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TEEN SUMMER JOBFAIR:
5 to 9 p.m.,Hueneme YouthCenter. Youth 16 to18 years old interested in summeremployment with Child YouthPrograms at NBVC can find outabout available positions and gethelp with applications.
MIlITARy ANdyOUTh REcOgNITIONdINNER:
13 will behonored at the Navy League’s 46th annualevent. 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m.dinner. Oxnard Elks Lodge, 801 S.A St., Oxnard. $35. Reservations:Bob Quinn at 805-485-3995 orArlene Fraser at 805-985-3559.Open to the public.
9 a.m.,Family Beach, NavalBase Ventura County,Point Mugu. 75 athletes from theNavy, Army, Air Force, Marinesand Team Canada will compete inswimming, bicycling and running.Open to spectators with baseaccess. Volunteers needed.Information: 805-982-3007.
10 a.m.to 1 p.m., Bldg. 1180,Region Legal Service Office,Detachment Ventura, second floor.Signup required. Information: 805-982-4548.
Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC)losed out the 2013 Corporate Games insecond place, behind the County of Ven-tura and ahead of Amgen.WithallcategoriestalliedaftertheMay11 closing ceremonies, the base ended upith seven gold medals, five silver medalsand two bronze medals.The gold medals were in beach volley-ball, billiards, darts, golf, horseshoes, in-doorvolleyballandthecombinedcatego-ry of dominoes, spades and Texas Hold‘Em. Silver medals were in basketball,bocce, Frisbee golf, six-a-side soccer andthe 5K run. The bronze medals were inmen’s softball and miniature golf.A second team from the base broughthomeagoldinminiaturegolf andasilverin darts.Thebaseclosedoutthecontestwith103points. The County of Ventura had 133andAmgenhad86.Thesecondteamfromthe base collected 25 points. A third teambrought in six points but did not medal inany category.NBVChadapproximately175membersparticipating and won a total of 26 indi-vidual medals.“I thought all the NBVC teams werevery competitive this year,” said RobertBonner, a mechanical engineer with theNaval Facilities Engineering and Expedi-tionary Warfare Center whospearheadedthe base efforts. “We won more than athird of the events and finished in the topthree in more than half the events.”
NBVC finishes second in Corporate Games
PhOTO By ANdREA hOwRy / lIghThOUSE
Jessica Durant, the spouse of Marine Corps Sgt. Joseph Durant, gets a makeover from HeatherLucas, the Lancome representative at the Navy Exchange. Durant said she appreciated the event. “Idon’t get out all the time,” she said.
By Andrea Howry
Morethan300Navyspousesook advantage of a morningto be pampered and fed as theFleet&FamilySupportCenter(FFSC)hostedaspouseappre-ciationeventThursday,May9,in the Bee-Hive Gym at NavalBase Ventura County, PortHueneme.The spouses — nearly all of them wives — got makeoversand massages and watched afashion show during the three-hour event.Julie McCloud got her flow-ng blond hair cut to chinength before modeling in theashion show with her 2-year-old daughter Ava and 1-year-old son CJ.“I wanted to have a little bitof a change,” said the spouseof Chief Hospital CorpsmanCoreyMcCloud.“He’llbesur-prised when he gets back in a
Spouses pampered during appreciation event
By Lt. Michael Fallon
hief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs
COLORADOSPRINGS,Colo.(NNS)— Navy physicians and corpsmen are inColoradoSprings,Colo.,thisweektosup-port Team Navy’s wounded warrior ath-etes in the 2013 Warrior Games May11-16.“The medical staff makes competingach day a little easier,”said retired NavyCulinary Specialist Seaman Judi Boyce.“Without them, Team Navy would bestruggling with sore muscles and injuries.They make each day better.”Boyce is one of dozens of athletes whohave visited Naval Base Ventura County(NBVC) Port Hueneme, to train for theevent.NBVCwasnamedtheofficialtrain-ing site in 2010.In Colorado, Boyce received an acu-puncture treatment and sports massagesthroughout Team Navy’s training weekprior to the Warrior Games. During theevent, she will compete in archery andtrack and field.The Warrior Games, hosted by theU.S. Olympic Committee and presentedby Deloitte, provides an opportunity forwounded,illandinjuredSailorsandCoastGuardsmen to participate in competitivesports with service members from other
Medical team in Colorado for Warrior Games
See WARRIOR, PAGe 26See SPOUSe, PAGe 25
PARkINg lOT SAlE:
10 a.m. to 5:30p.m., Port HuenemeCommissary. Also 10a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 17 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18.