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SService Members Take Oath



2 of Citizenship On USS De Wert


Navy College

Holds Ed Fair
The Navy College Office
is sponsoring an education
fair on Monday, June 15 from
10 a.m.-2 p.m. located in the
courtyard outside Building
460.
The following colleges will
have representatives pres-
ent to talk with interested
students: American Military
University, Columbia College,
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University, Excelsior
College, Florida Community
College Jacksonville,
National Training, Saint
Leo University, Southern
Illinois University, Strayer
University, Thomas Edison
State College, University of
Maryland University College
and Vincennes University.
Free hot dogs, chips and
sodas will be provided until
supplies run out.


NLSO Office

Moves Here
Naval Legal Service Office
Southeast headquarters has
relocated from Naval Air
Station Jacksonville, Florida
to Naval Station Mayport.
NLSO Southeast will main-
tain a detachment at NAS
Jacksonville. The phone
number for the new head-
quarters office will be (904)
270-5445. The DSN prefix
is 960.
The mailing address for
NLSO Southeast will now be:
Naval Legal Service Office
Southeast, 1868 Baltimore
Street, PO Box 280017.
Jacksonville, Fla. 32228-0017
The mailing address for
NLSO Southeast Detachment
Jacksonville will remain:
Building 4, Ranger Street,
Box 107, Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, Jacksonville,
Fla., 32212-0107. The phone
number for the Jacksonville
office will remain (904) 542-
2565 (DSN 942).



Watch Out

For Heat Flag

With summer approaching
and the temperatures rising
please be aware of the need
for caution when participat-
ing in physical activities out-
doors.
There is a heat index flag
system to help assist you in
the decision making process.
It is as follows: white flag-
80 degrees and under-unre-
stricted physical activity may
be carried out; green flag-
80-84.9 degrees-unrestricted
physical activity may be car-
ried out; yellow flag-85-87.9
degrees-physical activity is
advised only for personnel
who have been working out
in similar weather for a mini-
mum of 10 days; red flag-88-
88.9 degrees-physical activ-
ity is advised for personnel
who have been working out
in similar heat for 12 weeks
or more; black flag-90 plus
degrees-vigorous outdoor
activity is prohibited.
The flags are flown at the
flag pole in front of the Gym,
Building 1391, with updates
provided three to four times
a day.


By MC2(AW) Gary Granger
Navy Pubhc, ; Support Element
East, Detachment Southeast
USS De Wert (FFG 45) host-
ed a naturalization ceremony for
over 17 service members from
14 countries on the flight deck,
June 4.
Friends and family looked on
as members of the Navy and
Army became U.S. citizens.
Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class
Adrian Ayanie Johnson, a native
of Jamaica, and a De Wert crew
member, was among the service
members naturalized.
"It feels great," said
Johnson. "It's a big step for
me, this is where I belong."
Paul Friel, Director of United
States Citizenship and
Immigration Services (USCIS),
made ceremonial remarks
addressing the naturalized ser-
vice members on their achieve-
ment.
"You are now one with the
people of this nation." Friel
said. "Comply with the laws
and requirements that keep our
nation strong. Do so by voting
and determining who gets to
execute and make those laws
and requirements. Not simply
because those before you have
done the same, but because this
day, a most meaningful day,
serves as the beginning and not
the end of your quest to become
a citizen of United States of
America."
In addition to Friel, the offi-
cial party was comprised of
USS De Wert Commanding
Officer Cmdr. Sean McLlaren,


-Photo by MC2(AW) Gary Granger
Area service members take the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony held aboard U SS De Wert on June 4.


Jacksonville Field Office
Director Leonard Susalla, and
Chaplain Rita Love of Naval
Station Mayport, and Acting
South East Regional Director
Kathy Redman.


Redman delivered the key-
note address and performed the
swearing-in by delivering the
oath of citizenship. She present-
ed all candidates individually
with their certificates of citizen-


New CO For HSL-48


By Lt.jg
Kevin Vannieuwenhoven
HSL-48 PAO
The World Famous Vipers of
HSL-48 will hold a change of
command ceremony at Naval
Station Mayport on June 11.
Cmdr. Stephen Banta will
relieve Cmdr. John Sniegowski
as Commanding Officer.
During Sniegowski's tour
as commanding officer the
squadron was very successful.
Calendar year 2008 saw the
deployment of a significant por-
tion of the squadron, deploying
a total of six detachments to sea
for more than 3,000 embarked
flight hours in support of a
wide variety of operations and
exercises stretching from South
America to the Middle East.
Recently, Detachment Two,
which deployed to the Eastern
Pacific for Counter Drug
Operations, succeeded in con-


Cmdr. Stephen Banta
fiscating $720 million/24.3 met-
ric tons of contraband that never
made it to U.S. soil.
Detachment Five returned to
the Squadron in early May, and
was responsible for pioneering
operations in the AFRICOM
AOR, a new and challenging
environment for the HSM com-


Cmdr. John Sniegowski
munity.
Since 2006, the Vipers flew
more than 12,000 mishap free
flight hours, and in recogni-
tion of this accomplishment,
the Vipers were recipients of
the 2008 CNO Aviation Safety

See HSL-48, Page 15


ship and personally congratu-
lated them with handshakes
and words of well wishes.
The commanding officer of
Naval Station Mayport, Capt.
Aaron Bowman, was also on


hand for the ceremony.
"There's a lot of career
minded individuals here," said
Bowman. "What a great way
to start their career, welcome
aboard."


While operating in the Eastern Pacific Ocean,
guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56)
rescued a stranded fishing vessel June 2.
A C-130 maritime patrol aircraft, Sheriff 12,
based out of Forward Operating Location (FOL)
Manta, reported to Simpson that the Ecuadorian-
flagged fishing vessel "Maley" was in need of
assistance. According to the vessel's master,
Maley was having problems with its starter, and
had been stranded at sea for 18 days; five days
without food, and one day without water.
Simpson was tasked by Joint Interagency Task
Force-South (JIATF-S) to render aid to Maley.
When Simpson arrived on scene, the ship
launched its Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB)
with a safety inspection team from U.S. Coast
Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET)
102, the ship's hospital corpsman, and an engine
repair team. Medical attention was not needed,
but the vessel's starter had to be brought aboard
Simpson for further repairs. The Ecuadorian
Coast Guard Vessel Isla Isabela later arrived on


joint effort.
Engineman 1st Class (SW) Bryan Callihan
and Electrician's Mate 1st Class (SW) Diego
LeFuente, an Ecuadorian native, assisted in
repairing the fishing vessel.
"Working hand and hand with the Ecuadorian
Coast Guard to help some Ecuadorians in distress
was really special since I am from Ecuador," said
LeFuente. "This put everything in perspective for
me; how we are all working together for the same
common goals, in this case, helping fellow sailors
at sea. They were so thankful and appreciative.
This is a memory that I am very proud of and will
always remember the rest of my life."
Simpson, homeported in Mayport, Fla., is cur-
rently deployed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean con-
ducting counter-illicit trafficking operations under
the operational control of U.S. Naval Forces
Southern Command (NAVSO), U.S. 4th Fleet.
Simpson is under tactical control of JIATF-S.


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Simpson Rescues


Stranded Vessel At Sea
From U.S. 4thFleetPubhc.;, the scene to assist with the rescue, making it a


Sailors Can


Earn More


Award Points
By MCC (SW) Maria Yager
Navy Personnel Command
The Navy announced plans June 3 to increase the maximum
number of award points authorized when computing the final
multiple on Navy-wide advancement exams for Sailors with in-
theater service as outlined in NAVADMIN 167/09.
"Since the earliest stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the
performance and advancement results of Sailors have been
monitored to ensure that in-theater service does not disadvantage
Sailors. Where warranted by the data, policy adjustments
have been implemented to counter in-theater advancement
challenges," said Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson, chief of naval
personnel, in the message.
"This action is intended to prevent the exclusion of in-theater
award points for those Sailors who currently have the maximum
award points for their pay grade," said Ferguson.
The new policy takes effect in August for Reserve advancement
cycle 085 and September for the active-duty advancement cycle
204. Sailors who have served more than 90 consecutive days
in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, Kuwait, Guantanamo
Bay, Joint Task Force 515, or Joint Force Special Task Force-
Philippines after Oct. 24, 2001 are authorized a two-point
increase to the maximum award points authorized.
This increases the maximum number of award points to 12 for
E-4 and E-5 candidates and 14 points for E-6 candidates.
"There are a lot of [hospital] corpsmen who miss it by half a
point. So, any help is appreciated," said Hospital Corpsman 2nd
Class (FMF) Adrian Evans, assigned to Navy Branch Health
Clinic aboard Naval Support Activity Mid-South.
Evans completed two deployments to Iraq as a platoon corpsman
for the 2nd Marine Division Fleet Marine Force. With his
prior awards and a recent Navy Achievement Medal, Evans is
maxed out on award points, but, the new policy will allow him
to get credit for his overseas contingency service on his next
advancement exam.
In addition to extra award points for exams, the Navy has offered
Sailors other advancement incentives for serving in-theater.
According to NAVADMIN 276/08 all chief petty officer and
limited duty officer candidates who are eligible, meet the
requirements and have the commanding officer's approval are
waived from the advancement examinations while serving in-
theater.
See Points, Page 7


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2 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, June 11, 2009


Chaplain's Corner


I think I'm safe in making the
following observation: Most
people have an interest in a per-
son's last words before dying.
Please, don't get me wrong! I
don't mean a morbid or gossipy
curiosity. In fact, it's very pos-
sible that we may experience a
sense of reverence when wit-
nessing or listening to a dying
person's last words. When doing
so, we want to capture a sense
of significance in those words.
After all, we'll never hear
that person's voice again and
we want to capture what final
thoughts those words express.
To be sure, last words are a
reflection of a person's first pri-
orities. History has taught us
that. Let me show you by shar-
ing with you some famous last


Chaplain Joe Molina
CDS40 Staff Chaplain
words:
Alisa Bonaparte: She was
Napoleon's sister. As she lay
dying, a grieving friend said
to her, "Nothing is as certain


as death." Alisa then added,
"Except taxes." She then died.
This made her last words
among the most widely quoted.
Voltaire: Promised half of his
possessions to his doctor for six
more months of life. The doc-
tor refused the offer based on
the impossibility of the request.
Outraged, Voltaire said, "Then I
shall go to hell"...obviously an
expression of utter desperation.
Famous churchman Charles
Wesley simply said, "Satisfied."
Adonirum Judson: This
incomparable missionary and
statesman said as follows:
"When the Lord calls, I shall go
home with the gladness of a boy
bounding away from school!"
Indeed, words have not only
steered the course of history but


have been used either to uplift
or undermine individual lives.
Let's face it; words are impor-
tant whether they are spoken or
written. The words that come
out of our mouths are a mirror
image of what we're thinking.
If I may quote an old adage:
"Out of the abundance of the
heart, the mouth speaks." This
is a sobering reminder because
whether we believe it or not, the
words we speak can enhance
life or undermine it. Our words
determine outcomes of events
and identify who we are. We
simply cannot ignore this.
Knowing this, how do we indi-
vidually measure up? Consider
the following questions:
1. Do our words gener-
ally help or hurt others?


2. Do our words reveal
or hide who you are?
3. Do our words manipu-
late or seek to entrap?
4. Do our words empower
others to live good lives?
5. Do our words express
encouragement or do our
words reflect emptiness?
6. Are our words the same
whether the person we are talk-
ing about is absent or present?
These are difficult questions but
of critical importance in mea-
suring who we are as persons.
With our mouths (or with our
pens) we can speak words of
life or words of discouragement
Some of the most famous last
words in history were uttered
by a young Palestinian Jew
while being executed on a


Roman cross some 2000 years
ago. His words revolutionized
the world's perspective of God
and created a new hope for
eternity. While hanging on that
cross Jesus of Nazareth uttered
seven statements. Among those
statements were declarations
of forgiveness (we all need to
experience forgiveness) and
words of eternal hope (we all
need hope, especially of the
eternal variety). He made a
choice to speak words of life.
We, my friends, can choose
to speak words of life. Speak
words of life and watch for the
results!


H omefront in Focus


By Beth Wilson
Military Spouse Contributor
The Navy is an amazing organization
with incredibly diverse capabilities.
This week we begin a six-week series
on the various communities and capa-
bilities of the United States Navy start-
ing with Naval Construction Forces,
the "Seabees."
Many of us are probably aware of
the local Seabee unit (NMCB or Navy
Mobile Construction Battalion) on our
base. They are known for quality of
life projects built on our local bases.
For the surface, sub and air community
the Seabees stand out in their combat
(camouflage) uniforms and their "hoo-
rah" or "oorah" cry. But their capabili-
ties are impressive.
The Seabees have a rich heritage dat-
ing back to 1941 when Read Admiral
Moreell recommended the establish-
ment of naval 'construction battalions.'
Their motto, "We build, we fight," says


it all. The Seabees have participated
in every conflict since WWII; build-
ing roadways, airstrips, entire bases
and far too many construction projects
to list throughout the world. Seabees
have left their imprint on numerous
islands across the Pacific (WWII),
Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, and of course,
Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait. One
Seabee wife once described Seabees
as "Construction workers with Guns."
Seabees are the 'ground troops' of the
Navy deploying 'boots on the ground'
throughout the world.
The Seabee mission is not limited to
'combat' construction. From as early
as 1953 the Seabee mission includes
"goodwill ambassadorship." Beginning
with recovery efforts after devastat-
ing earthquake in Greece the Seabees
launched 'Civic Action Teams' pro-
viding construction work and train-
ing to underdeveloped countries. The
Seabees have built schools, infrastruc-


ture, health care services and facilities
across the globe.
While embeded on the USNS
COMFORT I had the privilege
of observing this group in action.
Numbering only 21 Seabees, the team
exemplified their 'Can Do!" motto. In
ten days in the Dominican Republic
the Seabees worked on the National
Research Lab, a scientific facility
where blood and DNA will be stored
for medical research. The Seabees took
arrived at a 'shell' of a building and
in days completed the electrical, con-
struction and HVAC work needed to
complete the project. While that proj-
ect was underway they also completed
the addition of a classroom to a local
school. Amazing what 21 Seabees can
accomplish.
Seabee training is hands-on includ-
ing Expeditionary Combat Skills (ECS)
in Gulfport, MS. ECS is a basic combat
skills curse where they learn orienteer-


ing (map-reading), land navigation,
battlefield first aid, and other com-
bat related skills including marksman-
ship with M16 rifles and M9 pistols.
About a third of Seabees are assigned
to Public Works Department at Naval
installations across the fleet.
John Wayne starred in The F,rgi,,S
Seabees (1944) which is a fictionalized
portrayal of the birth of the Seabees.
Seabees were also featured in the musi-
cal South Pacific. Ward Cleaver, father
on the show Leave it to Beaver, was a
Seabee. Al Borland (played by actor
Richard Kar), sidekick to Tim Taylor
on Home Improvement was a Seabee.
By the way, Kar's real life father was
a Seabee who served in WWII.
Seabees spouses experience "FX"
(Field Exercises) in preparation for
deployment (as opposed to 'work-
ups' of the fleet). Their deployment
communication and concerns differ
from the fleet. Cell phone calls from


the deployed Seabee are not unusual.
Seabee spouse groups offer support
and for spouse, children as well as the
deployed Seabees.
The proud and skilled Seabees bring
combat, construction and humanitar-
ian capabilities to the total capabilities
of our Navy. They are an impressive
force. For more information on the
Seabees check out www.seabeesmuse-
um.com and www.navy.mil/navyda-
ta/personnel/seabees/seabeel.html. A
great summer outing to meet the men
and women of your local Seabee unit
will be memorable!
Questions or comments? Email Beth
at beth@homefrontinfocus.com. Check
out Navy Homefront Talk!, Beth inter-
net talk show for spouses at www.blog-
talkradio. com/nht.


