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Title: Guantánamo Bay gazette
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: U.S. Naval Base
Place of Publication: Guantánamo Bay Cuba
Guantánamo Bay, Cuba
Publication Date: 4/16/2010
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happenings April 16, 2010 V ol. 74 No. 15 INSIDE THIS ISSUE CLASS DA YS TIME Total Body Conditioning T&Th 0600 Cardio Kick Boxing MWF 1800 Thurs. 1 130 Spinning T&Th 1800 MWF 0600 Yoga MWF 1700 T&Th 0500 Sat. 0800 Pilates Mon. 1 130 T&Th 0500 Step Aerobics W ed. 1 130 T&Th 1700 Stability Ball Training T ues. 1 130 Water Aerobics (pool) 4/24/10 0930 MWR Fitness Madness ScheduleFrom Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Public AffairsTwo Naval Station Command Criminal Investigation Division (CCID) investigators helped prevent the destruction of a Caribbean Investigators James Courson and Jeremy Snyder were performing routine patrols when they noticed the blaze. We entered into Caribbean Circle, and as we were driving around, we noticed something that looked like mist, said Courson. The mist began to get darker and it was apparent that it was smoke. The pair walked toward the smoke, which was coming from the back of the house. I came around the corner and saw the entire door frame In the small farm town of Ogden Marsh, the only goes downhill from there. With the aid of the sheriff and his deputy, we soon discover that a plane crash in the swamp may be the cause of our distress. As is generally typical in recent horror secret. The military begins running down all the citizens and either placing them in quarantine or evac status. Our leading man, the sheriff, refuses to leave his wife behind and jumps the bus back into town. Crazy? I think so. Full of close calls, daring escapes, dashing rescues and heart stopping moments, we experience the full array of emotion expected blended expression of both the inherent evil and the apparent good of man. Our characters develop, or in some cases, deteriorate, in a very natural way. For example, our hero is not always so prim, pure and perfect. Even our supporting roles have a depth of realism that They arent just monsters, they are people. Containing an ample amount of hair-raising moments, adequate amounts of carnage, an base, THE CRAZIES earns a solid 3 out of 5 Cinema Scope: The Crazies Rated RDirected by Breck Eisner Starring Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Joe Anderson, Danielle Panabaker, Christie Lynn Smith By Robert Sanders ablaze, said Courson. Courson said they used the garden hose attached to the house to Courson. That was our ultimate concern. property, said Courson. In the military, we are a select few of the population who are willing to step up and make a stand for our country, for democracy, and for the greater good, said Courson. I think any of the people on the base would have acted the same way. Seabees hard at work 5 Comedian to speak about safety at GTMO 6 3 Navy eliminating BCA Exception Rule

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The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 2 The Guantanamo Bay Gazette is an authorized publication for members of the military services and their fam ilies stationed at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The contents do not necessarily re 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 Guantanamo Bay. The Guantanamo Bay Gazette is printed by the Document Automa tion & Production Service (DAPS) with a circulation of 1,000. GAZETTE GUANTANAMO BAY Vol. 74 No. 15 U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba calling 4520/4623 or by e-mailing PAO@usnbgtmo.navy.mil .NAVSTA COMMANDING OFFICERCapt. Steven H. BlaisdellNAVSTA EXECUTIVE OFFICERCmdr. William RabcheniaNAVSTA COMMAND MASTER CHIEFCMDCM(SW/AW/EXW) J.D. McKinneyNAVSTA PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICERMr. Terence PeckLEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICEMCC(SW) Bill MestaGAZETTE EDITORMC3 Leona Mynes April 16, 2010 7 If the ad is sent to any other e-mail address, it may not be included in the Guantanamo Bay Gazette. For more information, call ANIMALS FOR SALE BOATS VEHICLES GMC Sonoma extended-cab pickup. 5-speed, Kenwood stereo w/CD, power windows, brakes, steering, locks, A/C, 2 rear jump seats, bed lin 74935. 92 Honda Accord. $2600 OBO. FMI 72626/77001. Toyota 4-Runner w/ and van in good shape. $500 OBO. Contact Toyota Hi-Lux (steer ing wheel is a lefty, rockin a/c & stereo!) $1000. Chevy Cavalier, Very Cheap! Outs. Con mint condition, over $1500 in new parts must see. $3500 OBO. Call ELECTRONICS YB-0640-02 ANN# LH10-004 OPEN: 01/25/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED LGS-0640-05/06/07 ANN# FN10-005 OPEN: 01/25/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YB-1108-01/02 ANN# LH10-012A OPEN: 02/09/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YB-2204-01/02 ANN# LH10-013 OPEN: 2/25/ 10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YA-2001-02 ANN# LH10-014 OPEN: 2/23/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YB-1105-02 ANN# LH10-015 OPEN: 3/15/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED (NAVFAC) YA-1102-02 ANN# LH10-016 OPEN: 3/10/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-2102-05 