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Mirror (Mayport, FL)

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Wounded Warriors Come To NS Mayport Pages 4-5 Give Blood, Save Lives NS Mayport hosts Blood Drive on Feb. 22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Building One. Helping Hand & Golf Sign Up For NMCRS Open Page 10 Pumps Stay, Store Gets Overhaul -Photo by Paige Gnann Chief Master-at-Arms Armando Navarro pumps gas at the Naval Station Mayport Fleet Store and Gas Mart. Effective Feb. 26, the Gas Mart inside will close for around two months for renovations. The gas pumps will be available 24 hours throughout the renovation. For your convenience, the Fleet Store will extend their hours to open earlier and close later. Effective Feb. 26, the Fleet store hours are MondayFriday, 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Navy Care Virtual Health App Launches At NH Jax By Rodney Foushee Naval Hospital Jacksonville Deputy Public Affairs Officer Naval Hospital Jacksonville now offers some health visits as virtual visits, thanks to a new app. Navy Medicine is conducting its world-wide pilot of Navy Care at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Navy Care enables patients to have a virtual visit with a clini cian, by using a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Its private, secure, and free. Navy Care offers care where the patients are, and where the providers are. For a virtual visit, the patient can be at home, at work, or anywhere that offers privacy. The clinician works from their office at the hospital or branch health clinic. The patient and clinician see and talk to each other in real time, using Navy Cares secure app or website, from any video-enabled device (such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop com puter). Navy Care delivers convenient care to our patients, with the same quality as a face-to-face visit, said NH Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. David Collins. Its an extension of value-based care, which focuses on value from the perspective of the patient. Navy Care has rolled out for certain types of followup visits in allergy, behavioral health, clinical phar macy, diabetes wellness team, family medicine, fit ness enhancement program (FEP), neurology/sleep medicine, nutrition, orthopedics/podiatry, specialty pediatrics, periodic health assessment (PHA), and urology. The Navy Care app was so easy to use, said Lt. Kurt Bogart, a fleet division officer based at Naval Station Mayport. It saved me two hours in travel time for a follow-up visit with my doctor at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Bogart appreciates the convenience the Navy Care app provides. I think this technology is great, he said. My doctor could monitor my progress with the app and discuss my treatment with me, just like I was there in his office. If your medical needs are appropriate for a virtual visit, your provider will discuss Navy Care with you. Youll fill out and submit consent forms. Hospital or branch clinic staff will create an account for you. Youll access your account by visiting the website at https://navy.care, or by downloading the free Navy Care app (for iOS on the Apple App Store, or for Android phones at the Google Play Store). Youll receive an email confirming your appointment. When its time for your virtual appointment, youll check-in using the link sent to you by email (or by logging in to the app or website). Theres a technical support team available by phone (at 866-795-8900) and by email (at navycare@americanwell.com). To use Navy Care, the patient needs to own a vid eo-enabled device (such as a smartphone, tablet, lap top, or desktop computer) thats connected to a 3G, 4G LTE, or wireless (Wi-Fi) network. Our sleep medicine patients have been very -Photo by Jacob Sippel A Sailor uses the Navy Care app on her cell phone for a virtual health visit with a Naval Hospital Jacksonville provider. Navy Medicine is conducting its world-wide pilot of Navy Care in Jacksonville. Navy Care enables patients to have a live video visit with a clinician on a smartphone, tablet, or com puter. Its private, secure, and free. Navy Updates SRB Plan From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for active compo nent (AC) and full time support (FTS) Sailors in NAVADMIN 032/18 released Feb. 15. This NAVADMIN updates NAVADMIN 311/17, adding award levels for 39 skills in 24 ratings and increasing one award level. There are no decreases or dele tions of skills in this update. In addition, this NAVADMIN provides Sailors more flexibility, by expanding the eligi bility window to reenlist for SRB from 90 days to 180 days before a Sailors EAOS. However, Sailors who are nuclear qualified, have an early promote on their most recent regular periodic evaluation or are eli gible for combat zone tax exclusion are autho rized to reenlist any time during the fiscal year of their EAOS, per this NAVADMIN. Eligible Sailors desir ing SRB reenlistment are encouraged to work with their command career counselors, com mand master chiefs and chains of command to discuss timing of reen listment and procedures well before their EAOS. Requests are required to be submitted a minimum of 35 days prior to the requested reenlistment date. SRB serves as an incentive for those Sailors with critical skills and experience to remain in the Navy. Enlisted community managers continuously monitor the health of their com munities to maintain acceptable manning lev els in critical skills, and recommend adjustments to SRBs when necessary. Sailors can stay informed of award changes through the Navys SRB webpage at http://www.public.navy. mil/bupers-npc/career/ enlistedcareeradmin/ Pages/SRB.aspx/ and review the NAVADMIN for a complete listing of changes to skills award levels eligible for SRBs. NAVADMIN 032/18 can be read at http:// www.npc.navy.mil/. Enlisted Credentialing, USMAP Completions Now Viewable In Electronic Training Jacket By MC2 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs Sailors can now view their earned civilian certifications, licenses, and United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) data in their Electronic Training Jackets (ETJ), Navy Training and Management Planning System (NTMPS), and Fleet Training Management and Planning System (FLTMPS). Previously, Sailors cre dentialing data could only be viewed through their Joint Service Transcripts (JST). Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL), which funds certification exams for eligible Sailors, coordi nated with the NTMPS and JST program to ensure Sailors civilian credentials were being accurately reflected in FLTMPS and the Sailors ETJs. The change aligns with Sailor 2025 initiatives to improve fleet man ning. The availability of credentialing data in NTMPS, FLTMPS and the ETJ will allow Sailors to seek compatible billets or duties based on their earned credentials. The data will also allow lead ership to readily seek well-qualified Sailors to fill billets or duties. This is a big win for both our Sailors and for Sailor 2025, said COOLs director Keith Boring. Not having the credential data available would have hampered future goals of finding Sailors with compat ible credentials to fill other positions or move to other enlisted rat ings. Now that the data is flowing, credentialing data can be made readily available for Sailor and leadership detailing deci sions. Boring added that pro motion and officer boards will be able to utilize NTMPS, FLTMPS and ETJ credentialing data to assist in board decisions. This new process of automated integration is just awesome, said Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Fernandel Bardouille, senior enlisted leader at Navy Aerospace Medical Institute. In the past, it was very inefficient and difficult for Sailors to ensure their data was accurately reflected. COOL provides active duty and Reserve Sailors, whether for ward deployed, under See COOL, Page 8 See Health App, Page 8

