Guantánamo Bay gazette
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00098616/00193
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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: 9/17/2010
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Navy-yards and naval stations, American -- Newspapers -- Cuba   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base
System Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
General Note: Current issue plus archived issues covering the most recent 12 months.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 60, no. 40 (Oct. 3, 2003); title from title screen (viewed Dec. 10, 2004).
General Note: Latest issue consulted: Vol. 64, no. 33 (Aug. 31, 2007).
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 57204860
System ID: UF00098616:00193
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September 17, 2010 Vol. 67 No. 36 By MC3 Leona MynesSix weeks of induction led to a ceremony Sept. 16 in the Windjammer ballroom, where four Sailors assumed during a traditional Chief Petty The induction period included physical and mental training that prepared the Chiefs for their new role in the Navy. We met some challenges, but with the help of the Chief Welcome to the and each other, we managed to meet the challenges in stride, and succeed, said Chief Hospital Corpsman Leonardo Valentin from the Naval Hospital. The new chiefs said teamwork played a crucial part in their success through induction. We realized teamwork and making decisions is something in the mess that all of us have to discuss our issues inside the mess, and when we come out, were one voice. Thats huge for our Sailors. Capt. Steven H. Blaisdell, spoke to the new Chiefs about their successes. Each of you has been raised well and trained well, said Blaisdell. You shouldnt be daunted by what lies ahead of you. Blaisdell said the Chiefs should be honored by their new place in the Navy. Senior enlisted are the salt of the earth, said Blaisdell. You are the technical experts we rely on, said Blaisdell. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this important ceremony. The new Chiefs, Chief Hospital Corpsman Valentin Leonardo, Chief Master-At-Arms Maurice Stigger, Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationmen Ligia Velazquez, and Chief Avaition Electronics Technician Dale Vines, sing Anchors Aweigh after being pinned and covered Chiefs induction period teaches Sailors leadership, teamwork We discuss our issues in the mess and when we come out, were one voice. Chief Master-at-Arms Maurice SnyderNaval Expeditionary Guard BattalionPhoto illustration by MC3 Leona MynesSRB STORY HIGHLIGHTS Changes to Selective Reenlistment Bonus were announced in NAVADMIN 300/10. Changes take effect Oct. 1. Key for Sailors: Re-enlist early to take advantage of the SRB as soon as eligibility requirements are met.Taking advantage changesBy MC3 Leona MynesChanges made to selective award levels will take effect Oct. 1. 300/10, the changes will affect approximately 17,000 active support Sailors working in 135 critical skills. used by the Navy to better manage critical skill retention goals. SRBs are based on manning levels, said Navy Career Counselor 1st Class Wayne command career counselors rate, the more experience that is needed in that rate. Sailors of certain rates will awards up to $90,000. The SRB enables us to retain the best Sailors in their keeping that person in the Navy, it helps us retain our readiness. Saffle said several critical SRB changes. For the base, our [hospital See SRB, page 3


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. 36 Commanding 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 By Terence R. PeckParents using Naval Station the opportunity to spend time with their children's caretakers at an open house Sept. 13. and caretakers discussed subjects expansion and the new fee policy. "The open house is a chance for parents and the [Child and Youth Program] staff to get better acquainted," said Karen Simon, the director of parents to get a feel for what their childs day is like." Childrens days at the development techniques. with caregivers for more than her morning and afternoon routine would normally allow. "We don't have a lot of opportunities to do that, because in the morning we are trying to get the kids in and go to work," she said. "This gives me the opportunity to know [the caretaker] a little better and have those stories on our kids that they share with us." Parents also had the opportunity to meet other personnel involved with their children's education and "We had a successful turn out and were able to introduce some of our new folks to our parents, Consultant," Simon said. and how much we enjoy having their children spend the day with us," said Simon. For more information on the Child and Youth Programs or the Parents, caretakers connect during open house at CDC Munda-King, Child & Youth Programs Assistant, talks with he and his wife, Paige during the Child Development Centers Open House Sept. 13.Photo by Terence R. PeckOF THE Why shes Sailor of the Week: construction in the hospital, she has played a vital roll in the renovation of the new radiology suite. Through her constant dedication, the command would not have been able to get the project done. Date she arrived in GTMO: Sept. 5, 2009 Date she joined the Navy: Feb. 13, 2006 What she likes most about her job: work with patients every day. How the Navy has improved her life: The Navy has given me the opportunity to serve my country and take care of patients as a Navy corpsman. Favorite sports team: Favorite TV show: Bones. Favorite movie: Quote: Everything happens for a reason.HM2 Nakiesha Cooper


