Title: Whiting tower
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Naval Auxilary Air Station Whiting Field (Fla.)
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Vol. 65 No. 47 Wednesday, November 25, 2009

VT-6 Affirms Mentoring/Tutoring Agreement
By Ens. Joanna Clark, NAS Whiting Field Public Af-
A charter between Training Squadron-SIX and
King Middle School that will transfer flight students from
the "ready room" to the classroom to tutor and mentor
middle school students began Nov 19.
The program will send a class of five or more
flight students each month to the middle school for a day.
This will "develop a partnership between civic respon-
sibility and education," explained Lt. Patrick O'Neil, an
instructor from VT-6 that coordinated the squadron's vol-
unteer efforts.
The proposal for this partnership began after
school principle David Gunther inquired with Naval Air A Training Squadron SIX flight Student shares a snack with King
Station Whiting Field's School Liaison Officer, Chris Middle School students following the charter agreement between the
Hendrix, about a suggestion Hendrix made at a principles squadron and the school. Members of the squadron will visit the
school to help mentor and tutor the youths throughout the school
meeting that schools utilize the possibility of involvement year. U.S. Navy photo by Ens. Joanna Clark.

has toMunson School.
Cmdr. Sean Mab, te ss E e "We're very keen to be a part of and give back to
Cmdr. Sean Maybee, the squadr n the su on s Executivenw
(Cont. on Page 5)

Navy Looks for 100 Percent ESR Participation
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- As the Navy moves for-
ward with plans to eliminate the enlisted field service record
more than 130,000 Sailors need to establish a self-service
account that will allow them to access to their new digital

CIMS implementation manager. "Once the paper record dis-
appears, they will have to create an ESR (electronic service
record) account if they wish to see what is in their record."
This move follows the action already taken for offi-
cers. The Navy eliminated the officer field service record in
2000 and has already closed-out some enlisted field service
Chief Yeoman Brett Lentz, Flag Administration Officer, checks the records for Sailors in Millington, Tenn. and other test loca-
status of Carrier Strike Group (CVW) 11 personnel in the Flag Admin tions.
office aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The NimitzI don't miss the paper record. It is easier to access
Carrier Strike Group is on a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleetrecord.
area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Spe- it on-line, right from my desk. I don't even have to go any-
cialist 3rd Class Peter Merrill/Released) where," said Chief Navy Counselor (AW) Kelly Strickland,

Thanksgiving Day Facts to Help Lighten Your Day

Editor's Note: With the upcoming
Thanksgiving Holiday, here are a
few fun Thanksgiving facts.
The first Thanksgiving oc-
curred in Plymouth Colony (pres-
ently day Massachusetts) in 1621, but
Thanksgiving did not become an offi-
cial holiday until 1941.
The cranberry is one of only
three fruits-the others are the blue-
berry and the Concord grape-that are
entirely native to North American soil,
according to the Cape Cod Cranberry
Growers' Association.
The National Turkey Federa-
tion estimated that 46 million turkeys-
one fifth of the annual total of 235 mil-
lion consumed in the United States in
2007-were eaten at Thanksgiving.
Three towns in the U.S. take
their name from the traditional Thanks-
giving bird, including Turkey, Texas
(pop. 465); Turkey Creek, Louisiana
(pop. 363); and Turkey, North Carolina
(pop. 270).
Originally known as Macy's
Christmas Parade-to signify the launch
of the Christmas shopping season-the
first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
took place in New York City in 1924. It
was launched by Macy's employees and
featured animals from the Central Park
Zoo. Today, some 3 million people at-
tend the annual parade and another 44
million watch it on television.
Snoopy has appeared as a giant
balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving
Day Parade more times than any other
character in history. As the Flying Ace,
Snoopy made his sixth appearance in

