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Title: Guantánamo Bay gazette
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Language: English
Publisher: U.S. Naval Base
Place of Publication: Guantánamo Bay Cuba
Guantánamo Bay, Cuba
Publication Date: 3/07/2008
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Friday, March 7, 2008 Vol. 65 No. 10 March is Women's History Month! See page 9 for details about upcoming events. Daylight Savings Time is Here! Spring your clocks forward 1 hour at 2 a.m. March 9! Navy advancement exams will be at Denich Gym:E-5 March 13 E-4 March 20Muster is at 7 a.m each testing day. Sailors must be in a proper, clean uniform of the day. Please have Military I.D. on person. POC is PS1(SW/AW) Perera at 4233. USNH to renovate Dental Clinic The U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay (USNH) will undergo major renovation beginning March 19 that will be ongoing for a four to six month period. We apologize for any inconvenience that this will cause our customers, but the end result will be improved services to our community. The areas affected include the Command Suite and Administrative offices on the first floor and the Dental Clinic on the second floor. The first floor offices will be relocated to various areas on the second floor. All phone numbers will remain the same and signs will indicate new locations. The Dental Clinic renovation is long overdue and is a facilities upgrade that has been in the planning stage for the last three years. The clinic’s 'face lift' is a major facilities renovation to expand services. In order to accomplish this, however, dental services will be temporarily relocated outside the facility to a double room mobile van located in the patient parking lot by the emergency room. Because our capacity will be reduced by 60 percent and laboratory spaces lost during this time, prosthetic fabrication and repair services will be unavailable as well as other laboratory intensive services. The dental appointment desk will be located just inside the facility off the loading dock and around the corner from the emergency room. Again, signs will be posted to assist our customers. Cmdr. Bill W right has worked a creative schedule to provide as many appointments as possible. To do this, some appointments will be offered after normal working hours. However, to ensure that our Active Duty population is served, priority for appointments will be given to uniformed personnel and their family members as well as dental emergencies. Joint Task force personnel will continue to receive Dental Services at KB JAS as before, however specialty services may also be limited. Access will be available to other base residents on a limited space-available basis. Due to the renovation, part of our command suite parking in the rear of the hospital will be temporarily closed. This may affectStory, photo provided by USNH PAOpatient parking once again at the hospital. This temporary relocation of dental services will impact access to care for all.

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Friday, March 7, 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/ guantanamo G G G G G aze aze aze aze aze t t t t t te te te te te Guantanamo BayVol. 65 No. 10 Adm. William James Crowe Jr. President of the United States George W. Bush Do you work best under pressure or with ample time? "Ample time because you can plan better and look at all possible solutions." Juan Guerrero ISD configuration manager "Based on the nature of my work, there's always pressure. We always have to find a way to efficiently and effectively get the job done in a time sensitive manner." Joycelyn ConnageJohnson HR Assistant "Under pressure because I feel more accomplished when I am done." ATAN Stefan Plenus JTF "Under pressure because I don't have so much time to think about things, so that's when I do better." BM2 (SW/AW) Raquel Saspe Port ServicesNavy News Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead recently issued the Navy’s diversity policy in which he urges leaders to anticipate and embrace the demographic changes of tomorrow, and build a Navy that always reflects the make up of the country. “The purpose of this policy is to ensure that everyone in the Navy understands how I feel about diversity. I believe that diversity is the responsibility of every leader, both military and civilian. Each leader must set and live the example, as well as create an environment in our Navy where every individual’s contribution is valued and respected,” he said. “Most importantly, the Navy must reflect the face of the nation. When the nation looks at its Navy, it should see itself reflected back.” Leadership is the foundation upon which the Navy is built and has served as the cornerstone of success for the organization since its inception. CNO has entrusted and challenges all members of the Navy team to lead diversity efforts through leadership, mentorship, service and example. “I want our Navy’s leaders to internalize this policy and demonstrate a personal commitment to attract young men and women to the Navy, and compel them to stay Navy. For those who are currently serving in our Navy, we must mentor these young people and provide opportunities for them to reach and maximize their fullest potential,” Roughead said. CNO emphasized that we all bring abundant life experiences and perspectives, and approach challenges and problems in various ways. It is these very talents and perspectives that make the Navy so successful, he said. Diversity is a necessity to remain a competitive, relevant and strong global force for peace. “As an organization that’s diverse at all levels, infused with many perspectives, we become stronger, more talented, more capable, and more effective. At the end of the day this is what our country wants and this is what our country deserves, a Navy that is out and about doing what it needs to do with the support of its country and the strength of its diversity to move forward,” Roughead said. CNO Signs New Diversity Policy Story by MC2 (SW) Rebekah Blowers CNO Public Affairs

