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Navy launches Military Saves Campaign

By Zona Lewis
Commander, Navy Installations
Command Public Affairs
Commander, Navy
Installations Com-
mand's (CNIC) Fleet
and Family Readiness
Program (FFRP) is sponsor-
ing the Navy-wide financial
fitness campaign, Military
Saves, this winter and
throughout 2007. The pro-
gram is designed to change
savings behavior by educat-
ing service members and
their families on how they
can build wealth, not debt.
CNIC Military and
Family Readiness Program
Manager David DuBois,
asks Sailors to think about
the last time they have had
a complete financial physi-
cal, and recommends that
everyone start the new year
with a financial check-up.
"We're stepping up our
efforts to increase individ-
ual and family financial fit-
ness by providing additional
educational programs at our
Fleet and Family Support
Centers (FFSC), and by
working directly with com-
mand financial specialists
to provide information and
personalized assistance in
addressing unit financial
readiness," said DuBois.
"We're increasing the
number of accredited

Photo by MC2(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Rear Adm. Mark Boensel (center) signs a proclamation to kick off the 2007
Military Saves Week Campaign for the region. From left front, CNRSE Command Master Chief CNOCM(SW/AW) Richard
Trimmer, Boensel and CNRSE Director for the Community Support Program Gus Terlaje. Back, from left, NS Mayport Personal
Financial Manager (PFM) Kevin Ahnsen, NS Mayport Fleet and Family Support Center Director (FFSC) Hector Sepulveda, NAS
Jax PFM Rufus Budrige, NAS jax FFSC Director Carolyn McCorey, NSB Kings Bay PFM Felipe Gonzalez and NSB Kings Bay
FFSC Director Sonia Smith. The campaign was created to influence Sailors and their families to set savings or debt reduction

financial counselors in the
Fleet and Family Support
Centers available to pro-
vide one-on-one help in
developing realistic and
achievable financial plans,"
he added. "We're increas-
ing the involvement of our
partner agencies, on-base
financial institutions, con-
sumer awareness experts
and nationwide industry
leaders to help improve
Sailors' financial fitness."
There exists a gap
between setting a savings
goal and knowing how
to reach that goal. The
Military Saves Campaign
provides tools to service
members and their families
to bridge the gap and help
them on their way to build-
ing personal wealth.
"It begins by reducing
debt, eliminating high-
interest credit, and increas-
ing personal savings," con-
tinued DuBois. "You can
see your net worth increase
and begin your journey to
financial freedom."
Building wealth starts
with a commitment to save
and setting reasonable,
achievable goals. Whether
the participant is saving to
buy a home, a new car or
get out of debt, they must
See CAMPAIGN, Page 18

NH Jax honors some of

Navy medicine's best

By Loren Barnes and Marsha Childs _
NH Jacksonville Public Affairs _

Photo by MC' brian i iatr
VS-24 Commanding Officer Cmdr. Ted Mills thanks his
Sailors for their hard work following the squadron's last
flight Feb. 8.

VS-24 takes

one, last flight
By PH2 Brian Smarr
Fleet Public Affairs Center Dctachment Souiheasi
T he VS-24 "Scouts" took their last flight Feb. 8,
prior to the squadron's upcoming decommis-
sioning ceremony March 22.
VS-24 traces its history back to Jan. 1, 1943, when
it was commissioned as Bombing Squadron 17.
Since then, VS-24 has been deployed in Operations
Desert Storm, Provide Comfort, Southern Watch, in
the Eastern Mediterranean in support of NATO
strikes against Bosnian-Serb military targets and
Operation Iraqi Freedom.
"I see our decommissioning as a necessary thing
because change is inevitable" said VS-24 Command-
ing Officer Cmdr. Ted Mills. "We are winding up a

See VS-24, Page 17

Naval Hospital Jacksonville's 2006 Sailors of the
Year (SOYs), Junior SOYs and Blue Jackets of the
Year are among the very best in Navy medicine.
These Sailors faced stiff competition from a command
filled with dedicated, professional professionals.
At the end of each year, the hospital names Senior
SOYs, Junior SOYs and Blue Jackets of the Year for
the hospital core facility and its seven Branch Health
Clinics (BHCs) located at NS Mayport, NS Key West, NAS
Jacksonville, NAS Atlanta, MCSC Athens, Ga., MCLB
Albany, Ga., and NSB Kings Bay, Ga.
Naval Hospital Jacksonville's overall Senior Sailor of
the Year is HM1(FMF) Jerrie Echon. He was first selected
as the core hospital facility's Sailor of the Year.
Echon said that medicine was always his first choice.
"I've always had an interest in the medical field, specifi-
cally in nursing," he said. "When it came time to join and
decide on a rate in the Navy, I requested a job in the medi-
cal field. The recruiter told me, 'You can be a corpsman,
then.' I remember, had they offered me any other jobs at
the Military Entrance Processing Station, that I would
have not signed up until they had a guaranteed billet for
HM 'A' School."
As the leading petty officer for the Naval Hospital
Jacksonville Education and Training Department, Echon
superbly leads seven junior Sailors and mainages 18 hospi-
tal staff development programs to meet the diverse train-
ing needs of 2,500 personnel at the hospital and its seven
As the advance life support program manager, for the
hospital, Echon provides oversight for course admin-
istration and handles coordination and logistics for
the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric
Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitative
Program courses. He manages more than 60 instructors
and ensures their adherence to current American Heart
Association and Military Training Network guidelines.

HM1(FMF) Jerrie Echon

CSSN Jason Daniels

CS2(SW/AW) Sonny Lalatag

HM1 Michael DiPietro III

Echon is a proactive command member, who serves on
the critical care committee tasked with evaluating overall
command compliance with life support protocols.

TOUCHING Are you ready?
The next advancement exam dates are: March 1 for E6,
March 8 for E5 and March 15 for E4. For more informa-
BASE tion, call 542-4217.
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2 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2007

Looking back .me ;/


William Arkin could help us

find those obscene amenities

By Sarah Smiley
Special Contributor
I'm a little late weighing
in on William Arkin's
commentary, "The Troops
Also Need to Support the
American People" (January
30, 2007), but I have good
reason. For the last few
weeks I've been searching
for all those "obscene ame-
nities" and other luxuries
of military life to which
Arkin alluded. Here's what
I found.
The troops have
Internet access.
Yes, it's true. Most of the
troops stationed in Iraq
have Internet access. Are
they granted this "luxury"
to look up porn or waste
time they don't have (many
of them are working 16-
hour days, seven days a
week)? No. Basically, what
Internet access means to
the troops is the ability to
connect with their families
back home.
Exchanging email with
loved ones and receiving
instant pictures of one's
children provides enormous
morale for the men and
women stationed overseas.
Furthermore, in an era
when many people (Arkin
included, I'm sure) are
connected 24/7 with cell
phones, Blackberries, and
high-speed Internet, can
we say that giving e-mail

capabilities to the troops is
excessive or obscene?
By today's standards,
most people consider con-
nectivity a basic necessity,
similar to having a phone
installed in your home.
The troops receive
special treats.
Sometimes men and
women stationed overseas
receive special treats. Are
we talking about prime
rib prepared by Wolfgang
Puck? No. Usually the
"treat" is a token item to
remind the service mem-
bers of home. For example,
just recently some troops
enjoyed a dish of Baskin
Robbins ice cream.
Perhaps this seems
"obscene" and excessive
to Arkin. What he should
remember, however, is that
for many stationed over-
seas, mealtime is the only
highlight of their day.
They're living in crammed
quarters and working long
hours under strenuous con-
ditions. If going to the mess
hall for a bowl of ice cream
gives them something to
look forward to, I'm glad
my tax dollars can provide
it. I'm going to go out on
a limb here and say that
Arkin probably isn't living
off peanut butter and jelly
and canned soup either.
Military families have
"free" healthcare.
Let's define "free." When
something is free, you pay

nothing for it. Give nothing;
get something. Very few
things in life are truly free,
least of all military bene-
fits, such as healthcare, for
which service members sac-
rifice more than many civil-
ians can imagine. No, we
don't pay money for health-
We pay with other,
intangible things far more
important than money. We
"pay" when our spouse is
halfway across the world
for their son's birth. We
"pay" when our spouse
misses their child's first
smile, first step and first
word. And ultimately we
"pay" when we live with
the knowledge that one day
our spouse may not come
home. If Arkin had to "pay"
for healthcare in this way,
I wonder if he'd consider it
Military families
receive a decent wage.
"Decent" is such a rela-
tive term, but for what it's
worth, let me show you the
realities of military pay and
you can decide for yourself
what's "decent."
Assume that an E3 with
two years of service is sta-
tioned overseas, receiving
basic pay (about $1458/
month), hazardous duty
pay (about $150/month),
sea pay (about $100/month)
and a housing allowance
(about $407/month, depend-
ing on the area of the coun-

try in which that member is
officially stationed).
Now let's assume this
E3 is working 30 days a
month, averaging 10 work-
ing hours each day (a gross
underestimation consider-
ing our theoretical E3 is
deployed). When you take
all of the above into account
and break it down into an
hourly wage, the E3 is mak-
ing $7.05 an hour. Decent?
Military families
receive "free" housing.
There's that little word
"free" again. Some consider
our benefits a perk of mili-
tary life, but I can assure
you that the sacrifices far
outweigh them. It isn't even
a close call.
The cinder-block homes
we call "base housing" are
relatively decent and suf-
ficient, but they're hardly
excessive. Arkin's probably
visited hotels nicer than
some base housing.
And I haven't even men-
tion that a soldier making
$7 an hour while his family
lives in base housing might
eat a cup of ice cream one
night then die for our free-
dom the next day.
So where are all these
obscene amenities? I
haven't a clue. Perhaps
Arkin should enlist and
help us find them.
Sarah Smiley can be
reached for comments at


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Hey. MonevMan!
I am a command finan-
cial specialist and one of my
Sailors recently borrowed
some money from a com-
pany that advertises in the
Navy Times.
When I looked at his
paperwork I was shocked to
see that he is paying over
350 percent interest rate on
this loan. This cannot be
legal and why in the world
does the Navy allow these
places to advertise in the
Navy's newspaper?
MonevMan Sez:
Please try to get "your
Sailors" to come to you
before not after they sign
on the dotted line. Around
every corner awaits some-
one ready to take advan-
tage of the uninformed.
Neither the Navy Times
nor any of the base news-
papers belong to the Navy.
Gannett publishes Navy
Times. While they do put
"disclaimers" in every paper
few readers pay attention to
the small print.

Advertisements are solic-
ited and sold by the pub-
lishers and often times the
ads do not tell the whole
story. For example, one
"financial ad" now running
talks about instant cash,
no credit checks, all ranks
approved, easy repayment,
and "have the cash in your
hand in one hour or less."
They don't advertise their
fixed 365 percent inter-
est rate or the fact that
they have you sign elec-
tronic transfer authoriza-
tion forms and other forms
granting them permission
to contact your command.
The bottom line is be sure
to read the contract or have
it checked out by someone
you trust, before you sign
More questions? Call Hey
MoneyMan at 778-0353.

New quota control at

Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training
Group, Atlantic Fleet, Detachment Jacksonville has
recently changed quota request procedures. Quota
requests by e-mail are no longer accepted. In order to
obtain a class quota, visit the following Web site: https:// Designated
command training sponsors must register for access to
eNTERS. When quotas fill up there is a place for standby
A complete list of classes offered for Aviation
Maintenance Administration and Management Training,
Under Sea Warfare and Conventional Weapons Training
can be found online at
For more information, contact the training office at 542-

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You are invited to the following Base
Chapel Worship Services this Sunday:

Sunday -

8:15 a.m.

9:30 a.m.
11 a.m. -

- Holy Eucharist
- Catholic Mass

Protestant Sunday School program is
at 9:45-10:45 a.m., and Catholic CCD is
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer................. Capt. Chip Dobson
NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer...................Capt. Chuck Tamblyn
Command Master Chief.................................CMDCM(SW) Chris Green
Public Affairs Officer......................................................... Rick Crews
Assistant Public Affairs Officer.................................. Miriam S. Gallet
Naval Air Station lacksonville Editorial Staff
Editor ......................................................................... Kaylee LaRocque
Assistant Editor.......................................MCI(SW/AW Heather Ewton
Staff Writer ...................................MC1 (AW) Melissa Robertson-Leake
Staff Writer .............................................MC2(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Design/Layout ............................................................. George Atchley
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The NAS Jax Fire Department, located in Building 105 in the early 1950s.

JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2007 3

Marina loses

funding, will

increase prices
By Kaylee LaRocque
With budget cuts and funding being redirected to sup-
port the Navy's warfighters, military bases through-
out the world are feeling the crunch. At the NAS
Jax Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department, this
is no exception. With a significant loss of funds as of Oct. 1,
2006, patrons of some of the MWR businesses here will see
some major changes especially fee increases at the Mulberry
Cove Marina.
MWR is broken down into three different categories based
on how important a program is for the military members sta-
tioned here. Category A, which are considered mission criti-
cal programs include fitness (which includes swimming), the
Liberty Program for single Sailors, Information, Tickets and
Tours, fleet recreation centers, libraries and movie theaters.
These programs are fully funded through appropriated funds
provided to MWR organizations annually.
Category B, which includes child care facilities, youth activ-
ities, the auto hobby shop and outdoor recreation (the marina)
are required to charge fees to cover at least 65 percent of
their operating expenses. The rest comes from appropriated
funds to help subsidize these programs to keep costs lower
to military members and their families. Unfortunately, these
appropriated funds have been cut so significantly that some
programs may soon have to be eliminated.
The last category is Category C, which are business activ-
ity programs meaning their operational costs are completely
covered by the income they bring in such as the golf course,
bowling alley and the various restaurants here.
"Each year, we get appropriated fund money which is tax
dollars and then we put it into the non-appropriated fund
money business plan and use it to help offset the operating
costs of various programs here," explained MWR Director
John Bushick. "In the past couple years, we've spent about
$115,000 to help offset the cost of having an outdoor recre-
ation program here. That money has now gone away, so we
have to make some changes. So, beginning March 1, we are
patterning the fee structure to be 25 percent less than the out-
side market with the sole intent of reducing the strain that's
been placed on that program since we can't use appropriated
fund money."
This means that patrons who rent the various types of boats
and equipment at the marina will see a substantial increase
in prices. "We plan to introduce the fee increase and see what
the response is from our customers. Hopefully, we can just
whittle away on the dependency we had on the appropriated
funds," added Bushick. "If we can't improve the financial situ-
ation, we may have to eliminate the outdoor recreation pro-
gram next year."
"Our program is great for the junior Sailors who don't make
a lot of money. It allows them to experience recreational
things that they otherwise wouldn't be able to afford. We were
able to keep our prices way below market value in the past
and offer rental boats and equipment so they could de-stress
a little from their military jobs," said Mulberry Cove Marina
Manager Phil Collins. "Without this extra money to subsidize,
I have to increase our prices. We have also reduced our labor

Photo by Kaylee LaRocque
Mulberry Cove Marina Recreation Aide Jennifer Greaser
assists customers at the marina Friday. Marina patrons will
soon see a rise in prices as funding has been cut to outdoor
recreation programs.
as well. We've decreased our workforce to the point that if we
reduce anymore, we just won't be able to keep things running.
We currently have five employees - a manager, one mechanic,
one recreation aide (two on weekends) and one cashier."
"We understand why we lost the money, it's going to other
areas. What bothers me. is that I used to be and E3 in the
Coast Guard and outdoor recreation provided me with an
excellent opportunity to take advantage of things that I could
not have afforded then," continued Collins. "It's unfortunate
that Sailors are going to be impacted by this and won't be able
to use our equipment and boats as much. In the past, every
time we've had a price increase or had to reduce our labor as
a result of losing funding, I don't think people realized that
this isn't being done on a local level, it comes from a higher
Another facility that has been impacted is the auto hobby
shop, but according to Bushick, the auto hobby shop is some-
what more critical because it manages the deployed storage
lot and allows Sailors to work on their vehicles at a low cost.
"We plan to ensure the auto hobby shop continues to operate.
They are actually producing enough revenue through the RV
park, storage and sales lots, etc. to be closer to becoming self
sufficient," said Bushick. "Unfortunately, we are down to the
process now where the cuts are dipping into programs that
are now leading to elimination. We're hoping the customers
at the marina realize that there is still value in what they are
being rented and support it. Even if we look at the portion of
the marina that falls under the business program - the boat
slips and storage lot, the profit there is still not enough to
absorb this huge funding cut."
One example of a price increase at the marina is the rental
of a pontoon boat. The cost for a day rental has been increased
by $120 for military members and $130 for Department of
Defense employees. "When we first., started having budget
cuts in 2002, we did whatever we could to keep our programs
up and running so the Sailors could still have these benefits.
Everything costs money to maintain. When you rent a boat,
we have to pay someone to put it in the water. It's not just the
people side, the boats need repairing and parts," said Collins.
"Our rental boats were used 100 percent during last season.
With the price increases we'll play it by ear and see what
happens. Hopefully we will be able to function as a business
activities program and be able to function as a self-sustaining
"We've made a lot of cuts here as our funds have been
reduced each year. We've consolidated positions, reduced
programs and reduced our maintenance force. We've reduced
those programs that weren't directly taking care of Sailors
and kept the focus on the programs were there is direct daily
contact with the Sailors," said Bushick. "When you have han-
gars with leaky roofs and facilities don't have enough money
to do repairs and with the ongoing global war on terrorism,
MWR has to contribute its share which means less money for
our programs."

