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Title:
The Kings Bay periscope
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v. : ill. ; 40 cm.
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English
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Naval Submarine Base (Kings Bay, Ga.)
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Ultra Type Inc.
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Jacksonville Fla
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Navy-yards and naval stations -- Periodicals -- Georgia -- Kings Bay   ( lcsh )
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United States of America -- Georgia -- Camden -- Kings Bay
United States of America -- Florida -- Jacksonville

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Began with v. 1, no. 1 (June 15, 1979).
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Published for the Naval Submarine Support Base, Kings Bay, Ga.
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Description based on: Mar. 14, 1997; title from caption.
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Earlier issues published: Kings Bay, Ga. : Naval Submarine Support Base. Jacksonville, Fla. : Ultra Type Inc. <1997->
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Latest issue consulted: Jan. 30, 1998.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 57252699
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UF00098617:00264

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Title:
The Kings Bay periscope
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 40 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Naval Submarine Base (Kings Bay, Ga.)
Publisher:
Ultra Type Inc.
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
Jacksonville, Fla
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Navy-yards and naval stations -- Periodicals -- Georgia -- Kings Bay   ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Georgia -- Camden -- Kings Bay
United States of America -- Florida -- Jacksonville

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with v. 1, no. 1 (June 15, 1979).
Issuing Body:
Published for the Naval Submarine Support Base, Kings Bay, Ga.
General Note:
Description based on: Mar. 14, 1997; title from caption.
General Note:
Earlier issues published: Kings Bay, Ga. : Naval Submarine Support Base. Jacksonville, Fla. : Ultra Type Inc. <1997->
General Note:
Latest issue consulted: Jan. 30, 1998.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 57252699
lccn - 2004233881
Classification:
lcc - VA70.G4 K56
System ID:
UF00098617:00264


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Squad 7 has new skipperStoner succeeds Pitts at Pearl Harbor Commander Submarine Squadron 7 held a change of command ceremony at the submarine piers aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 3. Capt. Rick Stoner relieved Capt. James Pitts commanding ocer. You have led the way for sub marines in the Pacic and lived up to the leg acy of Squadron 7, said Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacic Fleet Rear Adm. James Caldwell. You left a mark on the profes sional development of every Sailor under your command, and you leave a legacy as a leader who is well respected by his peers. Caldwell presented Pitts with the Legion of Merit Medal for deploying nine successful sub marines to the Western Pacic and conducting seven deployments vital to national security. Caldwell expressed his sat isfaction and appreciation for the crew on the squadron sta as well as the crews of the nine submarines that fell under Pitts leadership. Getting these submarines underway and mission capable for any tasking takes incred ible leadership, Caldwell said. While I cant divulge the de tails, I can assure those here today that this team has con ducted numerous missions that directly support the defense of our nation, and their collective work will have a major impact in the Pacic for years to come Pitts expressed his gratication and appreciation for his squadron sta as well as the crews of the submarines of Squadron 7. e submarines in this squadron are magnicent mar vels of modern technology and that power would be useless without the most import element, the professionals that make it Special Achievement Award goes to centere Navy Region Southeast Regional Dispatch Center re ceived a Special Achievement in Geographic Information Sys tems Award at the Economic and Social Research Institute International User Conference in San Diego, July 25. e awards are given annully to organizations that demon strate vision, leadership, hardwork and innovative use of GIS technology, Esri President Jack Dangermond said. Each year, the awards high light extraordinary achievements and eorts to improve our world. At Esri, we are always deep ly impressed with the innova tion of our users. is recognition is well deserved for how theyve applied geospatial technology to address the needs of their in dustries and communities, he said. In 2008, the RDC became one of the rst dis patch centers in the Navy to use Esri ArcGIS tech nology to facilitate eective and ecient dispatch Up Periscope Football vs. Olympics Which is No. 1? Page 9 Tri-Base title Who won the Racquetball competition? Find out on Page 5 Extravaganza Elementary students enjoy Back-to-School Bash Page 4Check us out Online! kingsbayperiscope.com Regions Dispatch honored KBFD moves patient from dry dock in 95-degree tempIt was the end of the normal week. Most of the Naval Submarine base Kings Bay workforce had departed for the weekend. In contrast, the Trident Ret Facility was still in full operation at the subma rine dry dock facility. At 3:50 p.m., the Kings Bay Fire Depart ment received emergency notication that a worker was unconscious at the west end of the dry dock. Upon arrival, re crews could barely see the victim, who was lying some 80 feet below grade ad jacent to the massive Trident submarine being tended by ret crafts man. Further complicating matters, the elevator which is normally used to transport personnel and equipment in and out of the dry dock was out of service. Without hesitation, the ve-man res cue team grabbed the required life-sav ing equipment and began the 80-foot descent by stairs. Led by Paramedics Capt. Tom Mid dleton and Capt. Juan Hernandez, firefighters made their way down to the patient and began medical as sessment. e patient was conscious. He was con -Fireghters make long, steep climb At Kings Bay, we expect the unexpected ... Asst. Chief Joseph Orona NSB Kings Bay Fire Department With GIS services, dispatchers ... can cut down first response time ... Jonathan King 911 dispatcher Opening Back-to-School event, two more set for this Saturday For most students, summer is cookouts, vaca tions and trips to visit family and friends. Military children also know summer as the time most likely for a Permanent Change of Sta tion or to relocate to a new duty station. ose relocations typically mean moving into a new house and starting a new school.Bash is blast

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2 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 THEKINGS BA Y, GEORGIA Local news and views Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Ga. Blessing of the Backpack Aug. 9 e Blessing of the Backpack is about bless ing all students, their backpacks, the teachers and administration. Its about celebrating and blessing the beginning of the new school year. Its about giving thanks for our kids and bless ing their journey of learning this new school year. e Blessing of the Backpacks is at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Chapel, at 4:30 p.m., Aug. 9. Following the Blessing, you and your family are invited to stay for a cook out. For more information, contact the Chapel sta at 573-4501.ShipShape weight loss Aug. 16If you are ready to adopt a weight-loss plan that you can comfortably follow and maintain for a lifetime, congratulations! ShipShape is your answer. ShipShape is an 8-week actionoriented weight management program fo cusing on nutrition education, increasing ex ercise, and behavior modication skills that support a healthy lifestyle. Take the next step and make a plan that will work for you. Call Registered Dietician Mary Beth Pennington at 573-4731 for more information program or to sign up. Classes start 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., August 16 in the Fitness Complex classroom.State Hunting Ed Course Sept. 8 Residents and non-residents born on or af ter Jan. 1, 1961, must successfully complete the Georgia Hunters Education Course prior to hunting on Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. is free course will be provided by the NSB Se curity Dept. Criminal Investigations Division, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, at the base Chapel. ere is limited seating. To register or for more infor mation, contact Detective Michaeljack Palmer at (912) 674-6837. ere will be an alternate date of Sept. 15. is is one-time course.CACs updated on RAPIDS site RAPIDS Self-Service is available to Common Access Card holders. RSS is a Web site that allows CAC holders to update their information and verify family members for DoD ID card reissuance. Using this Web-based application, CAC holders have the ability to update certain information associated with their record. Ad ditionally, they may use RSS to verify a family members relationship and eligibility by digi tally signing the DD Form 1172-2 for ID card re-issuance. A DD Form 1172-2 that is digital ly-signed and generated through RSS will be stored in DEERS and is a viewable document in RAPIDS. Once veried using RSS, spon sors no longer need to accompany their fam ily members to get the ID card. When a family member arrives at an ID card site, the DEERS/ RAPIDS operator may view the signed 1172-2 by opening the sponsors record. To use the RSS Web site, one must be a sponsor with a DoD CAC and have a CAC enabled personal computer. Sponsors that are CAC holders may access RAPIDS Self Service at https://www. dmdc.osd.mil/self_service/NSB lost/found has found itemsThere is lost and abandoned property, such as watches, rings and cell phones, at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Navy Security. If you have any information reference to any items, contact Detective Michaeljack Palmer, Monday through Friday, at (912) 573-9343 or by e-mail, Michael.j.Palmer@Navy.mil. NMCRS offers free uniform itemsNeed a Navy or Marine Corps uniform item? Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Kings Bays Uniform Locker has serviceable uniform items for free. Visit the Uniform Locker from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday at NMCRS, Building 1032. For questions regarding NMCRS programs or services, call 573-3928 or nd them at www.facebook/nmcrskingsbay.com. Navy Exchange offers valuesinking about getting new prescription eyewear or contact lenses? Navy Exchange Optical Shops are featuring a special oer on eyewear, just in time for back-to-school. rough Sept. 30, NEX Optical Shops will of fer no interest, no down payment and no pay ments for one year when purchasing eyewear with a Military Star Card. Oer applies to any complete prescription eyewear package, in cluding contact lenses, of $199 or more. Now hear this! Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Army Reserve Chief Lt. Gen. Jerey W. Talley signed an agreement Aug. 1 to increase employment opportu nities for reserve members and to facilitate connecting military fami lies with Americas outdoors, history and culture. Under the agreement, the Army Reserve and the Interior Depart ment will: Seek joint programming oppor tunities to include employment opportunities; Collaborate to provide develop mental opportunities to both work forces; Engage military families in local conservation projects; and Expand recreational opportuni ties for community-based wounded warriors. Americas veterans and reservists have the skills and the know-how that not only build the strength of the United States Army, but can also build the capabilities of the Depart ment of the Interior to manage the natural and cultural resources of America, Salazar said. is agree ment answers President [Barack] Obamas call to increase employ ment opportunities for veterans, while helping Interior build a 21st century, highly skilled workforce that reects the diversity of the Unit ed States, engages youth, and pro vides sustainable ways to conserve Americas great outdoors. e Army Reserve Employer Part nership Oce will collaborate with the Interior Department to provide targeted recruitment opportunities in the communities where reserve soldiers live, and assist reserve sol diers to understand and compete in the federal hiring process, Talley said. Our goal is to assist civilian employers to recognize and maximize the highly skilled and capable mem bers of their community who also serve in the Army Reserve, he added. e agreement encourages use of available options, such as noncom petitive hiring authorities, to fairly recruit, select and hire eligible Army Reserve soldiers, mindful of merit system principles, prohibited per sonnel practices and labor relations obligations. All federal agencies and depart ments are establishing plans and goals to enhance recruitment of and promote employment opportunities for veterans. e Interior Departments strat egy identies a goal to establish pro grams and partnerships that foster an increased veteran understanding of the federal hiring process as well as opportunities at the department, ocials said. e strategy also calls upon the departments human resource pro fessionals and hiring managers to use local resources to develop an understanding of the capabilities veterans bring to the workforce and to nd qualied veteran candidates. Interior Department ocials said implementing todays agreement will include: Exploring ways to improve recruitment into mission-critical occupations by leveraging military experience and training in occupations such as those for engineers, technicians, law enforcement offi cers and administrators, and others; Reaching Native American Army Reserve soldiers with opportunities that exist in their communities; Engaging local land manag e Defense and Veterans Aairs departments have released a free Apple and Android smartphone mobile application for use with post-traumatic stress disorder treat ment. e app is called PE Coach; PE stands for prolonged exposure. Psychologists at the Defense Departments National Center for Tele health and Technology, known as T2, and the VA National Center for PTSD developed the mobile app to help patients with their therapy. Both departments use prolonged exposure therapy as an eective treatment for PTSD. PE Coach is a helpful tool that as sists our service members and vet erans who are between visits and in treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, said Dr. Jonathan Wood son, assistant secretary of defense for health aairs. We have shared this app with our military health care providers as well, and hope that many individuals who are receiving PE therapy will nd it useful. Prolonged exposure therapy helps a patient process a trauma memory to reduce the distress and avoidance caused by the trauma. e patient revisits the memory with a thera pist, and as he or she emotionally processes the memory, anxiety de creases. e therapy also helps the pa tient confront situations that trigger memories of the trauma. Brian Sullivan, a veteran who has been using PE Coach in its testing phase during his VA therapy, said in an interview with the Pentagon Channel and American Forces Press Service that he nds the application helpful. It allows you to keep track of your therapy sessions as theyre going on, he said. It allows you to record the whole session. It allows you to take notes after the session, and it allows you to do homework be fore your next session. Sullivan said the app also oers breathing exercises to help in man aging anxiety. You have to have a positive at titude going into the therapy using the application. [e app] will allow you to go back over the session yourself, and listen to it again, and help jog your memory in case you forgot something that happened, he said. We worked with a broad and di verse group of psychologists in the DOD and VA who are treating PTSD patients with prolonged exposure therapy, said Dr. Greg Reger, clini cal psychologist in T2s innovative technology applications division. We wanted to help our patients in the therapy and make it easier for providers to deliver this treatment. PE Coach does both. Patients install PE Coach on their smartphones and can record ther apy sessions for playback between the sessions. e app also provides an explanation of exposure therapy, assignments, explanations of PTSD and its symptoms, and a convenient way to write notes about typically avoided locations, situations and events for later discussions with the therapist. Reger said writing in a notebook in public places makes many people feel uncomfortable, but tapping out a note on a smartphone makes it As announced by Pres. Barack Obama July 23, the Navy, in conjunc tion with the departments of Veter ans Aairs and Labor, is launching a redesigned Transition Assistance Program to better prepare Sailors for the transition to civilian life. e redesigned TAP, named Tran sition Goals, Plan, Succeed, is a crucial element of the presidents plan to reduce veteran unemploy ment levels, and aims to bolster and standardize the transition support that Sailors receive in order to make them as employment ready as pos sible. Pilot courses began in early July aboard Naval Air Station Jackson ville, Fla., and Naval Base Norfolk, Va. Upon completion of the pilots at all Department of Defense sites, Commander Navy Installations Command will roll out Transition GPS to all Navy transition sites. Also, an interagency transition to Veterans Program Oce team will collect Sailor feedback as part of a comprehensive evaluation of the curriculum and format. e Transition Assistance Pro gram has been redesigned into a comprehensive, mandatory program that includes pre-separation counseling, a military to civilian skills review, a VA benets brieng and application sign-up, nancial planning support, job search skills building, and individual transition plan preparation. Essentially, the Transition GPS core curriculum expands the cur rent Navy TAP course from four to ve days, standardizes the cur riculum across the DOD, brings ex panded and improved Department of Labor employment workshop and VA benets briengs, and al low Sailors to complete basic VA benets applications, said Rise Ruhl, CNIC N913 Military Support lead. It will also meet the require ments of the recently passed VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) act that mandates all Sailors, including our Reserve Sailors that are being demobilized or deactivated, attend TAP Workshops. e VOW to Hire Heroes Act, signed into law by the president Nov. 21, 2011, created the new TAP mandate that all service members, with limited exceptions, participate in the TAP program by November 2012, to help prepare them for civil ian employment. Navy TAP classes had more than 33,000 participants in scal year 2011. at gure represented about 85 percent of all separating and retiring Sailors. Overall a good experience, said Chief Aviation Machinist Mate Len dell Yarn, of Patrol Squadron 1. I took the workshop seven months ago and still learned new informa tion. Im on terminal leave, and Ive already begun using the informa tion and techniques that I learned in class. Interior Department Veteran job opportunities bolstered VA and DoD Mobile app to help those with PTS Transition GPS Navy Transition Assistance redesigned

