NAVY NASCAR FLEET HONOREE PROGRAM NOMINATIONS

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SUBJ/NAVY NASCAR FLEET HONOREE PROGRAM NOMINATIONS// 

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE 
IN THE U.S. NAVY NASCAR NO. 88 �ACCELERATE YOUR LIFE.�
FLEET HONOREE PROGRAM (FHP) FOR 2008.  WE�VE ENHANCED THIS YEAR�S 
PROGRAM TO TRULY HONOR OUR TOP-PERFORMING COMMANDS, AND I�M ASKING FOR 
YOUR NOMINATIONS SO WE CAN REWARD OUR SAILORS AND PRESENT OUR BEST TO 
AMERICA, AS PART OF THIS NATIONALLY PUBLICIZED PROGRAM.
2.  OUR SPONSORSHIP OF THE DALE EARNHARDT, JR.-OWNED JR MOTORSPORTS NO. 
88 �ACCELERATE YOUR LIFE� ENTRY IN THE NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES AFFORDS 
US THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLACE SIX OF YOUR TOP SAILORS IN THE NAVY NASCAR 
GARAGE AND TEAM PIT AREA FOR THE ENTIRE PRE-RACE AND RACE ACTIVITIES.  
DURING THAT TIME, THEY�LL MEET AND TALK TO THE NAVY NASCAR MANAGEMENT 
TEAM, DRIVER AND PIT CREW.  THEY�LL GET TO WATCH THE PRE-RACE 
QUALIFICATION RUNS, AS WELL AS THE RACE, FROM AN INCOMPARABLE 
PERSPECTIVE INSIDE THE TRACK!
3.  WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST FAN BASES IN ALL PROFESSIONAL SPORTS AND A 
LARGE NATIONAL MEDIA PRESENCE, WE WILL ALSO WORK TO SPOTLIGHT YOUR 
SAILORS IN VARIOUS MEDIA CHANNELS, GIVING US THE CHANCE TO TELL THE 
NAVY STORY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF YOUR HIGH-CALIBER CREW. 
ADDITIONALLY, YOUR COMMAND WILL ALSO HAVE THEIR CREST/LOGO PLACED ON 
THE CAR FOR THE ENTIRE WEEKEND, GARNERING ADDITIONAL MEDIA EXPOSURE AND 
COMMAND PRIDE.
4.  THE APPLICATION PACKAGE AND THE 2008 NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES 
SCHEDULE CAN BE ACCESSED AT HTTP://WWW.CNRC.NAVY.MIL/MOTORSPORTS.HTM. 
PLEASE REVIEW THOSE ITEMS AND SUBMIT YOUR COMMAND RIGHT AWAY TO 
PARTICIPATE IN THIS EXCITING AND REWARDING PARTNERSHIP.  NOMINATIONS 
MUST BE RECEIVED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2008.  MY STAFF IS PREPARED TO ANSWER 
ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE TO �FAST-TRACK� YOUR PARTICIPATION WITH THE 
NAVY NASCAR TEAM.  THANKS FOR ALL YOU�RE DOING TO MAKE THIS THE BEST 
NAVY IN HISTORY.
5.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- KELLY SHELLENBERGER, NAVY MOTORSPORTS MARKETING AT (901) 874-9058/ 
DSN 882, OR E-MAIL AT KELLY.SHELLENBERGER.CTR(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- NCC TONY MURPHY AT (901) 874-9150/DSN 882, OR E-MAIL AT 
ANTHONY.A.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL. 
- LT ANDREA ROSS AT (703) 614-2000/DSN 224, OR E-MAIL AT 
ANDREA.ROSS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
6.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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