Room Booking 2017 Reunion

NANP 2017 Reunion Rooms Conference Dates: 18-21 September 2017 Website Plaza Hotel –  Room Booking Directions: Click on “Book Your Room” to the left of the home page. Enter the arrival date as indicated and the number of nights for your stay. Underneath the room photo (as shown below), there is a place to enter a “Promo” code. This is where you enter the booking code. “SPASP17” – Deluxe Room Rate Click on “Check Availability” which is located ABOVE the promo code in the red box. Note: The next screen tends to roll so arrow up to see the full contents. (We’re working on this.) To confirm click the “Book Room” button and complete the reservation information as usual.

Job posting – Recorded Sound Program Manager (Head, Recorded Sound Section) – Library of Congress

From Kenneth Hess Job posting Recorded Sound Program Manager (Head, Recorded Sound Section) Library of Congress Agency contact information 1 vacancy in the following location:  Culpeper, VA Work Schedule is OPEN – Permanent Opened Monday 11/28/2016 (11 day(s) ago)  Closes Monday 12/19/2016 (10 day(s) away) Salary Range $108,887.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0301-14/14 Promotion Potential 14 Supervisory Status Yes Who May Apply Anyone may apply – By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position. Control Number 457676600 Job […]

CWO-4 William M. Welch

The Passing of – CWO-4 William M. Welch   Alice M. Welch Senior Photo Editor U.S. Department of Agriculture Photography Services  –  Bill passed away on Nov. 5, 2016. He will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery on April 13, 2017 at 11:00am Alice From Us: Alice:   We are very sorry to here of Bill’s passing I will post this information on the site for all to read.    Sending our combined condolences. Mickey – Web admin NANP

Complimentary Midway Museum Membership

“Welcome Home” to All USS Midway Sailors! From the Midway page threw Bill Purcell:  Thanks Bill…. Complimentary Museum Membership We are proud to offer all former USS Midway crew members a complimentary lifetime individual membership in honor of their service.  This includes free museum admission for the veteran and one guest. Please contact us at least 4 weeks in advance of your visit so we can process your membership/free admission to Midway. Email to sign up for your free membership and for membership details.  You may leave us a message at (619) 398-8272.  For membership questions, contact Karen Garst at (619) 398-8204. Helpful information to plan a visit can be found here. The USS Midway welcomes visits of Squadron […]

John Sheppard PH1(AC) USN ret. has passed

From John Francavillo A great American died yesterday. John Sheppard PH1(AC) USN ret. died on November 21, 2016. A 1970 graduates from the Navy’s photjournalism Syracuse University program. A prolific photogrpher covering subjects from the Vietnam War to nature photography. A great loss to family and friends.

Email from a Ranger Vet

Ken Estes <rangervet @> sends Thank you John for asking these questions. (the vote)  I might add I have not attended a meeting since it was last held in Seattle, as I am one of those old farts that don’t have the money to travel.  I did not have a Navy career and SS doesn’t go as far as I wish.  But I loved Navy Aviation Photography.  Served mostly at Fleet Air Photo Lab San Diego; at NAS Whidbey Island or on USS Ranger CVA61.  When I was 3rd class my crow included wings and I drew flight pay taking stills of military bases or doing aerial photo mapping.  I still own a Crown Graphic and a K-20 camera. […]