the 2006 parade.
Sarah Josepha Hale, the enor-
mously influential magazine editor and
author who waged a tireless campaign
to make Thanksgiving a national holi-
day in the mid-19th century, was also
the author of the classic nursery rhyme
"Mary Had a Little Lamb."
Despite record-high gas prices
(more than $3.00 per gallon) in 2007,
the American Automobile Associa-
tion (AAA) estimated that 38.7 million
Americans would travel 50 miles or
more from home for the Thanksgiving
holiday, a slight increase (1.5 percent)
over the previous year.
In a survey conducted by the
National Turkey Federation, nearly
88 percent of Americans said they
eat turkey at Thanksgiving. The aver-
age weight of turkeys purchased for
Thanksgiving is 15 pounds, which
means some 690 million pounds of tur-
key were consumed in the U.S. during
Thanksgiving in 2007.
According to the Guinness
Book of World Records, the largest

pumpkin pie ever baked weighed 2,020
pounds and measured just over 12 feet
long. Itwas baked on October 8, 2005 by
the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Grow-
ers in Ohio, and included 900 pounds
of pumpkin, 62 gallons of evaporated
milk, 155 dozen eggs, 300 pounds of
sugar, 3.5 pounds of salt, 7 pounds of
cinnamon, 2 pounds of pumpkin spice
and 250 pounds of crust.
From history.com- http://
www. history. com/content/thanksgiv-



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News and Notes
Branch Health Clinic Upcoming Closings -The follow-
ing clinic closures will be observed during the rest of this week and
the holiday season for the Naval Air Station Whiting Field Branch
Health Clinic:
Thursday & Friday, Nov. 27-28 for Holiday/base closure
Thursday & Friday, Dec. 24 & 25 and Dec. 31 & Jan. 1 for Hol-
iday/base closures
Troy University Open House- will be holding a "Technol-
ogy Briefing Open House Lunch and Learn" to help inform
our local community of some of the training opportunities avail-
able. Microsoft Certification and DoD 8570 Compliance, Mili-
tary Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) are two of
the topics. The briefing will be held at the Troy University Site
on New Warrington Road, December 15th from 11 Am to 1 PM.
Lunch will be provided by Knowledge Matters, LLC. "A Troy
Technology Training Partner". Please R.S.VP to Pat Taylor @ 1-
Commissary Hours of Operation The Naval Air Station
Whiting Field Commissary will observe special hours of operation
for Thanksgiving week: The commissary will close Thursday and
Friday Nov. 26 & 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday and will open
Saturday Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Trees for Troops Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FEDEX
will be giving away 250 FREE Trees for active duty military &
family members/retired military/DOD employees. Trees will be
available for pickup at Barrancas Ball Field, NAS Pensacola on
the following dates: Active Duty / family members: Fri, Dec. 4
from 1400-1600, Sat & Sun, Dec. 5 & 6 from 0900-1600. Retir-
ees / DOD employees may participate on Sun, Dec. 6 from 1200-
1600. Please contact 452-3806 for additional information.
Golf Lessons A.C. Read golf Club is offerring free golf les-
sons to authorized military dependents between the ages of 8 and
13. Registration is being held at the youth center, Bldg. 3690.
Lessons will be provided between Nov. 3 and Dec. 19 on the fol-
lowing schedule. Ages 10 & 11 Tuesdays 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Ages 8
& 9 Thursdays 3 to 4:30 p.m.; and Ages 12 & 13 Saturdays 10
to 11:30 a.m.. Call 452-2417 for more information.
Christmas Productions The Panhandle Community The-
atre will present two Christmas plays Dec. 4-6 & 11-13 at the
Woodbine Storefront Playhouse in Pace. "The Gift of the Magi"
and "Angels and All That Stuff' will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on
Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are
$12. Call 450-2566 for reservations.
Allied Forces Soccer The area military soccer team is re-
forming to provide service members at NAS Whiting Field, NAS
Pensacola, Corry Station, and Naval Hospital the opportunity to
play competitive and recreational soccer. The team previously
won many league titles and made it to the Military Club National
Championship game. All Active-Duty members from any service
or international military program as well as dependents, contrac-
tors and government employees 18 and over are welcome to par-
ticipate. Competitive, recreational and coed teams are planned.
Tryouts and training will be Thursdays, 1700-1900 at Barrancas
Field on NAS Pensacola near the USCG facility beginning in De-
cember. For more information or to sign-up, contact Lt. Cmdr.
David Toellner at 382-5494 or kiwi_soccer@yahoo.com
Home School Support Chris Hendrix, the Schools Liaison

