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Vol. 63 No. 40 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 Simmons GilbortGTMO celebrates Hispanic heritage Students from W.T. Sampson Elementary School perform 'La Murga del Carnaval,' a traditional dance of Panama, during the Hispanic Heritage celebration at the Windjammer ballroom on Saturday, Sept. 30. Hispanic Heritage Month is a period to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States.Photo by Stacey ByingtonHispanic Americans trace their roots to the cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, including the Ara-waks from Puerto Rico, the Aztecs from Mexico, the Incas from South America, the Mayas from Central America, and the Tainos from Cuba. Saturday evening, Sept. 30, approximately 300 people turned out to celebrate their Hispanic heritage at the Hispanic American Heritage Association DinnerDance at the Windjammer. The dinner-dance was held in conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, commemorated annually Sept. 15 Oct. 15. Students from W.T. Sampson Elementary School performed traditional Latin American dances from Mexico, Panama and Cuba. The GTMO Salsa Dancers performed the Latin American dances known as theBy Stacey Byington, Public Affairs Officer"Cumbia," "Bachata," "Merengue," "Salsa" and "Reggaeton." Marine Maj. George Nunez, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Security Force Company, Guantanamo Bay, was the evening's guest speaker. "Today, Hispanics are one of Americas most dynamic minorities, and an integral part of our daily life. It is the contributions of our Hispanics, and the other cultures that make up the threads of our American fabric, that make us the great nation we are today," said Lupe Beltran, president of the local Hispanic American Heritage Association. "Like the rest of our nation, our GTMO community is more than just a collection of diverse cultures," she added. "We have strength in this diversity, because as we learn from each other, we create a much stronger world to live in." Fair winds and following seas AGC(AW/ SW) Tim Valle retired from the U.S. Navy on Sept. 29, in a small ceremony at the Goat Locker. He enlisted in the Navy on Oct. 27, 1982. He was selected for Chief Petty Officer in September 1999 and during his career, completed two tours as the CPOIC of the Naval Atlantic Meteorology Detachment, Guantanamo Bay.Photo by MC1(SW) Terry Matlock
2 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006Vol. 63 No. 32 G G G G G aze aze aze aze aze t t t t t te te te te teGuantanamo BayCommanding Officer.....................................................................................CAPT Mark M. Leary Executive Officer......................................................................................CDR Jeff Hayhurst Command Master Chief................................................... ......CMDCM(SW/SS) Larry Cairo Public Affairs Officer.....................................................................................Ms. Stacey Byington Asst. PAO/LPO.........................................................................................................MC1 Rober t Lamb Journalist................................................................................................................. MC1 Igo Wordu Journalist...................................................................................................MC2(AW) Honey Nixo n Photographer................................................................................................MC1(SW) Terry Matlo ckThe 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. 40Columbia College earned a top-tier ranking for the third consecutive year in U.S.News & World Reports 2007 edition of Americas Best Colleges. The college ranked 35th for the second consecutive year among the schools listed in the Best Comprehensive CollegesBachelors category for the Midwest region. The 2007 report ranks 320 comprehensive colleges within four regions: North, South, Midwest and West. Institutions included in the Comprehensive Colleges Bachelors category focus on undergraduate education and offer a range of degree programs in the liberal arts, accounting for fewer than half of their bachelors degrees, and in professional fields such as business, nursing and education. U.S.News & World Report determines its rankings