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August 27, 2010 Vol. 67 No. 33 Windjammer, OKellys to re-openBy MC3 Leona MynesThe Windjammer and OKellys Irish Pub will re-open with bar service and no food service today. The building was closed this summer to replace the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. As anyone who has spent time in the Windjammer can tell you, the air conditioning was very cold in some places, too warm in others and too humid throughout, said Tara Culbertson, Guantanamo Bays MWR installation director. This upgrade addresses all of those issues. Windjammer and OKellys food services will resume Sept. 13. Additionally, the Bayviews lunch service will end Sept. 3. For more information on MWR food services, call MWR at 4360. Back to School information on pages 4 and 5By Terence R. PeckA Royal Navy ship patrolling the North Atlantic and the Carib bean made a port call to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Aug. 22. The 80 civilian-manned British Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ship Wave Ruler arrived at the Naval Station to resupply with food and fuel before departing on Aug. 26. The RFA Wave Ruler is one of 16 resupply and logistics ships belong ing to the civilian-manned RFA Service with just over 2000 personnel, operating worldwide in support of the British Armed Services, primarily serves the Royal Navy. The Wave Ruler conducts maritime patrols working with various agencies such as the U.S. Coast Guard, local defense and police forces the Caribbean region. The presence of the Wave Ruler in the Caribbean is a brilliant ex ample of the U.S., U.K. cooperation in the counter narcotics role, said 11 members of the U.S. Coast Guard on board. When we are at sea, they will carry out counter narcotics operations. Budd said that having the Coast Guard service members onboard makes it effective for counter narcotics operations because they are able to make arrests under U.S. law. The Naval Stations strategic location in the Caribbean enables it to provide supply and logistics support to U.S. Naval and allied ships, such as the RFA Wave Ruler. We give fuel to U.S. ships, U.K. ships and NATO ships while in the Caribbean, said Budd. In order to do that, we have to top off fuel somewhere and Guantanamo Bay is the ideal place for us to come in and take the high quality F-76 (ship propulsion fuel) that is required for the ships that we replenish. The Naval Station provided the Wave Ruler with 1.7 million gallons of F-76 fuel. According to Budd, Naval Station GTMO is the only source in the Caribbean able to supply the large quantity of F-76 they need. See ROYAL, page 5Royal Navy makes port call in GuantanamoThe British Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RVA Wave Ruler visited Guantanamo Aug. 22-26 to take on stores and refuel. Photo by MC3 Leona Mynes
The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 2 The Guantanamo Bay Gazette is an authorized publication for members of the military services and their families stationed at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The contents do not necessarily reect the ofcial 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 Ofce of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The Guantanamo Bay Gazette is printed by the Document Automation & Production Service (DAPS) with a circulation of 1,000. GAZETTE GUANTANAMO BAYVol. 67 No. 33 Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, CubaCommanding Ofcer Capt. Steven H. Blaisdell Executive Ofcer Cmdr. William Rabchenia Command Master Chief CMDCM (SW/AW/EXW) J.D. McKinney, III Public Affairs Ofcer Terence Peck Leading Chief Petty Ofcer MCC(SW) Bill Mesta Gazette Editor MC3 Leona Mynes Received Sailor of the Week because: Job Title: Security department training petty ofcer Date he arrived in GTMO: Oct. 2, 2009 Date he joined the Navy: November of 2006. What he likes most about his job: Seeing the results of training Naval Security Forces personnel. How the Navy has improved his life: Education and job training. Quote: Never become satised. MA3 Stephen CaezzaYour weekly Captains call Live each Tuesday at noon on FM 103.1 The Blitz, FM 102.1 The Mix, and 1340 AM Talk Radio. E-mail questions to Openline@usnbgtmo.navy.mil or call 2300, 2351 during the show. Julian RomeroJanuary 9, 1928 August 17, 2010Julian A. Romero, a Cuban Special Category Resident, passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at the Naval Hospital Guantnamo Bay, Cuba. Born on January 9, 1928, in Central Chaparra, Oriente and resided a long time in Guantanamo City. He lived a full life, passing away peacefully at the age of 82. Mr. Romero rst came to work on the base in 1959 and worked at the Fire Department as a Fire Captain until he retired after 25 years of service. He then worked for a short time at the Navy Exchange. Mr. Romero was well known for his musical talent. Before coming to the base he played in bands all over Cuba playing one of his favorite instruments called the BA-HO, a very large base guitar and he could play a host of others including the drums. When he came to the base he continued this by adding his talent to the bases Navy Band and other musical groups providing entertainment. Mr. Romero was very respected in the Cuban Community and among all those who knew him. His closest friends remember him always as a very nice, descent and very respectful person. Mr. Romero was a pillar of the community always helping other Cuban compatriots in whatever situation he could assist in. He will be remembered dearly by the community in general as an intelligent, thorough, helpful and extremely funny man. But above all, everyone knew that he thought of his family constantly and always put his family rst. Mr. Romero is survived by his beloved wife Delia in the Naval Hospital, and his Son Jose Antonio Romero in Guantanamo City, a daughter Dania Stevenson in Chicago, Ill., and a sister Geraldina Romero Charles in Guantnamo City, and his grandchildren who live in Guantnamo City, Cuba.
