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Vol. 63 No. 22 Friday, June 2, 2006 A U.S. Marine stands at attention among the grave markers at Cuzco Wells Cemetery during this year's Memorial Day commemoration. See story on page 3.Photo by MC1(SW) Terry Matlock


2 Friday, June 2, 2006 Commanding Officer....................................................................................CAPT Mark M. Leary Executive Officer................................................................................................CDR Jeff Hayhu rst Command Master Chief........................................................ ......CMDCM(SW/SS) Larry Cairo Public Affairs Officer....................................................................................Ms. Stacey Byington Gazette Editor..........................................................................................................MC1 Igo Wordu Journalist...................................................................................................MC2(AW) Honey Nixo n Photographer.................................................................................................MC1(SW) Terry Matl ockThe Guantanamo Bay Gazette is an authorized publication for members of the military services and their families stationed at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Navy, and do not imply endorsement thereof. The editorial content is prepared, edited and provided by the Public Affairs Office of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Questions or comments can be directed to the PAO. The Gazette staff can be reached by phone at ext. 4502; fax 4819; by email at pao@usnbgtmo.navy.mil Get the Gazette online at www.nsgtmo.navy.mil .Vol. 63 No. 22G G G G G aze aze aze aze aze t t t t t te te te te teGuantanamo BayMemorial Day messages from our leadersOn this Memorial Day, we again pause to remember and to honor those who dedicated their lives to the service of others. From the first citizen-soldiers who stood fast to defend their homes at Lexington and Concord, to the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines securing our liberty and our way of life today, our country has been truly blessed by those who stepped forward to say, “Send me.” Theirs is a noble calling that founded a nation, drove back the forces of fascism, communism and terrorism, and made historic advances in the cause of human freedom. Their service strengthens our will to persevere through every challenge. They remind us of what it means to be an American. So to all of those serving our country today, know that we are deeply grateful to you and to your families. May God bless you. And may God bless our wonderful country.From the Secretary of Defense:Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense Photo by PO1 Chad McNeeley“That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.” These iconic words delivered by President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg embody the true meaning of Memorial Day: to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. Each member of the Armed Forces swears an oath to support and defend the Constitution. The unspoken part of that oath is the willingness to lay down one’s life to protect our liberties. Our freedom is not free, and the sacrifices of servicemen and women throughout history stand as constant, powerful reminders of the price. President Lincoln said, “to truly honor these heroes, we must steadfastly resolve to continue their noble fight against all who would threaten our way of life.” On behalf of the Joint Chiefs and the men and women of the Armed Forces, I join all Americans in paying tribute to those who gave their lives in service to our country. We are eternally grateful for their selfless sacrifice, and honored to carry on their precious legacy.From the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: From the Secretary of the Navy:For more than two centuries, Americans have been called upon to defend the founding ideals of our democracy. On Memorial Day, a grateful nation undertakes its solemn duty to honor the proud patriots who sacrificed their lives in defense of our great nation. Throughout our history, loyal citizens like yourselves, from every corner of America have willingly assumed the duty of military service. Time after time, in conflicts across the globe, we have proven that democracy is mightier than tyranny. Our fallen heroes lie in hallowed ground everywhere they carried the torch of freedom to light the way of peace for mankind. Today, sailors and marines continue to fight and bring hope in Iraq, Afghanistan and throughout the world. Your vital work is spreading the realm of freedom and advancing the cause of liberty. We are winning the war on terrorism through continued patience, resolve and determination. We will be victorious. The noble sacrifices of those lost in this war will not be forgotten. By giving their lives in the cause of freedom, these heroes have protected and inspired all Americans. Remember them today their commitment, patriotism and sacrifice. As you continue to serve our nation, please take a moment to reflect on your accomplishment and legacy of service. I extend my sincere wishes for a safe Memorial Day. May God bless you and your families and thank you for your continued faithful and dedicated service to our country. Memorial Day ceremony – President George W. Bush lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns during Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery on May 29. Gen. Peter Pace, Chairman JCS