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e Director and Asso ciate directors of the Ap plied Research Laboratory at Pennsylvania State University participated in a technology exchange with submariners stationed at Naval Submarine Base New London, July 17. Dr. Jim Galambos dis cussed the latest developments in undersea ve hicles and weapons while visiting Groton. Galambos, who specializes in large diameter unmanned underwater vehicles, also delivered a lecture, New Developments in Undersea Ve hicles and Weapons and provided an insiders look into the development technologies being pur sued by the Pennsylvania State ARL. I think it is mutually benecial for us as developers to gain a mutual appreciation and under standing of the operators viewpoint, as well as, the operators ability to gain an appreciation of what technology is being devel oped, Galambos said. During his day-long visit to the Submarine Capital of the World, Galambos was accompanied by Dr. Edward Liszka, director ARL, and visiting senior researchers. e researchers met with Rear Adm. Rick Breckenridge, commander, Submarine Group 2; who was instrumental in spearheading the technology exchange. Having accomplished technology experts like Dr. Edward Liszka and his sta visit Naval Submarine Base New London helps keep the edge of our un dersea warfare superiority razor sharp, Breckenridge said. Showcasing the excellence in advanced train ing at Submarine Base New London, Galambos and visiting researchers also toured Naval Subma rine Schools Ship Control Trainer, Submarine Es cape Trainer, and Subma rine Navigation Trainer. Following the trainer portion of the visit, the visiting researchers toured Naval Submarine Base New London and the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779).ThursdayBreakfast Rolled Oats Eggs to Order Omelets to Order French Toast Grilled bacon Sausage Patties Cottage Fried Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Chicken Noodle Soup Fried Shrimp Creole Macaroni Franconia Potatoes Rice Pilaf Simmered Carrots Steamed Peas Speed Line Chicken Pattie Sandwich Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Grilled Pepper and Onions Baked Beans Chili Cheese Sauce Sandwich Bar Cold Cut Sandwich Dinner Cheddar Cheese Soup Beef Stroganoff Fried Catfish Mashed Potatoes and Gravy Buttered Egg Noodles Seasoned Corn Herbed BroccoliFridayBreakfast Grits Eggs to Order Omelets to Order Blueberry Pancakes Grilled Bacon Sausage Links Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line New England Clam Chow der Barbecue Chicken Tempura Battered Fish French Fries Baked Macaroni and Cheese Green Bean Almandine Simmered Succotash Speed Line Grilled Cheeseburgers Grilled Hamburgers Hot Dogs French Fries Baked Beans Burger Bar Dinner Doubly Good Chicken Soup Roast Turkey Baked Ham Mashed Potatoes Turkey gravy Steamed Rice Savory Bread Dressing Seasoned CornSaturdayBrunch Cream of Chicken Soup Chili Dogs Hot Dog Bar Chili without beans Chicken Nuggets French fries Steamed Broccoli Oven Fried bacon Omelets to Order Eggs to Order Dinner Minestrone Soup Pizza Chicken Wings French Fries Baked BeansSundayBrunch Tomato Soup Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches French Fries Lyonnaise Carrots Oven Fried Bacon Grilled Sausage Dinner Chicken Rice Soup Prime Rib au Jus Fried Shrimp Twice Baked Potatoes Wild Rice Cheese Sauce Steamed Broccoli Corn on the CobMondayBreakfast Grits Soft/hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order French Toast Grilled Bacon Fresh Fruit Salad Breakfast Burritos Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Asian Stir Fry Soup Beef with Broccoli Sweet and Sour Chicken Shrimp Fried Rice Boiled Pasta Stir Fried Vegetables Egg Rolls Speed Line Pizza Chicken Tenders Potato Bar Dinner Crab Bisque Fried Fish Roast Beef French Fries Orange Rice Hush Puppies Glazed Carrots Simmered PeasTuesdayBreakfast Cream of Wheat Soft/Hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order Grilled Bacon Texas Hash Cottage Fried Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Texas Tortilla Soup Barbecue Ribs Grilled Chicken Breast Chicken Gravy Steamed Rice Macaroni and Cheese Simmered Green Beans Steamed Carrots Speed Line Chicken Quesadias Beef Tacos Spanish Rice Refried Beans Taco Bar Dinner Beef Noodle Soup Chicken Alfredo Blackened Salmon Au Gratin Potatoes Buttered Linguine Corn OBrien Steamed BroccoliWednesdayBreakfast Grits Soft/Hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order Pancakes Grilled Bacon Grilled Steak Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line White Bean Chicken Chili Baked Italian Fish Chicken Parmesan Marinara Sauce Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Boiled Pasta Mixed Vegetables Club Spinach Speed Line Hot Dogs Grilled Cheeseburgers Grilled Hamburgers French Fries Baked Beans Burger Bar Dinner Chicken Noodle Soup Meatloaf Turkey Pot Pie Rice Pilaf Mashed Potatoes Chicken Gravy California Medley Steamed PeasThursdayBreakfast Rolled Oats Soft/Hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order French Toast Grilled Bacon Sausage Patties Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Black Bean Soup Fried Pork Chops Lemon Pepper Fish Noodles Jefferson Mashed Sweet Potatoes Italian Style Kidney Beans Steamed Wax Beans Speed Line Chicken Pattie Sandwich Philly Cheese Steak Sand wich Grilled Pepper and Onions Baked Beans Chili Cheese Sauce Sandwich Bar Cold Cut Sandwich Dinner Minestrone Soup Meat Lasagna Grilled Italian Sausage Marinara Sauce Tossed Green Rice Mixed Vegetables Galley hoursMonday through Friday Breakfast 6 to 7:30 a.m. Lunch 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Dinner 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Weekends and holidays No Breakfast Served! Brunch 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dinner 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. All breakfasts and brunch es include cereal, instant oatmeal or grits, juice bar, pastry bar, yogurt. All meals served for lunch and dinner also feature the Healthy Choice Salad Bar and various dessert items. Menu items are subject to change. Pirates Cove menus easier to capture in-themoment feelings. PE Coach is designed to help users stick to pro longed exposure treat ment, which could im prove the treatments eectiveness, Reger said. It was not designed to be used as a self-help tool, he added, and should not re place professional coun seling. e Defense Depart ment and VA released a similar mobile application last year. Called PTSD Coach, its a reference tool for education, tracking symptoms, self-assess ments and connections to support individuals with PTSD. e National Center for Telehealth and Technology at Joint Base LewisMcChord, Wash., serves as the primary Defense Department oce for cutting-edge approaches in applying technology to psychological health.MobilePenn State does work at Groton THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 3

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4 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 Trish Fikes, her son Cameron and daughter Bria take a cool dip in the Fitness Complex pool during the Back to School Bash. Teen summer hire Allison Dobo and Child and Youth Teen Program Lead Kevin Furrow organized student games. Child and Youth Program staffers played Football Toss with students. The Betsch family takes in a few rays from the pool. Parents and students alike enjoyed the latest tunes pro vided by a local deejay. Sherita Love of the Navy Federal Credit Union provided financial product information.Fleet and Family Support Center Exceptional Family Member Program liaison Cynthia Williams offered program information.To ensure military families moving to Naval Sub marine Base Kings Bay a smooth educational tran sition, the School Liaison Ocer and Teen Program Lead coordinated the rst Back-to-School Bash for elementary students. Elementary Extravaganza was Saturday, Aug. 4 at the NSB Fitness Complex. It provided elementary stu dents and parents a casual atmosphere for learning more about the local schools and their programs. e nearly 145 guests played outdoor games, splashed in the pool, lis tened to tunes, won prizes, ate lunch, but most im portantly, met with school administrators. Elemen tary school principals and administrators from three local schools were available to greet newly-arriving military students. Not only did they welcome families, they shared information about programs, extended invitations to upcoming open houses and answered questions. e Exceptional Fam ily Member Program liaison also was present to provide parents information about services available at the Fleet and Family Support Bash

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THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 5 ASPEN, Colo., July 26, 2012 e nation expects special operations forces to be successful every time they are called upon, but theyre not wholly about combat, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said in Aspen, Colo., July 26 during a discussion moderated by CNNs Wolf Blitzer at the Aspen Institutes annual security forum. We get a lot of notoriety for the raids, for the rescue operations, and frankly were very proud of that, Navy Adm. William H. McRaven said. But the fact of the matter is thats a small portion of what we do. e discussion, titled At the Point of the Spear: e Role of Special Operations Forces in Americas Post9/11, Post-Iraq/Afghanistan Defense Strategy, opened the annual threeday forum. Topics ranged from the raid that killed Osama bin Laden to what made McRaven decide to be come a Navy SEAL. McRaven said special operations forces are deployed to 79 countries, and the majority of those deployments are for part ner capacity-building, not for combat missions. Were trying to teach other nations how to deal with their own problems so they dont grow vio lent extremists, he said. Were building wells in places. Were doing civil aairs operations. ere is a whole spectrum of things that special opera tions do that rarely get the presss attention because its not sexy. Some nations have not followed the extremist route because special op erations forces have been working there for decades, McRaven said. e admiral also pre sented his views on a vari ety of topics that came up during the wide-ranging discussion: Pulling together defense and civilian agen cies to make the bin Laden raid happen was easy, he said, because the inter agency team has been built steadily over the last decade. Ive got to tell you, today it hums, he added. At the end of the day, all we care about is wheth er you carry your rucksack and you do your job, he said when the discussion turned to gays in the mili tary. On the Arab Spring: What I know is democ racy is hard, he said. Ive watched it as weve tried to build democracies in Iraq and Afghanistan. It took us a long time as a nation to build a strong democ racy, and it will probably take them some time. On Afghanistans forces: When you spend time with the guys that we spend time with, you realize they are just as patri otic, just as committed, just as tough, just as courageous as the American soldier thats partnered with them, McRaven said. For the folks that we work with, I dont think trust has ever been an issue. Women have proven to be up to the task of serv ing in the nations spe cial operations forces, the admiral said. We have a lot of females who serve in special operations, he noted. ey do a fantas tic job across the board. We couldnt do the job without them. McRaven credited a Green Beret soldier with helping him decide to be come a SEAL. is young Army captain came to meet my sister for a date, he said. My sister, as usu al, was late, so I had an op portunity to talk to him for a little while. He said, If youre going to go in the Navy, you ought to be a Navy SEAL. happen, Pitts said. e best part of my job was the opportunity to work with the tremendously talent ed commanding ocers and their crews. It is these professionals that deploy forward and carry out the tasking. ey absolutely do their part to live the de sign for undersea warfare and maintain our preemi nence as the worlds best submarine force. Stoner spoke on the as signment and the command to which he is now assigned. I would like to rst thank Capt. Pitts and the entire Squadron 7 team for their exceptionally warm welcome and professional turnover. I am impressed with your hard work and enthusiasm, Stoner said. One of the squadrons success areas had been training and mentoring the submarine crews. I want to continue this emphasis, with a particular focus on mastering the fundamentals. I believe that by mastering the fun damentals, we establish a rm foundation for excel ling at the more challeng ing aspects of submarine operations. Pitts will transfer to Chief of Naval Operations Stra tegic Studies Group for his next duty assignment. He graduated from the United States Naval Acad emy in 1986 with a Bach elor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Pitts also attended the Naval Postgraduate School where he earned a mas ters degree in National Security Aairs. His submarine as signments include USS Grayling (SSN 646), USS Plunger (SSN 595), USS Hammerhead (SSN 663), USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709) and USS Tucson (SSN 770). rough the years, 59 submarines have been as signed to COMSUBRON 7 with nine Los Angelesclass nuclear-powered fast attack submarines cur rently assigned. e squadron has been commanded by 41 dier ent commodores, including Medal of Honor recipi ent Rear Adm. Richard H. OKane and former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Frank B. Kelso II. fused however and unable to stand. e medical as sessment concluded that he was suering from heat exhaustion, with dehydration and severe muscle spasms. We need to get him to the ambulance, get him cooled down and hydrat ed, and transport him to hospital, Middleton said. Using a stair chair, crews quickly loaded the victim and began the 80foot climb to the top of dry dock. is was no easy task. e stairs were nar row and the ambient tem perature soared to more than 95 degrees Fahrenheit in the canyon-like en vironment of dry dock. KBFD rescuers were drenched in sweat as they reached the surface, but they didnt slow down un til they transferred the patient into the ambulance and stabilized him for transport to an o-base medical facility. At Kings Bay we expect the unexpected, like the possibility of the eleva tor being out of service or crane assistance not being immediately available, said the Incident Com mander, Assistant Fire Chief Joseph Orona. We frequently discuss and plan how we would res cue a victim from the bot tom of the dry dock facility without mechanical as sistance. Today, the plan worked. KBFD reghters credit ed planning, teamwork and physical tness as the key to this successful rescue. As the ambulance de parted the scene, the KBFD members eciently went about restoring their equipment and hydrating in preparation for their next call. The Tri-Base Racquetball Tournament was held at Naval air Station Jacksonville Saturday, July 21. is event is a part of our Tri-Base competition between Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, NAS Jax and Naval Station Mayport. e tournament was double-elimination, and each base was allowed to send four representatives. Kings Bay had full participation in the event. After some hard-fought matches, it was an all Kings Bay championship game between our own EMC Tony Prater and ETCS Cory Aco. Aco won the title and brought the championship trophy to Kings Bay. Our other two participants, Lt. Cmdr. Chris Lee and MMCS Shane Jones of Trident Training Facility, also had a strong showing at the tournament, but came up just short of the championship match. Congratulations to our racquetball champions! I believe the Tri-Base competition is a great way to interact with our sur rounding bases, as well as provide some competitive entertainment. I appreciate the eort put forth by all of our Tri-Base participants, and I hope that NSB Kings Bay can continue to be a strong contender for trophies. Our racquetball team started us o on the right foot, so lets keep the victories coming. Kings Bays Aco wins Tri-base Raquetball title Intramural Sports With Jacob Miller Sports Coordinator RescueSquadron 7 ers, such as those from the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service, with local reserve unit commanders to share information about the department and to learn more about military leadership and technical training, heightening the awareness of both organi zations; and Providing volunteer opportunities to fami lies of deployed military reservists and participat ing in Yellow Ribbon rein tegration events in nearby communities.Veteran McRaven: Special Operations more than just combat