3 August 27, 2010 Daily Catholic Mass Tues.Fri. 5:30 p.m. (Main Chapel) Vigil Mass Sat. 5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Mass Sunday 9 a.m. (Main Chapel) 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) 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) Islamic Service Fri. 1:15 p.m. (Room C) Jewish Service Fri. 7 p.m. (FMI call 2628) Vigil Mass Sat. 7:30 p.m. (JTF Troopers Chapel) Sunday Mass Sun. 7:30 a.m. (JTF Troopers Chapel) Religious ServicesFundraising: What you need to know about fundraising at Guantanamo Planning on doing a fundraiser for your organization? Here are a few tips to make sure it goes smoothly. Check with the Command Judge 214, to ensure your organizations charter is current. Fill out a fund raiser approval request form. If food is involved, stop by the paperwork from preventative medicine. If there will be 25 people or more gathered in one place, you must notify security at 4105. Once your fund raiser is approved, you Reserve a location for your approved fund raiser. The NEX Atrium call Sariah Lucas at 74115; MWR Facility submit written request Other authorized facility. Advertise! By request, the PAO will advertise your event on the roller and in the Gazette, email NEX Atrium. of chance, sales in the workplace and unauthorized fundraising. Asking for pledges in the workplace is also prohibited unless it is for Combined Federal Campaign or Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society. For assistance contact LN2(AW) David Forrest at 4834. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cubas Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) Housekeepers NGIS Training Director.Photo donated C were joined by more than 30 mem bers of the combined Chiefs mess stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to hold a car wash Aug. 21. As lines of cars formed, donations were accepted for upcoming events such as the Khaki ball and CPO pinning ceremony. Refreshments were also available at the event. Fundraising is one of the many tasks CPO Selectees perform during induction. The induction is going great, said Chief Master-at-Arms Maurice Stigger, cur rently on an individual augmentee billet at tests your mental, physical, team work and leadership capabilities. The induction ceremony is one of the most challenging parts of induction before the selectees pin on their anchors on Sept. 16, 2010. Command in Millington, Tenn., the results weeks from the beginning of the induction process. According to Naval Expeditionary Guard Battalion Command Master Chief Debra Downs, the selectees task is not any easier, because they will go through the same training required to make them suc cessful CPOs. See CHIEF, page 5ItsChieftime a car wash and barbecue Aug. 21.
The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 4 Bus #1 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME 7:15 AM Radio Point (RP 733) Elementary School 1:30 PM 7:16 AM Paola Point (PP 10) Marina Point (N 327) 1:32 PM 7:18 AM Youth Center Marina Point (N 323) 1:32 PM 7:22 AM Caribbean Circle (CC 39) Marine Site (M 112) 1:34 PM 7:24 AM Caribbean Circle (CC 33) Mobile Point (MP 396) 1:35 PM 7:26 AM West Iguana (WI 2721) Deer Point (DP 1109) 1:37 PM 7:28 AM Iguana Terrace (IT 384) Evans Point (EP 803) 1:39 PM 7:33 AM Evans Point (EP 803) Caribbean Circle (CC 39) 1:43 PM 7:35 AM Deer Point (DP 1109) Caribbean Circle (CC 33) 1:45 PM 7:37 AM Mobile Point (MP 396) West Iguana (WI 2721) 1:47 PM 7:39 AM Marine Site (M 112) Iguana Terrace (IT 384) 1:48 PM 7:41 AM Marina Point (N 323) Youth Center 1:52 PM 7:42 AM Marina Point (N 327) Radio Point (RP 733) 1:54 PM 7:45 AM Elementary School Paola Point (PP 10) 1:55 PMSure Start/Kindergarten Bus Schedule Position: Principal of W.T. Sampson School. Years in education: 22. I have ... two children. I arrived on-island ... Aug. 7, 2010. What I look forward to in GTMO... is possibly getting my SCUBA certification. My career has improved my life... by giving me insight into children and how they learn. On a personal note, it has allowed me to become a better parent in understanding child