Sweet Land of Liberty


San Antonio Offers


Somethi

By Erica I. Pefia-Vest and
Ryan Vest
Travel Columnists
When I was a little girl, I use
to sleep with my most treasured
possessions under my bed. As
an only child, sharing wasn't a
consideration so I figured that
keeping them close assured that
they belonged to me and only
me. As a travel writer, I've
always loved sharing details
about all the wonderful destina-
tions I get to visit throughout
the United States, but this story
is different. Although I can't
wait to tell you about this trea-
sure of a destination, the little
girl in me still wishes I could
hide it under my bed so that it
would be mine and just mine.
My dear readers, my favorite
of all the destinations I've ever
visited is San Antonio, Texas.
A family city at its very core,
San Antonio is a large city
with a small town personality.
People are friendly and the city
is easy to navigate. Yet, it has
all the benefits of a big city -
you would be hard-pressed to
find better food anywhere else
and they have every kind of
entertainment you can imagine
under one city roof. If you are
traveling with your family and
are looking for an amusement
park adventure, Six Flags Fiesta
Texas and Sea World both call
San Antonio home. If you are
looking to discover a piece of
American history, discover per-
sonalities like Daniel Boone,
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie
at the Alamo. If you want to
enjoy a romantic weekend with
a loved one, you can't miss
the San Antonio Riverwalk.
Consisting of a series of walk-
ways along the San Antonio
River located one story below
street level, this beautiful grotto
is lined with shops, restaurants,
pubs and beautiful gardens, and
is the #1 tourist attraction in the
State of Texas.
During my recent trip to San
Antonio, I stayed at the Hotel
Contessa, which is a beautiful,
all-suite hotel located along the
Riverwalk. Their rooms are
spacious and elegant, with fan-
tastic vistas of the city. From
my room I could see all of
downtown laid out in front of
me, and could watch the color-
ful Riverwalk tour boats pass
under my window. Best of all
for you and me, they offer great
military discounts, including a
per diem package that includes
lodging and meals at the gov-


ng For E

ernment per diem rate. With a
great restaurant, Las Ramblas,
located on site that caters to
couples and children alike, and
their perfect location on the
river, they are a great hotel for
families or a romantic weekend
getaway.
While in San Antonio, you
must visit Market Square. Why
travel to Mexico (which isn't
smart to do these days) when
you can have a two-nation
vacation right in downtown San
Antonio? Market Square, also
known as "El Mercado", is a
Mexican marketplace filled with
authentic Mexican crafts, food,
music, gifts, clothing and much,
much more. Taking up three
square blocks, it is the largest
Mexican marketplace outside of
Mexico and I recommend you
save time to see it all.
The highlight of Market
Square is the food. My favorite
destination would not be com-
plete without my favorite res-
taurant. In this case, my two
favorite restaurants are located
in San Antonio La Margarita
and Mi Tierra Caf6. Both locat-
ed in Market Square, these two
restaurants both stand out for
their incredible food, reason-
able prices, amazing service and
unforgettable atmosphere.
Mi Tierra Caf6 is a San
Antonio staple. Open 24 hours
a day, they serve the best break-
fast in town, and with a seat-
ing capacity of over 500, you
will never have to wait long.
Despite the size, Mi Tierra has
the feel of a small Mexican cafe
on the other side of the border.
The walls are covered with 70
years of history in this third
generation family owned busi-
ness that give the caf6 a flavor
that can't be mimicked any-
where else.
Just down the square, La
Margarita is the place to go
when you feel like kicking up
your boots and having a good
time, where every night feels
like a fiesta. A rich atmosphere,
indoor and outdoor dining and
live music make La Margarita a
fantastic place to celebrate any
occasion, but the food really
sets it apart from the competi-
tion. The menu contains all the
usual Mexican staples, but you
can't miss their charcoal grill
and their seafood. My personal
favorite is a mix of both, the
grilled gulf shrimp that can be
ordered either by themselves or
as part of a botana.
I have traveled extensively


everyone

into Mexico and can tell you
that you won't find more
authentic Mexican food than
at these two restaurants. Add
in the colorful atmosphere and
the sound of the mariachis play-
ing in the background and for a
moment you can forget you are
still in the United States. If you
visit San Antonio and do not eat
at one of these two restaurants,
your visit will be incomplete.
Mark Twain once said that
San Antonio was one of
America's most unique cities
and he was right. What makes
San Antonio stand out above
all others is that it offers a one
of a kind travel experience that
you can't find anywhere else.
It's not that most of the things
in town couldn't be found else-
where. It's that if they are, they
don't have the same feel. The
city has a spirit, a vibrancy
that stays with you long after
you're gone. The colors of
market square, the lights of the
Riverwalk at night and the smell
of the food will haunt you like a
familiar friend beckoning you to
return. That is what makes San
Antonio my favorite place.


Roman Catholic Mass
Sunday 9 a.m.
Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m.
Confessions: before & after
mass or upon request
CCD: Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Baptisms: class 3rd Sunday of
month
Protestant Worship
Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Sunday school 9:15 a.m.
Baptism: For information
contact your chaplain

Women's Bible Study
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.
Protestant choir
Wednesday 7 p.m.

Interdenominational
MOPS (Mothers of
Pre-Schoolers)
1st & 3rd Tuesdays each month
9:15 a.m.
For more information contact
MOPS coordinator at maypo-
rtmops@yahoo.com

Marriage
Contact Chaplain 6 months
prior. PREP is required

For more information, calll
270-5212.


-From Mayport Navy League
The Mayport Council, Navy League of the United States had an exciting dinner meeting on
May 21 at Ocean Breeze, Naval Station Mayport. The guest speaker for the evening was
Colonel Havilandfrom Blount Island Command. He challenged the Sailors, Marine and
Coast Guardsman, being honored, to continue to contribute to the strength and prosperity of
our nation. The Council honored three Sailors, Engineman 1st Class Gerald Lamont Watkins,
Fire Controlman 1st Class Jeremy Richard Rasnick, Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class
William A. Hughes and Coast Guardsman MSTC Lawrence "Beau" Vallierfrom Sector
Jacksonville, United States Coast. The honorees received a scrapbook, plaque and numerous
other rizes from area businesses. John Vargo, Treasurer for the Mayport Council, presented
Haviland with a copy of "Navy League of the United States, Civilians Supporting the Sea
Services for more than a Century."


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Naval Station Mayport
Capt. Aaron Bow m an ...................... ......... ............................................. Com manding O officer
C m dr. M ike W atson............................................................................................... ... Executive O officer
CM DCM Deborah Davidson .......................................................................... Com m and M aster Chief
Naval Station Mayport Editorial Staff
Bill A ustin ................................................................. ...... Public A affairs O officer
MC1 Heather Ewton................ ... .... ........................ Deputy Public Affairs Officer
FC 1 Price C lay ...................................................................................... A assistant Public A affairs O officer
IC2 Paul Fenn ....................................................................................... Assistant Public Affairs O officer
Pa ige G n a n n ........................................................................ .... ................................................. Ed ito r
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USS Hue City Celebrates




Veterans Of Battle For Hue City


By Ensign lNicolas watts-
Fernandez
USSHue CityPAO
In the winter of 1968, 2,500
U.S. Marines and soldiers of
the Army of the Republic of
Vietnam attacked and defeated
nearly 11,000 entrenched mem-
bers of the Viet Cong and North
Vietnamese Armies in the South
Vietnamese cultural and com-
mercial center, Hud City. More
than 140 U.S. Marines lost their
lives and 857 were wounded
after the nearly month long bat-
tle.
Over the last weekend in
May, USS Hue City invited
these veterans, their spouses
and families for the annual Hud
Memorial. Each year, veterans
of the battle gather at the only
ship in the Navy named for a
battle from the Vietnam War.
The keynote speaker of the
weekend's events was First
Lieutenant Nicholas Warr,
USMC.
Warr was a First Lieutenant
during the Battle for Hud City
and is the author of the book
Phase Line Green: The Battle
for Hue, 1968. The book has
subsequently been used as a
training guide for Marine Urban
Warfare and is required reading
for officers in the United States
Marine Corps.
The weekend began on Friday
afternoon with a frocking cer-
emony for newly advanced
crewmembers and a symposium
at the Afloat Training Group
Mayport Auditorium about the
battle and the lessons learned
therein.
Warr spoke of his experiences
in Hud and invited the veterans
in attendance to share their sto-
ries as well. The crew of USS
Hue City was in attendance and
was fortunate to have the oppor-
tunity to learn from the experi-
ence of these vets.
One of the most moving
parts of the symposium was
the salute the veterans gave to
the Navy Corpsmen both past
and present. Friday's festivi-
ties concluded with an evening
reception at Bogey's Restaurant
at Windy Harbor Golf Course.
The social event offered the
Officers and Chiefs of Hue City
a chance to meet and mingle
with the veterans.
The United States Naval
Academy Class of 1966 was
also in attendance and distrib-
uted their annual Class of '66
Leadership Awards. The awards
were presented by retired Vice
Adm. Michael D. Haskins to
Lt.j.g. Craig Dziewiatkowski
and Engineman 1st Class (SW)
Ronricus Brantley.


Saturday morning oiferea
crew members and veterans a
chance to team up for a golf
tournament at Windy Harbor
Golf Course. At the same time,
the wives, widows, and families
were invited to join the female
members and wives of the ward-
room for a brunch at the Ocean
Breeze Conference Center.
The brunch was hosted by
Mrs. Joy Swain, wife of Hue
City's Commanding Officer,
Capt. A. W. Swain, and Ensign
Amanda Beierl and was a rous-
ing success.
Saturday afternoon featured a
picnic at the Sea Otter Pavilion
for the veterans, crew and fami-
lies. During the picnic, the vet-
erans were asked to sign a flag
bearing more than 100 signa-
tures of the Marines who fought
in Hu6.
The annual Spirit of Hud
Leadership Award was given to
Fire Controlman 1st Class (SW)
Keith Jabbusch for embodying
the qualities and attitude that
defined the men who served
in Hud. A beautiful cake was
also prepared and decorated by
Culinary Specialist 2nd Class
Aaron Riel.
The pinnacle of the weekend
was the Hud Memorial ser-
vice. USS Hue City chaplain,
Lt. Cmdr. Philip Bagrow, led
more than 300 veterans, crew
members and guests in an invo-
cation, which was followed by
a reading of the 23 Psalm by
Dziewiatkowski.
The solemn remembrance
continued with an address by
Warr to his fellow Marines and
a tribute to the Marines of Hud
by Swain. Colors were present-
ed by the Blount Island Marine
Color Guard and Navy Region
South East Band performed a
variety of selections.
The ceremony concluded
with a benediction by Chaplain
Bagrow, the commemoration
of a wreath in honor of those
veterans both past and present,
the tolling of the ship's bell, a
twenty-one gun salute, and the
echo of Taps to honor those who
fell at Hu6.
For all who participated, it
was a weekend full of pride,
friendship, brotherhood, memo-
ries and, above all, honor. It
was a great pleasure for the
crew of USS Hue City to host
such a distinguished group of
remarkable individuals, and
plans are already in the works
for next year's event.
Special recognition should be
given to Lt.j.g. Jeremy Garner
for his incredible efforts in plan-
ning, coordinating, and execut-
ing this marvelous event.


-Photos courtesy of USS Hue City
Keynote speaker Nicholas Warr stands with U.S. Naval Academy 1966 Class President retired Vice Adm. Michael Haskins and Hue City
Commanding Officer, Capt. A. W. Swain duringHue City memorial weekend hosted by the ship.


Officers and Chiefs of USS Hue City meet and mingle with veterans from the Battle of Hud City at Bogey's during the ship's annual
memorial weekend.


-Photo by MC3 Justin M. Smelley
Ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 10, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), the Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Roald Amundsen
(F-311), the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66), and the guided-missile destroyers USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) perform a break away maneuver.


The Blount Island Marine Color Guard presents the colors during a memorial service held at Oceann Purple Heart veterans from the Battle ofHud City stand to be recognized during the service in honor
Breeze Conference Center. More than 300 veterans, crewmembers and guests attended the event, of the Marines that participated in the bloody event.


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THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, June 11, 2009 5


Hue City Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. Philip Bagrow delivers the invoca-
tion. Top picture, Blount Island Color Guard participated in the
event.


