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Friday, November 21, 2014
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 ‘Port Dawgs’ keep
cargo, people moving.
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 Christmas wishes are
hung on Eglin’s ‘Angel
Trees.’
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‘Port Dawgs’ keep cargo, people moving
By Kevin Gaddie
Team Eglin Public Affairs
By Lois Walsh
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W
hether it’s cargo or
passengers, the Air Terminal Operations and
Passenger Travel Section of the 96th Logistics Readiness
Squadron keep things moving.
The section, which is housed in
Eglin’s Readiness Center, provides
a critical service to units here,
including the 7th Special Forces
Group (A). Units can’t move cargo
or deploy troops without their help.
The section’s primary responsibility is to load and offload cargo
and passengers to and from aircraft that land here. It’s not unusual for C-5s, -17s, or -130s to arrive
with tons of equipment or to stand
ready to accept a load for delivery
to an overseas location. The crew
also inspects the cargo to ensure it
meets safety of flight standards as
designated in the regulations.
According to Amy Taitague,
section chief, the section’s “Port
Dawgs” support a full spectrum
of joint operations ranging from
7 SFG rotations to the training
mission of the Joint Strike Fighter
program. The Navy’s air logistics
mission supplies key customers ,
transporting trainees of the F-35C
Lightning variant.
“Sometimes there’s not enough
cargo to fill a mission and cargo
is aggregated or combined from
other bases going to the same location,” Taitague said. “That location
is usually overseas in support of
deployment missions or exercises.”
Air transportation supervisor
Tech Sgt. Courtney Lindenmuth
said cargo sometimes comes from
locations not far from Eglin, such
as Tyndall, Robins, Lackland and
Patrick AFB. At times, the cargo is
unusual.
“We’ve loaded staircase trucks
for presidential support and a
World War II gun that was going to
the AF Museum at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio,” she said.
Taitague said the section has
to be flexible. Often mission times
change and sometimes there’s not
much notice as to when a plane
might arrive; a C-5 expected from
Ramstein, Germany, was recently
‘Street Smart’ program kicks off Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign
Samuel King Jr. | USAF
A 96th Test Wing front end loader picks up a metal cargo box after being offloaded from the 433rd Airlift
Wing’s C-5 Galaxy at Eglin Air Force Base, Nov. 14.
delayed a few weeks. That sometimes leads to a challenge as load
teams can be scheduled to work a
mission with very short notice.
Working with the 7th is more
predictable; section leaders meet
with the Soldiers who can forecast
out their rotations. On the AF
side, requirements flow from units
requiring support that are staffed
through Eglin’s Deployment Control Center. The section moves an
average of 160 tons of cargo and
570+ passengers per month, either
through deployment or the Space
Available Travel program.
Working weekends, holidays
and after normal duty hours is not
unusual for the 27 military and
civilians assigned to the section.
A standard load team consists of
six to seven people, and with two
stand-by teams, they cover the operation 24 hours a day, seven days
a week. The section utilizes unique
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The annual Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign was
held at the Enlisted Heritage Hall here Nov. 13.
The campaign, presented by the 96th Test Wing
safety office, reminds both
Airmen and civilians about
the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol
or drugs; texting or e-mailing while driving; and not
wearing seat belts.
“The bottom line is I
need you to be alive,” said
Brig. Gen. David Harris,
96th Test Wing commander,
in his opening remarks. “I
need you to be able to do
your mission. Your commanders, supervisors and
families are all counting on
you to be safe. Drinking or
texting while driving distracts you from paying attention while on the road. If
you become tired while driving, find somewhere safe to
pull over until you’re able to
continue. Please enjoy the
holiday season, be safe and
come back in 2015, ready to
execute the mission even
better than before.”
Ralph Jimenez and
Gregg McCarty, Florida
Stay Alive From Education instructors, presented
“Street Smart,” an hourlong program, that combined slides, video and
audience participation to
show real-life, often graphic
accounts of people who suffered the consequences of
Kevin Gaddie | USAF
Brig. Gen. David Harris, 96th Test Wing commander, asks
Airmen and civilians to be safe and make smart decisions
during the “Street Smart” program at the Holiday Traffic
Safety Campaign Nov. 13.
driving after using alcohol
or drugs.
The S.A.F.E. instructors also presented options
attendees could utilize to
make rational, responsible
choices for their safety and
well-being.
Airman 1st Class Andrew
McWilliams, 33rd Aircraft
Maintenance Squadron, was
chosen from the audience to
act as a car accident victim
being transported to a hospital. During each step of
the process, the instructors
related the possible short
and long-term scenarios he
could face from suffering
both internal and external
injuries.
