Guantánamo Bay gazette
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Title: Guantánamo Bay gazette
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: U.S. Naval Base
Place of Publication: Guantánamo Bay Cuba
Guantánamo Bay, Cuba
Publication Date: 4/27/2007
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 60, no. 40 (Oct. 3, 2003); title from title screen (viewed Dec. 10, 2004).
General Note: Latest issue consulted: Vol. 64, no. 33 (Aug. 31, 2007).
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Vol. 64 No. 16 Friday, April 27, 2007 Story by MC2(AW) Honey Nixon, Public Affairs Office Youth Program earns national recognition Workers from the Child and Youth Programs pose for a group photo. These workers represent some 60 employees working for MWR Child and Youth Programs. MWR Guantanamo Bay Youth Programs is being recognized with a Boys and Girls Club of America ‘Program of Excellence’ award. Today, Roxanne Spillet, president of the national Boys and Girls Club organization, and Greg Young, CNIC Child and Youth Program Manager, will present the ‘Program of Excellence’ award, at Cooper Field. The presentation follows the Month of the Military Child Parade, which begins at 2:30 p.m. The community is invited to attend and participate in both events. The award recognizes club efforts in providing fun, creative, and high-quality local program opportunities for youth. “Our programs are consistent with the core values, in that we provide activities that empower youth to make a difference in the local community,” said Terrill Wicks, Child and Youth Program Administrator, “to make wise and lasting decisions concerning health, and to learn to build their selfesteem, both here in GTMO, and once they leave the base.” In the award applications, eligible clubs were required to provide the purpose, objectives, and day-to-day activities as they impact the local youth and community in which they live. “Our club makes it the responsibility of its members to look out for the well-being of their friends and peers,” said Wicks. “We, as a community, work together to ensure that the youth on base have the opportunity to participate in activities that are fun, safe, and creative. We work together as a community Security, American Red Cross, and other MWR organizations to help the youth see that safety is a community responsibility.” Guantanamo Bay Youth Program offered 48 different programs in 2006. These programs p romoted the areas of character and leadership enhancement, education and career development, health and life skills, arts, and fitness, and recreation. There are an estimated 110 teens in the teen program, and 65, 5to 12-year-olds registered in the school-age care program. The staff responsible for the development of these young people considers their responsibilities paramount. “I’ve been here since 2003, and I know, how hard we work to maintain our accreditation,” said Aminah Abudullah, Training and Curriculum specialist. “We work daily toward maintaining quality programs for children and their families. We have staff meetings and trainings constantly to address any problems that arise. We are actively working every day, to ensure our excellence.” “Following all activities, the staff meets to discuss goals, objectives, successes and improvements of each event,” added Wicks. “When planning an event for next year, we discuss possible changes for each program. The youth are often included in these discussions. The parents, staff, and children complete a yearly evaluation as well. For example, the results from the MWR survey indicated that all the children wanted more age-specific events, and parents wanted us to extend our activity hours, which we did.” With activities such as ‘Road Rules/Real World,’‘Fashion Show,’ and ‘Science Wiz Week,’ staff members are proud of the programs they provide local children. “I was not surprised when I heard we won,” added Abdullah. “I’ve been working for the military for a long time, and seen a lot of different programs, and this is the best program I’ve been affiliated with.”Photo contributed by Terrill Wicks