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Friday, March 7, 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 GTMO Poetry Reading March 8, 7 10 p.m. On the patio of the 'CCC and Jerk House This is an MWR Sponsored Event Taco Bell Express, renovated KFC to open soon The long awaited Taco Bell Express is expected to open March 24 in GTMO. The restaurant will feature a menu similar to those found at Taco Bell Express locations found state-side. According to Morale, Welfare and Recreation Director Craig Basel, the majority of the items most popular at Taco Bell will be available at the GTMO location. Story by MC2 Kim Williams NAVSTA PAO Lawmakers argue for bigger veterans budget The 2008 Navy Ball Committee is currently raffling off tickets for Taco Bell patrons to win head of the line privilege on opening day. The raffle winner will still be responsible for purchasing his own meal. Also opening March 24 is a full service KFC, complete with chicken on the bone, something GTMO residents have sacrificed when dining at the previous location! Diners will now have the opportunity to purchase a bucket of original recipe chicken. The A&W restaurant will also reopen without any menu changes. The new food court will be located in the bowling center across the street from Denich Gym. Story by Rick Maze Navy TimesRepublican members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee — who for seven years have defended the Bush administration’s funding requests for veterans programs — now want to add $5.8 billion to the White House request for 2009. The budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs requested by the 12 Republicans is about $2 billion more than the VA budget recommendations from the Democratic majority. Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., the committee’s ranking minority member, said the budget requests about $2 billion to be set aside to improve GI Bill education benefits for members of the National Guard and reserve, about $2.5 billion for medical care and services, $700 million for major construction, $200 million for minor construction and $644 million for cemetery construction. The rest of the funding would be spread among other programs, including $320 million to improve information technology, a Buyer priority. Democrats sent their own request, asking for a $3.8 billion increase over the $44.8 billion discretionary budget requested for VA next year by the Bush administration. The biggest difference is that Democrats, led by committee chairman California Rep. Bob Filner, did not ask for a specific amount for GI Bill increases. Democrats are seeking a $2.5 billion increase in health care funding, roughly the same as Republicans, while rejecting a Bush plan to set enrollment fees for veterans’ health care and to raise prescription drug co-pays for veterans who have service-connected disabilities and at least modest incomes.

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Friday, March 7, 20084News From the Fleet LIONFISH Warning A Lionfish was seen off Phillips Dive Park recently! These fish are not native to Atlantic waters and may have a negative impact on native fish populations. All of their spines are venomous and can cause extreme pain! If stung, immerse wound in hot water and seek medical attention as soon as possible. Please report any lionfish sighting to Environmental at 4493 or 4466 Mrs. Dottty England, wife of Deputy Secretary of Defense The Hon. Gordon England, christens the amphibious transport dock Pre-Commissioning Unit New York (LPD 21) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding New Orleans. The bow of the New York is built with metal recovered from the World Trade Center site.U. S. Navy photo by MC1 Tiffini M. JonesThe Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock was christened “New York” March 1, at the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding New Orleans Shipyard at Avondale, La. With seven-and-a-half tons of steel recovered from New York City’s World Trade Center forged into its bow stem and hundreds of New York City first responders in attendance for the ceremony, the ship’s motto “Strength forged through sacrifice. Never Forget,” was heard loud and clear. An array of speakers were on hand for the christening, including the Honorable Gordon England, Deputy Secretary of Defense. England spoke about the naval tradition of christenings and the naming of ships. ”The names are important,” he said. “They come from battles, or symbols, or communities, and they serve as reminders of the sacrifices of Americans past and present. Each has a legacy, and as ‘New York’ will for the Sailors and Marines that will serve upon it, each is a source of inspiration.” On Sept. 7, 2002, while serving as Secretary of the Navy, England formally announced that LPD 21 would be named New York from the decks of USS Intrepid, a refurbished aircraft carrier, which serves as a museum ship, and is moored in New York Harbor. While a small crew had already been assigned to New York’s ship’s company, the bulk of the crew is scheduled to report for duty in the fall. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned in September 2009 and will be homeported in Norfolk. Ron Parker, a retired New York City firefighter, was one of many New York City first responders on hand for the ceremony. Parker served with Brooklyn, N.Y. Ladder Company 148 Sept. 11, 2001, and remained at the World Trade Center wreckage site almost aroundthe-clock for more than four months after the attack while he helped recover the remains of 45 of his fellow fire fighters, along with countless others. In the shadows of the 25,000-ton vessel New York, Parker personally christened the ship with a perspective that may define the spirit of the amphibious transport dock’s legacy. ”Embedded in the core of this mighty ship,” he said, “are the souls of mighty heroes, never to be forgotten.” New York christened Story, photo by MC2 David Poe Naval Support Activity New Orlleans PAO

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5Friday, March 7, 2008Feature Story by MC1 Robert Lamb NAVSTA Public Affairs GTMO f inancial specialists promote saving Some people believe that Social Security is going away. Some believe retirement checks won’t be issued to retired Sailors they turn 62 years of age. No matter how often you think about money, at some point during your lifetime, you’ll probably wish you saved more of it. Money! “Military Saves” Week was observed throughout the Fleet and right here in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) from Feb. 24 to March 2. The campaign is a week of intense focus on taking financial action and making a commitment to save money. In 2008, the Navy’s “Military Saves” campaign focused specifically on saving for emergencies, reducing debt to improve personal financial readiness and promoting youth financial responsibility. Three ‘Command Financial Specialists’ from NAVSTA Security tried to spread the word about “Military Saves” by conducting a volunteer training forum at the Windjammer on Thursday and Friday of last week. MA2 James Isabella, MA1 Robert Mueller and MA1 Jeremy Manley are all qualified Security Department personnel authorized to give financial information to Sailors. “This was initially for NAVSTA Security members only, but we decided to open it up to all hands on base,” said Isabella. “All of us who facilitated a class want to thank PS1 Taybron Virgin from Costumer Support Desk (CSD), who volunteered his time on Thursday to teach the Military Pay Issues section.” Banking and financial services, Credit management, consumer awareness, Thrift Saving Plan (TSP) and developing a spending plan were just a few of the important topics that they covered each day. “We were all taught by Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Personal Financial Manager Paul Walker, who recently transferred from GTMO,” Isabella said. “Military Saves” Week is to persuade, motivate and encourage Department of Defense employees to save money and reduce consumer debt. The campaign reached out to Service members, spouses, youth and civilian employees. Talking about money during “Military Saves” Week is a good thing, but even better than that is talking about it throughout the year. Navy leaders should be encouraging Sailors to take action and make a commitment to save money all year long. Talking to Sailors who are preparing to leave the military, whether it’s after 20 or 10 years, should motivate military members and their families to make a commitment to save.Participants in Military Saves Week included Command Financial Specialists, Fleet & Family Support Center, Public Affairs, installation banks and credit unions, Child & Youth Programs, Morale, Welfare, & Recreation, commissary, schools and more. Financial experts always say, “save 10 percent of your paycheck and place it in an account you can’t touch until you retire”. Do you do that? Sailors throughout the year are encouraged to start a TSP account, where you don’t pay federal income taxes on your contributions or earnings until you withdraw the money. Have you done that? “Save three to six months of expenses for emergencies.” This was probably not done either. Understanding budgeting, plus saving and investing, can be some of the best advice a Sailor can get in his or her Navy career. If you missed any of the lectures or training and you believe you need financial information you can call FFSC at 4675 or 4047 or get in touch with your Command Financial Specialist. “Those who attended the training all said they learned something new. Because it was a smaller group that participated, we were able to get more into particular situations. All in all we were pleased with the results and will likely, at least at the department level, continue to incorporate financial training for our Sailors,” added Isabella. If you missed any of the lectures or training and you believe you need financial information you can call FFSC at 4675 or 4047 or get in touch with your Command Financial Specialist.

