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Vol. 65 No. 4 Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Sadsad Named Chamber Man of the Year


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outgoing president, Larry Strain presents
Capt. Enrique Sadsad, commanding officer
Naval Air Station Whiting Field, with the
chamber's Man of the Year award for 2008.
Photo courtesy of Bill Gamblin.


By Jay Cope, NAS Whiting Field
Public Affairs
For the first time in at least the
past 15 years, the Santa Rosa Chamber
of Commerce has named an active duty
service member as their Man of the
Year. The award annually recognizes
a male who stood out from all others as
having had a major impact on the com-
munity and county either during this
year or through sustained efforts over
time.
Capt. Enrique "Rick" Sadsad,
commanding officer Naval Air Station
Whiting Field, received the award dur-
ing the January chamber of commerce
meeting. The recognition came as a
complete surprise to Sadsad who had
no idea he was even nominated. He
thought his only role in the evening
was to welcome all the members to the
event.
"Half way through the intro-
duction speech, my wife turned to me
and asked 'Is he talking about you?'"


said Sadsad. "All I could say was 'I
don't know. I think so.' Quite frankly,
it was humbling and a little embarrass-
ing since I know other people have
done so much."
However, there was little doubt
in the minds of the chamber that he was
eminently worthy of the recognition.
The Man of the Year recipi-
ent is based on nominations submitted
by the members of the organization
through nomination forms sent out in
late October. Sadsad received several
nominations, and according to former
chamber of commerce president, Larry
Strain, the award was well deserved.
"This year was one of the most
competitive I can remember, and we
had a lot of deserving folks," he said.
"It is an honor to be able to recognize
Capt. Sadsad. He has made a tremen-
dous impact in a very short period of
time."
Strain said he believes that the
(Cont. on Page 6)


Continuation Board Allows Navy to Retain Top Performers
From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs 329,000 active duty Sailors.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- The Chief of Naval "Our intention is to stabilize
Personnel (CNP) announced the establishment of se- our personnel end strength at
nior enlisted continuation boards Jan. 24 as a means 329,000 from our current level
to help shape the force. of 331,000," said Ferguson.
"In an effort to stabilize and shape the force, According to the message,
ensure continued advancement opportunity, and retain the fiscal year (FY) 2010 E7-
our top performers, a continuation board for enlisted E9 Senior Enlisted Continuation
Sailors with over 20 years of active service will be Board convenes Sept. 21 atNavy
held for active and FTS (full time support). The board Personnel Command. Members
will be focused on retaining our top performers serv- not selected for continuation
ing in our most demanding billets while also ensuring Chiefs will now need to be reviewed by a con- will transfer to the fleet reserve
continued advancement opportunity," said Vice Adm. tinuation board to determine eligibility to re- or retire no later than June 30,
Mark Ferguson, CNP. main in service past 20 years. U. S. Navy file 2010.
photo.
The annual board, along with several oth-p The board will review the
er force-shaping measures, has been introduced as the Navy records of active-duty and FTS E7 through E9 personnel with
strives to meet its congressionally mandated end strength of (Cont. on Page 7)
(Cont. on Page 7)







News and Notes
SOY/FIOY Recognition Banquet The Santa Rosa
County Council of the Navy League is hosting their 2009 Sailor of
the Year and Flight Instructor of the Year recognition banquet Fri-
day evening Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Sikes Hall. Commodore Scott
Walsh of Training Air Wing-FIVE will be the guest speaker for the
event. Tickets are available by calling 623-2339 prior to Tuesday
Feb. 3 Training Air Wing-FIVE and Whiting Field personnel may
RSVP and purchase tickets from Carlotta Majewski. Cost is $15
for Active duty personnel and $25 for Navy League and commu-
nity friends.
Superbowl Sunday MWR is sponsoring a Superbowl Party
Sunday February 1 at Sikes Hall. Doors open at 4 p.m. with kick
off at 5:20 p.m. There will be a Chili Cook-off contest, free food,
a half-time raffle and a best dressed fan contest Call 623-7274 to
sign up for the chili contest or for more information.
Get a Taste for Art The Santa Rosa Arts and Culture foun-
dation will host their fourth annual "Get a Taste for Art" fundraiser
Feb. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Auditorium.
Attendees will get a taste of art through displays of culinary mas-
terpieces, original artwork, dance presentations, theatrical perfor-
mances and instrumentals. The fundraiser will include a silent
auction. The event is semi-formal and tickets are $25. Call 981-
1100 for details or visit www.santarosaarts.org.
Celtic Woman The international Irish music phenomenon,
Celtic Woman, will play at the Pensacola Civic Center April 3,
2009. Last year's hit show earned the ladies hundreds of new lo-
cal fans and this concert promises to be even better! Tickets are
on sale now for $63 and $43 at Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at
434-7444 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Disney for the Troops Disney parks celebrate the U. S.
military with free multi-day admisions to theme parks in 2009.
Disney is granting active duty, reserve members on active duty,
and military retirees a free five-day hopper pass. This includes
members of the U. S. Coast Guard and National Guard. Eligible
patrons may also purchase up to five additional five-day (non-hop-
per) passes for $99 each. Tickets are valid up through June 12 for