Commanding Officer.....................................................................................CAPT Mark M. Leary Executive Officer..........................................................................................CDR Sylvester Moore Command Master Chief......................................................... ......CMDCM(SW/SS) Larry Cairo Public Affairs Officer.....................................................................................Ms. Stacey Byington Asst. PAO/LPO........................................................................................................MC1 Robert Lamb Journalist................................................................................................................. MC1 Igo Wordu Journalist.......................................................................................................MC2(AW) Honey NixonThe 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 G G G G G aze aze aze aze aze t t t t t te te te te te Guantanamo BayVol. 64 No. 16Friday, April 27, 2007 2 By NC1(SW/AW) Juette Danns, Asst. Command Career CounselorSea Duty Incentive Pay (SDIP) is a new pilot program designed to balance sea and shore manning in specific ratings. It is designed to encourage enlisted Sailors in select communities to voluntarily remain on sea duty past their prescribed sea tour (PST) or curtail shore duty to return to sea duty early. The goal of SDIP is to increase assignment flexibility to support a more sea-centric Navy. SDIP is limited to selected active duty enlisted Sailors serving in enlisted communities that are undermanned at sea. It will be based on amounts of $500-$750 per month for the length of the extension or curtailment and paid in a lump sum. The pilot program consists of two incentives, SDIP-Extension (SDIP-E) for Sailors who extend sea duty, and SDIP-Curtailment (SDIP-C) for those who cut short a shore assignment to return to sea. SDIP-E allows Sailors to From the Command Career Counselor Sea Duty Incentive Pay program launched volunteer to extend their sea duty assignment on a ship, submarine, or aviation squadron in exchange for a lump sum payment. Sailors extend their at-sea tour for a minimum of six months to a maximum extension of 24 months for a continental U.S. (CONUS) home ported unit and 36 months for an outside continental U.S. (OCUNUS) or Hawaii based unit. Volunteers will receive a lump sum payment based on the number of months the sailor extends past his or her original PST/PRD. SDIP-C allows Sailors to volunteer to curtail their current shore duty assignment and return to sea duty in exchange for a lump sum SDIP-C payment. To receive SDIP-C, Sailors must return to sea duty at least six months earlier than their original shore duty PRD and serve at least 12 months at sea. The payment is based on the number of months a Sailor shortens his or her shore tour. Sailors in the following active duty enlisted ratings, skills and pay grades are eligible for SDIP: Rating/skill pay grade, A viation Boatswains's Mate E-9, Aviation Boatswains's Mate Equipment E-8, Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Fuel E-8, Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Handling E8, Engineman E-6, Fire Controlman-AEGIS E-5, in Navy enlisted classifications 1106, 1107, 1115, 1119, 1143,1144, 1318, 1322, 1335 and 1337. SDIP will be paid in lump sum based on initial monthly rates (from $500 to $750 for each full month extended or curtailed); specific SDIP rates will be posted on the Navy Personnel Command Web site. Sailors may apply for SDIP-E by submitting a Enlisted Navy Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS 1306/7), to their Detailer via their Chain of Command at least one year prior to their current PRD or PST, whichever is later. Eligible Sailors for the SDIP-C need to submit their request to curtail their shore duty assignment at least three months prior to their desired date to detach. For more details go to the navy.mil website or see NAVADMIN 070/07. Following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma, Affected Navy Family Assistance (ANFA) searched for a new system to address the heavy influx of disaster needs and simplify case management. When Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) received supplemental funding from the Navy for the disasters in 2005, the appropriate distribution of funds to Navy personnel and the DoN family was not as efficient as it could have been due to the lack of a dedicated disaster support system. At that time, the only program that had information about personnel whereabouts and contact information was BUPERS On-Line (BOL). “BOL is not user-friendly and conducive to case management,” said Kandi Debus, the Southeast Regional Coordinator for ANFA. “The system was slow; it would time out. It was a user’s nightmare.” The new system, developed by CNIC and SPAWAR, is known as the Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS). It was designed to sustain any type of disaster, including a terrorism attack, natural disasters, pandemic flu, etc. Once a disaster is declared and commands and regions are mustered in BOL, the database of personnel in an affected area is automatically transferred to NFAAS where case managers can see who is missing and take proactive measures in making contact. At this point all affected Navy personnel and/or dependents, DoN personnel, Navy retirees, Navy reservists and/ ANFA explains new disaster management Story by MC2 (AW) Monica Nelson, CNRSE Public AffairsContinued on page 5