ANN# LH10-017 OPEN: 3/25/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-0318-06 ANN# LH10-018 OPEN: 4/12/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-1173-05/07/09 ANN# LH10-019 OPEN: 4/12/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-1701-09 ANN# LH10-021 OPEN: 4/12/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-1173-05/07 ANN# LH10-023 OPEN: 4/16/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED SAIC is hiring a Help Desk Coordinator. Local Candidates Preferred. US Citizens only. Visit http://www.saic.com/careers and search for Req ID # 170902 for details or call/email Chris @ x4054, e-mail christopher.swan.ctr@usnb gtmo.navy.mil. BRSC Air Operations seeks full-time Passen ger Service Agent for the Leeward Air Terminal/ Windward Annex. Flexible schedule, excellent pay and pleasant working environment. Please send resume to mveditz@yahoo.com or call Mr. Mark Veditz @ 6305 GET Marketing has an opening for a mer chandiser at the Navy Exchange. Candidates must be highly self-motivated, enjoy working independently, must have computer access with Internet/email capabilities, communicate effectively w/ management. To apply send your resume to roberta.jurasic@getmarketing.com Teller/CSR position. Visit DoDCommunitybank. com, click on Careers to apply. FURNITURE FOR RENT YARD SALESFontana, Calif. Naval Station Admin Sometimes the road less traveled 36 JVC TV (AV36F-703 model), $200 (obo), FREE INCLUDED!! Leaving island, they must go. Call 75621. Free To Air 6ft Satellite with 2 LNBs, receiver and remote. $500. Please call Modem (DSL)-$40, Sony DVD player-$40. Call Complete series DVD boxed set of Friends, Sex and the City, That 70s Show, Seinfeld -$100 ea. Individual seasons to make up the entire series of The OC ($60), Six Feet from the Sun ($60). Disneys Dance Dance Revolution for Wii with dance pad & game--$50. Call 77757. BCD Balance Size L w/ removable weight pouches, Regulator set, Air tank, bag with wheels, XL gloves, L boots, 12 weights, 2 manual spear rod, folding beach chair. New w/ tags: Womens clothes. Size 22&24. Silk $20, Poplin $24. Call 26 Hybrid Cannondale, gray/black w/ dual disk brakes, well maintained, very clean $250 OBO. Call 77550 for call back. Water ToysPull tubes, knee board, water skis, $100 for everything. Call 74233. DeWalt 12 heavy duty double bevel sliding compound miter saw $450. Various plants from $52 convertible Picnic bench/tables, $50. Paul x74233 Trampolene w/pad, 14 foot circle, needs some springs sewn back on, $50. Paul x74233 Charcoal grill, w/ char tles, $10. Paul x74233 Various plants from $54222/4002. Boys bike 16: $40, Dou ble Stroller: $35, Jumper: $35, Bouncer:$25, Mobile:$20, Please call Heidi Queen Size Bed and Frame for Sale. $300 Palm Tree Household Items. Dishes (service for venture. 200HP Yamaha, 37+ knots, out of bounds 1994 Bay Liner Capri w/ Trailer: Outboard 70hp dio, CD player, inspection Paul x74233. 19 Deck boat w/ trailer. Evinrude 155 eng., folding vinyl top. $3000 obo. Friday, April 16th: Vil7 p.m. Nob Hill 3A & 3B. Site 115. Sat., April 17th, Radio birds. April 17: Caribbean to 10 a.m. Jacksonville area home for rent. 5 y.o. home on quiet cul-de-sac in Mac Clenny. 25 minute drive from NAS JAX. 3 BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. $1,200 per month (+ utilities). Please contact Don or FURNITUREkitchen towels $25 for set, shower curtains $10 hold items available (in palm tree dcor) also. Call 75559. Carpets: 9X12 green design, 9X12 multi colored. $100 each. Call 75559. Elite back metal Fu ton with mattress $170. 2 Convertible Picnic bench/tables, $79. Paul x74233 Cabinet with doors, 4 x 5 x 2, $15. Student desk, $10. Computer desk with overhead shelves, $30. Janelle x74233. 3-unit Entertainment Center w/cabinet doors & etched glass doors & incolor, $150. Matching end table cabinet, $5. Janelle x74233 Captain Bed w/ 3 large drawers and mattress, twin size, white, $60. Paul x74233 Glider-rocker chair, $10. Janelle x74233. Jeep, red, working AC, new battery. $2000 OBO, e-mail tricia.scan Chrysler Lebron coupe (2D). White. $700. 79579(h). RCA console (oak cabi net) 27 color TV-$125. Memorex 19 TV with Remote $100, Toshiba MultiSystem 19 stereo tv $100, JVC 19 color TV $75. Call 75559. Knote 12 string Electric Guitar, brand new + Knote Electric Mandolin Brand new + one Guitar stand that hold 3 Guitars + lock ing Guitar strap+ Inline Guitar Toner Brand new + extra guitar strings and Wont last, Call David at Dell Notebook, Windows XP, Basic Laptop, $250. w/o radio and camera, Belkin N1 VISION wire aol.com. Belkin Wireless Router ELECTRONICS Wagon Car Run Grate. Going for buyer price. miles. Good working condition. Working AC, New alternator, battery and starter Title in hand $3500. VEHICLESThe Vet Clinic has kittens available for adoption. The fee is $62 for adoption and spay/neuter. For more information, call 2212. Fair Winds and Following SeasCWO4 Kathy Wiseman,Capt. Genaro GarciaMr. Bill MinnieNAVSTA Safety DirectorMr. Steve DeidaNAVSTA Assistant Fire Chief GTMO Bids FarewellNot Pictured: Mr. Dennis Connolly, Personal Property Director Douglas Holmes sweet and sour pork during the Galley April 15. The galley served authentic AsianKorean barbeque beef and Philippine sinigang soup.

