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: 1/18/2008
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base
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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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Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 Vol. 65 No. 03 JCS Chairman applauds NAVSTA growth, progressJoint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Michael G. Mullen engages a standing-room-only audience of service members and Department of Defense employees during an all-hands call on board U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Jan. 13. Employees from all four branches of the military and the Coast Guard, attended the 45-minute session.Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen visited Guantanamo Bay [GTMO] servicemembers and held an all-hands call Jan. 13 at Naval Station [NAVSTA] GTMO Windjammer Auditorium. An audience com prised of all five branches of the military packed the au ditorium as the chair man first thanked the servicemembers for their service and then proceeded to a question and answer session. Mullen discussed the importance of the work the professionals in GTMO perform daily and explained the gravity of work done on base from a global perspective. The world, not just the United States, is focused on what is going on here in GTMO, said Mullen. [The work done in GTMO] has to be right because the consequences of getting it wrong are substantial. GTMO has really performed extraordinarily well and really delivered in a very difficult mission. Story, photo by MC2 Kimberly Williams Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Public Affairs See JCS, page 8


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 2 Command Master Chief...............................................................CMDCM(SW/AW) Keith Carlson Mass Communication Specialist/Editor......................................................MC2 Kimberly WilliamsThe Guantanamo Bay Gazette is an authorized publication for members of the military services and their families stationed at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo 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 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.cnic.navy.mil/guantanamoG azetteGuantanamo BayVol. 65 No. 03Adm. William James Crowe Jr. President of the United States George W. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?"Hawaii, because I love the warm, year-round climate. But as long as I have my family with me I'm happy" Angela Davis ISD Dept. "GTMO, because I love the area. I think it's beautiful. I just wish I could have my entire family here with me." Aminah Abdullah MWR CDC "Atlanta, Ga. because the people are very nice, warm and receptive. I love the countryside, it's just a great area." IT1 Carlos Barnes NCTAMS "Chapel Hill, N.C. I went to school in Durham and my family and friends are less than two hours away close enough that they can get to me fast, but far enough that they have to call first!" YN1 Valerie Wilson NCTAMSAround GTMO The GTMO community is invited to participate in A MLK Day Celebration sponsored by GAAA Jan. 21, 6 p.m. starting at the Windjammer There will be a march from the Windjammer to the Base Chapel FMI call 4855 All nighter Seven teams participated in a all night softball tournament from at 6 p.m. Jan. 11 6 a.m.Sat. Jan. 12. The winning team 'The Main Attraction' is pictured here. Photo provided by Karissa Sandstrom


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 3Catholic Daily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. (Main Chapel) Vigil Mass, Sat. 5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Sun. Mass, 7:30 a.m. (JTFTroopers Chapel) Sun. 9 a.m. Mass (Main Chapel) Protestant (GTMO Chapel) Sat. 11 a.m. Seventh Day Adventist Service (Room B) Sun. 7 p.m. Filipino Chris tian Fellowship (Room A) 8 a.m. Pentecostal Gospel Temple (Room D) 9 a.m. LDS Service (Room A) 10 a.m. Liturgical Service (Room B) 11 a.m. General Prot. Service 11 a.m. United Jamaican Fellowship (Bldg 1036) 1 p.m. Gospel Service 7 p.m. Iglesia Ni Cristo (Fel lowship Hall) Friday Religious Services 1:15 p.m. Islamic Service (Room C) 7 p.m. Jewish Service (FMI call 2628) Religious Services/ JTF Troopers Chapel Catholic Services Wed. 11 a.m. Spanish Mass (New) Sat. 6:30 p.m. Vigil Mass (PPI Chapel) Sun. 7:30 a.m. Sunday Mass (New) Protestant (GTMO Chapel) Sat. 11 a.m. Seventh Day Adventist Service (Room B) Sun. 5:30 Filipino Christian Fellowship (Room A) 8 a.m. Pentecostal Gospel Temple (Room D) 9 a.m. LDS Service (Room A) 10 a.m. Liturgical Service (Room B0 11 a.m. General Prot. Service 11 a.m. United Jamaican Fellowship (Bldg 1036) 1 p.m. Gospel service 8 p.m. Iglesia Ni Cristo (Room B) Religious Services/ Base ChapelLocal News Construction convenes to aid street repaving project Story, photo by MC1 Robert Lamb Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Public Affairs For the past few weeks KNIK Construction Company has been gathering materials from an area below