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SEPT. 30, 2011 uantanamo ay MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor G TMO Port Operations Personnel Conduct Shore I nstallation Management Basic Boat Coxswain Pro gram S ailors attached to Naval Station (NS) Guanta namo Bay, Cubas Port Operations department facilitated the Shore Installation Management Basic Boat Coxswain (SimBoat) program Sept. 26-30. In accordance with Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) instruction 3500.1, the course was held to qualify Sailors as small boat Coxswains. The week-long course features two days of class room instruction, and three days of practical exercises on the water, said Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Jason Mickel, SimBoat program instructor. We are teach ing the rules of the road for small boat operations, including operational risk management, navigation, engineering, basic boat handling, and damage con trol. The SimBoat Coxswain course provides a stan dardized shore installation management program for training and qualifications of basic boat Cox swains and crewmembers. Its important for Sailors to know the funda mentals as well as the rules and regulations of boat operations, said Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Christopher Pullon, SimBoat program instructor. Facilitating advanced safety and seamanship sup ports Port Operations and the Security departments maritime strategy. Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Christopher Pullon and Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Jason Mickel instruct Quartermaster 3rd Class John Null on proper small boat anchoring procedures during Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cubas Port Op erations Shore Installation Management Basic Boat (SimBoat) Coxswain Program. The SimBoat Coxswain course incorporates class room training and practical exercises to provide a standardized shore installation management program for training and qualifications of basic boat Coxswains and crewmembers.
ciency and should not be imposed simply as extra duty. NAVSTAGTMOINST 1620.1C, Administration of Extra Military Instruction REGULATION DI D-YA-KNOW Job/department: Age: Hometown: Quote: Hero: Favorite TV show: Tanked Favorite hobby: Favorite book: Favorite movie: Favorite musician: Favorite GTMO restaurant: Favorite sports team: Greatest passion: Greatest accomplishment: Currently working on: How the Navy has improved his life: Sailor of the Week because: MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor T he commanding officer of Naval Station (NS) Guan tanamo Bay, Cuba signed the 2012 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) proc lamation, Sept. 26. Capt. Kirk Hibbert signed the proclamation recognizing October as DVAM and will be observed an nually at NS Guantanamo Bay. During the month of October, we will use our diverse and col lective voice to promote safe, re spectful, and equitable relation ships; increase survivor s access to support systems that are appro priate; and foster programming that is responsive to the needs of the community, said NS Guanta namo Bay Domestic Abuse Victim G TMO To Observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Advocate (DAVA) Carol Leaphart. DVAM supports the rights of all individuals to live in peace and dignity. One voice can make a difference. NS Guantanamo Bays Morale, Welfare Fleet and Family Support Center will host the Walk to End the Silence on Domestic Violence 5k at Denich Gym, Oct. 8. A single motor vehicle acci dent occurred on Naval Sta tion (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cubas The cause of the accident is cur rently under investigation. NS Guantanamo Bay Operations Officer Cdr. James Thorton said the sole occupant of the vehicle is MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor M otor Vehicle Accident Causes Injury Wreckage from a single motor vehicle accident on Kittery Beach Road, Sept. 27. Photo by MC2(SW/AW) Jacques Renard. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) proclamation for Naval Station Guantanamo Bay with (L-R) Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Director Kathy Selves, Family Advocacy Representative C.C. Lowery, Clinical Counselor Rick Ponder, and Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate Carol Leaphart. Break the silence. Make the call Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline and talk touch with programs and services in your area that assist victims of domestic violence and their children. Become informed Visit the National Domestic Hotline website at www. ndvh.org or the Public Awareness site at www.ma kethecall.org Lend a sympathetic ear problem of domestic violence in a general way. Share your knowledge Let them know they are not alone and that caring people are available to help. Encourage them to break the silence and seek the assistance of domestic violence advocates at the National Domestic Violence Hotline at