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The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 6 April 16, 2010 3 NAVSTA Ombudsman Connie Schiltz Call 84792 or 78519. U.S. Naval Hospital OmbudsmanJennifer Mangum Call 5048. Base Chapel CATHOLIc C Daily Catholic Mass Mon.Fri. 5:30 p.m. (Main Chapel) Vigil Mass Sat. 5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Mass Sunday 9 a.m. (Main Chapel) PROTESTANT Seventh Day Adventist Service Sat. 11 a.m. (Room B) Iglesia Ni Christo Sun. 5:30 a.m. (Room A) Pentecostal Gospel Temple Sun. 8 a.m. (Room D) LDS Service Sun. 10 a.m. (Room A) Liturgical Service Sun. 10 a.m. (Room B) General Protestant Service Sun. 11 a.m. (Main Chapel) United Jamaican Fellowship Sun. 11 a.m. (Bldg. 1036) Gospel Service Sun. 1 p.m. (Main Chapel) LORIMI Gospel Service Sun. 1 p.m. (Room D) GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sun. 6 p.m. (Main Chapel) GTMO Christian Fellowship Sun. 8 p.m. (Main Chapel) FRIDAY S SERVIc C ES Islamic Service 1:15 p.m. (Room C) Jewish Service 7 p.m. (FMI call 2628)JTF Troopers Chapel CATHOLIcC SSERVIcCES Spanish Mass Wed. 11 a.m. Vigil Mass Sat. 6:30 p.m. (PPI Chapel) Sunday Mass Sun. 7:30 a.m. OmbudsmenReligious Services Chaplains Corner Deputy Command Chaplain Stewardship The Earth is full of many bountiful resources, and In Genesis 1:26, Scripture records that God made man and placed him in the Garden to have dominion over the rest of his creation. Many people have taken this notion of dominion to a degree that seems to be inconsistent with the rest of Scripture. God never speaks of abusing that which he has made, nor has he said we should not use the earth to provide for ourselves a means of living, yet many people have gone too far in their use of the Earth out of greed. I believe we need to reconsider what God intended for us in how we use the resources we have been provided. I believe stewardship is what God intended. It is from my perspective that God is ultimately in charge and we have been given the task to take care of our part of the globe and to sustain many future generations. As Earth Day approaches let us consider how we can do our part in caring for our environment by being stewards of what God has given us. Here in GTMO base residents receive free electricitylet us consider how awesome that is and then self determine not to use more than we need. DOES FAILING A PRT AFFECtT prPROMOtTION/ AdDVANCEMENtT/ FrROCKING? Sailors are still permitted to participate in exam cycles, however they are ineligible for promotion, advancement, or frocking if they have failed the PFAs in a four year period, they are not permitted to take an exam until passing two consecutive PFAs. WHAt T ABOUtT tTHE BBAdD DAY rRULE? The Bad Day rule is when a member elects to retake the PRT and BCA upon failing the DOES FAILING A PRT AFFECtT trTRANSFErrRRING pPErRSONNEL? OPNAVINST 6110.1H, the Navys PRT instruc tion, does not place restrictions on transferring members who are not within PFA standards. Commands are advised to work close ly with detailers for members subject to administrative separation so Navy funds are not spent unnecessarily. HHOwW dDO MEdDICAL wW AIVErRS AFFECtT tTHE OVErRALL PRT SCOrRE? If medically waived from one PRT event, the member receives a pass for the score and the average of the other two events becomes the overall PRT score. If two events are waived, the member does not receive an overall score. HHOwW dDOES FAILING A PRT AFFECtT MEMBErRS wWItTH 18+ YEArRS OF SErR VICE? If the member is subject to administrative sepa ration based on PRT failures, he or she can re quest to be transferred to the Fleet Reserves or retire early. PRT from Navy-PRT.com Its PRT time again... Command Fitness Leaders show servicemembers the proper way to do push ups in the Spring 2009 Physical Readiness Test in GTMO. Photo by MC2 Kim Williams.By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Leona MynesThe Navy Exchange began selling copies of the national newspaper USAToday April 13. The NEX ordered a subscription to the newspaper for one year based on the communitys need for a daily newspaper, according to Mark Good, the NEX store manager. Well have limited numbers of the paper--40 per day, but we can change the number to any level at any time, said Good. Were starting small to gauge interest in the paper. Avaition. Copies of USAToday will cost less than one dollar and can be found at a table near register one at the NEX. For more information, call the NEX From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) The Navy announced plans April 12 to discontinue waivers that allow Sailors who exceed Navy body-fat standards to re ceive a passing score for the sessment (PFA). The Department of Defense Body Composition Assessment (BCA) Exception Waiver allows BCA criteria up to the Department of Defense (DoD) maximum stan dard if the Sailor can achieve an overall score of excellent or better, with no single event scored below a good. Approximately 1,595 BCA waivers were granted for active-duty Sailors in 2009. According to NAVADMIN 131/10, the waiver will be dis continued beginning with the Fall 2010 PFA cycle which starts July 1. Sailors who exceed Navy BCA standards will be scored as a PFA failure in the Physical Readiness Information Management Sys tem (PRIMS). The change will also be incorporated in the next Physical Readiness Program in struction update. According to OPNAVINST 6110.1H, the Navy's Physical Readiness Program instruction, the upper limits for the BCA are 22 percent body fat for males age 17-39, and 33 percent body fat for females age 17-39. Sailors age 40 and older are allotted one additional percentage point. cantly lower level of body fat than the upper allowable Navy limits," said Bill Moore, director of the Navys Physical Readiness Program. For more information, read NAVADMIN 131/10 and visit the Physical Readiness Program sec tion available at www.npc.navy.mil. From Naval Station Public AffairsEach Guantananmo Bay resident has 13 opportunities per week MWRs Fitness Madness schedule. The schedule offers