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Navy Entertainment pres ents Craig Karges Dinner and Show on ursday, Aug. 15 at the Kings Bay Conference Cen ter. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and are being sold at ITT and at the Conference Cen ter. Suggested ages are 10 years and up. Come and experience the extraordinary mind blowing show that features tables oat ing, minds being read and metal bending. Craig Karges has been seen on e Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Larry King Live, Fox News, E! Entertainment Television, CNN Headline News and CNBC. For more information call (912) 573-4559 today. Check out MWRs Outdoor Recreation special for August Camping equipment is 40 percent off for the month of August. This includes camping tents, sleeping bags and either the 16-foot or 18-foot Zoom Campers while supplies last. Contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at (912) 573-8103 for questions or stop by and make your reservation today DiveIn Movie Its free at the Pool Complex on Saturday, Aug. 18. Gates open at 7 p.m. e fea ture lm is Up, rated PG at the Outdoor eater. Its $2 for a hamburger, chips and beverage. Bring your own oating device for the movie. For more infor mation, call (912) 573-3001. Travel through the Labor Day Weekend safely e Auto Skills Center is oering a free 10-point check up for your vehi cle by appointment only from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, through Thursday, Aug. 31. All other services are normal pricing. e inspection includes tire pressures and wear on all tires and spare, coolant, exhaust, CV joints, auto trans mission levels, windshield wip ers, break and power steering uid, belts and hoses, A/C temp and batteries and alternator. Call for your appointment today at (912) 573-9629. Liberty Trips For active duty only, check out the latest trips for August. GTF Paintball, Jacksonville Suns game, Mall & Movie Trip, Ginnie Springs, Busch Gardens/Tampa and go rock climbing at the Edge Rock Gym. Also, check out the pool, Texas Hold Em, and Spades tournaments. X-Box challenges are every Monday night and even a free bowling night. For more information call (912) 5734548 for details. Jaguar tickets Tickets are on sale now. Stop by the Kings Bay Information, Tickets and Travel oce. Season tickets start at $420. Two pre-season games are available. For more informa tion call (912) 573-8888. Run for the Fallen rough Aug. 21, participants can log their own miles on a miles donation card, which will be collected at the end to tally up Kings Bay contribution. For more information, call (912) 573-3990 or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ navytkingsbay. Rack-N-Roll Family Night From 5 to 9 p.m., every ursday bowl for only $30 per family. Cost includes a lane for one and half hours, shoe rental, a large one topping pizza and 25 tokens to the game room. For more information, call RNR Lanes at (912) 573-9492. Legends Grill At Trident Lakes Golf Course, Legends has a new menu for all. Enjoy great appetizers, delicious lunch items and reasonable prices. e grill is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., seven days a week. Free Bowling Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays at Rack-N-Roll Lanes, active duty, reservists and retirees can enjoy free bowling. Shoe rental is $2. Need more information? Call (912) 573-9492. Trident Lakes Golf Early Bird Special e early bird gets the deal at Trident Lakes Golf Course with 15 percent o rates, 7 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Its $22 for active duty, retirees and $24 for others. is oer is not valid on weekends or holidays. Book your tee time as early as seven days in advance by calling Trident Lakes at (912) 573-8475. Game on Come in and see Rack-N-Roll Lanes new gaming room and enjoy skeeball, bas ketball and more. Save tickets for prizes. For more information call (912) 573-9492. Morale, Welfare and Recreation happenings Back to School Bash events are being held for students returning to school this year. From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 with free admission will be Middle School Mania and from 8:30 to 10 p.m. will be High School Hype. ese are some great events if you are new to the area or promoted to a new school, even if you are returning to your old school. is is truly a great way for military kids to meet new friends or just stay connected. Games, activities, food and music will be part of the mix. For more infor mation, call (912) 573-8986. Fun in the Sun is at the Kings Bay Youth Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18. Enjoy a day of fun. Cost is $3 per person with a $10 max for four people or more. Hot dog lunch, cot ton candy, bounce houses, games and prizes. For more information call the Youth Center at (912) 573-2380. Free movies for the kids Movies are at 1 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays. All youths under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult. Aug. 11, 12 Space Chimps, Aug. 18, 19 Alpha & Omega and Aug. 25, 26 We Bought a Zoo Snacks foods and beverages are available for purchase. If 15 minutes after start time no one else comes in, the movie area will be for open viewing. Officials are Needed for the upcoming Youth Sports Soccer Season Games run September through October. If you are 14 years or older and interested in earning extra money, you are needed. Certified or uncer tified, MWR will do all the training. The training date is to be announced. Looking to make a difference in a childs life? This is your chance. Basic knowledge of sports is required. For more information contact Youth Sports at (912) 573-8202.Pool Bash is Aug. 11 Just for kids Karges dinner, show Aug. 15 Liberty call ing of emergency rst re sponders. With ArcGIS, emergency calls are received at the RDC, where a locationbased GIS system pinpoints the location of the emergency, integrates it with the locations of rst responders and lters out the closest units to ensure the timeliest response. During the past six months, the RDC team has collaborated with the Duval County and City of Jacksonville 911 teams to establish valid building addresses for Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport. ese eorts will facili tate the use of the system at installations throughout the Southeast Region and were a major factor leading to the award, RDC Supervisor Tom Fasanello said. e NRSE NERMS (Navy Emergency Response Management Sys tem) project exemplies geospatial collaboration and information shar ing, he said. e award is really a result of the tre mendous collaboration that has existed between NRSE, the NAVFAC (Naval Facilities Engineering Command) GeoReadiness Center and the in stallation Public Works Department and re and security programs. Jonathan King, a 911 emergency dispatcher at the RDC, said GIS tech nology has become crucial to a timely emergency response. With GIS services, the dispatchers are provid ed a service that can cut down rst response times by seconds and possibly minutes, he said. It is critical for rst respond ers to be provided with an accurate location, and GIS gives dispatchers and rst responders an advantage by giving a visual of 911 callers locations within seconds of geographical verication. e NRSE team plans to implement the system on board 13 insallations by mid 2013, maximizing dispatch eciency and minimizing response time throughout the region, Fasanello said. e ultimate goal is to exploit technology and procedures for the protection of our installation personnel and their families, facilities and eet as sets, he said. In the end, its hoped that the street addressing and GIS work being pioneered in the Southeast Region will become the enterprise standard for installations Navywide. e RDC currently dis patches for ve installations, including NAS Jacksonville, NS Mayport, Naval Support Activity Panama City, Naval Con struction Battalion Center Gulfport and NAS Merid ian. Residents at these loca tions will continue to dial 911 for emergency ser vices after the 2013 implementation. For those installations yet to consolidate, instruc tions for emergency notication procedures will be distributed prior to any changes.Dispatch Fight Deadly Childhood Diseases.A CFC Participant provided as a public service. 6 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012

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NFL great helps train kids It is a common child hood dream to want to be come a professional athlete; running onto the eld for the rst time or hearing a cheering crowd of 80,000 people. For more than 150 young participants who attended the 2nd Annual Eric Dick erson Youth Football and Cheer Camp, the burning desire of that dream mani festing into reality may, now, be brighter than ever. Military family youth participants took part in mini-training camps, pro viding football and cheer leading mentorship from former professional ath letes, at Camp Pendletons 11 Area Football Field. I plan on going for line backer or quarterback, said 13 year-old Joseph Ramirez. is camp is helping me prepare for the times when I actually do play football. e two-day camp was divided into two sections; youth participating in football ages 8 to 17 and in cheer ages 6 to 14. Eric Dickerson, former National Football League running back and Hall of Famer, along with other former pro football play ers and cheerleaders helped instruct the young athletes on a variety of es sential skills and drills. We learned a lot of fun damentals like punting, holding the football when someone else is kicking it and throwing the football, Ramirez said. e Eric Dickerson Foundation was created in 1995 and focuses on the development of youth through sports, education and leadership events. Ive always liked doing stu for kids just to see them smile, Dickerson said. I havent had this type of fulllment since I stopped playing football. Dickerson said the event is a great way for the young athletes to experience the outdoors while interacting with others kids. A kid might not know that he likes sports until he tries playing, Dicker son said.He might not know that he is fast until he gets out and runs. At one point in the his tory of their lives, people are faced with a life changing decision on how to best serve their society, whether to use their abilities to create a product or provide a service in a private sector for their livelihood or to selessly serve their country in a direct and potentially dangerous manner; by joining the U.S. Marine Corps. For many active illus trated literature fans, the decision to don the Ma rine uniform and commit their earthly powers to a greater cause is second nature be cause of the iconic heroes they grew up idolizing. One such Marine, Cpl. Jeery Ru, a Marine Fighter At tack Squadron 533 avia tion electrician and De troit native, uses his comic book inuences to reach out to his Marine peers in a positive man ner. Growing up in an urban area, Ru used his favor ite comic book heroes to avoid gang violence and eventu ally join the Marine Corps. My favorite characters have to be from the XMen series because they are like a big family that strives against oppression and ter rorism. Seeing that simi larity in the Marine Corps really sold me to join, Ru said. Comic charac ters with outgoing person alities and who positively inuence the characters around them are the most impor tant in my life as a Ma rine. Ru says he takes most after the X-Men member Iceman, for his support ive role as part of a team and his ability to lighten the mood in a stressful envi ronment. Like superheroes, Marines come from all facets of life from urban street alleys to the rural American Heartland and unite for the common good of the free people of the U.S. Cpl. Joshua Caldwell, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron legal advisor, is one such Marine who is driven to per form to the best of his abilities by emulating his early child hood hero, Su perman. Growing up on a farm my father had a collec tion of Superman comics he kept un der lock and key, until I was older and under stood their value, Caldwell said. Later on I came to realize that the values Superman holds dear truth, justice and the American way was in the same standing as the Marine Corps con cept of honor, courage and commitment. Caldwell says that grow ing up on a farm he was able to relate his up bringing to that of the fa mous Man of Steel. I want to be the best at any endeavor I put eort into, Caldwell said. Its just what my culture has brought me up to do. Although there is no one using abnormal abili ties to ght crime, uni formed in tight tting, multi-col ored spandex, heroes walk about in plain daylight. ey are called U.S. Marines. Comics bond MarinesCenter. rough local vol unteer coordination, Operation Homefront was able to oer free back packs and school supplies to students. A Navy Federal Credit Union sta member was oered nancial products and information to young students and to encourage smart money choices at an early age. Branch Medical Clinic volunteers helped serve pizza, chips, cook ies and beverages to the elementary students and their family members. is Saturday, Kingsbay will host Middle School Mania, 6:30 to 8 p.m., and High School Hype, 8:30 to 10 p.m. at the Fitness Complex. ese events will give new students, re turning students and par ents the same opportunity to meet school adminis trators and get answers before school begins on Tuesday, Aug. 14. To learn more about Back-to-School Bash vis it www.facebook.com/ mwrkingsbay, or contact the school liaison ocer at www.kingsbaylo@navy. mil or by phone at (912) 573-8986.Bash Camden County schools host Open HouseHigh School 4 to 6 p.m. tonight, Aug. 9 Elementary schools 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10 Middle schools 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug.10 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 7