GTMO commemorates Memorial Day3 Friday, June 2, 2006By MC2(AW) Honey Nixon, Naval Station Public AffairsWith stark white graves lending a somber background to a flowing American flag at halfmast, servicemembers, their families, co-workers and friends, gathered at Cuzco Wells Cemetery, May 29, to commemorate Memorial Day. Each grave was marked with a delicate flag of its country of origin, symbolizing the sacrifice, struggle, and dedication of those who gave their lives in pursuit of American liberties and ideals. RDML Harry Harris Jr., Commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay; CAPT Mark Leary, Commander U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay; and CAPT Ronald Sollock, Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay; layed a wreath at the base of the flagpole after colors were rendered to honor the many who are laid to rest in the cemetery. This symbolic gesture was followed by heartfelt speeches after an invocation by CDR Ronald Kawczynski, the base Chaplain. RDML Harris called upon everyone present to adopt an inspired rather than somber perspective, while remembering those who have fallen in the name of freedom. “While Memorial Day is traditionally a solemn day,” said Harris, “in which we Americans honor our fellow citizens who have lost their lives on the fields of battle. On this beautiful day here in Guantanamo, we should not be saddened by the burdens of history, but rather rejoice in the blessings of history.” CAPT Leary paid homage to both these burdens and blessings with a brief history of the battle of Cuzco Wells, where five Marines died. Leary reminded attendees that these men made the ultimate sacrifice to help maintain a legacy of freedom that still exists today. “Memorial Day is about those men, the men who died here (Cuzco Wells), for freedom. It’s about our grandfathers who lie sleeping on the battlefields of Europe. It’s about our fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, who served and died defending us, and who continue to make that sacrifice everyday to bring the gift of freedom that we so cherish to people who have never known freedom before.” “And here we are today,” continued Leary, “still holding a high ground on the edge of freedom. This is the ground they gave us. The ground they died to take. The well is still ours, and God willing, everyday, we will stand with courage by the well to honor the men who gave it to us, never relinquishing their dream of a free and peaceful world.” The closing of the ceremony included a 21-gun salute by a rifle team from Marine Corps Security Force Company Guantanamo Bay, followed by “Taps.” Although Memorial Day was nationally proclaimed on May 5, 1868, to honor the fallen Union and Confederate soldiers, the first Memorial Day was observed by liberated slaves at the historic racetrack in Charleston in 1865. The site was a former Confederate prison camp, and mass grave for Union soldiers who had died while being held captive. A parade by thousands of freed slaves and Union soldiers was followed by patriotic singing and a picnic, which might explain the Memorial Day traditions like barbecuing and festivals seen today. Guantanamo Bay was just one of many installations around the world that commemorated the memories of those who have sacrificed through service, reminding everyone that the mission here owes credit, not to just past sacrifices, but to present ones as well, helping to maintain this legacy of freedom.Photo by MC1(SW) Terry Matlock Milageroz Perez remembers her husband at Cuzco Wells Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 29.Photo by MC1(SW) Terry MatlockMarines from Marine Corps Security Force Company Guantanamo Bay prepare to fire a 21-gun salute at Cuzco Wells Cemetery.


Area divers bring issues to command attention4 Friday, June 2, 2006Three new Jazzercise dance-fitness classes will open at the Marine Hill Fitness Center starting June 5. Jazzercise instructor, Teri Key, along with MWR Fitness Programs, have added the classes to accommodate new participants and to provide current participants with a greater choice of convenient class times. A 60-minute regular Jazzercise class will take place at Marine Hill Fitness Center, Thursdays at 7 p.m. Additionally, and new to GTMO, there will also be two 30to 45minute Cardio-Quick classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 a.m. “I’m excited about the growth of Jazzercise locally and look forward to continued expansion,” said Key. “Jazzercise offers a unique blend of fitness and jazz dance that GTMO residents have discovered is a lot of fun.” The new classes will make it easier for participants to enjoy a workout where and when it’s convenient for them. A few local participants give their own views about the rewards of Jazzercise. “No one worries about what you’re wearing, or even if you make a mistake. It’s fun and it’s a great stress release.” “I now see muscles I didn’t even know existed!” “One class, just one class and I was hooked.” The Jazzercise classes include a warm-up, high-energy aerobic routines, muscle-toning and cool-down stretch segments. Jazzercise combines el-MWR offers new Jazzercise classesBy Teri Key, MWR Jazzercise Instructor By MC1 Robert Lamb, Naval Station Public AffairsContinued on page 8A town hall meeting was held May 23, aimed at improving the communications that surround the diving community and other issues governing open water scuba diving by all personnel at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Although there was not a huge turnout, several dozen people showed up at Locke Auditorium in Bulkeley Hall to share ideas and concerns, and hear from NAVSTA Commanding Officer, CAPT Mark Leary; the Staff Judge Advocate, LCDR Matt Beran; and Security/Force Protection Officer, LT Bob Thompson. The main issues concerned enforcement of current regulations, rules governing area