Veterans sign a United Statesflag on display at the Sea Otter Pavilion. Theflag bears the names of more than 100 Marines who fought
during the l iill'k Saturday afternoon featured a picnic at the Sea Otter Pavilion for the veterans, crew and families.


Lt.j.g. Craig Dziewiatkowski reads Psalm 23.


The ceremony concluded with a benediction by Chaplain Bagrow, the commemoration of a wreath
in honor of those veterans both past and present, the tolling of the ship's bell, a 21-gun salute, and the
echo of Taps to honor those who fell at Hue.



Hue City Announces Top


Sailors Of The Quarters


From USSHue ( .
Electronics Technician 1st
Class (SW/AW) Brian Kornegay
has been announced as USS
Hue City's Sailor of the Quarter
for the First Quarter of 2009.
Kornegay was born in
Pittsburgh, Penn. He graduat-
ed from Buford High School in
1995 and joined the Navy that
December after a semester at
North Georgia College.
He decided to join because
he wanted to travel, and the
Navy has afforded him that
privilege. His first com-
mand was Naval Computer
and Telecommunications
Area Master Station Europe
(NCTAMS EURCENT) in
Naples, Italy.
He then transferred to USS
LaSalle (AGF-3), out of Gaeta,
Italy. He was promoted to Petty
Officer First Class en route to
his next command, USS Harry
S. Truman (CVN 75).
He transferred to Fleet
Technical Support Center
Atlantic Detachment Mayport
(FTSCLANT) in October
of 2003. He briefly left the
Navy in 2005 and reenlisted in
October 2007. After in-process-
ing, Kornegay reported to USS
Hue City (CG-66) in March of
2008.
Operations Specialist 2nd
Class (Surface Warfare) Gerald
Crawford has been named
Junior Sailor of the Quarter
for the First Quarter of 2009.
Hailing from Jacksonville,
Duval County's hometown hero
joined the elite fleet of the Navy
on June 6, 2005.
He became a well-known
member of the Golden Dragon


Team on board USS Hue City
(CG 66) the following fall. His
well-known personality and
his leadership skills allowed
him to excel, quickly becom-
ing OI Division's Workcenter
Supervisor and Mentor
Coordinator.
His achievements on board
have been rewarded with a
Navy Achievement Medal and
Letter of Commendation from
Admiral Fox, Commander,
Carrier Strike Group Ten. When
not on board, Crawford likes to
read, listen to music, and active-
ly participate in community ser-
vices in Jacksonville.
His goals are to make Chief
Petty Officer and eventually
become a commissioned Chief
Warrant Officer. When asked
as what he would like to be
remembered, he simply stated,
"Someone who's dependable in
your time of need, as well as
someone who covers your back
during war."
Fire Controlman Seaman
(SW) Brian Christopher
Crandall has been named USS
Hue City's Blue Jacket of the
Quarter. With only two years
on board USS Hue City, the 22-
year-old Colorado native has
excelled quickly within his rate
for his rank.
Brian, as his friends call
him, holds some of the top
Fire Controlman qualifica-
tions, such as: being a part of
the Tactical Combat Systems
Training Team for MSS
(Missile System Supervisor), as
well as an MSS watch stander.
Crandall, along with one other
junior sailor, is a BFTT (Battle
Force Team Trainer) operator


and scenario developer.
He also redeems praises
as MK 99, MK 84 and ORTS
(Operational Readiness Training
System) systems technician.
FCSN Crandall is also on the
Sea and Anchor Detail as Line
Five captain and, in his spare
time, volunteers at the United
Service Organization off of
Mayport Road.
When asked why he thought
he was a good candidate for
Blue Jacket of the Quarter, he
responded, "I have an exten-
sive list of qualifications, I am
always trying to advance in my
career, and I never turn down a
challenge."
Not every Sailor can say
they've earned the Blue Jacket
title. Now that he has reached
that achievement, he says that
he is going to try and further
better myself and his shipmates.
Crandall has some advice for
those junior to him who would
hope to succeed in the Navy.
"If you ever you ever have a
slump in your life that interferes
with your career, never give up;
keep pressing forward. How
you recover from your mistakes
makes you the person you are
today and tomorrow. I would
also like to thank everyone
who has helped me during my
personal slump. Because those
who supported me never gave
up on me, I can proudly say I
am the Hue City Blue Jacket of
the Quarter."


-Photo courtesy of USS Hue City
Lt.j.g. Craig Dziewiatkowski, Food Service Officer and Engineman 1st Class (SW) Ronricus Brantley
are presented the Class of '66 Leadership Awards for their performance on board the ship.



Class of '66 Presents


Leadership Award


By Ensign Nicholas
Watts-Fernandez
USSHue C, r PAO
The United States Naval Academy Class of
1966 joined the Officers and Chiefs of USS Hue
City (CG66) and the Veterans and family mem-
bers of the Battle of Hud in recognizing two
Sailors whose exemplary performance of duty
epitomizes the Navy's core values of Honor,
Courage, and Commitment on May 29.
The event was held in conjunction with a
reception honoring the services of the Veterans
of Hu6. This year's awards were given to Lt.j.g.
Craig Dziewiatkowski, Food Service Officer, and
Engineman 1st Class (SW) Ronricus Brantley.
The Naval Academy Class of 1966 established
the Junior Officer and Petty Officer Leadership
Awards to recognize those deserving junior offi-
cers and petty officers who have distinguished
themselves in the performance of their duties on
board USS Hue City (CG 66) and USS Gonzalez
(DDG 66).
The Class of '66 began issuing the awards
at the request of Capt. Thomas I. Eubanks, a


1966 graduate of the Naval Academy and Hue
City's first Commanding Officer. The Leadership
Awards have been presented every year on board
USS Hue City and USS Gonzalez since their
inception (1992 and 1996, respectively). A cash
award of $200 is presented each year to the Award
recipients. In addition to the formal letter that
each recipient receives from the Class of 1966, he
or she also receives a framed certificate.
The awards were presented by the president
of the Class of '66, retired Vice Adm. Michael
D. Haskins, whose own awards include the
Distinguished Service Medal with Gold Star,
Defense Superior Service Medal with Oak Leaf
Cluster, Legion of Merit with three Gold Stars,
Meritorious Service Medal with Three Gold
Stars and many more. Haskins has also served
in numerous command capacities, including
Commander, Iceland Defense Force; Commander,
Patrol Wings U.S. Atlantic Fleet; and Commander,
U.S. Naval Forces, Japan. Haskins lives in
Colorado and traveled to Mayport, Florida, to
make the presentations.


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6 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, June 11, 2009


Navy Support Found In Rare Treasures


By Bill Austin
NSMayport PAO
A scribbled phone message
led to a meeting with a retired
Mayport couple still serving
the Navy in their own way with
refurbished treasures and plenty
of pride.
Retired Master Chief Jim
Kalakos, opened the door to
his Mayport home with a smile
and a firm handshake. He had
made the call to the base CMC
office and offered up several
rare Navy prints he had kept
around for years, and wanted
the base to display and enjoy
them just as much as he and his
wife Vivian had.
"Come on in and let me get
you a cup of coffee," he said
as he led the way to the kitchen
of his well kept home. Vivian
made her way slowly to the liv-
ing room by way of a walker,
seemingly happy for the com-
pany.
"Vivian and I have been mar-
ried for about four years, and
her second husband had these
prints for about twenty years,"
he said as he headed down the
hall to a back bedroom. Once
inside, the prints, along with
several pieces of Navy memo-
rabilia, hung on his walls like
service medals on a uniform.
One of the prints depicts avia-
tion pioneer General James
"Jimmy" Doolittle flying off
the USS Hornet and personally
signed by him. Doolittle led the
first retaliatory raid on Japan
after the attacks on Pearl Harbor


-Photo by Bill Austin
Capt. Aaron Bowman, commanding officer of Naval Station Mayport, accepts three Navy prints donated to the base by retired Master
Chief Jim Kalakos and his wife Vivian on June 8. One of the prints shown here, depicts aviation pioneer General James "Jimmy"
Doolittle flying off the USS Hornet and personally signed by him.


in 1942. On the wall closest to
the door was a photo of his son,
a retired Navy Captain.
"He was a 1978 graduate of
the Naval Academy and the first
skipper of the USS Scout," he


said with obvious pride.
Karakos served 30 years in
the Navy, which started with a
tour of the then Mayport based
USS Sabine (AO 25).
"I've been stationed on seven


different ships," he said before
heading back out to the living
room.
At first glance, the prints were
special and come with shared
memories of a Navy past that


has deep roots in the family.
"I just thought it would be
nice to give them to the base so
others could enjoy," said Vivian
from the comfort of a chair in
the front room.


Over a cup of coffee the cou-
ple talked about the pride they
had in the base and how thank-
ful they were to be connected
with the Navy community.
"People just don't know much
about the sacrifices' our military
men and woman go through,"
said Vivian with a hint of tears
in her eyes. "They should all be
appreciative of what they do."
"My support comes from the
junk I find that people throw to
the curb," said Karakos.
"I fix stuff up then give it to
the base thrift shop."
Getting up from his own
chair, Karakos said, "Let me
show you something."
His garage is filled with all
sorts of found and forgotten
things such a framed photo of a
giraffe, or on top of one pile, a
basket perfect for dried flowers.
"Look at this fan here, there
was nothing wrong with it, just
tossed to the curb and I cleaned
it up."
Back in the living room, the
couple continued to talk about
their life together and the impor-
tance of young men and women
in uniform to take advantage
of everything the service has to
offer.
"My words of advice to them
would be to strive and better
yourself and keep moving for-
ward," said Karakos. "I went
from a snot nose 17-year-old
kid from Tarpon Springs Florida
to a master chief. I surprised a
lot of people."


NLSO SE Holds Change Of Command Ceremony


From NLSO SE
Naval Legal Service Office
Southeast held a change of com-
mand on May 28 at the NAS
Jax Officer Club. Capt. Kirk
Waits, JAGC, USN was relieved
by his Executive Officer, Cmdr.
Robert Crow, JAGC, USN. The
guest speaker was Rear Adm.
James Houck, JAGC, USN,
Commander, Naval Legal
Service Command.
Crow hails from the panhan-
dle of Oklahoma. He attended
the University of Oklahoma
where he earned his Bachelor
of Arts degree in Political
Science in 1991 and his Juris
Doctor degree, with Distinction,
in 1994 from the University of
Oklahoma College of Law. He
graduated from the Naval War
College and earned his Master
of Arts degree in International
Relations from Salve Regina
University in 2000. He has also
completed all requirements for a
Master of Public Administration
degree from the University of
Oklahoma.
Crow earned a Master of
Laws degree, with Highest
Honors, in Litigation and
Dispute Resolution from The
George Washington University
Law School in 2003. He is
admitted to practice law before
the Supreme Court of the United
States, the Supreme Court of
Oklahoma, the United States
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals,
the United States Court of
Appeals for the Armed Forces,
and the Navy-Marine Corps
Court of Criminal Appeals.
Crow was commissioned
as an Ensign on 9 September
1992. He attended Officer
Indoctrination School in 1993
and Naval Justice School in
1994 in Newport, Rhode Island.
Crow reported to Naval Legal
Service Office Mid-Pacific,
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in January
1995 where he served as a Legal
Assistance Attorney, Defense
Counsel, Staff Judge Advocate
to Naval Criminal Investigative
Service, Field Office Hawaii,
Special Assistant to the United
States Attorney for the District
of Hawaii, and Senior Trial
Counsel. Commander Crow


was named Naval Legal Service
Office Mid-Pacific Outstanding
Junior Officer of the Year for
1996 and was selected as the
Honolulu-Pacific Federal
Executive Board 1996 Military
Officer of the Year.
Crow reported to Commander,
Naval Surface Group Middle
Pacific as Staff Judge Advocate
in August 1997. He was select-
ed as the first military mem-
ber of any service to serve as a
Fellow in the Pacific Century
Fellows Program and received
the 1997 Sea Service Award for
Outstanding Military Service
by the Honolulu Council Navy
League. He was selected as
a Rotary International Group
Study Exchange Program 1998
Germany team member and
also received the American Bar
Association Outstanding Young
Military Service Lawyer Award
for 1997-1998.
In August 1998, Crow
reported to the Naval Justice
School as an instructor where
he taught trial advocacy and
criminal law. While there,
he served as the Navy repre-
sentative to the American Bar
Association Young Lawyers
Division, was an adjunct pro-
fessor at the Roger Williams
University School of Law and
was selected for the Federal Bar
Association's Federal Younger
Lawyer Award in 2001.
Crow reported to Trial Service
Office West, Detachment
Bremerton in July 2003
where he served as the Senior
Trial Counsel for the Pacific
Northwest. He was selected and
served as the Navy prosecutor
for the first ever Joint National
Security Case Trial Team where
he prosecuted Army and Air
Force national security cases.
He became the Military Justice
Department Head of the newly
created Region Legal Service
Office Northwest pilot project
in May 2004.
In June 2005, Crow served
as the Staff Judge Advocate
for Commander, Carrier Strike
Group Nine (Abraham Lincoln
Strike Group) and completed a
Western Pacific deployment.


