NASP Halloween trick-or-treating hours
NAS Pensacola Halloween "trick-or-
treating" hours for residents only will be
from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 31 throughout base
housing onboard Naval Air Station
Pensacola and Cony Station. Base security
will provide additional patrols to help keep
little "goblins" safe.
For more information, contact
NASP Chief of Police Carl Matthews
Vol. 73, No. 42 VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com October 23, 2009
NAS Pensacola Air Force personnel join Air Force special tactics marchers as they trek through downtown Pensacola on an 11-day, 824-mile memorial march for
comrades killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan.
USAF memorial marchers pass through Pensacola
By Mike O'Connor
Gosport Associate Editor
More than 160 NAS Pensacola Air
Force personnel turned out in the middle of
the night for a show of solidarity with a
group of Airmen from Lackland AFB in
Texas, as they marched through Pensacola
on an 824-mile memorial march to
Hurlburt Field Oct. 15-16.
The memorial ruck sack march began
Oct. 6 to honor 12 fallen special tactics
teammates killed in action in Iraq and
Afghanistan. Six two-man teams of special
tactics Airmen relayed through five states,
marching 24 hours a day and carrying 50-
'They're feeling a lot of hurt feet right
now, because it's been a lot of long, tough
miles for them," said Senior Airman
Jonathon Donnelly, the support vehicle
driver, as he waited for the team to reach a
turn onto Palafox Street around 1:15 a.m.
"But everyone knows we're doing it for a
good cause. All the guys that we are doing
this memorial (march) for, someone here
has been friends with one of them."
In addition to the packs they carried was
a symbolic item that represented the cost of
freedom. "Each man is carrying a baton
engraved with the name of one of our fall-
en brothers," Donnelly said. "We're all
proud to do this for our co-workers and
The marchers' spirits were high,
Donnelly said. "Each team walked 10 to 15
miles a day with 50 pounds on their back
There's been a lot of sore feet; a couple of
bumps and bruises ... Normal wear and
tear on the body for the long trip. They've
gone through a lot of Motrin and a lot of
Air Force Master Sgt. Julie Davis, from
the NAS Pensacola-based Det 1 325th
Fighter Wing, helped organize Air Force
See USAF on page 2
NWU roll-out day comes and goes with no problem
Medal of Honor recipi-
ent Leonard Keller
retired Dec. 5, 2008, at
NASP File photo by
Medal of Honor
recipient and long-time
employee Len Keller
died earlier this week.
As of press time, no
had yet been made. He
retired last year and
shortly thereafter came
back to work onboard
the air station.
NASP CO Capt. Bill
Reavey said Keller's
loss was a loss for the
nation. He praised
Keller's humility and
remembered the lives
that were saved by
Keller's actions in
To read his retire-
ment story and how he
received the Medal of
Honor, go to
ex.htm or www.
(NMCI users may not
be able to access this
by Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff Writer
The Oct. 15 roll-out day for the Navy
Working Uniform (NWU) at Naval Air
Station Pensacola proved to be uneventful for
the most part with few problems and no long
"It's going great," saidAmy TerHorst, event
coordinator at the Navy Exchange at Aviation
Plaza. Many Sailors had arranged to get fitted
at clinics held on base in September or they
arrived having already been fitted.
The uniforms started to be issued at boot
camp at Naval Station Great Lakes in April.
So the uniforms had already started popping
up at NASP.
For those looking to buy their new blue
camouflage uniform Oct. 15, the first question
they were asked is whether they had already
"We're very adamant here about having
them try them on," said Voncille Matthews,
whose job it is to examine each Sailor, making
sure the uniform is not too tight and doesn't
By Ed Barker
Gosport Staff Writer
The Naval Education and
Training Command (NETC)
recently held a workshop for
enterprise human relations (HR)
personnel in order to improve their
knowledge of policies and benefits
for hiring targeted disabled veter-
Held at the Naval Air Station
(NAS) Pensacola Conference
Center, the workshop featured
experts on the process of finding
the rightjob for the right Wounded
Warrior at the right time.
NETC embarked on a
Wounded Warrior initiative in July
2008 in an attempt to bring more
AC2 Kenneth Sims gets fitted by Voncille
Matthews at the Navy Exchange at Aviation
Plaza Oct. 15, the official roll-out day for the
new Navy Working Uniform (NWU) at NASP
have gaps, a sign the uniform is too small.
Getting the right size has been a challenge
for some, she said. Part of the process is to
have the Sailors stand at attention so she can
disabled veterans into the work-
force. NETC has hired several tar-
geted disabled veterans those
who have disabilities that affect
their quality of life -but the com-
mand has a long way to go to
reach an established goal of two
percent by 2010.
"We've asked every command
in the NETC enterprise to earmark
at least one position for a
Wounded Warrior," said Cheryl
Lawson, NETC director of per-
sonnel programs. "There are vari-
ous appointing authorities that can
be used to hire targeted disabled
veterans. These Wounded
Warriors offer the Navy a quality
See Wounded Warriors on page 6
If it doesn't fit and it has already been
altered like having a name sewn on they
won't be able to exchange the uniform for a
In many cases Sailors who order their uni-
forms without trying them on find they don't
fit. That's because the cut is different than the
former working uniform.
There was a steady stream Oct. 15 of
Sailors trying on and in some cases
exchanging the new uniform. But no lines.
"It's not cut like anything else," said AC2
Kenneth Sims, who was in the process of get-
ting insignias sewn on when he realize he may
have the wrong size. He originally had extra
large, but what he really needed was a large.
He was lucky.
"You need to get fitted," Sims said, adding
a lot of people at the tower where he works
had ordered their uniforms online.
Matthews said she has run into cases where
some Sailors were not properly measured at a
different NEX and had to return their uni-
See NWUon page 2
country music neaaliner Lonestar will play tomorrow (Uct. 24) at
NAS Whiting Field. Cody Collins (third from left) was raised in Pace.
Lonestar singer 'coming home'
By Jay Cope
NAS Whiting Field PAO
The Naval Air Station
Whiting Field team and their
guests are anxiously awaiting
Saturday's Lonestar concert.
While such a large-scale event
generates a deserved amount of
excitement and more than a few
tense nerves, it is interesting to
note that the emotions are simi-
lar on the other side of the stage.
Cody Collins, the lead singer
for Lonestar is looking forward
to coming home and performing
for the hometown crowd, but he
admits to a little trepidation as
"I don't think they (the aud-
See Lonestar on page 2
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Department of the Navy or NAS Pensacola endorsement of products or services advertised.
NETC encourages enterprise
commands to hire Wounded Warriors
PAGE 2 October 23, 2009 GO SPORT
IN NAVAL HISTORY
1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf, a series of separate
battles, begins with attacks on Japanese ships.
1983 A suicide truck bomber attacks the Marine
barracks at Beirut airport, Lebanon killing 241 (220
Marines, 18 Sailors, and three soldiers)
1983 Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada, West
1944 In air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carri-
er aircraft attack Japanese Center Force.
1958 USS Kleinsmith (APD 134) evacuates
U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba.
1962 Atlantic Fleet begins quarantine opera-
tions to force Soviet Union to agree to remove bal-
listic missiles and long range bombers from Cuba.
1812 USS United States (Capt. Stephen
Decatur) captures HMS Macedonian.
1944 During Battle of Leyte Gulf in Battle of
Surigao Straits, U.S. battleships execute the
maneuver of "crossing the tee" of the Japanese
forces. In Battle Off Samar, escort carriers, destroy-
ers and destroyer escorts heroically resist attacks
of Japanese Center Force. In Battle Off Cape
Engano, Third Fleet carriers attack Japanese
Northern Force sinking several small carriers.
1950 Chinese Communist Forces launch first
offensive in Korea.
1983 U.S. Marines and U.S. Army troops land
on Grenada to evacuate U.S. citizens threatened
by the island's unstable political situation.
1921 In first successful test, a compressed air,
turntable catapult, launches an N-9 seaplane.
1922 Lt. Cmdr. Godfrey deC. Chevalier makes
first landing aboard a carrier (USS Langley) while
underway off Cape Henry, Va.
1942 Battle of the Santa Cruz Island. USS
Hornet (CV 8) was lost and USS Enterprise (CV 6)
was badly damaged during the battle.
1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf ends with Navy carri-
er and USAAF aircraft attacks on the retreating
Japanese ships. U.S. forces sink many Japanese
ships including four carriers, three battleships, 10
cruisers, and nine destroyers, for a total of 26 cap-
1950 U.S. Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet
lands 1st Marine Division at Wonsan, Korea.
1963 USS Andrew Jackson (SSBN-619)
launches first Polaris A-3 missile from a sub-
merged submarine, off Cape Canaveral, Fla.
1922 Navy League of U.S. sponsors first annu-
al celebration of Navy Day to focus public attention
on the importance of the U.S. Navy.
1943 First women Marines report for duty on
West Coast, Camp Pendleton.
1882 Orders issued for first naval attache (Lt.
Cmdr. French Chadwick sent to London, England).
1814 Launching of Fulton I, first American
steam-powered warship, at NewYork City.