3 Friday, April 27, 2007 Story and photo by MC1 Robert Lamb, Public Affairs Office Coast Guardsman will teach sport he loves PS3 Billy Marsh, who helped with the recent Professional Wakeboarders Tour, is eager to keep the thrilling sport of wakeboarding alive in GTMO for anyone interested in learning the sport. Marsh, here with the U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit 301 (PCU 301), out of Cape Cod, Mass., is ready to share his passion for water sports with others. “I am more than willing to teach anyone on the island to ride," said Marsh. “The MWR Marina has my phone number and at anytime they can call me or email me through the global internet. I am willing to take any free time that I may have and take people out." Marsh recommends that beginners try the sport first before laying out lots of money as some of the professional equipment used can reach into the thousands of dollars. "People don’t have to buy all the equipment before they ever get in the water," replied Marsh. "I have all the equipment that we’ll need. I think everyone should go out and try it first to see whether they like it or not." While the professional wakeboarders were in GTMO they noticed that MWR didn’t have many boards and bindings that people would need to support a sport like wakeboarding. They donated many pieces of their own equipment to MWR, so people could start learning this new and exciting sport. Marsh reminds prospective wakeboarding students who want to take advantage of this new equipment and opportunity to make the necessary safety arrangements before they receive lessons. "Wakeboarding isn’t a dangerous sport in general," said Marsh, "However, if you’re under the age of 18 years old, I would request a parent be present during the lesson. There also needs to be a letter explaining that you’re doing this at your own risk. I cannot be liable if you get hurt. I like to have no more than 6 people in the boat, so I can get a lot of one-on-one time with everyone." MWR also rents water skis and tubes, so even if someone is interested in another water sport besides wakeboarding, Marsh can do those as well. “I also kneeboard, water-ski and sometimes go barefoot, I’ll even break out the tube from time to time,” said Marsh. “I’m 110 percent willing to teach anyone that wants to ride! For the month of April IPS3 Billy Marsh does some tricks of his own, following the wakeboarding exhibition, April 13. Continued on page 5 'The Commandant’s Own,' the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps will be appearing in Guantanamo Bay, May 1, 7:15 p.m., at the Marine Hill Parade grounds. The presentation is part of the Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment which also includes the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and the Color Guard from Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., “the oldest post of the Corps.” The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps was formed in 1934, at historic Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., to augment the UnitedThe United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps appear at air shows and other military and civilian functions around the world.States Marine Band. The unit provided musical support to ceremonies around the nation’s capital and, during World War II, was additionally tasked with Presidential support duties. For this additional role, they were awarded the scarlet and gold breastcord by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, which they now proudly display on their uniform. The Marine Corps Security Force Co. asks the GTMO community to come early, due to the lack of parking in the area. For more information call 2008. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps coming to GTMO


