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Self-Help Project
CPOs Upgrade 'The Porch'
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U.S. Navy photo
A landing signal enlisted, assigned to the "Dusty Dogs"
Photos by Kaylee LaRocque of HS-7, stands by as the pilots of an HH-60H Seahawk
(From left) MA2 Justin Morris and his Military Working Dog (MWD) Brix, MA2 Angela Watson with MWD Ceasar and MA2 go through their pre-flight inspections while an SH-60F
Robert Calabro with MWD Nnick proudly display their trophy after being designated "Best Kennel" in Navy Region Southeast Seahawk lifts off from the flight deck of the Nimitz-
for the 2008 first quarter. class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

NAS Jax dog handlers awarded HS-7 'Dusty

By Kaylee LaRocque

T he NAS Jax military working
dog (MWD) handlers were pre-
sented with the Commander,
Navy Region Southeast Kennel of
the Quarter for the fourth quarter of
2007 during a ceremony Jan. 31.
This esteemed award is present-
ed each quarter to the kennel that
demonstrates outstanding job per-
formance and goes above and beyond
their day-to-day requirements. Eleven
commands within the region compete
each quarter for this award.
"I would like to say that on behalf of
the region, you have all done a great
job. Thank you very much for your
outstanding service. You have exceed-
ed your monthly utilization. The man-
ual says you are supposed to. put in
five hours a week, but you are doing
on an average of about seven hours
each week," said Regional Military
Canine Coordinator J.R. Prevatte.
"And, as for training and trials,
you're required to have an hour each
week, but the dogs here are getting
up to three each week. "
To earn this award, the kennel mas-
ters work with their dogs is evalu-
ated based on their utilization time of
the dogs which means how long they
spend conducting gate vehicle inspec-
tions, random parking lot vehicle
inspections and command authorized

Regional Military Canine Coordinator J.R. Prevatte presents MA2 Angela Watson
and her Military Working Dog Ceasar, of the NAS Jax Security Department with the
Commander, Navy Region Southeast Kennel of the Quarter trophy for the fourth
quarter of 2007 during a ceremony Jan. 31.

inspections in buildings around the
base. These inspections are conducted
to search for unauthorized narcotics
or explosives on base.
The teams are also evaluated on
their training and trial times. "This

means the kennel masters must con-
tinuously train their dogs on the spe-
cific odors they respond to. For a drug
dog, it's a 90 percent detection rate

See KENNEL, Page 12

Dogs' rescue


From HS-7

A n aircrew from the HS-7 "Dusty Dogs" safely
rescued three downed F-18 Hornet crewmem-
bers after two aircraft, an F/A-18E and an
F/A-18F from Carrier Air Wing Three, crashed dur-
ing operations in the Persian Gulf while conducting
flight operations off USS Harry S. Truman Jan. 7.
The rescue began as Dusty 615, crewed by Lt.
Patrick Morley, Lt. j.g. Collin Fox, AW2 Sean Attwill
and AW3 Johnny Garcia, was flying plane guard
around the carrier.
A "Mayday" call was suddenly heard over the radio at
approximately 7:30 p.m. after the F-18 crews collided
in mid-air- and ejected. HS-7 was immediately tasked
with the search and rescue (SAR) mission as Dusty 615
headed toward the estimated position of the downed
aircraft, about 25 nautical miles from the carrier. "
Several minutes later, Dusty 614 was called to
launch to assist in the search. The crew, consisting
of Lt. Brent Peterson, Lt. j.g. Jonathan Dorsey, AWl
Logan Robertson and AW2 Brenton Graham dressed
out and headed to the helicopter. The honed skills of
the crew and flight deck personnel enabled Dusty 614
to get off the flight deck quickly.

See RESCUE, Page 12

NAS Jax welcomes Hudson as new CMC

By Kaylee LaRocque
C MDCM(SS/SW) Jeff Hudson has
reported to NAS Jacksonville as
the command master chief (CMC)
and says he's looking forward to the chal-
lenges of his new role here.
"I think that one of the things I'm look-
ing forward to the most is the challenge
to do something completely different
by working with warfare communities
that I'm not used to working with," said
"I've heard nothing but positive things
regarding the teamwork at NAS Jax so
I'm excited about being involved and
being part of the team here. I've only
been here for a short time and am already
seeing that all the expectations that I

brought with me are going to be exceed-
Hudson was born in California and
raised in Texas and California, eventually
graduating from Paradise High School,
Paradise, Calif. He enlisted in the United
States Navy in June 1981. After com-
pleting Basic Training in San Diego, he
attended Submarine School in Groton, Ct.
and Advanced Electronic "A" School and
Missile Technician "C" School in Virginia
Beach, Va.
Hudson's first sea tour was on board
USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN 657) (Gold),
homeported in Charleston, S.C. While on
board, he qualified submarines, advanced
to missile technician first class, qualified
as diving officer of the watch and served
as the division leading petty officer. His
next assignment was as a recruit company

commander, Recruit Training Command
(RTC), San Diego. While assigned to RTC
he lead five recruit companies, was certi-
fied as a master training specialist, was
hand selected to teach the recruit compa-
ny commander course and was advanced
to chief petty officer.
His next sea tour was on board USS
Kentucky (SSBN 737) (Blue), homeported
in Kings Bay, Ga. where he served as the
weapons department leading chief petty
officer and was advanced to senior chief
petty officer. From there, Hudson trans-
ferred to Trident Training Facility (TTF),
Kings Bay Ga. as the strategic training
department leading chief petty officer.
While assigned to TTF he completed his
chief of the boat qualifications.

See HUDSON, Page 12

0TOUCHIH N Annual vow renewal event coming up below, $7 per person E5 and E6, $10 per person for E7-E9, $12 for 01-
TOUCHING The 10th annual St. Valentine Marriage Vow Renewal, sponsored by the 03, $13 for 04-05 and $15 for 06, retirees and civilians. The dress is
SB AE NAS Jacksonville Religious Ministries Program, is planned for Feb. 16 -" ,semi-formal. Complimentary childcare will be provided by NAS Jax
at 6 p.m. The vow renewal will be held at the All Saints Chapel fol- Child Development Center staff members.
lowed by dinner and dancing at the at the NAS Jax Olicers' Club. For tickets and more information, contact the chapel at 542-
B A S E All hands are invited to attend. The cost is $3 per person E4 and _.--. 3051/52.
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CMDCM(SW/SS) Jeff Hudson

2 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILL II..1 .1.,, I'cbruary 7, 2008


Your spouse's detailer:

The ultimate

By Sarah Smiley
Special Contributor

When my husband, Dustin,
mentions his "detailer" (aka:
the person who has the
power to find me a new zip code), I
picture a large man hunched over his
desk with cigar smoke swirling up
toward a bare, flickering light bulb
in the ceiling. He is something like
the Godfather, and he's just as pow-
erful and scary.
Of course, this is only my imagi-
nation. I may never know what my
husband's detailer really looks like
because they are as elusive as my
neighbor's one-eyed cat who slinks
around in the bushes, only popping
out now and then, when my back is
Why else do you think the mili-
tary keeps these people in places like
Millington, Tenn.? I've only heard of
one couple who knew and eventually
became friends with their detailer,
and I'm not sure -this wasn't "illegal"
in the same way that one can never
know the true identity of someone in
the Witness Protection Program.
From a spouse's perspective, the
detailer is the ultimate boogeyman.
You never see his face, and you prob-
ably don't know his name, but on
any given day, he could change the
course of your life (or at least he could
change your address) for the next 18
months. The detailer might also be
your husband's scapegoat, "Honey,
what could I do? The detailer told me
that an unaccompanied tour in Diego
Garcia was the best option right now."
Dustin wants me to add here (possi-
bly because he is currently up for new
orders) that detailers try very hard

to meet the needs and
service members to w
assigned. Indeed, Dus
have always been graci
grant us all of our wish
that suit Uncle Sam.
A service member's
with the detailer might
like this:
Detailer: So what di
mind for your next care.
Service member: We
on the East Coast if pos
Detailer: Did you sa:
weather in San Diego?
Service member: Um
well, I do love the we
Diego, but what I said
wife really wants to stay
Detailer: Great, so it's
put you down for som
Diego or Everett, Wash
like to go to Guam inste
Service member: Gua:
Detailer: Yeah, I'll gi
on whether or not yo
After a conversation
the service member i
the unfortunate positi
mediator between his
detailer when he gets
begin this talk with so
"So, I talked to my deta
and visions of a big, sc
one-eyed cat; whichever
will pop into your head.
bad news if what comes
the following:
"You always said you
adventurous, right?"
"When you said you li
er, how cold did you me.
"How far west does ti


desires of the "Living far away from my parents is
which they are a good thing, right? Would Iceland be
tin's detailers far enough away from them?"
ious enough to "I hear they have great schools in
ies and desires [insert your least desirable place to
live here]."
conversation "I saw an article about the best and
go something worst places to live in America, and
did you know that [city and state]
d you have in wasn't one of the worst?"
er move? "The good news is that we're all
'd like to stay healthy and happy, and whatever
sibyou love t happens next, we will do it together."
And the number one worst way your
no. I mean, husband could begin the conversa-
eather in San tion?
Swas that my "How fast do you think we could sell
this house?"
s settled. We'll Eventually, you will begin to cry or
thing in San hyperventilate, at which point your
i. unless you'd husband will say, "Before you get
ad? upset, let me talk to the detailer again
m? tomorrow." This is only to buy himself
et back to you more time.
)u want to go Husbands never call their detailers
the next day and say, "My wife cried
such as this, when I told her about [city and state];
s then left in do you think we could work out some-
ion of playing thing else?" No, he will call the detail-
wife and the er and say, "My wife is on board to do
home. He will whatever the military asks of us."
something like, None the wiser, when you end up
ailer today....," getting orders to [undesirable city and
cary man--or a state], you will hate that big, mean,
er you prefer-- scary detailer even more for not lis-
You know it's tening to your requests. And your hus-
next is any of band will just smile and say, "Don't
wanted to be worry, the detailer promised that my
next set of orders will be whatever we
ke cold weath- want that makes Uncle Sam happy."
an?" Sarah Smiley can be reached for
he 'East Coast' comments at www.sarahsmiley.

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African American Heritage

Luncheon slated for Feb. 21
The annual African American Heritage Luncheon
is Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the NAS
Jax Officers' Club. The guest speaker will be Judge
Angela Cox along with Spoken Words artist Katrina
Brockman. Come enjoy food, entertainment and learn
about African American Heritage.
Tickets are on sale for $12. For additional informa-
tion, contact your command's Multicultural Awareness
Committee Representative or HM1 Postell at 542-2486,
Ext. 157.
'Topcats' to disestablish in March
The VS-31 "Topcats" are flying into the sunset after
66 years of faithful service.
Ceremonies will begin March 27 at Hangar 116,
NAS Jacksonville
For information, go to:
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You are invited to the following Base
Chapel Worship Services this Sunday:

Sunday 8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:30 a.m. Catholic Mass
11 a.m. Protestant
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. jack Scorby Jr.
NAS Jacksonville Executive Officer........................Capt. Steve Holmes
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................................MC2(AW/NAC) Kaitlyn Patterson
Staff W riter............................................................ QM2 Nicole Beatty
Design/Layout ............................................................. George Atchley
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Job title/command:

Hometown: Auburn.

Favorite duty station/
Why? NS Mayport because my
husband is there.

Last book read: What to Expect When
You're Expecting.

Favorite pastime: Painting

Most interesting experience: A six-
month deployment.

LWho are your heroes? My mom
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,Job title/command:
Firefighter/NAS Jax Fire

Hometown: Green Cove
Springs, Fla.

Favorite duty station/
Why? NAS Jax

Last book read: None

Favorite pastime: Football

Most Interesting Experience: Going to
firefighting school and getting married.

Who are your heroes? My dad.


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4 JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVILLE, Thursday, February 7, 2008

Students in the new Military Sport Bike Rider Course wait in line to practice braking skills during a field exercise at NAS Jacksonville.

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Jack Heric, a rider coach trainer for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, discusses a field-trains
ing exercise with a student during the course. ..
___^__.-_- -

Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Rider Coach Trainer Jack Heric from Marine Corps Base
Quantico, Va., demonstrates making a proper turn in front of MSF Director of Training Ray
Ochs and students of the new Military Sport Bike Rider Course. The course was held last week
for the first time with students at NAS Jacksonville.

By MC2 (AW/NAC) Kaitlyn Patterson
Assistant Editor

AS Jacksonville hosted a trial
u'S version of the Military Sport Bike
L W Rider Course (MSBRC) last week
to help the Motorcycle Safety Foundation
(MSF) and the Naval Safety Center work
out the course curriculum so it can become
a mandatory class for Department of the
Navy (DoN) sports bike riders.
In fiscal year 2007, all DoN motorcycle
related deaths occurred on sports bikes, sin-
gling these riders out as needing more prac-
tice before taking the streets. Secretary of
the Navy Donald Winter implored the Naval
Safety Center to do something to take action
to bring those numbers down. The focus of
the new MSBRC is on the new motorcyclist
with less than a year experience.
"These are all-performance bikes," said
Donald Borkoski, a traffic safety special-
ist from the Naval Safety Center. "These
machines are made like fighter jets. It's
like taking a Cessna pilot, putting them in
an F-18 and telling them to go fight. This
course is designed to match the rider to
their bikes."
The course, will soon be mandatory for all
sports bike riders. All riders must take the
Basic Rider's Course, Experienced Rider's
Course and then they will be eligible to
take the MSBRC. "I think it will be a big
success for the- Navy, as long as people
understand why they are going through
the course and realize it's something they
need instead of something mandated," said
Southeast Region's Lead Supervisor and
NAS Jacksonville Rider Coach Tim Jeror.
It is the hope of MSF instructors that rid-
ers will take all three courses within their
first year of riding. "You don't become a
good bowler from bowling once and you don't
become a biker from riding just once either,"
Jeror added.
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton host-
ed the first version of the MSBRC. There,
they made adjustments and came to NAS
Jax to run the first test course with stu-
dents. "We've made several small changes,
but it's really just working on the wording,"
said Motorcycle Safety Foundation Director
of Training Ray Ochs. "We haven't changed

Ray Ochs, director of training for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, holds his hands up to sig-
nal to the sport bike riders to stop by squueezing their hand brake.