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2 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Command Chaplain Chap. Steven Souders Roman Catholic Mass Sunday 9 a.m. Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. Holy Day of Obligation (call chapel for schedule) Confessions: before & after mass or upon request CCD, RCIA & Adult Ed: Sunday 10:30 a.m. Baptisms 3 rd Sunday of month 10:30 a.m. Protestant Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m. Sunday school 9:15 a.m. Choir: Wednesday 7 p.m. Baptism: For information, contact your chaplain Womens Bible Study Wednesday 9:30 a.m. 2nd & 4th Friday at Chapel 5-8:30 p.m. PWOC 2nd Saturday 9:30 a.m. PMOC 3rd Saturday Prayer Breakfast 9 a.m. For more information, call 270-5212. Naval Station Mayport Capt. David Yoder ........................................................................................... Commanding Officer Cmdr. Patricia Tyler .................................................................................................. Executive Officer CMDCM Bill Houlihan .................................................................................. Command Master Chief Naval Station Mayport Editorial Staff Bill Austin ........................................................................................................... Public Affairs Officer MCC Robert Northnagle ......................................................................... Deputy Public Affairs Officer MC2 Megan Anuci ................................................................... Assistant Deputy Public Affairs Officer AO3 Rebecca Ibarra ............................................................................. Assistant Public Affairs Officer Paige Gnann ............................................................................................................................... Editor The Mirror is distributed without charge throughout Mayports Navy community, including the Naval Station, onand off-base Navy housing areas, and ships, squadrons and staffs homeported at NS Mayport. Copies are also available at the Naval Stations Public Affairs Office, Building 1, and The Florida Times-Union, 1 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32202. The deadline for all submissions is Thursday at 4 p.m., one week prior to publication. News and articles should be submitted to the Public Affairs Office, or mailed to: The Mirror P.O. Box 280032 Naval Station Mayport, FL 32228-0032 Commercial: (904) 270-7817 Ext. 1012 DSN: 270-7817 Ext. 1012 Commercial FAX (904) 270-5329 DSN FAX: 270-5329 Email: mayportmirror@comcast.net CO Actionline: 270-5589 or 1-800-270-6307 This DoD newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The Mirror are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense or the Department of the Navy. Published by The Florida Times-Union, a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Navy, under exclusive written contract with Naval Station Mayport, Fla. The appear ance of advertising in this publication, including inserts or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense, U.S. Navy or The Florida Times-Union, of the products or services advertised. Everything advertised in this publication shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. The editorial content of this publication is the responsibility of the Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Public Affairs Office. Advertisements are solicited by the publisher. Inquiries regarding advertising should be directed to: Ellen S.Rykert Publisher 1 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904) 359-4168 Advertising Sales (904) 359-4168 (800) 472-6397, Ext. 4168 FAX (904) 366-6230 Shelly Knaack, Territory Sales Representative (904) 465-1550 I think that it is fair to say that we invest in the things that are most important to us. We invest our money in TSP, 401k, IRAs and various other accounts with the hope that the investment will yield a substantial return. We also invest in our careers by going to various schools to set ourselves apart from our peers and pursue higher education so that we can continue to have upward momentum setting our selves up for success in the long run. Having a nice retirement account and retiring at the desired rank are great returns on investment. However, the best return on investment comes from spending time with yourself and the ones closest to you. When it is all said and done the ones that sacrificed with you through the many years of service will still be standing by your side, loving you uncondition ally. We must all ask our selves a very important question. Are we mak ing the right investments and will they produce the yield we desire? If the answer is yes, then keep doing what you are doing if not you make the needed adjustments to receive the yield that you desire. Individually invest in yourself, spend time with you doing the things you love to do. If there has been some thing you wanted to try but never got around to it, just do it. Be inten tional about it. I love cycling and marital arts but have not spent much time doing those activi ties as of late. However, this weekend I made sure that I was able to get in two 25+ mile rides and I feel good, and will be certain that I get in at least 3 rides a week from this point forward. The next area of invest ment should be with your family. Investing in your spouse, significant other and children will pay dividends for years to come. I know that it can be hard are times to get in family time due to work and life, but as I said early, we must be intentional. One of the things that I love about being a chaplain is being able to help Sailors and their families grow. CREDO is a great program that allows Sailors to invest in themselves and their families. CREDO has retreat for individuals, couples and families all expenses paid. These events are great invest ments that will pay off for years to come. Another great untapped resource of CREDO is their retreat geared spe cifically to individuals who have been victims of sexual assault. From this point forward lets invest in those things that will give us the greatest reward. If you are interested in learn ing more about the pro grams CREDO has to offer contact Mr. John Hugus: john.hugus.ctr@ navy.mil or LT Kevin Stanley: kevin.t.stanley@ navy.mil. CHAPLAINS CORNER Chaplain Kevin Stanley CREDO Mayport Social networking sites have exploded. In the eight month period following August 2008, Facebook doubled to reach its 200 millionth user. Facebook cur rently has 1.19 billion active users. While the social networking world is racing down the road at breakneck speed and becoming an essential personal and business networking tool, school staffs are acutely aware to post on their social pages only what they would not mind seeing displayed in the front halls of the school. The old lawyer saying, Never put in writing anything that you wouldnt want read in open court or by your mother has changed to, Never put in electronic form any thing that you wouldnt want viewed by a million people, including your friends, teachers, super visors and your moth er. The obvious and high ly publicized dangers of social network sites are frightening situations. Adult predators lure and sexually exploit children. Students and adults engage in cyber harass ment and cyber bullying; however, less dramatic dangers of online post ing are often overlooked by students and parents. College admissions offi cers and future employ ers are sometimes exploring these sites to make decisions. Inappropriate photos and postings of binge drinking by underage students have gotten some students uninvited to attend certain colleges or expelled shortly after