fisherman, and visitors and amateur divers who violate base recreation instructions. According to COMNAVBASEGTMOINST 1711.1 (Scuba Diving at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay), everyone who enters the water (to snorkel, scuba dive or fish) should know what the rules and regulations are before going in/on the water. Noncompliance with COMNAVBASEGTMOINST 1711.1 could result in administrative action including suspension of diving privileges and debarment, and/or disciplinary action for military members. The instruction is a lawful order enforceable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). But there was another issue on the minds of many who came to the town hall meeting last Tuesday. “We (scuba divers) feel that we’re being looked at unfairly,” said ABE1(SW) Mica Cochran, the main spokesman for the diving community during the meeting. He said there is no consistency when it comes to operators at Port Control, there are few signs that warn divers and fisherman of the rules, and there seems to be a disparity between controls on regular fishermen and divers. “There are signs all over the base don’t feed the iguanas, don’t do this, don’t do that why can’t we do it about this (sea life). Most of our wildlife here on the base are not walking around the base, they’re under the water,” said Cochran. CAPT Leary admitted that there are some inconsistencies, and addressed the Port Control issue specifically. “As far as Port Control, I know we’re going through some growing pains,” he said. “But we’re improving our Personal Qualification Standards (PQS) for our watch standards. Some other issues need to be addressed, but I think we are improving,” he added. ements of dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and more to create programs for people of every age and fitness level. Now celebrating its 37th year, Jazzercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett, is the world’s leading dance-fitness program. With more than 6,300 instructors teaching 20,000 classes weekly worldwide, the comprehensive program, designed to enhance cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility has helped millions of people of all ages and fitness levels reap the benefits of exercise and improve well-being. Key has been an instructor in the GTMO area since January 2006. FMI on Jazzercise contact Teri Key at 77017 or Karissa Sandstrom at 2193.


Home-schooled children play around the great banyan tree at the quarters of CAPT and Mrs. Mark Leary. The Learys hosted an end-of-school-year picnic May 27, for the families of home-schooled children on the base.5 Friday, June 2, 2006Ombudsman Corner Cheryl Crouse NAVSTA Ombudsman Phone 5860 Pager 4447-2000 ccrouse35@yahoo.com Tanya Ward NAVSTA Ombudsman Phone 5704 tanyawrd@yahoo.com Senora (Sunni) Malone NAVSTA Ombudsman Phone 7957 Pager 4084-2390 sunnim0427@yahoo.com Amy Thomason Navy Provisional Guard Phone 7599 Pager 4447-2394 thomasonas@ usnbgtmo.navy.mil or thomasonamy@msn.com Kathy Diaz USNH Ombudsman Phone 7379 Pager 72090, #018 kathiuska.m.diaz@ gtmo.med.navy.mil Jennifer Amaio USNH Ombudsman Phone 7379 Pager 72090, #493 jennifer.k.amaio@ gtmo.med.navy.mil Virtual university comes to GTMOBy Michael Dell, Information Service Department Photo by Stacey ByingtonVirtual University Enterprise (VUE) provides free software to U.S. Military installations wishing to offer certification testing to Service Members, dependents, and contractors. Now, Guantanamo Bay residents will be able to enjoy the same benefits. U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay granted a license to establish the Information Technology Career Association (ITCA) on May 25. The ITCA, which is scheduled for opening July 1, will run an all-volunteer Virtual University Enterprises (VUE) Testing Center at the Marine Hill training room. The center will be a computer-based testing center manned by ITCA members who will have completed a VUE proctoring course. In addition to running the center, ITCA will enhance the social and professional relationship among local IT professionals. ITCA will act as a framework for bringing together communities of interest in topics such as networking, Microsoft training, open source, and PC gaming. While primarily involved in providing IT certification testing, VUE will also offer certification exams in the fields of health care and medicine, human resources, academics, and financial services. Certification exams will be available to everyone in the GTMO community, particularly to servicemembers. There are also a number of benefits available to servicemembers wishing to become certified. Learn more at http://www. vue.com/military Anyone wishing to take an exam with GTMO’s VUE center will be able to schedule and pay for any exam online. The vendor, such as Microsoft, SUN, IBM, or Cisco, sets the fees for exams. Proctors will work on a volunteer basis. A seating fee for non-ITCA members will be assessed to cover the costs of running the VUE center. The amount of those fees is not yet determined. Once fully organized, ITCA will meet weekly in the Marine Hill facility on Saturdays. Donations of computer equipment to help set-up the VUE center are welcome. Questions regarding ITCA should be directed to: ITCAGTMO@gmail.com


6 Friday, June 2, 2006GTMO celebrates M e Golfers are lined up ready for the shotgun start of the weekend's golf tournament. Retro Rock artist J.D. Danner performs at the Memorial Day Beach Music Festival held at Ferry Landing. Alex Carvajal takes aim at an opponent during the Memorial X-ball Paintball Tournament held at Cooper Field May 28. Vern McCarver displays a 101-lb. yellow-fin tuna he caught May 29 during the Memorial Weekend Fishing Tournament.