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Turn on the TV. There are the Olympics. Turn on the radio. Theyre talking about football. Its a great time for sports fans. Ive often said, around here its football-nothing-else-matters. But now, football is just starting. Were talking about practice, like Allen Iverson once noted. Still, interest is there. Im one of about five people within 500 miles who follows baseball closer than football or the Olympics. But for this, Ill say the Olympics. Ive got time yet to get excited about football. CS3 Michael Copeland Pirates Cove Galley Fayetteville, N.C. Football because theres a lot of football fanatics and not as many people are inter ested in the Olympics . Midshipman Corey Tomko U of Penn ROTC Queensbury, N.Y. The Olympics because you wait four years for them. Pfc. Jose Hernandez Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Tampa, Fla. The Olympics because theyre every four years and football is every year. Pfc. Edward Pierce Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Pittsburgh Football. Im from Pittsburgh and a big Steelers fan. ET3 Abigail Ivens NSB Kings Bay Philadelphia Football. Roll Tide! ET3 Bethany Winter NSB Kings Bay Ida, Mich. I dont really watch either because I dont have a TV in my barracks. Up eriscope with Bill Wesselho e hunting season is upon us, and there will soon be hunters in the woods. Hunting aboard Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is necessary to control the deer population, thus reducing the number of deer involved in vehicle accidents. NSB Kings Bay is an enclosed habitat. Hunting prevents exceed ing available food sources and promotes a healthy and productive deer herd. Hunting season is Sept. 8 through Jan. 15, 2013. Authorized hunt ing days are Wednesday and ursday afternoons and evenings, weekends, holidays and the week between Christmas and New Years. Each hunting area is marked with a yellow sign containing a letter and number, for example, B-1 or G-2. e hunting areas and rules are outlined in the SUBASE Hunting Instruction, SUBASEINST 11015.1S. You can access it through the SUBASE home page or at www.Hunting season begins Sept. 8 Air meets undersea on surface THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 9

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Fleet & Family Support Center workshops Stress management covered at workshopEvents, schedules, daily pres sure and many other items can cause undo stress in your life. Stress may or may not be good for your health depending on how you manage that stress. This workshop is slated for 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 16. Pre-registration is required. Call 573-4512 for details.Anger management seminar Aug. 29Anger is not an effective meth od for getting what you want and is often a smoke screen for other emotions. This workshop is slat ed for 8:30 a.m. to noon,Aug. 29. It can help you focus on iden tifying the feelings anger hides and explore behaviors help ful in resolving primary issues. Pre-registration is required. Call 573-4512 for details.Spouse 101 helps new Navy wives adjustSpouse 101 provides infor mation to new Navy spouses to support, enhance and ease their transition into the military lifestyle. This interactive work shop addresses the military cul ture and terminology, and gives tools to access installation and local community resources. The workshop is 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 30. Registration is required. Call 573-4513.Spouse Indoctrination class meets Aug. 15The goal of Spouse Indoctrination is to educate the participant on the numerous resources that are available to them while stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. This class hosts 20-plus speakers who provide information and answer any questions. This class will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 15. To register, call 573-4513.Smooth Move Workshop scheduled for Aug. 21Smooth Move Workshops are designed to help person nel with military relocations and transfers. Areas covered include transportation, travel pay, allowances, and important forms and documents, housing referral office and relocation services. All service members and their spouses are encour aged to attend six months before their transfer date. Due to lim ited seating, please do not bring children. The workshop will be 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 21. For more information, call 573-4513. Ombudsman Assembly Meeting Aug. 27The Ombudsman Assembly Meeting will be held for all OMB, COs, XOs, CMCs and COBs at the Kings Bay Community Center at 6 p.m., Aug. 27. For more information, contact at 573-4513.Ten Steps to a Federal job examinedGain information on the fed eral employment process, sala ries and benefits. Learn how to interpret job announcements and determine whether you are eligible to apply. Attendees will be provided guidelines, information, samples and tips on completing the electronic Federal resume. This class is from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 29. Registration required by calling 573-4513.New Moms and Dads Support Group to meetA New Moms and Dads Support Group will meet every other Tuesday at the Fleet and Family Support Center through out the month. This workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 14, 21 and 28. This workshop is an opportunity to share expe riences, meet and gain support from others, and exchange new ideas. To register, call 573-4512.Military Resumes: Your record in private sectorTake two hours to build a suc cessful document for your postmilitary job search. Participants should bring a copy of his or her Verification of Military Experience and Training, at least three evaluations and informa tion on any licenses or certifica tions held. Optional documents are award letters and tran scripts. This workshop is, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 30. Registration is required. For more informa tion, call 573-4513.Parenting classes offered on MondaysAre you frustrated with your children? Would you like suggestions on how to stop tem per tantrums or how to get your teen to complete chores without asking them 14 times? We believe parents are the experts on their children. But, children dont come with a manual! So, sometimes you need help to fig ure out what to do with them. Meet with the parenting class from 9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays, Aug. 13, 20 and 27. Enrollment in this six-week class is ongoing. Attendees must complete all six weeks in order to receive a cer tificate. A minimum of six par ticipants is needed in order for a new class to start. Registration required at 573-4512.Command Financial Specialist class offeredA five-day training course will be offered for prospective Command Financial Specialists. All CFS must be nominated by their Command. Registration is open to personnel E-6 and above who are financially stable, with at least one year left before PRD from their commands. This training is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 13 to 17. Registration is required. For more information, call 573-9783.Ombudsman Basic Training comingThere will be an Ombudsman Basic Training course for prospective Ombudsman, new Ombudsman and Command Support Spouses at Fleet and Family Support Center Bldg. 1051. This class will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 to 23. For more information and to register, call 573-4513.Money and The Move workshop upcomingRelocating due to a Permanent Change of Station assignment is exciting, but it can be expen sive too. Even thought the gov ernment provides relocation allowances, many families find a move puts a strain on their budget. This workshop targets active-duty military and their families who are relocating and will be 9 to 11 a.m., Aug. 22. Registration is required. For more information call 573-4513.Family Readiness Group training scheduledThis course is designed in a systematic user-friendly format and is focused on ensuring that you have the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively provide a solid foundation to newly forming or re-energiz ing existing Family Readiness Groups. This training is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 11 and 12. For more information and to regis ter call 573-4513.FFSC offers classes on siteThe Fleet and Family Support Center will take most of its regu lar workshops on the road if a unit can furnish a conference room or classroom and guarantee a minimum of five participants. Additionally, person nel will tailor presentations to cover a units General Military Training requirements when those requirements deal with human resources and social issues. Counselors also can cre ate a presentation in response to a units area of special concerns. Personnel are available to par ticipate within areas of expertise in the indoctrination of newly assigned personnel and family members of active duty person nel. Department of Veterans Affairs visits baseA Department of Veterans Affairs representative for is in the office from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Appointments are required. Service members wish ing to participate in the Benefits Delivery at Discharge program should be within 60 to 180 days of discharge or retirement and be available for an exam by the VA. Call Katherine Fernandez at 573-4506. With sweat streaming down his face and into his eyes, the Marine carefully pinpoints his teams location and accurately guides it to its next objective. More than 60 Marines and Sailors with 2nd Bat talion, 3rd Marine Regi ment, 3rd Marine Division, took part in land navigation training at Camp Gonsalves, Okina wa, Japan, July 24 to 27. e unit is in Okinawa under the unit deploy ment program. e commandant of the Marine Corps established the UDP in October 1977 to provide for the deploy ment of units to the West ern Pacic for periods of approximately six months to reduce the number of unaccompanied tours and improve unit continuity. is unit deployment program gives us the unique opportunity to train at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, which other units stateside do not have, said 1st Lt. Trevor A. Miller, a platoon commander with the bat talion. is is the rst big training evolution we have done on Okinawa. Land navigation is an essential skill for infantry, and we pride ourselves in being procient in it. Land navigation is a perishable skill and requires consistent training in various environments, according to Miller. (is course) is harder to navigate than any I have done in the past, said Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Vito, an anti-tank mis sileman with the battal ion. e terrain is thick the whole way. You can not follow any paths be cause any paths you nd will lead you to the road or deeper into the jungle. If you want to nd your objective, you will have to go through brush and navigate steep slopes. e dense jungle terrain proved to be both physi cally demanding and at times rather threatening to navigate, according to Seaman Conlin N. Bartow, a corpsman with the bat talion. If you lose your foot ing and injure your leg or ankle, it is going to be very dicult to get out of the dense vegetation, said Bartow. We found ourselves having to move from tree to tree, staying low and sometimes slid ing down the hill. Scaling the hills often required sending our best climber up with the rope and then throwing the rope down for others to climb up. While current operations require knowledge of desert terrain, know ing how to operate in the jungle is valuable for all service members, according to Miller. We never know where we will be required to ght next, so we need to be able to ght anywhere, said Miller. Performing land navigation in this environ ment is part of that.Marines train in jungle 10 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012

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THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 11 Navy College educational information JERUSALEM, Aug. 1, 2012 Iranian nuclear ambitions dominated dis cussions between Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Aug. 1 e Israeli leader stated there is no greater challenge than stopping Irans pursuit of nuclear weapons. Everything must be done to keep Iran, the worlds most dangerous re gime, from developing the worlds most dangerous weapons, he said before his meeting with Panetta. Panetta was direct and unequivocal in his reply to the prime minister. e United States, he said, will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Period. While both countries are united in that goal, they disagree on timing and tac tics. Netanyahu said sanc tions are having an eect on Iran, but are not work ing fast enough. Neither sanctions nor diplomacy have yet had any impact on Irans nuclear weapons program, he said. e sanctions, economic pressure and forceful state ments, have not convinced Iran that we are serious about stopping them, the prime minister said. Right now, the Iranian regime believes that the international community does not have the will to stop its nuclear pro gram, he added. is must change, and it must change quickly, because time to resolve this issue peacefully is running out. Panetta said continued close defense coopera tion between the U.S. and Israeli militaries is impor tant because of the huge changes in the Middle East and North Africa in the past two years. In addi tion to Iran, the civil war in Syria is costing thousands of lives. Egypt has its rst democratically elected president, and the country is moving to build the infrastructure to support democracy. reats from terror groups some sup ported by Iran threaten not only Israel but the world, Panetta said. In this time of change, the United States remains a rm friend and ally to Is rael, Panetta said. I want you and the peo ple of Israel to know a few things that have not and will not change, he said. e United States stands rmly with Israel and we have a rock solid commit ment to the security of Is rael and to the security of its citizens. If diplomatic eorts and economic sanctions fail, the United States has mili tary options to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, Panetta said. Panetta and Israeli De fense Minister Ehud Barak visited an Iron Dome antimissile battery defending this city from missile at tacks from Gaza, less than 10 miles away. With a rocket launcher in the background, Panet ta and Barak spoke during a news conference of the threat Irans nuclear pro gram poses. Panetta said the United States will not allow Iran to gain a nuclear capability. But although all options are available to stop this, he added, this does not mean that using the military option is imminent. We have to exhaust ev ery option, every eort, before we resort to military action, Panetta said. e international community has applied very strong sanctions against [the Ira nians]. We have ratcheted up those sanctions. Its having an impact. e sanctions are biting, and the Iranians agreed to return to the so-called P-5-plus-1 talks with the United States, Great Britain, China, Russia and Germany. Iran is a state sponsor of terrorism, and the international community wants the nation that sponsors Hamas and He zbollah to stop its nuclear program and abide by in ternational rules and re quirements, Panetta said. at is something we would work with them to continue, he added. But if Iranian leaders make the choice to contin ue the nuclear program, the secretary said, we have options that we are prepared to implement to ensure that this does not happen. e Israeli defense min ister was even more blunt. When we say all the options are on the table, and when the Americans say all the options are on the table, we mean it, and I believe the Americans mean it, Barak said. e Israelis believe time is running out for an Ira nian decision and that there is little or no chance that Tehran will step away from the nuclear program, Barak said. Nuclear Iran huge threat to Mideast peace Panetta: Assad will fall e Syrian regimes attacks on the citizens of Aleppo ultimately will be a nail in Assads con, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said. Panetta was traveling to North Africa and the Middle East for a series of meetings, and Syria gured prominently in his conversations in Israel, Jordan, Egypt and Tunisia. Bashar Assads forces have launched heavy at tacks against Aleppo, Syrias largest city. e violence that the regime is launching against its own people will ensure that the regime will fall eventually, Panetta told reporters traveling with him. e international community has brought economic and diplomatic pressure on Syria to stop the violence and to have Assad step down for a transition to a democratic form of government. e key right now is to continue to bring that pressure to bear on Syria to provide assistance to the opposition and to provide whatever humani tarian aid we can to assist the refugees, Panetta said. e United States must not do anything to show that the international community is anything other than unied in the eort to bring the Assad regime down, the secretary said. Panetta also discussed the chemical and biological warfare sites in Syria that U.S. planners say need to be secured. Weve been in close coordination with countries in the region to ensure that this is happening, the secretary said. e United States also is working with Turkey and Jordan to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees from Syria. cnic.navy.mil/navycni/ groups/public/docu ments/document/cnicp_ a141117.pdf. e hunting season in no way restricts nonhunters from enjoying the same areas that hunters do. e key is to be aware that you may encounter hunters in the woods. For your own safety wear bright colored cloth ing, and stay on bike-paths and perimeter roads. If you choose to hike in the woods, contact the Kings Bay Game Warden at (912) 674-6817 or NSB Security Dispatch at (912) 573-2145. e Game Warden can advise you on which areas are not being hunted, to ensure a safe and pleasant outing without encroach ing on the hunters. Hunters must have a Georgia state hunting license, big game license and purchase a SUBASE hunting permit from out door recreation. Hunters will attend an annual rules, regulations, and safety brief prior to hunting or scouting on base. Hunters also must have a state approved Hunter Safety Course Cer ticate from any state, if born after January 1961 and a SUBASE weapons registration for their hunt ing weapon from Stimson pass and I.D. SUBASE hunting rules, regulations and safety briefs will be conducted at 4:30 p.m., Aug. 22, and 29 at the indoor rie range, Building 3072. Additional hunting briefs will be at 4:30 p.m. every Wednes day at HVA Escort, Building 2040) through the end of October.Hunting

