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Publication Date: August 6, 2009
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VP-30 Wet Down
Fite Takes Final Flight at the Pro's Nest
Page 3


Iron Chefs
CNRSE Hosts Culinary Competition
Pages 6-7


$1,000 Scholar
Fourth-grader Rewarded By A-OK Program
Page 15


www.jaxairnews.com


HS-5 'Nightdippers'




home, safe and sound

By Lt. Allen Langston
HS-5 Public Affairs Officer


Hundreds of fam-
ily, friends and ship-
mates turned out at
NAS Jacksonville Hangar
116 on July 28 to welcome
home the pilots and aircrew
of seven SH-60 Seahawks
assigned to the HS-5
"Nightdippers."
Stephanie Day and her
grandmother-in-law Betty
Day held a poster welcoming
AD3 Christopher Day. "We'll
celebrate our first anniver-
sary in October, so it's really
great to have him back."
Terah McConvey, wife of
HS-5 Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Wade McConvey,
moved through the await-
ing crowd handing out small
American flags along with
patriotic pinwheels to keep
children occupied until the
helicopters arrived.
"We're so proud of all our
Sailors and so pleased to
see so many families and
friends here on the flight
line," said McConvey. "I'm
told this was a great deploy-
ment, but we're just thrilled
that everyone is coming home
safely."
Susan Roy was one of many
wives waiting with young
children. Her sons, Nathaniel
and Brayden, wore "Thing 1"
and "Thing 2" shirts respec-
tively. Thing 2 was con-


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The SH-60F Seahawk flown
by HS-5 Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Wade McConvey hov-
ers July 28 as two other
"Nightdippers" taxi to their
places on the apron at NAS
Jacksonville.
stantly crawling away from
his brother and mother as
they searched the sky for Lt.
Matthew Roy's approaching
Seahawk.
The Nightdippers were part
of Carrier Air Wing (CVW)
7 embarked aboard the air-
craft carrier USS Dwight D.
Eisenhower (CVN 69). The
Eisenhower Carrier Strike
Group operated in the U.S.
5th Fleet Area of Operations
from March to July.
In an interview aboard
Eisenhower as it approached
NS Mayport, HS-5 Executive
Officer Cmdr. Mark Leavitt
said, "This is my seventh


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Photo by MC2(AW) Gary Granger
AW1 Patrick Frizzele walks toward the hangar with his wife,
Deana, after reuniting at the July 28 homecoming celebration
for the HS-5 "Nightdippers" at NAS Jacksonville. HS-5 just com-
pleted their deployment with Carrier Air Wing 7 on board the
aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in support
of Operation Enduring Freedom.
deployment and my first were kept very busy it was
with the "Nightdippers." a great experience."
This was also my first cruise
on Eisenhower. Our Sailors See HS-5, Page 14


Photos by AM33(AW) Nicole Bieneman

Fallen hero honored
Above) The family of Marine Corps Pfc. Donald "Wayne"
Vincent stands solemnly by Aug. 3 as the Marine Corps
Honor Guard from Blount Island Command places his
casket in a hearse aboard NAS Jacksonville. Vincent,
26, a member of the Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th
Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team, 2nd Marine
Expeditionary Brigade was killed July 25 while serving in
Afghanistan.
(Left) Marines and Sailors respectfully line the tarmac as
the hearse carrying the remains of Pfc. Donald Vincent
leaves NAS Jacksonville. Vincent, 26, was killed while
supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmad
Province.


Boeing photo by Jim Anderson
U.S. Navy personnel, Boeing employees, industry
partners, suppliers and elected officials gather
around a P-8A Poseidon after its unveiling July 30
in Renton, Wash. The Navy plans to purchase 117
of the maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft.

P-8A pathway to 2013


Third flight-test


Poseidon unveiled

By Doug Abbotts
Naval Air Systems Command
The U.S. Navy and Boeing unveiled
the next-generation maritime patrol
and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8A
Poseidon, during a rollout ceremony July 30
at Boeing's manufacturing facility in Renton,
Wash.
"This is a tremendous day to recognize the
outstanding efforts of the U.S. Navy, Boeing
and the entire industry team on a job extremely
well done," said Rear Adm. Bill Moran, com-
mander, Patrol Reconnaissance Group.
"It has been more than 40 years since the
maritime patrol community has seen a new air-
craft. Delivery of this aircraft cannot come soon
enough," said Rear Adm. Moran.
Boeing was awarded a contract in 2004 to
deliver five test planes. This acquisition phase
provides three flight test aircraft, one full-scale
static loads test airframe, and one full-scale
fatigue test airframe.
Rear Adm. Moran added that the aircraft's
greater situational awareness, open systems
architecture and higher operating altitude will
bring a greater punch to the fight, across all
warfare mission areas, and will be a significant
force multiplier.
"The P-8A Poseidon program is an outstand-
ing example of evolutionary acquisition at work.
We have established a solid baseline for initial
operational capability, while concurrently mak-
ing upgrade increments for future insertion
as technology matures," said Maritime Patrol
and Reconnaissance Aircraft Program Manager
Capt. Mike Moran.
"The team has worked hard to stay on sched-
ule and within cost in this developmental
effort. We all should be extremely proud of the
results."
According to Capt. Moran, five test aircraft
are in various stages of assembly and ground
test. Two of the flight test aircraft have already
successfully flown as part of a Boeing system
flight check process. Testing on the static loads
airframe is underway and the Navy will begin
formal flight tests later this year.
The P-8A Poseidon will replace the P-3C Orion
as the Navy's land-based submarine hunter. It
will carry out the same missions as the Orion,
but is being built with significant growth poten-
tial, advanced mission systems, software and
communications.
Poseidon will also encompass a modern inter-
face, referred to as an open systems architec-
ture that allows current and future technologies
to be interchanged in a plug-and-play manner.
The Navy plans to purchase 117 Poseidon
aircraft. In April, the Australian Department
of Defense signed an agreement with the U.S.
Department of Defense to join a cooperative
partnership in the development of follow-on
capabilities to be added to the Poseidon after it
enters the Fleet in 2013.


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Looking back to the early 1970s . .


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* NAVY


U.S. Navy photos
One of four specially modified Lockheed WP-3 Orions assigned to Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (VW) 4 at NAS
Jacksonville. Featuring a rotating parabolic antenna mounted in a radome beneath the fuselage, the WP-3 could view
more than 250 nautical miles in a single sweep and to reveal the shape and scope of a hurricane's eyewall or sur-
rounding storms. (Inset) VW-4 was disestablished at NAS Jax April 30, 1975. Established Nov. 15, 1952 as VJ-2 and
redesignated VW-4 in 1953, it was the Navy's last squadron specifically detailed for hurricane reconnaissance. During
its more than 30 years of service, VW-4 contributed greatly to meteorological science, oceanographic research, the
National Weather Service and the Naval Weather Service Command.


Men in charge wear women'
By Sarah Smiley
Special Contributor F .....


When I was growing up, my
Navy dad held a number
of significant positions. He
was the commander of a squadron,
then an aircraft carrier, and later a
carrier group. I knew he was the boss
to many, but he was just Dad to me.
His position never stopped me from
coming up to him at official events,
tugging on his shirt sleeve and saying,
"Dad, can I please have 50 cents for
the vending machine? Pretty please?"
Other people called him "Sir." I called
him Dad, or, when I was in trouble,
"Daaaaaad."
When I saw Dad in his uniform, I
wondered what his co-workers would
think about him mowing our grass
on a Saturday afternoon in the same
clothes he had worn since I was a
baby.
I think he must have had several
sets: Faded tan corduroy pants and a
red VF- 142 "Diamondbacks" T-shirt.
I wished all the people in Dad's
command could have seen him when
he sat on my bike and broke it, or the
time he tried to swing on my playset
and plummeted with the rubber seat
to the ground.
And then there was his habit of tak-
ing a box emptied of soda cans and
putting it on his head to be like a
robot. My guess is that the people
who worked with Dad would not know
whether to laugh or look away if they
saw these things.
There is something about people
who are in charge. Our perception of


Fun in

F OlS Omone of 1n
FolsomCalifor
It has
years t
By Erica Peia-Vest the ton


When I first saw
Folsom, Calif. on
a map, I didn't
think much of it. As far as
I knew, Folsom was a pris-
on, right? My mind imme-
diately conjured up images
of Johnny Cash singing, "I
walk the line."
I was traveling home
from Sacramento one day
and thought it would be fun
to drive through Folsom
and take a picture in front
of the prison for my scrap-
book."
I was in for a surprise.
There is a famous prison
in Folsom where Johnny
Cash performed in 1968
- but little did I know I was
about to be introduced to


them is skewed by our position below
them.
And apparently it is the same way
outside of the military. At the gym, I
take several classes from an instruc-
tor named Scott.
One day, Scott's wife was in class
and she commented on how differ-
ent he seemed in that setting. I had
assumed he always wore bike shorts,
cycling shoes and racing shirts, even
when he was at home with the kids
on Sunday. In fact, was he ever in
any other setting? Didn't he live at
the gym just as my teachers always
lived at school?
Recently I had the opportunity to
view my own husband in this "para-
digm shift." Dustin is commander of
the reserve center in Bangor, Maine.
That makes him the boss to people
who work at the Navy Operational
Support Center (NOSC) as well as
the reservists who come there for drill
weekend.
Last week, Dustin's command had
a family preparedness event, where
reservists and their families can get
the information they need to be ready
for deployment. I first watched with
indifference as Dustin filled his role
as commanding officer. He's just
Dustin to me.
Then, just like Scott's wife at the
gym, I looked at Dustin from a differ-
ent perspective. It was as if someone
had taken my husband and photo-
shopped him in to an exotic setting.


shoes?


I recognized his face and his clothes,
but his demeanor was totally differ-
ent. It was a bit unsettling to see my
husband of ten years as someone who
didn't need my help.
Then came Wednesday. My neigh-
bor, Tony, and I were standing in
the backyard watching our kids play,
when Dustin arrived from work. His
smile was ear to ear. He had all the
giddy eagerness of a youngster who is
about to tell his parents good news. I
noticed that he had already changed
into civilian clothes and was wearing
shorts with ankle socks -and Crocs.
"Now I can be cool like you guys,"
Dustin said. He stuck his left foot out
for us to see. "I bought myself some
Crocs today."
Tony was speechless. I was con-
fused. The Crocs on Dustin's feet
were Mary Janes, or the female ver-
sion of the popular sandal, with one
strap across the top and a shortened,
rounded toe.
"Is that a joke?" I asked.
Tony still hadn't found words.
Once we had squared it all away -
that men's Crocs only have one strap
in the back, and that Dustin had actu-
ally bought himself a pair of women's
shoes I realized that Dustin is still
Dustin no matter what uniform he
wears.
And I wondered if his co-workers
had been there would they have
set him straight, turned away or
laughed?


FREEDOM TO TRAVEL


ny favorite cities in
ia.
boomed in recent
o become one of
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and outdoor adventure
destinations in Northern
California. Folsom offers
great water sports and hik-
ing.
Between Folsom Lake,
Lake Natoma and the
American River, anyone
who enjoys being on the
water will be able to find
their pleasure.
For the bargain shopper,
there's the Folsom Premium
Outlets, with nearly 100
designer clothing out-
let stores. It is the perfect
place to spend a lazy after-
noon walking through the
outdoor mall in the comfort-
able California sunshine.
Best of all, Folsom is the
perfect destination for fami-
lies.


I recently took my two-
year-old to Disneyland
and he didn't enjoy it
half as much as Folsom.
Sometimes the major tour-
ist destinations can be over-
whelming and tiring for lit-
tle ones, but Folsom's out-
door adventure parks and
attractions are perfect for
little ones.
We stayed at the
Residence Inn by Marriott.
With its military discount
and free breakfast buffet,
it's the perfect place to stay
with kids.
Despite its small size, the
Folsom Zoo & Sanctuary is
one of the best zoo experi-
ences I've ever had. While
only a fraction of the size
of larger attractions, the
Folsom Zoo & Sanctuary
offers a much more inti-
mate encounter with exotic
California wildlife, and can
be comfortably seen in an


afternoon. My son particu-
larly loved the peacocks and
roosters that freely roam
the grounds.
The adjacent Folsom
Valley Railway is a huge hit
with kids and adults. When
traveling with children $4
per person for the zoo and
$2 per person for the train,
won't break the bank.
Folsom is also home to a
vast variety of restaurants.
Fat's Asia Bistro is an
unforgettable culinary expe-
rience, gathering a broad
spectrum of Eastern cuisine
under one roof. Texas West
BBQ is my personal favor-
ite for its mouthwateringly
scrumptious and authentic
cuisine.
Folsom is a destination
that shouldn't be missed.
It's my home away from
home. If you are ever in
Northern California, you
should stop by.


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MA2 BREANNE SMITH
Job title/command:
NAS Jacksonville Quarterdeck

Hometown: St. Cloud,
Minn.

Favorite duty station/
Why? NS Guantanamo
Bay, Cuba. Tropical weather
with lots to do.

Last book read: The Bible and Vista for
Dummies.

Favorite pastime: Softball.

Most interesting experience: Working
in JTF Guantanamo Bay.

Who are your heroes? My father and
grandmother.





DAVID "SKY" BERRY


Job title/command:
S Navy Exchange
Electronics
(Televisions)

Hometown: Detroit

Favorite duty station/
Why? NAS Jacksonville Navy
Exchange. I love helping customers choose
the right TV.

Last book read: The Five People You Meet
in Heaven.

Favorite pastime: Playing computer
games.

Most Interesting Experience: Being a
robot programmer.

Who is your hero? My Dad.




HEY, MONEYCHIC!

Hey MoneyChic! My grandparents never kept their
savings in the bank, because they didn't trust them. I
have a savings account at a local bank, but after hearing
about some banks that went under this year, I'm wonder-
ing if my grandparents weren't right on their beliefs. Any
comments, MoneyChic?
MoneyChic says: I still believe that banks are a safe
option for your savings account. I did see some smaller
banks that went under during the height of the financial
crisis unfolding this year, but if you want to know that
your money is protected all that you need to do is look to
see if it's FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
insured or NCUA (National Credit Union Administration)
insured. If your bank or credit union goes out of business,
either group will give back the money you had in your
account, up to $250,000. Considering the risks of theft,
burglary or natural disaster a bank still seems the safest
option for your savings account.






NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer...................... Capt. Jack Scorby Jr.
NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer.................... Capt. Jeffrey Maclay
Command Master Chief............... CMDCM(SW/SS) Jeff Hudson
Public Affairs Officer ....................................................... M iriam S. Gallet
Assistant Public Affairs Officer....................... ..............Kaylee LaRocque
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Editorial Staff
Editor .......................................................................................... Clark Pierce
Design/Layout............................. .. ..........................George Atchley
Staff W riter............................. .....................AM3(AW) Nicole Bieneman
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JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, August 6, 2009 3


Fite's final flight as VP-30 skipper Yaw takes


By Lt. j.g. Glenn Greenleaf
VP-30 Public Affairs Officer

VP-30 Commanding
Officer Capt. Rich
Fite celebrated the
end of his "Pro's Nest" tour
July 10 with a ceremonial
"wetting down" at the con-
clusion of his last flight in
a P-3C Orion.
The training flight
departed NAS Jacksonville
at 8:45 a.m. on a beautiful
Florida day and proceeded
to Gainesville Regional
Airport for pilot and co-pilot
proficiency approaches.
From there, the crew
departed east and proceed-
ed north over the ocean. It
was here that the flight sta-
tion (Lt. Cmdr. Chris Artis,
Lt. Cmdr. Joe Kovacocy and
AWFC(AW/NAC) Armando
Carrillo) gave Fite (an FRS
Instructor Naval Flight
Officer) his final "Honorary
Flight Engineer" evalua-
tion. Fite passed with flying
colors no discrepancies
noted!
After practicing in-flight
emergency drills, the air-
crew conducted a VFR
River Run approach back
to NAS Jacksonville, with a
flawless touchdown at 10:15
a.m.
The mission culminated
in front of the FRS han-
gar with a thorough soak-
ing of Fite by the NAS
Jacksonville Crash Crew
- followed by a cake-cutting
ceremony. Fite's final flight
brought his total flight time
to 2,639.7 hours.
When asked about the
flight, navigator Lt. Frank
Loethen commented, "As a
former skipper of VP-45 and
VP-30, Capt. Fite leaves
a great legacy at NAS
Jacksonville as he heads
up to the National Defense
University in Washington
D.C. He will be remembered
as a skipper who led from


Photos courtesy VP 30 Public Affairs
(From left) The crew of Capt. Rich Fite's final flight at VP-30: Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Artis,
AWOC Jeremy Auler, AWFC Armando Carillo, Capt. Fite, AWOC Russell Toelken, Lt. Cmdr.
Mark Bunn, Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Kovacocy, Lt. Frank Loethen, AWV3 Warren, AWV1 Frederick
Auliveld and AWV2 Mireles.


helm at VP-30

By Lt. j.g. Glenn Greenleaf
VP-30 Public Affairs Officer

Capt. Perry Yaw assumed command of VP-30
"Pro's Nest" from Capt. Rich Fite in a July 17
ceremony at the squadron's hangar on board
NAS Jacksonville.
T..1 y I pass the controls to Capt. Yaw," said Fite.
"It is my honor to be relieved by an officer of such high
caliber."
Yaw told the audience, "I am honored and pro-
foundly humbled to have the privilege of working with
and for all of you. VP-30 is the best squadron in naval
aviation. The Pro's Nest our name says it all will
continue to build on the solid foundation set by Capt.
Fite to operate a safe and highly capable squadron,
ready to support warfighters."
Fite spoke of how grateful he was to lead some of the
great defenders of our nation. "The Pro's Nest showed
unmatched dedication to teaching thousands of naval
aviation warriors who are now forward deployed
around the globe."
Speaking directly to the squadron's chief petty offi-
cers, Fite said, "The Chiefs' Mess is the backbone
of the Pro's Nest engaged, concerned and display-
ing fierce leadership." He also thanked the spouses
and squadron individual augmentees, saying, "They
deserve our respect, admiration and applause."


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Capt. Rich Fite receives the traditional "wet down" July 10 at the conclusion of his final flight
as commanding officer of VP-30.


among the troops. On any
given day, you can find him
in a work center talking -
and most more importantly
- listening to Sailors. He
is respected and admired
by the junior enlisted, CPO
mess and wardroom alike.
A passionate and caring
leader, skipper Fite's posi-
tive impact on VP-30 and
the lives of its Sailors will
be fondly remembered."
During Fite's tenure


he championed the MPR
community's comprehen-
sive transformation plan
to ensure fleet integra-
tion of the Navy's newest
combat aircraft the P-8A
Poseidon and introduction
of the BAMS Unmanned
Aerial System.
By establishing the
Maritime Patrol and
Reconnaissance Weapons
School, Fite revolution-
ized the post-FRS training


continuum, which provides
highly trained warriors to
the fleet.
Of perhaps the greatest
significance, VP-30 contin-
ued its record of safe flying
operations under a chal-
lenging training environ-
ment.
The squadron recently
achieved 45 years of mis-
hap-free flying totaling
more than 435,000 flight
hours.


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Remains identified as Navy




Capt. Michael Scott Speicher

Search concludes .I I of how long or how difficult that remains buried. According to Navy News


after 18 years

From the Department
of the Navy


The Armed Forces Institute
of Pathology (AFIP)
announced Aug. 2 it has
positively identified remains
recovered in Iraq as those of
Capt. Michael Scott Speicher
- who was shot down while fly-
ing a combat mission in an F/A-
18 Hornet over west-central Iraq
Jan. 17, 1991 during Operation
Desert Storm.
"Our thoughts and prayers are
with Capt. Speicher's family for
the ultimate sacrifice he made
for his country," said Ray Mabus,
secretary of the Navy.
"I am also extremely grateful to
all who have worked so tirelessly


Capt. Michael Scott Speicher
over the last 18 years to bring
Capt. Speicher home."
"Our Navy will never give up
looking for a shipmate, regardless


search may be," said Adm. Gary
Roughead, chief of naval opera-
tions.
"We owe a tremendous debt of
gratitude to Capt. Speicher and
his family for the sacrifice they
have made for our nation and the
example of strength they have set
for all of us."
Acting on information provided
by an Iraqi citizen in early July,
U.S. Marines stationed in Al
Anbar Province went to a location
in the desert which was believed
to be the crash site of Speicher's
aircraft. The Iraqi citizen stated
he knew of two Iraqi citizens who
recalled an American jet impact-
ing the desert and the remains
of the pilot being buried in the
desert.
One of these Iraqi citizens stat-
ed that they were present when
Speicher was found dead at the
crash site by Bedouins and his


The Iraqi citizens led U.S.
Marines to the site. Remains were
recovered over several days dur-
ing the past week and flown to
Dover Air Force Base for scientific
identification by the AFIP's Office
of the Armed Forces Medical
Examiner.
The recovered remains include
bones and multiple skeletal frag-
ments. Positive identification was
made by comparing Speicher's
dental records with the jawbone
recovered at the site. The teeth
are a match, both visually and
radiologically.
While dental records have con-
firmed the remains to be those of
Speicher, the AFIP DNA Lab in
Rockville, Md., is running tests on
the remains recovered in Iraq and
comparing them to DNA refer-
ence samples previously provided
by family members. Results will
take approximately 24 hours.


Service, on March 10, 2009,
Secretary of the Navy Donald
Winter determined that the sta-
tus of Speicher had changed from
"missing/captured" to "missing-in-
action" (11-\,i
This determination was made
after a review of available infor-
mation, including the report
and recommendation of a Status
Review Board and comments pro-
vided by the Speicher family, as
well as a Defense Intelligence
Agency assessment.
On May 8, 2009, an F/A-18
Hornet was presented to the fam-
ily of Capt. Speicher at Naval
Aviation Schools Command in
Pensacola, Fla. The aircraft was
painted with the markings and
insignia of Speicher's squadron,
the VFA-81 "Sunliners."
When Speicher was shot down
in 1991, VFA-81 was based at
NAS Cecil Field.


American Legion celebrates new post-9/11 GI Bill


By Joe March
Public Relations Division
As veterans get ready for the new
academic year, The American
Legion leadership announced it is
pleased they will enjoy the benefits of the
new GI Bill.
"August 1 is a proud day for us," said
David Rehbein, national commander of the
nation's largest veterans service organiza-
tion. "That's when the educational ben-
efits in the Post-9/11 Veterans Education
Assistance Act take effect."
As the Global War on Terrorism pro-
gressed, it became clear that National
Guard and Reserve veterans, who were
serving in large numbers during the con-
flicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, were not
being compensated as generously as their
active-duty counterparts.
It was time for a new GI Bill. The


American Legion and Congress, among
others, set about creating one. Longtime
Legionnaire Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) built
a bipartisan coalition in the Senate. The
final bill included a provision that allowed
for the transferability of benefits to family
members, an additional benefit supported
by The American Legion. President George
W. Bush signed the bill on June 30, 2008.


The new GI Bill does not replace existing
education programs for veterans, but aug-
ments them. Depending upon individual
needs and eligibilities, benefits of the older
Montgomery GI Bill, the Montgomery GI
Bill/Selected Reserve, and the Reserve
Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
are still available as well.
The American Legion explains veter-


ans' educational benefits in great detail at
www.mygibill.org.
"The new GI Bill is a bill worthy of its
name," Rehbein said. "While we believe
this is a great benefit to America's veterans
and their families, The American Legion
will monitor the administration of it and
ensure that the benefits that these veter-
ans so richly deserve are not diminished.
If any veteran has difficulty accessing
their GI Bill benefits, we at The American
Legion want to know about it."
With a current membership of 2.5 million
wartime veterans, The American Legion
was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of
a strong national security, veterans affairs,
Americanism, and the mentoring of youth.
Legionnaires work for the betterment of
their communities through more than
14,000 posts across the nation.


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Energy projects to save



$149,000 annually


Photos by MC1 Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead delivers remarks during the rollout ceremony
for the F-35C Lightning II, the Navy's variant of the Joint Strike Fighter and the Navy's first-
ever stealth fighter.

Navy rolls out

Joint Strike Fighter
By MC2(SW) Rebekah Blowers
Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs


The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)
welcomed the Navy's first Joint
Strike Fighter, the F-35C Lightning
II, to the fleet in a July 28 ceremony at
the Lockheed Martin F-35 Production
Operations and Integration Testing Lab
in Fort Worth, Texas.
The F-35C is the Navy's first stealth
fighter and will enable the Navy to
decrease the time that elapses from threat
recognition to threat response at sea. The
aircraft possesses uncompromised carrier
suitability and low-maintenance stealth
materials designed for long-term durability
in the carrier environment.
CNO Adm. Gary Roughead said this air-
craft adds tremendous capability to the fleet.
"Our Sailors will never be in a fair fight
because this airplane will top anything
that comes its way. It will give our Sailors
and pilots the tactical and technical advan-
tage in the skies and it will relieve our air-
craft as they age out," Roughead said.
Roughhead said the pace of operations
has not been easy on Sailors, Soldiers,
Airmen, and Marines, nor on the ships
and aircraft they rely upon. The F-35 Joint
Strike Fighter is essential to addressing
the Navy's, and more importantly, the


Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary
Roughead (center) speaks with Jeff Knowels
(left), an F-35C Lightning II test pilot, while
touring the Lockheed Martin Production
Operations and Integration Testing Lab July
28 in Fort Worth, Texas. Roughead was in the
Southwest Region participating in the rollout
ceremony for the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter,
the Navy's first-ever stealth fighter.
nation's strike fighter needs.
"It is most exciting for me to think about
the young men and women who look to
this uniform, who look to naval aviation
and see a fulfillment in their lives and an
excitement in their lives that is unmatched
by any other profession in the world,"
Roughead said.
"I thank you for what you have done and
thank you for what you are going to do. It
is indeed a great honor to be here."
The F-35C is on schedule to meet the
Navy's initial operational capability in
2015. It combines stealth with supersonic
speed and high agility. The Lightning II
employs the most powerful and compre-
hensive sensor package ever incorporated
into a fighter.


By Sue Brink
NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs
Officer
N aval Facilities
Engineering
Co mm and
(NAVFAC) Southeast
awarded two energy proj-
ects June 30 for projects
at Naval Support Activity
Panama City (NSAPC) and
Naval Surface Warfare
Center (NSWC) Panama
City Division that will pro-
vide a combined annual
savings of $149,000.
"The Secretary of the
Navy expects a three per-
cent reduction in our
total energy usage each
year," said Cmdr. Jessica
Pfefferkorn, NSAPC com-
manding officer. "This
project, as well as several
in-house initiatives, is pro-
jected to almost double our
2009 energy reduction goal.
These upgrades are one
piece of our comprehensive
energy efficiency program."
Both projects were award-
ed to Gulf Power of Atlanta,
Ga. and will consist of four
energy conservation mea-
sures (ECMs) to include
high efficiency lighting ret-
rofit, water conservation
measures, solar water heat-
ing and controls upgrades.
The NSA Panama City
project, valued at $650,000,
will reduce energy con-
sumption, utility opera-


tion and
mainte -
nance
costs at
buildings
on the
installa-
tion.
The
scope of
this proj-
ect will
include
lighting,
water,
installing
premium
efficiency
motors,
insulat-
ing steam
to hot water heat exchang-
ers and installing solar pool
heating.
One of the ECM benefits
can be measured through
the array of solar panels
that will be installed on the
roof of building 350, which
houses the 2,800-sq.-ft. pool
that Navy divers use for
training purposes.
This pool is heated to
between 82 and 86 degrees
by a natural gas-fired boil-
er. The solar panels will
supplement the heating so
less natural gas is used.
The NSWC Panama City
project, valued at $988,000,
will upgrade facility infra-
structure to enhance ener-
gy and operational effi-


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our greatest assets, our boys and girls?" Father Flanagan
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ciencies. The goal of this
project is to achieve energy
and water savings through
upgrades to building light-
ing, water conservation,
motor retrofits, hot water
heat exchanger insulation,
pool repairs and solar pool
heating.
Upon completion in 2010,
the Navy will see a reduc-
tion of 5.8 million British
thermal units and 4.1 mil-
lion gallons of water annu-
ally.








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(From left) Chef Robert Irvine, Chef David Burrow, Culinary Specialist Master Chief Michael Carter and
Chef Bret Harris discuss judging criteria at the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition aboard NAS Jacksonville.


-.Ji CNRSE competition



spotlights top chefs

By MC1(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Navy Public Affairs Center, Detachment Southeast


CS2 Mike Delgado mixes his barbecue sauce during
the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition. Delgado and
his teammates, CS2 Andrew Johnson and CS2 Avery
Foreman, represented Naval Station Mayport.











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CS2 Mike Delgado plates his team's entree -- grilled
tenderloin and shrimp with loaded mashed potatoes
and sauteed spinach -- during the 2009 CNRSE Iron
Chef Competition. Delgado and his teammate, CS2
Avery Foreman, represented Naval Station Mayport.


