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Naval hospital to provide evening
'Seasonal Flu Vaccine Shot Ex'
From Rod Duren
NHP PAO

Naval Hospital Pensacola is schedu ing an Oct. 20
evening "Seasonal Flu Vaccine Shot Ex" for enrolled benefi-
ciaries of the military medical facility.


The seasonal flu vaccinations will be given in the
Outpatient Clinic located on the east side of the hospital's
main building. Enrolled beneficiaries are Defense
Department-eligible persons that have their primary care pro-
vided at the Navy hospital.
The vaccinations will be available on a walk-in basis
between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
In general, anyone who wants to reduce their chances of
getting the flu can get the seasonal flu vaccine. However, cer-


tain people should get vaccinated each year either because
they are at high risk of having serious flu-related complica-
tions or because they live with or care for high risk persons.
People at high risk of complication, such as children under
5 years of age; those who are pregnant; people over age 65;
and anyone with chronic medical conditions, should be high
on the list for getting a seasonal flu vaccination.

See FluEx on page 2


Vol. 73, No. 41 VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com October 16, 2009



Three women firefighters now part of base department


Story, photos
by Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff Writer

A month ago, Fire &
Emergency Services
Gulf Coast had never
had a female firefighter. Today
they have three.
"I'd hire a dozen more women if they
were as highly qualified as these three,"
said Fire Chief Lewis Monti, whose fire
department includes Naval Air Station
Pensacola and Naval Air Station Whiting
Field.
His new hires include Firefighter/EMT
Stephanie Peterson, who comes from
Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Va.;
Firefighter/EMT Angela Johnson, who
was previously employed as a Department
of Defense contract firefighter overseas;
and Firefighter/EMT Brittany Shaffer, who
was working as a firefighter in Crestview
prior to coming to NASP.
All three women agree it's no big deal
to them to be the first women in the depart-
ment. As Peterson likes to put it: "I just
have a different bathroom," she said.
And Monti doesn't see anything special
about being the first fire chief to hire
females as line firefighters. But he is happy
they were able to be hired all at the same
time.
Technically, Peterson was the first to
arrive Sept. 13. Johnson and Shaffer offi-
cially started Oct. 13. All three are now
ready to go.


Firefighter/EMT Stephanie Peterson, the first female firefighter at Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast, works at a con-
trolled burn Oct. 12 at Barin Field, a naval outlying field (NOLF) near Foley, Ala.


Monti doesn't expect anything to
change. "It's nice to have the new profes-
sionals aboard, regardless of gender," he
said.
There was one change some personal
protective equipment has to be special
ordered. After all, women are sized differ-


ently than their counterparts.
But how the job is handled will be the
same for everyone the same gear, the
same air packs and they will carry the same
hoses. They are expected to pull each other
out if the need arises.
All the firefighters at Gulf Coast provide


aircraft and structural firefighting, preven-
tion, inspections, technical rescue (automo-
tive/dive/water/confined space, etc.),
advanced life support, emergency medical
care and hazardous materials technician

See Firefighters on page 2


Finalists identified for best Navy mess award; NAS Pensacola makes list


By Debbie Dortch
NAVSUP Office of Corporate Communications

Mechanicsburg, Pa. (NNS) Fourteen
afloat and four ashore messes have been
selected from U.S. Fleet Forces
Command and Commander, Naval
Installations Command, as finalists for
the 2010 Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial
Awards, which encourage and recognize culi-
nary excellence in Navy Food service programs.
NAS Pensacola is one of the finalists.


By Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff Writer

Whether it's a health care question or a
legal question, military retirees and their
spouses should be able to get answers at
the 37th annual Gulf Coast Area Retired
Military Seminar Oct. 17 onboard Naval
Air Station Pensacola.
The event, sponsored by NASP's Fleet
and Family Support Center, will be held
from 9 a.m.-noon in the base theater,
Bldg. 633, just south of the chapel. D.J.
Kerr, director of the Retired Activities
Office at FFSC, will emcee the event that
often attracts people from out of state.
"Things have changed in a year," Kerr
said. So people are encouraged to come
for updates or just to see old friends. "It's
like a one-stop shopping center."
Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Carey
Dobbins of Pensacola has been attending
the seminar for the past several years with


"A team of food service experts perform a one-day
(Oct. 13) evaluation at the general mess. They arrive on
board around 6 a.m. and are on board until 5 p.m.
They evaluate the lunchtime meal using a pre-
established checklist. Most evaluations are
accomplished in port, but occasionally
due to operational commitments, our
evaluation teams must get underway with
the ship or submarine to complete the eval-
uation," said Naval Supply Systems Command's
(NAVSUP) Navy Food Service Director Cmdr. Tom
Dailey.


his wife, Olena. "We gain a little bit of
knowledge in addition to what we have
already gained," he said, adding, he
mainly goes for the updates. High on his
list is the latest information from Naval
Hospital Pensacola.
Last year the event attracted more than
400 people. Kerr is hoping for a similar
showing, but the attendance often
depends on what the retirement issues
are, he said. Both retired and soon-to-be
retired are encouraged to come.
Doors will open at 8:30 a.m., with the
event starting at 9 a.m. Dannyo Chow
from the Defense Finance and
Accounting Service (DFAS) will be the
guest speaker and will talk about issues
concerning retiree pay and survivor ben-
efits.
Typically, speakers like Chow will
also answer individual questions after
giving a
See Seminar on page 2


"There are more than 300 messes in the U.S. Navy.
Making it to the finals in Ney award selections is a big
accomplishment," said Ney Program Manager
Roxanne Hauman. "It means the 18 nominated galleys
have worked tirelessly to ensure all details of food
preparation were addressed and they represent the Navy
with utmost precision and efficiency. They are the best
of the best in Navy food service and deserve the highest
honors and recognition that can be bestowed upon any
command."

See Ney Award on page 2


Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the
Honorable Ray Mabus (left) with Jon Stewart,
host of 'The Daily Show." Mabus appeared on
'The Daily Show" recently, answering ques-
tions about today's Navy and Marine Corps.
Photo by MC2 Kevin S. O'Brien


Women

will serve on

submarines,

Navy

secretary

says

By John J. Kruzel
American Forces Press Service


WASHINGTON (NNS) -
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Oct. 6 women soon will serve on submarines,
suggesting a reversal of the long-standing ban by the Navy.
Appearing on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Mabus
signaled that the Navy is moving closer to allowing coed personnel on submarines.
"It will take a little while because you've got to interview people and you've got
to be nuclear trained," he said, referring to prerequisite steps before a Sailor is
assigned to a submarine.
Officials previously have cited a lack of privacy and the cost of reconfiguring

See Women/submarine duty on page 2


Annual retirement seminar

Saturday (Oct. 17)


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Department of the Navy or NAS Pensacola endorsement of products or services advertised.










NASP Disability Employment Awareness Month observance


The Naval Education and Training Command
announces the annual Disability Employment
Awareness Month observance. This year's consolidat-
ed Pensacola Naval Air Station complex observance
will be held Oct. 22 at the National Naval Aviation
Museum from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The theme is
"Expectation + Opportunity = Full Participation."
The featured speaker will be Master Chief Petty
Officer James W. Wilson. Master Chief Wilson
entered the Navy in 1977. After two successful air-


crew tours he was selected to become an instructor at
the Navy's elite Survival, Evasion, Resistance and
Escape (S.E.R.E) school in Brunswick, Maine. Upon
his selection to master chief petty officer he trans-
ferred to Norfolk, Virginia as the Carrier Air Wing
Seventeen ordnance master chief. It was during this
tour aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) that Master
Chief Wilson was severely injured leading to the loss
of his right leg below the knee.
Contact members of the Disability Employment


FluEx from page 1

Tests have shown that both the flu
injectable and the nasal-spray vac-
cine are effective at preventing the
flu.
If you have questions about the
seasonal flu vaccine, and are not


Firefighter/EMT Angela Johnson (left) and
Firefighter/EMT Brittany Shaffer take a moment to chat
Oct. 13, their first day as new firefighters with Fire &
Emergency Services Gulf Coast.


Firefighters from page 1

level response.
Peterson has already
proved she can handle the
job, said Station Chief
Jim Bennett, her immedi-
ate supervisor. "Since day
one, she was a go-getter,
she knew her job and she
has been tested numerous
times," he said. "She def-
initely has the heart for
the job."
Recently she volun-
teered to help with a con-
trolled bum, a new skill
for her. "It's interesting to
learn the science behind
it," she said.
Peterson, 34, has expe-
rience as a fire inspector
at Naval Air Station
Oceania. She was a ship-
board firefighter in the
Navy and has 10 years of
civil service fire work.
"It is my career," she
said. She comes from a
military family, including
a father who was a career
Marine.
So far, no problems.
"They are brothers, just
like my brothers up in
Little Creek," she said.
"Once you are on the job
and you prove you are
able to work side-by-side
with them, they accept
you pretty easily."
Johnson, 31, will be
settling down in one area
for the first time in years.
That's scarier than the
firefighting job, she said.
Johnson is originally
from Minnesota, but has
been firefighting over-
seas for most of the past
seven years. She has
lived in Iraq, Antarctica
and more recently
Ecuador.


Prior to going over-
seas, she worked in
Minnesota as a firefight-
er. She brings about a
dozen years of experi-
ence to the job.
"I completely fell into
it," Johnson said of her
firefighting career.
She worked as a fire-
fighter in Chanhassen,
Minn., where her pay
was based on the number
of calls she worked. She
worked other jobs to
make ends meet. "That's
what I did for fun," she
said. "That's how it start-
ed."
Shaffer, 23, also grew
up in a military family
and moved to the area in
2004 with her family.
She now lives in
Navarre. Her interest in
becoming a firefighter
started with the Destin
Fire Control District
about two years ago.
Shaffer is working on
a degree in emergency
management and disas-
ter management, when
she's not riding her road
bike 32 miles along the
beach.
Shaffer said she want-
ed to be part of the mili-
tary system. "I just like
the structure," she said.
As the veteran of the
three, Peterson said she
is willing to be a mentor
if need be.
One of the most
important things she
has learned as a fire-
fighter is to be humble
and ask for help when
you need it. "It took me
a long time to learn that
one," she said. "It takes
a bigger person to ask
for help."