7 Friday, June 2, 2006Action during one of many basketball games held at the base gym outdoor basketball court on May 26. 'The Avenues' rock band, from Norfolk, Va., brought their 'A-game' to add to the festive mood during the Memorial Day weekend celebrations at Ferry Landing May 29. Gary Neal, Clayton Helms, Vern McCarver, and Ed Biller show off their catches during the Memorial weekend fishing tournament. All the way from New York City, 'DJ Spin Easy' brings the party to GTMO shores as he entertains the crowd with the latest hit songs during the Memorial Day Beach Festival held at the Ferry Landing Beach. Participants at the Memorial Day X-ball (Paintball) tournament ambush their opponents at Cooper Field on May 28. The tournament was just one of many events held during this year's Memorial weekend. MA3 Carl Jones of 'Team Spurs' makes a jump shot during the 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Photos by: MC1 Igo Wordu, MC1(SW/AW) Lacy Hicks, Army Spec. Dustin Robbins, Army Spec. Jamieson Pond, and Devon Christie. Fishing photos provided by Vern McCarver.


8 Friday, June 2, 2006 Diamond Kings —The 'Hydroids' softball team was crowned the winner of the Captain's Cup Softball Championship for the second consecutive year.The command element seemed to think there was some merit to the divers’ concerns and reiterated several times that they would look into a particular matter. Many of the scuba divers who were present felt that amateur divers or visitors who are only on the island for a short time are never made aware of the base instruction, and that the enforcement targets the avid recreational divers, specifically the 110 divers that belong to Reef Raiders Dive Club. Divers who know the rules and regulations have the support of the command with regard to enforcing those rules and regulations. Leary said it is the right and a responsibility of all residents assigned here to enforce the rules and to protect the natural wildlife at this unique location, whether they are a diver or a passerby. “If you give us the opportunity to enforce it, we will,” he said. He added that people who observe infractions of the rules should notify Base Security or Port Control. Many of the avid divers feel that the unintentional illegal fishing that takes place here is being conducted by a small number of inexperienced divers, and the rod-and-reel fishermen. The divers say that these people are not being held accountable for their illegal activities. Some feel that the more experienced divers and long-timeresident divers of GTMO are being singled out when reports surface about out-of-season fishing. “Never cut off an opportunity to report somebody,” said Leary. “Start holding those individuals accountable. I can put up signs, and write instructions all day long, but you guys are the ones are in the water all the time,” Leary remarked. Another issue revolved around fishing licenses. The divers believe that rod-and-reel fishermen aren’t held to the same regulations and rules as divers when it come to catching fish. Spear fisherman need to take a test, while line fisherman don’t. Is Base Security responsible for checking every cooler on the beach, or looking over every boat that comes back to the marina? Of course not. Area fishermen must make every reasonable attempt to follow the restrictions provided by NAVSTA Environmental Department. It is up to the fisherman to know the rules, regardless if they use a spear or line. Many of the questions that came up during the meeting were taken seriously by the command and will be staffed to the appropriate departments. “I’m responsible, so to the best of my ability, I’m going to control it only as much as I have too,” said Leary. “If you feel that it’s micromanaging, well, it’s my authority and my responsibility. I want to make sure that there is safe recreation while there is diving on base, and I’m going to do that. If you think we’re overregulating, I’m open to suggestions in how we can better regulate you less closely, but maintain the same kind of control. I’m open to listen.” Editor's note: Over the next several weeks the Gazette will have space dedicated to informing the public about the restrictions and regulations that govern Outdoor Recreation and Wildlife Instruction (1710.1) and Scuba Diving at Naval Base GTMO (1710.10). The first of these is located just to the right of this article.Continued from page 4Area