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October 2022 ~ NSCF eNewsletter
October 2022 ~ NSCF eNewsletter
Dear Fellow Supply Corps Officers and Friends,

We hope you are enjoying the fall season. Please take a few minutes to read the October issue of the Foundation's eNewsletter which includes three important topics related to our Community.

Welcome our newest Supply Corps Officers
Foundation Chairman RADM (ret) Mike Lyden was recently honored to be the guest speaker at the Navy Supply Corps School in Newport, RI for the graduation of the 3rd Battalion--an incredible group of new Supply Officers. Executive Director CAPT (ret) Dan Pionk also attended the ceremony and welcomed each graduate to our Community with a copy of our history book Ready for Sea: The History of the U.S. Navy Supply Corps. This event and others are posted on LinkedIn

For more Community news and current events, resources and opportunities, find NSCF on social media, follow us and tag the Foundation with your posts, too!
LinkedIn @navy supply corps foundation
Facebook @NavySupplyCorpsFoundation
Instagram @navysupplycorpsfoundation 
Twitter @usnscf

Transitioning with ACP
American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping veterans, transitioning military members and active-duty military spouses find their next careers through year-long, customized, one-on-one mentorships. ACP provides career counseling and networking opportunities—focusing on meaningful employment opportunities for veterans, and developing long-term career and professional goals. ACP connects vets with professionals participating through their organization’s partnership with ACP.

Currently, five senior Members are Mentors in the ACP Program and many Foundation Members have already benefitted from an enriched transitioning experience with ACP. 
Learn more about the Transition Program and ACP »

Spouse support opportunity
Supply Corps spouses support one another all over the globe though their engagement with a Fun Bunch--groups of spouses associated with Foundation Chapters. Foundation leader Lydia Koh brings years of active duty, civil servant and military spouse support experience to her role as Foundation Spouse Representative. Lydia leads the spousal support effort through local Fun Bunch groups, open to all spouses of active duty, retired and deceased Supply Corps officers, with an emphasis on fun.
Is there a spouse support group in your area? Want to join one? 
Learn more about the Fun Bunch »

Upcoming dates: Reminders:
  • Share your Supply Corps story! Capturing your stories serves to honor our shared heritage and preserve our Supply Corps traditions. Learn how you can participate
  • We are Your Connection to the Supply Community. Keep your Foundation profile current by regularly updating your contact information. Update your membership today!  
If you have not contributed to the Foundation this year, please make an online donation now. Your donations are vital to the successful programs and services we offer our Supply Corps Family.

If you have any questions or comments, please email Executive Director CAPT (ret) Dan Pionk at

Winter Oakleaf: Call for Content
Winter Oakleaf: Call for Content
We want to hear from you! All members and their families are encouraged to write an article for the next issue of The Oakleaf. Hearing from our Members is the highlight of each issue: sea duty, spouse activities, travel, pcs orders, successes and failures. Your experiences are part of our shared Supply Corps Family story!
All content is due by October 15th
Please keep submissions to 300 words and 2-3 pictures (with captions), where appropriate. 
If you have any questions or want to discuss content display options, please email

Be the Face of Giving in 2022
Be the Face of Giving in 2022
The 2022 CFC Giving Season has begun and you can be the face of giving to our Foundation!

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the official workplace giving campaign for federal employees and retirees. Over the years, the Navy Supply Corps Foundation has been the grateful recipient of your kind consideration during the campaign—Federal, postal, military, and retirees contribute to our non-profit organization. The CFC mission is "to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee-focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all”.

The benefits of your CFC contributions can be seen in every program we offer the Supply Community—and it’s so easy to participate! The cornerstone of the campaign is the CFC Online Donation System. This year, the mobile giving app will integrate full payroll deduction options. For employees who may not have access to or decide not to use the electronic donation system, a paper pledge form will also be available. As we emerge from the pandemic, we hope all Members will consider this giving option—the largest and most successful annual workplace charity opportunity!

The solicitation period opened September 1, 2022, and runs through January 14, 2023. New employees may make pledges within 30 days of entry on duty, if outside of the campaign solicitation period.

