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PAGE 1 VOL. 76 NO. 8 NAS J ACKSONVILLE F LA NAS JAX Sailors, Civilians of the Quarter Page 3 ASTC Preparing Aviators for Their Worst Day Pages 4-5 VP-8 Stars In Singapore Air Show Page 6 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 By Reggie Jarrett Jax Air News Editor Chief of the Royal Navy of Norway Rear Adm.Nils Anreas Stensnes made a brief stop at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville on his way to fly out to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Feb. 15. Stensnes, along with four other members of the Norwegian navy, flew out of NAS Jacksonville aboard a C-2 Greyhound to the Truman to observe theComposite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). He would spend a few hours on the Truman before flying on to the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Roald Amundsen (F 311), which was participating in COMPTUEX. Stensnes began his United States trip Feb. 7 in Washington, D.C., where he met with Secretary of the NavyRichard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm.John Richardson. The high point of the trip is visiting the carrier battle group,Stensnes said. Navy aviators set to start controlling unmanned aircraft from Jacksonville By Joe Daraskevich Times-Union Staff Writer Note: Reprinted, courtesy of The Florida Times-Union. Since the dawn of aviation, pilots have been able to rely on the simple method of looking through an aircrafts window to determine the weather ahead. Thats no longer an option for a rel atively new squadron at Jacksonville Naval Air Station. This year a small group of aviation pioneers are ready to take the controls of drones as long as F-16s with wing spans the size of Boeing 757s as the future of maritime intelligence, surveil lance and reconnaissance is expanding. The first 20 crew members of Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 (VUP19) have passed through the training program and are now instructing others. Soon they will be operating 48-footlong MQ-4C Tritons with 131-foot wing spans from a building at Jacksonville NAS as the aircraft fly around the globe with nobody on board. The first members of the Jacksonvillebased squadron will be the inaugural group in the Navy to regularly control the drones, and theyve developed a schoolhouse-type setting on base where others in the squadron are following their example. Theyll be the leaders within the squadron, said Cmdr. Benje Stinespring, the commanding officer of VUP-19. Those 20 leaders make up four crews that will work in shifts to complete each mission since the Tritons can stay in the air for 24 hours at a time. Each crew includes an air vehicle operator, a tactical coordinator and two mission payload operators. They will operate the drones from a room that looks more like a computer lab than a cockpit. The air vehicle operator is in charge of flying the aircraft, but the tactical coor dinator has the freedom to direct where the aircraft needs to go. The coordinator also directs the efforts of the mission payload operators who control the sur veillance equipment on the aircraft. AVIATE, NAVIGATE, COMMUNICATE The Navy is following the Air Forces lead in the world of large unmanned surveillance aircraft. The Tritons and the Air Forces RQ-4 Global Hawks are the same length and have the same wingspan. But despite having very similar capabilities, Stinespring said there is a major differ ence between the way the Navy and Air Force fill out their squadrons. The Navy has elected to source the Triton community from within the mari time patrol and reconnaissance force, Stinespring said. So all of the air crew that are selected to come here have already completed at least one, some times multiple tours of duty. The Air Force allows people to go straight from flight school to the unmanned aircraft program. Stinespring said the Navys policy of selecting experienced airmen allows them to tailor the syllabus to be more of a transitional program rather than hav ing to teach the basics of the mission. They take their previous mission experience and we teach them how to do those same things with the new gear, said Lt. Cmdr. Phil Sautter, the officer in charge of the fleet integration team. The Navy started the team well before the squadron was established in October 2016. Sautter said they worked with the test community at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland to develop the training program and help teach the initial group of unmanned air craft operators. Its not much different in the sense that its aviate, navigate, communicate, said Lt. Brennan Zwak, a pilot instructor on the integration team. He said as an instructor in the Triton program its easier than teaching gen eral aviation because the focus is on the tools associated with the unmanned aircraft compared to the ones in the air craft the pilots are used to. Teaching the basic mission on top of that would mean a much longer learning process, he said. LEARNING HOW TO FLY The most difficult aspect for the stu dents in VUP-19 is learning to trust an autonomously flown aircraft, Zwak said. Stinespring said once the operators understand how to use that technology to their advantage, its actually easier Chief of Norwegian navy visits NAS Jax Photos by Reggie Jarrett Rear Adm. Nils Anreas Stensnes (right), Chief of the Royal Navy of Norway, puts on his flight helmet during the safety brief ing by Lt. Cmdr. Joe Reardon of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 before his Distinguished Visitor flight from Naval Air Station Jacksonville Feb. 15. Stensnes and four members Norwegian navy flew out to the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) to observe the Composite Training Unit Exercise. U.S. Navy photo Lt. Brennan Zwak works from a duty station during training operations for MQ-4C Triton crews. Zwak is an instructor for air vehicle operators working toward certification in the Navy's drone program. Photo by Kelly Schindler The MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system prepares to land at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, after completing an approximately 11-hour flight from Northrop Grumman's California facility September 2014. See VISIT, Page 7 See TRITON, Page 7


2 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 The JAX AIR NEWS is an authorized publication for members of the Military Services. Contents of the JAX AIR NEWS do not necessarily reflect the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or the Department of the Navy. The appearance of advertising in this publication, including inserts or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense, or The Florida Times-Union, of the products and services advertised. Everything advertised in the publication S hall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or any other non-merit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. If a violation or refraction of this equal opportunity policy by an advertiser is confirmed, the publisher shall refuse to print advertising from that source until the violation is corrected. The deadline for all story and photo submissions is close of business the Friday before publication, and can be sent to jaxairnews@ The deadline for classified submissions is noon Monday. Questions or comments can be directed to the editor. The JAX AIR NEWS can be reached at (904) 542-3531, fax (904) 542-1534, e-mail JaxAirNews@ or write the JAX AIR NEWS, Box 2, NAS Jacksonville, FL, 32212-5000. The JAX AIR NEWS is published by The Florida Times-Union, a private firm in no way connected with the U. S. Navy under exclusive written agreement with the U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. It is published every Thursday by The Florida Times-Union, whose offices are at 1 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Estimated readership over 32,000. Distribution by The Florida Times-Union. Advertisements are solicited by the publisher and inquiries regarding advertisements should be directed to: Ellen S. Rykert, Publisher 1 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32202 904-359-4168 Advertising Sales (904) 359-4168 (800) 472-6397, Ext. 4168 FAX (904) 366-6230 Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley Executive Officer Capt. Michael Connor Command Master Chief CMDCM(AW/SW) Jeffery Waters Public Affairs Officer Kaylee LaRocque Public Affairs Specialist Julie Lucas Staff Writers Hannah Simmons Editor Reggie Jarrett Design/Layout George Atchley From Staff Feb. 22 1865 Rear Adm. Porters gunboats bombard Wilmington, N.C., forcing its surrender. 1870 After arriving on USS Nipsic, and supported by USS Guard and USS Nyack, the Darien Expedition, commanded by Cmdr. Thomas Selfridge Jr., begins active operations ashore at Caldonia Bay to survey the Isthmus of Darien, Panama, for an inter-ocean ship canal. 1909 Great White Fleet returns to Hampton Roads, Va. from around the world cruise. 1943 USS Iowa (BB-61), the lead ship of the last class of American fast battleships, is commissioned. 1974 Lt. j.g. Barbara Ann Allen becomes first Navy desig nated female aviator. Feb. 23 1795 U.S. Navy Office of Purveyor of Supplies is estab lished. This is the Navy Supply Corps birthday. 1919 Launching of Osmond Ingram (DD-255), first Navy ship named for an enlisted man. 1944 Carrier groups under Adm. Raymond Spruance attack Saipan, Tinian and Rota in the Marianas. 