CIB PLAN (SPECIAL EVENT)
NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM DEDICATION
PUBLIC AFFAIRS PLAN
1. Purpose. The purpose of this plan is to provide guidance for the public affairs
aspects of the Naval Aviation Museum dedication ceremonies, to facilitate media
coverage, and to prescribe assistance for the news media in advance of, during
and after the ceremonies.
The dedication of the Naval Aviation Museum marks the
culmination of efforts by naval aviation enthusiasts over the past 20 years to make
such a museum a reality. The stage one building now completed (68,000 square feet
of an eventual 260,000-square-foot facility) will be turned over to the U.S. Navy by
the Naval Aviation Museum Association, Inc., in dedication ceremonies that will
take place on 13 April.
3. Public Affairs Objectives.
The public affairs objectives for the museum
dedication include the following:
a. Satisfying the requirements of news organizations.
b. Emphasizing the importance of naval aviation in the progress and defense of
c. Acquainting the public with the existence of the Naval Aviation Museum as
an educational institution.
4. Policy. Public affairs policy, coordinated with the Chief of Information
(CHINFO), and set forth by the Chief of Naval Education and Training (CNET),
will be implemented by the Officer in Charge, Command Information Bureau, Naval
Aviation Museum (OIC, CIBNAM). All participating commands and agencies will
be given equitable and appropriate coverage. Cooperation will be extended to all
reporters in accordance with existing directives from higher authority.
Under the direction of CNET, CIBNAM will be located in the
Barrancas Beach House, across from the Naval Aviation Museum. A sub-CIBNAM
will be located to the west and rear of the general audience at the dedication
a. CNET will order activation of CIBNAM at 0800, 10 April, or earlier,
depending on the extent of on-scene media interest.
b. On 12 April, CNET will order activation of the sub-CIBNAM.
c. CNET will order disestablishment of the CIBNAM and sub-CIBNAM on 14