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CNRSE takes energy
and goals set
From Naval Facilities and
Southeast Public Affairs
At the first meeting of his
energy council Aug. 21,
Rear Adm. Townsend
Alexander, commander, Navy
Region Southeast (CNRSE),
signed the new energy instruc-
tion that establishes the ener-
gy policy for installations.
CNRSE will lead by example
with a comprehensive and
robust energy strategy to meet
all new laws and policies set
forth for Navy Energy and
"Leadership in conserva-
tion will be achieved and sus-
tained with awareness, train-
ing and implementation of
Photo byAM3(AW) Nicole Bieneman
Energy Manager Lt. j.g. Victor Wong of the NAS Jax Public Works
Department (left) and Resource Efficiency Manager Clifford Plante dis-
play the new solar panels outside the Birmingham Gate that power the
open and closed sign to direct base traffic.
suitable technologies in energy
and water conservation," said
Alexander. "As a culture, our
behavior will have to change."
Legislation passed in the
Energy Independence and
Security Act of 2007 (EISA
2007) requires a 30 percent
reduction in energy intensity
by 2015, a 20 percent reduction
in water intensity by 2015, and
an annual audit of one quarter
of the facilities identified as the
top 75 percent of energy con-
The National Defense
Authorization Act of 2007
states that 25 percent of electric
consumption must come from
renewable sources. Executive
Order 13423 for Strengthening
Energy, and Transportation
Management mandates that
15 percent of existing Federal
buildings incorporate sustain-
able practices by 2015.
Additional policies detail
guiding principles for sustain-
able design and establish a
LEED Green Building Rating
System for incorporating sus-
tainable principles into new
facilities as well as major reno-
vations on existing structures.
See ENERGY, Page 13
Lg from the sand
FRCSE returns Seahawk to service
By Edmond Galluccio
FRCSE H 60 Strategic Business Team
A n HH-60H Seahawk
that suffered serious
damage in Balad, Iraq
in October 2008, recently com-
pleted its first flight after an
extensive nine-month repair
process at Fleet Readiness
Center Southeast (FRCSE).
Upon successfully complet-
ing its series of functional
check flights, the aircraft was
returned to the "Red Wolves"
of Helicopter Sea Combat
Squadron (HSC) 84 based at
NS Norfolk, Va.
The accident in Iraq involved
two HH-60H aircraft engaged
in night operations support-
ing the joint special operations
command headquartered at
Balad. One aircraft was on the
ground turning when a second
aircraft came in too close and
clipped the tail pylon of the first
aircraft with its main rotors.
Only after sunrise could an
initial assessment of the dam-
age be established. The "sta-
tionary" aircraft sustained
extensive tail pylon dam-
age that would require a total
The "taxiing" aircraft also
sustained extensive damage
after it came to rest on its right
side. The right landing gear
and associated support struc-
ture either snapped off or col-
lapsed into the lower fuselage.
The aft weapons pylon, as well
as the right horizontal stabi-
lizer of the tail pylon was also
damaged when the aircraft
came to rest on its right side.
A depot-level inspection of the
Photos courtesy of FRCSE
Squadron personnel survey the damage to two HH-60H aircraft involved in an accident in Balad, Iraq.
aircraft would be required to
determine whether it could be
And that's how the H-60
Strategic Business Team (SBT)
at FRCSE became involved.
In January, both Seahawks
were airlifted from Balad and
delivered to FRCSE at NAS
Jacksonville. The stationary
aircraft was examined and a
thorough evaluation of the
damage it sustained was docu-
mented. Sudden stoppage/col-
lision damage inspections and
of all bulkheads and support
structures were performed, as
well as extensive examinations
and evaluations of the drive
Over the course of four
months, a donor tail was in-
In just nine months, skilled FRCSE artisans took in a damaged Seahawk
and through dedicated precision saw it rise like the legendary
stalled and a drive-shaft align- Structural repairs were com-
ment check was performed to pleted along with the reassem-
ensure proper structural inte-
gration. See SEAHAWK, Page 12
Photo by Kaylee LaRocque
Cmdr. Allen McCoy of the Naval Safety
Center discusses the statistics of mishap
fatalities of Sailors and Marines during
fiscal year 2009 at the NAS Jax Safety
Stand Down Sept. 3. "This summer, 18
Sailors and 10 Marines have lost their
lives due to mishaps. Many just made
bad decisions," he said.
Safety stand down
By Kaylee LaRocque
NAS Jax Deputy PAO
NAS Jax conducted a safe-
ty stand down to remind
Sailors and civilian employ-
ees to make smart decisions to stay
safe over the Labor Day weekend
at the VP-30 auditorium Sept. 3.
Coordinated by the base safety office,
the event promoted traffic and recre-
ational safety awareness.
Several guest speakers addressed
the audience discussing driving safe-
ty issues and water safety.
"The Department of the Navy has
mandated a goal of zero preventable
mishaps. Many people will debate
whether that's a realistic goal and our
answer is 'yes,' because preventable
means you can do things to avoid mis-
haps," said Cmdr. Allen McCoy of the
Naval Safety Center, who presented
several videos and slides to reiterate
his statements. "The goal here is not
to say what you can and can't do on
your own time, we just want you to
understand the consequences, make
the right decisions, use safety gear
and enjoy the activity."
McCoy continued, "When we talk
about preventing mishaps, we have to
understand why they happen. Every
reportable mishap within the Navy
and Marine Corps is investigated.
These safety investigations determine
what happened, the cause factors and
identify what might help this type of
accident to be avoided."
He also presented several cur-
rent statistics on mishaps pertain-
ing to the Navy and Marine Corps.
"We have actually had a decrease in
fatalities this year with 121 in fiscal
year 2009. Of these, 18 Sailors and
10 Marines died this summer. Last
year, we had 178 Sailors and Marines
lose their lives due to mishaps and
of these, 57 were motorcycle-related.
This year, we've had 24 fatalities due
to motorcycle accidents. In 2007, we
lost 187 members. Our statistics are
improving, but our goal is still zero,"
McCoy stressed that risk manage-
ment should be part of everyone's
day-to-day activities. The four basic
principles of risk management are:
anticipate and manage risk by plan-
ning, accept no unnecessary risks,
accept risk when benefits outweigh
the costs and make risk decisions at
the right level.
"More than 85 percent of all mis-
haps are attributable to human factor
failures. So, don't accept unnecessary
risks, understand the consequences of
See SAFETY, Page 13
TOUCHING 9/11 Remembrance and Prayer CPO Selectee Great White Fleet Boat Race
Friday at 11 a.m., NAS Jax Chapel Center Sept. 11, noon 4 p.m.
B AE Inter-denominational worship service will take place to At the sports field on Yorktown Avenue
honor the lives lost in the World Trade Center, All hands are invited.
B A S EPentagon and Flight 93 terrorist attacks.
2 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009
Looking back in time...
U.S. Navy photo
In this undated photo, six of the eight SH-3H Sea King helicopters assigned to the HS-9 "Sea Griffins" approach NAS
Jacksonvile in formation from the St. Johns River. The Sea Griffins were re-established at NAS Jacksonville in 1976 as
part of Helicopter Antisubmarine Wing One. The squadron flew with with Carrier Air Wing Eight until 1991, when they
joined Carrier Air Wing 17 and USS Saratoga (CV-60) battle group. The Sea Griffins were disestablished in 1993.
Nothing says unhappiness like a gift shop
By Sarah Smiley
It was a lovely day spent at a min-
iature railway village and muse-
um with my children and parents
during their annual summer visit.
The weather was perfect, and the
location offered something for every-
Dad enjoyed a classic cars dis-
play and historical train facts. Mom
browsed antiques. The kids saw a
model train being built, the skeleton
of its tracks and plaster mountains
still unpainted and fully exposed as if
through X-ray. We even took a train
ride, where a cool breeze blew our
hair back and especially delighted
On the way out of the railway vil-
lage, however, we met a familiar foe:
the gift store. Dustin's philosophy is
that families go into gift stores feel-
ing jubilant and expectant, but leave
in tears and with empty pockets. For
him, gift stores are not happy plac-
es. Everything is overpriced, and the
shelves are stocked with things our
kids normally would not care about,
but now, just because the pencil or
backpack bears the name of the place
we've just visited, they act as if leav-
ing empty handed will be as painful
as chewing off their left arm. Even
the name -- gift shop -- is deceiving. It
implies that someone will give you a
complimentary gift for having visited
Ordinarily, to avoid this misery,
Dustin and I bypass gift stores. But
businesses have wised up to this
largely universal tactic, and now
many of them force you through the
gift store in order to exit the park.
I wouldn't put it past Dustin to live
at the National Zoo indefinitely
rather than go through the exit that
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only to find themselves in trouble lai
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in the future?
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smart to be thinking about it and mak
plans before jumping into a lease ri;
First, I recommend starting a "move
account" at your current bank. Set as
a little money each payday to cover y(
first month's rent, security deposit a
moving costs such as moving cartons 9
a U-haul if you need it. Think about ex
gas costs when you live off base. If you
used to eating in the galley, remember t
on your own you will not only be prepare
your own food, but also having to plan y(
meals and buy your own groceries.