Photo courtesy of VS-31
A S-3B Viking from the VS-31 "Topcats" takes off from USS
John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during their current deployment.
This is the final deployment for the squadron before they are



on final cruise

By Lt. Gregory Lubeck
The VS-31 "Topcats" are currently deployed on board
USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) for a scheduled oper-
ational deployment in support of the global war on
terrorism. This cruise marks five milestones for VS-31. It
is the first time the squadron has deployed to the Pacific
theater. The Topcats have normally deployed to Atlantic
operating areas.
This also marks the first deployment with Carrier Air
Wing Nine (CVW-9) after 31 years of service with Carrier
Air Wing Seven. CVW-9 is a Commander, Naval Air
Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet Air Wing and is comprised of
Pacific coast squadrons.
Another new milestone for the squadron is that this is
the first cruise for the low altitude navigation and tar-
geting infra-red for night (LANTIRN) pod aboard VS-31
aircraft. The LANTIRN is used for visual identification
and targeting in both sea and land roles. The addition of
the LANTIRN's improved reconnaissance and overland
targeting capabilities, both new mission areas for sea
control squadrons, allows the Topcats to bring an elevated
combat presence to the Stennis Carrier Strike Group. VS-
31 expects to use this asset to help troops on the ground,
wherever they may be.
In addition to their new responsibilities, the squadron
remains the air wing's primary aerial refueling and sea
control asset. This cruise also marks the final Western
Pacific deployment for a S-3B squadron, as all west coast
S-3B squadrons have now been replaced with the F/A-18
E/F Super Hornet.
Lastly, this cruise marks the final deployment of VS-31
after a long and distinguished 65-year history of service.
USS John C. Stennis belongs to Commander, Carrier
Strike Group Three and is homeported in Bremerton,

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CNATTU Jax selects their best for '06
John Wilsoni
CNATTU jax PAO .,.,

he Center for Aviation
Technical Training
Jacksonville has recognized
its top Sailors for 2006.
AMCS(AW/NAC) Nicholas
Vaughn was selected Senior
Instructor of the Year,
AEI(AW) Brian Rubottom
is the Sailor of the Year,
AT1(AW) Troy Barras was
chosen Instructor of the
Year, AT2(AW) Erlic Reyes
is the Junior Sailor of the
Year and AM2(AW) Eric
McDermott was selected
Junior Instructor of the
Vaughn had numerous
accomplishments through-
out the year which included
2,000 hours of instruction
to 68 American and for-
eign students, achieving a
100 percent course comple-
tion rate with a 96 percent
overall grade point average
(GPA) and reducing flight
engineer pipeline attrition
at VP-30 by 75 percent.
As the flight engineer
leading chief petty officer,
he qualified one instructor
as a master training special-
ist (MTS) 10 months ahead
of schedule, implemented an
off-duty education initiative
for his instructors in which

AT1 (AW)
Troy Barras
960 line items on the indi-
vidual material readiness
list valued at more than
$40 million dollars. As the
Maintenance Training Unit
1005 leading petty officer,
he was responsible for the
instruction of 331 students
with a combined savings
of 4,481 man days and
$680,000 in training costs
during fiscal year 2006. He
was also hand-selected to
lead a team of four instruc-
tors to be technical advi-
sors to Naval Air Systems
Command in the screening
and development of more
than 540 documents for the
SH-60R/S curriculum and
Sea Warrior briefing team
in direct support of the
Chief of Naval Operation's
"Revolution in Training."
Barras also certified
187 staff and students in

they completed 45 hours of
education with local colleg-
es. Vaughn also completed
36 hours of education with
Columbia College towards
his bachelor's degree in com-
puter information systems.
Rubottom is currently
deployed on an individual
augmentee (IA) assign-
ment in Iraq. He was
recently awarded the Army
Achievement Medal for
his work as the depait-
ment leader of the Navy
Provisional Detainee
Battalion in charge of
120 Navy personnel and
180 detainees. Rubottom
also converted the air-
craft sealed instrument
repair course to a multi-
media presentation which
reduced the curriculum by
15 percent, saving the Navy
$450,000 and developed an

innovative inventory sys-
tem for the auxiliary resale
outlet (ARO) that greatly
enhanced accountability of
all ARO stock items while
overseeing a budget of
As the Petty Officer's
Association vice president,
he played a vital role in
raising more than $8,000
which ensured the success
of the Children's Easter
and Christmas parties and
the student's Thanksgiving
Day dinner. He also volun-
teered more than 400 off-
duty hours in direct support
of the Gateway Community
Impact House, an organiza-
tion focused on mentoring
misguided youth..
Barras was directly
responsible for the. opera-
tion and upkeep of 12
maintenance trainers and

CPR and was awarded
the Military Outstanding
Volunteer Service Medal for
his services as Christ The
King's Athletic Association
Softball and T-Ball coach.
Reyes' accomplishments
include 2,862 hours of
instruction to 57 students,
achieving a 100 percent
completion rate and a final
GPA of 96.9 percent and
completing his MTS desig-
nation and qualifying two
more instructors as MTS.
He also completed 36 hours
of college credit towards his
electronics management
degree and dedicated more
than 200 off-duty hours to
the command and commu-
nity in volunteer work.
McDermott's accomplish-
ments include providing
1,024 hours of instruction
to 165 students achieving a

100 percent course comple-
tion rate with a 94.7 per-
cent overall GPA. He also
directly contributed to the
completion of the Aviation
Structural Mechanic "A"
School Metal Fabrication
Lab which involved four
months of construction. The
project created 20 work-
stations for students, and
saved the Navy $245,000.
Additionally he qualified 49
students in CPR and vohi-
teered more than 100 off-
duty hours being involved
with Habitat for Humanity
Housing Project and Oak
Crest Methodist Church.
These Sailors model the
department's motto of "The
Best Training Command
in the Navy" and exempli-
fy the Navy core values of
honor, courage and commit-

HS-11 returns from special Essay contest planned for Women's History Month

operations detachment

By Lt. j.g. Steve Smith
T he "Dragonslayers" of HS-11 have returned from
their first detachment of 2007. The squadron sent
a small detachment of 40 personnel to Hurlburt
Airfield, near Pensacola, Fla., for a week to work with
the Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA), a team from
the Army. The detachment was a success not only for
training flights but also for increasing the overall readi-
ness of the squadron.
The first day of training in Hurlburt included deck
landing qualifications (DLQs) for eight pilots. Two
H60's headed west to Pensacola Bay to get their bounces
on a Baylander IX-514. All helicopter pilots complete
their initial training on the IX-514. After completing
the day landings, the crews moved right into the night
landings. The two H60s completed 64 landings in less
than three hours.
The next few days were spent getting used to flying in
the congested airspace that surrounds Eglin Air Force
Base, NAS Whiting Field and NAS Pensacola. After a
few days of familiarization flights, the crews began fly-
ing at night and working with the ODA team. The first
challenge was a fast rope event for the ODA team. After
several day iterations, the crews moved right into the
night training. It proved to be great training for both
HS-11 and the ODA team. Both groups were able to
learn valuable lessons that would make the later events
flow smoother.
Over the next few nights, the ODA team and HS-11I
worked on hot inserts and extracts. This allowed the
team on the ground to simulate that they were'under
fire from the enemy. The helicopters were called in to
provide cover for the troops on the ground. Once the
area, was clear, the helicopters proceeded into the land-
ing zone to retrieve the ODA team. The Dragonslayers
executed several evolutions flawlessly.
After a week at Hurlhurt, Airfield, the Dragonslayers
completed more than 20 truiningf light-i. The flights
could not have been accomplished without the stellar
effort from the maintenance side of the detachment. Ten
mairnLnineiirs were responsible for keeping three aircraft
flying and shooting eight to 10 hours a day. Usually
squadrons have 10-15 maintainers per aircraft on a
detachment. The fact that HS-11 was able to maintain,
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Photo by MC2 Brian Srnmarr
renders a salute as he passes by his sideboys after his retirement

ceremony Feb. 9.

White retires from HS- 15
By MC2 Brian Smarr HS-3," remarked Trahan about when he
Fleet Public Affairs Center Detachment Southeast first met White. "I am honored to be at his
first met White. "I am honored to be at his
retirement today."
H S-15, bid a fond farewell to AWC White has served with HS-1, HS-3, HS-7
Paul White whoretired after 24 and HS-15, as an instructor with Weapons
years of naval service Feb. 9. Training Unit and as an enlisted aide for
During the ceremony, HS-15 thestaff of Command Sea Based Anti-
Commanding Officer Cmdr. Todd Flannery, Subm arine Warfare, U.S. Atla ntic
special guest Cmdr. Skip Trahan, a for- Submarine Warfare, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
mer HS-15 CO, and members of the HS-15 I would like to thank everyone here
chiefs mess remarked on his glorious ser- today, especially my family who has sup-
vice to the squadron and his country. ported me and endured the hardships of
"I remember chief as a young, confident military life for the past 24 years" White
aircrewman, nicknamed, AW PW from said. "I love and thank you all!"

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Photo courtesy of Navy Band Southeast
MC3 Phil Stacey, lead singer for the Navy Band Southeast rock band "Pride" at NAS
Jacksonville, rocks on stage during a recent performance. Stacey, 29, who auditioned for
the reality television show, American Idol in Memphis was chosen to go to Hollywood.
He made the final 24 in Hollywood last week. "It's been crazy and exciting every step of
the way," said Stacey during a recent television interview. "The guys in my band keep say-
ing they can't believe I made it." this far. I'm think I'm ready. I'm definitely ready for the
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6 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2007

A Madagasgar
hissing cockroach,
-/ which is extremely large and slow,
is also used for research and educational
purposes at the center. The giant roach hisses at
its potential threats in the hopes to scare it away.
It worked for the photographer of this photo.

By MC1(SW/AW) Heather Ewton
Assistant Editor
The Navy Entomology Center of Excellence
(NECE) located at NAS Jacksonville pro-
vides service members who deploy to com-
bat zones or third world countries to fight the war
on terrorism protection from hazards and threats
posed by insects.
These tiny menaces have the capability to inflict
more casualties on a military unit than bullets or
bombs combined. Although insects and diseases
are under control in some parts of the world, there
are many countries where these tiny enemies run
Unfortunately, these are the same areas of the
world our service members are often deployed,
which makes disease carrying insects, or vectors,
a serious threat to mission readiness. Diseases can
spread quickly in a military unit, due to the bite of
mosquitoes or ticks, unsanitary living conditions,
water contamination, and/or human contact.
However, one hazard that many of them may
overlook is the threat posed by insects. These tiny
menaces have the capability to inflict more casu-
alties on a military unit than bullets or bombs
combined. Although insects and diseases are under
control in some parts of the world, there are many
countries where these tiny enemies run rampant.
Unfortunately, these are the same areas of the
world our service members are often deployed,
which makes disease carrying insects, or vectors,
a serious threat to mission readiness. Diseases can
spread quickly in a military unit, due to the bite of
mosquitoes or ticks, unsanitary living conditions,
water contamination and/or human contact.
To protect our military personnel against these
diseases, primarily those transmitted (or vec-
tored) by insects, the Department of Defense (DoD)
employs a small group of medical entomologists
among the branches of the Armed Services. These
highly trained professionals work hand-in-hand
with their enlisted counterparts, the preventive
medical technicians (PMTs), who are responsible
for a variety of programs all aimed at keeping our
troops healthy.
"I often have to explain what an entomologist is
and why the Navy would need uniformed entomolo-
gists. The nature of vector control is preventative,
therefore, we do not get much notice until existing
pest and vector control practices are overwhelmed,
often resulting in outbreaks of vector-borne dis-
ease," remarked Navy Entomologist Lt.j.g. Connie
The Department of the Navy employs approx-
imately 36 entomologists stationed around the
world, 11 of whom are assigned to the Navy
Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) at NAS
Jacksonville along with 11 PMT's and a few admin-
istrative personnel.
"We are a unique DoD command. No one out
there has a main focus to protect the warfighter
from vermin that cause disease. We provide rapid
knock-down with plinns that provide immediate pro-
tection to the ;i," explained NECE Officer-
in-'huri..r 'nCidr. Steven Rankin.
"',,iin1,.i, :1i research is capitalized. We are not
in this for mniiurv or product. We are in this to
keop the wirliuhi'er free from vector-borne disease,
allowing them to focus on their mission."
I':.-tlih,,id in I1 19, thename of the unit has
changed over the years to reflect its mission.
Recently, the unit's name was changed from the
Disease Vector Ecology and Control Center to the
"Our name change reflects the global area of
operations and increased responsibilities the unit
has ACquirud due to disestablishment of our sister
unit in Bangor, Wa., as well as its enhanced testing
and evaluation mission associated with the Defense

WarfighterProtet ion
Initiative," ' erd ,
The NECE not o I
tests and
evaluates ,"
pesticide application tech-
niques and equipment, but .,
they also provide ed uca'"' - '
tion on the proper and itu i-
cious use of pesticide. aind
in specifics on the biology and
control of insects and other arthropods such
as scorpions and spiders.
They are also often called upon to assist when
vertebrates such as rodents, snakes and mammals
become a threat to personnel. NECE personnel con-
duct reviews of shore installations to ensure pes-
ticides are used safely and effectively. In addition,
they also provide information to deploying units on
medically important vectors in their area of opera-
tions as well as recommend the best methods for
vector control. "Controlling insect pests and vectors
is very much like waging a war, you have to learn
all you can about your enemy and even when you
think you have them beat, they develop some mech-
anism to get around your plans. We have a chal-
lenging but rewarding job," commented Johnson.
One of the most important jobs the NECE has
is ensuring deployed personnel are protected from
vectors of disease. They provide training in public
health pest control and certify PMTs and DoD pest
controllers to apply pesticides toward this cause.
"Our unit has provided support to local deploying
units by treating uniforms with a repellant that
provides protection against mites, fleas, ticks and
mosquitoes," said Johnson.
"Deploying troops are to follow the DoD Insect
Repellant System which includes wearing the repel-
lant treated uniform, proper wear of the uniform
and application of a 33 percent DEET, solution to
exposed areas of skin."
"Using this system, up to 99 percent of troops can
be protected from vector-borne diseases. What that
ultimately means is . . . they can remain healthy,
continue to do their jobs and accomplish the mis-
sion at hand," she added.
The NECE also conducts in-house and off-site
training for service members and DoD civilians.
They also offer an on-the-job training program
that allows qualified military personnel to intern
at their center for two weeks. Also, the department
hosts school tours and its members offer presenta-
tions to local schools.
"We teach children about insects, most ,of which
are beneficial to man. There are only a few groups
of insects that spread disease and they do it so
effectively. What the school children generally
get out of our presentations' is a fascination with
insects and they really enjoy seeing our educational
animals like our Emperor scorpion, Tobi, and the
Madagascar hissing roaches since they've often
seen these animals on the television show, Fear
Factor," said Johnson.
While mosquitoes are usually their biggest con-
cern, the entomologists also keep a close eye on
ticks, flies, spiders and when called upon a wide
variety of reptiles. Mosquitoes carry many dis-
eases including malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever,
encephalitis, and West Nile virus. Ticks carry Lyme
disease and sand flies can carry leishmaniasis.
"The most satisfaction I have in doing my job, is
in delivering some relief to those who need help in
eliminating a pest or in providing vector control
support for our troops. When we do our job we
remain anonymous and Sailors and Marines can
conduct their mission free of nuisance insects or
vector-borne disease."
For more information on NECE or to request sup-
port, call 542-2424.

Cmdr. Daniel Szumlas observes a colony of German cockroaches that was grown
at the center from two roaches that were gathered from a local naval vessel.
Further testing on the creatures will decide which pesticide is best at ridding the
ship of the infestation.

Tobi, an emperor scorpion, is large enough to kill her prey with her claws.
Therefore, she is more docile since she doesn't have to inject immobilizing venom
into her prey. Tobi is a species of scorpion whose sting is only toxic to one percent
of the population which isn't the case with the scorpions of the Western United
States or Iraq and Kuwait where troops have experienced life-threatening reac-
tions within minutes to scorpions in these areas.
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Photo courtesy NECE
Lt. James English conducts cockroach control in a ship's galley.

. Dr. Andrew Beck, an entomologist at the center, arranges his specimens in display cases that will be used
: to educate the public.
A k

Photo by t. Kath,',' Barbara
HM1 (SW) Shabonne Tripp hangs a mosquito trap while ashore in Indonesia. After
identifying the types of mosquitos in an area, entomologists and preventive medi-
cal technicians can determine what level of risk an encampment may have to par-.
ticular diseases such as malaria and dengue fever.

JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2007 7

This amazing collection of %%inged specimens are used to educate children in local schools.

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An Air Force C-130 is used to spray various bug repellents oser %%ide areas of land.
sides of the aircraft expel the repellent and can coier up to 75,000 acres of land.

that %%as grown
at the facility
has finally
become large
enough for
further testing.

Photo courtesy of NECE
Lt.j.g Anne Thornton (left) and Dr. Todd Walker, entomologists at the
Navy Entomology Center for Excellence (NECE) Jacksonville, prepare
microscope slides for the capture of pesticide thermal fog droplets during
NECE's equipment test last month of thermal fog application machines
being considered for Department of Defense use.

MCICKSW/AP) Heathca er n wton

Lt. j.g. Connie Johnson, an entomologist at Navy
Entomology Center of Excellence Jacksonville, deli-
cately positions hornet specimens that were col-
lected from Naples, Italy, in a display case before
stowing it away.

Lt. j.g. Connie Johnson takes a beautiful coral-colored cornsnake out of its cage
- for a few minutes just see how he's doing.

Photo by HMI(SW) Shabonne Tripp
HM1 (SW) Tamara Marks, a preventative medicine
technician with the Navy Entomology Center of
Excellence Jacksonville, identifies mosquitos on board
USNS Mercy. The mosquitos were collected during a
recent humanitarian mission to Southeast Asia.

Photo by MCI (AW) Melissa Robertson-Leake
The President's Malaria Initiative Coordinator,
retired Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer, briefs person-
nel who attended the Department of Defense Pest
Management Conference at the NAS Jax Officers'
Club Feb. 13. The conference is held every three
years and serves as a vital opportunity for all
three services to come together and exchange
information on pest management and vector con-
trol. Ziemer, appointed by the president in June
2006, is responsible for the historic $1.2 billion,
five-year initiative which is aimed at controlling.
malaria in Africa.

8 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVII ,LE, Thursday, February 22,2

Rendering honors

to our national flag
By staff
Out of the travails of our nation's birth, in the
midst of a bitter war for independence, our
National Emblem emerged on June 14, 1777, a
beautiful flag combining the blue of vigilance, perse-
verance, and justice with the white of purity, and the
red of hardiness and valor. It is an unmistakable sym-
bol of freedom that has lifted the hearts of Americans
down through the years, our national ensign!
Each morning, the base-wide announcing system
plays the national anthem for morning colors and
retreat for evening colors across the entire station.
All base personnel including military and civilians,
should be aware of the proper procedures during
morning and evening colors.
The following is an excerpt from Navy Regulations
Chapter 12, Flags Pennants, Honors, Ceremonies and
Customs, Section 2, Honors to National Anthems and
National Ensign, Article 1206, paragraph 1-10:
"During the ceremony of hoisting or lowering the
flag or when the flag is passing in a parade or in
review, all persons present except those in uniform
should face the flag and stand at attention with the
right hand over the heart. Those present in uniform
should render the military salute. When not in uni-
form, men should remove their headdress with their
right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand
being over the heart.
During colors, vehicles within sight or hearing of
the ceremony shall be stopped. Persons riding in the
vehicles shall remain seated at attention. Vehicles will
remain stopped until "carry on" is sounded."
Our flag and national anthem are living symbols of
the men and women who have served and sacrificed in
the service of our great country. Let's remember them
every time we proudly and reverently stop for morn-
ing or evening colors!

