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May 14, 2010 Vol. 74 No. 19 INSIDE THIS ISSUE 2Civilian Attire Policy: Everyones ResponsibilityCoast Guard interdicts, repatriates 105 migrantsBy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Leona Mynes More than 100 Haitian migrants interdicted by the U.S. Coast Guard in international waters north of Cuba May 8. The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard 77 men, 20 women and eight children after they were at sea for six days and repatriated them to Cap Haitien, Haiti May 11. Once aboard the Decisive, migrants received basic medical care, food, water Since Oct. 1, 2009, the Coast Guard By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Leona Mynes Two chefs from the gal ley at Naval Station Guan tanamo Bay, Cuba won the Commander, Navy Region Kings Bay, Ga. Chief Culinary Special ist Eric Peters and Culi nary Specialist 2nd Class Enny Mercado represented Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in the competi tion between NSB Kings Bay, Naval Station May port, Fla., Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., Naval Station Gulfport, Miss. and Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I love competition and I go to win every time, said Peters. We got to see a lot of different techniques and our technique was to follow the rules and do exactly what they wanted to see. Peters and Mercado prepared four courses made der and scallops. There was a point during the last half hour of the competition that I thought we lost it, said Peters. The point is rising above that spot and getting past that. Peters and Mercado will represent CNRSE in the Commander, Naval Installations Command tion scheduled for June 24 in Washington, D.C. Chief Culinary Specialist Eric Peters, center left, and Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Enny Mercado, culinary competition April 23. 4-5Snapshots in GTMO History Hurricane Readiness Guide inside! Crew members from the USCGC Decisive vessel carrying 105 migrants north of Cuba May 8. The Haitians were returned Coast Guard photo. GTMO chefs to represent CNRSE at CNIC culinary competitionSee MIGRANTS, page 3
The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 2 The 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 reGovernment, 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 with a circulation of 1,000. GAZETTE GUANTANAMO BAYVol. 74 No. 19 U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba PAO@usnbgtmo.navy.mil.NAVSTA COMMANDING OFFICERCapt. Steven H. BlaisdellNAVSTA EXECUTIVE OFFICERCmdr. William RabcheniaNAVSTA COMMAND MASTER CHIEF J.D. McKinneyNAVSTA PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICERMr. Terence PeckLEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICEGAZETTE EDITOR MC3 Leona MynesOrlando, Fla. NAVSTA Public AffairsBe good at something. It makes you valuable. Have something to bring to the table, because that will make you more welcome. -Randy PauschCivilian attire regulations: Are you in compliance?By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Leona Mynes the Naval Stations Civilian Attire Policy, service members must follow the policy in order to main tain good order and discipline. The biggest dress code violation I see is per sonnel wearing garments designed as underwear like white tee shirts or the white tank top A shirts referred to as wife beaters, said Naval Sta tion Command Master Chief J.D. McKinney III. Those were all clearly designed for wear under neath clothing and not designed as outerwear. McKinney said all service members are re sponsible for enforcing the Civilian Attire Policy, which applies to any service member stationed at or deployed to Guantanamo Bay. We should show pride in ourselves and our units, said McKinney. With that said, everyone must ensure their civilian clothing is appropriate for the situation and doesnt bring discredit upon the service. For more information, view NAVSTAGT call the Naval Station administrative department Prohibited Civilian Attire Clothing that exposes the private areas of the body to public view Any garment, to include hats or caps, with slogans, words or symbols found to be sexually explicit, profane or offensive to any foreign, ethnic, religious or racial group. Bare feet. Excessively ripped, torn or frayed pants or trousers. Athletic wear, other than for swimming and sunbathing. Bathing suit tops as outwear.