S .. ... -. .
AME3 Thomas Heater of VP-30 gets some
braking advice from Motorcycle Safety
Foundation Director of Training Ray Ochs
during a field exercise.
any topics or exercises."
"This is an awesome class, I really like
the skill sets," said student AW1 Lloyd Wood
of VP-30.
The course curriculum should be finalized
following this weeklong class and then it
will be submitted to be included in the new
Navy Traffic Safety Program Instruction,
OPNAVINST 5100.12H. When the course
will actually be offered to students is up
to the Navy. "It really depends on how
quickly the Navy can ramp up its facili-
ties and have rider coaches, in place," Ochs
.said. The instructors have one more week
left to work on the course after they return
to Norfolk, Va. then it should be ready to
be taught Navy-wide about a month later.
NAS Jax will be one of the first DoN bases
to offer the course. As soon as the course
curriculum is finalized, Jax instructors will
be ready to teach it.
"NAS Jax has always been a pilot test
base. We have a pretty good reputation here
and we just want to keep it," Jeror said. In
April, Jeror is scheduled to attend a course
making him a rider coach trainer, after
which he will be able to train other rider
coaches to teach the MSBRC.
The Naval Safety Center hopes to imple-
ment the program before the spring rid-
ing season begins, which is why they chose
Jacksonville weather to run the first test
course in.


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Military sport bike riders learn a new field exercise from Motorcycle Safety Foundation
Director of Training Ray Ochs during the course.

Jack Heric, a rider coach trainer for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), demonstrates
how to do a proper lean on a sport bike while MSF Director of Training Ray Ochs discusses
the technique to a group of students.

JAX AIR NEW~S, NASJACK%-S( NVII.,1 'I'Iiurs~ity, clbruarv 7, 200835

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Students in the new Military Sport Bike Rider Course wait in line to practice braking skills during a field exercise at NAS Jacksonville.

MTC Richard Hall from Strategic Weapons Facility, Atlantic at NSB Kings Bay, Ga., and AWl Lloyd Wood from VP-30, practice turning
on their sports bikes during a field exercise for the Military Sport Bike Rider Course.




From Page 6

"Jacksonville was a natural selection because of the
number of riders they have here," Ochs explained, "Plus,
it's warm in the winter time."
Even experienced riders will be required to take the
* course. "They'll be glad they did," Jeror said. "With all the
critiquess we received from this class, the students were
-like, 'Wow! I thought I could ride before I took this course.'
-And that's the case with a lot of people. Many people
'-think that because they've been riding for 40 years, they
" know everything. Well, now they are realizing that they've
been doing things wrong for.40 years."
The Naval Safety Center is also hoping to implement a
mandatory requalification course for experienced riders, to
take place every three years. They also anticipate to some
.day have the basic motorcycle safety course separated into
two different courses for sports bikes and cruisers, instead
,of just having the sports bike course be an add-on to the
original safety course. They also expect to obtain funding
for each base safety program to have their own training
motorcycles to take the beginner's courses on, voiding out
the hassle and confusion of an unlicensed rider trying to
get an unregistered bike on base to use while taking the
The motorcycle safety courses are free and offered on a
regular basis for all active duty, family members, retirees,
-and DoD personnel. For more information on taking the
motorcycle safety course, call NAS Jax Safety Center at
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emale service mem-
bers from Combined.
Joint Task Force
Horn of Africa donated
more than 50 book bags
containing school sup-
plies, flip-flops, shampoo,
"soap and treats to girls at
'-Center Aicha Bogoreh in
Djibouti, Jan. 27.
Volunteers from the
English as a Second
Language Team received
--the donations from fellow
--service members, fam-
ily, friends and organiza-
'tions including three chap-
ters from the Federally
Employed Women
Organization, Department
of the Leadership, Ethics
and Law, U.S. Naval
--Academy and Naval Legal
Service Office Southeast.
"The girls are eager to
"'learn, but lack resourc-
es for language acquisi-
tion as we know it in the
United States," said Army
1st Lt. Jody Glover, CJTF-
HOA Cryptologic Services
Group officer in charge and
Signals Intelligence liaison
"The writing supplies will
enable them to practice dic-
-tation and repetition. The
- notebooks ensure continuity
-in their studies, so they can
. review their work over time.
- 'The fun treats, like mark-
ers, crayons and candy,
Surely make learning fun."
The volunteers visit the
-orphanage twice a week to
teach the girls, between 7
and 13 years old, English.
"We leave for the school
in the evening after a full
_,work day, and the volun-
_teers are usually tired, but
"we are always so happy we

went at the end because
the girls make it so worth
while," said DCC Danielle
Saunders, Camp Lemonier
Operations emergency man-
agement officer.
By the time the team
arrives to the orphanage,
the girls are gathering out-
side the school house, and
the volunteers can see the
girls light up.
"The best thing about
volunteering is getting .to
interact with the girls," said
Navy Lt. Hollis Simodynes,
Camp Lemonier staff judge
"Our students are genu-
inely interested in learning
English, and they are gifted
with the talent to learn new
languages easily. They were
a bit shy at first, but they
quickly became very friend-
ly and spirited. In one of my
classes, we discussed what
the girls want to be when
they grow up, and many of
them said they wanted to
be doctors."

The enjoyment is a unani-
mous feeling felt by all
the volunteers from Camp
Lemonier supporting the
CJTF-HOA mission to
prevent conflict, promote
regional stability and pro-
tect coalition interests in
order to prevail against
"I really enjoy working
with the girls," said LNCS
Alicia Barnes, Camp SJA
staff legalman. "Although
they are less fortunate than
some, their love for each
other and their willingness
to learn is overwhelming.
They have taught me many
things about themselves
and their culture, which
has enabled me to better
understand them. I have
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and I will miss them when
I leave."
The center is the larg-
est orphanage in Djibouti
caring for more than 325
young women and children,
ages 2-22.

Navy solicits 'Why We Serve' nominations

By MC2 Lewis Hunsaker
"Navy Office of Community Outreach

Trhe Navy is soliciting nomina-
tions for participation in the April
S through June 2008 "Why We Serve"
"Why We Serve" is the Department of
""Defense's premier speaking program which
connects the men and women of the Army,
Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force to the
American public.
Participants will talk about their person-
al experiences in schools, businesses and
community forums across the country.
"Americans want away to hear directly
from the men and women in uniform who
have served." said Jennifer Giglio, the pro-
gram's deputy director.
"They want to hear personal stories and
ZeZxperiences first-hand. By providing the
public one-on-one interaction with their
military, Why We Serve creates that oppor-
In January, "Why We Serve" had 31
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views in Riverside, Iowa, to the Military
Academy in San Diego.
A soon to be released NAVADMIN will
outline the specific requirements of the
"Why We Serve" program. You may also
contact Lt. Cmdr. John Daniels at (703)
697-3290 or for
more information.
Some of the requirements include superi-
or communication skills, be an outstanding
Navy ambassadors and the nominee must
have recently returned from an operation
in Afghanistan, Iraq or the Horn of Africa.
Packages for Navy nominations must be
received by Feb. 27, via e-mail in PDF for-
mat, to or mailed

Navy Office of Information
1200 Navy Pentagon
Room 4B463
Washington, DC 20350-1200

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By Air Force Staff Sgt. .
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CJTF-HOA Public Affairs fr'_. ., .

By MC2 Trevor Andersen
Navy Personnel Command Communications Office

With the continuing need for
Sailors to serve individual aug-
mentee (IA) and war on terrorism
support assignments, the Navy recognizes
the importance of rewarding these Sailors
for their heroism. One of the rewards for
these Sailors is meritorious advancement.
Since 2005, when the Combat Meritorious
Advancement Program (CMAP) was
announced in NAVADMIN 077/05, more
than 150 Sailors have been advanced for
their actions in combat situations; many of
them for actions during an IA.
"Most advancements approved have been
for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan," said
Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Pizanti the enlisted
advancement planner for enlisted force-
shaping and advancements.
MA2 Brian Mullis, of Strategic
Communications Wing 1, earned the pro-
motion to petty officer second class through
CMAP, following a successful tour with the
Asadabad Provincial Reconstruction Team
in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan from
May 2006 to May 2007.
"This feels pretty good," Mullis said after
his advancement ceremony. "(CMAP) is a
great program for those guys that go over
there and go above and beyond to put them-
selves in danger. There were times when
it was really dangerous, and things could
have gotten pretty ugly. To go over there
and be recognized like this makes you feel
like it was all worth it."
In order to qualify for the program,
Sailors must currently be in paygrades El
through E5 as the program is not autho-
rized to promote Sailors to E7 or above.

Tri-base job
From the FFSC

A Navy Tri-base Job
Fair will be held
jL arch 12 from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
Morocco Shrine Center,
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road
South, Jacksonville.
The event will be spon-
sored by the NAS Jax, NS
Mayport, and NSB Kings
Bay, Ga., Fleet and Family
Support Centers.
It is open to all sepa-

The Sailor's command must submit a
request through their chain of command
to be approved by the commanding offi-
cer and sent on to the awarding author-
ity. Full instructions on the requirements
and submission process can be found in
"The packages we receive are absolute-
ly impressive," said Pizanti. "There are
Sailors out there every day going above and
beyond in the most trying of circumstanc-
es. They are responding to urgent situa-
tions with professionalism, maturity, cour-
age, sacrifice and dedication. Package upon
package comes in with stories about ship-
mates placing themselves in harm's way for
their fellow warriors, be they American' or
According to Pizanti the Sailors advanced
under this program are being recognized as
leaders, and "they are an example for all to
follow. I personally ain honored to facili-
tate the advancement of these outstanding,
well-deserving Sailors."
Sailors who may deserve advancement
through CMAP and think their command
may not know about the program should
not be afraid to bring it up with their
"Just ask. It can't hurt. Commands need
to be aware of this program and in-theater
commands should already know," Pizanti
Advancement through CMAP does not
limit the Sailor from receiving any addi-
tional awards for their actions.
For more information on the CMAP pro-
gramn, visit and read

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largest orphanage in Djibouti, caring for more than 325
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NMSC SOY selected as Navy Medicine's SOY

By MCI (SW) Nick De La Cruz
Navy Medicine Support Command Public

Tavy Medicine Support
Command's (NMSC)
Regional Sailor of the
*Year (SOY), a Naval Hospital
Corps School instructor at Great
Lakes, Ill., was recognized in
Washington, DC, Jan. 24 as the
Bureau of Medicine (BUMED)
Sailor of the Year for 2007.
HM1(SW) Ashley Thomason
was introduced as Navy Medicine's
SOY by Surgeon General of the
*Navy Vice Adm. Adam Robinson
*during the Surgeon General's 2008
Leadership Conference.
"I was very excited, but I was
also in disbelief at the same time,"
Thomason said.
"I still cannot believe that I have
been selected as BUMED SOY.
I thought I had a good chance of

HM1 (SW) Ashley Thomason

being selected, but I was fully pre-
pared to be the first person in line
to shake the hand of whoever won.
The other nominees were simply

The Excel, Ala., native said his
selection as the NMSC and now
BUMED SOY was "a culmination
of my efforts as well as all those
people who have mentored me and
all those subordinates who have
worked so hard for me."
A veteran of only six and a half
years, Thomason first earned SOY
at Naval Hospital Corps School,
an echelon-5 command, where he's
been stationed for 13 months. He
then competed and was selected
at the echelon-4 level for the Navy
Medicine Manpower, Personnel,
Training and Education Command.
Thomason traveled to Jackson-
ville shortly after the new year
to compete against SOYs from
the three other NMSC echelon-
4 commands Navy and Marine
Corps Public Health Center in
Portsmouth, Va.; Naval Medical
Research Center in Silver Spring,

Md.; and Naval Medical Logistics
Command at Fort Detrick, Md.
- as well as the NMSC headquar-
ters SOY here.
He then competed in
Washington, DC, at the BUMED
echelon-2 level against the region-
al SOYs from Navy Medicine
West in San Diego, Navy
Medicine National Capitol Area
in Washington, DC, and Navy
Medicine East in Portsmouth, Va.
He was selected Jan. 23.
Thomason said the experience
gained from previous boards and
efforts by the BUMED selection
board, combined with the coach-
ing and encouragement from the
Naval Hospital Corps School and
NMSC leadership and co-workers,
had him ready for the BUMED
SOY Board.
"The BUMED board was a little
less intense for me," he said. "I

was able to relax a little bit more
for the BUMED board compared
to the previous boards. I think the
board members did a good job of
ensuring that all the candidates
were relaxed during the board."
For the next three months,
Thomason said he'll ponder this
latest accomplishment, take care
of his family, and prepare for one
more SOY board, this time against
the Navy's top Sailors.
"I am very proud to be able to
represent Navy Medicine at the
Vice Chief of Naval Operations
board," he said.
"I know that I am representing
thousands of the finest Sailors in
the Navy. I am also relieved that
the boards are over until April.
Now it is time to relax with my
family and prepare for the arriv-
al of our daughter, who we are
expecting in March."

