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GTMO galleys among best in Navy

MC2 Kimberly Williams
NAVSTA G TMO PAO

Naval Station (NAVSTA)
Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) won
the annual Capt. Edward F.
Ney Memorial Award for the
OCONUS ashore category of
the 2009 Captain Edward F.
Ney Memorial Award for food
service excellence.
The annual award is bestowed
upon commands whose food
service program demonstrates
overall excellence with the ob-
jective of improving the quality
of life for personnel.
"This is the first time GTMO
has won this award since 1960,
said Chief Warrant Officer Kathy
Wiseman, NAVSTA GTMO
food services officer. "The mis-
sion here is so difficult and we
work hard to ensure that we pro-
duce high-quality results for the
people of GTMO. Winning this
award gives the command the
opportunity to reward culinary
specialists who have consistently
pushed excellence and outstand-
ing customer service ," Wiseman
added.
The award, established in
1958 by the Secretary of the
Navy and the International Food
Service Executives Associa-
tion, is designed to improve and
recognize the quality of food
service in the Navy.
A team of inspectors from
Navy Supply conducted an
CS1 Horace Rodney pours milk into a measuring cup while preparing a pie filling Feb. unannounced site visits of all
23. NAVSTA GTMO galleys won The Navy's Capt Edward F Ney MenorialAward finalists for the award back in
h te ft October 2008. They evaluated
for the OCONUS ashore category. This is thefirst year the command has won the the galley's on their overall din-


Ney award since 1960. NAVSTA GTMO galleys employ 120 civilian and five military
culinary specialists throughout four galleys.


See NEY, page 4


Vol. 66 No. 08


Friday, Feb. 27, 2009







2 Friday, Feb. 27, 2009


"I ignore them. I don't get
myself worked up."
- DC1 (SW) Anthony Graves


"With restrain!"


-MA3 Fielding Lemcke


How do you

deal with

difficult

people?


"I approach them in a
calm manner."
-MASN Eric Traver
Photos by Vanessa Neyra


GUANTANAMO BAY

Gazette
Vol. 66 No. 08


Naval Station
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Commanding
Officer
Capt. Steven H.
Blaisdell

Executive Officer
Cmdr. Paul Mitchell

Command Master
Chief
CMDCM(SW/AW) Keith
Carlson

Acting PAO/LCPO
MCC Lewis Mesta

Gazette Editor
MC2 Kimberly
Williams
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
reflect the official 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 Office of U.S. Naval Station
Guantanamo Bay. Questions orcom-
ments can be directed to the PAO.
The Gazette staff can be reached by
phone atext. 4502; fax4819; by email
at pao@usnbgtmo.navy.mil.
Getthe Gazette online at www. eni
navy.mil/guantanamo
For classified ad submissions: please
limitwordcountto 20words orless
Adsmustbesubmitted viaemailONLyI
no later than noon every Tuesday to
pao@usnbgtmo.naiy.mi.






Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 3


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unity honors


Eelieicus Services/
dase Chapel


outstanding employee


Madhya Husta recognizes Cuban community center employee Nadine
Williams for excellence with the organization Feb. 13.

DON'T MISS

MONGOLIAN BBQ

WITH A LIVE AUCTION


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Catholic
Daily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30
p.m. (Main Chapel) Vigil Mass, Sat.
5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Sun. Mass,
7:30 a.m. (JTF-Troopers Chapel)
Sun. 9 a.m. Mass (Main Chapel)
Protestant (GTMO Chapel)
Sat. 11 a.m. Seventh Day Adventist
Service (Room B) Sun. 5:30 a.m.
Iglesia Ni Christo (RoomA) 8 a.m.
Pentecostal Gospel Temple (Room
D) 9 a.m. LDS Service (RoomA) 10
a.m. Liturgical Service (Room B) 11
a.m. General Prot. Service 11 a.m.
United Jamaican Fellowship (Bldg
1036) 1 p.m. Gospel Service 1 p.m.
LORIMI Gospel Service
(Room D) 6 p.m. GTMO Bay Chris-
tian Fellowship (Fellowship Hall)
Friday Religious Services
1:15 p.m. Islamic Service (Room C)
7 p.m. Jewish Service (FMI call 2628)
Religious Services/
JTF Troopers Chapel
Catholic Services
Wed. 11 a.m. Spanish Mass (New)
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Vigil Mass (PPI Cha-
pel) Sun. 7:30 a.m. Sunday Mass
(New)