CS3 Ayada Sanders prepares artichokes for team
NAS Jacksonville's appetizer during the 2009
Commander Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Iron
Chef Competition. Sanders and his teammates, CS3
Demarshun Howard and CS2 Charles Trim, prepared
a total of three dishes for each of the five celebrity
judges, including Food Network "Dinner Impossible"
Chef Robert Irvine.


Naval Hospital Jacksonville CS2 Andre Keith adds beef
stock to a marinade during the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef
Competition. Keith's team, including CS2 Kadarius
Jones and CS2 Roosevelt Overton took home the sec-
ond place prize July 30.


AS Jacksonville's Flight Line Caf6 served as the stage for six
teams of Navy culinary specialists July 30 to showcase their gas-
S tronomic talent. The teams came from naval installations across
the Southeast Region with Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba tak-
ing home top honors.
Food Network "Dinner Impossible" Chef Robert Irvine was among the
panel of professional chefs who judged the teams based on their work
habits, utilization of ingredients, presentation and of course, how their
dishes tasted.
"The Navy does such an amazing job of training their culinary special-
ists and putting them through the American Culinary Federation pro-
gram," said Irvine. "Anyone who comes out of the service has a discipline;
they have the focus and they have the training. If someone came up to
me and said I was a culinary specialist in the Navy, he or she would be
hired on the spot."
Prior to the competition, Chef David Bearl from the First Coast
Technical Institute School of Culinary Arts gave the teams some guide-
lines to follow.
"You will need to demonstrate four classical cuts, a vinaigrette and at
least two sauces," said Bearl. "We will also be looking at your sanitation,
safety and organization skills. We don't want to see you wasting any-
thing. If you waste food, you waste money."
The competition began at 7:30 a.m. when competitors learned that the
'mystery proteins' were fresh shrimp and beef tenderloin. The six teams,
including Naval Station Mayport, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, NSB
Kings Bay, Ga., Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Naval Station Guantanamo
Bay, Cuba and Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, were given
30 minutes to create their menus. Then they had three hours to prepare
a salad, appetizer and entr6e for each of the four judges, as well as for the
presentation table.
Winn Dixie Executive Chef Robert Tulko served on the judging panel.
"One of the entr6e meats is a beef tenderloin. You use different cuts of
this meat for different dishes. So I want to see them using it appropri-
ately," said Tulko. "We're looking for creativity. Teams must take these
ingredients and making something special."
After all the dishes were judged, Irvine announced the winners, who
were presented awards by Commander, Navy Region Southeast Rear
Adm. Townsend Alexander and NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer
Capt. Jack Scorby Jr.

See IRON CHEF, Page 7


Food Network Chef Robert Irvine gives CS2 Andre
Keith from Naval Hospital Jacksonville some pointers
during the cooking portion of the 2009 CNRSE Iron
Chef Competition aboard NAS Jacksonville.


CS2 Derrick Victor plates his entree during the 2009
CNRSE Iron Chef Competition. Victor and teammate
CS2 Brandon Robinson took home the third-place
prize at the competition.


Navy Culinary Specialists rush to prepare their dishes
at the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition before the
clock runs out.


Winn Dixie Executive Chef Robert Tulko checks a trash can for
wasted food items during the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition.
Tulko and the other judges look for any pieces of food that could
have been reused in another dish. Teams that threw away such
items could have points deducted.


CS2 Charles Trim plates "loaded mashed potatoes" for
his team NAS Jacksonville during the 2009 CNRSE
Iron Chef Competition. Trim and his teammates CS3
Ayada Sanders and CS3 Demarshun Howard were one
of six teams that cooked their best at the July 30 event.


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JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, August 6, 2009 7


(From left) Food Network Chef Robert Irvine, First Coast Technical College Chef Brett Barris, NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Jack Scorby Jr.,
Commander, Navy Region Southeast Rear Adm. Townsend Alexander, First Coast Technical College Chef David Bearl, Winn Dixie Executive Chef Robert Tulko
and Culinary Specialist Master Chief Michael Carter stand with 2009 CNRSE Iron Chefs (center) CS2 Victor Silas and CS1 Horace Rodney from Naval Station
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Alexander and Scorby are wearing honory chef jackets presented by CNRSE CSCS Allen Johnson.


CS2 Steven Edwards presents his team's salad to the judges during the
2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition. Edwards and his teammate, CS1
John Allen, represented Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga.
Photos by MC1 (SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck

IRON CHEF: Two


from NS Guantanamo


take top honors


From Page 6

Taking top honors were
CS1 Horace Rodney and
CS2 Victor Silas of Naval
Station Guantanamo.
"I'm shocked," said Silas.
"I can't believe it!"
"We put 60 to 70
hours in the kitchen get-
ting ready for this," said
Rodney. "We prepared a
list of 'secret' ingredi-
ents that would go with
any meat, and that really
helped us put together our
menu."
The winning menu con-
sisted of a warm bacon
salad, Key West lemon-


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CSCM Michael Carter samples
the beef tenderloin entree
from team NAS Jacksonville.
Carter recently served as an
executive chef as part of the
Presidential Food Service Team
in the White House.


grilled shrimp, stuffed beef tenderloin,
German potatoes and sweet glazed car-
rots.
Second place went to the Naval


Hospital Jacksonville
team of CS2 Kadarius
Jones, CS2 Roosevelt
Overton and CS2 Andre
Keith.
The NCBC Gulfport
team of CS2 Brandon
Robinson and CS2 Derrick
Victor took home third
place.
CSCM Michael Carter,
who has prepared meals
at the White House, said,
"People eat with their
eyes. If you make food look
good, then you can sell it.
I expect to see clean plates
and a good presentation,
but it also has to taste as
good as it looks."


Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Rear Adm. Townsend Alexander thanks Food
Network Chef Robert Irvine for visiting NAS Jacksonville to judge the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef
Competition.
(Below) Dishes line the presentation table at the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition. Six teams
of Navy culinary specialists competed for the title, "Regional Iron Chef."



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He concluded, "From my perspective,
the Iron Chef competition gives Navy
Culinary Specialists a great opportunity
to showcase their talent.


Food Network Chef Robert Irvine tastes the loaded mashed potatoes prepared by team
Naval Station Mayport during the 2009 CNRSE Iron Chef Competition aboard NAS
Jacksonville. Irvine was one of four celebrity chefs who judged the July 30 event.
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8 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, August 6, 2009

Suicide Prevention



An All Hands Evolution (Part 2 of 3)


By Chaplain (It.) Tom
Bingol


Part 1 of this series
focused on identi-
fying the warning
signs of suicide that can
save a shipmate's life.
Knowing our people and
knowing the warning signs
are only the first step.
In Part 2, we learn more
about the Navy's ACT
(Ask-Care-Treat) approach.
Some of the material in
this article has been pre-
pared for National Suicide
Prevention Week and the
Department of Defense
Task Force on Suicide
Prevention.
The Navy's Ask-Care-
Treat (ACT) model is
extremely helpful in pre-
venting fatalities, but the
model is useless without
active participation.
The hallmark of a suc-
cessful suicide prevention
program is active partici-
pation of all hands, even
engaging family, friends,
and neighbors.
The tragedy of suicide is
that too often the warning
signs were either missed or
ignored. The K.I.S.S. meth-
od of (keep it secret stupid)
is the greatest barrier to
the first key to recognizing
warning signs.
1. Take it seriously.
Myth: "The people who
talk about it don't do it."
Studies have found that
more than 75 percent of
suicides did things in the
weeks or months prior to
their deaths to indicate
to others that they were
in deep despair. Anyone
expressing suicidal feelings
needs immediate attention.
Ilvlh "Anyone who tries
to kill themselves has got


to be crazy." Perhaps 10
percent of suicidal people
are psychotic or have delu-
sional beliefs about reality.
Most suicidal people suffer
from the depression but
many depressed people ade-
quately manage their daily
affairs. The absence of "cra-
ziness" does not mean the
absence of suicide risk.
Myth: "Those problems
weren't enough to commit
suicide over." Sometimes
what seems to be a small
problem by an outsider, dis-
counts the impact it has on
a particular individual. In
the same way, it is difficult
to fully understand how dif-
ferent events and experi-
ences act as "triggers" for
certain individuals. The old
saying here is true, "It is
not how bad the problem is,
but how badly it's hurting
the person who has it."
2. Suicidal behavior is a
cry for help.
Myth: "If someone is
going to kill himself, noth-
ing can stop him." The fact
that a person is still alive is
sufficient proof that part of
him wants to remain alive.
It is perhaps the great-
est mark of friendship for
another person to tell you
how they are truly feeling.
It demonstrates the trust
and compassion anoth-
er individual sees in you.
Sometimes an individual
will share a sense of being
overwhelmed, overstressed,
or at the end of their rope;
the individual may not be
able to say "I'm feeling sui-
cidal." That is why the first
step of intervention is to
ask because if we per-
ceive that the threat of sui-
cide is real, we should test
our perceptions.


CHAPLAIN'S CORNER


If a suicidal
person turns
to you it is
likely that he
believes that
you are more
caring, more
informed about
coping with
misfortune,
and more will-
ing to protect
his confidenti-


Chaplain (Lt.) Tom Bingol


ality. No mat-
ter how negative the man-
ner and content of his talk,
he is doing a positive thing
and has a positive view of
you."
Myth: "Talking about
it may give someone the
idea." People already have
the idea suicide is con-
stantly in the media. You
are showing him that you
care, that you take him
seriously, and that you are
willing to let him share his
pain with you. You are giv-
ing him further opportunity
to discharge pent up and
painful feelings.
Care.
3. Be willing to give and
get help sooner rather than
later.
Suicide prevention is
not a last-minute activity.
Unfortunately, suicidal peo-
ple are afraid that trying
to get help may bring them
more pain being told they
are stupid, foolish, sinful,
or manipulative as well
as rejection, punishment,
suspension from school,
written records of their con-
dition, or involuntary com-
mitment. Constructively
involving yourself on the


side of life as
early as possi-
ble can reduce
the risk of sui-
cide.
4. Listen.
Give the
person every
opportunity to
unburden their
troubles. You
don't need to
say much and


there are no
magic words. If you are con-
cerned, your voice and man-
ner will show it. Give them
relief from being alone with
their pain. Let them know
you are glad they turned to
you. If the Sailor's words or
actions scare you, tell him or
her. If you're worried or don't
know what to do, say so.
5. If a person is suicidal
- do not leave the person
alone!
6. Create a safe environ-


ment. If the person is sui-
cidal and there is a "means"
present, (i.e. a weapon,
pills/medication, etc.)
encourage them to separate
themselves from the means
and offer to take them to a
safe place, such as the cha-
pel or emergency room.
Treat.
7. Urge professional help.
Your chaplains are here for
you. If something should
happen after hours, the
Quarterdeck can connect
you with the duty chaplain.
Chaplains provide a level of
confidentiality that allows
individuals to decompress
without fear of reprisal.
Medical professionals are
also available through both
the mental health clinic and
NAS Jax Naval Hospital
ER.
For individuals who
have a general sense of
being overwhelmed, but
do not feel suicidal, coun-
seling professionals at the
NAS Jax Fleet and Family
Service Center can help.


Others prefer to seek coun-
seling with an outside pro-
fessional through Military
One Source, or through
Tricare. Remember, there
are many different treat-
ment options-let the per-
son know you care and
want to maintain contact.
8. No secrets.
It is the part of the per-
son that is afraid of more
pain that says "Don't tell
anyone." It is the other part
of that person that wants
to stay alive that tells you
about it. Respond to that
part of the person and per-
sistently seek out a mature
and compassionate person
to whom you can refer the
situation. Remember, sui-
cide prevention is an "all
hands" evolution. You can
intervene in a difficult situ-
ation with tact and respon-
sibility that "walks with an
individual" to the appro-
priate referral. Once the
hand-off is accomplished,
the matter should be kept
in confidence.


You 're In vited!

NAS Jacksonville
Quarterly Caribbean Worship
Sunday, 9August 2009
All Saint's Chapel
0815-0915
Recognition of Caribbean Nations +
Caribbean Hymns + Casual attire +
Open Communion +
AllAre Welcome!

FOR MORE INFORMA TION
Please contact the NavalAir Station
Jacksonville Chapel Center
(904)542-3643
(POC) Chaplain Tom Bingol, LT/CHC/USN


Regular Sunday
Services
8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist
Episcopal
9:30 a.m. Catholic Mass
9:45 Protestant Sunday
School
10:45 a.m. Catholic CCD
11 a.m. Protestant Worship
Christmas in July
Chapel Center Christmas
Cantata rehearsals first
Wednesday of each month.
This is an all-hands and
families activity featuring
Navy Band Southeast.
Contact Chaplain Felder
at 542-2530, Chaplain
Williams at 542-0024, or
Chaplain Bingol at 542-
3643.
Caribbean-flavored
worship
Aug. 9 at 8:15 a.m. in All
Saints Chapel.
Weekly Women's Bible
Study
Building 749, every
Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Bring non-perishable
donations to the Chapel


Food Locker
Building 749 in the Chapel
Center.
Women of Faith
First Saturday of the
month at 10:30 a.m. for
fellowship, study and
support. Bring a potluck
dish to share.
Officer Christian
Fellowship and Bible
study
Every Monday at 6 p.m.
Contact Chaplain Williams
at 542-0024 for info.
Tae Kwon Do with
Chaplain Felder
Every Monday &
Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Help wanted
Volunteer as a lay
communion assistant,
acolyte, prayer petitioner
and multimedia operator.

Thought for the Week
Character and personal
force are the only
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NH Jax Red

Cross calling

for volunteers

From Naval Hospital lax
Public Affairs


Have you been look-
ing for a way to
support our Sailors
and their families? Doing
something that really
makes a difference? Well,
here's your opportunity!
The American Red Cross
is in urgent need of more
volunteers. Whether assist-
ing patients and guests in
the Red Cross administra-
tive offices, the clinic front
desks, driving the shuttle
cart in the parking lot or
delivering magazines and
cookies to patients on the
wards, Red Cross volun-
teers are highly valued
members of the Naval
Hospital Jacksonville fam-
ily of caregivers.
The American Red Cross
volunteers also operate two
shuttle carts which run
both mornings and after-
noons transporting patients
and visitors to the hospital


Photo by HM3 Jermaine Derrick
NH Jacksonville patient Mary Combes says, "This brings a bit of home to my hospital room."