getting there, accord ing to Parry Aftab, an Internet lawyer and the executive direc tor of Wiredsafety.org. Students dont realize they could miss or lose a scholarship because of what donors are find ing about them on the Internet. With scholarship organizations, college admission officers, and even potential employ ers looking up job candidates on these sites, students must be extremely careful about what they post and what others post about them. Students seem uncon cerned about the fact that anyone can have access to these on-line profiles so the informa tion is often not exactly G rated. Companies are watching the hab its of potential recruits as well as employees web habits, since 45% of respondents in an AOL survey responded that surfing the web was their favorite time waster. Cyber bullying, and harassment are the bane of every school adminis trator and school coun selor because the verdict from the courts is still out as to when, where, and how schools can address cyber bullying. The issue of regulating off-campus conduct in which a student bullies from his own home com puter has school officials struggling with these off campus issues. However, Cleveland, Ohio judge Thomas OMalley has warned students that they are committing crimes when they post and pass around nude pictures in sexting. He threatens to put them in jail as registered sex offenders for passing pornography of underage children. Duval County Schools says these are the steps to take if you are being Cyberbullied: When cyberbullying happens, it is important to document and report the behavior so it can be addressed. Steps to Take Immediately Dont respond to and/ or forward cyberbullying messages. Dont delete the evi dence of cyberbullying. Record the dates, times, and descriptions of instances when cyberbul lying has occurred. Save and print screenshots, emails, and text messag es. Use this evidence to report cyberbullying to web and cell phone ser vice providers. Block the person who is cyberbullying. What can parents do to stop cyberbul lying? Save all evidence of the cyberbullying. Try to identify the cyberbully. Send one clear mes sage stating Do not communicate with me again or I will contact the appropriate authorities. Contact the ISP (internet service pro vider), forward messages and request the account be terminated Notify the website and request removal of inap propriate material. Contact the phone company if bullying is happening through a cell phone. Contact the police if severe. Discuss bullying and cyberbullying with your children. Emphasize the impor tance of speaking out against cyberbullying and reporting it to an adult. For more information and the source for this article visit: http://dcps. duvalschools.org/ Page/11468 Sharon Kasica is the School Liaison Officer for NS Mayport. If you have questions about this article or concerns about an educational issue impacting your child, she can be reached via email at sharon. kasica@navy.mil or by phone at (904) 2706289 X1305 [office] or (904) 219-3894 [cell]. Or you can schedule a meeting with her in her office in Building One. KNOWING THE ROPES Sharon Kasica School Liaison Officer What Is Appropriate Cyber Behavior? Naval Station Mayport Chapel has released the Lenten and Easter schedule for Roman Catholics and Protestants, including the annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Chapel will host its Easter celebration, including pictures with the Easter Bunny, on March 17 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. An Easter egg hunt will start at 10:30 a.m. on the Chapel grounds. Protestant Holy Week Palm Sunday service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on March 25. The annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held April 1 at 7:15 a.m. behind Ocean Breeze Conference Center. Easter morning service and Easter Cantata will be held in the main Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Roman Catholic services begin with Stations of the Cross on All Fridays of Lent in the small chapel at 6 p.m. Its followed by a pot luck in the Fellowship Hall each Friday. On March 16, Stations will be held at Eucharist Congress. Stations before Mass will be held at 8:40 a.m. on March 18. Holy Week schedule begins on Passion (Palm) Sunday Mass starting outside the Chapel on March 25 at 8:45 a.m. Holy Thursday Mass will be held on March 29 at 6 p.m. Good Friday Divine Mercy Chaplet and Confessions will be held at 2:30 p.m. on March 30 with a service at 3 p.m. and a fish fry. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass will be held on March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Blessing of Easter food baskets will happen before Mass. Easter Sunday Resurrection of the Lord Mass will be held at the Sea Otter Pavilion on April 1 at 7 a.m. Easter Mass will be held at 9 a.m. at the Main Chapel. Divine Mercy Chaplet will be held at 8:45 a.m. on April 8. Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Chapel Services For Lenten, Easter Are You Invested In Your Spiritual Health? TRANSFORMING LIVES!A hospital ship... bringing hope and healing...

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THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 3 Mayport Sailor Of The Week Name: MN2 Brooke Bauer Command: LCS 11 USS Sioux City Blue Job: Training Petty Officer and ASM Coordinator for MCM Blue Detachment 23. Age: 24 Hometown: Born and raised in Cissna Park, Illinois Favorite Hobby: Riding motorcycles, cooking, swimming Best Piece Of Advice Received: Its impor tant to always start your day on a positive note. Whether its doing some thing you enjoy or lis tening to music on your way to work, that energy keeps you going through the day. Goal For Navy: To become one of the few female MNCs How Has The Navy Improved Your Life?: The Navy gave me the opportunity to leave my small town and grow as a person through the guid ance of my leaders and experiences. Why was this Sailor/ Officer Chosen To Be Highlighted? MN2 has not only aggres sively sought out chal lenging new duties but is excelling at those duties. She has taken over as Training Petty Officer and ASM coor dinator for the MCM Detachment in support of Sioux City Blue. She has spent the last month correcting 20 training records and standard izing their format. MN2 ensures all members of the Detachment have up to date qualifications, which directly impacts the operational readiness of Sioux City Blue. She is currently representing the LCS community and her crew as the Griffin of the Month. MN2 Brooke Bauer Hours of Operation: Monday Friday 0730 -1530 appointments are strongly encouraged, walking in may result in an extended waiting time. Saturday: 0730-1100 (walk ins only) I.D. Cards/DEERS Appointment Website: https:// rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil Phone Number: (904) 270-7614 x 300/301/131/132 Need ID Card? Know PSD Hours rf A CFC participant. Provided as a public service.800-822-6344 stjude.orgFinding cures. Saving children. Support Your Print And Digital Advertisers! They Support You! www.mayportmirror.com