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Friday, March 7, 20086Feature Photo by MC1 Igo Wordu Imagine studying about Iraq and the current conflict, but rather than just read about it, you ask the sailor himself. Students in Beverly Zwiebel’s fifth grade class learned lessons from Iraq Feb. 29, that they can’t learn in school books after connecting with a Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) Sailor who has been temporarily assigned as an Individual Augmentee (IA) in Iraq supporting the Global War on Terror. Navy Chief Fire Controlman Randy Jakobitz’s daughter Ella asked her father to talk to her class at the W.T. Sampson Elementary School. Jakobitz, a 22-year Navy veteran, volunteered for an individual augmentation deployment to Iraq in August 2007. He has spent the last few months on the ground with an Army unit, working on counter-improvised-explosivedevice (IED) operations. He’s stationed near the town of Tal Afar, Iraq as an electronic warfare officer. “I’ve always wanted to do my part,” said Jakobitz. “I wanted to have direct impact with the war effort and this was good way to do it,” he added. Jakobitz was authorized a few weeks R&R back in GTMO and quickly decided to take his daughter up on her offer to meet her class and talk to the students. As a dozen or so students looked attentively at Jakobitz in his digital green camouflage uniform, normally seen on Army personnel in GTMO, others couldn’t resist holding up their hands to ask their questions. Jakobitz talked about the Iraqi lifestyle, politics, education, economy, geography and most importantly about his mission and the mission of all the armed services in Iraq. He tried to explain to the children, using basic terminology, the need for greater electronic command and control to protect our ground forces from IED attacks. These counter-measures have saved many lives in the last year or so and Jakobitz stepped up to the plate and made a difference and most definitely saved lives himself. “When units have problems with their systems, Counter ‘Radio or Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices Equipment’ or (RCIED), they bring them to me,” said Jakobitz. “We fix them, replace them and we install them. I’m responsible for about 112 systems. We’re just trying to make sure that their [servicemembers] stuff is working when they roll out the gate.” According to a House Armed Services Committee, by the early fall of 2003, IED attacks had reached 100 a month. They have been responsible for approximately 40 percent of coalition deaths in Iraq since 2003. When asked why he volunteered for IA duty, Jakobitz’ response was “My name was on the list of eligible Sailors." “It’s been the most rewarding tour that I ever had in the Navy.” Any time you have soldiers coming back and saying ‘Hey Thanks’, your equipment worked. An (IED) blewStory, photo by MC1 Robert Lamb NAVSTA Public Affairs IA Sailor shares experience with students up fifty meters away from our convoy and your stuff saved our (lives). It’s all worth it." Jakobitz has spent the last few months on the ground with an Army unit, working on counterimprovised-explosive-device (IED) operations. He’s stationed near the town of Tal Afar, Iraq as an electronic warfare officer. DRMO Sale T he DRMO CASH & CARRY sale will be conducted March 12 and 13. Sale hours will be 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The DRMO Team will be on island (March 8 22) and can be contacted at the DRMO site March 10. Property needing to be turned in to the DRMO will be received (by appointment only) March 17-20. NO EXCEPTIONS

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Friday, March 7, 2008Local News 7 Anthony Joseph Hill AGS General Studies Bryan PhillipsBA Interdisciplinary Studies Darrell Allen KeglerAGS General Studies Michael R. SullivanAGS General Studies Paul Warren LaFrainAGS General Studies Andrew Ryan BranhamBA Business Administration Craig R. AlleyAGS General Studies Danielle M. KlugeBA Interdisciplinary Studies Jean Frantz GuerrierAGS General Studies Louisa Y.M. LamBS Business Admin in Mgt. Matthew F. Vollmer AGS General Studies Matthew G. BergAGS General Studies Miguel A. QuispeBS Business Admin in Mgt. Ruth H. Williams AGS General Studies Congratulations Columbia College graduates! Graduate: Degree A wardedNaval Station Guantanamo Bay’s Weapons Department recently qualified eight National Rifle Association (NRA) members and U.S. Coastguardsman during a Navy Handgun qualification held March 28. Marcus Lipp, NRA Instructor; GM1 Ryan Seward; GM2 Daviel Oneil; GM2 Kyle Ertler; GM3 Stormy Tuffield; PS1 Eric Swanson; MA1 Andrew Hagen and MA2 Matthew Vollmer. Weapons Department aimes to qualify everyonePhoto by MC1 Robert Lamb Easter Season Chapel MARCH 20 HOLY THURSDAY 5:30 p.m. CATHOLIC MASS AT NAVSTA, 7 p.m. NAVSTA PROTESTANT SERVICE. MARCH 21 – GOOD FRIDAY 12 (noon) PROTESTANT SERVICE, 4:30 p.m. LIVE STATIONS OF THE CROSS, 5:30 p.m. CATHOLIC GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE MARCH 22 – SATURDAY 7:30 p.m. CATHOLIC HOLY SATURDAY EASTER VIGIL, followed by Easter Reception MARCH 23 – EASTER SUNDAY 6:45 a.m. – SUNRISE SERVICE AT WINDMILL BEACH, followed by 7:30 a.m. INTERFAITH BREAKFAST AT GOLD HILL GALLEY. 9 a.m. Easter Catholic Mass, 11 a.m. Easter Protestant Service