1980 USS Parsons (DDG 33) rescues 110
Vietnamese refugees 330 miles south of Saigon.
Naval historical data excerpted from U.S. Naval History &
Heritage Command's Web site. For complete listings, visit
NOMI 4th Annual CFC 5K run a success
From EscaRosa CFC
Naval Operational Medicine
Institute's (NOMI) 4th Annual CFC-
5K Run took place Oct. 16 at NAS
Pensacola along the scenic waterfront
view of Pensacola Bay. Arecord atten-
dance of 550 runners took their mark
as NOMI Commanding Officer, Capt.
Lee L. Comforth, MSC, made wel-
coming remarks and announced the
start of the race.
Both military and civilian federal
employees along with a few family
members ran for a variety ofnon-prof-
its who are listed in this year's
approved charity list. In all, the event
raised more than $5,650, which will be
added to the overall campaigns total.
"NOMI and their staff has been a
strong supporter of the CFC program
over the years and the personal com-
mitment they bring each year into the
planning and execution of the CFC 5K
Run is truly the reason for its success,"
said Ron Denson, director of the
EscaRosa CFC program.
As the runners started coming to the
end of the race, AN Jacob Clauser of
Naval Aviations Schools Command
(NASC) was the first to cross the fin-
ish line at 17:46. In second place in the
men's category was AN Christopher
Runners are off at the start of the NOMI 4th Annual CFC-5K Run Oct. 16.
Photo by Trista Swauger
Sevilla and in third place was AN
Jesse Johnson. The first in the
women's category was Navy Lt.
Maresa Jurczynski of Naval
Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI)
with a time of21:30; second place was
Summer Forester and third place was
Chiharu Sato. In first place of the
walkers category was Larry Perry of
Naval Branch Medical Clinic, Dental
Department, followed by Theresa
Moyer and Adina Soto-Harris.
The staff and student's of Naval
Aviations Technical Training
Command (NATTC) demonstrated
the largest group support with more
than 250 of them running in forma-
USAF from page 1
volunteers from NASP's Air Force commands to go out
meet and march with their Air Force brethren as
they passed through Pensacola and Escambia County.
"It's a privilege to assist them, to support and march
with them in any way we can," Davis said. "Every
(NASP USAF) unit regardless of size is involved some-
how." About 166 Air Force personnel from Pensacola
Top 3 (Air Force personnel in the ranks of E-7 E-9),
455th Flying Training Squadron (FTS) 479th
Operations Support Squadron (OSS), 451 FTS, 313
Training Squadron (TRS), Det 2 361th TRS, Det 1
325th Fighter Wing (FW), TraWing 5, TraWing 6 and
NWU from page 1
forms. "They were either not tak-
ing their time or they weren't 100
percent sure," she said. "That's
why they end up bringing them
In some cases, the tops, for
example, didn't come far enough
down, she said. "In an inspection
they would be definitely be called
on it," she said. The tops have to
fall at the top of the large back
tions and independently.
As the local campaign passed the
75 percent mark with the contribution
of the 5K run added in, Denson stat-
ed the he was confident that the over-
all campaign is going to be very suc-
cessful this year. "I would like to
remind all that with the holidays com-
ing and the needs for the less fortu-
nate, your support and contribution
really does make a difference and
does reach the non-profits that you,
the donor decide.
"If you have not been asked about
supporting an agency of your choice
through the CFC program this year,
call the local office at 452-2029."
Det 2 66th TRS marched with the memorial marchers.
TraWing 6's Master Sgt. Patrick Long didn't mind
the early hours or brisk pace. "It's awesome to walk with
warriors who are honoring fallen warriors," Long said.
"The energy they create is tangible. It's two in the morn-
ing and I am wide awake and fired up; highly unusual
for me at this hour. They are not just moseying along
from Texas; their pace is just under ajog."
The memorial march concluded on schedule Oct. 16
at Hurlburt Field, with family members, friends and
loved ones of the fallen 12 special tactics Airmen
accompanying the marchers' on the final leg of the jour-
ney. The batons they carried will be on permanent dis-
play at Hurlburt.
pocket or a few inches below it,
Matthews reminds Sailors that
their new caps will shrink a little
and then will be too tight on their
She tells them the caps have to
be over the ear by two fingers
when they put the cap on. And they
can't wear the cap like a Marine.
"The Marines do wear theirs
down more, and the Sailors are not
allowed to do that and we have
Lonestar from page 1
ience) can be as excited as I will be. Not many of my
friends have heard me sing." he said.
Collins performed at some of the local fairs and small
venues, but this will only be the second time the band will
have performed since he took over as the lead singer
roughly two years ago. They sang at the Buelah Sausage
Festival in April 2008, but singing at a military base near
where he grew up holds a special thrill.
Lonestar has a reputation for supporting the military,
but Whiting Field is familiar to Collins as a place where
he attended some school dances while attending Pace
Middle School and Pace High School. His father is a
Navy veteran and his sister is currently in the Air Force
and Collins said he grew up with a healthy respect for
military personnel, and it is a trait that his band mates
"We share a lot of common ground and we meet a lot
of soldiers and their families. We always have a true
Vol. 73, No. 42 October 23, 2009
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community
Commanding Officer Capt. William Reavey Jr.
Public Affairs Officer Harry C. White
The Gosport nameplate features the T-6A
Texan II aircraft, the newest joint services
trainer. The T-6 has replaced the Navy's T-
34C aircraft that for more than 40 years has
served to provide primary flight training for
student pilots, NFOs and navigators
attached to the Naval Air Training Command.
It will also replace the Air Force T-37.
Maintained by the United States Coast
Guard since 1939, the Pensacola
Lighthouse, aboard NAS Pensacola, original-
ly began as the lightship Aurora Borealis in
June 1823. Evolving through structural and
location changes, the current facility was built
in 1856 and at night still shines for Sailors 27
miles out at sea.
Established in 1921 as the Air Station
News, the name Gosport was adopted in
1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by
flight instructors in the early days of naval
aviation to give instructions and directions to
their students. The name "Gosport" was
derived from Gosport, England (originally
God's Port), where the voice tube was invent-
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to tell them," Matthews said.
"When they are looking straight at
you, you can see their eyes looking
straight at you," Matthews said.
All the accessories are available
at Aviation Plaza, including boots
and boot straps and caps.
"Everything you need," Matthews
said. A lot came in before the offi-
cial roll-out day.
There is no need to special order
the uniform unless a person is very
tiny or very large.
appreciation for these guys," he said.
The band, Dean Sams, Michael Britt and Keech
Rainwater, had great success with singer Richie McDonald
since forming 15 years ago. The band has achieved 10
number one songs, sold more than 10 million albums, and
been nominated for American County Music's Band of the
Year eight times. With Collins in tow now, the band is
preparing to release their first new album called "The
Future is Now" this spring. Collins said the band just fin-
ished the studio work and expects the first new single to
come out in January. He is excited about the project and
said the music "rocks with a really good edge."
The band is expected to play many of their classics like
"Front Porch Looking In," "Amazed," and "Already
There" but Collins stated the band will mix in a few newer
songs as well.
Playing in front of a military audience is something
special to Collins. He said that many of their songs speak
to the service members and their families due to the hard-
ships of separation they endure.
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October 23, 2009 GOSPORT
GOSPORT October 23, 2009
Homefront in Focus: ID cards, decals and POAs
By Beth Wilson
Military Spouse Contributor
The journey from shore
duty to deployment readi-
ness is marked with mile-
stones along the way -
selected for orders, orders
in hand, PCS to name a
few. Recently I took anoth-
My wonderful Sailor
calls to say, "I'm making
our appointment at Pass &
ID. Is 3:20 tomorrow good
for you?" Ugh.
Re-enlistment means so
many things new
orders, possible PCS, tran-
sition to or from sea duty
... and of course that
dreaded, unflattering new
dependent ID card.
I know you know what I
am talking about.
No matter what I do to
my hair, my makeup, my
clothing selections that
photo will be the most
unflattering shot I've taken
in a decade.
And I am stuck with it
for three years.
A note about your ID
cards. You will need to
present two forms of ID for
If unaccompanied by
your service member (who
should have the proper
paperwork with him or
her) you will also need
DD1172 (service member
must complete this form
and fax it to Pass & ID)
and power of attorney.
While we are on the
topic of IDs lets talk about
About six months ago
an important change was
made in dependent ID
cards. Our Social Security
number is now omitted
from the card giving us a
measure of security that
was missing before.
However, our service
member's SSN is still
printed on the card.
Learning to protect our
identity is important.
Please take time to check
out these resources for
important information and
steps to protect our identi-
ty from theft and fraud.
The Federal Trade
Co m m i s s i o n
Identity Theft Awareness
awareness.com) both pro-
vide articles, information
and best practices to help
us protect our identity and
recover from identity theft.
Military One Source
(www. militaryonesource. c
om) provides free identity
theft packets with valuable
So armed with my new
ID it is off to obtain new
decals for our vehicles.
