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VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: GOSPORTPENSACOLANEWSJOURNAL.COM
By Ens. Dan White
In a ceremony held at
10 a.m. today (Oct. 2) at
the National Naval
onboard Naval Air Station
Pensacola, Capt. Patrick J.
Dougherty, commander of
Naval Aviation Schools
Command (NASC) will
be relieved by Capt.
William P Cuilik.
Capt. William P. Culik
Rear Adm. Gary R.
Education and Training
attended as the guest
speaker. This ceremony
will mark the end of a
successful naval career
for Capt. Dougherty as
he retires after 27 years
of dedicated and honor-
Capt. Cuilik graduat-
ed from Virginia Tech in
June 1981 and entered
the Navy through
Candidate School. He
was commissioned in
October 1981 and was
designated a naval avia-
tor in January 1983.
Capt. Patrick J.
includes tours withVC-8,
HSL-41, HSL-45 and
HSL-49. In 1995, Capt.
Cuilik was assigned to the
Office of the Chief of
Naval Operations as a
force structure and pro-
grams analyst. In 1998 he
returned to HSL-49 to
serve as the executive offi-
cer. He reported to the
USS Bonhomme Richard
as air boss in 2001.
Following his tour as air
boss, he reported to U.S.
Joint Forces Command,
See NASC on page 2
'Spirit of Pensacola' coming with 479th FTG ... Jim Seagraves, a sign
painter assigned to the 12th Flying Training Wing Maintenance Directorate at
Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, puts the "Spirit of Pensacola" nose art on the
479th Flying Training Group flagship T-1A Jayhawk Sept. 28. The aircraft will
eventually be used to train combat systems officers (CSOs) at Naval Air
Station Pensacola, when the 479th FTG begins operations there following an
Oct. 2, 3 p.m. activation ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum.
The stand-up of the group also includes activation of three subordinate
squadrons: the 479th Operations Support Squadron and the 451st and 455th
Flying Training Squadrons. The first class will begin in May; the school is
expected to train about 360 students per year when fully operational. CSO
training was directed to NAS Pensacola by virtue of a Base Realignment and
Closure decision in 2005. Photo by Steve Thurow
From Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) Naval Facilities
Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast applauds the
accomplishments of installations in the region that were
honored with Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy
and Water Management Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009
NAS Pensacola won at the Gold level of the awards.
"Congratulations to all of the FY 2009 SECNAV Energy
and Water Management Awards winners," said Lee Merrill,
NAVFAC Southeast utilities and energy management prod-
uct line coordinator. "I commend the Public Works officers
and staff at these installations that have helped lead the
installations through new technologies and energy efficien-
cy programs. They are all headed in the right direction,
meeting the Navy's goals and the president's goal of energy
FY 2009 SECNAV Energy and Water Management
Award winners based on FY 2008 accomplishments went
to Navy Submarine Base (SUBASE) Kings Bay, Ga. for
Overall Navy Small Shore and Marine Corps Recruit
Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, S.C., for Overall Marine
Corps Small Shore.
The awards program has been expanded to recognize the
accomplishments of commands who achieved Platinum,
Gold, or Blue levels.
Platinum level of achievement indicates an outstanding
energy program and an exceptional year for energy project
execution. Awards at this level went to SUBASE Kings Bay
and MCRD Parris Island.
Gold level of achievement indicates a very good to out-
standing energy program. Other awards at this level went to
See NAVFAC on page 2
Center for Information Dominance (CID) dominates area CFC goals
By Trista Swauger
As the 2009 EscaRosa Combined Federal
Campaign (CFC) kicked off this year's pro-
gram, military and civilian employees of
Center for Information Dominance (CID)
Corry Station dominated the campaign when
they walked in to the local EscaRosa CFC
Office in the first two days of campaigning
surpassing their goal of $38,000.
On Sept. 24, CID Corry Station CFC
Activity Chairperson Chief Cryptologic
Technician (Technical) Michael D. Miller
and his key people turned in another report.
"This is big, very big," stated CID Corry
Station Commanding Officer Capt. Gary
Edwards With CID's new total exceeding
$78,000.00, they have officially exceeded
Corry's all-time record high of $68,000,
which was seen in 2001, as all area cam-
paigns saw a huge increase due to a response
"Most of our people who give are not mil-
lionaires and yet they give freely of what they
have," Capt. Edwards said. "Our sailors may
never see the recipients of their donations
and that speaks to the heart and spirit of
Seasonal flu shots availa
to eligible, enrolled veter
From Jerron K. Barnett
VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Public Affairs
BILOXI, Miss. The Department of Veterans
Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System has
administering the seasonal flu vaccine to all eligi
enrolled veterans at all of its medical facilities.
Veterans seeking a seasonal flu shot shou
one of the VAGCVHCS facilities along th
Coast in Biloxi, Miss., Mobile, Ala., Eglin AF
and Panama City, Fla.
However, the current seasonal flu vaccine will 1
tect against the H1N1 virus. The H1N1 vaccine is
available. According to the Centers for Disease
and Prevention, the 2009 H1N1 vaccine is expects
available later this year. More specific dates ca
provided at this time. Veterans who have not yet e
to receive VA health care should bring their DD Fc
or other proof of honorable military service.
For more, visit: http.:www.biloxi.va.gov.
Center for Information Dominance (CID) Corry
Station staffers turn in their pledge cards. (Left
to right) CTT1 Cassandra Foote, DC2
Shundrea Richardson, CTTC Michael D.
Miller, CTT2 Scott Recher, CTR1 Jacob Word
and IT1 Matthew Fowler.
which they are giving. I am very proud of
When Chief Miller was asked what he felt
was the reason they are seeing such a
response this year over past years programs,
he said, "We planned for success from top
down. We selected the right key people (KP)
and ensured they believed in and understood
the campaign. We educated everyone within
the command daily and demonstrated our
support in everything we did. Through com-
mand support, our people saw that CFC was
not just another ask, it was a passionate
CID Corry started talking about CFC
before the campaign kicked off when they
scheduled several speaker opportunities to
educate their people about what CFC's mis-
sion is and how contributions really do make
a difference. Chief Miller said that they are
not done by far; CID has scheduled a few
additional awareness events during the
month of October.
The area campaign has been focusing on
educating the thousands of federal employees
this year about the true purpose of the pro-
gram. Guest speakers of many of the partici-
pating agencies have been asked to visit com-
mands and offices throughout our communi-
ty and senior leadership have been provided
additional information as to the program's
See CFC on page 2
Published by the Pensacola News Journal, a private firm in no way connected with the Department of the Navy. Opinions contained herein are not official expressions of the Department of the Navy nor do the advertisements
constitute Department of the Navy or NAS Pensacola endorsement of products or services advertised.
Vol. 73, No. 39
October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009
of station obligation
From U.S. Navy Rhumb
The Department of
Defense directed a
change to how the mil-
itary services fund per-
manent change of sta-
tion (PCS) orders in
fiscal year 2009 and
In an effort to best
funds, the services now
obligate all PCS costs
when orders are issued,
rather than when
orders are executed.
Prior to this fiscal year,
the services were
authorized to issue
PCS orders on credit,
allowed for writing
more sets of orders
than were funded. The
previous policy also
allowed PCS orders to
be written, but funded
with next fiscal year's
Sailors to set-up
household goods ship-
ments, arrange for
family member travel,
and receive dislocation
allowances in advance
of their actual detach-
ment date. That flexi-
bility has been
removed with the new
"Think of this policy
change as the differ-
ence between a credit
card and a debit card.
Prior to 2009, PCS
orders were written as
if on a credit card,"
said Rear Adm. Donald
P. Quinn, deputy chief
of Navy Personnel
"The Navy would
pay the bill once the
service member exe-
cuted the move. Today,
orders are written as if
on a debit card. Once
the orders are released,
the Navy is charged."
the PCS system of the
past: To best provide
for Sailors and manage
government funds, the
Navy has worked to
implement the perma-
change while minimiz-
ing the impact to the
Current funding lev-
els support all PCS
moves through the
remainder of this fiscal
year, and for a portion
of fiscal year 2010.
However, many Sailors
scheduled to detach
during the first quarter
of fiscal year 2010 will
not receive orders until
after Oct. 1.
The Navy is working
to minimize impacts on
Sailors in future years.
funding and issuing
orders in the current
year for moves occur-
ring early in the fol-
lowing fiscal year.
To best support mis-
fleet sustainability and
mobility, PCS orders
will continue to be
issued with the follow-
ing priorities: Global
War on Terror Support
career milestone billets
such as joint duty, crit-
ical readiness fills,
fills that minimize
gaps at sea for
deployed units and for
Sailors preparing to
To avoid the finan-
cial obligation of per-
sonally funding a PCS
move and forfeiting
allowances and entitle-
ments, Sailors and
their families are
advised not to move
before receipt of PCS
Navy leadership and
detailers will continue
to directly provide PCS
move information to
PCS of the future:
Orders are now being
issued on a pay-as-you-
go system, as if using a
debit card. The Navy is
working to balance the
needs of the service
with the need of
As the Navy moves
into the second fiscal
year under this new
policy, most Sailors
will receive adequate
notice and issuance of
orders to properly exe-
cute their move.
Because the Navy is
funding orders as they
are written, we will
operate under tighter
fiscal constraints, in
order to uphold our
charge as stewards of
To adhere to the
Department of Defense
policy, letters of intent
that include accounting
data are not authorized
as they also obligate
funds in advance of
actual PCS orders.
NA VFAC from page 1
Naval Support Activity (NSA)
Panama City, Fla.; Naval Weapons
Station Charleston, S.C.; and
Trident Training Facility Kings Bay,
Blue level of achievement indi-
cates a well-rounded energy pro-
gram. Awards at this level went to
Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort,
S.C.; Marine Corps Logistics Base
Albany, Ga.; NAS Jacksonville,
Fla.; NAS Kingsville, Texas; NAS
Whiting Field, Fla.; NSA Orlando,
Fla.; Naval Station Mayport, Fla.;
and Strategic Weapons Facility,
Atlantic Kings Bay, Ga.
These commands executed com-
prehensive conservation programs
with senior-level command involve-
ment, well-staffed and trained ener-
gy teams, aggressive awareness
campaigns, innovative energy con-
servation measures, and consistent
reduction in energy consumption.
"It was two years ago that Public
Works Department Kings Bay com-
mitted to achieving Platinum and
not only did they do that, they were
the Overall Navy Small Shore win-
ner," said Merrill.