Finally, I recommend sitting down w
your command CFS or visit Navy-Mar
Corps Relief Society for a budget review
make sure you can afford living indep
dently off base. With proper planning
expectations, Sailors can make this m
smoothly and affordably.
is only accessible via the gift shop.
When he finally is forced into a gift
shop, Dustin's look of horror suggests
that he doesn't see rows upon rows of
stuffed bears and pencils with feath-
ers stuck on the end, but instead,
angry merchandise that sneers and
spits at him as he passes. It's as if
all the nicknacks are saying, "And
you thought admission was expen-
sive; wait until you see how much
it's gonna cost you to get out of this
On this occasion, however, while
visiting the railway museum with
my parents, Dustin and I reluctantly
agreed to take our begging children
into the gift shop, but only because
Grandma was paying. As much as I
tease, I have to hand it to Dustin; it
did seem like there was a fun vac-
uum on either side of the entrance
that sucked away all of our good
humor and our children's common
sense. This being a railway village,
the store was filled with Thomas the
Tank Engine paraphernalia. Our
oldest boys Ford, 8, and Owen, 6 -
haven't played with Thomas in years.
Now they thought their hearts would
break if they didn't have an engine
"You guys don't even play with
trains anymore," I said.
"But we will. We promise. Please,
The woman behind the counter
witnessed my boys' meltdown with
sympathy all over her face. With her
lips, she mouthed "I'm sorry" to me.
If I hadn't looked away, I think she
might have gone on to say, "I just
work here part-time. Don't blame me.
Look I'm a mom, too. If it were up to
me, there would be no gift shops any-
where. Not ever."
Now Owen was crying like his pet
just died, and Ford had resorted to
his default: accusing us of favoring
Lindell "just because he's the baby."
How did a happy family outing
suddenly turn into an angry, dysfunc-
tional therapy session in the middle
of a store? Dustin had had enough.
He walked out the front door and onto
the store's porch, where he found my
dad, hands in pockets, whistling up at
the sky. Dad didn't want to know how
much money Mom was spending. He
didn't want to know if the kids were
behaving. It seemed that he wanted
to pretend none of it was happening
at all, and he wished only that every-
one made it out alive.
More than $50 later, Mom and I
came out of the store with the boys
following at our heels. They were still
sniffling and wiping away tears, even
as they each held a sack with a new
Lindell was so excited to see the
car waiting to take him home, he
dropped his new train on the ground
like a rag and hopped into his car
"You've got to be kidding me,"
Dustin said. "We're never going into
another gift shop. They nothing but
one big money pit, and look, the boys
don't even care about what they get
there." He pointed at the train on the
Dustin was being nice. Because I
was thinking, at that very moment,
that gift shops are more along the
lines of the eight circle of hell.
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MASA JADANIEL WASHINGTON
Favorite duty station/
Why? Naval Technical
Training Center Lackland,
because that's where
I received all my Navy
Last book read: A Child Called It by
Favorite pastime: Making animals,
shapes and designs with the clouds.
Most interesting experience:
Attending Master-at-Arms School and
Emergency Medical Technician training.
Who is your hero? My grandmother,
Sharon, who raised me and my brother. We
both became master-at-arms in the Navy.
NAS Jax Firefighter
Hometown: Rayne, La.
Favorite duty station/
Why? Naval Amphibious
Base Coronado. Great weather,
lots of things to do.
Last book read: The Dirt
Favorite pastime: Doing auto mechanics
and working on whatever project I have
Most Interesting Experience: I've had
so many great experiences it would be hard
to pick one.
Who is your hero? Parents who bring
their children up to respect people and teach
Navy Birthday Ball
coming in October
The first Tri-base Navy Birthday Ball to celebrate
the 234th Navy birthday will be held Oct. 10 at the
Hyatt Regency in Downtown Jacksonville at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for E1-E4, $30 for E5-E6; $45 for E7-03;
$45 for CWO2-05; $55 for 04 and above and $55 for non-
military and guests.
For ticket information, contact AZC(AW) Daniel
Rodriguez at 542-4702, Ext. 116.
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NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer........................... Capt. Jeffrey Maclay
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Skipper underscores importance of FAP
By Clark Pierce
A s he does every
manding Officer Capt.
Jack Scorby Jr. makes it
a priority to welcome par-
ticipants in the Family
Advocacy Program (FAP)
NAS Jax leadership,
along with tenant com-
manding officers, executive
officers and senior enlisted
personnel, were all ears
Sept. 3 at the Fleet and
Family Support Center
(FFCS) conference room in
"In my mind, there's
nothing more vital to the
success of our Navy and
our warfighting mission
than our Family Advocacy
Program here at Fleet and
Family Support Center.
Thank you all for sharing
my concern about domestic
violence and joining your
shipmates today to learn
how to be part of the solu-
Photo by Clark Pierce
NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Jack Scorby Jr. stresses the importance of the
Family Advocacy Program to maintaining warfighter readiness at the Sept. 3 training session at
Fleet and Family Support Center.
tion," said Scorby during
his welcoming remarks.
"We all know that long
moves, and mission readi-
ness demands impose many
stresses on our Navy fami-
lies, that could lead to mar-
ital and parent-child con-
flict. Therefore, workshops
like this one are of tre-
mendous importance and
give us the necessary tools
to help our Sailors," said a
"October is domestic vio-
lence awareness month
- which means purple rib-
bon signs will be placed
along the roads of our base
to remind us of those who
have suffered the effects of
domestic violence. It also
reminds us that we must
always be vigilant and take
care of ourselves, our ship-
mates and our families.
Working together, we can
be part of the solution to
the eradication of domes-
tic violence in the Navy,"
FFSC Family Life
Specialists Sandra Jones
and Tina Carlson explained
the five primary goals of
Prevention of family
Victim safety and pro-
tion and counseling
"This is a one-day intro-
ductory course emphasizing
the command's crucial role
in all aspects of the Family
Advocacy Program," said
"Topics include an over-
view of FAP, prevention,
intervention, legal issues,
reporting and the crucial
role the command plays in
all aspects of the program."
The training also includ-
ed an overview of SAVI
(Sexual Assault Victim
POW/MIA recognition event coming
A POW/MIA Recognition Observance
will be held aboard NAS Jackson-
ville Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at All Saints
The event will honor all Americans who
are former POWs, as well as those who are
still unaccounted for and their families.
Keynote speaker will be James Gaff, a
U.S. Navy veteran who participated in the
D-Day invasion at Utah Beach on June
6, 1944. He is also a board member of the
Mayport Council Navy League.
At the end of the observance, the NAS
Jacksonville Weapons Department will
render honors with a 21-gun salute.
A reception with refreshments will take
place in the Chapel Fellowship Hall.
POW/MIA observances are held nation-
ally and reaffirm a promise to fallen com-
rades, "you are not forgotten."
Military and civilian employees at NAS
Jacksonville, as well as all other area mili-
tary installations, are invited to attend.
The military attire for participants
The POW Pledge of Allegiance will be is summer whites, working uniform for
led by John Rosa, a former World War II guests and appropriate attire for civilians.
Domestic violence affects
children in many ways
Intervention) by FFSC
Sexual Assault Response
Coordinator Jan Logan.
SAVI was created in 1993
to prevent and respond
to sexual assault in the
Navy. The program's pri-
mary elements are victim
advocacy and intervention
services. According to the
SAVI training course, SAVI
Advocates provide qual-
ity support and assurance
to victims of rape/sexual
assault and serve as 'com-
panions' to victims of rape/
sexual assault during medi-
cal, legal, and/or judicial/
Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. at
Patriots Grove Domestic
Violence Walk & Rally
Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. -FFSC
Open House for COs, XOs,
CMCs, CRC & FAC mem-
Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. & 1
p.m. Base Safety Stand
Down at VP-30 auditorium
Made to order
By LaTresa Henderson and Amy Sulzmann
Fleet and Family Support Center
Some people say that children are not
affected by domestic violence
because they were not
in the same room, they were
asleep when it occurred, or
because they did not actually
witness the violence. These
people are wrong.
harms children .
or the after-
math. It affects -
children in ways that
go unnoticed by most
parents and can be dam-
aging to them through-
out their lives.
Domestic violence does
not stop because the vic-
tim becomes pregnant. In I
85 percent of cases where
a woman becomes preg-
nant -and there is domes-
tic violence in the home -
the battering moves from ..
the victim's head to the '. .. ..
Three-fourths of battered
women delay seeking pre-
natal care and delay visit-
ing the doctor. Soon-to-be-
mothers visit the emergency
room more often without ever
mentioning that they have
been physically abused. As a
result of violence during preg-
nancy, there is a higher risk
of premature births, low birth
weights and delivery issues for
the mother and baby.
The effects of domestic violence
on children have been observed
in many ways. Depending upon
their age or the role they play
in the family, some children
have expressed that they
feel responsible for the vio-
lence. They often feel that
if they hadn't behaved a
certain way, or if they had
been quieter, maybe the victim
would not have been hurt.
Children often become withdrawn and
non-verbal because of domestic violence.
They may think they are making the situ-
ation better by appearing to cope with the
violence or by not saying how they feel.