development. What I like most about my job... is working with children, teachers, and parents in strengthening academic talents. My favorite sports team is... Go Army, beat Navy! Im a West Point mom. In my spare time... I enjoy out door activities and spending time with my daughter. Bus #2 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME 7:10 AM Nob Hill (NH 22) Elementary School 1:30 PM 7:12 AM Nob Hill (NH 12) Caravella Point (CP 12) 1:32 PM 7:14 AM Nob Hill (NH 33) Center Bargo (CB 1151) 1:36 PM 7:19 AM Villamar (VL 35) West Bargo (WB 46) 1:37 PM 7:21 AM Villamar (VL 2232) Granadillo Point (GP 4) 1:41 PM 7:22 AM Villamar (VL 17) Granadillo Circle (GC 85)* 1:43 PM 7:24 AM Villamar (VL 7) CDC 1:45 PM 7:27 AM CDC Villamar (VL 35) 1:47 PM 7:29 AM Villamar (723) Villamar (723) 1:49 PM 7:34 AM Granadillo Circle (GC 85)* Villamar (VL 7) 1:51 PM 7:36 AM Granadillo Point (GP 4) Villamar (VL 17) 1:53 PM 7:39 AM Center Bargo (CB 1151) Villamar (VL 2232) 1:54 PM 7:40 AM West Bargo (WB 46) Nob Hill (NH 22) 1:58 PM 7:43 AM Caravella Point (CP 12) Nob Hill (NH 12) 1:59 PM 7:45 AM Elementary School Nob Hill (NH 33) 2:01 PMPRINCIPAL PROFILE B A + CK TO SCHOOL 2010-2011 school year to kick off with new principalBy Terence Peck When the 2010-2011 school year begins for the students of W.T. Sampson Schools, it will be un der the leadership of a new principal. Sonja Rodriguez, an educator for 22 years, transferred to Guantanamo from Yokosuka Middle School in Yokosuka, Japan. Rodriguez began her career as an elementary school teacher with the Killen Independent School District in Texas. Then, in 1998, she began working for Department of Defense Education Activity as a middle school teacher in Schweinfurt, Germany. There are approxi mately 235 students enrolled at W.T. Sampson this school year, attending the Sure Start program, elementary, middle, and high school. The small number of students and the staffs reputation as professional educators are reasons that Rodriguez said she request ed W.T. Sampson Schools. Educators in a small, unit-school set ting are fortunate to experience the entire curriculum, from Sure Start through high school graduation, she said. While our student population is transient, we see the entire scope of a childs education. According to Rodriguez, many school administrators do not have the opportunities that she will while leading W.T. Sampson faculty and students. day of a childs schooling is a huge mile stone, she said. High school graduation ranks right up there as well. As principal of W.T. Sampson School, I am blessed to experi ence those milestones along with our parents. Being on campus for the and Kindergarten classes and signing diplomas for our graduating seniors on their last day of school af fords me the opportunity to come full circle in one school year. During her time at GTMO, Rodriguez said she will continue to focus on highest student achievement so that the students receive a topnotch, quality education. There are many rewarding opportunities available to students in a small school set ting, she said. My goal will be to work with the faculty in identifying students strengths and maximizing every opportunity for each child to experience success. I would like for students, parents and community members to take on a more active role in our continuing school improvement goals. My goal will be to work with the faculty in identifying students strengths and maximizing every opportunity for each child to experience success. Sonja Rodriguez
