USS CONSTITUTION CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) HERITAGE TRAINING

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SUBJECT/USS CONSTITUTION CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) HERITAGE TRAINING/ / 



POC/A/RUSSELL SMITH/CMDCM/CMC/703-614-2262/RUSSELL.L.SMITH2(AT)NAVY
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POC/B/RAFAEL BARNEY/RPC/COORD/703-693-5411/RAFAEL.BARNEY(AT)NAVY.MIL/
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RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE 2011 USS CONSTITUTION CPO HERITAGE 
TRAINING OPPORTUNITY. USS CONSTITUTION, LOCATED IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS WILL 
HOST THE FISCAL YEAR 2012 CPO SELECTEES FROM 15-19 AUGUST AND
22-26 AUGUST.

2. CPO SELECTEES WILL LIVE ABOARD "OLD IRONSIDES" FOR FIVE DAYS AND FOUR 
NIGHTS, WHERE THEY WILL BE IMMERSED IN ON ENVIRONMENT OF MORE THAN 200 YEARS 
OF NAVAL HERITAGE, LEARNING HOW TO SET THE SAILS, FIRE 19TH CENTURY GUNS, 
OPERATE HER CAPSTAN, AND MAN HER GIGS. THE TRAINING WILL CULMINATE IN A THREE-
HOUR UNDERWAY DEMONSTRATION IN BOSTON HARBOR TO INCLUDE A 21-GUN SALUTE OF 
FORT INDEPENDENCE.

3. DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, ONLY 150 CPO SELECTEES 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 
RUSSELL.L.SMITH2(AT)NAVY.MIL AND RAFAEL .BARNEY(AT)NAVY.MIL.  SUBMIT 
NOMINATIONS FOR CPO MENTORS NO LATER THAN 21 JUL, AND CPO SELECTEE NOMINATIONS 
NO LATER THAN 07 AUG OR AS SOON AS PRACTICAL AFTER RELEASE OF THE SELECTION 
BOARD RESULTS.  ALL QUOTAS AND STAFFING ARE COORDINATED THROUGH OPNAV; DO NOT 
CONTACT THE USS CONSTITUTION DIRECTLY 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, ASSOCIATED COSTS, AND DETAILED ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY 
SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE DIRECTLY TO THE FLEET MASTER CHIEFS AND FORCE MASTER 
CHIEFS.  LOGISTICAL INFORMATION SUCH AS TRAVEL RECOMMENDATIONS AND UNIFORM 
REQUIREMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON USS CONSTITUTION'S FACEBOOK PAGE.

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