Awareness Committee, Equal Employment
Opportunity Representatives, or call Audrey Austin at
452-3190 for more information. This is no-cost train-
ing. While tickets are not necessary, appropriate
supervisory approval to attend this training is
required.
All hands are encouraged to participate in the
Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance
consistent with current mission commitments (see
Training Announcement # 09-07).


sure if you should get it, contact
your primary healthcare provider.
Some people should not be vacci-
nated without first consulting a
physician. These include people
who have a severe allergy to chick-
en eggs; people who have had a
severe reaction to an influenza vac-


Ney Award from page 1

"The work they do truly enhances the quality of life for
our Navy personnel," Dailey added.
The secretary of the Navy will announce the 2010 win-
ners in February.
First place winners will be recognized April 17 by Rear
Adm. Michael J. Lyden, Commander, NAVSUP, and
Patrick Beach, chairman of the board, International Food
Service Executives Association (IFSEA), during a special
program.
"It's a privilege and a unique opportunity to be able to
have this kind of specialized training, making these culi-
nary specialists top chefs for the Navy and well qualified
for their profession once they enter the private sector,"
Dailey added.
Finalist is the ashore category include Naval Air
Station Pensacola; Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk; Naval
Air Base Sigonella, Sigonella, Italy; and Commander,
Fleet Activities Naval Base Yokosuka, Yokosuka, Japan.
Finalists in the afloat category include USS Ohio
(SSGN 726) (Blue), USS Olympia (SSN 717), USS
Wyoming (SSBN 742) (Blue), USS Providence (SSN
719), USS Doyle (FFG 39), USS Vandergrift (FFG 48),


Seminar from page 1

general talk. Also speaking will be
Sandra O'Neal, who will present a
TRICARE health care briefing.
Representatives from the
Veteran's Administration, Naval
Hospital Pensacola, TRICARE,
Social Security Administration,
Internal Revenue Service, Naval
Legal Service Office, TRICARE
Dental, Retired Activities Office and
Survivor Benefits are among the


cination in the past; people who
developed Guillian-Barr6 syndrome
(GBS) within 6 weeks of getting an
influenza vaccine previously. Also,
people who have a moderate or
severe illness with a fever should
wait until their symptoms lessen to
get vaccinated.


USS The Sullivans (DDG 95), USS James E. Williams
(DDG 95), USS O'Kane (DDG 77), USS Tortuga (LSD
46), USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19),
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and USS John C.
Stennis (CVN 74).
"I wish the best of luck to all 18 Ney nominees,"
Hauman noted. "Seven of the 18 will take top honors in
the spring, but, again, they're all worthy of recognition."
The Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Award was estab-
lished in 1958 by the secretary of the Navy and IFSEAto
improve and recognize the quality of food service in the
Navy. IFSEA is a nonprofit food service association ded-
icated to enhancing the professional image and growth of
persons serving the food service industry.
Evaluation teams are made up of culinary experts from
Navy and IFSEA.
The award was named in honor of Capt. Edward F.
Ney, Supply Corps, United States Navy, head of the
Subsistence Division of the Bureau of Supplies and
Accounts from 1940 to 1945, supervising the procure-
ment of food for the United States Navy during World
War II.
For more news from Naval Supply Systems
Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/navsup/.


many agencies that will be partici-
pating in this event
Naval Hospital Pensacola will
have displays on the services it offers
and conduct health screenings. A
new display this year will be the
Troops to Teachers program, which
is administered at Saufley Field.
People will be able to get the latest
information from the various agencies
and be able to ask questions. In all,
there will be between 20-30 displays.
Personnel Support Detachment


Women/submarine duty from page 1

subs as obstacles to allowing female crew members to
serve aboard the vessels.
But Mabus is one of several top Navy officials recent-
ly to call for an end to the policy. The Navy secretary's
comments amplify his previous endorsement of ending
the ban.
"This is something the (chief of naval operations) and
I have been working on since I came into office," Mabus,
who was confirmed as Navy secretary in May, said last
week. "I believe women should have every opportunity
to serve at sea, and that includes aboard submarines."
NavyAdm. Gary Roughead, chief of naval operations,
acknowledged that special accommodations would be a
factor in the decision, but one that's not insurmountable.
"Having commanded a mixed-gender surface combat-
ant, I am very comfortable addressing integrating women
into the submarine force," he said in a statement last
month. "I am familiar with the issues as well as the value
of diverse crews."
Roughead said he has been personally engaged
through the years in the Navy's debate of the feasibility of
assigning women to submarines.


will be open from 9 a.m.-noon for ID
cards and Defense Eligibility
Enrollment System (DEERS) enroll-
ment.
There will be snacks and drinks
available and McGuire's Irish band
will perform.
Door prizes and refreshments will
be provided by the Navy Exchange
and commissary. For information,
call Glen Colbert or Terry Harris at
the Fleet and Family Support Center
at 452-5990.


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Vol. 73, No. 41 October 16, 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-
ed.
Gosport is an authorized newspaper pub-
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The Rhodes Building, 41 North Jefferson


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the interest of military and civilian personnel
and their families aboard the Naval Air
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Opinions expressed herein do not neces-
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Happy 234th Birthday, Navy, from NEX ... NASP
CO Capt. Bill Reavey (left) lends service members a
hand in cutting a birthday cake for the U.S. Navy. The
Navy Exchange (NEX) hosted a 234th birthday event
Oct. 13 featuring live music and refreshments. Photo
courtesy NEX/Amy TerHorst


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October 16, 2009 GOSPORT







GOSPORT October 16, 2009


PAGE 3


No one including men deserves to be abused


By T.D. Jackson
Special to American Forces
Press Service

CAMP ATTER-
BURY, Ind. Some
time ago a co-worker
of mine came to work
with what I thought
was a black eye.
I noticed it as I was
talking to her, and
when it registered, my
eyes sort of slid away
from her face and
began looking every-
where but at her.
I thought, "I am not
going there," and I
went on with my day
without giving it too
much thought.
Because I wasn't
sure, I didn't feel the
need to say something,


but the sad part is that
if it had been a more
obvious black eye, I
know I wouldn't have
said a thing; I would
have been too scared.
Just as I learned in
the suicide prevention
training we've had
here over the past few
months, I should have
asked those painful
but caring questions:
"Are you OK?" And in
this case, "Did some-
body hit you?"
October is National
Domestic Violence
Awareness Month.
One in every four
women will experi-
ence domestic vio-
lence in her lifetime,
and women 20 to 24


are at the greatest risk.
Here's one you
probably knew: Most
cases of domestic vio-
lence are never report-
ed to the police.
And one to blow
your mind: Men are
victims, too.
More than 834,000
men report being
domestically assaulted
annually.
People who are
abused often feel as
though no one will
believe them, or they
think they have
nowhere to go for
help.
At Camp Atterbury
or at any other military
installation, God
knows (pun intended)


you can call the chap-
lain at any time.
Behavioral Health,
too.
Even though this
was some time ago,
every now and then I
still wonder, "What if
somebody did hit her?
What if she needed to
talk, but everyone -
for different reasons
- was afraid to talk
about it?"
As a leader, I failed
her, but this anecdote
is my grasp at redemp-
tion.
My former co-work-
er probably never will
set her sights on this
article, but if someone
did put hands on her, I
would tell her I'm


sorry sorry it hap-
pened to her, and sorry
I was a chicken.
If I had weighed the
cost of embarrassment
against the cost of car-
ing, I wouldn't be
writing this now.
I'm hoping maybe
she didn't have a black
eye.
She may have as
I have on many occa-
sions caught a pitch
with her face during
softball practice.
She may have as
I have on many occa-
sions stood a little
too close to the top
cabinet door as it
swung open.
For all I know, she
could have gotten


popped by a feisty
rugrat. I don't know,
and I never will.
But what I do know
is that although I can-
not concern myself
with every detail of a
person's life, I can be
aware of changes in
behavior, moods and
certainly appearance.
I was in a leadership
position and along
with that title comes
responsibility.
It is my responsibil-
ity to make sure my
people are OK at work
and at home.
The mark of a good
leader is the ability to
listen, and, my friend,
although I am late, I
am all ears.


Domestic Abuse Prevention Month: choose to act to prevent


By Mary Grimes
Army Wounded Warrior Program

Word on the street is that the U.S.
military has announced October
2009 as "Domestic Abuse
Prevention Month."
I like that about the military. In
my view, it is one of the few great
institutions in our country that does-
n't avoid pointing out that we not
only have issues worthy of our care
and attention, but repeatedly
reminds us that we can as individu-
als and as a team, do something
about them.
Since entering the military in the
early 1970s, I can't remember a time
when regardless of my duty station,
the military community wasn't
reminded through command infor-


mation channels and or public
affairs initiatives of its more or less
zero tolerance in matters pertaining
to domestic abuse and/or violence.
With more than 30 years of gov-
ernment service to my journey, I'd
have to say that the tireless efforts
made by the armed forces toward
keeping information of such magni-
tude on the front burner, most cer-
tainly is an effort worthy of
applause.
While the topic of domestic abuse
is not something any of us finds
pleasant, it is unfortunately a truth
that lies among us.
The reasons for its existence are
about as diverse as the Sailors,
Marines, Airmen, Soldiers, veterans
and family members who experience
or have experienced the painful grip


of its embrace.
Through all ranks, the harsh reali-
ty is that domestic abuse all too
often manages to rear its ugly head
in environments that we'd like to
believe are exempt or are above
reproach.
The military realizes this, and I
believe has and continues to do
everything it can to rid its ranks and
communities of abuse of any form.
Are we our brother's keeper?
Each of us must commit ourselves to
taking a step forward in the push to
eradicate domestic abuse.
Regardless of its form whether
it be physical, sexual, psychological
or verbal, domestic abuse prevention
begins with a commitment to stop it
in its tracks.
I will go so far as to say that we


all can do a little bit better when we
know or even sense that another is in
harm's way.
Pick up the phone. Seek the assis-
tance of authorities. Churches,
teachers, unit commanders, neigh-
bors and trusted friends are available
to help, and that help comes without
judgment or criticism.
The October 2009 theme for
Domestic Abuse Prevention
Awareness Month is "Make the
Right Choice! Act to Prevent
Domestic Abuse!" That is a battle
cry to which we all must adhere, for
only by our actions and our efforts to
prevent this insidious violence, can
we anticipate the kind of change that
saves lives, restores lost self-esteem
and returns homes and families to a
healthy norm.






