US Navy Provides Support to Eligible Family Members of Navy Civilians Based on the Island of Honshu

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today US Navy Provides Support to Eligible Family Members of Navy Civilians Based on the Island of Honshu View post tag: Family View post tag: Navy View post tag: US View post tag: based View post tag: Civilians US Navy Provides Support to Eligible Family Members of Navy Civilians Based on the Island of Honshu The Navy announced in NAVADMIN 094/11, released March 20, that eligible family members of Navy civilians, based on the island of Honshu, Japan, are authorized voluntary departure to the continental United States for a period not to exceed 30 days. “Navy civilians and their families are an integral part of the total force,” explained Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson, chief of naval personnel. “We are going to ensure these families receive our complete support.”Family members of Navy civilians participating in the authorized departure may be eligible for entitlements and allowances which include:– Coverage of Travel Expenses: Transportation expenses and travel per diem may be provided to cover the time traveling from the evacuation site to the safe haven location, including time spent processing through a repatriation site.– Subsistence Expense Allowance (SEA): SEA is based on the local per diem rate and begins the day after arrival at the authorized safe haven location.– Advance Pay: Employees who evacuate, when authorized, received 30 days advance pay.– Unaccompanied Baggage Shipment: Evacuees may ship up to 350 pounds of unaccompanied baggage per evacuee age 12 or older and 175 pounds per evacuee under age 12, up to a total of 1,000 pounds.A primary source of information for Navy civilians and their families still in Japan is the Fleet and Family Support Center in Yokosuka, Japan, which is currently open 24/7 in support of our Sailors, civilians and families.(navy)[mappress]Source: navy, March 22, 2011; View post tag: Eligible View post tag: Supportcenter_img View post tag: Island View post tag: Naval Share this article View post tag: News by topic View post tag: members View post tag: Honshu March 22, 2011 View post tag: provideslast_img read more

Skytower unit price cut by $40K in almost complete tallest building

first_imgThe building was “architecturally unique”. Picture: Realestate.com.auMr Christopher said what was happening in Brisbane’s CBD was asking prices had dropped 4.4 per cent over the 12 months while rents were down 0.1 per cent in the same period.“Gross rental yield sits at 5.66 per cent for two bedroom units in postcode 4000 and the current vacancy rate is 5.2 per cent, marginally down from June’s rate of 5.25 per cent.”According to the Realestate.com.au listing, the unit was “only a walk away to QUT”.“This is an ideal investment opportunity to secure a tenant who studies full time. Current median rent for two bedroom apartments in Brisbane city is sitting at $595pw.”When completed in December, the building was expected to be a 274m skyscraper with 90 storeys topped by an infinity pool. The tower is being developed by Sydney firm Billbergia and AMP Capital, and built by Hutchinsons Builders. 1909/222 Margaret Street, Brisbane City Qld 4000. Picture: Realestate.com.au The type of view developers expect to provide in Skytower. Picture: Realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoThe unit was being marketed at investors targeting upmarket university renters. Picture: Realestate.com.auSQM research head Louis Christopher said this particular unit price had dropped from $520,000 in August to $480,000 now.The reason given for the unit at 1909/222 Margaret Street, Brisbane City being on the market now was “the vendor’s circumstances have changed and they need to sell the apartment”.Mr Christopher said the Skytower building was “considered architecturally a unique and modern design that stands out from the rest”.“The level 19 apartment has one bedroom plus study or second bedroom, 68sq m internal floor space, state of the art finishes and is north facing with fantastic views,” he said.This unit doesn’t have any parking, but does have access to “luxury living with resort style pools, gym, health club and spa”. Common spaces were expected to have breathtaking views. Picture: Realestate.com.aucenter_img Not a bad place to burn some calories. Picture: Realestate.com.au 1909/222 Margaret Street, Brisbane City Qld 4000. Picture: Realestate.com.auEAGLE-EYED buyers can expect to see some major discounts peep through the Brisbane CBD as developers look to clear all stock in massive apartment towers nearing completion.A brand new two bedroom 68sq m unit in Brisbane’s Skytower skyscraper has been slashed in price by $40,000. The building’s settlement date looms before Christmas when buyers who’d put deposits down in 2015 were due to pay up the full price.last_img read more

Mason City police investigating gunshots fired at house

first_imgMASON CITY — Mason City police are investigating an incident where gunshots were fired at a home in the northeastern part of the city.Police were called at about 9:25 PM on Wednesday night after residents reported multiple gunshots fired in the 700 block of 12th Northeast. Police found evidence that verified multiple rounds had been fired, with some striking a nearby residence.Police say it appears the residence was intentionally targeted by someone who traveled to that location in a vehicle, with the suspect apparently leaving the scene in a vehicle following the discharge. Nobody was injured at that residence or in the surrounding area.Anybody with information is asked to contact the Mason City Police Department at 421-3636.last_img read more