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Cmdr. Lynn Chapman, NAS Whiting Field executive officer, accept,
i flight log book and unit photo from 1965 from Jerry Davidson. Da.
idson was on the base taking a tour with the Fort Walton Beacd
Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee when he donated
:he items. Davidson was a flight instructor on the base from 1963-
1966. U. S. Navy photo by Jay Cope.


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NAS Whiting Field Business Manager Kelly Gilkerson receives her
plaque from Capt. Enrique Sadsad, Whiting Field commanding of-
icer, during her farewell luncheon, Jan.15. Gilkerson is taking an-
other position with Corey Station. U. S. Navy photo by Jay Cope.
the Caorna park an until ec. 23 or the Floda pars. ee
www.disneyworld.com/military or your local ITT office for more
information.
Line Dance Santa Rosa Community Line Dance classes will
be held Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. for beginners and from 7:30
to 9 p.m. for intermediate dancers. Classes will be held at Hobbs
Middle School on Glover Lane. Cost is $50 for a 13-week session.
Call 623-4235 or 7234052 for details.
Yoga for Beginners The Milton Community Center will
host beginning Yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 9-10
a.m. as well as 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. on Fridays. Cost is $5 and the
classes are sponsored by the Milton Parks and Recreation Depart-
ment. Call Linsey Williamson at 983-5466 ext 208 for more in-
formation.
Mardi Gras Ball The 13th Annual Arc Santa Rosa Mardi
Gras Ball will be held at NAS Whiting Field's Sikes Hall Feb. 21
at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with a social hour followed by
dinner, door prizes and a silent auction. Music will be provided by
the Main Street Band. Tickets are $50 per person or $350 per table
of eight. Please RSVP by Feb. 6. Call 623-9320 for details.
Baseball Clinic There will be a free instructional clinic for
boys and girls ages 7 to 14 at the Milton ball fields from 9 11 a.m.
Feb. 7. Pensacola Pelicans coaches will teach various baseball and
softball skills. Interested participants may register from noon to
8 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Milton Community Center.
Call 983-5466 ext. 208 for additional information.
Story Time The Santa Rosa County Library system will con-
tinue its pre-school story time for children ages 3-5.Activities
will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will include stories, songs and action
rhymes based on the theme of "Warm in Winter." Story time will
be held Jan. 22 at Gulf Breeze Library and Jan 23 at Pace Library.
Pace Road Work Santa Rosa County began a roadway proj-
ect Jan. 27 which includes the resurfacing of Floridatown Road,
from the bay to Highway 90 and the resurfacing of Chumuckla
Highway from Highway 90 to the Five Points intersection. This
will also include construction of turn lanes at the intersection of
Chumuckla Highway and Giddens Road. Minor delays can be ex-
pected, but road closures are not anticipated. Work is expected to
be complete by May 1. Call the county Public Works Department
at (850) 626-0191 with any questions.















