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SUBJ/ATTENDANCE AT THE 2017 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
AMPN/REF A is the Joint Travel Regulations. Ref B is DoD conference guidance
version 4.0. Ref C is delegation of conference approval authority. Ref D is
the DON implementation of ref B.//
POC/Joel Doane/CDR/OPNAV/LOC: N980A/TEL: (703) 614-2664, DSN 224//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the Navy and Marine Corps Air Traffic
Control (ATC) Leadership Continuum to be held in Myrtle Beach, SC from 25-27
April 2017. This is an official training event designed for Navy and Marine
Corps ATC leadership and management.
2. This forum provides senior air traffic control managers a venue to
educate and train on Federal Aviation Regulations, Naval Air Training and
Operating Procedures Standardization, facility management, manpower
management, technical advances, operational enhancements, unmanned flight
operations, and policy changes occurring in the ATC profession. Topics to be
discussed: updates to Naval Aviation; special use airspace, to include
scheduling, encroachment, and authority; Naval Air Systems Command Program
Manager Air update on equipment and budgets; Navy and Marine Corps manning
and manpower; detailer and monitor briefs; Type Command community updates
ashore, afloat, and expeditionary; current Federal Aviation Administration
issues; management of the National Airspace System; and United States
Navy/United States Marine Corps ATC Roadmap.
3. Navy and Marine Corps ATC leadership participation from expeditionary
units, facilities ashore, and afloat is critical in order to effectively
address Federal Aviation Administration, International Civil Aviation
Organization, and naval ATC policy and procedures which directly affect
safety, training, and operational readiness.
4. Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Defense, and Department of
the Navy managers who desire to make a presentation should contact CDR Jeff
Dugard, jeff.dugard(at)navy.mil, (703) 695-8534.
5. This is mission essential travel, per reference (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, Staff Non-Commissioned Officers In Charge, civilian ATC
leadership, and briefers.
6. The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Hotel, 2101 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Reservations should be made,
at the government rate, under the U.S. Navy Air Traffic Control reservation
code by calling (843) 918-5000 or using the link
80085&key=36EEE59B. Reservations must be made no later than 24 March 2017.
7. To reduce government travel costs, commercial air travelers should use a
taxi from the airport in lieu of a rental car as sufficient dining options
are available within walking distance of the hotel. Additionally, over half
of the intended participants are within minimal driving distance; commands
should consolidate ground transportation requirements to manage travel cost.
Use of available government transportation is encouraged to enhance meeting
participation and to defray travel expenses. TAD orders may cover expenses
incident to attendance and participation including transportation and per
diem IAW reference (a). There are no additional conference fees. Travel
days are 24 and 28 April.
8. Uniforms for this event: E7 and above: Service Khaki;
Marine Corps: Service C Uniform.
9. This is a coordinated OPNAV N98 and HQMC (APX) message.
10. Released by RADM M. C. Manazir, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations,
Warfare Systems (N9)//