They may suffer from loss of appetite
or lack of sleep. Some children may
become aggressive towards friends,
family members and even the vic-
tim because they witnessed vio-
Older children are often
placed in paren-
S '' because
parent has had
., '. taken from them or
-'- is simply unable to cope
with raising children
due to the abuse.
While most children
in an abusive home
S escape without physi-
cal harm, they may
: endure emotional scars
that can last a lifetime.
S. Batterers will psycho-
S. .logically abuse their
.. .children in efforts to
S . . gain knowledge about
S.. : the victim's where-
abouts and who they
are spending time with.
Batterers will often use
visitation as a way to
harass and further abuse
To help victims of
domestic violence, respon-
sibility for the violence
must be placed with the
offending parent. At the
same time, the abused par-
ent must seek support in
order to improve his/her
ability to protect the chil-
Children who witness
domestic violence need to
know they are not forgotten
and that the violence is not
If you know of a child
who has witnessed or is
witnessing domestic vio-
lence, you can help by
Therapist Carol Miller at NAS Jax Fleet
and Family Support Center at 542-2766,
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4 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009
Children from the Voluntary Pre-K program at the NAS Jax Child Development Center partici-
pate in the opening ceremony of the 2009 Multicultural Fair.
Annual fair showcases
the many heritages
represented on base
By Kaylee LaRocque
NAS Jax Deputy Public Affairs Officer
D despite the damp skies and steady
fall of rain, it was a good turn-
out for the ninth annual NAS
Jacksonville Multi-Cultural Fair Aug. 27.
Military and civilian personnel gathered
under the Bachelor Officer's Pavilion to
learn about other cultures and enjoy some
tasty food samples.
The fair showcased numerous cultures
through entertainment, command-spon-
sored booths and special food samplings
provided by the Multi-Cultural Awareness
"We are here today to celebrate the
diversity of different cultures. Throughout
the year we hold our observances and
there are certain Department of Defense-
sponsored events planned, but this one
brings them all together and allows us to
represent a variety of different cultures. If
you look around, several commands have
set up booths displaying different coun-
tries' heritages, traditions and cultures.
We also have some great entertainment
lined up," said IT2 Sherri Hill, vice presi-
dent of the MCAC.
The fair is sponsored by the NAS Jax
MCAC, which is comprised of volunteers
from different commands. The committee
plans and coordinates everything to bring
the fair to the base.
"This fair lets us celebrate all the dif-
ferent cultures that make up our coun-
try. It took a lot planning, and we had a
lot of help from volunteers and the com-
mands here to organize this event," contin-
ued Hill. "Our committee works extreme-
ly hard organizing this event, setting up,
helping out during the day and cleaning
up. We really appreciate everyone's sup-
The event began with a parade by the
children of the Voluntary Pre-K program
at the NAS Jax Child Development Center.
ABE2 Lavon Turner then sang the nation-
al anthem and NAS Jax Executive Officer
Capt. Jeffrey Maclay offered some remarks
to kick off the festivities. "I appreciate
everyone being here and all the hard work
that's gone into this making this event
NAS Jax Executive Officer Capt. Jeffrey Maclay gives the opening remarks at the Multicultural
Fair Aug. 27.
happen," said Maclay. "The CNO has stat-
ed that diversity is our strength and when
the nation looks to the Navy, it should see
itself in the reflection. It's events like these
that help us celebrate that diversity."
After NAS Jax Command Chaplain
Cmdr. Gerald Felder gave the invoca-
tion, the entertainment began. This year's
entertainment included dance numbers
by the Viva Panama-USA dance group, a
praise dance by YN2 Sheenah Thrasher,
Salsa dancers from Navy Operational
Support Command, music by Navy Band
Southeast Dixieland TGIF, a solo by CS2
Sylvia Murrley and Christian rap by
Brinson of God Chasers.
As visitors arrived, they stopped by the
various booths gathering information.
Once the food line opened, the line grew
longer and longer as guests dined on meat-
balls, rice, lumpia, chicken and pancit.
Several commands sponsored booths
at the event representing such coun-
tries as Asia, Columbia, The Philippines,
American Indians and Hispanic heritage.
The commissary and Morale, Welfare and
Recreation Department also set up booths
and passed out literature. Each booth was
judged on their creativity and information
ABE2 Lavon Turner sings the national anthem
during the kick-off of the 2009 Multicultural
Fair at the BOQ Pavilion Aug. 27.
See FAIR, Page 5
Praise dancer Sheenah Trasher expresses emotion through her dance moves during her perfor-
NAS Jax Command Chaplain Cmdr. Gerald Felder gains some safety tips about sport bikes
from AT1 (AW) Duane Powell of Southeast Regional Calibration Center as he judges the motor-
JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009 5
Members of the Navy Band Southeast Dixieland TDIF group entertain the crowd with their uplifting selections.
Members of the Viva Panama-USA dance group perform for the crowd at the fair.
of the Multi-Cultural Awareness Committee serve delicious samples of food to the
ET1 (SW) Fred Annillo of Southeast Regional Calibration Center checks out an Asian booth
sponsored by the Naval Waterfront Brig.
Brinson of God Chasers, entertains
Christian rap at the fair.
NAS Jax Command Master Chief CMDCM(SW/SS) Jeff Hudson, Command Chaplain Cmdr. Gerald Felder and NAS Jax
Executive Officer Capt. Jeffrey Maclay judge the different booths at NAS Jax Multicultural Fair.
the crowd with his
FAIR: Food, booths,
make event popular
From Page 4
Placing first was Commander, Navy Region Southeast
Regional Component Command's booth featuring The
Philippines with the Naval Waterfront Brig's Asian dis-
play placing second.
"One of my co-workers is on the Multi-Cultural Aware-
ness Committee and I wanted to become more familiar
with what the committee does. It's really a nice to see
something like this put on to inform people about the dif-
ferent cultures of people we work with," said ET1(SW)
Fred Annillo of Southeast Regional Calibration Center
"I just wanted to find out about the different cultures
they have represented here today and to enjoy some of the
good food. We've got the band playing and it's a nice atmo-
sphere, even with the dreary day," added AT1(AW/SW)
Jason Pitts also of SERCC.
Another highlight of the event was the motorcycle
show. Placing first in the motorcycle show was AT1 Brian
McCray of SERCC with his sport race bike. Second place
went to AT1(AW) Duane Powell also of SERCC. Awardees
were presented trophies courtesy of the NAS Jax MCAC.
6 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009
Seasonal flu vaccine immunization program begins
It is Department of
Defense (DoD) policy
that annual season-
al influenza vaccinations
are required for all active
duty military personnel,
Selective Reserves and
Navy Medicine's seasonal
influenza vaccine immuni-
zation program is designed
to protect Sailors and
healthcare personnel and
"We will begin vaccina-
tions for NAS Jax tenant
commands starting Sept.
21 and plan to begin vac-
dependents and retirees
starting Oct. 1. We would
like to vaccinate everyone
as soon as possible because
we are expecting to get the
swine flu (H1N1) vaccine,
in mid-October. This new
vaccine is a two-shot series
so we will be holding a lot
of shot clinics this season,"
explained HMC(FMF) Fred
Turner of Naval Hospital
Jax who is coordinating
this year's vaccination pro-
gram for the base.
"We haven't received
a vaccine specifically
designed for pregnant
females but hope to get it
soon. We also have the flu
mist available in place of
the vaccine. This season is
going to be very busy so we
ask that people get vacci-
nated as soon as possible,"
Influenza is not the com-
mon cold. Influenza can
be a severe to life-threat-
ening disease and getting
an annual influenza vac-
cine immunization (either
the traditional shot in the
arm or the nasal spray vac-
cine) protects many people
from getting the disease or
becoming severely ill.
Photos by AM3 (AW) Nicole Bieneman
NAS Jax Commanding Officer Capt. Jack Scorby (center, left) and Naval Hospital Command-
ing Officer Capt. Bruce Gillingham get their annual influenza vaccination by HMC(FMF) Fred
Turner (left) and HM2(FMF) Johnathan Laster at the NAS Jax Officers' Club Sept. 2.
the primary method of
reducing seasonal influen-
za illness and its complica-
The seasonal influenza
vaccine not only helps pro-
tect vaccinated individu-
als, but also helps protect
entire communities by pre-
venting and reducing the
spread of the disease.
On July 20, the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration
approved the seasonal vac-
cine to protect against the
anticipated 2009-10 influ-
enza viruses. This year,
the seasonal flu vaccine
includes three strains of
the most common circulat-
ing flu viruses.
Minimizing the transmis-
sion of infections between
healthcare personnel and
patients is also a major
part of this effort.
So it is important to vac-
cinate health care workers
involved in direct patient
care in the fall, excluding
those medically or reli-
giously exempt. Additional
information on the mili-
tary vaccine program can
be found at http://www.vac-
What you need to know
Q: Who should get the
seasonal flu vaccine?