August 27, 2010 5 Bus #1 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME 7:07 AM Radio Point (RP 733) Elementary School 2:15 PM 7:10 AM Paola Point (PP 10) Marina Point (N 327) 2:18 PM 7:15 AM Evans Point (EP 803) Marina Point (N 323) 2:19 PM 7:17 AM Deer Point (DP 1109) Marine Site (M 112) 2:22 PM 7:20 AM Mobile Point (MP 396) Mobile Point (MP 396) 2:25 PM 7:23 AM Marine Site (M 112) Deer Point (DP 1109) 2:27 PM 7:26 AM Marina Point (N 323) Evans Point (EP 803) 2:30 PM 7:27 AM Marina Point (N 327) Radio Point (RP 733) 2:36 PM 7:30 AM Elementary School Paola Point (PP 10) 2:38 PM Bus #2 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME 7:06 AM Villamar (VL 35) Elementary School 2:15 PM 7:09 AM Villamar (VL 2232) Caravella Point (CP 12) 2:18 PM 7:11 AM Villamar (VL 17) Center Bargo (CB 1151) 2:22 PM 7:13 AM Villamar (VL 7) West Bargo (WB 46) 2:24 PM 7:17 AM CDC Villamar (VL 35) 2:28 PM 7:19 AM Villamar (VL 723) Villamar (VL 2232) 2:30 PM 7:23 AM Center Bargo (CB 1151) Villamar (VL 17) 2:31 PM 7:24 AM West Bargo (WB 46) Villamar (VL 7) 2:32 PM 7:28 AM Caravella Point (CP 12) CDC 2:34 PM 7:30 AM Elementary School Villamar (VL 723) 2:35 PM Bus #3 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME 7:15 AM Nob Hill (NH 22) Elementary School 2:15 PM 7:17 AM Nob Hill (NH 12) Granadillo Circle (GC 85)* 2:19 PM 7:19 AM Nob Hill (NH 33) Granadillo Point (GP 4) 2:23 PM 7:24 AM Granadillo Circle (GC 85)* Nob Hill (NH 22) 2:29 PM 7:26 AM Granadillo Point (GP 4) Nob Hill (NH 12) 2:31 PM 7:30 AM Elementary School Nob Hill (NH 33) 2:33 PM Bus #4 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME 7:15 AM Caribbean Circle (CC 39) Elementary School 2:15 PM 7:17 AM Caribbean Circle (CC 33) Caribbean Circle (CC 39) 2:23 PM 7:20 AM West Iguana (WI 2721) Caribbean Circle (CC 33) 2:25 PM 7:22 AM Iguana Terrace (IT 384) West Iguana (WI 2721) 2:28 PM 7:30AM Elementary School Iguana Terrace (IT 384) 2:30 PM Bus #5 PICK-UP TIME LOCATION LOCATION DROP OFF TIME Elementary School Elementary School 2:15 PM Youth Center Youth Center 2:30 PM Bus #1 7:05 AM Radio Point (RP 733) High School 2:35 PM 7:07 AM Paola Point (PP 10) Evans Point (EP 803) 2:39 PM 7:10 AM Evans Point (EP 803) Deer Point (DP 1109) 2:42 PM 7:12 AM Deer Point (DP 1109) Mobile Point (MP 396) 2:45 PM 7:15 AM Mobile Point (MP 396) Marine Site (M 112) 2:48 PM 7:18 AM Marine Site (M 112) Marina Point (N 323) 2:51 PM 7:21 AM Marina Point (N 323) Marina Point (N 327) 2:52 PM 7:22 AM Marina Point (N 327) Caravella Point (CP 12) 2:56 PM 7:26 AM Caravella Point (CP 12) Center Bargo (CB 1151) 3:00 PM 7:30 AM Center Bargo (CB 1151) West Bargo (WB 46) 3:02 PM 7:33 AM West Bargo (WB 46) Radio Point (RP 733) 3:09 PM 7:40 AM High School Paola Point (PP 10) 3:10 PM Bus #2 7:08 AM Nob Hill (NH 22) High School 2:35 PM 7:11 AM Nob Hill (NH 12) Villamar (VL 35) 2:43 PM 7:13 AM Nob Hill (NH 33) Villamar (VL 2232) 2:47 PM 7:18 AM Villamar (VL 35) Villamar (VL 17) 2:49 PM 7:20 AM Villamar (VL 2232) Villamar (VL 7) 2:50 PM 7:22 AM Villamar (VL 17) Villamar (723) 2:53 PM 7:24 AM Villamar (VL 7) Nob Hill (NH 22) 2:55 PM 7:27 AM Villamar (723) Nob Hill (NH 12) 2:57 PM 7:29 AM Granadillo Circle (GC 85)* Nob Hill (NH 33) 3:00 PM 7:33 AM Granadillo Point (GP 4) Granadillo Circle (GC 85)* 3:03 PM 7:40 AM High School Granadillo Point (GP 4) 3:07 PM Bus #3 7:25 AM Caribbean Circle (CC 39) High School 2:35 PM 7:27 AM Caribbean Circle (CC 33) Caribbean Circle (CC 39) 2:45 PM 7:30 AM West Iguana (WI 2721) Caribbean Circle (CC 33) 2:43 PM 7:33 AM Iguana Terrace (IT 384) West Iguana (WI 2721) 2:48 PM 7:40 AM High School Iguana Terrace (IT 384) 2:50 PM Middle/High School Bus Schedule Elementary School Bus Schedule ROYAL, from page 1 Without the Naval Station, the ship would have to travel either to 514 miles to Miami, Fla., or 1,170 miles to Norfolk, Va. Budd said his ship can reach Guantanamo Bay within a day and a half from anywhere in the Caribbean. that we can come in, as we did this time, with a days notice, he said. We called up late on a Friday after noon, the guys here got the emails sent on a Saturday morning and we came in on a Sunday morning. While in port, the ship also received engineering support from the Naval Station to help unlock a se cured safe that could not be opened. Security is vitally important and if you have a safe with secured items and you cant get at it, its not much good for you, said Bud. That sort of en gineering support is great. For Ralph Densmore, Naval Station GTMOs portunity to work on British safe combination lock systems that are different than U.S. made safe com bination locks. I have never worked on a British lock until this week, so it was a wonderful experience, said Dens more. It comes with the job