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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: 2/29/2008
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Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 Vol. 65 No. 09 Association celebrates Black History Month, diversity with GalaSee 'GALA', page 7Story by MC2 Kim Williams NAVSTA Public Affairs R&B songstress Blu Cantrell rocks the GAAA gala audience Feb. 23 as shes sings her hit single 'Hit Em' Up Style' from her 2003 album 'So Blu'.photo by MC2 Kim WilliamsThe Guantanamo Bay African American Association (GAAA) held its 2008 Gala the evening of Feb. 23 at the Windjammer ballroom. More than 275 guests joined the organization in its celebration of black history and diversity in America. The GAAA prides itself on cultural diversity, but also believe it is important to celebrate the many successes of blacks throughout history and educate today's society about the privileges blacks now enjoy and should take advantage of that once were not available to people of color. This year's theme reflected one such luxury—the right to vote. "We want to ensure that people understand that there were many obstacles, such as slavery, that were overcome for everyone [not just white males] to be able to vote and it would be an injustice for every person not to take advantage of this right," said Information Systems Technician 1st Class (SW/AW) Carlos Barnes. "It is your personal choice on who you vote for, just take in mind to value your vote and vote your values," added Barnes. The evening was full of events that celebrated cultural diversity, freedom of expression and unity. Many members of the GTMO community used their many talents to honor the event's cause. The organization sponsored an essay contest at W.T. Sampson High school in which students wrote about this year's gala theme: voting our values, valuing our vote. The essay contest's winner, Hayden Kemp, was honored during the gala. A diverse group of children from the MWR School of Dance's Hip Hop class performed during the event with their display of performing arts showcasing the positive impact dance has had on children in the GTMO community. The guest speaker for the evening was former NFL football player Don McNeal who is currently active in his community with associations that assist youth and adults. McNeal shared stories about his life and the adversities he faced and overcame enroute to becoming a professional football player. Army Sgt. Lavelle Jones, a local poet and proprietor of 'Cultural Expressions', an open mic forum that takes place every Friday night in Tierra Kay housing unit 97, contributed his talents to the evenings festivities as well. Jones talked about the importance of participating in the gala. "I decided to perform at the Gala when I was asked by Carlos[GAAA vice president]. I originally talked to him about

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Friday, Feb. 29, 20082 Commanding Officer.....................................................................................Capt. Mark M. Leary Executive Officer..........................................................................................Cmdr. Sylvester Moor e Command Master Chief...............................................................CMDCM(SW/AW) Keith Carlson Public Affairs Officer......................................................................................................Bru ce Lloyd Mass Communication Specialist/LPO...........................................................MC1 Robert lamb 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 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.cnic.navy.mil/ guantanamoG G G G G aze aze aze aze aze t t t t t te te te te teGuantanamo BayVol. 65 No. 09Adm. William James Crowe Jr. President of the United States George W. Bush What is the most important quality of a good leader?"Confidence. If you don't have confidence in yourself, how are those you are leading supposed to?" BMSN Tiffany Scott NAVSTA Port Services "Collegiality, if people don't buy into your stance, then your efforts are mute. It has to be a team effort." Taylor Edwards Reading Specialist "Good following skills, because if you are a good follower, you are going to be a great leader. No one person knows everything. Leaders should listen to the suggestions of others." Neville Richardson NEX Deli/Bakery "Good listening skills, because many people do not feel their voices are really heard. It's the biggest complaint I hear when I am counseling people." AD1 Corelle Street USNH/SARPLocal News GTMO provides an ideal environment for the occurrence of skin infections; namely warm, humid temperatures, close living quarters, and vectors that cause scrapes or sores [i.e. bug bites, ingrown hairs, sports injuries, sharp coral, blisters]. Many skin infections will have increased swelling, redness, and cloudy drainage. Careful monitoring is needed, along with good hygiene, to prevent these infections from spreading. FACT: Most skin infections are caused from your own germs or bacteria [Staphylococcus Aureus] living on your skin that get into your sores. Most of these 'staph' infections are successfully treated with common antibiotics [medications that kill bacteria]. FACT: There is a type of normal skin bacteria that is not killed by the common antibiotics. It is called Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus or MRSA. MRSA requires more specific medical attention, to ensure the correct antibiotic is given to kill these hardy skin bacteria. FACT: “ No pediatric patient in GTMO over the past 2 years has had MRSA! ” stated Dr. Amaio, the pediatrician at the Naval Hospital. FACT: An average of 1-2 adults a month*, over the past 2 years, have had MRSA cultured (laboratory growth of a bacteria) from theirFacts about Infections in GTMOwounds. Only two adults a year required hospitalization for treatment with antibiotics given through a vein. Antibiotics given by mouth were effective for the other adults with MRSA wounds. *This rate is very small, compared to CONUS populations per 1000. FACT: MRSA can spread very easily through skin to skin contact, or by touching surfaces that come in contact with a draining wound. It is important to keep wounds covered, and to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds (the length of time it takes to sing the Alphabet song) with lots of lathering soap and water. Alcohol based sanitizers are also 94 99 percent effective in killing MRSA on hands! The more you practice good hand washing– the safer you are from contracting MRSA! Also, daily cleaning of all surfaces that come in contact with MRSA will stop additional spread. FACT: EVERY culture tested at the Naval Hospital laboratory is reviewed by the laboratory officer, and reported to the infection control officer and preventive medicine officer for review of trends among our populations and to watch for potential outbreaks. FMI call Cmdr. V ivian Devine @ 72257, or the Preventive Medicine Department @ 72990.

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Friday, Feb. 29, 20083Catholic 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. (JTF-Troopers 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 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 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 (Fellowship Hall) Friday Religious Services 1:15 p.m. Islamic Service (Room C) 7 p.m. Jewish Service (FMI call 2628)Religious Services/ JTF Troopers ChapelCatholic 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 Information Ombudsman CornerJennifer Amaio US Naval Hospital Ombudsman Pager 72090 #493 Jennifer .Amaio@med.navy.mil Machele Friend Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion Ombudsman State-side Liaison ladysgotshuz@cox.net Steve Doherty (Retired Steve) NAVSTA Ombudsman cell: 84882 or Hm: 77239 gtmoombudsman@aol.com Connie Schiltz NAVSTA Ombudsman cell: 84792 or Hm: 78519 Konikat@hotmail.comPS3 (AW) Thinh LeCSD Clerk."Hard work will be rewarded in due time. Keep working hard."Sailor of the Week All carry on baggage and hand carried items passing through Leeward Air Terminal security checkpoinitems will be screened through the x-ray machine. Laptops and video cameras with cassettes will be removed from their cases. If the x-ray machine operator determines a bag contains a questionable item, the inspector will request the owner of the bag to open it for further inspection. Passengers must remove their coat, jacket, blazer or any outer wear that may conceal prohibited items. Passengers are also required to remove their shoes before walking through metal detectors. These items [outerwear and shoes] must go through the x-ray machine. Passengers will be asked to remove all items from their pockets and person. Those items will be placed in available trays and visually inspected for prohibited items/ contraband. Any items not easily identifiable will be putAMC revises passenger screening processthrough the x-ray machine. Chairs will be available near the metal detector to allow passengers a place to sit down while putting their shoes and other clothing back on. When passengers have removed all items, they will walk through the metal detector. If the alarm activates, passengers will again be asked to check their person and empty their pockets. A check of these items will be done by the screener. Once the passengers have rechecked themselves, they will walk through the metal detector. If the walk through detector activates a second time, passengers will undergo additional screening. Note: If a member travelling in uniform notifies the screener that they are wearing steel-toed boots, the screener can opt to use the hand held wand without having the member go through the metal detector twice. Additional screening consists of agents asking the passenger to step to the side. Agents will briefly explain the hand wand inspection procedures. The passengers will be asked to stand with their feet apart and arms raised parallel with the floor. The screener will pass the wand over the entire body, close to the person, but without actually touching the passenger with the wand. If the wand alarm activates, the passenger will be asked to remove hats, belts etc. for closer inspection. When the screener determines that there is no contraband on the person, the passenger will be released to continue travel. Under no circumstances will AMC personnel conduct pat down searches, frisk, of passengers. If a physical search is required, security forces will be contacted for assistance. If the passenger refuses to be screened at any point during the screening process, they will be denied entry to the passenger terminal sterile area IAW AMCI-24 101 VOL 14.