divers bring concerns to leadership ... T eam Roster Photo by Gunnery Sgt. J. D MartinCoach: Steve Driskell Team members: Kenny Buonviri, David Burnett, Heath Coulter, Levi Gustafson, Thomas Hartman, Kenneth Hendl, Keith Herzog, Daniel LaBue, JD Martin, Steve Merriell, Andrew Peters, Shawn Walker, C.E. Peterson, Jeff Pierce, Anthony Braeux, Anthony Mendez, and Rob Morin. Worship Services Catholic Catholic Mass (Main Chapel) Tuesday-Friday, noon Daily Mass (Cobre Chapel) Confession, Saturday, 4 p.m. Vigil Mass, 5 p.m. Sunday Mass, 9 a.m. (Cobre Chapel) Eucharistic Adoration, daily 24 hrs. Protestant Sunday Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday Services, Main Chapel, 11 a.m. Children’s Sunday School, 11:30 a.m. Gospel Worship Service, 1 p.m. Monday Prayer Group, 6 p.m. (Fellowship Hall) Wednesday Men’s Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. (Fellowship Hall) Gospel Bible S tudy, 7:30 p.m. (Sanctuary A) Thursday PWOC 6:30 p.m. (Fellowship Hall) Sunday, Protestant Liturgical Service, 10 a.m. (Sanctuary B) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Sanctuary A) Monday, Family Home Evening, 7 p.m. (rm. 8) Sunday Sacrament, 9 a.m. Filipino Christian Fellowship (Sanctuary A) Sunday Worship, 7 p.m. Iglesia Ni Cristo (Sanctuary B) Bible Study, Thursday, 7 p.m. Sunday Worship, 5:30 a.m. Pentecostal Gospel Temple (Sanctuary D) Sunday Worship, 8 a.m. & 5 p.m. Seventh Day Adventist (Sanctuary B) Prayer Meeting, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Vesper Meeting, Friday, 7 p.m. Sabbath School, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Divine Service, Saturday, 11 a.m. Bible Study, Saturday, 4:30 p.m. I slamic Service (Sanctuary C) Friday Worship, 1:15 p.m. United Jamaican Fellowship (Bldg. 1036, next to Phoenix Cable) Sunday Service, 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Shabbat Service Second Friday of the month, Rm. 11, 7:30p.m. There is no need to use a dive flag/buoy when diving within 300 yards from a public beach (except Hicacle Beach) or within the buoy markers at Phillips Pier. At all other locations, a dive flag/buoy shall be employed.Use of Dive Buoys


9 Friday, June 2, 2006 Unclaimed vehiclesThe NAVSTA Security impound lot is getting full. They can hold vehicles for 120 days. The vehicles listed below are approaching or past deadline. If they are not claimed they will be turned over to DELJEN as directed by the base’s abandoned property instruction. Only registered owner or his agent may claim the vehicle. Do not call asking to purchase a vehicle. FMI contact CE1 Philbert at 4325 or 84175, Mon. Fri., 7:30 a.m. 4 p.m. Make/Model Color Plate Milan scooter Red C-0877 Ford Truck BrownC-1177 Honda Magna 700 Blue1 Ford F 250 WhiteUKN Buick Black C1944 Chevy celeberty Grey C0945 Chevy Skooter WhiteUKN Oldsmobile OE 98Brown UKN Chevy LuvRed UKN Mazda Rx7Red C-1527 Mazda OrangeUKN Ford Mustange Blue C-1302 Ford/crown Vic White C-2235 Ford Tarus Blue C-0912 Plymouth Reliant Blue C-1725 Chevy(van) Grey C-5454 Chevy Blazer Black UKN Ford Pinto Black UKN Mercury comet Brown UKN Plymouth Reliant White UKN Black Car Black C-6990 Dodge Colt Blue UKN Oldsmobile Cutlass Grey C-1537 Chevy Caprice Green UKN Gas price increaseEffective June 1: Mid-grade gasoline price will be $3.069 Diesel fuel will be $3.139.Sailors aboard Navy vessels now have the opportunity to attend Columbia College classes without leaving the ship. Through a partnership with Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas, Columbia College offers courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in general/interdisciplinary studies as part of the Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE). As early as the 1970s, the Navy has provided sea-going sailors educational opportunities allowing them to continue their education through vocational skills courses and college degree programs while on assignment at sea. The Navy covers the cost of course tuition, and students are responsible for the cost of textbooks and associated fees. Columbia College identified 21 eight-week courses from its curriculum to offer through the NCPACE program. Enrollment in courses varies from 10 to 25 students. “One in every four students at Columbia College is in the military or a military dependent,” said Dr. Gerald Brouder, Columbia College president. “In addition to our 16 campuses on military bases and our Online Campus, the