Before that there are a
few things to know. If your
name is on the vehicle reg-
istration you are good to
If not you will need a
power of attorney or other
notarized document that
authorizes you to obtain
decals on behalf of your
You will also need the
current vehicle registration
and current proof of insur-
ance. Finally, check with
your local Pass & ID office
for any local requirements
(such as smog test certifi-
cation in California).
We mentioned a power
of attorney or POA. A
POA is a standard docu-
ment all spouses should
have at all times, but espe-
cially during deployment.
A POA is a legal docu-
ment that grants you
authority or access to make
decisions or authorize
transactions on behalf of
your absent service mem-
There are limitations
and restrictions as well so
it is important to talk to
your base legal office to
get the right information
and to develop the right
POA for you.
To learn more about
POAs and other services
available to you at the
Navy Legal Services office
join my show
ht) Oct. 29.
Dependent IDs, decals
(and POAs) are basic to
our ability to access the
many resources and sup-
port available to us on
base. Take a moment today
to check the expiration
date of your ID and decals.
Navy Legal: Using trusts for minor, disabled children or for privacy
By Jeffrey Gott
Legal Assistance Attorney
Previously you heard that living
trusts are complex instruments that
require a lot of work to create and main-
tain if one wishes to achieve avoiding
probate, which is often the most com-
This article is intended to identify
some instances where trusts make a bit
These reasons include placing a
child's inheritance under the control of a
responsible adult until the child reaches
an age older than 18; benefiting a dis-
abled child without jeopardizing their
entitlement to public benefits; transfer-
ring real estate located in different
states; and achieving privacy with
regard to the final disposition of one's
When minor children receive proper-
ty in their own name, such as money
from a life insurance policy, that money
does not go directly to the children to do
with as they please but instead is placed
with their guardian.
Subsequently, a guardian's control
will end sometime when the minor child
reaches an age between 18 and 21. The
exact age depends on state law.
A trust can take the place of this
arrangement such that a child must wait
until an age of your choosing before
they receive their money. Many times
this is age 25 or some other arrangement
whereby the child will receive one-third
at age 25, one-third at age 30 and the
remaining balance at age 35.
Also, if the likely guardian of your
minor child is an individual you are not
comfortable with controlling your
child's inheritance, for example, an ex-
spouse, placing the assets in trust allows
you to name a trustee of your choosing.
Another instance when a trust is rec-
ommended is to provide for disabled
adult children who receive
Generally, public benefits such as
Medicaid and Social Security Disability
are subject to a means test, for example
applicants only receive the benefit if
they receive minimal income and own
little or no assets.
In such cases if disabled children on
Medicaid get an inheritance they are
then disqualified from receiving the
Disabled children would have to use
the inheritance to pay for expenses pre-
viously covered by the public benefit
until they then re-qualified, presumably
when the inheritance was exhausted.
This can be avoided with a special
needs trust which puts the inheritance
with a trustee who is only to spend the
money to supplement the public benefits
and not take its place.
A trust is also advisable where one
owns real property in different states. In
most states the law maintains that real
estate whose owner is deceased must go
Thus, someone living in Florida who
also owns property in Alabama could be
faced with two probates, one in each
state. If, however, the Alabama real
estate was placed in a trust then a sec-
ond probate could be avoided.
Lastly, administering a trust tends to
be a more private operation than open-
ing a probate at the local courthouse.
Court cases are, for the most part,
public records. Therefore, if privacy is a
paramount concern a trust can be useful.
Creating a stand-alone trust is gener-
ally beyond the scope of a military legal
Our attorneys are normally limited to
putting simple trusts in a last will and
testament. Discussing these issues with
a legal assistance attorney is always a
good place to start. At Naval Air Station
Pensacola, a legal assistance attorney
can be reached at 452-3734.
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Gosport Associate Editor
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Attack Squadron VAQ-140, fly-
ing the Navy's premier tactical
electronic warfare aircraft, the
EA-6B Prowler, spent a week
onboard NAS Pensacola recently
for advanced interservice training
"We're out here to get some
training done," Lt. Chris Pratt,
aviation and armament division
officer, said. "Our EA-6B's are
ICAP-3 equipped (improved
capability modification program);
the Marines that you see down
here are going to be getting the
ICAP-3 variant and they're out
here flying with us today. We did A flight of VAQ-140 Pensacola Det's EA-6B I
some familiarization flights with Photo by Mike O'Connor
them; we may be working with
the Air Force (as well)."
VAQ-140 was also doing
"workups" for their upcoming
overseas deployment. While not
engaged in ops, squadron per-
sonnel took time to visit the
National Naval Aviation
Museum and visit Pensacola.
"It's been a really great experi-
ence; everyone here's been more
than accomodating," Pratt said.
Prowlers prepares to taKe OTT Tor a low-level Tamillliarzation ignrt sept. 29.
VAU-14 personnel in World War Il-era type unitorms and accessories pose in tront
of an aircraft from the period at the aviation museum. Photo by Scott Hallford
NASP CO Capt. Bill Reavey presents a group of
VAQ-140 service members with a framed por-
trait of the group taken in the National Naval
Aviation Museum (photo at left). Photo by Patrick
NASP CO Capt. Bill Reavey does a pre- Members of VAQ-140 in the museum's Lt. j.g. Joshua Witte speaks with a Lt. Cmdr. Brian Graves climbs into the
flight walkaround on an EA-6B. The CO ready room in World War Il-era type uni- "mechanic" in the Pacific Theater exhib- cockpit of an aircraft at the National
made a flight with VAQ-140 Sept. 29. forms are "briefed" by Lt. Perry it at the aviation museum. Photo by Naval Aviation Museum. Photo by Scott
Photo by Mike O'Connor Hepworth. Photo by Scott Hallford Scott Hallford Hallford
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GOSPORT October 23, 2009
Fourth in a series of fire prevention articles during October National Fire Prevention Month
Dormitories: are they fire safe?
From Inspector Donald Harris
Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast
Dormitories today are as fire safe as man can
make them, they are fitted with installed sprin-
kler systems, hood suppression systems and
smoke detectors; the exits are clearly marked and well-lit.
With all these safety precautions in
place, if we ignore general safety and
common sense requirements we can still
find ourselves in danger of loss of life or
severe injury; let's call this the "people
One of the leading causes of fires in
dormitories or combined bachelor's quar-
ters (CBQs) is unattended cooking.
People get distracted or are tired, forget-
ting what they have started with the results
possibly being a fire. Smoking, candle use
or other open-flame devices are prohibit-
ed for use in the dormitories and CBQs on
our installations. If personnel ignore the
rules, devastating results can happen.
We remind personnel not to ignore
smoke detectors or fire alarms sounding,
personnel that delay in their evacuation
can find themselves in smoke which can
lead to being disoriented or overcome
resulting in serious injury or loss of life.
The practice of fire safety is everyone's
responsibility, especially the students.
Every fire safety rule needs to be followed
and when these rules are disregarded the
probability of fire increases. Fires do not
start on their own, people start fires, the
Smoking, candle use and other open-
flame devices are prohibited in base dor-
mitories and CBQs for good reason.
Listed below are some safety precau-
tions for personnel living in the dormito-
ries or CBQs to observe:
Review the posted building evacua-
tion plan and know two ways out.
Know 452-3333 as the local emer-
gency reporting number.
Ensure they don't tamper with the
installed smoke detectors.
Ensure they don't hang any items
from the sprinkler heads.
Inspect their room for fire hazards,
such as electrical cords/outlets and clutter.
Check exit doors and windows;
ensure they will open properly.
Know their building, floor and room
Respond to fire alarms at all times and
utilize the nearest and safest exit.
Insure students know how to properly
use heating equipment and base-provided
cooking appliances. Unplug all heat pro-
ducing devices when not in use.
Know the location of fire alarm pull
stations and fire extinguishers and be
familiar with their use.
Fire safety and prevention is really
using your common sense. Public fire
safety awareness is a key to preventing
fires and we all must promote fire safety
and prevention with all personnel.
Instructors and supervisors must be proac-
tive in support of fire safety. Be fire safe
and let's overcome the "people factor."
From NAVFAC Southeast
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus recently outlined five
ambitious goals for decreasing reliance on petroleum
and curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
"Energy reform is a strategic initiative and the stakes
are very high," Mabus told Navy and Marine Corps offi-
cials and defense contractors attending the Naval Energy
Forum in Northern Virginia. "We simply rely too much
on a declining stock of fossil fuels that most likely will
continue to rise in cost over the next decade."
In an effort to shift that reliance on fossil fuel, Mabus
said he will direct the Navy and Marine Corps to begin
weighing the life-cycle energy costs associated with all
acquisitions when making contract awards.
"The lifetime energy costs of building a system and
the fully burdened cost of fuel of empowering those
(weapons systems) will be a mandatory evaluation factor
used in awarding contracts," Mabus said. "We're going
to hold industry contractually accountable for meeting
energy targets and system efficiency requirements."
The department also will consider contractors' overall
energy efficiency as a factor in making acquisition deci-
sions. "We want industry to take steps to not just provide
us with energy-efficient products, but to produce those
products in energy efficient ways," he said.
