Guantánamo Bay gazette
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00098616/00236
 Material Information
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: 11/23/2011
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 )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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).
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 57204860
System ID: UF00098616:00236
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NOV. 23, 2011 uantanamo ay MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor G TMO Security Department Conducts ASF Training T he Security Department at Naval Station (NS) Guan tanamo Bay, Cuba conducted Auxiliary Security Force (ASF) Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray training, Nov. 18. Security Training Division to qualify ASF academy students to carry and use OC spray during their scope of duties as ASF members. OC spray (pepper spray) causes dilation of the capillar QM2 Mellissa Pate (center) defends herself against the Red Man after receiving OC spray, during a five-station certification course for the Auxiliary Security Force (ASF). The course was held to qualify ASF candidates to carry and use OC spray during security force duties. eyelids to involuntary closing of the eyes. ASF is strictly an augmentation of personnel from NS Guantanamo Bay and tenant commands as directed by munity personnel should understand the training and certi actual suspect incident.


Enlisted personnel may submit a Special Request/Authorization (NAVPERS 1336/3) for Special Request and Request Mast REGULATION DI D-YA-KNOW Job/department: Age: Hometown: Quote: Sports Team: Favorite Hobby: Favorite book: Favorite movie: Ambition: Favorite GTMO restaurant: Favorite musician: Favorite TV show: Currently working on: How the Navy has improved his life: Sailor of the Week because: T he Guantanamo Bay Spouses Club (GBSC) at Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is host ing the annual Tour of Homes, Dec. The Tour of Homes invites members of the community to decorate their their decorations. This event is open to the entire help the residents get into the holiday G BSC Presents Annual Tour of Homes MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor mittee Chairperson Julie Latrell. We In order to participate in the group et from the GBSC prior to the event. accompanied by an adult are free. To T and concert, Dec. 3. to provide a taste of home for the commu nity during the holiday season. ning at Satellite Communication. Systems, featuring the Country music group Emer community, participate in the festivities and derstand that not everyone has a chance to go home for the holidays, and the parade M WR To Host Holiday Parade/Concert MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor The Holiday parade is an annual event bertson said. Base residents can participate in the pa


PAGE 3 T he results for the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), ratings Enlisted Continuation board. had at least seven years but less than 15 years time in namo Bay Navy Counselor Abigail Greenleaf. PTS place them in PTS to right size the Navy in a short amount of time. In Sailors facing separation through these programs may face short notice unemployment, loss of health care, and loss of housing, said Greenleaf. E nlisted Retention Board/P TS Programs Impact Sailors MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor transition is to prepare for both reenlistment and separa tary Separation Pay. Any Sailor transitioning from the Navy for these pro command career counselor, Fleet and Family Support Sailors facing separation should inform their respective counselor for further guidance to begin the separation process. Greenleaf. Thanksgiving Day Safety Tips F s Day there are all sorts of things to celebrate. During th ese celebrations food, decorations, driving and alcohol all present dangers; particularly to young common -sense precautions can help happy. B est Way to Thaw a Frozen Turkey : T s temperature When in Your Kitchen : meat, poultry, seafood, or eggs. Wash fresh vegeta bles and fruits thoroughly. meat or poultry at a minimum oven temperature of 325F. Thawing Frozen Food : it. Frequently launder dish cloths and sponges. To disinfect, use liquid household bleach or a disin Stuffing the Turkey the Night Before Roasting : Deep Frying a Turkey : This method produces a perfectly safe bird, but the method itself can be dangerous. If you do choose to from flammable materials (that includes your house


GTMOs youth participate in the installations Red Cross/MWR sponsored Bike-O-Rama at the Downtown Lyceum, Nov. 19. Participants were taught basic bicycle safety and proper bicycle maintenance.


