NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 8-10 APRIL 2013 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES (NLUS) SEA-AIR-SPACE EXPOSITION

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SUBJ: NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 8-10 APRIL 2013 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITE D STATES 
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SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 8-10 APRIL 2013 NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES 
(NLUS) SEA-AIR-SPACE EXPOSITION//



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REF/B/DOC/UNDERSECNAV/19MAR2013//
REF/C/DOC/USD(C)/21MAR2013//
REF/D/DOC/DON OGC/24JAN2013//

AMPN/REF A IS DOD PUBLICATION 5500.07-R JOINT ETHICS REGULATION REGARDING 
OFFICIAL PARTICIPATION IN EVENTS SPONSORED BY NON-FEDERAL ENTITIES. REF B IS 
UNDERSECNAV MEMO APPROVING DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (DON) ATTENDANCE AT THE SEA-
AIR-SPACE EXPOSITION 8-10 APRIL 2013, NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. REF C IS USD(C) 
MEMO REGARDING CLARIFICATION ON SUPPORT TO NON-DOD ORGANIZATIONS AND MILITARY 
MUSICAL UNIT (AND CEREMONIAL UNIT) TRAVEL. REF D IS OGC (ETHICS) MEMO 
DETERMINING THAT PORTIONS OF THE SEA AIR SPACE EXPOSITION QUALIFIED AS A 
WIDELY ATTENDED GATHERING (WAG).//

RMKS/1. 8-10 APRIL 2013 AT THE GAYLORD NATIONAL RESORT AND CONFERENCE CENTER, 
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD THE NLUS WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL SEA-AIR-SPACE EXPOSITIONS. 
THIS YEAR'S THEME MARITIME CROSSROADS: STRATEGIES FOR ACTION WAS SELECTED TO 
FOCUS ON THE CHANGING ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL NAVAL WARFIGHTERS.

2. I ENCOURAGE YOU TO PARTICIPATE AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SEA-AIR-SPACE 
EXPOSITION BECAUSE IT PROVIDES ARMED FORCES-WIDE DISCUSSIONS ACROSS A BROAD 
RANGE OF INNOVATIVE TOPICS REGARDING TODAY'S ISSUES AND TOMORROW'S MARITIME 
CHALLENGES. SEA-AIR-SPACE PROVIDES A MUCH NEEDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 
PLATFORM FOR EDUCATING SAILORS OF ALL RANKS ON THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN 
NAVAL WARFARE. CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY (SECNAV), 
CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (CNO), VICE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (VCNO), 
COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS (CMC), VICE COMMANDANT OF THE COAST GUARD (G-
CV), DEPUTY COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS FOR PLANS, POLICIES, AND OPERATIONS 
(DCMC PP&O) AND MANY OTHER SENIOR OFFICERS AND ENLISTED SPEAKERS.

3. PER REF B, DON ATTENDANCE AT SEA-AIR-SPACE EXPOSITION HAS BEEN APPROVED 
SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING:
A. ATTENDANCE IS AUTHORIZED ONLY AT NO COST TO THE GOVERNMENT.
B. PERSONNEL ATTENDING SEA-AIR-SPACE IN A TAD STATUS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY 
IDENTIFIED BY DIRECTOR NAVY STAFF.
(1). RENTAL CARS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
(2). LODGING AND MEALS WILL BE REIMBURSED TO ATTENDEES IN A TAD STATUS ONLY AT 
THE AUTHORIZED PER DIEM RATE.
C. THE CONFERENCE HOST IS PROVIDING FREE SHUTTLE SERVICES FOR ATTENDEES AND 
VALIDATED PARKING FOR SPEAKERS AND INVITED GUESTS. REIMBURSEMENT FOR PARKING 
AT THE CONFERENCE SITE IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
D. PER REF D, WAG DETERMINATION IS NOT NECESSARY FOR THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
(1) OPENING CEREMONY, PLENARY SESSIONS
(2) SEA SERVICES LUNCHEON
(3) SEA-AIR-SPACE LUNCHEON
(4) SEA-AIR-SPACE BLACK TIE RECEPTION AND BANQUET
(5) CONGRESSIONAL BREAKFAST
(6) SECRETARY OF THE NAVY LUNCHEON
(7) SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE TO THE CONFERENCE HOTEL.

4. THE SEAPOWER MAGAZINE RECEPTION AND INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RECEPTION 
QUALIFY AS WAG EVENTS AND INDIVIDUALS MAY ATTEND EITHER OR BOTH RECEPTIONS IN 
THEIR PERSONAL CAPACITY AND ACCEPT FREE ATTENDANCE IF OFFERED BY THE SPONSOR 
ONLY AFTER OBTAINING A DETERMINATION FROM THEIR SUPERVISOR AND ETHICS 
COUNSELOR THAT ATTENDANCE IS IN THE INTEREST OF THE DON.

5. REGISTRATION INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE SEA-AIR-SPACE WEBSITE AT 
WWW.SEAAIRSPACE.ORG. THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND THE EXPOSITION FOR QUALIFIED 
ATTENDEES. QUALIFIED ATTENDEES INCLUDE:
A. INVITED GUESTS OF THE NAVY LEAGUE
B. ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE US MILITARY
C. CIVILIAN FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
D. MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND THEIR STAFF
E. RETIRED U.S. MILITARY
F. NAVY LEAGUE MEMBERS
G. REPRESENTATIVES OF EXHIBITING COMPANIES H. REPRESENTATITVES OF FOREIGN 
EMBASSIES.

6. WITHIN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION, TRANSPORTATION TO SEA-AIR-SPACE WILL BE 
AVAILABLE FROM THE PENTAGON, NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON NAVY 
YARD, OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH/ARLINGTON, NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY/JOINT BASE 
ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, CRYSTAL CITY, JOINT BASE ANDREWS/OFFICE OF NAVAL 
INTELLIGENCE, AND COAST GUARD HEADQUARTERS. TRANSPORTATION WILL ALSO BE 
AVAILABLE FROM PAX RIVER, NAVAL AIR STATION OCEANA, NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, 
JOINT EXPEDITIONARY BASE LITTLE CREEK-FORT STORY, QUANTICO, MECHANICSBURG AND 
DAHLGREN. TO DON MEMBERS UTILIZING THE BUS TRANSPORTATION FROM THE NORFOLK 
AREA ARE NOT ENTITLED TO PER DIEM, LODGING OR OTHER TRAVEL EXPENSES UNLESS 
THEY WERE INCLUDED IN THE INITIAL DATA CALL AND HAVE BEEN PRE-APPROVED.

7. QUESTIONS REGARDING SEA-AIR-SPACE SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE NAVY LEAGUE OF 
THE UNITED STATES AT (703) 312-1587 OR VISIT WWW.SEAAIRSPACE.ORG.

8. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL R. W. HUNT, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//

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