In addition to adjusting its approach to acquisition, the
Navy by 2012 will establish a "green strike group" of
fuel-efficient ships, with some running on biofuels. By
2016, that strike group will deploy as a "green fleet com-
posed of nuclear-powered ships, surface combatants
equipped with hybrid-electric alternative power systems
running biofuel and aircraft flying only biofuels," he said.
Other goals outlined by the secretary include:
By 2015, the Navy will cut in half the petroleum
consumption of its 50,000-vehicle fleet. As vehicles
go out of service, they will be replaced with flex-
fuel, hybrid and electric vehicles. "Moving to biofu-
els and electric vehicles will benefit the local com-
munities where bases are located and will spur the
adoption of similar vehicles (locally)," Mabus said.
By 2020, the Navy will produce at least half of
its shore-based energy from alternative sources, with
the goal of returning power to the electric grid wher-
By 2020, the Navy will ensure that 50 percent of
the total energy consumed by ships, aircraft, vehicles
and shore facilities is supplied through alternative
and renewable sources. Today that figure is 17 per-
None of the goals will require legislative action,
Mabus said. He cited advances in biofuels and recent
improvements in engine efficiency for both ships and
aircraft as evidence they are reachable.
"No one has ever gotten anything big done by
being timid," he said.
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Naval photographers return to Pensacola next week for reunion
By Art Giberson
Special to Gosport
Navy and Marine Corps photographers
from across the nation will come home to
Pensacola Oct. 26-29 for the annual
National Association of Naval
The reunion will be held at the
Hampton Inn, 2 Via de Luna Drive,
Naval photography, like naval aviation,
had been a part of the Pensacola landscape
since 1914 when Lt. Cmdr. Henry C.
Mustin steamed into Pensacola Bay
aboard the battleship USS Mississippi
with orders to establish the Navy's first
aeronautic station and flying school.
Among the ship's crew was ship's
cook and amateur photographer Walter
Dropping anchor a few hundred yards
off shore from what is now the Pensacola
Naval Air Station, Mustin and a handful
of crew members scanned the debris-lit-
tered shoreline while Richardson snapped
Over the next few weeks, while Sailors
from the Mississippi labored to turn the
abandoned Navy shipyard into some
resemblance of a naval station,
Richardson labored equally hard to keep
them fed and during his off-duty hours
documented their flying activities.
His photographs, particularly those of
accidents, quickly caught Mustin's atten-
tion and Richardson was permanently
assigned to the aeronautic station as an
Four years later Richardson was given
a commission and dispatched to Miami to
establish the Navy's first photo school.
In 1921 photography became an offi-
cial naval occupational specialty. In 1923
the Naval School of Photography came
home to Pensacola.
For the next three quarters of a century
Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen
entering the naval specialty of photogra-
phy received their basic and advanced
training in Pensacola.
In 1995 the Naval School of
Photography became a Department of
Defense Photographic School.
By 1998 it had become clear that train-
ing facilities at NAS Pensacola were inad-
equate to meet department of defense
requirements, thus forcing a move to a
new DoD mass communications training
facility at Fort Meade, Md.
Reunion information is available from
Robert Devore at 455-3907 or through e-
mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Giberson can be reached at 455-5931
or through e-mail at
The Naval School of Photography moved into Bldg. 1500 aboard the NAS
Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1950 and eventually became known throughout the
naval service as "The mecca of naval photography." The building still exists near
Fort Barrancas. It is slated to become the NAS command headquarters in 2011.
Photo courtesy of Art Giberson
Wounded Warriors from page 1
employee with a significant
knowledge base and extensive
Retired Master Chief James
Wilson, a single amputee, recent-
ly completed the Ironman
Triathlon in Orlando, and is the
newest civil service employee at
the Center for Naval Aviation
Technical Training in Pensacola.
He shared his experiences as a
Wounded Warrior with the con-
ference, and stressed the advan-
tages of hiring returning injured
"We are the same dedicated
professionals that we were on the
battlefield," said Wilson. "We
bring to the civilian workforce
that same instinctive dedication
we had for the military services.
All we want is a chance to serve
Telicia Stanton was the first
Wounded Warrior hired at
NETC, and works for the Naval
Service Training Command in
Stanton is an Army veteran of
Operation Iraqi Freedom, where
she worked as a truck driver and
She completed her bachelor's
degree in human relations at
Falkner University through the
VA's Vocational Rehabilitation
Program and was hired after she
"I really appreciate that there's
someone out there looking out
for Wounded Warriors," said
Stanton. 'Through the program I
was able to complete my degree
and now am in a position to help
others through my job as a HR
technician working with Naval
The Department of Veteran's
Affairs was represented at the
conference by George Dunlap,
VA employment coordinator.
He explained that the VA
offers several vocational rehabil-
itation and employment pro-
grams including the Coming
Home to Work Initiative and the
Non-Paid Work Experience
These initiatives provide eligi-
ble veterans with the opportunity
to obtain training and practical
job experience in a federal, state,
or local government agency.
"We work closely with NETC
and other Department of
Defense agencies to place
Wounded Warriors where it can
benefit both the veteran and the
agency," said Dunlap. "NETC's
asking each of their commands
to ensure a place for Wounded
Warriors is an example we hope
other agencies will follow."
Michele Salzman, an Army
veteran of the Bosnia campaign
was recently hired under the
Wounded Warrior initiative at
NETC and works at the com-
mand headquarters in Pensacola
as an administrative assistant.
"I was extremely impressed
how hard everyone worked to be
accommodating," said Salzman.
"My boss and co-workers have
treated me with utmost respect
and made sure I had everything I
needed to do my job.
The transition from Wounded
Warrior to civil servant was a
long one, but all the hard work
has paid off."
Lt. Cmdr. Don Frandsen,
NETC administrative officer,
says hiring a Wounded Warrior
was a perfect fit for his depart-
"Michelle has been focused
and task-oriented from the start,"
said Frandsen. "The experience,
dedication and drive she shows
every day is inspiring to every-
one in the office. She even takes
the Army jokes in stride."
Chief Hospital Corpsman
Felix Perez is the senior program
manager for the NAS Pensacola
Wounded Warrior Program, and
has helped more than 100 service
members transition back to duty
status or into the civilian world.
"I like to say that the
Wounded Warrior Program is
not a hand me down, but instead
a hand me up," said Perez. "It's
a proven win/win concept where
we enable a proven, dependable
workforce that is familiar with
military traditions, customs and
lingo, to continue serving their
country by becoming civil serv-
For more information about
Navy Wounded Warrior
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information about NETC visit
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Now easier for some spouses to be hired by federal government
By George Markfelder
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
WASHINGTON (NNS)- It is now easier for certain
spouses of active-duty Sailors and Marines to be hired by
the federal government.
New Department of Defense hiring authorities took
effect this fall, and the Office of Personal Management
(OPM) issued final regulatory guidelines in the Federal
Register under the title, "Noncompetitive Appointment of
Certain Military Spouses."
"This is a super opportunity for certain spouses of
active-duty military members to serve their country direct-
ly, and to begin a great career with worldwide assignment
opportunities," said Shirley Scott, director of Human
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with large benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, leave
and holidays, and dependent care to name just a few."
Scott explained that the eligibility for this noncompeti-
tive hiring authority falls into four major categories: (1) a
spouse of an U.S. armed forces service member serving on
active duty (not for training) for more than 180 days, pro-
vided the spouse relocates to the member's new permanent
duty station; (2) a spouse of a military service member
who is retired from active duty with a documented service-
connected disability rating of 100 percent; (3) a spouse of
a military service member who retired, was released or dis-
charged from active duty and has a disability rating of 100
percent as documented by the Department of Veterans
Affairs; or (4) a spouse of a military service member killed
while on active duty.
In the latter case, the spouse must be the un-married
widow/widower of the deceased service member to meet
"Of course the intent of these regulations is to make it
easier for the federal government to recruit and retain
skilled and experienced employees," said Scott, "but also,
when service members have a permanent change of sta-
tion and the family moves, the spouse is typically forced to
find a new employer at that new location.
Allowing military spouses to at least compete for jobs
that would otherwise only be open to current civilians or
veterans provides us, the employer, with a greater pool of
potential candidates. It is a win-win for us all."
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October 23, 2009
Partyline e-mail submissions
Submissions for Partyline should
be e-mailed to: anne.thrower.ctr
Submissions should include the
organization's name, the event, what
the event is for, who benefits from the
event, time, date, location and point
Charlie Pier open Friday for fishing
The Charlie Pier will be open for
fishing Oct. 23 from 6 p.m.-midnight.
The pier is open to active/retired
military and DoD/contractor person-
Antique show at O'Club Oct. 30-31
Dealers will be offering furniture,
glass, jewelry and more at the antique
show at the Mustin Beach Officers'
Club Oct. 30-31 at NASP.
Organized by the Officers' Spouses'
Organization (OSO) at NASP, the free
show is open to the public.
The show will be set up in the ball-
room from 3-8 p.m. on Oct. 30 and 9
a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 31.
