August 10, 2018 Volume 2, Issue 32 30 8 10 C F A Y weekl yMy IN THIS ISSUE: Jared Ashley Band Medal of Honor Customer Appreciation Day Yokosuka Friendship Day 2018! Isobe
UPCOMING EVENTS Former Yokosuka Navy veteran and one of Nashvilles most promising new artists, Jared Ashley, will grace the stage at Yokosukas NEX Red Brick Area to play his unique blend of country music that he honed while stationed here in Japan on USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) and USS Independence (CV-62). AUG 17 FRIDAY Jared Ashley Band 6:30 to 8 p.m. | NEX Red Brick Area Emergency Evacuation Program (EEP) Brief 9 a.m. | Community Readiness Center Learn about the Emergency Evacuation Program (EEP) and the documents required in case of an evacuation. For more information, call 243-1715 Every Friday AUG 17 19 FRI-SUN MWR and NEX Customer Appreciation Friday: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday: 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Meet Medal of Honor Recipients Maj. Gen. James Livingston and Col. Roger Donlon AUG 18 SATURDAY Come out to Main Base Yokosuka Aug. 17 to 19 for the Navy Exchange, Morale Welfare and Recreation and Defense Commissary Agency Customer Appreciation Weekend at our Red Brick Area town center. Meet Medal of Honor recipients Maj. Gen. James Livingston and Col. Roger Donlon at Yokosukas NEX Main Store for an autograph, handshake or picture. Maj. Gen. Livingston (USMC retired), was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic actions in 1968 during the Vietnam War. Col. Donlon (U.S. Army retired) is the rst person to receive the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, as well as the rst member of the U.S. Army Special Forces to receive this medal. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | NEX Main Store Sideswipe Martial Artist Performance Team AUG 18 SATURDAY See the world famous Sideswipe Performance Team on Saturday at the NEX Red Brick Area and Benny Decker Theater. Combining martial arts, dance and gravity-defying acrobatics, this team of talented martial artists has performed hundreds of live shows world wide, and they have starred in numerous hit lms and TV shows. 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. | NEX Red Brick Area 6:30 to 8 p.m. | Benny Decker Theater
BEYOND THE GATE Minato Mirai (5-minute walk from JR Sakuragicho or Minato Mirai MinatoMirai stations) More than 1,500 Pikachu join poke-imposters and the ever popular Eevee for a week of festivities in Yokohamas Minato Mirai area. This year, the celebration continues into the night with digital projections and illuminated performances. Aug. 10 (Fri.) to 16 (Thu.) Pikachu Outbreak! Miura Night Market The 10th annual Miura Night Market will be held for just two days at Misaki Shitamachi Shotengai (Shopping Street) near Misaki Fishing Port, famous for tuna. Come enjoy approximately 80 booths selling tunarelated food! There will also be watermelon lantern carving, yo-yo shing, ring toss using a drone and Japanese taiko drum performances. AUG 25 SATURDAY Country Music Steak Night 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.| Ikego Community Support Complex Come enjoy dinner and a show at the Ikego Community Support Complex! Live music by Texicajuns. Menu includes rib eye steak, strip loin steak, southern BBQ pork ribs, BBQ chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks. For more information, visit or call Ikego MWR oce at 246-8071/(046)806-8071 or visit the MWR website at http:/navymwryokosuka. com/ AUG 29 WEDNESDAY 2018 Job Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.| Ocers Club, 2nd Floor Attention job seekers! The Fleet and Family Support Center is holding a job fair. Resume workshops are available! For more information or to register for workshops please call 243-3372 (Option 3) RESUME WRITING WORKSHOP AUG 21 TUESDAY Eective Resume Writing Workshop 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Community Readiness Center Sign up for a resume writing workshop conducted by the Fleet and Family Support Center in preparation for the upcoming Job Fair, Aug. 29! A great resume is an essential tool for communicating your skills and experience to potential employers. For more information or to sign up, call 243-3372 (Option 3) Aug. 18 (Sat.) Yokosuka Bon Odori Festival Yokosuka City Hall Park, in front of Yokosuka City Hall (5-minute walk from Womble Gate) | 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The City of Yokosuka, Yokosuka Chamber of Commerce and the Yokosuka Tourism Association invite you to enjoy taiko drums accompanied by shamisen and shakuhachi during a traditional dance festival in Yokosuka. Dance enough and your ancestors may join you. Bring yen for vendors.