All Navy and Marine Corps
installations and personnel are
NASC from page 1
Joint C41SR Battle Center, where he served as Director
of operations and project development.
Cuilik's most recent assignment was in August 2006
when he reported to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces,
Japan, as deputy commander and chief of staff.
Capt. Cuilik is the recipient of the Defense Meritorious
Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (three
awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation
Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
and several unit awards and commendations.
As Naval Aviation Schools Command new command-
ing officer, Capt. Cuilik is looking forward to the oppor-
tunity to continue NASC's long-standing tradition of
developing and delivering the highest quality training to
meet fleet operational needs.
Capt. Dougherty is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., and
graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1982
though the NROTC program. He was designated a naval
aviator in June 1984 and was assigned to HSL-34
"Greencheckers" of Norfolk Va., flying the SH-2F Sea
Dougherty's career included tours with HT-18, HSL-40
and HSL-46 Training Air Wing Five. Dougherty was the
CFC from page 1
"To date, my staff and I have been in
front of thousands of federal employ-
ees," said Ron Denson, director of the
EscaRosa CFC. "There are so many
misunderstood beliefs and it's my pas-
sion to talk to as many as we can so the
federal employee can make an
informed decision whether or not to
participate. Almost every military com-
mand and federal offices that has
allowed us to talk has seen a response in
their employee giving, all it takes is a lit-
tle bit of time.
"I remind everyone that CFC is not a
non-profit organization but a federal
program regulated by the Office of
Personnel Management (OPM),
Washington, DC., and its only purpose
is to provide this once-a-year solicita-
tion, in which each federal employee
decides where the money goes.
"CID's passion and commitment to
support this program is a great demon-
encouraged to continue their efforts
to be good stewards of energy and
water by reducing consumption and
implementing energy cost-savings
In observance of October being
Energy Awareness Month, Gosport
is looking for NAS Pensacolians
who ride bicycles to and from work
If you ride a bike to work and would
like to be included in an article in the
base newspaper, contact Roger
Dozier at 452-3131, ext. 3118; or
For more news from Naval
Facilities Engineering Command,
commanding officer of HT-8, and later joined the USS
Essex (CV 9) as air boss. He then returned to Pensacola
to serve as midshipman training officer at the Naval
Service Training Command (NSTC). In June 2004,
Dougherty assumed the duties of executive officer, Naval
Air Technical Training Center (NATTC). In 2006 he
served as commanding officer, U.S. Navy Support
Facility, Diego Garcia. Dougherty's most recent assign-
ment was as commanding officer, Naval Aviation Schools
"I am so proud of my staff, both military and civilian,
who have worked tirelessly over the course of my tenure
to train and educate motivated, ready Sailors and officers
who are prepared to complete their preparations so they
can join the fleet," Dougherty said. "Learning today, lead-
ing tomorrow is not just our, motto it's a way of life. I am
grateful I have had the opportunity to serve our country
and the Navy and for the love and support of my family."
Capt. Doughtery is the recipient of the Legion of Merit,
the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Navy
and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards),
the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two
awards), and several unit awards and commendations.
Capt. Dougherty resides in Pace with his wife, the for-
mer Catherine Di Maria, and his two sons Jacob and Tyler.
stration of the strength of our federal
employees. It is hoped that every com-
mand, office and employee will under-
stand the value of this program and will
respond in the same manor which CID
Corry is demonstrating."
In the first weeks of starting the cam-
paign, 11 other commands began turn-
ing in their reports: Navy Recruiting
Orientation Unit (NORU), Naval
Aviation Schools Command, NEX-SE
Distribution Center, Training Wing
Five/CNATRA Detachment and NAS
Whiting Field have surpassed their goal
and reported they are not done.
"We hope this is an indicator of
things to come and that employees of
Escambia and Santa Rosa counties can
show the thousands of non-profits who
support so many of our needs locally,
nationally, and internationally that we
are compassionate and understanding
of their needs. As federal employees
clearly understand the commitment to
service and country, we can also under-
stand the commitment of the non-prof-
its to help during times of need," said
Materials are out, command activity
chairs (AC) are visiting every employee
asking them to consider making a dona-
tion to the agency of their choice.
Donors contributing more than $240 in
an annual contribution either through
cash, check, or payroll are eligible to
receive a gift of their choice via the local
CFC Web site (http://www.esca
'Through the support of the ink
toner and inkjet recycling program
managed by our local CFC office, give-
a-ways and all printed materials are
being provided this year at no cost,"
Denson added. The area CFC plans to
wrap up the solicitation drive Oct. 30.
Any federal employee who has not been
solicited during this time should either
seek out their command representative
or contact the local CFC office at NASP
headquarters, Bldg. 624, Room 120;
call 452-2029 or visit the local Web site
for further options.
Vol. 73, No. 39 October 2, 2009
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community
Commanding Officer Capt. William Reavey Jr.
Public Affairs Officer Harry C. White
The Gosport nameplate features the T-6A
Texan II aircraft, the newest joint services
trainer. The T-6 has replaced the Navy's T-
34C aircraft that for more than 40 years has
served to provide primary flight training for
student pilots, NFOs and navigators
attached to the Naval Air Training Command.
It will also replace the Air Force T-37.
Maintained by the United States Coast
Guard since 1939, the Pensacola
Lighthouse, aboard NAS Pensacola, original-
ly began as the lightship Aurora Borealis in
June 1823. Evolving through structural and
location changes, the current facility was built
in 1856 and at night still shines for Sailors 27
miles out at sea.
Established in 1921 as the Air Station
News, the name Gosport was adopted in
1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by
flight instructors in the early days of naval
aviation to give instructions and directions to
their students. The name "Gosport" was
derived from Gosport, England (originally
God's Port), where the voice tube was invent-
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and civilian personnel and their families
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PAG E 2
October 2, 2009
Homefront in Focus: My husband's got orders
By Beth Wilson
Military Spouse Contributor
Got Orders? We do.
Have you noticed that
Navy spousedom seems
to be lived in cycles -
sea duty, shore duty and
I love shore duty; sea
duty, not so much.
May I ramble about
orders? There will be a
point at the end, I
As the window for
orders approaches "it"
starts that wrestling
with the unknown that
impacts our life.
I start anticipating
and assessing the possi-
Will we be able to
stay here? Will it be a
good opportunity for
my husband? Will it be
a career enhancer or
career killer? Will he
love his next billet or
one that he endures,
counting down the days
till our next "window?"
Will we be moving? I
love my house, will I
find a house I enjoy as
much as this one.
Where will these
orders send us, down
the road or across coun-
What about my job,
my career? What about
the kids, what about
family, what about
Arghhh! The mental
gyrations can be dizzy-
ing, yet I put myself
through it every time.
"Hello, my name is
Beth and I'm a control
So we have orders.
My husband just
informed me that he
was ordered to HoA,
otherwise referred to as
Horn of Africa.
He has GSA orders
for a year in Djibouti,
Africa. One year. Boots
on the ground. Africa.
Many of you may
know that my husband
just battled kidney can-
cer and won.
He is home recuper-
ating from surgery to
remove the cancerous
tumor from his kidney.
We are so blessed.
They got it all.
Can I tell you that
during this time I
prayed? I prayed fer-
vently. I prayed danger-
ously. "Lord, thank you
for revealing this cancer
so early that it has the
best possible prognosis.
Please let them get it
"Lord, please let him
be approved to re-enlist.
Lord, you decide where
his next orders should
take him, you know his
career desires, put him
in the best place for
Scott just let him be
able to re-enlist."
Did I really pray that?
OK, Lord, when I said
you decide what I
meant was you decide
the orders that I would
want ... while still
being the best place for
him. I misspoke God.
Can we have a re-do?
So, we have orders.
After my initial pity
party, I found my big
girl panties, changed
my attitude and set
about the task of ready-
ing myself for GSA
I loved let me
repeat that I really
loved shore duty, so
much so that I forgot
much about deployment
Orders in hand
means I need to get my
ducks lined up so my
Sailor can deploy
assured that I'm good
Where are those birth
certificates? My power
of attorney expired
when? Not another hor-
rid photo ID, valid for
another three years?
I know I have a
checklist somewhere ...
or did I throw it away in
the bliss of shore duty?
Got orders? Are you
heading back to sea
Perhaps your hubby
is like my man, heading
out on GSA orders (by
the way I understand
IA/GSA training at Fort
Jackson is known for
IA/GSAs and some
great Abs I'm just
The point is orders
change everything. Will
you join me on my jour-
ney from shore duty to
sea duty/deployment ...
walking with friends
always makes the jour-
ney so much easier.
E-mail Beth with
comments and ques-
tions at beth@home-
October 2, 2009
Defense Department at forefront of energy conservation, official says
By SN William Selby
Special to American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Defense Department
is constantly looking for ways to proactively conserve
and reuse energy, a department official said.
"We're really leading the nation in looking at energy
and considering energy" Mindy Montgomery, deputy
director for investment, Office of the Director for
Defense Research and
Engineering, said during a
teleconference with blog-
Montgomery said that
every $10 increase in the
price of a barrel of oil rais-
es the DoD's fuel spending
by $1.3 billion per year.
The department has spent
$3 billion to $5 billion
extra each year due to the
price increase over the last
couple years, she said.
But energy conserva-
tion does more than help
to compensate for rising
prices, Montgomery said.
It makes operational sense,
too, she noted.
"Seventy percent of the
convoys in Iraq and
Afghanistan are for fuel Public service announce
and water," she said. "So if from www.energysavers.g
we can reduce those, we about renewable energy
can reduce all the security
assets that go along with all these convoys."
While DoD has made progress in energy conserva-
tion, Montgomery said, it still has a long way to go.
"Since 2005 we've reduced our total energy con-
sumption by 6 percent," Montgomery said. "On the
installation side, since 2003, we've reduced our
demand by 10 percent."
Unfortunately, reduced energy consumption doesn't
automatically translate to money saved, Montgomery
said. DoD has spent $13 billion in total energy costs
since 2005 due to rising fuel costs, she said.
"I'd like to say we've saved, but unfortunately, ener-
gy costs have gone way up," Montgomery said. "Even
though we've reduced consumption, it still costs us
more in the long run."
Montgomery said that some electricity costs have
stabilized, which should lead to savings in the near
future. Installation-specific improvements also should
lead to savings, she said.