For information, call Karin Feagles
Upcoming Marine Corps family
Marine Corps Family Team
Building with MATSG-21 is hosting
the following events.
Passport to L.I.N.K.S. for military
spouses, Oct. 24, 9-3 p.m. and Dec. 1,
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. To register contact
Christina Myers at christi-
email@example.com or 452-9460, ext.
3010; or Debbie Jenkins at debo-
firstname.lastname@example.org or 452-9460,
Pensacola Lighthouse open Saturday
The Pensacola Lighthouse onboard
NASP is open Saturdays through
October from noon-4 p.m. Admission
is $5 for adults and $3 for children 7-
11/seniors and active military.
For information, visit
The lighthouse will also have
haunted tours, Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-
31 from 6-10:30 p.m.
Boy Scout Troop 495 yard sale Oct. 24
Boy Scout Troop 495 will host a
giant yard sale Oct. 24 from 7 a.m.-2
p.m. at First United Methodist Church
in downtown Pensacola. All proceeds
will benefit the Scouts. For details,
Inspiration breakfast Oct. 28
A community inspiration breakfast
will be held Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at
Asbury Place behind Cokesbury
United Methodist Church in
Pensacola. Special guest is Sue
Straughn from WEAR TV3. There is
no charge but reservations are
required by calling 476-5818.
Halloween blood drive Oct. 30
Northwest Florida Blood Services
and WEAR TV3 will hold Halloween
A drive will be held at the TV stu-
dio on Mobile Highway Oct. 30 from
7 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Donors can enter to win a 2010 KIA
Soul, eat Subway sandwiches and
receive a special Halloween T-shirt.
Blood drives will also be held Oct.
30 at the centers at 2209 North Ninth
Ave. and 1999 East Nine Mile Road in
Pensacola from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
For information, call 473-3853 or
check the Northwest Florida Blood
Services Web site at
PJC health fair in Milton Oct. 29
Pensacola Junior College is hosting
a free health fair 8 a.m.-noon, Oct. 29,
at the Milton campus on Highway 90.
PJC nursing and massage therapy
students are participating and assisting
various health organizations with
screenings and assessments.
For information, contact Butch
Branch at 484-4491 or through e-mail
Red Cross mini golf tournament Oct.
30 at Tiki Island
A mini golf tournament to benefit
the American Red Cross of Northwest
Florida will take place Oct. 30 at Tiki
Island Golf and Games in Pensacola.
Rounds begin at noon, 2 p.m. and 4
p.m. The cost is $25 per person or
$100 per team.
The event includes free food and
drinks and the chance to win prizes.
For information or to register, call
1 (800) 773-7620 or e-mail
email@example.com or browno
VFW Post 4833 to host yard sale
The ladies auxiliary to the VFW
Post 4833 will hold its fall yard sale at
the post in Milton on Nov. 6-7.
On Nov. 6 the sale will be 8 a.m.-5
p.m. and on Nov. 7 the sale will be 7
a.m.-noon. All proceeds will go
toward veteran programs and outreach
projects. For information call the post
B'Nai Israel holds Veterans Day activ-
ities Nov. 5
The B'Nai Israel's Men's Club
invites all active-duty service mem-
bers to a free Veterans Day dinner and
sabbath services Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
The cost for others is $10 per per-
son and $5 for children 12 and under.
The guest speaker will be retired
Maj. Gen. Alfonsa Gilley. To RSVP, e-
or call 433-7311.
Youth wrestling in Gulf Breeze and
Youth wrestling with Olympic
Coach Rob Hermann will be held in
Gulf Breeze and Milton starting in
Classes in Gulf Breeze will be
Monday from 4:45-6:15 p.m. at the
Northeast YMCA and 6:45-8:15 p.m.
at Gulf Breeze Middle School. Cost is
$40 for first wrestler and $35 for addi-
tional family member.
Classes in Milton will be Tuesday
from 7-8:30 p.m. at Hobbs Middle
School. The cost is $35. Classes open
to school-age youth. Contact
Hermann at 434-8172 or through e-
mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWII author in Pensacola
The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni
Association-Pensacola Chapter will
host a book-signing event for author
Jeff Shaara's latest book "No Less
The signing will take place at 5 p.m.
Nov. 5, at the Fish House Restaurant
in downtown Pensacola. "No Less
Than Victory" is the third book in
Shaara's trilogy of the World War II
European Theater. Visit Shaara's Web
site www.jeffshaara.com for
Latin event Nov. 14 in Pensacola
LatinFlavorEnt. presents Latin
Flavor Saturdays at The Edge in
Pensacola. The event includes
merengue, salsa, bacatha, reggaeton,
Latin house and punta. Doors open at
9:30 p.m. Women free until midnight.
Talent gospel show Dec. 5
B.J. Entertainment, TK and
Kirkland Ent. presents So You've Got
Talent Gospel Show at Pensacola
High on Dec. 5.
There will be more than $2,500 in
cash, prizes, trophies, studio recording
time, cell phones, clothes, shoes and
dinners. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the
show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are avail-
able at Gold market, The Cellphone
Place, The Drizzle BBQ and Zevo's.
For information or to sign up for
auditions, call 232-0545.
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Fair access to employ-
ment is a fundamental right
of every American, includ-
ing the 54 million people in
this country living with dis-
abilities. A job can provide
financial stability, help max-
imize our potential, and
allow us to achieve our
dreams. As Americans, we
possess a range of vocation-
al opportunities to make the
most of our talents and suc-
ceed in a chosen career;
those with disabilities are
entitled to the same opportu-
nities. During National
Awareness Month, we
recommit ourselves to
implementing effective poli-
cies and practices that
increase employment oppor-
tunities for individuals with
My administration is
committed to promoting
positive change for every
American, including those
with disabilities. The federal
government and its contrac-
tors can lead the way by
employment policies and
practices that increase
opportunities and help work-
ers achieve their full poten-
Recognizing the need for
equal employment opportu-
nities, we must also strength-
en and expand the educa-
tional opportunities for indi-
viduals with disabilities. If
we are to build a world free
from unnecessary barriers,
stereotypes, and discrimina-
tion, we must ensure that
every American receives an
education that prepares him
or her for future success.
Each day, Americans
with disabilities play a criti-
cal role in forging and shap-
ing the identity of our nation.
Their contributions touch us
all through personal experi-
ence or through that of a
family member, neighbor,
friend, or colleague.
Now, therefore, I, Barack
Obama, president of the
United States ofAmerica, by
virtue of the authority vested
in me by the Constitution
and the laws of the United
States, do hereby proclaim
October 2009, as National
Awareness Month. I call on
all Americans to celebrate
the contributions of individ-
uals with disabilities to our
workplaces and communi-
ties and to promote the
employment of individuals
with disabilities to create a
better, more inclusive
America, one in which every
person is rightly recognized
for his or her abilities and
'Expectation + opportunity = full participation'
Employment Awareness Month
From U.S. Department of Labor
Office of Public Affairs
O ctober is
Month (NDEAM), and
October marks the 62nd
year that our country cele-
opportunities for people
The U.S. Department of Labor recently
announced "Expectation + Opportunity Full
Participation" as the official theme for
October's National Disability Employment
Awareness Month. It is intended to urge
employers, as they seek to fill positions, to
embrace the richness of America's diversity by
considering the talents of all workers, including
workers with disabilities.
"People with disabilities must be woven into
our work culture," said Assistant Secretary of
Labor for Disability Employment Kathy
Martinez. "Already, we benefit from the
incredible array of talent they bring to our
workplaces. But we must raise the bar, we
must create the inexorable expectation that
people with disabilities will contribute in every
way to our economic successes.
"Only by nurturing this expectation and pro-
viding people with disabilities with unlimited
employment opportunities, can we all benefit
from their talents."
This year's theme emphasizes the vision of
the Labor Department's Office of Disability
Employment Policy (ODEP): a world in which
people with disabilities have unlimited
employment opportunities. Early selection of
an annual theme for upcoming National
Disability Employment Awareness Month
helps the private sector; federal, state and local
the artwork of
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governments; and advocacy organizations plan
events and programs that showcase the abilities
and skills of job seekers and working
Americans who have disabilities.
ODEP is the nation's first assistant secre-
tary-led office that addresses policies that
impact upon the employment of people with
disabilities. The office provides national lead-
ership on disability employment policy by
developing and influencing the use of evi-
dence-based disability employment policies
and practices, building collaborative partner-
ships, and delivering authoritative and credible
data on the employment of people with disabil-
As background for National Disability
Employment Awareness Month, Public Law
176, enacted by Congress in 1945, designated
the first week in October as "National Employ
the Physically Handicapped Week." President
Harry S. Truman designated the (now former)
President's Committee on Employment of
People with Disabilities to carry out the law.
Congress changed the name to "National
Disability Employment Awareness Month" in
1988. The responsibility for leading the nation-
wide recognition was transferred to the newly
created ODEP in 2001.