Fair Winds and Following Seas
Lt. Cmdr. Jason Riggs receives a Navy Commendation Medal from
Capt. Pete Hall during his retirement ceremony Nov. 24. Riggs re-
turned recently from Djibouti where he completed an individua
augmentee tour. Riggs had two separate careers in the Navy having
served as an aviator and instructor pilot before attending seminary
and becoming ordained in 1997. He then returned to active service as
a Navy Chaplain. U.S. Navy photo by Jay Cope.
Officer for NAS Whiting Field, will host a Home School Support
Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in
Building 1417, the Atrium, in one of the classrooms. This is open
to all Active Duty and Civilian personnel and their families. He
will discuss ways that he can be assist you with your child's educa-
tion needs, ways that you can collaborate or cooperate with others
that are home schooling, and will present a free tutorial program
that the Navy has offered for your use. Call 665-6105 for more
UWF Military Appreciation Night University of West
Florida will honor all military and their family members at Mili-
tary Appreciation Night on Sat, Dec. 5. Anyone with a valid mili-
tary ID card (Active Duty, Retired and Family Members) will
get in free to the UWF vs Columbus State Women's Basketball
game, which begins at 4:00 p.m. MWR Liberty Center will pro-
vide transportation for anyone who needs it. Please call 623-7274
to reserve your seat.
Operation E.L.F. The Fleet and Family Support Center is
supporting an effort by the Chief Petty Officer's Association and
the First Class Petty Officer's Association to provide assistance
in giving holiday gifts for children of active duty and individual
augmentee families. The program began Nov. 16 and registration
continues through Dec. 4, when willing volunteers may select a
tag for a child. Selecting tags and dropping off gifts will continue
through Dec. 11. FFSC and additional volunteers will wrap the
presents Dec. 16. For more information, call 623-7177.
Antebellum Bagdad, 1862 The Blackwater River Heritage
Society is sponsoring an old-fashioned Christmas in Bagdad Dec.
5. Share music and memories as well as some authentic desserts
and beverages as you stroll the tree-lined main street of this Nation-
al Register Historic Village. Fair warning, there will be authentic
troop inspections of these homes for conscripts and runaways, but
all guests are invited to visit the military headquarters located next
to Mr. Brown's Barber Shop. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10
for children 12 and under. Homes will be open from 2 to 7 p.m.
Call 850-981-2623 or 850-983-3005 or visit www.BagdadVillage.
org for more information.

Fleet and Family Support Center Classes
New Spouse Indoctrination Monday, November 30, 0800 1200
Welcome to NW Florida, NAS Whiting Field, Training Wing Five, and the world of aviation training! Find out what challenges and
rewards are in store for you and your flight student and how you can enjoy and thrive in the military lifestyle. Learn about the local
culture, recreational opportunities, and support services available to you, while meeting other spouses and command staff! For more
information, contact a Work and Family Life Specialist at 623-7177.
Ten Steps to a Federal Job Monday, November 30, 1200 1400
"Is it worth your while to invest your time and effort in searching and applying for a Federal Job?" If your answer is "yes", then you
need to attend this class in order to learn how to prepare the best application possible. You will learn how to read an announcement,
analyze core competencies for language, analyze vacancy listings for keywords, and how to apply forjobs. Class will be held at the
FFSC conference room. For more information, contact a Work and Family Life Specialist at 623-7177.
Time Management Wednesday, December 2, 1300 1400
At the end of the day, do you ask yourself "where did the day go?" and feel like you have accomplished very little on your list of
"things to do?" If you answered "yes" to these questions, this class is for you. This class will help provide you with tools to make the
most of your demanding days. Class will be held at the FFSC conference room. For more information, call 623-7177.
Ten Steps to a Federal Job Monday, December 7, 1000 1200
"Is it worth your while to invest your time and effort in searching and applying for a Federal Job?" Then you need this class to help
prepare the best application you can. You will learn how to read announcements, analyze core competencies, evaluate listings for
keywords, and how to apply. Class will be held at the FFSC conference room. For more information, call 623-7177.