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Program needs volunteers

By Loren Barnes
NH Jax Public Affairs
The Naval Hospital Jacksonville
Pet Therapy Program brings joy to
patients, visitors and staff in the
sometimes-stressful healthcare environ-
ment.
Two new four-footed pals (Labrador
Retriever mix breeds Sammy and Amber)
joined the program recently and are now
making rounds at the hospital with their
owners, Lt. j.g. Sean Hovanec of VP-30 and
Amber Atchley.
The friendly, well-trained dogs visited
patient Mary Combes in her hospital room.
"This brings a bit of home to my hos-
pital room. I have a Walker hound," she
explained. "He misses his mommy. He's
supposed to be my husband's dog but he's
a mommy's dog. I call him my little orphan


dog," she said.
Hovanec said that he and Amber were
looking for a volunteer opportunity that
they could enjoy with their dogs. The hos-
pital pet therapy opportunity seemed to be
a perfect match.
"The patients love it, the staff loves it,
and so do our dogs," said Hovanec.
For information on the NH Jacksonville
Pet Therapy Program, email Lt. Cmdr.
Michele Waara at michele.waara@med.
navy.mil or call (904) 542-7045.
Owners must meet the requirements
of the NH Jax American Red Cross and
participate in the American Red Cross
Orientation program. For information call
(904) 542-7525.
Pets must hold a Canine Good Citizen
Qualification through the American
Kennel Club (akc.org). They must be
more than one-year-old, well groomed, on
flea/tick and heartworm prophylaxis, have
all their shots and be healthy. They must
be evaluated annually by the NAS Jax vet-
erinarian.


Photo by Marsha Childs
American Red Cross (ARC) Volunteer Retta Lagdon has
enjoyed working in the ARC Office as an administrative assis-
tant at Naval Hospital Jacksonville for 12 years. The hospital
is actively recruiting new volunteers to work in a variety of
clinical and administrative settings.


entrance.
The only requirements for
shuttle cart drivers are that
they be outgoing, eager to
help and possess a current
Florida driver's license. An
orientation to hospital rules
and procedures is required
to be a Red Cross volunteer
as well as a Security back-
ground check.
There are numerous other


positions in which volun-
teers can serve hospital
beneficiaries. These posi-
tions are located in virtually
every hospital department.
Volunteers should be able
to work at least four hours
per week (single shift) and
be friendly and caring.
To become a volunteer,
contact the American Red
Cross at 542-7525.


Photo by Marsha Childs
Hospital Corpsman Justin Waters (right) immunizes 10-year-old Nilah Cundiff as her mother,
Tennille Duncan, looks on at Naval Hospital Jacksonville's Public Health Immunization Center
on July 27. Back-to-school physical include updating childhood immunizations. The Family
Medicine and Pediatric Departments are offering school physical for children enrolled to the
facility by calling Central Appointments at (904) 542-4677.

School, sports physical now available


From Naval Hospital Jax
Public Affairs
A re your chil-
dren enrolled in
TRICARE Prime to
Family Medicine at Naval
Hospital Jacksonville?
Do they need a school
physical because they are
entering school for the first
time or changing schools?
Do they need a physical to
participate in a school-spon-
sored sporting activity?
If you answered "yes" to
any of the above, then you
need to schedule a physical
exam.
Appointments for physi-
cals will be available start-
ing the first week of July
on Tuesday and Wednesday
and may be sched-
uled by calling Central
Appointments at (904) 542-
4677.
Be sure to bring your
child's immunization record
and any required school
forms to the appointment.
This may include items
such as the sports physical


form or any school specific
forms for medications that
the child may require.
Several immunizations
are required for pre-school
and school-aged children.
All children up to the age
of six should have received
hepatitis B; tetanus, diph-
theria and pertussis (Tdap);
polio; measles, mumps,
rubella (IN I 11; varicella;
hepatitis A and meningo-
coccal vaccines.
Pre-teen girls are now
encouraged to receive the
Gardisil vaccine.
Junior high and high
school children may require
some of the vaccines admin-
istered to grade school chil-
dren and scheduled doses
of Tdap, Gardisil, and
Meningococcal vaccines
depending upon their docu-
mented immunizations.
Children should dress in
shorts, short-sleeved, loose
fitting T-shirts, and girls
should wear a sports bra.
The above schedule
applies to the Family
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All Hands Call






















Photo by MC1 (SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Jack Scorby Jr. awards ITCM(SW) Vernon
Gardner a Meritorious Service Medal during an All Hands Call July 29. Gardner
was one of many who received recognition. AC1 (AW/SW) Jose Diaz earned a Navy
Commendation Medal, AC1 (AW/SW) Lisa Trammell earned Senior Sailor of the Quarter,
AC2(AW/SW) Corey Fowler earned Sailor of the Quarter, CS3 Donavan Nuusolia
earned Junior Sailor of the Quarter, ACAN Kelley Greene earned Blue Jacket of the
Quarter and Mike McCool of MWR earned Senior Civilian of the Quarter. Scorby also
spoke of several new developments occurring on base. "We continue on with about
$350 million worth of construction. Three of five squadrons from NAS Brunswick have
moved down here. We also have five HSM squadrons moving in as the rest of our HS
squadrons move up to Norfolk. We are working on tearing down the old base hous-
ing and will soon have 216 brand new homes, which is a great thing for our Sailors
and their families," Scorby said. Some other developments discussed were a new child
development center, P-8 training facility, renovations to the base gym, and a new Zone
complex. Scorby also gave all Sailors and civilians several safety reminders regarding
hurricane season, motorcycle use and the danger of texting while driving.


NEX big-screen TV sweepstakes


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to kick off the 2009 foot-
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- Sept. 13, NEX customers
may register to win a big
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entry form located in the
electronics department at
participating stores.


No purchase necessary to
win and only one entry per
authorized patron.
Winners will be selected
in a random drawing, on
or about Sept. 22, at the
Navy Exchange Service
Command (NEXCOM)
headquarters. Winners will
be notified by their local
NEX and have 30 days from
notification to claim their
prize. NEXCOM will devel-
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again. In a few weeks, family housing residents will be receiving
the CEL Resident Satisfaction Survey. Balfour Beatty Communities
encourages residents to fill them out and return them.

The survey is part of a performance assessment program. Balfour
Beatty Communities ranks "extremely" satisfied and "very good" a
passing grade on the survey and any score that is less than this is
considered unacceptable.

"We truly strive to exceed our resident's expectations and hope
that every resident enjoyed their home and the services that we
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Once residents complete their surveys and seal them in the
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residents to fill them out honestly."

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and in a bar, club, lounge, or private residence within St. Johns, Baker,
Nassau, Clay or Duval counties can call the NAS Jacksonville OOD office
at 542-2338. You will be provided a taxi ride, paid for by the station, to your home
within the same five counties.
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JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, August 6, 2009


Warhawk Battalion



takes tour of VP-30


By Lt. j.g. Glenn Greenleaf
VP-30 Public Affairs Officer


VP-30 hosted 48 cadets July 22
from the Naval Junior Reserve
Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)
Warhawk Battalion at Henry County High
School in McDonough, Ga. Instructed by
retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Jim
Lewis, the cadets enjoyed a first-hand
look at the mission of the Maritime Patrol
and Reconnaissance (MPR) community in
naval aviation.
The visit kicked off with an introduction
to the strategic and tactical challenges of
today's MPR community. After they toured
a "Pro's Nest" P-3C Orion, the students
visited maintenance and administrative
spaces including an interactive demon-
stration of aircrew survival gear.
The cadets were able to try on survival
vests, helmets, exposure suits and oxygen
masks while learning the importance of
safety in naval aviation.
The NJROTC program emphasizes citi-


zenship and leadership development, while
laying the foundation for personal respon-
sibility and providing a sense of accom-
plishment for completing a challenging
curriculum and participation in competi-
tions such as drill, rifle, academics and
color guard.
The NJROTC Warhawk Battalion at
Henry County High School is the largest
unit in the county.
In the unit's 2002- 2003 school year it
was selected as a Distinguished Unit with
Honors program.
This means that the unit is in the top 10
percent of all 565 NJROTC units across
the nation. The unit was recognized as the
No. 1 overall unit in NJROTC Area 12,
and was also named the third best unit in
the nation by the Navy League that school
year.
The Pro's Nest appreciates the interest
and enthusiasm displayed by these excep-
tional students and looks forward to serv-
ing with them in the future.


Photo by VP-30 Public Affairs
NJROTC cadets from Henry County High School in McDonough, Ga., toured the VP-30 "Pro's
Nest" July 22 at NAS Jacksonville.


Photo by VP 30 Public Affairs
(From left) VP-30 aircrew honor graduates AWO3 Justin Ross
(AAW Class 0903), AWO3 Aaron Rody (NAAW Class 0903
and AWV1 (NAC/AW) James Birchett (IFT Class 0902) Not
pictured, AWF2 Eric Morton (FE Class 0902).


VP-30 aircrew grads


awarded gold wings

By Lt. j.g. Glenn Greenleaf
VP-30 Public Affairs Officer
Capt. Perry Yaw, VP-30 commanding officer, award-
ed Naval aircrew "Wings of Gold" July 24 to the
graduates of: CAT I (initial training syllabus)
Acoustic (AAW) and Non-Acoustic Aviation Warfare
Systems Operator (NAAW) Class 0903; Flight Engineer
(FE) Class 0902; and In-flight Technician (IFT) Class
0902.
Honor Graduates of the classes were AWO3 Justin Ross
(AAW Class 0903), AWO3 Aaron Rody (NAAW Class
0903), and AWV1 (NAC/AW) James Birchett (IFT Class
0902).
In addition, Yaw advanced AWOAN Kerry Ard, AWFAN
Adam Hough, AWOAN Jose Ponce, AWFAN Jeremy
Roberts, and AWOAN Aaron Rody to the rate of third
class petty officer.
Yaw also administered the oath of reenlistment for
AWF2 Jennifer Davenport.
These Naval air crewmen will now report to their
assigned operational squadrons to begin their initial sea
tours.
Class 0903- CAT I AAW
AWO3 Taylor Allen: VP-9
AWO3 Kerry Ard: VP-47
AWO3 Jose Ponce: VP-46
AWO3 Justin Ross: VP-16
AWO3 Kyle Thome: VP-47
AWO3 James Woodroof: VP-26

Class 0903- CAT I NAAW
AWO1(NAC) Jennifer Ringle: VP-5
AWO2(AW/SW/NAC) Peter Flores: VP-46
AWO2(AW) Ryan White: VP-9
AWO2 David Bayford Jr.: VP-69
AWO2 Matthew Hamilton: VP-4
AWO2 Andrew Morrissey: VP-26
AWO3 Aaron Rody: VP-9
AWO3 Cheng Son: VP-46

Class 0902- CAT I Flight Engineer
AWF2 Brandon Butler: VP-45
AWF2(AW/SW) Nicholas Crago: VP-16
AWF2(AW) Jennifer Davenport: VQ-2
AWF2 John Fowler: VP-5
AWF2 Thomas Meier: VQ-1
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Photo by MC1 Jeffrey McDowell
As the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) approaches NS Mayport July 28,
two of seven SH-60 Seahawks assigned to the HS-5 "Nightdippers" lift off for a "river run" to
their homecoming with family and friends at NAS Jacksonville.


Photo by AM33(AW) Nicole Bieneman
Gabi, 6, and Roman, 1, wait anxiously for their dad, HM1 (FMF/AW) Paulo Mauricio to arrive
in one of the helos upon HS-5's return home from deployment.


HS-5: Hot


but fulfilling


deployment


comes to end

From Page 1

"I think everyone had a fulfilling deploy-
ment. It was challenging at times and dif-
ficult to operate where we were at in the
North Arabian Sea," said Leavitt.
"The temperature was extremely hot, the
humidity was extremely high, and Sailors
on the flight deck routinely worked in a
heat index of up to 120 degrees. But they
worked very hard and should be very proud
of what we did."
Ships and aircraft of the Eisenhower
Carrier Strike Group also played vital roles
in counter-piracy operations including
USS Bainbridge's (DDG 96) direct role in
the rescue of Richard Phillips, the captain
of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama.
The Nightdippers departed NS Norfolk,
Va. in February with Carrier Strike
Group 8 and shortly after entering the
Mediterranean Sea made a port visit to
Marseilles, France. HS-5 proved to be a
valuable asset when the sea state became
too dangerous for liberty ferries to trans-
port individuals back to the ship.
The Nightdippers quickly got their heli-
copters airborne and kept them airborne
for over 10 hours to airlift more than 360
essential personnel back on board so the
carrier could get underway. The Mighty
Ike's transit through the Mediterranean
Sea brought the opportunity for an air
power demonstration for many of the
French distinguished visitors abroad the
ship. Carrier Air Wing 7 put on a fantas-
tic show with the Nightdippers providing
search and rescue during the demonstra-
tion as well as placing targets so the
fixed wing aircraft could drop ordnance at
a safe distance from the carrier.
After transiting through the Suez Canal,
Carrier Strike Group 8 relieved the USS
Theodore Roosevelt strike group and
assumed the watch for Operation Enduring
Freedom in the Arabian Sea. While operat-
ing off the coast of Pakistan, HS-5 flew
more than 600 sorties, totaling over 1,500
hours. The flights consisted of plane guard,
logistics, anti-terrorism/force protection,
maritime interdiction operations and spe-
cial operations training with explosive ord-
nance disposal personnel. The daily grind
of oppressive heat and humidity made
operating difficult -but the squadron's
sense of purpose was bolstered knowing
that our operations were contributing to
saving lives on the ground in Afghanistan.
Even with their busy schedules, squad-
ron personnel were able to make great
professional strides. Forty-six individu-
als qualified as enlisted aviation warfare


Photo by Clark Pierce
Susan McDowell gets the kiss she's been wait-
ing for from husband MC1 Jeffrey McDowell,
who is assigned to the USS Eisenhower Public
Affairs Office.


Photo by MC2(AW) Gary Granger
AW1 David Brandon greets his daughter and
wife at the July 28 homecoming celebra-
tion for the "Nightdippers" of HS-5 at NAS
Jacksonville, after completing their deploy-
ment with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 on
board the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D.
Eisenhower (CVN 69) in support of Operation
Enduring Freedom.


Photo by Clark Pierce
Families and friends wait outside Hangar 116 under a bright sun for the first sign of seven
HS-5 helicopters approaching NAS Jacksonville July 28.