To reduce energy consumption at installations, the
department created the Power Surety Task Force to
focus on combatant commanders' energy needs,
Montgomery said. For instance, in Iraq and
Afghanistan, soldiers were using tents that were worn
out and were not energy efficient, Montgomery said.
The task force recently
found a substance called
installation foam to spray
on the tents, which is
reducing energy consump-
tion by about 30 percent.
"Now, we're keeping
the air inside,"
Montgomery said. "By
the way, the tents are actu-
ally about 20 percent cool-
er than they ever got with
the air conditioning," she
that the DoD will save
about $400,000 a day and
take about 13 fuel trucks
N ,1 sh off the roads a day as a
)EPENDS ON US. result of using the insula-
S, IIrH, mn A H tion foam.
The Department also is
nents, such as this one looking at more efficient
ov, are raising awareness turbine engines for aircraft,
nd energy efficiency. more fuel-efficient engines
for the next generation
Humvee, and other alternatives that may decrease ener-
gy and fuel costs, Montgomery added.
"That program is run by the Army tank and automo-
tive command," she said. "They're looking at different
drivetrains, different kinds of engines, [and] different
power systems on the vehicle."
Montgomery said the task force also has been focus-
ing on modifying technologies and looking for new
methods of power generation.
"We actually just opened a solar farm (that pro-
duces) over 14 megawatts in Nellis Air Force Base in
Nevada'" she said. "We've also, for the last 20 years,
had a geothermal plant at China Lake (Naval Air
Weapons Station, Calif.)," she added. "I want to say it
produces somewhere between 180 and 200
Incentivized energy conservation program
realizes record $99 million
From Naval Sea Systems Command
Office of Corporate Communications
WASHINGTON (NNS) -Naval
Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
announced recently that Navy ships
achieved more than $99 million in
fuel cost avoidance during fiscal
year (FY) 2009 as part of the Navy's
Incentivized Energy Conservation
The i-ENCON program is a "Meet
the Fleet" initiative spearheaded by
NAVSEA to reduce ships' energy
consumption. Program sponsors con-
duct routine meetings with ship oper-
ators to review specific fuel-saving
procedures and recommend quarterly
awards for ships with the most fuel-
"These efforts increase fleet readi-
ness by enabling Sailors at sea to train
or deploy longer while spending the
same amount of money on fuel," said
Hasan Pehilvan, i-ENCON program
One of the ways NAVSEA's i-
ENCON measures fuel and cost
avoidance is through underburn, the
reported fuel rate for the quarter that's
below the ship class' average bum
rate. One hundred twenty Pacific and
Atlantic Fleet ships reported an
underbum for the third quarter fiscal
"The cumulative underbum was
14.96 percent of fuel consumption for
the past three quarters, which exceed-
ed the ENCON goal of 10 percent by
a wide margin," said Pehlivan. "This
14.96 percent underbum translates to
a cost avoidance of 1,043,000 barrels
of oil or $99 million."
This accomplishment increases
fleet readiness by saving enough fuel
to support 21 Arleigh Burke-class
destroyers (at an average of 2,500
underway hours) per year.
This performance may be attrib-
utable to ships receiving $2 million
in cash awards distributed in the
fourth quarter of each fiscal year by
Commander, Naval Surface Forces,
according to Pehlivan.
i-ENCON rewards leading fuel
conservers among underway sur-
face ships with special recognition
and cash incentives up to $67,000.
In FY 2008, 148 ships received
incentive cash awards. Award
money is routed to each command-
ing officer's discretionary funds,
which are often used to buy items
like damage control gear or to aug-
ment the ship's welfare and recre-
ation programs according to
"The incentives are very impor-
tant to i-ENCON's success,"
Pehlivan added. "It's a voluntary
program that requires real commit-
ment from ships' commanding offi-
cers, chief engineers and main
propulsion assistants. I receive calls
and emails from ships every day
wanting to know how they can par-
ticipate and improve their fuel per-
For more news from Naval Sea
Systems Command, visit www.
Officials also are looking at expanding its use of
geothermal power generation, which uses heat from
Home energy check
The following is a simple checklist of energy conserva-
tion/efficiency measures to use at home.
*Turn down the temperature of your water heater to the
warm setting (1200F). You'll not only save energy, you'll
avoid scalding your hands.
Check if your water heater has an insulating blanket.
An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or
If you have one of those silent guzzlers, a waterbed,
make your bed today. The covers will insulate it, and
save up to one-third of the energy it uses.
Start using energy-saving settings on refrigerators,
dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers.
Survey your incandescent lights for opportunities to
replace them with compact fluorescents. These new
lamps can save three-quarters of the electricity used by
incandescents. The best targets are 60-100 Watt bulbs
used several hours a day. Measure the clearance in the
fixtures to make sure they will accommodate compact
fluorescents, which are slightly bigger than incandes-
Check the age and condition of your major appliances,
especially the refrigerator. You may want to replace it
with a more energy-efficient model before it dies.
Clean or replace furnace, air-conditioner, and heat-
Visit the hardware store. Buy a water-heater blanket,
low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, and compact
fluorescents, as needed.
Rope caulk leaky windows.
Assess your heating and cooling systems. Determine
if replacements are justified, or whether you should
retrofit them to make them work more efficiently to pro-
vide the same comfort (or better) for less energy.
Collect your utility bills. Separate electricity and fuel
bills. Target the biggest bill for energy conservation
Crawl into your attic or crawlspace and inspect for
insulation. Is there any? How much?
Insulate hot water pipes and ducts wherever they run
through unheated areas.
Seal up the largest air leaks in your house -the ones
that whistle on windy days, or feel drafty. The worst cul-
prits are usually not windows and doors, but utility cut-
throughs for pipes ("plumping penetrations"), gaps
around chimneys and recessed lights in insulated ceil-
ings, and unfinished spaces behind cupboards and
closets. Better yet, hire an energy auditor with a blower
door to point out where the worst cracks are. All the lit-
tle, invisible cracks and holes may add up to as much
as an open window or door, without you being aware.
Install a clock thermostat to set your thermostat back
automatically at night.
Schedule an energy audit (ask your utility company or
state energy office) for more expert advice on your
home as a whole.
Insulate. If your walls aren't insulated have an insula-
tion contractor blow cellulose into the walls. Bring your
attic insulation level up to snuff.
Replace aging, inefficient appliances. Even if the appli-
ance has a few useful years left, replacing it with a top-
efficiency model is generally a good investment.
Upgrade leaky windows. It may be time to replace
them with energy-efficient models or to boost their effi-
ciency with weather-stripping and storm windows.
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Fuels team plans Super Hornet biofuels flight test
By Robert Kaper
Naval Air Systems
Command Public Affairs
Md. (NNS) The Naval
Air Systems Command
fuels team is gearing up for
biofuels flight tests in an
F/A-18 Super Hornet at
Patuxent River, by next
spring or summer, accord-
ing to NAVAIR's fuel
Rick Kamin, Navy fuels
lead, explained that before
"biofueling" the plane, the
team will first conduct lab-
oratory and rig tests at Pax
River, followed by static
engine tests with the Super
Hornet's F414 engine on a
test stand at the Lynn,
Mass., facility of manufac-
turer General Electric. The
static tests will take place
"probably in the
frame," Kamin said.
The NAVAIR fuels team
is also getting ready to kick
off a similar effort to test
and certify biofuels for use
The upcoming tests are
part of a larger effort to test
and certify promising bio-
fuels in support of the
Navy's energy strategy to
enhance energy security
and environmental stew-
ardship, including reducing
greenhouse gas emissions.
"Our major goal is a
drop-in replacement" for
the Navy's petroleum-
based fuels, Kamin said.
"The field won't know the
Fuels derived from
plants are considered car-
bon neutral. Burning them
doesn't increase the net
amount of carbon dioxide
in the atmosphere because
the carbon they contain
was originally absorbed
from the air as the plants
NAVAIR has asked for
40,000 gallons of JP-5 jet
fuel from bio-based feed-
stocks in a request for pro-
posal (RFP) issued by the
Defense Energy Support
Center. Initial laboratory
analyses and rig testing
will consume 1,500 gal-
lons; the static engine tests,
16,500 gallons; and the
flight tests, 22,000 gallons.
The feedstocks targeted are
not used for food.
Kamin said fuels
received from the JP-5
RFP may include those
made from oils produced
by plants such as camelina,
jatropha and algae.
"We won't know for
sure what we're going to
get until the procurement
process is completed," he
said. The contract signing
is expected to take place
Camelina, also known
as gold-of-pleasure or false
flax, is in the same family
as rapeseed, the source of
canola oil. Often consid-
ered a weed, camelina is
cultivated today for the
high quality oil its seeds
produce, both for human
consumption and conver-
sion to biodiesel.
Jatropha is a tough woody
plant that can grow in arid
conditions unsuitable for
most food crops. Its seeds
produce oil that's unfit for
human consumption but can
be converted to fuel.
Algae can be grown in
vats or ponds under con-
trolled conditions that
maximize output and har-
vesting efficiency. Algae's
oil is produced within indi-
Oils harvested from the
plants are refined into fuel
with conventional petrole-
um refinery processes.
Two commercial biofu-
els that will not be tested
are ethanol, now blended
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Airman Joseph Rios takes a sample of JP-5 in a JP-5 pump room aboard
the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 are conducting a Composite
Training Unit Exercise off the coast of Southern California in preparation of a scheduled deployment to the
western Pacific Ocean. Photo by MCSN Amara R. Timberlake
with gasoline, and
biodiesel. Ethanol is unsafe
for shipboard use because
it ignites too easily, and its
lower energy content
would significantly reduce
The biodiesel sold com-
mercially today consists of
pounds called esters.
Although they bum well,
esters absorb water too
readily to be suitable for the
Navy's maritime environ-
For the upcoming static
and flight tests, the biofuels
will be mixed in a 50-50
blend with conventional
petroleum-derived jet fuel
to provide the necessary
Biofuels are not as dense as
conventional jet fuel, have
less lubricating ability and
contain no aromatic com-
pounds, a group of chemi-
cal compounds able to pen-
etrate the rubberlike mate-
rials that make up gaskets
"Aromatics are critical
for seal swelling," Kamin
noted. "The easiest way to
get these properties back in
is with a blend with petrole-
Kamin emphasized that
the Navy will not be pro-
ducing any biofuels itself.