A: In general, anyone
who wants to reduce his
or her chance of getting
the flu can get vaccinat-
ed. However, certain people
should get vaccinated each
year either because they
are at high risk of having
serious flu-related compli-
cations or because they live
with or care for high-risk
persons. If are not sure you
should get the vaccine, con-
tact your primary health-
care provider team. Some
people should not be vac-
cinated without first con-
sulting a physician. They
include people who have
a severe allergy to chick-
en eggs; people who have
had a severe reaction to an
influenza vaccination in
the past; and people who
syndrome within six weeks
of getting an influenza vac-
cine previously. Also people
who have a moderate or
severe illness with a fever
should wait until their
symptoms lessen to get vac-
Q: Will the seasonal flu
vaccine protect me against
swine flu, avian flu other
A: It certainly can pro-
vide some protection
although not as much as a
swine flu, avian flu or other
flu-specific vaccine. Some of
the studies done on H5N1
(avian) influenza vaccine
in humans indicated that
there may indeed be some
protective immunity across
types, and also previously
vaccinated persons may get
a better response to a spe-
cific newly available vac-
Q: Is it harmful to get
other vaccines at the same
time I get the seasonal flu
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between the virus strains
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in circulation. Testing has
shown that both the flu
shot and the nasal-spray
vaccine are effective at pre-
venting the flu. In gener-
al, the flu vaccine can be
combined safely with other
vaccines. It is best to dis-
cuss this with your primary
healthcare provider team
if you anticipate the need
to get other vaccines at the
same time you get the sea-
sonal influenza vaccine.
Q: What can I do now to
protect myself and my fam-
ily from getting sick?
A: By far, the single best
way to prevent the flu is to
get a vaccination each fall.
Navy Medicine follows the
CDC and FDA guidelines
related to the seasonal flu
vaccine. Contact your
healthcare provider for
more information specific to
your health concerns.
Q: Why are you begin-
ning vaccines earlier than
past seasons? Is the sea-
sonal flu expected to appear
earlier and last longer than
in the past?
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flu vaccine is available ear-
lier and we want to begin
the vaccine campaign as
supplies are available. The
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the Navy goal for vaccinat-
ing service members is to
achieve 90 percent immu-
nization compliance by Dec.
1, which is earlier than last
year because of the need
to protect our population
against seasonal influenza
before any subsequent vac-
cination campaigns against
novel pandemic influenza
achieving this goal sooner,
by the October-November
timeframe, is a goal for
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H1N1 vaccine is anticipated.
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VP-30 presents naval aircrew wings to graduates
Of-ficer Cmdr. Mat-
thew Ahem awarded
naval aircrew wings to the
graduates of CAT I Acoustic
and Non-Acoustic Naval
Class 0904, and Flight
Engineer (FE) and In-flight
Technician (IFT) CAT I
Class 0903 Aug. 28.
After completing their
requisite syllabi, each
earned their coveted wings
of gold. This particular
winging had increased sig-
nificance as this will be
the last enlisted-winging
ceremony at VP-30. These
students will now complete
their training and receive
their wings at their fleet
The honor graduates
were: AWO3 Hernandez
(AAW Class 0904), AWO3
McGuire (NAAW Class
VP-30 Executive Officer Cmdr. Matthew Ahem presents
AWO3 Roberto Hernandez of VP-9 with his honor student
certificate during the graduation ceremony Aug. 28.
Photos courtesy of VP 30
AWO3 Alana Rondon of VP-8 recites here oath of reenlist-
ment given by VP-30 Executive Officer Cmdr. Matthew Ahern
at the ceremony.
0901) and AWV3 Miller
(IFT Class 0903).
During the ceremo-
ny, Ahern also promoted
AWOAN Jeffrey Thomas,
AWOAN Daren McGuire,
AWOAN Brendan Moore,
AWOAN Alana Rondon,
AWOAN Tyron Stellmach
and AWOAN Tonya Wright
to the rank of third class
petty officer. He also reen-
listed AWO3 Alana Rondon.
The following aircrew-
men will now report to their
assigned operational squad-
rons to begin their initial
Class 0904 CAT I AAW
AWO2 Joshua Bierbower, VP-46
AWO2 Jason Garey, VP-16
AWO3 Jacob Allen, VP-9
AWO3 Joseph Dice, VP-46
AWO3 Roberto Hernandez
(Honor Grad), VP-9
AWO3 Johnathan Lawrence,
AWO3 Elliot Metzger, VP-47
AWO3 Robert Pillars, VP-16
AWO3 Jeffrey Thomas, VP-47
Class 0904 CAT I
AWO2 Katelyn Anderson, VP-10
AWO2 James Blake, VP-10
AWO3 Lindsay Budny, VP-47
AWO3 Daren McGuire (Honor
AWO3 Brendan Moore, VP-40
AWO3 Erik Nowosielski, VP-26
AWO3 Alana Rondon, VP-8
AWO3 Tyron Stellmach, VP-40
AWO3 Tonya Wright, VP-26
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AWF2 James Devine, VP-9
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of VP-10 approached
the halfway point
(hump) of their six-month
U.S. Central Command
deployment, family mem-
bers marked the occa-
sion Sept. 2 by sending
their pilots, aircrew and
maintainers two huge pil-
lowcase quilts for display
within their hardened air-
craft shelters overseas.
After dozens of families
decorated a pillowcase for
the quilt, Nikki Silvis spent
the past few weeks sew-
Photo courtesy of VP 10
(From left) VP-10 family members Deana Stephens, Connie
Burnett, Prairie Burt (with children Malia and Bella), Mary
Robinson, Linda Welsh and Jessica Clark stand with their
over-the-hump pillowcase quilts that were sent to their
deployed loved ones Sept. 2.
ing them together to create the quilts will return to
the Red Lancers "over the NAS Jacksonville in time
hump" quilts. for the Red Lancers' home-
Spouse Prairie Burt coming at Hangar 1000."
said, "This quilt will soon Burt added that the
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Lancers in Qatar and will over-the-hump event Sept.
then make it around to each 12 at The Zone on board
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FLU: Vaccines available and encouraged
From Page 6
za vaccine will be admin-
istered in the following
sequential priority catego-
Military and civilian
personnel ordered to deploy
in support of an operational
requirement or assigned to
people and healthcare
workers in direct patient
care in accordance with
Basic and advanced
trainees, officer trainees,
midshipmen and the train-
ing cadre of these personnel
All other military per-
All other mission essen-
tial or mission critical
DoD civilian and contract
All other beneficiaries
Q: Is seasonal influenza
A: Yes, the flu vaccine
has been mandatory for the
total force to promote mili-
tary readiness, protect the
health of those who serve,
and to prevent outbreaks.
Q: How great is the
risk of seasonal influenza
to deployed Sailors and
Marines? Is the seasonal
flu vaccine the same vac-
cine given around the
world? If not, will deployed
personnel come back with
a different virus and infect
people in the states?
A: It is the same strain
of flu all over the world in
the same season. Deployed
personnel can indeed bring
the virus back home if they
were exposed to it while
away. That is why it is so
important to for all our mil-
itary personnel to receive
the seasonal flu vaccine
Q: Is this a thimerosal-
free vaccine? Some states
have enacted legislation
restricting the use of thi-
merosal. Should I be con-
cerned if the vaccine I take
A: There are thimero-
sal vaccines available; the
nasal spray is thimerosal
free. Please share your
concerns with your health-
care team. It is important
to ask your healthcare
provider team before you
receive your injectable shot
if it is thimerosal free.
Q: Navy Medicine has
a global biomedical and
research community, what
is the R&D community
doing about seasonal flu?
A: Navy Medicine labo-
ratories around the world
are a critical part of sur-
veillance for the U.S. and
the rest of the world. The
Naval Health Research
Center in San Diego was
key in detecting the out-
break of H1N1 in April
2009 because they main-
tain a routine febrile illness
These health habits can
help prevent the flu
Avoid close contact with
people who are sick. When
you are sick, keep your dis-
tance from others to protect
them from getting sick too.
If possible, stay home
from work, school, and
errands when you are sick.
You will help prevent oth-
ers from catching your ill-
Cover your mouth and
nose with a tissue when
coughing or sneezing. It
may prevent those around
you from getting sick.
Washing your hands
often will help protect you
Avoid touching your
eyes, nose or mouth. Germs
are often spread when a
person touches something
that is contaminated with
germs and then touches his
or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009 9
CNATTU instructor returns
from IA tour in Iraq
By ATC Carl Vick
CNATTU Jax Public Affairs Officer
AD2 Jeffery Delarosa,
an instructor with
the Center for
Naval Aviation Technical
Training Unit (CNATTU)
Jax returned Aug. 15 from
his one-year individual
augmentee (IA) tour in
His IA mission original-
ly started when he volun-
teered for an assignment to
Djibouti, near the Horn of
Africa. During his initial
training he was informed
that the assignment was
no longer available and he
would not be going to Africa.
Since Delarosa had complet-
ed all of his initial screening
and training he volunteered
and quickly qualified for
another assignment but
this one was in Iraq.
He said goodbye to his
family and departed Aug.
28, 2008 for detainee oper-
ations training at Ft. Dix,
N.J. Upon the completion
of training Nov. 16, he was
afforded 10 days of leave
KOQRDAI'NI UUI IAI
Photo courtesy of Jeffery Delarosa
Individual Augmentee AD2
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at Camp Bucca, located in
before airlifting to Kuwait
Nov. 31. While in Kuwait
he went through an in-pro-
cess phase and that's where
his "boots on ground" time
The next leg of his jour-
ney took him to Camp
Bucca in southern Iraq.
