U.S. Navy photo by Connie Hempel
Chief Petty Officer Eric Wolf, NAS Patuxent River Emergency Management, gives base resident Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian Bellingar an OPERATION PREPARE kit June 6. Wolf and a group of NAS Pax River volunteers from Fleet and Family Readiness, Emergency Management, Fire Department, Law Enforcement, Military Housing Service Center and Lincoln Military Housing went door-to-door throughout the onbase housing areas to provide residents OPERATION PREPARE kits. The kits contain information from both the Navy and St. Mary’s Department of Public Safety on manmade and natural disaster preparedness. The free kits are available at Fleet and Family Readiness.