Crow reported as Executive
Officer, Naval Legal Service
Office Southeast in August
2007 where he was selected
for Expert status in the Military
Justice Litigation Career Track
and was selected for the Judge
Advocate's Association 2009
Outstanding Career Armed
Services Attorney Award.
Waits attended the University
of Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahoma
where he graduated with a
Bachelor's degree in Business
Administration in 1983 and was
subsequently awarded Master
of Business Administration and
Juris Doctor degrees in 1987.
He was commissioned in the
Navy JAG Corps' Law Student
Program in 1986, and attended
Officer Indoctrination School
and the Naval Justice School
in Newport, Rhode Island upon
graduation from law school in
1987.
Waits' first tour in the Navy
was at the Naval Legal Service
Office, Guam where he served
as trial and defense counsel
and as Special Assistant U.S.
Attorney for the Territory of
Guam from 1988 to 1989. He
then reported to serve as the
Staff Judge Advocate, Naval Air
Station, Point Mugu, California
where he again served as a
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney,
prosecuting crimes in the
Southern District of California
until 1992. Captain Waits then
volunteered for duty as Officer
in Charge of the Naval Legal
Service Office Detachment,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where,
in addition to his regular duties,
he supported a Joint Task Force


during the height of Haitian and
Cuban migrant operations in
1993, culminating in the evacu-
ation of all military dependents,
including his own family, from
the base in 1994.
In 1995, after rejoining his
family and a short transitional
assignment on the legal staff of
the Commander in Chief, U.S.
Atlantic Fleet, Captain Waits
reported for duty as Staff Judge
Advocate, for Commander,
Carrier Group Eight, in Norfolk,
Virginia. He deployed on USS
Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
providing operational legal
support to the carrier battle
group in Mediterranean con-
tingency operations, Operation
Deny Flight, and NATO com-
bat Operation Deliberate Force
in the former Yugoslavia. In
1997, Captain Waits reported
as Staff Judge Advocate to the
Chief of Naval Air Training in
Corpus Christi, Texas where he
served until 1999. Selected for
the Navy's post-graduate educa-
tion program, he then attend-
ed the National Law Center,
George Washington University,
Washington, D.C. where he was
awarded the degree of Master of
Laws (LL.M.) in International
and Comparative Law in 2000.
Following completion of post-
graduate legal studies, Captain
Waits served as Executive
Officer, Trial Service Office
Europe and Southwest Asia,
Naples, Italy. During this tour,
Captain Waits also served for
four months in Bahrain on the
staff of Commander U.S. Naval
Forces, Central Command/
Commander U.S. Fifth Fleet, in


support of Operation Enduring
Freedom following September
11, 2001.
In July 2003, Captain
Waits reported to serve as
the Force Judge Advocate,
Naval Education and Training
Command in Pensacola,
Florida.
In September 2006, Captain
Waits assumed responsibility as
Circuit Military Judge for the
Southern Circuit of the Navy-


Marine Corps Trial Judiciary,
headquartered in Jacksonville,
Florida.
In February 2007, Captain
Waits assumed command of
Naval Legal Service Office
Southeast also headquar-
tered in Jacksonville, Florida
during which time he was
selected for the American Bar
Association's 2008 Outstanding
Career Military Service Judge
Advocate Award.


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Navy High Speed Boat Makes Stop At Mayport


From Commander, U.S.
Naval Forces Southern
Command
Commander, U.S. Fourth Fleet
The Department of Defense's
high-speed experimental
boat Stiletto will depart from
Key West, Fla. June 13 to the
Caribbean where it will support
U.S. and multinational counter
illicit trafficking (CIT) opera-
tions and conduct operational
testing.
The 88-foot long, 60-ton
Stiletto will deploy to the
Caribbean basin through
the summer under the opera-
tional control of U.S. Naval
Forces Southern Command
(USNAVSO) and U.S. 4th Fleet
and tactical control of Joint
Interagency Task Force-South
(JIATF-S). Stiletto is manned
by a joint U.S. Army and U.S.
Navy crew and includes an
embarked U.S. Coast Guard
Law Enforcement Detachment.
"A unique aspect of the
region, with its proximity to
the United States, is our abil-
ity to support the testing and
evaluation of select new and
developing programs and con-
cepts," said Rear Adm. Joseph
D. Kernan, Commander
USNAVSO and U.S. 4th Fleet.


-Photo by MC2 Alan Gragg
The Department of Defense high-speed experimental boat Stiletto is shown pierside in Mayport
before deploying to the Caribbean basin through the summer The 88-foot long, 60-ton vessel will
deploy under the operational control of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet
under the tactical control of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-S) to conduct counter illicit
trafficking operations. Stiletto is manned by a joint Army and Navy crew and includes an embarked
U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Det.


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important mission. It is manned
by a joint and interagency crew
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4th Fleet speaks to personnel involved with the Department ofDefense's high-speed experimental boat
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Stiletto's innovative hull con-
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reach speeds of up to 50 knots
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and network interface capabili-
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ranging from mine clearing
operations to the rapid delivery
of humanitarian aid following
natural disasters.
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direct support of U.S. and inter-
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built under a contract by the
Pentagon's Office of Force
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in May 2006, and Stiletto
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Sports
The Intramural Volleyball
Lunchtime League game time is
11:30 a.m., Monday-Thursday,
behind Beachside Community
Center. This is a Captain's Cup
activity.
Fitness
A new fitness schedule for
Sufside and the Gym is in
effect. Water Aerobics sched-
ule has also been added for
the summer season. The new
Surfside Fitness schedule is as
follows:
Monday
7 a.m., TRX with Ruthie and
Emily
10:30 a.m., Broken Hearts
11:30 a.m., Step nKick
1 p.m., Moms in Motion
4:30 p.m., Zumba
Tuesday
7 a.m., IA Training
9:30 a.m. Lo Impact
11:30 a.m., L unchnch
1 p.m., Strength Solutions &
Flexibility Fix-uups
3 p.m., TRX
Wednesday
6:30 a.m., Functional
Flexibility and Stress
Management
10:30 a.m., Broken Hearts
11:30 a.m., Zumba
1 p.m., Moms in Motion
5:30 p.m., Kids Clinic
5:30 p.m., Kickboxing
Thursday
11:30 a.m., Mind, Body
(Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi)
1 p.m., Strength Solutions &
Flexibility Fix-ups
2:30 p.m., Command Yoga
Friday
7 a.m., Beach Bootcamp
11:30 a.m., IA Training
The new Gym schedule is as
follows:
Monday
6:30 a.m., Weight Training
for Warfighters
11:30 a.m., Circuit Senations
2:30 p.m., Command Row-
bics
Tuesday


6:30 a.m., Command Cardio
Pump
11:30 a.m., Resistance
3 p.m., Conditioning for
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4:30 p.m., Spinning
Wednesday
7 a.m., Cardio, Combat and
CORE
11:30 a.m., Row-bics
2:30 p.m., Victory PRT
Thursday
7 a.m., Command Jump and


6:30 a.m., Command
Spinning with Ruthie
11:30 a.m., Strength Training
Basics for Women with Traci
Water Aerobics schedule for
the Base Pool is as follows:
Monday
9 a.m., Aqua Aerobics
Wednesday
9 a.m., Aqua Aerobics
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Thursday
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Holding their trophy are
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Conner, Kim Lawt and Sally
Villar. Missing from the
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June 11: CPO Weekly Social Hour
(Right Hand Man/Boss's Night).
Free hors d'oeuvres every Thursday
4-6 p.m. at Foc'sle CPO Club plus all-
you-can-drink soft drinks for only $1.
Thursday night is reserved for active
and retired Chief Petty Officers and
their guests. For CPO Club activity
information, call AWRC Jon Abell at
850-748-5941.
June 11: Free Bogey's Comedy
Show: Dean Napolitano. Doors open
at 6:30 p.m. with a tapas menu (for
purchase). The free show begins at 8
p.m. Reservations are required. 270-
5380


June 12: Universal Day at ITT. The
rep from Universal Studios in Orlando
will be at ITT from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with
complete details on summer events and
military specials. Stop by and enter to
win two complimentary park tickets.
No purchase required. 270-5145
June 12: Summer Outdoor Movie
(New In Town, PG). Start time is at
sunset, or approximately 9 p.m. every
Friday at Sea Otter Pavilion. Light
refreshments available for purchase.
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and
bug spray, just in case. 270-5228
June 12 & 13: Southern Rukus
Band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. both nights at


Castaway's Lounge. No cover charge;
All Hands welcome. www.myspace.
com/southernrukusband 270-7205
June 16: Family Steak Night. 4-8
p.m. at Foc'sle CPO Club (All Hands).
Command sponsor for June Steak
Night is FOURTH Fleet. Steak dinners
are $10 per person. Purchase tickets in
advance from AGC Michael Smith at
michael.p.smithl3@navy.mil or 270-
7360.
June 18: CPO Weekly Social Hour
(Spouses Night). Free hors d'oeuvres
every Thursday 4-6 p.m. at Foc'sle
CPO Club plus all-you-can-drink soft
drinks for only $1. Thursday night is


reserved for active and retired Chief
Petty Officers and their guests. For
CPO Club activity information, call
AWRC Jon Abell at 850-748-5941.
June 19-20: Register for Session
2 Swim Lessons. Register 8-10 a.m.
Friday and Saturday at the Base Pool.
Session 2 begins June 22 and meets
Monday through Thursday for two
weeks. Children's and adult lessons
are available. For complete details
visit: www.cnic.navy.mil/Mayport/
Recreation 270-5425
June 20: McGladrey Team
Championship Local Qualifying.
8:30 a.m. shotgun start at Windy


Harbor Golf Club for three-person
teams. For complete details visit: www.
cnic.navy. mil/Mayport/Recreation
June 23: 4-on-4 Beach Volleyball.
This Captain's Cup league for Active
Duty starts at 11:30 a.m. behind
Beachside Community Center. Sign up
your team at the Gym. 270-5451
June 26-28: Open Water Scuba
Certification Course. Course includes
use of all dive gear, course study mate-
rials, professional instruction, two
nights lodging, two days admission to
the springs, round-trip transportation
for only $290 ($320 for guests). Sign
up at Outdoor Adventures. 270-5541


yKid Zone


Liberty Call


June 12: Summer Outdoor
Movie (New In Town, PG).
Start time is at sunset, or
approximately 9 p.m. every
Friday at Sea Otter Pavilion.
Light refreshments available
for purchase. Bring your lawn
chairs or blankets and bug
spray, just in case. 270-5228
June 13: Youth Pool Party.
6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Pool. Cost
is $2 per person or $5 per fam-
ily. Children under age 10 must
be accompanied by a parent.
270-5680
June 16: Junior Golf Clinic
Begins. This golf clinic for ages
8 and older meets Tuesdays and
Thursday from 9-11 a.m. for
two weeks. Cost is $100 per
child. Sign up at Windy Harbor
Golf Club. 270-5380


June 16: Bubblemaker. This
two hour session at the base
pool introduces scuba to ages
8-12. Cost is $20. All scuba
equipment is supplied at no
additional charge. Sign up at
Outdoor Adventures. 270-5541
June 19-20: Register for
Session 2 Swim Lessons. 8-10
a.m. Friday and Saturday at the
Base Pool. Morning and eve-
ning lessons available. Session
2 begins June 22 and meets
Monday through Thursday for
two weeks. Cost is $40 per
child. For complete details visit:
www.cnic.navy.mil/Mayport/
Recreation 270-5425
June 19: Freedom Friday,
Luau. 7-11 p.m. at the Youth
Activities Center for elementary
ages. Cost is $7 in advance, $9


the day of (if space). Space is
limited; early sign up is recom-
mended. 270-5680
June 20: Club Teen, Dance
Night. 8-11 p.m. for middle and
high school ages at Club Teen.
270-5680/246-0347
June 22-25: Seal Team. This
4-day mini-camp at the base
pool from 9-11 a.m. introduces
scuba to ages 8 and older. Cost
is $129. All scuba equipment is
supplied at no additional charge.
Sign up at Outdoor Adventures.
270-5541
June 23: Adventure Landing
Water Park Trip. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
for ages 12 and older. Cost is
$12 for transportation and
admission. Pre-registration is
required. 270-5680/246-0347


Tickets
must be
purchased
in advance


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Monday, June 15 @ 4pm

Steak Dinner: $10 per person
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The following activities tar-
get single or unaccompanied
Sailors. For more information,
call 270-7788/89 or stop by
Planet Mayport Single Sailor
Center and pick up the monthly
activity calendar with a com-
plete listing of all upcoming
Liberty events.
June 11: Nacho Day. Free
nacho bar at Planet Mayport
starting at 6 p.m., while sup-
plies last.
June 12: Comedy Zone Trip.
This free trip includes transpor-
tation, admission and appetiz-
ers. Trip departs Planet Mayport
at 6:15 p.m.
June 13 & 14: St. Augustine
Beach Day Trip. Our second in
a three part series of weekend


trips to the beautiful beaches
of Florida. Van departs Planet
Mayport at 8 a.m. and returns at
5 p.m. both days.
June 15: Barracks Break-In.
MWR Liberty will host a free
movie night with food in the
lounge of Barracks Building
2105 starting at 6 p.m.
June 16: Free Game Play.
We will pay for you to play our
coin-operated video games at
Planet Mayport starting at 4:30
p.m. (while supplies last).
June 17: Rack and Run Pool
Tournament. This free billiards
tournament starts promptly at 6
p.m. Prizes will be awarded to
first and second places.
June 18: Jacksonville Suns
Trip. This free trip to the base-


ball grounds departs Planet
Mayport at 6:15 p.m. Pre-reg-
istration required. Trip fills up
quickly.
June 19: Grab and Go
Breakfast. Free breakfast "on
the go" from MWR starting at 6
a.m. (while supplies last). Look
for our staff at various Barracks
buildings on base.
June 20-21: Daytona Beach
Trip. Van leaves at 7 a.m.
Saturday and returns Sunday at
7 p.m. Cost is $40 and includes
transportation and hotel. Sign
up at Planet Mayport.
June 27: Skydiving Trip.
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Palatka for $150. Departure
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HSL-40 Hosts 'Junior Airwolves'


From HSL-40
HSL-40 recently hosted
fourth and fifth grade classes
from Jacksonville Beach's San
Pablo Elementary School for a
"Junior Airwolf' Appreciation
Day.
San Pablo Elementary School
is among the few public schools
in Florida to receive a distin-
guished Great Schools Rating
of 9 out of 10. Recognizing the
student's continued excellence,
HSL-40 acknowledged several
students for their achievements
throughout the past school year,
and some for having the most
improvement from the begin-
ning of the year.
Welcomed by the Command
Master Chief Gary Loy, the
students spent the morning at
the squadron with Pilots, Naval
Aircrewmen, and Aviation
Ordnancemen. Students toured
the SH-60B "Seahawk" heli-
copter up close, the GAU-16
machine gun, the M-60D
machine gun, and were able to
experiment with Night Vision
Goggle Devices.
The students were excited
to learn about the Navy and
about flying helicopters, and
there were plenty of good ques-
tions to be answered by the
HSL-40 experts. After leaving
HSL-40, the students toured
NS Mayport along with Chief
Aviation Electrician's Mate
Charles Dlouhy from HSL-40.
Following the tour, students and


HSL-40 CMDCM Gary Loy presents an award to a fourth-grade
-Photos courtesy of HSL-40 student from San Pablo Elementary School for Outstanding
Students from San Pablo Elementary School posing with the" in\ i',If of HSL-40 at the squadron Performance throughout the school year


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By Lt.j.g.
Kevin Vannieuwenhoven
HSL-48 PAO
HSL-48 "Vipers" were vis-
ited by the Saluda High School
NJROTC on May 7.
Led by Cmdr. James Moore,
the group was greeted and
escorted by Air Warfare Rescue
2"d Class Tyler Thompson,
Air Warfare Rescue 3rd Class
Thomas Seward and Lt.j.g.
Kevin Vannieuwenhoven.
After a quick muster, and a
brief introduction to the squad-
ron's mascot, Skirt, the excited
group of students and parents
proceeded into the hangar for a
tour and a look at the SH-60B
helicopter.
Flight helmets and flight
vests were provided for some
hands-on experience with gear
that aviators use every day.
Thompson, and Seward dem-
onstrated the wear and use of
various pieces of Search and


High
Rescue (SAR) ge
a few of the stud(
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THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, June 11, 2009 11

School NJROTC Visits HSL-48 Vipers
-ar and allowed
cnts to try them
id photo-ops.