residents a total body conditioning, cardio kick boxing, spinning, yoga, pi lates, step aerobics and stability ball training courses at least once a week. According to interim MWR Fit to 35 people participate in each class. Its another outlet for active duty servicemembers to get in shape and stay in shape, said Culpepper. Its not the traditional running-on-the-treadmill; its some thing we provide to give variety. The most popular classes of fered are spinning, cardio kickbox ing and total body conditioning, said Culpepper. The types of classes offered are based on com munity wants and needs. On an isolated base where you cant go any where else, you need something less traditional, said Culpepper. some popular state-side classes are not offered in GTMO. Zumba, for example, is a latininspired cardio/dance class. MWR does not offer Zumba because instructor must teach the class. For more information on MWR like to teach a class, call Culpepper at 75576. CLASS DA YS TIME Total Body Conditioning T&Th 0600 Cardio Kick Boxing MWF 1800 Thurs. 1 130 Spinning T&Th 1800 MWF 0600 Yoga MWF 1700 T&Th 0500 Sat. 0800 Pilates Mon. 1 130 T&Th 0500 Step Aerobics W ed. 1 130 T&Th 1700 Stability Ball Training T ues. 1 130 Water Aerobics (pool) 4/24/10 0930

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The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 4 April 16, 2010 5 By Chris Dettmar, Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division WASHINGTON (NNS) -The United States Navy is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day April 22 with Navy and Marine Corps commands worldwide participating in activities on and around that date to galvanize environmental stewardship. The Navy's theme for Earth Day 2010, "Partnering for a Greener Future," emphasizes the Navy's partnerships with other military services, federal and state agencies, non-government organizations, industry, and civilians. The Navy relies on partnerships to achieve the shared goals of protecting the environment and providing energy security for the nation and its allies. Examples of these efforts are as follows: Since summer 2009, the Navy has participated in the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force, led by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The task force's purpose is to develop nation al policy and a framework that enables sustainable use of oceans, lakes, and coastal areas in a manner that supports the nation's environmental, economic, recreational, and security priorities. The Navy is working with the shipbuilding industry to integrate a tion per mile. The Navy has completed environmental planning, permitting and consultations for eight training, testing, and operating areas at sea, with six more to be completed this year. These efforts mark the beginning of a continuous cycle of environmental planning work and annual renewals with the Na tional Marine Fisheries Service. In 2009, the Navy commissioned the USS warship. Built by Northrop Grumman, the ship will conserve fuel and enable the Navy to save hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs over the life of ship. The Navy continues to collabo rate with academic institutions and government agencies to fund research that rine mammals and minimize the potential for Navy activities to affect marine life. On Earth Day 2010, the Navy will called the Green Hornet, powered by a 50/50 biofuel blend. The fuel, made from the Camelina sativa plant, demonstration will take place at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. The Navy is also participating in research and development to identify other biofuel sources with the goal of reducing dependence on foreign energy sources and using fuel with a lower net carbon foot print than petroleum fuels. More than 50 installations are celebrating Earth Day 2010, with community events such as shoreline and neighborhood cleanups, tree plantings, recycling challenges, fun runs, wildlife rescues, and more. For more information on Navy Earth Day events, visit http://www. earthday.org/campaigns/navy-earth-day-events/. By Bill Minnie, NAVSTA Safety Manager Motor vehicle safety is ordinarily a very serious subject, but stand-up comedian Steve Verret is a different type of safety stand-down speaker. The Louisiana native incorporates com edy into his safety lessons. Verret, a safety stand-down and master approach to emphasizing safety at Guanta Auditorium. Verret uses a high-energy stand-up act material to entertain his audience. Verret will speak about topics, to include insurance rates in various states and why rates may change when Sailors and Marines move there, road rage, being a supportive driver rather than a defensive seem to be more alert and able to concen trate better, Verret said. I started teaching defensive driving 22 years ago and found that if I used an element of comedy, I could reach more people." Verret has more than twenty years of experience performing for all four branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. He has covered several issues, such as aggressive car ownership and alcohol and drug abuse. Recently, Verret performed for ser vicemembers and their families at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. The show was one of the best I have ever seen, said Culinary Specialist (SS) 2nd Class Bobby Kimbro, who attended Verrets performance. It kept the interest of the entire audience. This performance will kick off the annual 101 Critical Safety Days of Summer Campaign and the Installation Summer Safety Stand Down seminar, which will be held at the Windjammer ballroom on May 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event, sponsored by Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Safety Department, is mandatory for all Naval Station Guantana mo Bay personnel, including all civilians. All GTMO residents are also encouraged to participate. For more information on Verrets upcoming performance or the 101 Critical Safety Days of Summer, contact the Naval or 4655. Seabees Working Hard Utilitiesman Constructionman James