3 September 17, 2010 Church of Christ Sun. 10 a.m. (Room 17) Daily Catholic Mass General Protestant Service Chapel) Gospel Service GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sun. 6 p.m. Iglesia Ni Christo Islamic Service Jewish Service LDS Service LORIMI Gospel Service Pentecostal Gospel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Service Sat. 11 a.m. (Room B) Sunday Mass United Jamaican Fellowship Sun. 11 a.m. (Bldg. 1036) Vigil Mass Religious ServicesBy Lt. Douglas Holmes, Chaplain While last Satur day the country mourned and remembered what hap pened on Sept. 11, 2001, its memory still lingers on as time even now to pray for those who have lost so much in the tragic events. Below is a poem that marks this special We Will Never Forget September 11, 2001 The day was calm, the sky was blue, The sun was high up in the sky, Without a warning, without a clue, The shock and horror of that day, Will never leave our minds, We cling together as we pray, To leave all this behind. That we can never forget, This terrible time of grief and woe, But still we have respect. Respect for our country, respect for our life, Will be so important today, We must remember through this strife, To bow our heads and pray. To pray for unity, to pray alone, To light our candles along the way Holmes advantage of the SRB as soon as the eligibility requirements for that Sailor are met. SRB, as long as their end of active obligated service is within the no later than 90 days enlistment date. enlisting for an SRB need to hesitate to come to the command divisional or departmental career counselor, SRB, from page 1 2011 to check with his chain of command, command career counselor or departmental career couneslor as soon as possible. The required paperwork must be completed correctly and in a timely manner to be processed so Sailors can take advantage of the bonus, said Rear director of personnel particular skills are achieved, SRB award levels for those skills will be removed from the plan. For more information, contact your chain of command, your departmental career counselor, or call the Naval Station As re-enlistment goals for particular skills are achieved, SRB award levels for those skills will be removed from the plan.Rear Adm. Tony KurtaDirector of Navy Personnel Plans and Policy Remembering 9/11 than you thinkBy Terence R. PeckO country and those living overseas will be making their voices heard when they vote during the congressional elections. living out of the country, Congress passed territories allow citizens covered by the citizens can use a form called the Federal request an absentee ballot simultaneously. For voters who made a timely application for their ballots, but have not received them from their state or territory, the Federal overseas voters to quickly return their ballots to the states at no cost. their ballots online. The labels can be obtained Voters seeking information on absentee shop for election related information, according to the League of Women Voters Education Fund, the organization that created the site. not submitted their absentee ballots do so exercising your right to vote is like standing on the sidelines and letting other people determine your future. For more information, contact Leware usnbgtmo.navy.mil


THE FIGHTING Marines use martial arts as a method to perfect their hand-to-hand combat skills.Story and photos by Terence R. PeckF that includes lessons such as bayonet techniques and stresses of combat; knife techniques and combat leadership; and making ethical and moral decisions. weapons of opportunity techniques. techniques developed for the program can be executed with a full combat load that we have along lineage to uphold. they have been taught, but more importantly build a mental and physical toughness. arm around his throat, but he is not being choked out, he is merely in an uncomfortable situation.SPIRIT


September 17, 2010 5 Ground Fighting Techniques Marine Lance Cpls. Todd Bell, left, and Charles Marine Pfc. James Taylor blocks a baton strike during