the ridge line on Kittery Beach order to repave some roads in and around Naval Station (NAVSTA) Guantanamo Bay (GTMO). assured NAVSTA personnel that when they have finished collecting all the material needed for this project residents will not be able to see the bay from the golf course! More than 50,000 tons of aggregate [materials used in construction, including sand, gravel or crushed stone] will be pulled from this area, mixed together into asphalt, in order to complete the road repaving projects. In the housing areas alone, 9600 tons of asphalt will be used, said Jim Kirsch, KNIK Construction project superintendent. According to KNIK and the NAVSTA housing office, repaving will beginning Jan. 23 and proceed through Jan. 26. The community center parking lot, ing will be closed during this time. Around Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 KNIK will begin work at the Nob rocking of the road. There will also be a crew working at Villamar housing area preping small side lots and Villimar 47 parking lot. Due to the magnitude of the paving operation, residents are reminded that dates and times may vary, but KNIK and NAVSTA housing are doing their best to stay on track and to notify residents of any changes in the schedule. housing areas may be inconvenienced for about four to five days with prep time and actual paving and also residents wont be able to drive or walk on black top for at least 24 hrs after asphalt has been laid, added Kirsch. Prior to work beginning in your area, KNIK will give residents two to three days notice to move all vehicles, boats, trailers, etc. from the street. Dur ing this time residents are encouraged to take down any valuables from the walls or shelves due to vibrations. If any resident has a special medical condition that requires the contractors attention, please contact your housing manager prior to the time frame scheduled for your area. The number to the NAVSTA shuttle will be provided by KNIK for any special needs. Please keep a close watch on all children during this time. The following is a list of housVillamar, Caravella Point, Marina Point, Community Center Parking Work will commence at 7:30 a.m. and end by 9 p.m. with the exception of a steam roller, but the housing office assures residents that this should not create a loud noise or disturbance. If any resident encounters any problems in their housing area please contact the housing office and not KNIK.


4 Friday, Jan. 18, 2008Photo Feature CYP Welcomes 2008 with Style


5 Friday, Jan. 18, 2008Feature Story by Patrick McSherry USS Monongahela at Guantanamo Bay ... continued Monongahela, a wooden screw steamer, was launched during the Civil War, being commissioned Jan. 15, 1863. ooking down, Gunner's Mate 3rd Class J.J. Gaskin saw the thoughtfully installed for this type of emergency, was not operable, the boiler being shut down for cleaning and necessary repairs to the pumps. Yeoman 3rd Class D. J. Mabie, on With the room perimeter already engulfed, the stacks of papers ablaze and the save anything, including his own ditty box and personal belongings, were pointless. Within five minutes of hearing the explosions, Stearns was aboard the burning ship. already pouring upwards, out of the gun deck hatch. magazines, but found that it had already effect, even though the men had already manned the hand pumps, working on their had already become a roaring furnace. was so intense that the barrels of the ships point that they were deformed by gravity before being quenched in their bent shape by the Bays waters. One of these guns is now displayed at the end of the parking lot at the Bayview on Deer Point. Crews began to arrive from the USS DES MOINES. A bucket brigade was formed. Marines from South Toro Cay headed toward the burning ship. In spite of these efforts Stearns could easily see that it was all for naught. To save lives, he gave the order to abandon ship. Men on the bow, trapped and unable to reach the gangway, were forced to leap overboard. Stearns mustered the crew ashore, and none had any gear nor even the basic semblance of a uniform. The danger to the crew had not ended, however. Starting about 11:25 p.m., the ammunition in the magazines, which 77, began to ing fragments of four and six inch shells. The crew took shelter under the cliffs, until the explosions subsided at about 4 a.m. Morning found the crew looking more like circus clowns than sailors as some of the men donned clothing stored ashore by a minstrel troupe. The men searched for any piece of clothing to help protect them from the blazing Cuban sun. In the morning light, tents were erected and the men went into camp near the smoking ribs of their former ship, a complete loss. where she went down, unmolested. Part of her burned out copper-sheathed hull sits upright in the restricted waters south of Deer Point, her sternpost poking to within six feet of the water surface. To this day, when the sun and the water are just right, their windows and spot the wreck of this once noble ship, lying in quiet repose in the safety of the American navy base.


