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Visitor Tent Description

Visitor Tent Description

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Date Created:July 19, 2013

Date Uploaded to the Library:February 20, 2014

Tags:NAYFAC, navfac, edelson, Kiwus, facility, Southeast, Gitmo, maintenance, offices, Chris, Morton, operations, Morris, legal, message, original, service, EPA, IRS, ICE, CIA


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Team, 
This what pushed the answer the Admiral's additional questions. knows it's his box, 
but driving now. Appreciate GTMO's assistance this. certain there will more follow. 

Including attachments for others' use. 
V/R, 
Mark Edelson, P.E. CAPT, CEC, USN 
Operations Officer 
NAVFAC Southeast Desk: (904) 542-6614 
Cell: (904) 482-8055 
-----Original Message----
From: Edelson, Mark CAPT NAVFAC SE, Operations Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 12:47 To: Kiwus, Chris CAPT NAVFAC SE, Cc: Hurst, Scott CAPT NAVFAC SE, 09; Knox, John CIV NAVFAC Southeast, OPS Subject: RE: Gitmo Legal Offices 
Skipper, 
Below provides additional insight the Commissions' admin facility GTMO. 
Admiral, 
Prior our follow-on discussion regarding the Commissions' facility NAVSTA GTMO, AV-29, wanted provide additional background. 
The facility was built 1942 and used dental clinic until JTF took over the facility December 2001. JTF-GTMO (SOUTHCOM) the maintenance UIC and has controlled the space for the past years. The Office Military Commissions (OMC) started using the facility July 2007. Recent condition rating was 72, JUN 12, and configuration rating was 100, SEP 09. OMC utilizes the space intermittent basis, dependent upon the schedule commissions. total 127 service calls have been placed since June 2007, ranging from changing light bulbs building envelope repairs (e.g. windows, roofs). comprehensive renovation maintenance was accomplished when the facility changed from years dental clinic legal office spaces, although space reconfiguration occurred. This may partially explain the inadequacy the HVAC system for its present demands. 
OMC works through JTF ENG all facility related matters. JTF ENG manages the facility and identifies, prioritizes, and funds work the OMC facilities. NAVFAC provides support requested, when JTF ENG their attached Air Force PRIME BEEF maintenance team are unable meet OMC's needs. PWD GTMO does provide the PAR services BOS work the facility. 

The facility has been the BOS contract continuously. Work done subject facility availability (OMC controls entry into the facility and various parts the facility, e.g. second deck). Firm fixed price services the facility include: 
-SRM (service calls) -Fire Protection SRM 
-Janitorial -restroom cleaning SX/week, 2x/week floor sweep/dust mop/damp mop/vacuum carpet 
-Refuse -empty dumpster 4X/week 
-Grounds maintenance -primarily between AV29 and AV32 
-HVAC system maintenance part the Integrated Maintenance Program 
Industrial Hygiene, USNH-GTMO, performed indoor air quality (IAQ) study SEP based concerns raised that time OMC and the JTF. the same day, JTF ENG placed service call for extermination any rodents the facility. Execution service call began SEP with the placement traps and determination entry points into the facility. After the service calls and HVAC cleaning, performed re-evaluation the facility, which deemed the facility safe for use. have attached variety reference material the facility including listing service calls, the service calls related rodents, IAQ study, property record card, and picture the facility. 
V/R, 
Mark Edelson, P.E. 
CAPT, CEC,USN 
Operations Officer 
NAVFAC Southeast 
Desk: (904) 542-6614 
Cell: (904) 482-8055 
-----Original Message----
From: Morton, Douglas RDML NAVFAC Lant, 
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2012 18:56 
To: Kiwus, Chris CAPT NAVFAC SE, 
Cc: Gibbs, Bob CAPT NAVFAC LANT, VICE CDR; Morris, Grant CAPT NAVFAC Lant, OP; Edelson, Mark 
CAPT NAVFAC SE, Operations 
Subject: Re: Gitmo Legal Offices 
Thanks Chris. Bothered how this can happen. Would like understand the relationship between 
PWD and the JTF legal team (or the JTF large). have too few staff? This kind event 

damages our name and those lawyers will talk -nothing good I'm sure. have high expectations for all our PWO's regardless funding shortfalls. Would like discuss 

few weeks when I'm back from DC/ Annapolis. 

Doug 

------Original Message-----
From: Kiwus, Chris CAPT NAVFAC SE, 
To: Doug Morton 

Cc: ROBERT GIBBS 

Cc: Grant CAPT COMFIRSTNCD Morris 
Cc: Mark CDR NAVFACHQ NEPO Edelson 
Subject: RE: Gitmo Legal Offices 
Sent: Oct 19, 2012 5:13 
Admiral, 
Basic facts are true. The offices had mold and rat droppings. 
JTF-GTMO took the lead rectify; BOS did some the work. Mold and duct work were cleaned, animal waste removed, holes building sealed, instructions residents not leave food out. found 

safe for indoor air quality. JTF will fund more complete improvement the facility including duct and ceiling tile replacement. This work will ongoing for approximately one more month. now have officer, David Sare, LNO JTF make sure they get the support desired, and should able prevent future problems. 
V/r, Chris 
CAPT Christopher Kiwus, CEC, USN CNRSE Regional Engineer (N4) CO, NAVFAC Southeast 
Office: (904) 542-6633 
DSN: 942-6633 
Blackberry: (904) 386-0018 
-----Original Message----
From: Morton, Douglas RDML NAVFAC Lant, Sent: Friday, October 19, 2012 13:04 To: Kiwus, Chris CAPT NAVFAC SE, 
Cc: Gibbs, Bob CAPT NAVFAC LANT, VICE CDR; Morris, Grant CAPT NAVFAC Lant, Subject: Gitmo Legal Offices 
Chris, 
Any back story this? Ground truth? 
Thanks. 
Doug 
Doug Morton, P.E. ROM CEC, USN Commander Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic 
(757) 322-8000 Work 
(240) 304-4770 c.e11 Can Do! 
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