Cash for Appliances is th
Pensacola, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2009) After the suc-
cess of the Cash for Clunkers program, the federal
government recently announced the creation of a
similar rebate program for those who purchase new
energy-efficient appliances. While many details are
yet to be determined, your BBB offers guidance to
those looking to take advantage of the program.
The federal government set aside $300
million from the stimulus package to fund the cash B
for appliances program. The program seeks to help
stimulate the economy in an industry that's seen
a 15 percent drop in sales, according to the Asso-
ciation of Home Appliance Manufacturers, and to increase
energy efficiency in households. According to ENERGYS-
TAR.gov, an average household could save $700 a year by
switching to newer, "greener" ENERGY STAR products.
The U.S. Department of Energy and the Environ-
mental Protection Agency set ENERGY STAR standards
and help consumers identify energy-efficient products in
60 different categories including appliances, windows and
doors, heating and cooling equipment and water heaters.
"Replacing older appliances with more energy ef-
ficient models will not only help the environment and pro-
vide a little boost to the economy, it will also have a positive
impact on a homeowner's bottom line when the energy bills
come in month after month," said Norman Wright, president
and CEO of your BBB Serving Northwest Florida.

e new Cash for Clunkers
Following are a few details on the evolv-
ing cash for appliances program:
Program implementation will vary by
state. Florida's program is anticipated to last for
ten days in April 2010 and run in conjunction with
Florida's Earth Day events.
Qualifying appliances will vary by State.
According to the Florida Energy & Climate Com-
d3B mission, Florida will offer rebates on the follow-
"hI ing ENERGY STAR appliances: refrigerators,
freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, room
air conditioners and gas tank-less hot water heat-
No trade-in will be required. Unlike the Cash For
Clunkers program, participants in cash for appliances don't
have to exchange an older appliance for a new one.
Stay tuned for updates. Visit your state's energy de-
partment's Web site for updates on program implementation
in their area. More information from the federal government
is available at http://www.energy.gov/recovery/.
Take advantage of additional programs now. If you
can't wait to purchase a new appliance, you can still take ad-
vantage of other programs. Both the federal government and
many state governments already provide tax credits for pur-
chasing energy efficient appliances. The Database for State
Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency provides a state-by-
state breakdown of local incentives.


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the community. It is a small thing we can
do," Maybee explained. "We're the base
but we're also the community. We're all
in this together."
Many children that attend King
Middle School come from underprivi-
leged backgrounds. Gunther believes
the interaction with a positive adult role
model can help replace the mentorship
and attention that many of these chil-
dren will not get at home. "A lot of our
kids have single parents or do not live
with their parents at all. Seventy-three
percent of our school is on the Free or
Reduced Lunch Program."
Dee Copeland, the student gov-
ernment advisor and a social studies
teacher at King Middle School, thinks
this program will help motivate the chil-
dren by exposing them to young adults
who have accomplished high goals. "If
they never see success, they will never
know what it is."
The flight students are also ex-
cited to be involved. Ens. Brian Benge
explained that he is looking forward to
this experience since his roommate en-
joyed participating in a similar program
as a student Naval Flight Officer at NAS
Pensacola. "I hope the kids get a lot out
of it. It is always rewarding to play a
positive role in a child's life."

Electronic Service Records
(Cont. from Page 1)
command career counselor at Navy Personnel Command.
Strickland has logged on to her ESR to verify her depen-
dent's data and confirm classes she has completed have been
entered in her record.
Chief of Naval Personnel announced the require-
ment for all active-duty and Reserve personnel to establish
and maintain a self-service ESR early this year. These ac-
counts will allow Sailors to review all personnel, training,
and awards data by choosing in the view section of the ESR.
Sailors also have limited self-service update capability.
The Navy first announced the implementation of the
ESR in 2006 with NAVADMIN 292/06.
Self-service accounts can be created at https://nsips.
nmci.navy.mil or on the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel
System (NSIPS)/ESR server on board ships.