Thomas and Builder Constructionman Colin Slaughter compress the ground of an empty lot located next to the Windjammer April 14. The empty lot will become the site of a woodworking and hobby shop in late June. Seabees attached to GTMOs public works department prepare a site for concrete foundation by removing and compressing soil April 14. The site will become a MWR woodworking and hobby shop and is expected to be complete in late June. Senior Chief Builder Stephen Ebel, who is attached to GTMOs public works department, uses a transit to measure differences in elevation at the site of a future woodworking shop April 14. Seabees ensured the grounds were level in order to lay a concrete foundation. Can Do A Seabee attached to GTMOs public works site for concrete foundation by removing and soil and rocks April 14. The site will become a MWR woodworking and hobby shop and is expected to be complete in late June. Photos by MC3 Leona Mynes

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The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 4 April 16, 2010 5 By Chris Dettmar, Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division WASHINGTON (NNS) -The United States Navy is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day April 22 with Navy and Marine Corps commands worldwide participating in activities on and around that date to galvanize environmental stewardship. The Navy's theme for Earth Day 2010, "Partnering for a Greener Future," emphasizes the Navy's partnerships with other military services, federal and state agencies, non-government organizations, industry, and civilians. The Navy relies on partnerships to achieve the shared goals of protecting the environment and providing energy security for the nation and its allies. Examples of these efforts are as follows: Since summer 2009, the Navy has participated in the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force, led by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The task force's purpose is to develop nation al policy and a framework that enables sustainable use of oceans, lakes, and coastal areas in a manner that supports the nation's environmental, economic, recreational, and security priorities. The Navy is working with the shipbuilding industry to integrate a tion per mile. The Navy has completed environmental planning, permitting and consultations for eight training, testing, and operating areas at sea, with six more to be completed this year. These efforts mark the beginning of a continuous cycle of environmental planning work and annual renewals with the Na tional Marine Fisheries Service. In 2009, the Navy commissioned the USS warship. Built by Northrop Grumman, the ship will conserve fuel and enable the Navy to save hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs over the life of ship. The Navy continues to collabo rate with academic institutions and government agencies to fund research that rine mammals and minimize the potential for Navy activities to affect marine life. On Earth Day 2010, the Navy will called the Green Hornet, powered by a 50/50 biofuel blend. The fuel, made from the Camelina sativa plant, demonstration will take place at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. The Navy is also participating in research and development to identify other biofuel sources with the goal of reducing dependence on foreign energy sources and using fuel with a lower net carbon foot print than petroleum fuels. More than 50 installations are celebrating Earth Day 2010, with community events such as shoreline and neighborhood cleanups, tree plantings, recycling challenges, fun runs, wildlife rescues, and more. For more information on Navy Earth Day events, visit http://www. earthday.org/campaigns/navy-earth-day-events/. By Bill Minnie, NAVSTA Safety Manager Motor vehicle safety is ordinarily a very serious subject, but stand-up comedian Steve Verret is a different type of safety stand-down speaker. The Louisiana native incorporates com edy into his safety lessons. Verret, a safety stand-down and master approach to emphasizing safety at Guanta Auditorium. Verret uses a high-energy stand-up act material to entertain his audience. Verret will speak about topics, to include insurance rates in various states and why rates may change when Sailors and Marines move there, road rage, being a supportive driver rather than a defensive seem to be more alert and able to concen trate better, Verret said. I started teaching defensive driving 22 years ago and found that if I used an element of comedy, I could reach more people." Verret has more than twenty years of experience performing for all four branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. He has covered several issues, such as aggressive car ownership and alcohol and drug abuse. Recently, Verret performed for ser vicemembers and their families at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. The show was one of the best I have ever seen, said Culinary Specialist (SS) 2nd Class Bobby Kimbro, who attended Verrets performance. It kept the interest of the entire audience. This performance will kick off the annual 101 Critical Safety Days of Summer Campaign and the Installation Summer Safety Stand Down seminar, which will be held at the Windjammer ballroom on May 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event, sponsored by Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Safety Department, is mandatory for all Naval Station Guantana mo Bay personnel, including all civilians. All GTMO residents are also encouraged to participate. For more information on Verrets upcoming performance or the 101 Critical Safety Days of Summer, contact the Naval or 4655. Seabees Working Hard Utilitiesman Constructionman James Thomas and Builder Constructionman Colin Slaughter compress the ground of an empty lot located next to the Windjammer April 14. The empty lot will become the site of a woodworking and hobby shop in late June. Seabees attached to GTMOs public works department prepare a site for concrete foundation by removing and compressing soil April 14. The site will become a MWR woodworking and hobby shop and is expected to be complete in late June. Senior Chief Builder Stephen Ebel, who is attached to GTMOs public works department, uses a transit to measure differences in elevation at the site of a future woodworking shop April 14. Seabees ensured the grounds were level in order to lay a concrete foundation. Can Do A Seabee attached to GTMOs public works site for concrete foundation by removing and soil and rocks April 14. The site will become a MWR woodworking and hobby shop and is expected to be complete in late June. Photos by MC3 Leona Mynes