NCPACE program is one more way for the college to help military personnel earn college degrees.” NCPACE courses are led by qualified instructors who accompany the students onboard the ship. All NCPACE instructors meet the same qualifications and academic requirements as required for Columbia College on-campus and online instructors. They have at least a master’s degree and bring real-world experience to the classroom. Fourteen students enrolled in the first Columbia College NCPACE course, History of the Modern U.S., offered in November 2005 aboard the USS Emory S. Land. Since that time, Columbia College has offered additional classes aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, USS John Paul Jones and the USS Cape St. George. To date, 67 students have completed NCPACE courses through Columbia College. Columbia College serves nearly 25,000 students each year at its Day Campus, Evening Campus, Online Campus, Graduate Studies Program and its more than 30 Nationwide Campuses.Columbia College now available on Navy shipsBy Sarah Stillfield, Columbia College Photo by MC2(AW) Honey NixonSonia Halstead discusses class options with academic advisor, Carol Martin, at Columbia College.


Friday, June 2, 2006 10 MWR HappeningsDo Do Do Do Do wnto wnto wnto wnto wnto wn L wn L wn L wn L wn L y y y y y ceum ceum ceum ceum ceum Friday June 2 Take the Lead 8 p.m., PG-13, 117 min. Inside Man 10 p.m., R, 129 min. Saturday June 3 Larry the Cable Guy 8 p.m., PG-13, 89 min. Lucky Number Seven 10 p.m., R, 110 min. Sunday June 4 The DaVinci Code 8 p.m., PG-13, 149 min. Monday June 5 Take the Lead 10 p.m., PG-13, 117 min. T uesday June 6 Lucky Number Seven 8 p.m., R, 110 min. W ednesday June 7 The DaVinci Code 8 p.m., PG-13, 107 min. Thursday June 8 Larry the Cable Guy 10 p.m., PG -13, 89 min. The DaVinci CodeDrama, Thriller, Adaptation Cast: Tom Hanks, Jean Reno, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen Storyline: Famed symbologist Professor Robert Langdon is called to the Louvre museum one night where a curator has been murdered, leaving behind a mysterious trail of symbols and clues. With his own survival at stake, Langdon, aided by the police cryptologist Sophie Neveu, unveils a series of stunning secrets hidden in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci.Take the LeadDrama, Performing Arts Cast: Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta, Dante Basco Storyline: Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan ballroom teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a group of New York inner city high school kids. Initially forced to participate as a form of detention, the kids reject Mr. Dulaine’s efforts until his unwavering commitment and dedication finally inspires them to embrace the program. Windjammer Dinner Theater Monday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m. Bring the family to the Windjammer Club to enjoy dinner and then watch family oriented Gor PG-rated movies. This Monday, “Air Bud,” begins at 5:30 p.m., and the second movie, “ Along Came Polly,” begins at 8 p.m. GTMO Shoot-out Bowling T ournament June 2-4, begins June 2, 7 p.m., at Marblehead Lanes Bowling Center. Sign-up required. FMI call 2118. Cardboard Boat Regatta June 10, 10 a.m. at the MWR Marina and Sailing Center. Sign-up deadline for entry is June 10, 9 a.m. at the Marina. All boats must be constructed of recycled cardboard. No cellular, fiberglass, wood, plastic, or float material allowed in construction. Boats are to be propelled by oars, paddles, or convenient body parts. FMI call 2345. Advanced Pottery June 17-18, 11 a.m.2 p.m. This class is to demonstrate basic techniques of bowl turning, and using the extruder. Sign-up at the Ceramic Shop in Bldg. AV 81. The fee is $50 per student. Students will receive clay, and glazes needed for class. FMI call Scott at 4795. Men's Health 5K Run June 24, 6 a.m. Run begins and ends at base gym. Sign-up by June 23 at the gym. Open to both men and women. FMI call 2193 or 72102. Summer Reading Program July 1-30 at the Community Library. A registration gala kicks off the reading program June 30, 3-6 p.m. at the Library. There will be free t-shirts, prizes, rock-wall, bouncers, beverages, and food provided. FMI call Maxine at 4700. New Jazzercise Classes Three new Jazzercise classes will start June 5 at Marine Hill Fitness Center. FMI call Teri Key at 77017 or Karissa Sandstrom at 2193.