fleet and t'amily support Center Classes
Speed Reading
If you are a flight student, or anyone else desiring to improve your reading skills, the speed reading program at the FFSC can help you
learn how specialized eye movement exercises and other techniques can dramatically increase your reading rate. The program will target
both speed and comprehension skills. You can check out the CD at the front desk and utilize the program in our computer room.
Ten Steps to a Federal Job.
Attend this class in order to learn how to prepare the best application possible. You will learn how to read an announcement, analyze
core competencies for language, analyze vacancy listings for keywords, and how to apply forjobs. Class will be held at the FFSC con-
ference room. For more information, contact a Work and Family Life Specialist at 623-7177.
How to Survive the Holidays Financially
It's that time of year when stores display holiday decorations, increase their inventory, and gear up to convince you to spend money.
This training will provide the class with information, tools, and ideas necessary to develop a holiday spending plan. Class will be held
in the FFSC conference room. For more information, contact a Work and Family Life Specialist at 623-7177.
Time Management
At the end of the day, do you ask yourself "where did the day go?" and feel like you have accomplished very little on your list of "things
to do?" The information provided will empower you with tools that will help you make the most of your busy and demanding days.
Class will be held at the FFSC conference room. For more information, contact a Work and Family Life Specialist at 623-7177.
Smooth Move
The goal of this training module is to provide relocating service members and their families, due to reassignment or transition within
the Continental United States (CONUS), with a systematic and simplified process for ensuring a smooth move. By consolidating key
information and resources, an excellent forum is established that allows participants to receive professional information and receive im-
mediate responses to their specific concerns. For more information, call 623-7177.








USS Green Bay Comes to Life in California


By Mass Communication Specialist 1st
Class Jose Lopez, Jr., Naval Reserve
Fleet Public Affairs Center San Diego
LONG BEACH, Calif. (NNS) -- Sail-
ors assigned to USS Green Bay (LPD 20)
brought their ship to life during a commis-
sioning ceremony Jan. 24 in the port of
Long Beach, Calif.
The Navy commissioned the
fourth amphibious transport dock ship of
the San Antonio-class to honor the first
settlement in Wisconsin.
"I have never known a city with
such a legendary spirit, sense of commu-
nity and purpose as Green Bay embodies,"
said Rear Adm. Michael Shatynski, vice
commander, Naval Surface Forces. "All
of the qualities that I identify in your great
city, I identify in the Navy-Marine Corps
team."
Rose Magnus, wife of Gen. Rob-
ert Magnus, former assistant commandant
of the Marine Corps and ship's sponsor ut-
tered the famous words of a commissioning
ceremony, "Man your ship and bring her to
lifp "


The crew answered the call. Within a few
minutes the men and women of USS Green
Bay lined the rails of the new ship while the
call to battle stations rang. A pair of Ma-
rine Corps CH-53 Sea Stallions performed
a fly-by over the ship.
"This is a thin line," said Deputy
Defense Secretary Gordon England, about
Green Bay's future role in world affairs.
"But, it is a thick wall of defense to the
lives which we bring freedom."


"Just as a great generation an-
swered the call seven years ago," added
England, "so do the Sailors of Green Bay
answer that call today. We believe in free-
dom for all people, and we back our words
with deeds."
Green Bay is a multi-task
ship in the amphibious Navy that will per-
form the mission of four previous classes of
ships. With its modem capabilities Green
Bay will be a key factor in littoral combat
operations which call for the projection of
sea power deep inland; part of the Chief of
Naval Operations' Maritime Strategy for
the 21st Century.
Green Bay will accommodate the
Marine Corps' "mobility triad," an attack
strategy that involves advanced amphibi-
ous assault vehicles, landing craft air cush-
ion and the vertical/short takeoff and land-
ing tactical aircraft MV-22 Osprey.
Green Bay is the second ship to
bear the name of Wisconsin's largest city.
The first was the patrol gunboat USS Green
Bay (PG 101), which served from 1969 to
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VITA Program Offers Savings to NASWF


Beginning Jan. 21, Naval Air
Station Whiting Field (NASWF) will
once again offer free tax preparation
services through the Volunteer Income
Tax Assistance (VITA) program to ac-
tive duty, dependents, retirees, and re-
servists on active duty for more than
30 days. Through this program, those
eligible individuals not only can save
hundreds of dollars on tax preparation
fees, but they also can electronically
file their return to receive their refund
in the shortest time possible.
During the 2008 tax season,
Navy-wide volunteers with the VITA
program filed nearly 73,000 federal
and state tax returns, saving service
members and dependents more than
$9,100,000 in commercial tax prepara-
tion fees. Locally, last year the NAS-
WF Tax Center filed more than 500 tax
returns, with a savings to the taxpayer
of over $61,000. The VITA program
is a proven winner that improves mo-


rale and readiness and keeps money in
sailors' pockets. VITA significantly
reduces the effort and cost involved in
meeting federal and state tax obliga-
tions:
A few of the benefits include:
No preparation fees Commercial tax
preparers may charge in excess of $140
for the average electronically filed re-
turn. VITA/ELF volunteers prepare and
file the same returns at no cost to sailors
and dependents. Faster refunds Paper
returns may take eight or more weeks
to process. By using VITA, refunds are
deposited directly into a sailor's bank
account an average of two weeks from
the date of transmission, even from
overseas and afloat commands. These
rapid refunds greatly reduce the need
for refund anticipation loans (short-
term loans with added charges and high
interest rates). Fewer mistakes VITA
prepared returns are very accurate less
than a 1 percent error rate compared to