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From Staff
The Spiritual Fitness Division Southeast offers a
variety of spiritual retreats for anyone holding a
Department of Defense ID card who is over the age
of 18. All transportation, programming, lodging and meals
are free.
Retreats are held at the Sea Retreat Center in St.
Simons Island, Ga. Registration is on a first come, first
serve basis by calling 270-6958. The following retreats are
coming up:
Marriage Enrichment - March 23-25, May 4-6
Married couples desiring to take their marriage to the
next level or simply enjoy being with one another may
participate in a 48-hour retreat. Participants must be
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Are you successful and happy?

By Chaplain
(it.) Azariah Robinson
NAS Jax Chapel
What is success for
you? Is it feasible
to be successful
and yet not be happy? Is
success the attainment of
material things? Is success
more than completing some
goal or objective?
We are a goal orientated
society driven by our desire
to succeed. Our fast pace
society seems to force us to
scurry at a meteoric speed
toward attainment of our
own goals and objectives.
Then, why are some souls
so unhappy after accom-
plishing a hard earned goal
or reaching a much sought
after professional mile-
Recently, I paused to
think about the relationship
between success and happi-
ness. Moreover, I pondered
this matter during my daily
workout at a local YMCA.
In fact, as I negotiated
the elliptical machine, I
began to drift off into deep
thoughts about success. Is
it possible to have both suc-
cess and happiness? What
are the disadvantages or
pitfalls when we experi-
ence success, but miss out
on happiness? Yes, one can
achieve success and yet not
be happy.
I had an epiphany about
this dilemma that I would
like to share with you for a

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moment. When we
maintain balance
in our lives achiev-
ing goals seem more
meaningful. Why?
Because balance
seems to make suc-
cess more mean-
ingful. Moreover,
maintaining social
equilibrium in our
daily lives makes

because you have
This is a solid
definition of suc-
cess! But success
has many different
meanings depending
upon how we define
lain success based on our
ariah plans and goals.
saoan However, it is
ison good when some-
thing other than our insa-
tiable desire to be on top
under girds our pursuit of
Consequently, for me the
path toward success begins
with listening and being
obedient to God. I have let
you know that this is not
always easy. It's easier
to start my own plan and
ask God to bless my agen-
da especially when things
are starting to unravel.
Therefore, in order to make
sure my thought and my
actions are locked in step
with God's perfect plan and
will I seek divine guidance
and direction before I began
my pursuit of plans and
In am sure that you have
read and heard count-
less stories about those
who have worked hard to
achieve success only to
do something stupid that
impugns their hard earned
reputation and end up

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success more important
because when we achieve
success we are apt to look
at it as something to share
with others rather than
something to own or pos-
sess. In fact, a successful
career and command tour is
something that is shared by
many vital and intimately
involved stakeholders. Buy
in and commitment from
others makes success more
attainable. Ralph Waldo
Emerson once .commented
that success is:
"To laugh often and
much; to win the respect of
the intelligent people and
the affection of children;
to earn the appreciation of
honest critics and to endure
the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty, to find
the best in others; to leave
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in trouble with the law.
Alfred Taubman is a story
that deserves our scru-
tiny and attention for a
few moments. He was one
of the 400 richest men in
America. In fact, he was
a self-made billionaire.
Taubman's troubles began
when he acquired Sotheby's
art house and took it pub-
lic in 1988, earned praise
and recognition from the
colleagues for turning this
fledgling company around.
Now, fast-forward 14 years
when Taubman lands in
prison and is accused of
bilking clients out of 40 mil-
lion dollars. This is a man
who was worth nearly a bil-
lion dollars and at almost
80 years old. It's true and,
it is important to have a,,,,.,
solid spiritual guide and a
moral compass that keeps
us balanced and grounded.
Dr. Steven Berglas, an.......
executive coach and man-
agement consultant who"'
has spent many years
studying the pitfalls of suc-
cess and how it can be ful-
filling when approached in
a pro-social way, says, "suc-
cess, virtually by definition
funnels high performers
into roles that squeeze the
spice out of life."
However, I think a strong
connectivity with one's faith
enables can provide us with
an excellent opportunity to
achieve, accept, and appre- ...
ciate success in a healthy




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Physical fitness, healthy

lifestyle vital to Sailors'

well-being, mission success

By FORCM(SS) Mo Pollard
Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Greetings fleet. This being my first
column, I wanted to start out
with a brief introduction. I am
FORCM(SS) Mo Pollard, commander,
Submarine Force Pacific (COMSUBPAC)
master chief.
Before assuming my
post as force master chief,
I have served as command
master chief on the staff of
Commander, Submarine
Group Two in Groton,
Conn. I've also served as
command master chief on
the COMSUBPAC staff, as
well as chief of the boat on
the USS Parche (SSN 683),
where I completed four
Only being a few weeks
into 2007, how are your new
year's resolutions going?
After viewing many resolution FORCM(SS
polls, the top resolution is to
lose weight or improve your physical fit-
ness. As Sailors, physical fitness is just a
little more than a resolution; it's a way of
life, especially due to the OPNAV instruc-
tion, updated just this past May. In the
updated instruction, it states, "For mem-
bers who do not achieve prescribed physical
readiness standards by failing to pass three
PDA cycles in most recent four-year period,
administrative separation is authorized."
With world events keeping our Sailors
busier than ever, it's easy to say you're too
busy to work out, especially if you're on
a ship 'or submarine and space is limited.
Well, shipmate, you're in luck.
The Navy recently broke the news,
commanding officers have the option to
approve elliptical trainers and stationary
bikes as alternatives to the run/swim por-
tion of the physical readiness test (PRT).
While in port or on shore duty, your local

Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)
offers a wide variety of activities for you,
and your families to stay physically fit, and
maybe have some fun while doing it. In
Pearl Harbor, MWR offers get-fit programs
for adults, teenagers and children and
offers a child-care facility as well. They
also offer yoga, salsa dance and weight
management programs as well as person-
al trainers. In the Pacific
Northwest, family fitness
aerobics, free-weights and
kickboxing are just a hand-
ful of programs offered.
MWR in San Diego offers
assorted sports lunchtime
leagues in addition to spin-
ning, yoga and judo classes;
not to mention sport mas-
j " sages and aquatic programs.
If you're in Japan, Yokosuka
offers martial arts and life-
style enhancement programs
and in Sasebo, mock PRTs,
karate, ballet and aquatic
Mo Pollard programs are offered.
Wherever you may be stationed, how-
ever, I urge you to check your area's MWR
Web sites for more information and addi-
tional classes and programs.
Even if you don't have time to hit the
gym or pool, whether it be indoor or out-
door, the Web site,
exercise.html#everyone, offers solutions
to incorporate fitness into daily activities
you're already doing, such as getting a
long walk in by parking your car just a
little bit further away, walking your dog
or even gardening. According to the Web
site being active for 30-60 minutes per day
can help you build strength and fitness,
relax and reduce stress, gain more energy
and improve your sleep; not to mention
improve your health.
Physical fitness and maintaining a
healthy lifestyle is vital to every Sailor's
life, career and well-being.

The second annual
First Class Petty
Officer Leadership
Symposium will be held
April 4-6 at the Hyatt Re-
gency Hotel in downtown
Jacksonville. The event is
being sponsored by the NAS
Jacksonville Combined
Command First Class Petty
Officer Association.
Rooms have been allo-
cated for attendees of the
symposium at the hotel. All
rooms will be at the govern-
ment per diem rate of $78
per night.

All attendees are respon-
sible for arranging their
own lodging. To make res-

ervations, call 1-800-233-
1234 and reference the
There will be a conference
fee of $40 payable online
posium/2007. Registration
is required for guaranteed
seating. Early registration
will be held at the hotel
April 3 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.
For more information, call
AZ1 Daniel Rodriguez at
542-3451 or email Daniel. or
TM1 Jaime Quinones at
542-3337 or email Jaime.

Photo by MC2(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Dr. Kathleen Foley, program coordinator for the Education Department at Florida Community
College at Jacksonville, speaks to members who attended the Troops to Teachers brief at the
Chapel Feb. 14 about the Teach First Coast program. This program helps those who already
have a bachelor's degree get certified to teach in the state of Florida.

Proud to serve again

By MC2(SW/AW) Rebecca Kruck
Staff Writer
Director for Florida's Troops to
Teachers (TTT) Program Ron
Burton came to NAS Jacksonville
Feb. 22 to inform Sailors and their spouses
about second career opportunities through
the Troops to Teachers and Spouses to
Teachers programs.
"I'm not here to convince you that teach-
ing is right for you," said Burton. "I'm sim-
ply here to inform you of your options."
During his presentation Burton covered
certification requirements, options for com-
pleting certification, the market for teach-
ers, and funding options. He also empha-
sized that TTT is not a teacher certification
program or an employment service agency.
"The program consists of two parts: a
referral assistance service that tells you
what you need to get certified and finan-
cial assistance which will pay for any costs
relating to obtaining your certification,
with the exception of completing your
bachelor's degree," he said.
Some of the requirements Sailors must
meet to be eligible for financial assistance
are: to be a retiree, on active duty with an
approved date of retirement less than one
year away, separated for physical disabil-

ity on or after Jan. 8, 2002 (must register
within four years after separation), tran-
sitioning from active duty with at least six
years in and a commitment to three years
in the guard or reserves.
Spouses who hold a bachelor's degree or
higher are also eligible for financial assis-
tance that will pay for the cost of certifica-
tion tests, not to exceed $600 per person.
Burton went on to explain the different
types of certifications and the options for
obtaining them.
"You can get a temporary certificate,
which is valid for three years or a profes-
sional certificate, which is valid for five
years," he said.
Sailors and spouses looking to learn more
about the options for obtaining a teaching
certificate can go to www.proudtoserve-
The brief ended with a presentation by
Dr. Kathleen Foley, program coordinator
for the Education Department at Florida
Community College at Jacksonville. She
discussed the Teach First Coast alternative
certification program that is designed to
help people attain their permanent teach-
ing certificate. Participants must have
their bachelor's degree. For more informa-
tion call Foley at 633-8285 or the Navy
College Office at 542-2477

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'Great American S

Out' next week

By Danny Woodard
Wellness Center Tobacco
Treatment Specialist
Spit tobacco, known in
the past as "smoke-
less tobacco," contin-
ues to rise in popularity
due to cigarette smoking
bans around the nation.
Unfortunately, spit tobacco
is not a safe alternative to
smoking cigarettes.
Nine thousand Americans
die annually from oral
cancer as a result of spit
tobacco use. This week is
National Through with
Chew Week and today is
the Great American Spit-
Out Day.
Spit tobacco consists of
chewing tobacco, snuff and
plug tobacco. Also called
"chew," chewing tobacco is
a finely ground form of the
tobacco plant. It comes in
two main variants: long cut
and plug.
Snuff is a generic term
for fine-ground smokeless
tobacco products. European
(dry) snuff is intended to be
sniffed up the nose. Snuff
is not snorted due to the
fact that you do not want
the snuff to get past the
nose, into sinuses, throat
or lungs. North American
snuff is moist, much stron-
ger and is intended to be
Nicotine levels (the rea-
son people use spit tobacco)
are extremely high. Moist
snuff has two to three times
more nicotine per pinch
then one American ciga-
rette and chewing tobacco
has three to four times
more nicotine per chaw
than one American ciga-
rette. Moist snuff is more
popular in America than
chewing tobacco. Listed are
the nicotine levels in spit
tobacco compared to an
American cigarette:
* Chewing tobacco - 4.5
mg per chaw (three fingers
of tobacco)
* Moist snuff - 3.6 mg
per pinch
* Cigarette (average)
- 1.0 mg
Don't fool yourself.
Nicotine is highly addictive.
It can act as a stimulant
and a sedative to the cen-
tral nervous system. The

ingestion of nicotine results
in a discharge of epineph-
rine from your adrenal
glands. This causes a sud-
den release of glucose.
Stimulation is then followed
by depression and fatigue,
leading the abuser to seek
more nicotine. And the lon-
ger you use it, the more
your body needs to achieve
or sustain the rush!
Spit tobacco produces
additional carcinogens when
combined with saliva in the
mouth. Ninety-one percent
of oral cancer patients had
used spit tobacco. Oral can-
cer is 400 percent greater
than in nonusers of snuff
and chew. Cancers of the
esophagus, tongue, throat,
cheeks, stomach and other
areas of the mouth are most
common. All diagnosed oral
cancer patients have a 50
percent chance for a five-
year survival rate. Without
treatment, the average oral
cancer patient will live less
than one year. If you have
any visible sores or unusual
looking tissue in the oral
cavity you should immedi-
ately see your dentist for a
What's in spit tobacco
that causes these prob-
lems? There are 3,000
chemical toxins. Nicotine is
why you use it but it's all
of the other chemicals that
cause most of the problems.
Listed below are a few:
* 28 cancer-causing chem-
icals have been identified in
spit tobacco.
* Nitrosamines, for-mal-
dehyde, arsenic, cadium,
benzene, lead, just to name
a few.
Moist snuff is extremely
popular in the Navy and
the military as a whole due
to the ability to use it in
anywhere. Putting a pinch
of snuff between your cheek
and gum is very easy to
conceal as well.
Since snuff or chew sup-
plies a pretty potent kick
from the higher amounts of
nicotine, it is used as a tem-
porary stress reliever and
energy booster. The stereo-
typical snuff user doesn't
exist anymore (i.e., country,
western or southern white
man). People from all edu-
cation levels, backgrounds

and cul-
tures and
genders -
use dip. f
Many of
these peo- "SPIT - 0
ple do not F believe it Quitsnufforchew
is harmful. got
When they ,
do attempt 4,, "
to quit
they find
it extreme- chewing .-cco i
ly difficult alternative to Cigare
and frus- Thousands of spit
treating from oral cancer ev(
rating. If you think chewing
T o d a y you don't know spi
there are
new prod-
ucts to help in the cessation
efforts of spit tobacco users.
The hardest part is getting
started. It's just like with
any other drug addiction,
the fear of what life will be
like without the dip.
I recommend that you
start by contacting me at
the Wellness Center and
talking with me about these
products and how we can
help you in your cessation
efforts. Our main goal at
the Wellness Center is to
help our active duty Sailors
accomplish their health
goals but we are here for all
military members, retirees
and all TRICARE eligible
family members.
We offer a line of nicotine
replacement products that
work very effectively .for
spit tobacco users as well as
smokers. Spit tobacco users
are dosed at a higher level
of nicotine replacement
than the average smoker
so it is recommended you
do not buy these products
yourself without some guid-
ance on how to use them
We currently have the.
Habitrol nicotine patch,
Commit nicotine lozenges
and nicotine gum available
at the Wellness Center.
Zyban, a non-nicotine drug,
is a prescribed medication
available through the hos-
pital pharmacy for tobacco
In addition to the nicotine
replacement products, we
also provide a large vari-
ety of tobacco substitutes.
Tobacco substitutes are cut,
feel and look like snuff but




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They are
similar to the real thing but
without the toxins.
The Wellness Center will
be at different locations on
base next week and on Feb.
22 handing out educational
material. For more infor-
mation on the tobacco cessa-
tion program, call 542-5292
for appointments, 542-2836
for program information or
email danny.woodard@med.
Myths and facts
The following are some
common myths and facts
about spit tobacco and
tobacco use:
Myth: There is no evi-
dence that chew is danger-
Fact: The 'evidence is
clear. It may take only a
few months to develop ugly
white sores in the mouth,
which can turn into cancer.
Myth: Chew must be safe,
because athletes use it.
Fact: Chew can cause oral
health disease which could
lead to cancer of the cheek,
tongue and mouth. It can
also contribute to heart dis-
Myth: It is easy to quit
using tobacco.
Fact: It's hard to quit!
Most people don't succeed
in quitting their chew/dip
tobacco habit the first
time they try. Many find it
too hard to quit, even when
tobacco use has caused
them to get cancer or heart
Myth: A little bit of chew
now and then won't get me
* Fact: It doesn't take a lot