October 16, 2009


GOSPORT


NASP auxiliary police make the grade


By Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff Writer

Sixteen new auxiliary police graduat-
ed Oct. 9 from the Security Reaction
Force basic course at Naval Air Station
Pensacola adding to the base's growing
security force.
"This is a good class," said Officer
Matthew Capp, as he watched the latest
students go through the "Rambo Day"
activities prior to graduating.
Capp is one of four training supervi-
sors TRASUPs authorized to
teach the course.
The latest graduates are all enlisted
coming from different commands at
NASP, including the Naval Air
Technical Training Center and Corry
Station.
Although not in this group, earlier
graduates included women and
Reservists.
While they are still stationed at NASP
they will help at various entry control
points (ECP) and with random anti-ter-
rorism measures (RAM). They will also
be required to train once monthly with
the regular security force.
Typically there will be two auxiliary
police officers on watch in one day.
By the time they arrive at Rambo Day,
they have already been pepper sprayed
(oleoresin capsicum) that was in
Week 1 of the three-week course. And
they have spent almost a whole week on
the range shooting the M-9 pistol, the
shotgun and the M-16 rifle.
"So they get to do a lot of training,"
Capp said.
It's also good for their military
careers.
"These guys are going to be ahead of
the game from everybody else when
they transfer to their next duty station,"
Capp said. "They can put these qualifi-
cations on their evaluations."
And if they go where they are


required to have been certified with pep-
per spray (OC), they can show they have
already been through that.
"They don't have to go through it
again," he said. For Level 2, the OC is
sprayed on a rag and held to their fore-
head for a couple of seconds. "It's not
nearly as bad as Level 1," he said.
Their range skills qualify them for
additional ribbons and medals for the
pistol and rifle. From this group, five
have already qualified as experts with
the rifle and 13 qualified as experts with
the pistol.
The training is similar to police train-
ing in the early stages.
NASP DoN police officers have to go
through a 12-week field training officer
course that includes report writing, state
and federal law and the UCMJ, learning
to operate an emergency vehicle, run-
ning driver's licenses and registration
checks, learning basic life support and
going through all the weapons courses
semi-annually.
NASP typically has two Security
Reaction classes per year in the
March/April time frame and the
September/October time frame.
"Sometimes it's really cool and some-
times it's not," Capp said. On Oct. 8 it
was not.
Right now there are about 35 auxil-
iary security force members, with the
new 16 that will add about 50 percent
more. But of that class, 10 or so are
ready to transfer.
Capp said the security department
would like to offer the class quarterly.
"The commands are short as it is and
they have to give up bodies for three
weeks," he said.
For information about the next
Security Reaction Force Basic Course,
Contact MA1 Jacob Frick (auxiliary
force coordinator) at the NASP Police
Training Department at 452-8378, ext.
3136.


Sixteen new auxiliary officers graduated recently at NASP. Part of the training
(above) requires time on the range. Photo by Sgt. Jeffrey Glassey. (Below left)
Recent graduates CTN2 Danny Velezacevedo (on the mat) and CTNSN Matthew
Walker go through one more day of drills Oct. 8 before graduating. Photo by Anne
Thrower. (Below right) TRASUP MA2 Andrew Cady (in red) goes over pistol range
scores with AWO1 James Tetterton. Five students have already qualified as
experts with the rifle and 13 qualified as experts with the pistol. Photo by Sgt.
Jeffrey Glassey


(Left) CTN3 George Martinez kicks while AC2 George Lozadasalcedo holds the
bag. Photo by Anne Thrower. (Below) All graduates must be pepper sprayed. At
the OC (pepper spay) water station, from left, are Corry guards GS-4 Karin
Howard, GS-4 Jerry Walker and GS-04 Michael Stokes. Photo by Sgt. Jeffrey
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Third in a series of fire prevention articles during October National Fire Prevention Month


Stay 'Fire Smart' don't let a home fire happen to you


From Craig Lewis
Fire Prevention Chief, Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast

Every day, Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast

receives a report from the U.S. Fire Administration

on the previous day's civilian fire fatalities. Rarely is

there a day with no deaths due to fire.


Most of the time the report identifies
the number of victims, their ages, proba-
ble cause, and (if in a home) whether or
not there were working smoke detectors.
We have been informed of five or more
deaths in a single fire, with ages ranging
from infants to age 91, with causes from
smoking, cooking, electrical, gas or elec-
tric space heaters and various other caus-
es.
During the week of Oct. 4-10 we asked
you to "Stay Fire Smart, Don't Get
Burned" and we at Fire & Emergency
Services Gulf Coast hope the message is
practiced throughout the whole year, and
not just for a week or so.
Please slow down, take some time this


weekend, and look around your house to
see what fire safety hazards you have,
and please don't assume you don't have
any hazards because we all do.
First, check your smoke detector if
you don't have one get one for each level
of the home, the hallways outside of bed-
rooms, and inside the bedrooms. Test
them monthly, replace the batteries every
six months when the time changes. Look
around your home for electrical hazards
such as unsafe wiring or overloaded cir-
cuits, improper storage practices, candle
placement, consider having fireplaces
and furnaces inspected and if you have
gas appliances or other carbon monoxide
producing devices have a carbon monox-


Home fires, such as the one that destroyed this kitchen, only take a careless
moment to start. Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast urges homeowners to take
the lessons of fire prevention to heart throughout the year, not just during National
Fire Prevention Month (October).


ide detector.
These are just a few of many items you
need be on the lookout for concerning fire
safety, if you have questions please call us


at the Fire Prevention Bureau at 452-
8759 and remember the warning, "Fire
- It Can Happen To You Think
About It."


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energy awareness during the month of October and
even though they are always working toward the presi-
dent's goal of energy independence, this celebration
provides the opportunity to further educate the public.
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documents that held government agencies accountable
to conserve energy through quantifiable milestones.
Further guidance and mandates, both at the federal and
regional level have assisted installations in developing
long term goals by implementing energy-saving
resources.
"Our resource efficiency manager (REM) is vital
with ensuring a successful program," said Bemal.
"They (REMs) are the installation's energy expert."
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PAGE 6 October 16, 2009 GOSPORT


New personnel qualifications

released for LS, MC and RP ratings


By MCCS(SW/AW) Melissa
Weatherspoon
Center for Service Support Public
Affairs

NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS)
- The Center for Service
Support in Newport
released new personnel
qualification standards
(PQS) Oct. 1 for logistics
specialists (LS), mass
communication specialists
(MC) and religious pro-
gram specialists (RP) rat-
ings.
A PQS is a compilation
of the minimum knowl-
edge and skills that an indi-
vidual must demonstrate in
order to qualify to stand
watches or perform other
specific routine duties nec-
essary for the safety, secu-
rity or proper operation of
a ship, aircraft or support
system.


"These new qualifica-
tions standards reflect what
is necessary to be success-
ful in the fleet for the LS,
MC and RP ratings," said
Richard Price, the CSS
PQS manager. "As tech-
nology, requirements and
ratings change, we will
continue to update PQS to
help the 21st-century
Sailor stay current and rel-
evant."
The electronic-only ver-
sions of the PQS booklets
are available on Navy
Knowledge Online (NKO)
via the Navy PQS link
found on the Quick Links
tab on the left side of the
main NKO page.
From the Navy PQS
page, Sailors should fol-
low the PQS 43200 Series
link on the left side.
The Center for Service
Support (CSS) is com-


prised of active-duty, civil-
ian and contractor person-
nel, who direct the training
efforts of 13 learning sites
around the Fleet, including
the Defense Information
School at Fort Meade,
Md., and the Naval
Technical Training Center
in Meridian, Miss.
The CSS team ensures
curriculum is current, as
each team member works
to develop innovative
training methods aimed at
preparing Sailors in the
logistics, administrative
and media ratings to sup-
port the Fleet's warfighting
mission.
CSS was established in
Athens, Ga., on Feb. 7,
2003. It moved to Naval
Station Newport's
Fitzgerald Hall, adjacent to
the Surface Warfare
Officers School July 8.


Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, a former governor of Mississippi, recently
announed that the Navy will name a dry cargo ammunition ship after the civil rights
leader Medgar Evers. The future USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) is designed to
provide replenishment services to U.S. Navy ships at sea, to include collation ships
from other nations. U.S. Navy Illustration by MC2 Jay Chu

Navy names ship after civil


rights activist Medgar Evers


From Chief of Naval Personnel Public
Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) Effective
Oct. 1, as designated in NAVADMIN
284/09, the logistics specialist (LS) rating
was established, encompassing more than
11,000 postal clerks (PC) and storekeepers
(SK), who merged into the single designa-
tor.
The merger comprises all active-duty
Sailors and Reserve component E-6 and
above, formerly designated as SK and PC,
and will include Reserve component E-l
to E-5 beginning Apr. 1, 2010, according
to the message.
"As an element of the Navy's total force
strategy, this merger will capitalize on the
knowledge, skills and abilities found in the


two ratings and apply them toward a uni-
fied mission," said Vice Adm. Mark
Ferguson, chief of naval personnel.
"Merging postal clerks and storekeep-
ers together brings nearly 100 years of
logistical experience to the logistics spe-
cialist rating."
In addition to enhancing mission
accomplishment, the merger lends to
steadier career progression for Sailors by
aligning the global demand and supply for
logistical talent.
Logistics specialists will be identified
by the crossed keys rating badge, formally
the symbol of the storekeeper rating. The
conversion of rating badges must be com-
pleted by Oct. 1, 2011.
For more news from the Chief of Naval
Personnel, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnp.