These missions required the squadron to
investigate, interrogate and, if necessary,
intercept any contacts which may pose a
potential hazard to the aircraft carrier dur-
ing its transit to and from port.
After being relieved by USS Ronald
Reagan (CVN-76), the Eisenhower Strike
Group headed back through the Suez to
the cool waters of the Mediterranean. On
its return home, HS-5 had the opportu-
nity to work with several other nations
during North Atlantic Council at Sea
Day an extremely large afloat confer-
ence with distinguished visitors from 30
member countries and military staff of the
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The
squadron assisted in transferring nearly
100 distinguished guests from seven other
ships to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. The
Nightdippers were individually recognized
for the success of the event by their flaw-
less execution of each transfer and the pro-
fessionalism of their aircrews.
HS-7 is assigned three HH-60H strike


warfare and four SH-60F anti-submarine
configured helicopters. The squadron has
206 personnel consisting of pilots and air-
crewmen, maintenance technicians and
administrative support personnel.
The Nightdippers have a very short
turn around, and are scheduled to deploy
again in early 2010. Until then they will
enjoy this time home with their family and
friends who have supported them these
last five months.
This is the final homecoming for the
squadron at NAS Jacksonville. HS-5 will
be changing duty stations to NS Norfolk,
Va. after next year's cruise, as part of
consolidation within the Helicopter Sea
Combat community.
The squadron transferred to NAS
Jacksonville from Quonset Point, R.I. in
1973. Since then HS-5 has transitioned
from the SH-3 Sea King to the current
models, the SH-60F/HH-60H Seahawk,
and within the next three years will transi-
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July 28 at NAS Jacksonville.
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deployment.
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Photos by Genie Woodard
The first "Ladies Night Out" event presented by Balfour Beatty Communities July 29 at NAS
Youth Activities Center brought women together from Navy neighborhoods both on and off
base.

Ladies Night Out strengthens social ties
From Balfour Beatty
Communities


B alfour Beatty Com-
munities celebrat-
ed its first "Ladies
Night Out" event July 29
at the NAS Jacksonville
Youth Activities Center.
Women from Navy neigh-
borhoods, both on and off
the base, were invited to
come out and enjoy a night
of entertainment, free sam-
ples and goodies galore.
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event. Each vendor gave
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gram is all about wellness
- feeling well in body and
mind. We created program
events, such as Ladies
Night Out, to help our resi-


dents develop and maintain
healthy bodies and minds,
as well as a positive sense
of community."
To find out more about
what is going on within the
Jacksonville Balfour Beatty
Community, check out the
website at www.nasjack-
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Wilson bids farewell after 29-year career

From VP-30 Public Affairs IIr ._


Lt. Cmdr. Winfred Wilson
celebrated the end of
his Navy career July
24 at a retirement ceremony
at All Saints Chapel on board
NAS Jacksonville. The presid-
ing officer was Lt. Cmdr. David
Kummings, assistant mainte-
nance officer of VP-30. Guest
speaker was VP-30 Maintenance
Officer Lt. Cmdr. Daryl Pierce.
Born in Eden, N.C. and raised
in Cascade, Va., Wilson enlist-
ed in the Navy in 1980 as an
undesignated Seaman under the
delayed entry program. He suc-
cessfully completed recruit train-
ing and advanced follow-on train-
ing at Great Lakes, Ill.
In 1981, he reported aboard
USS Virignia (CGN-38) homeport-
ed in Norfolk, Va. As a Seaman,
Wilson received his enlisted sur-
face warfare specialist designa-
tion in just 14 months.
In 1984, he reported to
Commander in Chief Atlantic
Fleet, Headquarters Support
Activity in Norfolk, Va., serving
as technical supervisor of the sup-
ply technical division.
Wilson decided to pursue a dif-
ferent career in the civilian sec-
tor in 1986, so he was honorably
discharged from active duty and
enlisted in the Naval Reserves in
Greensboro, N.C.
In 1987, he opted to return to
active duty to continue his naval
career, and reported aboard USS
Shenandoah (AD-44) homeported
in Norfolk, Va. He served as the
leading petty officer and store-
room coordinator of stores divi-


Photos courtesy VP 30
CW04 Michael Rembert presents Lt. Cmdr. Winfred Wilson (right) the shadow box highlighting his naval career.


sion. During this tour, Wilson was
promoted to chief petty officer.
In 1990, he reported to Fleet
Combat Training Center, Atlantic
in Dam Deck, Va., serving as the
leading chief petty officer (LCPO)/
division officer of the supply
department.
Wilson reported aboard USS


Independence (CV-62), homeport-
ed in Yokosuka, Japan, in 1993.
He served as the LCPO/ division
officer of the material division.
During his tour, he was promoted
to senior chief petty officer and
received his enlisted aviation war-
fare specialist designator.
In 1996, he reported to


the University of Florida in
Gainesville, Fla., as the supply
officer and command senior enlist-
ed advisor of the Naval Reserve
Officer Training Corps. After two
months, he was selected for the
limited duty officer/chief warrant
officer program.
He was commissioned as an


Lt. Cmdr. Winfred Wilson is piped
ashore with his wife, Irma Evette
Wilson, and their sons, Antone and
Brandon.
ensign in the supply corps officer
community. After an 18-month
tour of duty at the University
of Florida, he transferred to
the Naval Supply Corps Officer
School in Athens, Ga.
In 2000, Wilson reported to
Naval Support Activity Gaeta,
Italy and served as the supply
officer, port services officer, trans-
portation officer, and postal offi-
cer.
In 2004, he reported to
Expeditionary Warfare Training
Group Atlantic, Little Creek
Amphibious Base, Norfolk, Va.,
where he served as N4 director of
logistics and facilities.
Wilson reported to VP-30
aboard NAS Jacksonville in
February 2007, where he served
as supply officer.
His decorations include the
Meritorious Service Medal,
Navy Commendation Medal (five
awards), Navy Achievement
Medal (four awards) and various
campaign and unit awards.


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JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, August 6, 2009 17


Master Chief




Graham burial at sea


By CW04 Stephen Lee

This past Father's Day, Boat
Division 101 of Maritime
Expeditionary Security
Squadron Ten (headquartered
at NAS Jacksonville) was hon-
ored to conduct a burial at sea
for retired SKCM(SS) Richard
Graham.
His son, BM1 Rodney Graham,
a member of MSRON-10 Boat
Division 101, laid his father's
cremated remains to rest off the
coast of Naval Station Mayport
at position 30' 21.05N and 81'
19.07W.
The ceremony was conducted
onboard two of the division's 34-
foot Navy patrol boats and com-
menced with the shifting of col-
ors to half mast. Cmdr. George
Tsangaris, commanding officer of
Boat Division 101, conducted the
burial service, and Cmdr. Murray
Fink, a former commanding offi-
cer of the unit, presented the
eulogy commemorating Graham's
long and fruitful life. At approxi-
mately 10:20 a.m., BM1 Graham
released his father's remains on a
floating floral wreath along with
his father's favorite U.S. Navy
ball cap, that read, "Proudly
served in WW II, Korea, and the
Vietnam War."
During the committal,
BMC(SW) Christopher Kaliontgis,
the Chief of the Honor Guard,
directed the 21-gun salute and


BM1 Rodney Graham lays his father's cremated remains
Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Naval Station Mayport.


Photos by CWO4 Steve Lee
MSRON-10 Division 101 Boat 220 comes alongside Boat 231 to begin the -
burial ceremony. Boat Division 101 Honor Guard (from left) BM1 Plikinton, EMC Larry


the ceremonial playing of Taps.
The ceremony concluded following
the formal presentation of the flag
by BMC(SW) Dewayne Mack to
BM1 Graham, after encasing the
flag with three of the fired shells
from the honorary salute. In
attendance of the ceremony were
BM1 Graham's wife, Maryella,
the ceremony participants and
other members of Boat Division
101.
Rather than mourn the passing
of Graham, those in attendance


celebrated his remarkable life,
and contributions to our Navy
and to our nation. Enlisting in the
Navy just months after the end
of World War II, Graham began
his career in the surface fleet
with assignment to USS Owens
(DD 776). He was then assigned
aboard USS New Jersey (BB 62)
where he participated in deploy-
ments of the battleship in sup-
port of Korean War operations,
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He was then assigned to the
supply department of the Nautilus
Program, spending four years to
help support nuclear power to
the Navy's submarine fleet. After
receiving supply and submarine
instruction, Graham was a plank
owner aboard USS James Monroe
(SSBN 622) and later served as a
plank owner aboard USS George
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of the U.S. Navy Olympic Skeet
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in the Team's participation in the
1968 Olympic Games in Mexico
City where they placed 6th over-
all. After 22 years of faithful ser-
vice, he retired while stationed
in Groton, Conn. Graham is sur-
vived by his wife, Irene, and three
sons Ralph, Richard, and Rodney,
daughter, Sharon, and five grand-
children Steffie, Michael, Ricky,
Jeff and Jamie.


U.S. Navy photo
An F-14 Tomcat from the "Black Aces" of VF-41 roars off of the flight deck of the aircraft car-
rier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in the Arabian Sea in 2001.
From Naval History
& Heritage Command


August 1, 1987 -
Commander, Naval
Air Force, U.S.
Atlantic Fleet began sup-
port of an average of five
to seven LAMPS helicopter
detachments operating on
convoy duty in the Persian
Gulf.
August 7, 1990 The
EP-3E Aries II, an elec-
tronic version of the P-3C,
arrived at NAS Patuxent
River, Md., to begin four
months of extensive perfor-
mance testing.
August 16, 1990
- Consistent with UN
Security Council Resolution
661, a multinational mari-
time intercept operation
involving naval aviation
forces began intercepting
ships going to or from Iraq
and Kuwait.
August 17, 1988 The
maiden flight of the Navy's
new Helicopter Combat
Support aircraft, HH-60H,
was conducted at Sikorsky
Aircraft, Stratford, Conn.
The helicopter was a deriv-
ative of the SH-60F. The
primary mission of the new
HH-60H would be strike
rescue with secondary tasks
involving special warfare
missions. The HH-60Hs
were the first new aircraft
purchased for and operated
exclusively by the Naval
Air Reserve.
August 19, 1981 Two
ooo


U.S. Navy photo
An EP-3E Aries II assigned to the "World Watchers" of Fleet
Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) on deployment to
the Middle East to conduct missions in support of Operation


Enduring Freedom in 2002.

F-14 Tomcats of VF-41 shot
down two Libyan Su-22
Sukhoi aircraft over inter-
national waters. Flying off
USS Nimitz, the "Black
Aces" were on a reconnais-
sance mission for a mis-
sile-firing exercise being
conducted by U.S. ships
when they were fired on
by the Libyan planes. The
VF-41 Tomcats, part of
CVW-8, were piloted by
Cmdr. Henry Kleeman and
Lt. Lawrence Muczynski
with the respective radar
intercept officers, Lt. David
Venlet and Lt. James
Anderson.
August 25, 1983 The
Navy accepted the produc-
tion prototype of the P-3C
Orion Update III. The air-


craft was flown to NATC
Patuxent River, Md., for
test and evaluation by VX-
1. It was expected to be
twice as effective in sub-
marine detection as the
Update II because it would
provide increased effective-
ness in the acoustic process-
ing system.
August 29, 1983 The
first flight of the AV-8B
Harrier II production
model was conducted at the
McDonnell Douglas plant in
St. Louis, Mo.
August 30, 1983 Lt.
Cmdr. Dale Gardner was
a crew member aboard the
Space Shuttle Challenger,
becoming the first Naval
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space.


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the top score at the end of the season wins
a trip to Super Bowl XLIV in Miami.
Since 2004, thousands of MWR players
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in the MWR RapidDraft Fantasy Football
League. It is hosted by "World Fantasy
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Thanks to a generous donation,
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Court closures the base gym basketball
courts and racquetball courts are closed
through Aug. 14 for renovation.
* Captain's Cup Men's & Women's
Racquetball Tournament August 24-28
The following sport leagues are open to all
NAS Jax active duty, selective reservists
and command DoD personnel. Stop by base
gym to obtain required paperwork or call
542-2930.
* Captain's Cup 7-on-7 Flag Football
(forming)
* Captain's Cup Wiffle Ball
* Captain's Cup Kickball
The following sport leagues are open to
NAS Jax active duty, selective reservists,
command DoD and DoD contractor
personnel.
* Captain's Cup Badminton League
Upcoming league meetings at the base
gym (commands whose athletic officer
or designated representative attend the
meeting will receive 5 captain's cup points):
* Indoor volleyball -Aug. 12 at 11:30 a.m.
* Greybeard fall softball Aug. 19 at 11:30
a.m.
* Intramural softball -Aug. 19 at noon
* Coed softball-Aug. 19 at 12:30 p.m.
Sports Officials & Scorekeepers Needed
North Florida Military Officials Association
needs individuals to officiate basketball,
soccer, softball, football, volleyball and
wrestling at NAS Jax. Experience not
required.
For more information, call MWR Sports
Coordinator Bill Bonser at 542-2930/3239 or
e-mail bill.bonser@navy.mil.
River City Umpires Association needs for
baseball and softball umpires. If you live in
Duval, Clay, Putnam, St. Johns, Nassau,
Baker or Bradford County and are interested
in officiating, call Terry Padgett at 879-6442
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Team Wins Losses
Air Ops Gold 7 1
HSM-70 7 2
Cobra Kai 6 4
Air Ops Blue 5 5
CNRSE 3 4
HS-11 3 4
CPRW-11 2 2
FISC 2 5
FRCSE 2 6
CNATTU 2 7
Summer Golf as of July 31
Team Wins Losses
Spartans 5 1
VP-16 5 1
Air Ops 4 1
CNATTU Gold 4 2
Naval Hospital 3 3
CV-TSC 2 1
NATEC 2 3
CBMU202 1 4
VP-30 E's 1 5
CNATTU Blue 0 6
Flag Football as of July 31
Team Wins Losses
VP-8 Aircrew 4 0
VR-58 4 0
Air Ops 3 0
VP-30 O's 3 1
FACSFAC 2 0
FRCSE Blue 2 1
NMC 2 1
VR-62 2 2
FRCSE 2 2
VP-16 2 2
Brig 1 1
HSM-70 1 1
VP-30 E's 1 1
NAVFAC/CBMU202 1 3
CNATTU 1 3
Naval Hospital 1 3
VP-5 1 3
VP-8 FT 0 3
VP-62 0 2
HS-11 0 4


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donated to create this Sesame Room, where Aiyana Lee plays with Elmo's Restaurant.


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AUTO SKILLS CENTER
Call 542-3227 for information.

FREEDOM LANES

BOWLING CENTER
Call 542-3493 for information.

Wednesday
Free Bowling for active duty
11 a.m. 1 p.m.
Color Pin Bowling
5-10 p.m. $2 games

Saturday Night Extreme Bowling
7-9 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. midnight
$11 per person, includes shoe rental

Sunday
Family Day Special
11 a.m. 5 p.m. $1.25 games
Color Pin Bowling
5-10 p.m. $2 games

Wednesday Night Challenge League at 7
p.m.
Book your birthday & command events at
Freedom Lanes

80 Days of Summer at NAS Freedom
Lanes, Now through September 6
Free games all summer long for youth
bowlers 17 years of age and younger until
5 p.m.!
Give-a-ways throughout the summer for
everyone!
Grand prize drawings on September 12 for
the following;
Grand Prize SeaWorld passes for four
and two nights stay at a Westgate Resorts
property in Orlando, FL.
1st Runner Up Wild Adventures Theme
Park for two days for four and two nights
stay at the Hawthorn Suites in Valdosta,
Ga.
2nd Runner Up Daytona 500 Experience
passes for four and two nights stay at the
Daytona Beach Courtyard by Marriott
Some restrictions apply. See tickets for
details.