Divorce-proof your Navy marriage - Part two
By Beth Wiruth
Special Contributor

his week we continue
our look at successful
military marriages
in order to learn from their
experience as we work to
divorce-proof our marriages.
Teri has been married
to her Sailor for 20 years.
She is one of the happiest
women I know and the love
-she and her husband share
is as vibrant and passion-
ate today as their wedding
day. One thing she cred-
its is their commitment to
quickly plug into a church
at each duty station. That
commitment has been a
strong foundation for their
Statistics bear out Teri's
experience. A recent uni-
versity study reported that
70 percent of happy, suc-
cessful marriages share a
religious or spiritual life
together. Participating in
religious or spiritual com-
munities provides couples
with conviction, training
and support for their mar-
riage. Churches, mosques
and synagogues can meet
social needs as well as pro-
vide a support community.
Glen and Joan Mears,
who have been married
for 38 years and are mili-
tary marriage counselors,
encourage couples to build
a fortress around their mar-
riage. By this they mean to
build boundaries to pre-
vent destructive influences
and practices to undermine
their marriage. Specifically
they encourage couples to
build relationships with
like-minded couples who
are protecting and actively
building their marriages
while limiting contact with


alcohol and their marriage
is now in shambles. I'm
going to propose a very rad-
ical idea. Why not decide
to not drink unless you are
with your Sailor? I know
what I am asking you to do
and I can already hear the
protests. "You're asking me
to go six months (deploy-
ment) without as much as
a glass of wine?" No. I am
asking you to build a for-
tress around your marriage.
What is more important to
you, that glass of wine or
your marriage? You decide.
Another tip is to date
your spouse. Life is so full
and we can neglect our
relationship, friendship and
love life. Decide to date your
spouse. Set aside at least
one night every other week
to go out to dinner, go for
a walk, or take in a movie.
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those who would not value
their marriage vows.
The Mears offer deploy-
ment advice as well. Joan
says, "spouses, don't act
like you're single while your
Sailor is deployed. You are
undermining your marriage
when you do." Further, Glen
speaks to the deployed Sailor,
"decide before deployment
what boundaries you need to
protect your marriage. Find a
like-minded liberty buddy to
spend time with and wisely
choose your liberty activities.
And remember, what hap-
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I want to talk about the
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- alcohol does not help you,
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to become addicted to chew.
It contains more nicotine
than cigarettes.
Myth: My friends use
chew and it's not hurting
Fact: If your friends are
regular users of chew, ask
them to show you the area
in their mouths where they
hold the tobacco. You'll
probably see white patches
or sores.
Myth: Cigarette smoking
is harmful, but spit tobacco
is safe to use.
Fact: Many people assume
that smokeless tobacco is
an okay alternative to
smoking. As a result of this
false assumption, there has
been a recent resurgence in
the use of chew/dip tobacco.
However, current scientific
information has revealed
that chew/dip tobacco is not
a safe alternative to smok-
ing cigarettes. In fact, snuff
contains 10 times as much
of a cancer-causing agent
as cigarettes.
Myth: No one ever died
from using chew.
Fact: More than 9,000
Americans die annu-
ally from cancers as a
result of spit tobacco use.
Myth: Tobacco can be sold
legally to anyone of any
Fact: It is against the law
in most states for anyone to
sell tobacco to people under
the age of 18.
Self-exam checklist
for dippers/chewers
1. Look at yourself in
the mirror to check for the
appearance of any swelling,
unevenness or distortion
of your head or neck areas.
Press lightly with your fin-
gers, move them under your
chin and along your neck
feeling for any unusual

lumps or tender spots.
2. Look for any changes
in the color or texture of
your lips on both the inside
and outside. Look for any
cracks, splits or oozing
sores that are either slow to
heal or change in size and
grow larger. Feel for any
lumps or bumps.
3. Check the inside' tis-
sues of your cheeks. Look
for any gray or red rippled
or raised patches of- skin
tissue or any sores. -
4. Look at and feel the
floor of your mouth. Feel for
any lumps or tender spots.
Look for any sores or raised
areas in the tissue. Use a
mouth mirror and flash-
5. Look at and feel the
roof of your mouth, back of
the throat, soft palate and
tonsils. Use a mouth mirror
and flashlight. Feel for any
abraded or raw areas, red-
ness, gray or white patches
or open sores. -
6. Stick out your tongue
and look on the top, bottom
and all sides. Use a gauze
pad or wet washcloth,'to
hold the end of your toiigue
and pull straight out. Look
for any gray, white or,raw
patches. Look for any hfinps
or unevenness.
7. Inspect the general
appearance of your
and the surrounding gupjn
tissue. Look for any raw
areas with bleeding, pus
drainage or loose teeth.
Look for any areas of your
mouth where the gum tis-
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along the root surfaces of
the teeth. Look for any open
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Semi-annual physical fitness assessment coming soon

By MC1(AW) Melissa
Staff Writer
Yes, its that time of the year
again. The spring semi-
annual Physical Fitness
Assessment (PFA) is right around
the corner.
NAS Jacksonville will be hold-
ing the semi-annual PFA the week
of April 16. With approximatelylO
weeks to go, now is the time to ask
yourself "Am I ready?" If not, what
can you do to start preparing?
According to Cmdr. Kathleen
Knight, head of the Naval Hospital
Jacksonville Wellness Center,
"Start preparing now. It can never
be too early. The questions that
we must all answer are, am I will-
ing to put forth the hard work and
effort? And, how can I make it
happen for myself?"
Here are some suggestions
Knight offered for preparing and
improving your overall score:
1. Find a shipmate or a "buddy"
to work out with and get into a

2. Realize that good physical
conditioning can improve your
3. Take advantage of your spare
time during the day. Just drop
down and do a few push-ups or sit-
ups. Just 10-20 here and there,
can add up and you'll be amazed
at the results over a short period
of time.
4. Be smart when taking the
PFA by taking the time to look
at the point system of the PFA.
How many times have you heard
someone say they missed getting
an "outstanding" or "excellent" by
just a few points? Keep in mind
that one extra push-up or sit-up
could have made the difference...
sometimes even between a pass or
5. Know your strengths and
weaknesses. This means to sim-
ply know what you're good at and
capitalize on it. Look at the point
values of how you normally com-
plete the PFA, then look at the
total points it takes to get an "out-
6. Lastly, start doing some

weight lifting. This doesn't mean
using major weights. It is best
to build strength using lighter
weights with more repetitions.
Remember, physical fitness is a
crucial element of mission perfor-
mance and must be a part of every
Sailor's life. Lt. Jessica Mohler,
sport and exercise psychologist at
Naval Hospital Jacksonville, is
offering the Get to the Next Level:
Are You Performing Your Best on
the PFA course. This course pro-
vides both individual and group
consulting aimed at teaching men-
tal and behavioral skills, moni-
toring progress and making nec-
essary adjustments to maximize
one's performance.
The Navy's fitness program
offers Sailors new ways to com-
plete the cardiovascular portion of
the PFA. NavAdmin 11/07 curtails
information for the use of elliptical
trainers and stationary bikes as
options to running the PFA.
When approved by command-
ing officers, Sailors who do not
wish to run are offered other ways
to complete the cardio portion of

the PFA. The elliptical and cycle
tests are both 12-minute fixed-
timed tests with the goal being to
burn as many calories as possible.
Using the PFA Web site: www. Command Support/
Physical Readiness/ and input-
ting your caloric output will cal-
culate a time that compares to
the 1.5 mile run. If using- these
options for the PFA, command fit-
ness leaders must ensure Sailors
train and know their performance
capabilities prior to taking the
test. According to the NavAdmin,
"These options are challenging
events." Anyone wanting to par-
ticipate in the use of the elliptical
machine or stationary bike must
obtain authorization from their
commanding officer.
For more physical fitness infor-
mation contact your command fit-
ness leader or go to http://www.
PhysicalReadiness/. To sched-
ule an appointment at the Naval
Hospital Wellness Center, please
call 542-5292.

Elliptical machine, stationary bike become PFA cardio options

By Lt. Scott Mowery
Naval Personnel Command
Public Affairs

he Navy's culture of
fitness program is
introducing new ways
for Sailors to complete the
cardiovascular portion of the
Physical Fitness Assessment
(PFA). NavAdmin 11/07
spells out the details for
commanding officers use of
elliptical trainers and sta-
tionary bikes as options to
running the PFA.
, ..When commanders
.approve the options, Sailors
who do not wish to run are
-offered other ways to com-
-plete the cardio standard.
Any medical issues, how-
ever, need close attention.
According to the
NavAdmin, Sailors who
are medically waived from
the 1.5 mile run cannot be
required to test using the
stationary cycle, elliptical,
swim or treadmill options.
Sailors and command fit-

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ness leaders (CFLs) must
ensure any medical waiver
states which cardio options
are cleared.
The elliptical and cycle
tests are both 12-minute
fixed-timed tests with a
direct correlation to the 1.5
mile run.
The goal is to burn as
many calories as possi-

ble. Once the u
their caloric o0
the elliptical o
ary bike, they
these results in
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Web site: www
calculates a run
can be compared

mile run section of the PFA
ps'. instruction.
. "We are trying to encour-
age the culture of fitness
concept by giving Sailors
' . ~ the option to test like they
train. These new options,
. . ., when allowed by the com-
S ' mand, give Sailors the
chance to work out on
a regular basis on equip-
ment they can use to com-
plete the run portion of the
PFA," said Lt. Cmdr. Lisa
Finlayson, the Navy's pro-
^ .. - gram manager for physiol-
ogy and fitness.
The culture of fitness
encourages Sailors to exer-
cise more frequently and
ser obtains get rid of the "three mile
utput from club," those Sailors who
or station- only exercise when the PFA
can input comes around. "This also
ito a calcu- helps deployed commands
n the PFA complete their PFA on time and gives deployed Sailors
dSupport/ more options to stay in
ness/. This shape," said Finlayson.
n time that If using these options
d to the 1.5 for the PFA, CFLs must

ensure Sailors train on
the machine and know the
safety, setup/start/stop,
and testing procedures for
that machine prior to test-
ing day. According to the
NavAdmin, these options
are challenging events so
Sailors need to know their
performance capabilities
before taking the test.
CFLs must obtain autho- (messages
section) to get a list of the
correct model numbers of
authorized machines that
are required to take the
For more physical fit-
ness information, go to

rization from their com- -
manding officer to use
the elliptical and station-
ary bike for a PFA. CFLs
and Sailors should read
NavAdmin 11/07 at www.

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Did you know?

Each fold of the flag of The United States means something

Courtesy of CNRSE
Public Affairs

The following is a very inter-
esting, moving and little-
known part of our military
Do you know that at military
funerals, the 21-gun salute stands
for the sum of the numbers in the
year 1776? Have you ever noticed
that the honor guard pays metic-
ulous attention to correctly fold-
ing the American flag exactly 13
times? You probably thought it is
done to symbolize the 13 original
colonies, but we learn something
new everyday!
The first fold of our flag is to
symbolize life.
The second fold is a symbol of
our belief in eternal life.
The third fold is made in honor
and remembrance of the veter-
ans departing our ranks who gave
a portion of their lives for the
defense of our country to attain
peace throughout the world.

U.S. Navy photo by PM1 Matthew I. Thomas
Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen and Gunner's Mate Seaman
Scott Favara perform flag folding honors for a funeral service held at the
Calverton National Cemetery in Long Island, N.Y. The Sailors are assigned
to the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center (NMCRC) in Amityville, N.Y.

The fourth fold represents our
weaker nature, for as American cit-
izens trusting in God, it is him we
turn in times of peace as well as in
time of war for his divine guidance.
The fifth fold is a tribute to
our country, for in the words of'
Stephen Decatur, "Our country,
in dealing with other countries,

may she always be right; but it is
still our country, right or wrong".
The sixth fold is for where our
hearts lie. It is our heart that we
pledge allegiance to the flag of the
United States of America, and to
the republic for which it stands,
one nation under God, indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.

The seventh is a tribute to our
Armed Forces, for it is through
the Armed Forces that we protect
our country and our flag against
all her enemies, whether they
be found within or without the
boundaries of our republic.
The eighth fold is a tribute to
the ones who have entered the
valley of the shadow of death,
that we may see the light of day.
The ninth fold is a tribute to
womanhood and mothers. For
it has been through their faith,
their love, loyalty, and devotion
that the character of the men and
women who have made this great
country has been molded.
The 10th fold is a tribute to
the father, for he too has given
his sons and daughters for the
defense of our country since they
were first born.
The 11th fold represents the
lower portion of the seal of King
David and King Solomon and glo-
rifies in the Hebrews' eyes, the
God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

The 12th fold represents an
emblem of eternity and glorifies,
in the Christians' eyes, God the
father, the son and the holy spirit.
The 13th fold, or when the flag
is completely folded, the stars are
uppermost reminding us of our
nation's motto, "In God We Trust".
After the flag is completely
folded and tucked in, it takes on
the appearance of a cocked hat,
ever reminding us of the soldiers
who served under Gen. George
Washington, and the Sailors and
Marines who served under Capt.
John Paul Jones, who were fol-
lowed by their comrades and ship-
mates in the Armed Forces of the
United States, preserving for us
the rights, privileges and free-
doms we enjoy today.
There are some traditions and
ways of doing things that have
deep meaning. In the future,
you'll see flags folded and now
you will know why.

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No laughing matter

By Carole Butler

Art Buchwald once said, "Tax reform
is taking the taxes off things that
have been taxed in the past and
putting taxes on things that haven't been
taxed before."
Ever since the Boston Tea Party, taxes
have been a never-ending resource for
humorists, since everyone understands
the joke. Complicated tax forms, W-2s,
1099s, tax brackets, deductions, standard
or itemized; all are designed to separate
you from your money each year on April
15. Fortunately, Armed Forces personnel,
retirees, and their families have ready
access to free tax assistance.
Active duty personnel can find answers
to relevant tax questions online in IRS
Publication 3, Armed Forces' Taxes Guide,
or they can request a hard copy of the pub-
This guide explains military tax issues,
such as filing tax extensions when sta-
tioned outside the United States and
Puerto Rico, deductible expenses for a
permanent change of station, and income
that is tax-free (such as Basic Allowance
for Housing and combat-zone exclusion).
Imminent danger/hostile fire pay, a reen-
listment bonus, and other income are tax
free for combat-zone service. Even if per-
sonnel serve in a combat zone for only
one day of the month, pay for that entire
month is tax-free.
When it comes to filing taxes, some peo-
ple want to fill out their own, so the IRS
web site has all the forms and instruc-
tions needed. "You can download and print
off copies of tax forms and instructions if
you want to do your taxes by hand - the

old stubby-pencil method," said Lt. Cmdr.
Keith Brau of the Office of the Judge
Advocate General, Washington Navy Yard,
The site also has free software and free
e-filing at IRS Free File. "It's becoming
very popular, and the IRS is actively pro-
moting it as the way to go now and for the
future," added Brau.
Other free services at the IRS include
TeleTax, TaxFax, and talking to real peo-
ple over the phone or at an IRS office.
For those who dread filling out tax forms,
whether digitally or with a stubby pen-
cil, the IRS trains volunteers to prepare
taxes for active duty personnel, retirees,
and their dependents, free of charge. The
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
representatives are collateral duty person-
nel on ships, especially aircraft carriers,
and on Navy and Marine Corps bases.
Trained volunteers at our military tax
sites will prepare the tax returns; federal
and state; for free and electronically file
them for free," says Brau. "In a few cases,
we are not able to send returns electroni-
cally, so paper returns must be used."
To have taxes prepared by a VITA rep,
bring complete tax records, such as depen-
dents' Social Security cards, W-2 and 1099
forms from employers and banks, and
paperwork for any special circumstanc-
es, such as selling a home. "For complex
returns, bring a copy of the prior year's tax
return," said Brau.
A thorn in the side of American tax-
payers since the tea-tossing incident, the
idea of paying taxes has been fair game
for American humorists, who have added
some levity to our annual tax rite. But
as Benjamin Franklin observed, "In this
world nothing can be said to be certain
except death and taxes."

NAS Jax Tax Center now open and running

The new year is upon us! Even if
you have already broken your reso-
lutions, you can still knock out an
important item on your "to do" list by com-
ing to the NAS Jacksonville Tax Center to
have your taxes done.
NAS Jacksonville will once again operate
a tax center to provide free tax prepara-
tion services through a program called
Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA).
This program saves Sailors hundreds
of thousands of dollars they might oth-
erwise pay to get their taxes done, and
obtains millions of dollars in tax refunds
for Sailors.
VITA is the only free tax preparation
service on base. If it does not say VITA it is
not free. Private tax preparers charge $50-
$100 or more per return and often pres-
sure Sailors to pay high additional rates.
to get their refunds more quickly. VITA is
run entirely by volunteers. These volun-
teers are certified by the Internal Revenue
Service (IRS) and the center will E-file
returns, ensuring fast refunds.
Who is eligible for free tax preparation
through VITA?
* active-duty service members and their
* retirees and their dependents.
* reservists on active duty for more than
30 days.
* reservists within 30 days of demobili-

* reservists involved in pre-mobilization.
What to bring to the tax center:
* 2006 W-2's and 1099's
* copies of social security cards
* taxpayers) military ID cards
. and any other tax records that might
be relevant, including copies of 2005 tax
returns if available
Deploying spouses
Couples wishing to file joint returns
should come to the tax center together. If
a spouse is unavailable, the spouse prepar-
ing the return will need to bring an IRS
Power of Attorney (Form 2848 available at A general power of attorney
from the base legal office will not suffice.
Where and when
The center will be located at building 13
at the main gate, next to the Navy-Marine
Corps Relief Society office.
The VITA Tax Center will open its doors
Jan. 22 (the same day that W-2s will be
available online for active duty personnel.)
The hours of operation
- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5
- Saturday - by appointment only
For more information, contact LNC(SW)
Princess Russell at 542-2941, Ext. 13 or
email After Jan.
22 contact the tax center at 542-8038.

Photo by MCI (AW/SW) Heather Ewton
ETCM(SW/AW) Robert McCombs, a Navy advancement exam writer from Naval
Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center, explains
recent changes to advancement exam policies to a group of Sailors at the VP-30 audito-
rium Feb. 12.

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(6) UMUC'S military advising team will
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SOC student agreements and assist with
the process of using tuition assistance and
veteran's benefits.
UMUC is proud to be a member of the
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initiative by the Navy to have colleges and
universities work together to provide you
with an educational path from Navy "A"
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Free bowling on Wednesdays for active duty from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(Shoe rental not included)
Xtreme Bowling
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9 p.m. - Midnight
$10 per person (includes unlimited bowling and shoe rental)
Call 542-3521 for more information.

Texas Hold'em Tournaments
Budweiser Brew House
Every Monday and Thursday 7 p.m.
Open to all authorized patrons and guests.
Zone gift certificates awarded!
Trivia Night
Budweiser Brew House
Every Tuesday
7:30 p.m.
Budweiser Brew House
Every Wednesday and Friday
7:30 p.m. - until close
For more information on aquatics call 542-2930.
"Swim to the Keys" Program
Now - May 1
Log the number of miles you swim.
Everyone wins a prize!
Winter Learn to Swim Program
Indoor pool
Register at the base gym.
$30 Military/$35 Department of Defense
For more information about I.T.T. trips or ticket prices, please call 542-3318.
NHRA Gator Nationals tickets
March 16-18
All tickets include a pit pass.
Funk Fest
Metropolitan Park
April 7, $27
I.T.T. is selling these tickets in the month of February only!
Mamma Mia
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May 20, 7 p.m., $53
Trips, activities and costs may be restricted to El-E5 single or unaccompanied active
duty members. Call the Liberty Cove Recreation Center for more details, 542-3491.
Savannah Weekend Trip
March 16-18
$85 per person
Northeast Scottish and Irish Festival
March 24
Enjoy diving into culture, dancing, fencing, food and re-enactments!

Respirator training

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NAS Jacksonville Safety
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a respirator qualification
process at Building 1
last week.