I have here at the Naval Station; I love to assist people with problematic issues. Pelican, who also assisted in repairing the safes, said a training instructor at Ft. Meade told him that the UK made some of the best mechanical locks in the world. Having an opportunity to work on such an intri cate lock is the equivalent of an once-in-a-lifetime experience for a locksmith on GTMO, he said. The British personnel were overjoyed and thankful for the outcome. While the ship was receiving supplies and engi neer support, many of its crewmembers found time to relax and participate in recreational activities around the base. Its easy to get everywhere, because there is transport everywhere, said Able Seaman Roxy Challinor, who works in Communications Information Systems. The bowling is quite good and its cheap. We have a great bunch of chiefs from a variety of commands on board GTMO coming together as one Chiefs mess, Downs said. For those who participated in the event, it was an opportunity to come together. A time of season that promotes unity throughout the year, teamwork is what its all about, said Senior Chief Hull Technician Anne Roussel from Convent, La. Several more future events are scheduled for Chief selectees. For more information on (Select) Maurice Stigger at 79309. CHIEFS, from page 3
The Guantanamo Bay Gazette 6 Hours ListingAuto Hobby Shop 77941Wed., Sat., Sun. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Autoport 75215Mon. through Sat. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Bayview 75604Thurs. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fri. 6-9 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Car Rental/Dry Cleaner 74316Mon. through Sat. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Ceramic Shop 74795Daily 5 to 9 p.m. Columbia College 75555Mon. to Thurs. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Community Bank 75116Mon., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tues., Thurs. 8 to 11 a.m. (New accounts)Cuban Club 75962Mon. through Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.Denich Gym 77262Mon. 5 a.m. to midnight Tues. through Sat. 24/7 Sun. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Gas Station 74670Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (cash) 24/7 (credit/debit card)Jamaican Jerk House 2325Sun. through Thurs. 5 to 9 p.m. Fri. and Sat. 5 to 10 p.m.Library 4700Mon. through Sat. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun. Noon to 9 p.m.McDonalds 3797Mon. through Thurs. 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fri. and Sat. 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.Marina 2345Mon. to Thurs. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fri. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat. 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun. 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Navy College 2227Mon. through Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Navy Exchange 74116Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. NEX Mini Mart 2508Sun. through Thurs. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri. and Sat. 7 a.m. to midnightPaperclips 74603Mon. through Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Phoenix Cable 2510 Mon. through Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.RadioGTMO 2300Mon. through Thurs. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m. to noonSCSI 77362Mon. through Fri. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Subway 2416Mon. through Sat. 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Treasures & Trivia 74860Mon. and Wed. 4 to 6 p.m. Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun. 1 to 3 p.m.Vet Clinic 2212Mon. through Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed. 