Friday, April 27, 2007 4Ombudsman Corner Senora (Sunni) Malone NAVSTA Ombudsman Phone 77957 Pager 4084-2390 ur_1ombuds@yahoo.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 Machele Friend Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion Ombudsman State-side Liaison ladysgotshuz@cox.net W.T. Sampson Schools Third Quarter Honor RollHigh Honors (3.50 4.00 GPA) Grades 7-12 : Robert Armbruster, Kevin Banks, Jerry Scott, Tiffany Brewer, Hayden Kemp, Caroline Belleman, Katie Basel, Nerilu Colon, Aiesha Dula, Felicia Motes, Brittany Kimmins, Amy Hairston, Stephanie Tickner, Gabriel Ramirez, Cory Frye, Chelce Hardin, Ira Wenze, Taylor Van Veldhuisen, Travis Paquette, Tyler Robarge, Patrick Phelan, Nichole Lamb, Audrey LeVault, Caitlyn Ocampo, Robert Armbruster Grades 5 6 : Kayla Arlinghaus, Kristin Banks, Wesley Belleman, Gian Colon, Heiomy Beltran, Ana Hernandez, Ashley Burnett, Ashley Roblejo, Celina Frye, Ashley McGill, Victoria Miller, Jada Pegram, Rhylin Schiltz, Gregory Sullivan, Billee Williams, Robert Worrell, Kristen Van Veldhuise Honor Roll (3.49 3.00 GPA) Grades 7 12 : Morgan Keener, Breanna Crouse, Samantha Lonstad, George BeltranNegron, Patrick McCarthy, Phoenix Castilla, Kaylee Williams, Christian Hillman, Cheyenne Barton, Kelly Flores, Heather Brittle, Caleb Murcin, Patty Hammett, Bryce Schiltz, Aaron Hairston, Samuel LeVault, Eryn McCarthy, Renee Massa, Shamisa Mouzon, Matthew Monteleone, Danny Philbert, Davisha Tyson, Destri Barton, Andrew Devine, Alisha Desaulniers, Ben Camera, Courtney Davis, Jason Sampson, Kelsey Garland, Dan Philbert, Kelly Kuehner, Cyera Smith, Samantha Lowe, Stacey McGill, Noemi Negron Grades 5 6 : Colton Davis, Tralisa Fields, Aidan McCarthy, Selena Murcin, Christina Motes, Melissa Hairston, Briana Nagrone, Austin Hammonds, Caleb Ocampo, David Hernandez, Alexis Leal, Aidan McCarthy, Kade Ramm A brilliant bowling performance by the 'NEX' team on April 24 saw them defeating the NEX Car Sales for the Captain’s Cup Trophy. The eight-week tournament, played on Monday nights, had no clear favorites as team positions changed weekly. It wasn’t long before the better teams, 'PWD,' 'Burns and Roe,' NEX,' and 'NEX Car Sales,' began to stamp their class on the competition. On the final day of competition, there were four teams still in contention for first place. 'NEX' and 'NEX Car Sales' were tied at 19 points, and 'PWD' and 'Alley Gators' were tied at 16 points. The 'NEX' and 'NEX Car Sales' split the first two games. With everything on the line for the last game, 'NEX' took the lead from the first frame and never relinquished it. The 'NEX' took the match 3-1. The battle was now on for second place, 'PWD' needed to win all four games to edge out 'NEX Car Sales.' It seems like they had it after wining the first two against 'J3 Alley Gators,' but it wasn’t to be, as 'J3 Alley Gators' pulled out all the stops to win the last game. The members of the 'NEX' team are Gregory Hunter (624 series), Leroy Graham (743 series, 267 game), Vivia Stephenson (507 series, 211 game), Ruben Pendergrast, Merton Gray, Oswald Brooks (503 series), and Spencer Walton. 'NEX' takes Bowling Captain's Cup Story and photo contributed by Troy BrooksThe NEX team poses for a photo after their championship win at the Captain's Cup Bowling Championship, April 24. Left to right: Gregory Hunter, Vivia Stephenson, Oswald Brooks, and Merton Gray. American Legion Inaugural MeetingApril 30, in the Windjammer's upstairs classroom. All current and past servicemembers are encouraged to attend this historic event.


5 Friday, April 27, 2007or dependents and Non-Appropriated Funds (NEX, MWR, Commissary) employees are to contact NFAAS to fill out an assessment. This can be done by telephone, on-line, or by visiting the nearest Fleet and Family Service Center. The applicant will first be asked to verify and update personal and contact information and then prompted to choose a response to 10 recognized categories of potential need by clarifying “not affected,” “not sure” or “need assistance.” Included in those 10 categories are the most frequently requested permanent housing, financial assistance and counseling. Each response is tallied and the program calculates a severity code in each category. Once all questions have been answered a database is automatically created within NFAAS. “Our first priority is always going to be our severity codes, reaching out to those families with the most severe needs,” said Debus, who is still wrapping up some of the needs from 2005 hurricane season. Currently there are 30 case workers that have been trained to handle NFAAS case man-ANFA explains new disaster management ...agement. Per