NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 12-14 JANUARY 2010 ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

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NAVADMIN 326/09
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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 12-14 JANUARY 2010 ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY 
ASSOCIATION (SNA) NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM// 


REF/A/DOC/DOD/06AUG1998//
REF/B/DOC/DOD/14APR2009//
REF/C/DOC/BUPERS/17SEP2007//
NARR/REF A IS DOD PUBLICATION 5500.7-R JOINT ETHICS REGULATION 
REGARDING OFFICIAL PARTICIPATION IN NON-FEDERAL ENTITIES. REF B IS DOD 
DIRECTIVE 4500.56, POLICY ON THE USE OF GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT AND AIR 
TRAVEL. REF C IS BUPERSINST 1001.39F, AIR TRAVEL.// 
RMKS/1. THE SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) WILL HOLD ITS 22ND ANNUAL 
NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN ARLINGTON, VA AT THE HYATT REGENCY CRYSTAL CITY 
FROM 12 - 14 JANUARY 2010. THIS YEAR'S THEME IS SURFACE NAVY: A 
BALANCED FORCE FOR THE HYBRID WAR. 
2. SNA MEMBERSHIP IS OVER 6,700 STRONG. OF THIS, 80 PERCENT ARE ACTIVE 
DUTY OR FORMER MILITARY MEMBERS. THE SNA ANNUAL NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 
PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ARMED FORCES-WIDE DISCUSSIONS ON A BROAD 
RANGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CAREER ISSUES. THIS IS A FORUM WHERE 
PERSONNEL CAN DISCUSS 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 THERE IS A LEGITIMATE FEDERAL 
GOVERNMENT PURPOSE, SO LONG AS THE OBJECTIVES TO BE ACHIEVED JUSTIFY 
THE EXPENSES (INCLUDING FEES, TRAVEL COSTS, AND OTHER COSTS 
ATTRIBUTABLE TO PARTICIPATION). COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE DIRECTED TO 
FOLLOW THE GUIDANCE IN REF A WHEN MAKING THIS DETERMINATION. TAD ORDERS 
MAY COVER EXPENSES INCIDENT TO ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE 
CONFERENCE INCLUDING TRANSPORTATION, PER DIEM, AND REGISTRATION FEES 
PER 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, 
AGGREGATION OF SYMPOSIUM TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS IS ENCOURAGED. USE 
OF NAVY OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AIRLIFT (OSA) AND NAVY UNIQUE FLEET 
ESSENTIAL AIRCRAFT (NUFEA) MAY BE REQUESTED, IN ACCORDANCE WITH 
REFERENCE B.
5. PER REF C, SELECTED RESERVE PERSONNEL ARE AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE 
AT THE SNA SYMPOSIUM IN A PAID DRILL STATUS. 
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 B. J. MCCULLOUGH, III, DEPUTY CNO, 
INTEGRATION OF CAPABILITIES AND RESOURCES (N8).// 
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