T he American Red Cross Orga tion (NS) Guantanamo Bay sponsored fitness experience for the community. American Red Cross volunteer Jane ing the lead to educate cyclists on MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor B ike-O-Rama Promotes Cyclist Safety ing bicycles met safety criteria. providing assistance and offering tools, the equipment and the mechan Cyclists participated in either a 12mile ride to Windmill Beach, or a sec ondary, family-oriented one-mile trail ride around the Navy Exchange. gear and pay attention to the rules of during


S afety Department Advises Fluorescent Light Bulb Caution MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor T he Safety Department at Naval Station (NS) Guanta namo Bay, Cuba is advising community members on Fluorescent light bulbs contain a small amount of lease mercury vapor until it is cleaned and removed from the residence. Don 1. Before cleanup ing system, if you have one. 2. During cleanup outdoors in a trash container or protected area until materials can be disposed of properly. als indoors. C To minimize exposure to mercury vapor, the EPA disposal steps described. If they burn out and are intact, bring them to hazmat Effective Monday, Nov. 28, due to renovations of the quarterdeck and the command suite at U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, the new entrance to the hospital will be located on the east side of the building next to the Emergency Room entrance. Signs will be posted to direct patients to the new entrance. GTMOs Child Youth Program Girls and Boys rugby team went to Washington, D.C. and Maryland, Nov. 17-21, to play in the Rugby Turkey Trot Tournament. The girls team won the tournament, while the boys team came in second. Back Row (L-R) Nick Sandstrom, Brianna Hartwell, Kyle French, Allen Ruiz, Anthony Munoz, Darien Kegler. 2nd to Back row (L-R) Braden Galloway, Christian McGouey, Kevin Lynch, Tatiana Wynder, Jennifer Simon, James Dillion, Cameron Sode, Dane Stone, Gavin Khul, Derek Sode. Front Row (L-R) Savannah Tur, Becca Simon, Taeisha Wynder, Summer McGouey, Keanna Peck, Kourtnie Black, Not Pictured Meagan DiGiovanni


PAGE 7 The SCOOP DODEA GTMO JOB HUNT VEHICLES ELECTRONICS If sent to any other e-mail, it may not be pub lished. Submit your ad NLT noon Wednesdays for that weeks Gazette. Ads are removed after two weeks. the ad to re-publish. The Gazette staff and NS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, discretion on all content. Call MC2 Leona Mynes at 4520 with your questions or concerns. HOUSEHOLD GOODS MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SPECIAL AMC ROTATOR CHANGE CLIPPER CLUB KARAOKE CHRISTMAS MAILING DEADLINES WINTER SAFETY STAND-DOWN MWR RECREATION ASSISTANT, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES To apply for a job, call the MWR Human b ox f C OUTDOOR REC YARD SALE SUBSTITUTE TEACHER PART TIME TEST PROCTOR PART TIME COMPUTER SUPPORT TECH TREASURES AND TRIVIA CHAPEL EVENTS INTERVIEW TRAINING JTFS SAFE RIDE HOME. 2011 TURKEY TROT TUESDAY NIGHT TRIVIA AND PASTA POST OFFICE CLOSURE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS 10K FAMILY FIT FACTOR TRACK MEET TREASURES AND TRIVIA SALE H.I.T. TRAINING GTMO SHOPPER Nov 7 Nov C O M $ Men TV C C C PETS JEWLERY CLOTHES FRIDAY NOV. 25 7 p.m.: Dream House (new) 9 p.m.: 50/50 (new) SATURDAY NOV. 26 7 p.m.: The Muppets (new) 9 p.m.: Twilight: Breaking Dawn (new) SUNDAY NOV. 27 7 p.m.: Happy Feet 2 (new) MONDAY NOV. 28 7 p.m.: Whats Your Number TUESDAY NOV. 29 7 p.m.: Twilight: Breaking Dawn (new) WEDNESDAY NOV. 30 7 p.m.: Killer Elite THURSDAY NOV. 01 7 p.m.: Tower Heist CALL THE MOVIE HOTLINE @ 4880 MOVIES DOWNTOWN LYCEUM NAVY FEDERAL PART TIME SERVICE REP Navy H appy T hanksgiving


Find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NSGuantanamoBay R eel Rock Film Tour Entertains Climbing Enthusiasts MC2(SW/AW) Justin Ailes Gazette Editor Base youth climb MWRs rock wall during the Reel Rock Film Tour climbing competition at the Downtown Lyceum, Nov. 19. T (NS) Guantanamo Bay hosted the ation Director Tim Baugh. The top After the competition, a ing professional climbers scaling numerous sites thing different and amus said Baugh. We are pro viding residents something unique and