Fuel for all military services
is purchased by the Defense
Energy Support Center.
"We're responsible for
fuel specification require-
ments. Our main responsi-
bility is to test and certify
the alternative fuels for
inclusion in our specifica-
tions," he said.
The fuels team will ini-
tially apply three categories
of standard tests to the fuels
received in response to the
RFP: analytical chemistry
- using instruments such
as a mass spectrometer to
determine chemical com-
position and structure, "wet
the fuels' response in specif-
ic chemical reactions and
rig test properties such as
water separability, to deter-
mine how the fuels will
react in aircraft and in con-
ditions typical of Navy
operating conditions, which
include long-term storage.
"Storage stability is a
unique military and Navy
requirement not required in
the commercial world,"
"We're trying to certify
by families, to come up
with a spec for an approved
class of feedstocks, such as
oil shale, petroleum,
hydrotreated renewable or
coal," he said. The specifi-
cations of each family will
be determined initially
through the full battery of
chemical analysis, physical
properties, static engine
tests and flight tests.
The Navy plans to have
test and certification com-
pleted on the most promis-
ing alternative fuel candi-
dates no later than 2013,
Kamin said. As each candi-
date is approved for use, it
will be added to the Navy's
JP-5 (aircraft) and F-76
(ship propulsion fuel) spec-
ifications. Once in the spec-
ification, the Defense
Energy Support Center can
buy the fuel to meet Navy
requirements from the low-
est-cost provider. Actual
usage in the fleet will
depend on industry produc-
For more news from
Naval Air Warfare Center
Aircraft Division, Patuxent
River, visit wwwnavy.mil
Iraq energy efficiency helps environment, saves money
By Christen N. McCluney
Special to American Forces Press Service
Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq
officials are working to boost energy efficiency in
the Iraqi infrastructure to help the environment and
boost cost savings, command officials said.
Energy efficiency affects the environment by
reducing air pollution and the economy by reduc-
ing fuel costs.
"Since energy impacts the environment and the
economy, it makes sense to ensure that the con-
struction of the Iraqi security infrastructure is done
in the most energy-efficient manner. This will
properly set the conditions needed to encourage
cost savings and employ sound environmental
practices," Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas N. Williams
Jr., chief of planning for the command's engineer-
ing directorate, said yesterday during a "DoDLive"
bloggers roundtable from Baghdad.
The initiatives include training Iraqi forces to
boost their environmental efficiency by perform-
ing proper maintenance on vehicles and power
generators, Williams said. By doing so, he
explained, they will burn less oil, which will
increase cost efficiency and decrease pollutants in
the environment. Other training includes fuel con-
sumption reduction, load balancing, preventive
maintenance, leak detection, proper collection and
disposal of used oil and hazardous material han-
"Trying to manage resources and use them care-
fully has a positive impact on the economy and the
environment," Williams said.
Iraqis are seeing the effects of drought on their
agriculture, Williams said, and need to be attentive
to irrigation. They also are beginning to realize the
impact of dumping oil and waste products in water
instead of recycling or properly disposing of them.
"Energy is a nonrenewable resource, so you do
want to manage it as carefully as possible," he said.
"The better we manage it now and the more ener-
gy efficient we are now, the longer we have it to set
up more secure infrastructures."
Williams added command officials are working
to train Iraqis to maintain facilities so their efforts
continue long after U.S. forces depart the country.
By keeping the focus on energy efficiency, he said,
the work will have a long-lasting impact.
"When you look at the three E's energy, envi-
ronment and economy they are very interactive
and complementary to each other," he said. "We
think that concentrating on the energy aspect will
have a bigger impact on the other two."
Along with helping to build Iraqi infrastructure,
Williams said, energy efficiency also will help to
keep the gains already made with Iraqi security.
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Greenhut awarded $10.6 million renovation project
From Sue Brink
NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs Officer
Facilities Engineering Command
(NAVFAC) Southeast awarded
Greenhut Construction Co. Inc. of
Pensacola a $10.6 million American
Recovery and Reinvestment Act
(ARRA) contract Sept. 18 to repair
and modernize administrative Bldg.
1500 at Naval Air Station (NAS)
"NAS Pensacola's headquarters
building requires major repairs and
renovations. Due to budgetary short-
falls these repairs have long been
deferred so the facilities housing ten-
ant commands with critical missions
could accomplish those missions," said
Capt. William Reavey, NAS Pensacola
"This project provides us the oppor-
tunity to not only restore one of our
historic buildings, but also provide a
modern facility from which to execute
the NAS Pensacola mission," Reavey
said. "We are looking forward to the
completion of this very important pro-
Work to be performed provides for
design, repair and modernization of
administrative Bldg. 1500 to a safe and
usable condition to house NAS
Pensacola command section and sup-
The project will replace the heating,
ventilation and air conditioning
(HVAC) system, repair plumbing sys-
tems by replacing fixtures, water sup-
ply pipes and drain pipes and replacing
the electrical distribution system.
Work on this contract will also
replace the interior doors, frames and
partitions; refinish wood doors on the
south side of the building and replace
the steel double doors on the north
side; refinish existing floors; install
suspended ceilings; and replace exist-
ing windows with antiterrorism/force
protection (AT/FP) compliant double-
paned insulating glass units.
Safety and accessibility issues will
be addressed with replacement of the
fire alarm and fire suppression sys-
tems as well as the installation of an
elevator and a handicap ramp to meet
the American Disabilities Act require-
Included in the contract are site
improvements for the replacement of
sidewalks and repairing of parking
The expected completion date for
work under this contract is April 2011.
ARRA projects are intended to
modernize Department of Defense
shore infrastructure, enhance
America's energy independence and
sustain a steady and robust military
force for decades.
For information on other ARRA
projects or presolicitation notices, go
online and visit the Federal Business
Opportunities (FedBizOpps) Web site
National Weather Service: Whiting Field is 'storm ready'
By Jay Cope
NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
Hurricane season is still in
full swing, and Naval Air
Station Whiting Field has the
National Weather Service's
vote of confidence that the
base is prepared if a major
storm should occur.
NWS assigned their
"storm ready" designation to
the base during a short pre-
sentation Sept. 23.
NAS Whiting Field is the
first military installation in
Northwest Florida and only
the ninth nationwide to
receive "storm ready"
Representatives from the
regional NWS office in
Mobile traveled to Milton to
present the plaque and the
signs recognizing the base's
new status to the base com-
manding officer Capt.
"This is a great accom-
plishment for Whiting Field,"
Sadsad said. "We have been
training and preparing, and if
something were to hit us, we
know we would be as pre-
pared as we can be."
The "storm ready" desig-
nation began in 1999 with
the intent to help ensure
communities had the com-
munication procedures and
storm preparedness structure
in place to respond to a
According to NWS statis-
tics, 90 percent of all presi-
dentially declared disasters
are weather related leading to
nearly $14 billion in dam-
Military bases are qualify-
ing communities, and
Whiting Field's Emergency
Manager Jim Walsh worked
for more than six months to
ensure the program require-
Guidelines include having
a 24-hour warning point and
emergency operations center,
tion recognizes the
have made to our
populace that we
are doing every-
thing possible to be
prepared for any
storm that may
providing multiple methods
for informing the community
of potential weather prob-
lems, having a system for
monitoring local weather
through community seminars
and developing and training
a formal severe weather plan.
"It was a pleasure working
with Jim (Walsh), and from
the moment we walked on
the base there was no doubt
that everything was in order,"
John Purdy, senior meteorol-
ogist with the Mobile office
of the NWS said.
"The base exceeded quali-
fications in every area, and
you can be justifiably proud
of your program."
NAS Whiting Field's home
county, Santa Rosa County,
is also a "storm ready" com-
munity, and seeing the signs
for the designation along the
road was the impetus for
A little research indicated
military bases qualified, and
he followed up by complet-
ing the application process.
According to Walsh, Navy
bases already have much of
the structure in place.
It is mostly a matter of
documenting the programs
and activities which the
bases perform as a part of
their normal routines, Walsh
However, having just
passed the anniversary of
Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis,
Walsh sees the added empha-
sis of the "storm ready" des-
ignation as being valuable.
"I believe this is a good
time to reflect on the turmoil
those storms caused and to
ensure we are prepared for
the next one," he said.
"This designation recog-
nizes the commitment we
have made to our populace
that we are doing everything
possible to be prepared for
any storm that may arise."
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Retired military seminar Oct. 17 at NASP
The 37th annual Gulf Coast Area Retired Military
Seminar, sponsored by NASP's Fleet and Family
Support Center, will be held Oct. 17 in the base the-
ater, Bldg. 633, from 9 a.m. noon.
Representatives from the Veteran's
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Survivor Benefits will conduct workshops.
Personnel Support Detachment will be open from 9
a.m.-noon for ID cards and DEER enrollment.
Door prizes and refreshments provided by the
Naval Exchange and Commissary. For more infor-
mation, call Glen Colbert at the Fleet and Family
Support Center at 452-5990.
Charlie Pier open for fishing Friday and Sunday
The Charlie Pier will be open for fishing Oct. 2
from 6 p.m.-midnight and Oct. 4 from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
The pier is open to active/retired military and
Pet blessing at NASP Oct. 3
Everyone is invited to the "blessing of the pets" at
NASP at 2 p.m., Oct. 3, in front of Our Lady of
Loreto Chapel. For information, contact the Rev.
Jack Gray, the Catholic chaplain on base, who will
conduct the blessing.
Ballinger Golf Tournament and dinner
The Andrew J. Ballinger Golf Tournament will
take place 1 p.m., Oct. 17, at the Tiger Point Country
Club in Gulf Breeze.
Ballinger, 29 was diagnosed with acute ALL
leukemia earlier this summer. He is the father of a 3-
year-old Grace and son of Glenys and Malcolm
The tournament's format will be a four-person
scramble, 50 percent handicap.
The $100 registration fee per golfer includes
lunch, golf, cart and dinner. A dinner-only fee is
available for $50.
In addition to playing or sponsoring a team, tee or
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Lighthouse full-moon ghost tour Sunday
Pensacola Lighthouse at NASP will be conducting
ghost tours by light of the full moon Sunday (Oct. 4)
and Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
For reservations or additional information call
457-7095 or e-mail tours@pensacolalight
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7 to 11. Children must be 48 inches tall to climb the
Red Dress Extravaganza set for today
The Red Dress Extravaganza will take place today
(Oct. 2), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Radford Fitness
Center at NASP
There will be exhibits and screenings. Models will
present what's available in active wear at the NEX.
