COMMAND INFORMATION BUREAU (CIB) PLAN
1. Background. The decommissioning Command Information Bureau (CIB) will
be located at the NAS Pensacola Public Affairs Office. The CIB will have long
distance telephone lines, one fax machine and a copy machine. The CIB will be
activated on or about 0800, Monday, 4 November 1991. The CIB will close on
approximately 1200, Saturday, 9 November 1991. No filing center has been
established for the media, although on a case-by-case basis, reporters may use CIB
a. OIC, CIB. As the OIC, the LEXINGTON PAO will establish and coordinate
public affairs policy, consistent with this plan and directives of higher authority.
b. Assistant OIC, CIB/Media Officer. The assistant OIC is JO1(SW) Gentry.
His duties will include the coordination of media requests and events involved with
the decommissioning ceremony.
c. Other responsibilities. Other duties of the CIB will be accomplished at the
discretion of the OIC and assistant OIC, and will include the following:
credentialing of media, coordination with electronic, print and still media, escorting
media and video documentation by internal media.
a. Seating. Twenty chairs will be reserved near the media platform for members
of the print media.
b. Coverage Areas.
(1) An elevated press platform will be located on Allegheny Pier. The
platform will contain 100-amp electrical outlets for television camera use, a sound
feed and a multi-box.
(2) Media will not be allowed to roam throughout guest seating, but a small
roving pool (under escort) may be established to allow maximum coverage with
minimum disturbance of the ceremony. Media will be allowed to move behind guest