From Department of
Defense


WASHINGTON (NNS)
The Navy announced
recently the newest Lewis
and Clark-class dry cargo/
ammunition ship (T-AKE)
would be named USNS
Medgar Evers.
The announcement was
made by Secretary of the
Navy Ray Mabus during a
Jackson State University
speaking engagement in
Mississippi.
The Navy's newest
underway replenishment
ship recognizes Civil Rights
activist Medgar Evers
(1925-1963) who forever
changed race relations in
America.
At a time when the coun-
try was wrestling to end
segregation and racial injus-


tice, Evers led efforts to
secure the right to vote for
all African Americans and
to integrate public facilities,
schools, and restaurants.
On June 12, 1963, the
Mississippi native was
assassinated in the drive-
way of his home. Evers'
death prompted President
John F. Kennedy to ask the
Congress for a comprehen-
sive Civil Rights Bill.
Designated T-AKE 13,
Medgar Evers will be the
13th ship of the class and is
being built by General
Dynamics NASSCO in San
Diego. As a combat logis-
tics force ship, Medgar
Evers will help the Navy
maintain a worldwide for-
ward presence by delivering
ammunition, food, fuel, and
other dry cargo to U.S. and
allied ships at sea.


As part of Military
Sealift Command's Naval
Fleet Auxiliary Force,
Medgar Evers will be desig-
nated as a United States
Naval Ship (USNS) and
will be crewed by 124 civil
service mariners and 11
Navy Sailors.
The ship is designed to
operate independently for
extended periods at sea, can
carry a helicopter, is 689
feet in length, has an overall
beam of 106 feet, has a nav-
igational draft of 30 feet,
displaces approximately
42,000 tons and is capable
of reaching a speed of 20
knots using a single-shaft,
diesel-electric propulsion
system.
For more news from the
Secretary of the Navy, visit
www. navy. mil/
local/secnav.


Thousands line the levees to salute, bid farewell to Pre-Commissioning Unit New York


By MC1 Shawn D. Graham
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New
Orleans Public Affairs

NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -
Thousands of residents from
around the New Orleans area
began lining up along the banks
of the Mississippi River before
daybreak to bid the Pre-
Commissioning Unit New York
farewell as it departed from the
Northrop Grumman
Shipbuilding inAvondale Oct. 13.
Lola Lass, president of The
Greater New Orleans Executives
Association (GNOEA), said her
group suggested the send-off cel-
ebration to allow the community


one final opportunity to salute
the ship, its crew and the men
and women who spent more
than five years building it.
"The "Line the Levees" event
showcased the hard work, love
and dedication that went into
building this ship," said Lass.
"It allows citizens of New
Orleans to pay homage to the
victims, families and first
responders of 9/11."
The 684-foot amphibious
transport dock ship contains
about 7.5 tons of steel from the
World Trade Center, felled dur-
ing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist
attacks.
It received two 21-gun salutes,


as it passed Naval Air Station
Joint Reserve Base New Orleans
(NAS JRB) and Naval Support
Activity New Orleans (NSA).
Capt. Bill Snyder, Naval Air
Station Joint Reserve Base New
Orleans (NAS JRB) command-
ing officer, said that the ship's
transit was symbolic.
"rm thrilled to have witnessed
history," said Snyder. "There has
been overwhelming support for
the U.S. Navy in this area. I'm
thrilled that so many people took
time out of their days to partici-
pate in this event."
Snyder also thanked parish
leaders and volunteers who par-
ticipated in the event, citing the


long hours spent preparing for
the ship's transit down the river.
"Plaquemines Parish officials
have been dynamic in their sup-
port," said Snyder. "Granting us
access to the site and the security
support from their sheriffs
department was key in preparing
for such a large event."
Master-at-Arms 1st Class
(SW) Derrick Tyler, assigned to
NAS JRB's security department,
said he was impressed by the
immense turnout and support
throughout the area.
"When you see hundreds of
everyday citizens waving flags
and holding up signs, it can be
very powerful," said Tyler.


"You are used to that seeing
ships return or go on a deploy-
ment, but when I saw this one
leaving it felt different. America
wants to this ship to do amazing
things."
New York will be commis-
sioned Nov. 7 in New York.
The New York is the fifth
amphibious transport dock of the
San Antonio class.
The ship was named New
York after the state and her motto
is "Strength Forged Through
Sacrifice. Never Forget."
For more news from Naval
Air Station Joint Reserve Base
New Orleans, visit www.navy.
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Partyline e-mail submissions
Submissions for Partyline should
be e-mailed to: anne.thrower.ctr
@navy. mil.
Submissions should include the
organization's name, the event, what
the event is for, who benefits from the
event, time, date, location and point
of contact.

Flu shots available for veterans
Veterans who are enrolled in the
Department of Veterans Affairs Gulf
Coast Veterans Health Care System
should have received a letter regarding
two seasonal flu vaccine sessions that
will be held at all of the VAGCVHCS
facilities, including Pensacola, on Oct.
17.
These sessions are scheduled from
8:30-11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 3
p.m.
Veterans seeking a seasonal flu vac-
cine during one of these sessions
should bring their letter when visiting
the facility.
Veterans who have not yet enrolled
to receive VA health care and want to
receive a flu shot should bring their
DD Form 214 or other proof of honor-
able military service to one of the clin-
ics during normal operating hours.
Those dates and times are Monday
through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For information about the
VAGCVHCS, visit:
http://www.biloxi. va.gov.

Military essays part of publication
The West Florida Literary
Federation is celebrating the publica-
tion of "Emerald Coast Review XV,"
on Oct. 20, starting with a reception at
6:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Cultural
Center, 400 South Jefferson St.,
Pensacola
The publication features fiction,
nonfiction and poetry by local writers,
including the 2009 Student Military
Appreciation Essay contest winners.
To RSVP or for information call


Katherine Nelson-Bom at 435-0942
or 221-6275

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
theater, Bldg. 633, from 9 a.m. noon.
Representatives from the Veteran's
Administration, Naval Hospital
Pensacola, TRICARE, Social Security
Administration, Internal Revenue
Service, Naval Legal Service Office,
TRICARE Dental, Retired Activities
Office and Survivor Benefits will con-
duct workshops. Personnel Support
Detachment will be open from 9 a.m.-
noon for ID cards and DEERs enroll-
ment. Door prizes and refreshments
provided by the Naval Exchange and
Commissary. For more information,
call Glen Colbert at the Fleet and
Family Support Center at 452-5990.

Charlie Pier open for fishing
Saturday and Sunday
The Charlie Pier will be open for
fishing Oct. 17 from 6 a.m.-midnight
and Oct. 18 from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
The pier is open to active/retired
military and DoD/contractor person-
nel.

Marine Corps position open
The Marine Corps is accepting
resumes for the Marine Corps family
team building director position at
NASP. Resumes will be accepted by
e-mail at www.albany.vacancies
@usmc-mccs.org or mail. View
announcement at www.usmc-
mccs.org, for address and certifica-
tions required.

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 sum-
mer. He is the father of a 3-year-old,
Grace, and son of Glenys and
Malcolm Ballinger.
The $100 registration fee per golfer
includes lunch, golf, cart and dinner. A
dinner-only fee is available for $50.
Checks, payable to "Andrew J.
Ballinger Medical Fund" should be
mailed to Jake Jacobelly, 3726 Bengal
Road, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
For information, contact Rene or
Jake Jacobelly atjakenrene@aol.com.

Military engineers' golf tournament
set for Oct. 23
The Society of American Military
Engineers (SAME) is hosting its
annual scholarship golf tournament
Oct. 23 at A.C. Read Golf Course at
NASP. The cost is $280 per team with
proceeds to benefit college scholar-
ships for local engineering students.
Plenty of door prizes and cash awards
available. Registration and lunch
begin at a.m. For more information
contact Lt.j.g. Dane Elles at
dane.elles@navy.mil.

Spin Instructor class at Corry Oct. 17
Spinning orientation, required for
those who want to be a spin instructor,
is being offered Oct. 17 at the Navy
Wellness Center at Corry Station. The
class is from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and costs
$309. Discounts are available to mili-
tary. Contact Lisa Carson at 452-6802
for information.

Upcoming Marine Corps family
events
Marine Corps Family Team
Building with MATSG-21 is hosting
the following events.
Passport to L.I.N.K.S for military
spouses, Oct. 24, 9-3 p.m. and Dec. 1,
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. To register contact
Christina Myers at christi-
na.myers@usmc.mil or 452-9460, ext.
3010; or Debbie Jenkins at debo-


rah.jenkins@usmc.mil or 452-9460,
ext. 3012.

Cosmic Halloween Bowling at Corry
A Cosmic Halloween Bowl will
take place at the Corry Station
Bowling Center, Oct. 31.
There will be two sessions $10
for the 6:30-9:30 p.m. session and $8
for the 9:30-midnight session.

Pensacola Lighthouse open Saturday
The Pensacola Lighthouse onboard
NASP is open Saturdays through
October from noon-4 p.m. Admission
is $5 for adults and $3 for children 7-
11/seniors and active military.
For information, visit
www.pensacola lighthouse.org.
The lighthouse will also have
haunted tours, Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-
31 from 6-10:30 p.m.