by analyzing data in several areas, including peer assessment, freshman retention, class size, student-to-faculty ratio, student acceptance rate, graduation rate and alumni giving.Columbia College ranked 35thamong Americas Best CollegesBy Sarah Stillfield, Coordinator of Public Relations and Marketing, Columbia CollegeOnly schools appearing in the top tier in each category receive a ranking. Other tiers are listed in alphabetical order. Data provided for the 2007 edition of Americas Best Colleges comes from the Day Campus at Columbia College. "At present, there are over 300 students taking courses with Columbia College in Guantanamo Bay," said Ellen P. Soucy, Director Columbia College. "We just started registration for next session and are offering nine courses locally and over 350 sections online. We expect a big registration for the October session with the upcoming turnover in the Navy Provisional Guard unit." The college experienced another year of record enrollment in its Online Campus with a 21 percent increase in online students compared to the fall of 2005. The college also saw a 13 percent increase in the number of graduate students as more of its Nationwide Campuses now are offering graduate degrees. "In March 2006, we held our first commencement ceremony in Guantanamo. We graduated 29 students at that time. Since March, another four students have completed their degree requirements. We help each student select a degree program that best fits his/her personal goals and provide a plan that can be followed anytime, anywhere," added Soucy. In July of this year Nathan Ouellette and Janell Penha both recieved their Associates degree in General Studies. In November, Columbia College expects to start registering qualified students for our online MBA program. The first six online MBA courses will be offered in Jan. of 2007. The cost is $290/credit hour for a total of $870/course. There is an application fee of $55 and a diploma fee of $100, upon completion of the MBA program. Requirements for the MBA program include the following: A 3.0 or higher GPA in a completed baccalaureate degree program. A Business degree is preferred, but will consider applicants with a BA or BS in other subjects that earned a B or higher in the following five courses: Principles of Accounting I & II, Business Finance, Principles of Management and Principles of Marketing. There is no requirement for a GMAT or GRE for acceptance into our online MBA program and conditional acceptances are possible, on a case-by-case basis. "Our program continues to grow exponentially, primarily because of the online campus offerings that accommodate those who work shifts or choose to do their studies independently at home. The flexibility of the online program allows all adults to pursue higher education while juggling work, home and family responsibilities. We will continue to offer local courses based on instructor availability, but acknowledge that future growth is in the online program," said Soucy. The college was founded in 1851 as Christian Female College and was renamed Columbia College in 1970 when it became coeducational.
3 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006Ombudsman Corner Cheryl Crouse NAVSTA Ombudsman Local Liaison Phone 75860 Pager 4447-2000 email@example.com Senora (Sunni) Malone NAVSTA Ombudsman Phone 77957 Pager 4084-2390 firstname.lastname@example.org Tanya Ward NAVSTA Ombudsman State-side Liaison email@example.com Amy Thomason Navy Provisional Guard Phone 7599 Pager 4447-2394 thomasonas@ usnbgtmo.navy.mil or firstname.lastname@example.org 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.milWorship Services Catholic Catholic Mass Mon. thru Fri. 6 p.m. (Main Chapel) Confession, Mon. thru Fri. 5:15 p.m. (Main Chapel) Sat. 4:15 p.m., Sun. 8:15 a.m. Vigil Mass, 5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Sunday Mass, 9 a.m. ( Main Chapel) Eucharistic Adoration, daily 24 hrs. Protestant Sunday Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday Services, Main Chapel, 11 a.m. Childrens Sunday School, 11:30 a.m. Gospel Worship Service, 1 p.m. Monday Prayer Group, 6 p.m. (Fellowship Hall) Wednesday Mens Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. (Fellowship Hall) Gospel Bible Study, 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. Wildlife regulationsMaximum daily limit for live Queen