETLE '05
Convertible. Only
14K miles. $20,840
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
(P VW PASSAT
WAGON V6, fully
equipped. $11,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE

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DODGE DAKOTA 2004
BONUS BUY!!
MUST SELL!
PW, PB, AC, AM-FM
RADIO CASS. CD
PLAYER, TINTED
WINDOWS, BED-
LINER, QUAD CAB,
DUAL EXHAUST,
CARBORATOR HAS
BEEN SWITCHED
OVER TO FAST,
FAST, FAST!!!
TURNEY COVER
FOR BED. BONUS
WILL BE GIVEN
WHEN TRUCK IS
SOLD. ONLY 43,000
MILES $17,641.
CALL 738-4119

P DODGE
9 DURANGO '04 SLT,
2DVD's, fully
equipped. $15,380
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
DODGE RAM 1500
oHEMI Crew Cab '05
$19,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
D, odge Ram 1997
4x4 with canopy,
automatic, 121K
miles, $5500 OBO,
Call 912-409-1637
0a Dodge _Ram
Charger LE 1991 V8
5.- 4X4 Hooker
Header's, Dual
Exhaust, CB Radio, 2
DR, SUV AT, PS, PBI,
AC 32X11.5 Tires, $5900
Call 904-294-8186 or
904-751-7037
Dodge Ram 3500
Dually Diesel '02,
Laramie SLT Aux-
tank Toolbox, many
extras, very clean $23,
895 OBO 912-882-1374 or
912-674-3594
FORD EXPLORER
LIMITED '02
$9599 WOW 1 389-7700
FORD EXPLORER XLT


FORD F-150 2003
4X4, V8/AT, Block,
b loaded, alarm, sun-
roof, in-dash DVD,
toolbox, tint, runboards,
Awesome truck! $18,500
OBO0 904-463-7605
FORD F150 XLT '00, long
bed, 4x4, hi mi's, runs
great, $6900. 424-4105
, Ford F-350 XLT, 5
speed, V-10, 4 WD,
power everything,
102K, $12,000, Call
352-235-6143
GMC 2500 '02 Tows any-
thing. Excellent cond,
Only $11,900. 389-7700
4 GMC Envoy 2004
XL SLT 31,500
miles, white loaded,
mint condition, 3rd
row, $19,000. 904-234-9682
(P GMC SIERRA PU
'05. Like new, only
$16,000 mi. $14,890
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
( INFINITI FX45 '03
Only 35,000 miles
$31,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
( INFINITI FX45 '04
White/tan. $32,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
Jeep Wrangler '04 16,500
mi, 6 cyl 5spd, soft top,
AC, CD serious radio
$14,500. Call 352-495-7719
(P JEEP
WRANGLER
UNLIMITED '06.
Dark blue, hard top.
$23,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
(P LINCOLN NAVI-
GATOR '04.Fully
equipped. $25,995
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
( NISSAN
FRONTIER '06 4dr
Fully equip. $18,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE


(P SATURN OUT-
LOOK XR '07. Only
1000 miles. $31,880
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
(P TOYOTA
RUNNER '03
Fully equip $16,995
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
(P TOYOTA FJ
CRUISER '07
2 to choose from
starting at $27,990
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
TOYOTA FJ CRUISER
4x4 '07 Blue, roof rack,
low miles. $419 per mo.
WAC. Call 899-5853


( CHRYSLER TOWN
& COUNTRY '01
White/tan, leather,
CD. $10,890
998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
HO DODGE CARA-
VAN - 1995, white,
V6, rebuilt, auto
trans, cold air,
repair records, manu-
als. Looks, drives great,
$2295. 268-2482
HONDA ODYSSEY '96
113k mi, well main., de-
pendable, S4250 733-3958
KIA SEDONA '04 Family
ride with a cheap pay-
ment, $199mo. 389-7700
TOYOTA SIENNA '05
Take over payments of
$325 per mo. 389-7700



Leer Topper Silver
SOver the Rail fits
1997 to 2003 F150
short bed. silver
with clamps,
$400.728-8669
A VOLVO 240 Series
1974 through 1987
Shop Manuals. Exc.
Cond. Both $10.
268-2482.


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