While strapped to a spinal board with simulated
intravenous tubes attached
to him, McWilliams felt the
gravity sink in of what could
happen to him in a real
accident.
“It made me think about
the consequences those
Kevin Gaddie | USAF
actions could have on my Airman 1st Class Andrew McWilliams is placed on a spinal board for transportation to
friends and family,” the 19- a hospital by Greg McCarty, a Florida Stay Alive From Education instructor, as part of a
year-old Gainesville native
car accident victim demonstration.
said. “It made me think
more than twice about
drinking and driving.”
McCarty said the “Street
Smart” program is designed
to heighten safety awareness and prevent injuries
and fatalities that can result
from making poor choices.
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A 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air terminal operations Port
Dawg directs a front end loader carrying cargo toward a flatbed truck
at Eglin Air Force Base, Nov. 14. The Port Dawgs unloaded approximately eight Army pallets from the C-5 Galaxy that day. The section
moves an average of 160 tons of cargo and 570+ passengers per
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Staff Sgt. Dominic Wimsatt, 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air terminal operations,
gives the thumbs up to the driver after placing a metal box onto the pallet carrier Nov. 14
at Eglin Air Force Base. The squadron’s Port Dawgs unloaded approximately eight Army
pallets from the C-5 Galaxy. The section moves an average of 160 tons of cargo and
570+ passengers per month.
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The base chapel’s annual Angel Tree program
kicked off Nov. 7 with trees
on full display in several
locations here.
“For over 10 years, the
Eglin Chapel has been
able to bring Christmas
to the families of Eglin
military personnel in need
of a little assistance, said
Susan Huberty, the Eglin pastoral coordinator.
“Without the generous
support from the community, many children would
not experience the full joy
of the Christmas season.
It is an honor to be able
to lighten the burden of
those struggling with the
challenges that come with
the military lifestyle.”
The Angel Tree program has been at Eglin
since 2004 and has provided presents to more than
1,800 children.
Paper angels and doves
are hung on Christmas
trees around the base with
clothing and toy requests
from children of Eglin
personnel deemed the
most in need by Family
Advocacy, the Airman and
Family Readiness Center
and first sergeants. Anyone wanting to help in the
Angel Tree program can
pick up the angel/dove
request and purchase the
gift. Age, gender and size
information is included on
the Angel/Dove request.
The gifts are wrapped and
provided back to the chapels by Dec. 8.
Volunteers will then
vsort and distribute the
gifts before Christmas.
“Angel Tree” trees can
be found at:
 All base chapel
locations
 53rd Wing headquarters building 351.
 96th Maintenance
Group building 100
“The Angel Tree program allows us to thank
our airman for their sacrifices, and this program
gives us that opportunity,
said Huberty. “Volunteers,
and those who donate
gifts, make this wonderful
program successful each
year. It is a privilege to
contribute to the Angel
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holidays for the children of
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at the Nellis Open House
were able to get an up-close
look at various aircraft that
make up the last 70 years
of aviation history, the U.S.
Air Force’s newest fifth-generation fighter aircraft may
have produced the most
‘oohs and awes’ throughout
the event Nov. 7, 8 and 9.
Thousands of spectators taking in the event’s
festivities clamored toward
the runway to see the F-35A
Lightning II, and many more
eyes were fixed on the Southern Nevada skyline as the
aircraft rocketed by with the
F-22 Raptor to mark the offi-
10 Thunderbolt II’s. Lt. Col.
Joshua Wood, 59th Test and
Evaluation Squadron director of operations, said the
F-35’s enhanced capability to survive in advanced
threat environments sets
the aircraft apart from its
predecessors.
“The F-35, like other fifthgeneration aircraft, is going
to be able to go places and
do things that other aircraft
couldn’t do,” Wood said. “The
F-35 takes a lot of different
things a pilot used to have to
do, blends it all together with
[its advanced integrated avionics], and makes things so
much simpler.”
Because of the quantum
leap in technology present
in the F-35, Wood said he believes the F-35 can and will
accomplish what the U.S. Air
Force needs it to.
“A lot of times what we
see in the press is so much
scrutiny about the F-35, and
I’ll tell you from a pilot’s
stand point, I’m impressed
with the way it flies and I
think we’re going to be able
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most people, the terms marriage ceremony and wedding
are interchangeable, since
they usually happen at the
same time. For one Airman
here, that is not the case.