Friday Fph 27 92flf


SRB Levels Change


MC2(AW) La Tunya Howard

NPC PAO

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) The Navy
announced revised selective re-enlistment bonus
(SRB) rates Feb. 18 inNAVADMIN 050/09.
"We adjust SRBs as a retention incentive to
provide the critical skills needed in the fleet," said
Vice Adm Mark Ferguson, chief of naval person-
nel. "We're experiencing great retention in nearly
all zones andNECs (Navy Enlisted Classifications)
and we've adjusted SRB levels in response to this
change inbehavior.
"While not every Sailor qualifies for a SRB, all
Sailors are important to the successful executionof
Navy missions," added Ferguson
The new message approves 35 increases in
SRBs, many in the nuclear field, and 412 de-
creases.
The increased award levels are effective im-
mediately anddecreased levels are effective March
11. These award levels are continually reviewed
and evaluated. This NAVADMIN supersedes


NAVADMIN 240/08.
The SRB Program enhances the Navy's abil-
ity to size, shape and stabilize the force by using
a monetary incentive to encourage Sailors with
critical skills the Navy needs most to reenlist. SRB
is a market-based incentive allowing the Navy to
strategically adjust award levels as retention needs
dictate.
The Navy announced changes to the SRB
policy earlier this year which allows Sailors to
reenlist early for SRB as long as they are within
90 days priorto their expiration of active obligated
service (EAOS) and within the current fiscal year
of their EAOS. A Sailor whose SRB award level
decreases or is removed is eligible to re-enlist in
the first 30 days following release of a new SRB
award plan only if their hard EAOS is within 90
days of the effective date of the message. In the
case ofNAVADMIN 050/09 this date is calculated
to be May 9.
"By reducing the time frame for SRB reenlist-
ment, the Navy canbetterproject and manage end
strength while continuing to provide incentive to
Sailors with critical skills and valuable experience
to stay Navy," said Jeri Busch, head, military pay
and compensation policy branch for the chief of
naval personnel.


The policy change is part of an overall effort
to stabilize the force at about 329,000 active duty
Sailors by the end of this fiscal year
Some otherrequirements underthe SRB policy
include:
*All SRB reenlistmentrequests mustbe submit-
ted 35-120 days prior to the requested reenlistment
date.
SRB requests submitted less than 35 days in
advance of the requested date of reenlistment may
be rejected.
Sailors who are eligible for combat zone tax
exclusion (CZTE) and have anEAOS that falls in
the current fiscal year are exempt from the 90 day
policy and may re-enlist early for SRB outside of
the 90 day window as long as they are eligible for
CZTE at the time of re-enlistment. These Sailors
along with command career counselors must an-
notate inthe remarks sectionofthe pre-certification
request whether they are currently CZTE eligible.
"All rates andNECs were extensively analyzed
for bonus levels, and the corresponding increases
and reductions were not taken lightly," concluded
Ferguson
To readNAVADMIN 050/09visit http://www.
npc.navy.mil/NR/idonlyres/DAAC9CCA-DF97-
4FB4-AB11-5481E01A576D/0/NAV09050.txt/.






Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 s


W.T. Sampson Photography Club
This week's featured artist:
The WT Sanmpson Photography Club has been
Jordon Hanson, 6th Grade designed to promote student's creativity through the
eyes of a young artist 4th 6th grade students learn
about different strategies to be able to take the best
pictures in different environments.
Selected pictures will be published in the Gazette to
recognize their best effort in a positive way. Picture
categories will include school activities, objects in
motion, & nature.
This week's feature cones from the objects in
motion category. This is a perfect example of an
object in motion and its reflection at Denich Skate
Park.

Enjoy!
Maria Figueroa
Photography Club Sponsor
WT Sanmpson Elementary School






6 Friday, Feb. 27, 2009


Icwntown Lyceum


The Curious Case
of Benjamin Button

The elderly Daisy (Cate Blanchett) is
on her deathbed with her daughter
Caroline (Julia Ormond) in a New
Orleans hospital as Hurricane
Katrina approaches in August
2005. Daisy tells the story of a blind
clockmaker named Gateau (Elias
Koteas), who was commissioned to
create a clock to hang in the New
Orleans train station. After receiving
news of his son's death in World War
I, he continued work on his clock,
but intentionally designed it to run
backward, in the hope that it would
bring back those who died in the war.