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4Friday, Feb. 29, 2008Photo by MC1 Robert LambLocal News YN3 Clifford Nobles was selected as the NAVSTA GTMO 2007 Bluejacket of the Year. Nobles works in the NAVSTA administration office in Bulkley Hall. Story, photo by MC2 Kim Williams NAVSTA PAO NAVSTA GTMO names 2007 BJOY"When you surround yourself with people that do great work, you can't help but do great work yourself," words spoken by Yeoman 3rd Class Clifford Nobles, NAVSTA GTMO Bluejacket of the Year. Nobles was selected from several other Sailors vying for the same title. The energetic, fun-loving 20 year-old attributes his success in the Navy and in life to God and his mother—in that order. "God and my mother are my motivation for everything I do," said Nobles. "I also listen to other positive people's advice, especially old sea dogs," said Nobles. Born the youngest of three children, Nobles hails from Thomasville, Ala. and joined the Navy July 4, 2006. He reIn addition to online classes, we are offering the following in-seat classes: ACCT 280 Accounting I (Financial) ACCT 281 Accounting II (Managerial) ASTR 108 Introduction to Astronomy ENGL 111 English Composition I ENGL 112 English Composition II MATH 106 Intermediate Algebra FMI Call 75555 or visit our website www.ccis.edu Registration is open for the spring term! Classes start March 24 and end May 17 To guarantee books arrive on time, students should register NLT March 12Columbia College Spring Term 2008 ported from Yeoman 'A" School in Meridian, Miss. Nov. 26, 2006 and hit the ground running. "It has been an honor and pleasure working with Petty Officer Nobles," said Yeoman 3rd Class (AW) Dominic Cotrell. He is an upcoming superstar and I wish him the most success in life and hope he overcomes any obstacles set before him." Nobles is ready to take on any obstacles and all that comes with the life of a Sailor. "I definitely want to make the Navy a career and do the best I can while I am in," said Nobles. "I know its going to take a lot of hard work and dedication, but I can do this." Nobles will PCS from GTMO May 2008 to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 40 in Port Hueneme, Calif. where he will serve as the CO/ XO yeoman.

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5Friday, Feb. 29, 2008Feature Photo by MC1 Igo WorduStory, photos by MC2 Kim Williams NAVSTA Public Affairs GTMO youth experience life in the brigSea Cadets Katie Basel and Caleb Murcin watch as MA2 Sean Fitzgerald demonstrates a take down procedure used to restrain combative subjects during the Sea Cadets visit to the NAVSTA Brig Feb. 23. Since 1958 the Naval Sea Ca det Corps has been committed to providing American youth with a drug and alcohol free environment to foster their leadership abilities, broaden their horizons through hands-on training and guide them to becoming mature young adults. Members of the Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) chapter of the organization experienced first hand what the alternative to positive behavior and good morale character could lead to during a visit to the NAVSTA Brig Feb. 23. Brig personnel along with members of the NAVSTA Security Department demonstrated, from start to finish, what a brig inmate would experience after being admitted to the facility. The cadets participated in several scenarios including fingerprinting processes, proper handcuffing procedures, take down techniques and other inprocessing practices "Our role is inprocessing and familiarization with the brig," said Ship's Serviceman 1st Class (SW/AW) Yolanda Green, NAVSTA Brig. "We are going to show the cadets riot control and other techniques that we use to restrain our residents. In the process, we are teaching them not to abuse their authority as well being positive role models and setting a good example for them to follow and apply to everyday life situations," said Green. The group's visit to the brig also showed them problem solving skills and a broader sense of what correctional facility staff endure on a daily basis. Cadets will visit the NAVSTA security department in the next few weeks to participate in a marksmanship training course using the F.A.T.S simulator. Local Sea Cadet leadership consists of community volunteers varying from active duty servicemembers to civilians employees. "We love this program and teaching children skills they can use throughout life," said husband and wife duo Christine and Kelly White, Sea Cadet commanding officer and executive officer respectively. "This particular group has really come together and support one another," said Christine White. The Sea Cadets/ Navy League CadetsSee CADETS page 8