Conchs is one per person, per day. Size limit is a minimum of 9 inches in length or lips greater than 1/8 in. Contact 4105 to report violations or poachers. FMI call 4662. Beginning in Oct. healthcare providers at Naval Hospital GTMO will initiate the transformation from paper medical records to an electronic patient record system referred to as AHLTA. This new system will increase the efficiency and quality of care that is provided through improved access to information such as laboratory and diagnostic test results as well as access to legible patient care documentation. Each time the patient requires care in the future,essential information can be readily accessed, thus increasing time spent by the provider with the patient. Clinical staff at any location where care is provided within the Department of Defense facilities will be able to access patient data at any time. In addition to the documentation of care, the system facilitates the scheduling of appointments, the transmission and viewing of laboratory and diagnostic test results, and the entrance of prescriptions that are subjected to an automated check for drug and allergy interactions that is built into the system. AHLTA will eliminate duplication of laboratory and diagnostic tests. It will also facilitate communication among various healthcare providers thus improving the collaboration process necessary for coordinated care. The staff in the Primary Care Clinic is enthusiastic about the future of this new electronic information system. Members of the entire Primary Care Clinic will begin training in the use of this system in October. A delay in scheduling appointments may be experienced as the staff participate in this training. During the initial period when patient information is entered into the system, patient care time will be lengthened. The first appointments scheduled for each patient during the transition period will be increased from the usual 20 min. to 40 min., and around the end of November a return to the usual 20-minute visit will resume. Because each patient will require extra time to transition into the new system, the length of waiting time for an appointment may increase. Every Department of Defense healthcare facility will install this system. As a result, a patients medical record will be accessible at any facility globally wherever care is sought and can be retrieved for all future healthcare visits. Security of protected information is an essential component of the system. Encrypted passwords and digital signatures are but a few of the safeguards built into the system to prevent unauthorized individuals from accessing the system. The information in the system is referred to as Personal Healthcare Information (PHI); as such, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) dictate its management. It is in compliance with all aspects of this law. The healthcare providers at GTMO look forward to the challenge and the ultimate benefit of providing more efficient and quality patient care as we transform our paper charts to electronic ones. We ask your patience and understanding as we transition to AHLTA.Healthcare NoticeStory provided by LT Jasmine V. Caines MSC, USN, U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay
4 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006NEX Guantanamo Bay Customer Appre c NEX Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be hosting its annual Customer Appreciation Day Oct. 14. As in the past five years, the NEX has lined up guest appearances by military and Olympic athletes as well as surfer/ representatives from Quiksilver and Roxy. The Exchange will also be hosting a 5K run, free food, and a free concert by Master P (Percy Miller) and 'Lil' Romeo (Percy Romeo Miller, Jr.) Additionally, customers can register to win the following prizes: NEX Gift Cards totaling $12,000; a Harley Davidson motorcycle, courtesy of New Car sales (Stateside delivery only) ; and free round trip R/R tickets/vacation packages to London; South Beach, Miami; Orlando, Fla.; and Las Vegas, Nev., (Active Duty Only). We want to show our customers here in Guantanamo Bay how much we appreciate their support and business, said Chuck E Navy Exchange Se r Being stationed friends, is difficult. W tion Day provides o cere appreciation f and every day. Military and Olym autographs and pr o sport throughout th e Scheduled to ap p Tibbs, USN, 2004 G Gardner, a 2000 G James Parker, US A mer throw; Weston ( Olympic fencer; P f Olympic fencer; a n Olympic alternate i n ber one in the U.S. a Quiksilver/Roxy p Torri Alexander, Jer e McLeod and Skeet e ing on hand for per s tographs, these athl e mill Beach on Satu r Registration date tion Day events ar e base gym. Surf change. Paintb a Marina. Humvee p.m. at the Navy Ex c Graphic created by MC1(SW) Terry Matlock and MC1 Robert Lamb
