On Board the Iwo Jima: Lorena Inclan's schedule at sea

by: Lorena Incl\u00E1n Updated:

MAYPORT, Fla. —

Aug 15

 

0630-0700    Media will embark USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7), Pier 12,

             Naval Station Norfolk and escorted to USS IWO JIMA

             (LHD 7) Quarterdeck.

 

0715         Media will be escorted from Quarterdeck to SITE TV

             to drop off luggage and gear/equipment. 

 

0730         Media will meet with both LTJG Hinz and MCC

             Steenstra in SITE TV to give brief overview, hand

             out Press Kits, and will collect electronics needing to

             be safety checked.

 

0800         Media will assemble on general mess decks for a

             Safety brief, prior to the commencement of Sea and

             Anchor Detail.

 

TBD          Underway.  Media will meet with escorts and proceed

             to SITE TV to pick up gear/equipment and locate

             their staterooms.  

 

0930         Media will begin tour USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7), without gear.

             Escorts will provide a tour and return to SITE TV to get

             gear and start collecting B-roll/images/interviews/

             information throughout the ship for nightly news stories

             and articles.  Command Triad interviews will be available

             at this time.  (*If heading to flight deck or hangar bay,

             remember float coats and hearing protection is required.)

       

1120         Escorts will accompany Media to Staterooms to drop off

             gear. Escorts will accompany Media and proceed to the

             Wardroom for lunch.

 

1230-1400     Media time. (Editing, Writing, Uploading) in LRC.  Set

             Gator City. 

 

1400-1630    Media will resume collecting B-roll/images/inter-

             views/information throughout the ship for nightly

             news stories and articles. 

 

1630-1730       Escorts will accompany Media to locations to conduct live hit for TV outlets.  Radio station makes live hit phone call.  External line required only on this day.

 

1730-1830       Escorts will accompany Media and will proceed to Wardroom for Dinner.

                                                         Enclosure (1)

 

1830-2100       Media will observe evening Flight Operations.  (*If

             heading to flight deck or hangar bay, remember float

             coats, eye protection and hearing protection is

             required. No flash photography.)

 

2130-2230       Live hit for TV outlets.

 

2300-2330       Media will return to Staterooms to retire for the evening.

 

 Aug 16

 

600-700          Breakfast in the Wardroom with escorts.

 

700-730          Media will meet with LTJG Hinz and MCC Steenstra in SITE TV to discuss media goals/story development for that day.

 

0730         Media will return to Staterooms to pick up gear/

             Equipment.

 

730-1030         Media will collect B-roll/images/information

             throughout the ship for nightly news

             stories/articles.  Escorts will accompany Media on tour

             of Ship’s Gym, Suribachi Room, Foc’sle, Primary Flight

             Control and Flight Deck Control. (*If heading to flight   

             deck control or hangar bay, remember hearing protection

             is required.)

 

1030-1130       Hometown Sailor interviews.  Escorts will accompany Media to possible locations to conduct Sailor interviews. (*Possible locations: Suribachi Room, SITE TV, Wardroom No. 2 Lounge)    

 

1130         Escorts will accompany Media to SITE TV to drop off  

             gear/equipment.

 

1135-1235       Escorts will accompany Media to Flight Deck for Steel Beach Picnic.

 

1235-1400       Media Time in LRC. (Editing, Writing, Uploading) Set

             Gator City.

 

1400-1700       Collect B-roll/images/information throughout the

Ship for nightly news stories and articles.

 

1700         Escorts will accompany Media to SITE TV to drop off

             gear/equipment.

 

2                                Enclosure (1)

 

1705-1830       Escorts will accompany Media to Wardroom for Dinner.

 

1830-2130       Media Time.  (Editing, Writing, Uploading) Set Gator City.

 

2130-2230       Escorts will accompany Media to locations to conduct live hits for TV outlets.

 

2200-2230       Media return to Staterooms to retire.

 

Aug 17

 

0600 – 0700  Breakfast in the Wardroom.

 

0700 – 0830  Return to Staterooms.  Pack all gear and equipment.

             Prepare for disembark via MV-22.

 

TBD          Receive safety brief.  Don float coats and cranials.

          GREEN DECK for fly off.