Fitness classes will be ongoing. Screenings for
osteoporosis and blood pressure will be conducted
For information, call: 452-6326, ext. 4100.
Base fire department to host awareness night
Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast will be
hosting ia Fire Prevention and Safety Awareness
Night at the Corry Sport Complex Oct. 13 from
The event is open to all military personnel and
their families. Come out and see fire trucks, ambu-
lances, police cars, SW Panhandle K-9 Search and
Rescue, Sparky the Fire Dog and Pluggie the Talking
There will be a car seat inspection and installation
station set up. People are urged to bring cars and car
seats to have them checked by certified technicians
for the safest installation possible.
The event starts with a parade of emergency vehi-
cles that will make their way though the Balfour
Beatty Communities Housing area to the Corry
Retired officers group meets Oct. 8
The Retired Officers' Wives and Widows
Association's October fashion show luncheon and
meeting will be held at the Pensacola Country Club
Oct. 8. Social time will begin at 11 a.m.
Reservations are required, and the cost of the lun-
cheon is $15. A mailed check will be considered the
reservation. Checks should be received by Oct. 3.
For information, call Evelyn Busch, 476-8949.
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place at 6 p.m., Oct. 9, at Portside gym, Bldg. 627, at
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Service members can
weather financial storm
By Samantha Quigley
American Forces Press Service
Servicemembers and their
families can weather the
"perfect storm" of credit, sav-
ings and banking crises;
bailouts; market instability;
and foreclosures, if they stay
financially prepared the
Pentagon's personal finance
director said here recently.
Dave Julian urged those
attending the Defense
Department Joint Family
Readiness Conference here
earlier this month to save
more than the average
"Back before (the reces-
sion), the average American
spent $1.22 for every dollar
they made," Julian said. "If
you put that in real dollars,
you make $30,000 a year,
you're spending close to
"The bottom line is, that's
the average American and we
can't have our servicemem-
bers and families ... afford to
be average," he added.
A recent report published
in the American
said money is a "top source
of stress for adults," he said.
Many people don't under-
stand how credit affects their
lives, and lead to unhealthy
coping behaviors, a loss of
sleep, strained personal and
and other long- and short-
term health effects, Julian
Studies also have linked
financial stress as a factor in
suicides, he said.
"The Army did say in
2006, (in) 11 percent of the
suicides they had, finances
were a known stressor,"
Being financially ready,
which includes having good
credit, can save a person at
least $250,000 in interest over
the course of a lifetime,
While that kind of savings
should be a good incentive,
servicemembers have a
greater motivator: mission
readiness. Financial readiness
begets mission readiness,
If a service member has
bad credit or a bankruptcy or
glaring signs of financial
unpreparedness, they also
jeopardize any security clear-
ance they may have and con-
sequently, mission readiness.
Service members aren't
immune to economic trends,
but unlike much of the gener-
al population, servicemem-
bers have some resources and
protections, Julian said.
"If you take a look at what
we provide or what service-
members and their families
have access to, it really can
help them avoid some of those
pitfalls that are out there," he
"We have counselors in our
family readiness center ... we
have command financial spe-
cialists embedded in the units.
"We've got online
resources like Military
OneSource ... if they don't
feel comfortable walking into
the family center or they don't
live near a base," he said.
Other resources include
Military Saves, Military
Financial Readiness" section.
The department also works
with other financial readiness
partners like In Charge
Institute, FINRA Investor
Education Program, the
Better Business Bureau
Military Line and the Federal
Trade Commission, among
Through these resources,
servicemembers can learn
how to start down the road to
financial success and what
tools are available to help
them along the way.
The Thrift Savings Plan is
one of those tools. It's the gov-
ernment's 401k-style plan,
which allows pre-tax contri-
butions up $16,500 and a
combat zone tax exclusion up
to $49,000, including bonuses
and combat pay this year.
Any tax-exempt contribu-
tions made to Thrift Savings
Plan accounts are not taxable,
even after withdrawal, Julian
The Family Smoking
Prevention and Tobacco
Control Act, signed into law
June 22, beefed up TSP,
adding a Roth 401k contribu-
tion option, auto enrollment
for civilian employees, sur-
vivor benefits for TSP
accounts and a mutual fund
Another savings option for
service members is the
Savings Deposit Program. It's
available to those serving in a
designated combat zone. The
account guarantees an auto-
matic 10 percent return up to
10,000, but the interest is tax-
Service members also are
able to take advantage of
some protections against a
bad economy, Julian said.
These include the Nelson-
Talent Amendment, part of
the Defense Reauthorization
Bill of 2007, which caps inter-
est rates for all loans to service
members and their depen-
dents at 36 percent. It was an
attempt to curb the practice of
payday lenders targeting mili-
A 2008 report to Congress
said the amendment was hav-
ing the desired effect, Julian
Military Sentinel is another
way service members can
protect their financial security.
It's a partnership between the
Defense Department and the
Federal Trade Commission
where servicemembers can
report scams and register
Like civilians, service-
members also can "freeze"
their credit by calling one of
the three consumer credit
agencies. It's good for at least
a year unless the decision is
reversed and unlike civilians,
it doesn't cost military mem-
With all the resources and
opportunities available to
them, the bottom line is any
service member can achieve
or maintain a state of financial
readiness, Julian said.
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October 2, 2009
NATTC's Lt. Cmdr.
Ricky W. Lee Jr.
receives the Defense
Medal; see page B2
Fire Prevention Week kicks off Oct. 4-10
Submitted by Inspector Steven Bulke
Fire Prevention Week was
established to commemorate
the Great Chicago Fire, the
tragic 1871 conflagration that killed
more than 250 people, left 100,000
homeless, destroyed more than
17,400 structures and burned more
than 2,000 acres.
The fire began on Oct. 8, but continued into and did
most of its damage on Oct. 9, 1871.
According to popular legend, the fire broke out
after a cow belonging to Catherine O'Leary -
kicked over a lamp, setting first the barn, then the
whole city on fire. Chances are you've heard some
version of this story yourself; people have been blam-
ing the Great Chicago Fire on the cow and O'Leary,
for more than 130 years. But recent research by
Chicago historian Robert Cromie has helped to
debunk this version of events.
The "Moo" myth: Like any good story, the "case
of the cow" has some truth to it. The great fire almost
certainly started near the barn where O'Leary kept her
five milking cows. But there is no proof that O'Leary
was in the barn when the fire broke out or that a
jumpy cow sparked the blaze. O'Leary herself swore
that she'd been in bed early that night, and that the
cows were also tucked in for the evening.
But if a cow wasn't to blame for the huge fire, what
was? Over the years, journalists and historians have
offered plenty of theories. Some blamed the blaze on
a couple of neighborhood boys who were near the
barn sneaking cigarettes. Others believed that a neigh-
bor of the O'Leary's may have started the fire. Some
people have speculated that a fiery meteorite may
have fallen to earth on Oct. 8, starting several fires that
day in Michigan and Wisconsin, as well as in
The biggest blaze that week: While the Great
Chicago Fire was the best-known blaze to start during
this fiery two-day stretch, it wasn't the biggest. That
distinction goes to the Peshtigo Fire, the most devas-
tating forest fire in American history. The fire, which
also occurred Oct. 8, 1871, and roared through
Northeast Wisconsin, burning down 16 towns, killing
1,152 people and scorching 1.2 million acres before it
Historical accounts of the fire say that the blaze
began when several railroad workers clearing land for
tracks unintentionally started a brush fire. Before
long, the fast-moving flames were whipping through
the area "like a tornado," some survivors said. It was
the small town of Peshtigo, Wis., that suffered the
worst damage. Within an hour, the entire town had
Eight decades of fire prevention: Those who sur-
vived the Chicago and Peshtigo fires never forgot
what they'd been through; both blazes produced count-
less tales of bravery and heroism. But the fires also
changed the way that firefighters and public officials
thought about fire safety. On the 40th anniversary of
the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire Marshals Association
of North America (today known as the International
Fire Marshals Association), decided that the anniver-
sary of the Great Chicago Fire should henceforth be
observed not with festivities, but in a way that would
keep the public informed about the importance of fire
prevention. The commemoration grew incrementally
official over the years.
In 1920, President Woodrow Wilson issued the first
National Fire Prevention Day proclamation, and since
1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the
Sunday through Saturday period in which Oct. 9 falls.
According to the National Archives and Records
Administration's Library Information Center, Fire
Prevention Week is the longest running public health
and safety observance on record. The president of the
United States has signed a proclamation proclaiming a
national observance during that week every year since
to prevent burns
When we think of things in our
homes that might cause burs, there
are some obvious culprits. Curling
irons. Stoves. Radiators. Tap water?
As surprising as it sounds, it's
true. Each year thousands of emer-
gency room visits are attributed to
scalds injuries caused by hot liq-
uid or steam. Adults often experi-
ence mild scalds, perhaps when
washing dishes, and quickly adjust
the temperature without a second
thought. But older adults and chil-
dren's skin is much more sensitive
and can sustain a bum in a matter of
Simple acts such as setting your
water heater's thermostat to no high-
er than 120 degrees Fahrenheit, and
installing "anti-scald" devices on tub
faucets and shower heads can help
protect you and your family from
scalds. But these measures alone are
not enough. Test your water at the
faucet using a cooking thermometer
to make sure it is no higher than 100
degrees Fahrenheit. Even if your
water heater is set no higher than 120
degrees Fahrenheit, use your wrist,
elbow, or the back of your hand as
your main guide.
Vigilance is key in bum preven-
tion. Always test the water before
placing a child or yourself into the
tub. The water should feel warm, not
hot. Before you put your child in the
tub, test the temperature with your
wrist, elbow, or the back of your
hand. If you're using a thermometer
with a read-out, remember that bath
water should be no more than 100
Of course, tap water isn't the only
liquid that can cause bur injuries.
Other precautions you can take to
keep your family safe from bums
Keep hot foods and liquids away
from tables and counter edges so they
cannot be pulled or knocked over.
Never hold a child in your arms
while preparing hot food or drinking
a hot beverage.
Teach children that hot things
Wear short or closefitting
sleeves when cooking.