After the SAR brief, the stu-
dents were allowed to explore
Venom 514, the aircraft on dis-
play. Each NJROTC student
was able to sit in the pilot or
copilot seat for a brief on vari-
ous controls and instruments
within the aircraft. Thompson
conducted a question and
answer session inside the cabin
section.
The students were also shown
operations, quality assurance,
and various other spaces that
contribute to Squadron effec-
tiveness. This was a perfect
opportunity for the pilots, air-
crew, and personnel of HSL-48
to show the NJROTC students
from South Carolina the daily
operations of a Naval helicop-
ter squadron, and the team-
work involved to carry out their
unique mission.


-Photo courtesy of HSL-48


Air Warfare Rescue
2"d Class Tyler
Thompson and Air
Warfare Rescue
3rd Class Thomas
Seward demon-
strate Search and
Rescue gear in the
HSL-48 hangar


CNP Looks At New

Tools For Navy's

Top Performers


From ( of Naval Personnel Public
Recently, the chief of naval
personnel (CNP) reported to
Congress that the Navy will
continue on its current path to
ensure recruitment and reten-
tion of top performers.
For the second consecutive
year, the Navy will end the
fiscal year above the statuto-
ry end-strength limit to meet
global demands. The Navy will
also sustain current deployment
dwell times to minimize stress
on the force, departing from
the reduction of force strategy
adhered to in previous years.
"Our stabilization efforts
have been directed at sustain-
ing a high-quality force able to
respond to new mission areas
within our fiscal authorities,"
said Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson,
CNP.
Looking ahead, the 2010
naval personnel budget request
sustains reenlistment bonus
programs at the 2009 level. It
also increases funding for fam-
ily support programs; Safe
Harbor's wounded, ill and


injured programs; and supports
building resilience and foster-
ing a culture that encourages
Sailors to seek help in response
to stress, Ferguson testified.
The Navy also plans to con-
tinue to offer its current com-
pensation benefits and flexible
career opportunities, highlight-
ing training and education ini-
tiatives.
"Education and training are
strategic investments in our
future, and we remain com-
mitted to supporting the per-
sonal and professional devel-
opment of our Sailors across
their careers," said Ferguson.
"We feel the budget request bal-
ances our education and train-
ing requirement and includes
growth in important new mis-
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By MC1(SW/AW) Heather dents treated Mayport Sailors


Ewton
Deputy Publc. Officer
More than thirty Sailors from
Naval Station Mayport came
together with the residents of
Mayport Village to help clean
up their neighborhood June 6.
The command-wide volun-
teer event was sponsored by
the Naval Station Mayport
First Class Association and
brought in volunteers from
Naval Station proper, Personnel
Support Detachment, HSL-40
and Branch Medical Clinic.
"It is great to see so many
shipmates out here support-
ing the people of Mayport.
They support our mission and
this gives us a chance to show
them how much we appreciate
it," Said Aviation Boatswain's
Mate Equipment 1t Class Adam
Boykin of Air Operations.
The volunteers worked tire-
lessly along side the village
residents to clear, debris from
the streets, take down decaying
fences and to remove obtrusive
foliage.
After three hours of hard
work, the Mayport Village resi-


to a Low Country Shrimp Boil
complete with all the fixings of
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"I really enjoyed taking this
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who live around our base. It
wasn't just a chance to give
back to our community but it
was also a chance to meet new
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the Navy and our people stand
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Maria Wilson of Administrative
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Mayport Village residents. My
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The Mayport Village resi-
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request Mayport Sailors help
in assisting them with their
neighborhood clean-ups. If
you are interested in volunteer-
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Tiger Cruise Spans

By Ensign Kari Weniger else sleeping in your rack!"
USS The Sulhvans Pubic.; Aside from the rack, the
Forty family members anx- weekend held special signifi-
iously awaited their first steps chance for the Reid family. Both
as "Tigers" on board USS The William and Joe were present
Sullivans on May 29. when Tim was frocked to E-5
Operation Tiger Cruise is on the final day of the cruise.
a Navy tradition that allows "[The Tiger Cruise] was even
Sailors to bring their children, better with the frocking ceremo-
parents, and other relatives on ny," William said.
board to ride with the ship dur- Joe, who remembers when
ing an overnight underway peri- William was rung off The
od. The Sullivans Tigers trav- Sullivans added, "The Navy
eled with the ship as she sailed does a good job on their cer-
from Yorktown, Virginia to emonies."
Mayport. The two-day under- When Tim was first told
way was filled with beautiful by his detailer that he would
weather, exciting gun demon- be headed to The Sullivans, he
stations, and time well spent laughed out loud, resulting in
with family. the instructor thinking he was
One father in particular making fun of his new assign-
could not wait to step across ment.
the brow. William Reid, father Little did he know that Tim
of Fire Controlman 2nd Class was simply surprised at the
(SW) Tim Reid, retired from irony that his first ship would
The Sullivans in 2005 as a be the same as his father's last
Machinery Repairman 1st Class ship. The Sullivans tradition
(SW). truly is shared throughout gen- .":;
"It is nice to be back under- rations.
way," William said. The Reid's and the rest of
He traveled with his father, the Tigers had a busy sched-
Joe Reid, to Yorktown to meet ule of events that included an
his son and the ship. assortment of demonstrations.
When asked if it was weird to Once underway, the Operations
be back onboard, William said department had their chance to Above, t
"Yes, especially with someone show how they recover a man


Tim, William, and Joe Reid (left to right) pose in front of the 5" Gun.


Generations For The Sullivans


-Photos courtesy of USS The Sullivans
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overboard. Tigers saw the ship-
board recovery method and
were in awe of the team that
lowered the SAR swimmer into
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Early Saturday morning, the
Engineering department showed
the Tigers the finer points of
Damage Control. Tigers learned
about firefighting, pipe patch-
ing, and even got to man the
fire hoses. Next, the Weapons
department put on a show dis-
playing crew served weapons,
CIWS, and the 5" gun. After a
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teamwork and tactics.
The Boatswain's Mates dis-
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the Supply department hosted
a Steel Beach Picnic. To wrap
up the day, the Morale, Welfare,
and Recreation committee host-
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Included in the busy schedule
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De Wert Hosts NJROTC Tour


By Lt.j.g. Ashley Wyckoff
USSDe Wert (FFG 45) Public,;
Officer
Students from Thomaston,
Georgia's Upson Lee High
School Navy Junior Reserve
Officer Training Corps
(NJROTC) Unit boarded USS
De Wert (FFG 45) for a tour
of the ship after attending the
base's firefighting trainer on
May 15.
After assembling on the flight
deck, Ensign Randall Molloy
gave a short welcome speech
and conducted a safety brief.
The 35 students split into
three small tour groups (to
facilitate a better opportunity
for one-on-one questions) led
by Boatswain's Mate 1st Class
(SW) Vernon Beeks, Operations
Specialist 2nd Class Matthew
Tucker, and Operations
Specialist 3rd Class Eric
Roseman.
The groups visited the ship's
forecastle, pilot house, 0-2 level
with the ship's guns, the ship's
store, barber shop, post office,
and mess decks.
At the end of the tour, the
Unit gathered in a formation on
the flight deck where they were

HSL-48
Award. The Vipers also won
the Retention Excellence
Award, and the prestigious
Arleigh Burke Award for 2008.
Sniegowski will leave the Vipers
for the Industrial College of the
Armed Forces in Washington
D.C.
Banta was born at China
Lake Naval Station, Calif., and
is a 1991 graduate of the United
States Naval Academy where he
earned a bachelor's degree in
General Engineering. He was
designated as a Naval Aviator
on March 18, 1994.
Following flight
school, Banta worked for
COMNAVBASEJAX and USS
Clifton Sprague (FFG-16)
before reporting to the Fleet
Replacement Squadron at HSL-
40. He completed his first oper-
ational tour with HSL-44 and
his next tour as an instructor
with HSL-40.
After leaving HSL-40,


.._ .




. . . - .. , '-
-Photos courtesy of USS De Wert
Above, Upson Lee High School NJROTC Unit lines up on brow to board De Wert. Top right, Students
from Lee High School NJROTC tour the pilot house aboard USS De Wert during a May 15 visit to NS
Mayport. Bottom right, Operations Specialist 3" Class Eric Roseman gives a tour of the main deck.


addressed by De Wert's new
Commanding Officer, Cmdr.
Sean McLaren, who highly
encouraged the students to con-


Banta completed a tour with
Commander, Carrier Group
Three for duty as the Assistant
Air Operations Officer. He then
returned to HSL-40 with fol-
low on orders to HSL-46 for a
Department Head/OIC tour.
He detached from HSL-46
in October of 2004 and was
assigned to the Pentagon where
he served on the OPNAV staff
in the N81 Department conduct-
ing analysis for the Navy's role
in the Global War on Terrorism.
During this tour he screened for
Operational Aviation Command.
Banta checked in to the HSL-
48 Vipers as XO on March 20,
2008.
Cmdr. Donald Kennedy
will join the Vipers as the new
Executive Officer. Kennedy
is from Clinton, Mississippi,
and graduated with honors and
distinction from the United
States Naval Academy in 1992


sider enlisting in the Navy or
enrolling in an officer program.
The students were able to take
pictures throughout the tour and


where he earned a Masters of
Arts in History with a minor in
National Security Studies from
the University of Maryland in
1993.
He also served as an instruc-
tor of naval history at the Naval
Academy. He was designated
as a Naval Aviator in April of
1995, and completed his first
operational tour with the Vipers
of HSL-48. He also com-
pleted tours with USS Austin
(LPD 4), HSL-44, and the Joint
Staff (J-6), where he screened
for Operational Aviation
Command.
The Vipers would like to
welcome all past and present
members, as well as family and
friends, to attend the Change
of Command in the HSL-
48 Hangar at 10 a.m. on June
11, 2009.Award. Sniegowski
will leave the Vipers for the
Industrial College of the Armed


ask plenty of questions, a great
opportunity for those consider-
ing of joining the military after
high school.


Forces in Washington D.C.


Cmdr. Donald Kennedy


Banta was born at China
Lake Naval Station, Calif., and
is a 1991 graduate of the United
States Naval Academy where he
earned a bachelor's degree in
General Engineering. He was
designated as a Naval Aviator
on March 18, 1994.


Following flight
school, Banta worked for
COMNAVBASEJAX and USS
Clifton Sprague (FFG-16)
before reporting to the Fleet
Replacement Squadron at HSL-
40. He completed his first oper-
ational tour with HSL-44 and
his next tour as an instructor
with HSL-40.
After leaving HSL-40,
Banta completed a tour with
Commander, Carrier Group
Three for duty as the Assistant
Air Operations Officer. He then
returned to HSL-40 with fol-
low on orders to HSL-46 for a
Department Head/OIC tour.
He detached from HSL-46
in October of 2004 and was
assigned to the Pentagon where
he served on the OPNAV staff
in the N81 Department conduct-
ing analysis for the Navy's role
in the Global War on Terrorism.
During this tour he screened for
Operational Aviation Command.


From Page 1
Banta checked in to the HSL-
48 Vipers as XO on March 20,
2008.
Cmdr. Donald Kennedy
will join the Vipers as the new
Executive Officer. Kennedy
is from Clinton, Mississippi,
and graduated with honors and
distinction from the United
States Naval Academy in 1992
where he earned a Masters of
Arts in History with a minor in
National Security Studies from
the University of Maryland in
1993.
He also served as an instruc-
tor of naval history at the Naval
Academy. He was designated
as a Naval Aviator in April of
1995, and completed his first
operational tour with the Vipers
of HSL-48. He also com-
pleted tours with USS Austin
(LPD 4), HSL-44, and the Joint
Staff (J-6), where he screened
for Operational Aviation
Command.


