All photos submitted for the contest must pertain to a naval or maritime subject and may be either black and white prints, color prints, or color transparencies. Entries must include a caption and the photographer's name, social security number and address printed or typed on a separate sheet of paper. The minimum acceptable print size is 5 by 7 inches. The minimum acceptable transparency size is 35 millimeters. Photos are not limited to those taken during this calendar year. However, there is a limit of five entries per person.
Entries must be received on or before Dec. 31, 1991. The winning photos will be published in a 1992 issue of Proceedings. Photographs not awarded prizes may be purchased by the Naval Institute. Photos will not be returned unless accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.
All entries should be mailed to: Naval and Maritime Photo Contest, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Md. 21402.
CERTIFICATES FOR VETERANS
In honor of those who served in Operation Desert Storm, the U.S. Naval Institute has introduced a new Gulf War certificate.
The certificate was designed by artist Tom Freeman and depicts images from all services participating in the Gulf War. The certificate can be custom-lettered with the person's name, unit and dates of service.
According to Jim Barber, executive director of the Naval Institute, this certificate is a tribute to those who participated in the war.
The Naval Institute has also introduced certificates honoring veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and other military deployments.
To cover production costs, the non-profit Naval Institute is making these certificates available for a nominal charge. Regular certificates are available for $3.20 (plus postage) for members of the Naval Institute, and $4 (plus postage and handling) for non-members. Custom-lettered certificates are available for $6 (plus postage) for members, and $7.50 (plus postage and handling) for non-members. Quantity discounts are available for orders of 25 or more. Brochures about the certificates are available by writing:U.S. Naval Institute, Certificate Service, Annapolis, Md. 21402
In cooperation with the Greater Annapolis Chamber of Commerce, the city of Annapolis is seeking Annapolis and county area Gulf War veterans who are willing to participate in the Fourth of Julyparade.
In response to President Bush's call for a nationwide "welcome home" celebration for those who participated in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the city has planned a parade to precede the annual waterfront fireworks display over Annapolis Harbor.
The parade will begin at approximately 6 p.m. from St. John's Street and proceed along College Avenue, Church Circle, Main Street, Randall Street,King George Street and the perimeter of the U.S. Naval Academy.
In addition to the names and telephone numbers of "Desert Stormers," the Annapolis Parade Committee also is looking for marching units, drum and bugle corps, bands of all kinds, antique vehicles, floats and any other individuals or groups interested in being part of this family-oriented, old-fashioned patriotic community parade.
Those veterans and/or groups interested should contact the city's Office of Public Information or Chamber Office.
Information: 263-7940 or 268-7676.
ZUKOWSKI IS USNA GRAD
Navy Ensign John J. Zukowski, son of William J. and Eleanor G. Zukowski of Arnold, recently graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned in his present rank in the U.S. Navy.
The 1991 Naval Academy graduate completed four years of intensive academic, physical and professional training which culminated with a bachelor's degree in general science.
He is a 1985 graduate of Mount Saint Joseph High School.
Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Gail C. Ascione, daughter of Thelma A. Cole of Millersville, recently graduated from the Senior Enlisted Academy at the Naval Education and Training Center, Newport, R.I.
While attending the nine-week course Ascione was able to prepare for future leadership and management responsibilities in the Navy.
A 1972 graduate of Glen Burnie High School, and a 1976 graduate of Frostburg State College with a bachelor's degree, she joined the Navy in November 1977.
OLIENYK REPAIRS COPTERS
Army National Guard Private First ClassPatrick A. Olienyk has completed the observation/scout (OH-58) helicopter repair course at Fort Rucker, Daleville, Ala.
Instruction involved study through classroom and on training including the OH-58's turbine engine, transmission, electrical systems, flight controls, main and tail rotor systems, and hydraulic systems.
He is the son ofMichael D. and Margaret K. Olienyk of Crownsville.
The private isa 1987 graduate of Meade Senior High School.
BROOKS IS MECHANIC
Marine Private Jayson L. Brooks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert L. Brooksof Glen Burnie, recently completed the Basic Engineer Equipment Mechanic Course.