NAVY ATTENDANCE AT 2009 NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION (NHA) /SYMPOSIUM

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NAVADMIN 058/09
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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT 2009 NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION (NHA)
/SYMPOSIUM//


REF/A/INST/DOD/30AUG1993//
REF/B/INST/OPNAV/27JUL1989//
NARR/REF A IS DOD 5500.7-R. REF B IS OPNAVINST 4651.4C// 
RMKS/1. NHA WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM IN SAN DIEGO, FROM 28 
APRIL TO 1 MAY 2009. THIS YEAR'S NHA SYMPOSIUM WILL FOCUS ON THE 
IMPLEMENTATION OF HELICOPTER CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS (CONOPS), AVIATION
SAFETY, OFFICER CAREER PATH/MENTORING, EXPLORING NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR THE
ROTARY WING FORCE, AND CONTINUED ALIGNMENT OF THE HELICOPTER COMMUNITY.
2. NHA CONSISTS OF OVER 2,800 ACTIVE DUTY, RESERVE, RETIRED, AND 
CORPORATE MEMBERS.  ITS ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO 
CONFER ON A BROAD RANGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CAREER ISSUES, TO 
COLLABORATIVELY DISCUSS CURRENT ISSUES, AND TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP 
INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO FUTURE CHALLENGES FACING THE NAVAL ROTARY-WING 
COMMUNITY.
3. PER REFS A AND B, 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. 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 THE ORGANIZATION. TAD ORDERS MAY COVER
EXPENSES INCIDENT TO ATTENDANCE AT, AND PARTICIPATION IN, THE 
CONFERENCE INCLUDING TRANSPORTATION, PER DIEM, AND REGISTRATION FEES 
IAW JFTR AND JTR.  IF FUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, PERMISSIVE TAD ORDERS 
MAY BE ISSUED.
4. IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE TRANSPORTATION 
AVAILABLE, CONSOLIDATION OF SYMPOSIUM TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS IS
STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. USE OF GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION FOR ATTENDEES ON
FUNDED ORDERS IS RECOMMENDED SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:
A. AIRLIFT WILL BE REQUESTED AND SCHEDULED PER APPLICABLE INSTRUCTIONS 
AND DIRECTIVES. THIS NAVADMIN WILL NOT SERVE AS A BLANKET AUTHORIZATION 
FOR THE USE OF MILITARY AIR.
B. AIRLIFT NOT TO INTERFERE WITH FLEET REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER 
HIGHER PRIORITIES.
C. SUBJECT TO THE PRIORITY SYSTEM SET FORTH IN THE AIR 
TRANSPORTATION ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS, SPACE AVAILABLE TRAVEL MAY BE 
USED FOR NHA ATTENDEES ON PERMISSIVE TAD ORDERS.
D. REQUEST COMMANDER, NAVAL AIR FORCES PACIFIC; COMMANDER, NAVAL 
AIR FORCES ATLANTIC; CHIEF OF NAVAL AIR TRAINING; AND COMMANDER, NAVAL 
AIR RESERVE FORCE DESIGNATE A SINGLE POC FOR ALL TRANSPORTATION 
COORDINATION.
5. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SYMPOSIUM SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO NHA 
HEADQUARTERS AT COMM: (619) 435-7139. FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION 
REGARDING AIRLIFT COORDINATION, CONTACT LCDR WADE PAGE, USNR, DSN: 735-
3591, COMM: 619-545-3591.

6. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL J. C. HARVEY, JR., DIRECTOR, NAVY 
STAFF.//
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