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8Friday, March 7, 2008Local News Students and staff from the Child Development Center's 'Iguanas' classroom pose after a luncheon March 4 in honor of their success in the program's parent participation contest. The 'Iguanas' parents participated in more classroom and CDC activities than all other parents in the contest during the month of February. The 'Iguanas received $500 to spend on supplies for their classroom. CDC recognizes 'Iguanas' parent participation Photo provided by Terrill WicksThe MWR Child Development Center (CDC) would like to congratulate the preschool class ‘Iguanas’ parents and staff for their contributions to our program during the month of February. Parent participation has always been an important part of the child development program curriculum. At the beginning of 2008, Program Administrator Terrill Wicks expanded the parent participation program into a friendly competition. Wicks implemented a program in which parents volunteer their time reading stories, helping with crafts, attending field trips, and various other activities. Each time a parent participates in an activity, their child’s teacher places a block representing that activity on the parent participation board located in the CDC’s lobby. The location of the board was selected so that families and children have a visual of what is happening in the classrooms and in the parent participation program. “Parent involvement is very good [for everyone]. When parents come to the program, it helps the teachers and the children learn about their culture,” said Pauline Thompson, Iguanas classroom teacher. “We really learn more about each other and it also helps us communicate better with each other.” Each family is asked to participate in the program. “Children get to see their parents and this makes them very happy,” said Amy Ghuneim, ‘Iguanas’ parent. “We also get to see who our children talk about [on a regular basis]. My son may say, 'My friend is Alex’, and I get a chance to meet him,” said Ghuneim. “In this community, I may be at the store and a child may say, ‘Look, mommy that is Maher’s mother’, so it helps us to also communicate in the community outside the CDC.” The children of the CDC also view the parent participation as an extra opportunity for them to see their parents who traditionally work or have other tasks during the day and enjoy introducing their classmates to their family. “My mommy reads stories in the class, it makes me feel good,” said three-year-old Abigail McCord, Iguanas student. The GTMO Child and Youth Programs would like to congratulate all of the families that participated and volunteered in our program with special congratulations to the Iguanas. The Iguanas families participated in a luncheon at the CDC March 4 where each family received a certificate of participaStory by T errill Wicks MWR Villimar CDC tion for their success in the new program and a slice of Pizza!!! The families also had the opportunity to help the teachers and children decide which special supplies to purchase for their classroom. The CDC also congratulate the ‘Iguanas’ teachers, Pauline Thompson and Andrene BaileyJohnson. St. Patrick's Day Celebration at O'Kelly's Pub, March 15, 5 p.m. Special Menu and great giveaways. Sponsored by MWR.

