Office of Naval Intelligence Detachment-Newport

first_img686 Cushing RoadPhone: 401-841-3033Fax: 401-841-3034Website: www.usnwc.eduThe Office of Naval Intelligence Detachment Newport is part of the Office of Naval Intelligence, headquartered in Suitland, Maryland. The detachment provides integrated intelligence expertise essential for war gaming, research, warfare analysis and planning at the Naval War College to prepare the Navy and joint force for the most complex operational and strategic challenges. Detachment members are integrated into Naval War College war gaming teams for game design, development, testing and execution, providing intelligence-related subject-matter expertise. The detachment is also fully integrated into various regional and functional analytic efforts at the Naval War College, supporting the Halsey, Gravely and Mahan student research groups, the Maritime Advanced Warfighting School and others. In addition, the detachment is the point of presence for dedicated network support in the region.last_img read more

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Cross Duathlon Championships round off new look Triathlon England National Champs

first_img Related The Essex Off Road Duathlon, the seventh and final event of the new look 2013 Triathlon England – National Championships, will be taking place on 27 October at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, with the first ever English Club Duathlon title to fight for.Up to 500 people have entered the race, which will kick off with a 3.5K run, followed by a 14K bike ride and finishing off with a 3K run.Over the past year, Triathlon England notes that interest in multisport has increased dramatically and more women in particular are getting involved and ‘giving it a tri’ for themselves. In 2012, over 700 triathlons, duathlons and aquathlons took place in England, seeing over 125,000 people competing in races and many of them for the first time.Jem Lawson, Chair of Triathlon England, said “It’s great news to see how interest in the sport is continuing to grow and we are excited to say that our 2013 Triathlon England – National Triathlon Championships is already proving very popular.“With previous events selling-out, it shows these events are growing, and we hope that this in turn will encourage many more to get involved. Our memberships have been increasing steadily and we hope the value we offer will inspire more to get involved.”Graham Lee, of race organiser Multi Sport Management, said “The new Championship series has provided members of Triathlon England key races to focus on throughout the year. This will be the first Cross Duathlon Championship with age group honours at stake, but the Essex Off-Road Duathlon ethos of inclusion remains the same; with this fun and friendly race welcoming both experienced athletes to complete newbies along to take part.“We tweak the route every year to keep it fresh and this year we have reversed the bike route, increasing the fun factor as well as now being 100% tarmac free.”The new Triathlon England Engagement Trailer will also be heading to the event. The 14-foot trailer, which is kitted out with its own PA system and digital media area, provides a state-of-the-art facility for race-goers to talk to experienced members of the national governing body on a range of issues.Triathlon England staff will be on hand all day and are hoping to receive valuable feedback about the membership benefits it provides and to discuss other new initiatives currently happening within the sport.Dues to the successes of 2012, the Triathlon England – National Championships have grown to seven races in 2013. Triathlon England supports the delivery of opportunities for everyone to achieve their personal triathlon challenges in a fun and safe environment.Triathlon England is the National Governing Body for managing the sport and recreation of triathlon in England, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Members are affiliated to a region and can vote for their regional committee. There are nine regions, which correspond to the English regional government areas.Each region has a representative on the Council of Triathlon England, which appoints and supervises the controlling Management Board of Triathlon England.www.triathlonengland.orglast_img read more

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Kids Fishing Clinic 2014 commences

first_imgLocalNews Kids Fishing Clinic 2014 commences by: – July 25, 2014 Sharing is caring! Share 42 Views   no discussions Tweetcenter_img Share Share Dominican students are now being sensitized on the Marine environment and to include fish in their diet.This as they participate in the annual Kids Fishing Clinic organized by the Fisheries Division.The kids fishing clinic is intended to provide marine environmental education to children and to teach them some of them some of the values of sustainable fisheries.Fisheries liaison officer and coordinator of the Kids Fishing Clinic, Jerrant  Guiste says students from seven primary schools across the island are participating in the summer clinic.“It’s a three day program where we work with the primary schools. So far we have been assigned to seven primary schools that we are working with during the summer, we are having two days of sessions and one day of practical fishing methods for the children,” he said.He said students will be taken out to the sea to get a firsthand experience of fishing.“We will take them out to the sea and we will have them get the experience of fishing. The main goal of the course is to sensitize and educate our young people on the marine environment and having fish in their diet as a primary source and also to educate them about the importance of fisheries,” Guiste said.Meanwhile, chief fisheries officer Andrew Magloire says the Kids Fishing Clinic will increase the student’s level of interest in the field of marine science.“It is really intended to provide a marine environmental education to teach them some of the values of sustainable fisheries, to teach them some of the values of consuming fish as a primary food source,” he said.Magloire said the program is a composite one which seeks to look at environmental management for keeping the marine environment clean and healthy for sustainable livelihood to be generated from it, “weather it is fishing, tourism, activities relating to water sport, dive etc”.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

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USD 376,000 in Port Sponsorships Awarded to Community Groups

first_imgRequests for sponsorship funding are open twice each year, in March and September. For the 2020 fiscal year that began Oct. 1, the board approved a $1 million budget for the program. “Long Beach has an abundance of wonderful organizations that produce impressive events and programs. We’re honored to be able to support them through our sponsorship program,” said Long Beach Harbor Commission President Bonnie Lowenthal. “It’s a way for us to strengthen our commitment to the community while bringing awareness to the Port’s important role in the region.” Since 2007, the Port of Long Beach has given more than $9 million to the community through its sponsorship program, supporting community groups’ events and projects that make Long Beach a better place to live and work, while also helping the Port communicate about its projects and programs with local residents and other audiences. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week awarded 124 sponsorships totaling $376,000 to promote local groups advancing causes such as the arts, environment, social justice and historic preservation. Port staff members attend select sponsored events to provide information about the Port. As part of a sponsorship agreement, recipients also give the Port promotional opportunities at events to spread awareness about its mission.center_img Sea News, November 18 Events sponsored for this call include the Cambodia Town Culture Parade and Festival, the Shared Science 2020 Tech Girls Workshop, Long Beach Homeless Coalition’s LB Homelessness Ally Program and the Community Action Team’s 30‐Minute Beach Cleanups. Author: Baibhav Mishralast_img read more

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