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4 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 2018 Team Navy DoD Warrior Games Trials Commence By MC2 Michael Lopez Navy Public Affairs Support Element East, Detachment Southeast The Team Navy open ing trials for the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games kicked off Feb. 20, at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport, where over 70 seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coastguardsmen will compete for a spot to represent the Navy in this years DoD Warrior Games. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor (NWW-SH) and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volley ball, swimming, track and field. The top per forming athletes will fill 40 competitive spots and five alternative spots on Team Navy. We hope the trials and the DoD Warrior Games pull athletes out of whatever they may be struggling with, said Lt. Cmdr. Therese Pederson, Navy Region Southeast Warrior Games Trials coordinator. We hope this gives them some thing to focus on while achieving success in a sport that they may not have thought they could do before. Both first time and returning athletes from all over the country will be competing in the trials to participate in sports theyre famil iar with while also try ing their hands in sports theyve never attempted. Ive always been active and athletic, said Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class Cassidy Busch, a first time Team Navy athlete. Ive really missed getting to be involved in sports and fitness like I was before, and the DoD Warrior Games just kind of fell into my lap as a way for me to be better and push myself at something new and exciting. The Team Navy ath letes, their families and caregivers arrived in Jacksonville Feb. 16, for informational events before beginning train ing for the trials. The athletes trained until the trials began, then went into competition mode to earn their spot in the various sports until the final day of the trials Feb. 24. This is something that pushes me mentally and physically, said Busch. Were all doing things adaptively that we may have never even tried before and it makes you utilize your mind and body in a different way than an able-bodied per son would attempt the same thing, but the peo ple here really make it a bonding experience as a healing process were all going through together. With athletes com peting at NAVSTA Mayports fitness facili ties, and the nearby Hannah Park and Fletcher High School, many local spectators are expected to attend the events to show their sup port. The important thing is that athletes get to become part of a team again, said Meagan McAllister, an adap tive athletics coordina tor. Many have been in places where they feel isolated, so its important that theyre around their Navy family and commu nity in a fun team-build ing environment. I think this environment can show these athletes how much hope they have around them. After the conclusion of the trials, active duty ser vice members and veter ans representing teams from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, and U.S. Special Operations Command, as well as the Australian Defence Force and the United Kingdom Armed Forces, will go head to head at the DoD Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado June 2-9. The DoD Warrior Games is an annual event recognizing the importance adaptive sports plays in the recov ery and rehabilitation of wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans. Participation in the DoD Warrior Games allows service members and veterans to build a supportive social net work and develop rela tionships with other ath letes, giving them a sense of community on their path to recovery. These events provide a unique sense of pur pose and camaraderie, said Pederson. They are helping service members interact and compete with people who are in similar situations, and we ultimately hope that they feel supported and build important relation ships that they can take with them after this to further build their sup port network. (NWW-SH) is the Navys sole organiza tion for coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and providing resources and support to their families. The program provides individually tailored assistance designed to optimize the success of the wounded warriors recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activi ties. For more informa tion please visit the DoD Warrior Games official website at http://www. dodwarriorgames.com. -Photo by MC2 Amanda Battles Active duty service members and veterans train in sitting volleyball prior to the 2018 Team Navy trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayports gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. The top performing athletes will fill 40 competitive spots and five alternative spots for Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games. -Photo by MC2 Mark Andrew Hays Active Duty Sailors and veterans train in wheelchair basketball prior to the 2018 Team Navy Trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport's gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. The top performing athletes will fill 40 competitive spots and five alternative spots for Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games. -Photo by MC2 Class Michael Lopez Yeoman 3rd Class Alexis King shoots a bow during archery training prior to the Team Navy trials at Naval Station Mayports fitness center in preparation for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior games. -Photo by MC2 Amanda Battles Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Romulo Urtula trains in archery prior to Team Navy trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayports gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming.

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THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 5 -Photo by MC2 Amanda Battles Chief Engineman Matthew Parker practices shooting an air rifle prior to the 2018 Team Navy trials in Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayports gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. The top performing athletes will fill 40 competitive spots and five alternative spots for Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games. -Photo by MC3 Kristopher S. Haley Information Systems Technician 1st Class Pou Pou (retired) practices shot put at Fletcher High School in Jacksonville, prior to Team Navy Trials. -Photo by MC2 Class Michael Lopez Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Joseph Paterniti takes a breath during swimming training prior to the Team Navy trials at Naval Station Mayports fitness center in preparation for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior games. -Photo by MC2 Mark Andrew Hays Active Duty Sailors and veterans practice cycling prior to the 2018 Team Navy Trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. -Photo by MC2 Mark Andrew Hays Active Duty Sailors and veterans train in wheelchair basketball prior to the 2018 Team Navy Trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport's gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. -Photo by MC2 Amanda Battles Active duty service members and veterans train for rowing prior to the 2018 Team Navy trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayports gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. -Photo by MC2 Amanda Battles Fireman Ting Du trains with an air pistol prior to the 2018 Team Navy trials in Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayports gymnasium. -Photo by MC3 Kristopher S. Haley Active Duty Sailors and veterans train in cycling prior to Team Navy Trials held at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the trials, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. The top performing athletes will fill 40 competitive spots and five alternative spots for Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games. -Photo by MC2 Amanda Battles Active duty service members and veterans train for wheelchair basketball prior to the 2018 Team Navy trials at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayports gymnasium. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor and NAVSTA Mayport are hosting the tri als, in which athletes will qualify in eight adaptive sports: archery, track and field, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, sitting volleyball, and swimming. The top performing athletes will fill 40 competitive spots and five alternative spots for Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games.