1945 Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman raise the American flag on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima. Feb. 24 1942 Task Force 16, com manded by Vice Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., leads the Wake Island Raid in an attempt to destroy the Japanese installations on the island. 1944 PBY-5As (VP 63) employ ing Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) gear, bomb and sink German submarine U 761 as she attempts to tran sit the Straits of Gibraltar. 1959 USS Galveston (CLG 3) fired the first Talos surface-to-air missile. 1995 Fast Attack Submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) is com missioned. Feb. 25 1933 USS Ranger (CV 4), the US Navys first true air craft carrier, is launched. 1944 USS Hoe (SS 258) attacks a Japanese convoy at the mouth of Davao Gulf, sinking the fleet tanker Nissho Maru and damaging the fleet tank er Kyokuto Maru, while USS Rasher (SS 269) sinks Japanese army cargo ship Ryusei Maru and freighter Tango Maru off the north coast of Bali. 1991 During Operation Desert Storm, USS Wisconsin (BB 64) and USS Missouri (BB 63) pro vide naval gunfire support and other operations. Feb. 26 1944 Sue Sophia Dauser, Superintendent of the Navys Nurse Corps, is the first woman in the Navy to receive rank of captain. 1945 TBMs (VC 82) from USS Anzio (CVE 57) sink two Japanese submarines: I 368, 35 miles west of Iwo Jima, and RO 43, 50 miles west-northwest of Iwo Jima. 1945 USS Finnegan (DE 307) sinks Japanese submarine I 370, 120 miles south of Iwo Jima. Feb. 27 1928 Cmdr. Theodore G. Ellyson, the Navys first avia tor, along with Lt. Cmdr. Hugo Schmidt and Lt. Rogers Ransehounsen, crash to their deaths in a Loening Amphibian, a 2-seat amphibious biplane, on a night flight from Norfolk, Va. to Annapolis, Md. 1942 Seaplane tender USS Langley (AV 3), carrying 32 U.S. Army Air Force P-40 air craft for the defense of Java, is bombed by Japanese naval land attack planes 75 miles south of Tjilatjap, Java. Due to the damage, Langley is shelled and torpedoed by USS Whipple (DD 217). 1944 Three US Navy subma rines sink three Japanese cargo ships: Grayback (SS 208) sinks Ceylon Maru in the East China Sea; Cod (SS 244) sinks Taisoku Maru west of Halmahera while Trout (SS 202) sinks Aki Maru. 1945 Submarine USS Scabbardfish (SS 397) sinks Japanese guardboat No. 6 Kikau Maru, 100 miles north east of Keelung, Formosa, while USS Blenny (SS 324) attacks a Japanese convoy off French Indochina and sinks merchant tanker Amato Maru off Cape Padaran. 2017 The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) is decommissioned after 33 years of service during a ceremo ny held at Keyport Undersea Museum. Feb. 28 1893 The first true U.S. Navy battleship, USS Indiana (BB 1), launches. 1942 USS Jacob Jones (DE 130) is sunk by German submarine U 578 off the Delaware capes. 1942 USS Houston (CA 30) engages the Japanese in the Battle of Sunda Strait and is sunk the next day. 1944 USS Balao (SS 285) and USS Sand Lance (SS 381) sink Japanese army cargo ship Akiura Maru, transport Shoho Maru about 90 miles north west of Manokawari, New Guinea and transport Kaiko Maru just east of Musashi Wan, off Paramushir, Kurils. 1987 Guided Missile Frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) is com missioned. By Lisa Smith Molinari Kids . , Id yelled into our play room on a regular basis when our chil dren were small, whats going on in there?! Usually, Id heard roughhousing giggling, knocks against the wall, creaking couch springs, yips and squeals. Youd think the innocent sounds of our children playing would warm our hearts, but as experienced par ents, Francis and I knew that whole some noises often lead to bonked heads, chipped teeth and poked eyes. However, there were other times when we hadnt heard squeals, bumps or creaking floorboards. No singing, hammering, smacking or crying. No Barbies being thrown, sippy cups hit ting the floor or lamps getting knocked over. What we heard was something far more terrifying: total silence. Lets face it, kids are noisy. They snif fle, babble, fidget, fiddle, whine and wank. Silence is a clear sign that some things wrong. Case in point: One night, when our family was stationed in Virginia, Francis and I let our five-year-old son, Hayden, and his two-year-old sister, Anna, watch a video in the playroom before bedtime. Back in those days, we savored every peaceful second that a half-hour video provided as if it was some kind of lux urious spa treatment. As soon as we popped a tape into the VCR, we would dash down the stairs to melt into our couch cushions. With the doors open, we could hear the murmur of the often-played video and the sounds of our kids tinkering with toys. After countless nights of the same routine, wed know exactly when our time was up. But on this night, the half hour flew by without us noticing. Twenty minutes or so after Arthur was over, I nudged Francis. Uh oh . I dont hear the kids. Hayden and Anna! Francis yelled up the playroom stairs, Whats going on in there? Soon we heard little padded feet scurrying and intermittent giggling. Hayden and Anna slunk downstairs, and appeared before us with their heads bowed in guilt. When they looked up, we saw that they each had green marker scribbled all over their hands and faces. What have you two been doing? we demanded. Annas enormous brown eyes flashed to her older brother. Playing, Hayden said. Hayden and Anna, youre not sup posed to use markers on skin, I scold ed. Reaching for a tub of baby wipes, I noticed green marks on Annas neck that dipped below the collar of her foot ed pajamas. I unzipped her PJs, and gasped. Anna chest, belly, arms, legs, feet, hands and back were a green, inky mess. A quick inspection of Hayden revealed that, other than his green hands and face, he was marker-free. The culprit was obvious. Hayden! Why did you scribble all over your little sister? Francis pressed. Not me, Hayden shrugged. Then how did your name get in the middle of Annas back? Do you expect us to believe that she put it there? She cant even read yet! I barked. We looked down at our sheepish kids, realizing that Hayden had pulled off a classic big brother prank on his adoring little sister. Francis and I tried to main tain a serious demeanor, but one side glance at each other was all it took to get us laughing. Pretty soon, all four of us were crack ing up. Anna had no idea what was so funny, but she laughed right along with us. After a second round of baths to remove the washable marker, we tucked them into bed for the night. We stopped by the playroom to turn out the lights, still smiling about their sweet shenani gans. The grins drained from our faces when we saw what the kids had really been up to. The tattooing of Anna had just been the icing on the cake. The real masterpiece was in our formerly pale yellow playroom. Somehow, in the time it took for us to realize that the Arthur video had ended, Hayden had managed to create a mural of scribbles on all four walls in every color of the rainbow. And he did it in complete silence. Whoever said, Children should be seen, not heard, clearly wasnt a parent. This Week in Navy History Meat & Potatoes of Life When kids are quiet, somethings not right U.S. Navy photo A Grumman S-2A Tracker assigned to the "Tromboners" of anti-submarine squadron VS-29. The squadron was assigned to Anti-Submarine Carrier Air Group 53 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge (CVS-33). The Tromboners flew the S-2A from 1960 to 1963. From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for active component and full time support Sailors in NAVADMIN 032/18 released Feb. 15. This NAVADMIN updates NAVADMIN 311/17, adding award levels for 39 skills in 24 ratings and increasing one award level. There are no decreases or deletions of skills in this update. In addition, this NAVADMIN provides Sailors more flexibility, by expanding the eligibility window to reenlist for SRB from 90 days to 180 days before a Sailors EAOS. However, Sailors who are nuclear qualified, have an early promote on their most recent regular periodic evaluation or are eligible for combat zone tax exclusion are authorized to reenlist any time during the fiscal year of their EAOS, per this NAVADMIN. Eligible Sailors desiring SRB reenlistment are encouraged to work with their command career counselors, command master chiefs and chains of command to discuss timing of reenlistment and procedures well before their EAOS. Requests are required to be submitted a mini mum of 35 days prior to the requested reenlistment date. SRB serves as an incentive for those Sailors with critical skills and experience to remain in the Navy. Enlisted community managers con tinuously monitor the health of their communities to maintain accept able manning levels in critical skills, and recommend adjustments to SRBs when necessary. Sailors can stay informed of award changes through the Navys SRB webpage at reeradmin/Pages/SRB.aspx/ and review the NAVADMIN for a complete listing of changes to skills award levels eligible for SRBs. Advancement exams slated During the month of March, three advancement exams will be administered. dates, those arriving early in the morning are encouraged to plan ahead to avoid delays at the gate. The dates of the exams are: March 1 for E6 March 8 for E5 March 15 for E4 For more information, contact the Personnel Support Detachment at 5424218. ~ From Staff Navy updates Selective Reenlistment Bonus plan Photo by MC1 Nathan Laird Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visits Naval Base Ventura County, California. During his visit, CNO held an allhands call, conducted a reenlistment, and toured various facilities and tenant commands.


JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 3 By Julie M. Lucas NAS Jacksonville Public Affairs The guest speaker for the Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) Sailor of the Quarter luncheon for fiscal year 2018s first quarter has impres sive awards behind his name. Patrol Squadron 16s Sailor of the Year, AWO1 John Herrman is also the Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11 Sailor of the Year and the Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic Sailor of the Year. Despite the accolades, Herrman strives to remember the little things. Rank has its responsibili ties, but it also has a price, said Herrman, to the audience gath ered for the luncheon Feb. 15 at the River Cove Catering and Conference Center. Nearly 100 Sailors from 30 commands were recognized during the event. NAS Jax Command Master Chief (AW/ SW) Jeffery Waters shared duties as emcee of the event with NAS Jax Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley. Following the national anthem and invocation, Waters reminded the audience that, as our Navy continues to evolve, we are faced with new challenges each and every day. Through these challenges, we are often reminded that our greatest asset is our Sailors. After being introduced by Waters, Herrman spoke about a small change he adopted that helped further him as a leader. Never stop learning by reading Lincoln on Leadership, there was a water fall effect to other books and listening to podcasts that would develop my skills, Herrman said. Herrmans final thought for the group was to remember to be invested in Sailors, and help uphold standards and princi ples, not just regulations. When you become a leader it is no longer about you. Your actions will no longer just affect you, and will have lasting impacts on those individuals, he said. Herrman will soon partici pate in the U.S. Fleet Forces Sailor of the Year competition. Following lunch, Haley spoke to the audience, echoing statements from earlier speak ers in regarding leadership roles. We are here to recognize the best of the best and we what separates us from the rest is truly our people. I think the key is in the oath, which basically says, I will not let my shipmate down, Haley said. Haley also took the time to recognize family members in the audience for their contri butions, having them stand for recognition. Awardees were presented a $25 gift card, courtesy of VyStar Credit Union. The Navy Exchange distributed 10 per cent discount certificates to all winners. By Julie M. Lucas NAS Jacksonville Public Affairs Office Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) recently named its civilians of the quarter for fiscal year 2018, sec ond quarter. Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) has two employees winning the honors, with Marketing and Sponsorship Director Morgan Kehnert selected as Senior Civilian of the Quarter and Warehouse Manager Margaret Baker as Junior Civilian of the Quarter. Kehnert, a six-year employee of NAS Jax MWR, has been in her current posi tion for two and half years. She is the daughter of a Navy veteran and took a job with the Navy as her way to give back. Im so proud of my father and his ser vice and I saw this as an opportunity to give back, Kehnert said. One of Kehnerts major duties during 2017, was to solicit vendors and spon sors for the NAS Jax Air Show. While she has previously assisted with an air show, this was her first opportunity to take charge of marketing for the event. We spent nearly 10 months planning the last air show and we are starting to make plans for the upcoming one in October, she said. While working on the air show, we also continued working with sponsors on all our regular ongo ing MWR programs. According to her award nomination, Kehnert successfully managed $169,000 in sponsorship revenue and $173,000 gift in kind. It was so fantastic to see all those months of hard work come together with very little issues. Our performers were happy, our vendors were happy, so we are calling it a success, she said. When not working, Kehnert enjoys going to the beach, spending time with family and is a Harry Potter enthusiast. Baker has work as a government employee for more than 30 years and coordinated food and beverage efforts during the air show. The rev enues brought in were around $258,000. Baker was responsible for setting the menu and pricing for the event. One of the more complicated aspects of the airshow, is arranging logistics for deliv eries and refrigeration and according to MWR Operations Manager Mike McCool, Baker handled everything flawlessly. Additionally, she coordinat ed booth managers and more than 400 volunteers. The 2018 NAS Jax Air Show will be the 22 nd air show Baker has been involved with during her career as she often lends her expertise to other instal lations hosting these events. CNRSE announces Senior, Junior Civilians of first quarter By Twilla Burns Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs Lakesia Hawkins and Jazmin Quiros were announced as the Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Senior and Junior Civilians of the first quarter during an all hands meeting at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville. Hawkins, the senior civilian, is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) specialist in the Region Human Resources department. She is a subject matter expert in reasonable accommo dations cases, to include the Disability Program, barrier analysis and Hispanic employment programs. Hawkins is a selfless employee who doesnt like to receive accolades, said Region Deputy EEO Officer Carlos Lowe, Hawkinss supervisor. Hawkins is an advocate for employees with dis abilities and the Wounded Warrior Program. Recently, she worked with the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Workforce Recruitment Program in hiring disabled students for 12 weeks paid by DOL to work in available sum mer hire positions which may lead to permanent positions. Hawkins is a tal ented and knowledgeable resource who can be an asset to any organization. Hawkins said being selected as senior civilian of the quarter was an honor a blessing. I am motivated to work hard and put forth my best effort because I know our servicing installations are depending on me to assist and provide them with guidance, she said. I want to ensure that I provide them with excellent cus tomer service. I strive to provide them with the same type of service that I would want. At the end of the day, I like to know and feel that I gave my all. Hawkins also established a Special Emphasis Program Board for Navy Region Southeast that helps to create and analyze each installations civil ian diversity make-up, and assists hir ing managers in maintaining a diverse workforce. Quiros, the junior selection, is a human resource assistant in the Navy Region Southeast Human Resources Department. Quiros maintains the case management tracking system for Navy Region Southeast. She recently managed to clear a significant backlog of labor/employee relations (LER) case files. Quiros also manages the volun tary leave transfer program for Navy Region Southeast by overseeing and ensuring employees that requested to be placed in the program were done so expeditiously. Quiros is very deserving of the award, said Regional Program Director Cruz Belardo of the Labor/Employee Relations for Navy Region Southeast Total Force Management Department. Quirozs energy and drive to learn is evident on a continuous basis. She is an integral part of the LER team. Her ability to keep her finger on the pulse and anticipate whats coming down the pike is truly second to none. Quiros said she feels proud to be a part of a great command that recog nizes hard work. When asked what motives her most about her job, Quiros stated, The fact that I have a boss that takes time every day to check on each and every one of us in the department is truly motivat ing. Our department helps each other out, and we use our strengths to teach each other a better way to get things done. Quiros also shared some advice for her colleagues. My fellow co-workers are amazing and I learn from them all the time, so I would have to say just keep up the amazing work they do every day. We know that we are one team and one fight, and we make sure the mission is always first! Quiros also took on additional responsibilities and duties by volun teering as the civilian awards program coordinator for Navy Region Southeast. Quiros volunteers annually to assist with the NAS Jacksonville Air Show. Individual selection criteria for the awards are based upon exemplary per formance of tasks, contributions that enhanced organization accomplish ment of command objectives, mission, teamwork or public image and ones professional attitude toward self and others. Jazmin Quiros Lakesia Hawkins NAS Jax names civilians of quarter Photos by Kaylee LaRocque Naval Air Station Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley presents Margaret Baker of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department, the 2018 Junior Civilian of the Quarter (First Quarter) certificate during com mand quarters Feb. 2. Morgan Kehnert, Naval Air Station Jacksonville's Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department's marketing manager, happily accepts the 2018 Senior Civilian of the Quarter (First Quarter) certificate from NAS Jax Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley during command quarters Feb. 2. Sailors receive recognition at luncheon Photo by Julie M. Lucas Naval Command Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Jacksonville's Senior Sailor of the Quarter LS1 Darrell Leak accepts a door prize from Naval Air Station Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley and Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Jeffery Waters. Around 100 Sailors were recog nized during the quarterly luncheon Feb. 15. See SOQ and SOQ LIST, Page 11


