2010 JOINT NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION AND ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS CONFERENCE

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SUBJ/2010 JOINT NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION AND ASSOCIATION OF 
NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS CONFERENCE//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FIRST EVER JOINT NATIONAL NAVAL 
OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) AND ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS 
(ANSO) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD 26-
30 JULY 2010 AT THE PORTSMOUTH RENAISSANCE HOTEL, PORTSMOUTH, VA.  
ANTICIPATED SPEAKERS ARE:  ADM GARY ROUGHEAD (CNO), GEN JAMES T. CONWAY 
(CMC), ADM ROBERT J. PAPP JR. (USCG), MASTER CHIEF RICK D. WEST (MCPON), 
SERGEANT MAJOR CARLTON W. KENT (SMMC), AND MASTER CHIEF CHARLES W. 
BOWEN (MCPOCG).  THE 2010 JOINT CONFERENCE THEME IS "NNOA/ANSO:  
PASSIONATE PARTNERS IN ACHIEVING THE POSSIBLE - NOW AND IN THE FUTURE."

2.  NNOA IS THE LARGEST AFRICAN-AMERICAN OFFICER AFFINITY GROUP 
RECOGNIZED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.  ANSO IS THE LARGEST HISPANIC 
AMERICAN OFFICER AND ENLISTED (ASPIRING OFFICER) AFFINITY  GROUP 
RECOGNIZED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.  THEIR COLLECTIVE MEMBERSHIP 
EXCEEDS 2,000 NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AND COAST GUARD PERSONNEL.  BOTH 
ORGANIZATIONS HAVE A LONG HISTORY OF ASSISTING THE NAVY, COAST GUARD, 
AND MARINE CORPS IN RECRUITMENT, RETENTION, AND PROFESSIONAL 
DEVELOPMENT OF MINORITY OFFICERS.

3.  THIS YEAR'S THEME IS CONSISTENT WITH NAVY'S DIVERSITY POLICY, WHICH 
DIRECTS LEADERS TO ANTICIPATE AND EMBRACE THE DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES OF 
TOMORROW AND BUILD A NAVY THAT WILL REFLECT THE MAKE-UP OF OUR COUNTRY.  
THE NAVY, MARINE CORPS AND COAST GUARD SERVICE CHIEFS ARE DEMONSTRATING 
THEIR COMMITMENT BY ENCOURAGING FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICERS TO PERSONALLY 
PARTICIPATE IN THE MANY MENTORING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS 
THAT WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE WEEK. COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE STRONGLY 
ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT JUNIOR OFFICER ATTENDANCE, IF REQUESTED, IN ORDER 
TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS UNIQUE MENTORING FORUM.

4.  THIS YEAR ALSO MARKS AN ELEVATED FOCUS ON OUR FAMILIES. A WORKSHOP 
FOR SPOUSES WILL BE HELD ON 29 JULY 2010, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE NAVY DAY 
LUNCHEON FEATURING ADM ROUGHEAD AS GUEST SPEAKER.
CONFERENCE ATTENDEES ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKSHOP AND THE 
LUNCHEON WITH THEIR SPOUSE.

5.  DRESS FOR NAVY PERSONNEL WILL BE SERVICE KHAKI FOR MILITARY AND 
BUSINESS ATTIRE FOR CIVILIANS.  NAVY UNIFORM FOR THE FORMAL AWARDS 
BANQUET WILL BE DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (OR OPTIONAL SERVICE DRESS 
WHITE FOR O-3 AND BELOW) AND BLACK TIE (OR EQUIVALENT) FOR CIVILIANS 
AND GUESTS.

6.  USE OF COMMAND TRAVEL FUNDS IS AUTHORIZED.  IF COMMAND TRAVEL FUNDS 
ARE NOT AVAILABLE, NO-COST TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY ORDERS MAY BE 
ISSUED.  USE OF AVAILABLE GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION IS ENCOURAGED TO 
ENHANCE CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AND TO HELP DEFRAY THE COST OF 
TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY ORDERS.  THE ADDRESS FOR THE EVENT IS 
PORTSMOUTH RENAISSANCE HOTEL, 425 WATER STREET, PORTSMOUTH, VA 23704.
THE DEADLINE FOR RESERVING ROOMS AT THE PER DIEM RATE IS 5 JULY 2010.
THE CHIEF OF NAVAL PERSONNEL WILL FUND THE FIRST 100 CONFERENCE 
REGISTRATIONS EACH FOR NNOA AND ANSO (200 TOTAL).

7.  CONFERENCE FEES ARE $325 FOR LIFE MEMBERS, $350 FOR MEMBERS, AND
$375 FOR NON-MEMBERS. AN ADDITIONAL $50 LATE FEE WILL BE APPLIED FOR  
ATTENDEES WHO REGISTER AFTER 16 JULY 2010.  FOR NAVY PERSONNEL 
INTERESTED IN JOINING AND REGISTERING FOR THE CONFERENCE UNDER NNOA, 
VISIT THE NNOA WEBSITE AT WWW.NNOA.ORG.  FOR NAVY PERSONNEL INTERESTED 
IN JOINING AND REGISTERING FOR THE CONFERENCE UNDER ANSO, VISIT THE 
ANSO WEBSITE AT WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG.  EARLY CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND 
ROOM RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.

8.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- CAPT CEDRIC PRINGLE, AT (703) 614-9755/DSN 224 OR EMAIL AT NAVY-
REP(AT)NNOA.ORG OR CEDRIC.PRINGLE(AT)JS.PENTAGON.MIL.
- LCDR CESAR PLAZA, OPNAV N134, AT (703) 614-5334 OR EMAIL AT 
CESAR.PLAZA@NAVY.MIL.
- LCDR BEULAH HENDERSON (RET), AT (703) 922-1924 OR EMAIL AT 
EA(AT)NNOA.ORG.

9.  RELEASED BY MS. STEFFANIE EASTER, N1B.  MINIMIZE CONSIDERED.//

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