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 6News from the Fleet -Marinette Marine Corporation, which is building the Navys first littoral combat ship, USS Freedom for Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) tour of private and public shipyards throughout the U.S. report on the ship, designed to provide the U.S. Navy with greater flexibility and capability in operating in the littoral or green water coastal areas. The Navy has a gap we need to fill ship is perfectly suited to operate near the shore and to engage in Maritime Security Operations that will ensure the free-flow of commerce and resources is going to be a workhorse in the United States Navy. CNO said the Navy is closing in on some of the critical milestones pleased with the progress he saw dur ing his visit. Bringing a ship into the final stage and getting it to sea is not an easy thing is to get it to sea, get it tested and get it to work doing the Navys mission. As the crew prepares for the final months before bringing the ship to life at its commissioning this fall, the CNO reiterated to them the impor tance of their mission to the future of the Navy. They are fulfilling a very impor tant role in this program and in our Navy. They are the ones who will be responsible for making sure this ship goes to sea and realizes its full potential at sea. They are the ones, the only ones, that will set this class of ship a significant responsibility. But it is a responsibility well suited to a United States Sailor. They are ready and they are eager and I look forward to them taking this ship to sea. The 377-foot Freedom is capable of speeds in excess of 40 knots and can operate in water less than 20 feet deep. The ship will act as a platform for launch and recovery of manned and unmanned vehicles. Its modular design will support interchangeable mission packages, allowing the ship to be reconfigured for antisubmarine warfare, mine warfare, or surface warfare missions on an as-needed basis. Freedom will be manned by one of two rotational crews, blue and gold, similar to the rotational crews assigned to Trident submarines. The crews will be augmented by one of three mission package crews during focused mission assignments. Freedom was christened Sept. 24, 2006. She is slated for commissioning the fall of 2008 in Milwaukee, Wis., and will be homeported in San Diego. As detailed in the 2007-2008 CNO Guidance, building the Navys future understanding of the shipbuilding industry and help inform shipbuilding decisions. It is vitally important that I have up-to-date, first-hand knowledge of the latest developments, technological advances, and infrastructure improveexplained. Shipbuilding is complex, and the decisions Ill make regarding it are critically important to the future of the The eight-day trip also included visits to Portsmouth Shipyard (Brunswick, Maine); three Northrop Grumman Ship Systems sites to include: Ingalls (Pascagoula, Miss.), Gulfport (Gulfport, Miss.); Austal USA Shipbuilding (Mobile, Ala.), and National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (San Diego). This visit will also play a larger role as CNO emphasizes his commitment to making the Navy a Top 50 workplace. On this trip and in those of the fuNavy civilians and family members, as well as business leaders and educators to help define the Navys way ahead and integrate change, as needed. Im a firm believer that if you dont walk the ground, you will not have a good sense of whats going on, CNO: LCS will be the workhorse of the Navy By MCC Rhonda Burke, Navy Region Midwest Public Affairs MARINETTE, Wis. (Jan. 14, 2008) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead talks with crewmembers of the pre-commissioned Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) unit Freedom while visiting Marinette Marine Shipyard. Roughead told the