Drawing inspiration from disability
(NAPS) Increasingly, indi-
viduals with a physical disability
are redefining what it means to be
According to the American
Disability Act (ADA), about 43
million Americans are living with
at least one disability, and most
Americans will experience a dis-
ability at some time during the
course of their lives. For some,
that experience can be such that it
changes the direction of their life
Take for example, Californian
artist Dennis Francesconi, who,
as a result of a skiing accident at
age 17, broke his neck and
became a wheelchair-bound
Eventually, he began to draw
by gripping a pencil between his
teeth. In time, and with the sup-
port of his wife, Kristi, his skills
as an artist blossomed. Later, he
was introduced to the U.S.
Mouth and Foot Painting Artists
(MFPA), a for-profit organization
run by disabled artists seeking
financial independence, formed
nearly 50 years ago.
Said Francesconi, "One of the
proudest moments of my life was
when I was promoted by the
MFPA to be a full member artist
and I was able to tell the Social
Security officer that I didn't need
the monthly benefits check any
Each year in October, artists
such as Francesconi and those
from other walks of life draw
attention to the valuable contribu-
tion that the physically disabled
bring to society during National
Disability Awareness Month. To
find out more about the MFPA,
visit www.mfpausa com.
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Jokes & Groaners
Southern medical dictionary
Artery.............................The study of paintings.
Bacteria ........................ Back door to cafeteria.
Barium .......................... What to do when patients die.
Cauterize ...................... Made eye contact with her.
Caesarean section ........ A neighborhood in Rome.
Colic ............................. A sheep dog.
Coma ............................ A punctuation mark.
Dilate ............................ To live long.
Enema .......................... Not a friend.
Fibula ........................... A sm all lie.
G.I.Series ...................... World Series of military baseball.
Hangnail ....................... What you hang your coat on.
Labor pain .................... Getting hurt at work.
Lower G.I. ................... Privates and corporals
Medical staff ................. A doctor's cane.
Morbid ......................... A higher offer than I bid.
Nitrates ......................... Cheaper than day rates.
Outpatient ..................... A person who has fainted.
Post operative ............. A letter carrier.
Recovery room ............ Place to do upholster
Seizure ......................... Roman emperor.
Tablet ............................ A sm all table.
Terminal illness ........... Getting sick at the airport.
Varicose ....................... Near by/close by.
Four EMF-Kuwait deployers return home; earn NAMs
by Rod Duren
our officer and
enlisted personnel of
recently awarded Navy and
Marine Corps Achievement
Medals for superior perform-
ance of duties while forwardly
deployed with Expeditionary
Medical Corps Officer, Lt. Paul
Jimenez, an internal medicine special-
ist; Lt.j.g. Jessica Cousins, a medical-
surgical Nurse Corps officer; HM3
Karla Matthews, a family medicine
corpsman; and HM3 Joseph Almeida, a
medical-surgical ward corpsman were
each presented with NAMs at a recent
Navy hospital awards ceremony.
While deployed in support of
Operation Iraqi Freedom, Lt. Jimenez
demonstrated flexibility and broad
medical skills while providing medical
care to more than 1,500 forward
Lt. Paul Jimenez Lt. j.g. Jessia Cousins
Lt. Paul Jimenez Lt. j.g. Jessica Cousins
deployed personnel enabling optimum
return to duty.
The Internal Medicine specialist's
"enthusiastic teaching of corps staff
directly contributed to improving the
overall medical readiness of the EMF-
K command," wrote Capt. E.C.
Wagner, commanding officer.
Ltj.g. Cousins served her deploy-
ment at the Kuwait-based command as
departmental safety officer. She con-
ducted a thorough review of the inpa-
tient safety program leading to a com-
plete reorganization of hazardous mate-
rials and material safety data sheet
The Nurse Corps officer also con-
ducted multiple in-services on both
patient and staff safety resulting in zero
mishaps on the inpatient ward.
HM3 Matthews served as a staff duty
corpsman with the Warrior Return Unit
of EMF-Kuwait. She dedicated more
than 130 hours as patient escort for
host-nation medical appointments that
enhanced expeditious patient treatment
of more than 900 coalition forces.
Her efforts resulted in an overall
increase of return-to-duty rate from
81 to 87 percent in a six-month period
earning the unit a 98 percent overall
customer satisfaction rate.
HM3 Joseph Almeida served as a
general duty corpsman with EMF-K's
Medical Regulating Office. He demon-
strated "unprecedented professional-
ism" in the execution of 410 medical
evacuation (medevac) missions result-
ing in the safe movement of 540
patients to the next level of medical
care, wrote Capt. Wagner.
The corpsman's forethought and
attention to detail was "flawless" during
briefings to the US Army's Central
Command Chief of Operations result-
ing in the expeditious approval of all
NH Pensacola also awarded four
Good Conduct Awards. The recipients,
and where they work, include:
HM2 Rachel DeJong, administra-
tive assistant to the command master
HM3 Brandon G. Lee of the
Internal Medicine Department;
HM3 Corey D. Smith of the
Laboratory Department; and
Master-At-Arms 3rd Class Tashira
Santiago-Torres of the Security
USO Volunteer of the Quarter Mary Ann Whitlock
Organizations (USO) is
pleased to announce the
selection of Mary Ann
Whitlock as the region's
Volunteer of the Quarter.
Mary Ann has been vol-
unteering at USO
Pensacola for four years.
Mary Ann was surprised
with this award at the
She is a faithful and
In addition to serving at
the USO Airport Center
and Information booth,
Mary Ann also gives of
her time to serve at the
USO Recreation Center
on NAS Pensacola,
where the need is great,
according to USO
Director Heidi Blair. She
will volunteer for those
hard-to fill shifts so that
the facility will be avail-
able to the hundred of
students and other
authorized visitors who
use the center daily.
Whitlock also answers
the need when there are
have special events. She
worked the Sesame
Street shows, helped
with Snowball express
and was a key volunteer
for the World War II
Honor Flights. Whitlock
also worked the
overnight shift during
the exodus to make sure
the nation's heroes could
stay the night at the air-
port. When Whitlock
sees a need she fills it. As
one of USO's key "on
the job" trainers, she
serves as a great role
Whitlock has provid-
ed more than 1,200
hours in volunteer time
for USO Pensacola, and
is a "huge supporter" of
the military. Whitlock is
a widow and the proud
mother of two children
who were born in
Ankara, Turkey, while she
and her husband were sta-
tioned there. Her husband
retired from the Army
after 30 years of service.
One son is presently in the
U.S. Army Reserves and
the other son is a comput-
Sgt. 1st Class Darrell D. Brooks retires
Pensacola native Sgt. 1st Class Darrell D. Brooks' awards and decorations include the
Brooks retired from the U.S Army Oct. 9 in a cer- Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commen-dation
emony held at the Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Medal (ninth award), Army Achievement Medal
Belvoir, Va. (seventh award), Presidential
He graduated from Booker T. Unit Citation Award, Good
Washington High School and Conduct Medal (seventh
entered the U.S. Army June 16, award), National Defense
1988. He attended Basic Combat Service Medal (second award),
Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Korean Defense Service Medal,
Mo.; and advanced individual Iraqi Campaign Medal, Armed
training at Fort Lee, Va. Upon Forces Expeditionary Medal
graduation he was awarded the (second award), Joint Service
military occupational skill of Medal, Noncommissioned
petroleum supply specialist. Officer Professional
He has served overseas tours Development Ribbon (Numeral
at Camp Casey, Korea; Bad 3), Army Service Ribbon,
Kreuznach, Germany; Overseas Service Ribbon
Budingen, Germany; Bosnia, (Numeral 3), North Atlantic
Herzegovina in support of SFC DarrellD.Brooks Treaty Organizational Medal,
Stabilization Force 3 and Expert Wheeled Vehicle
Stabilization Force 8; Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait Driver's Badge, Expert Marksmanship Badge,
in support of Operation Desert Spring and several Army Physical Fitness Badge, Global War on
locations throughout Iraq in support of Operation Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on
Iraqi Freedom. Terrorism Service Medal, and the Combat Action
Brooks' achievements include the Badge. SFC Brooks has also received the
Commandant's List at the Primary Leadership Quartermaster Order of Saint Martin, the Order of
Development Course and the lead motivator at the the Spur and is a member of the Sergeant Audie
Advanced Non-commissioned Officer Academy. Murphy Club.
(Left to right) volunteer Sydney Barba, bowler Jimmy Lane, volunteer AO2
Joseph Boring and volunteer Olga Boring.
NATTC Sailors support
area Special Olympics
by AT1 Joshua Stuart
NATTC Public Affairs
Every year, Special Olympics Florida
organizes multiple athletic events span-
ning the entire year. More than 1,000
athletes compete in the November state
"Fall Classic" event. However, before
athletes can compete in this state level
event, they must first qualify at region-
al and area level events.
This year the area Fall Classic event
for Northwest Florida was held on Sept.
26 at Liberty Lanes of Pensacola. More
than 200 Special Olympic athletes from
Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and
Walton counties were in attendance.
Seventy-four volunteers from Naval Air
Technical Training Center (NATTC)
joined other volunteer organizations to
help make this Fall Classics event one
The event began with checking in
contestants by lane assignments and
shifts. The opening ceremony began
with the Special Olympics oath, "Let
me win, but if I cannot win, let me be
brave in the attempt."
