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Newport Navalog (Newspaper) - January 23, 1976, Newport, Rhode Island AII hands invited Enlisted Club setting for Prayer Breakfast OPEN WIDE Dependent children receive dental disease control treatment from hygienist Mary Kulik. Preventive program begins here Feb. Z., with theme "Dental Disease Prevention is a Family Affair." (Photo by JOS Dave Hoch) Dental program free for children In conjunction with National Children's Dental Health Week next month, the Newport Naval Regional Dental Center will begin a comprehensive dependent Preventive Dentistry Program on Monday, February 2. This free service will be provided to all eligible dependent children from ages 5 through 18. AH dependent children of both active duty and retired personnel on both sides of Narragansett Bay are eligible. Appointments will be ap- proximately one hour long and will consist of an audio-visual First women arrive as NAPS goes coed Two Navy enlisted women were enrolled at Newport's Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) Monday for the first time in the school's 60-year history. They are Yeoman Third Class Amber L. Hernandez, 20, of Chicago, 111., who reported to Newport from her previous duty station at the Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific in Coronado, Calif., and Seaman Apprentice Janice Buxbaum, 19, of Baldwin, N.Y., who reported from Corry Station, Naval Technical Training Center, Pensacola, Fla. At least one more enrollee is expected to report to NAPS within the next few days. Both Midshipman Candidates Hernandez and Buxbaum have been accepted as midshipman candidates at the Naval Academy and will be competing for appointment to the Academy in June if they suc- cessfully complete their half year of training at NAPS. The present NAPS class also includes 332 males. Graduation exercises for the group is scheduled May 19. Midshipman candidates Hernandez and Buxbaum will be berthed on the first deck of Nimitz Hall, the same building where the other NAPS students are berthed, and will wear the standard Navy uniform for enlisted women. In addition, they will undergo practically .the same type of training as the male students. The only varsity and intramural sports they will not be eligible to particpate in are the contact sport football, lacrosse, and wrestling. The policy governing ad- mittance of women to NAPS and the Naval Academy stems from a recent Congressional ruling opening all the service academic to women next fall. The ruling also has the support of President Ford. All military and civilian personnel have been invited to attend the iocai observances of the annual National Prayer Breakfast in the Recreation Center's Seaview Lounge and cafeteria next Thursday, Jani 29, at 8 a.m. The local Prayer Breakfast is timed to coincide with a Break- fast held simultaneously in Washington, sponsored by the U.S. Senate and House prayer groups. Local civilian clergy and dignitaries have been invited to attend as guests of the Naval War College. The program will feature a commentary by Colonel J.W.P. Robertson, deputy to the War College president and Chief of Staff, and taped messages from the secretaries of defense and Navy. Tickets, priced at per person, went on sale early this week at the three open messes (Officers, CPO, and Tickets will be available from command representatives and also will be sold at the Recreation Center, building 656. All commands have been urged to encourage officer, enlisted, and civilian personnel to participate in the breakfast. Civil service employes and military personnel attending will be considered in a duty status. (Continued ou Page 8) navaloq THE NAVY'S OlDEST NEWSPAPER, EST. Vol. 76 No. 2 Serving Commands And Activities, Newport, R.I. Jan. 23, 1976 Feb. 28 in Bids. 80 presentation on the causes of dental disease; proper methods of staining plaque; flossing and .brushing; care of young children's teeth; and diet- nutritional control. All children will then receive an X-ray examination to determine if any dental disease or abnormality exists. Children ..will then receive a thorough prophylaxis (Cleaning) to remove all calculus and plaque and their teeth will be strengthened with a topical fluoride solution. Instruction also will be given to each patient on a one-to-one basis by (Continued on Page 7) Wives Clubs plan auction All the. Navy wives clubs in the Newport area enlisted, officer, (active and retired) have joined together once more to sponsor an annual fund- raising event for charity. This year an auction will beheld with proceeds again being divided among military and local civilian charities. Last year's Fun Fair on Armed Forces Day was a huge success in both "fun" and proceeds. All told, was raised and donated to various worthy organizations. Because of the many bicentennial activities ahead, the wives decided to sponsor an auction earlier in the year. The auction will be held Saturday, Feb. 28 in NUSC Building 80, just inside Gate 17. Donations are needed. Both military and civilian friends of the navy have been asked to search their homes for fur- niture, pictures, lamps, small appliances, bicycles, toys, craftwork or anything else saleable (except Services also will be auc- tioned off. Suggestions of bir- thday cake decorating for a year, weekend babysitting, the cooking of a gourmet meal, or the sewing of a colonial costume have been offered. Articles to be donated may be dropped off at the following locations: Bldg. P-4, next to the EENT Bldg. at the Naval Regional Medical Center, any weekday between 9 and 11 a.m. or 1 and 3 p.m. Navy Recruiting Office, 15 Long Wharf, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. or Saturdays between 8 a.m. and noon. On Saturday, Jan. 31, there :will be two more drop-off locations: Quarters A, Naval War College, or 2 Jackson Road Fort Adam's. Mrs. John Ekelund, chair- man, and Mrs. Robert Connely and Mrs. William Bohannan, asst. co-chairmen, have urged everyone's support to make the auction a success. Those seeking information or pickup of large items have been asked lo call Mrs. Ekelund at 849-2665. FIRST WOMEN to be enrolled at NAPS checked into NETC this week, Competing with male midshipmen candidates for Naval Academy appointments are YN3 Amber L. Hernandez, left, and SA Janice Buxbaum (Photo by JOS Dave Hoch) Editorial Office NETC HQ.- Bldg, K-61 Coddinglon Point Tel. 841-2127 Published by the Edward A. Sherman Publishing Company, a private firm in no way connected with the Department of the Navy. Opinions expressed by the publishers and writers herein are their own and are not to be considered as official expression by the Department of the Navy, The appearance of advertising in this publication does not constitute an endorsement by the Department of the Navy of the firms, products or service! advertised. Advertising Office 101 MalboneRond Newport, R.I. 02840 Tel.: 849-3300
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