NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 2012 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYMPOSIUM

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REF/A/DOC/DOD/06AUG1998//

REF/B/INST/OPNAV/20JUN2002//

AMPN/REF A IS DOD PUBLICATION 5500.07-R JOINT ETHICS REGULATION, REGARDING 
OFFICIAL PARTICIPATION IN NON-FEDERAL ENTITY EVENTS.
REF B IS OPNAVINST 5050.24F POLICY AND PROCEDURES CONCERNING SPONSORING 
CONFERENCES INVOLVING EXPENDITURE OF NAVY TEMPORARY DUTY FUNDS.// POC/MR. RAY 
LEWIS/CIV/OPNAV/LOC:N980A/TEL:(703) 614-2641//

RMKS/1. THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSOCIATION (ATCA) WILL HOLD THE NAVY AND 
MARINE CORPS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL (ATC) SYMPOSIUM IN SAN DIEGO, CA AT THE 
HOLIDAY INN ON THE BAY FROM 5-7 JUNE 2012 WITH A THEME OF "INSPIRED BY THE 
PAST FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE." SYMPOSIUM IS DESIGNED TO ASSIST NAVY AND MARINE 
CORPS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS IN LEARNING ABOUT THE CURRENT PROJECTS OF THE 
ATC COMMUNITY, THE CHANGES IN MILITARY AND CIVIL AVIATION, AND THE WAY FORWARD 
FOR  SAILORS AND MARINE CORPS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS.

2. THIS FORUM PROVIDES A VEHICLE FOR SENIOR MILITARY AND CIVILIAN 
PROFESSIONALS TO ENLIGHTEN, INSPIRE, AND EDUCATE JUNIOR NAVY AND MARINE CORPS 
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS ON THE TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES, OPERATIONAL 
ENHANCEMENTS AND POLICY CHANGES THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE WITHIN THE AIR TRAFFIC 
CONTROL PROFESSION. TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED  ARE;
- UPDATES TO NAVAL AVIATION
- CHANGES WITHIN THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM
- NEW EQUIPMENT CAPABILITIES
- ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
- NEW NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION (NEC) CODES
- TYCOM ISSUES
- DETAILER/ENLISTED COMMUNTY BRIEFS
THE ATC SYMPOSIUM ALSO PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNITY TO FORMALLY RECOGNIZE THE DON 
2011 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL  ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS 
OF THE YEAR.

3. PRIMARY GOALS ARE TO TO REINFORCE THE PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE OF  THE AIR 
TRAFFIC CONTROL COMMUNITY AND ENHANCE RETENTION WITHIN THE  CRITICAL E-4 
THROUGH E-6 PAYGRADES.  WHILE THE FOCUS IS ON OUR  ACTIVE DUTY NAVY MEMBERS, 
ALL NAVY, MARINE CORPS, CIVIL SERVICE,  ACTIVE DUTY, RETIRED, ENLISTED AND 
OFFICER ATC PROFESSIONALS ARE  CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND.

4. PER REFS A AND B, COMMANDING OFFICERS MAY ISSUE ORDERS FOR ATTENDANCE AT 
GOVERNMENT EXPENSE AFTER DETERMINING THAT THE EXPENSES, INCLUDING FEES, TRAVEL 
COSTS AND OTHER COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO PARTICIPATION, JUSTIFY THE OBJECTIVES TO 
BE ACHIEVED. GOVERNMENT EXPENSE SHOULD BE MINIMIZED BY DESIGNATING THE MINIMUM 
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NECESSARY TO ACQUIRE AND RELATE INFORMATION FROM THE 
MEETING TO OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ORGANIZATION. TAD ORDERS MAY COVER EXPENSES 
INCIDENT TO ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION AT THE CONFERENCE INCLUDING 
TRANSPORTATION AND PER DIEM PER JFTR AND JTR. IF FUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, 
PERMISSIVE TAD ORDERS MAY BE ISSUED. USE OF AVAILABLE GOVERNMENT 
TRANSPORTATION IS ENCOURAGED TO ENHANCE CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AND TO 
MINIMIZE TRAVEL EXPENSES.

5. TO ACHIEVE THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE, CONSOLIDATION 
OF TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED. USE OF NAVY OPERATIONAL SUPPORT 
AIRLIFT (OSA) AND NAVY UNIQUE FLEET ESSENTIAL AIRCRAFT (NUFEA) IS THEREFORE 
AUTHORIZED SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:
    A. AIRLIFT NOT TO INTERFERE WITH FLEET REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER  HIGHER 
PRIORITIES.
    B. AIRLIFT WILL BE SCHEDULED PER APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTIONS  REGARDING 
NUMBER OF PASSENGERS ON FUNDED ORDERS.  REMAINING SEATS  MAY BE USED BY OTHER 
ATTENDEES ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS.
    C. NAVY/MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL WHO WILL ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN  THE 
SYMPOSIUM SHOULD BE GIVEN PRIORITY FOR SPACE AVAILABLE AIRLIFT SEATING.

6. UNIFORMS FOR THIS EVENT:  NAVY E6 AND BELOW: SERVICE UNIFORM; NAVY E7 AND 
ABOVE:  SERVICE KHAKI; MARINE CORPS:  SERVICE CHARLIES.

7. HOTEL ROOM RESERVATION, SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION, AND DETAILED INFORMATION 
REGARDING THE ATC SYMPOSIUM ARE AVAILABLE AT
HTTP://RESWEB.PASSKEY.COM/GO/ATC2012 (ALL LOWER CASE).
QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SYMPOSIUM MAY BE DIRECTED TO ACCM ANTHONY  CORPUS 
(703) 614 2639, DSN 224-2639, EMAIL ANTHONY.CORPUS(AT)NAVY.MI L, LT JOHN 
PETERS (619) 545-8238, DSN 735-8238; CELL (619) 778-2075,  EMAIL 
JOHN.PETERS1(AT)NAVY.MIL, ACCS MALISSIA CHITWOOD, NBC  CORONADO, AT COMM (619) 
437-9414, DSN 735-9414, EMAIL  MALISSIA.CHITWOOD(AT)NAVY.MIL

8. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL J. M. BIRD, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//

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