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The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 6 April 16, 2010 3 NAVSTA Ombudsman Connie Schiltz Call 84792 or 78519. U.S. Naval Hospital OmbudsmanJennifer Mangum Call 5048. Base Chapel CATHOLIc C Daily Catholic Mass Mon.Fri. 5:30 p.m. (Main Chapel) Vigil Mass Sat. 5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Mass Sunday 9 a.m. (Main Chapel) PROTESTANT Seventh Day Adventist Service Sat. 11 a.m. (Room B) Iglesia Ni Christo Sun. 5:30 a.m. (Room A) Pentecostal Gospel Temple Sun. 8 a.m. (Room D) LDS Service Sun. 10 a.m. (Room A) Liturgical Service Sun. 10 a.m. (Room B) General Protestant Service Sun. 11 a.m. (Main Chapel) United Jamaican Fellowship Sun. 11 a.m. (Bldg. 1036) Gospel Service Sun. 1 p.m. (Main Chapel) LORIMI Gospel Service Sun. 1 p.m. (Room D) GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sun. 6 p.m. (Main Chapel) GTMO Christian Fellowship Sun. 8 p.m. (Main Chapel) FRIDAY S SERVIc C ES Islamic Service 1:15 p.m. (Room C) Jewish Service 7 p.m. (FMI call 2628)JTF Troopers Chapel CATHOLIcC SSERVIcCES Spanish Mass Wed. 11 a.m. Vigil Mass Sat. 6:30 p.m. (PPI Chapel) Sunday Mass Sun. 7:30 a.m. OmbudsmenReligious Services Chaplains Corner Deputy Command Chaplain Stewardship The Earth is full of many bountiful resources, and In Genesis 1:26, Scripture records that God made man and placed him in the Garden to have dominion over the rest of his creation. Many people have taken this notion of dominion to a degree that seems to be inconsistent with the rest of Scripture. God never speaks of abusing that which he has made, nor has he said we should not use the earth to provide for ourselves a means of living, yet many people have gone too far in their use of the Earth out of greed. I believe we need to reconsider what God intended for us in how we use the resources we have been provided. I believe stewardship is what God intended. It is from my perspective that God is ultimately in charge and we have been given the task to take care of our part of the globe and to sustain many future generations. As Earth Day approaches let us consider how we can do our part in caring for our environment by being stewards of what God has given us. Here in GTMO base residents receive free electricitylet us consider how awesome that is and then self determine not to use more than we need. DOES FAILING A PRT AFFECtT prPROMOtTION/ AdDVANCEMENtT/ FrROCKING? Sailors are still permitted to participate in exam cycles, however they are ineligible for promotion, advancement, or frocking if they have failed the PFAs in a four year period, they are not permitted to take an exam until passing two consecutive PFAs. WHAt T ABOUtT tTHE BBAdD DAY rRULE? The Bad Day rule is when a member elects to retake the PRT and BCA upon failing the DOES FAILING A PRT AFFECtT trTRANSFErrRRING pPErRSONNEL? OPNAVINST 6110.1H, the Navys PRT instruc tion, does not place restrictions on transferring members who are not within PFA standards. Commands are advised to work close ly with detailers for members subject to administrative separation so Navy funds are not spent unnecessarily. HHOwW dDO MEdDICAL wW AIVErRS AFFECtT tTHE OVErRALL PRT SCOrRE? If medically waived from one PRT event, the member receives a pass for the score and the average of the other two events becomes the overall PRT score. If two events are waived, the member does not receive an overall score. HHOwW dDOES FAILING A PRT AFFECtT MEMBErRS wWItTH 18+ YEArRS OF SErR VICE? If the member is subject to administrative sepa ration based on PRT failures, he or she can re quest to be transferred to the Fleet Reserves or retire early. PRT from Navy-PRT.com Its PRT time again... Command Fitness Leaders show servicemembers the proper way to do push ups in the Spring 2009 Physical Readiness Test in GTMO. Photo by MC2 Kim Williams.By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Leona MynesThe Navy Exchange began selling copies of the national newspaper USAToday April 13. The NEX ordered a subscription to the newspaper for one year based on the communitys need for a daily newspaper, according to Mark Good, the NEX store manager. Well have limited numbers of the paper--40 per day, but we can change the number to any level at any time, said Good. Were starting small to gauge interest in the paper. Avaition. Copies of USAToday will cost less than one dollar and can be found at a table near register one at the NEX. For more information, call the NEX From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) The Navy announced plans April 12 to discontinue waivers that allow Sailors who exceed Navy body-fat standards to re ceive a passing score for the sessment (PFA). The Department of Defense Body Composition Assessment (BCA) Exception Waiver allows BCA criteria up to the Department of Defense (DoD) maximum stan dard if the Sailor can achieve an overall score of excellent or better, with no single event scored below a good. Approximately 1,595 BCA waivers were granted for active-duty Sailors in 2009. According to NAVADMIN 131/10, the waiver will be dis continued beginning with the Fall 2010 PFA cycle which starts July 1. Sailors who exceed Navy BCA standards will be scored as a PFA failure in the Physical Readiness Information Management Sys tem (PRIMS). The change will also be incorporated in the next Physical Readiness Program in struction update. According to OPNAVINST 6110.1H, the Navy's Physical