15 percent for paper returns.
This year, the NASWF Tax
Center is located in the Supply Depart-
ment, Building 2992, Room 21 (behind
the bowling alley on Wasp Street).
Tax preparation assistance is available
Monday through Friday, 0800-1600
on an appointment-only basis.
Before making an appointment,
please ensure you have all of your tax
documents. You will need W-2's,
1099R's, and bank documents show-
ing interest/dividends earned. You will
also be required to provide last year's
tax return or copies of your Social Se-
curity Card (for each member listed
on the return), and if the return will be
filed electronically, a blank check to
verify RTN and account number. Addi-
tionally for this year, you must provide
the amount received on your economic
stimulus check last year.
Please call 623-7232 to make
an appointment.


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DID YOU KNOW THAT NAVY-MARINE CORP RELIEF
SOCIETY (NMCRS) MAY BE ABLE TO HELP YOU WITH AN
INTEREST-FREE LOAN AND/OR GRANT?
WHAT THE SOCIETY OFFERS:
ASSITANCE WITH FOOD, RENT, UTILITIES
DISASTER RELIEF
ESSENTIAL CAR REPAIRS
UNFORSEEN FAMILY EMERGENCIES
(INCLUDING TRAVEL EXPENSES)
FUNERAL EXPENSES
AND MUCH MORE.....
WHO DOES THE SOCIETYASSIST?
ACTIVE DUTY OR RETIRED SERVICEMEMBERS
DEPENDANTS (WITH A POWER OF ATTORNEY)
WIDOW OF AN ACTIVE DUTY OR RETIRED SERVICE
MEMBER


Let the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society help you
find solutions to those financial problems that you
can't solve alone. Call today, we have highly trained
Caseworkers waiting to take your call
(850)-623-7177 (NAS Whiting) or (850)-455-8574
(NAS Pensacola).


Sadsad Man of the Year
(Cont. from Page 1)
selection boiled down to Sadsad's dedication to activities out-
side of the base. Whether it is judging parades, speaking at
area high schools, partnering with community to protect the
base from encroachment, serving as an advisor on committees
or hosting community social events at the base, his consistent
presence has been felt throughout the county.
"He made Whiting a place so welcome to the commu-
nity," Strain said. "He just truly has made a commitment to the
area."
That is surely gratifying for Sadsad to hear, as he made
strengthening community ties to the base one of his primary
missions when he assumed command of the air station in Aug.
2007.
He cited their support of Sailor of the Year recogni-
tions, encroachment partnering, and military appreciation
events as just a few of the ways in which the local community
supports the base. Sadsad wanted the relationship to be mutual-
ly beneficial and worked to encourage a positive relationship.
"They support us in so many ways, and we need to
continue to cultivate and maintain that relationship," he said.
"Other places don't always enjoy the same success that we have
here and we are truly fortunate to be part of a community that
understands our needs and supports them."
Previous award recipients include Milton Mayor Guy
Thompson, Santa Rosa County Commissioner Don Salter, for-
mer Whiting Field Community Liaison Marty Martin, and for-
mer Santa Rosa County Schools' Superintendent John Rogers.


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Standings

Captian's Cup Basketball 2009



Tm W Woa L tM Wnh% Sire k RF RA GB
VT-3 2 0 1.000 Won 2 102 54
HT-28 1 0 1-000 Won 1 63 37 0-5
COAST GUARD 1 0 1,000 Won 1 46 35 0,5
IT-8 1 0 1.000 Won 1 45 40 0,5
ATC 1 1 .500 Won 1 73 90 1,0
T-18 0 2 000 Lost 2 84 90 2,0
MEDICAL 0 2 .000 Lst 2 51 102 2.0
VT-2 0 1 .000 Lost 1 37 63 1.5
CRASH 0 0 ,000 0 0 1.0