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Friday, Feb. 29, 20086Sports Photo by MC1 Igo WorduThe Women’s Lady Eagles softball team blasted through their season for a total of nine wins, zero losses and zero ties. This series of unfortunate events for their opponents began Jan. 22 with a blowout victory over the ‘Rockstars’ and ended Thursday evening Feb. 21 with a 10 to one victory over the Lady Pirates from W.T. Sampson High School. Coach Lt. Ursula Galvez commanded her team to exceed their own expectations and take personal pride in their performance. The girls listened. “I give credit to the entire team,” said Galvez. “Great teamwork and support of each other was what made us winners." The Lady Eagles is led by one of the best female shortstops Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) has seen in a long time, Hospitalman Roxanne Guitierrez. Third baseman Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Danielle Lowe, who has a gun for an arm is also in the superstar line-up along with with consistent pitcher Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Megan Haney. Together they make an awesome trio and with a supporting cast of strong hitters and talented fielders these ladies are being recruited every game by other coaches to play in the upcoming Captains Cup co-ed league. “I feel that the credit is everyone’s,” saidLady Eagles finish season undefeatedStory, photos by MC1 Robert Lamb NAVSTA Public Affairs Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Cynthia Williams. “All the ladies worked hard, it was togetherness and a family setting throughout the season.” The Lady Eagles launched enough timely hits and superb fielding to almost lock up the season by the first of February, not even halfway through their season of the Captains Cup Women’s Softball season. Even though the team could have kicked back and enjoyed their early victories, fielders Jennifer Virgin, Mayda Bonilla and Michelle Robarge never relented, cinching their team’s undefeated record heading into the Softball Tournament, played after publication of this article. “The whole entire team did a fantastic job working together to remain undefeated, but we need more community involvement for a successful competitive woman’s softball season,” added Robarge. MWR could only attract four women’s teams this season and the consensus of the Lady Eagles was that the team called the ‘Rockstars’ was their best competition this season overall. “The ‘RockStars’ were the best team we faced this year, but the girls from W.T. Sampson High School have improved so much since the beginning of the season ... they didn’t mess around,” said Bonilla. The women finished their Captains Cup Softball regular season strong and very excited for their future challenges. Unfortunately their opponent the GTMO Latinas forfeited the game due to the fact they didn't have enough players present. By the time of publication the Lady Eagles went on to play the Rockstars for the Tournament Championship Feb. 28. “Yes, the season was too short. We have summer year around in GTMO; therefore, softball season should be extended longer than playing nine games,” mentioned Haney. Regardless of how short the season or whether only four teams played this year, the Lady Eagles took on the challenge and remained undefeated just as the Hydroids [Men’s Softball Team] did in 2006 and 2007. “The Lady Eagles have a great team, said Amy Oltrogge, W.T. Sampson Coach. “They consistently scored enough runs and had the great fielding to back up every game they played this year. We had a lot of fun playing them and we would have liked to have played them in the championship but we didn't get the chance.,” she added. HN Roxanne Guitierrez was as good with her bat this year and she was at shortstop for the Lady Eagles. Guitierrez was being selected by many softball coaches to play with them during the upcoming MWR Co-Ed Softball season.Captains Cup Basketball HM3 Danielle Lowe doesn't let a bubble of gum distract her from making a great play at third base during a game against the W.T. Sampson Lady Pirates. Men’s and Women’s Captain’s Cup Basketball Coaches’ meeting Thur., March 13, 6:30 p.m. Denich Gym Sports Coordinator’s Office. Sign up your team by March 13. MI call 2113 or email Cara @ Cara.C.Walker.Civ@usnbgtmo.navy.mil

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Friday, Feb. 29, 2008News 7 MWR School of Dance Hip Hop class performs for the gala crowd The GAAA gala celebrates black history and cultural diversity annually with the help of the residents from GTMO community and individuals world-wide.Photo by SPC Shanita Simmons Photo by MC2 Kim Williams Photo by MC2 Kim WilliamsGAAA gala guest speaker Don McNeal pulls the winning number during a raffle of his autobiography."I think it is important to participate in events like the gala and the show I host every Friday because it's important to give honor to those who paved the way before us," said Jones. "As with the GAA gala, We [Cultural Expressions group] strive to maintain a positive vibe from the setting to the ambiance. It is also restricted to use any profanity or vulgarity because I would like to see young adults and children eventually attend in the future," Jones added. The evening concluded with closing remarks from Maurice Elkins, GAAA president. "This event is important because it brings awareness of the organization and the highlights the positive aspects of diversity," said Ekins.Gala, from page 1The GAAA executive board presents Taylor Edwards with a certificate of appreciation for her efforts contributing to the organization's success over the past few years.