Friday. Feb. 27
Bride Wars
7 p.m., PG, 89 min.
He's Just Not That Into you
9 p.m., PG-13, 127 min.
MIDNIGHT MOVIE
Defiance
R, 137 min.


Saturday. Feb. 28
Marley & Me
7 p.m., PG, 115 min.
The Curious Case
of Benjamin Button
9 p.m., PG-13, 121 min.

Sunday. March 1
Doubt
7 p.m., PG-13, 104 min.


Monday. March 2
Bedtime Stories
7 p.m., PG-13, 99 min.


Tuesday. March 3
The Curious Case
of Benjamin Button
7 p.m., PG-13, 121 min.


Wednesday. March 4
Bride Wars
7 p.m., PG, 89 min.


Thursday. March 5
Defiance
7 p.m., R, 137 min.


MWR

Happenings

GTMOXTREME
ADVENTURE RACE
Feb. 28 @ 7a.mn at the Sailing
Center.
3 Person Co-ed Team (at least
one female mustparticipate)
12 Mile Xtreme Mountain Bike
8 Mile Team Canoe
12 Mile Xtreme Cross Country
Run
1 Mile Swim
Sign up at the Marina. FMI
Call Glen 2345
Trophies, Gift Certificate,
Prizes, Power Bars, Xtreme
Fun

SHINYLAPEL TRIO BAND
March 4 @ 8p.m. Goat
Locker
March 5 @ 7p.m. Bayview
Patio
March 6 @ 8p.m. -
Windjammer

THE DRIVE HOME BAND
March 7 @ 9 p.m. Tiki Bar
March 9 @ 8p.m. -
Windjammer

2009 OPEN-REC SPRING
SOFTBALL LEAGUE
March 9 @ 6p. m. at Cooper
Field Sign-Up Deadline
March 4 by 5p.m. at the
Denich Gym Coaches Meeting
March 5 @ 5:30p.m., at the
Denich Gym Sports Office
FMI Call 2113

SPRING CRAFT FAIR
March 21
10a.m. to 2p.m.
at the Windjammer
Tables are $10
Sign up at the Ceramic Shop
Sign up deadline is 10p.m.







Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 7

SCasf

Sricn


(2) Hp Pavilion Laptop dv156us
Notebook. Recently added memory
runs really fast and is convenient to
travel with asking 450. FMI contact
Franno b@hotmail.com or 77685.
(2) 24" Diamondback Octane girls
bicycle for sale. 40mm suspension
fork; Shimano shifters, derailleurs,
& freewheel; aluminum rims; alloy
linear pull brakes. Never ridden.
$100 OBO. FMI call 77237 or
9816.
BMX BICYCLE 20" REDLINE
LINK 1.1. Like new 1 month old,
rear brake, Gyro Rotor, 3pc Crank
set, 48's X Rims, Freaky X Tires,
Lifetime warranty on frame. Paid
almost two fifty w/tax and will let it
go for $190.00, Plus you don't have
to pay like $70.00 in shipping.
Call: 90852.
(2)BMXBICYCLE-20"REDLINE
LINK 1.1. Likenew 1 monthold,rear
brake, GyroRotor, 3pc Crank set, 48's
X Rims, Freaky X Tires, Lifetime
warranty on frame. Paid almost two
fifty w/tax and will let it go for $190,
Plus you don't have to pay like $70
in shipping. FMI call: 90852.
(2) Four PS2 GAMES with One
control, 8mb memory card, TV
connectors all for $150, one PS3
game new call of duty 3 $40. FMI
77011/77362.
(1) 54 inchflat screen JVC TV, $475.
Dining room glass table set. 4 chairs
included, Like new, $175. FMI call
3797 or 77380.