CPRW-11 Sailor

supports Operation

Iraqi Freedom, global

war on terrorism

By Lt. Jason Mays

.O S1(SW) Sandra Pastrana is one
I, of 10 Commander, Patrol and
Reconnaissance Wing Eleven per-
sonnel deployed around the world in sup-
port of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and
the global war on terrorism through the
'Navy's Individual Augmentee program.
' Pastrana is currently assigned to a com-
bined U.S\Army/Navy unit in Kuwait,
which is responsible for providing land-
ward security for the primary seaport of
Debarkation/Embarkation Quick Reaction
Force in support of OIF.
She began her assignment in July 2007
and is expected to return this month.
Pastrana has served in the Navy for 18
years this May and plans to retire in

Photo courtesy of CPRW-11
OS1 (SW) Sandra Pastrana of Commander,
Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Eleven is
currently deployed in support of Operation
Iraqi Freedom.
Jacksonville where her family resides.
Pastrana and her husband, Donald
Acacia are the proud parents of their 2-
year-old son, Joel Acacia.

CNRSE to host Navy Community

Service Program conference

Tax center now open for business

From Staff

The NAS Jacksonville Tax Center
offers a free tax service through the
Voluntary Income Tax Assistance
program to military members, retirees
and their families.
The center is open Monday, Wednesday
and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5
The tax center has a full-time reception-
ist to greet customers and set up appoint-
ments and 21 full-time and part-time vol-
unteers who have been specially trained
by the Internal Revenue Service to handle
most tax situations.
There is also a special area set up to chil-
dren to watch movies while their parents
are having their taxes prepared.
It is the only free tax preparation service
on base. Volunteers will e-file almost all
returns, ensuring fast refunds.
Those eligible for the free tax prepara-
tion include:
All active duty service members and
their dependents
All retirees and their dependents
Reservists on active duty for more than
30 days

Reservists within 30 days of demobili-
Reservists involved in pre-mobilization
Before making an appointment, custom-
ers should have:
All 2007 W-2's and 1099's
Copies of social security cards for tax-
payers and dependents
Taxpayer(s) military ID cards
Bank account numbers and routing
Any other tax records including copies
of 2006 tax returns if available
**If you do not bring either a copy
of your social security card or a previous
year's tax return,, we will not be able to
prepare your return. You must also have
this documentation for all dependents.
Couples wishing to file joint returns
should come to the tax center together.
If a spouse is unavailable, the spouse
preparing the return will need to bring
a power of attorney that specifically cov-
ers tax filing purposes or an IRS Power of
Attorney Form 2848 (available at www.irs.
If you have a complex return, please call
ahead and make an appointment.
For. more information or to make an
appointment, call 542-8039.

- From CNRSE

C commander, Navy
Region Southeast
will host the
2008 Navy Community
Service Program (NCSP)
Conference March 11-12
at the NAS Jacksonville
Officers' Club to update
and provide training to
command volunteer coor-
dinators on the program.
The conference is also open
to command school part-
nership coordinators and
other community service
coordinators on a space
available basis. Funding is
not available for travel.
The seminar will provide
training on how to imple-
ment a command NCSP,
highlighting for Navy com-
* mands CNRSE best prac-
tices, accomplishments,
and lessons learned in
executing the program. A
special workshop has also
been planned on how to put
together an award winning
NCSP package.
"We feel this conference
will be of great benefit to
command volunteer coordi-
nators in successfully man-

aging their Command Navy
Community Service and
Outreach Program," said
Navy Community Service
Program Manager Dianne
Dr. Judith Smith, director
of Volunteer Jacksonville
and a retired naval officer,
will address the conference
on the importance of Navy
community service and out-
The event will include
various workshops with top-
ics like volunteer program
risk management, volun-
teer recruiting, screening
and other key components
that are vital to developing

an effective command vol-
unteer program.
The second day will
include a community service
project in the Jacksonville
area. All commands and
activities in the CNRSE
area of area of responsibil-
ity are encouraged to send
designated command vol-
unteer coordinators and/or
alternate to represent their
Seating is limited and can
be confirmed by contacting
the CNRSE NCSP man-
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NMSC research scientist pens book

about life in combat hospital in Iraq

By Larry Coffey

wo of the many
staff accomplish-
ments for the
NAS Jacksonville-based
Navy Medicine Support
Command (NMSC) are
deploying Navy Medicine's
new manpower systems
support program, DMHRSi,
and creating and imple-
menting Navy-wide digiti-
zation of medical creden-
tials files.
The flag headquarters
command can now add a
published book to the list.
Dr. Heidi Kraft is a clini-
cal psychologist-turned-
Author who works as a
civilian research scien-
tist at the Naval Health
Research Center (NHRC)
in San Diego. NHRC is one
of NMSC's 10 research and
development commands
and activities located glob-
And her Jacksonville ties
go beyond NMSC. While on
active duty from 1996-2005,
she served as a lieuten-
ant commander and staff
clinical psychologist in the
Mental Health Department
at Naval Hospital
Jacksonville from January
2003 to March 2005.
Now the deputy program
coordinator for the Navy's
Combat/Operational Stress
Control program, Kraft con-
tinues receiving phone calls
from the media requesting
interviews after nearly five
weeks of publicity follow-
ing the October publication
of her book, "Rule Number
Two: Lessons I Learned in
a Combat Hospital."
A former Medical Service
Corps officer, Kraft served
with the Marines in Iraq.
Her book describes some
of her experiences in Iraq,
where she served as a
combat psychologist from
February to September 2004
while deployed from Naval
Hospital Jacksonville.
She took a leave of
absence from NHRC in
-October and November,
crisscrossing the country
while appearing on nation-
al TV and radio programs
and being interviewed by
reporters from local and
national newspapers.
"What an experience!" she
said. "The first weekend
included a ceremony called
'The Inspire Summit,' co-
hosted by CNN and L'Oreal
Paris. It honored eight
'women who inspire' in
areas of politics, athletics,
business and the battle-
field. I was honored to be
one of the awardees in the
latter category."
When she's in San
Diego, Kraft continues the
Navy medicine work she
loves, assisting Capt. Bob
Koffman, the Navy Surgeon
General's consultant for
combat stress.
"I help with program
development and manage-
ment about half the time
and see active-duty Marine
patients with combat trau-
ma at Camp Pendleton the

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Support Command's research facilities. Saybolt and Clark are nurses.

other half," she said.
Dr. Jerry Larson, Kraft's
department head at NHRC,
said her work in Iraq has
impacted current NHRC
"Dr. Kraft's tour as a
deployed clinician has been
invaluable in helping fellow
scientists understand front-
line psychological health
in human context rather
than textbook examples,"
said Larson, the NHRC
Behavioral Science and
Epidemiology Department
head. "In particular, Dr.
Kraft has tremendously
increased her NHRC col-
leagues' awareness of
deployment issues that are
not as widely documented
as PTSD. For example,
her first-hand accounts of
grief on the battlefront, the
ordeal of family separa-
tion, and the intensity of
bonds between unit mem-
bers have helped NHRC
scientists understand the
conflict in visceral terms
as a powerful and complex
human ordeal."
So, how did Kraft go from
NMSC clinical psychologist
to authoring a book about
health care in a combat
Kraft wrote her book from
the perspective of a mental
health provider. She served
with a psychiatrist and two
enlisted psychiatric techni-
cians as a member of the
surgical company's four-per-
son Combat Stress Platoon.
The team was responsible
for the mental health care
of the thousands of U.S.
Marines in Western Iraq.
Among Kraft's respon-
sibilities was providing
'cot-side' intervention for
medical patients who were
dying, were pre- or post-
surgery, or who had just
learned that one of their
buddies had died.
It was one of these cot-
side interventions that had
the most profound effect on
Kraft's life. She cared for
a Marine corporal named
Jason Dunham after he suf-

fered a serious head injury
that eventually led to his
Dunham died at the
National Naval Medical
Center Bethesda, Md., with
his parents at his side. Cpl.
Dunham was awarded the
Medal of Honor posthu-
mously Jan. 11 by President
Bush. Kraft attended the
White House ceremony at
the invitation of Dunham's
"They were the proudest
three days of my life," Kraft
said. "I wore my dress blues
and was the only Sailor
amidst 65 Marines in their
own dress blues. We were
proud to be counted among
a limited number of invited
guests of the family."
It was toward the end of
what Kraft described as
"the brutal, blistering, end-
less summer in Iraq" that
she decided to write a list of
things that were good and
bad about Iraq. That "list"
became a poem and later a
book that took about a year
to complete, not counting
the breaks in between.
"By the time I returned
home, 'The List,' as I called
it, had been literally for-
warded around the world
via e-mail, leading to a bar-
rage of requests for inter-
views and permission to
reprint," Kraft said. "At
first, in my vulnerable
state upon return home, I
found the attention over-
whelming and embarrass-
ing. Then I started hear-
ing from World War Two,
Korean and Vietnam-era
Marines and Sailors, who
told me it made them cry
and made them remember.
I was humbled."
One of those Vietnam-era
Marines was retired Lt. Col.
and Pulitzer Prize-nomi-
nated author Otto Lehrack.
He convinced Kraft that the

experiences in the poem
provided a unique view of
the war and needed tc" be
"I didn't realize until it
was totally finished that
it was a book," Kraft said.
"Jason Dunham's mother
was actually the reason I
agreed to submit the manu-
script for publication. She
told me that the mothers of
America do not know that
there are people out there
who are holding their sons'
and daughters' hands when
they are hurt, or in pain, or
afraid. How could I say no
to that?"
Kraft's life has no doubt
changed as a result of "Rule
Number Two: Lessons I
Learned in a combat hos-
pital." Still, it's time spent
with Dunham, the Marines
and the Navy medicine men
and women in Iraq that has
most impacted her life.
"During my deployment,
I witnessed the intensity
with which Sailors and
Marines take care of one
another," Kraft said. "I saw
it in my comrades at the
surgical company, in our
care of our Marine patients,
in the Marines who pro-
vided both physical protec-
tion and mentorship for us
in the unfamiliar environ-
ment of combat, and in the
Marines who trusted and
believed in each other with
such conviction and grieved
for the loss of their friends
with such anguish. I know
it's always been this way.
But seeing it firsthand
changed me as a Sailor,
as a psychologist and as a
person. I will never be the
same again."


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In urban and suburban areas, much of the land
surface is covered by buildings and pavement,
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into the ground. Instead, most developed areas rely
on storm drains to carry large amounts of runoff
from roofs and paved areas to nearby waterways.
The stormwater runoff carries pollutants such as
oil, dirt, chemicals, and lawn fertilizers directly to-

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How urban-
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increased runoff
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By Mike Wadel
NAS Jax Stormwater Program Manager
NAS Jax Environmental Department

S tormwater discharges
associated with indus-
trial activity that occur
at NAS Jacksonville require a
permit issued by the Florida
Department of Environmental
This permit is referred to as
a Multi-Sector Generic Permit
for Stormwater Discharge
Associated with Industrial
Activity. It constitutes autho-
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stormwater to surface waters
of the state like the St. Johns
River. It is regulated under the
National Pollutant Discharge
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have to comply with certain
terms and conditions.
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providing you with public infor-
mation about our stormwater
runoff and what we are doing
about it and what you can do
about it to help maintain a
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If you have any questions,
comments or suggestions,
please call me at 542-4220 or
email jmichael.wadel@navy.

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T he NAS Jacksonville Fleet and Family Support
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Program is the foremost preventive measure for
avoidance of personal and family problems:
All FFSC workshops and classes are free to service
members and their families as well as Department of
Defense civilian personnel aboard the base.
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Feb. 20, 10-11:30 a.m. Job Search and Interviewing of HS-7, communicates with hand signals while
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his time and tools to get the project completed in prepa-
ration for the farewell of NAS Jacksonville's Command
Master Chief CMDCM(SW) Chris Green Jan. 30.
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FRA offers free guide to communicating with Congress

From the Fleet Reserve Association
Based on feedback from active duty
and Reserve personnel, the Fleet
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a free guide called Communicate With Your
Elected Officials to help Sailors, Marines
and Coast Guardsmen and their families
participate in the legislative process.
Readers of OnWatch, FRA's online publi-
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30 percent rated their knowledge of the
process as "good" and to help address this,
FRA offers a free guide to help educate per-
sonnel because it's vital to make sure their
pay, benefits and quality of life concerns
are being heard on Capitol Hill.
In an interview with OnWatch, Master
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system. "Congress is very important to our
military. As American citizens, we all need
to be fully aware of what's going on in our

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By Marsha Childs
NHJ Marketing

Have you ever wanted to recog-
nize someone who has provided
outstanding customer service at
Naval Hospital Jacksonville or a branch
health clinic (BHC), but didn't know how?
Have you ever wanted to submit a sug-
gestion, but didn't know where? Have
you ever had a question you wanted
answered, but didn't know who to ask? If
you answered "yes" to any of these ques-
tions, the answer is simple-the Customer
Service Representative Program.
The hospital's Customer Relations Office
manages a network of specially trained
customer service representatives (CSRs)
who are located in each hospital depart-
ment and BHC. The CSRs serve as patient
advocates who address comments, concerns
or suggestions within the clinic or depart-
ment. The photos and names of the CSRs
are prominently displayed in all clinical
areas. Patients may also call the Customer

Relations Office at 542-9175 for assistance
or for the name and telephone number of
the CSR in a specific area. Additionally,
Commanding Officer Capt. Raquel Bono
offers a Care Line, 542-CARE and there
are patient comment sheets in the primary
care clinics with comment boxes strategi-
cally located in the outpatient hallways for
your convenience.
If you prefer to go online, the hospital
uses the interactive customer evaluation
(ICE) system, a Web-based tool for collect-
ing patient feedback about health-related
services. It also provides patients with gen-
eral information such as location, hours
of operation and answers to frequently
asked questions. ICE is available on the
hospital's Web site at navalhospitaljax.
It is not surprising that the vast major-
ity of the patient comments recognize
the hospital's outstanding staff for their
professional, friendly and caring service.
Nevertheless, your input is needed so that
we may continually improve our service.

