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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 2013 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
(ATC) NATOPS, TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP CONTINUUM//
NARR/REF A IS JOINT FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS. REF B IS MEMORANDUM DETAILING
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS DURING SEQUESTRATION//
RMKS/1. Announcement of the Navy and Marine Corps Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Leadership Continuum to be held in Pensacola, FL on 24-26 September 2013.
This event is designed for Navy and Marine Corps ATC leadership and managers.
2. This forum provides senior ATC managers a venue to train, educate, and
develop ATC community leaders on Federal Aviation Regulations, NATOPS sea and
ashore, facility management, manpower, technical advances, operational
enhancements, unmanned flight operations and policy changes that have taken
place within the ATC profession. Among other topics to be discussed are
updates to Naval Aviation, changes within the National Airspace System, new
equipment capabilities, Navy enlisted classification codes, type commanders
updates, tower and radar simulation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
controller accreditation, community wholeness, and manpower metrics. Formal
course reviews for ATC schools will be conducted.
3. This is mission essential and critical to the safety, training and
operational readiness for all Navy and Marine Corps facilities ashore, afloat
and expeditionary to participate in this event in order to effectively
address FAA, International Civil Aviation Organization, and Naval ATC policy
4. FAA, Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of the Navy (DON) managers
who desire to make a presentation should contact CDR Don Sigley at
donald.sigley(AT)navy.mil or (703) 695-8534.
5. Per Ref a, Commanding Officers may issue orders for attendance at
government expense. Government expense should be minimized by limiting
attendees to ATC officers, leading Chief Petty Officers, Senior Non-
Commissioned OICs and briefers. All travel should be approved and documented
in accordance with Ref b. On-base lodging shall be utilized by military
attendees. Use of available government transportation is encouraged to
enhance participation and to defray travel expenses.
Travel days are 23-27 September.
6. To achieve the most cost-effective transportation available, consolidation
of transportation requirements are encouraged. Use of Navy Operational
Support Airlift and Navy Unique Fleet Essential Aircraft is therefore
authorized subject to the following guidelines:
a. Airlift not to interfere with fleet requirements or other higher
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 and Marine Corps personnel who will actively participate in the
symposium should be given priority for space available airlift.
7. Uniforms for this event: Navy E7 and above is Service Khaki and Marine
Corps is Service Charlie.
8. Released by Vice Admiral R. W. Hunt, Director, Navy Staff.//