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008Feature Story By MC1 Robert Lamb NAVSTA Public Affairs 7GTMO goes to the dogsThis is my second trip here in the last 24 months and the joint capability has truly delivered for our nation. Mullen praised GTMOs role key principles he implemented to ing his strategic objectives. The naval station here has grown although there have been challenges supporting the very challenging, vital JTF mission. NAVSTA has done great work and I am very proud of everyone here, said Mullen. In closing, Mullen stressed the importance of diversity, change and leadership to the audience. the military are key. Pay attention to it and take care of it because it will make us a better military, said Mullen. Mullen and his wife Deborah also conducted a spouses call dur ing their visit to GTMO. Servicemembers and their spous es were given the opportunity to participate in a question and anwser session about quality of life issues here in GTMO and Navy-wide. home of NAVSTA Commanding GTMO resident Remy Lloyd shakes hands with Deborah Mullen during the spouses call Jan. 13.JCS, from page 1Photo by Bruce Lloyd Mans best friend comes in all shapes and sizes, but do they all have what it takes to be the big dog on campus? On Jan. 27, from 3 5 p.m. at Brandon Field, located across from Zaiser Field, members of the 2008 Navy Ball Committee will be hosting an Every dog has his day event. Kind of a talent show slash obedience contest for canines. The idea for this is to show off your talented pooch and see if he or she has what it takes to be the fastest, biggest, smallest or most obedient dog in town. This is a day solely for the dogs, says Electronics Technician 1st Class (SW/AW) Michael Schiltz. There will be 10 different competitions that the owners can enter the dogs in. The owners will have to keep the dogs on a leash for safety reasons with the exception of the fastest dog and agility course. The fastest dog competition will consist of a predetermined distance so the owner will have to cheer on and encourage their dog to run their fastest. Even if your particular hound doesnt fall under the guidelines of the American Kennel Club [AKC] they can be entered into the cutest, owner look alike, ugliest, best coat of hair portion of the day. The competition is not based on size or shape or the willingness to conduct themselves in an orderly fashion, its all to have a wonderful time. I look at it as a fun Olympics owners to bring their dogs. If the owner does not feel they have a shot at placing in the competitions I encour age them to bring out their dog just to enjoy a day out that they may have not had in a while during the busy schedules, added Schiltz. Many dogs that currently live in Guantanamo Bay probably dont have the desire to demonstrate their willingness to work with their owner like the dogs that are used at NAVSTA Security Department, but the average family pet might not have the agility or the concentration to negotiate an obstacle course or possibly race against a clock. Participants are often arranged in classes to equalize the competition for all sizes of dogs. The owners will enter their dogs into different competitions which they will be eventually judged. The owners really just need to maintain control of their dogs, especially in the beginning. I would hope to find out that all the dogs will get along and enjoy each others company. The owners will get a chance to see different breeds they have not seen or did not know were on base and hopefully enjoy the day out with their dog/s, said Schiltz.


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 8Feature Steve Doherty (Retired Steve) NAVSTA Ombudsman Ph: 77239 or 84882 gtmo ombudsman@aol.com Jennifer Amaio Pager 72090 #493 Jennifer.Amaio@med.navy.mil Machele Friend Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion Ombudsman ladysgotshuz@cox.net BRAVO ZULUThe following US Naval Sea Cadets pictured here, received various awards Jan. 12: SA Katie Basel, SA Patrick Phelan, SR Caleb Murcin, SR Samuel Levault, SR Aimee Cobble. The awards were presented by Photo provided by Cmdr. Swain the Council for Professional Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ment Center Jan. 13 18 to assess child development staff for the Child Development Associates Credential (CDA). The CDA offers the Child & Youth Caregivers the opportunity to earn a professional credential that is recognized by early childhood educators nationwide. A CDA credential is awarded to a person who demonstrates competencies in car ing for young children by successfully completing the CDA assessment process. Achieving CDA credential motivates the staff to further enhance their knowledge and skills in the The initial credential is for 3 years and then can be pos sibly renewed for 5 years, Training and Curriculum Specialist. The representatives played a significant role cess of earning the CDA credential. During the visit, tives administered the early (Exam) a 60 question exam, conducted individual