4 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 By Reggie Jarrett Jax Air News Editor Naval aviators are among the best pilots in the world. They fly the most advanced aircraft, and they are sup ported by the highest-trained crews. Despite all of this, things can still go wrong that can put aviators and air crews in situations where they are fight ing for their lives. Because of this, Navy aviators and aircrews are required to refresh their survival skills every four years. Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Jacksonville aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville is one of eight ASTCs in the Navy that provide safe and effective survival training. In 2017, 1,522 students trained at ASTC Jacksonville for a total of 10,700 hours of training. Using a combination of classroom lectures, hands on practical experience, simulators and underwater training in the centers 300,000-gallon pool, the ASTC course is designed to be as real istic as possible. Pilots and flight crew practice the skills needed to survive in the water or on land in the event of an aircraft mishap. The goal for the aviators is to take in everything taught here so they can sur vive their worst day, said HM2 Robert Zaruba, aerospace physiology techni cian and high-risk training instructor at ASTC Jacksonville. Day one of the two-day course begins with hypoxia training. Hypoxia is the lack of oxygen to the tissues in the body. The ASTCs use the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device (ROBD), a specially developed, portable system that can increase or decrease the percentage of oxygen flowing to aviators while operat ing a flight simulator. As their oxygen level decreases, stu dents may experience a number of symptoms, which can include fatigue, apprehension, headaches, nausea, euphoria and dizziness to name a few. The goal is for aviators to learn to recog nize the signs and symptoms of becom ing hypoxic. It was interesting to see how your body experiences the subtle onset of the different symptoms when I was try ing to concentrate on something that is job specific, said Lt. Cmdr. John Bartis of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, after he went through the training. Bartis said he experienced some of the symptoms as his oxygen level was reduced. I definitely felt my pulse rate going up, labored breathing and losing my peripheral vision, so I was having to focus harder and harder on what I was trying to do as it went on. After hypoxia training, students moved on to first-aid training in the classroom, followed by instruction on survival gear, which includes different flight suits, helmets, communication and signaling equipment. Some of the students ended the day with parachute training. Day two begins with a hands-on first-aid practical exercise where the students put into practice what they learned in the classroom the previous day. They are provided with medical simulation mannequins that present with a variety of crash-related injuries. Students must assess and treat the inju ries correctly. After the first aid phase comes the pool training. Thats the fun part, an ASTC instructor said with a smile. Once they get in the pool, they will be in the pool from three to four hours going through the different exercises. The pool training emphasizes sea survival. It starts with extended swims and treading water. The students must also swim underwater a specific dis tance in a scenario that simulates oilcovered water. Students then enter the pool in full flight suits and helmets for the remain ing portion of the training, most of which simulate exiting a sinking air craft. In the Modular Shallow Water Egress Trainer, or MSWET, students are flipped upside down underwater while buck led in their seats. They must free them selves from their seat, open a nearby hatch and then crawl through before they can surface. The largest piece of equipment is the9D6 underwater egress trainer, also known as the dunker. The dunker duplicates a section of an aircraft fuse lage that is lowered into the pool with a large crane. It simulates an aircraft ditching into water and sinking upsidedown, requiring students to escape the submerged plane. Other survival exercises include stu dents having to exit a life raft, swim to and then get in a rescue basket before being hoisted out of the water. This simulates a helicopter rescue. Another exercise has students dropping into the water as if by parachute. They must then release themselves from the para chute harness. Another exercise mimics a para chutist who is being pulled through the water by a parachute caught by the wind. Students are also pulled through the water by a pulley until they can release themselves. ASTC Jacksonville can also manufac ture rain and smoke, and darken the room to make for more realistic and difficult survival scenarios. Realistic training is important, but student safety is the primary goal. Instructors and res cue divers are always in the pool with the students. We focus on the worst case scenarios here, Madden said. Its all about air crew survivability. ASTC: Preparing aviators to survive their worst day Students at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville have to make it through the SWIMMER, or shallow water initial memory mechanical exit device as part of their survival training. Students have to swim underwater to a hatch, open it and then swim through it before they can surface. The training exercise simulates exiting a submerged aircraft. A student makes it out of the modular shallow water egress trainer (MSWET) at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville, Feb. 13. Students in the MSWET device are seated with their seatbelt fastened when they are flipped upside down in the training pool. They must release themselves from the seat, open a nearby hatch and swim through it before they can make it to the surface. Students at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville gather around instruc tors as they prepare to undergo underwater survival training in the center's 300,000-gallon pool. Cmdr. Mike Trumball of Patrol Squadron 1 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island undergoes a parachute drop at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville, Feb. 13. Naval aviation crews are required to take the training every four years.


JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 5 Photos by Fred Coker, Hannah Simmons, and Reggie Jarrett Students are hoisted one-by-one by a rescue basket at from the pool at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville. The center recreates rain and smoke to make training more realistic. Photo courtesy ASTC A crane lifts "the dunker" in the training pool at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville. The dunker simulates a submerged aircraft and students must make their way out of it as part of their survival training. The room can be darkened and filled with smoke and rain to more training situations more real istic. PR1 Nigel Sutherland, an instructor at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville, goes over survival gear, such as helmets and flight suits, with stu dents Feb. 13. A student at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville is suspended upside down underwater in the modular shallow water egress trainer as trainers and safety divers monitor the exercise. Students must release themselves from the seat, open a hatch and then swim through it to make it to the surface. The trainer simulates escaping from a submerged aircraft. Students at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville wait their turn to be hoisted out of the water with a rescue harness as instructors and safety divers monitor the exercise. An instructor at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville, flips a student upside down in the modular shallow water egress trainer (MSWET), Feb. 13. Students must escape the MSWET device by unbuckling their seatbealt, oepning the hatch to their right and then swimming through it to make it to the surface. Instructors and safety divers are always in the pool to monitor the exercise. Students at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville must make it through the 9D6 underwater egress trainer, more commonly called the dunker before passing the survival course. Photo courtesy ASTC A student wearing black goggles as a blindfold, emerges from the water while undergoing training at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville, Feb. 13. From left, AWO2 Sean Joy of Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11, AWO1 Chance Passen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 30 and Lt. Cmdr. John Bartis of VP-4 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington, get hands-on prac tice working an emergency first aid situation at Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville Feb. 13. The men had to correctly access and treat the wounds on a first aid dummy to pass this phase of the course.