6 Hours ListingAuto Hobby Shop 77941Wed., Sat., Sun. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Auto port 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 2227Tues. 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)Hurricane SeasonWe are at the height of hurricane season. Being prepared for all emergencies is crucial to your survival. Please go to www.cnic.navy.mil/cnic_hq_site/ OpPrepare/index.htm for valuable information. CLEP/DANTES Exams and fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m. and view test offerings and register for an exam session, visit the Columbia College website, www.ccis.edu/guantanamo. The prior to the exam date. Study manuals and books are available at the base library. Study guides can be downloaded Knowledge Online, or you can get information or to learn about additional testing fee information, call Columbia College at 75555. Appointments for Portraits appointments for photos starting Sept. 23 at your Navy Exchange. For more Navy Family Database for all personnelPlease ensure your personnel log on to all their personal and family information. Civilian, or Contract personnel by using are in an area that is affected you/your to log on and answer questions regarding their safety, needs and other emergency need assistance please contact YN1 Hinton the Naval Station Commanding Glass Beach JewelryThe NEX is opening a contract bidding contract should submit their name, phone number no later than Sept. 27 GTMO Wildlife Regulations Outdoor Recreation and Wildlife beaches and waters in and around that carries an inherent responsibility to preserve the fragile ecological balance of these areas. Therefore, the taking intentionally harm, kill, harass or remove from the natural habitat.) Beaches, parks and facilities are available for the enjoyment of all personnel. Be courteous and respectful of the rights of others including the wild life. Its Conch Season!Remember the take requirements for Queen Conchs, or rollers, are subject regulations. Only one live shell per person per day. The shell must be over 9 inches in length or the thinnest part of the lip must be Family Amazing RaceThe Youth Center presents a Boys & open to all base families (maximum of 3 members). Sign up for the event by Sept. the Youth Center on Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. First prize is a $250 gift card, Second place prize is a $150 gift card, Third place prize is a $100 gift card. Parents Night Out to midnight. $10 per child. For more Windjammer ClosureThe Windjammer will be closed for lunch Sept. 23 due to change of command.VA Benets and Services Parenting Class class is on Sept. 20 at the Fleet and Family Service Center, bldg. 2135, from AMC Flight Advisories departure times will remain the same. Vehicle Registration Ofce has moved moved from Bulkeley Hall to the NEX uniform. The VRO is open from 9 a.m. and Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the United Through Reading Friday in the Naval Station Chaplains get three troopers together and call to set Naval Station Revised ISD Customer Service Hours training. We still accept trouble tickets MCSFCO Half Marathon 1 p.m. for an entry fee of $25. The run run begins at 5 p.m. at Leeward Ferry Cannon Fire be advised that the Weapons p.m. and Sept. 23 at around 10 a.m. in preparation for and during the Change of Command Ceremony. N EWS B RIEFS ACFC participantprovided as a public serviceducks.org or 800-45-DUCKSJOIN TODAY!Continental Conservation: You Make it HappenJoin Ducks Unlimited today to ensure that wetlands thrive for wildlife, for you and for generations to come.


September 17, 2010 7 GTMO Shopper For more information, call HRO at 4441. For more information, call 74788. For more information, call 3500. FURNITURE GARAGE SALES Station Manager at Florida Coastal Airlines. Please leave name and number at 74106. Migrant Operations Center. Eligible applicants must have 1 year securi ty experience. Call Yolanda Lacaba at 76500 or e-mail a resume to ylacaba@geogroup.com Adjunct Teaching Faculty at Columbia College. Multiple subjects needed. E-mail your resume to Mike Matheny at mpmatheny@ccis.edu. Enrollment Assistant at Columbia College. E-mail your resume to Mike Matheny at mpmatheny@ccis.edu. GTMO JOB OPPORTUNITIES #LH10-051 ADMIN SERVICES AS SISTANT, GS-0303-5/6/7 (USNH) #LH10-052 MAINTENANCE ME CHANIC, WG-4749-09 (USNH) #LH10-053 BUSINESS MANAGER, GS-0301-13, (NAVSTA) #LH10-054 IT SPECIALIST, GS-221013, (NAVSTA) #LH10-055 SUPERVISORY GENERAL ENGINEER, GS-0801-13, (USNH) #LH10-056 MATERIALS HANDLER, WG-6907-05 (FISC) #LH10-058 SUPPLY TECHNICIAN (OA), GS-2005-05 (FISC) #LH10-059 MATERIALS HANDLER, WS-6907-04 (FISC) #LH10-060 SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM PRO COORD, GS-0101-11 (FFSC)HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE JOBS #10-CUB-166 Education & Training Technician. GS-1702-04. Closes Dec. 31.DEP ARTMENT OF DEFENSE EDUCA TION ACTIVITY VEHICLES ABANDONED VEHICLE LISTING Only the registered owner or his agent may claim the vehicle; do not call asking to purchase. Reg. 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Includes operating and overseeing maintenance of IOM vessel, liaising with Port Operations and other Naval counterparts. Minimum of 2 years experience with sea-going vessel operations and maintenance. Ready to provide general assistance to the IOM Migrant Support Pro gram. Bilingual English/Span ish capability an advantage. FMI: Kelli Owens (74788). Administration and Finance Consultant The International Organization the position of Administra tion and Finance Consultant. Duties include: accounts receivable/payable, budget maintenance, preparation of reports, maintain meeting min utes, and bank reconciliations. Knowledge in SAP Front End Financial System is a plus. For more information, please call Kelli Owens @ 74788.IOM POSITIONS MISCELLANEOUS VEHICLES WANTEDCouch/love seat, black & tan striped. $75 obo. Call 77795. California King Size bed. Fully loaded, original factory equipment, grey, 75665 before 2 p.m. on weekdays, or any time on weekends. 06 Honda shadow aero black. w/ $7,000 all black comes with one helmet and a tank of gas. Call with full size bed, new alternator, runs great, Need to sell fast. $2000. Call COLLEGE BOOKS PETS ELECTRONICS telescope. Excellent Cond. Purchased 1 yr ago, Cover just purchased, pending me.com. DIVE GEAR brown in various patterns $20. Small Chest/TV stand $20. Call 77523. Small 3 drawer chest, $20. Corner computer desk Caravan. $7,000 OBO. 77779. manual transmission w/ cruise, pwr locks/ windows, new stereo/spkrs. email crimsonspider98@ yahoo.com 07 Scion TC, Fully loaded, power windows, 17 Rims, tinted windows, Low millage, sunroofs. Call Power windows, power seats & Power locks. ranger_ ssg_2006@hotmail.com or months, asking $50 obo. Call 79661, no calls after 9 p.m. Edition mint condition price. 26 Sony TV, has a remote control, works great. $70, mustafagiryan@yahoo.com. Nokia 2652 cell phone. New in box, black leather case, bar piece, wall receive phone calls from New footsmart women 7 to 11 a.m. (no earlybirds) (used 1x) $75, ScubaPro 7(used 1x), sz 11 $30 ea. Call 77779. regulators, wetsuits to size, ready to dive sets. Call Contemporary Business, and Financial & Retread is looking for new vocalist and substitute lead guitarist. Serious inquiries only. Own gear preferred but not gmail.com. Cat, free to a good home. Very sweet and playful. 75200. game, controller, all cords ELECTRONICS