THE ZONE COMPLEX
Call 542-3521 for information.

Texas Hold'em Tournaments
Budweiser Brew House
Monday & Thursday 7 p.m.
Zone gift certificates awarded!

Trivia Night
Budweiser Brew House
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Karaoke
Budweiser Brew House
Wednesday & F.-ii.iy
7:30 p.m. until close

Lunch Bingo
Monday -Fiid.iy
11:15 a.m. 1 p.m., 10 games, $1 per card
per game
Enjoy lunch while you play!

The Zone Pizza Specials!
Monday Mom's Night Any one-topping
14" pizza for only $5, pick-up or dine-in 5
9 p.m.
Tuesday Family Feast Two one-topping
14" pizzas and six non-alcoholic beverages
for only $20, dine-in only 5 9 p.m.
Wednesday Pizza & Cheese Bread Deal
One specialty 14" pizza or one 14" pizza
up to three toppings plus cheese bread for
only $15 pick-up or dine-in 5 9 p.m.


Thursday Pizza & Wing Deal One 14"
pizza up to three toppings or a specialty
pizza plus boneless wings for only $16
pick-up or dine-in 5 9 p.m.
F,-id.iy TGIF Three or more 14" pizzas
up to three toppings each only $7 per pizza
- pick-up, dine-in or delivery 11 a.m. 9
p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Dollar Days $2
off any 14" pizza pick-up or dine-in 5 9
p.m.

FITNESS & AQUATICS
Call 542-2930 for information.

Family Fitness Center
Located above the Youth Center Gym
Monday F-id.iy, 9 a.m. 1 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday, 4 -7 p.m.
Work out while your children enjoy the
play area.

Outdoor Pool is open!
Tuesday Saturday (11 a.m. 6 p.m.)
Sunday (1-5 p.m.)
Open weekends-only beginning Aug, 22

I.T.T. EVENTS
Call 542-3318 for information.

FCCJ Artist Series Broadway
The Color Purple
November 21, 2 p.m. ($61), 8 p.m. ($76)
November 22, 1:30 p.m. ($61)
A Chorus Line
January 23, 2 p.m. ($60), 8 p.m. ($61)
The Wizzard of Oz
February 27, 2 p.m. ($57.75), 8 p.m.
($59.50)
February 28, 1:30 p.m. ($57.75)
Mamma Mia
March 27, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. ($62.50)
Grease
May 1, 2 p.m. ($61), 8 p.m. ($74.50)
Chicago
May 22, 8 p.m. ($62.50)

Jacksonville Suns Baseball Team
Homeplate Box $11 adult, $10.50 child/senior
Reserved $8 adult, $7.50 child/senior
General Admission $5 adult, $4.50 child/senior

Jacksonville Jaguars tickets now on sale
Section 147 $58.25 per person
200 Level $54 per person
400 Level $42 per person
Jag Shuttle $12 per person

Kennedy Space Center
Free admission to the active duty member
Must receive voucher from ITT

Hall of Fame Combo Tickets
Includes Hall of Fame, IMAS and putting
course
World Golf Village $17

Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks
October 22 at 7 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Arena
$70 per person, club seating

Entertainment Books Save money on
local restaurants and attractions $20

Paintball Adventures
$21 per person, includes everything but
paintballs
Paintball with military ID $12, without
$14

AMC Gold Experience Movie Theater tick-
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No restrictions use for any show, any
time! Only $8.

Summer Waves in Georgia
$15 adult and child

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LIBERTY COVE RECREATION
Trips, activities and costs may be restricted Free Kayak & Canoe Rental
to El-E6 single or unaccompanied active Every Thursday for active duty
duty members. Call 542-3491
for information. Skipper "B" Sailing Classes
$150 per person
Liberty Bowling Tournament July 31, Aug. 1, 2, 8 & 9
Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. Sept. 4, 5, 6, 12 & 13

Kenney Chi-in.-y Concert YOUTH CENTER
Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. Call 778-9772.
$30 includes transportation & club
seat admission Before & After School Registration
Going on now

NAS JAX GOLF CLUB Fees based on income.
Golf course info: 542-3249 School Parent Orientation 2009-10
Mulligan's info: 542-2936 August 18, 6 7 p.m.
Free snacks & beverages!
Military Appreciation Days at NAS Jax Lots of great information, ask questions,
Golf Club tour the center and meet the new director.
$15 per person, includes cart & green fees
Aug. 18 for active duty. Free open recreation for children in kin-
Today & 20 for retirees and DoD person- dergarten through age 17
nel. Tuesday F,-id.iy, 6:15-8 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dog Days of Summer at NAS Jax Golf Must register at the Youth Center.
Course
Play 18-holes with cart for $20 after 2 p.m. Is your child 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2009?
Monday through Thursday If so, they are eligible for Florida's FREE
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)
Sunday Brunch now at Mulligan's, 10 a.m. Program, NAS Jacksonville currently has
2 p.m. VPK openings at the Youth Center begin-
ning August 24, 9 a.m. noon, Monday
0-CLUB & T-BAR through Friday. Only 18 children can be
For information on booking command or enrolled, so it's first come, first served.
private functions at the O'Club or T-Bar, For more information, contact the Child
call the Officers' Club main office, 542- Development Center at 542-5529.
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20 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, August 6, 2009

House approves NE Florida transportation projects


Jacksonville National
Cemetery on list

By Barbara Riley
Legislative Aide
United States Representa-
tive Ander Crenshaw (R-
Fla.), a member of the
House Appropriations committee,
announced July 24 that the U.S.
House of Representatives approv-
al of $3.7 million in funding for


high priority Northeast Florida
transportation projects, includ-
ing $800,000 for a Jacksonville
National Cemetery Access Road
Study.
The Fiscal Year 2010
Transportation, Housing and
Urban Development, and Related
Agencies Appropriations Bill
passed the House on Thursday,
July 23 and now moves to the
U.S. Senate.
"Investments in Northeast
Florida's transportation infra-


structure, whether road, rail, air,
or sea provide the groundwork
for a strong and growing regional
economy," said Crenshaw, who
guided the funding requests
through the appropriations pro-
cess. "That's why I've fought to
ensure these projects get the
money they need today so they
can be successful tomorrow. The
Jacksonville National Cemetery
Access Road and the Mayport
Ferry, along with other regional
projects funded in this bill are


key to the regional transportation
network."
Northeast Florida initiatives
contained in the legislation:
Jacksonville National
Cemetery Access Road: $800,000 in
Federal Highway Administration
and Federal Lands funding for
completion of project development
and environmental assessment
to determine how to establish
alternate access to the new VA
Jacksonville National Cemetery.
An alternative access route will


enable access to the cemetery from
1-95 and Jacksonville International
Airport.
Mayport Ferry Rehabilitation:
$500,000 in Federal Highway
Administration Ferry Boats and
Terminal Facilities funding to pro-
vide for better control and enhanced
safety for ferry operations.
Specifically, funding would be
used to rehabilitate the present
ferry dock ramp on both sides of
the St. Johns River and improve
the gantry system.


Skin cancer on the eyelids surprisingly common


How to detect,

treat and prevent it
From The Skin Cancer Foundation
Skin cancers of the eyelid, including
basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squa-
mous cell carcinoma (SCC), and
melanoma, account for five to 10 percent
of all skin cancers. While only a small
number are lethal, eyelid skin cancers can
cause significant tissue damage, blindness
and can spread into the nasal and orbital
cavities (the area behind the eye).
"Eyelid skin cancer is not something
most people think about," said C. William
Hanke, MD, senior vice president of The
Skin Cancer Foundation. "With their thin,
delicate structures, the eyes and surround-
ing areas are particularly prone to cancers.
And, it's an area people often forget to
protect from the sun," he said in a July 23
news release.
Most eyelid skin cancers occur on the
lower lid, which receives the most sun
exposure. Approximately 90 percent of all
eyelid cancers are BCCs, five percent or
more are SCCs and two percent are mela-
nomas.
Early detection is essential, but is often
difficult to achieve because eyelid tumors
often grow under the skin for years before
presenting on the surface. Early warning
signs include:
a lump or bump that frequently bleeds


or does not disappear
persistent red eye or inflammation of
the eyelids that does not respond to medi-
cation
newly acquired flat or elevated pig-
mented lesions that have irregular borders
and growth
unexplained loss of eyelashes
Treating skin cancers of the eyelids poses
special challenges. Eyelids are composed
of extremely specialized mobile skin. To
remove BCCs and SCCs, Mohs micrograph-
ic surgery is highly effective. The affected
tissue is removed layer by layer, with each
thin layer studied under the microscope
until a cancer-free layer is reached.
Fortunately, preventing eyelid skin can-
cer can be easy and fashionable. Today
there are sunscreens and moisturizers spe-
cially formulated for the eye area, which
makes wearing an SPF 15 or higher sun-
screen daily around the eyes much easier.
In addition, sunglasses have become the
ultimate fashion accessory. They not only
make a chic fashion statement, but protect
your eyes from the sun's harmful ultra-
violet (UV) rays. When it comes to select-
ing the most flattering style, face shape
is probably the most important feature to
keep in mind. Eyewear experts suggest fol-
lowing these simple guidelines:
Oval face: square or cat's eye frames
Round face: rectangular frames
Square face: rounder oval cat's-eye
frames
Triangular, or heart-shaped face:
frames with a straight, flat top


The boomer deduction


By Lt. j.g. Lea Tietje, JAGC
Special Contributor


Service members who are assigned
to a two-crew submarine are eli-
gible to claim certain deductions on
their income taxes due to their unique
situation. For those not in the submarine
community, Ohio-class submarines (aka
"boomers") are manned by two separate
crews, the blue crew and the gold crew.
When one crew is out to sea, the other
is on shore duty. Under section 162 of
the Internal Revenue Code taxpayers are
allowed to deduct ordinary and necessary
expenses, including traveling expenses
while away from home in the pursuit of a
trade or business.
Boomers are eligible for this deduction
because of the two-crew rotation. In 1967,
the IRS ruled that a naval officer assigned
to a ship or submarine that has eating
and living facilities is entitled to claim the
vessel as "home" for the purposes of deduc-
tions under section 162. The IRS recently
clarified that this ruling applies to both
officers and enlisted service members.
For the boomers, when the gold crew
goes out to sea, the blue crew remains on
shore away from their "home." This means
the shore crew is entitled to deduct travel-
ing expenses for work since they are away
from home, hence the "boomer deduction."
These travel expenses can include travel
to and from the shore duty location to the
home of the service member. Other deduct-
ible expenses can be utilities in the home.
Now, no one wants to be audited by the
IRS. A service member claiming the boom-
er deduction must be certain that they are
only claiming the amount of deductions


they are entitled to.
It is important to remember that the
deduction is only available to the service
member, not their family. For example, if
claiming a deduction for the amount of the
electric bill, a service member who resides
with their family can only deduct their
share of the bill and not the entire utility
bill.
Additionally, the deduction can only
be claimed for un-reimbursed expenses,
thus rent or mortgage payments cannot
be deducted if a service member is reim-
bursed for those expenses through their
BAH. Also, if the sub is in dry dock, crew-
members assigned to the sub cannot claim
the boomer deduction during that time.
If you believe you qualify for this tax
deduction, but want some help wad-
ing through the tax forms, utilize the
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
(VITA) which is offered on many bases.
VITA volunteers may be able to help you
determine if you qualify for this deduction.
If VITA is unable to assist you, you can
also go to irs.gov and contact an IRS repre-
sentative who is knowledgeable about this
deduction.
The author of this article wishes to
acknowledge the informational paper writ-
ten by George F. Reilly, Navy Tax Counsel,
as a valuable starting point to understand-
ing this complex topic.
Legal assistance attorneys are available
to help at: NAS Jacksonville (904) 542-
2565 ext. 3006; NS Mayport (904) 270-5445
ext. 3017; NSB Kings Bay (912) 573-3959.
This article is not intended to substitute
for the personal advice of a licensed attor-
ney.


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in Arizona. Call Wellness for details:
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After the face shape has been deter-
mined, there are five important steps to
finding a great protective pair of sunglass-
es:
1. Select sunglasses with adequate UV
protection. Sunglasses should block 99 to
100 percent of UVA and UVB radiation.
UV-blocking lenses will also reduce eye
strain due to squinting on bright, sunny
days.
2. Pick the best lens color for your
purposes: Gray reduces brightness with-
out distorting color, brown creates greater
color contrast, providing better visibility on
solid-color surfaces. Yellow is good for both
contrast and depth perception.
3. Choose a polarized lens to reduce the
glare of light reflected on the water or the
light you face while driving.
4. Make sure sunglasses fit comfort-
ably over your ears and do not slip down
the bridge of your nose, which would allow
more UV rays in. In terms of materials,
plastic frames can come in rich, complex


colors and typically are easy to adjust for
a custom fit. Metal frames give a thinner
profile, a lighter look and are usually very
durable
5. Select a sufficient lens size to shield
the eyes, eyelids and surrounding areas.
The more skin you cover, the better.
Wraparound styles with a comfortable,
close fit and UV protective side shields are
ideal.
Lenses that absorb and block UV are
one of the strongest defenses against eye
and eyelid damage, so it's best to wear
sunglasses year-round whenever you are
out in the sun. And remember, fashion
and high price do not guarantee safety. A
recent review of 32 pairs of inexpensive
sunglasses showed that they were all effec-
tive in filtering out UVR.
Finally, hats are also an important sun-
protective strategy. Wearing a hat with at
least a 3-inch brim all around can block
as much as half of all UVB rays from your
eyes and shield your eyelids.


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REDUCED $10K THIS IS
NOT A SHORT SALE!!
Heather Ridge 3br/1.5ba
Townhouse w/frpic, comm
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crpt & paint, tile firs in kit
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and give lyr home warr.
15 min from NAS Jax.
ONLY $89,000. Pics upon
req.Call Leslie 904-699-2669


If you're buying,
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ORANGE PARK Cozy 3
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Sherman 904-465-1010


MUST SELL!
Renovated 3/1, 1500sf, 2
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beautifully polished
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carpet, paint, roof,
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kitchen/bath, septic tank
& drain field. 1 car
garage & detached 2.5
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Pictures upon request
call Susan 904-477-4902

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split floor plan, 16x18
inclosed sunroom, big
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sell $120K 904-735-1330
5145 Saginaw Ave.