6 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Fighting Tigers and P-8A Poseidon star in Singapore Air Show By Lt. j.g. Ryan Foley VP-8 Public Affairs The Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 par ticipated in a detachment to the Republic of Singapore for the 2018 Singapore International Air Show, from Feb. 6-11. As one of three U.S. Navy units at the exhi bition, VP-8 and its advanced P-8A Poseidon aircraft demonstrated the capabilities and mission readiness of American maritime forces to dozens of multina tional partners and thousands of military and civilian participants. The Singapore Air Show is the largest aviation exhi bition in Asia, with more than 60,000 public attend ees. The event doubles as a trade show for over 1,000 exhibiting companies, demonstrating new technolo gies to high-level government and military delega tions, as well as senior corporate executives from 143 countries in every region around the world. With top of the line technology and capabilities, the presence of the P-8A Poseidon and its combat aircrew from VP-8 was a welcome addition to this prestigious trade and public show. VP-8 aircrew and maintenance personnel served as ambassadors for both the U.S. Navy and the P-8A, fielding questions from dozens of militaries, com panies and the general public. Providing tours of the aircraft and interaction with the air show attendees, the Fighting Tigers exhibited the tip of the spear capa bilities the maritime patrol and reconnaissance air craft (MPRA) has to offer in anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, and intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance mission sets. The P-8A was on display all week for the public to learn about and interact with the Navys newest and most technologically advanced MPRA asset. A number of distinguished visitors were among the thousands of air show attendees to view the P-8A. Notably, the Fighting Tigers met with and provided a tour of the aircraft with Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Darlene Costello and Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs Heidi Grant. In addition to a meeting with the Chief of the Republic of Singapore Air Force, VP-8 aircrew were also honored with a luncheon with the United States Charge dAffaires to Singapore, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath. This was an incredible event and everyone from VP-8 was happy to show off this next generation air craft, said Patrol Plane Commander Lt. Alex Shaffer. The Singaporeans were very gracious hosts through out the airshow and we hope that events like these allow the U.S. to further strengthen our ties and part nerships in the Asia-Pacific region. The "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 gather in front of a P-8A Poseidon during the Singapore Air Show at Changi Air Base. VP-8 is currently forward deployed to the 7th Fleet area of operations conduct ing missions and providing maritime domain awareness to supported units throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron 8 participate in the Singapore Air Show at Changi Air Base, with a static display of a P-8A Poseidon. Photos by AT2 Robert Barber


JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 7 My purpose was to observe our frigate integrate with the Harry S. Truman Battle Group and see how that was going. Stensnes was also looking forward to seeing his own Sailors. Its always a privilege to visit with your own Sailors when they at sea, he said.As an old Sailor, I love to go to sea. There is nothing that gives you as much energy as being around young Sailors. NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley, who met withStensnes, spoke of the importance of working with foreign navies. Its criti cal for us to continue to build upon those relationships that we have with nations that we routinely operate with, he said. Itincreases coordination and com munication in our ability to operate together, which ultimately improves efficiency when we operate across the globe. Stensnes also recognizes the value in multi-nation al cooperation.Norway is a small nation, he said. We are absolutely dependent on NATO and our allies. It is great training for our ships and it is also increasing interoperability, which is absolutely necessary for our alliance to be efficient. VISIT From Page 1 than flying a manned aircraft because you dont have to worry about keeping the drone straight and level. He said thats an enormous challenge in traditional Navy surveillance air craft the P-8A Poseidon and the P-3C Orion and once the pilots understand the Triton is programed to stay level, it frees up their mind to concentrate on other things. The plane is a little bit smarter than I am, said Lt. Cmdr. Pat Imhoff. Its hard to say that, but in a manned air craft I have to make a decision as to if that plane goes left or right or up and down. He has other things to worry about in a Triton. Imhoff is an aircraft commander who made the jump from a P-3 to the Triton. He said another major shift for him was moving from an aircraft with four engines to an aircraft with just one, where altitude is now his friend. He said extra altitude will be a good thing when flying a single-engine Triton in case something happens and he needs to safely land the drone. The Tritons can fly higher than 10 miles in the air, according to the Navy, but find ing a place to land isnt quite as easy as in a traditional aircraft. In a manned aircraft if I have an emergency and I look down and see BWI [Baltimore-Washington International Airport], I can declare an emergency and land there, Imhoff said. In this platform I can be next to 17 airports and I cant land at any of them because its not programmed to go there. Right now the squadron has one Triton in its possession operating out of Point Mugu, Calif., with another com ing as soon as runway construction is complete. Each one cost just under $200 million, according to the Department of Defense. The drones will be flying out of Point Mugu Naval Air Station for training events and then flying out of Guam when the Tritons start operations in the Pacific Fleet. The squadron is technically split between Jacksonville and Point Mugu with about 100 total person nel in Jacksonville and about 170 in California. The Point Mugu side makes up the maintenance staff who work to maintain the aircraft. Stinespring said hundreds of mea surements have to be made at each air field before they are authorized for the drones. A big part of the training syl labus is learning all the landing options around the globe, he said. The students also have to learn ter minology that is unique to the Triton community, and part of the job is trans lating that terminology for air traffic controllers. Most of the language is sim ilar, but sometimes they have to explain whats happening in general terms so the airspace remains safe, Sautter said. He said the physical aircraft in the sky on the other hand shouldnt impact other aviators very much. To the air traffic controllers and the other airspace users it should be no different, Sautter said. If the pilot is doing their job, they should go right into the fold and there should be no issue. WEATHER FACTOR Communication is also a big factor when it comes to navigating around the weather, Stinespring said. The pilots dont have to worry about keeping the aircraft level, so it allows them to con centrate on the weather thousands of miles away. We can change the course, and we can deviate around weather as long as we know the weather is there, Imhoff said. Thats the hardest part. He said instead of looking out the window of the cockpit as the aircraft approaches a weather system, he has to get used to monitoring websites and maintaining communication lines with air traffic controllers wherever the Triton is flying. The crew also has to worry about what the weather will be like in the flight path thousands of miles away and as far into the future as the next day, Stinespring said. Thats what they need to be thinking about because thats going to determine when they need to come home from there, he said. COMPLETING MISSIONS TOGETHER The Tritons are not replacing the manned P-3s and P-8s that have been flying out of Jacksonville for years. The three types of aircraft will be working together to accomplish the same mis sion, Stinespring said. He referred to nonfiction books about the early days of maritime sur veillance where crews spent hours in the air searching for vessels of interest. Stinespring said he envisions a Navy 10 years from now where the Triton pro gram will be able to track a vessel from port to port without ever losing it for a moment. For closer surveillance the Triton crew will be able to transmit the spe cific location of a vessel to a P-3 or P-8 crew to allow them to move in and track every specific movement. The days of hiding will practically be over for ves sels trying to dodge Navy aviators, Stinespring said. Thats why its a game changer, he said. Its the persistent stare versus the chance to go out and try to find the nee dle [in the haystack] everyday. Just as the operators of different types of aircraft will have to work together to complete the mission, so will the opera tors of each Triton. There will be a briefing on the flight plan before each shift so the new crew understands what the previous crew accomplished and what the goals are for the incoming crew. Then at each shift change there will be a face-toface update as the crews sit side by side before passing along the controls. For me in a manned aircraft, a lot of the times the enjoyment and sense of accomplishment came from complet ing the mission, not necessarily flying the plane itself, Lt. Matt Willard said. I think once we start operating this thing we are going to have that same feeling coming off a shift that it was a success ful completion. Willard is part of the first class to make it through the training process. He said its possible that hell transi tion back to flying manned aircraft for his next tour, but for now hes working hard to master a new tool in the world of aviation. The Triton program is barely off the ground right now, but Willard and the others who will be perfecting the pro cess will be doing so from Jacksonville. TRITON From Page 1 Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville Capt. Sean Haley (fourth from left) meets with Rear Adm. Nils Anreas Stensnes (to his left) Chief of the Royal Navy of Norway and other members of the Norwegian navy before their Distinguished Visitor Flight to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Feb. 15. Capt. Sean Haley (left), commanding officer of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville shakes hands with Rear Adm. Nils Anreas Stensnes (right), Chief of the Royal Navy of Norway Feb. 15. Stensnes took the Distinguished Visitor Flight from NAS Jacksonville to fly to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) to observe the composite training unit exercise.


