USS CONSTITUTION CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) HERITAGE TRAINING

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NAVADMIN 194/08
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SUBJ/USS CONSTITUTION CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) HERITAGE TRAINING// 


POC/E. U. TWINING/ISC(SW/AW)/703-693-1226/E-MAIL: 
ERIC.TWINING@NAVY.MIL// RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE 2008 USS 
CONSTITUTION CPO HERITAGE TRAINING. USS CONSTITUTION, LOCATED IN BOSTON, 
MASSACHUSETTS WILL HOST THE FISCAL YEAR 2009 CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) 
SELECTS FROM 18-22 AUGUST AND 25-
29 AUGUST.
2. CPO SELECTS WILL LIVE ABOARD "OLD IRONSIDES" FOR FIVE DAYS AND FOUR 
NIGHTS WHERE THEY WILL BE IMMERSED IN MORE THAN 200 YEARS OF NAVAL 
HERITAGE WHILE LEARNING HOW TO SET THE SAILS, FIRE 19TH CENTURY GUNS, 
OPERATE HER CAPSTAN, AND MAN HER GIGS. THE TRAINING WILL CULMINATE IN A 
FOUR-HOUR DEMONSTRATION OF THOSE NEWLY LEARNED 19TH CENTURY SEAMANSHIP 
SKILLS.
3. DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, ONLY 150 CPO SELECTS AND 20 MENTORING CHIEFS 
ARE AUTHORIZED EACH WEEK. PER ASSIGNED QUOTAS, REQUEST FLEET AND FORCE 
MASTER CHIEFS PROVIDE NOMINATIONS TO THE OPNAV COMMAND MASTER CHIEF VIA 
EMAIL TO ERIC.TWINING@NAVY.MIL. SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR CPO MENTORS NO 
LATER THAN 18 JULY, NOMINATIONS FOR RESERVE CPO SELECTS NO LATER THAN 
25 JULY, NOMINATIONS FOR ACTIVE CPO SELECTS NO LATER THAN 12 AUGUST 
2008. ALL PERSONNEL SELECTED FOR PARTICIPATION WILL BE NOTIFIED BY 15 
AUGUST 2008. DO NOT CONTACT THE CONSTITUTION FOR QUOTAS OR BILLET 
CONFIRMATION.
4. TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED FOR THIS EVENT AND SHOULD BE 
COORDINATED THROUGH LOCAL COMMANDS, MESSES AND FLEETS.
5. QUOTAS, COST, AND DETAILED ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY 
SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE DIRECTLY TO THE FLEET AND FORCE MASTER CHIEFS.
6. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL J. C. HARVEY, JR., DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.// 
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