, Beautiful new condo
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Woods Dr., 32244.


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Asking $359k Negotiable
Call 912-882-1036.

Aprmet
Furnishe


built, furnished studios,
full kitchens, free utili-
ies w/cable. 8341 Dames
Point Crossing Blvd.
904-743-7100 Stay less than
a month & weekly rate
applies. Must present ad.
Based on availability
Offer eoxire 9/1/09


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Laurie Potter (USN Retired)
Mortgage Loan Officer
904.256.2051 Direct
904.463.2065 Cell
laurie.potter@bankofamerica.com
Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC
5 Equal Housing Lender 2009
Bank ofAmeric Corporaon. Credit and
collatral am subjectto applro Terms
and codions apply This is nota corn- Bankof America -3
mlaentrto lend. Progrms, ratetenms
and wldltons ae subjectto change Home Loans
without notice.



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Realtor, USN RET
Cell: (904) 563-1824
Office: (904) 733-3003
berriosc@bellsouth.net
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RIVERSIDE-
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Large screened lanal, $275.0001 Under 3 ml. to NAS.
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TIMUQUANA AREA
spacious all new 1br/lba
w/d, close to NAS safe &
quiet $550. 904-284-1616
Email for pictures @
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WESTSIDE Quiet Area
CEDAR CREEK APTS
1 MONTH FREE RENT
Mary 904-424-3402
WESTSIDE 2/1, CH&A
Clean, quiet in country
setting, water included.
$545MO. 904 78300288
WESTSIDE Off 103rd
2BR DUPLEX, FENCED
YARD, NO W/D CONN.
REF. REQ. $595778-2897



& JAX AIRPORT
2/2.5 w/gar, like
new, granite,
hardwd, stainless,
2mstr stes, $475ea. or
$950. AvI. now 912-322-9288
wvgrbc@tds.net
Julington Crk 2/2.5, kit.
eqpt, lcg, grt amenities &
schis, lyrs lease $875m+
sec. dp. 904-234-1492
Middleburg- The Ravines,
850sf, newly remodeled
1lbr/2ba, gated comm.
$700/mo. 904-282-6264.
ORANGE PARK Twnhse
end unit w/ gar, new
2br/2.5ba w/ bonus rm,
1200sf $950m 904-465-7970
Ponte Vedra Beach
New Luxury 3br/3ba, 2cg
gated, 200yds to beach,
pool, hot tub, granite &
ss appis $1800m 234-7433


SOUTHSIDE- Montreaux
Like new Lrg 2/2, w/d
incid, many amenities,
$1000 o. 904-545-1664






ARGYLE 3/2, 2cg, cath.
ceilings & more, good
neighborhood $1075m.
904-838-8572

ARGYLE, 3/2, LR, DR,
firpic, ceiling fans, scrned
covered patio, fenced yard.
$995. Refs req. 778-2897


Arlington 3 bed/2 bath,
LR, DR, FM, Ig fenced
yard, 2 car, wood floors.
1800 sq ft. $1300/mo. $900
security. Available 9/1.
904-742-2974


ARLINGTON Twnhouse
3/2.5 1400sqft, $845/mo
$845dep 636-0269


ATLANTIC & 9A- 4/2, Irg
rms, 1900sf, nw crpt/pnt,
updtd kit, fnc bkyd HUD
ok $1100mo+dp 233-1376


Bartram Park Area
Terrace TH 3/2.5, den,
2cg, 1860sf, $1650rent /opt
Owner/Agent 904-226-2738


12 BR SPECIALS STARTING
$679 PER MONTH
MILITARY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM AVAILABLE
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I on the river I


4375 Confederate Point Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32210
Telephone: (904) 772-1472 Fax: (904) 771-8872
www.HeritageontheRiver.com Heritage@Chandler.bz


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APARTMENTS


(904)-272-4371

Military Discount Program

Clay County Schools

Pool and Recreational Areas

Large Units with Spacious Floor Plans

2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes

Washer-Dryer Connections

On-Site Maintenance

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OPEN WEEKENDS

622 Filmore Street

Orange Park, FL


BAYMEADOWS/East
Hampton Comm.
Exec. 3/2 single fam.
home w/pool & spa.
Close to 9A & 1-95.
Pool & lawn maint.
provided. Comm. svcs
avi-pool, soccer, ten-
nis, playground, bskt
ba l & more. Rental
could be ready as
early as Sept. 15th.
$2550m+lmo damage
dep. All applicants
will be screened. Call
904-363-3111 for appt.

BCH 3/2, $1100mo.
Upgraded, hdwd,
granite, waterview
florida rm, great fam.
neighborhd. 904-556-6119
HOUSE FOR
RENT- $700m. 2/2,
several miles to
NAS/JAX. Home
904-908-8844; cell 422-0309
ARGYLE 3/2+FL
rm, 1700sf, 2cg, Irg
bkyd, nr schools,
lots of amenities.
$450m-will split btwn
mates. 904-302-2286
CHEVY CAVA-
LIER '93- Z24,
convert., good top
& tires, A/C, AT,
no leaks, hi-mi's.
Kevin 874-8941. $2200.


FLEMING ISLAND
Clay County Schools 3/2
Grt rm w/frpl, LR, DR,
screen patio, fenced, 2
car gar. $1200mo. 10
miles to NAS, avail
9/1/09. Home 904-264-0973
or cell 904-610-4635
I4 J ulington Creek
4br/3ba, 2203sf,
A schools- Elem.,
UMidd., H.S., Rmod-
ern spacious ranch
home, pool + yard, fncd
+ screen, pets ok w/
dep. $1985mo AvI Sept. 1
25 mr in to base.
9 0 4 6 5 4 1 7 30
sunny4delcore@hotmail.com
MANDARIN 3/2/2 new
paint, new lights & fans,
fp, pond view, great
schools $1095mo 472-7079
MURRAY HILL/Amherst.
St. Adorable bungalow 2/1
new kit.+many upgrades.
$850m. 912-674-5387
NORTHSIDE 3/2, new
cpt/pnt, 1642 W. 29th St.,
Call after 1 0am
661-312-8888. $635M1/$500d
Orange Park Country Club
Brick 4/3, 2cg, 2200sf,
freshly painted, new car-
pet, $1500mo. 904-307-5834
PANAMA PARK- 3/1,
ch&a, no pets, $650mo +
$600dep. 879-2892


SIGNATURE REALTY & Mgmt
RENTALS
AVAILABLE FROM $700-$3000/MO.
Beach 241- 5221, Mand 268- 0035
W'side 482-1099
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RIVERSIDE 2/1 & 3/1, Irg
newly remod, fpl, priv.
entr, lots of light. $730m
Cyndy 561-302-6200
Roosevelt- Near FCCJ
Brick 3/2.5, 3cg, 2,000+ sf
Irg scrnd prch, sep Indry
rm, fp, hrdwd & marble
firs, fncd yrd., $1130mo.
352-473-3147/ 954-347-9823
Southside-Nice 3/2, Ig den,
gar, hrdwd firs, $1195mo
Furn 2/1 & 2/2, clean &
shaded $695mo. 737-0537
, ORANGE PK
furn'd room for
rent. No Lease .
Includes utilities
$480m. 904-375-1814 for
appt.

,GREEN COVE
W SPRINGS 3/2/2,
1774sf, fpl, dining
rm, stainless appis,
fncd yd, 16x20 shed, FL.
rm, $1400m. 904-599-5785
WESTSIDE 2BR 2BA
End Unit Townhouse.
5558 Bennington Drive.
$700/mo + $650 dep. Pet
fee. 386-365-8543







Westside 3/2 5007 Bilken
Dr. 32210 Remod fenced
yard 1 car carport wash
/dry hkup covered porch
Ready Now $850/mth


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Madison @ Bay Pointe
4500 Baymeadows Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217

866-721-8505
Located in Baymeadows Area Off295


* Pool
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Community Amenities
* Relaxing pool with cabana
* Resident Business Center
* 24-hour Fitness Center
* Garages available
* Brand New Playground
* Volleyball Court


Interior Amenities
* Fully equipped kitchen with
built-in microwave
* Walk-in closets
* Full size washer & dryer
in each apartment
* Ceiling fans
* Private terrace or balcony
* Fireplaces
in select apartments


PRESERVE AT CEDAR RIVER
4207 Confederate Point Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32210

(904) 772-7900
preserveatcedarriver@imtresidential.com


WESTSIDE Off 103rd
1BR & 2BR, $595 & $695,
Fenced yard, No W/D hook
up, Ref Required, 778-2897
t Half Off First
M Months Rent.
jI Townhome $975m
542-9095/278-8343
S St. Johns Co.
gated comm. 2/2.5, lcg,
pool, playground. CR210
nr 1-95, exit 329.




NORTHSIDE
$299 MOVES YOU IN!
1 & 2 BR weekly/monthly
904-766-6986

Large Beautiful 3/2 only
$650. a month call
695-2255

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A ARGYLE 3/2+FL
rm, 1700sf, 2cg, Irg
bkyd, nr schools,
lots of amenities.
$450m-will split btwn
mates. 904-302-2286




0 MANDARIN
near Old Kings
Rd. Room for
rent in 1350sf
house $600mo
Call Jen
614-561-8206
Westside- Completely
Furn Lrg BR, share kit .
$110wk+$110dep 908-0099



JAX BCH OCNFRNT
2/1 ,W/D,Dishwasher,Ren
oed,Pool,Furnished or
not,6-12 mth, 863-255-9517
thecritterdoc@hotmail.c
om $2000 Pets negotiable







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Southpoint- frontage on
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12,000sf stand alone bidg
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MAINTENANCE
Silver Springs 432 units
Equity Residential
America's Choice for
Apartment Living, seeks
candidate with strong
tech skills to prepare
apts. Three or more yrs
hands-on exp incl plumb-
ing, elect, appis and paint
req'd. Valid drivers
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8985 NORMANDY BLVD.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32221
(904) 786 2377


www.normandyestatesfl.com


Normandy Estates is a beautiful, quiet, and peaceful
manufactured home community. When you purchase a home
from Normandy Estates, you're not only investing in the best
affordable housing, but also joining a wonderful community.


AC, Heating, Fuel
Antiques
Appliances
Arts & Crafts
Auctions
Building Supplies
Business/Office Equipment
Clothes
Collectibles
Computer
Craft/Thrift Stores
Electronics
Estate Sales
Farm/Planting
Fruits/Vegetables
Furniture/Household
Garage Sales
Garden/Lawn
Hot Tubs/Spas
Jewelry/Watches
Kid's Stuff
Machinery & Tools
Medical
Miscellaneous Merchandise
Musical Merchandise
Photography
Portable Buildings
Public Sales
Sporting Goods
Tickets
Trailers
Wanted to Buy or Trade


Maytag front
loader washer,
Kenmore electr.
dryer with oper
eating manuals,
both $3000bo. 790-5277
1 WINE COOLER
6 bottles, counter
top by Emerson as
new $15. 772-0876.


AUCTION Sunday
2:00 till ?? New
omerch. 580 East
King St. Kingsland
Call Liz 576-1776

Cn LzS6 6
CAMERA- 3 old
cameras & accesso-
ries; Nikon F4,
Canon, Lex and
Yashika $60 for all.
Call 772-0876 after 1400




BED-NEW IN PLASTIC
QUEEN i
Pillowtop
I Mattress |
SMust Sell $95 |
L 904-644-0498

SBEAUTIFUL
,FAIRFIELD
LOVE SEAT-
Need Iepoint pat-
tt tern, excellent
cond., sold for $1500,
asking $800. 904-762-5998
BED A Banner Bargain
King Size Mattress $180
Call 904-644-0498

IEDS BEDS BEDS
QUEEN SETS $95
KINGS $180 365-0957


Healthcare Positions
Histotechnologist
$1,500 Sign-on
Bonus/Relocation
BAPTIST MEDICAL
CENTER DOWNTOWN is
seeking a Florida licensed
(or eligible) Histotech-
nologist to ioin our team.
Associate's degree
required, along with 1-2
years of Histology lab
and/or approved Histol-
ogy training program.
Please call Melanie
Marsh, Recruiter at
904-202-2699 or apply
online, Job #6654.
OR Nurse
Manager
BAPTIST MEDICAL
CENTER SOUTH has a
full-time, M-F, 7a-3p,
position available for a
Nurse Manager for the
Operating Room. Ideal
candidates will have 5
years of perioperative
nursing experience, and
previous experience in a
nurse manager or assis-
tant nurse manager role.
Candidates must have an
Associate's Degree in
nursing and a current,
valid Florida nursing
license. BSN preferred.
CNOR and ACLS pre-
ferred (or obtained within
6 months of hire.) Please
call Laura Hogg, Nurse
Recruiter at (904)
271-6079 or e-mail
Laura.Hogg@bmciax.com
or apply online, Job #6872.
Dialysis Nurse
Coordinator
BAPTIST MEDICAL
CENTER SOUTH is seek-
ing a full-time Dialysis
Nurse Coordinator to per-
form all procedures
related to hemodialysis.
Qualified candidates must
have current, valid
Florida nursing license,
BSN preferred, BLS
required, 1-2 years care
of acute and chronic
dialysis patients. Please
call Laura Hogg, Nurse
Recruiter at (904) 271
-6079 or e-mail
Laura.Hogg@bmciax.com
or apply online, Job #6876.
Sleep Tech
BAPTIST MEDICAL
CENTER DOWNTOWN
has a full-time, Mon-Fri,
days, Sleep Tech position
available. Prefer 2-3
years experience. Must
be registry eligible or
enrolled in the A-step
program. Contact
Recruiter Detra
Jackson-McCrary at
202-2321, refer to iob #
6660.
Candidates for all
positions may apply
online, referencing the
iob number above, at:
e-baptisthealth.com/careers
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4 DINING TABLE
4 chairs, teak, like
new $300. 772-0876


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Industrial
MefChdfldiSe I Trades I


JODY'S PRE OWNED
FURNITURE SHOP,
Clean, quality inexpen-
sive furniture, Sofas,
Love Seat, Recliners,
Tables mattresses and
acc. Delivery avail. 10%
military discount. 6861
Lennox Ave. 904-314-1965
SLiving Room Set
3pc, leather, like
new, beige, $400.
772-0876
LIVING RM SET
SCindy Crawford
denim sofa, chr &
ottoman w/cof. &
end tbi $600.
379-8705
4 Moving Sale
highboy dresser
$100.00 end
S tables $15.00,
Garden tools,
coffee table
$20., 3 drawer cabinet
$50. Call 904-254-1503.
QUEEN MATTRESS &
BOX-PILLOW TOP SET
Brand New $150 644-0498
SOFA- reclin-
ing motion w/
pull down cen
ter console,
very good cond
paid $900 ask-
ing $375 pics avail.
Call 904-629-6891



Westside


piano, exercise bike,
booster seats, stroller,
carseat, boys (size 5)
clothing, women and
mens clothing & shoes,
toys, and much more!
Adams Lake
2284 Brian Lakes Dr. E,
off of Normandy and
Chaffee Road
BARGAIN HUNTERS
GALORE
This Sat & Sun Have
Your Garage Sale at
The Market Place!