(1) Men's large complete dive
package: CressiBC, SCUBAPRO
regulator kit, twinjet fins,
Boots, gloves, weights, 80cf tank
and many extras $900 firm. FMI
call 79484 or 72116.
(1) Large Mahogany bureau-$75,
Queen size bed-$100, Large
Mosaic tile table-$25,
Internet satellite dish-$50. FMI
call 75833 after 5 p.m.
(1) ISPfor $69.99 p/mo. Requires
1.8m SATELLITE Dish, 3 Watt
BUC, LNB, modem, and VOIP
adapter. Purchase all for $2,000-
commercial grade equipment.
1.2m SATELLITE Dish $500.
BIRDOG Satellite Finder $500.
Kenmore DRYER & WASHER -
top loading. $800 for both.
FMI call 84049.
(1)2 Performance shocks absorber
pro Comp ES 9000. $80 OBO.
FMI 77464.
(1) TV stand from good quality
wood, $ 50. Wing chair in excellent
condition $ 40, FMI call 77606.
VEHICLES & BOATS
(2) 21 speed mountain bike, comes
with a comfy seat, a helmet and an air
pump. Asking $135, call 78288
(2) 2004 BAJAJ Chetak Motor
Scooter, 145cc,low-mileage,excellent
condition, with helmet and extras -
$1,000. FMI Call 75798 or 74790.
(2) 2004 Ford Focus, $5000 FMI
call 75867.
(1) 91' yellow Geo Tracker, $2600


OBO. 96' Geo metro (2-door), $2400
OBO. $4000forboth! FMIcall 84489
or 77433.
(1)Roketa 150ccMOTORSCOOTER
- $1,600. FMI 84049.
(1) 2005 Jeep Wrangler SE 4x4.
Delivered to GTMO when new,
13,200+ miles, Wht/Blk Top,
6 Cylinder Engine, Automatic
Transmission, Trail Rated, 4x4,
A/C, Pwr Steering, Tilt Wheel,
AM/FM, Single CD, Dual Front
Air Bags, Rear Seat. $13,500. FMI
call 77375 or 4857.
(1) Pontiac Grand AM 1999 V6,
A/C white, no scratches, good on
gas, $ 4000 FMI call 77606.
(1) 1992 Ford Ranger Excellent
engine with 56K miles. Excellent
transmission, new CD player. $1800
OBO. FMI call 3287 or 78474.


(1) Sewing Machine Operator,
LWG-3111-03; Supply Technician,
YB-2005-01. Please place in the
Gazette for more information,
please contact CNRSE Forward
Deployed Detachment Office at
4441 or 4822.


(1)Relocating to Norfolk Va.?
Beautiful Cape Cod for sale. 3 BR,
2 Barh, sun room, large comer lot,
quietneighborhood close to all bases.
179k. FMI call 77720
(1) Tiger needs a new home


because his current family is
transferring soon. Tiger is a
beautiful gray and black tabby,
1 year old male cat. He is up
to date with his immunization,
neutered and declawed. He is a
very playful indoor/outdoor cat.
All of his supplies are included.
Please call 75584 if you have a
good home for Tiger.
(1) Please Join the Guantanamo
Bay Spouses Club for its March
meeting! It will be held March 2
at the Community Center, 7:30
p.m. We will be nominating new
officers, discussing the Mother/
Daughter Tea, Father/Son Croquet
Tournament, and other upcoming
events. All current and prospective
members are welcome!


(2)Wanted: lightly used large area
rugs. FMI 75590
(2) Wanted: Twin sized mattress
and box spring sets Please call
75550.
(2) Wanted: Men's mountain bike
& drum set. FMI call 73801 or
greg.reiss@gmail.com.


Feb. 28: Two family garage sale,
Caravella Point 4Aand 4B.
Feb. 28: Vllamar 727B, 9-11 a.m
March 1: Nob Hill 12A, 8 a.m. noon


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is now accepting nominations for our "phenomenal woman" contest.
All women, both military and civilian, are eligible for this award by meeting the
criteria outlined in the official nomination form. Those selected will be
acknowledged during the 2009 Women's History Month Celebration
scheduled for March 27. Nomination forms are available at the NAVSTA Public
affairs and Admin office or by contacting any member of the Women's History
Month Committee.


FMI call MC2 Williams at 4520 or 84059.