the contract, the team is scheduled to disband Sept. 30. According to Debus, the goal right now is to educate those to whom NFAAS could apply. All hands are encouraged to become familiar with the website and the process for needs assessment assistance by visiting https://www.navy family.navy. mil. Included on the homepage are recent headlines, current warnings, a link to the weather and a reference library of key phone numbers and web addresses for personnel support. Worship ServicesCatholic 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 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 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. Continued from page 2 May 3, 2:30 p.m., in Bulkeley Hall Auditorium.NAVSTA 'All Hands' CallThere will be an awards ceremony followed by an open forum. All NAVSTA military and civilian personnel should attend.work nights, so I’m free during the day. I think if we had the right equipment and someone to teach it this could get huge on base and a great release after a long day at work. Even learning how to tow someone behind a boat is something everyone should know. I think it’s important that people need to voice their opinion about this sport,” saidContinued from page 3Coast Guardsmen willing to teach sport he loves...Marsh. For more information on learning how to wakeboard or to arrange a lesson with Marsh, contact the MWR Marina. Award — CAPT Mark M. Leary presents Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Qurioz, with an Navy/ Marine Corps Commendation Medal, April 24, at Bulkeley Hall, Quiroz has been in the Marines for 12 years, and is transferring to the Marine Security Force Battalion, Norfolk, Va. The Naval Media Center will hold it's annual Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society Radiothon, April 30 May 4. The radiothon will be broadcast on both 102.1 FM and 103.1 FM stations. Requests are $1 per song and particpants can 'bump' a song of the air for $1 more than the previous pledge. Listeners can call 2300 or 2351.Radiothon 2007 Photos by MC1 Igo Wordu


6 Friday, April 27, 2007 Do 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 ceumMWR Happenings Windjammer Dinner Theater Monday, April 30, at 5:30 p.m. Bring the family to the Windjammer Club to enjoy dinner and then watch family oriented G or PG-rated movies. This Monday, "Yours, Mine and Ours," begins at 5:30 p.m., and the second movie, "You Got Served," begins at 8 p.m Liberty Events — April 27, 7 p.m., Night Fishing –– April 28, 7 p.m., Social at the Bayview. –– April 30, 7 p.m., Last Buck Party at Marine Hill and Deer Point Liberty Centers. FMI call 2010 or 77421. Month of the Military Child April 27, 2:30 6 p.m. Parade will begin at MWR Youth Center and end at Coopers Field. FMI 3446. Childr en's Theatr e Auditions April 28, 2:30 7 p.m., at the W.T. Elementary School Gym. Ages K-12 are eligible. The PTO provides supervision and children can be picked up at 6 p.m. Performances of the 'Jungle Book' will be May, 3 4, 4 p.m., at the Windjammer. FMI call Ken or Gigi Miller at 77365. Army 10-Miler Pre-Qualifier May 5, 5 a.m., at the base gym. This race can qualify participants for a 10-mile run in Washington D.C. FMI call 3181, 84010 or 9721. Cinco De Mayo May 5, 7 p.m., at the Bayview. Tickets are $12.50. FMI call 75604. Friday April 27 Pride 8 p.m., PG, 104 min. Reno 911: Miami 10 p.m., R-13, 80 min. Saturday April 28 The Astronaut Farmer 8 p.m., PG, 102 min. The Number 23 10 p.m., R, 97 min. Sunday April 29 Zodiac 8 p.m., R, 150 min. Monday April 30 Wild Hogs 8 p.m., R, 99 min. T uesday May 1 Pride 8 p.m., PG, 104 min. W ednesday May 2 The Number 23 8 p.m., R, 97 min. Thursday May 3 Zodiac 8 p.m., R, 150 min. ZodiacGenre: Drama, Biopic, Sports Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac, Kevin Phillips, Evan Ross, Nate Parker Storyline: The year is 1973, and Jim Ellis, a college-educated African-American, can’t find a job. Driven by his love of competitive swimming, Jim converts an abandoned recreational pool hall in a Philadelphia slum with the help of Elston, a local janitor. But when city officials mark the new Philadelphia Department of Recreation for demolition, Jim fights back — by starting the city’s first African-American swim team.PrideGenre: Thriller, Crime, Ganster, Adaptation Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downery Jr., Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox Storyline: As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.