All the vigilance in the world may
not be sufficient to prevent every sin-
gle scald or bum. That is why it is
also important to know how to treat
a bum. Run the burned area under
cool water right away for three-five
minutes and then cover with a clean,
dry cloth. If the bum is bigger than
your fist or if you have questions, get
While Fire Prevention Week is an
opportune time to practice fire safe-
ty in your home, we hope that you
will keep these lessons with you year
round and "Stay Fire Smart."
Reproduced from NFPA's Fire
Prevention Week Web site,
According to the latest statistics from the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA),
there were an estimated 399,000 reported home structure fires in 2007.
NASP personnel urged to
"Stay Fire Smart! Don't Get Burned"
Fire & Emergency
Services Gulf Coast is team-
ing up with the National
Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) for Fire Prevention
Week 2009 Oct. 4-10 -
to urge NAS Pensacola resi-
dents to "Stay Fire Smart!
Don't Get Burned." This
year's campaign focuses on
ways to keep homes fire
safe and prevent painful
The statistics are stagger-
ing. Each year roughly
3,000 people die as a result
of home fires and burns, and
more than 200,000 individu-
als are seen in the nation's
emergency rooms for burn
By following simple safe-
ty rules, you can stay safe.
Stay in the kitchen when
you are frying, grilling, or
broiling food. If you leave
the kitchen for even a short
period time, turn off the
Keep all things that can
burn, such as paper, bedding
or furniture, at least three
feet away from heating
Replace cracked and
damaged electrical cords;
use extension cords for tem-
porary wiring only.
Consider having additional
circuits or receptacles added
by a qualified electrician.
If you smoke, smoke
outside; wherever you
smoke, use deep, sturdy ash-
Have a three-foot "kid-
free" zone around the stove.
Be careful when using
things that get hot such as
curling irons, oven, irons,
receptacles to prevent a
child from sticking an object
in the outlet.
Never leave a child alone
in a room with a lit candle,
portable heater, lit fireplace or
stove, or where a hot appliance
might be in use.
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Doggone smart dachshund vs. leopard
aving I' A wealthy man decided to go on a safari in Africa. He took his faith-
av g I ful pet dachshund along for company. One day, the dachshund starts
chasing butterflies and before long the dachshund discovers that he
is lost. So, while wandering about, he noticed a leopard heading
rapidly in his direction with the obvious intention of having him for
lunch. The dachshund noticed some bones on the ground close by,
and immediately settled down to chew on the bones with his back to
the approaching cat. Just as the leopard is about to leap, the dachs-
hund exclaimed loudly, "Boy, that was one delicious leopard. I won-
der if there are any more around here." Hearing this, the leopard halt-
ed his attack in mid-stride, as a look of terror overcame him, and
Sslunk away into the trees. "Whew," the leopard said. "That was close.
That dachshund nearly had me."
Meanwhile, a monkey, who had been watching the whole scene
from a nearby tree, figured he could put this knowledge to good use
and trade it for protection from the leopard. So, off he went. But the
dachshund saw him heading after the leopard with great speed, and
figured that something must be up.
The monkey soon caught up with the leopard, spilled the beans and
struck a deal for himself with the leopard. The leopard was furious at
being made a fool of and said, "Here, monkey, hop on my back and
see what's going to happen to that conniving canine."
So the dachshund saw the leopard coming with the monkey on his
back. But instead of running, the dog sat down with his back to his
attackers, pretending he hadn't seen them yet ... and just when they
got close enough to hear, the dachshund said, "Where's that dang
i elected. monkey? Sent him off half an hour ago to bring me another leopard."
October 2, 2009
Naval Hospital Pensacola
Aug. 15-Sept. 1, 2009
Sara Adelina Miles, was
born to Lt. Tyler and Nicole
Miles, Aug. 15 .
Kylee Jahree Hewitt, was
born to Staff Sgt. Joshua
and Cheree Hewitt, Aug.
Nkomo Marven Kamaley
Willie Jr., was born to BM2
Nkomo and IT1 Tewaner
Willie, Aug. 17.
Noah Joseph Rodriguez,
was born to Lt. Cmdr.
Benjamin and Maritere
Rodriguez, Aug. 17.
Chiriscel Dana Dizon, was
born to retiredYNC Cecilio
and Dinna Dizon, Aug. 17.
Jaelyn Marie Sorenson,
was born to ABE2 Jeffrey
and Heather Sorenson,
Asia Elise Walters, was
born to CTT1 Patrick and
Shuquan Walters, Aug. 18.
Rhett Myles Crabb, was
born to SRA Robert and
Andrea Crabb, Aug. 18.
Crawford, was born to
AEAA Gerald Jr. and
Briana Crawford, Aug. 18.
Sean Michael Richardson,
was bom to retired 1st Sgt.
Michael and Maria
Richardson, Aug. 19.
Brynn Fay Formosa, was
born to ABH3 Christopher
and Lori Formosa, Aug. 21.
Julia Grace Hayes, was
born to Capt. John and
Jennifer Hayes, Aug. 21.
Jocelyn McKanzie Shea,
was born to Ens. Scott and
Gretchen Shea, Aug. 23.
Harrison Frost Niemann,
was born to Lt. Stephen and
Sarah Niemann, Aug. 23.
Lliam Christopher Roling
Jones, was bom to AO2
Christopher and Desiree
Jones, Aug. 23.
Izabella Maire Cesaro, was
born to 1st Lt. Anthony and
Bethany Cesaro, Aug. 25.
Kira Lily Giddens, was born
to ETSN Alexander
Giddens and AA Brinn
Hefron, Aug. 26.
Hayden Marie Harrier, was
born to Jayson and AN
Christine Harrier, Aug. 26.
Christopher Michael Gay,
was bom to Michael and
CTM2 Elizabeth Gay Aug.
Darine Michael DeGraff, was
born to HM1 Jules Jr. and
Kristina DeGraff, Aug. 27.
Laila Malia White, was
born to SN Gary White and
Charlotte Prusak, Aug. 28.
Aiden Norman James
Rogers, was born to ABE2
Branden and Rachel
Rogers, Aug. 28.
Adelyn Paige Dacpano,
was bom to Lt. Lionel and
Zheide Dacpano, Aug. 29.
Luthye, was born to IT1
Walter II and Jennifer
Luthye, Sept. 1.
NATTC IA awarded Defense Meritorious Service Medal
by AZC (AW/SW) Owen M. Brown
Lt. Cmdr. Ricky W. Lee Jr. was recently
presented with the Defense Meritorious
Service Medal for his exceptional service
during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Lee displayed superior
meritorious service during
an individual augmentee
(IA) tour in Besmaya, Iraq
between March 1, 2008,
and Feb. 20, 2009. Serving
as logistics officer and
senior adviser, Logistics
Military Advisory Team,
Transition Command -
Iraq, Lee continuously pro-
jected a dedication to pro-
After training his team
of Sailors, Soldiers and
Marines on various tech-
niques of logistics manage-
ment, as well as procedures
on stock control, his team
then trained 60 Iraqi Army
officers and soldiers.
Lee's team also worked
with these Iraqi Army offi-
cers and soldiers on the
handling and issuance of
more than 2,000 vehicles,
19,000 weapon systems,
more than 7.2 million
rounds of ammunition,
575,000 liters of petroleum
products and operational,
medical and communica-
tion equipment valued at
more than $61 million. The
supplies went to 24
brigades, regiments and
battalions, as well as two
engineer battalions and the
Following the issuance
of these weapons, vehicles
and supplies, Lee assigned
specialists of various rat-
ings to work closely with
their Iraqi counterparts to
develop an efficient inven-
tory control system, ensur-
ing not only accurate
accountability of all items,
but also that all materials
and equipment where
turned over in optimal con-
dition. By doing this, Lee
and his team helped guar-
antee that the Iraqi units
would be able to become
self-reliant in maintaining
organization over these
Even though he assigned
various specialists to men-
tor members of the Iraqi
Army units, Lee himself
offered his expertise to the
Iraqi Army while aiding in
the turnover of 19,000
weapons systems to multi-
While Lt. Cmdr. Lee
helped Iraqi officers take
control of the biometrics
and issue process, 100 per-
cent accountability was
achieved due to Lee's extra-
ordinary attention to detail.
In order to sustain the
operational needs of the
new Iraqi Army force, Lee
also fielded more than
1,400 rounds of 73 mm
high explosive ammuni-
tion, as well as dispersed
more than 200 armored
vehicles among six Iraqi
All vehicles were kept at
98 percent complete mis-
sion capable status due to
the aid and expertise of Lee
and his team of skilled
experts. He and his team
NATTC CO Capt. Kent L. Miller (left) presents the
Defense Meritorious Service Medal to Lt. Cmdr.
Ricky W. Lee
were also able to organize
the installation of commu-
nications and weapons sys-
tems of all training centers
in Iraq. Besmaya was the
only center to stay opera-
tional and continue teach-
ing classes successfully and
efficiently without hiatus in
their schedule during the
course of the year.
During Lt. Cmdr. Lee's
time in Besmaya, his
service and his meticulous
attention to detail have fur-
ther ensured the success of
a self-sufficient Iraqi Army
force. He completed his
mission at the Besmaya
Combat Training Center
above and beyond expecta-
tions and because of that,
he has been presented with
Throughout his year-
long tour, Lee was in con-
stant contact with NATTC
Pensacola. "The support
for my family and me dur-
ing my IA from command-
ing officer, Capt. Kent L.
Miller and staff was
immeasurable," said Lee.
NATTC Pensacola cur-
rently has three personnel
deployed to individual aug-
mentee billets worldwide
in support of Operation
Iraqi Freedom and
From Dan Slowikowski
William L. (Lynn) Coleman is retiring today
(Oct. 2) after 43 years and 15,000 hours of mili-
tary and military contract flying. Since March
2004, Lynn has been manager L-3 Vertex
Aerospace Flight Operations at NAS Pensacola.
L-3 Vertex Aerospace conducts T-39 training
flights for Training Wing Six's Training Squadron
Four (VT-4) and Training Squadron Eighty-Six
Lynn was an Air Force brat, born in Nebraska
in 1943 and lived in Colorado, California,
Alabama, Tennessee and Guam as his father
moved with the Air Force. Upon graduation from
high school in Oak Ridge, Tenn., he was appoint-
ed to the U. S. Air Force Academy. After gradua-
tion and commissioning as a second lieutenant, he
completed flight training and received pilot's sil-
ver wings at Reese AFB, Texas. Lynn continued to
Davis Monthan AFB, for advanced tactical train-
ing in the F-4 Phantom. Lynn's first duty assign-
ment was to the 92nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
(TFS) at RAF Bentwaters, United Kingdom.