Youth wrestling in Gulf Breeze and
Milton
Youth wrestling with Olympic
Coach Rob Hermann will be held in
Gulf Breeze and Milton starting in
November.
Classes in Gulf Breeze will be
Monday from 4:45-6:15 p.m. at the
Northeast YMCA and 6:45-8:15 p.m.
at Gulf Breeze Middle School. Cost is
$40 for first wrestler and $35 for addi-
tional family member.
Classes in Milton will be Tuesday
from 7-8:30 p.m. at Hobbs Middle
School. The cost is $35.
Classes open to school-age youth.
Contact Hermann at 434-8172 or
through e-mail at wrer-
ob@bellsouth.net.

Women golfers meet on Thursdays
Attention women golfers. A.C.
Read women's golf league plays on
Thursday mornings. Membership is
$35 and is open to active duty, retired
and dependents.
For more information, call 287-
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From www.nbcam.org


Breast cancer is the most
common cancer in women

in the United States, aside

from skin cancer. According to the

American Cancer Society (ACS), an

estimated 192,370 new cases of inva-

sive breast cancer are expected to be

diagnosed among women in the

United States this year.

An estimated 40,170 women are expected to die
from the disease in 2009 alone. Today, there are
about 2.5 million breast cancer survivors living in
the United States.
If you're worried about developing breast cancer,
or if you know someone who has been diagnosed
with the disease, one way to deal with your concerns
is to get as much information as possible.
Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that grows in
one or both of the breasts. Breast cancer usually
develops in the ducts or lobules, also known as the
milk-producing areas of the breast.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of can-
cer death in women (after lung cancer). Although
African-American women have a slightly lower
incidence of breast cancer after age 40 than cau-
casian women, they have a slightly higher incidence
rate of breast cancer before age 40. However,
African-American women are more likely to die
from breast cancer at every age. Breast cancer is
much less common in males; by comparison, the
disease is about 100 times more common among
women. According to the American Cancer Society,
an estimated 1,910 new cases of invasive breast can-
cer are expected to be diagnosed among men in the
United States in 2009.
Types of breast cancer
There are several different types of breast cancer
that can be divided into two main categories non-
invasive cancers and invasive cancers. Noninvasive
cancer may also be called "carcinoma in situ."
Noninvasive breast cancers are confined to the ducts
or lobules and they do not spread to surrounding tis-
sues. The two types of noninvasive breast cancers
are ductal carcinoma in situ (referred to as DCIS)
and lobular carcinoma in situ (referred to as LCIS).
It is known that hormones in a woman's body,
such as estrogen and progesterone, can play a role in
the development of breast cancer. In breast cancer,
estrogen causes a doubling of cancer cells every 36
hours. The growing tumor needs to increase its
blood supply to provide food and oxygen; proges-
terone seems to cause stromal cells.
Non-invasive breast cancer: The majority of non-
invasive breast cancers are DCIS. In DCIS, the can-
cer cells are found only in the milk duct of the
breast. If DCIS is not treated, it may progress to
invasive cancer.
In LCIS, the abnormal cells are found only in the
lobules of the breast. Unlike DCIS, LCIS is not con-


-II
sidered to be a cancer. It is more like a warning sign
of increased risk of developing an invasive breast
cancer in the same or opposite breast. While LCIS is
a risk factor for invasive cancer, it doesn't actually
develop into invasive breast cancer in many women.
Invasive breast cancer. Invasive or infiltrating
breast cancers penetrate through normal breast tis-
sue (such as the ducts and lobules) and invade sur-
rounding areas. They are more serious than noninva-
sive cancers because they can spread to other parts
of the body, such as the bones, liver, lungs, and
brain.
There are several kinds of invasive breast cancers.
The most common type is invasive ductal carcino-
ma, which appears in the ducts and accounts for
about 80 percent of all breast cancer cases. There are
differences in the various types of invasive breast
cancer, but the treatment options are similar for all
of them.
Not all breast cancers are alike
Not all breast cancers are alike there are differ-
ent stages of breast cancer based on the size of the
tumor and whether the cancer has spread. For doctor
and patient, knowing the stage of breast cancer is the
most important factor in choosing among treatment
options. Doctors use a physical exam, biopsy, and
other tests to determine breast cancer stage.
Stages of breast cancer
The most common system used to describe the
stages of breast cancer is the AJCC/TNM (American
Joint Committee on Cancer/Tumor-Nodes-
Metastases) system. This system takes into account
the tumor size and spread, whether the cancer has
spread to lymph nodes, and whether it has spread to
distant organs (metastasis).
All of this information is then combined in a
process called stage grouping. The stage is
expressed as a Roman numeral. After stage 0 (carci-
noma in situ), the other stages are I through IV (1-


4). Some of the stages are further sub-divided using
the letters A, B, and C. In general, the lower the
number, the less the cancer has spread. A higher
number, such as stage IV (4), means a more
advanced cancer.
These are the stages of breast cancer:
Stage 0 Stage 0 is carcinoma in situ, early
stage cancer that is confined to the ducts or the lob-
ules, depending on where it started. It has not gone
into the tissues in the breast nor spread to other
organs in the body.
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): This is the most
common type of noninvasive breast cancer, when
abnormal cells are in the lining of a duct. DCIS is
also called intraductal carcinoma. DCIS sometimes
becomes invasive cancer if not treated.
Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS): This condition
begins in the milk-making glands but does not go
through the wall of the lobules. LCIS seldom
becomes invasive cancer; however, having LCIS in
one breast increases the risk of cancer for both
breasts.
Stage I Stage I is an early stage of invasive
breast cancer. In Stage I, cancer cells have not
spread beyond the breast and the tumor is no more
than two centimeters (three-quarters of an inch)
across.
Stage II- Stage II is one of the following:
The tumor in the breast is no more than two cen-
timeters (three-quarters of an inch) across. The can-
cer has spread to the lymph nodes under the arm.
The tumor is between two and five centimeters
(three-quarters of an inch to two inches). The cancer
may have spread to the lymph nodes under the arm.
The tumor is larger than five centimeters (two
inches). The cancer has not spread to the lymph
nodes under the arm.
Stage III Stage III may be a large tumor, but
the cancer has not spread beyond the breast and
nearby lymph nodes. It is locally advanced cancer.
Stage IIIA Stage IIIA is one of the following:
The tumor in the breast is smaller than five cen-
timeters (two inches). The cancer has spread to
underarm lymph nodes that are attached to each
other or to other structures.
The tumor is more than five centimeters across.
The cancer has spread to the underarm lymph nodes.
Stage IIB Stage IIIB is one of the following:
The tumor has grown into the chest wall or the
skin of the breast.
The cancer has spread to lymph nodes behind the
breastbone.
Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare type of Stage
IIIB breast cancer. The breast looks red and swollen
because cancer cells block the lymph vessels in the
skin of the breast.
Stage IIIC Stage IIIC is a tumor of any size. It
has spread in one of the following ways:
The cancer has spread to the lymph nodes behind
the breastbone and under the arm.
The cancer has spread to the lymph nodes under
or above the collarbone.
Stage IV Stage IV is distant metastatic cancer.
The cancer has spread to other parts of the body.
Recurrent cancer Recurrent cancer is cancer
that has come back (recurred) after a period of time
when it could not be detected. It may recur locally in
the breast or chest wall as another primary cancer, or
it may recur in any other part of the body, such as
the bone, liver, or lungs, which is generally referred
to as metastatic cancer.


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Jokes & Groaners
Short takes
What's the difference between a hunter and a fisherman?
A hunter lies in wait while a fisherman waits and lies.

At the day-care center, some of the children were telling
each other about their siblings. "My brother takes horse-
back-riding lessons," bragged one. "My sister takes gym-
nastics," said another. Not to be outdone, the youngest
child piped up, "My sister takes antibiotics!"

The new minister was talking to the church's oldest inhabi-
tant. "I am 97 years old, sir, and I haven't an enemy in the
world," the aged one said. "That is a beautiful thought," the
clergyman said approvingly. "Yes sir," was the answer. "I'm
pleased to say that I've outlived them all."

What do you get when you cross an elephant and a skin
doctor? A pachydermatologist.

Why do bagpipers walk when they play? They're trying to
get away from the noise.

Remember, half the people you know are below average.

A philosopher always knows what to do until it happens to
him.


Marine course
teaches to
L.E.A.D. from
the front;
see page B2
Spotlight


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PAGE B2


GOSPORT POTLIGHT


October 16, 2009


Marine course teaches to L.E.A.D. from the front


By Curtis Prentice and 2nd Lt. Kelsey Lourie
MATSG-21 PAO

As paintballs zip past overhead, new

corpsman and junior enlisted Marines

are taught the basics of how to train

together and apply their knowledge of combat tac-

tics while gaining an early understanding of what

the Navy/Marine Corps team is all about.