7 Friday, April 27, 2007 GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper For Sale (2) Dining set, 4 chairs w/matching wall unit, girl's spring and summer outfits, 3T-5T, speakers, 10-in. FMI call 77957. (2) Nari Anna dress, size XL, purple w/beads, scarf, never worn; Scene dress, size 7/8, coral w/scarf, worn, great for prom. FMI call 77712 or 72944. (2) Sony Cybershot, 5.1 megapixel digital camera, with accessories, like new, 5 memory sticks w/case, USB cord, 2 sets of rechargeable batteries, battery charger, Sony carrying case, $300 OBO. FMI call Key at 78636 AWH. (2) Titanium dive knife, $50; fish scale, $30; AB Biller wood speargun, $180; 2 wetsuits, XXL, $40 each; 10-lb. weight belt, $30; 2 masks w/snor-kels, $20 each set; large fish bag, $15; charcoal grill, $40; outdoor sun chair, $20; Little Tykes cube slide, $20; score keeping b-ball hoop, $20; booster carseat, $10; Leap Frog LeapPad, w/ cartidges and carrying case, $20; LG George Foreman grill, $10; rice cooker, 5-cup, $10. FMI call 75584. (1) Mitsubishi 56-in. TV, HD, $700; Glass dining room set, green and beige, $200; baby crib, $50. FMI call 90891 or 77499. (1) 12-in. Schwinn, girls, $15 OBO; Playskool picnic table, $15 OBO; 3wheel scooter, like new, $15 OBO; gas grill, $20 OBO; small computer desk, $35 OBO; Star Wars twin bed-ding, $25 OBO; Bushnell telescope, $50 OBO. FMI call Shannon at 2358. (1) Carpet, 12 x 15, country blue; bird bath; oak end table; glass shelving unit; Christmas tree, new, 7-ft., Oregon blue pine; outdoor patio furniture; Medya Tiffany fruit ceiling lamp; outdoor animated reindeer; Christmas lights; various Christmas items; roller unit on rollers; 2 shelves; ladies tops, shorts, and pants, size MD; plants; Seatec lift bag; Sherwood Maximus regulator; console; octopus and BC inflator hose; Hobart meat slicer; skill saw. FMI call 2986. (1) Dive gear special, Chute 2, BCD and Oceanic Delta 3 regulator, first stage, light, catch bag, excellent condition. $525. FMI call Josh at 78650 or 84824. (1) Pool table, $450; entertainment center, $150; bedroom entertainment center, $75; small chest of drawers, $30; matching small wardrobe, $30; lawn mower, $150. FMI call 77373. (1) Nintendo Game Cube, two controllers, one is wireless, memory card, 10 games, and game stand. $100. FMI call Kari Friedman at 9853 DWH or 77853 AWH. (1) Nintendo DS Lite, 5 games, accessories, like new, $200; 20-in. Sharp TV w/remote, $75; Phillips DV D player, $60; 8 x 8 area rug, $20; numerous DVDs, $5-10 each. FMI call Greg at 78665. (1) Two-person hammock w/stand, $100; 50-lbs. punching bag w/homemade wooden A-frame stand, $75. FMI call Travis at 75533. (2) 1994 Saturn, manual transmission, excellent AC, 2-door, $3,000 OBO. FMI call 79027. (2) 2002 Escort, gray, good con-dition, clean, $4,200. FMI call Joyce at 77030. (2) 1993 Toyota Camry, AC, moon roof, leather interior, $4,000. FMI call 75520. (2) 1994 Buick Lasabre, maroon, 4door, auto transmission, AC, AM/ FM cassette, power doors and windows, under 120K, dependable car, $4,400. FMI call 77939 AWH or 4640 DWH. (2) 1994 Honda Civic EX, very good condition, runs well, AC, power windows, sun roof, 123K, $3,500 OBO. FMI call Matt at 4575, 84159 or 77192. (2) 2001 LS Crown Victoria, blue/ gray, electric windows, doorlocks, cruise control, anti-lock brakes, new tires, headlight assemblies, tint, police interceptor. FMI call $8,400 OBO. FMI call 77606 AWH or 4410 DWH. (2) 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan, green, leather interior, V6, $3,200, OBO; 2005 Wildfire motor scooter, 150cc., green, $1,300. FMI call 90891 or 77499. (1) 1994 Chevrolet Blazer S10, 4 x 4, four door, power windows and locks, great running condition, available immediately. FMI call Avery or Gerald at 77885. (1) 1998 Plymouth Voyager mini van, V6, 3.0 liter, great AC, 163,000K, available June 16, $4,000 OBO. FMI call Mr. Henry at 2029 or 77063. (1) 1983 Nissan Datsun PU, diesal, extended cab, topper, 5-speed, newer tires and battery, looks rough, runs good, $650. FMI call 4857 or 77375. (1) 2004 Chevy Blazer, 18K, gold, black interior, automatic, power locks, seats, and moon roof, CD player, ABS, alarm system, 50/40 rear end seat, adjustable roof rack, $16,500. FMI call Shelley at 72240 DWH or 77373 AWH. (1) 1994 Ford Taurus, low milage, excellent condition, $3,300 OBO. FMI call 78457 or 3289. (1) 2001 Hyundai Elantra, silver, manual transmission, runs great, AC, power windows, 1 owner, available May 12, $4,000. FMI call Stacey at 4502 DWH or 77052 AWH. (1) 2001 GSX-R 1000, 17K, custom paint, green, silver, and