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Movies are shown at the base theater and open to all hands. For details call 542-3491.
Tomorrow, 7 p.m. - Employee of the Month (PG-13)
March 2, 7 p.m. - Man of the Year (PG-13)
March 3, 5 p.m. - Eragon (PG)
March 3, 7 p.m. - Borat
March 9, 7 p.m. - Flags of our Fathers
March 16, 7 p.m. - A Good Year (PG-13)
March 17, 5 p.m. - The Illusionist (PG-13)
March 17, 7 p.m. - Little Miss Sunshine (R)
March 23, 7 p.m. - The Prestige (PG-13)
March 30, 7 p.m. - Turistas (R)
March 31, 5 p.m. - Alex Rider Stormbreaker (PG)
March 31, 7 p.m. - Tenaciours D: The Pick of Destiny (R)
For more information on the golf course, call 542-3249. For Mulligan's, call 542-2936.
Military Appreciation Days at NAS Jax Golf Club
No green fees! Cart fee only!
March 6 and 20 for active duty.
Today, March 8 and 22 for retirees and Department of Defense personnel.
Saturday Golf Blitz
Tee times begin at 11 a.m.
$15 per person
Includes prize purse and team, individual and skins awards.
March 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m
NEX courtyard
More than 30, travel, attraction and hotel vendors!
Great door prizes!
Call 542-3318 for more information.
Call 542-3227/3682 for more information
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Please make an appointment.
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TFIA continues work

to improve IA process

By Lt. Justin Cole
Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs
Rear Adm. Sonny Masso chaired
a Task Force Individual
Augmentation (TFIA) meet-
ing Jan. 16-18, which was aimed at
further improving the Individual
Augmentation (IA) process, and
reviewing current policies and initia-
Masso, who has led TFIA since its
inception, directed the review of the
entire IA process to include detail-
ing, training, and benefits for Sailors
and their families, of both the reserve
and active components. The review
was part of a periodic assessment to
ensure that procedures previously put
in place were having the desired out-
come for the Sailors affected by them.
"We stood up in April of 2006 to do
three things," said Masso. "First, we
took a look at the sourcing and notifi-
cation process. Then we took a look at
the training pipeline to get our Sailors
ready to go into harms way. Finally,
we wanted to make sure we were tak-
ing care of the families of those who
were serving as IA's, and make sure
they knew how much we valued their
TFIA is made up of senior officers
and enlisted personnel from vari-
ous commands who have a stake in
the IA process. Members of Naval
Expeditionary Combat Command,
Fleet Forces Command, Navy
Personnel Command and the Chief
of Naval Personnel contribute to the
task force.

"The ultimate goal of the task force
is to work ourselves out of a job. If
we are able to get these processes
ingrained into the way we do business
on a daily basis, then the task force
would no longer be needed. I would
consider that a big success for us and
a bigger success for the IA's," said
Recent meetings of the task force
have focused on establishing initia-
tives aimed at taking care of the
Sailor's families and careers. Award
points, duty preference, and advance-
ment exam flexibility were some of the
initiatives announced in NavAdmin
273/06. The original message, accord-
ing to Masso, was not meant to be
the final word, but rather a starting
"The initiatives have been in place
for several months and we have got-
ten some good feedback from the
fleet," said Masso. "We want to keep
reviewing the process and the incen-
tives we are offering to the Sailors
taking these jobs to make sure we
really are doing the right thing by
them. If there is a way to improve the
process, we owe it to everyone to look
into that."
Following the TFIA conference last
week, a list of proposals was gener-
ated to modify and add certain incen-
tives to IA's. These initiatives will be
announced in the upcoming weeks.
"We want to make sure that we
don't exclude one Sailor who is doing
this important duty and legitimate-
ly deserves these incentives," said

Since TFIA stood up last year,
NECC and Expeditionary Combat
Readiness Command (ECRC) have
also come online as the one-stop
source for IA and family readiness
issues. NECC integrates all war-
fighting requirements for expedition-
ary combat and combat support ele-
ments. This transformation allows
for standardized training, manning
and equipping of Sailors who will par-
ticipate in maritime security opera-
tions and the global war on terrorism
as part of the joint force. They are
involved in every aspect of an IA's
professional development as they
get ready to deploy, but are also the
source for family information.
While the IA process continues to
become more familiar to Navy person-
nel on a daily basis, Masso says it is
TFIA who deserves much of the credit
for its success.
"I have never been more proud of
a group of people in my life," he said.
"From the very beginning, they broke
down the processes that bound the
way we did business for years. They
rewrote the book on getting results
in a timely manner and they did it
all while asking themselves only one
question - 'What is the right thing to
do for these Sailors?'"
For more information on IA duty
and how to volunteer, visit the NPC
Web site at
The ECRC hotline can be reached at
1-877-364-4302 and was established
as a source for IA's and their families
who have questions about any part of
the process.

Door open for IAs to take college courses

By MC1(SW/AW) John
Naval Personnel Development
Command Public Affairs
he Navy has waived
Navy College Program
for Afloat College
Education (NCPACE) eli-
gibility to allow Individual
Augmentee (IA) Sailors sta-
tioned outside of the conti-
nental United States to par-
ticipate in NCPACE Distance
"We don't want any Sailors
to become disenfranchised
with the educational opportu-
nities available to them due
to duty station location," said
Capt. William Dewes, com-
manding officer of the Center
for Personal and Professional
Development. "Through this
policy change, leadership
is showing through their
actions that the Navy doesn't
undervalue Sailors who are
i king on IA assignments.
Is it more challenging? Yes
it is, but the main thing is
we are providing yet another
opport it f for our Sailors to
better their lives."
NCPACE has for years
been a popublr for
Sailors in Type II Sea Duly
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have to pay anything out of
their own pockets.
Conversely, shore-based
Sailors must use Tuition
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Montgomery GI Bill to pay
for their education. With
this new initiative of opening
NCPACE to foreign-deployed
IAs, Sailors deployed on the
ground can now reap the
same benefits as their ship-
mates at sea.
BU2 Justin Troutman, an
IA out of Atsugi, Japan, who
is currently serving at Camp
Phoenix, Afghanistan, in the
J7 Engineering Department
as part of the new Navy's
Expeditionary Team
Trainers, said NCPACE fits
perfectly with the environ-
ment in which he is serving.
"NCPACE is great for this
location because it does not
require Internet access," he
said. "That way, when I go
down-range I can take the
course material with me to
different locations. I'm glad
I found out about this special
program for IAs."
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officer is always quick to
respond, and my command is
very supportive by allowing
me whatever time they can
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He also serves on the operational readi-
ness committee where he co-created and
implemented the Trauma Combat Casualty
Care Course for hospital corpsmen and
Tactical Medicine Courses designed to
increase awareness and confidence of
Sailors deploying in support of the global
war on terrorism.
While serving as a member of the com-
mand assessment team, Echon assisted
with the command's climate assessment
survey and conducted Navy Rights and
Responsibilities Training for all newly
reporting personnel.
Echon is recognized within his work
center and throughout the command as
an innovative, creative and hard-charg-
ing shipmate who demonstrates an impec-
cable work ethic. He has received numer-
ous awards including Naval Hospital
Jacksonville Sailor of the Quarter, third
Quarter, 2006, the hospital's First In
Service Award and the We Care Award for
providing outstanding customer service.
His military bearing, demeanor and impec-
cable appearance makes him a standout
among his peers. -
This young petty officer is an extreme-
ly valuable asset for Naval Hospital
Jacksonville and Navy medicine.
Fortunately, Echon is continuing his stel-
lar career in Navy medicine. "I recently
got selected for the Seaman to Admiral-21
Officer Program," he said. "Right now my
goal is to go through it and finish my nurs-
ing degree. In the future, I plan on special-
izing either in anesthesia or critical care."
Hospital Junior SOY to serve at White
Junior SOY for the hospital core facility
is CS2(SW/AW) Sonny Lalatag from the
Nutrition Department.
In addition to his recent selection as the
Naval Hospital Jacksonville Junior SOY,
he was just selected for a duty assignment
at the White House in Washington, DC.
His accomplishments have earned him
a reputation among his supervisors as a
top-notch and multi-talented go-getter
who displays innovative expertise in all
facets of his rating. As the department's
purchasing agent and supply petty offi-
cer, Lalatag adeptly identifies material
requirements of the hospital galley and
has procured $120,000 of new galley equip-
ment. Further, he ensures all equipment
remains fully operational.
Lalatag was a .driving force behind
numerous special events held at the com-
mand including the 2006 command picnic,
a Surgeon General of the Navy staff lun-
cheon, a TRICARE network provider col-
laboration breakfast and the Navy birth-
day meal.
He is an active member of the Second
Class Petty Officer Association and par-
ticipates in community projects including
Habitat for Humanity and the Adopt-a-
School program for the Central Riverside
Elementary School. As a proven leader
and a creative pacesetter, Lalatag exem-
plifies Navy values with his strong moral
character, esprit de corps; and continued
stellar performance.
, Lalatag is excited about working at the
White House. As he's never even been to
Washington, DC, or the White House he
said, "I'm a little nervous but I'm going to
give it a shot." He said he looks forward to
meeting the current president and the next
one as well.
Lalatag described the selection process
as very involved. He said it takes six to
nine months and involves a review of ser-
vice records, interviews by the command
master chief from the White House Navy
unit and a detailed background check by
the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
He was proud to have been selected on his
first time to apply as many people who
eventually made it applied up to three
Lalatag said of his selection as the hos-
pital's Junior SOY, "One of the greatest

joys of being a Sailor is the opportunity
to get recognized on what you do in your
command. The award means a lot to me
because it represents my work and also
the type of leadership that I have in my
department as well as the whole naval hos-
pital leadership. The award is a culmina-
tion of my hard work and dedication to my
job in the Navy and all my volunteer work
outside the Navy."
As to long-term goals, Lalatag hopes to
either make master chief petty officer or
become an officer.
Lalatag grew up in Possaic, N.J. He
and his wife CS2 Estella Lalatag, also a
culinary specialist who is currently at sea
aboard USS Gettysburg, reside in Orange
Park. Concluding words of wisdom from
Lalatag are, "Always do more than is
required of you."
Blue Jacket of the Year loves patient
The Blue Jacket of the Year for the hospi-
tal is also from the Nutrition Department.
CSSN Jason Daniels serves as the patient
food service cook on watch.
He said his selection is "really an honor."
Daniels demonstrates his love for the culi-
nary arts by making sure every patient
receives the highest quality food one would
expect in a fine quality restaurant.
Daniels described his job as plan-
ning meals for about 30 patients a day,
making sure that their specific dietary
requirements and medical restrictions are
addressed. Working with the hospital dieti-
cian and three other cooks he gets the job
done. He said it is sometimes challenging
to make food taste good when the patient
can't eat such things as salt or sugars.
He said the best part of his job is the
patient interaction he gets when he deliv-
ers the meals. He said he enjoys meet-
ing the patients and talking about their
backgrounds, where they're from, etc., just
helping cheer them up while they're here.
Beyond his military duties, Daniels
teamed up with fellow staff to spearhead
the Harvest Food Drive and he works for
the Habitat for Humanity and the Clothes
Closet-all charitable organizations. He
also has helped serve meals at a local
Daniels is a superior performer whose
accomplishments have set the standard
and rightfully earned him the respect and
confidence of the entire chain of command.
Daniels plans to cross-rate to the mas-
ter-at-arms rating and someday become a
master chief petty officer.
Branch Health Clinic Jax Senior SOY is
'Admin Guru'
The BHCs Senior SOY is HM1 Michael
DiPietro, III, from BHC Jacksonville.
DiPietro is the leading petty officer for
the Administration and Health Records
Departments at BHC Jacksonville. He,
supervises 11 employees and sets a superb
example for others to follow. At the clin-
ic, DiPietro is known to the staff as the
"Admin Guru." His expertise has been
used for counsel in numerous tasks and
This highly lauded sailor also served
with the Expeditionary Medical Force in
Kuwait from January to March 2006 where
he was responsible for the supervision of
19 junior Sailors.
His numerous collateral duties include
command financial specialist, career coun-
selor and Web site content designer. He
serves as the assistant urinalysis program
coordinator for the clinic and has success-
fully run five command tests.
DiPietro is an energetic self-starter and
a proven leader. He has effectively estab-
lished himself as an exceptional leader
who is focused on the development of his
military staff. His uncompromising ethics
are the standard by which all first class
petty officers should be judged.
Other overall BHC SOYs included Junior
SOY HM2(FM) Nermin Tepic of BHC
Atlanta and BHC Blue Jacket of the Year
HN Joseph Smith of BHC Mayport.

Photos by MC2 Brian Smarr
Line division members of VS-24 bring aircraft 700 to its parking spot on the tarmac following
the squadron's last flight Feb. 8. The squadron will decommission in March.


One last


From Page 1

good tradition here. This
squadron has been activat-
ed for more than 60 years."
The Navy decided to
decommission the S-3
Viking and move to the FA-
18E/F Hornet, to lighten the
workload on its people after
recognizing the amount
of maintenance needed
to keep them operational.
"This is a legacy aircraft,"
said Mills about the S-3. "It

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VS-24 Commanding Officer Cmdr. Ted Mills gets doused with
water by his squadron members as part of the tradition of get-
ting "wetted down" after a last flight.
has served the Navy well." the transformation is still
The aircraft are not the uncertain for many. Many
only things being affected squadron members will
by the move. Although transfer to other VS com-
the Sailors knew about mands or sea going com-
the upcoming changes, mands.

PERSPECTIVE: Divorce-proofing a Navy marriage - Part two

From Page 10

Divorce is too large a topic for two small
articles. However, with a 70 percent
divorce rate among enlisted and a growing
rate among officers it is a topic we cannot
ignore or nor can we hope our marriage
will be different without a plan. We beat
the odds by deciding and working to build
a strong marriage.
Many bases offer marriage classes and
counseling. Check with your Fleet and

Family Support Center. Don't forget the
chaplain's office and the free marriage
retreats offered by CREDO. Local church-
es, synagogues and mosques often have
marriage classes and counseling as well. In
addition, there is no shortage of books writ-
ten on marriage. Avail yourself of every
opportunity to learn from those sources to
build your strong, successful and fulfilling
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New technology

By Rob Koon
1.0/NAVAIR Public Affairs

Warfighters have a
new ally in the bat-
tle to safely land
their aircraft and helicop-
ters in almost any weather.
Developed under the
leadership of the Aircraft
Launch and Recovery
Equipment program
office, the MORIAH Wind
System (MWS) provides the
detailed wind information
needed by the warfighters
to help them make critical
decisions in air operations,
combat, navigation, tactical
planning and firefighting.
"MORIAH is a state-of-
the-art system that pro-
vides digital wind speed
and direction informa-
tion, including crosswinds
and headwinds for use on
ships and shore stations,"
said Capt. Stephen Rorke,
the Aircraft Launch and
Recovery Equipment pro-
gram manager, PMA 251.
"MORIAH will replace the
current Wind Measuring
and Indicating System,
which is obsolete."

Photo courtesy of NAVAIR
The MORIAH High End Display installed in Prim
Control on board USS Nassau, LHA 4.

MORIAH provides a sin-
gle wind measuring system,
consistent across all classes
of ships and shore stations.
The system consists of four
parts: An ultrasonic wind
sensor with non-moving
parts; a new processor capa-
ble of interfacing with lega-
cy systems and Local Area
Networks; an advanced
display with a full range
of available wind informa-

tion and ship spe
data, including
Recovery Bulletin
and Recovery E
and Final Course
a basic display sho
wind information
speed/course data.
began in March 2
a contract was
for the design,
ing, building, tes

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support of the system. The
prime contractor is Quality
Performance, Inc. located
in Fredericksburg, Va. QPI
teamed with Aeronautical
& General Instruments,
Ltd., which is building the
MORIAH system.
In mid-2003, a prototype
S of MORIAH was installed
S on the aircraft carrier USS
George Washington (CVN
73) for shipboard develop-
mental testing.- MORIAH
passed this test and was
used with great success dur-
ing the carriers subsequent
") ^ 18-month deployment.
In late-2004, MORIAH
Public Affairs was approved for low rate
lary Flight initial production and
18 systems were bought.
eed/course In 2005, MORIAH was
Aircraft installed on the aircraft car-
s, Launch rier USS John C. Stennis
envelopes (CVN 74) and the system
data; and on USS George Washington
owing just (CVN 73) was brought up
and ship to the production configura-
program In 2006, MORIAH was
.002 when installed on the aircraft car-
awarded rier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
engineer- "The ship's operators and
sting and maintainers are extremely

pleased with MORIAH. It
is a very dependable sys-
tem and is a true improve-
ment over the current Type
F Wind system." said Bill
Pitcher, the Carrier and
Field Service Unit repre-
sentative for PMA 251 on
(CVN 68).
MORIAH has also been
installed on the aircraft car-
riers USS Abraham Lincoln
(CVN 72), and USS Harry
S. Truman (CVN 75) and
the amphibious assault
ships USS Tarawa (LHA 1)
and USS Nassau (LHA 4)
and has been delivered to
support new ship construc-
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first have a savings strategy and a game plan on how to
achieve their financial goals.
"As part of CNIC's commitment to the fleet, fighter, and
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(CVN 77) and the guided
missile destroyers USS
Sampson (DDG 102), USS
Truxtun (DDG 103), USS
Sterett (DDG 104), and the
USS Dewey (DDG 105).
Full Rate Production of
MORIAH was granted in
August 2006. Over the next
several years, MORIAH
will continue to be installed
on all aircraft carriers,
amphibious assault ships.
as well as newly built
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transport dock ships.
Future shipments of
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ted in existing destroyers
and cruisers, and other ship
classes as needed.