He was assigned to the
Naval Provisional Detainee
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CHAPEL CENTER CALENDAR
9/11 Remembrance and Prayer
Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.
Inter-denominational worship service to remember the lives lost in
the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 93 terrorist attacks.
Command Chaplain (Lt. Cmdr.) Gerald Felder invites all personnel
to join in prayer honoring the victims and their surviving families.
Monthly Teen Night
Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.
POW/MIA Recognition Observance
Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at All Saints Chapel.
"It's All About Me" for couples
Sept. 25 from 6-9 p.m. and Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.-noon
Chapel Center Open House & CREDO Dedication
Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. Enjoy the food, music and games.
Chapel Center Christmas Cantata
Rehearsals first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. This is an all-
hands and families activity featuring Navy Band Southeast. Contact
Chaplain Bingol at 542-3643.
Weekly Women's Bible Study
Building 749, every Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Bring non-perishable donations
Chapel Food Locker at 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.
Volunteer as a lay communion assistant, acolyte, prayer petitioner
and multimedia operator.
Thought for the week
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Remembering September 11, 2001
By Chaplain (Lt.) Buster Williams
This week we solemnly observe
the eighth anniversary of the
terrorist attacks on the World
Trade Center, the Pentagon, and
United Airlines Flight 93 that went
down in a Pennsylvania field.
We remember the fallen and the
thousands of innocent lives that were
lost. We remember the heroic sacrific-
es of that day, especially the firefight-
ers and the law enforcement person-
nel who sacrificed their lives so that
others might be saved. We remember
them as heroes because that is what
they were and will forever be in our
We remember feeling shocked and
surprised that human beings were
capable of committing such hellish
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NAS Jax softball team brings home trophies
By ATC Carl Vick
CNATTU Jax Public Affairs Officer I
Team Jacksonville, a
new competitor in
the Men's Military
Varsity Class "B" softball
series, finished its season
with a number of tourna-
ment trophies, includ-
ing a fourth-place finish
at the prestigious United
States Specialty Sports
Military World Softball
Tournament held Aug.
13-16 in Panama City, Fla.
The team was formed
in early spring when NAS
Jax Athletic Director Tim
McKinney and Assistant
Athletic Director Bill
Bonser contacted retired
YNCS Derrick Lovell about
scheduling tryouts for a
base softball team to play
in the Southeast Regional
The series consisted
of three qualifying tour-
naments as well as the
Military State Tournament
that lead up to the Military
World Softball Tournament.
NAS Jax hadn't fielded
a men's military varsity
softball team since 2000.
After the tryouts were com-
plete, the new team partici-
pated in the first leg of the
championship series at NS
Mayport in April.
The tournament was a
combined "A/B" event that
By AWOC Jason Haynes
Photos courtesy of MWR
NAS Jacksonville Men's Military Varsity "B" Softball Team (front row, from left) ADAN Daniel
Pinales, retired YNCS Derrick Lovell, AWCS Bo Passen, AT2 Aaron Clifford, Lt. Tony Butler and
AM3 Robert Dodd. (Back row, from left) AM3 Daniel Dingman, AO1 Mike Muncy, OS1 Kenny
Whitlow, AM1 David Johnson, ATC Mark Petersen, MA2 Dustin Kentzell, AZ1 Tony Johnson,
AW2 Eddie Perez, AWC Darin Kosty and Maj. Mike Ladd.
saw NAS Jacksonville fin-
ish with a 4 2 record to
place fourth overall and
second in the varsity "B"
The next tournament at
Paul C. Armstrong Park
in Orange Park, Fla. saw
Team Jacksonville come
out on top with a five-game
In the Tri-Base
Tournament at NSB Kings
Bay, Team Jacksonville
claimed another trophy by
again finishing undefeated.
The Southeast Regional
Military State Tournament
in Augusta, Ga. on July
18 was another combined
"A/B" tournament where
Team Jacksonville finished
second overall and was
crowned the Military State
Champions in the Men's
Varsity "B" program.
At the season-ending
(USSSA) Military World
Softball Tournament Team
Jacksonville took the field
for a 6-1 win over a very
determined Owlz team
from Maxwell AFB in
Montgomery, Ala. The
next game against Dyess
AFB out of Abilene, Texas,
came down to the wire with
NAS Jax hitting hard for
hone skills at Camp Blanding
NAS Jacksonville 2009 chief petty
officer selectees visited Camp
Blanding Joint Training Center
Aug. 25 to hone the physical and psycho-
logical skills necessary to succeed when
they don the khaki uniform and fouled
anchors on Sept. 16.
The selectees first challenged the 50-foot
rappel tower, designed to conquer fear and
strengthen character. Sgt. 1st Class Bill
Merrill briefed the selectees on procedure
and safety before rigging each of them
at the top of the tower. As each selectee
stepped over the edge to begin their rappel,
their fellow selectees and members of the
NAS Jacksonville Chiefs' Mess encouraged
them from below.
After the rappel tower, selectees faced
the Leadership Reaction Course, a series of
seven different challenge stations.
See CPO, Page 12
an 18-11 victory. Up next,
the team faced off against
Shaw AFB out of Sumter,
S.C. Team Jacksonville
came out swinging and
pulled away by a score of
Team Jacksonville then
played the Salty Dogs of
Norfolk, Va., who were
ranked number one in the
Men's Varsity "B" program.
NAS Jacksonville lost 19-8
and dropping into the los-
The NAS Jacksonville Military Men's Varsity "B" Softball team
brings home a season full of trophies to NAS Jacksonville
Commanding Officer Capt. Jack Scorby Jr. (From left)
AWC(AW) Darin Kosty of VP-5, coach ATC(AW) Mark
Petersen of CNATTU Jax, Scorby, coach and retired YNCS
Derrick Lovell, and AWOCS Bo Passen of Sea Op Det.
On elimination Sunday,
NAS Jacksonville played
a very strong Patrick AFB
team from Satellite Beach,
Fla. This was a high-scor-
ing, back-and-forth game,
with Team Jacksonville
taking a 30-23 win. The
road to the champion-
ship ended with the game
against the American
Legion from Eglin AFB,
Fla. Team Jacksonville suf-
fered a 15-4 loss signifying
the end of their run for the
Men's Varsity "B" champi-
Team Jacksonville fin-
ished 4 -2 overall and
brought home the fourth-
place trophy from among 33
of America's premier mili-
tary softball teams.
AO1 Mike Muncy (VP-
30) and AT2 Aaron Clifford
(FRCSE) were named to
the "All World Tournament
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The inspection team had to wait until daylight to conduct a thorough evaluation of the dam-
aged HH-60H Seahawk helicopters.
Photos courtesy of FRCSE
The two HSC-84 Seahawk helicopters were flown from
Iraq in a U.S. Air Force C-5 Starlifter and off-loaded at NAS
Jacksonville for evaluation and repair at FRCSE.
During the nine-month repair process, FRCSE electrician
James Garlington (left) and aircraft mechanic Terry Dixon
hook up the actuator to the center stabilizer of the HH-60H.
After FRCSE repaired serious damage sustained in a flight line accident in Balad, Iraq, this
HH-60H helicopter assigned to the "Red Wolves" of HSC-84 took off recently "as good as new"
for NS Norfolk, Va.
SEAHAWK: Aircraft often operate
in dangerous night missions
From Page 1
bly of the drive train and main rotor head
assembly, and the installation of several
Additionally, an extensive examination
of the aircraft's electrical and avionics
equipment was performed and crash dam-
age repairs were completed.
Before its final release with a clean bill
of health, FRCSE performed an operation-
al-level special inspection on the helicop-
ter. In July, HSC-84 personnel completed
their pre-flight checks, records review,
ground turns and successful first flight.
Two days later, the Red Wolves flew the
like-new Seahawk back to their homeport
at NS Norfolk.
HSC-84 is the Navy's only squadron ded-
icated to naval special warfare support and
strike rescue. The squadron operates eight
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and is tasked with maintaining readiness
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Night operations, especially those that
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Although darkness increases the effective-
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Those factors include limited visibility
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ATO1 Shane Brannan
of CNATTU Jax
descends from the
rappeling tower at
Camp Blanding Joint
Training Center Aug.