"The enthusiasm of the athletes is
contagious," commented one Navy par-
ticipant. "It's nice to be part of this great
event in our community. The intangible
feelings that I'll take away from this
experience will last a lifetime."
The first shift of bowlers was then
allowed a five-minute warm-up period
followed by a full three games. More
than 50 area and NATTC volunteers
assisted with the 32 lanes to ensure
games were orderly and to provide
encouragement for contestants. After
the first shift was finished with their
three games, a free lunch of sloppyjoes,
chips, and refreshments was provided.
After lunch, each second shift bowler
was assigned a lane and began bowling
their three games.
In addition to the day's bowling com-
petition, an "Olympic Village" enter-
tained off-shift contestants while they
were waiting their turn to bowl. In the
"Liberty Village," 15 NATTC staff vol-
unteers coordinated arts and craft activ-
ities and ran carnival type games for
After both bowling shifts had com-
pleted their allotted three games, overall
scores were tallied by a team of volun-
teers who averaged all game scores.
First through fourth place ribbons were
then distributed to individual bowlers.
Teams were also awarded ribbons based
on their average team scores.
All winning athletes from this year's
area fall classics will soon compete at
the November state-level event in
Navy Exchange's World Wide Beatles Rock Band Competition ... On
Sept. 26, Aviation Plaza participated in the Navy Exchange's World Wide Beatles
Rock Band Competition. Aviation Plaza is proud to announce that an NASP band
had the highest score and won the $1,000 prize. The band, "Cheese and
Crackers," were presented their awards Oct. 16. The members each recieved a
Beatles T-shirt as well as gift cards from the NEX worth $250 each. We proudly
hung their autographed picture in our admin office," said Amy TerHorst, event coor-
dinator, NEX Aviation Plaza. The band members are all Marines and were very
excited about their win, said TerHorst. (From left to right) the band members are:
Grant Cogswell on vocals; Joseph Smith on guitar; Andrew Cichewicz on drums;
and Daniel Alvarez on bass. Photo courtesy of NEX
GOSPORT October 23, 2009
Navy raises awareness of domestic violence
From Navy Installations Command Public
WASHINGTON (NNS) During
October, Domestic Violence Awareness
Month, the Navy is working to raise
awareness of options for reporting domes-
tic violence, as well as means to prevent it.
People in healthy relationships feel sup-
ported and safe. In unhealthy relation-
ships, partners often feel unsafe, fearful,
confused and helpless.
If you recognize that your partner has
already crossed the line and you have you
have been physically or emotionally
abused, there is help. The help comes by
first reporting the abuse.
There are two types of reporting
options, restricted and unrestricted.
Restricted reports do not involve military
chain of command or law enforcement.
Unrestricted reports will include some
type of investigation by command and or
law enforcement. Both options make
available to victims the full range of advo-
cacy, medical and counseling services.
"Many people are unaware that the
restricted reporting option even exists,"
said Kathy Turner, of the Fleet and Family
Support Program's Counseling Advocacy
and Prevention Program.
Restricted reporting has been available
since 2006. It gives victims time and
opportunity to get information and profes-
sional advice about their rights and avail-
able services so they can make informed
Often victims initially choose the
restricted reporting option and later decide
that they want the chain of command noti-
fied so that the offender can be held
The victim can elect to change a
restricted report to an unrestricted report.
But an unrestricted report cannot be later
changed to a restricted report.
Often, victims of abuse are isolated and
only hear information from their abusive
partners. They may not know their support
options and may believe that if they ask
for help it will end the military career.
It's especially important for victims to
know about the restricted reporting
option," Turner said. "This option allows
people to control how much help and serv-
ices they receive. People can call their
local FFSC anonymously to learn more
about restricted reporting."
The option to make a restricted report is
available to active-duty service members
and their spouses. Intimate partners of
active-duty service members who realize
that they are being abused are also urged
to contact the Fleet and Family Support
Center to learn more about restricted
Many victims of abuse might feel com-
fortable talking with their health-care
provider but fear that the chain of com-
mand and/or law enforcement would be
"Under the restricted reporting option,
adult victims may speak to a health-care
professional at a military medical facility,"
said Turner. "But it is important that they
be direct and ask up front about restricted
The health-care provider will provide
needed medical care and get them in touch
with a victim advocate at the Fleet and
Family Support Center. Restricted reports
can also be made directly to the victim
advocates or their clinical supervisors at
the Fleet and Family Support Center.
Domestic violence cuts across all age
groups and social classes. It happens to
Sailors as well as spouses. It happens to
men as well as women.
Domestic violence also goes beyond
physical abuse. It includes emotional
abuse such as threats, isolation, extreme
jealousy and humiliation. It also includes
If you think you may be a victim of
domestic violence, contact the National
Domestic Violence Hotline at 1 (800) 799-
SAFE or visit your installation Fleet and
Family Support Center for information on
available resources. AT NASP that num-
ber is 452-5990.
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WORSHIP Halloween happenings at NASP Octber
WORSHIP Liberty Activities
All Faiths Chapel,
Communion, 8 a.m.;
Naval Aviation Memorial
Chapel (NAMC) Bldg.
J.B. McKamey Center,
Bldg. 634: Sunday School
Classes, 9 a.m.
NAMC, Bldg. 1982:
Saturday Mass, 4:30 p.m.,
preceded by confessions
from 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m.
J.B. McKamey Center
Bldg. 634: Religious
May), 10 a.m.
Our Lady of Loreto Chapel
Bldg. 1982: Daily Mass
(Monday, Thursday and
Sundays, Bible Study
(conference room), 9 a.m.;
Worship Service, 10 a.m.;
11:30 a.m.; and Praise and
Worship, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday Bible study (fel-
lowship hall), 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Mass "Catholic
Tuesday Mass (small
chapel), 11 a.m.
Friday, van leaves Corry
Chapel at 5:30 p.m. for
services on the first and
third Friday of the month.
Latter Day Saints
All Faiths Chapel:
Sundays, Sacrament, 10:30-
J.B. McKamey Center
Sunday school classes,
11:35 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Family home evening
Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 7 p.m., at
Corry fellowship hall.
Bldg. 1504: Fridays, 12:15
p.m. Call Command
By Anne Thrower
Gosport Staff writer
Whether it's Naval Air
Station Pensacola's head-
quarters, the lighthouse or
a fall festival at Blue
Angel Recreation Park,
there's plenty of spooky
things to do around the
Starting tonight (Oct.
23) and continuing
Saturday (Oct. 24),
NASP's headquarters in
Bldg. 624 will be turned
into something scary to
see. The "house" will be
open from 5-10 p.m. both
nights. There is a $5
admission charge for
There will be "goodie NASP's headquarters
bags" for children, even turned into a haunted
though the house is really and Saturday (Oct.
oriented more toward the Photo/illustration by IT
young adults on the base,
said IT Roy Daniels, a member of the NASP MWR
committee that's organizing the event.
"We're trying to put it more toward the NATTC
folks and an older crowd," Daniels said. "It's going
to be scary and probably not all that appropriate for
your 4-year-old or 5-year-old."
The hallways on both floors will be used as part
of the haunted house. There will be scary music to
go along with the props.
Although Daniels is keeping some of the details
close to the vest, he did hint there will be lots of
gore. "It's going to be a little intense for younger
viewers," he said.
It's the first time Bldg. 624 has been turned into
a haunted house as part of the fundraiser for the
base command's Christmas party, Daniels said. "It
was something a lot of people could be involved in
here and have some enjoyment," he said, about 25
people will be involved.
Other events on the base include:
Starting this weekend
the Pensacola Lighthouse
Association will be part-
nering with the Coast
Guard flight students in
offering haunted light-
house tours on base.
The tours will take place
between 6-10:30 pm., Oct.
23-24 and Oct. 30-
31.Admission is $5 for
adults and $3 for children
7 to 11, seniors, and active
military. No reservations
"We'll be joining the
ghosts of the lighthouse
for an evening of spooky
fun and ghostly tales," said
Wanda Mayo, lighthouse
Blue Angel Recreation
in Bldg. 624 will be Park is holding a Haunting
Fall Festival from 4-8
ouse tonight (Oct. 23)
24) from 5-10 p.m. p.m., Oct. 24
loy Daniels Costume contests begin
at 5 p.m. for children 12
and under and for those 12 and up.
There will be face painting, carnival games,
space walk, snow cones, popcorn and a haunted
Tickets are 5 for $1 and hot dog plates are avail-
able for $2. For information, call 453-6286 or 453-
The National Naval Aviation Museum at NASP
will hold its annual Halloween celebration Oct. 31
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event includes treat sta-
tions throughout the museum.
The new Canteen Club for teens on base will
celebrate Halloween Oct. 31 from 5-10 p.m. with
basketball and a horror movie. Free popcorn will
A Cosmic Halloween Bowl will take place at
the Corry Station Bowling Center Oct. 31. There
will be two sessions $10 for the 6:30-9:30
p.m. session and $8 for the 9:30-midnight ses-
Discovery: 'Once a Marine, always a Marine'
From National Naval
Saturday series at the
National Naval Aviation
Museum continues at 11
a.m. Oct. 24 with a pres-
entation on being an
officer in the United
States Marine Corps.