Senior Airman Ashley
Reid, was not at her marriage ceremony. She hasn’t
had her wedding yet either.
But, she is married.
Reid, who has been deployed with the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer
Squadron for four months,
and her now-husband Kevin were married by double
proxy Oct. 28. Reid is a member of the 96th Mission Support Group while Kevin is
with the 96th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
The Reid’s, who have
been together for almost two
years, had been talking about
marriage for a year. The plan
was to wait five years and
have a big ceremony in Kevin’s hometown in Missouri.
That changed when Kevin
got orders to Spangdahlem
Air Base, Germany.
“He gave me a choice,”
Ashley said. “I could marry
him, or I could marry him.”
Reid chose to marry him,
and they started researching options. They considered
several, from a video teleconference marriage, to a
marriage over the telephone.
It was a chance conversation
with a co-worker that led to
the double proxy option.
Double proxy means
someone stands in for the
bride and groom during the
marriage ceremony and requires neither be present.
This was particularly beneficial, since Reid is deployed
and Kevin was in the middle
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Senior Airman Ashley Reid, 386th Expeditionary Civil
Engineer Squadron, and her husband Kevin, attend a
wedding ceremony as guests. The Reids got married in a
double proxy ceremony Oct. 28 because Kevin received
orders to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.
of outprocessing for his new
assignment.
“The way we were looking at it, this was just for the
legal part,” she said. “We
weren’t planning this to be
our forever ceremony. So,
out of all the options, this
was the easiest, and it was
one of the least expensive.”
Once they decided on the
double proxy option, they
began the paperwork that
would legally unite them.
Through their research, they
found that Montana was the
only state that conducts double proxy weddings. Working
with both their home-station
legal office and the legal office here, they completed the
required paperwork and sent
it. It took about two weeks to
be notified they were married, said Ashley.
Their marriage date was
a surprise to them.
“The way the date works
is we had no idea what day
we were going to get married,” she said. “It was pretty
much get your certificate
and say ‘oh wow, we got married on the 28th!’ ”
While they did not get
to pick the date, the Reid’s
will embrace it and plan to
make it their special day by
having their future wedding
ceremony in Missouri on the
same day.
“In all honesty, we had no
idea what the date would be
on our certificate, but we will
have our ceremony on that
day, mainly so we can make
that day special for us,” she
said.
While this was not the
way she pictured it growing
up or how they had planned
it for the last year, being with
Kevin was more important
to her than a big ceremony.
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marriage ceremony, she will
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cial start of the open house’s
aerial performances.
The inclusion of the joint
strike fighter in the open
house marked the first public display of the aircraft
here.
“What we’re doing right
here at Nellis with the F35 really showcases what
this base is designed to
do; specifically talking to
our ability to develop training syllabuses and more
importantly tactics,” said
Maj. Brad Matherne, 59th
Test and Evaluation Squadron F-35 test director. “So
we’re developing the ‘playbook’ that will tell F-35 pilots
across the military the best
way to fly and fight with this
airplane.”
The F-35A is slated to
eventually replace the U.S.
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F-35 water survival instructor keeps training afloat
By Staff Sgt. Marleah
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Lt. Col. Ben Aronhime positions himself on a forest penetrator, a rescue device used in water rescues, during water
survival class on Eglin Air Force Base, Oct. 31.
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Lt. Col. Ben Aronhime navigates his way from one side of
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An IRVIN-GQ 6000 parachute stays afloat as each new F-35A Lightning II pilot completes required tasks during a water survival class on Eglin Air Force Base, Oct. 31.
that would be experienced
after a fully inflated parachute landed on top of the
pilot,” said Col. Christopher
Niemi, 33rd Operations
Group commander. “The
pilot would typically end up
doing a 180 degree turn and
then exit from under the
parachute exactly where
they entered.”
Recognizing the issue,
Portan, with some ingenuity and innovation, took a
trip to a hardware store
and came back with a
solution.
“The concept started
with thinking of something
that floats,” said Portan.
“We got some PVC pipe,
created the design, tested
it and it worked out very
well.”
Portan’s new device has
since been implemented
into the training and pilots
are now able to complete
their required tasks.
“With the parachute
being spread out with
this octagon-shaped PVC
pipe floatation device, it
sinks to a more realistic
depth,” said Portan. “It’s
just enough to get that
heavy parachute canopy on
them for the training, but
not enough to where it becomes a safety hazard and
ultimately makes the training more effective.”
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Staff Sgt. Edwin Portan teaches students about the thicker
and heavier material used for the new IRVIN-GQ 6000
parachute.