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6 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 About MWR Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) for Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, FL provides a variety of programs and activities for the local community. More information about our programs can be found at www.navymwrmay port.com, on www.face book.com/mwrmayport, or by calling 904-2705228. Auto Skills Center February Special: 10% off alignment. Free alignment with purchase of 4 tires. Saturdays: Auto Skills Center Safety Classes. 10:30 a.m. This class is required for all DIY Auto Skills Patrons. Tuesdays Fridays: Auto Skills Center Safety Classes. 3 p.m. This class is required for all DIY Auto Skills Patrons. March 17: Auto Skills Brake Class. 1:30 p.m. 3 p.m. Join the Auto Skills Center for this informa tive brake class taught by an ASE certified mechanic. The class is open to 8 active duty and their spouses. Register by calling the Auto Skill Center at 270-5392. Community Recreation Feb 23: Mayport Movies: Justice League (PG-13). 6 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon in the Tortuga Room. FREE. Bring the whole family to watch a great movie on our 20 ft. screen. Feb. 24: Movies at Mayport: Justice League (PG-13). 8 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon in the Tortuga Room. FREE for all hands ages 18+. Enjoy a thrilling movie on our 20 ft. screen. March 1: Intro to Crochet. 6 8 p.m. Cost is $25 and all supplies are provided. Register by Feb. 27. Receive profes sional instruction to cre ate a crocheted infinity scarf. Sign up by Feb. 27. March 1: REI Presents FL Hiking Basics. 6:30 p.m. 8 p.m. FREE. Learn about the hik ing basics for Floridatrip planning, essential items, equipment, safety precautions, along with local resources and plac es to go. Join us there or take the van at 5:30 p.m. Sign up by Feb. 27.. March 2: Mayport Movies: Finding Dory (PG). 6 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon in the Tortuga Room. FREE. Bring the whole family to watch a great movie on our 20 ft. screen. March 3: UFC 222. Fight starts at 10 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon in Loggerheads. Come and watch the fight Live at Loggerheads with the Liberty Center. March 8: Intermediate Crochet & Pattern Reading. 6 8 p.m. Cost is $25 and all supplies are provided. Register my March 6. Learn the ins and outs of crochet pattern reading and be on your way to creating a beautiful crocheted hat. Some crochet experience required. March 9: Mayport Movies: Coco (PG). 6 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon in the Tortuga Room. FREE. Bring the whole family to watch a great movie on our 20 ft. screen. March 10: Movies at Mayport: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13). 8 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon in the Tortuga Room. FREE for all hands ages 18+. Enjoy a thrilling movie on our 20 ft. screen. March 12: How to use the MWR Digital Library 24/7/365! 4 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon. FREE. All hands welcome. Sign up by Feb. 11. We will assist you with logging on to the Digital Library for the first time and will help you navigate the program. Digital custom ers enjoy e-books and audiobooks, foreign lan guage learning, test prep, and research resources that support lifelong learning, and profes sional and recreational reading. March 13: Kids Story Time. Every second Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Ribault Bay Community Center (located off base). FREE. Join MWR for a great kids story and activities. March 15: REI Presents Backpacking Basics. 6:30 p.m. 8 p.m. FREE. REI will take the mystery out of back packing with an overview of planning, prepara tion and gear. Learn how to choose a park, select proper clothing and foot wear. Join us there or take the van at 5:30 p.m. Sign up by March 13. Outdoor Adventures Bouncy House Rental: $80 per day. Reactor Dive Watches: 50% off. Equipment Rental: Enjoy the great outdoors with party and adventure rentals from the Outdoor Adventures. Youll find everything you need to host the perfect party canopies, tables, chairs, inflatables, grills, cool ers and more. Rent all of your outdoor needs including campers, boats, bikes, paddle boards, tents and more! We even have rentals for a day at the beach. Call us today (904) 270-5221! March 8: Surf Fishing. 3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. Join MWR and learn the basic skills to surf fishing. Cost is $5 and equip ment is provided or you can bring your own. Sign up by March 6. All skill levels welcome! *A Shore Fishing License is required from the state of Florida. The license can be obtained for free from the local tax col lectors office or can be purchased for a small fee online at myFWC.com. April 12: Crabbing. 3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. Join MWR and learn crab bing techniques to catch blue crabs. Cost is $5 and includes bait, line and nets. Bring your own bucket or cooler if you plan on keep ing your catch. Sign up by April 10. All skill levels are welcome! *A Shore Fishing License is required from the state of Florida. The license can be obtained for free from the local tax col lectors office or can be purchased for a small fee online at myFWC.com. MWR Entertainment Beachside Bingo Lunchtime Bingo. Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Beachside Bingo. $13.00 per pack. Buy two, get one free. Two $500 payouts every week! Bingo Night. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Test your luck at Beachside Bingo. We have 36 games with a $10,000 progres sive jackpot and two $5,000 jackpots. Play by computer or paper. *Thursday is paper only night. Play one or all twelve games and win up to a $1,000 progressive jackpot. March 16: Luck o the Irish Bingo. Join Beachside Bingo for Luck o the Irish Bingo! Doors open at 4 p.m. Specials include double payouts on all warm ups and hard cards, a Pot o Gold coin game and priz es for wearing the best St. Patricks gear! Mayport Bowling Center Childrens Bowling Birthdays : Looking for a fun and unique birthday party experi ence? Host your childs next birthday at the Mayport Bowling Center! Available for kids ages 13 and under. Food and Bowling Package: Includes 2 hours of bowling with shoe rent al and kids meal for $11.75 per child. Bowling Package: Includes 2 hours of bowling with shoe rental for $9.75 per child. Lunchtime Bowling Special: Mondays 10:30 a.m. 1 p.m. Tuesdays Thursdays and Fridays 10:30 a.m. 5 p.m. $6 for 2 games (includes shoes). Military Appreciate Day: Wednesdays Open to Close. $1 Games, $1 Shoes, and $1 Hot Dogs and $1 Soft Drinks (till 5pm). Focsle Lounge CPO Club Monday Friday: All Hands Lunches. The CPO Club is open to all hands for lunch Monday Friday. Tuesdays: Wings and Trivia Night. Enjoy wings and trivia until 10 p.m. Wednesdays: Fried Chicken Special. Enjoy three pieces of specialty fried chicken and two sides for $8 at lunch. Thursdays: Blue Plate Special. Enjoy the chefs special of the day at lunch Sunday Nights: Xtreme Family Fun Night. 4 7 p.m. at Mayport Bowling Center. Cost is $13 per person (includes shoes and kids hot dog or ham burger meal). Bring the kids out for 3 hours of X-treme bowling. March 1: Thursday Bowling League. Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per week for 15 weeks. Bowl every week and receive a free sports team bowling ball of your choice. Open to all MWR patrons and guests. March 10: Saturday Bowling League. Every other Saturday from 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Cost is $15 per week for 15 non-consecutive weeks. Bowl every other week and receive a free sports team bowling ball of your choice. Open to all MWR patrons and guests. Recycling Mondays Fridays. Open Hours 8 a.m. 4 p.m. Dont know where to throw away all those moving boxes? What about your old car bat tery? Bring your recy clable materials to The Recycling Center at building 412. Windy Harbor Golf Club Weekdays: Avoid the Crawl 9-Hole Escape. Starting at 3 p.m. at Windy Harbor Golf Club. Dont get stuck in traffic leaving the base, swing by Windy Harbor on the way out for a quick game! Save on gas, save the environment and make your afternoon more enjoyable. 9 holes and a cart for just $11. Mondays and Tuesdays: All play. 18 Holes and a Cart Only $25. Wednesdays: Military Appreciation Day. Wednesdays at Windy Harbor Golf Club.18 Holes and a Cart Only $20. Offer open to DOD, active duty, retired, and military dependents (Must provide proper ID). Thursdays: Fill the Void. 10:28 11:53 a.m. 18 Holes and a Cart Only $22. March 11: Family Golf. Sundays after 3 p.m. Families play 9 holes of golf on a shortened course, no more than 125 yds per hole. $8.00 for adults, $4.00 per child (must be accompa nied by an adult). $2.00 for pull cart rental, no charge for kids golf club rental (if available). Electric cart rental is available at $8. March 21: Intramural Golf. 11:00 a.m. informational meet ing and 12:00 p.m. shot gun start. 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THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 7 The following activi ties target single or unac companied Sailors. For more information, call 904-270-7788 or stop by the Mayport Liberty Center and pick up the monthly activity cal endar with a complete listing of all upcoming Liberty events.*** Mondays: Billiards Tournaments. 6 p.m. at the Liberty Center. Prize for 1 st place. Feb. 23: Movie Trips. Van departs the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. Transportation only. Feb. 24: Seawalk Music Fest. Van departs from the Liberty Center at 11 a.m. FREE. Sign up by Feb. 22. Transportation only. Feb. 26: Liberty Committee Meeting. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. at the Liberty Center. Tell us what you want to see on the calendar. Feb 28: Ice Skating. Van departs from the Liberty Center at 7:30 p.m. All hands welcome over 18+. Transportation only. Sign up by Feb. 26 at the Liberty Center inside the Mayport Beacon. March 2: Town Center Trip. Need a ride? Join us for a trip to the Town Center. Van departs the Liberty Center at 5 p.m. Transportation only. March 4: Paintball. Join the Liberty Center and GTF Paintball for a day of epic battles. Trip includes transportation. Van departs the Liberty Center at 9am. No gear, no problem! GTF offers all of your paintball equipment, safety gear, field fees and 500 mark ers for only $15 (pay at GTF). Sign up dead line is March 1. (All hands welcome, 18+) March 7: Bowling Clinic. 5 p.m. at Mayport Bowling Center. Do you need a little help on your game? Are you a little rusty? Join the Liberty Center for 3 FREE games of bowling at Mayport Bowling Center. This trip includes games and shoe rental. Sign up dead line is March 6. (Liberty Patrons only) March 8: Surf Fishing. Fishing will start at 2 p.m. behind the Liberty Center. Have you ever wanted to learn to fish, or are you already a pro? Join Liberty & Outdoor Adventures for a day of fishing behind the Liberty Center. All equipment will be pro vided but you must have a valid FL Shore Fishing license, avail able at http://myfwc. com/license. Please sign up by March 6. (Liberty Patrons only) March 9: Movie Trip. Van departs at 6 p.m. to head to your favorite movie or entertainment venue in town. March 11: St. Augustine Celtic Music and Heritage Festival. Van departs at 9 a.m. Join Liberty for Celtic music and fun in St. Augustine. Dont forget to wear your green! Sign up by March 8. March 13: Ice Skating. 7:30 p.m. Transportation only. All hands welcome 18+. Sign up by March 12. March 16: Town Center Trip. Need a ride? Join us for a trip to the Town Center. Van departs the Liberty Center at 5 p.m. Transportation only. March 18: Paintball. Join the Liberty Center and GTF Paintball for a day of epic battles. Trip includes transportation. Van departs the Liberty Center at 9am. No gear, no problem! GTF offers all of your paintball equipment, safety gear, field fees and 500 mark ers for only $15 (pay at GTF). (All hands wel come, 18+). Sign up by March 16. March 21: Bowling Clinic. 5 p.m. at Mayport Bowling Center. Mayport Liberty Center Has Fun For You Aquatics Family Swim. Saturdays 10 a.m. 12 p.m. FREE. Family Swim is a great way for chil dren and their families to spend a morning in our indoor pool. Mayport Swim Club. Open hours at the Natatorium. FREE. Build up your cardio strength and endurance while earning great incen tives. Swimmers can track their mileage in our binder on the pool deck. Awards will be given at 50 miles, 100 miles, 200 miles, 300 miles, 400 miles and 500 miles intervals. Masters Swim. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 5:30 7 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 p.m. 5:30 p.m. FREE. Masters Swimming is an Adult Swimming Fitness pro gram that meets the needs of all swimmers from beginners to for mer Olympians. Our workouts are designed to help each swimmer met their individual goals ranging from improving their swimming skills, learning new strokes, prepping for the Navy PFA, qualifying for spe cial warfare programs, getting ready for swim ming competitions and Triathlons or just to add variety to their workout regimen. Feb 27: Learn-to-Swim Level 1 and 2. Our Learnto-Swim winter program is a 4-week program con sisting of 8 half-hour les sons. Classes begin Feb. 27. Level 1 is Tuesdays 4 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10:15 10:45 a.m. Level 2 is Tuesdays 4:45 5:15 p.m. and Saturdays 11 11:30 a.m. $45 per child per session. Register at the Natatorium on Friday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. 12 p.m. Please bring cash or charge. March 5 19: American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Course. Mondays 10 a.m. 4 p.m. and Thursdays 4:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Cost is $200 for mili tary, dependents and DoD, and $250 for civil ians. Participants in the Lifeguard Instructor Course must be at least 17 years old and must be American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid/ CPR/AED certified and successfully complete an online session. March 19 23: American Red Cross Lifeguard Course. 9 a.m. 3 p.m. Cost is $165 for military, dependents and DoD, and $195.00 for civilians. Participates in the Lifeguard Course must attend ALL the dates (no Exceptions). Candidates must prequalify before making payment. Candidates must be at least 15 years old and swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes and complete a 1 minute timed event. Fitness Zumba. Mondays at 11:15 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesdays at 9:15 a.m., Thursdays at 5 p.m., Fridays at 9:15 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. Join the ultimate dance party! March 3: Mayport Color Run 5K. 9:00 a.m. at the Fitness Center. Pre-register at the Fitness Center for $5 or register the day of the race for $10 (cash only). Get splashed in waves of color and become your own work of art in this one-of-a-kind event. Registration includes sunglasses, and custom headband. March 20: PreSummer Meltdown. 