5 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006Schedule of NEX events Thursday Oct. 12 10 a.m. 6 p.m., Shoe Clinic at the main NEX Friday Oct. 13 8 9 a.m., Magic Show with Ryan Oaks at the Elementary School; 10 a.m. 6 p.m. Shoe Clinic at the main NEX; 11 a.m. 1 p.m., Camp America Seaside Galley, meet and greet with Athletes and Surfers; Master 'P' and 'Lil' Romeo; Shoe Vendors and magic Show; 2:30 3:30 p.m., Athletes and Surfers meet and Greet/ Exhibition; 3 4 p.m., Athletes and Surfers meet and Greet/Exhibition at the Marine Hill Gym; 4:30 5:30 p.m., Athletes and Surfers meet and Greet/Exhibition at the base gym; 8 p.m., free concert with Master 'P' and 'Lil' Romeo at the Downtown Lyceum, (Rain venue Windjammer Club) Saturday Oct. 14 6:30 a.m., NEX Customer Appreciation Day 5K Race; 7:45 a.m. Race awards presentation; 8 9 a.m., Breakfast, NEX parking lot; 10 11 a.m. Autograph session with Athletes at the NEX Atrium; 11 a.m., Quick Silver/Roxy Surf Camp at Windmill Beach; 11 a.m. 2 p.m., Lunch at the NEX parking lot; 11 a.m. noon, Magic Show with Ryan Oaks at the NEX Atrium; 1 3 p.m., Casting Contest at the NEX parking lot; 2:30 3:30 p.m., Autograph session at the NEX Atrium; 3 4 p.m., Football Toss Contest, at the NEX parking lot; 3:30 4:30 p.m., Surfers autograph session at the NEX Atrium; 2:30 4:30 p.m., Drawings begin for motorcycle and trip giveaways; 5 p.m., Humvee Pull at the NEX parking lot; 8 p.m., Comedy Show with Jeffrey Ross at the Windjammer Ballroom Sunday Oct. 15 10 a.m., Arrival NASCAR Race Teams; Noon 3 p.m., NASCAR visit from Joe Nemicheck and the Army #01 car; Ashton Lewis with the Marine #22 car at various locations; 5 p.m., Paintball Tournament at Cooper Field to hold its fifth annual c iation Day Oct. 14 E arly, marketing specialist for the r vice Command (NEXCOM). overseas, away from family and W e hope our Customer Appreciao ur customers with a feeling of sinf or the sacrifices they make each pic athletes will be available to sign o vide demonstrations in their line of e weekend. p ear are Olympians: CTI1 Casey G old Medalist Paralympics; Rulon G old Medalist in wrestling; Capt. A F, 2004 Olympic track/field ham( Seth) Kelsey, USAF veteran, 2004 f c. Cody Nagengast, USA, 2004 n d Sgt. Jake Clark, USMC, 2004 n wrestling, currently ranked numa nd a 2008 Olympic hopeful. p ro surfers scheduled to appear are e my Anderson, Davey Awbrey, Katie e r Zimmerman. In addition to bes onal appearances, photos and aue tes will hold a surfing clinic at Windr day from 11 a.m. 2 p.m. s for the NEX Customer Appreciae : 5K Race; Oct. 2 12 at the Camp; Oct. 2 12 at the Navy Exa ll Competition; Oct. 2 -13 at the Pull Contest; Oct. 14 from 2 4:30 c hange Atrium.
Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 6Do 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 MWR Happenings Friday Oct. 6 Zoom 8 p.m., PG, 88 min. The Guardian 10 p.m., PG-13, 135 min. Saturday Oct. 7 Step Up 8 p.m., PG-13, 103 min. The Decent 10 p.m., PG-13, 110 min. Sunday Oct. 8 Pulse 8 p.m., PG-13, 90 min. Monday Oct. 9 Talladega Nights 8 p.m., PG-13, 110 min. T uesday Oct. 10 Step Up 8 p.m., PG-13, 103 min. W ednesday Oct. 1 1 Zoom 8 p.m., PG, 88 min. Thursday Oct. 12 Pulse 8 p.m., PG-13, 90 min. Windjammer Dinner Theater Monday, Oct. 9, 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, Beauty and the Beast, begins at 5:30 p.m., and the second movie, Superman Returns begins at 8 p.m. Pop Culture Knowledge Bowl Oct. 6, starts 7 p.m., Windjammer Ballroom. Brush-up on trivia and have a good time. Great prizes. Register teams by phone. FMI call 4700 or email email@example.com. mil. Music on the PatioOct. 