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innovation
doesn’t end at
the flight line, but finds its
way into a 12-foot swimming pool where new F-35
pilots are now able to seamlessly complete their F-35
water survival training.
During the F-35 aircrew
flight equipment shop water survival training here,
pilots are required to swim
under the parachute and
follow the seams to find
their way out - this worked
with the C-9 parachute
since it would stay afloat.
With the new IRVIN-GQ
6000 parachute, a different
design and thicker material
at the center of the canopy
would cause the parachute
to quickly sink to the bottom of a 12-foot pool, creating a difficult scenario for
the rest of the students who
didn’t go first.
“Previously, we would
spread the lines of the
parachute to the sides of
the pool,” said Staff Sgt.
Edwin Portan, 33rd Operations Support Squadron
F-35 AFE continuation
training instructor. “The
canopy would then sink all
the way down to the bottom of the pool, making it
impossible for the second
student to complete their
evaluation because they
would be pulling about
100 lbs. of parachute canopy from underneath the
water.”
This proved to be detrimental to the program
since students were unable
to successfully complete
that portion of the training.
“This was not a good
simulation of the situation
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Lejeune vets gain by knowing details of 2012 toxin law
A 2012 law that requires VA to cover healthcare of former Marines,
sailors and family members with ailments linked
to 1957-to-1987 water
contaminations at Camp
Lejeune, N.C., continues
to surprise segments of
the impacted population.
Some of the law’s details bitterly disappoint
those who believe they’ve
been harmed by exposure
to poisons. But thousands
of veterans who served at
Lejeune during that era
have gained access to VA
healthcare and likely don’t
know it yet.
The quirkiness of parts
of the Caring for Camp
Lejeune Families Act is
coming into sharper focus
as the Department of Veterans Affairs takes its final, long-awaited steps to
fully implement the
complex
statute.
“Since
the day
the law
was signed
[Aug. 6,
2012] VA
began
providing
health care to Lejeune
veterans,” said Dr. Terry
Walters, deputy chief consultant for post-deployment health for the VA’s
Office of Public Health.
Yet it was only last
month that VA began
accepting applications
from family members
requesting payment or
reimbursement for private sector care to treat
15 conditions that the law
links to the toxin exposure
Tom
Philpott
at Lejeune. They are:
cancer of lung, esophagus,
breast, bladder or kidney;
leukemia; multiple myeloma; myelodysplastic
syndromes; renal toxicity;
hepatic steatosis; female
infertility; miscarriage;
scleroderma; neurobehavioral effects or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
To qualify for coverage,
family members must
show they spent at least
30 days at Lejeune or in
utero with mothers there
from Jan. 1, 1957, to Dec.
31, 1987.
VA will cover any medical costs not covered by
other health insurance
but only for treatment of
those ailments. VA also
will make retroactive payments for such care, but
only back to March 26,
2013, the date Congress
funded the 2012 law
through a separate appropriations bill.
Lejeune veterans with
out-of-pocket health care
costs for any one of the 15
conditions are not eligible
for retroactive reimbursement, Walters explained.
That’s because the law
presumes VA has provided care to them since
the law was signed. And
the law doesn’t provide
for retroactive coverage
before that date.
The law’s greatest weakness for many
Lejeune families is that
it doesn’t compensate for
deaths or illnesses they
believe resulted from contaminated water.
“This is a huge issue
for these people. They
want to be compensated,”
Walters said. “The law on-
ly provides for health care.
A lot of people get those
two things confused.”
VA needed two years
to start family member
coverage, she said, because VA effectively had
to create a supplemental
health insurance plan by
writing rules, hiring clinical care reviewers, creating computer systems and
billing mechanisms, and
developing a method to
transmit medical records
from civilian doctor offices
to VA’s financial service
center for review.
“We’re been in the
business of providing
health care to veterans for
a very long time. It’s why
we exist,” Walters said.
“But providing health
care or medical services
to family members is
somewhat new business.
That’s why it took a while
to flesh out the program,
figure out how exactly we
were going to comply with
the law and provide health
care [coverage] to family
members.”
(To apply online, visit:
https://www.clfamilymembers.fsc.va.gov.)
Many Lejeune vets
still may not know that
the 2012 law grants them
access to VA healthcare if
they spent at least 30 days
there over those 31 years
— even if they don’t have
one of 15 illnesses listed.
Word is beginning to
spread, however. Through
Sept. 30 this year, 16,320
Lejeune vets had applied
for VA healthcare citing
the law; only 1231 were receiving care for one of the
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toxin-related conditions.