TSP: Improving your financial fitness

By FORCM(EWS/SW) Tony Santino
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command
As the new year gets underway,
many of you are working on resolu-
tions you made for 2008. Our new
year's resolutions vary maybe you're try-
ing to quit smoking, eat better, PT more
frequently or other things to improve your
physical fitness.
Have you thought about how you can
improve your financial fitness this year?
There are number of ways to help your-
self financially. Saving for your future is
an important step toward financial fitness
and one good way to do that is through the
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).
TSP is a federal government-sponsored
retirement savings and investment plan. It's
similar to a 401(k) plan, offering the same
type of savings and tax benefits that many
private corporations offer their employees.
Participation in TSP is completely option-
al. You contribute to the TSP from your
military pay; the amount you contribute and
the earnings attributable to your contribu-

tions belong to you. You can spread your
contributions among five different growth
funds that range in risk and rate of return.
The amount you receive depends on how
much you contribute and how much those
contributions earn over time. They are
yours to keep no matter how long you serve
in the Navy.
TSP is a tax-deferred fund, meaning
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money in the account isn't taxed until with-
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Remember that TSP is for long-term
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To find out more at TSP, visit their web-
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If you've never made plans to save for your
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CNP announces new NASCAR Fleet Honoree Program

From Chief of Naval
Personnel Public Affairs

Chief of Naval Personnel
Vice Adm. John
Harvey announced
Jan. 25 he is seeking nomi-
nations for the Navy motor-
sports 2008 Fleet Honoree
Program (FHP) to highlight
the accomplishments of
Sailors in the fleet.
In conjunction with its spon-
sorship of the Dale Earnhardt
Jr.-owned JR Motorsports
No. 88 "Accelerate Your
Life" Monte Carlo SS in the
NASCAR Nationwide Series
(NNS), Navy motorsports will
honor hard-charging com-
mands, squadrons, ships, and
more, with a full-immersion
racing experience during 33
race weekends this season.
"We've enhanced this year's
program to truly honor our
top-performing commands,"
Harvey said about the FHP,
which offers those commands
selected the opportunity to
experience an NNS race from
,the team's vantage point.
"There is tremendous simi-

larity in the type of team-
work that exists in the JR
Motorsports team and that on
the flight deck of a carrier, or
the bridge of a ship or sub-
marine, and this experience
is designed to highlight that
synergy and reward our top
Highlights of the FHP
include: Six passes for Sailors
to view a NNS race from
the team pit area, with two
Sailors serving as team hon-
orary pit crew members; pre-
race garage tours; placement
of the command name on the
race car; potential autograph
signing with the team driver,
and more.
"Through our partnership
with the U.S. Navy, we have
had the distinct pleasure of
meeting many of the hard-
working men and women of

JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JACKSONVIII'.L, Thursday, February 7, 2008 11

Green says farewell

the Navy each weekend at
the race track," said Dale
Earnhardt Jr., team owner of
JR Motorsports. "We have a
mutual respect for each other.
Their face of excitement when
they're at the track is the
same as mine when I'm on a
ship or in their backyard.
"I'm really proud to be part
of the Navy team and honored
to be a part of an incentive
program that will bring more
deserving sailors to NASCAR
Nationwide Series races
throughout the season."
Commands interested in
applying for the FHP for the
2008 season should visit
sports.htm for more infor-
mation and instructions
on the nomination process.
Nominations must be received
by Feb. 20.

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Photos by Kaylee LaRocque
NAS jax Command Master Chief CMDCM(SW) Chris Green (left) gratefully accepts his
personalized ceiling tile from MAC(SCW/SW) Tony Guyette of the NAS Jax Security
Department during his farewell party at the Fouled Anchor Chief's Club Jan. 30. The
ceiling tile will be on display at the club in recognition of Green's hard work and dedi-
cation during his three-year tour here. Green is heading to Afghanistan for a year-long
individual augmentee tour.

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First P-8A Poseidon begins production

By Kristine Wilcox
PMA-290 communications

The U.S. Navy and its Poseidon
industry team marked the
_- beginning of the P-8A produc-
tion at a ceremony hosted by Spirit
A~roSystemsTm of Wichita, Kansas
Dec. 11.
The P-8A is the first Navy aircraft
,to be produced on an existing com-
p;ercial production line.
"It has been a long time coming, but
,the P-8A is a reality," said Capt. Joe
sance aircraft program manager.
"I can't be more proud of the part-
nership between the Navy and
Poseidon industry team. They have
worked hard to design an aircraft
.that will replace the legendary P-
.3C Orion and take our warfighters
into the next generation of maritime

Photo courtesy of /he Boeing Company
P-8A Poseidon

The team loaded the first P-8A
fuselage component into a holding
fixture on the factory floor during the
ceremony attended by Navy program
leadership, Spirit employees and rep-
resentatives from Boeing Commercial
Airplanes and Boeing Integrated
Defense Systems.
The P-8A fuselage, a derivative of
Boeing's Next Generation 737-800,

will be built at. Spirit, then shipped
to Boeing Commercial Airplanes in
Renton, Wash., for wing assemblies.
"Starting production of the first air-
craft is a significant milestone for the
P-8A program as we remain focused
and committed to delivering this crit-
ical weapons system to the fleet on
schedule," said Capt. Mike Moran, P-
8A Poseidon program lead.
The P-8A, designed to replace the
fleet's P-3C aircraft, is a long-range
anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface
warfare, intelligence, surveillance,
reconnaissance aircraft capable of
broad-area maritime operations.
It will be equipped with an
advanced mission system designed
for maximum interoperability in the
future battle space.
Initial operating capability is sched-
uled for 2013, with full operational
capability planned for 2019.

RESCUE: 'Dusty Dogs' rescue shipmates in Persian Gulf

From Page 1

The pilots expeditiously flew
towards the survivor's position to
assist in the recovery of the three
downed aircrew.
The Dusty Dogs assembled a third
pcew, Lt. Cmdr. Brian Bartlett, Lt.
Xjruce Lindsay, AW2 David Harvey
And AW3 Timothy Blevins, to fly
plane guard for the rest of the return-
.hig aircraft and assist the rescue as
needed. The crew launched about 10
minutes later in Dusty 617.
As Dusty 615 headed to the sur-
vivyors, the crew executed their SAR
qcecklist and configured the cabin
for rescue. Dusty 615 arrived on the
scene within minutes and quickly
executed their search. Guided by
Deputy Air Wing Three Commander
Capt. Andrew Lewis flying overhead,
they quickly found the first two air-
crewmen from the F-18F who ejected
."We got on scene and saw two
strobe lights. At that point, I knew it
was real. We went into a hover and
tTie training took over from there,"
noted Garcia.
-"Our training allowed my job in
the cabin to be second nature," added
Attwill, who was the SAR crew chief.
Attwill lowered Garcia down the res-
cue hoist into the water. The cold,
dark night and four foot seas ini-
tially hindered the rescue attempt,
blt Garcia credited his crew chief for
l~lping to keep him going.
--Dusty 614 arrived on scene a few
minutes later and were quickly vec-
tpred onto the third pilot in the water
frpm the other aircraft.
:At this time, Dusty 617 was also
iked to render assistance. Dusty 617
headed towards the other two aircraft,
lnow about 15 nautical miles away.
Fy the time they arrived on the scene,
Garcia had already assisted the pilot
of the F/A-18F into the cabin of Dusty
Q15 and had gone back in the water
after the weapons system operator

A few miles away, Dusty 614
deployed their rescue swimmer,
Graham, down the rescue hoist to exe-
cute the second recovery of the night.
The third helicopter assisted the on
scene commander as a communication
relay for Dusty 614 and Dusty 615.
After performing his disentangle-
ment procedures and assessing the
survivor's physical condition, Graham
signaled to his crew chief for pick up.
The crew chief used verbal controls to
get the pilots to position the helicop-
ter over the rescue swimmer and sur-
vivor. Graham noted that, "the cool-
est part of it was being hoisted back
up to the aircraft with the survivor,
knowing that I just saved his life. He
will make it home to see his wife and
kids. I've never felt a better feeling."
With rescue swimmer and survivor
on board, Dusty 614 departed their
hover and turned back toward the
carrier. As the pilots flew back, the
crew assessed the survivors' state.
Meanwhile Garcia, to cold and
exhausted from fighting the seas to
complete the rescue of the WSO, was
pulled clear of the water by his hoist
operator. After Dusty 615 depart-
ed their hover, Dusty 617 swooped
in behind them to pick up the WSO,
who had been in the water for over
an hour. They quickly deployed their
rescue swimmer, Blevins, and within
minutes stationed themselves overtop
for a pickup. Harvey reeled the two
of them up and secured the rescue
station so the helicopter could depart
and fly back to the carrier.
All three survivors had mild hypo-
thermia but were otherwise in good
condition. Graham noted afterwards
not to, "let the fact of where you are,
what just happened or any other fear
break your concentration from what
needs to be done right now getting
this guy out of the water safely."
Dusty 614 arrived back aboard the
carrier first. The medical staff anx-
iously awaited their arrival and stood

ready to aid the survivors. Dusty 615
and Dusty 617 arrived a few minutes
later and quickly handed their survi-
vors over to the medical staff.
"I am eternally grateful for the
efforts of not only the specific air-
crew in the helicopter and the SAR
swimmer, but the many individu-
als involved at all levels in my safe
return aboard the ship," said Lt.
Cmdr. Timothy Krippendorf, pilot of
the F/A-18F. "I would like to thank
all the folks that work hard each
day at HS-7 to make that capability
seem like business as usual. It is not
just the crew in the helicopter that
made this rescue. The squadron's
ability to provide three helicopters in
a very short time is a testament to
the Maintenance Department and its
cadre of highly skilled and focused
All the aircrews attribute their
success in the air to their training.
Robertson sums it up pretty well,
"Ninety-eight percent of my job is
training. The government pays me
to train for jobs that hopefully we will
never have do. However, if things go
wrong then we are willing and able to
complete a job that most people would
not be able to perform. The night we
were called, there was a lot of adrena-
lin flowing until we took off. Once
airborne, the training kicked in and it
was time to go to work. It was a very
good feeling once we had our survi-
vor onboard and knew he was out of
harm's way and that all our training
had paid off."
Through good crew coordination,
steadfast training, and solid NATOPS
procedures these crews were able to
perform three very challenging res-
cues. Peterson noted his confidence
in all the pilots and aircrew in the
squadron saying, "Anyone of the pilots
or aircrewmen in HS-7 could have and
would have performed the rescue just
as successfully as we did. We were
just the ones called upon to go out
there and do the job that night."

KENNEL: NAS Jax dog handlers get prestigious award

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From Page I

Hudson then graduated from the Senior Enlisted
Academy, Newport, R.I. with honors.
This led to follow-on orders as chief of the boat, USS
Wyoming (SSBN 742) (Blue) homeported out of Kings
Bay Ga. As chief of the boat, he was the first recipi-
ent of the Naval Submarine League Frank A. Lister
Outstanding Chief of the Boat Award. He was also
advanced to master chief petty officer.
Hudson was then selected to serve as command
master chief, Submarine Group Ten, Kings Bay, Ga.
In this capacity, his area of responsibility included
eight major shore commands, eight submarines and
16 submarine crews. His last sea tour was as com-
mand master chief, USS The Sullivans (DDG 68),
homeported at NS Mayport. During this tour he was
designated surface warfare specialist.
"I've been on submarines most of my naval career
and wanted to do something completely different for
my last tour. I heard this job was coming open and
applied and here I am. I'm thrilled to be at NAS Jax,"
said Hudson. "One of the first things that hit me when
I arrived was that this is definitely an atmosphere of
team players. Everyone here is all about supporting
the mission, which is taking care of our Sailors and
making sure they are ready to do their mission when
they are deployed."
"And, with all the new construction here, there is a
lot of positive energy. So many other bases are wor-
ryed about being shut down, but NAS Jax has con-
struction projects everywhere. It's really great," he
As for his goals, Hudson is looking to his peers for
their continued support. "I want to continue to engage
the senior enlisted leadership here and continue to
push the concept that we run the day-to-day routine.
We run the evolution so our officers can concentrate
on the big picture items and keep us focused on sup-
porting the warfighter efforts," explained Hudson. "I
would also like to continue to push for an increased
level of cooperation between us and the community. I
think it's great now, but I think it can be even better."
"I plan to continue the work that's been done here
and follow the road that has been paved by my pre-
decessors. Master Chiefs Chuck Lawson and Chris
Green started some great programs here," continued
Hudson. "It's like polishing the cannonball, just mak-
ing sure we continue in the direction that's already
been set."
As the new CMC, Hudson wants the NAS Jax team
to know he has an open door policy and open to sug-
gestions on how to improve the quality of life for the
Sailors and their families here. "My door is always
open, but I strongly recommend our junior Sailors
engage their chain of command with any questions
and concerns they have. If they don't utilize their
chain of command, the information won't get up to
us," he emphasized. "I am not able to talk to each
individual Sailor on base here on a day-to-day basis,
so talk to those who you do interact with every day.
Trust your chiefs and division officers to ensure the
right information is getting to us and.that we are get-
ting the right information to them."
In his free time, Hudson enjoys spending time with
his wife, Lisa, riding his Harley and jet ski and scuba
diving. He is also working on his college education. "I
plan to complete my degree while I'm stationed here
and then teach school when I retire in three years,"
he said. "We plan to stay in Jacksonville and I plan
to become a high school history teacher for my next
career. I think between my professional goals and per-
sonal goals, this tour is going to be quite busy for the
next three years but I look forward to it."