28 as part of the
NAS Jax 2009 CPO
CPO: Train at
From Page 11
Each scenario chal-
lenged the nine teams
of selectees to complete
it in 15 minutes or less.
reinforced the value
of planning and team-
work -vital skills that
they will need as chief
The exercise conclud-
ed with a barbecue on
the shore of Kingsley
Lake, where the select-
ees and Chiefs relaxed
and socialized after the
The activities at
Camp Blanding are a
significant part of the
CPO induction season,
because they provide
in overcoming chal-
lenges by emphasizing
the meaning of TEAM
- Together Everyone
projects total $64 million
From Page 1
To achieve these goals,
it's vital to raise personnel
awareness and participa-
tion, train energy and util-
ity personnel, implement
technology, implement life
cycle cost-effective projects,
establish Energy Star rated
buildings, integrate energy
efficiency into leases and
base operations services
contracts, increase renew-
able energy use, and reduce
developed a tool kit for con-
servation that incorporates
and training of pivotal per-
sonnel, high performance
building tools, communica-
tion and recognition pro-
grams and measurement
mechanisms for installation
NAS Jacksonville is
scheduled to award
a $17 million
project focused on imple-
menting energy savings
throughout the base. The
project includes upgrades
to heating, ventilation and
air conditioning (HVAC)
systems, lighting system
retrofits, and the installa-
tion of water conservation
Ongoing projects on
board NAS Jacksonville
include the installation of
an automated meter read-
ing system that will allow
reading of real-time electri-
cal usage by facilities. The
$2.3 million project was
awarded in September 2008
and is projected to be com-
Energy Star certification
will be required on all appli-
ances. Diligence will be paid
on addressing and imple-
menting alternative fuels for
vehicles and infrastructure.
Personnel will be trained
and certified annually on
strategies, construction and
sustainment of energy and
water conservation best
practices. NAVFAC will
ensure that new construc-
tion and major renovation
plans will be reviewed to
ensure that leading tech-
nology for conservation are
implemented. To publicize
these efforts, existing build-
ings re-commissioned as
Energy Star or LEED certi-
fied will be recognized with
a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
NAVFAC will monitor
progress with a compre-
hensive Web-based metrics
program established, main-
tained and available for
projects at NAS
plete by the end of the year.
A $3.3 million project to
implement energy conser-
vation measures through-
out the base is scheduled
to be complete this month.
The project includes the
installation of water-con-
serving toilets and plumb-
ing fixtures, energy effi-
cient boilers, high-output
lighting, and HVAC control
Additionally, an American
Recovery and Rein-
vestment Act (ARRA)
funded contract valued at
$69.3 was awarded in July
2009 for renewable (solar)
energy systems throughout
Navy Region Southeast.
NAS Jacksonville's share is
approximately $10 million
review by leadership on the
"We are on our way,"
said NAVFAC Southeast
Commanding Officer Capt.
"Financed energy proj-
ects awarded during FY
2008 included seven Utility
Energy Services Contracts
at four installations
and one Energy Savings
Performance Contract. FY
2010 calls for 19 projects at
eight different installations
totaling $64 million."
Alexander added, "It will
take the collaborative effort
of sailors, family members,
personnel and contractors at
each of our installations to
reach the goals outlined by
the President. We all share
the responsibility of envi-
ronmental stewardship so
do your part, think smart,
conserve energy and save
our precious resources."
and includes the installa-
tion of several building-inte-
grated photovoltaic (solar)
roof systems. Planning and
design for the project has
begun, with construction
set to run from June 2010
through June 2011.
Finally, a $500,000 proj-
ect to replace high-bay
fluorescent lighting with
more energy efficient,
high-output lighting at
Fleet Readiness Center
Southeast was completed in
JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009 13
SAFETY: Take care when operating a vehicle
From Page 1
your actions and those of your
friends and understand the
decisions that you make,"
said McCoy. "The causes
for fatal mishaps are speed,
alcohol, not using seatbelts,
fatigue and distracted driv-
ers. Remember, you make
the decisions that affect your
safety and others."
Cape Fox Pi
laws that t(
June 30, 200S
Another short presentation was given
by Connie Policastro, a motorcycle safe-
ty instructor with Cape Fox Professional
Services who informed the audience about
the new seatbelt law that took effect in the
State of Florida June 30.
"Not wearing a seatbelt while driving
in this state is now considered a primary
offense which means the police can pull
you over just for not wearing one. In fact,
in July, the Florida Highway Patrol issued
10,000 tickets for non-compliance, a 61
percent increase from the previous month
and the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office (JSO)
had a 31 percent increase," said Policastro.
"Tickets can cost you about $103 in
Duval County and $99 in Clay County.
Everyone in a moving vehicle must be
wearing a seatbelt including in the bed of
She also reminded the crowd to not
drink and drive over the upcoming holiday
weekend and informed them about the free
Tow to Go program sponsored by AAA
Auto Club South and Budweiser.
"This program will tow your car home
and give you a free ride if you've had too
much to drink. It runs on holiday week-
ends Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 26 through
Jan. 2. Just call 1-800-AAA-HELP,"
Another topic she touched on was the
importance of motorcycle safety courses.
"We have numerous classes available at
NAS Jax and we even offer loaner motor-
cycles to use for the class," she continued.
*Courses available here
are the basic rider course,
a three-day course which is
mandatory to obtain a Florida
olicastro, license and to ride on base;
cle safe- experienced rider course,
tor with a one-day refresher and the
professional military sport bike rider's
plains the course, a one-day course
a seatbelt which is mandatory for all
ook effect military personnel riding
9. sport bikes.
To sign up for any of these courses, log
on to: www.navymotorcyclerider.com or
Representing the NAS Jax Security
Department was Capt. James Oswald who
stressed the importance of safe driving
both on and off base.
"Yesterday, we issued 10 tickets for run-
ning stop signs, four for being distracted
while driving and two for careless driving
after they were involved accidents," he said.
"Most of our accidents occur in our
commissary and hospital parking lots.
Another big concern is that we have a lot
of people running the red lights at our
gates. Last week, JSO was out there and
wrote nine tickets in 50 minutes. Running
a red light will cost you about $285. Times
are hard. Do you have money to spend on
a ticket? Think about that while you are
out there driving. Remember to make that
full stop, look for other vehicles, pedestri-
ans, bicycles," Oswald added.
Closing out the safety stand down was
NAS Jax Commanding Officer Capt. Jack
Scorby Jr. "My command philosophy has
always been that accomplishing our mis-
sion in a safe manner will always be our
number one priority," stated Scorby.
"I ask all of our military and civilian
personnel to please make safety your num-
ber one priority whether at work, home or
play. Take care of yourself, your shipmates
and your family. At the end of the day,
when all is said and done, we need each
and every one of you," said Scorby.
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Improve your life skills
with free knowledge
From the FFSC
The NAS Jacksonville Fleet and
Family Support Center (FFSC)
Life Skills Education and Support
Program is the foremost preventive mea-
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All FFSC workshops and classes are
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required, please notify FFSC upon regis-
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* Separation Workshop Sept. 14-17, Oct. 5-8,
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* Military Spouse 101 Workshop Sept. 15 (1-3
p.m.), Nov. 9 (6-8 p.m.)
* Retirement Workshop Oct. 19-22, Nov. 16-19,
Dec. 7-10 (7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
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the Morocco Shrine Center, 3800 St.
Johns Bluff Road South, in Jacksonville.
The event is open to all separating,
retiring or retired service members, mili-
tary spouses and family members with
ID cards, involuntarily separated service
members and their family members with
transition assistance cards and separated
service members up to 180 days after sepa-
Those seeking employment should bring
targeted resumes and dress for success. For
more information, call 542-2766, Ext. 145.
Oct. 1 (7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
* Stress Management Workshop -Oct. 13, Nov. 10,
Dec. 8 (9 a.m.-Noon)
* Basic Ombudsman Training -Nov. 16-19 (5:30-10
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By Daphne Cassani
Corporate Communications Director
Fleet and Industrial
announced Aug. 31 that
it successfully completed
a Black Belt Continuous
(CPI) project that reduces
the cost of official mail ser-
FISCJ Lean Six Sigma
Black Belt Pauline
Chriscoe led the study. She
assembled a team of sub-
ject matter experts repre-
senting five of the 12 FISCJ
FISCJ Regional Director of
Postal Operations Charles
Ramsey, FISCJ Det NAS
Pensacola William Kington,
FISCJ Det NS Mayport
Freddie Hale, FISCJ Det
Naval Support Activity
New Orleans PC1 Wayne
Jackson, FISCJ Det NSB
Kings Bay PC2 Eric Balam,
and FISCJ Det NAS
Jacksonville Ida Smith.
FISCJ Director Supply
Maurice Meagher was the
project sponsor, and Lt.
Cmdr. Joel Tiu participated
as FISCJ command deploy-
The project charter's goal
was to reduce the cost of
postal operations by 20
percent (from $2.9 to $2.4
million) and to simplify the
official mail process.
The team's first job was
to map out the process
steps that each official mail
facility preformed. The
team held weekly meetings
to discuss and brainstorm
metrics to be measured for
baseline statistics and pro-
Data was analyzed, key
factors identified, and root
causes discussed to find
ways to improve mail-han-
The team reviewed offi-
cial mail workload across
the region and adjust-
ed manpower resources
to match the workload
requirements at each
This resulted in approxi-
mately $522,000 in savings
allowing the supply pro-
gram to live within current
By standardizing pro-
cedures, the postal opera-
tions were able to capture
reimbursable charges in
accordance with refer-
ences; DOD Financial
Vol. 11B,Chapter 1, DON
Photo by Daphne Cassani
Fleet Industrial Supply Center Jacksonville Sailors SK2(AW)
McGovern Florent (left) and SK2(AW) Scott Davis sort mail in
preparation for metering.
plish this, FISCJ will pro-
vide Web-Based Training,
update the postal Customer
Service Guide, and offer
alternative methods for
delivery confirmation. The
project improvements will
be validated at two-, six-,
and 12-month milestones.