inter views ( where the candidate are asked 10 oral questions) tionnaires to take back to the Council for Professional It is always a pleasure and privilege to assess the candidates because I know the amount of work that goes in preparing for the process. I feel strongly that part of my job is to help them feel comfortable so they can go through their assessment with confrom the candidates when they have obtained their credentials, said Maureen Curriculum Specialist from Fort Meade, Md. Candidates are also required to complete a resource binder with 16 collected resources. The CDA credential can go with the caregivers wherever they go. The whole CDA process was challenging. The process was hard work, however, I learned a lot about child care. It was a great experience, said Jahlecia Nelson, Child DeCaregiver. Corelle Street, parent of two children at the Child Development Center had a positive perception of what the program means for the candidates from a parental point of view. I think it is very good for the caregivers. The CDA will increase their knowledge. Caregivers who increase their knowledge demonstrate to me that they are not just caregivers; the individuals are comdevelopment, said Street. "It is a joy to hear from the candidates when they have obtained their credentials," she added I am so very proud of the effort and work that our caregivers have put into this process. While, they have worked very hard, they are also excited and understand the impor tance of obtaining a Child Development Associates credential. They are also working on their Associates Degree at the University of committed to the progress and education of the staff we employee, said Terrill D. Wicks, GTMO CYPA.MWR CYP employees pursue higher education Story by Aminah Abdullah GTMO CYP


9 GTMO unclaimed vehicle listingPer NAVSTAGTMO 11200.1, the security department can only hold vehicles for 120 days. The cars listed below are approaching or past this deadline. Unclaimed vehicles will be turned over to Bremcor per NAVBASEGTMO 4500.3F. Only the registered owner or his agent may claim a vehicle. These are not for sale. For more information, contact Chief Craig Thomas at 4325, Monday Friday, 7:30 a.m. 4 p.m. or email thomascs@usnbgtmo.navy.mil. FeatureFriday, Jan. 18, 2008 Imagine sitting in a dimly lit, smoked filled ballroom in San Francisco in the early 1960s. The dance floor is covered by large round tables, four chairs per piece, lit only by candlelight. Four primary colored stage lights focused on a woman who is all alone on stage and singing American standards, while patrons sit silently, staring and dreaming of a lost love or a loved one sitting beside them. For two hours Kia Graham, a lo cal contractor, sang her heart out at the Windjammer Ballroom Jan. 11. The music she sang was soulful, bluesy, intimate and for some audience members a quite soothing. The audience was treated to a combination of pop, blues, gospel and country songs along with sev eral of Kias original compositions. Kias blend of smoky smooth vocals and command of the stage gained and held everyones total attention throughout the two set show, said John Tickner "Kia sings from the heart. She brings the audience with her on a journey of emotions. She can make you laugh, cry, sway and singalong with her all in one set, said Dianne Tiano. She was mezmerizing and had a calming effect on the audience," said Karissa Sandstrom It was a joy to watch her. Kia Graham is not shy when it located at the Bayview, is holding a Karaoke night you might be able to catch Kia singer there as well. Kias voice is definitely not new to Guantanamo Bay (GTMO). Shes been singing here for years. My music is pretty personal to me, and thus sharing it with everyone is very personal, said Kia Graham. The first time was October of 2005, when I was still here as a Sergeant in the military [Army]. I sang at the Windjammer for almost 2 hours, and had a great time. It was pretty relaxed, like an MTV-Unplugged, she replied. The songs may have been familiar to some people in the audience, but the voice is all her own. She seems to be very comfortable on stage and has a connection to her audience. Ive been singing since I was a kid. Ive taken choir in school, but I never had any professional training or anything. I just like to sing, she added. Kia still gets nervous when she performs, but admits that being ner vous might be a good thing. I always get nervous when