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Squad 7 has new skipperStoner succeeds Pitts at Pearl Harbor Commander Submarine Squadron 7 held a change of command ceremony at the submarine piers aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 3. Capt. Rick Stoner relieved Capt. James Pitts commanding ocer. You have led the way for submarines in the Pacic and lived up to the legacy of Squadron 7, said Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacic Fleet Rear Adm. James Caldwell. You left a mark on the professional development of every Sailor under your command, and you leave a legacy as a leader who is well respected by his peers. Caldwell presented Pitts with the Legion of Merit Medal for deploying nine successful submarines to the Western Pacic and conducting seven deployments vital to national security. Caldwell expressed his satisfaction and appreciation for the crew on the squadron sta as well as the crews of the nine submarines that fell under Pitts leadership. Getting these submarines underway and mission capable for any tasking takes incredible leadership, Caldwell said. While I cant divulge the details, I can assure those here today that this team has conducted numerous missions that directly support the defense of our nation, and their collective work will have a major impact in the Pacic for years to come Pitts expressed his gratication and appreciation for his squadron sta as well as the crews of the submarines of Squadron 7. e submarines in this squadron are magnicent marvels of modern technology and that power would be useless without the most import element, the professionals that make it Special Achievement Award goes to centere Navy Region Southeast Regional Dispatch Center received a Special Achievement in Geographic Information Systems Award at the Economic and Social Research Institute International User Conference in San Diego, July 25. e awards are given annully to organizations that demonstrate vision, leadership, hardwork and innovative use of GIS technology, Esri President Jack Dangermond said. Each year, the awards highlight extraordinary achievements and eorts to improve our world. At Esri, we are always deep ly impressed with the innova tion of our users. is recognition is well deserved for how theyve applied geospatial technology to address the needs of their industries and communities, he said. In 2008, the RDC became one of the rst dispatch centers in the Navy to use Esri ArcGIS tech nology to facilitate eective and ecient dispatchUp Periscope Football vs. Olympics Which is No. 1? Page 9 Tri-Base title Who won the Racquetball competition? Find out on Page 5 Extravaganza Elementary students enjoy Back-to-School Bash Page 4Check us out Online! kingsbayperiscope.com Regions Dispatch honored KBFD moves patient from dry dock in 95-degree tempIt was the end of the normal week. Most of the Naval Submarine base Kings Bay workforce had departed for the weekend. In contrast, the Trident Ret Facility was still in full operation at the submarine dry dock facility. At 3:50 p.m., the Kings Bay Fire Department received emergency notication that a worker was unconscious at the west end of the dry dock. Upon arrival, re crews could barely see the victim, who was lying some 80 feet below grade adjacent to the massive Trident submarine being tended by ret craftsman. Further complicating matters, the elevator which is normally used to transport personnel and equipment in and out of the dry dock was out of service. Without hesitation, the ve-man rescue team grabbed the required life-saving equipment and began the 80-foot descent by stairs. Led by Paramedics Capt. Tom Middleton and Capt. Juan Hernandez, firefighters made their way down to the patient and began medical assessment. e patient was conscious. He was con-Fireghters make long, steep climb At Kings Bay, we expect the unexpected ... Asst. Chief Joseph Orona NSB Kings Bay Fire Department With GIS services, dispatchers ... can cut down first response time ... Jonathan King 911 dispatcher Opening Back-to-School event, two more set for this Saturday For most students, summer is cookouts, vacations and trips to visit family and friends. Military children also know summer as the time most likely for a Permanent Change of Station or to relocate to a new duty station. ose relocations typically mean moving into a new house and starting a new school.Bash is blast

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2 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 THEKINGS BA Y, GEORGIA Local news and views Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Ga. Blessing of the Backpack Aug. 9 e Blessing of the Backpack is about blessing all students, their backpacks, the teachers and administration. Its about celebrating and blessing the beginning of the new school year. Its about giving thanks for our kids and blessing their journey of learning this new school year. e Blessing of the Backpacks is at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Chapel, at 4:30 p.m., Aug. 9. Following the Blessing, you and your family are invited to stay for a cookout. For more information, contact the Chapel sta at 573-4501.ShipShape weight loss Aug. 16If you are ready to adopt a weight-loss plan that you can comfortably follow and maintain for a lifetime, congratulations! ShipShape is your answer. ShipShape is an 8-week actionoriented weight management program focusing on nutrition education, increasing exercise, and behavior modication skills that support a healthy lifestyle. Take the next step and make a plan that will work for you. Call Registered Dietician Mary Beth Pennington at 573-4731 for more information program or to sign up. Classes start 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., August 16 in the Fitness Complex classroom.State Hunting Ed Course Sept. 8 Residents and non-residents born on or af ter Jan. 1, 1961, must successfully complete the Georgia Hunters Education Course prior to hunting on Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. is free course will be provided by the NSB Se curity Dept. Criminal Investigations Division, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, at the base Chapel. ere is limited seating. To register or for more infor mation, contact Detective Michaeljack Palmer at (912) 674-6837. ere will be an alternate date of Sept. 15. is is one-time course.CACs updated on RAPIDS site RAPIDS Self-Service is available to Common Access Card holders. RSS is a Web site that allows CAC holders to update their information and verify family members for DoD ID card reissuance. Using this Web-based application, CAC holders have the ability to update certain information associated with their record. Additionally, they may use RSS to verify a family members relationship and eligibility by digitally signing the DD Form 1172-2 for ID card re-issuance. A DD Form 1172-2 that is digitally-signed and generated through RSS will be stored in DEERS and is a viewable document in RAPIDS. Once veried using RSS, sponsors no longer need to accompany their family members to get the ID card. When a family member arrives at an ID card site, the DEERS/ RAPIDS operator may view the signed 1172-2 by opening the sponsors record. To use the RSS Web site, one must be a sponsor with a DoD CAC and have a CAC enabled personal computer. Sponsors that are CAC holders may access RAPIDS Self Service at https://www. dmdc.osd.mil/self_service/NSB lost/found has found itemsThere is lost and abandoned property, such as watches, rings and cell phones, at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Navy Security. If you have any information reference to any items, contact Detective Michaeljack Palmer, Monday through Friday, at (912) 573-9343 or by e-mail, Michael.j.Palmer@Navy.mil. NMCRS offers free uniform itemsNeed a Navy or Marine Corps uniform item? Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Kings Bays Uniform Locker has serviceable uniform items for free. Visit the Uniform Locker from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday at NMCRS, Building 1032. For questions regarding NMCRS programs or services, call 573-3928 or nd them at www.facebook/nmcrskingsbay.com. Navy Exchange offers valuesinking about getting new prescription eyewear or contact lenses? Navy Exchange Optical Shops are featuring a special oer on eyewear, just in time for back-to-school. rough Sept. 30, NEX Optical Shops will offer no interest, no down payment and no payments for one year when purchasing eyewear with a Military Star Card. Oer applies to any complete prescription eyewear package, including contact lenses, of $199 or more. Now hear this! Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Army Reserve Chief Lt. Gen. Jerey W. Talley signed an agreement Aug. 1 to increase employment opportunities for reserve members and to facilitate connecting military families with Americas outdoors, history and culture. Under the agreement, the Army Reserve and the Interior Department will: Seek joint programming opportunities to include employment opportunities; Collaborate to provide developmental opportunities to both workforces; Engage military families in local conservation projects; and Expand recreational opportunities for community-based wounded warriors. Americas veterans and reservists have the skills and the know-how that not only build the strength of the United States Army, but can also build the capabilities of the Department of the Interior to manage the natural and cultural resources of America, Salazar said. is agreement answers President [Barack] Obamas call to increase employment opportunities for veterans, while helping Interior build a 21st century, highly skilled workforce that reects the diversity of the United States, engages youth, and provides sustainable ways to conserve Americas great outdoors. e Army Reserve Employer Partnership Oce will collaborate with the Interior Department to provide targeted recruitment opportunities in the communities where reserve soldiers live, and assist reserve soldiers to understand and compete in the federal hiring process, Talley said. Our goal is to assist civilian employers to recognize and maximize the highly skilled and capable mem bers of their community who also serve in the Army Reserve, he added. e agreement encourages use of available options, such as noncompetitive hiring authorities, to fairly recruit, select and hire eligible Army Reserve soldiers, mindful of merit system principles, prohibited personnel practices and labor relations obligations. All federal agencies and departments are establishing plans and goals to enhance recruitment of and promote employment opportunities for veterans. e Interior Departments strategy identies a goal to establish programs and partnerships that foster an increased veteran understanding of the federal hiring process as well as opportunities at the department, ocials said. e strategy also calls upon the departments human resource professionals and hiring managers to use local resources to develop an understanding of the capabilities veterans bring to the workforce and to nd qualied veteran candidates. Interior Department ocials said implementing todays agreement will include: Exploring ways to improve recruitment into mission-critical occupations by leveraging military experience and training in occupations such as those for engineers, technicians, law enforcement officers and administrators, and others; Reaching Native American Army Reserve soldiers with opportunities that exist in their communities; Engaging local land manag e Defense and Veterans Aairs departments have released a free Apple and Android smartphone mobile application for use with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment. e app is called PE Coach; PE stands for prolonged exposure. Psychologists at the Defense Departments National Center for Telehealth and Technology, known as T2, and the VA National Center for PTSD developed the mobile app to help patients with their therapy. Both departments use prolonged exposure therapy as an eective treatment for PTSD. PE Coach is a helpful tool that assists our service members and veterans who are between visits and in treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, said Dr. Jonathan Woodson, assistant secretary of defense for health aairs. We have shared this app with our military health care providers as well, and hope that many individuals who are receiving PE therapy will nd it useful. Prolonged exposure therapy helps a patient process a trauma memory to reduce the distress and avoidance caused by the trauma. e patient revisits the memory with a therapist, and as he or she emotionally processes the memory, anxiety decreases. e therapy also helps the patient confront situations that trigger memories of the trauma. Brian Sullivan, a veteran who has been using PE Coach in its testing phase during his VA therapy, said in an interview with the Pentagon Channel and American Forces Press Service that he nds the application helpful. It allows you to keep track of your therapy sessions as theyre going on, he said. It allows you to record the whole session. It allows you to take notes after the session, and it allows you to do homework before your next session. Sullivan said the app also oers breathing exercises to help in managing anxiety. You have to have a positive attitude going into the therapy using the application. [e app] will allow you to go back over the session yourself, and listen to it again, and help jog your memory in case you forgot something that happened, he said. We worked with a broad and diverse group of psychologists in the DOD and VA who are treating PTSD patients with prolonged exposure therapy, said Dr. Greg Reger, clinical psychologist in T2s innovative technology applications division. We wanted to help our patients in the therapy and make it easier for providers to deliver this treatment. PE Coach does both. Patients install PE Coach on their smartphones and can record therapy sessions for playback between the sessions. e app also provides an explanation of exposure therapy, assignments, explanations of PTSD and its symptoms, and a convenient way to write notes about typically avoided locations, situations and events for later discussions with the therapist. Reger said writing in a notebook in public places makes many people feel uncomfortable, but tapping out a note on a smartphone makes it As announced by Pres. Barack Obama July 23, the Navy, in conjunction with the departments of Veterans Aairs and Labor, is launching a redesigned Transition Assistance Program to better prepare Sailors for the transition to civilian life. e redesigned TAP, named Transition Goals, Plan, Succeed, is a crucial element of the presidents plan to reduce veteran unemployment levels, and aims to bolster and standardize the transition support that Sailors receive in order to make them as employment ready as possible. Pilot courses began in early July aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., and Naval Base Norfolk, Va. Upon completion of the pilots at all Department of Defense sites, Commander Navy Installations Command will roll out Transition GPS to all Navy transition sites. Also, an interagency transition to Veterans Program Oce team will collect Sailor feedback as part of a comprehensive evaluation of the curriculum and format. e Transition Assistance Program has been redesigned into a comprehensive, mandatory program that includes pre-separation counseling, a military to civilian skills review, a VA benets brieng and application sign-up, nancial planning support, job search skills building, and individual transition plan preparation. Essentially, the Transition GPS core curriculum expands the current Navy TAP course from four to ve days, standardizes the curriculum across the DOD, brings expanded and improved Department of Labor employment workshop and VA benets briengs, and allow Sailors to complete basic VA benets applications, said Rise Ruhl, CNIC N913 Military Support lead. It will also meet the requirements of the recently passed VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) act that mandates all Sailors, including our Reserve Sailors that are being demobilized or deactivated, attend TAP Workshops. e VOW to Hire Heroes Act, signed into law by the president Nov. 21, 2011, created the new TAP mandate that all service members, with limited exceptions, participate in the TAP program by November 2012, to help prepare them for civilian employment. Navy TAP classes had more than 33,000 participants in scal year 2011. at gure represented about 85 percent of all separating and retiring Sailors. Overall a good experience, said Chief Aviation Machinist Mate Lendell Yarn, of Patrol Squadron 1. I took the workshop seven months ago and still learned new information. Im on terminal leave, and Ive already begun using the information and techniques that I learned in class. Interior Department Veteran job opportunities bolstered VA and DoD Mobile app to help those with PTS Transition GPS Navy Transition Assistance redesigned