Join the CFC 2022 Giving Campaign! Donate to the Foundation through the CFC ~ the Navy Supply Corps Foundation, Inc. #10281. Don't wait, visit the CFC website to sign up and name the Foundation #10281 as your charity today!

Register TODAY!  An Evening with the Chief~ NEW DATE~ Thursday, October 6th at 7pm eastern
Register TODAY! An Evening with the Chief~ NEW DATE~ Thursday, October 6th at 7pm eastern
We are just 2 weeks away from a special Navy Supply Corps Foundation Webinar: An Evening with the Chief on Thursday, October 6th at 7pm eastern*Register to attend now!

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE! If you registered for the original October 4th date, your registration is automatically rolled to the new date - Oct. further action is needed.

This event is a unique opportunity to hear directly from RADM Peter Stamatopoulos, Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) and 49th Chief of Supply Corps,  as he addresses the most important topics of interest to our Community. 

Advance registration is required to attend the Webinar. Please register here. If you have a specific question or topic you would like addressed, please email and your question will be shared with RADM Stamatopoulos.

Thank you for being a valued Member of the Supply Corps Family. The Navy Supply Corps Foundation strives to provide you and your families with the information, activities and support needed to maintain a strong relationship with our Community.

We look forward to you joining us for An Evening with the Chief on Thursday, October 6th at 7pm eastern
*If you registered for the original Oct. 4th date, your registration is automatically rolled to the new date - Oct. further action is needed.

Have you moved? New email? Update your contact information now!
Have you moved? New email? Update your contact information now!
Stay in touch with our Supply Community!
Your Foundation membership profile should be kept up to date to ensure you receive Supply News and Community information through mail and email. Keep your contact information current by logging in at
Can't remember your login information? Call (706) 354-4111.

Our Mission

The Navy Supply Corps Foundation provides programs and services to support the Navy Supply Corps Community and promote its heritage and traditions. 
 Support Our Mission                                         

Our members and their families are at the heart of our mission. The Navy Supply Corps Foundation’s Mission is to provide programs and services to support the Navy Supply Corps Community and promote its heritage and traditions. We strive to bring more value to our members’ lives every day and we THANK YOU for your support, enabling us to serve our Supply Community each and every day—keeping our culture and heritage alive through generations!

Our Foundation leaders and members are anyone who has ever worn the Oakleaf of the United States Navy Supply Corps Officer—veterans, active duty, reserve. We provide global programs and services to support the Navy Supply Corps Community and promote its heritage and traditions. Our small Foundation staff works with our all-Volunteer Board of Directors and 37 Chapters around the globe to support and celebrate our Supply Community. Our Regional Chapters are the face of the Foundation, promoting camaraderie, professional and social networking, and supporting members in need—for more than 50 years! 

Ways YOU can be an active and supportive member of the Supply Community:

   ♦     Donate using your PayPal account through the PayPal Giving Fund, all fees                are paid for by PayPal! 

   ♦     Donate now using a credit card. 

   ♦     Shop AmazonSmile and designate The Navy Supply Corps Foundation, Inc. as            your charity. 

   ♦     Join the CFC 2021 Giving Campaign! Pledge your donation to The Navy                      Supply Corps Foundation, Inc. CFC #10281#. Official Solicitation Period runs                September 1, 2022 thru January 14, 2023.

   ♦     Honor Tench Francis as the founding officer of the Navy Supply Corps through              the Tench Francis Legacy Society –recognizing members who have included              the Foundation in their estate planning. Gift planning can include a bequest in                your will or by participating in a gift annuity or other life-income tool. To become              a member, or if you have already taken steps to provide this type of support,                  please email our Executive Director, CAPT (ret) Daniel Pionk or call 706-354-            4111.

   ♦     Volunteer with any of our Committees. 

   ♦     Support Chapter events and programs. 

   ♦     Encourage Members to register on the Foundation website.

Learn more about your contribution options through the Foundation’s Donor eNewsletter delivered right to your inbox. Many of our friends find this very interesting and helpful. It features news from Washington, Savvy Living, gift stories, finance news and timely articles. 