I sing. Somebody once told me that getting nervous just means that you want to do your best, and that if you ever stop getting nervous then you have lost the passion for what you do. I relax a little after a song or two, but yeah, I have to admit I am a little shaky at the beginning. Shes no a stranger to singing for big crowds either. She sang the National Anthem at the Filipino Independence Day Celebration for the past two years in a row, and for the GTMO African American Association. So what does the future hold for Kia Graham? Well, I plan to leave here soon to further my career and attend a few more military schools, so this will be my last official performance here on island. I have people constantly asking me to sing, or come out to karaoke, so I figured Id please every request in one concert, she answered. I have been told, begged, and suggested many times that I should try out for American Idol, but that opportunity has not yet been a possibility in my chaotic schedule thus far. Maybe someday I will record my music and try to get into the music industry, but it is not my main focus right now. I love to sing, and enjoy it as a hobby, but that is all I have time for right now. Although, I would hate to leave this world regretting that I never tried to pursue my passion for music. Story By MC1 Robert Lamb NAVSTA Public Affairs


10 Friday, Jan 18, 2008 Downtown LyceumMWR Happenings Liberty January Events Jan 18 Free Paintball 7 p.m.at the Paintball at the Marina. Jan 22 Poker Tournament Center. Jan 24 Night Fishing 7 p.m. at the Marina FMI Call 2010 Youth Basketball Sign-ups have been extended The sign up deadline is Jan 18. The clinic has been rescheduled for the 7-14 year olds to be held Jan 19 at 9 a.m. at the Base Gym. FMI: Jessica at 2113 or Pieljm@usnbgtmo.navy.mil GTMO Extreme Adventure Race January 19 & 20. 9 a.m. at the Sailing Center. 3 Man Co-ed Team (at least one woman must participate). Obstacle Course, GEO Caching Course, 11 Mile Xtreme Mountain Bike, 8 Mile Team Bars, Fruit Sign up at the Marina. FMI Call Jaron at 2345 or Karissa at 77262 Captains Cup Golf League An organizational meeting will be held on January 22 at 3:30 p.m.at the blue cart barn to form a Captains Cup Golf Commands who have personnel desiring to participate are requested to provide a representative at the meeting. FMI Call John at 74123/84843 Singles Tennis Tourney February 9 at 6 p.m. At the Deer Point Tennis Courts Sign up at the Gym by February 7 FMI Call Audrey at 75576 Friday, Jan 18 August Rush 7 p.m., PG, 113 min. The Bucket List 9 p.m., PG13, 98 min. Saturday, Jan 19 Enchanted 7 p.m., PG, 107 min. The Mist 9 p.m., R, 127 min. Sunday, Jan 20 Hitman 7 p.m., R, 93 min. Monday, Jan. 21 Night Ranger in Concert 8 p.m., Downtown Lyceum Tuesday, Jan 22 Charlie Wilsons War 7 p.m., R, 97 min. Wednesday, Jan 23 August Rush 7 p.m., PG, 113 min. Thursday, Jan 24 Fred Claus 7 p.m., PG, 116 min.The Bucket List: PG13, 98 min. Two elderly men, auto mechanic Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman) and hospital-corporation head Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson), discover they are both terminally ill with cancer. Sharing a hospital room, they become friends and before they kick the bucket. August Rush, PG, 113 min. The main character, Evan Taylor, can hear being raised in an orphanage with no contact with his parents, although he insists that he can hear them. Evan believes that the music that he can hear in everything from the wind in wheat is some kind of message.


11 Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 For Sale Vehicles/boats Employment(2) Penn 4/0 reel used once. $65.00 FMI: 4380 or 77716. (2) Beautiful evening dress chocolate brown, never worn, with tags, lace strapless bodice, long skirt, can be tailored to fit perfectly. Size 22 paid $360, will take $175 OBO. (2) Dog bed extra large, Mammoth, black canvas fabric removes easily for washing, awesome padding, side bolsters, nearly new $75. Call working hours 72900 evenings 77796. (2) Computer desk never been used still in box, $35. FMI: 77845 or 2286. (2) Whirlpool Washer and Dryer set good condition $150 OBO, FMI 77026. (2) Bow Flex Select Tex weights and bench $200, Abs tower $50. FMI 77326. (2) Washer & dryer both for $200, FMI: 4519 or 78690. (2) GE washer & dryer, good condition both for only $150. Call 77134. (2) VOX 50w Combo Guitar Amp with built in effects, $250; Guitar Effects