May 14, 2010 NAVSTA OmbudsmanConnie Schiltz Call 84792 or 78519. U.S. Naval Hospital OmbudsmanJennifer Mangum Call 5048. Base Chapel CATHOLI 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 S at. 11 a.m. ( R oom B ) Iglesia Ni Christo Sun. 5:30 a.m. (R oom A) Pentecostal Gospel Temple S un. 8 a.m. ( R oom D ) LDS Service Sun. 10 a.m. (R oom A) Liturgical Service Sun. 10 a.m. (R oom B) General Protestant Service Sun. 11 a.m. (Main Chapel) United Jamaican Fellowship Sun. 11 a.m. (B ldg. 1036) Gospel Service Sun. 1 p.m. (Main Chapel) LORIMI Gospel Service Sun. 1 p.m. (R oom D) GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sun. 6 p.m. (Main Chapel) GTMO Christian Fellowship Sun. 8 p.m. (Main Chapel) FRIDAY SERVI C ES Islamic Service 1:15 p.m. (R oom C) Jewish Service 7 p.m. (FMI call 2628)JTF Troopers Chapel CATHOLIC SERVICES Spanish Mass Wed. 11 a.m. Vigil Mass Sat. 6:30 p.m. (PPI Chapel) Sunday Mass Sun. 7:30 a.m. GTMO OmbudsmenReligious Services Chaplains Corner Lt. Douglas Holmes Deputy Command Chaplain By Mass Communication Spe cialist 3rd Class Leona Mynes The American Red Cross of Guantanamo Bay will be host ing a Cardiopulmonary Re 5 and June 19 at the Red Cross building. The course will be held in honor of the American Red Cross CPR/AED awareness week. The course helps you rec ognize an emergency, decide to act, and what steps to take for responders own safety, said Sharon Coganow, the Guantanamo American Red Cross station manager. Skills matter, including the willingness to act. Coganow is a CPR/AED instructor and said she and the people she has trained all hope they never have to use their CPR/AED skills. The person down may be one of your loved ones or close friends or a perfect stranger, said Coganow. You may become a hero to someone. All students must pass a written test and a skills test to AED cards are given to carry in case of an emergency. Any person age 11 and older can participate. per person. Contact Sharon Coganow the American Red Cross Red Cross to hold CPR coursehas interdicted 555 Haitian migrants. The Decisive and other Coast Guard cutters who frequent the Caribbean theater use Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for logistical support of their counter-narcotics, search and rescue, migrant interdiction and patrol missions. The Decisive is a 210-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Pascagoula, Miss. According to the Coast Guard website, nearly 42,000 men and women serve as active duty personnel in the Coast Guard who cover national and international waters in support of their eleven mission areas. For more information on the U.S. Coast Guard, visit www.uscg.mil/. Ownership Ive met people who told me everything bad happening to them was someone elses fault. It was like they had no control over anything in their life. It seems to me that we all have control over what happens in our lives, we just need to claim it. What if you were completely okay with who you are? What if you took ownership of what happens around you? What if you took possession of your life fully, took owner ship for your Bible time, your prayer time, your family around you. What if you were to stand your post and say I am here, not because the Military has me here, but because I chose this path and I am going to claim it for my own? I know who I am, and I am proud to do this service at whatever the cost.MIGRANTS the Haitian sailing vessel carrying 105 migrants north of Cuba May 8. The Haitians were returned to Cap Haitien, Haiti May 11.
The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 4 Snapshotsin GTMO History Marine Corps Security Force Company ceremony at Marine Hill. the removal of the water pipe near the Northeast Gate.
May 14, 2010 5 the removal of the water pipe near the Northeast Gate.
The Guantanamo Bay Gazette Federal Resumes and JobsResumes-how do I start? Federal jobs-How do I get one? Come by the JTF One-Stop class is every Thursday between how to upgrade your resume and translate your military job skills federal hiring practices and vet learn guidelines for writing and CPOA Scholarship High School seniors can receive a $1,000 scholarship from the For more information contact Lori Higgs at 3500 or any Chief Petty American Red Cross Memo rial Day BBQ Challenge grill masters or those in training to as the 2010 GTMO Better BBQ Challenge Grand Champion? The challenge is Saturday, May ditional information, please e-mail Team size is limited to 3 people, there is no entry fee and each team must provide their own cook (chicken and beef or pork ribs) marinating meant prior to contest optional, but you must provide 10 samples of the item cooked on the grill; dessert, veggies, meat other The Red Cross will coordinate also be scheduled for May 26 to be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, to support the Red Cross desig Kabayan Nights cludes Videoke singing contests, band/guitar hero competitions more information or to sign up for a competition, call Ritchie @ 74506 (email:rdolores@ com) or Cristina (Tek) @ 2404 USNH Carwash FundraiserIs your vehicle looking Downtown Lyceum Saturday, help support our annual hospital DRMO on-island DRMO representatives will be on island and will be open for busi to turn in material can be made in advance by calling or emailing Linda Poole/Charles Woinski @ comm: 904-542-3759 x108 or sign out material from DRMO an Contact FISCJ GTMO Supply Salois and Deenie Burns of the Guantanamo Spouses Club Donation GTMO welcomes Juniel Adiel Cardona Reyesborn May 4, 2010 at 7:07 p.m. to Juan Cardona and Idamaris Reyes 21 inches long 8 pounds, 14 ounces
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Happenings With all of the love story movies being pumped out of Hollywood nowadays, it is a for the men of this world. Kirk Kettner is your typical, average, American male. From his medio cre job with the TSA to his familys adoration of his ex-girlfriend, he falls solidly on the Hotness Scale as a 5. Through luck, he meets and eventually dates a Hard 10 by the name of Molly. Kirks closest friends convince him that he has no chance with her and that his relationship attempts will eventu ally fail, and miserably at that. All this because, at best, you can only gap two points on the scale. As Kirk is your typical male, he woefully listens to his friends persistent nag ging and eventually drives Molly away, thinking shes too good for me. One of the things I enjoyed most about this movie was its realism. All of you play the rating game. tions, reactions and developments were very true to form: genuine. Even the mixture of slapstick and witty comedy did no less then pull the audi tive, this romantic comedy is easily deserving of a strong 4.5, however, for a gender non-biased every minute of it.Movie Review: Shes Out of my LeagueBy Robert Sanders Dynamic Strength TrainingMondays & Wednesdays Marine Hill Fitness Center at 9 a.m. Build strength and endurance Improve your balance and posture