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Friday, Feb. 29, 20088Cadets, from page 5Photo by MC2 Kim WilliamsLocal News If you are interested in joining the Sea Cadets or Navy League Cadets, contact 79494.Under the supervision of MASN Sean Fitzgerald, two cadets practice proper handcuffing procedures during the Sea/League Cadets visit to the NAVSTA Brig Feb. 23. The Sea and League Cadets have visited several different departments in GTMO to broaden their knowledge about the different jobs available in the military. Two Sea Cadets are currently pursuing opportunities to gain more prospective on jobs in the military, including training at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.Photo by MC2 Kim Williams AD2 Rodney Forbes observes as Jackson LeVault completes a set of fingerprints indicative of what inmates experience as part of inprocessing to the brig. are comprised of youth ages 10 to 18 and can progress to various ranks in both organizations, which coincide with one another. The GTMO chapter has plans to attend an upcoming two week recruit training session in Bell-Grades, Fla. Membership in the Sea Cadets is open to all local children seeking positive reallife, hands-on experience with everything from basic seamanship to outdoor survival skills.

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Friday, Feb. 29, 20089 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 It's A Boy!!Congratulations Paul & Jessica LaFrain on the birth of your new baby boyBryce Warren LaFrainNov. 5, 2007 10 lbs. 4 oz. 21 1/4 inches Congratulations Xavier & Toni Grizzelle on the birth of your new baby boy Amari Xavier Grizzelle Jan. 20, 2008It's A Boy!!Navy promotes Military Saves weekMilitary Saves Week is Feb. 24 to March 2, a time to set financial goals and take action to build wealthnot debt! Visit www.militarysaves .org and take the saver pledge. Financial coaches at your local Fleet and Family Support Center are available to help you improve your financial fitness! Start saving today by put-Provided by CNRSE Public Affairs ting the money you save by shopping at the Navy Exchange into a savings account! That’s just one way you and your family can join in the Military Saves Campaign!