Readiness Program instruction, the upper limits for the BCA are 22 percent body fat for males age 17-39, and 33 percent body fat for females age 17-39. Sailors age 40 and older are allotted one additional percentage point. cantly lower level of body fat than the upper allowable Navy limits," said Bill Moore, director of the Navys Physical Readiness Program. For more information, read NAVADMIN 131/10 and visit the Physical Readiness Program sec tion available at www.npc.navy.mil. From Naval Station Public AffairsEach Guantananmo Bay resident has 13 opportunities per week MWRs Fitness Madness schedule. The schedule offers residents a total body conditioning, cardio kick boxing, spinning, yoga, pi lates, step aerobics and stability ball training courses at least once a week. According to interim MWR Fit to 35 people participate in each class. Its another outlet for active duty servicemembers to get in shape and stay in shape, said Culpepper. Its not the traditional running-on-the-treadmill; its some thing we provide to give variety. The most popular classes of fered are spinning, cardio kickbox ing and total body conditioning, said Culpepper. The types of classes offered are based on com munity wants and needs. On an isolated base where you cant go any where else, you need something less traditional, said Culpepper. some popular state-side classes are not offered in GTMO. Zumba, for example, is a latininspired cardio/dance class. MWR does not offer Zumba because instructor must teach the class. For more information on MWR like to teach a class, call Culpepper at 75576. CLASS DA YS TIME Total Body Conditioning T&Th 0600 Cardio Kick Boxing MWF 1800 Thurs. 1 130 Spinning T&Th 1800 MWF 0600 Yoga MWF 1700 T&Th 0500 Sat. 0800 Pilates Mon. 1 130 T&Th 0500 Step Aerobics W ed. 1 130 T&Th 1700 Stability Ball Training T ues. 1 130 Water Aerobics (pool) 4/24/10 0930

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The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 2 The Guantanamo Bay Gazette is an authorized publication for members of the military services and their fam ilies stationed at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The contents do not necessarily re 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 Guantanamo Bay. The Guantanamo Bay Gazette is printed by the Document Automa tion & Production Service (DAPS) with a circulation of 1,000. GAZETTE GUANTANAMO BAY Vol. 74 No. 15 U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba calling 4520/4623 or by e-mailing PAO@usnbgtmo.navy.mil .NAVSTA COMMANDING OFFICERCapt. Steven H. BlaisdellNAVSTA EXECUTIVE OFFICERCmdr. William RabcheniaNAVSTA COMMAND MASTER CHIEFCMDCM(SW/AW/EXW) J.D. McKinneyNAVSTA PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICERMr. Terence PeckLEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICEMCC(SW) Bill MestaGAZETTE EDITORMC3 Leona Mynes April 16, 2010 7 If the ad is sent to any other e-mail address, it may not be included in the Guantanamo Bay Gazette. For more information, call ANIMALS FOR SALE BOATS VEHICLES GMC Sonoma extended-cab pickup. 5-speed, Kenwood stereo w/CD, power windows, brakes, steering, locks, A/C, 2 rear jump seats, bed lin 74935. 92 Honda Accord. $2600 OBO. FMI 72626/77001. Toyota 4-Runner w/ and van in good shape. $500 OBO. Contact Toyota Hi-Lux (steer ing wheel is a lefty, rockin a/c & stereo!) $1000. Chevy Cavalier, Very Cheap! Outs. Con mint condition, over $1500 in new parts must see. $3500 OBO. Call ELECTRONICS YB-0640-02 ANN# LH10-004 OPEN: 01/25/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED LGS-0640-05/06/07 ANN# FN10-005 OPEN: 01/25/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YB-1108-01/02 ANN# LH10-012A OPEN: 02/09/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YB-2204-01/02 ANN# LH10-013 OPEN: 2/25/ 10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YA-2001-02 ANN# LH10-014 OPEN: 2/23/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED YB-1105-02 ANN# LH10-015 OPEN: 3/15/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED (NAVFAC) YA-1102-02 ANN# LH10-016 OPEN: 3/10/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-2102-05 ANN# LH10-017 OPEN: 3/25/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-0318-06 ANN# LH10-018 OPEN: 4/12/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-1173-05/07/09 ANN# LH10-019 OPEN: 4/12/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-1701-09 ANN# LH10-021 OPEN: 4/12/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED GS-1173-05/07 ANN# LH10-023 OPEN: 4/16/10 OPEN UNTIL FILLED SAIC is hiring a Help Desk Coordinator. Local Candidates Preferred. US Citizens only. Visit http://www.saic.com/careers and search for Req ID # 170902 for details or call/email Chris @ x4054, e-mail christopher.swan.ctr@usnb gtmo.navy.mil. BRSC Air Operations seeks full-time Passen ger Service Agent for the Leeward Air Terminal/ Windward Annex. Flexible schedule, excellent pay and pleasant working environment. Please send resume to mveditz@yahoo.com or call Mr. Mark Veditz @ 6305 GET Marketing has an opening for a mer chandiser at the Navy Exchange. Candidates must be highly self-motivated, enjoy working independently, must have computer access with Internet/email capabilities, communicate effectively w/ management. To apply send your resume to roberta.jurasic@getmarketing.com Teller/CSR position. Visit DoDCommunitybank. com, click on Careers to apply. FURNITURE FOR RENT YARD SALESFontana, Calif. Naval Station Admin Sometimes the road less traveled 36 JVC TV (AV36F-703 model), $200 (obo), FREE INCLUDED!! Leaving island, they must go. Call 75621. Free To Air 6ft Satellite with 2 LNBs, receiver and remote. $500. Please call Modem (DSL)-$40, Sony DVD player-$40. Call Complete series DVD boxed set of Friends, Sex and the City, That 70s Show, Seinfeld -$100 ea. Individual seasons to make up the entire series of The OC ($60), Six Feet from the Sun ($60). Disneys Dance Dance Revolution for Wii with dance pad & game--$50. Call 77757. BCD Balance Size L w/ removable weight pouches, Regulator set, Air tank, bag with wheels, XL gloves, L boots, 12 weights, 2 manual spear rod, folding beach chair. New w/ tags: Womens clothes. Size 22&24. Silk $20, Poplin $24. Call 26 Hybrid Cannondale, gray/black w/ dual disk brakes, well maintained, very clean $250 OBO. Call 77550 for call back. Water ToysPull tubes, knee board, water skis, $100 for everything. Call 74233. DeWalt 12 heavy duty double bevel sliding compound miter saw $450. Various plants from $52 convertible Picnic bench/tables, $50. Paul x74233 Trampolene w/pad, 14 foot circle, needs some springs sewn back on, $50. Paul x74233 Charcoal grill, w/ char tles, $10. Paul x74233 Various plants from $54222/4002. Boys bike 16: $40, Dou ble Stroller: $35, Jumper: $35, Bouncer:$25, Mobile:$20, Please call Heidi Queen Size Bed and Frame for Sale. $300 Palm Tree Household Items. Dishes (service for venture. 