Game Scores
Captian's Cu Basetball 2009


Thursday 115/2009 Gym Bldg 3148 )
5:00pm 40 HT-18
45 HT-8
6:0pnm 46 VT-3
28 ATC
7:ODpm 45 CAST GUARD
35 MEDICALFebruary st
Tuesday 1/20/2009 Gym Bklg 3148
5:DpmO 37 VT-2
1 VT-28 Sikes Hall & Aces
6:OODp 26 MEDICAL
5"5 T- Doors Open at 4pm
7:00pm 45 ATC
44 HT-18 lKick off is at 5:204
Thursday 1/22/2009 Gym Bkg 3148
5:00pm 46 -T-8
51 VT-2 *Prize for best dressed fan*
6:00pm 48 HT-18
43 MEDICAL *Free Food*
7:oDpm 32 CRAS *Half-Time Rafl
31 COAST GUARD

Schedule


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6:00pm .MEDICAL
VT-2 and presentation.
7:00pm CRASH
MT-18
Tuesday 2/3/2009 Gym Bdg 3148 W Sper ol o B
5:00pm COAST GUARD
VT-3
6:00pm HT-8 C przso ercls d f
SATse football!
7:00pmr HT-28
MEDICAL







Navy Expands
By Navy Personnel Command Public
Affairs
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- The
Chief of Naval Personnel announced
plans Jan. 20, to expand the Navy's
Perform to Serve (PTS) program from
first-term Sailors, to all E-6 and below
with 10 years or less of service.
"The Perform to Serve program is a
vital element of our Navy's total force
strategy providing an opportunity to
keep our best and brightest Sailors in
order to meet future fleet and manpow-
er requirements," said Vice Adm. Mark
Ferguson, Chief of Naval Personnel.
"The program that empowers our Sail-
ors to perform to serve is now being
expanded to include both Zone A and
Zone B Sailors."
PTS is a centralized reservation
system that helps the Navy manage re-
enlistments of Sailors with less than six
years of service, or Zone A. While most
Sailors are permitted to reenlist in their
current rate, Sailors in overmanned rat-
ings may be offered reenlistment in an


PTS to "Second-term" Sailors


undermanned rating and Sailors with a
poor performance history may not be
granted permission to reenlist. Accord-
ing to NAVADMIN 017/09 PTS will
expand Feb. 1 to include Zone B, which
is Sailors with six to 10 years of ser-
vice.
Additionally, beginning Feb. 1
all Sailors with an approved PTS appli-
cation must sign a page 13 within 30
days of message receipt to accept or
decline their PTS reservation.
According to statistics from
the Center for Career Development, in
2008 almost 90 percent of Sailors who
applied for PTS remained in their cur-
rent rating.
Controlling the number of Sail-
ors in specific ratings provides better
advancement opportunities for Sailors,
while helping the Navy manage man-
power requirements.
"When we started PTS in
2003, there were a lot of Sailors whose
promotion opportunities were severe-
ly degraded because their rating was


overmanned. PTS has helped the Navy
to balance its ratings and where there is
more balance, there are better promo-
tion opportunities," said Senior Chief
Personnel Specialist Ron Miller, PTS
Branch, Enlisted Community Manage-
ment Branch, Navy Personnel Com-
mand.
Sailors should consult their ca-
reer counselors about 15 months before
their end of active obligated service
(EAOS) to fill out the paperwork to
have the command submit a PTS appli-
cation, regardless of their intentions to
re-enlist.
Sailors should read NAVAD-
MIN 017/09 available at the NPC Web-
site for complete details.
For more information regard-
ing the submission process, applica-
tion format or other PTS issues, please
visit the NPC website or contact NPC's
Customer Service Center by calling 1-
866-U-ASK-NPC (1-866-827-5672).