As part of its mission
to inspire and educate,
the museum will present
"Once a Marine,
Always a Marine" on
the flight deck of the
Retired Marine Corps
Maj. Huntley Johnson
will be on hand to share
his experiences about
joining the Marine
Corps and serving as a
After hearing about
the bombing of Pearl
Harbor, Johnson joined
the U.S. Marine Corps
in 1942, serving five
years of active duty.
He flew several
famous aircraft of the
World War II era,
including the TBF
Avenger and the F4U
Johnson also trained
aboard the USS Sable
and USS Wolverine,
America's first training
aircraft carriers, which
are highlighted in the
History Channel docu-
mentary currently being
shown in the museum's
While visiting the
museum, be sure to also
check out the Home
Front USA exhibit
located on the second
The exhibit recreates a
typical Main Street scene
as it would have appeared
in most any small town
during World War II.
is free and open to the
The National Naval
Aviation Museum fea-
tures free admission and a
full slate of events
throughout the year.
For a complete list of
events, exhibits and
attractions at the museum
visit Naval Aviation
Museum.oig. Visitors can
also call the Naval
Foundation at 453-2389
or 1 (800) 327-5002.
The Liberty Program events
target young, unaccompanied
active-duty military. For a
monthly calendar of activities
at the main Liberty Center in
the Portside Entertainment
Complex or onboard Corry
Station, call 452-2372 or visit
their Web site at
Interstate Fair. Pay at
the gate. Free trans-
NASP at 5:30 p.m.
and Corry at 5:45
Lonestar concert at
Interstate Fair. Pay at
the gate. Free trans-
NASP at 11 a.m. and
Corry at 11:15 a.m.
Night at Pensacola
Interstate Fair. Free
admission and trans-
NASP at 5 p.m. and
Corry at 5:15 p.m.
"NAS Live" The
guest will be Capt.
Edmund L. Turner,
NETSAFA. The show
airs at 6:30 p.m. on
Cox Cable's Channel
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Liberty Free mall
shuttle, leaves 5:30
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GOSPORT October 23, 2009
1995 Dodge Ram
Pickup 5sp. Manual
Tran. 3.9v6 body rough,
good mechanical shape
2006 Jeep Grand
Cherokee Only 30K
2006 Dodge Ram
1500 Only 31K Miles
#T6 J2 093 2 8
2005 Mazda Tribute
Low Miles, Nice SUV
2005 Lincoln Aviator
DVD, Navi, Leather
#T5ZJ 1 46 5 6
2006 Nissan Frontier
Crew Cab, SE, Low
2009 Subaru Forester
2007 Toyota Tacoma
# P 7 M 0 1 1 9 1 4
2007 Honda Odyssey
EXL Honda Cert 100K
2002 Honda CRV EX
Only 77K Miles
2008 Jeep Liberty
# T 8W 1 1 7 0 1 6
2004 Ford Expedition
3rd Seat, XLS, Loaded
2007 Hyundai Santa
Fe Limited, DVD,
2005 Honda Element
EX Honda Cert/100K
2007 Honda Pilot
EXL Honda Cert 100K
2006 Honda Ridgeline
RTL, Honda Certified
2006 Honda Odyssey
1BR/1BA/Kit. 3 miles
from NAS. Utilities
$750+deposit. No pets.
Blvd. 2BD/1BA. Water
view, completely reno-
vated, furnished, car-
port, new appliances,
secluded corer lot.
Perdido Key Beach
Condo Nice, 1BR, fur-
nished, W/D, pool.
Minutes to NAS $695
Bills paid 850-934-
Perdido Key/ Purple
Parrot 1/1 Fully fur-
nished, most utilities.
Call for details. Long
Perdido Key Condo
Waterfront, first floor
2BD/2BA, W/D, all
included. $850 per
Water view, complete-
ly renovated, wood/tile
floors, carport, new
corner lot. $385,000
Townhouse for Sale
2BR/2BA, 1,116 sq. ft.
Close to NAS and
Corry, $64K. Call
Gulf Breeze Beauty
view, 2937 Coral Strip
Pkwy. $200s, 850-934-
Share 3BR/2BA house.
Furnished. Incl. Util/
Kitchen, internet, pool.
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employees working on a Pensacola area military installation. All free ads must be for a one-time sale of personally owned items.
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All goods and services must be available without regard to race, creed or color The GOSPORT staff and Ballinger Publishing are
not responsible for any loss or expense that results from the publication or omission of a classified ad. Due to space limitations,
free ads may be bumped to the next issue. Time sensitive ads will take precedence.
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] Services Vans, Boats
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Other special rates may apply. GOSPORT reserves the right to censor, reclassify, revise, edit, or reject any adver-
tisement not meeting its standards of acceptance. We accept only standard abbreviations and required proper
punctuation. Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement.
Publication of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication. Rates and specifica-
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Employment Services Autos For Sale, Motorcycles, Trucks, SUV's and
] Services Vans, Boats
Building/Remodeling, Landscaping, Attorneys, E Real Estate
Cleaning, Internet, Repairs, Web design, etc Commercial Property, Homes For Rent, Apartmeni
Rent, Homes For Sale, Apartments For Sale, Roor
$9 for the first 10 words, 50C each additional word
(Words are counted after each break in character. Headlines are included in the 10 words.)
$1 per bolded word, Framed border around ad: $5.00, Background highlighting: $4.00
Print Ad Copy Here
Please Write Clearly. We Cannot Print an Unreadable Ad.
___ _(Bold headline for $1 per word)
Number of words =
Basic cost of ad per week = $
Extra words (500) x words = $
Big headline/Bold type ($1) x__ words = $
x insertions = $ Total cc
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Month: Day: Year:
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ith: DayL___ Year, __
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2008 SCION XB
ONLY 20K MILES 1-OWNER,
5 SPEED, P81010062
2006 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
ONLY 30K MILES, P6C251483
1998 FORD MUSTANG CONV
ONLY 70K MILES, T5KM57688
2006 MERCURY GR MARO LIMITED
2006 DODGE RAM 1500
ONLY 31K MILES, T6J209328
1998 BUICK PARK AVE
ONLY 86K MILES, LOADED
2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE
LOW MILES, NICE SUV
2008 MERCURY MARINER
2005 LINCOLN AVIATOR
DVD, NAVI, LEATHER, T5ZJ14656
2003 HONDA ACCORD LX
AUTO, ONLY 64K MILES, P3A040094
2002 HONDA ACCORD EX
2DR, MOONROOF, T2A021736
2007 CHEVY IMPALLA LS
LOADED, 1-OWNER, T79240591
2005 FORD MUSTANG
5-SPEED, ONLY 36K MILES, P55247248
2006 NISSAN FRONTIER CC SE
LOW MILES, P6C463038
2009 SUBARU FORESTER PREMIUM
2007 TOYOTA TACOMA PRERUN-
2006 HONDA ACCORD
1-OWNER,ONLY 31K MILES,
2002 HONDA CRV EX
ONLY 77K MILES, T2U012383
2008 JEEP LIBERTY LIMITED
2WD, LOADED, T8W117016
2008 NISSAN MAXIMA SE
ONLY 25K MILES, T8C827456
2005 HYUNDAI TUSCON
ONLY 28K MILES, P5U103995
2007 HONDA CIVIC
PB START, LOTS OF EXTRAS
2006 VW JETTA TDI
1-OWNER, DIESEL, LEATHER,
2004 FORD EXPIDITION
3RD SEAT, XLS, LOADED
2003 HONDA CIVIC LA
ONLY 68K MILES, P3H535519
1998 JAGUAR XJ8
LOADED, LOCAL TRADE, TWC851784
2007 HYUNDAI SANTE FE LTD
NAVI, LOADED, MUST SEE, P7A005190
HONDA CERTIFIED CARS ALL HAVE
100K WARRANTY !!!!!!!!
2007 HONDA ODYSSEY EXL
HONDA CERT, 100KWARR, P7B030113
2008 HONDA ACCORD LX
HONDA CERTIFIED, P8C031473
2007 HONDA ACCORD SE
HONDA CERTIFIED, P7A168911
2007 HONDA CIVIC EX
HONDA CERT, 100K WARR, P7L131264
2005 HONDA ELEMENT EX
HONDA CERT, 100KWARR, P5L005748
2007 HONDA PILOT EXL
HONDA CERT, 100K WARR,
2006 HONDA CIVIC EX
HONDA CERT, 100K WARR,
2006 HONDA ODYSSEY
LEATHER, DVD, CERTIFIED,
2006 HONDA RIDGELINE RTL
HONDA CERTIFIED, P6H512647
2007 HONDA ACCORD EXL V6
2007 HONDA ODYSSEY EXLR
DVD, CERT HONDA, P7B112969
2008 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID
CERT HONDA, 100K WARR, T8S000197
October 23,009 GOSPORT