The Marine Corps estimates that up to a million
veterans and dependents
lived or worked at Lejeune
while the water was contaminated. Many of these
vets already were eligible
for VA healthcare because
of service-connected ailments or financial need.
But the law made many
more eligible who otherwise wouldn’t be.
Some might perceive
this as a windfall but the
law also creates gaps.
For example, it provides
no health benefits to reservists who trained for
months at Lejeune but
today lack official “veteran” status, which the
law requires, because
they never were called to
active duty for at least 180
days.
“I have a gentleman
with scleroderma who was
on active duty for training
at Camp Lejeune who I
can’t help,” Walters said.
“I want to help him but,
because we are implementing the law [as written], my hands are tied.”
The law also doesn’t
help former civilian employees at Lejeune who
have one or more of the 15
conditions but no health
care coverage.
“Did they drink the
water? Yes of course they
did,” Walters said. A recent study by the Agency
for Toxic Substance and
Abuse Registry found
elevated risk of death for
Lejeune civilians from
some types of cancers in
comparing mortality rates
with civilians who had
worked at Camp Pendleton, Calif., during the
same period.
Advocates for Marines,
sailors and their families, and lawmakers who
fought for passage, know
about the law’s quirks.
They still view it as an important first step to helping families impacted by
contaminants that the Na-
vy Department had failed
for years to acknowledge.
Sen. Richard Burr
(R-N.C.) and Rep. Brad
Miller (D-N.C.) had high
hurdles to clear to get
any Lejeune bill passed,
including resistance to
new entitlement spending amid a national debt
crisis and no conclusive
scientific finding that toxins at Lejeune caused the
many ailments reported
by former Marine Corps
families.
“Statistically speaking,
there has been nothing
really solid” to show the
toxins caused diseases
among Lejeune’s population of that era, said
Walters. “There has been
hints,” she added.
Certainly the water
was fouled by trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, benzene and
vinyl chloride, which in
high concentration can
cause health problems.
But “the science to show
whether drinking the contaminated water results
in cancers or adverse
health effects is just not
mature enough,” Walters
said. Given the difficulty
“to connect the dots,” she
said, Congress voted “to
provide some measure
of healing, basically, of
the injury to families and
their active duty service
members.”
The law’s intent is
to get medical care to
veterans and afflicted
family members who
have no other healthcare
options. But the law also
states that it does so “notwithstanding that there
is insufficient medical
evidence to conclude that
such illnesses or conditions are attributable to
such service.”
Tom Philpott is a syndicated
columnist. You may write to
him at Military Update, P.O.
Box 231111, Centreville, VA
20120-1111; or at [email protected]
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Team Eglin Public Affairs
The following is a transcript of a Team Eglin
Public Affairs interview
session with Chief Master
Sgt. Marcus Snoddy Nov.
10. The chief served as
the Command Chief for
the 96th Test Wing from
Nov. 2012 until his retirement Nov. 21.
Q: What are your plans
after retirement?
A: My wife, Mayumi,
and I are going to relocate to San Antonio,
Texas, where I’m going to graduate school
to pursue a Master’s
of Arts in Management
and Leadership. When I
finish school, I’d like to
find a career in program
management, project
management or human
resources, so this degree
offers me that flexibility.
You’ll find University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
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Q: What advice would
you give/provide new
Airmen?
A: Be proud to be in
the Air Force and be
proud of what it means
to be an Airman. That
means you need to uphold the core values,
maintain your professionalism and persevere
through the challenges. If
you do, all the opportunities you could wish for
will be laid out right before you. I had a mentor
who taught me my most
important lesson - to
hold myself accountable.
There’s nothing wrong
with holding others accountable, but you have
to hold yourself accountable first. It’s not about
being perfect, it’s about
Chief Master Sgt. Marcus Snoddy
being honest. You do
those things and you can
stay in the Air Force for
as long as you want.
Q: What’s your most vivid moment/memory while
serving in the Air Force?
A: My most vivid moment was flying into
Afghanistan, going into
combat. Going through
all of the training, I had
an idea of what to expect,
but it wasn’t until I was
on that C-130 flying into
Bagram that it really hit
me just how significant
it was. When we touched
down and the back ramp
opened up, I saw nothing
but motion on the flightline. People were moving,
machines were moving
and airplanes were taxing. I knew at that mo-
ment that everything was
going to be different. And
for the next 12 months, it
was exactly that.