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e Director and Associate directors of the Applied Research Laboratory at Pennsylvania State University participated in a technology exchange with submariners stationed at Naval Submarine Base New London, July 17. Dr. Jim Galambos discussed the latest developments in undersea vehicles and weapons while visiting Groton. Galambos, who specializes in large diameter unmanned underwater vehicles, also delivered a lecture, New Developments in Undersea Vehicles and Weapons and provided an insiders look into the development technologies being pursued by the Pennsylvania State ARL. I think it is mutually benecial for us as developers to gain a mutual appreciation and understanding of the operators viewpoint, as well as, the operators ability to gain an appreciation of what technology is being developed, Galambos said. During his day-long visit to the Submarine Capital of the World, Galambos was accompanied by Dr. Edward Liszka, director ARL, and visiting senior researchers. e researchers met with Rear Adm. Rick Breckenridge, commander, Submarine Group 2; who was instrumental in spearheading the technology exchange. Having accomplished technology experts like Dr. Edward Liszka and his sta visit Naval Submarine Base New London helps keep the edge of our undersea warfare superiority razor sharp, Breckenridge said. Showcasing the excellence in advanced training at Submarine Base New London, Galambos and visiting researchers also toured Naval Submarine Schools Ship Control Trainer, Submarine Escape Trainer, and Submarine Navigation Trainer. Following the trainer portion of the visit, the visiting researchers toured Naval Submarine Base New London and the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779).ThursdayBreakfast Rolled Oats Eggs to Order Omelets to Order French Toast Grilled bacon Sausage Patties Cottage Fried Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Chicken Noodle Soup Fried Shrimp Creole Macaroni Franconia Potatoes Rice Pilaf Simmered Carrots Steamed Peas Speed Line Chicken Pattie Sandwich Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Grilled Pepper and Onions Baked Beans Chili Cheese Sauce Sandwich Bar Cold Cut Sandwich Dinner Cheddar Cheese Soup Beef Stroganoff Fried Catfish Mashed Potatoes and Gravy Buttered Egg Noodles Seasoned Corn Herbed BroccoliFridayBreakfast Grits Eggs to Order Omelets to Order Blueberry Pancakes Grilled Bacon Sausage Links Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line New England Clam Chowder Barbecue Chicken Tempura Battered Fish French Fries Baked Macaroni and Cheese Green Bean Almandine Simmered Succotash Speed Line Grilled Cheeseburgers Grilled Hamburgers Hot Dogs French Fries Baked Beans Burger Bar Dinner Doubly Good Chicken Soup Roast Turkey Baked Ham Mashed Potatoes Turkey gravy Steamed Rice Savory Bread Dressing Seasoned CornSaturdayBrunch Cream of Chicken Soup Chili Dogs Hot Dog Bar Chili without beans Chicken Nuggets French fries Steamed Broccoli Oven Fried bacon Omelets to Order Eggs to Order Dinner Minestrone Soup Pizza Chicken Wings French Fries Baked BeansSundayBrunch Tomato Soup Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches French Fries Lyonnaise Carrots Oven Fried Bacon Grilled Sausage Dinner Chicken Rice Soup Prime Rib au Jus Fried Shrimp Twice Baked Potatoes Wild Rice Cheese Sauce Steamed Broccoli Corn on the CobMondayBreakfast Grits Soft/hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order French Toast Grilled Bacon Fresh Fruit Salad Breakfast Burritos Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Asian Stir Fry Soup Beef with Broccoli Sweet and Sour Chicken Shrimp Fried Rice Boiled Pasta Stir Fried Vegetables Egg Rolls Speed Line Pizza Chicken Tenders Potato Bar Dinner Crab Bisque Fried Fish Roast Beef French Fries Orange Rice Hush Puppies Glazed Carrots Simmered PeasTuesdayBreakfast Cream of Wheat Soft/Hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order Grilled Bacon Texas Hash Cottage Fried Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Texas Tortilla Soup Barbecue Ribs Grilled Chicken Breast Chicken Gravy Steamed Rice Macaroni and Cheese Simmered Green Beans Steamed Carrots Speed Line Chicken Quesadias Beef Tacos Spanish Rice Refried Beans Taco Bar Dinner Beef Noodle Soup Chicken Alfredo Blackened Salmon Au Gratin Potatoes Buttered Linguine Corn OBrien Steamed BroccoliWednesdayBreakfast Grits Soft/Hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order Pancakes Grilled Bacon Grilled Steak Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line White Bean Chicken Chili Baked Italian Fish Chicken Parmesan Marinara Sauce Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Boiled Pasta Mixed Vegetables Club Spinach Speed Line Hot Dogs Grilled Cheeseburgers Grilled Hamburgers French Fries Baked Beans Burger Bar Dinner Chicken Noodle Soup Meatloaf Turkey Pot Pie Rice Pilaf Mashed Potatoes Chicken Gravy California Medley Steamed PeasThursdayBreakfast Rolled Oats Soft/Hard Cooked Eggs Eggs to Order Omelets to Order French Toast Grilled Bacon Sausage Patties Hash Brown Potatoes Lunch Regular Line Black Bean Soup Fried Pork Chops Lemon Pepper Fish Noodles Jefferson Mashed Sweet Potatoes Italian Style Kidney Beans Steamed Wax Beans Speed Line Chicken Pattie Sandwich Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Grilled Pepper and Onions Baked Beans Chili Cheese Sauce Sandwich Bar Cold Cut Sandwich Dinner Minestrone Soup Meat Lasagna Grilled Italian Sausage Marinara Sauce Tossed Green Rice Mixed Vegetables Galley hoursMonday through Friday Breakfast 6 to 7:30 a.m. Lunch 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Dinner 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Weekends and holidays No Breakfast Served! Brunch 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dinner 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. All breakfasts and brunches include cereal, instant oatmeal or grits, juice bar, pastry bar, yogurt. All meals served for lunch and dinner also feature the Healthy Choice Salad Bar and various dessert items. Menu items are subject to change. Pirates Cove menus easier to capture in-themoment feelings. PE Coach is designed to help users stick to prolonged exposure treatment, which could improve the treatments eectiveness, Reger said. It was not designed to be used as a self-help tool, he added, and should not replace professional counseling. e Defense Department and VA released a similar mobile application last year. Called PTSD Coach, its a reference tool for education, tracking symptoms, self-assessments and connections to support individuals with PTSD. e National Center for Telehealth and Technology at Joint Base LewisMcChord, Wash., serves as the primary Defense Department oce for cutting-edge approaches in applying technology to psychological health.MobilePenn State does work at Groton THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 3

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4 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 Trish Fikes, her son Cameron and daughter Bria take a cool dip in the Fitness Complex pool during the Back to School Bash. Teen summer hire Allison Dobo and Child and Youth Teen Program Lead Kevin Furrow organized student games. Child and Youth Program staffers played Football Toss with students. The Betsch family takes in a few rays from the pool. Parents and students alike enjoyed the latest tunes pro vided by a local deejay. Sherita Love of the Navy Federal Credit Union provided financial product information.Fleet and Family Support Center Exceptional Family Member Program liaison Cynthia Williams offered program information.To ensure military families moving to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay a smooth educational transition, the School Liaison Ocer and Teen Program Lead coordinated the rst Back-to-School Bash for elementary students. Elementary Extravaganza was Saturday, Aug. 4 at the NSB Fitness Complex. It provided elementary stu dents and parents a casual atmosphere for learning more about the local schools and their programs. e nearly 145 guests played outdoor games, splashed in the pool, listened to tunes, won prizes, ate lunch, but most importantly, met with school administrators. Elementary school principals and administrators from three local schools were available to greet newly-arriving military students. Not only did they welcome families, they shared information about programs, extended invitations to upcoming open houses and answered questions. e Exceptional Family Member Program liaison also was present to provide parents information about services available at the Fleet and Family Support Bash

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THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 5 ASPEN, Colo., July 26, 2012 e nation expects special operations forces to be successful every time they are called upon, but theyre not wholly about combat, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said in Aspen, Colo., July 26 during a discussion moderated by CNNs Wolf Blitzer at the Aspen Institutes annual security forum. We get a lot of notoriety for the raids, for the rescue operations, and frankly were very proud of that, Navy Adm. William H. McRaven said. But the fact of the matter is thats a small portion of what we do. e discussion, titled At the Point of the Spear: e Role of Special Operations Forces in Americas Post9/11, Post-Iraq/Afghanistan Defense Strategy, opened the annual threeday forum. Topics ranged from the raid that killed Osama bin Laden to what made McRaven decide to become a Navy SEAL. McRaven said special operations forces are deployed to 79 countries, and the majority of those deployments are for partner capacity-building, not for combat missions. Were trying to teach other nations how to deal with their own problems so they dont grow violent extremists, he said. Were building wells in places. Were doing civil aairs operations. ere is a whole spectrum of things that special operations do that rarely get the presss attention because its not sexy. Some nations have not followed the extremist route because special operations forces have been working there for decades, McRaven said. e admiral also presented his views on a variety of topics that came up during the wide-ranging discussion: Pulling together defense and civilian agencies to make the bin Laden raid happen was easy, he said, because the inter agency team has been built steadily over the last decade. Ive got to tell you, today it hums, he added. At the end of the day, all we care about is whether you carry your rucksack and you do your job, he said when the discussion turned to gays in the military. On the Arab Spring: What I know is democ racy is hard, he said. Ive watched it as weve tried to build democracies in Iraq and Afghanistan. It took us a long time as a nation to build a strong democ racy, and it will probably take them some time. On Afghanistans forces: When you spend time with the guys that we spend time with, you realize they are just as patriotic, just as committed, just as tough, just as courageous as the American soldier thats partnered with them, McRaven said. For the folks that we work with, I dont think trust has ever been an issue. Women have proven to be up to the task of serving in the nations spe cial operations forces, the admiral said. We have a lot of females who serve in special operations, he noted. ey do a fantastic job across the board. We couldnt do the job without them. McRaven credited a Green Beret soldier with helping him decide to become a SEAL. is young Army captain came to meet my sister for a date, he said. My sister, as usual, was late, so I had an opportunity to talk to him for a little while. He said, If youre going to go in the Navy, you ought to be a Navy SEAL. happen, Pitts said. e best part of my job was the opportunity to work with the tremendously talented commanding ocers and their crews. It is these professionals that deploy forward and carry out the tasking. ey absolutely do their part to live the design for undersea warfare and maintain our preeminence as the worlds best submarine force. Stoner spoke on the assignment and the command to which he is now assigned. I would like to rst thank Capt. Pitts and the entire Squadron 7 team for their exceptionally warm welcome and professional turnover. I am impressed with your hard work and enthusiasm, Stoner said. One of the squadrons success areas had been training and mentoring the submarine crews. I want to continue this emphasis, with a particular focus on mastering the fundamentals. I believe that by mastering the fundamentals, we establish a rm foundation for excelling at the more challenging aspects of submarine operations. Pitts will transfer to Chief of Naval Operations Stra tegic Studies Group for his next duty assignment. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Pitts also attended the Naval Postgraduate School where he earned a masters degree in National Security Aairs. His submarine assignments include USS Grayling (SSN 646), USS Plunger (SSN 595), USS Hammerhead (SSN 663), USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709) and USS Tucson (SSN 770). rough the years, 59 submarines have been assigned to COMSUBRON 7 with nine Los Angelesclass nuclear-powered fast attack submarines currently assigned. e squadron has been commanded by 41 dierent commodores, including Medal of Honor recipient Rear Adm. Richard H. OKane and former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Frank B. Kelso II. fused however and unable to stand. e medical assessment concluded that he was suering from heat exhaustion, with dehydration and severe muscle spasms. We need to get him to the ambulance, get him cooled down and hydrated, and transport him to hospital, Middleton said. Using a stair chair, crews quickly loaded the victim and began the 80foot climb to the top of dry dock. is was no easy task. e stairs were narrow and the ambient temperature soared to more than 95 degrees Fahrenheit in the canyon-like environment of dry dock. KBFD rescuers were drenched in sweat as they reached the surface, but they didnt slow down until they transferred the patient into the ambulance and stabilized him for transport to an o-base medical facility. At Kings Bay we expect the unexpected, like the possibility of the elevator being out of service or crane assistance not being immediately available, said the Incident Commander, Assistant Fire Chief Joseph Orona. We frequently discuss and plan how we would rescue a victim from the bottom of the dry dock facility without mechanical assistance. Today, the plan worked. KBFD reghters credit ed planning, teamwork and physical tness as the key to this successful rescue. As the ambulance departed the scene, the KBFD members eciently went about restoring their equipment and hydrating in preparation for their next call. The Tri-Base Racquetball Tournament was held at Naval air Station Jacksonville Saturday, July 21. is event is a part of our Tri-Base competition between Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, NAS Jax and Naval Station Mayport. e tournament was double-elimination, and each base was allowed to send four representatives. Kings Bay had full participation in the event. After some hard-fought matches, it was an all Kings Bay championship game between our own EMC Tony Prater and ETCS Cory Aco. Aco won the title and brought the championship trophy to Kings Bay. Our other two participants, Lt. Cmdr. Chris Lee and MMCS Shane Jones of Trident Training Facility, also had a strong showing at the tournament, but came up just short of the championship match. Congratulations to our racquetball champions! I believe the Tri-Base competition is a great way to interact with our surrounding bases, as well as provide some competitive entertainment. I appreciate the eort put forth by all of our Tri-Base participants, and I hope that NSB Kings Bay can continue to be a strong contender for trophies. Our racquetball team started us o on the right foot, so lets keep the victories coming. Kings Bays Aco wins Tri-base Raquetball title Intramural Sports With Jacob Miller Sports Coordinator RescueSquadron 7 ers, such as those from the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service, with local reserve unit commanders to share information about the department and to learn more about military leadership and technical training, heightening the awareness of both organizations; and Providing volunteer opportunities to fami lies of deployed military reservists and participat ing in Yellow Ribbon reintegration events in nearby communities.Veteran McRaven: Special Operations more than just combat