200HP Yamaha, 37+ knots, out of bounds 1994 Bay Liner Capri w/ Trailer: Outboard 70hp dio, CD player, inspection Paul x74233. 19 Deck boat w/ trailer. Evinrude 155 eng., folding vinyl top. $3000 obo. Friday, April 16th: Vil7 p.m. Nob Hill 3A & 3B. Site 115. Sat., April 17th, Radio birds. April 17: Caribbean to 10 a.m. Jacksonville area home for rent. 5 y.o. home on quiet cul-de-sac in Mac Clenny. 25 minute drive from NAS JAX. 3 BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. $1,200 per month (+ utilities). Please contact Don or FURNITUREkitchen towels $25 for set, shower curtains $10 hold items available (in palm tree dcor) also. Call 75559. Carpets: 9X12 green design, 9X12 multi colored. $100 each. Call 75559. Elite back metal Fu ton with mattress $170. 2 Convertible Picnic bench/tables, $79. Paul x74233 Cabinet with doors, 4 x 5 x 2, $15. Student desk, $10. Computer desk with overhead shelves, $30. Janelle x74233. 3-unit Entertainment Center w/cabinet doors & etched glass doors & incolor, $150. Matching end table cabinet, $5. Janelle x74233 Captain Bed w/ 3 large drawers and mattress, twin size, white, $60. Paul x74233 Glider-rocker chair, $10. Janelle x74233. Jeep, red, working AC, new battery. $2000 OBO, e-mail tricia.scan Chrysler Lebron coupe (2D). White. $700. 79579(h). RCA console (oak cabi net) 27 color TV-$125. Memorex 19 TV with Remote $100, Toshiba MultiSystem 19 stereo tv $100, JVC 19 color TV $75. Call 75559. Knote 12 string Electric Guitar, brand new + Knote Electric Mandolin Brand new + one Guitar stand that hold 3 Guitars + lock ing Guitar strap+ Inline Guitar Toner Brand new + extra guitar strings and Wont last, Call David at Dell Notebook, Windows XP, Basic Laptop, $250. w/o radio and camera, Belkin N1 VISION wire aol.com. Belkin Wireless Router ELECTRONICS Wagon Car Run Grate. Going for buyer price. miles. Good working condition. Working AC, New alternator, battery and starter Title in hand $3500. VEHICLESThe Vet Clinic has kittens available for adoption. The fee is $62 for adoption and spay/neuter. For more information, call 2212. Fair Winds and Following SeasCWO4 Kathy Wiseman,Capt. Genaro GarciaMr. Bill MinnieNAVSTA Safety DirectorMr. Steve DeidaNAVSTA Assistant Fire Chief GTMO Bids FarewellNot Pictured: Mr. Dennis Connolly, Personal Property Director Douglas Holmes sweet and sour pork during the Galley April 15. The galley served authentic AsianKorean barbeque beef and Philippine sinigang soup.

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happenings April 16, 2010 V ol. 74 No. 15 INSIDE THIS ISSUE CLASS DA YS TIME Total Body Conditioning T&Th 0600 Cardio Kick Boxing MWF 1800 Thurs. 1 130 Spinning T&Th 1800 MWF 0600 Yoga MWF 1700 T&Th 0500 Sat. 0800 Pilates Mon. 1 130 T&Th 0500 Step Aerobics W ed. 1 130 T&Th 1700 Stability Ball Training T ues. 1 130 Water Aerobics (pool) 4/24/10 0930 MWR Fitness Madness ScheduleFrom Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Public AffairsTwo Naval Station Command Criminal Investigation Division (CCID) investigators helped prevent the destruction of a Caribbean Investigators James Courson and Jeremy Snyder were performing routine patrols when they noticed the blaze. We entered into Caribbean Circle, and as we were driving around, we noticed something that looked like mist, said Courson. The mist began to get darker and it was apparent that it was smoke. The pair walked toward the smoke, which was coming from the back of the house. I came around the corner and saw the entire door frame In the small farm town of Ogden Marsh, the only goes downhill from there. With the aid of the sheriff and his deputy, we soon discover that a plane crash in the swamp may be the cause of our distress. As is generally typical in recent horror secret. The military begins running down all the citizens and either placing them in quarantine or evac status. Our leading man, the sheriff, refuses to leave his wife behind and jumps the bus back into town. Crazy? I think so. Full of close calls, daring escapes, dashing rescues and heart stopping moments, we experience the full array of emotion expected blended expression of both the inherent evil and the apparent good of man. Our characters develop, or in some cases, deteriorate, in a very natural way. For example, our hero is not always so prim, pure and perfect. Even our supporting roles have a depth of realism that They arent just monsters, they are people. Containing an ample amount of hair-raising moments, adequate amounts of carnage, an base, THE CRAZIES earns a solid 3 out of 5 Cinema Scope: The Crazies Rated RDirected by Breck Eisner Starring Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Joe Anderson, Danielle Panabaker, Christie Lynn Smith By Robert Sanders ablaze, said Courson. Courson said they used the garden hose attached to the house to Courson. That was our ultimate concern. property, said Courson. In the military, we are a select few of the population who are willing to step up and make a stand for our country, for democracy, and for the greater good, said Courson. I think any of the people on the base would have acted the same way. Seabees hard at work 5 Comedian to speak about safety at GTMO 6 3 Navy eliminating BCA Exception Rule