8 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 By Rodney Foushee Naval Hospital Jacksonville Public Affairs Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville now offers some health visits as virtual visits, thanks to a new app. Navy Medicine is conducting its worldwide pilot of Navy Care at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Navy Care enables patients to have a virtual visit with a clinician, by using a smartphone, tablet or computer. Its private, secure and free. Navy Care offers care where the patients are, and where the providers are. For a virtual visit, the patient can be at home, at work or anywhere that offers privacy. The clinician works from their office at the hospital or branch health clinic. The patient and clinician see and talk to each other in real time, using Navy Cares secure app or website, from any video-enabled device (such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer). Navy Care delivers convenient care to our patients, with the same quality as a face-to-face visit, said NH Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. David Collins. Its an extension of value-based care, which focuses on value from the perspective of the patient. Navy Care has rolled out for certain types of follow-up visits in allergy, behavioral health, clinical pharmacy, dia betes wellness team, family medicine, fitness enhancement program, neurology/sleep medicine, nutrition, orthopedics/ podiatry, specialty pediatrics, periodic health assessment and urology. The Navy Care app was so easy to use, said Lt. Kurt Bogart, a fleet division officer based at Naval Station Mayport. It saved me two hours in travel time for a followup visit with my doctor at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Bogart appreciates the convenience the Navy Care app provides. I think this technology is great, he said. My doctor could monitor my progress with the app and discuss my treatment with me, just like I was there in his office. If your medical needs are appropriate for a virtual visit, your provider will discuss Navy Care with you. Youll fill out and submit consent forms. Hospital or branch clinic staff will create an account for you. Youll access your account by visiting the website at, or by downloading the free Navy Care app (for iOS on the Apple App Store, or for Android phones at the Google Play Store). Youll receive an email confirming your appointment. When its time for your virtual appointment, youll check-in using the link sent to you by email (or by logging in to the app or website). Theres a technical support team available by phone (at 866795-8900) and by email (at To use Navy Care, the patient needs to own a videoenabled device (such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer) thats connected to a 3G, 4G LTE, or wireless (Wi-Fi) network. Our sleep medicine patients have been very pleased with the convenience of follow-up visits using the Navy Care vir tual environment, said John Hawley D.O., a neurologist at NH Jacksonville. Each of the nearly 50 providers selected for this pilot pro gram have completed specialized training to provide care through the new service. SAPR Spotlight: YN1 Tamiaca Allen From FFSC YN1 Tamiaca Allen of Navy Recruiting District Jacksonville has been involved in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program for more than six years. She chose to be a part of the SAPR Program to help raise awareness of sexual assault in the community. Allen says she wants to ensure that people know their reporting options and the different resources available to them. She is a member of the Naval Air Station Jacksonville SAPR team as a certified victim advo cate but takes this collateral duty beyond what is required of her. Allen not only recruits future Sailors, she recruits advocates to be a part of the program, and she recruits co-workers and col leagues to participate in awareness events. For more information on becoming a SAPR vic tim advocate, call (904) 542-5745. If you are a victim of sexual assault and need assistance or have questions, call the DOD Safe Helpline at 877-995-5247 or (904) 910-9075 or (904) 239-9291. You may also speak with the sexual assault response coordinator at (904) 548-7789. YN1 Tamiaca Allen rf Photo by Jacob Sippel A Sailor uses the Navy Care app on her cell phone for a virtual health visit with a Naval Hospital Jacksonville provider. Navy Medicine is conducting its world-wide pilot of Navy Care in Jacksonville. Navy Care virtual health app launches at NH Jax


JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 9 Clay County Veterans Appreciation Day April 14 Volunteers are needed for the committee team to help coordinate this event. Please call Rose Claridydavis at (904) 269-6326 or email Navy Wives Club of America, Daughters In Dixie No. 300 meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Join anytime. For information, contact Misty Sanders at (904) 307-8683. National Association for Retired Federal Employees Orange Park Chapter, meets at the Orange Park library on the third Tuesday of each month (excluding summer months) at 1:30 p.m. Featured are guest speakers from local, state and federal agencies. For more info, call Linda Fleming at 838-7617. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 38 Service and Wed., 5:30 7:30 p.m. at 470 Madeira Dr., Orange Park. Call 269-2945 or Email: www. th Friday of each month (Sept. June) at NAS Jacksonville in the U.S. military. Come out and socialize with old friends, and meet new ones. For more information, call Joan Moses at 384-7013. Marine Corps League Det. 059 of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Five Star Veterans Center at 40 Acme St. in Arlington. For information visit https:// or call Dwayne Enos (904) 693-0280. HandsOn Jacksonville seeks active duty military and veterans to lead volunteer efforts that address pressing community issues. Training is ongoing. Contact Tanja Goulet at 904-332-6767 or Navy Jacksonville Yacht Club is open to active duty, reserve and retired military, plus, active or retired DoD civilians. Call 778-0805 or email COMPASS Spouse-to-Spouse Military Mentoring Program. Helping others help themselves. Visit www. for more info. Navy Wives Clubs of America No. 86 Wednesday at 7 p.m. next to the Thrift Store at the NAS Jax Yorktown gate. Contact Chris McCloskey (904) 347-1447 or Amy Johnson (904) 303-9437 Fleet Reserve Association Branch 290 monthly meeting National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Clay County Chapter1414, meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Orange Park Library, off Kingsley. Guests welcome. Contact Marilyn Hollowood at (904) 264-3486 for more info. National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Westside Jacksonville Chapter 1984 meets at 1 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Murray Hill College Street. Contact Richard Carroll at (904) 786-7083. Retired Enlisted Association meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Fleet Reserve Fleet Reserve Association First Coast Branch 91 General Assembly meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7 p.m., 5391 Collins Rd., Jax 32244. www.FRA91. org or call 269-7436. By Seth Frotman and Paul Kantwill Consumer Financial Protection Bureau The unique nature of life in the mil itary can create financial challenges for service members. This is especially true for service members with student loans. We routinely hear from service members who enter military service not simply with student loans, but because of them. And yet, military borrowers con tinue to tell us about the obstacles they face when repaying their student loans, including accessing essential protections like Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Struggling to afford your monthly stu dent loan payment? Call your servicer to ask about your benefits and protections as a service member. When military borrowers are not able to get on track for programs like PSLF, they can end up paying tens of thousands of dollars they would other wise not owe. Service members report that instead of getting into an incomedriven repayment (IDR) plan and on track for PSLF, their servicers would steer them toward options like military deferment or forbearance. While these options provide shortterm payment relief, they can increase the overall cost of student loans and delay access to loan forgiveness options available through IDR or PSLF. We previously reported on how thou sands of service members with student loans are enrolled in military defer ment for extended periods despite the availability of IDR. We reported that, on average, service members who are in military deferment spend two and a half years in that status. During these years, borrowers may be missing out on making payments based on their incomes that would qualify toward loan forgiveness. We also found that military deferment can cause a service member to pay thousands of dollars more than if they had promptly entered IDR and PSLF. As one service member explains: I told [my servicer] I could not pay the monthly payment of $1,200 a month and . was reporting for active service. At no time did anyone suggest that I apply for an income driven repayment plan, which I found out a month ago, would have been my best option, as the payments would have been small, affordable for an E1-E5, and would have counted toward the 120 payments for public service loan forgiveness. I was encouraged, on that phone call, to place my loans into long-term military defer ment. At no time during this conversa tion was I ever told [that the interest on] my loans would capitalize. Unable to enroll into an IDR plan before you leave for basic training? Consider authorizing a trusted friend or family member