11:00 a.m. 1 p.m. at the Fitness Center. Get ready to strut your stuff this summer and get a jump start on that beach body! Join MWR Fitness for a 2 hour, calorie-destroy ing fitness session fea turing a wide sampling of classes offered at the Fitness Center, from cardio and strength to CORE and recovery. Intramural Sports Feb. 28: Womens Soccer Organizational Meeting. 5 p.m. in the Fitness Center Conference Room. Open to active duty, retirees, DOD dependents 18 +. Season begins March 23. March 9 11: March Maddness Basketball Tournament. Registration deadline March 1. Entry fee $250 per team. Open to active duty, dependents, retir ees, and DOD 18 years and older. Child and Youth Programs Become a Child Development Home Provider. The Child Development Home (CDH) Program is an extension of the Child Development Center Program. CDHs are independent business enterprises operated by Navy certified mili tary family members in their own homes. For information on how to become a CDH Provider, call t 904-270-7740. Feb. 23: Silent Library. 7 9 a.m. at the Teen Center. Open to Middle and High School stu dents. Feb. 24: Teen Choice Movie Night. 5 9 p.m. Join us for popcorn to watch at the Teen Center. Open to Middle and High School stu dents. March 19 23: Spring Camp. 5:30 a.m. 7 p.m. at the Youth Activities Center. Are you ready for Spring Break? Parents can request care at mili tarychildcare.com. Get Fit With MWR

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8 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Pentagon Releases New Policy On Nondeployable Members By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity The Defense Department has released a new policy on military retention for nonde ployable service members as it seeks to provide more ready and lethal forces, the under secretary of defense for per sonnel and readiness told Congress yesterday. The situation we face today is really unlike anything that we have faced, certainly in the post-World War II era, Robert Wilkie told the Senate Armed Services Committees personnel subcommittee. On any given day, about 286,000 service members 13 to 14 percent of the total force are nondeployable, Wilkie said at a hearing on military and civilian personnel programs and military family readiness. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis in July tasked the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness with developing policies to ensure everyone who enters the military and those who remain in the mili tary are worldwide deployable, he explained. Service members who have been nondeployable for more than 12 consecutive months will be processed for adminis trative separation or referred to the disability evaluation sys tem, he said. This new policy is a 12-month deploy-or-beremoved policy, he said, noting there are exceptions, such as pregnancy and post partum conditions. Medical boards will review the medical status of those who have been wounded, he said. We need to look at the force holistically,he said. We have to ensure given the climate that this country faces that everyone who signs up can be deployed to any corner of the world at any given time, and that is the reason for the change in policy. Focus on Readiness, Lethality The new policy is effective immediately. Military servic es have until Oct. 1 to begin mandatory processing of non deployable service members, Patricia Mulcahy, the director of DoDs officer and enlisted personnel management office, said. Service members could be nondeployable for any number of reasons, she said, such as falling behind on annual medi cal exams or due to combat or training injuries. Only a small percentage of those who are nondeployable have been in that status for more than 12 months, Mulcahy said. Each service members case will be individually reviewed, she said, and the secretaries of the military departments are authorized to grant waivers to retain members. The purpose of the policy is not to separate members, but rather is to get members back into a deployable status if pos sible, she emphasized. I think its important to know that there is the balance between readiness and help ing our members who are not going to be able to heal ade quately to be deployable to help them with the next phase of their lives as well, she said. The policy is meant to improve readiness and ensure members are deployable worldwide to carry out the mission of safeguarding the nation and fighting and win ning the nations wars, she said. Since Secretary Mattis has been on board, readiness and lethality of the forces has been [the] absolutely No. 1 prior ity for him, and thus for the department, she said. way or ashore, a way to map their Navy educa tion, training, experi ence and competencies to civilian credentials and occupations. It also allows Sailors to pursue credentials throughout their military life cycle, from completion of tech nical training until they become eligible for tran sition opportunities. Navy COOL is locat ed with the Center for Information Warfare Training, which deliv ers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint ser vices, enabling optimal performance of informa tion warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. For more information about Navy COOL, visit www.cool.navy.mil/ or call (850) 452-6683. pleased with the conve nience of follow-up vis its using the Navy Care virtual environment, said John Hawley D.O., a neurologist at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Each of the nearly 50 providers selected for this pilot program have completed specialized training to provide care through the new service. NH Jacksonvilles priority since its found ing in 1941 is to heal the nations heroes and their families. The com mand is comprised of the Navys third largest hospital and five branch health clinics across Florida and Georgia. Of its patient popula tion (163,000 active and retired sailors, sol diers, Marines, airmen, guardsmen, and their families), almost 85,000 are enrolled with a pri mary care manager and Medical Home Port team at one of its facilities. To find out more or down load the commands mobile app, visit www. med.navy.mil/sites/nav alhospitaljax. From Page 1 COOL From Page 1 Health App 800-822-6344 stjude.org St. Jude Childrens Research HospitalA CFC Participant. Provided as a public service.Finding cures. Saving children. Drill Keep Iwo Jima ARG Sailors Ready -Photo by MC3 Michael H. Lehman Members of a repair locker group together while receiving damage control training during general quar ters drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). The Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in Europe and the Middle East. -Photo by MC1 Kristin M. Schuster Senior Chief Damage Controlman Shimran Ali (center) demonstrates how to use a Naval Firefighting Thermal Imager during a general quarters drill aboard USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). -Photo by MC2 Lyle Wilkie Machinist Mate 3rd Class Christopher Smudzinski crawls under a ventilation duct to look for simu lated hotspots in a fan room during command firefighting drills aboard USS New York (LPD 21).