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Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 Vol. 66 No. 08 Photo by MC2 Kimberly WilliamsGTMO galleys among best in NavyMC2 Kimberly Williams NAVSTA GTMO PAO Photo by MC2 Kimberly Williams Naval Station (NAVSTA) Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) won the annual Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for the OCONUS ashore category of the 2009 Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for food service excellence. The annual award is bestowed upon commands whose food service program demonstrates overall excellence with the objective of improving the quality of life for personnel. has won this award since 1960, Wiseman, NAVSTA GTMO work hard to ensure that we produce high-quality results for the people of GTMO. Winning this award gives the command the opportunity to reward culinary specialists who have consistently pushed excellence and outstanding customer service ," Wiseman added. The award, established in 1958 by the Secretary of the Navy and the International Food Service Executives Associa tion, is designed to improve and recognize the quality of food service in the Navy. A team of inspectors from Navy Supply conducted an unannounced site visits of all October 2008. They evaluated the galley's on their overall dinSee NEY, page 4

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Friday, Feb. 27, 20092 Commanding Capt. Steven H. Blaisdell Cmdr. Paul Mitchell Command Master Chief CMDCM(SW/AW) Keith Carlson MCC Lewis Mesta Gazette Editor MC2 Kimberly WilliamsThe 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 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 Guantanamo Bay. Questions or comments can be directed to the PAO. The Gazette staff can be reached by phone at ext. 4502; fax 4819; by email at . Get the Gazette online at .G azetteGuantanamo BayVol. 66 No. 08 “With restrain! ” -MA3 Fielding Lemcke “ I approach them in a calm manner .” MASN Eric Traver “I ignore them. I don't get myself worked up.” DC1 (SW) Anthony Graves deal with people? Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Chadwick "It was shocking to learn that I was selected as Sailor of the Sailor of the WeekPhoto by MCC(SW) Bill Mesta Photos by Vanessa Neyra

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3Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 Religious Services/ Base Chapel Corner NEGBombudsman@yahoo.com Pager 72090 #073 Daily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. (Main Chapel) Vigil Mass, Sat. 5 p.m. (Main Chapel) Sun. Mass, 7:30 a.m. (JTF-Troopers Chapel) Sun. 9 a.m. Mass (Main Chapel) Protestant (GTMO Chapel) Sat. 11 a.m. Seventh Day Adventist Service (Room B) Sun. 5:30 a.m. Iglesia Ni Christo (Room A) 8 a.m. Pentecostal Gospel Temple (Room D) 9 a.m. LDS Service (Room A) 10 a.m. Liturgical Service (Room B) 11 a.m. General Prot. Service 11 a.m. United Jamaican Fellowship (Bldg 1036) 1 p.m. Gospel Service 1 p.m. LORIMI Gospel Service (Room D) 6 p.m. GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship (Fellowship Hall) 1:15 p.m. Islamic Service (Room C) 7 p.m. Jewish Service (FMI call 2628) JTF Troopers Chapel Wed. 11 a.m. Spanish Mass (New) Sat. 6:30 p.m. Vigil Mass (PPI Cha pel) Sun. 7:30 a.m. Sunday Mass (New) Cuban community honors outstanding employee Photo by MCC(SW) Bill Mesta