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16 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, June 11, 2009


Out in Town

Saturday, June 13
The Fleet Reserve
Association, Branch 290, elect-
ed new officers at their May
General Assembly. Installation
will be at 7:30 p.m., at the
Branch Home, 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. The
new officers are: President
Richard Kiger, Vice President
Gregory Scroggins, Secretary
Lewis Trundy, Treasurer Robert
Cummings, Master At Arms
David Davis, Board of Directors
Michael Rotes, Tom Todd, Tom
Bennett, J W Bowles, Al Tank.
Preceding the Installation, the
Branch will perform a Flag
Retirement Ceremony. Anyone
with a damaged United States
Flag may bring it to the Branch
at their convenience for proper
disposal. For more information
on membership in either FRA-
290, or the Ladies' Auxiliary,
LAFRA-290, call 246-6855.
The National Wildlife
Federation promotes the Great
American Campout at Losco
Regional Park, 10851 Hood
Road S. The event is designed
to help communities promote
camping and healthy outdoor
activities in a safe, education-
al environment. Attendees
are welcome to attend for
just the afternoon or camp
overnight. As part of the tradi-
tion, JaxParks, in conjunction
with the Jacksonville Children's
Commission and numerous
community partners, is host-
ing the Great Jacksonville
Campout. The free event will
provide opportunities for pre-
school and school-aged children
and their families to get out-
doors and learn about nature,
camping, conservation and the
environment through hands-on
educational activities. For more
information about this event,
the Great Outdoor Adventure or
Mayor Peyton's Book Club visit
www.jaxkids.net or call (904)
630-4754.
Need something that the
entire family can enjoy togeth-
er? Christ United Methodist
Church Neptune Beach, 400
Penman Road, is hosting an
evening for the entire family.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for din-
ner. At 7 p.m., we will be show-
ing a movie appropriate for ever
member of the family. Dinner
is $4 for adult, $3 for children
8 and under. Movie is free for
those who just want to spend a
relaxing evening with the fam-
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for purchase during the movie.
Need more information? Call


By Lt.j.g. Matt Roush
RLSO SE
Sometimes you have no
choice. You've tried to be rea-
sonable, you've tried to work
the situation out and get what
you're owed. But for whatever
reason, the other side, be it a
mechanic, a neighbor, or some
other party that damaged you,
just won't cooperate. So you're
left with no choice but to take
that person to court.
While small claims court may
not necessarily be an ideal use
of your time, it is often the best
way to get what you are owed.
Going before a judge and mak-
ing your case may be the only
way to get that opposing party
to pay up. When you reach the
point that filing suit is your best
option, there are some things to
keep in mind as you get ready
for your case.


the Church office at 904-249-
5370; www.neptunebeach-umc.
org.
A diversity of plant and ani-
mal species survive in Florida's
tropical environment, including
both native and exotic species.
Join a park ranger at 2 p.m. to
learn how to identify exotic,
non-native animals and what
you can do to help Florida's
natural communities thrive with
native plants and animals. This
program will take place at the
Ribault Club on Fort George
Island Cultural State Park. No
reservations are necessary and
the program is free.
Wednesday, June 17
The Fleet Reserve
Association, Branch 290, invites
you to participate in its "Wings-
N-Things" on from 5-8 p.m., at
the Branch Home, 390 Mayport
Road. Snacks will be available
for a donation of $1.50 to $5.
Then stay and enjoy the music
of Doug Bracey from 9 p.m. to
1 a.m.
Saturday, June 20
The Fleet Reserve
Association, Branch 290, is
hosting dinner from 5-8 p.m.
at the Branch Home, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach.
The menu will be Stuffed
Shells, with Caesar Salad and
Garlic Bread. A donation of
$8 is requested for each dinner.
Carry out orders are accepted.
As always, the public is invited
to attend. Happy Hour precedes
the dinner from 4-6 p.m.; all
drinks are 500 off. After din-
ner, enjoy the music of DOUG
BRACEY until 1 a.m.
Tina Frady, First Vice-
President of the Jacksonville
Genealogical Society, Inc. will
present for discussion a program
regarding "Lineage Societies."
Other societies involved with
the importance of lineage are
The Florida Pioneers, D.A.R.,
and United Daughters of the
Confederacy, to name a few;
hopefully several will have
represatives available with bro-
chures and be ready to answer
any questions. Tina is contact-
ing many of those societies. The
meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. in
the Webb-Wesconnett Branch
Library, Jacksonville, Fl. at
6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville,
Fla. For additional information
please feel free to contact Mary
Chauncey at ('" 14)-781-9300.
Sunday, June 21
The Mayport Chapter of
MOAA invites all Officers of the
Uniformed Military Services,
Retired or Active, to join in
welcoming Captain Robert
Buehn, USN (ret) as Mayor
John Peyton's newly appointed


The most important aspect
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up your case-photos, receipts,
documents, anything that spells
out what you're owed and who
owes it to you. It is also often
very helpful to have in-person
testimony. If you have access
to someone who witnessed the
event or can testify expertly as
to any damage incurred, it can
be very persuasive. In the event
those people aren't available for
in-person testimony, you can
submit letters from them to the
court.
When you actually get to
court, the key words to remem-
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are very busy. They do not want
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sends flavored drink mixes to learn about t
our fighting members in Iraq, species that
Kuwait,and Afghanistan to help communities
make their trepid water more oped barrier i
palatable. Please join us in this Florida. The
invaluable work in our military place at pavi
community. Talbot Islanc
Join a park ranger at 2 p.m. are necessary
and learn how you can help is free with r
Florida's environment stay sion.
natural and healthy by plant- Monday, J
ing native species, eradicating The City
exotic species, and creating an Canning Ce
earth-friendly mini-environ- tion with tU
ment on your property. This Extension Se
program will take place at the workshop frc
Ribault Club on Fort George
Island Cultural State Park. No
reservations are necessary and
the program is free.
Monday, June 22
United Methodist Church,
400 Penman Road, Neptune
Beach, invites the children of
our community on an exciting
prayer safari from June 22-26.
Through their adventures, chil-
dren will discover that "God
Listens", "God Provides", "God Z/
Forgives", "God Protects" and
"God Rules"! We will have a :-
great time together with lively | f
songs, hilarious skits, creative -
crafts, exciting games, Bible
stories and tasty snacks all of
the things that make Vacation
Bible School so much fun for
our children. Call 249-5370
today to register.
Camp Edge Vacation Bible
School- All incoming kinder-
gartners through 5th grad-
ers are invited to Isle of Faith
UMC, 1821 S. San Pablo Road I
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asking for. Instead, quickly get
to the point. Describe gener-
ally the event that led to your
claim. Then immediately state
the amount you are seeking,
and proceed to walk the judge
through the exact details that
led to your loss.
The beauty of the small
claims court system is its sim-
plicity. You don't need to be
represented by an attorney in
these cases, provided that you
take the time to do the neces-
sary preparation in advance of
your case. Collect your evi-
dence, organize your case into
a clear series of causes and
effects, and be clear and concise
with the judge, and you stand a
good chance to get back what-
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new songs, fun
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can enjoy seeing
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ce and celebration
June 28. For more
and registration
vww.iofumc.org or
221-1700 ext. 204.
June 25
County Extension
ers are offering a
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Irea, which ones to
our yard and how
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June 27
ranger at 2 p.m. to
he many common
inhabit the natural
s of the undevel-
slands of northeast
program will take
lion one on Little
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and another from 1-4 p.m.
Learn about no sugar prod-
ucts by making Tropical Tango
Preserves and take some home
for the family to enjoy. The
cost is $20 per person which
includes all materials. You
will take home approximately
(2) half-pints. Space is lim-
ited. You must pre-pay to
register. Send your $20 check
made payable to DCOHAC
and mail to Canning, 1010 N.
McDuff Ave., Jacksonville, FL
32254. Deadline is June 27. Call
Jeannie at 387-8850 to register.
Sunday, July 5
Join a park ranger at 2 p.m.
and learn about the lifecycle of
the sea turtle and the importance
of these creatures. The program
will take place at pavilion one
on Little Talbot Island. No res-
ervations are necessary and the
program is free with regular
park admission.
Saturday, July 11
Join a park ranger at 2 p.m.
for a discussion on the differ-
ent types of shark teeth that can
be found on the area's beaches.
This program will take place at
the Ribault Club on Fort George
Island Cultural State Park. No
reservations are necessary and
the program is free.
Friday, July 17
Medical Partners of America
presents...The 2009 Beaches
Party and Seaside Shindig to
benefit the Beaches Women's
Partnership starting at 6:30 p.m.
at Casa Marina at Jacksonville
Beach. The casual beach-
side event will feature music
and dancing to the sounds of
the Johnston Duo. Plus, there


will be a live and silent auc-
tion featuring a wide array of
fabulous beaches experiences
- dining, entertainment, art,
clothing, spa services and more.
Event Chair Kathie McGuinness
of MPA will be joined by
Honorary Co-Chairs Atlantic
Beach Mayor John Meserve,
Neptune Beach Mayor Harriet
Pruitt and Jacksonville Beach
Mayor Fland Sharp. This year,
BWP will recognize beaches
resident and world renowned
motivational speaker Pegine
Echevarria as its first annual "
Pearl of the Beaches" honor-
ee for her outstanding work on
behalf of women's issues and
causes.
Sunday, July 19
Join a park ranger at 2 p.m.
for a walk on the beach as they
explain the importance of unde-
veloped beach habitat, including
many interesting facts about sea
creatures and common shells
found in the area. The program
will take place at pavilion one
on Little Talbot Island. No res-
ervations are necessary and the
program is free with regular
park admission.
Saturday, July 25
Join a park ranger at 2 p.m. to
learn about the many common
species that inhabit the natural
communities of the undevel-
oped barrier islands of northeast
Florida. The program will take
place at pavilion five on Little
Talbot Island. No reservations
are necessary and the program
is free with regular park admis-
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jReaching Out


The following are just a sam-
ple of volunteer opportunities
available through NS Mayport
and Volunteer Jacksonville.
For more information, call NS
Mayport volunteer coordinator
CS1 Hopkins at 237-5808 or
270-5373 or Dianne Parker at
542-5380 or you can immedi-
ately sign-up online for oppor-
tunities using www.volunteer
gatewayjacksonville.org.
First Coast "No More
Homeless Pets"
First Coast No More
Homeless Pets brand new high
capacity Spay /Neuter Clinic
opens this month. The new
facility will be able to help
thousands of pets and owners as
well as stray and feral cats -each
year, with free or low cost spay/
neuter and low cost vaccina-
tions. We still need lots of vol-
unteers for the clinic at the new
location on Norwood Avenue.
No medical experience needed.
For more information, email
Debbie Fields at dlfields@bell-
south.net
Mayport Lions Club
Volunteers
The Mayport Lions Club is
looking for Volunteers to help
with various projects. If you
are interested (military & civil-
ian), please contact either Bob
Krepps, Senior Chief Petty
Officer, USN(Ret) 509-4945
or Chuck Carroll, Commander,
USN(Ret) 463-2884.
Jacksonville International
Airport Volunteer Ambassador
Program
We are looking for volunteer
to assist travelers with locating
arrival and departure gates, tele-
phones, baggage claim and tick-
eting areas. The Ambassadors
provide vital customer assis-
tance and a lot of smiles to
ensure a pleasant and memo-
rable experience while traveling





The Jacksonville Craft and
Import Beer Festival will be
held Friday, June 19, at the
Jacksonville Municipal Stadium,
Crown Royal Touchdown
Club East. An unparalleled
selection of American craft
beers and imported beers from
around the world will be avail-
able to be sampled by purchas-
ing a general admission ticket
for $25. General admission
will also enable you to enjoy
the tastes of several local res-
taurants including The Chart
House, Bostons, The Hilltop,
The Burrito Gallery, and The
Ale House, just to name a few.
They will be serving up great
food to pair with the wide selec-
tion of beer samples through-
out the evening. VIP members
(ticket price $40) will be treated
to beer and brewology school as
well as a food pairing and judg-
ing classes. Your taste buds will
be tantalized by a private selec-
tion of beer samples that are not
sampled by general admission.
You will get an inside look at
the industry and be put on the
short track to becoming a beer
aficionado. VIPs are welcome
at 5 p.m. and general admission
opens at 7 p.m.; event ends at
10 p.m.For more information
or ticket sales please visit www.
beerfestjax.com.
The Rotary Club of North Jax
is teaming with the USO to host
a Poker Run and Bar-BQ on
Saturday, June 20. Registration
starts at 8:30 a.m., last bike out
at 10:30 am. The cost is $25 per
bike and $10 for each additional
hand. There will be a Bar-BQ
dinner with soda or water comes
with each hand of play. There
will also be a 50/50 raffle,
door prizes, a D.J. and Silent
Auction. The prizes are $200
for Best hand, $100 Second best
hand and $50 for worst hand.
This event starts and stops at
the Adamec Harley-Davidson
of Jacksonville on Baymeadows
Road. For more information
please contact Michael McKee
at 904-219-6009.
Mayport USO Center is
hosting an Education Fair on
Wednesday, June 24, from 6-
9 pm. This is your chance to


learn about undergraduate and
advanced degree programs,
explore your options, talk to
the experts, and ask questions.
There will be many educational
institutions participating includ-
ing University of Phoenix,
Columbia College, Florida
Coastal School of Law, Strayer
University, Florida Community
College Jacksonville, DeVry
University, Southern Illinois
University and many more.
All three USO Centers have
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through our airport. Benefits
of being in the Ambassador
program include gratitude of
the passengers served each
day, invitations, to volunteer
appreciation events, free park-
ing at the airport, meal vouch-
er for every four-hour period
worked, service recognition and
the opportunity to meet people
from all over the world. Contact
Yvonne Pooler at 904-741-2006
or email ypooler@jaa.aero.
Jacksonville Zoo
The Jacksonville Zoo is ask-
ing for volunteers. Volunteers
are needed to educate varied
audiences about the natural
world, teach conservation mes-
sages, beautify the grounds,
assist guests in various areas
of the park, input data, lend
a hand in animal care areas,
answer questions, drive trains
and enhance guests' experienc-
es. You provide the interest and
enthusiasm, and the zoo will
provide the training. Scheduling
is flexible. Volunteers receive
special discounts, free admis-
sion, newsletters and special
programs only available to
employees and volunteers. Take
this opportunity to meet oth-
ers who share your interests in
the animal kingdom. New Adult
Volunteer Orientations are
held at the Pepsico Foundation
Education Campus. All inter-
ested personnel please CS1
Hopkins or call 270-5373 for
more information.
YMCA of Jacksonville
YMCA of Jacksonville is
looking for volunteers for their
outreach programs geared
towards males. For more
information, contact Terra
Herzberger at 265-1820.
Children's Home Society of
Florida
Children's Home Society of
Florida is getting ready to per-


manently place seven or eight
children in loving homes within
the next couple weeks. Seeking
children's furniture. Contact
Nick Geinosky at 904-493-
7738.
Homeless Pet Shelter
Jacksonville Homeless Pet
Shelter seeks volunteers. The
new Homeless Pet Shelter is
seeking help at a Temporary
Clinic on surgery days. Days
and hours vary. Contact
dlfields@abellsouth.net.
St Augustine Amphitheatre
Seeks Volunteers
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
seeks volunteers to be used as
ushers, checking tickets, and
pointing out seats. As a volun-
teer, you get to see the entire
show. For more information,
contact Lisa Tomkins at 209-
3750.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters is
providing an in-school men-
toring program at Mayport
Elementary School. Little
Brothers and Sisters are needed
just as much as Big Brothers
and Sisters! If you are interested
in this opportunity, please visit
our website for more informa-
tion: www.usojax.com
Navy-Marine Corp Relief
Society Needs You
The Navy Marine Corp Relief
Society is in need of Volunteers
to give a couple of hours of
their time each week to help
others in need. The mission of
the Navy-Marine Corp Relief
Society is to provide emergency
financial help and educational
assistance to members of the
Naval Services active, retired,
and family members when
in need: to assist them achieve
financial self-sufficiency and
to find solutions to emergent
requirements. Navy-Marine


