News and Information

Now through December 19, get your copy of "Ready for Sea: The History of the U.S. Navy Supply Corps" for only $30 plus shipping!

From its post-American Revolutionary War start to the conflicts of today and beyond, the Supply Corps stands at the ready, ensuring that the ships and Sailors of the United States Navy are “Ready for Sea.” The 150-page book, “Ready for Sea: The History of the U. S. Navy Supply Corps”, describes the establishment of the Supply Corps under Tench Francis and follows it to supply operations of today.

Get your limited-edition copy in our Ship's Store! Order by December 19 for Christmas delivery.

December 10, 2018

November Oakleaf Now Online!
November Oakleaf Now Online!
Check out the November issue of The Oakleaf! Included in this issue:
  • Chapters that were singled out for Chapters of the Year
  • What it takes to be named Volunteer of the Year
  • Our newest Distinguished Alumnus and how his Navy Supply Corps service made a difference in his life
  • Scholarship information for 2019
  • More "Memories and Sea Stories" reported by RADM (Ret.) Dan McKinnon
  • An introduction to our new Communications Director Tara Neville
  • Much, much more  
Submissions for the next issue of The Oakleaf can be sent to  The deadline for the March 2019 issue is January 15. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Photo (right): Chapter Presidents and Chair RADM (ret) Linda Bird at the November board meeting
November 19, 2018

Distinguished Alumni Awards Presented
Distinguished Alumni Awards Presented
Congratulations to RADM (Ret.) Douglas M. Moore, Jr. and Mr. Robert E. Riley on their selections as the Foundation's newest Distinguished Alumni. This award is part of an ongoing program to annually identify individuals who have left active duty, but have continued to utilize those skills believed to epitomize the Supply Corps officer and have risen to levels of significant and wide recognition in their chosen field. 
RADM (Ret.) Mike Lyden presented the award to RADM (Ret.) Douglas M. Moore, Jr. on 27 October in San Antonio, TX. RADM (Ret.) Moore is the 54th Distinguished Alumnus. RADM (Ret.) Linda Bird presented the award to Mr. Robert E. Riley on 26 September in Newport, RI. Mr. Riley is the 55th Distinguished Alumnus. To read more about the award and see the complete list of Distinguished Alumni, visit the Distinguished Alumni page of our website.

Top Photo: RADM (Ret.) Mike Lyden presents award to RADM (Ret.) Douglas M. Moore

Below: RADM (Ret.) Linda Bird presents award to Mr. Robert E. Riley
November 05, 2018

Oakleaf Cruisers Indulge their Sweet Tooth
Oakleaf Cruisers Indulge their Sweet Tooth
A visit to Regua started with a morning walk followed by a trip to the conventual sweets factory.  Cruisers watched as the conventual sweets were made and got to try their hand at making the sweets themselves!  To view more Douro cruise photos, visit our Facebook page.

August 14, 2018

Oakleaf Cruisers Enjoy Life on the Douro!
Oakleaf Cruisers Enjoy Life on the Douro!
As the Oakleaf Douro River cruise continues, cruisers take in the sights and have fun onboard Scenic Azure.  Check out the Foundation Facebook page to view all of the cruise photos:

August 12, 2018

Our Mission

The U.S. Navy Supply Corps Foundation exists to perpetuate the values, traditions, and history of the Supply Corps throughout the lives of individuals in the Supply Corps community. The Foundation pursues its mission by providing services and programs related to recruiting, training and development, transition, recognition, financial support and commemoration.

Follow us on Social Media!

Check out additional links of interest on the Links page.

Problems logging in? Send an email to

Help us stay connected! Log in to and review your profile today. Click on your name that appears just below the Log In button. We receive many rejected emails when we send them to our members. Don't miss announcements for the Foundation and your chapter.

Looking for a former shipmate? Lost track of 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. 

"River, Valley, and Ship" photo by Carolyn Adler. Winner of the Douro Cruise photo contest.
Congratulations to the BQC Foundation Leadership Award winners ENS Comatrice Martin and ENS Bernardo Tinoco. From left to right: CAPT Doug Noble, Jack Evans, ENS Bernardo Tinoco, ENS Comatrice Martin, RADM Keith Jones
The St. Louis chapter at the Boathouse in Forest Park
RADM (Ret.) Linda Bird presents 55th Distinguished Alumni award to RADM (Ret.) Douglas M. Moore

Upcoming Events

Hawaii Chapter Annual Holiday Party (Hawaii)

Saturday Dec 15, 2018

Matson Beach Cleanup (Hawaii)

Saturday Dec 22, 2018

Professional Development Tour- Starbucks York Roasting Plant Tour (Mechanicsburg)

Friday Jan 18, 2019

Professional Development Tour- Hershey Distribution Center (Mechanicsburg)

Friday Jan 18, 2019

Job Postings

LMI (MARCORLOGCOM) - Workforce Development and Change Management...

POSTED: 05NOV2018   # Positions: 1 Overview: LMI seeks a...

In Memoriam

CDR Martin Ralph Marberger, SC, USN (Ret.)

August 2018

CAPT Jeremiah Edward Fruin, SC, USN (Ret.)

September 2016

CDR John Myron "Johnnyclam" Briggs, SC, USN (Ret.)

October 2017

CAPT John Hancock Vice, SC, USN (Ret.)

June 2016

CDR Dean E. London, SC, USN (Ret.)

July 2017

LCDR Steven Mark Ohnmeiss, SC, USN (Ret.)

May 2017