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Friday, Feb. 27, 20094ing experience. Wiseman added that not only did the entire galley staff contribute to the command's winning of the award, but that the entire GTMO com munity had a hand in the team's success. "It's about the people, from the dishwasher to the record keeper. It takes the whole team from the facilities maintenance people to the rest of the command. They are the ones who helped keep us up and running when things broke or went awry. They definitely supported this win," said Wiseman.” Goldhill Galley staff members are proud of being selected for the award. "It feels good winning time. At my last command, we were always runner-up, so to actually be selected as the winner is an honor," said Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Emmanuel Helom . The team will travel to Atlanta, Ga. in April to accept the award on behalf of the command at military black-tie dinner featuring the best of the best in Culinary services throughout the DoD. NAVSTA GTMO cur rently has a culinary staff of 120 civilian personnel bers spread throughout four galleys. Photo by MC2 Kimberly Williams SRB Levels ChangeMC2(AW) La Tunya Howard NPC PAOMILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -The Navy announced revised selective re-enlistment bonus (SRB) rates Feb. 18 in NAVADMIN 050/09. "We adjust SRBs as a retention incentive to Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson, chief of naval personnel. "We're experiencing great retention in nearly and we've adjusted SRB levels in response to this change in behavior. Sailors are important to the successful execution of Navy missions," added Ferguson. The new message approves 35 increases in creases. The increased award levels are effective immediately and decreased levels are effective March 11. These award levels are continually reviewed and evaluated. This NAVADMIN supersedes NAVADMIN 240/08. The SRB Program enhances the Navy's ability to size, shape and stabilize the force by using a monetary incentive to encourage Sailors with critical skills the Navy needs most to reenlist. SRB is a market-based incentive allowing the Navy to strategically adjust award levels as retention needs dictate. The Navy announced changes to the SRB policy earlier this year which allows Sailors to reenlist early for SRB as long as they are within 90 days prior to their expiration of active obligated of their EAOS. A Sailor whose SRB award level decreases or is removed is eligible to re-enlist in award plan only if their hard EAOS is within 90 days of the effective date of the message. In the case of NAVADMIN 050/09 this date is calculated to be May 9. "By reducing the time frame for SRB reenlistment, the Navy can better project and manage end strength while continuing to provide incentive to Sailors with critical skills and valuable experience to stay Navy," said Jeri Busch, head, military pay and compensation policy branch for the chief of naval personnel. The policy change is part of an overall effort to stabilize the force at about 329,000 active duty Some other requirements under the SRB policy include: * All SRB reenlistment requests must be submitted 35-120 days prior to the requested reenlistment date. * SRB requests submitted less than 35 days in advance of the requested date of reenlistment may be rejected. * Sailors who are eligible for combat zone tax exclusion (CZTE) and have an EAOS that falls in policy and may re-enlist early for SRB outside of the 90 day window as long as they are eligible for CZTE at the time of re-enlistment. These Sailors along with command career counselors must anrequest whether they are currently CZTE eligible. "All rates and NECs were extensively analyzed for bonus levels, and the corresponding increases and reductions were not taken lightly," concluded Ferguson. To read NAVADMIN 050/09 visit http://www. npc.navy.mil/NR/rdonlyres/DAAC9CCA-DF974FB4-AB11-5481E01A576D/0/NAV09050.txt/.

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Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 W.T. Sampson Photography ClubThis week's featured artist: Jordon Hanson, 6th Grade 21