USO News


"Support the Troops" bracelets
available in pink or yellow with
adjustable bands for $10. If you
are interested visit a Center near
you.
Jiffy Lube is teaming with the
Jacksonville USO. Stop by the
Mayport/Jax USO and pick up a
flyer, take it to one of the three
shops listed on the flyer along
with your active military ID
to receive $10 off a Jiffy Lube
Signature Service Oil Change.
It's a great deal and helps out
the USO at the same time!
Many in the aviation commu-
nity have heard of, or visited,
the once famous,
Pensacola "hang-out" where
Presidents, Astronauts, and
almost every Naval Aviator
have lifted their mugs at Trader
Jon's. Although, now closed
and Trader Jon has gone to be
with our many fallen heroes, his
memory lives on. Our Chapter
has been the recipient of two
original souvenir T-shirts, bear-
ing Trader Jon's likeness that
will bring back fond memories'
to many of you. These t-shirts
were donated with the under-
standing that they be used to
raise funds for our Mayport
USO, and their programs to
help our service members and
their families.
The Mayport Chapter of
MOAA has decided to raise
these funds by holding a raffle
with the two winning tickets to
be drawn at the June 21 Chapter
meeting held at the Ocean
Breeze Conference Center NS
Mayport. Tickets are $1 each
or six for every $5 donated and
will be on sale at the chapter's
April, May and June meetings.
Ticket requests may be submit-
ted to Cmdr. Chuck Carroll.
Address questions to Chuck by
email at crcarroll9@yahoo.com
or call 463-2884. Make checks
payable to: Mayport Chapter
MOAA, Inc and in the memo
on the check enter USO Raffle.
Mail checks for your tickets to:
Cmdr. Chuck Carroll, USN Ret;
1841 N Sherry Dr.; Atlantic
Beach, Fla. 32233. Two tickets
will be drawn, one for each t-
shirt. If the first winner is pres-
ent they will be able to select
which t-shirt they want. The
second will go to the second
winning ticket drawn. Winners
that are not present will be
mailed their souvenir t-shirt,
selection of shirt will be made
by Carroll. These shirts may
be viewed on line at www.
mpmoaa.org.
In order to reduce expendi-
tures and continue troop pro-
grams, the Mayport USO has
discontinued its $6,000 a year
lawn service. The USO has a


labor force to do the work, but
is lacking the tools. What's
urgently needed with spring
approaching are working gar-
dening tools that may be unused
in your garages. Lawn mow-
ers, blowers etc can all be used.
Please contact Ed Champaign
at 246-3481 to coordinate your
donations.
United Through Reading pro-
gram makes it possible to share
in the enjoyment of reading to
the children in your life, even
while thousands of miles apart.
The Mayport Center and NAS
Center can record you reading
a book to your children and
send it to them after you have
gone on deployment. It is a
great way to make them smile
on their special day even when
you can not be there with them.
Please contact your local USO
center for more information.
The Anheuser-Busch theme
parks have extended their free
admittance for Active duty per-
sonnel again this year for more
information click on the link
www.herosalute.com
Active duty military are being
given a five-day park hopper
for Free. For more informa-
tion please visit your local ITT
office or this website, www.dis-
neyworld.com/military.
All University of North
Florida athletic events are free
to active duty service members
and their dependents. Just show
your military ID card at the
gate.
There is a computer resource
center available to all service
members with email, Internet
and word processing. Fax, copy
and free notary service is also
available.
Watch TV or a movie from
the video library. Service mem-
bers can also enjoy video games
or use the sports equipment.
There is a full kitchen, show-
ers, a quiet reading room and a
meeting room available at the
USO. The USO is available for
meetings, support groups, recep-
tions, parties and pre-deploy-
ment briefs. A TV, VCR and
overhead projector are available
for use.
For more information about
activities or meeting avail-
abilities, call 246-3481 or stop
by the center at 2560 Mayport
Road.


Corp Relief Society firmly
believes in personal financial
responsibility. By helping the
service member and family
through difficult times and by
assisting them to develop their
own problem solving capabili-
ties, they will achieve financial
stability, increase self-worth
and reduce the need for future
financial assistance. Without
their volunteers, the Society
could not meet the needs of so
many. If you are interested in
volunteering and would like
more information, contact Bill
Kennedy at 270-5418, 9 a.m.-
3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
St. Johns County Habitat For
Humanity Needs Volunteers!
Habitat for Humanity is
in need for volunteers every
Friday and Saturday to help
build homes in St. Augustine.
No skill is necessary. Must be
16 or older. They are starting
a new home every month and
need help on the construction
site. Please call 826-3252 ext.
2006 to sign up.
Lea's Place
Lea's Place is a volunteer
program, on-call 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week to help the
Department of Children and
Families take care of children
who have been removed from
abusive or neglectful situa-
tions or who have been aban-
doned. Volunteers assist Child
Protective Investigators with
feeding, bathing and playing
with the children. They may
also assist in the clothes clos-
et, providing the children with
clean clothing. 360-7091.
NS Mayport Retired Activities


Office
Naval Station Mayport is
currently searching for com-
mitted volunteers to serve the
local retiree community in the
Retired Activities Office (RAO)
located in the Fleet and Family
Support Center (FFSC). RAO
volunteers maintain the vital
link between the retiree, local
military communities and other
government and non-govern-
ment agencies. Anyone inter-
ested should contact the FFSC
for an application or to get more
information about the duties and
responsibilities of the RAO vol-
unteers. Call the FFSC at (''"4)
270-6600 Ext. 110
I.M. Sulzbacher Center for
the Homeless
Volunteering at the I.M.
Sulzbacher Center for the
Homeless The I.M. Sulzbacher
Center for the Homeless serves
more than 1,000 well-balanced,
nutritious and delicious meals
per day, every day of the year.
These meals are prepared and
served with the help of more
than 100 civic, religious and
business organizations from
the Jacksonville community.
Annually, these Volunteer Meal
Groups provide over one hun-
dred thousand dollars in sup-
port and more than 13,000
hours of volunteer time. Serving
meals at the Center is a fun and
feel-good way to give back to
the community. For informa-
tion about volunteering at the
I.M. Sulzbacher Center for the
Homeless call 904.394.1356.
Also, see www.imshomeless-
center. org/volunteers.html
Dignity U Wear


Volunteers are needed to help
process clothing in order to
fulfill the needs of our clients.
Volunteers are needed Monday
thru Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and
9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. They
also can help raise awareness
of our mission, introducing us
and our cause to their friends.
Contact a Michelle Charron at
('.114) 636-9455 for information
on volunteering.
Children's Home Society
Children's Home Society
(CHS) has been providing
services to children and their
families since 1902. Started in
Jacksonville, CHS is a state-
wide non-profit agency provid-
ing services such as foster care,
adoption, child abuse preven-
tion, group shelters, and mentor-
ing. CHS's MODEL (Mentors
Opening Doors Enriching
Lives) Program matches vol-
unteers with children ages 4-
18 who have a parent incarcer-
ated in prison. We are seeking
volunteers that will commit
to a minimum of one hour per
week for one year with a child.
Volunteers need to be at least 21
years old and complete an inter-
view and background screening.
We provide training and ongo-
ing support for all volunteers.
Volunteers build a friendship
with a child while engaging in
community activities such as
going to the library, beach, park,
or playing sports. For anyone
interested in additional infor-
mation or becoming a mentor,
please contact Christine Small
at 904-493-7747.


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Reduced. Above
the Rest!!! 3/2
cute brick/block
home. Mins
f r o m N A S .
Ceramic/hardwood
floors, new roof, split
floor plan, 16x18
inclosed sunroom, big
deck, 1100 sq. ft., priced
to sell $120K, 5145 Sagi-
naw Ave. 904-735-1330.


tFor Sale Day-
tona Beach, 1
BD, time shar-
ing condo,
oceanfront,
room 406,
available first week in
May every year. Silver
Beach Club, 1025 S.


HIDDEN HILLS CC-Golf
course view condo, 3000sf,
exc. cond, 4br/3.5ba,
oversized gar., master
suite 1st level. By owner
$359,900. 904-564-2383
Intracoastal 3br/2ba
Condo w/garage. Like
new end unit, beautiful
water views. Features
many upgrades. Located
near shopping, beaches
& Mayport Naval Base
Price nego. Call 904-868-5912
San Jose to San
Clerc- Golf-
view Condos,
1st. fl. 1 br.,
approx 900 sq.
S ft. -move in
ready, small complex,
pool, clubhouse, tennis
$50,000. 502-425-0075 or
904-210-4379.





$0 DOWN!
If you haveland or
own family lad, your
land is your CREDIT!!!
LUV HOMES
904-772-8031

| U..JJH gr. i.M
But have no credit stop
looking. Call now we
have a home for your
781-0441

Large 3/2 M.H. Just pay
sales tax and assume
pmt's. Call Sandy for
details 695-2255




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




CASH COW 59 unit MH Park
Lake City $1.3M, assume
Ist mtg. $835k on-site
managed Own. 813-759-9300



Apartments Furnished
Apartments Unfurnished
Condominiums
Retirement Communities
Homes Furnished
Homes Unfurnished
Manufactured Homes
Mobile Home Lots
Roommates
Rooms to Rent
Beach Home Rentals
Beach/Vacation/Resorts
Storage/Mini-Lockers
Management/Rental Services
Wanted to Rent
St. Johns Apartments Furnished
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Townhomes
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St. Johns Storage/
Mini-Lockers
St. Johns Wanted to Rent

Aprmet


Value Place. Ask about
paying weekly. Newly
built, furnished studios,
full kitchens, free utili-
ties w/cable. 8341 Dames
Point Crossing Blvd.
904-743-7100 Stay less than
a month & weekly rate
applies. Must present ad.
Based on availability
Offer expires 8/1/09


1 5- -I

Atlantic Beach 851 Main St.
2/1.5 TH, fncd $775mo
Across from ocean 2/1 apt.
103 16th Ave S. Jax Bch.
$995mo.
Jax Beach 111 apt,
211 N. 8th St. No dogs.
$650mo.
All properties incid lawn srvc
+ 1/2 mo dep. Broker/
Owner call anytime 612-4296

Beaches QUALITY Rentals!
1 ,2 & 3BR apts., homes
and duplex's. Spring
specials! 904-249-5611


$679 monthly at
Value Place No Lease
Furnished Studios, full
kitchens, free
utilities incl. cable.
3425 Saland Way
CaII 904-483-5400




WESTSIDE 2/1, CH&A
Clean, quiet in country
setting, water included.
$545MO. 904-783-0288






condo for rent,
I 2B R/2BA,
upstairs,
quietupgrades, fit-$850/$75 W/D




gated pool, lake, tennis,
904-261-4066.
Arlington I Ft. Caroline
2br/lba $725mo. +
$500soosec dep. E-Z qualify.
CaII 904-636-0351
Arlington -Lg 32.5 TH,
1800sf, 2cg, f/p, gardn tub,
w/d hkup patio, mo FREE
$1175mo or RTO 696-2459
NTRACOASTAL WEST
3/2,gar, ated community
off Kernan,1260sf $1100/mo.
904-465-4608.
ORANGE PARK TWNHSE
end unit w/ ar, almostnew
2br/25 ba w/bonus rm
1200s $de50mo. qu044651318
,an Diego,
beautiful
oceanfront 1/1
condo, 730 sq.
ft. available
Aug. 2009 $1850
$mo. 561 632-4143
www.destinationcono-
miniums.com
Southside 1BR/1BA
$650mo. + $500 sec dep
Gated, security.
CaI 904-636-0351



ARLANGTON Twnhouse
3/1.5 $750/mo incl Wtr/sewer
$750/dep. Call 636-0269
AeRLINGtON/Ft. Caroline
cute 2br cottage over
looking river, Irg wooded
ARLINGTON 3/2, ch&o,
fncd yrd, $875mo + dep.
c beautiful


















322, 100snf, on 1 ac,
S I ondo, 730 sq.
ft. available

















$200mo Also, 3/2 H o
12ac, ar, $800mo6 234-4280
ARLINGTON Rent to

$995/mo.www.iaxbuyer.co
m 904-343-1818
Arlington East,
si BR/2 5 1BA


availabe now
$73/1.5 $750 95/mo PH
904-608-5129 or
561-622-7671.
ARLIN Ashford Subdi-
vision, 2150 sf
home, huge lot,
3/21800sf, custom
m aster bath,
Iike newr nonn


Englewood- RENT TO OWN
3/2, 1800sf, 2cg, den, $1295m
2/1, 1295sf, hrdwd flrs,
patio, den, $800m. 737-0537