FFSC seeking IAs for recognition

From the FFSC
The Fleet and Family Support Center is looking for
any military member at NAS Jax who has partici-
pated in the Individual Augmentee (IA) program
so they can be recognized during a special luncheon in
If you have been on an IA tour, please call Mike Brazer
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Don't know if you are like me but
shortly after the Christmas holidays I
start thinking about tax preparation.
No, I am not a CPA who loves the sound
of numbers crunching, just a woman
thinking about that tax refund and how to
spend it.
There are many resources available to
military families for tax preparation. For
those who do their own tax preparation
you can download a free copy of Intuit's
TurboTax to prepare your federal taxes and
depending upon where you are filing you
may qualify for free state filing software
as well. To download this software go to MilitaryOneSource
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including those relating to deployment,
relocation and much more.
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is free support available for you right on
base called the Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance Program (VITA). Service mem-
bers and their families can get free tax
preparation or advice and assistance on
base. The VITA volunteers are trained and
equipped to address most tax issues includ-
ing military tax issues such as Earned
Income Tax Credit (EITC) and relocation,
deployment and especially combat zone tax
benefits. And, they are able to electroni-
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TRICARE can help make resolutions a reality

From TRICARE Management Activity
N eed to save money? Tobacco still
turning you oh? Fighting the bat-
tle of the bulge? It seems year
after year, those are among the hot topics
on most people's New Year's resolution
This year, let TRICARE help.
Saving money on regularly used pre-
scriptions got a lot easier in 2007. The new
Member Choice Center (MCC) opened to
rave reviews as beneficiaries found they
,could save a bundle on medications and
,have them delivered by switching from
retail pharmacies to the safe, convenient
TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy (TMOP).
Converting from retail to mail order can
be accomplished 24/7 via the Web at www., or simply
call 1-877-363-1433 to speak to a patient
care advocate. The online MCC has proven
surprisingly popular with beneficiaries, the
majority switching over with the click of
the mouse. In either case, the MCC patient
care advocates contact physicians to have
prescriptions switched over to TMOP.
Take regular heartburn medications?
The copay on Nexium was recently lowered
to $3, and a two-year test of over-the-coun-
ter (OTC) medications allows beneficiaries
to try Prilosec OTC for free. More money
Achieving a healthier lifestyle through
activities such as exercise, losing weight
,and quitting tobacco can help save money
too for beneficiaries and for the military
health care system.
TRICARE's ongoing "Healthy Choices for
Life" campaign is aimed at raising aware-
ness of the problems of obesity, smoking
and alcohol abuse. Statistically, service
members smoke or chew tobacco at higher

rates than the civilian population. Quitting
tobacco is a New Year's resolution that will
pay off in healthy dividends and now there
is help through the Department of Defense
(DoD educational campaign "Quit Tobacco.
Make Everyone Proud." Visit the new Web
site where users can
develop a personalized plan for quitting,
play games, listen to podcasts, connect
to on-line cessation programs and even
chat with a trained cessation counselor,
seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30
a.m. EST. TRICARE's "Kick Butts" multi-
media feature on the Press Room at www. has even more helpful informa-
tion, links and a list of some of the smoking
cessation programs offered by the services.
Cutting down on alcohol use is also a
great New Year's "get healthy" resolution.
"That Guy" is a DoD funded peer-to-peer
campaign to increase awareness of the
problems associated with overindulging.
The campaign is designed to bring home
the message by using humor to reach the
target audience young service members.
Check out the award-winning Web site at
TRICARE is also helping beneficiaries
keep "get healthy" resolutions by encour-
aging clinical preventive services such as
flu shots and regular screenings for colon,
prostate and breast cancer. TRICARE
also now covers the Shingles vaccine for
beneficiaries 60 and older and Magnetic
Resonance Imaging (MRI) screening for
women who are at high risk of developing
breast cancer.
Whether it's increasing savings on pre-
scription medications through TMOP or
reducing the risk of illness through preven-
tive screenings, just remember it's a brand
new year so make a "healthy choice for

Naval Safety Center sponsors poster contest

From the Naval Safety

aval safety posters
are relevant, time-
ly and sometimes
humorous reminders of the
hazards we face each day
in our professional and per-
sonal lives. Graphic artists
at the Naval Safety Center
work hard to stay on top
of trends and serve fleet
needs with these posters.
However, creativity exists
throughout the Navy and
Marine Corps and often the
,best ideas for posters come
from the deckplates.
Recognizing this, the
Naval Safety Center
announces the first fleet-
wide safety poster contest.
Individuals or groups of
Sailors and Marines are
encouraged to put their
artistic skills to use to help
keep their shipmates safe.
Potential topics are
unlimited, but may include
motorcycle safety, flight
deck hazards, occupational
safety and health concerns,
hearing loss prevention,
recreational risk man-

agement and many more.
Poster designs should be
attention-grabbing and
imaginative. In particular,
young Sailors and Marines
are encouraged to create
designs that will appeal to
their peers.
Posters selected by a
panel at the Naval Safety
Center will be mass pro-
duced and distributed to
the fleet. The contributors'
name and command will
appear on each poster.
The deadline for the post-

er competition is Feb. 15.
To enter, submit a printout
of the poster design along
with a CD containing the
electronic file to: Naval
Safety Center, ATTN:
Public Affairs Officer, 375 A
Street, Norfolk, VA 23511.
All safety pros, creative
artists and interested ship-
mates are encouraged to
enter their submissions. It's
a great creative outlet and
more importantly, it offers
the potential to reduce mis-
haps and save lives.

JAX AIR NEWS, NAS JA(CKSONVIIL,', Thursday, February 7, 2008 13


for protecting water

quality from urban runoff

From Page 8

loss of infiltration from urbanization may
also cause profound groundwater changes.
Although urbanization leads to great increas-
es in flooding during and immediately after
wet weather, in many instances it results
in lower stream flows during dry weather.
Many native fish and other aquatic life can-
not survive when these conditions prevail.
Increased pollutant loads
Urbanization increases the variety and
amount of pollutants carried into streams,
rivers, and lakes. The pollutants include:
Oil, grease, and toxic chemicals from
motor vehicles
Pesticides and nutrients from lawns
and gardens
Viruses, bacteria, and nutrients from
pet waste and failing septic systems
Road salts
Heavy metals from roof shingles, motor
vehicles, and other sources
Thermal pollution from dark impervi-
ous surfaces such as streets and rooftops
These pollutants can harm fish and wild-
life populations, kill native vegetation, foul
drinking water supplies, and make recre-
ational areas unsafe and unpleasant.
Managing urban runoff: What
homeowners can do
To decrease polluted runoff from paved
surfaces, households can develop alter-
natives to areas traditionally covered by
impervious surfaces. Porous pavement
materials are available, for driveways and
sidewalks, and native vegetation and mulch
can replace high maintenance grass lawns.
Homeowners can use fertilizers sparingly
and sweep driveways, sidewalks and roads
instead of using a hose. Instead of dispos-
ing of yard waste, they can use the materi-
als to start a compost pile. And homeown-
ers can learn to use integrated pest man-
agement to reduce dependence on harmful
In addition, households can prevent pol-
luted runoff by picking up after pets and
using, storing and disposing of chemicals
properly. Drivers should check their cars
for leaks and recycle their motor oil and
antifreeze when these fluids are changed.

Drivers can also avoid impacts from car
wash runoff (e.g., detergents, grime, etc.)
by using car wash facilities that do not
generate runoff.
Households served by septic systems should
have them professionally inspected atid
pumped every three to five years. They should
also practice water conservation measures to
extend the life of their septic systems.
Controlling impacts
from new development
Developers and city planners should
attempt to control the volume of runoff
from new development by using low impdat
development, structural controls and pol-
lution prevention strategies. Low impact
development includes measures that con-
serve natural areas (particularly sensi-
tive hydrologic areas like riparian buffers
and infiltrable soils); reduce development
impacts; and reduce site runoff rates by
maximizing surface roughness, infiltratidfi
opportunities, and flow paths.
Controlling impacts
from existing development
Controlling runoff from existing urban
areas is often more costly than controlling
runoff from new developments. Economic
efficiencies are often realized through
approaches that target "hot spots" of runoff
pollution or have multiple benefits, sudih
as high-efficiency street sweeping (which
addresses aesthetics, road safety and
water quality). Urban planners and others
responsible for managing urban and sub;-
urban areas can first identify and imple-
ment pollution prevention strategies atid
examine source control opportunities. They
should seek out priority pollutant reduction
opportunities, then protect natural areas
that help control runoff, and finally begfi
ecological restoration and retrofit activities
to clean up degraded water bodies.
Local governments are encouraged to
take lead roles in public education efforts
through public signage, storm drain mafr5-
ing, pollution prevention outreach caim-
paigns, and partnerships with citizen
groups and businesses. Citizens can help
prioritize the clean-up strategies, volunteer
to become involved in restoration efforts,
and mark storm drains with -approved
"don't dump" messages.

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DeCA's got recycling in the bag

By Lynda Valentine
and Caroline Williams
Defense Commissary Agency
Reusable cloth bags
are fast replacing
"paper or plastic" as
the choice for commissary
customers. The reusable
bags, which cost 70 cents
each, were introduced into
commissaries in October
and since then custom-
ers have purchased nearly
270,000 at stores world-
While commissary shop-
pers have long saved green
of the legal tender variety
- to the tune of 30 percent
or more annually on their
grocery bills they can now
conserve green of another

very useful kind trees.
"Commissaries have long
been good stewards of tax-
payer funds," said Rick
Page, DeCA's acting direc-
tor, "and with reusable
shopping bags, we're apply-
ing the same sort of thrifty
approach to how we use the
earth's natural resources."
DeCA's reusable bag is
made of sturdy mesh, sewn
together from 100 percent
polypropylene. They are
strong enough to hold 30
pounds of groceries and
approximately three-quar-
ters of the bulk amount of
a paper bag. The reusable
bags are machine washable
and can be recycled when
no longer usable. Customers

can find these bags on racks
near the checkout at their
local commissary.
Reusing bags saves the
commissary money, which
helps preserve the benefit
by keeping operating costs
down costs that are paid
with taxpayer dollars. In
fiscal 2007, commissaries
spent a total of $20,635,800
on plastic and paper bags
combined. If just one-tenth
of all commissary shoppers
switched to reusable cloth
bags, the agency would save
more than $2 million annu-
Customers always have
the option of using their own
reusable cloth bags. In addi-
tion, all commissaries allow

customers to bring clean,
sturdy paper or plastic bags
to the commissary for reuse
in bagging their groceries;
however, all recycled bags
must be clean and in good
repair or the bagger cannot
accept them. Whether you
provide your own bags or
return to your commissary
with your DeCA cloth bags,
just present them to the
bagger immediately before
bagging begins.
Product availability and
program guidelines may
differ at overseas commis-
saries. For more informa-
tion about your commissary
benefit, visit DeCA's Web
site at http://www.commis-


"This is what it's all about."


Health promotion is not about me and you.
it's something greater then that.
It's about our Navy and our personal
freedoms in a war on terror.
It's about being able to do your job under
the most arduous of circumstances during
a time when you least expect it.

-Quit smoking and dipping, lose weight, get In
-Your shipmates need you strong not weak.
Wellness can help. Call 542-5292.

Tobacco Cessation Facilitator's course planned
From the Naval Hospital Wellness Center

Atwo-day Tobacco Cessation Facilitator's course
will be held Feb. 28-29 at 8 a.m. at NSB Kings
Bay, Ga. The course provides 16 continuing educa-
tion units (CEUs) for nurses, Navy and civilian employ-
ees. Florida licensed clinical social worker's and licensed
mental health counselor's will also receive CEU's.
This course is for personnel who work with patients at
any level in tobacco cessation. It is a fast-paced intense
course that covers the latest information on tobacco cessa-

TRICARE covers 'lap-band' surgery

From the TRICARE Management Activity
TRICARE beneficiaries whose weight poses a seri-
ous health risk now have a new surgical alterna-
tive available. For those who medically quali-
fy, TRICARE now covers laparoscopic adjustable gas-
tric banding, also commonly called lap-band surgery.
Although the TRICARE policy change has only recently
been made, coverage is retroactive to Feb. 1, 2007.
"We at TRICARE are careful to only cover procedures
that have been proven safe and effective, and are accepted
by the medical community," said Maj. Gen. Elder Granger,
deputy director of the TRICARE Management Activity.
"We've added this procedure because, for some beneficia-
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This course is for E-6 and above, preferably with an
instructor NEC 9502, master training specialist or a relat-
ed certification and/or experience in teaching, facilitating
or instructing military personnel and/or family members.
Facilitation skills will not be taught, this is core subject
material only. To register call Danny Woodard at 542-
2836 or email by Feb. 19.


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BOWILINOG 7:30 p.m. until close


For more information call

Active duty free bowling
11 a.m. 1 p.m.
Dollar Night
6-10 p.m.