black, chrome swinguard and rims, Power Commander III, includes helmets, riding boots and riding jacket, $6,500. FMI call 79556, 84261, or 77871. (1) 1984 Wellcraft boat, 19-ft., v-hull w/center console, Evinrude motor 150 HP, Clean, runs, good condition, new biminis, radio, CD player, fish finder, and dual batteries. FMI call Kevin at 75680. (1) 19-ft. deck boat, Evinrude 155 HP motor, lots of space, trailer included, $4,500. FMI call Troy at 74806 or Blake at 72285 and 75859. (2) Human Resources Office announces the following vacancies: Financial Management Analyst, GS0501-11/12, closes April; Office Automation Assistant, YB-326-01, closes April 30; Supply Technician, GS-2005-03/04/05, closes April 30; Budget Technician, GS-0561-05/06/ 07, closes April 30; Patient Account Technician, GS-0503-05/06, closes April 30; Financial Technician, GS0503-05/06/07, closes May 4. (2) Lynx is looking for a part-time sales agent, must work holidays and be flexible with working hours. Please drop resume at Bldg. 834 in the Lynx Office. (1) Satellite Communications Inc. (SCSI) is seeking a full-time service representative. Please submit re-sume to the SCSI office or email scsi @nsgtmo.com. (1) The Hispanic Heritage Association will hold a silent auction, April 28, 10 a.m. 4 p.m., at the NEX. FMI call Lupe at 4127. (2) There will also be a GTMO Idol Contest April 28, in the Sunken Garden (behind Gold Hill Towers). All proceeds will benefit the Phili-ppine Independence Day celebration. FMI call 74891. (1) The Cuban American Asso-ciation is looking of volunteers. The next meeting will be May 1, at the Cuban Community Center, 6:30 p.m. FMI call Zaida Brewer at 77823. (1) Come out and support the Guantanamo Bay African American Association (GAAA) at a bake sale and carwash, May 5, 9 a .m. -3 p.m., at the NEX parking lot. (1) The following classes will be held at the Fleet and Family Support Center: Couple's Communication,' May 2, 6 7:30 p.m. and 'Dealing with Loss and Grief,' May 10, 9 10:30 a.m. FMI or to register call 4141. (1) The Jamaican Independence Day Committee is seeking volunteers to assist with upcoming fundraisers activities. The JIDC meets every other Tuesday night at 8 p.m., on the second floor of Bldg. 2146. FMI call Keane at 6450 or Benny at 75041. (1) Thank you to Toltest, Inc. employees for their sincere dedication to the Earth Day clean-up, April 20. We were very proud of their hard work and their enthusiasm. Sincerely, Darlene Gilley. (1) Columbia College registration for the Summer Session continues through April 28. Summer session will be, June 4 -July 28. Columbia College is also hosting its first visiting professor for this session, Dr. Nate Mean, who will teach Biology 110 Principles of Biology and Environ-mental Science. To consolidate mili-tary training into credits, please schedule an academic appointment with an academic advisor. FMI call 75555. (2) Piano teacher for private lessons. FMI call Omar at 78455. (1) Will buy tanks out of hydro inspection. FMI call Paul at 78178. (1) Will pay cash for new pick-up w/ canopy, SUV, or van and fishing/ pontoon boat. FMI call Mike at 77977 or 2129. April 28 — Villamar #2226A, 7 11 a.m. April 28 –– Marina Point, #N325A, 7 a.m. noon. April 28 –– Nob Hill, #18A, 7 a.m. April 28 –– Caribbean Circle, #25B, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28 –– Marina Point, #302, 8noon. April 29 –– Caribbean Circle, #23A, 9 11 a.m. Vehicles/Boats Wanted Announcements Yard Sales Employment


8 Friday, April 27, 2007 GTMO Happenings Photo by MC1 Robert Lamb Photo by MCC James PinskyHokies honored — Local umpires and players wear Virginia Tech school colors to honor the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings, during a Captains Cup softball game, April 20.Reenlistment — GM2(SW) Kenneth Coomer, NAVSTA Weapons Department, shows off his discharge papers just prior to reenlisting for another four years, April 20, at W indmill Beach. GMC(SW) Ray Morales was the reenlisting officer.Photo by MC2(AW) Honey Nixon Photo by MC2(AW) Honey NixonFamily fun — June Captain and her son, Riley, take their turn around the rink, April 21, during Family Skate Night. The event was sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Program for Alcohol Awareness Month. Movie Night — MC1(SW) Pete Robertson ('Stitch') and wife Rosa Villastrigo, ('Lilo') enjoy the 'Night of the Hollywood Stars,' April 21, at the Bayview. Patrons dressed up as favorite movies characters while enjoying classic movies, food, and trivia.