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THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 9 SecNav Names Two Littoral Combat Ships From SECNAV Public Affairs On Feb. 13, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the next Freedom and Independence variant Littoral Combat Ships will be named USS Nantucket (LCS 27) and USS Savannah (LCS 28). The future USS Nantucket (LCS 27), a Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, will be the third commissioned U.S. Navy ship to honor the maritime history of Nantucket. The future USS Savannah (LCS 28), an Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship, is the sixth ship to bear the name of the oldest city in Georgia. Nantucket will be built by Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. Savannah will be built by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama. LCS is a modular, reconfigurable ship, designed to meet validat ed fleet requirements for surface warfare (SUW), anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and mine coun termeasures (MCM) missions in the littoral region. An interchange able mission package is embarked on each LCS and provides the primary mission systems in one of these warfare areas. Media may direct que ries to the Navy Office of Information at 703-6975342. For more news from Secretary of the Navy public affairs, visit www.navy.mil/SECNAV Dont Miss Out On Voting Opportunity From Staff Dont miss your opportunity to vote in upcoming primary elections! Register now and request your absen tee ballots at FVAP.gov Primary Elections Begin in March Register and request your absentee ballots for all 2018 elections now at FVAP.gov This year the entire House of Representatives and a third of the US Senate are up for election. Dont miss your opportunity to vote in your states primary election as it will determine who is on the November 2018 general election ballot. To register and request your absentee ballot, visit FVAP. gov to complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). FVAP recommends that all mili tary members and their eligible fam ily members away from their voting jurisdiction, as well as U.S. citizens overseas, send in a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) every January to ensure receipt of absentee ballots for all federal elections in 2018. Now is the time to update your mailing address and absentee ballot request informa tion to reflect any changes since the 2016 general election. To register and request your ballots, complete the FPCA using the online assistant (fvap.gov/military-voter/reg istration-ballots). You may also use the fillable PDF (fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/ Forms/fpca.pdf) or pick up a hard copy version from a Voting Assistance Officer on your installation or at the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulates American Citizen Services Office. Not voting in the states listed above? Find your states primary election dates at FVAP.gov: Select the state where you want to register to vote from the drop-down menu in the Voters Start Here box at the top left-hand side of FVAP.gov. To find your states elec tion website for specific information on candidates, elections, contact informa tion, and links to your local election offices, visit FVAPs contact page (fvap. gov/info/contact). If youd like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program or need help with the absentee voting process please go to FVAP.gov or call FVAP at 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584) or email (vote@fvap.gov).

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10 THE MIRROR, NS MAYPORT, Thursday, February 22, 2018 NMCRS Open Helps Shipmates By Terra Downey MWR Marketing Technician The fourth annual Navy Marine Corps Open will be held March 16 at 12:30 p.m. at Windy Harbor Golf Club. The tournament will benefit the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society and fea ture a special appearance by PGA Tour Player Jim Furyk. Furyk is most known for winning the 2003 U.S. Open and as being Mr. 58 because he holds the record for low est score in the PGA Tour history. Furyk lives in Jacksonville and has always been supportive of the military. My favorite thing is having Jim partici pate with the sailors, said Jon Fine, PGA Golf Professional and Food and Beverage and Entertainment Director for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR). The tournament is organized as a 4-per son killer scramble. Mulligans are for sale for $5 per person, up to 4 per person. The cost is $75 per player and includes a cart, greens fees, range balls, a box lunch, prizes, a gift cer tificate for a return round of golf and a Banquet. The deadline to register for the tourna ment is March 12. FFSC Workshops For Sailors, Families From Staff The following class es and activities are offered by the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) and are free of charge. Pre-registration is required and child care is not available. For more information about the classes or to register call 270-6600, ext. 1701. FFSC is locat ed in Building One on Massey Avenue. Jan. 9-13, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 8 a.m.-noon Capstone Event (All Pay Grades), BLDG 1, RM 1616 The final component of Transition Goals, Plans, Success (TGPS). During Capstone, Individual Transition Plans (ITP) are reviewed and the com pletion of CRS is veri fied and recorded on the ITP checklist (DD Form 2958). Feb. 26 March 8, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Transition GPS Retiree Workshop, BLDG 1, RM 1616 The class is designed for military person nel who are within 24 months of retiring or 90-180 days of sepa rating from completion of military services. It helps Service mem bers understand the overall Transition GPS program, the require ments to meet Career Readiness Standards, and to identify common issues Service members and their families expe rience during the tran sition process. Feb. 26, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. IA Family Connection Group, USO, Mayport RD Open discussions where spouses and family members can ask questions and con nect with other family members of deployed IA service members. This group meets once a month and child care is provided for free! Feb. 27, 9 a.m.11 a.m. Financial Leadership Seminar, ATG Auditorium Provides Senior Leadership (E-6 and above) with exposure to a wide array of finan cially related matters locally. Open forum setting, topics of dis cussion to include: Common financial trends, PFM program awareness, recent/pro jected program updates etc.. Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-noon Active Parenting (ages 1-5), BLDG 1, RM 702 Feb. 27, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. TSP/Blended Retirement System, ATG Auditorium Training designed to educate about the new Blended Retirement System. The Fiscal Year 2016 Nation Defense Authorization Act created a new mili tary retirement system that blends the tradi tional legacy retire ment pension with a defined contribu tion to Service mem bers Thrift Savings Plan account. The new Blended Retirement System goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m.6 p.m. Expectant Parents Workshop, BLDG 1, RM 702 Expecting a new baby can be a worrying time for expectant parents! You need to know what to expect with a new baby. Join us to meet and gain support from others and exchange new ideas. Feb. 27, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Financial Brief for Spouses, BLDG 1, Stark Memorial Classroom Feb. 28, 9 a.m.11 a.m. Paying for College, BLDG 1, ATG Auditorium This workshop pro vides information on sources of funding for higher education, focusing on financial aid resources, college savings plans and tax incentives. Support Your Print And Digital Advertisers! They Support You! www.mayportmirror.com JOIN TODAY! ducks.org 800-45-DUCKS A CFC participant provided as a public service

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