My second most vivid
moment was when I got
on the aircraft to depart 12
months later, and I looked
back on everything I had
been through. When that
C-17 took off, it was the
first time in 12 months
that I got really good
sleep. I was able to sleep
because I’d answered the
one question that sits in
the back of every Airman’s
mind namely, ‘can I handle
combat?’ I was able to
answer that question emphatically. Being there and
having done the things I
did, I can say with a clear
sense of certainty that
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Q: When did you decide
you were going to try to
reach the chief rank? What
was your motivation?
A: I never decided that
I wanted to be a chief. It
was really simple for me;
I just wanted to be a good
Airman. Every step of the
way, I wanted to be the
best I could be at my current rank. When I got the
notice that I made chief,
the weight of the responsibility hit me. It took me
almost three months to
be comfortable with the
idea that I was going to be
a chief, but then my goal
was to be the best chief
I could be. I focused on
upholding the principles
- that you are known by
your deeds and you do the
things that are in the best
interest of your people, not
Q: What is the one thing
for personal gain, but because it’s the right thing.
that’s changed in the AF for
the better since 1985?
Q: Please describe a
A: For me, it’s the
powerful moment of menmaturation of the Air
torship you received during Force. From our increased
your career?
understanding of the role
we play in national secuA: Col. (Ret.) Tim
Bridges gave me my first
rity to our understanding
honest feedback. In the
of the enlisted force and
past, if you asked me to
the enhancing capabilities
do something, I always
it brings, our Air Force’s
said yes and I always took perspective has signifiit on. Back then I didn’t
cantly matured since 1947.
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This growth has brought
with it greater opportunity for our Airmen who
wear stripes. Because the
Air Force has a matured
perspective, it drives our
enlisted Airmen onward
toward increasingly greater levels of knowledge,
understanding and operational capability.
Q: Why did you make the
AF a career?
A: This is my home.
This is my way of life. I
love everything about
being in the military.
When I joined in 1985, it
was something I always
wanted. Growing up in
Birmingham, every night
at the end of the television
broadcast, they would play
the Star Spangled Banner
and then read the poem,
High Flight, by John Gillespie Magee. I came to
love this poem and found
the opening line, which
says “Oh I have slipped
the surely bonds of earth,”
and the ending line, “Put
out my hand, and touched
the face of God,” exceptionally moving to me.
Those words stuck with
me and, when it came
down to it, I raised my
hand for the Air Force.
Q: What does the Air
Force do great? What could
they do better?
A: What the Air Force
does great is we create
personnel who can think
beyond the common task.
We have more capability in our Airmen, and
we have people who can
think beyond just A and
B because we are a technologically driven force.
However, because of that
desire to foster a flexible
and innovative mindset,
it tends to impact the
individual’s connection
to the larger service and
what it means to be in the
military. Therefore, on the
reverse side, the thing I
think the Air Force needs
to improve on is instilling
within our Airmen a sense
of military identity. We
have to become more comfortable and unapologetic
about being members of
the military and being
Airmen.
Q: Any last thoughts for
the Team Eglin community?
A: This has been an
absolute blast. This has
been the most enjoyable,
rewarding and energizing assignment I have
had. Coming here, I felt
like this was where I was
supposed to be and I belonged, not just to the on
base community but also
off base. My wife and I
have loved this as our final Air Force assignment.
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Greeting Card
Contest
The tradition continues.
All base organizations are
invited to show their holiday
spirit and enter Eglin’s annual Greeting Card Competition held along Eglin Blvd. A
panel of judges will select 1st
through 3rd place and honorable mention winners, who
will be awarded cash prizes. Cards must be officially
registered at Eglin Outdoor
Recreation by Nov. 23, and
set in place by Nov. 24 for
judging on Nov. 25. Full contest details and entry forms
are available at Eglin ODR
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Eglin Chapel invites you
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from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Thursday nights in the fellowship
hall at Chapel Center. An exciting new study/small group
is about two things: Studying
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this study is designed primarily for Active Duty to felThe Eglin Chapel will lowship, worship and study
host the annual Christmas together--with a contempoTree Lighting Ceremony at rary feel. For information,
5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Eglin
West Gate Chapel. There will
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know how to say when I
was overwhelmed so, as a
result, I often found myself
responsible for too many
tasks. However, then-Maj.
Bridges saw how I was
stretching myself thin so
he sat me down and explained his concern. He
noticed how much I had
taken and pointed out to
me that inevitably I was
going to drop something.