8, 9 p.m., Marblehead Lanes outdoor patio, with DJ Nikey. Hip-Hop to Old School. FMI call 2118. Y outh Flag Football Oct. 13, Cooper Field. Draft held for all children as follows: 4-6-year-olds at 6 p.m., 7 -9 year-olds at 7 p.m., and 10 -12-year-olds at 8 p.m. Register by Oct. 11 at the base gym. FMI call Jessica at 2113. S tephenie's Manhattan Oct. 15 -20, 9 a.m.,Windjammer. Beauty treatments include micro dermabrasion, photo-facials, pumpkin peel, brow and lash tints, waxing. FMI call Eric at 75604. Captain's Cup Soccer Oct. 16, rosters due. No late rosters will be accepted. Mandatory coach's meeting Oct. 19. Men's meeting at 6 p.m. and women's meeting at 6:30 p.m.. Soccer begins Oct. 23. FMI call Jessica at 2113. Old School R&B Night Every Thursday at the Acey Duecey Club, 8:30 p.m. midnight. FMI call 75868.Storyline: A former superhero is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into new heroes at a private academy.Zoom PulseStoryline: High speed data transfers, super wide-band, wifi this is the wireless landscape. As we continue to explore these frequencies, we expose ourselves to realms we didn't even know existed. We only fear what we can touch, hear, see or taste, but there is potentially so much more out there. What if our wireless technologies made a connection to a world beyond our own? What if, when you turn on your cell phone or log on to your email, you exposed yourself to forces beyond your worst fears? What if every connection equaled infection?Cast: Kristin Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Christina Milian, Samm Levine, Rick Gonzalez Cast: Tim Allen, Courtney CoxArquette, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin, Kate MaraScience Fiction,Fantasy, Suspense/Horror, Remake Action/Adventure, Comedy
New AMC Tariff Rates Excess Pet To/From DoD Non-DoD Non-Fed baggage ChargesJacksonville $197 $311 $317 $64 $64 Norfolk $283 $446 $455 $75 $75 Kingston $41 $65 $65 $21 n/a All fares are for oneway travel only. *Space A fee of $26.10 still applicable.(2) Louis Vuitton bags, authentic, great condition, both bags include original storage bag, Coussin GM in monogram canvas, $500; Monosque PM in Damier canvas, $700. FMI call 75811. (2) Bunk beds and chest, $200; 2 storage wardrobes, $20; wooden cover for water heater, $40, blue rug, 12-ft. x13-ft., $20. FMI call 3977. (2) Ball gowns, sizes 8 -12. Light green gown, full-length, $150; pink gown, full length, $80; black tealength gown, $70; Cream silk dress, knee length, $70; pink dress, tealength w/jacket, $30. FMI call Soraya at 77990. (2) Hearing aid batteries, No. 10, willing to give to first caller. FMI call 75201. (2) Honda outboard motor, 4stroke, 15-hp, $600. FMI call 3977. (1) Panasonic 25-in.TV, $50; traveling pet kennel, medium, $25 OBO. FMI call 74542 DWH or 79540 AWH. (2) Oceanways Coral sea mask w/ snorkel. Mark IX Swimmaster fins, SZ med. Henderson hardsole zip booties, SZ 6. Mongoose Maxim speed bike, $40; Kent Springdale 7-speed bike, $35. FMI call Craig at 2649 DWH or 78096 AWH. (2) Black futon w/glass entertainment set, lounge chair w/ foot stool, $150; screened porch, all wood, tin roof, $399; 2 patio furniture sets w/ glass tables, tropical plants, $150. FMI call 77305. (1) Car speaker set, 2, 12's w/amp, $700. FMI call 2368 DWH or 79563 AWH. (10 Crib w/mattress, excellent condition, $75 OBO; IN-Step double jogging stroller, excellent condition, $75 OBO. FMI call 75584. (1) Infant seat, vibrates and bounces, good condition, $25; See n Lights play seat, good condition, $20; infant bath tub, $5. FMI call 77954. (1) Sony Trinitron TV w/Sony stand, $450; 52-gal. saltwater aquarium w/stand and accessories, $400 OBO. FMI call 3661 DWH or 77788 AWD. (1) 15 x18 royal blue carpet, $80; 12 x 15 royal blue carpet, $40; Oak finish dining room table w/chairs, 7-piece w/leaf, $200 OBO; Bush computer workstation, desk and hutch combination, $85 OBO; Broyhill master bedroom set, 7 piece, oak finish, excellent condition, $500 OBO. FMI call 77981. (2) 1973 VW Bug, $3,000. FMI call 3977. (2) 1964 Scat Kat dune buggy, has 1968 overhauled VW motor, $3,500. FMI call 3977. (2) John boat w/30-hp Johnson motor and trailer, 14-ft, $800. FMI call 3977. (1) 1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500, saddlebags, Cobra pipes, new tires, $2,900. FMI call 78010 AWH or 3377 DWH. (1) 1989 Chevrolet Suburban, $1,500. FMI call 74389 or 5849. (1) Human Resources Office announces the following vacancies: Materials Handler, LWG-6907-05/07, closes Oct. 10; Contract Surveillance Rep., Health Technician GS-1101-09, closes Oct. 17.; Social Services Aide, closes Dec. 29; FMI