Extreme Bowling
9 p.m. midnight
$10 per person, includes
shoe rental
Reservations are accepted!

Family Day Special
$1 Games
11 a.m. 5 p.m.



Call 542-3521 for more

Texas Hold'em
Budweiser Brew House
Every Monday and
Thursday 7 p.m.
Open to all authorized
patrons and guests.
Zone gift certificates award-

Trivia Night
Budweiser Brew House
Every Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Budweiser Brew House
Every Wednesday and

For more information on
aquatics call 542-2930.

Aqua Aerobics
Monday, Wednesday &
11 a.m. noon

Command Super Bowl
Flag Football Tournament
Tomorrow and Saturday
$225 per team

Valentines Day 5K
Feb. 14
11:30 a.m. at Perimeter


For more information about
I. T.T. trips or ticket prices,
please call 542-3318.

2008 Entertainment Books
Now on sale at I.T.T.

Rascal Flatts
Feb. 22, 8 p.m.
$81 per person
Jacksonville Arena

Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.
Times Union Moran

Lord of the Dance
March 8 at 8 p.m.
Times Union Moran

Gator Nationals in
Gainesville, Fla.

March 13-15
$31 for general admission
on March 13
$39 for reserve admission
on March 13
$56 for reserve admission
on March 14-15

Liza Minnelli
March 16 at 7 p.m.
Times Union Moran



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,

Mall & Movie Trip
Orange Park Mall & AMC

Valentines Day Dinner and
a Movie
Feb. 14
$5, includes dinner and
Golden Corral and movie of
your choice.

Jacksonville Car Show
Feb. 16
Departs Liberty Cove at 10

Movies are shown at the
base theater and open to all
hands. For details call 542-

Tomorrow, 7 p.m. War (R)
Saturday, 5 p.m. Cool
Runnings (PG)
Saturday, 7 p.m. We Own
The Night (R)
Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Slap Shot
Feb. 16, 5 p.m. Mr.
Woodcock (PG-13)
Feb. 16, 7 p.m. The
Heartbreak Kid (R)
Feb. 22, 7 p.m. 30 Days
Of Night (R)


MDA seeks volunteers for 2008 summer camp
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is searching
-for summer camp volunteers who are looking for
a rewarding and memorable experience. Volunteer
counselors are needed to assist young people with
neuromuscular diseases and help them enjoy a
fulfilled MDA summer camp June 7-12 at Epworth
bythe Sea, St. Simon's Island. Applicants must be
at least 16 years old and able to lift and care for a
young person between the ages of 6 and 21. Each'
volunteer counselor becomes a companion to a
camper with a neuromuscular disease and helps
-them with daily activities such as eating, bathing
-: and dressing. Counselors will also assist campers
with recreational activities suph as arts and crafts,
swimming and horseback riding. To obtain a
volunteer application or learn about other ways to
support MDA's summer camp program, call (800)
572-1717. More information about summer camp
volunteers can be found at
JAA Ambassador Volunteer
Program needs volunteers
If you enjoy assisting people, are in good health,
can stand on your feet at least four hours or more,
can volunteer at least four or more hours in a day
per week (volunteers are needed seven days a
week from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., we can use you at the
Jacksonville International Airport. We are looking
for volunteers to assist passengers, visitors, airport
Tenants and the Jacksonville Aviation Authority. If
Interested, please contact Yvonne Pooler at 741-
:- 2006/3723.
:Boy Scouts need some help
- The Boy Scouts of America is currently in need
of volunteers to work with at risk children in two
communities in Jacksonville. The program is
primarily in the afternoon for one hour, one day
a week. We also have some weekend activities
that the volunteers may attend. We understand
that monetary gifts are good, but time is the most
precious commodity of all, and being a team leader
can mean a lot to a young child. If not a team
leader, be a presenter to share your special skills
with children. If interested please contact Aubrey
Smith at 504-6182.
Mentors needed
The Children's Home Society is looking for
volunteers to become mentors to children ages 4-
15 who have a parent incarcerated in prison. For
more information, call 493-7747.
Homeless shelter
The l.M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless serves

more than 1,000 meals per day, every day of the
year. These meals are prepared and served with
the help of over 100 civic, religious and business
organizations from the Jacksonville community.
Serving meals at the center is a fun and feel-good
way to give back to the community. For information
about volunteering at the I.M. Sulzbacher Center
for the Homeless, call 394-1356.
Big Brother/Big Sister Program
The most direct way to impact the life of a child
in our community is to volunteer your time as a
mentor. Big Brothers/Big Sisters has more than
300 children waiting to be matched with caring
adults. We have mentor programs that will work
with nearly anyone's schedule and all mentors
receive guidance and ongoing support from trained
staff members. To volunteer, call 727-9797 or send
an e-mail to
Dignity U Wear
Volunteers are needed to help process clothing in
order to fulfill the needs of our clients. Volunteers
are needed Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to
4 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Contact
Michelle Charron at 636-9455 for information on
Help needed for Special Olympics
Volunteers are needed for Special Olympics.
Events are ongoing. For more information, call
USO Welcome Center
Volunteers are needed to man the USO Welcome
Center at Jacksonville International Airport. A
variety of shift times are available. Call Lynne at
305-4467 or email for more
Greeters needed
The Jacksonville and the Beaches Convention and
Visitor's Bureau is looking for volunteers to meet
and greet visitors to the Jacksonville area. For
more information, call Patti O'Neal at 421-9158.
Docent volunteers needed
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Docent
Corps needs you! Volunteers are needed to
dedicate one morning each week to give school
tours. The Cummer Docent Corps provides an
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From monthly training lectures to the finished tour,
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or gastroplasty, lap-band surgery is only
for those suffering morbid obesity. In med-
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is 100 pounds over ideal weight for their
height and bone structure, and their
weight is associated with severe medical
conditions known to have higher mortality
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the ideal weight for the person's height
and bone structure may also indicate mor-
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For more information on
the golf course, please call
542-3249. For Mulligan's,
please call 542-2936.

Military Appreciation Days
at NAS Jax Golf Club
New rates! $15 per person,
includes cart and 18-holes
green fee
Feb. 19 for active duty.
Today and Feb. 21 for
retirees and Department of
Defense personnel.


For information on booking
command or private func-
tions at the O'Club or T-
Bar, please call the Officers'
Club main office, 542-3041.

T-Bar Social Hours
Monday Friday, 3-7 p.m.
Reserve Drill Weekends,
3-7 p.m.



Call 542-3227.

Fuel Injection Cleaning
$25 for the month of
Call for an appointment!



For more information, call

Teen Valentines Party
Feb. 14, 6-8 p.m.
Ages 12-17
Dinner, music and treats!

2008 Air Show sponsorship opportunities

From Staff
NAS Jax will host the 2008 Air Show Oct. 24-26.
This is an excellent opportunity for local and cor-
porate businesses to get involved with an open
house event at NAS Jax.
Let us customize a sponsorship package for your com-
pany which will meet your marketing goals.
For partnership information, please contact MWR
Marketing at 542-8205.


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The Navy Wives Clubs of America Jax No. 86
meets the first Wednesday of each month. Meetings
' are held in Building 13 (at the NAS Jax Main Gate)
at 7:30 p.m. The Thrift Shop is open Tuesdays and
Thursday and the first Saturday of the month from
9 a.m. 1 p.m. For more information, call 542-1582
or Pearl Aran at 777-8032.
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 local chapter of the Retired Enlisted Associa-
tion meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at
1 p.m. at the Fleet Reserve Hall at 7673 Blanding
Blvd, Jacksonville. For more information, call 772-
8622 or 771-8696. All active duty, retirees and
Reserve enlisted personnel are invited to attend.
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
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 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 p.m. at the Orange Park Library. For more
Information, call 276-9415.
The Ladles Auxiliary of Fleet Reserve Unit 126
meets the second Thursday of each month at 10
a.m. at the Fleet Reserve Building, 7673 Blanding
Boulevard. For more information, call 771-6850.
The Navy Jacksonville Yacht Club general
membership 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
Dollhouse and miniatures enthusiasts hold
monthly meetings the first Tuesday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Hart Haven Baptist Church, 47 Jim
Wright Road. Club members share know-how and
help each other with room-boxes, dollhouses and
other miniature projects. Call Grace Tobey for more
information at 783-0354.
MOMS Club of Orange Park/Westslde 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@
Parents without Partners meets every second
Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Riverside Mason
Lodge at 1225 S. McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville.
Meetings are open to all single parents. For
more information, call Tony at 349-0078 or email
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.

From the USO

he NAS Jax.USO is open Monday
through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5
p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to
noon. Their phone number is 778-2821.
Hearts Apart Family Member
Appreciation Dinner
A free dinner will be held tomorrow from
6-9 p.m. at the 146th ESB, Snyder Armory
at 9900 Normandy Boulevard for family
members of deployed service members of
all branches of service. Call 741-7027 or
814-4489 to RSVP by Feb. 1.
Free University of North Florida
(UNF) Athletic Events
Ospreys Basketball UNF Arena
Feb. 12, 7 p.m. UNF (Men) vs.
Savannah State
Feb. 21, 7 p.m. UNF (Men) vs.
Kennesaw State
Feb. 23, 2 p.m. UNF (Women) vs.
Mercer University
Feb. 23, 4 p.m. -UNF (Men) vs. Mercer
Feb 25, 7 p.m. UNF (Women) vs.
Kennesaw State (Season Finale)

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 563-
The local chapter of the Military Officers Associ-
ation of America meets for a dinner program
the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at
the NAS Jax Officers' Club. All active, retired and
reserve officers of all services are encouraged to
attend. For reservations or more information, call
The Westside Jacksonville Chapter 1984, Na-
tional 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 Sunshine State Alpaca Expo and Auction
will be held tomorrow through Sunday at the
Jacksonville Equestrian Center at 13611 Normandy
Boulevard, Jacksonville. For more information, call
(352) 442-2012 or visit
The 2008 Face Off For a Cause to benefit the
Wounded Warrior Project will be held Feb. 16
at Fletcher High School Stadium at 700 Sea Gate
Avenue, Jacksonville. Watch NCAA LaCrosse as
the U of D Fighting Blue Hens vs. UMBC Retrievers
at noon and the Pfeiffer University Falcons vs.
Rollins College Tars at 3 p.m. For more information,
go to
The Jacksonville African American Genealogy
Society invites all Duval County students in K-
12 grades to participate in a Black History Poetry
Competition. The poetry should be written on black
men, women or children who have contributed in the
advancement of blacks in academics, culture arts,
technical, scientific and historical events in local
communities, states, nationally and internationally.
All poems must be original and be postmarked by
Feb. 20. For more information and a disclaimer
form, email
The Friends of BASCA annual BASCA Golf
Classic will be held March 28 at the Eagle Harbor
Golf Club. The event will tee-off with a 12:30
shotgun start and a captain's choice format. For
more information, call Marj Holliday at 338-5443 or
Ron Dill at 614-5301.
The VP-8 Alumni Association will hold their next
reunion May 12-17 in Portland, Maine. For more
information, call Don Rickel at (207) 725-8494 or
email Carolyn Magee at

Ospreys Baseball UNF Baseball Field
Feb. 22, 5 p.m. Opening season
game UNF vs. Mississippi State at the
Jacksonville Baseball Grounds
Feb. 23, 1 p.m. UNF vs. Mississippi
Feb. 24, 1 p.m. UNF vs. Mississippi
State (Military Appreciation Day)
Feb 26, 7 p.m. UNF vs. Flagler College
All Ospreys athletic events are free to
active duty military personnel and imme-
diate family members.
Monster Truck club seats
and pit passes
Tickets, including pit passes are $27 and
are available at both the NAS Jax and
Mayport USO. The event is Feb. 23. Visit for more information or stop by
the USO.
Bob Coonan Memorial
USO Golf Tournament
The fifth annual Bob Coonan Memorial
USO Golf Tournament will be held April 3
at the NAS Jax Golf Club. For more infor-
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Intramural soccer league meeting planned
An intramural soccer league meeting will be held
Feb. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the base gym. The league
is open to all NAS Jax active duty, command
Department of Defense personnel and selective
reservists. Commands having their 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
Softball meetings coming up
The following men and women's softball league
meetings will be held Feb. 20 at the base gym:
Greybeard League 11:30 a.m. Open to all NAS
Jax active duty, selective reservists, command
Department of Defense (DoD) personnel age 30
and up.
Intramural League Noon This league is open
to all active duty, selective reservists and DoD
Women's League 12:30 p.m. Open to all active
duty, selective reservists, military dependents over
and 18 and DoD.
Commands having their athletic officer or
designated representative attend the meeting will
receive five captain's cup points.
Racquetball tourney in March
An open racquetball tournament will be held March
3-7 at 5 p.m. at the base gym. The tournament is
open to all NAS Jax authorized men and women
gym patrons. There is a competitive division,
recreational division and a women's division.
Awards will be given to the winners of each division.
Call NAS Jax Athletics to sign up by Feb. 27.
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.