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Navy Entertainment presents Craig Karges Dinner and Show on ursday, Aug. 15 at the Kings Bay Conference Center. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and are being sold at ITT and at the Conference Center. Suggested ages are 10 years and up. Come and experience the extraordinary mind blowing show that features tables oating, minds being read and metal bending. Craig Karges has been seen on e Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Larry King Live, Fox News, E! Entertainment Television, CNN Headline News and CNBC. For more information call (912) 573-4559 today. Check out MWRs Outdoor Recreation special for August Camping equipment is 40 percent off for the month of August. This includes camping tents, sleeping bags and either the 16-foot or 18-foot Zoom Campers while supplies last. Contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at (912) 573-8103 for questions or stop by and make your reservation today DiveIn Movie Its free at the Pool Complex on Saturday, Aug. 18. Gates open at 7 p.m. e feature lm is Up, rated PG at the Outdoor eater. Its $2 for a hamburger, chips and beverage. Bring your own oating device for the movie. For more information, call (912) 573-3001. Travel through the Labor Day Weekend safely e Auto Skills Center is oering a free 10-point check up for your vehicle by appointment only from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, through Thursday, Aug. 31. All other services are normal pricing. e inspection includes tire pressures and wear on all tires and spare, coolant, exhaust, CV joints, auto transmission levels, windshield wipers, break and power steering uid, belts and hoses, A/C temp and batteries and alternator. Call for your appointment today at (912) 573-9629. Liberty Trips For active duty only, check out the latest trips for August. GTF Paintball, Jacksonville Suns game, Mall & Movie Trip, Ginnie Springs, Busch Gardens/Tampa and go rock climbing at the Edge Rock Gym. Also, check out the pool, Texas Hold Em, and Spades tournaments. X-Box challenges are every Monday night and even a free bowling night. For more information call (912) 5734548 for details. Jaguar tickets Tickets are on sale now. Stop by the Kings Bay Information, Tickets and Travel oce. Season tickets start at $420. Two pre-season games are available. For more information call (912) 573-8888. Run for the Fallen rough Aug. 21, participants can log their own miles on a miles donation card, which will be collected at the end to tally up Kings Bay contribution. For more information, call (912) 573-3990 or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ navytkingsbay. Rack-N-Roll Family Night From 5 to 9 p.m., every ursday bowl for only $30 per family. Cost includes a lane for one and half hours, shoe rental, a large one topping pizza and 25 tokens to the game room. For more information, call RNR Lanes at (912) 573-9492. Legends Grill At Trident Lakes Golf Course, Legends has a new menu for all. Enjoy great appetizers, delicious lunch items and reasonable prices. e grill is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., seven days a week. Free Bowling Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays at Rack-N-Roll Lanes, active duty, reservists and retirees can enjoy free bowling. Shoe rental is $2. Need more information? Call (912) 573-9492. Trident Lakes Golf Early Bird Special e early bird gets the deal at Trident Lakes Golf Course with 15 percent o rates, 7 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Its $22 for active duty, retirees and $24 for others. is oer is not valid on weekends or holidays. Book your tee time as early as seven days in advance by calling Trident Lakes at (912) 573-8475. Game on Come in and see Rack-N-Roll Lanes new gaming room and enjoy skeeball, basketball and more. Save tickets for prizes. For more information call (912) 573-9492. Morale, Welfare and Recreation happenings Back to School Bash events are being held for students returning to school this year. From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 with free admission will be Middle School Mania and from 8:30 to 10 p.m. will be High School Hype. ese are some great events if you are new to the area or promoted to a new school, even if you are returning to your old school. is is truly a great way for military kids to meet new friends or just stay connected. Games, activities, food and music will be part of the mix. For more infor mation, call (912) 573-8986. Fun in the Sun is at the Kings Bay Youth Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18. Enjoy a day of fun. Cost is $3 per person with a $10 max for four people or more. Hot dog lunch, cotton candy, bounce houses, games and prizes. For more information call the Youth Center at (912) 573-2380. Free movies for the kids Movies are at 1 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays. All youths under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult. Aug. 11, 12 Space Chimps, Aug. 18, 19 Alpha & Omega and Aug. 25, 26 We Bought a Zoo Snacks foods and beverages are available for purchase. If 15 minutes after start time no one else comes in, the movie area will be for open viewing. Officials are Needed for the upcoming Youth Sports Soccer Season Games run September through October. If you are 14 years or older and interested in earning extra money, you are needed. Certified or uncer tified, MWR will do all the training. The training date is to be announced. Looking to make a difference in a childs life? This is your chance. Basic knowledge of sports is required. For more information contact Youth Sports at (912) 573-8202.Pool Bash is Aug. 11 Just for kids Karges dinner, show Aug. 15 Liberty call ing of emergency rst responders. With ArcGIS, emergency calls are received at the RDC, where a locationbased GIS system pinpoints the location of the emergency, integrates it with the locations of rst responders and lters out the closest units to ensure the timeliest response. During the past six months, the RDC team has collaborated with the Duval County and City of Jacksonville 911 teams to establish valid building addresses for Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport. ese eorts will facilitate the use of the system at installations throughout the Southeast Region and were a major factor leading to the award, RDC Supervisor Tom Fasanello said. e NRSE NERMS (Navy Emergency Response Management System) project exemplies geospatial collaboration and information sharing, he said. e award is really a result of the tremendous collaboration that has existed between NRSE, the NAVFAC (Naval Facilities Engineering Command) GeoReadiness Center and the installation Public Works Department and re and security programs. Jonathan King, a 911 emergency dispatcher at the RDC, said GIS technology has become crucial to a timely emergency response. With GIS services, the dispatchers are provided a service that can cut down rst response times by seconds and possibly minutes, he said. It is critical for rst responders to be provided with an accurate location, and GIS gives dispatchers and rst responders an advantage by giving a visual of 911 callers locations within seconds of geographical verication. e NRSE team plans to implement the system on board 13 insallations by mid 2013, maximizing dispatch eciency and minimizing response time throughout the region, Fasanello said. e ultimate goal is to exploit technology and procedures for the protection of our installation personnel and their families, facilities and eet assets, he said. In the end, its hoped that the street addressing and GIS work being pioneered in the Southeast Region will become the enterprise standard for installations Navywide. e RDC currently dispatches for ve installations, including NAS Jacksonville, NS Mayport, Naval Support Activity Panama City, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport and NAS Meridian. Residents at these locations will continue to dial 911 for emergency services after the 2013 implementation. For those installations yet to consolidate, instructions for emergency notication procedures will be distributed prior to any changes.Dispatch Fight Deadly Childhood Diseases.A CFC Participant provided as a public service. 6 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012

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NFL great helps train kids It is a common childhood dream to want to become a professional athlete; running onto the eld for the rst time or hearing a cheering crowd of 80,000 people. For more than 150 young participants who attended the 2nd Annual Eric Dickerson Youth Football and Cheer Camp, the burning desire of that dream manifesting into reality may, now, be brighter than ever. Military family youth participants took part in mini-training camps, providing football and cheerleading mentorship from former professional athletes, at Camp Pendletons 11 Area Football Field. I plan on going for linebacker or quarterback, said 13 year-old Joseph Ramirez. is camp is helping me prepare for the times when I actually do play football. e two-day camp was divided into two sections; youth participating in football ages 8 to 17 and in cheer ages 6 to 14. Eric Dickerson, former National Football League running back and Hall of Famer, along with other former pro football players and cheerleaders helped instruct the young athletes on a variety of essential skills and drills. We learned a lot of fundamentals like punting, holding the football when someone else is kicking it and throwing the football, Ramirez said. e Eric Dickerson Foundation was created in 1995 and focuses on the development of youth through sports, education and leadership events. Ive always liked doing stu for kids just to see them smile, Dickerson said. I havent had this type of fulllment since I stopped playing football. Dickerson said the event is a great way for the young athletes to experience the outdoors while interacting with others kids. A kid might not know that he likes sports until he tries playing, Dickerson said.He might not know that he is fast until he gets out and runs. At one point in the history of their lives, people are faced with a life changing decision on how to best serve their society, whether to use their abilities to create a product or provide a service in a private sector for their livelihood or to selessly serve their country in a direct and potentially dangerous manner; by joining the U.S. Marine Corps. For many active illustrated literature fans, the decision to don the Ma rine uniform and commit their earthly powers to a greater cause is second nature because of the iconic heroes they grew up idolizing. One such Marine, Cpl. Jeery Ru, a Marine Fighter At tack Squadron 533 avia tion electrician and De troit native, uses his comic book inuences to reach out to his Marine peers in a positive man ner. Growing up in an urban area, Ru used his favor ite comic book heroes to avoid gang violence and eventu ally join the Marine Corps. My favorite characters have to be from the XMen series because they are like a big family that strives against oppression and ter rorism. Seeing that simi larity in the Marine Corps really sold me to join, Ru said. Comic charac ters with outgoing person alities and who positively inuence the characters around them are the most impor tant in my life as a Ma rine. Ru says he takes most after the X-Men member Iceman, for his support ive role as part of a team and his ability to lighten the mood in a stressful environment. Like superheroes, Marines come from all facets of life from urban street alleys to the rural American Heartland and unite for the common good of the free people of the U.S. Cpl. Joshua Caldwell, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron legal advisor, is one such Marine who is driven to perform to the best of his abilities by emulating his early child hood hero, Su perman. Growing up on a farm my father had a collection of Superman comics he kept un der lock and key, until I was older and under stood their value, Caldwell said. Later on I came to realize that the values Superman holds dear truth, justice and the American way was in the same standing as the Marine Corps con cept of honor, courage and commitment. Caldwell says that growing up on a farm he was able to relate his up bringing to that of the fa mous Man of Steel. I want to be the best at any endeavor I put eort into, Caldwell said. Its just what my culture has brought me up to do. Although there is no one using abnormal abili ties to ght crime, uni formed in tight tting, multi-colored spandex, heroes walk about in plain daylight. ey are called U.S. Marines. Comics bond MarinesCenter. rough local volunteer coordination, Operation Homefront was able to oer free backpacks and school supplies to students. A Navy Federal Credit Union sta member was oered nancial products and information to young students and to encourage smart money choices at an early age. Branch Medical Clinic volunteers helped serve pizza, chips, cookies and beverages to the elementary students and their family members. is Saturday, Kingsbay will host Middle School Mania, 6:30 to 8 p.m., and High School Hype, 8:30 to 10 p.m. at the Fitness Complex. ese events will give new students, returning students and parents the same opportunity to meet school administrators and get answers before school begins on Tuesday, Aug. 14. To learn more about Back-to-School Bash visit www.facebook.com/ mwrkingsbay, or contact the school liaison ocer at www.kingsbaylo@navy. mil or by phone at (912) 573-8986.Bash Camden County schools host Open HouseHigh School 4 to 6 p.m. tonight, Aug. 9 Elementary schools 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10 Middle schools 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug.10 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 7