call 4441. (1) W.T. Sampson has the following positions available: Educational Aide, GS-03/04, closes Dec. 31; Substitute Teacher, continuous; part-time Office Applications can be picked up and submitted to the W.T. Sampson7 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006For SaleHigh School Main Office. FMI call Ramonia at 3500. (2) Navy Federal Credit Union is seeking a Part-Time Member Service Representative, approximately 30-35 hours per week. Applicants should be flexible, outgoing, and possess a professional appearance. FMI contact Kim or Brandy at 74333. (2) The Post Office will be closed on Oct. 9 in observance of Columbus Day. (2) The Base Chapel will be sponsoring its first annual Harvest Fest, Nov. 1. (2) The Youth Center is seeking furniture donations. FMI call 74658. (2) College Night will be at the W.T. Sampson High School Library, Oct. 11, 5 p.m. (1)The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the Navy Medical Inspector General (MEDINSGEN) will conduct a joint accreditation survey of U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, form Oct. 24 -26, 2006. The purpose of this survey will be to evaluate the organizations compliance with nationally established Joint Commission and United Sates Navy standards. The survey results will be used to determined whether, and the conditions under which accreditation should be awarded to the organization. Patients and staff members may contact a JCAHO surveyor during this survey and request a public information interview. They will be located on the second deck of the hospital in the PI Conference Room (Room H297C) and can be contacted by dialing 72267. You may contact JCAHO prior to the survey by dialing 1-800-994-6610. Concerns may also be brought to the attention of the MEDINSGEN by calling the MEDINGSEN Hotline at 1-800-637-6175, DSN 295-9010 or via e-mail at medig-hotline@ us.med.navy.mil. (1) The following are the registration dates for NEX Customer Appreciation Day Events: 5Krace, Oct. 2-12 at the base gym; Surf Camp, Oct. 2 -12 at the NEX; Paintball competition, Oct.2-13 at the base gym; Humvee Pull Contest, Oct.14, 2 4:30 p.m., at NEX Atrium. FMI call 75509. (1) Fund-raising tables are still available for the NEX Customer Appreciation Day, Oct. 14. Register before Oct. 10. FMI call 74115. (1) The Navy Beach Ball is Oct. 21, 6 p.m., at Ferry Landing Beach. Ticket prices are as follows: E-4 and below, $3; E-5 E-6, $5; E-7 and above, $7. FMI call 2351. (1) MWR School of Dance schedule changes are as follows; 2year-olds, Tuesday, 4 4:30 p.m., Creative Movement; 3-year-olds, Tuesdays, 4:45 5:30 p.m., Ballet/ Tap; 4-year-olds, Saturdays, 1 1:30 p.m., Ballet/Tap; 5-year-olds, Fridays, 1:45 -2:30 p.m., Ballet/Tap/ Jazz; 6-year-olds, Fridays, 4-5 p.m., Ballet/Tap/Jazz; 7-8 year olds, Fridays, 5-6 p.m, Jazz; 9-13 yearolds, Saturdays, Noon1 p.m., Jazz. (1) The Fleet and Family Support Center presents "Developing Your Spending Plan," Nov. 17, 9 10:30 a.m. FMI call 4141. (1) The Officer's and Civilian's Spouses Club invites all officer, enlisted, and civilian spouses to a "Welcome to the Island" gathering at Flag Landing, Oct. 14, 6 p.m. RSVP by Oct. 12 to 77799. (1) Will pay cash for fishing/ pontoon boat. FMI call Mike at 77977 or 2129. (1) Caregiver needed in my home for 2-year-old-son. Mon. Fri., 2 6 p.m. FMI call 75521. Oct. 7 Marina Point, #N325B, 9 noon. Oct. 7 West Bargo, #43B, 8 a.m. Oct. 8 Granadillo Point, #13D, 8-11 a.m. Yard Sales Wanted Announcements Vehicles/Boats Employment GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper
8 Friday, Oct. 6, 2006GTMO happeningsPhoto by MC2(AW) Honey NixonAnother round Darnell Davis sets up a putt, while LT Stacie Leonard reacts to missing a 3-1/2foot putt for par, during the Yatera Seca Golf Association Tournament, held Saturday, Sept. 30.Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Rich FosterCFC Kick-off NAVSTA Commanding Officer, Capt Mark Leary, CMDCM Larry Cairo, LN1(SW) Felecia McLean and NDC(DSW) Joe Castillo prepare to cut the cake launching the 2007 Combined Federal Campaign on Oct. 2, at the Gold Hill Galley. The fund-raising event will continue to Dec. 1. Waiters needed MC1(SW) Pete Robertson spills the drinks he was holding during an Octoberfest event at the Bayview Club, Sept. 30. He's trying to hold four mugs while playing hopscotch.Photo by MC2(AW) Honey Nixon