Commanding Ocer: Capt. Jerey Kim Chief Sta Ocer: Cmdr. Terry McNamara Command Master Chief: CMDCM (SW/AW) Warren Britten Public Aairs Ocer: Mr. Randall Baucom Editor: Kristina Doss Layout: MC1 Peter Burghart/MC2 Tyler Fraser NEWS AND NOTICES COMMENT: I recently took an adult swim class offered this summer and I had a GREAT experience. However, after serving in Yokosuka for over four years, it wasnt until after my class that I learned that adult swim classes are free for active duty. I think our community could greatly benefit by increasing awareness of this benefit and adding scheduled times that Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka @cfay_pao @CFAY_Japan yokosukareport@ gmail.com complement the military work day. RESPONSE: Thank you for your feedback regarding our tness programing. Adept swimming and water safety are a priority for MWR in Yokosuka because of the importance to eet readiness. In accordance with the 2012 Navy Fitness Standards and the MWR program instructions, MWR honors their commitment to Receive My CFAY Weekly by email! Subscribe at firstname.lastname@example.org subject line: Subscribe CONSTRUCTION AND CLOSURES Interactive Customer Evaluation (I.C.E.) allows DOD customers to rate products and input are used to improve the products and services available to you. I.C.E. COMMENT Replace Steam Piping: Partial road and parking closure on Fechteler Road (day work) and partial road closure on Rickert Drive (night work) until Nov. 7. Fleet Recreation Food Court Renovation: Closed until Sept. 1. NEX Parking Lot Repaving: Until Nov. 8, phased closures of the NEX parking lots will take place for new paving and painting of the lots. Building C21, Command Hill: Parking on Command Hill will be reduced during the demolition and reconstruction of Building C21 until March 2019. TPU Building Renovation: Until April 2019, parking will be unavailable. Bldg. J200 (Navy Lodge): Paint work to commence July 30 and continue through Oct. 6. Some parking and access to the building may be aected temporarily during scaolding work. HTTP://ICE.DISA.MIL/ INDEX.CFM?FA=SITE&SITE_ ID=14&DEP=DOD VOTING ASSISTANCE Many states have midterm elections and primaries this year. It is possible to vote when you are stationed overseas. For more information and assistance, please visit: https://www. fvap.gov/ o r contact the voting assistance ocer: 243-9626 service members by oering no-cost swim lessons to active duty personnel, including intermediate classes and programs tailored to advanced swimmers. Class costs can be refunded to active duty personnel whom inadvertently paid for classes. The class times currently oered are historically the most popular. Alternate morning and lunch times FREE AND REDUCED MEALS Applications available in the Work & Family Life Oce Room 405 on the 4 th oor of the Community Readiness Center and online for stu dents in grades K-12. Bring most current Leave Earning Statement (LES)/pay stub and student ID number. were oered but lacked the registration needed to operate. Commands are able to arrange swim lessons for groups of sailors through MWR at alternate times to meet mission requirements. SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS The Computer Desktop Notication System (CDNS) is used to provide simultaneous emergency notications to government computers, home, work and mobile telephones and email. Sign up today at: https://cnic.navy. mil/content/dam/cnic/cnrj/ cfa_yokosuka/pdfs/CDNS%20 Registration%20Form_102016.pdf SURE START APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications for Sure Start are due no later than Aug. 23 to Sullivans or Ikego ele mentary schools. For more information, call Sullivans at 243-7336 or Ikego at 243246-8320. YOKOSUKA AND IKEGO FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) schools in Yokosuka and Ikego will begin on Monday, Aug. 23. Purdy Gym A/C Repair Repairs are completed to the chillers and the Purdy Gym A/C is now fully operational.