Cmdr. Nannette Roberts relieved Cmdr. Joanne Fish as commanding officer of Naval Support Activity Gaeta, Italy, on Wednesday.

Fish assumed command of the base in November 2001. She will head to the National Security Fellowship Program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. Fish was also selected for promotion to captain.

Roberts arrives from the Navy Personnel Command in Millington, Tenn., where she served as the human resources junior detailer.

Free military concert

The 1st Infantry Division Band will perform international melodies Friday during a German-American concert in downtown Kitzingen, Germany.

The annual concert will start at 7 p.m. in the park below the Kitzingen Old Main River Bridge along the Main River. Admission is free.

For more information, call DSN 355-1600 or (090321) 3051600.

Annual Jam Festival

The 417th Base Support Battalion will have its annual Community Showcase and Summer Jam Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Leighton Barracks in Würzburg, Germany.

There will be more than 60 community agencies and organizations on hand to promote their services. This year, the event will include the SNAP Day Out activity, which is a Neighborhood Watch program.

For more information, call DSN 355-8370 or (09321) 3058370.

Sailor discharged

NAPLES, Italy — A Naples sailor received a bad-conduct discharge Tuesday for writing bad checks.

During a court-martial at Capodichino, Fireman Joseph Saylor, 29, an internal communications electrician, also received 60 days’ restriction and 60 days’ extra duty.

He pleaded guilty to writing more than $5,000 in bad checks to MWR Flight Deck and the Navy Exchange.

DECA shopping survey

The Defense Commissary Agency is conducting an Internet survey to determine customer shopping habits and how active-duty servicemembers perceive savings.

The survey can be found at: and will be available through September.

All commissary customers are able to take the survey, but DECA is specifically gathering information on the shopping habits of junior officers and those in the enlisted ranks of E-1 to E-6, according to a DECA news release.

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