as your financial power of attorney (POA) to enroll your student loans in an IDR plan after your grace period ends.POAs also come with some risks, so be sure to only authorize someone you trust. After leaving school, most student loan borrowers enter a six-month grace period in which no payments are due. Generally, student loan borrowers must wait until close to the end of their grace period to enroll in an alternative repay ment plan, like an IDR plan. Military borrowers report that when they leave college and enlist in the mil itary, this delay often coincides with basic training. By the time service members are eligible to submit their applications for IDR enrollment, they may be in the middle of training and therefore have severely limited access to computers and phones. Military borrowers report that as a result, they are not able to seek assis tance from their servicer to navigate the IDR enrollment process. These ser vice members state that they enter repayment and immediately find them selves in financial dis tress. Military borrowers have rights In addition to IDR, active-duty military bor rowers with student loans may also be eligible for certain interest rate pro tections on loanstaken out before entering mili tary service. Some private student lenders also offer repayment benefits to military borrow ers. Additionally, active duty service members (and veterans) meeting cer tain requirements may have the bal ance of their federal student loans for given after working in public service for 10 years. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is committed to addressing the personal financial challenges affecting service members, veterans, and their families. If you have questions about repaying student loans, check out our repayment tool to find out more about how you can tackle your student loan debt. For help handling financial challeng es at every step of your military career, visit our guide through the military life cycle. If you have a problem with a con sumer financial product, submit a com plaint online or call 855-411-2372. Tips for service members with student debt Community Calendar


10 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 From the Maritime Patrol Association The Maritime Patrol Association (MPA) has launched its online registra tion for the 2018 Symposium in prepara tion for three full days of events that will celebrate this years theme: Family of Systems Unite: Triton, Poseidon, Orion and Aries The 2018 MPA Symposium will take place April 25-27 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax). The delivery of the first two Triton air craft to Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 and successful completion of their safe for flight inspection has resulted in the first fleet events with Triton as it pre pares to forward deploy later this sum mer. Tritons arrival, marks the uniting of our future with our past, as the commu nity continues to transition squadrons from the P-3 Orion to the P-8 Poseidon and Triton continues development as the replacement for the EP-3 Aries. It is an honor to accept these new aircraft from Northrup Grumman Corporation on behalf of the U.S. Navy, said Cmdr. Benjamin Stinespring, VUP19 commanding officer. Our aircrews and maintainers are eager to push this platform to see how far we can go in supporting the fleet. Symposium attendees can regis ter for a host of events, including the Scholarship Golf Tournament and 5K Run, Flight Suit Social, aircraft tours, and historical community presenta tions, as well as the Heritage Dinner. The guest speaker for the April 25 Heritage Dinner is Vice Adm. Bill Moran. Moran is a P-3 pilot who served across the maritime patrol community and commanded Patrol Squadron 46 and Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Two. As a flag officer he has commanded the Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, served as director, Air Warfare, N98 and Chief of Naval Personnel. He currently serves as Vice Chief of Naval Operations. Past and present, American and allied maritime patrol aviators will attend this event and join in celebrating the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force (MPRF) pilot, naval flight officer, aircrewmen and maintainer of the year awards, a lifetime achievement recipi ent to be named by the Military Officers Association of America, and the induc tion of the newest members of the MPRF Hall of Honor. On April 26, golfers and runners can participate in MPAs annual scholarship fundraising events at the NAS Jax golf course and in the 5K run. Net proceeds of all funds collected at these events go directly to the MPA Scholarship Fund, which is facilitated by the Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation and benefits outstanding student dependents of MPRF personnel, past and present. For a complete schedule of events, as well as to register for events online, visit: http://www.maritimepatrolassociation. org/symposium. html Maritime Patrol Association opens registration for 2018 Symposium Photo by Kaylee LaRocque Retired Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Peter Collins, chief executive officer for the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, meets with master chief petty officers from Naval Air Station Jacksonville and tenant commands during his visit to the station Feb. 6. Collins discussed the importance of the society which provides financial assistance to military members and their families, some of the programs offered such as the Quick Assist Loans, Budget for Baby and Visiting Nurses and the upcoming annual fund drive. Photo by Twilla Burns Navy Region Southeast Deputy Commander Bruce Cwalina, center, head of table, talks with retired Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Peter Collins, chief executive officer of the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS), right, and Naval Air Station Jacksonville leadership regarding the upcoming NMCRS Fund Drive. The drive kicks off Feb. 23 at 9:30 a.m. at the River Cove Catering and Conference Center. Collins also visited Naval Station Mayport and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia during his visit Feb. 6. NMCRS leader visits NAS Jax By Hannah Simmons Staff Writer This weeks Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) Sailor in the Spotlight is ABH2(AW) Jarred Scifert. Scifert was named Sailor of the First Quarter for FY18 and his current duty is aircraft maintenance and landing assistance. A native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Scifert joined the Navy seven years ago for the opportunity to travel the world, and receive a quality education. He chose to start his duty within the fast-paced environment on the flight deck and directing aircraft. Scifert enjoys having a role in critical objec tives for a mission. He is humbled to know he takes part in ensuring the mission is complete and keeping people safe. If I serve a full 20 years, and only saved one life or have helped in any way to get someone home safely, then that is ultimately why I do what I do, said Scifert. At NAS Jax, Scifert does not work directly on the flight deck, but he still plays a key role in the mission of the Navy by safeguarding the life-saving equipment. He has received a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for installing arresting gear engines to ensure the reopening of the runway. Outside of his work, Scifert occupies his time judging science fairs at local schools and volunteering for various organizations. Sailor in the Spotlight ABH2(AW) Jarred Scifert Support Your Print And Digital Advertisers! They Support You!


NAS Jacksonville SSOQ AC1 Jason Reed JSOQ MA3 Imani Solomon Transient Personnel Unit/Pre-Trial Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Shore SSOQ YN1 Shayla Hammonds JSOQ AS3(AW) David Miller Sea SSOQ AT1(AW/SW/IW) Ahmad Zephir SOQ AM2(AW/SW) Justin Hensley JSOQ AT3 Sabrina Hughes Navy Region Southeast SOQ MU1 Trent Perrin JSOQ RP2 Telvin Freeman VP-5 SSOQ AME1(AW) Ulysses Zellous III SOQ AZ2(AW) Marc Morales JSOQ PS3(AW) Sonja Peguese VP-8 SSOQ AT1(AW) Christopher Degroat SOQ AD2(AW) Amber Alderson JSOQ AO3(AW) Teresa Lara VP16 SSOQ AE1(AW) Delford Lassiter JSOQ AE2(AW) Shannon Strange VP-26 JSOQ IT3(AW) James Carver Jr HSM-60 Full Time Support SOQ AD1 Shane Stricklin Selected Reserve SOQ AM1 Jason Garcia HSM-70 SOQ AWR1 Patrick Lowther JSOQ AD2 William Hawkins HSM-74 JSOQ AWR2 Jason Odle Commander Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11 Sea JSOQ ET2(SW/IW) Jacob Schlehuber Shore JSOQ AWO2(NAC/AW) Daniel Messias Navy Operational Support Center Full Time Support SOQ YN1 Myrad Keck JSOQ PS2 Santiago Guerrero Navy Computer & Telecommunications Station SSOQ LS1 Darrell Leak JSOQ CE2 Thomas Wierzbicki VUP-19 Shore SSOQ IT1(SW/IW) Robert Green SOQ IS2(IW) Katalena Honeycutt VP-30 SSOQ AWO1(NAC/AW) George Freer SOQ AWO2(NAC/AW) Christopher Mundell VP-62 Full Time Support SOQ AM1(AW) Joseph Johnson JSOQ YN2(AW) Lashanta King Selected Reserve JSOQ AO2 Darius Thomas Aviation Survival Training Center Jax SOQ PR1 Parnell Nauta Naval Hospital Jacksonville SOQ HM2 Keelan Jackson JSOQ HM3 Andrew Freire Fleet Logistics Center Jax SOQ LS1(SW/EXW) Jared Pugh VR-58 Full Time Support SOQ AME1 Matthew James JSOQ AWF2 Sebastian Moss Selected Reserve SOQ AWF1 Amanda Alcantar JSOQ AD2 Natisha Wallace Navy Region Southeast Reserve Component Command SOQ LS1(AW) Vitalese Aigbokhan JSOQ IT2 (AW) Quiana Manuel Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Weapons School SOQ IS1 Tina Tanner VP-10 SSOQ AWO1(AW) Daniel Ion JSOQ AT2(AW) Rowena Todd VP-45 SSOQ AZ1(AW) Ronald Ford JSOQ AWO2(NAC/AW) Irma Sanchez Navy Munitions Command Detachment Jax SOQ AO2 Robert Segarra Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility Jax SOQ AC1 Christopher Tabing Naval Oceanographic ASW Detachment SSOQ AG1(IW/AW/SW) Tara Crow Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 JSOQ EN2 Shawn Pettingil Sailors Of The Quarter 1 ST Quarter FY 18 Additional donated items were also given away, including water bottles and $50 gift cards. One of the awardees, CM2 Tiara Clay from Transient Personnel Unit/Pre-Trial Confinement Facility Jacksonville, said she has won multiple awards by main taining a personal standard. Being named Sailor of the Quarter isnt a goal, its about being recognized for all your hard work, Clay said. Neither the U.S. Navy, nor any other part of the federal government official ly endorses any company, sponsor or its products or services. SOQ From Page 3 Photos by Julie M. Lucas AWO1 John Herrman served as guest speaker for the NAS Jacksonville Sailor of the Quarter luncheon Feb. 15. Herrman is the Patrol Squadron 16's Sailor of the Year, as well as Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11 Sailor of the Year and Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic Sailor of the Year. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Jeffery Waters (left) and Commanding Officer Capt. Sean Haley cut a cake, made by the Flight Line Caf galley for the Sailor of the Quarter luncheon Feb. 15. From Staff Free tax help is available! Dont pay to have your 2017 tax return prepared and filed. If your household income was less than $66,000 in 2017 you may be eligible for free tax help at one of more than 60 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax-Aide sites throughout Northeast Florida. IRS-certified volunteers are ready to assist you to prepare and electronically file your 2017 tax return. This service is supported by United Way of Northeast Florida and AARP. For more informa tion and to find a free tax-preparation site near you, visit www.unitedwaynefl. org/realsense/free-tax-filing/, or call United Ways 2-1-1 or 904-632-0600. If you are outside Northeast Florida, visit Tax Site Lookup to find a free tax-preparation site in your community. Appointments can be made online for both locations at https://booknow.appointment-plus. com/y7smjk18/. Representatives will be at NAS Jacksonville, Building 13 at the Yorktown gate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. Noon.To schedule an appointment, call (904) 515-3481. REALSENSE tax service available, free of charge Support Your Print And Digital Advertisers! They Support You! rf ntb fr f


12 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Soccer league meeting Feb. 21 The league is open to active duty, selective reservists, DOD civilians, DOD contractors, dependent spouses assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville and retirees. The games are played in the evenings. The meeting will be held at the base gym in or designated representative attend the All interested personnel should attend the meeting to discuss rules and to get the The tournament is open to active duty, selective reservists, DoD civilians, DoD contractors, and dependent spouse men assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville. Call the NAS Jax Gym to sign up by Feb. 22. Greybeard softball league meeting Feb. 28 The league is open to active duty, selective reservists, DOD civilians, DOD contractors, dependent spouses assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville and retirees age 30 and up. The games are played at lunchtime on Tuesdays. The meeting will be held at the base gym in the classroom on room at 11:30 a.m. Commands having their cup points. All interested personnel should attend the meeting to discuss rules and league. Intramural softball league meeting Feb. 28 The league is open to active duty, selective reservists, DOD civilians, DOD contractors, dependent spouses assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville and retirees. The games are played in the evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The meeting will be held at the base gym in the classroom on room at 12:00 p.m. Commands having their cup points. All interested personnel should attend the meeting to discuss rules and league. 28 The league is open to active duty, selective reservists, DOD civilians, DOD contractors, dependents at NAS Jacksonville and retirees. The games are played in the evenings. The meeting will be held at the base gym in the classroom on the second 12:30 p.m. All interested personnel should attend the meeting to discuss rules and league. 3 on 3 sand volleyball meeting March 7th The league is open to active duty, selective reservists, DOD civilians, DOD Contractors, Dependent spouses assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville and Retirees. The games are played at lunchtime. The meeting will be held at the base gym in the classroom on the second 11:30 a.m. Commands having their athletic points. All interested personnel should attend the meeting to discuss rules and league. Leprechaun Dash 5k March 16 The race is free and open to all authorized points for their commands for participating. The race will be held on Perimeter Road at the end of Mustin Road at the Antenna Farm at 11:30 a.m. Registration will be held at the race site from 10:30-11:15 a.m. Awards will be given to the top male and top female runner for age groups: 17 & under; 18-23; 24-29; 30-39; 40-49; and 50 over. March 26 The tournament is open to active duty, selective reservists, dependent spouses, DOD civilians, and DOD contractor men assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville. The tournament starts at Tennis Courts on the corner of Allegheny will earn participation points for their st 2 nd or 3 rd place. Call NAS Jax Athletics to sign up by March 23. March 26 The tournament is open to active duty, selective reservists, dependent spouses, DOD civilians, and DOD contractor men assigned to a command at NAS Jacksonville. The tournament starts at Tennis Courts on the corner of Allegheny will earn participation points for their st 2 nd or 3 rd place. Call NAS Jax Athletics to sign up by March 23. Tennis lessons and clinics now offered on base We now have a professional tennis instructor on base to offer tennis lessons to all authorized MWR patrons. Interested personnel can contact the base gym at 542-2930 to get more information about the tennis lessons and to make an appointment for a lesson. Private Lessons Adults and Juniors: 60 minutes = $40 90 minutes = $60 Additional hours if person takes more than two hours per week = $25 Semi-Private (2 people) Lessons Adults and Juniors: 60 minutes = $20 each person Group/Clinic Lessons (3 or more people taking lesson(s) together : Adults: 3-8 people (60 minutes for 3 people; 90 min for 4 or more people) = $15 per person Note: The minimum of each clinic is 3 people and maximum is 8. For more information, call Bill Bonser at 542-2930/3239 or e-mail bill.bonser@ Visit the MWR website at www. or nas jaxmwr. Standings As of Feb. 16 Badminton Doubles Standings Team Wins Losses TPU/PCF Shuttle Roosters 2 0 NAVFAC Flying Gravity 2 1 NAVFAC Clear 2 1 NAS Jax Holy Rollers 2 1 NAVFAC 2 Fly or Not 2 Fly 2 1 NAVFAC Turtles 2 1 VP-30 C 0 0 TPU/PCF Lockem Up 0 1 CNATTU Old School 0 2 VP-30 A 0 2 Intramural Winter Basketball Standings Team Wins Losses VP-16 6 1 NAVHOSP (2) 4 1 VP-62/NAVSUP FLCJ 4 1 VR-58/VR-62 4 1 NMC/NAVY RESERVE 5 2 VP-30 2 3 HITRON 1 4 HSM-60 1 4 VP-10 1 4 VUP-19 1 4 HSM-70 0 5 TPU/PCF 0 6 Ultimate Frisbee Standings Team Wins Losses CNATTU 2 0 TPU-PCF/VUP-19 1 0 NAVFAC 1 1 FRCSE Sprit 0 1 VP-62 0 2 Winter Golf Standings Teams Wins Losses HSM-70 Team 1 2 0 MPRWS 1 0 CNATTU 1 1 FRCSE 600 1 1 GEMD 1 1 HSM-70 Team 2 1 1 FACSFAC Gold 0 1 FRCSE Alfs 0 2 HITRON 0 2 Skeet Standings Teams Wins Losses FLCJ Orange Crush 2 0 FRCSE Shooters 2 0 NAVFAC Gulf Coast Shooters 2 0 NAVFAC Moskeeters 2 0 NAVFAC Sons of Guns 2 0 TPU/PCF Dusters 2 0 VP-30 2 0 VP-45 1 0 NAVFAC PDHC 4 Life 1 1 VUP-19 (1) 1 1 CNATTU Skeet Happens 0 2 FACSFAC 0 2 SERCC 0 2 TPU/PCF Shotguns & Roses 0 2 VUP-19 (2) 0 2 FRCSE Tailgaters 0 3 NAS Jax Sports


JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2018 13 Get Connected with MWR Community Recreation Call 542-3227 Intro to Navy Digital Library Class River Cove Catering & Conference Center Call 542-3041 Deweys Call 542-3521 Freedom Lanes Bowling Center Call 542-3493 p.m. Fitness, Sports & Aquatics Call 542-2930 Farm Visit for now available. information. treatments. For a complete list of center. MWR Digital Library register. The Liberty Recreation Center Trips & events are for all E1-E6 single or unaccompanied active duty members & reservists only. Call 5421335 for information. NAS Jax Golf Club Golf Course: 542-3249 Mulligans Restaurant: 542-2936 teams Mulberry Cove Marina Call 542-3260 Auto Skills Center Call 542-3681 Youth Activities Center Call 778-9772 Family Fitness Center Call 771-8469 Jax Navy Flying Club Call 542-8509 commercial Community Recreation Call 542-3318, Email directly at attractions. $20. What to do this year? Local Fun Trips! Current Ticket Promotions Include the Following: For Florida residents only. Must be exchanged for applicable pass at a ticket booth at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom or Hollywood Studios. Proof of a Florida residential to be shown at time of exchange. Acceptable forms of Florida Residency: Fla. Drivers License, Fla. State ID (must have Fla. Address or a Fla. Base Military ID). Tickets may not be used after June 24, 2018 Parking not included. No blackout dates. Tickets valid January 1, 2018 and expire December 19, 2018. Coming soon! game. (Redeemable through 12/31/18, ticket expires on this date) (Redeemable through 12/31/18, ticket expires on this date) last.


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