NFLSeptember Basewide ShowingsSUNDA Y FOOTBALL Marine Hill Liberty Center* SUNDAY, SEPT. 19 1 p.m. Steelers vs. Lions 4:15 p.m. Seahawks vs. Broncos 8:20 p.m. Giants vs. Colts*NFL Sunday Ticket at Camp America will be Fans Choice!OKellys Irish Pub & Goat Lockeropen at 1 p.m. SUNDAY, SEPT. 19 1 p.m. Bears vs. Cowboys 4:15 p.m. Patriots vs. Jets 8:20 p.m. Giants vs. Colts SUNDAY, SEPT. 26 1 p.m. Titans vs. Giants 4:15 p.m. Colts vs. Broncos 8:20 p.m. Jets vs. DolphinsMONDA Y NIGHT FOOTBALL Ricks Lounge & Tiki Bar*open at 6 p.m. MONDAY, SEPT. 20 7 p.m. Saints vs. 49ers*Bring your own chair! DODGEBALL TOURNAMENTSaturday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. Sign up by Sept. 23 at 9 p.m. Coaches meeting will be Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. Prizes for 1st and 2nd Place TeamsPrizes for Best Home-made Uniforms MWR GUIDED MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE Tern Way Boa Bend Lizard Lane Racer Run Ridgeline Marina climbs and descents. highly recommended. Participants must register to ride. To sign up, or for more information, call 2345. MWR DIVE BOAT A VAILABLE FOR RENTThe oversized pontoon boat has... tanks) To reserve, call 2345. MWR Employment OpportunitiesLead Recreation Aide Fitness & Sports, Night Shift Lead Recreation Aide Fitness & Sports, Day Shift Recreation Aide Fitness & Sports Recreation Aide Liberty/Single Sailor Program, Night shift Recreation Aide Liberty/Single Sailor Program For more information, call the MWR Human Resources ofce at 74121 or Jen Norton at 2157. Martial Arts Instructor WantedMWR is looking for a Martial Arts Instructor with a specialty in Taekwondo or Karate. MWR would like to offer Youth and Adult programs to the GTMO Community. If you are a martial arts instructor, please call Jen Norton at 2157. FREE CONCERTBridge of Sighs will play at the Windjammer Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. and at the OKellys patio Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. GET INKED AT GTMOThe tattoo artists will be on-island from Sept. 19 through Oct. 1 to give tattoos. Make an appointment at Bldg. 1111 (across the street from the Jerk House/Triple C) beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 19. For more information, call 75225. CELEBRITY HALLOWEEN PARTY Lady GaGa, Cher, and Tina Turner impersonators will perform on Oct. 30 during MWRs Celebrity Halloween Party. Prepare your costume now for the party. The best celebrity look-alikes will receive prizes. More information coming soon! P ARENT WORKSHOPSEffective Discipline for Children 2-5 Years, Oct. 13, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the CDC Training Room & Effective Discipline for Children 6-12 Years, Oct. 20, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.,Youth Center Computer Room. TEEN CENTER DODGEBALL TOURNAMENTSaturday, Sept. 18 from 2-5 p.m. Open to ages 12-18. Captain signs up complete team of 4 at the Teen Center. FMI, call 75294. $