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Friday, March 7, 20089 Women's History Month celebration event calendarMarch 14, 6 -7 p.m., Windjammer Ballroom: Event: A Talk with the women of GTMO. This is an 18 and older event. All women are welcome. Event details: This event will serve as an opportunity for all women to discuss issues pertinent to our target audience and address their concerns as well. This will be aMarch 27, 3 4:30 p.m., Windjammer Ballroom : Event details: This event will honor successful military and civilian women in the GTMO community and world-wide. Representatives will honor each awardee with a brief speech and award. We will honor one relaxed atmosphere. Not your 'typical' forum. Please bring an open mind. There will be drinks and light refreshments served.March 19, 1 p.m. W.T. Sampson High School : Event Details: This symposium, sponsored by the USNH Cultural Diversity Committee, features women from the community who will display their personal careers, hobbies and works of art. Each will give a brief speech to children that visit their display. person from each branch of the military. Nominations are due NLT March 21. To obtain a nomination form, contact MC2 Kim Williams at 4520. To volunteer for the high school symposium, contact AD1 Corelle Street 72128. To volunteer for any other event, contact MC2 Kim Williams at 4520. Navy College Notice:Until further notice, NAVY COLLEGE, is not authorized to administer the following exams. GED, ACT, SAT, DSST, CLEP, Excelsior. College (mid/final) exams and Air Force Distance Learning exams to include the Fire Dept. will continue to be administered. Columbia College will continue to administer the CLEP and DSST exams. FMI about this notice or the Navy College Office please contact Candice Rice at 2227 or at www.navycollege.navy.mil GTMO Unclaimed Vehicle Listing

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10 Friday, March 7, 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 March 7 Pirates Who Don't Do Anything 7 p.m., G, 85 min. First Sunday 9 p.m., PG13, 144 min. Saturday March 8 The Great Debaters 7 p.m., PG13, 104 min. Sweeney Todd 9 p.m., R, 117 min. Sunday March 9 Semi-Pro 8 p.m., R, 90 min. Monday March 10 Juno 8 p.m., PG13, 96 min. T uesday March 1 1 The Kite Runner 8 p.m., PG13, 128 min. W ednesday March 12 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 8 p.m., PG13, 96 min. Thursday March 13 Jumper 8 p.m., PG-13, 90 min. LIBERTY MARCH EVENTS Mar 8th Day Fishing 0800 at the Marina Mar 11th Call of Duty 4 TMNT 1900 at Marine Hill Liberty Center Mar 12th Liberty at the Lanes Xtreme 1800 at the Bowling Center Mar 13th Night Fishing 1900 at the Marina FMI Call 2010 ARMED FORCES ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS… THE COMICS ON DUTY WORLD TOUR Featuring: Dave Mishevitz, Drake Witham, Gary Brightwell Mar 9th – 2000 at Club Survivor Mar 10th – 2000 at the Windjammer MENS & WOMENS CAPTAIN’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.W alker .Civ@usnbgtmo.navy .mil ST. PATRICK’S DAY 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 FMI contact the MWR Sports Office at 2113 Sign up at the Ceramic Shop FMI Call Lisa at 75225 The Great Debaters The Pirates Who Don't Do AnythingThe film, based on a true story, revolves around the efforts of debate coach Melvin B. Tolson (Denzel Washington) at historically black Wiley College to place his team on equal footing with whites in the American south during the 1930s, when lynch mobs and Jim Crow laws abounded. The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie is the second feature length film in the VeggieTales series. It was released on January 11, 2008. The film was rated G by the MPAA.

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11Friday, March 7, 2008 GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper GTMO Shopper For Sale (2) Oak entertainment center $275; Doubles set-up, $300 OBO. FMI call 79528. (2) Jetskis. FMI 77153. (2) GE Washer and Dryer, good condition, both for $75, FMI call 77134. (1)Washer & Dryer excellent condition (best offer) FMI call 77988 or 9798. (1) 5 piece Pulse Drumset w/ Cymbals & throne Great condition! $400. FMI call 2351 or 77415. (1) Jogger Stroller for child transport (Dreamer Design) excellent conditions, comes with brakes and suspension. Extra wheels and parts $75.00 OBO; Direct TV receiver boxes (3ea), In working condition, activation cards and subscription with provider is required. All three for $75.00 OBO. FMI call 84040. (1) microwave $30, washer/dryer set $80, rf 2.4 wireless amplifer works with us robotics wireless router $100, 4 piece toaster $15, digital camera, rf wireless antenna, desktop computer parts OBO. FMI 77116. (1) Large Oak entertainment center-$50, 32 inch JVC TV-$75, VHS player-$10, plants, DVD’s, misc. FMI 8186. (1) Scuba Gear/tanks/masksnorkel-fins. FMI 8186. (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. FMI 9798 or 77988. (2) 2002 Ford Ranger 4X4 4 door. Excellent Condition! 