Pedal Board, diamond plating with Velcro attachments with enough room for all your guitar effects, $60; Gator Effects Pedal Board, Compressor pedal included purchase, $40; 20 Computer Monitor, $40; Microwave, its also a convection oven, $30. FMI: 78096 or 4217. receives DirecTV signal well, $300 OBO. FMI 77082. refrigerator of like condition. FMI 78204. jacket-style, integrated, weight-pocket system $250, FMI:78420. New bunk bed (neutral color $125), Dining ($40). Call 74181. (1) JVC 5 Disc Surround Sound System Buffet Table $50.00, Metal TV Stand wall Outside round table and 4 chairs $300.00, Various Plants $10.00 and up Small Desk $20.00, Best offer for any time. FMI 77010, 77633, or 90082. (1)Wooden bunk bed with mattresses, like new, $275. Portable DVD player with case and remote, hardly used, like new $60, Female 21 speed bicycle, fair condition, rides good, $50 Call ext. 5027 and ask for SSgt. Fellows. Calls are welcome all hours of the day and night. (1)Washer & Dryer excellent condition$300. FMI call 77988 or 9798. (1) Maytag washer & dryer both for $150, (1) Plants large $10, small $3; blender $10, wine/ water drinking glasses, $10. FMI 78456 or 3292. (1) Washer and dryer good condition, both for only $90.00. FMI call 77120. Whirlpool Washer and Dryer, five years old, for $75 for both. FMI call 79599. 27 TV Good condition $275 FMI call 79528. (1) Plants; Chest freezer, $40; 6 Satellite dish w/ receiver and 13 TV, $600; 27 TV, $25; Wrought Iron Patio table w/ 4 chairs, chaises lounge and umbrella stand, $75; Dressing table w/ stool, $25; Patio blinds, 3 sizes; Bench swing w/ frame, $100; Pond, $75; TV stand, $15; Wood blinds, $20/ea. Call Drew or Sandy at 75599 after 1700. (1) Complete bed room set, 5 pieces queen size, mattress and box excellent condition, $500 OB. FMI call 79555. Pioneer CD/MP3 Player with Marine Box Depth/ Speed/ Temp still in box $300. Penn $150 ea, Mares jacket inflate BCD MediumFirst Aid kit and Fire Extinguisher$20. 2 Bilge pumps$10 for both. 1Marine 12 volt battery$20. FMI 78718. (1) BicycleTrek 1500 w/ new puncture OBO. FMI 79170. (1) Whole house full of furniture, to include one king size bedroom set, one living room set, love seat, couch, and chair, tan leather good shape. Coffee table, two end tables, computer desk, entertainment center with 20inch T.V. chairs, washer, dryer, Two sets of dishes, flat ware, pots pans, two ironing boards, two irons, patio table and four chairs, $300. FMI 77523 or 90302. basketball Goal $50. Various area rugs $15$30. Tan recliner $20. Free extra long couch. FMI call 72052 or 77487. (1) New Bunk Bed (neutral color $125), Stand ($40). FMI call 74181. (2) 2006 Motofino 125cc Scooter Green, very low mileage, spacious storage, street legal, great on gas. FMI 77129. AC, 6-Disc CD, Tow Package, Great Condition! $10,000 OBO, 1991 Ford Taurus (2) 1991 Toyota Camry new A/C, clean interior, new water pump, radiator and starter, manual trans, runs great, $2900 OBO. FMI 2404 or 79195. (2) 11 Achilles inflatable boat w/ 7.5 Evinrude motor. All accessories included. Great for exploring the bay, $1000; 1998 Ford Windstar van, low mileage, Not a GTMO special. $5000. FMI call 79561. (2)Very Powerful 2006 Jet Skis X 2, $10,500 each, FMI 77153. (2) 2001 Ford Taurus SES. V6, automatic, cold AC, runs very well, 5 disc CD changer, very good condition, low miles. $6,000 OBO FMI 77082. (2) 1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer edition. Miles. $6,000 OBO. 4-Door automatic with beige cloth interior all scheduled maintenance up-to-date, new Kenwood CD player with FM/AM stereo, Power Windows, Power Drivers Side Seat Control, Tilt Steering, and Power Steering, $5,000 OBO. FMI: 77000. 2003 Ford Taurus SE, V6, Automatic, Power, Great condition, 49k mile, asking $10,500 or best offer. Call 77134 46,000 miles, A/C, Power Windows, Keyless Entry and Security System, Great Condition, Aftermarket CD player, Maintenance paperwork can be provided, Asking $11,500 OBO FMI 9811 / 78169. (1) 1993 Toyota Tercel, great for GTMO, 4 new tires, save on gas, manual, asking $2700, must sale, FMI 78468 9 a.m. 3 p.m. weekdays and anytime on the weekend. 