 More News                                                                                                       

Flash From the Chief
In Memory: Friends of the Supply Corps
VIDEO: A Day in the Life of a Navy Supply Corps Officer: USS Bataan
NAVSUP 2021 Commander's Guidance
NSCF 2020 Annual Report
The full story of Doris "Dorie" Miller, as told by RADM (ret) Dan McKinnon, 36th Chief of Supply Corps

 On the Web                                                                                                      

Check out additional areas of interest on the Links page.

View Foundation videos, such as Distinguished Alumni Ceremonies and Webinars, on our YouTube Channel: 

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The Navy Supply Corps Foundation has partnered with Amazon to establish a way for you to shop online and help support our mission. 

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Navy Supply Corps Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting the Supply Community.

Visit and on your first visit select Navy Supply Corps Foundation, Inc. as your charitable organization before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection and every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation to the Foundation. 

Let's use this unique opportunity to give to our Community while staying safe! 

Stay Connected                                                                                                

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Contribute to The Oakleaf ~ Click here for Article & Submission Guidelines and email with any questions.

Looking for a former shipmate?

If so, contact the Foundation and we’ll try to put you in touch. Send an e-mail to or call (706) 354-4111.
No information will be released without prior permission of the member. 

Team members at Groton-New London Chapter Cornhole Tournament. LtoR: Jack Craig, James “Phil” Jackson, William Finney, and Timothy Cassel. All are students at SOBC, graduating on 15 July and then heading out to their boats.
Distinguished Alumni U.S. Senator Gary Peters receives his award from the Foundation by Chairman RADM (ret) Mike Lyden in Newport, RI.
NSCF Jacksonville held it's 3rd Annual Top Chop Golf Tournament at Eagle Harbor Golf Club.
CONGRATULATIONS to NSCF 2022-23 Scholarship recipient Lauren Emery. She earned the CAPT T. B. Hagen, SC, SC, USN (Ret) Distinguished Alumni Scholarship. Lauren plans to study journalism and film at Syracuse University.
RDML Dion English visited the USS ALABAMA Supply Department. The Navy Supply Corps Foundation sponsors Supply spaces onboard the Museum Ship. Visit to learn more!
Our Museum Ship partnership with Battleship IOWA includes support for Vicky's Doghouse Cafe. Located on the main deck, Vicky's is a popular destination for patrons of the museum ship. The NSCF signage was installed just in time for LA Fleet Week!
CONGRATULATIONS to 2022-23 NSCF Scholarship recipient Annabel Leonard! "I hope to work as a pediatric physical therapist in a children's research hospital." She is the winner of the Commander Norman Grant Sterner College Scholarship.
CONGRATULATIONS to 2022-23 NSCF Scholarship recipient Kenna Morgan! Kenna hails from Honolulu, Hawaii and is a freshman studying History of Science, Medicine & Public Health at Yale University.
CONGRATULATIONS TO 2021 COY WINNER HAMPTON ROADS! This Chapter devoted significant time, energy, and passion to serve our Supply Community and further the mission of the Navy Supply Corps Foundation.
CONGRATULATIONS TO 2021 VOY WINNER LCDR Lauren Peters from the Hampton Roads Chapter. Thank you for your time, energy, and passion serving our Supply Community and furthering the mission of the Navy Supply Corps Foundation.

Upcoming Events

Volunteer Opportunities at Mt. Airy Orchards (Mechanicsburg)

Thursday Aug 04, 2022

NW Chapter Social Event 6 October 2022 (Northwest)

Wednesday Sep 28, 2022 - Friday Oct 07, 2022

NSCF-J 2022 Fall Golf Tournament (Japan)

Friday Oct 14, 2022


Friday Oct 14, 2022 - Saturday Oct 15, 2022

Job Postings

Norfolk NAVNET Job Opportunities Sep 20


In Memoriam

CDR John Joseph Lyons, SC, USN (Ret.)

September 2022

CDR Bruce Allan Hopkins, SC, USN (Ret.)

August 2022

CDR Robert Henry "Rob" McCormick, III, SC, USN

July 2022

CAPT Thomas Rudolph Wild, SC, USN (Ret.)

July 2022

CAPT David Joseph Eizenhoefer, SC, USN (Ret.)

July 2022

CAPT Tulio G. Acquistapace, SC, USN (Ret.)

May 2022