Soccer league forming
The league is open to all NAS Jax active duty,
command Department of Defense personnel and
selective reservists. Roster and entry forms are
due by tomorrow. All interested personnel should
contact the base gym to get the required paperwork
to join the league.
Softball season starting
Softball is open to all NAS Jax active duty, command
Department of Defense (DoD) personnel and
selective reservists only. The Greybeard League
is open NAS Jax active duty, selective reservists
and DOD age 30 and up. The- Intramural League
is for NAS Jax active duty, selective reservists,
and DOD only. Women's leagues are for NAS Jax
active duty, dependents over 18, retirees, DOD
civilian employees. All interested personnel should
contact the gym for more information.
Racquetball tourney coming up
A Captain's Cup Men and Women's Racquetball
Tournament will be held March 5-9. The tournament
is free and open to all NAS Jax active duty,
selective reservists and command Department of
Defense men and women. Participants will earn
participation points for their command toward the
captain's cup and can earn additional points for
finishing first, second and third place. There will be
a separate men and women's division. Call NAS
Jax Athletics to sign up by Feb. 28.
Indoor volleyball meeting slated
An indoor volleyball meeting will be held March
7 at 11:30 a.m. in the Building 850 Conference
Room. The league is open to all NAS Jax active
duty, command Department of Defense personnel
and selective reservists. Commands having their

Liberty Golf League Standings
As of Feb.16
Team Wins Losses
Navy Band 2. 0
Ocho-Cinco 2 0
VP-16 A 2 0
VR-58 1 0
VP-30 1 1
Air Ops 0 1
CNATTU Red 0 1
FRSCE Gold 0 2

Greybeard Basketball Standings
As of Feb.16
Team Wins Losses
NRD 5 4
VP-45 - 5 4
Naval Hospital 6 5
VP-30 3 2
NCTS 6 6
FRC 5 7
CPRW-11 3 7
VP-16 1 5

Intramural Basketball Standings
As of Feb.16
Team Wins Losses
VS-22 16 0
HS-3 11 2
Naval Hospital 11 3
VS-32 7 6
FRCSE 600 10 7
VP-30 8 7

athletic officer or designated representative attend
the meeting will receive five captain's cup points.
All interested personnel should attend the meeting
to discuss rules and to get the required paperwork
to join the league.
Navy Southeast Regional
Running and Triathlon Team
Are you a competition runner? If so, you can
represent the Navy in 5K, 10K, marathons and
triathlons. The Navy will showcase elite active duty
men and women in regional races. Uniforms are
provided as well as transportation, entry fees and
lodging costs. Interested runners must compete in
a sanctioned (USA Track and Field, USA Triathlon
Association, or Roadrunners Clubs of America)
race and your time must be one of top 10 regional
qualifying times. For more information, call 270-
Southeast regional qualifying times:
5K Men 19:00 Women 24:00
10K Men 34:00 Women 46:00
Marathon Men 3 hours, 30 min.
Women 4 hours
Triathlon Men 2 hours, 30 min.
Women 3 hours
Sports officials and
scorekeepers needed
The North Florida Military Officials Association is
looking for individuals to officiate soccer, softball,
football and volleyball at NAS Jax. Scorekeepers
are also needed for basketball. Experience is not
required. If interested, contact the NAS Jax Gym.
For more information on NAS Jax sport-
ing events, call Bill Bonser at 542-2930/3239
or email




4-on-4 Flag Football Standings
As of Feb. 16
Team Wins Losses
USCG 6 0
HS-75 5 0
HS-15 5 2
HS-3 1 1
NCWRON26 1 3
CMO 1 3
VS-22 1 3
VP-30 2 4
HS-11 2 4
VP-45 1 4

Freedom League Golf Standings
As of Feb. 16
Team Wins Losses
SCWS 1 0
VP-16 B 1 0
ASD 1 1
CNATTU Gold 1 1
CNATTU Blue 1 1
HS-11 1 1
NCTS B 0 2
Pin Seekers 0 2


The Navy Wives Clubs of America, NWCA Jax
No. 86 meets the first Wednesday of each month.
Meetings are held in Building 612 on Jason Street
at NAS Jacksonville at 7:30 p.m. The Thrift Shop
is open Tuesdays and Thursdays and the first
Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. For
more information, call 772-0242 or Pearl Aran at
The Navy Wives Club's DID No. 300 meetings
are held the second Thursday of each month at
7 p.m. at the Oak Crest United Methodist Church
Education Building at 5900 Ricker Road. For more
information, call 387-4332 or 272-9489.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38
meetings are held the second Tuesday of each
Month at 7 p.m. at 470 Madeira Drive, Orange
Park, Fla. The chapter also has service officers
available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 -
4 p.m. to help with claims. To make an appointment
or for more information, call 269-2945. The chapter
' also offers bingo every Saturday at 10 a.m. The
public is welcome.
The Clay County Chapter 1414, National Active
and Retired Federal Employees invites all active
and retired employees to their regular monthly
meeting the second Tuesday of each month at
1 the Orange Park.Library on Plainfield
Avenue in Orange Park. For more information, call
The Navy Jacksonville Yacht Club general mem-
bership meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the
first Wednesday of every month at the clubhouse
(Building 1956) adjacent to the Mulberry Cove
Marina. Boaters and non-boaters are invited to
attend. The Navy Jax Yacht Club is a members
only club open to all active duty, reservists, retired
military and active and retired Department of
Defense civilians. For more information, call 778-
0805 or email
Parents Without Partners meetings are held the
second Sunday of every month at 7 p.m. at The
Country Cabin restaurant located on Blanding
Boulevard. This organization is open to any single,
divorced, separated, or widowed that have children
of any ages. For more information, please check
out our Web site at or call
MOMS Club of Orange Park/Westside holds
their monthly meeting the second Thursday of
each month at 10 a.m. at the Calvary United
Methodist Church, 112 Blanding Boulevard across
from the Orange Park Mall. Moms and children are
welcome at all activities. For information contact
Nicole Lopez at 504-6016 or go to momsclubopw@
The Association of Aviation Ordnancemen's
meeting is held the third Thursday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Fleet Reserve Center on Collins
Road. For more information, call AO1 Michael
Steckly at 542-5508 or Jim Bohac at 542-2939.
You can also visit
The First Coast Black Nurses Association, Inc.
holds their meetings the second Tuesday of each
month at 6 p.m. in the Shands Hospital Blue room.
. For more information, call Janneice Moore at 244-

7950 or Dorothy Banks at 542-7748.
The Westside Jacksonville Chapter 1984,
National Active and Retired Federal Employees
Association extends an open invitation to all
currently employed and retired federal employees
to our regular meeting held at 1 p.m. on the fourth
Thursday of each month at the Murray Hill United
Methodist Church, (Fellowship Hall Building) ,at
4101 College Street. For more information, call R.
Carroll at 786-7083.
The National Naval Officers Association holds
its monthly meeting on the fourth Thursday each
month at 5:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Urban
League, 903 West Union Street. Interested
personnel are encouraged to attend or contact Lt.
Cmdr. Herlena Washington at 542-7715, Ext. 102
or email
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association,
Chapter FL1-X meets on the first Wednesday
of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Coral,
582 Blanding Boulevard. The "Wingnutts" invite all
those interested in motorcycling and motorcycle
safety. They also have a weekly get together at the
Dairy Queen on Kingsley Avenue at 7 p.m. every
Friday night. For more information, call 269-5369
or visit
The Jacksonville Genealogical Society will hold
a seminar Saturday at St. Paul's Catholic Church
in Riverside. The guest speaker will be J. Mitchell
Brown, MA, who specializes in professional
,genealogical research in Alabama, Georgia and
Florida. For more information contact, Mary
Chauncey at 781-9300.
A Railroad and History Festival will be held March
3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Historic Triangle in
Green Cove Springs. The event is free. For more
information, call 284-9644.
VFW Post 8255 in Middleburg is holding a Young
American Creative Patriotic Art Contest for students
in grades 9-12. Entries are due at the post by March
20. Be sure to fill out the entry form when you drop
off your artwork. The post is located at 2296 Aster
Avenue in Middleburg. For more information, call
Mary Lundstrom at 307-4539.
The second annual Friends of BASCA Golf
Classic is March 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the Eagle
Harbor Golf Club. BASCA is a Clay County non-
profit organization that helps disabled men,
women and children in Northern Florida. For more
information, call Marj at 338-5443 or Ron at 614-
The sixth annual Troop 362 Car Show will be held
March 31 behind the Orange Park Kennel Club.
The event is free. For more information, call 343-
0174 or 504-8142.
A VP-4 All Hands Reunion will be held Oct.
12-14 at the Crown Plaza hotel in San Diego.
Contact Bill Broadwell at 619-713-2321 or go to for information on the
The Fleet Reserve Association is sponsoring
Boost for the Troops May 19 from noon to 6:30
p.m. at 5391 Collins Road, Jacksonville. For more
information, call 393-9090.

JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVIL , Thursday, IFcbruary 22, 2007 19

Medical and non-medical volunteers

needed for 2007 Gate River Run

From Staff

S hands Jacksonville is the official
medical sponsor of the 2007 Gate
River Run scheduled for March 10.
Shands Jacksonville and the University
of Florida will provide medical coverage
at the medical tent and first aid stations
along the race route. Medical personnel
and non-medical staff are needed to volun-
teer their time during the race.
Family members and friends are also.
welcome to volunteer. Volunteers must be

at least 15 years of age. Most volunteers
must be willing to work from 7:30 a.m. to
1 p.m. Some volunteers will be a part of
the break down crew and must be willing
to work from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some vol-
unteers are needed the day before the race .
March 9 to assist with set up.
Volunteers will receive complimentary
food and a free T-shirt.
If you would like to volunteer or have
questions, call Dianne Parker at 244-4330
or Tina Wrye at 244-4232.

Westside Regional Park Sit. Stay. See]

offers free classes

From Staff

The following free classes are offered at Westside
Regional Park Nature Center, 7000 Roosevelt
Boulevard, located across from the NAS Jax Main
Gate during this month. To sign up for classes, call 630-
Animal Tracks
Feb. 27, 1-2:30 p.m.
Learn what animals live in the park and what their
tracks look like. We'll make some plaster castings of
tracks made from molds, and then. search for animal
Ifitermediate Orienteering
Feb. 28, 1-2:30.p.m.
If you enjoyed our previous orienteering treasure hunt,
you will want to join us in an intermediate adventure
challenge. Participants will use a map and compass to
navigate through an off-trail course. Strollers are not
appropriate for this program. Registration required.

Since 1946, the Guide Dog
Foundation for the Blind has been.
providing guide dogs free of charge
to blind people seeking increased
mobility, independence and the
companionship a guide dog provides.

For The Blind, Inc.'
371 East Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787
a CFC participant
Provided as a public service.





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Home. FonI rcndal oad ingt o NQUETA LT Y... ... .. -s.1.. ..0. . $, . 5o975mo. S97dep. 276-2129 [3as ne pe Lon
* FI r,..sH a/ Ibslond B.i rH o3, Ba coc C ONQUEST REALTY, T ALM A iG150K PhLE .94-509-a es Ca lM.Oag Pr / PALENCIA 3/2m $1 end unit Arlington Refin., purchases, Home
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lar, . y : or u n ,.1. Mo,4ve br .CK lirt - L Wakulla Co., FL 239ac, l a nced, c leso incl.a catv, DSL & water. WEEKLY SPECIALS! Holder (904200-9505
pac. l . App 22 miles south of c me NAS O,-0/m4 $1295m. 904-837-9926 139 DAY STAY72-5093
B C' _ "" , acr. lotDrol c DR.'O BOm ullivI .n BR BA Taa e i..i.4 2. & 10 miles Aken, South Carolina 5000 deposit. (904)291-4316 . Refinancing Fast & Easy
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, i, i,,e, r -I dy 1/rd NA sl udwoor , near waterfro nt, $179, 7 0 -4 4 4 -3 5 1 1 0 in groom, big backyard, St0)62.M r'-litsNow-.2,Re
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,. I ' Ial y udlatl5.- 3BR/2.SBA, fp, 0amrm, Low Daily/Wkly BatesI
:;L ;: R Ds p.cyrs old, fireplace, dtANGELO BUYS pets welcome. 9( K G IN904) 234-36I p t e
HIOUESC ASH I -moIOthCllretanduser *ClINH91OutESfA 7 month ides etEaiy t ng Lo
Fl- IANKu NEs Dadi I2431d '.04 3i1-.lHge C and Q A E ST poralT , W6 ol Villa e, KIn A 646-318 QUALITY INN (904)p264-1211 c hun military
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hJ'lI I , lS MANDARIN 5219,900 house "'0'/ Ic. -t leain I ocition, aiofh ODr. lot. golf crou nDrse views, occpis ed, vEanYWHE ARoYLEr-S!2dL:9OR,
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. k i, L en . tre iTa "'.s'i'or by CAL 19B.61 773-50 62. lowest priced lo- ANY CONDITION... 'FAMILY ROOM, BONUS RM, *
p la ne.ea ufeniedCy5 0t($269,990. Call 361-762-5038 A ot/ Cam' i na FPLC, SPA. & FENCED YD. 'donated
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*t VA 877-346-7827 front Prolerly. Enl..lar- 904-600-7435 n closets. No ceiling fans, Gated, A; ,904-646-5190 and Southeast
every.^ winoule backvat esfarmn 6mb1 E.1 ofx ch a5204 o
F 2Laurie M. Potter 22-510 OR 571-7177 me Feaures 2000s good hunting lan fish- y tenis 11 m to AS Georgia lasaIIbt P s i Jcear.n
WindsornewParkeo Golf2Heated & Caaoled living sfp , inn $9S0k. 912-6078-3742 3//2 a- A7 w s O c C l
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B ,home 2355sf, Hard- MH, partially cleared, pofenced, lake front vie I akea a S at c m nit
re inan ing? ,onf oo9Aretln a tef 1900� sq ft.,irm moCu S1002bdr 2thflatwith0
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(904 256-01 finan cin n SeS incld, te l e nl 1700SF. 4/2, LB/DR/FR, ORANGE PARK Brand Vince Serrano 904-707-9484 ac3vves-scoutng . "
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4A1 Toulhl . S erviaho. BrokerA. 9ntr costa I4-A r7bo- r Point .
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22 55510.OR571Y717742x-brook 4 New 4/2, 2000sf. lt Ocean Front 1/1 rerao d.,l,
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from both bedrooms community is oted Yith a clubhouse nd rest- 3/2. 1600F Over Acre 7775691 hardwood floors, fitness. 1695. 1-0895 Baker
rant and offers golf, tennis, a rec center, boot and a nd a Halt. Won'tlat I washer/dryer, 2 Clay
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ra in i OWNER/Mtjhve good AC, Heating uel or 777-6660 anyti me. Island $450 w ood Sharpening 9PT BULL PUPS J. 0781-1532
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PubDRVER WANED Auctions Gibralta Sae - Huge 72H anytime, leaves chain, tc. $4 Shih T pups AKC, shos 1575 W Rd., ldsmobe Rocket 8861-
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Resume Service returns this imeof yr. Euipmethaise AKC, new litter 3Ms-904996294 B spring set,
cobs. good cond,.476-7694. "MARV" Needs traS.l, driven
Domestic Services/ ,.. Photography E c Scoo 00 L 0me
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CodriCaregivveing veor ! Collectable Buildings ou can m Volkswagen of Orange Park
SDelivery Driver Public Sales n nn n r Y i A , ovnes '69 FORD MUSTANG26926
eoxeing BODY PERSONn YELLOW CAB. 493-5222 Computer WatrbSTAuNe Wh r, $.
* EnineertingMed cr. ..r3., ailerS GB uie dov LIVING ROO d-bunkbed:h R;. ...a -$40. Kids, loveble natureKC 3/M COUPEnly 50,000 miles.

*Entertainment t blbaneotef s Looxc ladtedtoBuyor w me , sirze o.n .CO .UE , 302- 9189t90
Aetingemen ivaton. Full Time, Good rf iritATRASSIT toes w t v w/full size Yhousebroken S low blue w/blk vinyl top, less
* Fnancenvestment Phone 352-332-0030 n w o n cn btoom, twin on maintenance Call than 7kmi real nice,
ArchitectureHospi/ benefits. Call 786-5503 _ Electronics pay$25,ce allow tp, God Price, Call BEAUTIFUL Stephanie 772 6168 magnum 5ableS- 998-0012 wheels,
- OWNER Estate Sales 318-3754 anytime 786-9330 6" SAILFISH MOUNT - $5400 aba. 786-7195 or
TourismFul Fir dla rd Mn Also coe h MATTRESS w, Wood By Brad $350. 743-7458 PIT BULL UPS 571tS LEXUSOF JACKSONVILLE

*Industriav Trades/ FFul iTime Day7i T^^a1 :0h^. in .., F n *^ .. . l E YroMMBLEIN ACURA TL 04
* Automotive ESales/P a must. OPERP AoATOR Fru its/Vegetables 1 Futon-Black Beauty Equipment Fl al f - e200e
Serviceapng/rounds Call HrtleEy Press DRIVERS rni.ltuHouSehold cm shIon, must go i-, EtecHydroulicer 0 e ffom! sTINGRo CH4 9C06

3954Maintenancetowr inN w olN w. . rShK mo nne o .: .. u. . Aviation A 5tli WheelsTaelTrailesal 998-0012.
Aviationy/Safety3985141 Are you looking for a Garage Sales 276-83. chair, dryer, ref. r e DO BEFOOLEDBY t AUDI A4Quattro

* 1Maaenancel PORT OPERATIONS a l more Call S MATTH TSS K SIZE.CK Tel 40 smPTallcO '4 blue act k D,
J Civil Service) e w d vgrO nDonrtijnity ti Garden,/Lawn ,I a m ,. lyr old. $150 icl. kent il Sr metallic blue, auto

* oMa nufac tuingI siated tersoasC RLD CAR .. carrier.771 3376e TO W ESUP RCE E 98ops 0 runs great. Very2
P stafproposehore .. er I o NuI Color Area RV Rentals e1 Dealer LEXUSOF JACKSONVILLE,000.7160881
Public Administrationa rP", tr,.,, ejery catchess ,Co unt. .,r, Boer Range Shid Tzu pups AKC, shots 1sW sR Oldsmobile Rocket 88 61
cad,.. r,., . ,:i, potty trained Under 8 IbsY EAGoo
Comp* Nurses/Nurses Ar Hardwares or wMechanics orters acI... r. r. ..- .. Goodlrestoration project,
Softwarean ,,o-. Y ..r,. H .l ,-,, ,:. -Machinery and I Recliner-Extra I , r., " full grown. 9046254374 asking $1300/OBO. Car
"T.ol..............SIBRIANH P Next to Shad Nissan not running. Contact
*Part-Time mingDa Large, Tan, ,.. AutomoSIBERIAN HUSKY PU Willie at ( 904)504-9338
C-o .s tr Litngn6.ouc...oEeMedicalhReg, shots & HC, POP, andtHarley avidson
* CuPersonal Services/ L 33004 n: CANG l $25aler/SUV
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* Recreauction/Sports/ i ,, . -.. .: isael l r h eu* Iis eT cha ' ir Glder-- -- M.I'"Sc-'A0t. o 992ter 3Ms-

Fitness ^QgQS W ^I'co w) 9904)707-4778 2 arm chairs & fou- e u^ ns'.t A -Ahn-cri "w''es; upr0_ __ Au c aEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
* omestiaurant/Bar/Clubs h iurs-r,0amre em u Microwave-Great Serv iaces3/Usever -le-. ; 25. Eon cri �or �� Sp000 AtoRe3.t/mo-ase500 ACURA 3.2CL '03
aegngal/rh "i ,. ,Cell 229-740-1880 016,995
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Delivery Driver ,..,,, Public Sales ne Yor hanqs on lit,-, -r,, Ld,.,r.-: Pr,.. "-- Yorkies- Adorable, loving, 1481 Wells Road 269-2603
tEd t i RAY CARTER . ,-dh Playst tlon 3 .3 ,.-, --,,-,n-, AKC, shots, readyLto go, *ACU A L'
* EdSciene/Researchin ARNPPA ' ...... ......... T bundto ud oring boxes 904-996-7294 FeMercury Outboard typf - BMW 330 ConvertL'02

*T ort Cashist. 3 C er ,E-e LEXUS Ok VILE
Training . -.... We Offer PulliBenefis ( n.......e W sel le.e .. Sa ir' PA Pe 2 fFully equipped,
* Traineerting Grrn ... ., , iS. Ti , Sos railers R GB, A0ugnl te day it LIVING ROO " s. es R:e Yorkies 8 weeks AKC 3/M only 50,000 miles.

