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Chaplain's Corner!
USO Show News!
 

And All The Rest...


Every once in a while someone will send along the latest .pdf file of the official Base Newspaper...

Here are some of the interesting ones I've received so far!
If you are out there and want to share the latest news with your fellow Diegonians, send me the copy and I'll try to get it on this site!

Depending on your browser, you may have to download these and read them independently...
You'll need Adobe Reader.  If you don't have it already, go to Adobe's web site to download a free copy.

FLASH!  The Tropical Times is now ON-LINE!  (as of 27 Feb 09)
Check it out at https://www.cnic.navy.mil/DiegoGarcia/Newsroom/Newsletters/index.htm


September 20, 2001 (The Island gets ready for OEF war)
October 9, 2001 (DG goes to war - photo taking prohibited on flight line)
October 19, 2001 (More OEF news)
December 6, 2002 (Earthquake hits DG; an Amur Falcon mistakes DG for it's winter quarters in South Africa; B-2 Hangars completed)
January 3, 2003 (Drew Carey visits on USO show)
January 10, 2003 (Marines arrive to match up with pre-positioned equipment on ships in lagoon for OIF; Tops In Blue performs)
July 25, 2003 (Mike Flemming's Memorial Service)
August 8, 2003 (Brits start patrolling the clubs to curb drunken revelries; Taiwanese fisherman rescued)
August 15, 2003 (Red Cross Volunteer recognition)
September 5, 2003 (Agama Lizard invades)
September 12, 2003 (B-1s replace B-52s; HMS Triumph visits; AIMD gets new facility)
September 26, 2003 (USS Pasadena visits; 2 new B-2 shelters under construction)
October 10, 2003 (Brit Club renovations almost complete; New Harbor Ops facility ground-breaking ceremony)
October 24, 2003 (British Forces "BIOT Statement"; a chaplain explains Ramadan)
December 19, 2003 (Korean Air Force C-130 deployment ends)
February 27, 2004 (Gary Sinise and the Lieutenant Dan Band play DG)
June 11, 2004 (Dishwalla performs; Binibining Pilipinas beauty pagent)
March 18, 2005 (Mauritian Independence Day celebration)
May 20, 2005 (The BUFFS Are Back)
December 23, 2005 (New Ships' Store Opens)
January 20, 2006 (Tess Vengano retires from PSD after 21 Years on Diego Garcia; Lots of sports photos)
February 17, 2006 (Massage Therapy Room opens at the gym... They take great pains to say it isn't one of THOSE massage parlors...)
March 3, 2006 (SEABEE Ball)
April 7, 2006 (SEABEES rebuild "Beach House" now called "Jake's Place")
April 21, 2006 (MWR photo contest results - some good ones, too)
April 28, 2006 (more MWR photo contest winning pictures)
May 5, 2006 (even more MWR winning photos; NMCB 4 completes the construction of a new marina)
January 5, 2007 (Partying down for New Years; Big Fish; Command Chaplain gives DG a BZ)
September 7, 2007 (President Bush visits)

AND HERE'S WHAT YOU MISSED FOR THANKSGIVING WEEK, 2002:

MWR HOLIDAY WEEK OF ACTIVITIES

Mon, 25 Nov  5K Fun Run/Walk
Sponsored by: U.S. Air Force 40EBS
   Award: t-shirts to all participants, 1800HR /Starts /finishes at Base Gym
   WELCOME: “HMS TURBULENT”

Tue, 26 Nov  “The One Horse Power” Off Road Bike Race
    Award: t-shirts to all participants
    Time: 1700H/ Starts at the Beach House
 SPORTS ACTIVITIES: “HMS TURBULENT”
Location: FLEET PARK   Time: 1400
*SPECIAL SHOWING
            “MUSIC MAKING COMPANY BAND”  2000 Hours
 Location: ISLAND ROOM  (ALL HANDS WELCOME)

Wed, 27 Nov “MANDY GAINES “ R&B /Jazz Band
(back by popular demand) (ALL HANDS WELCOME)
   Location:  ISLAND ROOM   Time:  2000 hrs
   HMS TURBULENT-SPORTS DAY
   Location: FLEET PARK  Time:  1330 hours

THU, 28 Nov MWR wishes everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING”
   “ MANDY GAINES R&B/JAZZ BAND”
Location: ISLAND ROOM   (ALL HANDS WELCOME) 2000 Hrs
    “MUSIC MAKING COMPANY BAND”
   Location: YACHT CLUB   2000 Hrs
   HMS TURBULENT - FOOTBALL Time: 1330  FLEET PARK

Fri, 29 Nov  Captain’s Cup “BURN YOUR TURKEY” Sports Fest
Time: 0100H / Sign up and Starts at the Base Gym
Open to all NSF and Tennant Commands/ships personnel.
Prizes awarded and Trophy up for grabs.
Build Your Own Turkey Sub Sandwiches
    FOOD SERVED : 1530H-17300H / Tropical Park

Fri, 29 Nov  MWR  “TIRED OF TURKEY” HOLIDAY PARTY
   LOCATION: ISLAND ROOM
                                         ROAST BEEF BOSSES NIGHT DINNER  COST: $3.00
                               MEAL SERVED   Time: 1800H-2030H / Island Room
    GAMES  & ACTIVITIES - Prizes Awarded
   “RUBBER CHICKEN TOSS, OREO COOKIE COMPETITIONS,
SCOOTER  BIKE RACES,  GREAT PUDDING DROP,”
    LIVE BAND ENTERTAINMENT (All Hands Welcome)
  “ MANDY GAINES R&B/JAZZ BAND”  1830 hrs
“MUSIC MAKING COMPANY BAND”    2100 hrs

Thu-Sun,  MWR /Cable & Wireless 6th Annual Golf Tournament
28-01 Dec  Time: 0730H Sign up at the Golf Course.  Prizes Awarded
 

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