6 Disc CD. Tow Package. $7,200 OBO! H75592; 1992 Ford Taurus. V6. New AC. $2,300 OBO. FMI call 75592. (2) 1989 Mercedes 300 SEL. Fully loaded Runs great 167K mile, $ 4200 OBO. FMI 78739. (2) 2003 Ford Taurus SE, V6, 49 K mile, excellent condition, asking $9,900 OBO. FMI 77134. (1) 1993 Isuzu Amigo Great Condition inside and out, new air conditioner, clutch, tires and Vehicles/Boats New Gym New Gym New Gym New Gym New Gym Hours Hours Hours Hours Hours All hours effective Monday, March 17 Denich Gym: Mon. Sat.: Open 24 Hours Sunday 9 a.m.9 p.m. Holidays 10 a.m.6 p.m. Camp Bulkeley Gym: Mon. Fri. 5 a.m. 8 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m. Holidays 10 a.m. 6 p.m. brakes. $4,000. FMI 79781. (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 OBO. FMI 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 77134. (1) “94” Ford Explorer 95k 5 speed, runs great, clean, AC, new stereo and speakers 3000 OBO. FMI 78348. (1) 2005, Piaggio Typhoon. Red/ black. 2512mls. w/Small helmet, glasses, gloves $1850. FMI 77988 or 9798. (1) 1995 Chrysler Concorde, turns over but does not start, A/C, CD $500 OBO. FMI 77940 or 4341. (1) 1987 Dodge Ram 50 pickup truck. 4 Cyl. automatic transmission. Excellent fuel mileage. In perfect working order! $2,500 OBO. FMI 84040. (1) 1992 Monte Carlo-new tires/ battery/radio-bad engine-$100. FMI 8186. (1) '96 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited, new engine, full load, $5500, OBO. FMI 77172. (1) 1993 Honda Civic LX. CD player, AC, 4DR, fully automatic, new paint. $3600 OBO. FMI 2393 or 75844. (1) 2006 Motofino 125cc scooter. Green, very low miles, spacious storage, street legal. Great on gas. FMI 77129. (1) Supervisory Interdisciplinary GS-0819-12; Secretary (OA) GS0318-08/09; Medical Support Assistant, GS-0679-06; Personal Financial Management Counselor, YB-0101-2; Naval Station, FFSC GTMO; Medical Records Technician, GS-0675-05; Medical Records Technician GS0697-05 FMI, contact CNRSE forward Deployed Detachment Office at 4441 to 4822. (1) W.T. Sampson has the following positions available :Sure Start Aids. Salary: YB 1. part-time16-38 hours per week. Cut-Off DATE: 14 MAR 2008 (receipt date) Your official application can be picked up and submitted to the W.T. Sampson HS main office. Please call Deana, ext. 3500, for more information. (2) Wanted: Spanish teacher needed for structured lessons for a beginner student. FMI call 75584 (2) Wanted: Treadmill or elliptical FMI call 77153. (1) Needs a good home: 3 year old Black Cockspaniel/need good/ loving home can not take with us. FMI call 77236. (1) Missing: two black labs, they answer to Czar & Trouble. They are missing their collars. Last spotted near golf course. If found please take to the vet clinic or call Jessica at 2113, 77364, 84205. $100 reward for their safe return. (1) Wanted: Experienced satellite internet installer. Starband preferable. FMI call 77129. (2) 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. (2) Playgroup: 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. (1) Burns & Roe Leaders League is having a Car Wash at the Downtown Car Wash Station and Food Sale at the NEX Atrium on Sunday, March 9, 9 a.m. 1 p.m. Donations are welcome to help fund this year’s Philippine Independence Day Celebration. FMI call Pencille at 3871 or Andrew at 75200. March 8: Villamar 722-A, 6 9 a.m. March 8: Caribbean Circle 42C 7a.m.-11a.m. & March 9, 7 a.m.-11 a.m. March 8: Carribean Circle 5B 7 a.m.-noon. March 9: Villimar 732, 9:30 a.m. Employment Announcements Yard Sales Misc. Ads

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Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Birthday Birthday Birthday Birthday Birthday Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss !!! !!! !!! !!! !!!T he Dr. Seuss cel ebration was a big hit. Guest readers from various commands and community family members made this an outstanding SeussVille event. Our guest readers included Cmdr. Sylvester Moore, Mrs. Buzby, Mrs. Einhorn. Chaplain Mowbray and a host of other parent, servicemember and community volunteers. Katie Basel beat up some Green Eggs and Ham as part of the National Honor Students share in the reading fun. Ms. Taylor Edwards was sponsor of this annual event which lasted for one week.Story, photos provided by Taylor Edwards W.T. Sampson Reading Specialist Marcella Troxler reads a Dr. Seuss classic as her son Andre's third grade class listens attentively. Photo by MC2 Kim Williams W.T. Sampson principal Kathy Einhorn reads to a group of students, one donning a Dr. Seuss hat! Guest reader Gina Buzby turns to the next page of the story she read to a group of eager readers. BMSN Tiffany Scott questions her audience about the story, 'The 500 Hats of Bartholamew Cubbins.' NAVSTA Chaplain Lt. Mowbray polls his audience to see who's ready to hear a Dr. Seuss story! The Sure-Start class poses after hearing a reading of 'Hooray for Diffendoer Day!'Photo by MC2 Kim Williams