NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 10-12 JANUARY 2012 ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (CORRECTED COPY)

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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 10-12 JANUARY 2012 ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION 
(SNA) NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (CORRECTED COPY)//



REF/A/MSGID:DOC/DOD/YMD:19980806//
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/DOD/YMD:20090414//
REF/C/MSGID:DOC/BUPERS/YMD:20070917//

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.// 

GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. THE SURFACE NAVY ASSOCIATION (SNA) WILL HOLD ITS 24TH 
ANNUAL NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN ARLINGTON, VA, AT THE HYATT REGENCY CRYSTAL CITY 
FROM 10 - 12 JANUARY 2012. THIS YEAR'S THEME IS SURFACE
NAVY: A CREDIBLE FORCE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES.

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 AN 
OPPORTUNITY FOR 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 J. T. BLAKE, DEPUTY CNO, INTEGRATION OF 
CAPABILITIES AND RESOURCES (N8).//

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