(2) W.T. Sampson has the following positions open continuous: Substitute Teacher, $89 per full day, $44.50 for less than one full day; Educational Aid, closes Dec. 31. Applications can be picked up at and submitted to the W.T. Sampson HS main office. FMI call Ramonia at ext. 3500. (2) Hazmat has an opening for a Warehouse Worker and Administrative Asst., computer skills required. FMI call Will at 74608. (1) Lynx Air is seeking a temporary part-time sales agent from July 1 Dec. 31. Some experience necessary, training will be provided. FMI call Ava Ciemny at 74106. (2) Refer a new member to Navy Federal Credit Union and enter for a chance to win a portable DVD player. FMI call Kim or Carol at 74333. (2) The Hospital Corps 108th birthday celebration will be June 10 in the Windjammer Ballroom. FMI call 72600, 72265, or 72990. (1) W.T. Sampson Unit Schools would like to thank all the volunteers who helped make the 2005 2006 school year a success. Thank you for your support. (2) Will pay cash for fishing/ pontoon boat. FMI call Mike at 77977 or 2129. (2) Adult mountain or hybrid 26in. frame bicycle. FMI call 77448. (2) Good home for 10-month-old black cat. FMI call Jo at 77308. (2) Good home for 3-year-old dog, collie mix, female, all shots are current. FMI call 77155. (1) Refrigerator/freezer combo. FMI call 77465. June 3 — Center Bargo, #1172, 8 a.m. 10 a.m. June 4 — Nob Hill, #32A, 8 a.m. noon. June 9 — Granadillo Point, #14A, 8 a.m. 5 p.m. June 10 — Granadillo Point, #14A, 8 a.m. 5 p.m. June 11 — Granadillo Point, #14A, 8 a.m. 5 p.m. (2) Washer and dryer, $150; 1 A/ C unit, $70; dining table set, $90; California king bed, $200; electric stove, $60; 6-drawer chest, $40; refrigerator, $50; sofa, $30; sofa set, $60; reclining chair, $40; entertainment center, $50; new wakeboard, $100; carpet, $25; satellite dish, $250; microwave, $30; 27-in. Sony TV, $80. FMI call 77303 AWH. (2) Broyhill 7-piece bedroom set, queen bed, 8-drawer dresser, 5drawer dresser, hutch mirror w/ shelves, 2 night stands, $750 OBO; Broyhill 7-piece bedroom furniture, book shelf, dresser w/ mirror, night stand, desk w/ bookcase and chair, $450 OBO; 7piece dining set, $350 OBO; China buffet hutch, $400 OBO; Coral Sea ll mattress and boxspring, $650 OBO; computer desk and hutch, $100 OBO; Bose home speaker system, $250 OBO; entertainment cabinet; Bose 201 series speakers, $50 OBO; Bush audio and entertainment cabinet w/4 shelves, $95 OBO; Sharp VHS video recorder/player, $100 OBO. FMI call 77981 or 84742. (2) Microwave, $25; BBQ w/tank, $80; carpets, $5 $25. FMI call 75548. (2) Scuba gear, complete package, men's LG BCD, regulator w/computer, fins, $600 OBO. FMI call 75548. (2) Large piece of carpet, bounded edges. FMI call 77662 or 90858. (2) Scrapbooking and stamping items. FMI call 77055. (2) 8 x 10 white rug, $60; refurbished Casio keyboard $100. FMI call 77912. (2) Brinkman smoker/grill, $40. FMI call Arthur at 77055. (2) Convertible crib-to-toddler bed, $100 OBO; double jogging stroller, $100 OBO; Sesame Street train set, $25 each. FMI call 75584. (2) Snorkeling gear for 2, mask, MD fins, snorkel, MD Lycra dive skin, gloves and accessory mesh bag, $75. FMI call 77448. (2) Single bed, $50; desk, $50; tall lamp, $10; short lamp, $5. FMI call Sarwat at 3283 DWH or 78116 AWH. (1) Women's