Continuation Board
(Cont. from Page 1)
at least 20 years of active service and three years time-in-rate as of Sept. 1.
Exemptions to the FY-10 Senior Enlisted Continuation Board include
Sailors with approved fleet Reserve/retirement dates effective on or before
June 30, 2010, those with high-year tenure dates on or before June 30, 2010,
frocked personnel, those selected for advancement in FY-10 boards, person-
nel selected for command senior chief/master chief programs from the FY-10
board, personnel with orders to or serving in the first two years of an overseas
or DoD area tours at the time of the board convening date, and Safe Harbor
participants. Additionally, personnel holding a nuclear, SEAL (special warfare
boat operator, special warfare operator), explosive ordnance disposal techni-
cian or diver enlisted classification code, plus fleet, force and command mas-
ter chiefs are exempt from the board.
Each eligible member is responsible for ensuring their record is correct
and up to date with latest evaluations, awards and other appropriate informa-
tion. Candidates may communicate with the continuation board by submitting
a board package. Selection board packages provide candidates the opportunity
to submit any missing documents from the sections of their records that are
viewed by the continuation boards. Packages must be post marked not later
than Aug. 17, 2009. Packages submitted to the E7 through E9 advancement
selection boards will not be presented to the continuation board. Further guid-
ance on submitting a board package can be found in the NAVADMIN.
Commanding officers with personnel not selected for continuation
will be notified so they may personally and confidentially notify the mem-
bers.


Board Prep Is Easier
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- A new program
announced by Navy Personnel Command (NPC)
Jan. 14 makes reviewing records and preparing for
selection boards easier by providing online access
to their official military personnel file (OMPF).
Web Enabled Record Review (WERR),
announced in NAVADMIN 011/09, allows Sailors
to review documents in their OMPF, which are
the same documents reviewed by selection board
members when considering candidates for officer
advancement, selection for chief, senior chief
and master chief, and other selection boards.
"There's no substitute for empowering
Sailors with the benefits of personalized access
to their official military personnel file," said
Jim Laudermilk, head, Military Personnel
Records Management and Policy at NPC.
Sailors can now access their WERR
through Bupers on Line (BOL) at https://www.
bol.navy.mil. All active duty and selected Reserve
personnel with a BOL account and a CAC-enabled
computer with appropriate certificates can now view
their OMPF online by selecting the WERR option
on the BOL main menu page. This application
also allows Sailors to download and print service-
record documents for personal and professional use.








Congrats to CTW-5 Wingers and Scholars


First Row: Cmdr. Mathew Frost, USN; Ens. Enrico Coppola, ITNAV; 1st Lt. Gregory Calloway, USMC; 1st Lt. Nicholas Philippi, USMC;
Lt. j.g. Jennifer Holsclaw, USN; Ens. Francesco Simeoni, ITNAV; Lt. j.g. Giuseppe Germinario, ITNAV; 1st Lt. Jonathan Zasadny, USMC;
1st Lt. Shane Kraft, USMC; Lt. Michael Baird, USCG; Capt. Terry Washburn, USN.
Second Row: Cmdr. Christopher Heaney, USN; Lt. j.g. Michele Spada, ITNAV; Ens. John Baxter, USN; 1st Lt. Jeffrey Parker, Jr., USMC;
Lt. j.g. Anthony Guido, Ur., USCG; 1st Lt. Richard Aquino, USMC; Lt. j.g. Bradley Nott, USN; Lt. Aaron Holler, USCG; Ens. Jerry Manis-
calco, Jr., USN; 1st Lt. Timothy Paolini, USMC; Col. Scott Walsh, USMC.
Third Row: Lt. Col. James Kennedy, USMC; 1st Lt. Steven Troublefield, USMC; Ens. Andrew Beasley, USN; Ens. Brian Guest, USN; 1st
Lt. Cory Jobst, USMC; 1st Lt. Travis Gryde, USMC; 1st Lt. Seth Grant, USMC; Lt. j.g. Kondrat, USN; 1st Lt. Colin Marty, USMC; Lt.
j.g. Clinton Johnson, USN; 1st Lt. Casey Nelson, USMC; Ens. Timothy Barnikel, USN.


Left Photo: (In no particular order) Ens. Benjamin Andreas, USN; Lt. j.g. John Ferreira, USCG; 1st Lt. Wesley McCray USMC; Lt. j.g.
Ryan Popiel, USCG; and Ens. Adam Sheppard, USN received their academic excellence awards Jan. 16 for their scholastic achievement
during Primary Flight Training. Commodore's List with Distinction Certificates were also issued to Ens. Paul Garcia, USN; Ens. Daniel
Hodges, USN; and Ens. Timothy Livingston, USN for their achievements.
Right Photo: (In no particular order) Advanced Academic Achievement Awards were presented to Ens. David S. Craig, USN; Lt. j.g. Der-
mot N. Killian II, USN; Lt. j.g. Vincenzo Labile, ITNAV; and Ens. James P Morrison, USN while the Commodores's List Certificate was
earned by 1st Lt. Jeffrey B. Persons, USMC Jan. 23.




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