The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 14.11.1980, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 14.11.1980, Blaðsíða 1
WHITE November 14, 1980 Volume 23, Number 45 Keflavik, Iceland FALCON News briefs PTO Carnival tomorrow The Parent Teacher Organization Carnival is tomorrow, 11 to 8 p.m. in Hangar 885. This festive occasion is the primary fund raising activity for the PTO here. There will be booths, games and lively entertainment. A full day of events is scheduled - come alone or bring the family. There's fun for all. White Falcon schedule The Thanksgiving issue of the White Falcon will be published on November 26 and will have four pages and an entertainment section. Therefore there will be no ssified section with the nksgiving issue. However, the November 21 issue will be expanded to 12 pages and an entertainment section. If you have items for the White Falcon November 26 issue submit them prior to the close of business on November 21. f"6 Armchair Travel begins The Armchair Travel series will begin Thursday at the station library with a trip to Erding, exciting Munich, and the beautiful Bavarian Alps. The Armchair Travel series con- sists of monthly "guided tours" to various countries. The tourguides are people from the Naval Station who have visited the countries on EM&L flights or who have been stationed abroad. Photo deadline today The White Falcon photo contest deadline is today. Submit your photo to the IceDeFor Public Affairs Office located in building T-170 be- fore 4 p.m. The categories are 1. Icelandic ery, 2. Other scenery, 3. Sports, Personality/character and 5. Open. fore Retention team visits Commander Peter Snyder of the Chief of Naval Operations Retention Team explains rights and benefits during the team's visit to Keflavik Monday. The team discussed the pay benefits including the 11.7 percent increase, Variable Housing Allowance, increase in PCS mileage ceiling, increased Champus coverage, per diem increase, and others. They also answered ques- tions from the audience. Approximately 400 personnel attended the session which lasted about three hours. Also on the CNO retention team were Captain Thomas Leshko, Commander Charles Piatt, and Navy Counselor Master Chief George Faust. Veteran's benefits increase 10 percent Washington (AFNS) - Changes in veterans-educational benefits went into effect recently when the presi- dent signed the veterans-benefits legislation into law. Public Law 96-466 authorizes an overall 10 percent increase in ed- ucational benefits for service mem- bers eligible for the old G.I. Bill. This includes service members who served on active duty or were in the delayed enlistment program before Jan. 1, 1977, and ROTC cadets called to active duty during 1977. Other adjustments were also included and you should consult with the veterans administration or your service's career counselor for fur- ther details. The law does not include a Senate proposal to extend the old GI Bill's use-or-lose date of Dec. 31, 1989. The House Veterans Affairs Committee has made a commitment to review that issue during next year's efforts to design an all-volunteer-force G.I. Bill.


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