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10 Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 MWR HappeningsDo Do Do Do Do wnto wnto wnto wnto wnto wn L wn L wn L wn L wn L y y y y y ceum ceum ceum ceum ceum Friday Feb. 29 National Treasure 7 p.m., PG, 135 min. Sweeney Todd 9 p.m., R, 97 min. Saturday Mar 1 The Spiderwick Chronicles 7 p.m., PG, 97 min. Juno 9 p.m., PG-13, 96 min. Sunday Mar 2 The Kite Runner 7 p.m., PG-13, 128 min. Monday Mar 3 One Missed Call 7 p.m., PG-13, 87 min. T uesday Mar 4 Alien vs Predator 7 p.m., R, 94 min. W ednesday Mar 5 Jumper 7 p.m., PG-13, 90 min. Thursday Mar 6 P.S. I Love You 7 p.m., PG-13, 96 min.Juno Spiderwick ChroniclesKids/Family, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Adaptation: 97 min.Cast: Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn From the beloved best-selling series of books comes “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” a fantasy adventure for the child in all of us. Comedy, Drama and Teen: 96 min Cast: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Olivia Thirlby, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman Juno is a whip-smart teen confronting an unplanned pregnancy by her classmate Bleeker. With the help of her hot best friend Leah, Juno finds her unborn child a “perfect” set of parents: an affluent suburban couple, Mark and Vanessa, longing to adopt. LIBERTY MARCH EVENTS Mar 1st Kayaking GTMO River 0800 at the Marina Mar 3rd Night at the Driving Range 1800 at the Golf Course Mar 5th Liberty at the Lanes 1800 at the Bowling Center Mar 8th Day Fishing 0800 at the Marina FMI Call 2010 MENS & WOMENS CAPT AIN’S CUP BASKETBALL Sign up your team by March 13th. Coaches meeting March 13th, 1830 at Denich Gym. FMI call 2113 or email Cara at Cara.C.Walker.Civ@usnbgtmo.navy.mil ST P A TRICK’S DA Y 5K March 15th at 0630. Run/walk starts and ends at Denich Gym. Sign up at Denich Gym by March 14th. T-shirts for the first 100 people to finish. FMI call Audrey at 75576 or email at chapmanaj@usnbgtmo.navy.mil MARCH MADNESS 3-on-3 TOURNAMENT March 15th, 1500 at the Denich Gym. Open to Active Duty only. 5 person roster, double elimination. Free t-shirts to all participants. Register at Denich Gym. FMI contact the MWR Sports Office at 2113 SPRING CRAFT F AIR March 15th, 10am to 2pm at the Windjammer. Tables are $10. Sign up at the Ceramic Shop FMI Call Lisa at 75225 DOUBLES TENNIS TOURNAMENT March 21st & 22nd. Matches begin at 1800 at Deer Point Tennis Courts. Sign up at Denich Gym by March 20th. FMI Call Audrey at 75576

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11Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper For Sale(2) Dell inspiron 1521, $880 OBO FMI: 2631. (2) Philips DVD/DivX Player $40, microwave $35, washer/ dryer set $85, rf 2.4 wireless amplifier $100, us robotics wireless router with extra antenna $45, pencam, toaster, iron, hand blender, silverware, computer items for more info call 77116. (2) Dell 9100 Laptop. P4 2.8ghz H/T, 1.5 gigs mem, 256mb video, Wireless, CD R/WDVD, 15.4 widescreen, Firewire, NIC, Modem, and DVI. Loaded with XP, Norton A/V and Office 2003. Includes mouse, 2 batteries, 2 power supplies, and a leather carrying case. $400. Call 8181(w) or 77179(h). (2) Hitachi 50v500a 50” wide screen HDTV. Small blue haze appears on left of screen when used for long periods of time, goes away when cools down. Repairable, but I don’t have the time. Paid $3,000 will take $350. Call 8181(w) or 77179(h). (2) GE Washer and Dryer, good condition, both for $100, Call 77134. (2) Heavy duty washer and dryer, excellent condition, $225; full-size couch, good condition, $75 Call 9794 days, 77806 evenings. (2) Porcelain Gold Banded 45pc Dinner set never used $50; 6qt. Electric Wok never used $30; 1.5 qt. Porcelian baker with serving rack never used $30; Sony Ericsson Walkman Cell Phone $100; 4-Slice Toaster Oven $15. All items OBO. FMI call 77264. (1) Oak entertainment center $275; Doubles set-up, $300 OBO. FMI call 79528. (1) 18 inch pedestal fan, $10. FMI call 9834. (1) jetskis. FMI 77153. (1) GE Washer and Dryer, good condition, both for $75, Call 77134. (2) 2003 Honda Metropolitan 50cc scooter. Less than 5,800 miles. Runs great, needs a new horn. 1,500 OBO. FMI 77273. (2) 2005 Piaggio, Typhoon scooter. Red/Black 2512 miles. Comes with helmet, glasses, gloves. $2000 OBO call: 9798 or 77988. (2) 2002 Ford Ranger 4X4 4 door. Excellent Condition! 