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Turn on the TV. There are the Olympics. Turn on the radio. Theyre talking about football. Its a great time for sports fans. Ive often said, around here its football-nothing-else-matters. But now, football is just starting. Were talking about practice, like Allen Iverson once noted. Still, interest is there. Im one of about five people within 500 miles who follows baseball closer than football or the Olympics. But for this, Ill say the Olympics. Ive got time yet to get excited about football. CS3 Michael Copeland Pirates Cove Galley Fayetteville, N.C. Football because theres a lot of football fanatics and not as many people are interested in the Olympics . Midshipman Corey Tomko U of Penn ROTC Queensbury, N.Y. The Olympics because you wait four years for them. Pfc. Jose Hernandez Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Tampa, Fla. The Olympics because theyre every four years and football is every year. Pfc. Edward Pierce Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Pittsburgh Football. Im from Pittsburgh and a big Steelers fan. ET3 Abigail Ivens NSB Kings Bay Philadelphia Football. Roll Tide! ET3 Bethany Winter NSB Kings Bay Ida, Mich. I dont really watch either because I dont have a TV in my barracks. Up eriscope with Bill Wesselho e hunting season is upon us, and there will soon be hunters in the woods. Hunting aboard Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is necessary to control the deer population, thus reducing the number of deer involved in vehicle accidents. NSB Kings Bay is an enclosed habitat. Hunting prevents exceeding available food sources and promotes a healthy and productive deer herd. Hunting season is Sept. 8 through Jan. 15, 2013. Authorized hunting days are Wednesday and ursday afternoons and evenings, weekends, holidays and the week between Christmas and New Years. Each hunting area is marked with a yellow sign containing a letter and number, for example, B-1 or G-2. e hunting areas and rules are outlined in the SUBASE Hunting Instruction, SUBASEINST 11015.1S. You can access it through the SUBASE home page or at www.Hunting season begins Sept. 8 Air meets undersea on surface THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 9

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Fleet & Family Support Center workshops Stress management covered at workshopEvents, schedules, daily pressure and many other items can cause undo stress in your life. Stress may or may not be good for your health depending on how you manage that stress. This workshop is slated for 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 16. Pre-registration is required. Call 573-4512 for details.Anger management seminar Aug. 29Anger is not an effective method for getting what you want and is often a smoke screen for other emotions. This workshop is slated for 8:30 a.m. to noon,Aug. 29. It can help you focus on identifying the feelings anger hides and explore behaviors help ful in resolving primary issues. Pre-registration is required. Call 573-4512 for details.Spouse 101 helps new Navy wives adjustSpouse 101 provides infor mation to new Navy spouses to support, enhance and ease their transition into the military lifestyle. This interactive workshop addresses the military culture and terminology, and gives tools to access installation and local community resources. The workshop is 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 30. Registration is required. Call 573-4513.Spouse Indoctrination class meets Aug. 15The goal of Spouse Indoctrination is to educate the participant on the numerous resources that are available to them while stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. This class hosts 20-plus speakers who provide information and answer any questions. This class will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 15. To register, call 573-4513.Smooth Move Workshop scheduled for Aug. 21Smooth Move Workshops are designed to help person nel with military relocations and transfers. Areas covered include transportation, travel pay, allowances, and important forms and documents, housing referral office and relocation services. All service members and their spouses are encouraged to attend six months before their transfer date. Due to limited seating, please do not bring children. The workshop will be 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 21. For more information, call 573-4513. Ombudsman Assembly Meeting Aug. 27The Ombudsman Assembly Meeting will be held for all OMB, COs, XOs, CMCs and COBs at the Kings Bay Community Center at 6 p.m., Aug. 27. For more information, contact at 573-4513.Ten Steps to a Federal job examinedGain information on the federal employment process, salaries and benefits. Learn how to interpret job announcements and determine whether you are eligible to apply. Attendees will be provided guidelines, information, samples and tips on completing the electronic Federal resume. This class is from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 29. Registration required by calling 573-4513.New Moms and Dads Support Group to meetA New Moms and Dads Support Group will meet every other Tuesday at the Fleet and Family Support Center through out the month. This workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 14, 21 and 28. This workshop is an opportunity to share expe riences, meet and gain support from others, and exchange new ideas. To register, call 573-4512.Military Resumes: Your record in private sectorTake two hours to build a successful document for your postmilitary job search. Participants should bring a copy of his or her Verification of Military Experience and Training, at least three evaluations and information on any licenses or certifications held. Optional documents are award letters and tran scripts. This workshop is, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 30. Registration is required. For more information, call 573-4513.Parenting classes offered on MondaysAre you frustrated with your children? Would you like suggestions on how to stop temper tantrums or how to get your teen to complete chores without asking them 14 times? We believe parents are the experts on their children. But, children dont come with a manual! So, sometimes you need help to figure out what to do with them. Meet with the parenting class from 9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays, Aug. 13, 20 and 27. Enrollment in this six-week class is ongoing. Attendees must complete all six weeks in order to receive a certificate. A minimum of six participants is needed in order for a new class to start. Registration required at 573-4512.Command Financial Specialist class offeredA five-day training course will be offered for prospective Command Financial Specialists. All CFS must be nominated by their Command. Registration is open to personnel E-6 and above who are financially stable, with at least one year left before PRD from their commands. This training is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 13 to 17. Registration is required. For more information, call 573-9783.Ombudsman Basic Training comingThere will be an Ombudsman Basic Training course for prospective Ombudsman, new Ombudsman and Command Support Spouses at Fleet and Family Support Center Bldg. 1051. This class will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 to 23. For more information and to register, call 573-4513.Money and The Move workshop upcomingRelocating due to a Permanent Change of Station assignment is exciting, but it can be expensive too. Even thought the government provides relocation allowances, many families find a move puts a strain on their budget. This workshop targets active-duty military and their families who are relocating and will be 9 to 11 a.m., Aug. 22. Registration is required. For more information call 573-4513.Family Readiness Group training scheduledThis course is designed in a systematic user-friendly format and is focused on ensuring that you have the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively provide a solid foundation to newly forming or re-energiz ing existing Family Readiness Groups. This training is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 11 and 12. For more information and to register call 573-4513.FFSC offers classes on siteThe Fleet and Family Support Center will take most of its regular workshops on the road if a unit can furnish a conference room or classroom and guarantee a minimum of five participants. Additionally, personnel will tailor presentations to cover a units General Military Training requirements when those requirements deal with human resources and social issues. Counselors also can create a presentation in response to a units area of special concerns. Personnel are available to participate within areas of expertise in the indoctrination of newly assigned personnel and family members of active duty personnel. Department of Veterans Affairs visits baseA Department of Veterans Affairs representative for is in the office from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Appointments are required. Service members wish ing to participate in the Benefits Delivery at Discharge program should be within 60 to 180 days of discharge or retirement and be available for an exam by the VA. Call Katherine Fernandez at 573-4506. With sweat streaming down his face and into his eyes, the Marine carefully pinpoints his teams location and accurately guides it to its next objective. More than 60 Marines and Sailors with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, took part in land navigation training at Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, July 24 to 27. e unit is in Okinawa under the unit deployment program. e commandant of the Marine Corps established the UDP in October 1977 to provide for the deployment of units to the Western Pacic for periods of approximately six months to reduce the number of unaccompanied tours and improve unit continuity. is unit deployment program gives us the unique opportunity to train at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, which other units stateside do not have, said 1st Lt. Trevor A. Miller, a platoon commander with the battalion. is is the rst big training evolution we have done on Okinawa. Land navigation is an essential skill for infantry, and we pride ourselves in being procient in it. Land navigation is a perishable skill and requires consistent training in various environments, according to Miller. (is course) is harder to navigate than any I have done in the past, said Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Vito, an anti-tank missileman with the battalion. e terrain is thick the whole way. You cannot follow any paths because any paths you nd will lead you to the road or deeper into the jungle. If you want to nd your objective, you will have to go through brush and navigate steep slopes. e dense jungle terrain proved to be both physically demanding and at times rather threatening to navigate, according to Seaman Conlin N. Bartow, a corpsman with the battalion. If you lose your footing and injure your leg or ankle, it is going to be very dicult to get out of the dense vegetation, said Bartow. We found ourselves having to move from tree to tree, staying low and sometimes sliding down the hill. Scaling the hills often required sending our best climber up with the rope and then throwing the rope down for others to climb up. While current operations require knowledge of desert terrain, knowing how to operate in the jungle is valuable for all service members, according to Miller. We never know where we will be required to ght next, so we need to be able to ght anywhere, said Miller. Performing land navigation in this environment is part of that.Marines train in jungle 10 THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012

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THE PERISCOPE, NSB KINGS BAY, Thursday, August 9, 2012 11 Navy College educational information JERUSALEM, Aug. 1, 2012 Iranian nuclear ambitions dominated discussions between Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Aug. 1 e Israeli leader stated there is no greater challenge than stopping Irans pursuit of nuclear weapons. Everything must be done to keep Iran, the worlds most dangerous re gime, from developing the worlds most dangerous weapons, he said before his meeting with Panetta. Panetta was direct and unequivocal in his reply to the prime minister. e United States, he said, will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Period. While both countries are united in that goal, they disagree on timing and tac tics. Netanyahu said sanc tions are having an eect on Iran, but are not work ing fast enough. Neither sanctions nor diplomacy have yet had any impact on Irans nuclear weapons program, he said. e sanctions, economic pressure and forceful state ments, have not convinced Iran that we are serious about stopping them, the prime minister said. Right now, the Iranian regime believes that the international community does not have the will to stop its nuclear program, he added. is must change, and it must change quickly, because time to resolve this issue peacefully is running out. Panetta said continued close defense cooperation between the U.S. and Israeli militaries is important because of the huge changes in the Middle East and North Africa in the past two years. In addition to Iran, the civil war in Syria is costing thousands of lives. Egypt has its rst democratically elected president, and the country is moving to build the infrastructure to support democracy. reats from terror groups some supported by Iran threaten not only Israel but the world, Panetta said. In this time of change, the United States remains a rm friend and ally to Israel, Panetta said. I want you and the people of Israel to know a few things that have not and will not change, he said. e United States stands rmly with Israel and we have a rock solid commitment to the security of Israel and to the security of its citizens. If diplomatic eorts and economic sanctions fail, the United States has military options to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, Panetta said. Panetta and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak visited an Iron Dome antimissile battery defending this city from missile attacks from Gaza, less than 10 miles away. With a rocket launcher in the background, Panetta and Barak spoke during a news conference of the threat Irans nuclear program poses. Panetta said the United States will not allow Iran to gain a nuclear capability. But although all options are available to stop this, he added, this does not mean that using the military option is imminent. We have to exhaust ev ery option, every eort, before we resort to military action, Panetta said. e international community has applied very strong sanctions against [the Ira nians]. We have ratcheted up those sanctions. Its having an impact. e sanctions are biting, and the Iranians agreed to return to the so-called P-5-plus-1 talks with the United States, Great Britain, China, Russia and Germany. Iran is a state sponsor of terrorism, and the international community wants the nation that sponsors Hamas and Hezbollah to stop its nuclear program and abide by international rules and requirements, Panetta said. at is something we would work with them to continue, he added. But if Iranian leaders make the choice to continue the nuclear program, the secretary said, we have options that we are prepared to implement to ensure that this does not happen. e Israeli defense minister was even more blunt. When we say all the options are on the table, and when the Americans say all the options are on the table, we mean it, and I believe the Americans mean it, Barak said. e Israelis believe time is running out for an Iranian decision and that there is little or no chance that Tehran will step away from the nuclear program, Barak said. Nuclear Iran huge threat to Mideast peace Panetta: Assad will fall e Syrian regimes attacks on the citizens of Aleppo ultimately will be a nail in Assads con, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said. Panetta was traveling to North Africa and the Middle East for a series of meetings, and Syria gured prominently in his conversations in Israel, Jordan, Egypt and Tunisia. Bashar Assads forces have launched heavy attacks against Aleppo, Syrias largest city. e violence that the regime is launching against its own people will ensure that the regime will fall eventually, Panetta told reporters traveling with him. e international community has brought economic and diplomatic pressure on Syria to stop the violence and to have Assad step down for a transition to a democratic form of government. e key right now is to continue to bring that pressure to bear on Syria to provide assistance to the opposition and to provide whatever humanitarian aid we can to assist the refugees, Panetta said. e United States must not do anything to show that the international community is anything other than unied in the eort to bring the Assad regime down, the secretary said. Panetta also discussed the chemical and biological warfare sites in Syria that U.S. planners say need to be secured. Weve been in close coordination with countries in the region to ensure that this is happening, the secretary said. e United States also is working with Turkey and Jordan to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees from Syria. cnic.navy.mil/navycni/ groups/public/docu ments/document/cnicp_ a141117.pdf. e hunting season in no way restricts nonhunters from enjoying the same areas that hunters do. e key is to be aware that you may encounter hunters in the woods. For your own safety wear bright colored clothing, and stay on bike-paths and perimeter roads. If you choose to hike in the woods, contact the Kings Bay Game Warden at (912) 674-6817 or NSB Security Dispatch at (912) 573-2145. e Game Warden can advise you on which areas are not being hunted, to ensure a safe and pleasant outing without encroaching on the hunters. Hunters must have a Georgia state hunting license, big game license and purchase a SUBASE hunting permit from outdoor recreation. Hunters will attend an annual rules, regulations, and safety brief prior to hunting or scouting on base. Hunters also must have a state approved Hunter Safety Course Certicate from any state, if born after January 1961 and a SUBASE weapons registration for their hunting weapon from Stimson pass and I.D. SUBASE hunting rules, regulations and safety briefs will be conducted at 4:30 p.m., Aug. 22, and 29 at the indoor rie range, Building 3072. Additional hunting briefs will be at 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday at HVA Escort, Building 2040) through the end of October.Hunting

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