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Friday, Feb. 27, 20096 MWR HappeningsDowntown Lyceum Friday, Feb. 27 Bride Wars 7 p.m., PG, 89 min. He's Just Not That Into you 9 p.m., PG-13, 127 min. MIDNIGHT MOVIE R, 137 min. Marley & Me 7 p.m., PG, 115 min. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 9 p.m., PG-13, 121 min. Doubt 7 p.m., PG-13, 104 min. Bedtime Stories 7 p.m., PG-13, 99 min. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 7 p.m., PG-13, 121 min. Bride Wars 7 p.m., PG, 89 min. 7 p.m., R, 137 min. one female must participate) Run Sign up at the Ceramic Shop The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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7Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 For Sale Yard Sales (2) Hp Pavilion Laptop dv156us Notebook. Recently added memory runs really fast and is convenient to travel with asking 450. FMI contact Franno_b@hotmail.com or 77685. (2) 24” Diamondback Octane girls bicycle for sale. 40mm suspension fork; Shimano shifters, derailleurs, & freewheel; aluminum rims; alloy linear pull brakes. Never ridden. $100 OBO. FMI call 77237 or 9816. BMX BICYCLE 20” REDLINE rear brake, Gyro Rotor, 3pc Crank set, 48’s X Rims, Freaky X Tires, Lifetime warranty on frame. Paid go for $190.00, Plus you don’t have to pay like $70.00 in shipping. Call: 90852. (2) BMX BICYCLE 20” REDLINE brake, Gyro Rotor, 3pc Crank set, 48’s X Rims, Freaky X Tires, Lifetime warranty on frame. Paid almost two Plus you don’t have to pay like $70 in shipping. FMI call: 90852. (2) Four PS2 GAMES with One control, 8mb memory card, TV connectors all for $150, one PS3 game new call of duty 3 $40. FMI 77011/ 77362. Dining room glass table set. 4 chairs included, Like new, $175. FMI call 3797 or 77380. (1) Men’s large complete dive package: Cressi BC, SCUBAPRO Boots, gloves, weights, 80cf tank call 79484 or 72116. (1) Large Mahogany bureau-$75, Queen size bed-$100, Large Mosaic tile table-$25, Internet satellite dish-$50. FMI call 75833 after 5 p.m. (1) ISP for $69.99 p/mo. Requires 1.8m SATELLITE Dish, 3 Watt BUC, LNB, modem, and VOIP adapter. Purchase all for $2,000– commercial grade equipment. 1.2m SATELLITE Dish $500. BIRDOG Satellite Finder $500. top loading. $800 for both. FMI call 84049. (1) 2 Performance shocks absorber pro Comp ES 9000. $80 OBO. FMI 77464. (1) TV stand from good quality wood, $ 50. Wing chair in excellent condition $ 40, FMI call 77606. VEHICLES & BOATS (2) 21 speed mountain bike, comes with a comfy seat, a helmet and an air pump. Asking $135, call 78288 (2) 2004 BAJAJ Chetak Motor Scooter, 145cc, low-mileage, excellent condition, with helmet and extras $1,000. FMI Call 75798 or 74790. (2) 2004 Ford Focus, $5000 FMI call 75867. (1) 91’ yellow Geo Tracker, $2600 OBO. 96’ Geo metro (2-door), $2400 OBO. $4000 for both! FMI call 84489 or 77433. (1)Roketa 150cc MOTORSCOOTER $1,600. FMI 84049. (1) 2005 Jeep Wrangler SE 4x4. Delivered to GTMO when new, 13,200+ miles, Wht/Blk Top, 6 Cylinder Engine, Automatic Transmission, Trail Rated, 4x4, A/C, Pwr Steering, Tilt Wheel, AM/FM, Single CD, Dual Front Air Bags, Rear Seat. $13,500. FMI call 77375 or 4857. (1) Pontiac Grand AM 1999 V6, A/C white, no scratches , good on gas, $ 4000 FMI call 77606. (1) 1992 Ford Ranger Excellent transmission, new CD player. $1800 OBO. FMI call 3287 or 78474. (1) Sewing Machine Operator, LWG-3111-03; Supply Technician, YB-2005-01. Please place in the Gazette for more information, please contact CNRSE Forward 4441 or 4822. (1)Relocating to Norfolk Va.? Beautiful Cape Cod for sale. 3 BR, 2 Barh, sun room, large corner lot, quiet neighborhood close to all bases. 179k. FMI call 77720 (1) Tiger needs a new home because his current family is transferring soon. Tiger is a beautiful gray and black tabby, 1 year old male cat. He is up to date with his immunization, neutered and declawed. He is a very playful indoor/outdoor cat. All of his supplies are included. Please call 75584 if you have a good home for Tiger.(1) Please Join the Guantanamo Bay Spouses Club for its March meeting! It will be held March 2 at the Community Center, 7:30 p.m. We will be nominating new Daughter Tea, Father/Son Croquet Tournament, and other upcoming events. All current and prospective members are welcome! (2)Wanted: lightly used large area rugs. FMI 75590 (2) Wanted: Twin sized mattress and box spring sets Please call 75550. (2) Wanted: Men’s mountain bike & drum set. FMI call 73801 or greg.reiss@gmail.com. Feb. 28: Two family garage sale, Caravella Point 4A and 4B. Feb. 28: Villamar 727B, 9-11 a.m. March 1: Nob Hill 12A, 8 a.m. noon. Employment The 2009 Women The 2009 Women ’ ’ s History month s History month “ “ Phenomenal Woman Phenomenal Woman ” ” contest contestThe 2009 GTMO Women’ s history month committee is now accepting nominations for our “ phenomenal woman” contest. All women, both military and civilian, are eligible for this awa rd by meeting the criteria outlined in the official nomination form. Those selected will be acknowledged during the 2009 Women ’ s History Month Celebration scheduled for March 27 . Nomination forms are available at the NAVSTA Public affairs and Admin office or by contacting any member of the Women ’ s History Month Committee. FMI call MC2 Williams at 4520 or 84059. SCSI parking lot. *Volunteer hours will be logged for military members. FMI call ENS Underwood at 4524 or IS2 Craft at 9830. Community Service Volunteer Opportunity