The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 29.10.1976, Blaðsíða 2

The White Falcon - 29.10.1976, Blaðsíða 2
Page 2 the Consumer bulletin exchange new<? Customer Inquiry Suggest QA.gah.etts. quit imoking de- \ilzei [Aqua. fiXteA, inateA-p-ik plan, etc.) be itocked. An order was just placed for these and they will be in stock in approxi- mately six weeks. Uhy ate high ichool itudznti al- lowed In the Top o£ the Rock T-tiday and Saturday evening, not £ot meal, but In the baWwom and casual bat ateai with theXx boyittendi. lin't tkii what the youth CenteA 16 ^otl Authorized dependents are normally admitted as guests if they are 18 years of age, the authorized malt liquor drinking age on station. Trim-a-tree shop Trim-a-Tree Shop opened this week at the Beverage Store for the early shoppers. An assortment of wrap, cards, decorations and artificial trees are available with more to come before Christmas. The hours of oper- ation are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Stop in and take advantage of the excellent selection early. Carpets, furniture, major applian- ces Carpets, furniture and major ap- pliances are now sold in building T-21, where the Navy Federal Credit Union is located. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Service Station news Don't procrastinate. This is the month to change from summer to winter tires. Winter is almost here. Re- member the following: 1. Be alert for standing water or puddles, especially on curves. 2. Keep good tires on your car with sufficient tread to slide through a layer of water and retain contact with the pavement. 3. Be alert to gusty winds or the passage of heavy vehicles which can affect vehicle control. 4. Adjust your speed to road con- ditions. Tires are most important to auto safety. The exchange Service Station is ready to meet your car needs. 3all 4470 and make your appointment for car winterization now. Know your Navy Exchange Managers Mr. Doyle Autrey, personnel mana- ger, has been with the Navy Exchange Keflavik for five years and wears many hats in his duties as personnel manager. He oversees the employment and routine terminations of exchange employees and is also in charge of training, safety, awards, administra- tion, etc. With his involvement in the facets of the exchange operation, he is a man on the go. Mr. Autrey resides with his family in Keflavik. Christmas is near It looks far away...but it really isn't. For special ordering pur- poses, Christmas is very near. Now is the time to order, ta ensure de- livery and arrival in time for Santa. Stop by the Special Order Desk and let Ruth or Phyllis give you full de- tails. Laundry and Dry Cleaning The Navy Exchange Laundry/Dry cleaning facility is equipped to ex- pertly handle all your laundry and dry cleaning Heeds in preparation for the coming holidays. Speaker demonstration A representative from the Bose Corporation will conduct a speaker demonstration at the USO on Nov. 4 and 5. This, the third demonstration in Keflavik, is a result of the popu- larity received from the NATO Base. The demonstration examines the technical aspects of quality stereo systems as well as providing advice on particular stereo needs. Bose will conduct these events annually due to interests shown by base per- sonnel. Personalized Services Fresh flowers are received every Thursday afternoon. Why not stop in and select a bouquet for that special one in your life. Personalized Serv- ices provides a Flower-by-wire serv- ice to the U.S. at special low rates. Flowers for someone far away are al- ways appreciated. With Christmas just around the corner, be sure and drop in at Personalized Services for all your floral and plant needs. Plastic laminated cardboard door- knob signs with humorous quotes are the newest item at the Personalized Services. Planter blocks for deco- rating your desk at work or just around the house are also new. You will also find poster coaster for party drinks amusing. Personalized Services will be re- ceiving continuous shipments of new items from now until Christmas. Vending machines Vending machines are ready to serve you 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the areas where you work", play and live. If for any reason a vending machine malfunctions, prompt attention will be given to correct the situation if you call 4575, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, giving the nature of the malfunction, the ma- chine number (to be found on the Navy Exchange decal) and your name. Re- member the Navy Exchange policy—Sat- isfaction guaranteed. The Navy Exchange has recently re- ceived some new candy and cigarette vending machines. At present, ma- chines In Barracks 744, 693, 750, ComSta, retail store and Rockville have been replaced. Plans are to re- place old machines in the following locations in the next two weeks: Barracks 746, 759, 745, 638 and a few other locations. The exchange is alse awaiting arrival of 20 new soda machines to replace older ones. The Navy Exchange welcomes any suggestions you might have about in- stallation of new machines, especial- ly In locations where there are no vending machines. Please call 4575 or drop in at the exchange office, building T-190 and submit your sug- gestions. Layaways Although time is running out, you can still use the Navy Exchange lay- away plan for your Christmas shopping and a special layaway plan for Christmas toys. See the Customer Services clerks at the Layaway Desk in the main retail store for more in- formation and details on these plans. Commissary Store Wonder bread is due in this week. A large amount is expected, se watch the shelves. Candied fruits for fruit cakes have arrived. They are located at the entrance of the store. Stock up now for the holidays. Pumpkins are in and are available in all sizes. Take note of the new items. They are identified by red tags on the shelves. The Consumer Bulletin is compiled by Exchange employees and Commissary employ- ees. The opinions find comments expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the opinions and policies of the Department of Defense or the White Falcon Ed- itorial Staff. Mention of specific consumer prcducts in this column is inten- ded solely for the benefit of authorized patrons, and in no way implies De- partment of Defense endorsement for these products. Correspondence or com- ments relating to this column should be addressed to the Navy Exchange Officer or the Commissary