*Warehouseeringventory Apply in Person, f d uW o dft ineralson e 8823TklE Cond Fully eq50ui4pp794 edsAE woc2
9 Entertainment neiptui, not req. - xc Wanted toBBuy orA C o m e o u.o i 1 SET. i E r,5.A.- -oliG . i -,t $. s/w, POPt $79. cash onlyN miles. $19,990
salary & benefits. Look-9 rade @o, ei er, hardly T :V -or 50 i,nr is Move :,-,a 904-233-77440or821-5551998-0012

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Management Fox CV to 352-332-0039 PARATRANSIlTE . Cost,'n. oms wCan ltswh hl 3,,,-,0 , 4.-2 , Gol-'- pi YORKIES- 5 Cute, AKC, LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
Attn: Jennifer. V.'-,,r a ,,, A.C . Bloom Call me rgcond. $32. 268-2ad82 BED.Brand a .er,,,Full rW i .. e cke, -r . d i 25fshoTrawler-Great POn.2R 0 0'
Finance/investment Phone .352 r32 -0 030bAiC5WEI41r r96n I yrOne sixiellet o shots.t2FJ$D900. ACUforLess
r tress set, $50, dinin Bicycle-A accesso- sale. $15,000. 625-7734 Low Overhead, Low Prices Leather,sunroof,
SF *lnance llnes ment one 2- -"-. �l , .... , ..r . 1r o ntroller, , ,, ] ngle $75 .1 ... (912 )496-4885, [.., excel len, r c.en-A --ntroller, Ie
GeneralEmployment BED . T on, $175 OBO. Seaward 25 On Time We Have Certified to00,000 m
HHeEtKor nrBgameDs adden 2007 . ir i o8 .unostRVtroS ecializ r P CD.$19,990tr e
--Hotel/Hospitality/tyn & Resistance. Fall ol it . .:: -,- ,,,,, 3: ' .S uk- NtpesofrwablesUR 998-0012

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Tourism PAID TRAINING DherAlso eslh ATTRE small ultra Lites LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
SInsurance MARINE PIPEFITTBERS, a The Ballad l Rl v s t ITH EDU ED - Fully equipped,
ULandscaping/Grounds PLATE WELDERS & BoCHILDC9Bb b ho sB -sE Blue R n MA YTRAMTRESS rTr.ver25R0 t0RChef08e f m!DG9r aokower,
OUTSIDE MACHINISTFF iHR CHLDCALLE 3DVD -yem blt " In i':t, ti., S .:rB .-Brin' r 'r, L r r,,O.r leat Ser. C2 ,

an BtnTEtDERn G oiro Twin Bed Ihe Murray Hill 2/17 & 2/24. 1-800541-6439 windshield, saddlebags, 99so$0
Maintenance work in Newport News, ... -"...:- , _- A q wh ich co&t $999 alone 1354h a milton." 'C' :' - Aviation AIl % Wheells,T covlTrailTrs and 998-0012
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toDrvers 6415033 1 Oceanway Ave Pete at (904)534-6497 or LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLESailboats
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$500 sign-on bonus- Waitstaff, T*E E I Ps & 1 SunpghlS ieens oTHE COMPETITION ' 04. Leather, CD,

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Maretigside ops. at NSB Kings , ,o, ,.,' Armono Rerg r . 0 a sIr r , s,._w0r7o Dna re.RgsSiS
Medical/Health Care Bay comm. May '07....................4 to 9 1051 AO Ru, t9r.: r .. 1otrV dy ples/MiAD A4ONLYT0K MLES
SsMarein d To be considered for a F/T refin me esn't e to be stressful!" il D ir Motorcycles/Mini Cs d L
information ese call 2-3 Pre-Set Leads Da- Kid t for detailsnever used, $20 268-2482 608-0388 TmLOADED. Buyer29,995
Nurses/Nurses Aidesh / v r 1 -800-233-9978 that's right for you. W*ii ,daeel,15 Bikestl 8 * r -, Volksw ant to be treated I
Office/Cerical/ awoOUly S g Mserviices.comamis in a h e Southeast Georgia EARTH BOXES Boxer pups ACA Auto Brokers 371481Wes R 6d 269-26CH to
or mail resume & DD214 Home Motgage is a Georgia . Auto Parts
SAdmin istration to Seaward Servicesa T 1V .. Id..el .O'e e Reca $iner-Ex4tr2 :,0 a01 ,-o Antiques/Classics AUTO, VERY CLEAN, ONLY
rt-TimencBvd St 220, Dania F rron nt M , ol r S C ,dee Ret.C up C - ersr Editi
Personal Services/ Beah, FL 3300O4; atnA :G M g L.ea o g,, microfiber - $250 O- ri - n ,ch-,sa r nVolkswagen of Orange Pnrk

SSOffice912-5764442 Soe enmnd Jack Ru-sser r chipped l hucCs/ersalers/SUs3OBO, 1481 Wells Road 269-2603ER
a0 0 N.a Wagner. t SERVICEINC.ce ,'06 www.bu ,90435565 c e- c
BeautyTF,1-'. ,W'-i'l'h A771-CVans/Buses
* RealEstate/Prsoperty -- ---- - :-r-.- --- - - PIANOLOE PRiCE USA $2000 or Lesso,5
Management .. i-,.-i-....... - . ,_,: ,.- ,,r , .,: -tVAP.IAHAFREE PRICE LIST CommercalVehices (L) Leather. Priced to
Manaa cking hOLESI LE Co smmcRaes sic C sell, at $18,995
SRecreation/Sports/ U. LI. . t l ,r ChrG ider o r, Autodow998-0012
Fitness Tel(904)779-9822 Office (904)707-4778 2 arm chairs green cushions, PIANO -Antique upright Autos/IcksWanted LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
hours 9:00 am - 5pm ide chairs-one 83" Great condition, w/bench, new wiresL
Restaurant/Bar/Clubi hours M his- Used very little. $25. ebony & ivory. $1000 Auto Rent/Lease I BMW33 C '01 Only
M~on-Fri ReferenceS Micrv-Great Lx4W lishled Call 673-6255 or e-mail 0B8. (904)269-478800 tW 330ICO00mi l y
Food/Beverages available. E-mot: condition, $20 Call china cabinet, bcmbdncomcast.net40,000 miles. $24,990
lmonicaslcleaningservinc03@ Tara (904)379,6036 matches light oak, Records approx 0,sme9
SRetail RAY CARTER yahoo cm cabinet light 4 Rooms to Go Large do not have lackets, 78's LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
REFRGERTOR 80"Lx48"W17"D, $400. Sofa-w/scotch 33's & 45's $100 talk all SuncoastRVSpecializes in all
* Science/Research *** GE Artica, black. _Call 226-3799 guard, great condo, bring boxes 904-996-7294 ,. Mercury Outboard typesof 0,wables 7 BMW 330 Convert-
ric.excellent conS, $500. 5 pie .tional- $200 0B0. 288-0784 - Propeter by Michi- xrt smal ultra Bles ible '01. Only 40.000
Social Services/ Is Now Accepting Window AC, barely fair condition. $200 . sofo-Great Cond gan wheel, new,
anrcodition$200 ofaTGrat7 egverninstalledfitsmiles.$24,990
Counseling Applications for Servid,$5.T 1041 3 1 a ni tMauvecolor,7by 78hp to 60hp merc marl- 998-0012
Technical Support Cashier/Receptionist. BTU $75. (904) 372-9471 meant unit, fair con- Century $175, Phone_ Goods _ ner$40(904)264-6054 STCK REDUCED! - LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
Telemarketing I S Tax Problems edition, $40 0B0. Must 264-6364 ner._$40__904)264-6054 __E__E!__LXS _FACSOVIL
We Offer Full Benefits (Liens, Levies, Wage sell, please call Leslie @ 0 Deep Sea F'shOver 25000oChoose from!
aTransportationWGrnishments, Spousal REFRIGERATOR 885-1135 4 Sofa-$200, Table Rod Reels I& Suzuk Dirtbike
Relief. Gelinquent & 8 Whirlpool 25 cu ft An w/chairs, $100. Call ck Ec Cns R17-80, New top All5thWheels, TravelTrailersand
Warehouse/Inventory Apply in Person, Nonfliled Tax Returns, csideb side, ture micro seude Besi52B Ofer 0Pp-UpsON SALE! BMW 3301C 2001
Work at Home See Sharon Mauro etc.) Ricky Thomas, a counter depth, ice/ sofas-2 each, -04)272-1641
Positions Wanted 6373 Blending Blvd. P.A. waterthrudo....6mos w/s ahSolid Oak rolltop Honda Aquatrax DON7TBE FOOLED BY Royal Blue, extra low
w/sctch guard pro- desk, $375 & bow- Bowling bal-New 02 2x and 1997 THE COMPETITION miles $25,995
904-771-6078 alS black $900. 827-9371 tection, 1 yr old, $200 L flex ultimate T. never used, never L Seadoo GSX, Low
904-26280003. - stainl0B0 288-0784 $1000-also china drilled, 16pdhrs, doublesHonda S2000 2002 Only
tSaink w/Dett BED- About Timbe??? cabinet, $375.Armoire, Columbia. Cost $85, trailer, $6500 OBO. Call TOWABLE SUPER NT 28,000 miles. $19,995
Faucet- Value new Brand New Piliowtop Sets $375 . a nese l r $35 Robert (904)434-6047e Audi A4 Con Only
G E N E R A L o v e r $ 2 6 0 . G o o d tQ ua -n$ 1 1 07Ki n g5 i250.. . .7- 6 0 2 3 P o o l T a b leal l-ot h e #I20 tu dPo n t o o n n28 , 0 0 m i les . yS w
SUP ERINTENDENT I Property Condition, Asking $60. Memory Foam from $340 576-6823 Pool Table-Good"98-Wtoonr28,000omileo w-
Win. 5yrs exp. in site & ManaemeCall Sue 0 781-7707 Can Deliver. 904-674-0405 TV Stand-for 50 in Must Move, 1-95I sparatterrlife $79
underground utility BEST MASSAGE in JAX flat screen, glass -eTit 360, $100aspre battery, life Fordcsng$G9
work. Ability to coordi- Go W. on 103rdS pass et/dry Vac-Craf BED- Absolute all neW shelves. Cost $250. (478)361-4007 50HP jocketo achor,
nate multiple iobs w/lob Community McManus Rd MM14752 - sman 16 gal with sets Qn Pill Top $100 in Sell for $150. Call 50HP motor. $5000 000. convt. 2003. Only
Superintendents. Great M446-5504; attachments, exc. plastic. Can del. 391-0015 451-7210 01Golf 3 piece hard 505-1048/505-4588 38,000 miles. $16,860
benefits package. Manager A.C. Bloom Cal me, condo. $32. 268-2483 BED-Brand -lcmcF.jtWhtewicer case- Gold eagle BMW Z4 2.51 2003
Fax resume 378-9747 urlnilnon PropErhiT - EDrar White-wicker w/key. New. paid 25ft Trawler-Great
or Call 378-9700 Cs Irm rnn DOSe , , , i.. .or dresser-6 drawer, $320m Mus sell, shape, sleeps 4, Only 45,000 mi. $22,480
II___.1____'__ '_'___C__-n,- w/full size head- $80. 282-6466 Cruise the intrac-
n.3sa.-m-IRNGi board,$75. Brass -1b .taI in style! At RV Having Fun Yet, Inc. Chrys PT Cruiser LTD
Oar,, Nuw iImmalleN $ BED Cr,-,rr..,ilcgh ., bed fulnsize with mat- Schwinn Tandem NASMarina. Need quick Sales - Service * Parts Cony. Lthr, Cd. $19,990
DoescPn~n r ..i..:,:. - I :t i aiI tress set, $50, dining l Bicycle-All accesso- sale. $15,000. 625-7734 Low Overhead, Low Prices Lexus SC430 2002
enC inlanager' a.sis -:-, table, $75. (912)496-4885 ' I7 ries, excellentfcon- We Get the Job Done for Less Cer 100,000
Bldbn 2 WhiteWicker dto, $175 OBO. Seaward 25 & On Time! We Have
n ."oIL..Ir r,, ,ri.,.,_rlr.. 1 in Fi.i Loveseats, (MAY- 278-2926 ,72'89-Wheel, diesel, Mobile Service, Take
S rEP 1EN C -.1i n CrsEA YKNc furl.r, retrig, head, Trades, Consignments, & LEXUS
r,,i , GOdIOr_,on_046_ing)3_Chairs,_tA K table. SE KA Necky bimini trailer, 4 Will Finance! Shop Us Lost OF JACKSONVILLE
COMPANIONS, SITTER aru ,I~ a ijn BEDROOM or,: .ihEIPPY wcenternaiy nEk includes rod- sails, autopilot, $18,000, So You Know the Deal Fre-OredeAuo Center
HOMEMAKERS for ,. et,i nneiis RT i" -E ment center, navy new der,Paddle, cock- 618-288-3130, or You're Getting!-Whatever it CoaercbheShoeqoom
Seniors. No exp. nec. me'cushions, $70000B0. pitcoder, skirt, roof Takes to Make 00De01 Specals
Will train. Call 402-6133 EmoIlresumneCtoRia-, -"-1, rEL u9ig - ( 904)491-7996 rack supports, $975. Family Owned,
_______Prpertesone_" 241-1243 4 Suzuki- NO PRESSURE 998-0012
Lookior lan I 850-587-5457- 0l. :, ,o.1 Wanted Land to lease for 4HF 4-stare (904) 714-9939
CaResponsible Caller_______ _ ?o- 904 222o985 fnashwat only
CHaregiver tar 3 _ -_`3_16_= Call_904_222_198 _used twice, $800. 476-7694 Exit 366 Off 195 Next to BMW525i'06
elt-behaved *. . . - HOURLY + ARLINGTON Sat 8-2 --1____ Pecan park Flea Market White5tan, like
teSmerl-Sehasnid ' Cabln'I.mlaST, arHugeSMulti-fans oClohes New 9.9 NIssan - new. $40,980.
Pthe Sum aer Season, trinP I R I I G"'.Vr or Sm nf....t Miss f cloth s One Outboard-Etectric 998-0012
my home. Non smoker. ,PAIDDTo�AIN1-N ,:.,misc & h'hold items j sstart, Longshaft XOF JACKSONVILLE
have references. 1-i- 3 4362 Boat Club Dr. at the
591-5760 ' $so0005 end of Edenfield Rd. LOOKING FOR A 912)673-7694 ONLY 11K MILES, S42,995
RING__BONUS__2__ bonets -A TOWNITCH AND Volkswagen of Orange Park
HIRING BONUS " 2.,oilneis-i ,P Avondale Antiques, turn, STANDARD SIZE 1984 Kawasaki Voy- 4481 Wells Rood 269-2603
DANCERS DANCERS . ,. i l z * e....... ,) ... bric-a-brac & a whole BEDLSNER FOR A 7 manager 1300 w/trike
No tlandalor sTIp OuI r: n lot more! Fri & Sat 8-5; esion kit, new-Good
- Wa sckas 399.1110 ..ri or,_l835_,d 2006TOYOTATUN-conersIikt,
Deliver-D-iver"--$$ $ $ $2.-6 3835 Vlencia Rd DRA* IF YOU HAVE battery, runs good, conS, 4dr, Ithr, pwr,
S$11000$$Dinigroom Table Free Beagle F 2 yrs to a EBTHER OF THESE S$2500 abe. Call Glenn4 sunroof, new
DUPTUKDIER IIGBN0 6 hinrom Te loving home w/room to TEMS TO SELL 576-9698 transmission, new
DUMP TRUSICK aD D NER S DA$NCER$ $$ $ $ w'6 chair' --1 run & play 904-864-0724 PLEASE CALL AIRSTREAM & TRAIL CKHDRIVWRS w starter, two owners,
Paid vacations and DANCERS DANCERS lu ..od run962-2029 MANOR TRAVEL TRLRS HeY PXDWG'98 runs great, 242-3249
hod Saysv New equaip Passion 641.50330 -or. n Julington Creek Plant. ALLEGRO MOTOR HOMES 4 Wideslide-23200
us hoe .. leon MVR& CA L 332 9993 ........ ,or ,,00, '-all Moving Sale Sat8-1:30Sales, Service, Parts . d, g e
cu rent DOT card. ,Ii, ,-96 419 Sparrow Branch Cir. J.D. Sanders R.V. Sales kept, includesExtra low mi, fully
359-0404. OE. Ei- I N. DOE'Tc GirtTwin BedTLi, M ra/Alachua (386) 462-3039 cSequipped. $22,480
""______ T 18005Twn e Murray Hill 2/17 & 2/24416439 windshield, saddlebags.
IED ioa, .re l. nde,9am-2pm 1354 Hamilton excellent condition, LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
000asir b DO'. -a, St. East Lake bedrm $10,900i742-1700 ES O
dishes & hsehold items! ! 5h when, 2 sldo out, 4 Harley Davidson CADILLAC XLR
DJDOORMAN, itolike new condo , suitable "00-Electric Glide, q '05. Red/tan, extra
BARTENDERS, Atention A Northside - Oce.nw...y for all weatho ..surround 29k mi, Simpson low miles. $46,995
WAITSTAFF Middle School Band iPesadsound music system, true dual exhaust, 998-0012
Call Passion i r s Fund-raiser 2/24. 7a-12N ;20K 904-771-7544/704-4718 great condition, contact
*Drivers 641.5033 143 Oceanway Ave. AnimPal0ete at (904)534-6497 or LEXUS OF JACKSONVILLE
a Messengers 9l Adopt a Pet Cedar Creek '04-5th 9904)619-3173, asking
r ngers Venetia Huge Yard Sale a wheel, two side$2,000.
$500 sign-on bonus! W2124; 7:30am-1:30pm 4255 Pets & Supplies outs, like new con-
Brinks. Inc is the premier Bartenders, Doorstafft Join usin ls _o :n ou tr ntiapBlvd- kitchen Livestock & Supplies
transportation. We dnc11 china& crystal, 2 AnimalsWanted 771-7544 extras, cover, shop
offer: NewestTamMem antique chairs/rocker manual, garage
I Full MedIcal/Dental Pkg - esbTror with megk-slides..(912)882-7095 Spm-8PMtY
Company watching 401k 't (Jioc iewelry, 60s/70s records! WDl-
TuaidanRotimbursn i~BARGAIN HUNTERS InJax. Ph. 512-573-4987 n599 '043,000 Styxx would like to
: Paid Vacation _AIREDALE______esmiles, like cow. Aski invite all friends
Time & half for 40+ hrs GALORE AI R EDALE Puppies 8-842Calivite-ll8-8en0
Avg Annual Salary $29K Sales/Sales- Stephanie is familiar with theunique circumstances and challenges often Soat & Sun Nave M/F, Available 2/17e leetwood Pace r50k .a9 and customers to
(includes OT) Yore Garage Sale at POP, AKC. 850-997-3974,* Arrow Motrhome 3,000mi.AskinB60F4'04 I StOp or cal
Qualified candidates will Managers/ faced by the military family. Having grown up as a Navy brat, then becoming a _7059 Ramonae 786-PLEA AmericandBull DogPPup r mgl est o0 540k
completed Ca:ndie runs great, $,0 0. Coll 904-228-8420
"Succ sful Polygraph No-Fee Navpu and now as a UNavt MOM; - Mandarin-"Kidt pies 8wks, beautiful dog 478-361-4007 .0. Honda CRI25 Dirt
examination Kyh0Nspoiuse,aPROUDN , Kid" Sale-Feb 16-24. big heads, $400. 483-8345 Bike '98
TSe yeJ Mandarin Sout AFRANKLIN 37ft '06, 5fh $1600, Like new, 1Bring in this ad for
SinvesitnfUl backgr....nd Distributors StephanieSas:Shopping Center, Aquarium wheel, 3 sldeouts, W/D, Runs great, low extra savings
DueDTpi 9W i/0 Yyg$your home doesn't have to be stressful. behin a-w/glassdoor, 2$27Kobo.e512.573-49871covers,h.aMilitaryandirst
For directions or mare t$Mill ioYr/Fuiiture floureyrntiigeinMcDonald'sVisit 1-., .IK7,ndlebars/grips - dF

