NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) /NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) 
/NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM// REF/A/DOC/OPNAV/27JUL1989// 


REF/B/DOC/BUPERS/26APR2005// NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 4651.4C. REF B IS 
BUPERSINST 1001.39E.// RMKS/1. THE SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) WILL 
HOLD ITS NINETEENTH ANNUAL NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN ARLINGTON, VA AT THE 
HYATT REGENCY CRYSTAL CITY FROM 9-11 JANUARY 2007. THIS YEAR'S THEME IS 
"SURFACE
WARFARE: BROWN WATER TO MISSILE DEFENSE."
2. SNA MEMBERSHIP, NEARLY 5,000 STRONG, CONSISTS OF OVER 3,700 ACTIVE 
DUTY AND FORMER MILITARY MEMBERS DEDICATED TO THE GOAL OF ENHANCING 
PROFESSIONALISM IN THE SURFACE NAVY. THE SNA ANNUAL NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 
PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ARMED FORCES-WIDE DISCUSSIONS ON A BROAD 
RANGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CAREER ISSUES OF INTEREST AND CONCERN TO ITS 
EXTENSIVE AND DIVERSE MEMBERSHIP. THIS IS A FORUM WHERE MEMBERS CAN 
ADDRESS AND WORK TOWARDS INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO TODAY'S ISSUES AND 
TOMORROW'S SURFACE WARFARE CHALLENGES.
3. PER REF A, COMMANDING OFFICERS MAY ISSUE ORDERS FOR ATTENDANCE AT 
GOVERNMENT EXPENSE AFTER DETERMINING THAT THE EXPENSES, INCLUDING FEES, 
TRAVEL COSTS, AND OTHER COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO PARTICIPATION, JUSTIFY 
THE OBJECTIVES TO BE ACHIEVED. COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE DIRECTED TO 
FOLLOW THE GUIDANCE IN REFERENCES A AND B WHEN MAKING THIS 
DETERMINATION. GOVERNMENT EXPENSE SHOULD BE MINIMIZED BY DESIGNATING 
THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NECESSARY TO ACQUIRE AND RELATE 
INFORMATION FROM THE MEETING TO OTHER MEMBERS OF THEIR ORGANIZATION. 
TAD ORDERS MAY COVER EXPENSES INCIDENT TO ATTENDANCE AT AND 
PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE INCLUDING TRANSPORTATION, PER DIEM, AND 
REGISTRATION FEES PER THE JFTR AND JTR.
IF FUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, PERMISSIVE TAD ORDERS MAY BE ISSUED.
USE OF AVAILABLE GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION IS ENCOURAGED TO ENHANCE 
CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AND TO DEFRAY TRAVEL EXPENSES.
4. IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE, 
AGGREGATION OF SYMPOSIUM TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS IS ENCOURAGED. USE 
OF NAVY OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AIRLIFT (OSA) AND NAVY UNIQUE FLEET 
ESSENTIAL AIRCRAFT (NUFEA), IS THEREFORE AUTHORIZED SUBJECT TO THE 
FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:
A. AIRLIFT NOT TO INTERFERE WITH FLEET REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER HIGHER 
PRIORITIES.
B. AIRLIFT WILL BE SCHEDULED PER APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING 
NUMBER OF PAX ON FUNDED ORDERS. REMAINING SEATS MAY BE USED BY OTHER 
ATTENDEES ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS.
C. SPACE AVAILABLE FOR SNA ATTENDEES SHOULD BE RESTRICTED TO 
NAVY/MARINE CORPS/COAST GUARD PERSONNEL (IN UNIFORM) WHO WILL ATTEND 
AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN THE SYMPOSIUM.
5. PER REF B, SELECTED RESERVE PERSONNEL ARE AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE 
IN A PAID DRILL STATUS AT THE SNA SYMPOSIUM. FUNDED TRAVEL AND PER DIEM 
ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
6. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SYMPOSIUM SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE SNA 
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AT (703) 960-6800 OR VISIT WWW.NAVYSNA.ORG.
7. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL M. P. FITZGERALD, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.// 
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