This is all part of a real-
istic field exercise that cul-
minates the MATSG-21
four week Leadership,
Education and
Development (LEAD)
course. LEAD provides
relevant training to junior
servicemembers, exploit-
ing every opportunity to
make Marines better pre-
pared for combat as the
Marine Corps operational
environment evolves.
At NAS Pensacola,
Marines conduct entry-
level training for 79 avia-
tion primary warfare spe-
cialties with an annual
throughput of more than
5,000 enlisted Marines.
The current fight requires
Marines to be prepared
both mentally and physi-
cally for operations outside
their military occupational
specialty. In light of this,
nearly every enlisted
Marine awaiting training
gets a chance to take the
LEAD course where class
sizes range from 40-100


Marines.
"LEAD is a leadership
tool and excellent PME
(Professional Military
Education) for E-ls to E-
3s," said Corporal David
Cole, LEAD non-commis-
sioned officer in charge
(OIC). 2nd Lt. Shane
Vigil, LEAD OIC, agreed:
"The LEAD program is a
great way for junior
Marines straight from
Marine Combat Training
to develop their leadership
and communication
skills."
Lieutenants who are
awaiting flight training
serve as LEAD staff and
instructors while NCOs
mentor the students. For
2nd Lt. Greg Czyzewski,
LEAD executive officer,
the best part is "knowing
that I've positively impact-
ed junior enlisted Marines
so that they can better
themselves and be suc-
cessful." The lieutenants,
all recent graduates of The
Basic School, bring a


depth oftheoretical knowl-
edge which is comple-
mented by the NCOs' bat-
tlefield experiences.
Developing the
Marines' character attrib-
utes and mental toughness
begins in the classroom,
utilizing Marine Corps
Institute (MCI) classes
such as Math for Marines,
Terrorism Awareness and
Personal Financial
Management. Fulfilling
these PME requirements
early in a career prevents
delays in promotion to E-4
of otherwise qualified
Marines. Current opera-
tional tempo has precluded
many Marines from suc-
cessfully completing their
MCI classes in a timely
fashion; LEAD counters
this problem.
Instruction in these
courses also addresses cur-
rent issues and how they
affect Marines' combat
readiness. "We are teach-
ing these young warriors
to think for themselves,"


HM2 Jason Hartop and 2nd Lt. Ryan Casey observe as two LEAD students attend to
a third Marine's "injuries" while a fourth pulls security. Photo by 2nd Lt. Kelsey Lourie


1st Lt. Benny Kandhiraj
explained as he prepared a
class. "Counter-terrorism
operations are dynamic;
the Marines' ability to
quickly adapt to this ever
changing situation is what
will make them and the
Corps successful."
Combat tactics taught
progress from fire team
(four Marines) to squad
level (13 Marines), and at
the conclusion of the
course, graduates are able
to give, receive and exe-
cute combat orders. Also,
experienced corpsmen
teach advanced first aid
and field triage in order to
qualify the Marines as
combat life savers.
Martial arts instruction
develops the Marines'


physical readiness as it
builds confidence and pro-
vides for advancement to
the next skill level.
Students are also put
through a series of daily
physical training including
MATSG-21's Combat
Conditioning Course: an
obstacle course, a 15-sta-
tion circuit course and
beach/trail runs.
The results of LEAD
are significant. "In LEAD
I had a chance to actually
lead (fellow) Marines
instead of how it was at
boot camp where only
some Marines got to lead,"
said Lance Cpl. Chris
Britton, now a mentor,
about his time in the pro-
gram. As Marines engage
in the challenging training


provided, their confidence
and camaraderie is boost-
ed and there is a decrease
in conduct violations, both
on and off base. When the
Marine goes to their first
unit, commanders receive
Marines that already pos-
sess some tactical profi-
ciency, creating a positive
impact on the unit's train-
ing cycle: at least 90 hours
per Marine can now be
used for alternate training.
LEAD is important to
the junior officers
involved as well. "It is
great working with the
junior marines at this early
stage, Marines who may
one day be my crew
chiefs, in charge of keep-
ing our aircraft in the sky,"
said 2nd Lt. Vigil.


CNATRA changes leadership


By Bob Torres
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Public
Affairs

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (NNS)
- A change of command ceremony
for Chief of Naval Air Training
Command (CNATRA) was held on
board Naval Air Station Corpus
Christi recently.
Rear Adm. Mark D. Guadagnini
relinquished command as CNATRA
to Rear Adm. William G. Sizemore
II, during the ceremony with Vice
Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, command-
er, Naval Air Forces, as the keynote
speaker.
Guadagnini, who has served as the
CNATRA since Aug. 15, 2007, also
served as the head of human
resources for the Naval Aviation
Enterprise.
"The most important achieve-
ments of CNATRA over the past two
years are a
renewed dedi-
cation to pro-
fessionalism,"
s a i d
Guadagnini.
"And the new
measures by
which we
gauge the train-
ing of aerial -
combat profes-
siona 1ls,
through their:
knowledge, Rear Adm. William
skills, and expe- ing Chief of Naval
rience Rear Adm. Mark D.
KSEs." ing Chief of Naval A
Guadagnini, in the traditional (
a 1980 graduate change of comman
of the U.S. Air Station CorpuE
N a v a 1 Richard Stewart
Academy, has
flown 95 combat missions. He has
operated from the decks of 12 differ-
ent aircraft carriers and participated
in operations Desert Storm, Provide
Comfort, Deliberate Force, Southern
Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi
Freedom. He has more than 4,600
hours of flight time in 50 different


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aircraft.
"The highlight of my tour is the
people here. They are the heroes,"
said Guadagnini. "People getting up
every day coming to work and doing
things in defense of our country.
Every day people doing their work
for this organization are the heroes.
People on this base and people on the
CNATRA staff that make things hap-
pen."
Guadagnini was referring to the
staff that helped him oversee the
Naval Air Training Command com-
prised of five training air wings locat-
ed on naval air stations in Florida,
Mississippi and Texas. The wings are
home to 17 training squadrons, all
training future naval aviators. This
includes joint training with the Air
Force on bases in Texas, Oklahoma
and Georgia. CNATRA also oversees
the Naval Flight Demonstration
Squadron, the Blue Angels.
One of the
highlights serv-
ing as the CNA-
TRA has been
having his son,
Ensign Mark D.
Guadagnini,
who is also
training to be a
S naval aviator,
stationed here as
a student. And
although he did-
n't say much
Sizemore II, arriv- about his son,
rTraining, left, and pride was evi-
luadagnini, depart- dent when
rTraining, take part Guadagnini said
wke cutting at the he was proud of
reception at Naval all new naval
Christi. Photo by aviators for their
patriotism.
Guadagnini's
next assignment will be as command-
er, Carrier Strike Group 9, in Everett,
Wash.
Sizemore comes to the Training
Command from San Diego, Calif.,
where he served as chief of staff for
commander, Naval Air Forces, U.S.
Pacific Fleet.


NAS Whiting Field's Helicopter Training Squadron Eight Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Michael Fisher (center) signs a partnership agreement with Hobbs' prin-
cipal, Stephen Shell (right). Lt. Stephen Skinner, the squadron's volunteer coor-
dinator, looks on (left). HT-8 service members will be joining Hobbs Middle
School students as individual and classroom tutors, student mentors, in school
beautification projects and more.

NAS Whiting Field's HT-8

renews school partnership


Story, photo
by Jay Cope
NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

Volunteering at schools is nothing
new for military members at Naval Air
Station Whiting Field, but after the
Helicopter Training Squadron Eight/
Hobbs Middle School partnership
lapsed for several years, it was impor-
tant to re-invigorate the program. With
that in mind, Hobbs' principal, Stephen
Shell and members from the aircraft
squadron agreed to a flagship contract
focused on helping the kids.
"I am very excited about the process
we are undertaking today," Shell said
before signing the agreement. "We are
very connected to the military here. It is
a big part of Hobbs Middle School and
we are excited by a renewal of this part-
nership."
The agreement was signed by Shell,
HT-8 Commanding Officer Cmdr.
Michael Fisher, and the squadron's


volunteer coordinator Lt. Stephen
Skinner. It delineates the volunteer
needs of the school and areas where
HT-8 can help promote school goals.
Planned commitments include helping
with: individual and classroom tutors,
student mentors, school beautification
projects, field trips, student athletic fit-
ness, substance abuse prevention pro-
grams and more.
The agreement is a one-year partner-
ship, but with an intention to renew it
annually. The school and the squadron
have actually had agreements dating
back 10 or 15 years according to Shell,
but following Hurricane Ivan, other pri-
orities took precedence and the partner-
ship faded.
Fisher is looking forward to getting
back on track.
"I want us to be a positive influence
on you," he said to the 30 or so students
in attendance. "Thank you for giving us
the opportunity to reengage in this
important partnership."


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GOSPORT October 16, 2009


PAGE B3


NASP's CMDCM(SW/AW) Dollen takes the helm for senior enlisted issues


By Mike O'Connor
Gosport Staff Writer

A Pensacola native has
returned home-
I as NASP Command
Master Chief M'y goal is to make
NAS Pensacola the finest training
base in the U.S. military,"
CMDCM(SW/AW) Michael F.
Dollen said. "Our job is to train
Sailors for the fleet and I want to
provide the best environment pos-
sible for that training."
Dollen was born in Amesbury, Mass.
Aug. 17, 1959, and raised in Pensacola.
He entered naval service March 3, 1983.
After graduation from Recruit Training
Command, Great Lakes, Ill., Dollen attend-
ed Basic Electronics and Electricity (BE&E)


and Electronics Technician "A"
School at Great Lakes Naval
Training Center. He then gradu-
ated Nuclear Power School at
Orlando Naval Training Center,
going on to qualify as a nuclear
reactor operator at S8G
Prototype, Nuclear Power
Training Unit, Ballston Spa,
N.Y
Dollen's first sea tour of
duty was onboard USS CMDCM
Arkansas (CGN 41) from Mich
1985 to 1989. He then served Do
onboard USS CarlVinson (CVN 70) from
1992 to 1996. His next sea tour was
onboard the USS George Washington
(CVN 73) where he served as reactor
department senior enlisted adviser from
2000 to 2001. Master Chief Dollen's first
CMC tour was onboard USS De Wert
(FFG 45) from 2001 to 2004. The De
Wert achieved two Battle E's during his
tenure. He served as CMC of Strike


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Fighter Squadron Fourteen
(VFA 14) Tophatters from
2004 to 2006.
His shore duty assign-
ments include instructor duty
at Nuclear Field "A" School,
Orlando, from 1989 to 1992.
He also served as leading
crew chief at Modifications
and Additions to Reactor
Facilities (MARF) Prototype,
SW/AW) Nuclear Power Training
ael F. Unit, Ballston Spa, N.Y. from
len 1996 to 1999. From 2006 to
2008 he served as Command Master
Chief of Naval Computer and
Telecommunications Area Master Station
Pacific (NCTAMS PAC).
Master ChiefDollen served as the sen-
ior enlisted leader for Iraq Security
Assistance Mission/Multi-National
Security Transition Command Iraq,
International Zone, Baghdad, Iraq from
September 2008 to August 2009.