PAGE 3 epresentatives from Naval Facilities Engineer ing Command (NAVFAC) Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Program (ATFP), and Chemical, Biological, 30. The two-week data collection visit is designed to survey existing mass notification capabilities, commu nications infrastructure, and response capabilities at NS Guantanamo Bay. Guantanamo Bay key personnel in preparation for fielding an integrated network of enhanced decision support making capabilities and a Giant Voice (GV) system design. The GV is an alerting system that provides both a tone type warning and a verbal warning to advise FAC ATFP Program James Cox. NAVFAC ATFP has tem at select bases worldwide. The team is here to ac G TMO s (Giant Voice) Receives Reevaluation MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor cess the current system and provide an upgrade and/ or add additional towers to meet the requirements of the program through a design/build process. Currently, the system in use at NS Guantanamo Bay well as a siren to warn of an impending incident or event. The type of siren sounded identifies the event and what actions to take. The team expects to survey the current system, de termine a course of action to bring what is currently in place up to current working conditions, and to take away the information needed to design any improve ments to the system, said Cox. The IPP Team will complete a design of the future state of the GV sys tem, submit that to NAVFAC ATFP for approval, and upon that approval, will start the process of installing any new equipment and system upgrades providing a functional and relevant GV system for NS Guanta namo Bay. weather-related event, being able to reach the maxi mum amount of people with a the same message at one time is critical to saving life and property, and allows NS Guantanamo Bay to continue fulfilling its mission of support to the Navy. Religious Programs Schedule Catholic Mass: Protestant : Sun. 1100 Gospel: Sun. 1300 Christian Fellowship: Sun. 1800 Protestant Liturgical: Sun. 1000 (Sanc B) Islam: Fri. 1315 (Sanc A) Iglesia Ni Cristo: Pentecostal Gospel Temple: Lord Reigns Ministries: Seventh Day Adventist: Sat. 1100, 1830 (Sanc B) Latter Day Saints: Sun. 1000 (Sanc A) Jehovah Witness: Sacred Well Congregation: United Jamaican Fellowship: Sun. 1100 (Bldg. 1036) C haplains Corner
MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor R&B artist, singer/songwriter Vaughn Anthony performs for base residents at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cubas Tiki Bar, Sept. 24. V aughn Anthony Entertains GTMO
N aval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cubas Morale Welfare and Vaughn Anthony at the Tiki Bar, Sept. 24. The singer/songwriter was featured ment program. we launched this summer gave the GTMO community a voice for upcom Activities Director Amiee MacDonnell. larity based on the respondents vote. Vaughn Anthony s show. We are here much as we can. Brother to famed musician John Leg end, Anthony has struck out to create his own staple on the music industry. Coming from famous roots is hard as you start out in someones shadow, said Anthony. To be able to share my lives for our safety is an honor, and you can always expect me to provide music for the soul. Ohio and has toured with John Legend as well as other music artists such as Es
GM1 Michael Braun Weapons Department G TMO s M orale, W elfare and R ecreation TwoMile Pirate Day Fun Run MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor M ore than 100 runners participated in the Mo Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sept. 24. The event began and ended at NS Guantanamo Bays Windward Ferry Landing en couraged to dress in pirate costumes while participat ing in a healthy, family-friendly activity. like a Pirate Day and we used that to initiate a Pirates Jennifer Norton. This event gave the community a chance to get away from the competitive side of run At the conclusion of the run, participants were en couraged to walk the plank by diving off the Wind ward Ferry Landing pier. It is always fun to take a running event that many tainment, said Norton. Base residents compete in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) departments 2-mile Pirate Day Fun Run at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cubas Windward Ferry Landing, Sept. 24. The event encouraged reisdents to dress in pirate costumes while participating in a healthy, family friendly activity. Internet services will be interrupted due to sun outage for 5-10 minutes Oct.1 at 4:06 p.m., Oct. 2 at 4:04 p.m., Oct. 3 at 4:03 p.m., Oct. 4 at 4:02 p.m., and Oct. 5 at 4:04 p.m. Long distance calls and commercial internet services will also be interrupted Oct. 1 at 10:27 a.m., Oct. 2 at 10:27 a.m., Oct. 3 at 10:26 a.m., Oct. 4 at 10:26 a.m., and Oct. 5 at 10:26 a.m. FMI, call 77362. SCS I DI D-YA-KNOW
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eritage Month MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor Find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NSGuantanamoBay Diovany Gonzalez and daughter Melanie Gonzalez display authentic Panamanian garb while performing a traditional folk Cubas Windjammer Ballroom, Sept. 24. T he Hispanic American Heritage Association (HAHA) at Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba hosted the HAHA dinner/dance at the The event was designed to showcase diversity and promote awareness of Hispanic-American traditions, while honoring Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct.15). This experience provi ded the com munity with education and aware ness of the Hispanic community, said NS Guantanamo Bay HAHA President Chief Warrant Officer (CWO2) Jose Cabret The event highlights the importance of diver sity and offers the chance to learn about different cultures. The HAHA dinner/dance fea tured cultural food, music, and tra ditional folklore dances.