Lean Six Sigma is a sys-
temic approach to identi-
fying methods of process
improvement that result in
waste reduction and elimi-
nation of non-value added
activities with the ultimate
end result being cost and/or
As part of the CPI cycle,
L6S mitigates project
risks by using the "Define
- Measure Analyze -
Improve Control" method-
ology. This is a structured
used to improve productivi-
ty (speed), quality and cost.
Chriscoe stated, "The
team members who worked
on this project should be
proud of their accomplish-
ments. They produced
a plan of action that will
clearly result in a tangi-
ble, positive impact on the
postal operations all across
the FISCJ Enterprise. This
has been a highly reward-
ing experience for everyone
Navy Official Management,
and COMFISCS Automated
Procedures. Working cap-
ital fund, medical and
non-Navy commands are
required to pay for their
FISCJ sent official letters
notifying reimbursable cus-
tomers about FY10 funding
The team also recom-
mended postal operations
conduct standardized train-
ing for official mail man-
agers, which anticipates a
15 percent savings through
aggressive enforcement of
official mail regulations
and encouraging proper
mailing procedures (e.g.,
minimize use of flat rate
training packages will be
provided to official mail
managers and mail order-
This project also hopes
to achieve a five percent
savings by educating cus-
tomers on proper usage of
special services (i.e., reg-
istered, certified, next-day
service, delivery confir-
mation, etc.). To accom-
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NAS Jax Athletic Director
Tim McKinney and an
eager crowd of basket-
ball players assist NAS
Jax Commanding Officer
Capt. Jack Scorby Jr. at the
Sept. 1 grand reopening _
of the base gymnasium as (From left) NAS Jax Commanding Officer Capt. Jack
Assistant Athletic Director Scorby Jr. congratulates Public Works Department
Bill Bonser looks on. Contracting Officer Sandra Shelton and NP Construction
Manager Randy Baker on completion of the $172,383 bas-
ketball and racquetball courts renovation project. "Thanks
for a great job. This project adds both fun and fitness to
the quality of life for our Sailors," Scorby said.
16 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, September 10, 2009
AUTO SKILLS CENTER
Call 542-3227 for information.
Complete auto workshop with 22 work
ASE-certified master mechanic available
Open Monday, Thursday & Fi-i.L.i noon -
Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Vehicle Brakes 101 Class
Sept. 17, 5- 8 p.m.
$5 per person
Call 542-3493 for information.
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
Family Day Special
11 a.m. 5 p.m. $1.25 games
Color Pin Bowling
5-10 p.m. $2 games
Book your birthday & command events at
Fall & Winter Leagues
Monday Night Mixed 7 p.m. Meeting and
begins Sept. 14
Wednesday Night Challenge 7 p.m. -
Meeting and begins Sept. 16
Thursday Morning Senior Stars 9:05 a.m.
Meeting and begins Sept. 10
Thursday Chiefs League 2 p.m. Meeting
and begins Sept. 30
Thursday Night Mixers 6:30 p.m. -
Meeting Sept. 3, begins Sept. 10
Fi'i.i.y Intramural 11:45 a.m. -Meeting
Sept. 11, begins Sept. 18
Friday ATC 8 p.m. Meeting Sept. and
begins Sept. 11
Saturday Morning Youth 10:30 a.m. -
Kick-off party Sept. 12
Sunday Night Fun League 6 p.m. -
Meeting Sept. 13, begins Sept. 20
Sign-up as individual couple or team. Call
542-3493 for more info.
THE ZONE COMPLEX
Call 542-3521 for information.
Direct TV Sunday Ticket
Watch you favorite NFL game at the Bud
Enjoy Zone Pizza Specials or order off the
Open to all MWR patrons and their guests
Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Texas Hold'em Tournaments
Budweiser Brew House
Monday & Thursday 7 p.m.
Zone gift certificates awarded!
Budweiser Brew House
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Budweiser Brew House
Wednesday & Fi-i.|.iy
7:30 p.m. until close
Monday Fi-i.i y
11:15 a.m. 1 p.m., 10 games, $1 per card
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
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.
Fi'-i.%y 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
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.
TRX Suspension Training Class now at
Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 a.m. and
Fi'i.l.i at 4:15 p.m.
Back to School 5K
Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m.
Pre-register at the fitness source though
Event-day registration 10:30 11:15 a.m.
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
Outdoor Pool open weekends only
Saturday (11 a.m. 6 p.m.)
Sunday (1-5 p.m.)
Closes for season Sept. 27
Call 542-3318 for information.
FCCJ Artist Series Broadway
The Color Purple
Nov. 21, 2 p.m. ($61), 8 p.m. ($76)
Nov. 22, 1:30 p.m. ($61)
A Chorus Line
Jan. 23, 2 p.m. ($60), 8 p.m. ($61)
The Wizard of Oz
Feb. 27, 2 p.m. ($57.75), 8 p.m. ($59.50)
Feb. 28, 1:30 p.m. ($57.75)
March 27, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. ($62.50)
May 1, 2 p.m. ($61), 8 p.m. ($74.50)
May 22, 8 p.m. ($62.50)
Brad Paisley with special guests Dierks
Bentley & Jimmy Wayne
Oct. 15 at Veterans Memorial Arena
$67.75 per person
Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks
Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Arena
$70 per person, club seating
AC/DC Black Ice Tour
Oct. 30 at the Veteran's Memorial Arena
$115 per person
Gator Bowl Patch for $5
Get great savings at: Advenuture Landing,
Bono's Pit BarBQ, Dave & Busters,
Golf Club at Fleming Island, McAlister's
Deli, McDonalds, Sneaker's Sports Grille,
Windsor Parke Golf Club and Champions
Club at Julington Creek.
Jacksonville Suns Baseball Team
Homeplate Box $11 adult, $10.50 child/
If you have a passion Foster Parents receive:
to help children, Comprehensive, Ongoing Training
foster parenting at 24/7 Professional Support
Boys Town can be the Competitive Stipend
career of a lifetime. Flexible Scheduling
Reserved $8 adult, $7.50 child/senior
General Admission $5 adult, $4.50 child/
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
WGV Hall of Fame Combo Tickets
Includes Hall of Fame, IMAS and putting
World Golf Village $17
Entertainment Books Save money on
local restaurants and attractions $20
$21 per person, includes everything but
Paintball with military ID $12, without
AMC Gold Experience Movie Theater tick-
ets now on sale.
No restrictions use for any show, any
time! Only $8.
LIBERTY COVE RECREATION
Trips, activities and costs may be restrict-
ed to E1-E6 single or unaccompanied
active duty members. Call 542-3491 for
FREE Comedy Zone Trip Tonight
Featuring Jim Breuer
Includes free admission and appetizers
Free Mall & Movie Trip
Orange Park Mall and AMC Theater
Saturday at 1 p.m.
Deep Sea Fishing Trip
$40 per person
Sept. 9, 4 8 p.m.
Free food, entertainment and prizes
NAS JAX GOLF CLUB
Golf course info: 542-3249
Mulligan's info: 542-2936
Military Appreciation Days at NAS Jax
$15 per person, includes cart & green fees
Sept. 22 for active duty. Today & Sept. 24
for retirees and DoD personnel.
Golf Club Special
Monday & Tuesday
Play 18-holes for $20. Not applicable on
Includes cart and green fees.
Enjoy Sunday Brunch at Mulligan's, 10
a.m. 2 p.m.
0-CLUB & T-BAR
For information on booking command or
private functions at the O'Club or T-Bar,
call the Officers' Club main office, 542-
T-Bar Social Hours
Monday Fi'.Ly, 3:30-7:30 p.m.
Reserve Drill Weekends, 3:30-7:30 p.m.
MULBERRY COVE MARINA
MWR Mulberry Cove Marina
Look for us in front of The Flight Line Caf6
Sept. 14, 11 a.m.- 12:20 p.m.
Give-a-ways worth $120
Scope out the marina's brand new
Edgewater 1700CC rental boat
Prize drawing winners
announced at 12:30 p.m.
Free Kayak & Canoe Rental
Every Thursday for active duty
Before & After School Registration
Going on now
Fees based on income.
Free open recreation for children in kin-
dergarten through age 17
Tuesday Friday, 6:15-8 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Must register at the Youth Center.
NAS JAX FLYING CLUB
Private Pilot Ground School
Sept. 14 Oct. 21
$450 includes instruction and books
CHILD DEVELOPMENT HOMES
For more information, call 542-5381.
Be your own boss!
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Become a Navy Child
Majority of Veterans Don't Understand
Burial Benefits*; Company Provides Assistance
BY ROBERT ELLSWORTH
A recent study shows that approxi-
mately 60% of veterans do not fully
understand the burial benefits provided
by the federal government. While the
reasons for this shocking figure are
largely unknown, the seemingly dif-
ficult processes involved in obtaining
veterans benefits are partly to blame.
Another likely cause is the possibility
that many veterans and their families
are not aware of what the government
provides when a veteran passes away.