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Green Cove Springs 264-4502
4660 Southside Blvd. 642-6060

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7999 Blanding Blvd 778-7700
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8281 Merrill Rd. 721-1880
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2600 Philips Hwy, 398-3036
Macclenny 259-6117
1550Cassat Ave. 387-4041

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1750 Southside Blvd. 725-7300
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1515 Wells Rd. 269-1033
Green Cove Springs 264-2416
1736 Cassat Ave. 389-7792
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Triathlon Men 2 hours, 30 min.
Women 3 hours
Sports officials and scorekeepers needed
The North Florida Military Officials Associatiop 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


Greybeard Basketball Standings As of Feb. 2
Team Wins Losses
Naval Hospital 4 0
Air Ops Young Guns 1 2
Air Ops Over The Hill 1 3
NRD 1 3
Intramural Basketball Standings As of Feb. 2
Team Wins Losses
Dirty 30 7 2
HS-15 7 2
Naval Hospital 7 3
FRCSE 400 6 3
HS-3 6 3
VS-32 3 1
Air Ops 5 5
CBMU202 2 7
FRCSE 600 2 7
Mad Foxes 2 7
4-on-4 Flag Football Standings As of Feb. 2
Team Wins Losses
GEMD 4 0
VR-58 4 0
USCG 3 1
HS-11 1 1
VS-22 1 1
VS-31 1 2
VP-30 1 2
Air Ops 0 3

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Green Cove Springs 264-4502

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1000 Eastwood Rd Hilliard (904) 845-2922;;


* Legal
Janitorial Services
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* Nurses/Nurses Aides
* Otffice/Clerical/
* Part-Time
* Personal Services/
Beauty 9
* Real Estate/Property
* Restaurant/Bar/Club/
* Science/Research
* Social Services/
* Technical Support
* Telemarketing
* Transportation
* Warehouse/Inventory
* Work at Home
* Positions Wanted

Child care Pro-
vider in my CDC
and State Certified

SChild Care Pro- 2
vider in my home
CDC and State
B certified home ages
newborn and up Man-
drian 647-6452

E Free Child care 2
free hours 10 hrs
4nf, $40 8 hrs. $30 1st
Ex Aide CPR Navy
Child Development
Home Yolanda 573-0271

FT, DCF classes a must.
Competitive pay.
Benefits, Southsid area
Call 888641-5273

Federal Benefits and
-Earn up to $150/day.
Exp not req. Under-
cover shoppers needed-Fri,
to ludge retail and din-
in establishments.
Call 888-493-1958

Avg. Pay $2M1hour
or $57K/yr. including I
Federal Benefits and
OT. Offered by

Eves 6pm-lom Mon-Fri,
Butler Blvd Area.
Call 399-2959



20 out of a 100

The military community makes up 20 percent of the total
population for Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.
That means that 20 out of every 100 people you meet are
somehow connected with the military.

Get your message to them by advertising in one or all of
the publications distributed at the local bases in the area.

For advertising Information,
call 904-359-4336,
Fax 904-386-6230.

JrNws Miffrror -!P p .Pe


Commercial Real Estate Pets/Animals



JAX Am N.WS, NAS i(: s iNVII.IIi Tehursday, I "cbruary 7, 2008

A: Georgia-Pacific
For a challenging career
as on Electrician &
I n s I r u in 0 n t atI fn
Journeyman. Company
of leringO an excellent
orry of benefits; health
insurance, RX pialn, Den-
tal plan, 401k, (lex speLnd-
Ing accounts, and nmore
Sax Y o u r resume to
386-329-3709 oteOntliol
Adrian Campbell. In1er-
ested applicant should
have 4 yrs. exp. As ani
electrical/ Instrument
technician n an Indus-
trial and/or military envi-
ro rinent and a high school
diploma or GED. Exp.
should Include low and
medium/ voltage mainte-
nance repairs; trouble-
shooting and Installation
in advanced instrumenta-
tion; and troubleshooting
exp. n utilizing advanced
process control equip-
ment. An Associates
Degree in technical field
preferred. Location:

Apply at WorkSource:
400 N. State Road 19, Suite
33 Palatka, FL. 32177
(386) 329-3724

220440 Up to $1000/wk

person: Carter Cheap Ins.

Trial Practice, Personal
Infury/Med Mal Exc.
typing & organizational
skills req'd. Must be
proficient in MS Office.
Competitive salary &
bnfts. Exp'd only need
apply. Email resume' to

Full time Part Time,
days/evenings. Beaches,
Downtown, Southsde and
Westside area. 880-5588

FRONT DESK for busy
Riverside Optometry
practice. Exp pref'd.
Must be dependable In a
non-smoking environment
Fax resume 904-356-7947

Busy Allergists Office.
Exc. FT oppty for bright
personable indiv.
Fax resume 904-636-9102

St. Marys Convalescent
Center & Southeast
Georgia Health System
in Camden have the
following positions
Assistant Manager of
Nursing, CNAs,
Dietary Assistant, File
Clerk, Food &
Nutrition Assistant,
Medical Technologist,
Registered Respiratory
Therapist, RNs,
Security Officer, Security
Tech I and Tech Ii.
RN positions also available
at Summit Orthopedic
Call Southeast Georgia
Health System at
1-800-678-9250 or visit
our website at for more
information. You may
also send your resume to

AVON $10.00 Kit To Start
Own Business 505-4127
(Ind. Sales Rep.)
Earn upto 50% for 1st 2 Mo

w/Sprint Exp. Preferred.
Advancement opportuni-
ties, great pay, paid
vacations & benefit. Fax
resume to 904-482-0303

Exp. o plus in plant buy-
ing, plant knowledge &
mgmt skills. 3yrs min.
exp. Benefits avl. Fax
resume 904-272-1939

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supply company. Expi
anced in w tallto rd,i
roofing EF S, doors a
millwork send esu;l1o
to 11p.1lI beOllsouth.llnet

Responsible, Reliable,
Reasonable Rates.
Call 786-877-5305

$10 Start up fee
50% commission

AC, Heating, Fuel
Arts & Crafts
Building Supplies
Craft/Thrift Stores
Estate Sales
Garage Sales
Hot Thbs/Spas
Kid's Stuff
Machinery and
Musical Merchandise
Portable Buildings
Public Sales
Sporting goods

Wanted to Buy or

4 6' Hotpoint Freezer
with locking key
$150 Hotpoint small
Fridge 4 1/2 $100
call 616-0462 Anytime

Steam Vac, dual
wide path, auto
rinse spin, scrub hand
tool $250 OBO 269-9626
used twice.

COND. $200 for both.
Call 904-304-8195

S18.2CuFt, white, 1yr
S old, barely used,
great cond, $300
O BO 269-9626

4 Microwave oven
for over the stove
Goldstar White,
works Clean take it
away $50 call 269-2258

DUTY Whirlpool,
S only 2 yrs old, free
dryer $150 Call
542-4228/ 252-0901


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Military Publications Department wants
you! Enioy working as a sales assistant
With base salary, commission structure
and full benefits.

The sales assistant will work with sales
manager and the outside sales team. Will
provide clerical assistance and customer
service. Telemarketing required to grow
revenue and develop new customers.

HS/GED required. Proficient in computer
software programs such as MS Office and
Excel spread sheets. Excellent communi-
cation and organizational skills a must.

If you would like to join one of our
dynamic teams please go to: www.iack-

You may also fax your resume to 904
359-4076 or mail to:
The Florida Times-Union
Attn: Human Resources
One Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Please reference the position you are
applying for.

Thank you for understanding that due to
'the large volume of resumes received it is
not possible to acknowledge receipt of each


he florida times-inion


Join the Military Publications sales team
for the Jax Air News, The Mirror and The
Periscope newspapers. Enjoy a base sal-
ary, unlimited commission structure and
full benefits while selling a successful
product for the military bases in the com-

If you're assertive, enthusiastic and have a
proven track record of success you may be
one of the salespersons we're looking for!

A college degree and two years outside
sales experience preferred. Excellent
communication and organizational skills a
must. You must have reliable transporta-
tion; possess a valid driver's license and
auto insurance.

If you would like to join one of our
dynamic teams please go to: www.iack-

You may also fax your resume to
904 359-4076 or mail to:
The Florida Times-Union
Attn: Human Resources
One Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Please reference the position you are
applying for.

Thank you for understanding that due to
the large volume of resumes received it is
not possible to acknowledge receipt of each


MENT -2 prop sandwich
nrakers w/frig, and
other items. 636-0900

A]l-lorCe' one si/e 13
w rnI oir C $60 John
091.1 612 9911

Centrino Pentiun
M- 1.5GHt, lob rcam,
15.-" WxGA, built in
wireless BOob HDD,
DVD +RW, Win XP,
USB2.0, $475 Call

TV's two 29" $50
each call 322-8555

, Two 29" TV's $ 50

Beautiful thick
Rectangle glass
4 Dining Set with
four chairs must
see asking $225 contact
number 379-1805
BED A Bargain
Queen Pillow Top $150
Brand New 904-674-0405
BED King Size Set
New in plastic, $225
Must sell 674-0405
DESK Mattresses
S | lncid, $400; Sofl
and recliners, $100
each; Coffee table, and
table avail. Call Jeff
2 couches 1- 8 foot
6 foot $250 Recliner
/ $75 904-612 9998
4, Dining Room Set
Eathon Allen Coun-
S try Style Rnd Table
w/2 Leaves 6 chrs
Hutch and buffet $ 550
FURN, Name brands,
Save $$$ You have to see
to0 believe! 904-223-5268

Thank you!
Besides protecting our
country, military
personnel stationed in
our communities
donated 650,620
hours of volunteer
service in Northeast
Flonrida and Southeast
Georgia last ear.Their
time was given to
organizations, church
groups, youth activities,
scouting and more.

4pc $900. 53' Hitachi
Proi. TV $500. Coffee
end tables marble bordered
$250. King size Victorian
style bdrm suite 5pc +
moatress set $500 oab. 4pc
patio set $75. Multiple
pictures & mirrors nego.
China cabinet As-Is $150.
Maple bdrm dresser $75.
Small child dresser $20.
Water cooler $40. Victorian
style lamps, nego. Port AC
6000 BTU $40. Port floor AC
8500 BTU $100. 27' Hitachi
TV $60. Futon w/extra thick
mattress $50. 904-647-6068
SO FPA Loveseat
chair $400; Pin-
ewood countertop
table 4/ chairs, new
$400; 19" color cable/TV
$35-AII in great cond.
SLongaberger Spice
Rack with add-on
$100 3 tier stand
w/wooden shelves
$100 576-4416
NEW Must Sell $
Call Carter 484-6177 $140
Brand New In plastic
$150 904-674-0405
w/ six chairs,
great shape, $400.
Kirk 904-215-5337
S Dining chairs,
sofas, tables, singer
sewing, t.v.'s,
lamps, garden equip-
ment, grills, bikes, lawn
mower. Call 904-254-1503
4, Moving Sale:
sofa,chair, cherry
water bed (calif
Kg) and Dresser Twin
Beds; leave mesg
4 SOFA &
L old, taupe color,
modern style, $325
or ? 779-7327. Leave msg
STV w/stand 32"
Sony trinton $300
t 759-5034

TV w Stand 32 Sony
Trinitron $300
t' 859-5034

Twin Head Board,
foot board Solid
Wood ,night stand
full dresser staInd
up dresser rails, nmal-
tress exc cond $500
4 Wicker Chairs 2
$125 pair. Wictker
pliint Istand $ 75
Wicker shelves 5$7
0 foolt pinip"I"lit $410
Wicker Loveseat
and Chair two
I'^1 tabUles reat c nd.
Blue cushions never
outside $125 call 662-7425

S dining chairs.
sofas,, tables
lamps, antique
dresser singer sewing
mach, bikes lawn
mower,grills, garden
equipment 904 254-1503
nCouple looking to
S rent room in house
Ic1a $350 Per month
Military preferred
contact Alicia at
Middleburg 3131 Pepper-
tree Dr. FrI&Sat 8-2
turn, antiques, toots, etc

4 Moving Sale Cherry
Water bed Calif
King And Dresser
-twin beds; leave
message 318-8384
Neptune Beach Sat. 9-2
Lexington BR, Child
Craft BR, Toyota tires/
rims, Motorcross bikes
& gear all sizes & other
misc. 1340 Trailwood Dr.
SOUTHSIDE Lots of glass
-ware, collectables, hse-
hold items, Fri & Sat 9-?
1304 San Mateo Ave.
This Sat & Sun Have
Your Garage Sale at
The Market Placel
7059 Ramona, 766-FLEA

4, Lawn Tractor
Craftsman 19.5 HP
42 Inch Cut w/bag-

QBOS Diamond
Jewelry Set new
249.99 asking 50.00
John 904-612-9998

She wants diamonds
for Valentine's Dayl
2-carat diomond/yellow
gold tennis bracelet.
Orig $1499. Sell for $850.
ALSO 1-carat for $450.
464-2817 or 635-3991

(Used), Alignment & all
above-ground 904-333-9421
4, Tool Sale 387-3015

20 inch rims and
tires 245 35z,R20
95YYW must see to
Believe call Kim
4 2 Van Halen Tick-
Sets FEB 16th Sec-
tlon 303 Row J
Seats 9&10 $ 300.
call 303-9042
Atari 2600 Like new
condition 2 control-
lers 2 joysticks
about 30 games
manuals and misc items
John 904-612-9998
Real wood-Cherry,
great shape &
beautiful baby crib.
Asking $75 obo. 781-2760
SBoat Couch Dining
Room Stove Stero
Deer Stands Hunt-
ing camping eqp
Tent Scooter 250 cc call
4, Bowflex Ultimate
Home Gym with all
attachments $925
904 874-5677
SChina Serving for
12. 116 pieces Coro-
| nado By Monarch
Multi floral Spray
green edge superb cond.
$525 /268-2482
FISH TANK 43 gallons
with Oak stand $75 OBO
Pin Pang Table Fold-
able $75 OBO 772 6035
Furniture & lots
S more for sale. Call
SLaptop Persario
3000 needs battery
asking $350 or
S Trade for Shotgun
John 904-612-9998
SMilk can with Lid
Old but in Great
4 Shape. Used as
-Umbrella holder $25
$80; Sony 32" TV
4 $130; Graco baby
swing $35; Oak
dining table, oval $400.
Old Singer treadle
type, very nice
wood cabinet two draw-
ers, orig tool kit, exc
$150. 262-2482