Fleming Island 4/2 w/2
car gar, FI. rm, fenced
bk yard, all appl., great
location, walk to
pool/park $1200
904-278-3063.
MANDARIN- Quiet wooded
area. 2br/1ba, $895mo.
Call 619-208-8824
MAYPORT VILLAGE
3/2, 1/2mile behind back
gate. $995mo. 904-716-8818
Northside 3157 Brasque
drive, Edgewood/New
King Area. 3BR/1BA,
CH&A, fncd yd. $850mo,
$650 dep. 904-783-1169
NORTHSIDE -Brick
3BR/1.5BA on Irg lot, ch&a
1st mo + dep. 751-5664
ORANGE PARK-4/2, Irg
2500sf house, secluded, new
crpt & paint, no pets
$1200mo +$1200dp. 704-1537
ORANGE PARK/Middleburg
Quails Hollar Subdiv 3/2 on
Irg lot 2cg, 17mi to NAS Jax
avl now $950mo 904-278-2780
Orange Park/Middleburg-
3BR/2BA, CH&A, stove,
fridge,w/d hkup, frpl,
NO PETS. $850mo.
760-239-1651 6- midnite
SSan Pablo 3/2/2
1700 sf Newly
Renovated, in
Arlington/San
Pablo-under 10
mins to May-
p o r t L r g
yard,Firepl,Vaulted
Ceiling s, Avail
Now,$1 195/mo. EZ
Qual+mil. benefits$
904-464-0026
smatiapan@aol.com
SOUTHSIDE 4/2
2364 Peach Dr., 1700SF
$995 rent No HUD,
No dogs. Call 636-0269


SOUTHSIDE 3/2, vaulted
grt rm, w/f'plc, fence yd
1400sf, $1075/mo.
904-724-0135 Brkr/Owner

WESTSIDE- Cute 2br/1ba
house, pets welcome. 8146
Hammond Blvd., Jax., Fla.
32220. $700mo+ dep 721-7340

WESTSIDE- 1BR/1BA, LR &
kit, new crpt, newly painted
good n'bhood, w/d hkup,
$525mo + dep. 904-955-9388

WESTSIDE- Heritage South
Subdiv 4/2.5, 1800sf, fncd
bkyrd, newly remod baths,
new appls $1050m+1st/ last
mo w/ 1mo sec dp. 573-5969





FOR RENT NICE
Lrg 2 & 3BR mobile
homes $99. dep. 781-0441



SArlington,
non-smoker
roommate
wanted, nice
house
w/swimming
pool.
Optional: carpool to
NAS/JAX e-mail kim-
berly.barnes@navy.mil




Fleming Island- Eagle
Harbor 2 Furn. rooms Call
904-278-2179/ 542-2646 x139




Georgetown Wtrfront Home
Furnished 3/2 on St. Johns
River. Pier, boat slip Night/
Wkly/Mthlv avl 915-208-0363


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security jobs at TVA, a federal
agency and wholesale public
power provider. Get details at TVA
Career Fair, June 23, noon-4 pm,
Kings Bay Submarine Base.


Business Opportunities
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Franchises
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Financial Services
Money to Lend/Borrow
Mortgages Bought/Sold





$45K SALON & BOUTIQUE
Prime W'side location. 2
yrs new. All furnishing
and decor. Come ready
to work. View on Craigs
List # 1193594096 for pics
serious inquires only.
Call 904-773-5021 for apt.


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Background
check. Call 388-9001.






MAINTENANCE
SUPERVISOR
HVAC a must. CPO
helpful. 2 yrs super
visory experience.
Fax resume to
386-274-1235. EOE

PORTER/
HOUSEKEEPER
Southside area. EOE


Parks Brothers Self Storage
New Customers that are
military personnel will
receive a Permanent 50%
Discount off our monthly
storage rental rate.


10874 Lem Turner Rd.
Jax. FI. 32218 904-766-9000
Hou^sehold-


AC, Heating, Fuel
Antiques
Appliances
Arts & Crafts
Auctions
Building Supplies
Business/Office Equipment
Clothes
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Wanted to Buy or Trade




3.0 Ton Heat Pump
Air Conditioner 10
Year Parts warranty
New In Box w/Air
Handler See Pictures
@ WholesaleAC.com
$2395. Call 904-302-9507


WANTED TO BUY- WWII
SOUVENIRS, old airline
wings & cap badges, USMC
uniforms, Navy & Air
Force flight gear, Medals,
Patches, Call 477-6412


PILLOWTOP
MATTRESS SALE
S Brand New-
Still in Plastic!!
I Queen or Full Set $140
King Size Set $210
SKing Frames $54
Call for details
904-644-0498 I
Can Deliver
- -i---.

IBED A BARGAIN
QN/FULL SET $120
IKING $205. 365-0957
----
ft Dining Table, 6
chairs, and
server set.
High Quality.
Like new $1K.
SCall
904-476-3639.
MATTRESS A King Set
King Frame $54 $210
Call Carter 644-0498
Tb Movi ng Sale,
Highboy
Dresser $100.00
End Tables
$15.00, Garden
Tools, Coffee
Table $20.00, Three
Drawer Cabinet $50.00
904-254-1503.
SMoving sale
highboy
dresser $100.00,
end tables
$15.00, garden
tools, coffee
table $20.00, three
drawer cabinet $50.00
904-254-1503.
QUEEN MATTRESS &
BOX SET Still new in
plastic $125 904-644-0498



Mandarin Multi Family
Sale! Sat 8am-lpm;
12747 Thicket Ridge Dr.


$ 17.8 Billion


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To list your dealership,

please call


904-359-4321


Before you buy, shop these local dealerships first!


TOM BUSH BMW
JACKSONVILLE
9850 Atlantic Blvd.
725-0911

TOM BUSH BMW
ORANGE PARK
6914 Blanding Bvd
777-2500



GARBER BUICK
Green Cove Springs
2644502
www.garberautomall.com

KEY BUICK
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060

JACK WILSON BUICK
2250 US1 South
797-4577



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




NIMNICHT CHEVY
1550 Cassat Ave.
425-6312
www.nimnichtchevy.com
GARBER CHEVY
Green Cove Springs 2644502
www.garberautomall.com
GORDON CHEV
1166 Banding Blvd. 272-2200


JACK WILSON CHEVROLET
2255 US1 South 797-4567

JERRY HAMM CHEV
3494 Philips Hwy. 398-3036





ATLANTIC CHRYSLER
2330 US1South 354-4421


CARUSO CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE
10979 Atlantic Blvd. 904642-0000
www.carusocjd.com


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


JACKSONVILLE CHRYSLER
JEEP DODGE
9A & BAYMEADOWS. 4930000


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




ATLANTIC DODGE
2330 US1 South 3544421

CARUSO CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE
10979 Atlantic Blvd. 904-642-0000
www.carusocjd.com

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


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

ORANGE PARK DODGE
7233 Blanding Blvd. 77-5500

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

WESTSIDE DODGE
1672 Cassat Ave. 384-6561




PAUL CLARKMFO RCURY
1-95 N. Exit 129 (Yulee)
225-3673

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

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

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

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




NIMNICHT PONTIAC-GMC
11503 Phillips Hwy 8544826


.GARBER GMC TRUCKS
Green Cove Springs
264-4502
www.garberautomall.com





DUVAL HONDA
1325CassatAve. 899-1900

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





KEY HYUNDAI
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060






ATLANTIC INFINITI
10980 Atlantic Blvd. 642-0200





ATLANTIC JEEP
2330 US 1 South 354-4421

CARUSO CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE
10979 Atlantic Blvd. 904-642-000
www.carusocjd.com

GARBER JEEP
Green Cove Springs
264-2416
www.garberautomall.com


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

MIKE SHAD CHRYS-JEEP
ON CASSAT
1736 Cassat Ave. 389-7792

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




LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
10259 Atlantic Blvd. 721-5000

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





NORTH FLORIDA
UNCOLN MERCURY
4620 Southside Blvd. 6424100


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





TOM BUSH MAZDA
9850 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911

MAZDA CITY
6916 Blanding Blvd. 779-0600


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

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


TOM BUSH MINI
9875 Atlantic Blvd. 725-0911




MIKE SHAD NISSAN OF JAX
1810 Cassat Ave.
389-3621

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



GARBER PONTIAC
Green Cove Springs
264-4502
ww.garberautomall.com

JACK WILSON PONTIAC
BUICK GMC
2250 US1 South
797-4577

NIMNICHT PONTIAC- GMC
11503 Phillips Hwy.
854-4826



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


KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA
6501 Youngerman Circle.
771-9100

ERNIE PALMER TOYOTA
1310CassatAve. 389-4561




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



O'STEEN VOLVO
2525 Philips Hwy. 396-5486



GT LEASING
Commerdal Leasing She 195
2810 St. Augustine Rd. 398-5000
www.gtleasing.com

PROFESSIONAL
AUTO LEASING
10231 Atlantic Bld. 722-1694








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


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

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

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

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



WORLD IMPORTS CERTIFIED
PR-OWNED AUTO CENTER
www.woddimportsusa.com
11650 BEACH BLVD.
998-9992
10733 Philips Hwy.
260-1110

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


614154


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MURRAY HILL- Huge
Multi-Family Yard Sale, Orange
4653 Ramona Blvd near ParkOakLeaf
Murray Dr. Sat., June 2/2 w/ garage &
13, 7am-? Household upgrades,
items, kit, golf clubs, screened lanai
picture frames, glass- w/lake & pre-
ware, some furn, more! serve view, access to 2
amenity
BARGAIN HUNTERS centers-pools/water
GALORE park, fitness centers,
This Sat & Sun Have etc. all appliances
Your Garage Sale at included $1,000 mth.
The Market Place! 904-887-9675.
7059 Ramona, 786-FLEA



BANK STOCK Priced Honda Civic, 2
below market. Putnam sets tires,
State Bank. 9049629625 rims, hubcaps
for 1999 $100.00.
:2001 $125.00,
$200.00. Call 912-573-3250
or 912-882-7174.
Hunting Lease-avail
Warren & Wilkes County
Ga. 4 tracts 400 acres &
up. Exc Deer & Turkey
hunting. 706-437-8733

1988 Bui ck
Reatta Classic.
Low miles.
Power every-
Adopt a Pet ^ lhower^ ^'eve
Adoptaetthing. Great
shape. Must
Pets & Supplies sacrifice. $3000.00 OBO.
Livestock & Supplies Bob 247-9532 or 612-0566.
Animals Wanted


S p leBMW 330i 06 l
BEAGLE PUPPIES AKC Premium Sport
M/F, ready July1. $400 Call ,Pkg, Li ke New
904-821-7670 $22,980 998-0012
LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
CAIRN TERRIER PUPS
AKC $600-$700
www.mccartysterrlers.com
Cockapoo Pups 12wks very
small 91% Poodle 2M, 2F
904-553-0091 ask for Kate
CORGI PUPS- Pembroke,
AKC, Reds & Tri's $600
www.mccartyscorgis.com
DACHSHUNDS- AKC Mini
M $350 & F $450, blk/tan,
shots, hlth cert 904-273-6389
DESIGNER DOG- Breed for 0
the South, heat resistant, no
drool, Ridgeback/Mastiff,
10wks, $650. 904-699-8836
DOBERMAN PUPPIES
AKC males only $500.
BIk/tan POP 904-226-4084
English Bulldog Pups AKC
Champion. lines, all colors
avail now. $1600. 607-4488
ENGLISH BULL Pups -
AKC, HURRY only 2 904.525.8679
females left! 813-3566
Golden Retriever Pups-
AKC 2F, 2M 10 weeks,
litter cert., Parents on
grounds, shots, $600ea.
912-552-6431
LAB PUPS- 6 Females, light
yellow, S&W, Born 4/6/09
$250. Call 904-240-6554
Mitsubishi
LABS chocolate, 8wks Eclipse Spyder
AKC, shots, wormed, 6M GT 2001, con-
1F, $550. 904-885-8474 veritable. Have
title in hand
LABS- Chocolate, AKC, 6, 0 0 0 B O
block heads, 9wks old, 4M 294-1916.
2F, shots wormed $400 each
904-225-0467/ 904-705-1140
f7\ MITSU ECLIPSE
MALTIPOO & '08 Gray/Black
MALTESE SHIH-TZU $16,980 998-0012
fem. 10mos, spayed, all LEXUSOF JACKSONVILLE
shots $350ea 386-328-9718
Miniature Schnauzer Pups
super coats, chocolates,
S&P $450-$650
229-339-5067
www.Ispaws.com
MORKIES Beautiful CHEVY SUBURBAN '97
Designer Pups & Maltese 1500 SUV, c, new tires &
Pups. 259-4717/222-1456 alignment $3,450. 786-3238
PEKINGESE PUPS- CKC
Cream $450 email for pics
mccartysrats@yahoo.com Ford Ranger
XLT,supercab,
PIT BULL PUPS V-6, 1994, 190K.
6 months ch bred, $450. miles, excel-
Call 904-476-9326 lent working
-truck $3000.
Rat Terrier Pups Call James 904-505-3302.
UKCI, $250-$450
www.mccartysratterriers.com
ROTTIE MASTIFF PUPS
CKC, 11wks, $250 CASH
904-738-8148
Ford Econo-
Mini Schnauzer Puppies line E-150 1996,
Hlth cert AKC, 2F, 1M f fully loaded
$400 -$600. 386-288-5414 conversion
van. low
Sheltie Pups, 6 wks, M/ F, miles, runs
tri-color & sable, taking good, AM/FM
deposits $600. Call radio, TV, video, elec-
386-682-4043, 386-871-1526 tric seats folds flat.
$6,000 OBO Call between
:18-11, 786-6841 home or
699-2649 cell.

14' 6', SeaDoo
Challenger
Sportster, LE
Jet boat, low
miles, great
condition
$6,000 OBO.
Call537-8313. CASH FOR JUNK CARS
Alive or Dead 237-1657
17' 1988 BAYLINER- Center
console, 90h horse Suzuki
trailer, fish finder, good WE BUY JUNK CARS
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