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. (Walk-ins) Monday, October 25, at 8 a.m. (EDT). The date was chosen to allow time to implement Why did it take so long to re-open the proWe wanted to make sure we got it right, especially ing. Why werent these guidelines incorporatWe recognize that this was a shortfall and have taken corrective action. How do I know the program wont be have We believe the new constraints will keep costs in check. We have also reviewed the entire MyCAA program and have instituted additional controls and forecasting tools to better anticipate future demand. We will now monitor program utilization more frequently (daily) with our additional met rics. These include number of spouses creating or degree). Before the pause, we monitored the program on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. We have reprogrammed funds to meet the needs $215 million. What is the budget for the out years and The estimated cost for FY-2011 is $250 million; we anticipate lower costs in the out years. This is still a very new program and consequently, we lack be monitoring the program closely in FY-2011. Not in FY 2011. However, in coming years, with a reduced defense budget a reality, every program will be closely scrutinized for its contribution to military family readiness. How many military spouses are currently 136,583 military spouses have accounts in the program; approximately 110,000 spouses have has DoD lost as a result of failed coursYes. As a result of the course failures and withdrawals, the Defense Department will not realize funds that were spent on these failures. Under the new guidelines, spouses will have to show successful completion of a course in order to continue in the program. How long may spouses participate in the Three years, as long as the spouses sponsor remains active-duty. What other programs are available for milThere are a wide variety of federal, state, local, and Service programs for military spouses. To assist military spouses in their search for resources and programs, Military OneSource has developed an in-depth list of federal, scholarship and grant providers. Where can military spouses go for advice Military OneSource, online at www.militaryone is the best place for military spouses to start getting information. Military OneSource Spouse Education and Career Consultants can provide education and training, career exploration, assessment, employment readiness and career search assistance. Program funding spouse education to be re-instatedQ&A
August 27, 2010 7 GTMO Shopper FURNITURE W ANTED Full & part time positions available. NACI background check required. on Admin Hill and pick up an application. BRSC Air Operations is looking for a full-time Passenger Service Agent for the Leeward Air Terminal. We working environment and excellent pay, $12 $18 per hour. Please send resume to mveditz@yahoo. com or call Mr. Mark Veditz @ 6305. Help Wanted Florida Coastal Airlines looking for a Station recruiting for housing escort of have 1 year security experience. geogroup.com. Columbia College is looking for Adjunct Teaching Faculty for multiple subjects and an GTMO JOB OPPORTUNITIES For more information, call HRO at 4441. #LH10-040 MEDICAL SUPPORT AS SISTANT (USNH), GS-0679-04 #LH10-051 ADMIN SERVICES AS SITANT, GS-0303-5/6/7 (USNH) #LH10-052 MAINTENANCE ME CHANIC, WG-4749-09 (USNH) #LH10-045 REGISTERED NURSE, GS-0610-11 (USNH) #LH10-036 SECRETARY, GS-031805 (NAVSTA-ISD)HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE JOBS For more information, call 3500. #10-CUB-166 EDUCATION & TRAINING TECHNICIAN GS-1702-04 Open: 28 Jul 10 Close: 31 Dec 10 #10-CUB-167 SECRETARY (OA), GS-0318-06 Open: 28 Jul 10 Close: 9 Aug 10 #10-CUB-168 SCHOOL SUP PORT ASSISTANT, GS-0303-06 Open: 28 Jul 10 Close: 12 Aug 10DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EDUCATION ACTIVITY GARAGE SALES VEHICLESSlalom waterski and accessories. Call 77872. Retread is looking for substitute guitarist and drummer. Come and be a part of GTMOs very own band. 79404. Asus Laptop i3 16 lcd 500g HD, 4g mem, DVD writer, Windows 7 Premium Ed. $650 OBO. Call 75208. SCSI modem. $65. Call 75665 before 2 p.m. SCSI starband satellite system w/ modem, dish, new 2 watt receiver & Belkin N wireless router. $500 and take over monthly service. Call 77069 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. ABANDONED VEHICLE LISTINGAs per NAVSTAGTMO 11200.1 Security Department can