6 Disc CD. Tow Package. $7,200 OBO! H-75592; 1992 Ford Taurus. V6. New AC. $2,300 OBO. H-75592. (2) 1989 Mercedes 300 SEL. Fully loaded Runs great 167K mile, $ 4200 OBO.Call Jazz at 78739, please leave a massage. (2) 2003 Ford Taurus SE, V6, 49 K mile, excellent condition, asking $9,900 or best offer, call 77134. (1) 1993 Isuzu Amigo Great Condition inside and out, new air conditioner, clutch, tires and brakes. $4k. Contact Jason at 79781 after 4pm. (1) 1988 Ford f-250 XLT Lariat, 7.5 ltr, auto 4x4, cold AC, low miles, toolbox and winch. $7000. or OBO; 1999 Chevy S10, 4 cly, 5 speed, rebuilt engine, Cold AC, $4,500 OBO; 1999 S-10 Blazer ZR2, 4.3 ltr engine, low miles, excellent condition, cold AC, To many extras to list, $10,000 OBO; 1998 Chevy Cavalier, Sound system, cold AC, $4500 OBOFMI call 75820 or 84186. (1) 2003 Ford Taurus SE, V6, 49 K mile, excellent condition, asking $9,500 or best offer, 1989 Mercedes 300SEL, fully loaded, 167K, runs great, asking $4,300 OBO, FMI call 77134. (2) Community Bank is looking for a motivated, energetic person to join our winning team here in GTMO. Teller Position available. Apply at www.DODcommunitybank.com/ careers or contact the local office at 75116 or bamerica@nsgtmo.com. (1)Supervisory Interdisciplinary GS-0819-12; Secretary (OA) GS0318-08/09; FMI, contact CNRSE forward Deployed Detachment Office at 4441 to 4822. (1) The Women's History Month Committee is looking for women in the GTMO community to display their talent/job/hobby in a symposium at the high school March 19. If you would like to participate, please contact MC2 Williams at 4520.Misc. Ads(2) Missing: two black labs, they answer to Zar & Trouble. They do not have there collars. If found please return them to the vet clinic. Or call Karrisa at 2113, 77262 or 84008 or Marlene at 84415, 75604, 77279. (1) Wanted: Spanish teacher needed for structured lessons for a beginner student. FMI call 75584 (1) Treadmill or elliptical FMI 77153. (1) The DRMO CASH & CARRY sale will be conducted March 12 and 13. Sale hours will be 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. FMI call Alan at 4184. Announcements Vehicles/Boats Employment Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm. Michael C. Vitale for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Navy Installations Command, Washington, D.C. Vitale is currently serving as commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla. Congratulations Adm. Vitale! Sales Come join other parents and their little ones Mondays, 10 a.m until noon at the Chapel nursery. FMI call Kim at 77253 or Stephanie at 74790.Playgroup Playgroup Playgroup Playgroup Playgroup

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GTMO HappeningsPhoto provided by MWRSWIMMING SAILORS — MA1 William Williams stays close behind MASN Erica Schober, NAVSTA Security, as she tries to complete her Second Class Swimmer Qualification at the Marine Hill Pool Feb. 22. More than 20 Navy personnel accomplished this aquatic qualification.GOLFERS IN GREEN — The Yatera Seca Golf Association held its annual Club Championship on Saturday, Feb. 23. Kenneth Buonviri (Mens Champion pictured top right) and Nancy Brown (Women's Champion pictured top left) were hailed as this years winners respectively. These champions and others were in the running for more than $1,000 in prizes money raised by the association throughout the year. BEACH VOLLEYBALL — MWR sponsored a 4-person co-ed team Beach Volleyball Tournament Feb. 23 at Windmill Beach. 12 teams turned out for the single elimination tourney. The team of 'All Around' came in first.Photo provided by Aubrey Kiemnec, MWR Photo by MC1 Robert LambPUTTING ACTION —A banquet was held at O'Kelly's Pub Feb. 23 where more than half of the winning prize money was donated to Pat Weathers, wife of Mike Weathers, Club Treasurer. Mike Weathers was recently flown off the island to Miami, Fla. for emergency medical treatment. This donation will help offset some of the healthcare and associated expenses. Get well soon, Mike! Photo by Karin Davis Photo by Karin Davis Photo provided by Aubrey Kiemnec