R 051824Z JAN 16
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N9/JAN//
SUBJ/NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 12-14 JANUARY 2016 ANNUAL SURFACE NAVY
ASSOCIATION (SNA) NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM//
NARR/REFERENCE A IS SECNAV CONFERENCE APPROVAL MEMORANDUM. REFERENCE B IS
DOD PUBLICATION 5500.07-R JOINT ETHICS REGULATION REGARDING OFFICIAL
PARTICIPATION IN NON-FEDERAL ENTITIES. REFERENCE C IS DOD MEMORANDUM
IMPLEMENTATION OF CONFERENCE OVERSIGHT REQUIREMENTS AND DELEGATION OF
CONFERENCE APPROVAL AUTHORITY.//
RMKS/1. The Surface Navy Association (SNA) will hold its 28th Annual National Symposium
in Arlington, VA, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City from 12 - 14 January 2016. The theme
this year is The Surface Warfare Strategy a view from beyond the horizon.
2. Per reference (a), use of government funds to attend SNA 2016 is approved. Attendees
and travel authorizing officials must be mindful of the need to be good stewards of taxpayer
dollars in attending the symposium and are directed to follow the guidance in references (a)
through (c) when authorizing travel. TAD orders may cover expenses incident to
attendance and participation in the conference including transportation, per diem, and
lodging fees. If funds are not available, permissive TAD orders may be issued.
3. Questions regarding the symposium should be directed to the SNA administrative office
at (703) 960-6800 or visit www.navysna.org.
4. Released by Mr. Brian J. Persons, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Warfare Systems