While there, his squadron's primary mission was
nuclear strike alert, with a secondary air to air/air
to ground attack role. Lynn's squadron was one of
the last to use Wheelus AFB, Libya, as their pri-
mary training location.
In 1970, Lynn received orders to Vietnam as an
0-2 forward air controller (FAC), assigned to the
19th Tactical Air Support Squadron near Saigon.
He spent the next year living with, providing visu-
al reconnaissance, and controlling close air sup-
port (CAS) attack missions for U S. Army combat
units in action across Vietnam and Cambodia.
Lynn flew more than 800 combat hours, was
twice hit by ground fire and earned 12 Air
Medals. He also received the Distinguished
Flying Cross for a secret mission, controlling
night CAS in support of a trapped river convoy
along the Mekong River in Cambodia.
From 1972 through 1973, Lynn was a jump-
qualified air and ground FAC at Shaw AFB, S.C.
supporting the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, N.C.
At the end of this assignment he had flown 1,500
combat and tactical training hours in the 0-2 air-
In 1973, Lynn returned to flying the F-4s at
Eglin AFB. While there he became the initial
operations officer of the newly formed 59th TFS,
suffered through lots of simulator time and limit-
ed flight time due to post war constraints and
helped deliver new F-4Es to Israel.
Lynn's next assignment was chief, range oper-
ations, Gila Bend Bombing and Gunnery Range.
During this tour he was singularly recognized by
the Tactical Air Command general for accom-
plishing major tactical range upgrades and host-
ing the annual NATO Chiefs of Staff Firepower
Demonstration previously held at Nellis ranges.
From 1977-1979, Lynn was an instructor pilot
(IP) at the 425 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron
(Foreign Military Assistance) at Williams AFB,
Ariz., where he trained international pilots from
numerous countries and USAF pilots enroute
worldwide as instructors and military assistance
group commanders. Lynn also augmented Air
Force aggressor unit operations.
From 1979-1982, Lynn had his final F-4
assignment as 52nd TFW chief of safety,
Spangdahlem AB, Germany, with a final total of
more than 2,500 hours in aircraft.
Lynn's final Air Force tour was as executive
officer, 436th TFTS (AT-38), Holloman AFB,
N.M., which he most remembers for the team he
led being unbeaten in monthly "Turkey Shoots"
and defeating teams in far more capable F-4, F-
111 and A-lOs in TAC's bi-annual "Gunsmoke"
competition. After 1,000 hours in the AT-38 and
5,000 hours in all Air Force aircraft, Lynn retired
in 1986 and moved immediately to Pensacola and
began flying T-47s as a contract pilot in what was
at the time the US.Navy's undergraduate naval
flight officer training program.
Lynn flew 3,000 hours in the T-47, transitioned
to the T-39 in 1991, and has flown more than
7,000 hours in the T-39. He moved from contract
pilot, to supervisor, training and safety chief and
finally to manager, flight operations. Lynn noted
that he has flown with many students who came
back as instructors, some more than once, some
instructors who came back as squadron comman-
ders, and at least one returned as Training Wing
Six Commodore, Capt. Lee Little, with whom he
flew her last flight in the T-39.
Lynn is married to the former Chrys
Suntheimer. They have one son, Matt, who lives
in Gainesville. Lynn has two sons by a previous
marriage, Glen and Greg, who live in Tennessee.
Lynn's hobbies are sailing, backgammon and golf,
which he expects to spend much more time prac-
ticing when he and Chrys move to East Tennessee
following their retirement.
Lynn Coleman, flight operations manager,
T-39 joint navigator training program, retires
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Movies and show times for Portside Cinema
FRIDAY Shorts (PG) 5; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 5:15; Halloween 2 (R) 7; The Final Destination (R) 7:15, 9:30; District 9
Shorts (PG) noon; Post Grad (PG13) 12:15; The Time Traveler's Wife (PG13) 2; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 2:30;
Halloween 2 (R) 4:30; G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra (PG13) 4:45; District 9 (R) 7; The Final Destination (R) 7:15; The Hurt
Locker (R) 9:15; The Goods (R) 9:30
500 Days of Summer (PG13) noon; Shorts (PG) 12:15; G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra (PG13) 2:15; The Time Traveler's
Wife (PG13) 2:30; A Perfect Getaway (R) 4:45; District 9 (R) 5; Halloween 2 (R) 7:15; The Final Destination (R) 7:30
TUESDAY Post Grad (PG13) 5; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 5:15; District 9 (R) 7; The Final Destination (R) 7:15
WEDNESDAY The Time Traveler's Wife (PG13) 5; Shorts (PG) 5:15; Halloween 2 (R) 7:15; The Goods (R) 7:30
THURSDAY Post Grad (PG13) 5; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 5:15; District 9 (R) 7; The Final Destination (R) 7:15
TICKETS Children ages 6-11 $1.50, children younger than 6
New releases playing at the theater
'The Final Destination'
On what should have been a
fun-filled day at the races,
Nick O'Bannon has a horrific
premonition in which a
bizarre sequence of events
causes multiple race cars to
crash, sending flaming debris
into the stands, brutally
killing his friends and causing
the upper deck of the stands to
collapse on him.
When he comes out of this
grisly nightmare Nick panics,
persuading his girlfriend,
Lori, and their friends, Janet
and Hunt, to leave... escaping
seconds before Nick's fright-
ening vision becomes a terri-
Thinking they've cheated
death, the group has a new
lease on life, but unfortunate-
ly for Nick and Lori, it is only
the beginning. As his premo-
nitions continue and the crash
survivors begin to die one-by-
one in increasingly grue-
some ways Nick must fig-
ure out how to cheat death
once and for all before he,
too, reaches his final destina-
Picks up at the exact
moment the first movie
stopped and follows the after-
math of Michael Myers' mur-
derous rampage through the
eyes of heroine Laurie Strode.
'500 Days of Summer'
Tom believes, even in this
cynical modern world, in the
notion of a transforming, cos-
mically destined, lightning-
strikes-once kind of love.
Summer doesn't. Not at all.
But that doesn't stop Tom
from going after her, again
and again, like a modem Don
Quixote, with all his might
Suddenly, Tom is in love not
just with a lovely, witty, intel-
ligent woman but with the
very idea of Summer, the very
idea of a love that still has the
power to shock the heart and
stop the world.
The fuse is lit on Day One
when Tom, a would-be archi-
tect turned sappy greeting
card writer, encounters
Summer, his boss's breezy,
beautiful new secretary, fresh
off the plane from Michigan.
Though seemingly out of
his league, Tom soon discov-
ers he shares plenty in com-
mon with Summer.
By Day 31, things are mov-
ing ahead, albeit "casually."
By Day 32, Tom is irrepara-
bly smitten, living in a giddy,
fantastical world of Summer
on his mind.
By Day 185, things are in
serious limbo but not with-
And as the story winds
backward and forward
through Tom and Summer's
on-again, off-again, some-
times blissful, often tumul-
tuous dalliance all of
which adds up to a kaleido-
scopic portrait of why, and
how, we still struggle so
laughably, cringingly hard to
make sense of love and to
hopefully make it real.
at the National Naval Aviation
The following movies are now playing at the
IMAX Theater at the National Naval Aviation
Museum aboard NAS Pensacola. Tickets cost
$8 for general admission and $4.75 for active
duty in uniform. For information, call 453-
Travel deep into
Canyon on a
tion down the
a.m., 1 p.m. and
The Magic of
flagship film will
take you soaring
through the his-
tory of flight, from
Kitty Hawk to the
cockpit of an
F / A 1 8.
a.m. 4 p.m.
by flying with the
crews of 12
Operation Red Flag
for the air forces
of allied coun-
tries, is the final
training for pilots
and their crews
before being sent
Showing: 2 p.m.
Flight Students to:
NAS PENSACOLA and
NAS WHITING FIELD
Privatized Base Housing is available to all active duty service members! Move
into housing with a roommate, split the rent and keep the rest of your BAH!
For example: 2 bedroom lease for $1000/month split between 2 students
(0-1 $1081 BAH each) You each save $581 per month.
2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes available for immediate occupancy. Call to obtain information
regarding current specials and to schedule an appointment.
NAS PENSACOLA 850.456.3120
NAS WHITING FIELD 850.626.6202
ATTENTION: NAVY VETERANS
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with
MESOTHELIOMA, the disease may have been caused by
exposure to asbestos products while serving in the Navy, and you
may be entitled to compensation from the manufacturers of those
And you may have considered hiring an out of state lawyer
whose ads you've seen on cable TV. But before hiring them, con-
sider these issues:
out of state lawyers often are not involved in the handling
of your case because they refer all aspects of the case to
other out of state lawyers;
communication problems can be compounded with out of
state lawyers, which could adversely affect your case and
cause you more stress during a difficult time.
Before answering one of those out of state TV ads, why
not discuss your case with a local lawyer?
CALL LOCAL ATTORNEY
A. EDWARD CANGELOSI
310 E. Government Street Pensacola
If your case must be filed out of state, we will associate local counsel there to file suit in that state,
but remain your local counsel here.
The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based upon advertisements. Before you decide,
39 ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.
October 2, 2009
All Faiths Chapel,
Communion, 8 a.m.;
Naval Aviation Memorial
Chapel (NAMC) Bldg.
J.B. McKamey Center,
Bldg. 634: Sunday School
Classes, 9 a.m.
NAMC, Bldg. 1982:
Saturday Mass, 4:30 p.m.,
preceded by confessions
from 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m.
J.B. McKamey Center
Bldg. 634: Religious
May), 10 a.m.
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Bldg. 1982: Daily Mass
(Monday, Thursday and
Sundays, Bible Study
(conference room), 9
a.m.; Worship Service, 10
11:30 a.m.; and Praise
and Worship, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday Bible study (fel-
lowship hall), 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Mass "Catholic
Tuesday Mass (small
chapel), 11 a.m.
Friday, van leaves Corry
Chapel at 5:30 p.m. for
services on the first and
third Friday of the month.
Latter Day Saints
All Faiths Chapel:
J.B. McKamey Center
Sunday school classes,
11:35 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Family home evening
Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 7 p.m., at
Corry fellowship hall.