4t, Crib & Mattress,
playpen, stroller
& highchair. as
new cond. $30
S each or all for
$100. 908-9554


ORANGE PARK
2BR/2BA APT
F 0 R RENT.
904-542-5771 X243
SKW Genera-
tor Electric
start propane
or gasoline
power, low
hours $375.
Jim 241-1243
4 INFLATABLE
FOOTBALL
BLIMP: Miller Lite
logo, 4'x23". Great
for parties, 5 new, $5ea.
269-4312
4 Washer- Large
capacity $75;
Fold-up
treadmill $25;
Blue rec liner
$40; Glasstop
stove self cleaning $100.
Call 904-292-9130
I ZILDJ IAN 20
CYMBAT, stan-
dard fir stand,
twin Ludwig mal-
lets, gd cond., $100
cash. 904-264-6054 after 4p



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with bag, reg/stiff
new graphite, $350.
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LAND FOR HUNTING
ALLENDALE, SC. 29810
112 acres, fields oak &
pine trees. Deer, turkey
& quail $2495 p/acre
taxes $350. 843-671-5624


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Call 800-786-8425 $250. 904-240-6554
POODLES TOY-IM & IF
Tra ler IApricot, ACA Regist.
HC, $250. 904-771-3885
ENCLOSED '03, 7X12
Pace Motorcycle TrIr, POODLES TOY AKC
elect. brakes, cust. int. 2 silver fem $700. 334-4058
$2900obo. 352-359-4604 www.plumprettypoodles.com
Rat Terrier Pups UKCI,
many colors $250-$450.
I www.mccortysrotterriers.com
Adopt a Pet WEIMARANER PUPPIES
AKC, 1st shots. $400.
Pets & Supplies Call 912-557-4093
Livestock & Supplies
Animals Wanted Get results!
Run your ad
more than one day.
There are different people
American Pitbull Terrier min the market for goods,
10 wks w/board of health services,
papers, ADBA, all shots, andjobs every day
Cn i Dave & Faye tason Don't miss ahotprospect!
904-583-6056, or 904-583-0515 3
AUSTRALIAN Shepherds Placeyouradtoday
All 4 colors. S & W, POP.
$250 & up. 904-779-2590
BASSETT PUPS CKC
Shots/Wormed 2M/2F. L
$300-$350 call 477-4754 '
AKC
www.mccortysterriers.comr
CHIHUAHUA PUP CKC, Quarter/Paint Horses,
Vet checked. P/F, HC, start at $800. Hay and
S/W,$125.904-3863142 Training Avai .
CHIHUAHUA BLUE 8wks 904-266-4339, 237-3694
2 females 1 male $300
Call 904-673-4813
CORGI PUPS- Pembroke,
AKC, Reds & Tri's $500-$600
www.mccartyscorgis.com MALIBU
14' MALIBU
DACHSHUND MINI AKC SLINGSHOT 1984
9wks, H/C, Dapple, F $400 bass boat with trailer.
904-964-4203or 502-7696 50hp Johnson out-
English Bulldog Pups AKC board motor, new
Champion, lines, all colors electrical wiring, Minn
avi now. $1200 904-607-4488 Kota trolling motor,
live well, fish and
German Shepard Pups depth finder, new inte-
Sable, 1wks o2d, $250 rior paint. Housed in
904-234-5295 dry dock storage.
Golden Retriever Pups Runs great. $2500 obo.
AKC Males Only wormed Call 904-536-7167


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1. Free advertising in the Fleet Market is restricted to active duty and retired military
personnel (or their dependents) and civilian employees assigned to Naval Air
Station, Jacksonville.
2. Advertising in the Fleet Market is a free service provided by the publisher to help
qualified personnel dispose of unwanted personal articles. Service ads such as
sharing rides to work or on leave, announcing lost and found items, and garage
sales will be accepted. ADS PERTAINING TO GUN SALES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
ANIMAL OR PET ADS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF THE ANIMALS ARE OFFERED
FREE. CHILD CARE PROVIDERS CANNOT DISCRIMINATE. REAL ESTATE ADS WILL
BE LIMITED TO ANNOUNCEMENT OF HOMES FOR SALE OR RENT BY QUALIFIED
INDIVIDUALS WITH PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) OR "OFFICIALLY
REASSIGNED" ORDERS. REAL ESTATE ADS MUST CONTAIN ONE OF THOSE STATE-
MENTS IN THE BODY OF THE AD OTHERWISE THEY WILL BE BILLED.
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independent of other information contained on this form.
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1, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32212, or to Jax Air News, One
Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32202


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requirements will be billed. The publisher reserves the right to omit any or all ads.
7. Additional readership in other publications can be arranged for a nominal fee by calling
366-6300 or 1-800-258-4637 (toll free), or enclosing your phone number.
8. Faxed ads will be accepted at 904-359-4180, however, they must be completed on an
original form.
Select the number of weeks ad is to run: L 1 wk 1 2 wks L 3 wks 1 4 wks
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week. (4) Select the category for the ad by referring to the Classified Index.

Category:


One Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32202

One Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32202


FDIC is Recruiting in





Jacksonville, Florida


Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, FDIC, is opening a Temporary Satellite

Office in the Baymeadows area of south Jacksonville, FL. Available temporary

positions require experience and skills in one of the following areas:


(Education will not be substituted for required experience.)


I Asset or Institution Marketing

I Loan Workouts

I Deposit Insurance Determination

I Accounting

I Information Technology

I Bank Examination (Risk/Compliance)*


No Payments fioi0Davs!
Homes for sale with payments starting at $54
XTflfWVlt A'ILTXM T Tfr 7 C'rr-C


FDIC is an equal opportunity employer


* 4 4- iI


.78 Billion

The economic impact of the
military in Northeast Florida
and Southeast Georgia is
1.8 billion.

Local businesses benefit from the military and civilian personnel who
buy and rent homes and who purchase goods and services. Let them
know what your business has to offer by advertising in one or all of
the military publications distributed at the local bases in the area.


Ianrlirews Mirror Ptriscope


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Thank you!
Besides protecting our
country, military
personnel stationed in
our communities
donated 50,820
hours of volunteer
service in Northeast
Florida and Southeast
Georga last year.Their
time was given to
community
organizations, church
groups, south activities,
scni tinand mnre


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To list your dealership,

please call

904-359-4321


Before you buy, shop these local dealerships first!


TOM BUSH BMW
JACKSONVILLE
9850 Atlantic Blvd.
725-0911

TOM BUSH BMW
ORANGE PARK
6914 Blanding Blvd
777-2500



GARBER BUICK
Green Cove Springs
264-4502
www.garberautomall.com

KEY BUICK
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060

JACK MWILSON BUICK
2250 US1 South
797-4577



CLAUDE NOLAN CADILLAC
4700 Southside Blvd. 642-5111
www.claudenolan.com



NIMNICHT CHEVY
1550 Cassat Ave.
425-6312
www.nimnichtchevy.com
GARBER CHEVY
Green Cove Springs 264-4502
www.garberautomall.com
GORDON CHEVY
1166 Blanding Blvd. 272-2200


JACK WILSON CHEVROLET
2255 US1 South 797-4567

JERRY HAMM CHEVY
3494 Philips Hwy. 398-3036




ATLANTIC CHRYSLER
2330 US1 South 354-4421

GARBER CHRYSLER
Green Cove Spings 264-2416
www.garberautomall.com


JACKSONVILLE CHRYSLER
JEEP DODGE
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 493-0000


RICK KEFFER
1-95 Exit 373, Fern Bch.
1-800-228-7454
www.rickkeffer.com




ATLANTIC DODGE
2330 US1 South 354-4421

JACKSONVILLE CHRYSLER
JEEP DODGE
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 493-0000

GARBER DODGE TRUCK
Green Cove Springs 264-2416
www.garberautomall.com

ORANGE PARK DODGE
7233 Blanding Blvd. 777-5500


RICK KEFFER
1-95 Exit 373, Fern Bch.
1-800-228-7454
www.rickkeffer.com

WESTSIDE DODGE
1672 Cassat Ave. 384-6561



PAUL CLARK FOR CU
1-95 N. Exit 129 (Yulee)
225-3673

GARBER FORD-MERCURY
Green Cove Springs 264-4502
www.garberautomall.com

MIKE SHAD FORD
At The Avenues
10720 Philips Hwy.
904-292-3325

MIKE DAVIDSON FORD
AT REGENCY
9650 Atlantic Blvd. 725-3060

MIKE SHAD FORD
OF ORANGE PARK
7700 Blanding Blvd. 777-3673


NIMNICHT PONTI1AC-GMC
11503 Phillips Hwy 854-4826

.GARBER GMC TRUCKS
Green Cove Springs
264-4502
www.garberautomall.com
JACK WILSON PONTIAC
BUICK GMC
2250 US1 South
797-4577


DUVAL HONDA
1325 Cassat Ave. 899-1900

LOU SOBH HONDA
OF THE AVENUES
11333 Phillips Hwy. 370-1300





KEY HYUNDAI
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060





ATLANTIC INFINm
10980 Atlantic Blvd. 642-0200


ATLANTIC JEEP
2330 US 1 South 354-4421

GARBER JEEP
Green Cove Springs
264-2416
www.garberautomall.com
JACKSONVILLE CHRYSLER
JEEP DODGE
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 493-0000

RICK KEFFER
1-95 Exit 373, Fem Bch.
1-800-228-7454
www.rickkeffer.com


KIA OF ORANGE PARK
6373 Blanding Blvd.
771-6078


LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
10259 Atlantic Blvd. 721-5000

LEXUS OF ORANGE PARK
7040 Blanding Blvd. 777-5100
www.lexusoforangepaik.com




NORTH FLORIDA
LINCOLN MERCURY
4620 Southside Blvd. 642-4100

MIKE SHAD FORD
LINCOLN MERCURY
7700 Blanding Blvd. 777-3673





TOM BUSH MAZDA
9850 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911

MAZDA CITY
6916 Blanding Blvd. 779-0600




BRUMOS MOTOR CARS INC.
10231 Atlantic Blvd. 724-1080

MERCEDES BENZ
of ORANGE PARK
7018 Blanding Blvd.
777-5900


TOM BUSH MINI
9875 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911


MIKE SHAD NISSAN OF JAX
1810 CassatAve.
389-3621

MIKE SHAD NISSAN OF OP
7447 Blanding Blvd. 269-9400



GARER PONT1AC
Green Cove Springs
264-4502
www.garberautomall.com

JACK WILSON PONTIAC
BUICK GMC
2250 US1 South
797-4577

NIMNICHT PONTIAC- GMC
11503 Phillips Hwy.
854-4826



BRUMOS MOTOR CARS INC.
10100 Atlantic Blvd. 725-9155


KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA
6501 Youngerman Circle.
771-9100

ERNIE PALMER TOYOTA
1310 Cassat Ave. 389-4561



TOM BUSH VW
9850 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911
O'STEEN VOLKSWAGEN
11401 Philips Hwy. 322-5100


O'STEEN VOLVO
2525 Philips Hwy. 396-5486


GT LEASING
CommeWal Leasing Since 1955
2810 St. Augustine Rd. 398-5000
www.gtleasing.com

PROFESSIONAL
AUTO LEASING
10231 Atlantic Blvd. 722-1694


WORLD IMPORTS
CERTIFIED
PRE-OWNED AUTO CENTER
www.woddimportsusa.com
11650 BEACH BLVD.
998-9992

O'STEEN VW CERTIFED
PRE-OWNED CENTER
11401 Philips Hwy.
322-5100


BEACH BLVD. AUTOMOTIVE
www.beachblvdautomotive.com
6833 Beach Blvd.
724-3511

BRUMOS MOTOR CARS
PRE-OWNED AUTO CENTER
10211 Atlantic Blvd.
724-1080

LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
PRE-OWNED CENTER
10384 Atlantic Blvd.
998-0012

TOM BUSH BMW
CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED
9910 Atlantic Blvd.
371-4381


Befor]i1'e you buy, shop these ~J [locale ale[rshi ps ll f4irst!


TOM BUSH MINI
USED CAR
SUPER CENTER
9875 Atlantic Blvd.
371-4877


Mo cyclesl
EnirBikes


Antiques/
Classics


11 Automobi


I Automobil


Autos/Trucks
Wanted I


PRE-=ED
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TO


LIST


YOUR


DEALERSHIP


PLEASE


CALL


904-359-4321





24 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, 11I.11 .I, August 6, 2009


Sign & Drive Sales Event


BMW 2009
128Ci Coupe
328i Sedan
bmwusa.com
1-800-334-4BMW


The Ultimate
Driving Machine


$0 Due at Signing

$0 Maintenance Cost
4 Years/50,00O Miles


Why Lease It When You Can Buy It


2009 BMW 128Ci Coupe
Automatic, Power Locks, Power Windows,
Cruise Control, Tilt, Much More
Buy for: $399
Per Month*


2009 BMW 328i Sedan


Automatic,

Buy for: 419
Per Month*

-7,


MSRP $32,850


Power Locks, Power Windows,
Sunroof, Cruise Control, Tilt









MSRP $37,200


777-2500
Sales: 9am-8pm Mon.-Fri. Sat. gam-7pm Closed Sun.
Service/Parts: 7am-7pm Mon.-Fri. Closed Sat./Sun.


(IVIBMW Orange Park


www.opbmw.com
6914 Blanding Blvd.


*Special Lease or Financing available through BMW financial services on the new 2009 BMW 128Ci Coupe and 2009 BMW 328i Sedan vehicles only at participating BMW center on leases assigned to BMW Financial Services NA, LLC/
Financial Services Vehicle Trust through August 31, 2009. 2009 BMW 128Ci Coupe monthly purchase payment $399.00 for 60 months based on MSRP of $32,850. $0 amount due at signing. 2009 BMW 328i Sedan monthly purchase
payment $419.00 for 60 months based on MSRP of $37,200. $0 amount due at signing. 2.9% for 60 months on select 2009 BMW models. Excludes tax title license and registration fees. For more information, call 1-800-334-4BMW, or
visit bmwusa.com. All BMW's come with BMW Ultimate Service and Warranty standard for 4 years. @2003 BMW of North America, LLC. The BMW name and logo are registered trademarks.
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