The benefits can be significant,
but they vary depending on several
conditions set forth by the U.S. De-
partment of Veterans Affairs. Certain
restrictions apply based on whether
burial takes place in a private or na-
Regardless of the cemetery cho-
sen, benefits include a government-
issued flag, a government headstone
or marker and a Presidential Memorial
Certificate. Even though these benefits
are "guaranteed," certain procedures
must be followed to receive them.
Some veterans may be eligible for
monetary burial allowances, as well,
but this is yet another issue that com-
plicates matters; in order to be consid-
ered, the veteran must meet a list of
With so many issues related to
receiving VA burial benefits, it is no
wonder that there is a gap in under-
standing the guidelines are difficult
to comprehend. Thankfully, though, at
least one funeral services company has
stepped in to assist veterans and their
families during their time of need.
The Dignity Memorial network,
the nation's leading network of locally-
operated funeral homes and cemeteries,
*Lindberg Group June 2008
offers a free Veterans Planning Guide
to eligible veterans. The 56-page guide
clearly outlines VA burial benefits,
spells out the required procedures and
offers helpful information to veterans
and their families. The guide also con-
tains worksheets that allow you to plan
your own arrangements, making clear
your final wishes.
Chris Marsh, a representative of
the Dignity Memorial network, says
the company is doing what it can to
help veterans. "Knowing that the fed-
eral guidelines for veterans can be
difficult to understand, we developed
the Veterans Planning Guide to make
the process of both planning one's
own arrangements and receiving well-
deserved benefits much easier," says
Marsh. "We made the guide free so
more veterans can receive those ben-
efits that they have earned."
In addition to providing important
information and special offers for vet-
erans (including a free flag box and
information on how to receive a 10%
discount on services not covered by
VA benefits), the guide outlines pos-
sible payment plans, so that funeral
expenses are much easier to manage.
Marsh notes, however, that even if
you choose not to pay up front, plan-
ning early is vital for you and your
For more information about the
Dignity Memorial network's veterans
services, or to request a free planner,
call toll free 1-800-989-8814 or go to
The Dignity Memorial brand name is used to identify a network
of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that
comprise the Dignity Memorial network. The Dignity Memorial
network includes affiliates of Service Corporation International,
1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas, as well as many other fine
independently owned and operated establishments.
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end unit w/ gar, new
2br/2.5ba w/ bonus rm,
1200sf $950m 904-465-7970
Southside-Furn. Very nice
& clean 2/1 & 2/2,
shaded, w/d, no pets/
smoking $695mo. 737-0537
a SOUTHSIDE 2br
house, very clean
close to shopping &
schools, fncd yd,
w/d, stove & refrig.
A ATLANTIC BCH
3/1.5, scrn porch,
Irg bkyd, ceramic
t ile, 1mi. to bch, nr
base, avail, now.
ARGYLE 3/2, 2car garage
cath. ceilings & more,
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firpic, ceiling fans, scrned
covered patio, fenced yard.
$995. Refs req. 778-2897
ARLINGTON Ft. Caroline
4br/2ba, near amenities
$1150mo+dp Avi 9/1
904-657-6186 / 904-284-7644
ARL. Off Ft. Caroline
Rd. Brick/block 3/2, ingr
pool, new ch/a, low dn
$1150/mo. No qualifying
Bryan Realty 398-1210
PLANTATION 4/2, cul-
de -sac, FP, Comm pool,
fenced yd, avail 10/1.
4140 Shirley Ave. 3br/2ba,
kit equip, w/d hkup,
LAKESHORE 2 BR, 2
BA, W/D hook up, 1800
square feet, newer cent
heat/air, close to NAS.
$950/mo plus sec dep.
MANDARIN 3/2, 2gar, quiet
culdesac, fp, tile firs, new
eff ac, 1B00sf, fncd, lawn
srvc. $1050mo. 536-8573
NORTHSIDE 3/2, new
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St. $625mo/$300dep Call
after 10am 661-312-8888
Northside btwn Soutel &
Lem Turner 3/2, w/d hkp
ch&a, 9240 12th Ave
Like new 2bd I 1/2 ba $650.00, 2 bd 2 ba $700.00.
wid hkup, near OP Mall & 1-295, sec dep, no pets
Laurie Potter (USN Retired)
Mortgage Loan Officer
Bank ofAmerca,N.A., Member FDIC
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Madison @ Bay Pointe
4500 Baymeadows Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Located in Baymeadows Area Off295
Riverside 2/1, Jacuzzi
tub, hardwood floors,
3053 Plum St. 716-7766
RIVERSIDE 3/1, Irg
newly remod, fpl, lots
of light. $975m Cyndy
SAN JOSE/ LAKEWOOD
I live here also. 3BR $845
& 2BR $745. 904-730-0060
A LAKE WELLING-
TO N 3/2, quiet
A GREEN COVE
1774sf, fpl, dining
rm, stainless appis,
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rm $1250. 904-599-5785
A AMELIA ISLAND 2
Homes: 3/2, new
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$700 per month, 2/2,
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N AS/J AX.
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A TREADMILL for
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wide deck used for
74hrs & 229mi's.
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come, fenced yard,
many extras. Call John
Mid-Oct. Pic's avail.
O OAKLEAF PLANT.
4br/4ba on quiet
for qualified family.
Lrg fncd yd. Call James
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WESTSIDE Off 103rd
1BR & 2BR, $595 & $695,
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up, Ref Required, 778-2897
Large 2 & 3 B/R mobile
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To list your dealership,
Before you buy, shop these local dealerships first!
TOM BUSH BMW
9850 Atlantic Blvd.
TOM BUSH BMW
6914 Blanding Blvd
Green Cove Springs
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060
JACK WILSON BUICK
2250 US1 South
CLAUDE NOLAN CADILLAC
4700 Southside Blvd. 642-5111
1550 Cassat Ave.
Green Cove Springs 264-4502
1166 Blanding Blvd. 272-2200
JACK WILSON CHEVROLET
2255 US1 South 797-4567
JERRY HAMM CHEVY
3494 Philips Hwy. 398-036
2330 US1 South 354-4421
Green Cove Springs 264-2416
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 493-0000
1-95 Exit 373, Fern Bch.
2330 US1 South 354-4421
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 493-0000
GARBER DODGE TRUCK
Green Cove Springs 264-2416
ORANGE PARK DODGE
7233 Blanding Blvd. 777-5500
1-95 Exit 373, FemrnBch.
1672 Cassat Ave. 384-6561
PAUL CLARK FORD4ERCURY
1-95 N. Exit 129 (Yulee)
Green Cove Springs 264-4502
MIKE SHAD FORD
At The Avenues
10720 Philips Hwy.
MIKE DAVIDSON FORD
9650 Atlantic Blvd. 725-3060
MIKE SHAD FORD
OF ORANGE PARK
7700 Blanding Blvd. 777-3673
11503 Phillips Hwy 854-4826
.GARBER GMC TRUCKS
Green Cove Springs
JACK WILSON PONTIAC
2250 US1 South
1325 Cassat Ave. 899-1900
LOU SOBH HONDA
OF THE AVENUES
11333 Phillips Hwy. 370-1300
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060
10980 Atlantic Blvd. 642-0200
2330 US 1 South 354-4421
Green Cove Spings
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 493-0000
1-95 Exit 373, Fem Bch.
KIA OF ORANGE PARK
6373 Blanding Blvd.
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
10259 Atlantic Blvd. 721-5000
LEXUS OF ORANGE PARK
7040 Blanding Blvd. 777-5100
4620 Southside Blvd. 6424100
MIKE SHAD FORD
7700 Blanding Blvd. 777-3673
TOM BUSH MAZDA
9850 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911
6916 Blanding Blvd. 779-0600
BRUMOS MOTOR CARS INC.
10231 Atlantic Blvd. 724-1080
of ORANGE PARK
7018 Blanding Blvd.
TOM BUSH MINI
9875 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911
MIKE SHAD NISSAN OF JAX
MIKE SHAD NISSAN OF OP
7447 Blanding Blvd. 269-9400
Green Cove Springs
JACK WILSON PONTIAC
2250 US1 South
NIMNICNT PONTI1AC GMC
11503 Phillips Hwy.
BRUMOS MOTOR CARS INC.
10100 Atlantic Blvd. 725-9155
KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA
6501 Youngerman Circle.
ERNIE PALMER TOYOTA
1310 Cassat Ave. 389-4561
TOM BUSH VW
9850 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911
11401 Philips Hwy. 322-5100
2525 Philips Hwy. 396-5486
Commercial Leasing Since 1955
2810 St. Augustine Rd. 398-5000
10231 Atlantic Blvd. 722-1694
PRE-OWNED AUTO CENTER
11650 BEACH BLVD.
O'STEEN VW CERTIFIED
11401 Philips Hwy.
BEACH BLVD. AUTOMOTIVE
6833 Beach Blvd.
BRUMOS MOTOR CARS
PRE-OWNED AUTO CENTER
10211 Atlantic Blvd.
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
10384 Atlantic Blvd.
TOM BUSH BMW
9910 Atlantic Blvd.
TOM BUSH MINI
9875 Atlantic Blvd.
Before you buy, shop these local dealerships first! I
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