Bldg. 1504: Fridays, 12:15
p.m. Call Command
runs Oct. 22-Nov. 1
From Lindsay Pieler
E.W. Bullock Associates
annual agricultural and
- the 2009 Pensacola
Interstate Fair- returns
Oct. 22-Nov. 1 for 11
days of food, rides and
The fair's entertain-
ment series, located on
the Pepsi Open Air
Stage, presents a
lineup for music lovers
of all types.
Acts include the rock
band Saliva starting at 9
p.m. Oct. 23.
Country music star
Josh Gracin takes the
stage at 8 p.m. on Oct.
Gracin, an active-duty
U.S. Marine, first
homes on the second
season of American
Cowboy Troy brings
"hick-hop" to the fair
for two shows at 7:30
p.m. and 9 p.m. on Oct.
The LoCash Cowboys
will perform synchro-
nized dance steps, audi-
ence participation, com-
edy and country music
at 8 p.m., Oct. 27.
The Bar-Kays will
light up the stage for two
shows at 6:30 p.m. and 8
p.m., Oct. 28.
brings his down-home
country style to the fair
at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on
Lady Antebellum will
entertain the crowd with
a blend of classic coun-
try, 1960s R&B soulful-
ness 1970s music at 8
p.m. Oct. 30.
Country star Joe
Nichols rounds out the
series at 8 p.m., Oct. 31.
Interstate Fair is striving
to make the 75th the
best fair yet to be pre-
sented," said Don
Interstate Fair general
"We have a very
strong and popular line-
up of stars which light
up our stage with excite-
ment, and it is the best
presentation of top stars
that we have ever had."
Frenkel said the
offers fairgoers the
opportunity to see
performers for free
while enjoying a
Midway packed full of
fun and excitement for
the whole family."
Shows at the
Pensacola Interstate Fair
are free with the price of
Admission is $10 for
everyone 12 years and
older and $5 for children
4 through 11. Children 3
or younger are admitted
tickets are available
online at www.pensaco-
Bank and Circle K.
Parking is $4 with a
ticket and $5 without.
For more information,
call 944-4500 or visit
Lonestar to appear at Whiting Field ... Lonestar
will give a free concert during Naval Air Station
Whiting Field's 66 anniversary celebration Oct. 24.
The concert begins at 4 p.m. However, the anniver-
sary celebration on base will take place from 10
a.m.-6 p.m. Activities include military aircraft static
displays, aviation demonstrations, military para-
chutists, unmanned aerial system flights, crash
and salvage team demonstrations and air traffic
control tower tours. There will be a children's play
area and food vendors. Gates open at 8:30 a.m.
Visitors can bring folding chairs, blankets and
handheld umbrellas. But backpacks, coolers, alco-
hol and pets are not allowed. For information, call
Offering military discounts?
We want to know about them
Gosport would like
to know about the mili-
tary discounts your
business or non-profit
group is offering
active-duty or retired
Starting in October,
Gosport will publish a
column on the Off
Duty page highlighting
some of the discounts
that are offered to mili-
Whether it's a com-
plimentary appetizer, a
discount or free admis-
sion, we would like to
know about it.
A brief description
will be mentioned on a
Send your informa-
tion to Anne Thrower at
phone number and e-
Port City Market opens Saturday
Port City Market, located on the Southeast corner
of Palafox and Main Street, will be open every
Saturday, starting Oct. 3 through the end of April.
The market is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Farmers,
artists, bakers, musicians, performers and gardeners
will all be present to share what they make and what
Check out PensacolaMarkets. com for more infor-
mation about this and other local farmers markets.
Contact Natalie Tredway at 380-4237 for more
The Liberty Program
events target young, unac-
military. For a monthly
calendar of activities at the
main Liberty Center in the
Complex or onboard Corry
Station, call 452-2372 or
visit their Web site at
movie on Portside
2," dusk. Movie pre-
mier "Land of the
Lost," noon and 7
p.m., at Corry.
Wars, $15, leaves
NASP at 8:30 a.m.
and Corry at 8:45
Saints vs. Jets, $35
includes tickets and
Leaves NASP at 9
a.m. and Corry at
Liberty NASP -
Ladies pick movie
Liberty -Corry -
Blood drive, 11
a.m.-6 p.m., IT quar-
terdeck, register to
win a KIA
NAS Live"- Airs
Mondays at 6:30
p.m. on Cox Cable's
Channel 6 or
Liberty Free mall
shuttle, 5:30 p.m.
Liberty NASP -
Tourney, 7 p.m., free
Liberty -Corry -
Air Force pick movie
Liberty NASP -
Free movie "The
Proposal," 7 p.m.,
Episcopal Church of the Advent
A great time to meet old and new friends, enjoy
fantastic BAR-B-Q and listen to some of the best BIG
BAND sounds by the "LILLIAN CONNECTION".
Enjoy Arts and Crafts Booths, Silent &
Live Auctions and CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES.
Make plans to attend: October 17, 9:00am to 3:00pm
12099 Co Rd 99 Lillian, AL
Located 0.3 miles south of Hwy 98 on Hwy 99 in Lillian.
Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy the fun and activities.
HDTV, waterfront vacation cottage, cruises, golf outings,
2 Tickets with lodging to the Iron Bowl
plus many more exciting items.
$10.00 donations per person includes Bar-B-Q, drink & slaw.
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PRIOR MILITARY ATTY & STAFF
Classical guitarist at PJC ... Pensacola Junior College
presents classical guitarist Lynn McGrath as part of the
2009-2010 Lyceum Series.
The concert will take place 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, at the
Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Bldg. 8, on the Pensacola
Concert tickets are $10, reserved admission; $8, seniors,
children, non-PJC students; $6, Senior Club members,
PJC staff/faculty/retirees; and free for PJC students.
Purchase tickets at the Lyceum Box Office in the
Ashmore Fine Arts Center, 1000 College Blvd.
McGrath will hold a free master class 1-4 p.m. Oct. 10, in
the Sydney Kennedy Rehearsal Hall, Bldg. 8, Room 884,
on the Pensacola campus. For information, call 484-
Todd M. Lalouceur, P A.
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2 F/T positions w/ apt. communities
Must be self motivated & well organized
Ability to work in mixed social economic environment.
Prev. social services, Public relations,
Typing, filing & computer skills required. Landlord ten -
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1425459 for application instructions
Applications accepted 9/28-10/27 DFWP/ EOE
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the following position in a skilled rehab setting: FT
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benefits, and sign-on/relocation bonuses. Forward
resume to: Fax 850-474-9795, email
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at Health Center of Pensacola, 8475 University
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Are you a RN who enjoys
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Social Service Counselor -
DOH Escambia County Health
Closing date: 10/9/2009
Annual Salary range:
Full-time Social Service Counselor posi-
tion Seeking applicants with previous
counseling experience with individuals
and groups with an emphasis on behav-
ior change to reduce risk. Experience
working with maternal-child population a
plus. This position will also provide gen-
eral care coordination services to at risk
maternal/child population to improve
pregnancy and birth outcomes. Masters
degree in social work and/or licensure
as a counselor/psychotherapist with the
FDOH/DMQA required. Experience in
MS Office a plus. Background/drug
screening and fingerprinting required.
Use of personal vehicle and a valid
driver's license is required. Mandatory
disaster duties as needed. Please apply
on- line at: https://jobs.myflorida.com
Refer to requisition number 64068322.
Only online State of Florida Applications
will be accepted no resumes.
Assistant Apt Mgr
Wild Oak Farm,
Cantonment, 25 hrsv/k,
727-447-5516 or obs@
PLS is looking for
to unload trucks at
our warehouse in
Pensacola Heavy lift
ing, pallet jack/forklift
exp. pref. Good pay/
benefits. Apply at
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ground check Drug
ree Workplace EOT.
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for job description, mini-
mum qua iicaions and ap-
plication process guide-
Lyons, Pipes & Cook
a 100 + year law firm,
headquartered in Mo-
bile, Alabama, is seek
ing associates with
three to five years of
strong civil litigation
expenenceo Must be
licensed to practice
law in Alabama, and
be in good standing
with the Alabama
State Bar. Submit re
sumes in confidence
or to PO Box 2727
Mobile, AL 36652.
Lyons, Pipes & Cook,
a 100 + year law
in Mobile, Alabama,
is seeking litigation
secretaries with three
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A growing HVAC
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the Pensacola, Area
is seeking to fill the fol-
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diesel and gas. Good
pay and benefits. Fax
resume 850 438
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for local general con-
tractor, experienced car-
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stand & tokens,
$400. Black large
desk chair- $50.
Total Gym 1000-
Beretta 92FS 9mm
Pistol- New with
case and both
mags. Never Fired.
Pensacola $500 I
MILITARY ITEMS- Cash
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als, Flight jackets & hel-
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Sidewalk to school
Pensacola & Pace
Centre Group Properties
3BR, 2BA, close
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floor, no pets $600,
Hill, large 1BR/1BA,
central heat & air
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furn condo. $875+
dep. Sept-May, incl
cable, water & sew -
lon term, 3BR/
gate to NAS, $1600,
No lease! May pay by
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applies. Newly built,
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kitchens Free utilities
2310 W. Detroit Blvd
12050 Scenic Hwy
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Offer expires 9/30/09
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2BR/2BA, Irg unit
w/FP, updated Aug
09. W/D hookup,
pool, no pets,
smoke free. $750.
2br/2.5ba, W/D, mi-
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Bay view! Excellent
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5343 Sam Sparks
Scenic Highway, pool
7238 Hillier Dr.
3BR/2BA $875 mo
Sun Stone Property
3br/lba, $650 / mo,
large fenced back
yard. $880 month
+ deposit. Call 850-
944 2033 or 859-
1BR. 1600 1/2 W.
Chase St. faces
N. "I" St. $450mo+
dep. some utilities
3082 Flintlock Dr.
2BR/2BA $850 mo
Sun Stone Property
ceramic tile, dining
room, sun room,
3220 in Molino
Gulf View TH w/ Ga-
rage Small Pets w/De-
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1.5ba, no pets,
3BR/2BA, well main-
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PENSACOLA- East Shore
approx 2000 SF,
$105,900 obo. Ready
to sell!! 850-501-8273
House w/3 lots,
2br/lba at 2417
North "L" St.
32501. Will negoti-
Executive River Gar-
dens lot for sale by
owner, new section,
130X140. .37 acre,
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lot, located be-
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