NAVY ATTENDANCE AT 2010 NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION (NHA) /SYMPOSIUM

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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT 2010 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. NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION (NHA) WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL 
SYMPOSIUM IN JACKSONVILLE, FL, FROM 24-27 MAY 2010. THIS YEAR'S NHA
SYMPOSIUM FOCUSES ON HELICOPTER MISSION EXPANSION, NEW WEAPON 
SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT THOSE MISSIONS, THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM, AND 
WILL DISCUSS FUTURE PLANS INCLUDING CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS AND 
COMMUNITY REALIGNMENT.
2. NHA CONSISTS OF OVER 3,000 ACTIVE DUTY, RESERVE, RETIRED, AND
CORPORATE MEMBERS AND IS DEDICATED TO THE GOAL OF ENHANCING THE
PROFESSIONALISM OF MILITARY MEMBERS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF
ROTARY-WING AVIATION. THE NHA ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM PROVIDES THE
OPPORTUNITY FOR DISCUSSION OF A BROAD RANGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND 
CAREER ISSUES OF INTEREST. THE NHA SYMPOSIUM ALLOWS ATTENDEES TO 
DISCUSS CURRENT ISSUES AND 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 JOINT FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS  AND JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS.
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 COMNAVAIRPAC, COMNAVAIRLANT, CNATRA, AND
COMNAVAIRRESFOR, 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 CDR WADE PAGE, USNR, DSN: 
735-3591, COMM: 619-545-3591.
6. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL SAM J. LOCKLEAR III, DIRECTOR, NAVY 
STAFF.//
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