USS CONSTITUTION CHIEF PETTY OFFICER HERITAGE TRAINING

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NAVADMIN 194/09
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SUBJ/USS CONSTITUTION CHIEF PETTY OFFICER HERITAGE TRAINING// 


POC/SUTTON/PSCM(SW)/703-571-9095/E-MAIL:RAY.SUTTON1@NAVY.MIL// 
RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE 2009 USS CONSTITUTION CPO HERITAGE 
TRAINING. USS CONSTITUTION, LOCATED IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS WILL HOST 
THE FISCAL YEAR 2010 CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) SELECTS FROM 17-21 
AUGUST
AND 24-28 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 RAY.SUTTON1@NAVY.MIL. SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR CPO MENTORS NO 
LATER THAN 17 JULY 2009, NOMINATIONS FOR RESERVE CPO SELECTS NO LATER 
THAN 24 JULY 2009, NOMINATIONS FOR ACTIVE CPO SELECTS NO LATER THAN 
11 AUGUST 2009. ALL PERSONNEL SELECTED FOR PARTICIPATION WILL BE 
NOTIFIED BY 14 AUGUST 2009. DO NOT CONTACT USS CONSTITUTION DIRECTLY 
FOR QUOTAS OR BILLET CONFIRMATION.
4. TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED FOR THIS EVENT AND SHOULD BE 
COORDINATED THROUGH PARENT COMMANDS, MESSES, AND FLEETS.
5. QUOTAS, COST, AND DETAILED ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED VIA 
SEPCOR TO THE FLEET AND FORCE MASTER CHIEFS.
6. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL J. C. HARVEY, JR., DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//
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