NAVADMIN 043/09 directs all commands to use
NSIPS/ESR as the single field level data entry point for all
Commanding officers, executive officers and com-
mand master chiefs can obtain command-level view only
access by completing the NSIPS/ESR system authorization
request and contacting their local NSIPS area manager. This
access provides the user view only capability for all ESR ac-
counts within their UIC(s).
All commands responsible for service record entries
are required to initiate updates in NSIPS/ESR; however offi-
cial military personnel file requirements remain unchanged.
Sailors are ultimately responsible for the accuracy
of their ESR and must contact the servicing personnel office
if any information is incorrect.

President Praises "Example" of Military Men

and Women in Thanksg
What began as a harvest celebration be-
tween European settlers and indigenous commu-
nities nearly four centuries ago has become our
cherished tradition of Thanksgiving. This day's
roots are intertwined with those of our Nation,
and its history traces the American narrative.
Today, we recall President George Wash-
ington, who proclaimed our first national day of
public thanksgiving to be observed "by acknowl-
edging with grateful hearts the many and signal
favors of Almighty God," and President Abraham
Lincoln, who established our annual Thanksgiv-
ing Day to help mend a fractured Nation in the midst President Bai
of civil war. We also recognize the contributions of
Native Americans, who helped the early colonists survive their
first harsh winter and continue to strengthen our Nation. From
our earliest days of independence, and in times of tragedy and
triumph, Americans have come together to celebrate Thanks-
As Americans, we hail from every part of the world.
While we observe traditions from every culture, Thanksgiving
Day is a unique national tradition we all share. Its spirit binds
us together as one people, each of us thankful for our common
As we gather once again among loved ones, let us also
reach out to our neighbors and fellow citizens in need of a help-

iving Proclamation
ing hand. This is a time for us to renew our bonds
with one another, and we can fulfill that commit-
ment by serving our communities and our Nation
throughout the year. In doing so, we pay tribute to
our country's men and women in uniform who set
an example of service that inspires us all. Let us
be guided by the legacy of those who have fought
for the freedoms for which we give thanks, and
be worthy heirs to the noble tradition of goodwill
shown on this day.
President of the United States of America, by vir-
tue of the authority vested in me by the Constitu-
rack Obama tion and the laws of the United States, do hereby
proclaim Thursday, November 26, 2009, as a Na-
tional Day of Thanksgiving. I encourage all the people of the
United States to come together, whether in our homes, places of
worship, community centers, or any place where family, friends
and neighbors may gather, with gratitude for all we have re-
ceived in the past year; to express appreciation to those whose
lives enrich our own; and to share our bounty with others.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my
hand this twentieth day of November, in the year of our Lord
two thousand nine, and of the Independence of the United States
of America the two hundred and thirty-fourth.

SECDEF Thanks Military Members for Service
This time of year calls on Americans to reflect on and give thanks for the freedoms and prosperity we
enjoy. Of course, we can only do so because of those who put their lives on the line every day: the soldiers,
sailors, airmen, and Marines who bear repeated deployments, hardships, and danger without fail and without
Many have made the ultimate sacrifice. Our nation will always honor their memory. For the loved ones
of the fallen, I offer my deepest sympathies and prayers for your loss. And, in the wake of the shootings at
Fort Hood, know that I am committed
to ensuring that our home bases are safe A-
Secretary of Defense and secure.
Robert Gates I know the holiday season can be
especially difficult for service members
and their families, who may be separated from each other by
thousands of miles. To the families of our men and women
in uniform: know that the American people are indebted to
you for the sacrifices of your husbands and wives, fathers
and mothers, and sons and daughters. Training Squadron SIX
This will be my third holiday season spent as Secre-
tary of Defense. During these years nothing has impressed 50th Anniversary Celebration May 2010
me as much as the determination, resilience and good hu-
mor of those who defend our nation. This holiday season, Visit the Friends of VT-6 at:
along with "Happy Thanksgiving," "Happy Hanukkah," WWW .TRARONSIX.US
and "Merry Christmas," I would add two words on behalf
of millions of your countrymen: "Thank you." May 196 May 2010