SONLY 470 MILES 733-0023,680-6842
MARKET Rank/Grade: Work Phone # Organization: Date Submitted: $3,900 FIRM CHRYSLER PT
....__H MUST SELL I~f y CRUISER '05.
AD VERTISING Name (please print): Signature: HEALTH REASONS Leather 998D $19,995
RULES 1. Free advertising in the Fleet Market is restricted to active duty and retired military 6. Ads appearing to be in the promotion of a business or which do not meet the above Ymh VStar 1100 CHRYSLER SEBRING
personnel (or their dependents) and civilian employees assigned to Naval Air requirements will be billed. The publisher reserves the right to omit any or all ads. '05 -400 Smiles, LIhr, 52k. $9975. 699-9669
Please fill out Station, Jacksonville. 7. Additional readership in other publications can be arranged for a nominal fee by calling rest, windshield CHRYSLER 300C '06
this form in 2. Advertising in the Fleet Market is a free service provided by the publisher to help 366-6300 or 1-800-258-4637 (toll free), or enclosing your phone number. fr w(r r 57652 9 -o62 AWD Heunioof, 1 s, N995
black or blue ink, qualified personnel dispose of unwanted personal articles. Service ads such as 8. Faxed ads will be accepted at 904-359-4180, however, they must be completed on an .4 Yamaha Vstar Call 4934086
black or blue ink. sharing rides to work or on leave, announcing lost and found Items, and garage original form. '00-650, 8265 miles, CHRYSLER SRT8
sales will be accepted. ADS PERTAINING TO GUN SALES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Select the number of weeks ad is to run: 1 wk 2 wks 3 wks 4 wks way ba issy bar & Ch Leathly equip. $34,990
FREE. CHILD CARE PROVIDERS CANNOT DISCRIMINATE. REAL ESTATE ADS WILL To renew your ad after the allotted time, you must re-submit your ad to Jax Air News. 777-2850 LEXUS OFJACKSONVILLE
BE LIMITED TO ANNOUNCEMENT OF HOMES FOR SALE OR RENT BY QUALIFIED NOTE: (1) This form must be clipped (not torn) along the outside border. (2) No more than
JAX AIR INDIVIDUALS WITH PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) OR "OFFICIALLY one word (or abbreviation for one word) per block. (3) Only two free ads per family, per - CHRYSLER
REASSIGNED" ORDERS. REAL ESTATE ADS MUST CONTAIN ONE OF THOSE STATE- week. (4) Select the category for the ad by referring to the Classified Index. (4) Tires P235 75R15. CROSSFIRE
,.NEW S3. All information requested must be included and readable. All ads should be written Category: s__300. Call 904-388-5928 "Blazing Red"
Independent of other information contained on this form. . CENTERLINE MOTIVATED
4. Ads received after the above time will run in the following week's issue. AN TIRES (4) SELLER!!
Noon 5. Completed forms should be delivered or mailed to the Fleet Market, Jax Air News, Code IP. gl2 01 N W S 0)" Lre 3tond s in
OOG, Bo� 2, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32212, or to Jax Air News, r NP245/60Rl588" reor. $1500 nd askinexc.
Monday One Riveiside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32202 -* or 573-1127 payoff - $23,500
One Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32202 4 Leer Camper 612-8015
Shell-Silver, over
rail, fits 1997 to
SI I i I 2003, F150 short DODGE NEON '03
bed, locks light clamps. Black, auto. downw;
S450. 728-8669 $199/mo. WAC. 899-5853

22 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 22, 2007

Daytona Edition,
Navigation, CD, sunroof.
5000 miles. $28,890
SFord Focus '01-4 dr,
sedan, good condi-
tion, 63k miles,
s4850 OBO. Call
(904)626-4121 or
CONV GT '03.
Fully equipped,
only 38,000 mi. $16,980
White, AT, loaded, low
miles. $7975. 674-4444
Ford Mustang '02
3.8L, V6, Loaded,
74,000 mi, exc cond,
$7500, 912-882-1252
Red, 5spd. SOdown;
$309/mo. WAC. 899-5853

SFord Thunderbird
'92-Needs interior
and engine, every-
thing else replaced,
rebuilt transmission and
new tires. Contact
Steven at 576-2044.
$500 OBO.
4 Honda Accord
Hybrid '05-Fully
loaded, navi, ext
warr, 32k miles,
perfect cond, KBB
$24,900. 821-5662
'01. 2dr, 5spd, one
owner, 32/39, 79K
$8200 abo. Excel-
lent cond. All dealer
maintenance. 665-2024
Blue, auto. SOdown; $289
per mo. WAC. 899-5853
Black coupe, V-Tech,
moon roof, $3000 OBO
Ph. 860-205-0069
@ HONDA S2000 '02
Only 28K miles,
Like new. $20,980
9onn 9nl

COUPE White/tan,
spoiler, fully equip

COUPE '03. Extra
low miles. $22,980

COUPE '03 Extra
low miles. $22,980

White/ tan. S25,980

SEDAN '03.
white/tan. $16,990

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904-7870 -WWNMNCT.O

SEDAN '03. Adr,
while/tan. 516,990
4.2R '03. Sunroof,
navigation. $30,995
Navigation, CD,
fully equip. $39,990
SKia Rio '01- 86k
miles, 4dr, PS, PB,
5spd, Great little
car, $3,300 OBO.
LEXUS 400LS '97-beige,
tully loaded, excellent
cond. $9500 (904)641-6484
LEXUS ES300 '02 Silver
w/Gray Leather, Loaded,
58K mi. $17,975. 777-9119
LEXUS ES300 '00
Pearl/Tan, $9,995
Call 493-4086
CAR '99. Only
55,000 miles. White/
tan. S10,995
'00 Signature Series
Green w/beige leather,
loaded, 55K mi, Very
Nice! $10,975. 674-4444
Blue/gray leather. 39,400
miles. $10,975. 674-4444
MAZDA 3 S '06
RIDE". $19,995
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
M.IERCEDES C4o 0.2 J3.
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n L: rrO.2. I.:11 .: ] 4" 111:


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iAl iWell Road ~. ',,J
t.'ERCEDES asEh- t IZ ii
,'ukt.s ag'n at Ora.',: Panrk
1 l wvrllS Roa ; - .tQrl
Exlra low nflin
!12,980 998-00.12
MARQUIS '03 Only
27,000 mi i13.690
' 00 Fully equipped
only 60K mi. $7980
GTS '03. Blue, auto.$0dn
$279/mo WAC. 899-5853

MARQUIS '03. White, at
ac, loaded, extra clean,
laow miles. $9975. 777-9119
S Nissan Sentra
'05-AM/FM, CD, 4
cyl, silver, cloth
seats, private
owner, exc cond, Ame-
lia Island, Call 491-7996
SMini Cooper '04
Auto, AC, sunroof,
28k miles, $16,400.
GT Convertible, V6, Leather,
Call 493-4086
SMitsubishi Galant
'00 ES, Green, 129k
miles, c/ctrl auto,
good cond, $4500
OBO. Coil (904)908-1091
� NISSAN 350Z '04
Touring Edition
only 18K mi.$22,990
GXE '06. Black/
tan. $18,99. p6129
SNissan Altima '97-
$1800, 4dr, blue,
runs great, cold AC,
v Call RJ.
(912)510-7215 or 467-3348
Must Sell.
GXE '06. Fully
equipped. $18,990
NISSAN SE-R Spec V '05.
Black, 5spd. $0 down
$279/mo WAC. 899-5853
4 , Nissan Sentra '05- 4
cyl, sedan, 4d, 1.8s,
tinted windows, CD,
theft recovery,
moving must sell, call
491-1996 $12,000
Leather, CD, fully
equipped. $16,990
GTP '03 Red, leather,
moonroof, loaded, 69K
miles. $11,975. 674-4444
'05. Gray, auto. downw;
$269/mo. WAC. 899-5853
SAAB 9-3SE CONV '00-
Red, $11k. 79k mi, auto,
PW/seats, stereo/CD,
ABF, Ithr, alarm &
NEW tires! 904-424-7396
SATURN L200 '03
Gas Saver. $10,490
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
2.5 RS AWD, AUTO, 515,995
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
4dr, AT/AC, loaded. 66K0
miles. $9975. 425-4320
Silpv :r ' c., , ... '.. . 1i'
per n.,, \. . l -" ;n

4. Toyota Camry XL
002- New CD player,
runs very good,
please call
(904)762-2314 or
4, Toyota Matrix XR
'05- Excellent cond,
S low miles, great on
gas, Below NADA
listing, $16,000. 838-6562
or 458-6023
Block, auto. $Odown; S319
per mo. WAC. 899-5853
6 t Coupe Bro.:
r...r. . 1 )(..1
:'- 99 n. ,2
i TOmiuo Scion c

1 r: .h: i.r. ,.,..,,,
545-7246 or 343-7747
06 Coupe. Black,
sunroof, CD. $16,990

Over 100 Cars, Trucks,i
I SUVs and Vans
To Choose from.

V6. $15,980
y VOLVO V70 '03
Wagon. Leather,
CD, sunroof, extra
low miles. $16,995
Silver, 5spd. $0 down
$259/mo WAC. 899-5853
Low miles, sunroof, Ithr
SBrumos Porsche
2.0 T, $22,995
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
Trucks,Vans, SUVs '00-05
S Civilian

1$0 DOWN
Chris 662-0726

ACURA MDX '01 Cham-
pagne/beige Ithr, Loaded,
Mint. $15,975. Call 777-9119
Limited. Champagne/
beige Ithr, loaded. 48K mi
Beautiful! $8975. 674-4444
Green/beige Ithr, loaded,
69K. NICE $7975 674-4444

$15,000 OBO
904 591-9318

4x4 '03. CD, sun-
roof. $22,900
CHEVY 15008 "8
V8, AT, AC, S2,995
Call 493-4086
Z66 '02. 4dr, at/ac, loaded,
48K mi. $16,975. 674-4444
Z71 4x4 '04. Lthr, enter-
tainment pkg, loaded, 48K
miles. $22,975. 674-4444
RADO '05 Extra
cab. Only 6000
miles. $14,990
RADO '05 Extra
cab. Only 6000
miles. $14,990
Chevy Silverado '02
2500 HD, ext cab,
l 4wd, 4dr, V8, 8.1L,
auto, am/fm/CD,
AC, Great Cond, $17,500
287-8903 or 599-5743
LT, $16,995
Call 493-4086
Pewter, 4x4, fully
equipped. $13,990
FICA '06 Ltd.
2 to choose from.
Fully equipped. $17,980
'01 Crew Cab. Loaded,
55K mi. $11,975. 674-4444
'06 - Quad cab, 4x4, V8,
19Kmi, fully eqpt, warr.,
extras, bedliner, exc
cond, $21,900. 912-576-1207
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'03, 5.9L V8, 37kmi, exc
cond, loaded w/trailer
pkg. 514,900. 725-2201
DODGE RAM 1500 Crew
Cab SLT '03. Silver, V8,
AT, AC, loaded, nice!
$13,975. Call 674-4444
Dodge Ram '91 4x4,
SLE, 360, V8, 142kmi,
clean, runs great,
$7900. Coll Neil at
4 Dodge Ram
Charger '91-4x4,
AT, 142k, 360 cc,
dual exhaust, CB,
tow pkg, lift kit, $7,995
OBO. Call (904)294-8186
4 Ford F-150
'95-Eddie Bauer
L 4x4, cam manifold,
chip heads. Hard
top on bed, S6500 OBO.
Call Bill: 315-5765
FORD P350 '02
Crew Cob, 4X4, Lariat, Power
Stroke Diesel, S19,995
Call 493-4086
SFord Pickup '95
Must see, New
Tires, Stainless
S wheels & guards,
exc cond, $3500 OBO.
792-9306, Westside
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
GMC Yukon SLT '01
$14k OBO. z71, 4x4,
off road, heavy duty
trailering pkg,
loaded, immaculate
cond, 121k highway
miles, (912)729-4103
Dodge Durango '06
Under 20k miles,
S Over $1000 Under
Blue Book, $21,500,
included extended warr,
white, tow pkg,
4dr Sport 4x4. 4.0 6cyl, at,
ac, loaded, 41K miles.
$8975. Call 674-4444
'98. Red, 5spd, 59,600
miles. $7975. 674-4444
Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
'04. Only 13K miles,
fact warr. $49,900
'05. Low miles, fact warr
Brumos Porsche
'05. Silver/gray int
fully equipped. $54,990
AT, AC, loaded, low
miles. $12,975. 674-4444
Crew Cob, SE, V6, AT, AC,
Call 493-4086
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SR5, V6, AT, AC, $11,995
Call 493-4086
Fully equipped, V8,
only 45,000 miles $23,890
6000 miles, Blue
Brumos Porsche
loaded. 58,300 mi. Very
clean,. $10,975. 674-4444
Pre-Runner '04 Double
Cab. V6, AT, AC, loaded,
43K mi. $19,975. 674-4444
Xtra Cab, SRS, 4X4, S8,995
Call 493-4086
Only 7000 miles
Silver, factory warr
Brumos Porsche

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. , CL, 7^.crora, 37K,
$15,000 227-2491

Van loaded,
including power
slide doors.
Excellent Cond.
One owner
Great taor travel
$6300 OBO
Motivated Seller
(904) 318.5478

Volkswagen of Orange Park
1481 Wells Road 269-2603
Mercury Villager
'00- Sport minivan,
97k miles, 3rd seat,
runs and looks
awesome, $6400. OBO
Nissan Quest
'95-New Radiator,
< AC, good tires, 200k
^~r l-.-i_ l,- , ,r . -r, he1:1 :.-.r ,,

7 sweater, exc cond,
auto, chilling AC,
ps/pb, pwr seats,
green, running cond.
159K. $4000 obo. 629-3305

4 Nissan Quest XL'98
Good Condition,
100k miles, .
burgundy color,
gray lether weather seats, cal
Scott (904)225-2309 or

4 Oldsmobile
Sillhouette '97-GLS,
tL extended, good run-
ning cond, cold AC,
leather, quad seating,
reduced $3500. 992Z-6877
or 294-3654

auto, AC, PW, :tarm,
cold air intake,Gr.eddy
exhaust, S2000. 22172221

immac, carfax cerl
43,700mi, all pvr. 8:695

Ford Taurus GL'796
needs Irons, $500-
Call 904-786-7605--

Leather Interior
Power Patj--
Auto Transmm ion
2 door, blaock, .
Runs Goodd-
Looks Gool"
S1800 OBO,:Q
L 434-0023--,

SATURN 1994,
SL 1 , 4 1CWo
5 Spd Mannet,
Sun Roof-.
Power Paqtr
Dark Bluer-
Clean CloT1 ':
Interior, -
$1650 OBO

Toyota Cressida '86 &'87
'87 143K mi loaded 9x0%
road worthy $2200 772-7,633

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rier-20 cu ft. Sport,
20-SV, from Sears.
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32 Choice
35 Dispatched
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38 Epidermal opening

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45 Stuntman Knievel
46 Brand IDs
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