hold vehicles for only 120 days. Vehicles are turned over to Bremcor as per NAVBASEGT MO 4500.3F Abandoned Property Board instruction. Only the registered owner or his agent may claim the vehicle; do not call asking to purchase. For more information, contact CE2 Ulep 4325, Monday Thursday 07301600 or e-mail Joseph.Ulep@usnbgtmo.navy.mil Reg. Number Year Make Model Color VINUnknown 1989 Dodge Caravan White Unknown Unknown 1973 Ford Unknown Blue UNREADABLE C-3674 1983 Chevrolet Covelt Blue Unknown Unknown Unknown Arctic Cat Daytona/ Tigershark White RAJ05520C494 C-3954 1986 Buick Regal Black 1G4GJ47YXGP445762 Unknown 1985 Dodge Colt Teal JB3BA24K0GV62404 Unknown 1980 Ford Mustang Matte black 8F02Y2538773 C-5217 Unknown Chevy Corisca White 1G1LT5345PY218018 C-4716 Unknown Dodge 1500 Truck Blue 1GNEV16K2KF126678 C-3594 Unknown Toyota Corolla White JT2EL31D8J0289168 C-6247 1993 Dodge Shadow Green 1B3XP6839PN12060 C-4987 1986 Ford Escort Gray 3598FW312756 Unknown Unknown Chevrolet Chevy Van 20 White 1GCEG25Z5M7122693 Unknown Unknown Chevrolet Chevy Van 10 White 1GCDG15 D3E7180149 C-3926 1985 Chevrolet SUV Blazer Green 1G8LD1BJ3FF155705 Unknown 1996 Ford Van Black 1FTEE1424VHA54838 Unknown 1985 Dodge RAM Blue 2B4HB214FK25936 C-6018 Unknown Chevrolet Chevette Purple 151HH08C7E4131107 C-3645 Unknown Toyota Corolla Brown TE38082708 C-0768 1976 Ford Ranger Yellow Unknown Unknown Unknown Chevrolet Pick-up Black 2GCDC14H4D1160567 Unknown 1985 Nissan Sentra Blue 1N4PB1258GC755909 C-5420 1986 Ford F-150 Blue/Gray 1FTJW35H4SEA43152 C-2831 1980 Datsun 510 Tan FHLA10007551 Unknown 1987 Ford Tempo G-L Maroon 2AFAPP36X2JB107640 Unknown 1979 Honda Civic Blue/Gray SEC70872198 Unknown Unknown Ford Ranger Black JN6MDD1YX BW007481 Unknown 1991 Cheverolet Corisca Biege 1GLT5SG4ME149846 Unknown 1985 Cheverolet Cheve Van30 White 1GCG35M8F7203273 C-8899 Unknown Ford Mustang Gray F6F04Y175155F C-0699 1988 Dodge RAM 350 White K2B5WB35Y4KK341250K Unknown 1979 Cheverolet Costume Deluxe Beige CT24A1127740 Unknown Unknown Ford Mustang Blue Unknown C-4087 1995 GMC Sierra Red Unreadable C-9797 Unknown Volvo 740 GLE Darkblue YV1FX884XJ2246484 C-5618 1985 Chevrolet Costum Delux White 16CGK24M8F0J134348 C-5410 1985 Chevrolet Pick-up Multi 1GECK24M8FJ183927 Unknown Unknown Ford Mustang Blue 7790212888 C-6496 1990 Chevrolet Suburban Black 16NER1CK0LF173953 C-5883 Unknown Chevrolet S-10 White Unknown C-8286 1984 Pontiac 6000 Brown 2GLAF19X1E126107 C-5809 1982 Ford LTD Brown Victoria Gray 2FABP35F3C8191750 C-6988 1977 Chevrolet Pick-up Truck Brown CC144FA27083 Unknown 1985 Toyota Pick-up Green JT4RN56D0F0108451 Unknown 1986 Ford F-150 White LFTDF15Y6GNB11816 C-6426 1994 Chevrolet G-20 Van Red 26BE625K3P4140181 C-3623 1989 Ford F-150 Black 1FTEF515N4KA25540 C-3911 1997 Cheverolet Cavalier Green 1G1JC1244VM133502 C-4170 1985 Chrysler Diplomat Brown 1B3BG56POFX525678 C-3617 1989 Ford Aerostar Black 1FTCA14U7LZA55235 C-0055 1983 Ford F-150 Red/black F2FTD15Y5DCA71844 Unknown Unknown Ford LTD Victoria White/Gray 2FABPFXFX136180 C-1117 1984 Ford Econoline White 1FTDE14YXFHA6114 441520 1995 Ford Club Wagon White 1FBJS31H9SHC03305 Unknown Unknown Dodge Ram White / Black 1B7KD36W2F5636992 C-3736 Unknown Chevy Oldsmobile Blue Unreadable C-5673 1989 Pontiac Grand AM Light Blue 1G2NE14U8KC790714 Unknown 1980 Toyota Corolla Black/Blue TE720479654 C-6521 1978 Chevy Blazer CKL18AF108493 Unknown 1986 Dodge Ram White JB7FL29E2HP028820 C-6047 1993 Pontiac Grand Am Black 1GNNE1434PM599803 C-3617 1982 Cheverolet Chevette Blue 1G1A3B38CXCY116336 Unknown Unknown Chevrolet Corisca Blue 1G1LT53G3MY176051 C-0499 Unknown Toyota Hilux Blue Unknown C-6265 1990 Dodge Ram 150 White 1B7GE16X9LS719220 Unknown Unknown Oldsmobile Deluxe88 White/Blue 1G3HN54COJ1830234 C-2257 1979 Ford Mustang Blue 9F02Y322682 C-8654 Unknown Ford Unknown Gray/black F15ECHJ4834 Unknown 1989 Chevy S-10 White 1gccs142618136757 C-5420 1995 Ford F-350 White/Black 1FJW35H4SGA43152 Unknown 1989 Ford Ranger White/Blue 1FTCR10A8KUC44783 Unknown Unknown Chevy Unknown Gray 1B680AA106688 C-0495 Unknown Unknown Unknown Black Unknown Unknown 1981 Toyota Celica Black/Red