MD BC and regulator w/compass, $500. FMI call Paula at 77818. (1) College books: Psychology, 7th Edition, $20 OBO; Using Information Technology, 6th edition, $20 OBO. FMI call Dan at 4624 DWH or 84154. (1) Tires w/rims, 31 x 10.5, excellent tread. FMI call 78281 or 90139. (1) Toshiba laptop, Intel Pentium processor, DVD burner, LCD wide screen, under warranty. FMI call Jayboo at 78114 AWH or 3969 DWH. (1) Wooden computer desk w/ hutch, excellent condition, $100. FMI call 79494. (1) Twin jet fins, snorkel, mask, $125; Men's red XL Nautica jacket, $30. FMI call 75614. (1) Queen sleeper sofa, off-white, good condition, $50 OBO; black entertainment center w/3 shelves, $10 OBO. FMI call 77074. (2) 2005 scooter, never used, $1,400 OBO. FMI call Pablo at 4227 or 77303. (2) 1995 Chevy Camaro, blue, ttop, automatic, detachable CD player, AC, excellent condition, $5,000 OBO. Call Brian at 77690. (2) 1986 Buick Regal, runs good, CD player, $2,300 OBO. FMI call Lee at 4370 DWH or 77308 AWH. (2) 2000 Ford Focus, runs great, $4,500 OBO. FMI call Mike or Mindy at 75550. (2) 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, AC, automatic, moonroof, excellent condition, $23,000. FMI call Bob at 75732 or 84234. (2) 1986 Chevy 1-ton pickup, new tires, diesel, $3,500 OBO. FMI call T at 77042. (2) 2001 Chrysler Town & Country LXl, AC, navigational system, 7passenger, CD player, Infinity sound system, immaculate condition, $18,500 OBO. FMI call 77390. (2) 1993 Honda Civic, automatic, power windows, $4,000 OBO. FMI call Sarwat at 3283 DWH or 78116 AWH. (1) 1996 Ford Ranger w/camper top, automatic, AC, reliable transportation, $5,300. FMI call 78281 or 90139. (1) 1994 Dodge Stealth, fully loaded, $8,000 OBO. FMI call Martin 77333 AWH or 4325 DWH. (1) 2003 Toyota Camry, automatic, V6, excellent condition, $13,800. FMI call Abu 3283 DWH or 78116 AWH. (1) Boat, 16.5-ft. MFG, new paint, 100 HP motor, new marine radio, fish finder, $2,500 OBO. FMI call 77466. (2) Human Resources Office announces the following vacancies: Equipment Specialist, closes June 2; Secretary, closes June 2; Transportation Asst., closes June 2; Supply Technician, closes June 6; Budget Analyst, closes June 7; Clerical Worker, closes June 14; Laborer, closes June 14; Medical Clerk, closes June 23; Social Services Aide, closes Dec. 29. FMI call 4441. (2) Lockheed Martin is seeking a temporary part-time mail assistant from June 12 August 25. Work schedule is flexible and pay starts at $9 per hour. No experience is necessary, but U.S. citizenship is required. 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12 Friday, June 2, 2006Basketball — Members of team Spurs pose with their first place trophies after winning the Memorial weekend 3-on-3 basketball tournament.Golf — John Tully presents YNSN Hershel Lemaster with the first place trophy after he won the Memorial Day golf tournament by 2 shots.21-gun salute — Weapons Dept. personnel fire off a 40-mm saluting battery at noon on Memorial Day. Memorial weekend sees big winnersPhoto by MC1 Igo Wordu Photo by Devon Christie Photo by Devon Christie Photo by Karla HendlPaintball — Anthony Mays, Tyler Robarge, Travis Paquette, Aaron Carvajal, and Nick Basel. Photo by Stacey Byington Fishing — MAC(SW/AW) Russell Scott Duncan pulled in a 200-lb.-plus Bull Shark.