He didn’t want to see me
fail. By his actions, he
taught me how to step
away from some things
and how to say no when
it’s the right thing to do. I
never forgot that and now
I demand honest feedback
every time. Of course I
want to know what I’m doing well, but I also want to
know how I can improve.
As long as you keep that
mindset you will never become complacent nor will
you become self-indulgent.
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Ciabatta Smokehouse Club;
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C LA S S IF IE D S
It’s easy to place an in-colum n classified ad
in the Eglin Dispatch.
Call 850-864-0320
OR
Bring this form in person to:
N orthw estFlorida Daily N ew s
2 Eglin Pkw y N E
Ft.W alton Beach,FL
EG LIN DISPA TCH
Classified Request Form
D EA D LIN E TUESD A Y A T N O O N PRIO R TO PUBLIC A TIO N
Ad Category _________________
Whirlpool Refrigerator
25 CF, White, runs
good $75. OBO call
850-279-6992 or
850-333-2557
WANTED
Quality
Hi-Fi
Stereo
Equip, Guitars, Amps,
Vacuum Tubes & Testers, Record Collection,
Antique Radios. Old/
New
850-314-0321
543-7025
25 w ord lim it • Please print clearly or type
N am e
H om e/CellPhone ( )
Signature
N O FO RM S A C C EPTED W ITH O UT SIG N A TURE
�M ilitary �Dependent �Retiree
Taurus
Slim
9mm
Concealed carry $400
OBO Call 850-420-3639
Text FL 06809 to 56654
Classified Ad Copy:
Devil Bliss 5000 W.
Generator
10HP engine $300. Med.Dog Cage w/tray
$35. Large Dog Cage
w/tray $40.
B&D Electric
weedeater $15. call:
850-862-5167
DIABETIC
TEST STRIPS
NEEDED
Will buy sealed,
unexpired boxes
(850)710-0189
Duty Phone
FREE CLA SSIFIED A D RU LES:
• Free classified ads are for the one tim e sale ofpersonalproperty by
m ilitary m em bers and im m ediate fam ily,and m ilitary
retirees.
• N on-m ilitary individuals and allbusinesses should contact the
Eglin D ispatch’s publisher, the N orthw est Florida D aily N ew s by calling
850-864-0320.
• Ads m ustnotexceed 25 w ords and m ust list a hom e or cellphone
num ber.
• D uty telephones are used by the D ispatch stafffor verification purposes
only.The Eglin D ispatch staffreserves the right to edit or refuse classified
ads due to inappropriate content, space considerations or for other
reasons.
• O nly one ad m ay be subm itted per w eek, unless PC Sing.
A copy ofPC S orders m ust be presented in person at:
N orthw estFlorida Daily N ew s
2 Eglin Parkw ay N E
Ft.W alton Beach,FL
The subm ission deadline for classified ads is
Tuesday at noon prior to publication.
Full-Time Parks and
Recreation Director
Required: BS Degree in Recreation Administration, P. E. or closely related field plus 2 yrs
exp in public recreation or park management
or an A.S. Degree with 6 yrs exp in public recreation or park management. Must have
CPR/First Aid Cert. Must possess or obtain
Ornamental & Turf License within 90 days.
The City of Freeport is an Equal Opportunity
Employer Affirmative Action Program. The City
is a Drug Free Workplace and the final applicant will be required to submit to a drug test.
The Freeport City Council will make the final
hiring decision.
Applications available at Freeport City Hall,
112 Hwy 20 West, Freeport, FL 32439,
Ph.850-835-2822 or visit
www.freeportflorida.gov. Applications and resumes should be turned in to the Office of the
Mayor. Deadline 12/1/14. Salary range
$35K-$40K with full benefits. Job
description available at City Hall or
www.freeportflorida.gov.
Web ID#: 34306536
Sales
25 TRUCK
DRIVER
TRAINEES
NEEDED NOW!
Learn to drive for
Trans Am Trucking
No Experience Needed
Earn $900 / wk +
Benefits
Local CDL Training
Apply Today!
1-800-709-7364
Web ID#: 34305893
850-862-5915
EARN EXTRA
INCOME
NEEDED
IMMEDIATELY!!!!
Destin/Santa
Rosa Beach/
Miramar Beach
Open routes available
in
the
early
morning
Great opportunity to
own your own
BUSINESS
Deliver your newspaper in your community
Independent
Contractors
Must have:
zA reliable vehicle
zProof of
Auto Insurance
zA valid
driver’s license
zBe 18 yrs or older
Stop by the Daily
News at 2 Eglin
Pkwy NE, FWB, or
Call Kent
850-315-4496
Web ID: 34295760
EARN EXTRA
INCOME
Washington County
News/Holmes County
Times Advertiser
Advertising Sales
Executive
Washington and Holmes counties are just a
short drive to the World’s Most Beautiful
Beaches and have plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Halifax Media Group offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and
life insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick
leave.