Morale, Welfare & Recreation

NAS Holiday Hours 2009
NAS Whiting Field

Nov 26 0600-1400
Nov 27-29 1030-1800
Dec 21-23 1030-1800
Dec 24 1200-1800
Dec 26-31 1030-1800
Jan 2-3 1030-1800

Nov 27-29 1200-2000
Dec 21 1100-1900


Nov 26-29 CLOSED
Dec 21-23 06oo-15oo*
Dec 24-27 CLOSED
Dec 28-30 06oo-15oo*
Jan 1-3 CLOSED
* (breakfast sandwiches available until
looo; lunch menu service 1000-1500)

Nov 26-29 CLOSED
Dec 21-Jan 3 CLOSED

Nov 26-27 CLOSED


Nov 27 0630-1700
Dec 21-22 0630-1700
Dec 23-25 CLOSED
Dec 26-29 0630-1700
Dec 31 0630-1700
Jan 2-3 0630-1700

Nov 27 0630-1700
(Snack bar 0630-1400)
Dec 21 0630-1700
(Snack bar closed)
Dec 22-23 0630-1700
(Snack bar 0630-1400)
Dec 26 0630-1700
(Snack bar closed)
Dec 27-Jan 3 0630-1700
(Snack bar 0630-1400)

Nov 26-27 CLOSED
Dec 22-23 1500-2300
(Snack bar 1500-2130)
Dec 24-28 CLOSED
Dec 29-30 1500-2300
(Snack bar 1500-2130)
Jan 2 1500-2300
(Snack bar 1500-2130)

Happy Hotidayvs

Dec 22
Dec 23
Dec 24
Dec 25
Dec 26-31
Jan 1
Jan 2-3

Dec 21-23
Dec 24-27
Dec 28-30


Congrats to TRAWING-5's Wingers and Scholars

Bottom Row: Cmdr. Mark Murray, USN;lst Lt. Nathan Frame, USMC;lst Lt. Chad Halliday, USMC; Lt.j.g. Jeffrey Dawson, USN; Lt.j.g.
Patrick Banta, USN; 1st Lt. Vincent Joseph, USMC; and Rdml Townsend Alexander, USN. Second Row: Cmdr. Michael Fisher, USN; Ens.
William Wright, USN; 1st Lt. Jonathan Clapp, USMC; 1st Lt. Jeffrey Werrell, USMC; 1st Lt. Darren Gretchko, USMC; Lt.j.g. Ryan Ramos,
USCG; and 1st Lt. Hugo Gonzalez, USMC. Third Row: Lt. Col. C. Stackhouse, USMC; 1st Lt. Caleb Joiner, USMC; 1st Lt. Michael Spoja,
USMC; Lt.j.g. James Turnwall II, USN; Lt.j.g. Daniel Hodges, USN; and 1st Lt. Darrel Prestesater, USMC. Top Row: Col. John Walsh,
USMC; Lt.j.g. Derek Schramel, USCG; 1st Lt. Charles Jordan, USMC; Ens. Benjamin Harris, USN; Ens. Daniel Slot, USN; and Lt.j.g. Gary
Pearson, USN. November 6, 2009 Winging photo by Ens. Joanna Clark.

Left Photo: 1st Lt. Kyle J. Lobpries, USMC; Ens. Todd M Barriger, USN; 1st Lt. Rasheed S. Bakkar, USMC; Ens. Timothy D. Bonham,
USN; SLt. Saurav Kothiyal, Indian Navy; Ens. Erik C. Neidlinger, USN; Lt. j.g. Luca Giannini, Italian Navy; and Lt. Roland T. Orr, USCG
receive their Academic Awards from Training Air Wing FIVE Nov. 6.

Right Photo: Academic Award recipients from Nov. 13 are: Ens. Lance R. Herndon, USN; 2nd Lt. Bridger Leary, USMC; Ens. Marco Rosa,
Italian Navy; 1st Lt. Paul B. Kelly, USMC and 1st Lt. John M Dexter, USMC

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