Store Officer. White Falcon TOURS & TRAVEL by Fr*n Proston Thanksgiving in London The Thanksgiving tour to London is definitely going and some seats are still available. The Tour Office will be taking additional sign-ups during the next few weeks. You can still choose to take either the airfare, or the air- fare/hotel package. The plane will leave at 6 p.m. Nov. 24, and return at 9:15 p.m. on Nov. 28. If you can go on the London Thanks- giving trip, contact the Tour Office as soon as possible. Christmas flights If you're going to the U.S. for Christmas and have not yet made your reservations on Loftleidir, you should do so immediately. The planes are fil- ling up fast for the whole holiday sea- son. Don't wait too long if you want to be sure of being able to travel on the date you prefer. Banking services to improve (continued from page 1) stringent guidelines which take into ac- count the amount of the loan, the income of the client, outstanding debts, pay grade and length of tour remaining. Check Cashing - U.S. Treasury checks, postal money orders and checks drawn on Military Banking Facilities are cashed without charge. Personal checks may be cashed, up to a $300 limit, and bank drafts, traveller's checks and money orders may be cashed up to a $3,000 limit. These latter items are subject to a Treasury Department imposed encash- ment fee, with certain exceptions. There are no encashment charges for checks de- posited to an American Express account. Items over $3,000 have to be accepted on a collection basis only. (i.e. con- firmation is obtained from the drawee bank that the check is valid, prior to payment.) Travellers Checks and Money Orders are available in U.S. dollars, Swiss Francs, French Francs, German Marks and British Pounds Sterling. These are Am- erican Express Travellers Checks and a charge of 1% of the value of the checks is levied. U. S. dollar money orders are available for a fee of 25e per $100. Foreign/Cashiers' Checks may be pur- chased, with a charge regulated by the amount of the check. Sale and Purchase of Foreign Currency - Small stocks of some foreign curren- cies are maintained at the bank, but members can be sure of obtaining the currency they want by ordering in ad- vance. Foreign currency may also be ob- tained from Landsbanki, the Icelandic bank located in the Loftleider arrival terminal. By Icelandic law, both Amer- ican Express and Landsbanki are prohib- ited from reconverting Icelandic kronur into another currency, except under special conditions. Sale and Redemption of Series E Sav ings Bonds. Cable Transfers of Funds to almest anywhere in the world is available through the bank. Insurance for vehicles, household ef- fects and personal effects is available at the bank. Both Hutchinson and LCdr. Maxon em- phasized that the services offered by the Military Banking Facility are avail- able only to holders of current Depart- ment of Defense identification cards. Hutchinson intends to provide better banking service and has initiated act- ions which show promise. The Naval Station commanding officer supports the bank manager's proposed service improvement initiatives, and LCdr. Maxon will serve to focus the com- mand 's contributions. * < Bank service hour options The Military Banking Facility presently is open the following hours: Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1 .to 2 p.m. (for clubs only); and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Two options to these hours have been suggested: Option 1: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 to 2:30 p.m. (for clubs only); and 2:30 to 4 p.m. Option 2: Monday 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 to 2:30 p.m. (for clubs only); Tuesday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 to 2:30 p.m. (for clubs only) and 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 to 2:30 p.m. (for clubs only); 2:30 to 5 p.m. Option 2 is valid unless payday falls on a Monday. Then the Thursday before the Monday payday will be treated as a Monday, and payday will have regular Tuesday through Thursday hours. Please indicate your choice of banking hours and cut out this note and send it to the Naval Station Disbursing Office, Code 123, no later than Nov. 3. NEWS BRIEFS Inspection deadline nears The deadline for headlight adjust- ments and having the 1976 headlight inspection sticker on the vehicle's side window is Sunday. The Navy Exchange Service Station is authorized to perform the adjustments and issue inspection stickers. Reenlistment Chief Aviation Structural Mechanic Charles G. Compton reenlisted for six years this morning in the Naval Station Executive Officer's office. The reen- listment oath was administered by Com- mander John A. Mueller. A.T. Mahan seeks teachers The office of the Principal in Charge A.T. Mahan School, is now taking appli- cations for substitute teachers. Those interested and qualified should call 6201. Sailors advanced Fifteen VP-49 sailors were advanced Oct. 18 in a ceremony held at quarters. They are: A02 Lonnie Brown AT2 Charles Burnette AMH2 Theo Calloway AX2 Carl Groth A02 James Little AX2 Richard McGregor AW2 Gregory Tatham AMH2 William Turberville ADJ2 Roger Vance AW1 William Bainbridge A01 John Pfenning ATC William Austin AWC David Fay ADJC Ronald Smithwick AMHC Roy Hamby New arrivals Matthew Cory was born Oct. 20 at 2:18 p.m. His parents are Catherine and CTT2 Frank R. Williams. P02 Williams is at- tached to NSGA. Timothy Neil was born Oct. 20 at 10:49 p.m. His parents are Rita Jean and Lieutenant Bruce Neil Heywood. Lt. Heywood is attached to IDF. White Falcon Commanding Officer Capt. Jack T. Weir Public Affairs Officer JOCS James A. Johnston Information Chief JOC James E. Dewater Editor J01 Von Soriano Staff J02 Jerry L. Foster SN Glen Dodd White Falcon is published Fridays in accordance with SECNAVINST 5720.44 for distribution to U.S. military per- sonnel, Naval Station, Keflavik, Ice- land , and their dependents, and to military and civilian employees of the Iceland Defense Force and their fami- lies. It is printed in the Naval Station Print Shop from appropriated funds in accordance with NAVEXOS P-35. The opinions and statements made here- in are not to be construed as official views of the Department of Defense or the U. S. Government. News items, questions, suggestions and comments may be submitted by calling 4612 or visiting AFRTS, bldg. T-44.

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