Send resume to [email protected]
Hire is made pending a pre-employment drug
screen and criminal background check.
No phone calls, please
Web ID#: 34306446
Shalimar-1, 2, 3 & 4 Br
$649-$899 Water Incl.
Pool, Laundry CH/A No
Dog Mon-Sat 651-8267
Text FL98198 to 56654
Logistics/Transport
Logistics/Transport
Halifax Media Group is looking for an experienced sales executive to provide online and
print advertising solutions to advertisers in
Washington/Holmes Counties in beautiful
northwest Florida, to maximize the benefits of
advertising for our customers while maximizing revenues for our company. This position
will focus on soliciting print and online advertising on behalf of the businesses and brands
of Halifax Media Group, Northwest Florida.
Prior sales experience a must.
Logistics/Transport
Gobble Up Savings!
1/2 Off Deposit & 1st
Months Rent!
2bd/1ba
Starting at $715
Villager Apts
Admin/Clerical
City of Freeport FL has immediate opening for
Full-time Parks and Recreation Director. Duties include complete supervision of all City
parks, City Pool and City recreation and
athletic/events including overall supervision of
the maintenance of these facilities.
Ifno category is requested, it w illappear
in the M iscellaneous category.
20538611
*Sale price plus tax, title, license and dealer fee. Sale prices includes all factory incentives/ rebates and dealer savings, Silverado sale price includes trade-in and V-6 bonus cash (Must purchase a vehicle with V6 engine and
trade in a 1999 or newer vehicle to qualify.) Subject to prior sale. + Express Purchase one hour timeframe begins upon signed sales agreement for vehicle selected. Credit pre-qualification required. See dealer for complete
details. ^0% APR for 72 months financing available to well qualified buyers in lieu of factory cash incentives. Only available on 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500s. Offer expires 11/30/14. See dealer for complete details.
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PRESTON HOOD CHEVROLET
NEEDED
IMMEDIATELY!!!!
Become a
Newspaper Carrier
Publisher’s
Notice
All real estate advertising in this newspaper is
subject
to
the
Fair
Housing
Act
which
makes it illegal to advertise “any preference,
limitation or discrimination based on race,
color,
religion,
sex,
handicap, familial status
or national origin, or an
intention, to make any
such preference, limitation or discrimination”
Familial status includes
children under the age
of 18 living with parents
or
legal
custodians,
pregnant women and
people
securing
custody of children under
18.
4br 2 ba $1350/mo.
Totally remodeled, see
at 112 Markella Rd
NW.
Call
Mike
954-829-1655.
txt FL06362 to 56654
Niceville, 3br 2.5ba.
Brick home in a kid
friendly subdivision 15
min from Eglin in a
neighborhood
near
Rocky Bayou. Home
features inground pool,
2 car garage & privacy
fenced yard. 2132 sqft.
Avail. Feb 2015 $1600
mo/ $1600dep
850-619-2882
Text FL05602 to56654
This newspaper will not
knowingly accept any
advertising for real estate which is in violation
of the law. Our readers
are
hereby
informed
that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper
are available on a equal
opportunity
basis.
To
complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at
1-800-669-9777.
The
toll-free number for the
hearing
impaired
is
1-800-927-9275.
Crestview
Open routes available
in
the
early
morning
Great opportunity to
own your own
BUSINESS
Deliver your newspaper in your community
Independent
Contractors
SELL ALL YOUR
ITEMS
through classified.
CALL 864-0320
Must have:
zA reliable vehicle
zProof of
Auto Insurance
zA valid
driver’s license
zBe 18 yrs or older
Stop by 705 Ashley
Dr, Crestview or Call
Dale Robinson
before 11am
850-682-6524
Chevy Impala LT
2010 Well maintained
4 door sedan in EC.
Must sell. Make offer.
$7,900.
Call
850-230-1519.
txt FL06661 to 56654
Investigate Before You Invest
www.nwfl.bbb.org
Did you know the Better Business Bureau® provides free of charge:
•
•
•
•
•
Company reliability reports on members and non-members
Investigation of deceptive and misleading advertising
Educational pamphlets on a variety of topics
Access 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Assistance with dispute resolution
1-800-729-9226
www.nwfl.bbb.org / e-mail [email protected]
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