Unknown Unknown 1986 Chevy Cavalier Black 1G1JE27POG7226067 Unknown 1994 Buick Century White 1GH4AG55M0P6494617 C-3106 1989 Chevrolet Cavalier Blue 1G1JC1117KJ210934 C-0249 1986 Chrysler Plymouth Grey 102NE2708GC551355 Unknown Unknown Pontiac Unknown Green 1B3CA44K1JG309192 2210 Unknown Johnson Unknown Yellow Unknown LOST For more information, call 74788. Ability to plan for, schedule and teach classes in ESL, Basic Computer skills, Basic Money Management skills, Small Business Management, resume preparation/writing, and other subject communication and negotiation skills; ability to mentor and coach individuals. Thorough knowledge of English and Spanish both written and spoken is required. FMI: Kelli Owens (74788).IOM POSITIONS 02 Chevy Suburban LT. Fully loaded, tow package, 75549. 99 VW Beatle (blue). 4 cl, 6 speed, low miles, few cosmetic issues & leak 78447/3287. 81 Mercury Lynx Wagon. Great GTMO transportation. Call 4395. 96 Ford F150. Power steering, AM/FM/CD, grille guard, alloy wheels, bed liner, winch. $2,500. Call 78457. 94 Mazda Miata convertible for sale. Auto transmission, strong engine, reliable transportation. $2,500. Call 78214. 88 Cadillac Eldorado. Fully loaded, factory equip., gray, 138K mi., AC needs service. $4,850. Call 75665. 94 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. 4D, power windows/locks/seats. AC & radio. $2,900 OBO. Call 79732/3479. Oak entertainment center. $100 OBO. Call 75559. Waterbed mattress for double bed (2 mattresses, 27x75 ea.) $100. Call 75559. MISCELLANEOUSTruck boxes: plastic, gullwing opening doors, for mid-size Ford Ranger type pick-up truck. $60 ea. OBO. Call 75559. Girls bike. 6 speeds. $65. Call 75665. FREE: Tree House. RP 173. Call 74366. FREE ELECTRONICSTwin matt/box-$30, Coleman (med.), Winnie the pooh dish set-30 pieces-$10,Chris 77975. Caribbean Circle 35C Friday, Aug 27th 5-7:30pm and Saturday, Aug 28th 7am-12. 2008 Dodge Caliber, Silver, 5 speed stick, 6600 miles, ac/cd/mp3/ keyless entry, bought new in GITMO in Feb. 09, under warranty, runs perfect! Selling for the payoff $16,500. Call Jodie or Bryant 77757. 93 Chevy Corsica Very Good Condition FMI Call: 75635/74276 Email: el_ email@example.com. Boat anchor on leeward side near end of runway. 200 yds out marked w/ a white bouy. Call Les @ 77501(H)/ 74924(H). Hello Kitty necklace at Leeward Air Terminal parking lot on 18 AUG Sentimental value If found, call 6364 (day) or 76969 (evening). PSP lost at bus stop near Windjammer/Bowling Center. Please return no questions asked. Charity 75714 or 84617. 62 projection TV with two side stands $500.00. FMI call Charity 75714 or 84617. 19 Magnavox TV -$30 (not Flat panel), SCSI modem-Cost $90 sell $60 available Sept 1. Call Chris 77975. College text books ed., $80. Psych., An Introduction 8th ed. $80. Call 72185(w) 77685(H). Cooler-$10. Chris 77975. A 1 year old kitten and a 5 month old kitten free to a good home. Both very playful and sweet, get along well with other animals. FMI call 78854 or 79480, evenings and weekends. KITTENS Were all in this together. www.suicide.navy.mil Give Help a Chance. If you are having difficulties or know someone who is, now is the time to ACT. ASK CARE TREAT ASK if someone is thinking about suicide. Let them know you CARE. Get them assistance (TREATment) as soon as possible. Suicide does not discriminate anyone can be at risk. NAVPERS 01770010500LP10825860500LP1082586
Happenings HappeningsAll MWR facilities give free soft drinks to designated drivers. Stay safe, and never drive drunk. Designate a driver. GTMOs 3rdAnnual deadline Sept. 9th Walkers are invited too! The first 200 to sign-up and c heck in for the run get a t-shirt. The first 200 to cross the finish line get a coin. For more information contact JTF PAO at ext. 3592 (Mens & Womens Division)Start Date: 21 SeptemberWhere: Denich GymRegistration Deadline: 15 Sep by 1730 @ Denich GymCoaches Meeting: 16 Sep @ 1730, Denich Gym Sports OfficeFormat: 6 on 6For more information, please contact the Sports Office @ 2113. (Mens & Womens Division)Start Date:13 Sep Where:Cooper Field Registration Deadline: Format: 9 on 9