His personal awards include the Bronze
Star, Navy Meritorious Service Medal,
Navy Commendation Medal (four
awards), Navy Achievement Medal (three
awards), Good Conduct Medal (seven
awards) and various service and campaign
awards. He has been designated an enlisted
surface warfare specialist, enlisted aviation
warfare specialist and master training spe-
cialist. He has also qualified as a naval
nuclear engineering officer of the watch.
Dollen graduated from the U.S. Navy
Senior EnlistedAcademy, Newport R.I. in
October 2001. He is also a Keystone
Fellow, graduating from the Keystone
Joint Senior Enlisted Course, Washington,
D.C., in July 2007.
While serving in the Navy, Master
Chief Dollen earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in electronics manage-
ment from Southern Illinois University at
Carbondale, Ill.
Dollen is married to the former
Nordene S. Ferguson.


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WORSHIP Antique show at


NAS Pensacola
Protestant
All Faiths Chapel,
Bldg. 634:
Sundays, Holy
Communion, 8 a.m.;
Contemporary service,
6p.m.
Naval Aviation Memorial
Chapel (NAMC) Bldg.
1982: Sundays,
Contemporary Worship,
10:15 a.m.
J.B. McKamey Center,
Bldg. 634: Sunday School
Classes, 9 a.m.
Roman Catholic
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
Education Classes,
Sundays (September-
May), 10 a.m.
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Bldg. 1982: Daily Mass
(Monday, Thursday and
Friday), noon..

Corry Station
Protestant
Sundays, Bible Study
(conference room), 9 a.m.;
Worship Service, 10 a.m.;
Fellowship,
11:30 a.m.; and Praise and
Worship, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday Bible study (fel-
lowship hall), 5:30 p.m.
Roman Catholic
Sunday Mass "Catholic
Life," noon.
Tuesday Mass (small
chapel), 11 a.m.
Jewish
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:
Sundays, Sacrament, 10:30-
11:25 a.m.
J.B. McKamey Center
Sunday school classes,
11:35 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Priesthood/relief society
2:25-1:10 p.m.
Family home evening
Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 7 p.m., at
Corry fellowship hall.
Islamic Services
Bldg. 1504: Fridays, 12:15
p.m. Call Command
Chaplain.


O'Club Oct. 30-31


By Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff writer

People interested in
antiques should find
plenty to see at an
antique show at the
Mustin Beach
Officers' Club Oct. 30-
31 onboard Naval Air
Station Pensacola.
Organized by the
Officers' Spouses'
Organization (OSO) at
NASP, the show is
open to the public.
The event will fea-
ture dealers from the
local antique malls
who will show off
what they have to
offer, including furni-
ture, glass and jewelry.
There is no charge to
attend.
"It gives people an
opportunity to see a
variety of antiques in
one place," said Karin
Feagles, who is in
charge of organizing
the event.
"The people who
will be selling will
have knowledge, so
you can ask questions
about a piece," said
"I think it's more


threatening to walk
into an antique mall,"
Feagles said. "Here it
will all be spread out
nicely and the people
will know what they
are selling."
The show will be set
up in the ballroom of
the O'Club from 3-8
p.m. on Oct. 30 and 9
a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 31.
The club will offer
special drink prices on
Oct. 30, and on
Saturday the grill will
be open for lunch.
Feagles said there
will be a lot of differ-
ent eras represented,
with most of the items
from the 1900s or
younger, including
Depression glass, car-
nival glass and retro
items.
So far 10 dealers
have signed up, includ-
ing Oooodles, an
antique mall in
Pensacola, but there is
still room for a few
more. Spaces can be
rented for $75 for two
days.
Those interested in
participating can call
Feagles at 292-8063.


By Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff Writer

Whether you're look-
ing for someone to fix
an old grandfather's
clock or just want a cup
of coffee, businesses in
the Pensacola area often
extend discount to serv-
ice members.
The purpose of this
column is to provide
Gosport readers with a
sampling of the kinds of
discounts offered, in
many cases by former
service members who
now have businesses in
the area.
Take Joshua S.
Sparrow of Pensacola,
who has been a clock-


maker and antiques
appraiser for more than
55 years. He learned to
be a clockmaker while
serving with
the U.S.
Coast Guard
at Wake
Island in the
Pacific during
the Korean
War.
After the service, he
became a lawyer and
practiced for years. But
he has chosen to spend
his "retired" years work-
ing with clocks and
antiques.
He is offering a 25
percent discount to all
retired or active mili-
tary. Mr. Sparrow can be


Rocky Horror


From Auriette Lindsey
Pensacola Little Theatre

"The Rocky Horror Show" is back at
Pensacola Little Theatre. After last Halloween's
successful run, the stage musical that inspired
the cult film is returning to PLT.
Performances are Oct. 22-24 and 29-31 at 7:30
p.m. Prices are $15-$25, with a $2 discount
available to senior citizens 60 or older, full-time
students or active-duty military with I.D. Tickets
are on sale now at the theater's box office or by
phone at 432-2042.
Many of the same cast members are back.
Fans will find all the fun songs and campy
scenes, along with the energy and excitement of
live theatre. Audience members are encouraged
to dress in costume and sing along, but leave
props at home. A packet of props appropriate for
use in the theater will be available at the door for
$5 each.
The production contains mature subject matter
sexual situations; anyone under 17 must be
accompanied by an adult.
For information, visit pensacolalittlethe-
atre.com or call 850.434.0257.


reached at doc-
clock@bellsouth.net or
by phone at 494-0770.
Retired Navy Lt.
Cmdr. Mark
E Robertson
owns Lost Key
Java, a full-
service coffee
shop and deli
on Perdido
Key at the shops of
Villagio. For military he
is offering a 10 percent
discount on all coffee
and expresso drinks. He
also offers a flat $3.95
breakfast and $4.95
lunch. He can be
reached at 497-9501.
Retired Navy Senior
Chief Thomas E.
Dutton, who is an assis-


tant store manager at
Home Place Furniture
on Davis Highway in
Pensacola, says
Homeplace offers an 8-
10 percent discount to
all active duty, retiree
and dependants at all
stores, including Hank's
Furniture Stores, in
Arkansas, Missouri and
Texas. He can be
reached at 478-4966 or
through e-mail at
pen@homeplacefurn.
com.
As space permits, we
will run more military
discounts.
Businesses can sub-
mit their discounts to
Anne Thrower at anne.
thrower. ctr@Navy.mil.


October
Liberty Activities

The Liberty Program events
target young, unaccompa-
nied active-duty military.
For a monthly calendar of
activities at the main Liberty
Center in the Portside
Entertainment Complex or
onboard Corry Station, call
452-2372 or visit their Web
site at
www. naspensacola. navy. mi
//m wr/singsail/
liberty.ht.

16
Liberty Greek
Festival of Pensacola
in downtown
Pensacola. Free
shuttle leaves NASP
at 5:30 p.m. and
leaves Corry at 5:45
p.m.

17
Liberty Tandem
skydiving, $140,
departs NASP at 8
a.m. and 11 a.m. and
departs Corry at 8:15
a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

18
Liberty New
Orleans Saints foot-
ball Saints vs.
Giants $35
includes tickets and
transportation.
Leaves NASP at 6:45
a.m. and Corry at 7
a.m.

19
Liberty NASP -
Ladies pick movies
night.

Liberty Corry -
Navy pick movie
night.

"NAS Live" Guests
will be Emmett
Walker, social work-
er/HUD-VASH coor-
dinator, VA Gulf
Coast Veterans
Health Care System;
Janis Wilson,
Americorps VISTA
member, National
Coalition for the
Homeless. The show
airs at 6:30 p.m. on
Cox Cable's Channel
6 or Mediacom's
Channel 38.


Ballinger Publishing Welcomes Gosport
For years, Ballinger Publishing has been providing the community
and the region with business and lifestyle publications like Pensacola
Magazine, NW Florida's Business Climate and Pensacola Downtown Crowd. Now,
Ballinger Publishing is proud to announce that it is the new publisher of
Gosport.
Since 1921, Gosport has provided local military with timely, impor-
tant information as it pertains to regional and national military life.
Ballinger Publishing has always been a proud supporter of our local mil-
itary, and we are honored to be a part of this grand Naval tradition.
For more information on Gosport, visit www.gosportpensacola.com.











