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18 May 2018
Just a friendly reminder. Some have reached out already to let me know their plans. If you havent, reach out to your petty officers to let them know of your plans for attendance to this community service project.
This Saturday from 0730 – 1100 (Estimated) at the Greenwood Cemetery, we are having our yearly community service project.
The annual Flag Sharpening is our annual community service with our sponsor, Fleet Reserve Association Branch #163. The uniform of the day is PT shorts and shirt. The event should take approximately 4 hours and we will be reconditioning the flags that will be placed on veterans grave markers on Memorial Day. Make every effort to attend this event to support the Naval Fleet Reserve and the veterans that the flags are for, support our veterans. Be sure to contact your LPO or Division officers to communicate you will be attending, but most of all let someone know! Family members are also welcome to be a part of this community service event.
Greenwood Cemetery, 2300 W Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ
19 MAY 18 from 0700 – 1100 approx
If you have any questions, please reach out to you LPO and DIVO first.
Thank you again for your time and service.
LTJG Jay E. Myers, NSCC
May Drill Weekend 2018
5 & 6 May 2018
0800 – 1400
Attention to Orders!
May Drill will be held at Hensley.
- 0715 – Officer Call
- 0730 – Petty Officer Call
- 0755 – First Call to Colors
- 0800 – Colors
All hands to be present. Contact your LPO if you are not able to make it.
Grooming standards will be enforced and there will be random ID checks.
Remember to read the POD. You are responsible for the information contained within.
Also remember to bring a notebook and pen/pencil as part of your uniform.
World’s Finest Chocolate 2018
Visit the fundraising page for details on the World’s Finest Chocolate fundraiser that we are running this year.
Some of the Command Staff email addresses have changed. Please take a moment to update your address book. The page is linked below for your convenience.
If you have questions about training or coursework, please email the training officers at TRAINING@phoenixdivision.org.
They will be able to answer your questions about your training and course work.
<<<<CHECK YOUR IDs / RE-ENROLLMENT>>>>>
If your ID card is due for re-enrollment, the fee is $125.00 cashier check or money order is acceptable made out to “USNSCC”. If you are not sure if you are due, look at your ID card for the enrollment date to confirm or contact the Admin staff ASAP. If are planning on attending Summer Training, you must have a current and valid ID. It is your responsibility to verify you have what you need for training. If your ID is not current, you may be denied training until your enrollment and ID is current. Replacement ID Cards if you lost or damaged, replacement cost is $10.00. Be sure that the payments are made to the Admin or Disbursing officer and you receive your receipt for payment.
Attention All Hands!!!
Please go to the Homeport Portal and look for the training you would be interested in attending. Review the training lists for all the different trainings throughout the United States, Please be sure to read the NSCC Information Letter (FIRST) at the top of the training portal page or the hyperlink in this announcement for important guidance on all trainings. Please get your Training Authority (Request) NSCTNG001– Cadet completed and submitted to the Commanding Officer with the applicable registration fees in the form of a “Money Order” or “Cashier’s Check” made out to “USNSCC”, unless otherwise directed per NSCC Information Letter. Please bring orders requests and registration fees to drill this weekend, hesitation may cause you to miss out on advanced training opportunities!
Commanding Officer: LT Tony Cartland (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Executive Officer: LTJG Jay Myers (email@example.com)
All Hands – Chain Of Command
COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE, AND COMMUNICATE!!
If you’re not able to attend drill, contact your LPO / Division Officer
And be sure to copy the Commanding Officer in all E-mails!
May is the unit Awards ceremony, that means you need to ensure that your uniforms are squared away. They should be neatly pressed and free of lint and Irish pennants. (loose threads and strings) If you have any issues with your uniforms or coursework, reach out to your LPO or Staff. Make sure your grooming standards are per the uniform regulations, which can be found on Homeport Portal, Homeport Uniform Regulations Manual.
Commanding Officer: LT Tony Cartland CO@phoenixdivision.org
Executive Officer: LTJG Myers XO@phoenixdivision.org
Operations Officer: INST Nuckols OPS@phoenixdivision.org
GROOMING and UNIFORM REMINDER
Everyone will have proper haircuts and hair grooming standard (shave!). Anyone who is not properly groomed and in proper uniform will be sent home, till the discrepancies are corrected!
You may return to drill as soon as you correct the uniform and grooming issues, this is YOUR part to do! The enforcement of the requirements is to recognize those who prepare to come to drill to train, if we are always correcting the things we “forgot”, we are taking away from our training time!
If you need help or assistance with uniform issues, contact your Division Officer or LPO ASAP!
COURSEWORK, COURSEWORK, COURSEWORK!!
Planning and preparing, it is important to start schedule your time wisely to maintain a good balance of schoolwork and Sea Cadet coursework. Working on it on a regular basis will allow you to take it in smaller pieces over time to get it all done without a lot of grief. Set a personal goal to be able to turn in at least 2 (or more) assignments every drill. This will help put you on the fast track to promote quickly through the program. If there are any issues with coursework that has been submitted be sure to let ADMIN know, but be sure to let you LPO/Division Officer know FIRST!
Blank Answer Sheets: http://homeport.seacadets.org/download/attachments/1343728/nsctng028.pdf
Do you have your PQS done yet? All cadets should be able to complete Level 1 introduction to PQS within the first three drills after joining. Level 2 PQS is for all cadets to prepare them for recruit training and should be completed before RT if possible and not longer than their first year in the program. If you don’t have them completed, plan on getting them caught up ASAP.
Other items ongoing you should know about…
Unless directed above to do differently, for Saturday drills, Navy League cadets generally wear Woodland Camouflage (BDU) uniforms, and Sea Cadets wear the Navy Working Uniform (NWU).
Cadets should arrive in PT Gear and bring their NWU’s/BDU’s. Please bring a clean T-shirt (navy blue for NWU’s, white for all others) to change into after we finish PT both days.