2002 VW Passat 1.8T, less than 49,000 miles, blue / 4-door, cold A/C, $11,500 OBO. FMI.77280. (1) 1998 Ford Escort SE, 4dr, Automatic Transmission, Power Doors, Power Windows, A/C, Cruise Control, Power Transportation maintained up to date. Available mid-February. $4900 OBO. FMI (1) 1993 Geo Tracker, very clean, excellent system; comes with two tops, hard and soft; good gas mileage; and tinted windows, $4600; 1996 Geo Metro, very clean, automatic; good A/C; good gas mileage; and tinted windows, $3200. Call Drew or Sandy at 75599 after 1700 or 4843. (1) 1993 Geo Metro Convertible, decent condition, excellent GTMO car; automatic; good gas mileage, $2800. Call Jeremi at 75599 after 1700. (1) 2001 Ford Taurus SES. V6, automatic, cold AC, runs very well, 5 disc CD changer, Very good condition, low miles, $6,000 OBO; 1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer and leave a message. (1) 1994 GMC C1500 pick-up truck 65K miles, good condition, runs very well, $2,700 OBO. FMI call 75676, after 6 p.m. (1) 1997 Toyota Tacoma king cab 4x4, V6 Auto 136K miles, A/C, CD player, new tires, excellent condition. $8500 OBO. FMI call 79555. OBO As Is. 78718 Johnson OB Great for skiing or fishing. Out of Bounds certified. $6,000. FMI 77487, 4050. $4,000 OBO. FMI 77707. (1) 3)Minnkota Endura 30 electric trolling motor, $50 OBO, Wakeboard $40, Kneeboard w/retractable fins, $30. Call (1) 14ft Fiberglass boat w/2005 Mercury outboard engine. Great bay boat for inshore fishing and diving. Well maintained. $3200.00 OBO. Call 8188 77788. (1) Fiberglass center console boat custom built for fishing. Fully loaded turn-key w/2006 Yamaha 40 hp OB. $6,500.00 OBO. Call 84040 FMI. 05/06, ANNOUNCEMENT # FN08Financial Management Department. Selectee must be able to type 40 WPM. Deployed Detachment at 4441 for application details. Deployed Detachment Guantanamo Bay Cuba. Selectee must be able to type Forward Deployed Detachment at 4441 for application details. (1) CACI International has an opening for an Electronics Technician with experience in the areas of installation, familiar with wiring schematics, radio frequency propagation and programming. For further information call 4839


GTMO HAPPENINGSON PATROLMembers of the U.S. Coast Guard patrol the waters of the Guantanamo River Jan. 12Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 12 Photo by Bruce Lloyd (1) Community Bank if looking for a motivated, energetic person to join our winning team here in GTMO. Teller Position available. To apply, visit www. DODcommunitybank.com/careers or contact the local office at 75116. (2) The NEX will have a Pre Inventory sidewalk sale on 1/19-1/20 in the atrium. Discounts up to 75% off regular price. Organizational Meeting Jan. 22, 3:30 p.m. at the Golf Course. Commands that have personnel desiring to participate in the league are requested to provide a representative to this meeting. FMI: John Tully at 74123 The Ghosts of Guantanamo Bay will be signing her book on the following dates and locations: 1/19 and 1/21 5-7 p.m., Main NEX, adjacent to book section. 1/23 noon-3 p.m. in the NEX atrium. In case of inclement weather, the book signing will be in the Main NEX, adjacent to book section. (1) This announcement is to gather individuals who are interested in earning the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Certification through this boot camp with a reasonable price. day training with a Microsoft Certified trainer from a well known, accredited Microsoft training outfit; all required books; Microsoft Vouchers for seven (7) examinations and test administration after the training. We are anticipating about 15-20 participants to make this happen. For more detailed information, you may at pjpreed_mwr@yahoo.com Mayport? Dont deal with the traffic. Two-year old, 3 bedroom rancher for rent in Macclenny, Fla. 2200 sq. ft including 2 car garage and screened in porch. Master bath has garden tub. Wired for internet drive from JAX. $1200 a month. Please contact JoAnn King at philiseddi@ hotmail.com FMI: call 75851 (1) 2-yo Female Australian Cattle Dog, spayed, microchip, all shots, loves kids (& FMI 77817 or 4575. (2) A Spanish speaking female willing to provide young child lessons two times per week. FMI: 77201. (2) Experienced satellite Internet installer. Starband preferred. FMI 77129. Jan. 19, Granadillo Circle 84D 8 a.m. No early birds. Jan. 19, Caribbean Circle 38B, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Jan. 20, Villimar 39B Jan. 20, Caribbean Circle 25C, 7 10 a.m.Please limit all for sale ads to 20 words or less. Deadline for submission is All submissions received after deadline will be placed in the following week's issue. Yard Sales Wanted Free for good home Announcements Employment