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GOSPORTMOVIES


Movies and show times for Portside Cinema

FRIDAY Shorts (PG) 5; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 5:15; I Can Do Bad All By Myself (PG13) 7;
Whiteout (R) 7:15; Sorority Row (R) 9:15; The Final Destination (R) 9:30


SATURDAY


SUNDAY


Shorts (PG) noon; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 12:15; Julie & Julia (PG13) 2; Sorority
Row (R) 2:15; I Can Do Bad All By Myself (PG13) 4:30; Inglorious Basterds (R) 4:45;
Halloween 2 (R) 7; The Final Destination (R) 7:30; District 9 (R) 9:15; Whiteout (R) 9:30
500 Days of Summer (PG13) noon; Shorts (PG) 12:15; Julie & Julia (PG13) 2:15; I Can
Do Bad All By Myself (PG13) 2:30; Sorority Row (R) 4:45; Halloween 2 (R) 5; Inglorious
Basterds (R) 7; Whiteout (R) 7:15


MONDAY Closed


TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY


Whiteout (R) 5; Gamer (R) 5:15; I Can Do Bad All By Myself (PG13) 7:15; Sorority Row
(R) 7:30
The Final Destination (R) 5; 500 Days of Summer (PG13) 5:15; Inglorious Basterds (R)
7; Halloween 2 (R) 7:15
Julie & Julia (PG13) 5; Gamer (R) 5:15; I Can Do Bad All By Myself (PG13) 7:15;
Whiteout (R) 7:30


TICKETS Children ages 6-11 $1.50, children younger than 6


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except Christmas and New
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4:00 pm Friday, one week prior
to publication date.
Place your ad in person at our
office at 41 N. Jefferson Street
in Downtown Pensacola
between Monday-Friday 8:30
am-5:00 pm
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Fax your ad to 850-435-9174
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Custom, hand-made
furniture, lighting,
bikes, sculpture, etc.
I make cool stuff out of
metal. Check out my
work online at
holsteinmetalworks.com
or call me at 850.221.4673



Pocket Knives Case
folding pocket knives.
Six for $75. 850-497-
1167

Muzzle Loader
Accessories All you
need. $75 for all. 850-
497-1167

Rifle Scope Long
range scope. 6x24x50
Like new condition.
850-497-1167

Living Room Set 1
sofa, 1 couch, 1 coffee
table, 2 end tables, and
1 entertainment center.
Good condition. $500
or best offer 665-3713.






Acura TL Type S-
2007 One owner, super
sharp car, only 26K
miles #P7A000403
$26994 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Scion XB-2008 One
owner, only 20K miles.
Must see #P81010062
$13,994 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Chevy Impala-2003
One owner, only 84K
miles #T39191035
$7,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Mercury Grand
Marquis-2006 One
owner, limited, loaded
#P6X625209 $15,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Buick ParkAve-1998
Loaded, only 86K miles
#TW4647328 $5,993
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda Accord LX-
2003 Auto, only 64 K
miles # P3A040094
$13,992 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

VW Jetta GLS-2005
Auto, low miles
#T5M030882 $9,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Chevy Impala LS-
2007 Loaded, one
owner #T79240591
$11,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Ford Mustang-2005
5-speed, only 36K
miles #P55247248
$13,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Accord-2006
One owner, only 31K
miles #P6G710534
$15,992 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272


Acura RSX-2004
One owner, super clean
#T4S002444 $12,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Nissan Maxima-
2008 SE, only 25K
miles #T8C827456
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda Civic-2007
PB start, lots of extras
#P7H710744 $19,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

VW Jetta TDI-2006
One owner, diesel,
leather #T6M788183
$14,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Civic-2003
Only 68K miles
#P3H535519 $12,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Jaguar XJ8-1998
Loaded, local trade
#TWC851784 $9,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda S2000-2006
One owner, only
20K, Honda certified
#T6S003645 $20,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda Accord LX-
2008 One owner, auto,
low miles, Honda
cert, 100K warranty
#P8C031473 $18,993
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda Accord SE-
2007 One owner, auto,
special edt, Honda
cert, 100K warranty
#P7A168911 $17,592
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda Civic EX-
2007 Honda cert, 100K
warranty #P7L131264
$16,992 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Civic EX-
2006 Honda cert, 100K
warranty #T6L033557
$16,592 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Accord EXL-
2007 V6 Honda cert
#P7A00420 $23,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Honda Civic
Hybrid-2008 Honda
cert, 100K warranty
#T8S000197 $19,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272



2003 Honda
Goldwing 1800 Silver.
Trailer included if
wanted. $9,500 or best
offer. Call for addition-
al details. 529-0665.



Jeep Grand
Cherokee-2006 One
owner, only 30K miles
#P6C251483 $15,994
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272


Dodge Ram-2006
Reg cab, only 31K
miles #T6J209328
$12,993 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

GMC Yukon-2005
Leather, navi., DVD,
loaded #T5J245386
$18,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Mercury Mariner-
2008 One owner, V6,
nice SUV #P8KJ22895
$17,992 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Lincoln Aviator-
2005 DVD, navi.,
leather #T5ZJ14656
$17,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Nissan Frontier-
2006 Crew cab, SE,
low miles #P6C463038
$17,992 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Subaru Forester-
2009 Premium, one
owner #P9H705729
$23,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Toyota Tacoma--
2007 One owner, pre-
runner #P7M011914
$21,992 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Jeep Liberty-2008
Ltd, 2WD, loaded
#T8W117016 $18,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Hyundai Tuscon-
2005 Only 28K miles
#P5U103995 $11,991
Pensacola Honda
1-800-753-8272

Ford Expedition-
2004 3rd seat, XLS,
loaded #T4LA70538
$11,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Hyundai Santa Fe-
2007 Limited, DVD,
loaded #T7H035458
$19,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Element-
2006 Hondacert, 100K
warranty #T6L013231
$13,993 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Pilot EXL-
2007 One owner,
Honda cert, 100K war-
ranty #P7B008531
$27,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Odyssey-
2006 Leather, DVD
Honda cert, 100K war-
ranty #P6B072156
$22,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Ridgeline
RTL-2008 Navi,
Honda cert #P8H540706
$34,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272

Honda Odyssey
EXLR-2007 DVD,
Hondacert #P7B112969
$26,991 Pensacola
Honda 1-800-753-8272



Pensacola-Bayou
Blvd. 2BD/1BA. Water
view, completely reno-
vated, wood/tile floors,
carport, new appliances,
secluded corner lot.
$385,000 601-341-2002


Pensacola-Bayou
Blvd. 2BD/1BA. Water
view, completely reno-
vated, furnished, carport,
new appliances, secluded
comer lot. $1,200/month
601-341-2002



Near NAS/Corry
Share 3BR/2BA house.
Furnished. Incl.
Util/cable, laundry.
Kitchen, internet, pool
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2007 ACURA TL TYPE S
ONLY 26K MILES 1-OWNER
P7A000403
$26994.00


2009 SUBARU FORESTER PREMIUM
1-OWNER, P9H705729
$23991.00


HONDA CERTIFIED CARS ALL HAVE
100K WARRANTY !!!!!!!


CERTIFIED HONDA'S


2008 SCION XB ONLY 20K MILES
1-OWNER, 5 SPEED, P81010062
$13994.00

2006 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
ONLY 30K MILES, P6C251483
$15994.00

2003 CHEVY IMPALLA LS
LOW MILES 1-OWNER, T39191035
$5994.00

2006 MERCURY GR MARQ LIMIT-
ED, LOADED, P6X625209
$15991.00

2006 DODGE RAM 1500
ONLY 31K MILES, T6J209328
$12993.00

1998 BUICK PARK AVE
ONLY 86K MILES,LOADED
TW4647328
$5993.00

2005 GMC YUKON
DVD, LEATHER, NAVI, LOADED
T5J245386
18991.00

2008 MERCURY MARINER
1-OWNER,LOADED, P8KJ22895
$17992.00

2005 LINCOLN AVIATOR,
DVD,NAVI, LEATHER, T5ZJ14656
$17991.00

2003 HONDA ACCORD LX
AUTO, ONLY 64K MILES, P3A040094
$13992.00

2005 VW JETTA GLS
AUTO, LOW MILES, T5M030882
$9991.00

2007 CHEVY IMPALLA LS
LOADED, 1-OWNER, T79240591
$11991.00


2005 FORD MUSTANG
5-SPEED, ONLY 36K MILES
P55247248
$13991.00

2006 NISSAN FRTR CC SE
LOW MILES, P6C463038
$17992.00


2007 TOYOTA TACOMA
1-OWNER, PRERUNNER
P7M011914
$21992.00

2006 HONDA ACCORD
1-OWNER,ONLY 31K MILES
P6G710534
$15992.00

2004 ACURA RSX
1-OWNER,SUPER CLEAN
T4S002444
$12991.00

2008 JEEP LIBERTY LIMITED
2WD, LOADED, T8W117016
$18991.00

2008 NISSAN MAXIMA
SE, ONLY 25K MILES
T8C827456
$20991.00

2005 HYUNDAI TUSCON
ONLY 28K MILES
P5U103995
$1991.00

2007 HONDA CIVIC
PB START, LOTS OF EXTRAS
P7H710744
$19991.00

2006 VW JETTA TDI
1-OWNER, DIESEL, LEATHER
T6M788183
$14991.00

2004 FORD EXPIDITION
THIRD SEAT, XLS, LOADED
T4LA70538
$11991.00

2003 HONDA CIVIC LA
ONLY 68K MILES
P3H535519
$12991.00

1998 JAGUAR XJ8
LOADED, LOCAL TRADE
TWC851784
$9991.00

2007 HYUNDAI SANTA FE
LIMITED, DVD, LOADED, T7H035458
$19991.00


2006 HONDA S2000
ONLY 20K MILES, CERTIFIED
T6S003645
$20991.00

2008 HONDA ACCORD LX
HONDA CERTIFIED
P8C031473
$18993.00

2007 HONDA ACCORD SE
HONDA CERTIFIED, P7A168911
$17592.00

2007 HONDA CIVIC EX
HONDA CERT, 100K WARR
P7L131264
$16992.00

2006 HONDA ELEMENT
HONDA CERT, 100KWARR,
T6L013231
$13993.00

2007 HONDA PILOT EXL
HONDA CERT 100K WARR,
P7B008531
$27991.00

2006 HONDA CIVIC EX
HONDA CERT 100K WARR
T6L033557
$16592.00

2006 HONDA ODYSSEY
LEATHER, DVD, CERTIFIED
P6B072156
$22991.00

2008 HONDA RIDGELINE
RTL, NAVI, HONDA CERT
P8H540706
$34991.00

2007 HONDA ACCORD EXL V6
CERTIFIED, P7A004260
$23991.00

2007 HONDA ODYSSEY
EXLR, DVD, CERT HONDA,
P7B112969
$26991.00

2008 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID
CERT HONDA, 100KWARR,
T8S000197
$19991.00


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