Tiller 5HP Rear
Excellent Conditlion
$275.00 OBO0
904 874-5677

S Itotno peor river
console I, iporle r
purchased new Doc. '05
$2,000. 101- 1701

Schwinn 103 Upright
S Exercise Bike
Like new cond, extra
seat, $200. Call Kirk

it, ems 1861-1945 US
NESE Daggers,
swords, helmets, mfi-
dos, uniforms fast cash
Paid Chris 316-8513

*Adopt a Pet
Pets & Supplies
Livestock & Supplies
Animals Wanted

3 Day Sale!
Payment Plan 904.298.1105
1045 Blanding Blvd., OP

Looking for fmie
German Shepherd
pref. sivr/bick,
bick/tan ok., to breed
w/ AKC reg/cert.
1201b. 9 yr. old
sivr/bick german
shepherd. Good bone
ment. Protective,
loves kids. Traveling
is neg. Male has pro-
duced before (last lit-
ter 6 beautiful pup-
904-673-6972, anytime

Blue American Pit Bull
Terriers ADBA regis-
tered. 6 males, 3
females. Born 12/25/07,
904-378-9464/ 904-534-6649,

M/F HC, S/W Vet checked
Call 904-699-9699

41% 262-4646 qWW

AKC, black/tan, $350.
Axson, GA 912-422-3892
Maltese Yorkies Cocker
peaoos Chihuahuas Toy
Poodles, French Bull-
dog/pug, Labs-a-doodle
many others. 451-4118

Boat Dockage &
Marine Equipment
and Supplies
RV Rentals
RV's and Supplies
Auto Brokers
Auto Parts
$2000 or Less
Commercial Vehicles
Misc. Auto
Autos/Trucks Wanted
Auto Rent/Lease

For 8' Prom row or
small, plans Incid $30
OBO 278-0106

w/trailer, Suzuki 140
tL less than 300hrs,
loaded, ready to
fish, $7,000 Call Jim

Stratos 273 1999
Vindicator Bass
Boat 150 Johnson
GPS Fishfinder
741b Trolling motor $
8,200. 080 912-510-6224

5 Person Hot Tub
like new $12000
X-118 1200 542-2445

Sales, Service, Parts
J.D. Sanders R.V. Sales
Alaclhl (306) ,1623039
4, Keystone Spring-
dale Travel Trailer
2002 22' AC/pHeat
Micro /Slave Fridge
Brand new lires like
new 904-476-3720 904
476 3667 $0,500 OBO
Call Bill 24/7, 904-463-5050

SPACE ARROW 35' 1999
SLow mileage, cxc cond,
S$5k, under book value,
Asking $32k.
Call for details 904-874 5677

1999 Honda Shadow
650cc Red only 6,300
S miles very good
condition $2,500 call
662-6310 or 269-5838

2003 Ducati 749 795
miles, yellow, mint
$ 10,000, Matching
large helmet tank bag,
battery charger 705-2220
o Baela Dirt bike 2007
200cc with 5x10
trailer will sepa-
rate $1300 542-2445

Bike week Ready
2003 Yomaha Clas-
sic 1100 Custom
Paint 4700 miles
garage kept lots of
charm John 904-612-9998
DUCATI 749 '03
795mi, Ducati yel-
low, mint cond,
$10,000. Matching
large helmet, tank bag,
batt. charger. 705-2220/
'04 Custom $6800
OBO garage kept,
less than 100Omi. Call
566 224B or 716-6853
HD Police '04
low miles, lots of chrome
$12,900. 904-571-6392
H.D. XL, '06, 883 Sports-
ter, upgraded, 1k ml,
bik, oxc cond, $5800
Call 509-1124
, Honda Shadow
Spirit 750 '03 Cobra
pipes, windshield
sissybar, 10k mi,
tuned recently, $3800
1300m1, full gold card
warr, oyster shell white
& gray, take over pymts
of $190m. c:904-235-9762

Th e VLX-600 '97 red,
low ml, cobra pipes,
windshield sissy bar,
exc cond, $2,000. 427-7538

4, Motorcycle Items
armored Jackets 59
other items cover
luggage bag glove
out river Nos Jax RV

4. SUSUKI GZ250 2002
Excellent conditiondon.
wind shield saddle
bags 12k miles call
Low Miles $4,500

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Yamaha Street
SBike 250cc excel-
lent condition low
miles never
dropped good starter
Bike $2100 call

Yamaha Tour
Deluxe 2007 only 600
I miles must sell
need quick cash
$14,900 OBO Ron 553-3249
4, Yamaha Tour
Deluxe 2003 only 600
miles Must Sell
need quick Cash
$14,900 OBO Ron 553-3249
771-2442 evenings
SYamaha v-Star 650
white silver great
lf condition 11,700
miles loaded
Saddlebags side bars
sissy bar windshield call

Yamaha Vstar 650
white silver great
L condition 11,700
miles loaded
Saddlebags side bars
sissy bar windshield call
Jeff 270-5918 $3,200

C Cutlass 1986 T-tops
one pair asking
175.00 contact
tInumber 379-1805

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POL 17" Infusiont
wheels sunroof 120K
S miles 12Disc
CD/Chanuer Skunk
Shitter $ 3,800 OBO
Yamaha 2003 V-Star
classic 1100 custom
paint many extra
4700 miles garage
kept bike week ready
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1986 Cutlass T-tops
one pair asking
m$175.00 contact
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1986 Cutlass T-tops one
pair asking $175.00 con-
tact number 379-1805
2000 Ford Explorer
looks, miles, clean in and
out new tires brakes
$4999 904-655-0486
2006 Shadow all
aluminum Two
L Horse bumper pull
S slant load front tack
room low usage neg
4 Aucra Legend 1992
4 dr runs Great
$2,700 OBO call RJ

BMW 5251 '95, 1 owner,
non smkg, AT, prem. pkg
183kml, oxford green
w/beige int., well maint,
gar kept, asking $3500.
904-403-5252 (6p-9pm)
SBuick Estate Sale
2002Park Ave 46,000
I ml New Tires,
showroom condi-
tion Diamond White Tan
Leather Loaded
-'03, ex cond, low ml,
new tiers/ batt, warr,
$17,500 264-2829 owner
SCatilla Catera 1998
S86K miles Auto/par
and much more ex
con. $5200. call
Chevy 2002 Blazer
extreme Tinted A/C
P/W P/L 20's T.V.
CD, alarm great
shape 9,900 OBO
217-891-0373 Tony

Low Low Miles
Glass Top $34,991
Deep lava/ red
pearl coat, 40k ml,
exc cond, all opt, no
navy, new tires, $23k
DBO Call 287-4159

CRUISER '06 Very Low
Miles Factory War-
ranty $11,991
Full Factory Warranty

excellent condition, must
sell, take over payments,
$277mo. Call 389-7700
Great Condition, Must
Sell Now, Need Cash,
$2975 Call 389-7700
4 Ford Explorer 2002
one owner leather
w/3rd row seat.
New tires and Bat-
tery/maint records
SFORD F-350 '89
14' diesel Uhaul box
truck, dually 1-ton,
great mechanical
cond, $3,500 361-355-4113
SFord Focus 2001 4
n Dr. wagon. Excel-
Dislent running condi-
S tion Clean 33
M.P.G. Brought New
Car this Christmas
$3,800 904-287-8433

Conv, Fully Loaded, exc
Cond, Priced to Sell, $8995
Call 389-7700
Free Fuel 1983 BENZ
Diesel Converted Runs
on Free Used Vegetable
oil! safe Dependable
New AC $3500 316-8513
coupe, very clean, exc
cond, all svcs up-to-date,
94kml, loaded, $8300obo.
904-704-3304 / 904-247-1852
A Honda Prelude Si
1994 Runs great $
L 2595 Ron 269-5960

Blown Head Valve
heas 14 rms and
Tires CD New
Speakers 200 OBO

Classifieds work! 359-4321
a Honda Civic '06 2 dr
Bargain new fully
powered anti-lock
AC Front/side air-
bags view Autotrader
.com/AT-E22E381- 28,000
ml $15,500 912-222-2376
Sell Itquick! Call 359-4321
Honda Prelude SI
1994 Runs Great
2,595 Ron 269-5460
Sell it quick! Call 359-4321
SInfinity 1998 1-30
4 dr told nice car
l 4 $4,000 Runs great
call RJ 912.467-3348

Sell it quick! Call 359-4321
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models BMW, Honda,
Chevy, Ford, Etc 998-0012
Classifieds work! 359-4321
MAZDA 3, '06
Excellent Condition,
Priced To Sell Very
Quickly, 14795
Call 389-7700
Place your ad. 359-4321


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approved credit

1999 C230
Your Choice
Just Serviced!
$159/mo. or

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2001 E430
Loaded, Low
Miles $14,959

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SMercedes 1984 380
SL Very good condi-
tion, blue .both
Tops, Exc Engine
new tire asking $12,900
will negotiate, Kathy
731-9500 ext.403
NISSAN 350Z Coupe '03
Black beauty, leather.
Fully equipped.
$18,900 OBO. 904-571-6392

Full Factory Warranty
$15,991 1-800-709-6185
TIER '06
S Fully loaded,
leather, sunroof,
bed extender, premium
satellite radio, power,
$20,500. 375-9733

Excellent Cond. Very
Low Miles $27,991
Saturn ION 03" 4 dr
auto security sys
ranty $6,500 miles
$8,950 608-5134
4. Saturn SL-2 A/T A/C
SP/B P/S owner will
finance Eng Com-
pletely Rebuilt
$4,500 OBO 904-772-8428
4dr sedan, hunter
] green, exc cond,
owner will finance,
asking $4,500 obo.
SToyota 4 Runner
2007 V6
7,900 miles $28,352
or take
over payments
Toyota Camry LE
2005 43 k mil excel-
lent condition 4cyl
auto Sun roof
$14,600 904-476-3639
white/tan int,.84kmi,
maint. rec., great cond,
loaded, $17,800. 333-1145
Volkswagen Beetle
4 cyl 5 speed Coupe
t112 DGL yel low
leather black seats
AC/Heat Am/fm/CD's
exe cond warranty pri-
vate 491-7996
V olkswagon Beetle
Turbo convertible
2003 5 speed Exc.
cond 20K ml SI/Blk
Top gray Inter/leather
many extras $17,200

4 Volkswagen Beetle
4 cylinder 5 speed,
i coupe 2 DGL, will
leather black seats
ac/heat am/fm/cd's exc
cond.warrant $10,500

Military and Non Military
Better Service,
Better Warranty,
Better Vehicles
Better Prices
(904) 662-0726

"04 AWD,Sun Roof,
Loaded New Tires. Fact.
Worr. $23,495 OBO
Call 483-6821
Full Factory Warranty
4. CHEVY C7500
L Extended cab,
SSOL V8, 4 Speed,
tool box, runs great
$3400. 904-449-3291,
SChevyS-10 2003
Truck Very clean
with cover Am/FM
S Radio Low miles
59,000 asking $6,000
Excellent Condition
$13,991 1-800-709-6185
DODGE RAM 1500, '05
Crew Cab, Fully Loaded,
Excellent Cond, $17,975
Call 389-7700
Dodge Ram Quad Hemi
04 Sport package,
leather, fully loaded.
$14,900 OBO. 904-571-6392


Excellent Condition
$11,991 1-800-709-6185

FORD F-150 '01
X-Cab Great Work Truck
$6,911 1-800-709-6185

FORD F-250 '01
Crew Cab, Lariat, Great
Work Truck $13,991
FORD F-350 '89
14' diesel Uhaul box
truck, dually 1-ton,
great mechanical
cond, $3,500 361-355-4113
AWD, Immaculate Condi-
tion, Must Sell, $19,995
Call 389-7700

Very Low Miles, Ex
Cond, Must Sell Very
Fast, $8995 Call 389-7700
Isuzu Trooper 1998
S2,000 mile on engine
tl91,000 on vehicle see
$6,200 must sell 386-8154

Low Miles $16,991

Excellent Condition,
Loaded, Must Sell This
Week, $14,795
Call 389-7700

Outstanding Shape, Fully
Loaded, Priced Right,
15975 Call 389-7700
RUNNER '03, 4dr, V6
at, 100k bedliner exc
cond, $11,500 904-338-6166
LIMITED Lthr $14,991

STruck C-10 85 8"
RED new paint
good tires cold AC

COUNTRY, '04 Immacu-
late, Priced To Sell Now,
$8975 Call 389-7700

FORD E-150 '07
Cargo Van Certified
$15,991 1-800-709-6185

Ford Explorer 97'
Sport Trac Manual
i 125,000 miles 6 cyl-
inder 4 wheel drive
Power everything
646-9286 $3100 abo
Good cond. 160k MI. -"
$3200 OBO. 904-879-2899-

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in the military
publications dis-
tributed at the
local bases in the
Please call
Fax 366 6230.

Nissan Quest 1997
Van Silver F&R Air
V I Runs Great, Must
Sell $3,500 OBO
Call RJ 912-467-3348

Toyota Sienna LE '04
low mi, 1 owner, gray Ithr
int, $16,500. 904-382-8782
LE '01 with tow
package, 55k ml, '
garage kept. ,
non-smoker, very good
condition. Call 213-4155

4dr, forest green, 125K
mi. $1500 obo 215-6862 .

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