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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
23 May 2017

FY18 Civilian Institutions Post Graduate Selections

It gives me great pleasure to announce those Supply Corps officers selected for the FY18 Civilian Institutions (CIVINS) 810 and 811 Programs. The CIVINS 810 and 811 Programs' administrative board is one of the Supply Corps' most competitive boards, and each of the selectees are to be commended for their superior performance.

Officers selected for the 810 Program will attend one of the nations' top business schools and earn a Master of Business Administration along with the 1301P subspecialty code. Officers selected for the 811 Program will attend the University of Kansas and earn a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in petroleum management along with the 1307P subspecialty code.

810 Program
LT Christopher J. Brown
LT Carlisle R. Catacutan
LT Daniel S. Hatting
LT Jesse V. Julao
LT Robert J. Schmermund
LT Hisham K. Semaan

811 Program
LT Gregory P. Sceviour
LT Ryan N. Shipley
LT Jordan T. Stephens
LT Phuong Anh C. Ta

The Supply Corps enjoys a strong relationship with many of our nation's top institutions for higher education, and the selected officers will no doubt continue to strengthen this unique bond. Please join me in congratulating these officers on this significant career achievement.


J.A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
16 MAY 2017

FY18 Supply Corps Reserve Component Captain Selections

Congratulations to the following Reserve Supply Corps officers who have been selected for promotion to the rank of Captain.

David E. Bailey
Rufus E. Cayetano
Dennis E. Collins
Leo C. Creger
Michael S. Flatley
Matthew B. Hall
Donna M. Jenkins
Orlando R. Lorie
Darin E. Perrine
Michael D. Reiners
Christopher J. Stewart

Full Time Support (FTS)

Paul D. Melvey
Alexander Woldemariam

Attaining the rank of Captain is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication to the United States Navy. Please join me in congratulating these outstanding Supply Corps officers.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
9 May 2017

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Each May we celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. In May 1843, the first Japanese immigrants arrived in the United States, and in May 1869 Chinese pioneers helped complete the first Transcontinental Railroad. Asian American and Pacific Islanders bring a rich diversity to our nation. Some 20 million strong, they track their ancestries to nearly 50 countries with over 100 languages and dialects.

This year's theme, "Unite Our Voices by Speaking Together," encourages the various communities to join together to share their vibrant and diverse experiences. By telling stories that elevate the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, we will help overcome misconceptions and stereotypes. The community members' experiences vary greatly, and sharing our individual experiences can help build understanding.

Through times of hardship and in the face of enduring prejudice, these women and men have persisted and forged ahead to help strengthen our Union. Asian American and Pacific Islanders have fought with the United States military in every war since the War or 1812. During the Civil War, Chinese men worked on dozens of Union vessels. Since the Spanish-American War, when the Philippines and other Pacific Islands became U.S. territories, the Navy has traditionally been the service of choice of Filipinos and Pacific Islanders. Currently, 24,743 Asian American and Pacific Islander Sailors are part of one Navy team, including eight admirals, 318 officers, and 659 master chief and senior chief petty officers.

The supply community is enriched by the valuable contributions of countless Asian American and Pacific Islanders, both in uniform and as civilian employees. Serving at home, across the Pacific, and around the world, they carry forward immense institutional knowledge and offer insights from their specialized training and experiences. We proudly employ a workforce with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skills to continue to be ready, resourceful and responsive in serving our customers.

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are a vast and diverse community who are helping to write the next chapter of the American story. Please join me as we "Unite Our Voices by Speaking Together," and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage together.


J.A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
08 May 2017

Supply Corps Flag Moves Announced

Acting Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley and Chief of Naval Operations ADM John M. Richardson announced the following new assignments for Rear Admiral (Lower Half) John P. Polowczyk, selected for promotion to Rear Admiral, and Captain Thomas J. Moreau, selected for promotion to Rear Admiral (Lower Half).

RDML Polowczyk will be assigned as vice director, J4, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. RDML Polowczyk is currently serving as director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, N41, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

RDML Polowczyk's afloat assignments include USS QUEENFISH (SSN 651); USS PETERSON (DD 969); and USS BATAAN (LHD 5).

Previous duty stations include director, Fleet Ordnance and Supply, and Fleet Supply Officer, N41, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA; comptroller, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA; commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor, HI; business management officer, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, VA; military assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N41, Washington, D.C.; business financial manager, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Washington, D.C.; financial officer, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, VA; contracting officer, NAVSEA; and instructor, Naval Supply Corps School, Athens, GA.

CAPT Moreau will be assigned as deputy chief of staff for Fleet Ordnance and Supply; and fleet supply officer, N41, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA. CAPT Moreau is currently serving as commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, VA.

CAPT Moreau's operational assignments include chief of staff, United States Forces, Afghanistan Operational Contract Support Cell; Joint Task Force, North Korea; supply officer, USS NIMITZ (CVN 68); supply officer, USS PONCE (LPD 15); supply officer, USS LA MOURE COUNTY (LST 1194); and disbursing/sales/supply officer, USS GARY (FFG 51).

Previous duty stations include deputy director of the logistics programs and business operations division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; chief of staff, NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, San Diego, CA; assistant to the force supply officer, Commander, Naval Air Forces, North Island, CA; Supply Corps officer community manager and flag planner, Bureau of Personnel, Millington, TN; comptroller/financial management officer, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic Fleet; business systems director, NAVSUP Navy Supply Information Systems Activity, Mechanicsburg, PA; supply officer/fuels officer, Souda Bay, Greece; 31st Naval Construction Brigade, Port Hueneme, CA; and comptroller in Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, San Diego, CA.

Please join me in congratulating these outstanding officers on their new assignments.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
04 MAY 2017

FY18 Supply Corps Captain Selections

Congratulations to the following Supply Corps officers who have been selected for promotion to the rank of Captain.

Babak A. Barakat
Roger L. Billings
Timothy A. Brown
George W. Clark III
Stuart M. Day
Roy M. Garrison
Tony V. Giles
Timothy R. Griffin
Troy M. Gronberg
Michael N. Jefferson
Blake W. Kent
Danny W. King
Jason E. Klingenberg
Bruce Kong
Scott D. Logan
Manuel X. Lugo
Christian M. Mahler
Robert S. Mazzarella
Michael C. McCormack
Joshua H. McKay
Jacqueline M. Meyer
Edward D. Pidgeon
Wade W. Rindy
Nicholas R. Russo
Kenneth W. Ryker III
Kadiatou F. Sidibe
James H. Strauss
Shane P. Strohl
Christopher A. Waldron
Richard H. Wilhelm
Stephen M. Wilson

Attaining the rank of Captain is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication to the United States Navy. Please join me in congratulating these outstanding Supply Corps officers.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN


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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
03 MAY 2017

It is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of Lieutenant Stephanie "Stevie" Wilson Rayborn, SC, USN.  We recently received notice that LT Rayborn, 32, passed away on April 25, 2017.  Chapel Services will be held at St. Johns Family Funeral Home, SR 207, St. Augustine, FL 32084 on  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11 a.m.  Graveside services will be private, with military honors.

LT Rayborn most recently served as a Military Liaison Officer at Defense Logistics Agency in San Diego, California.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Stephanie's name to S.A.F.E., at www.safe-pet-rescue-fl.com.

J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Obituary published at: http://www.stjohnsfamilyfuneralhome.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1958529

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Stephanie's name to S.A.F.E., at www.safe-pet-rescue-fl.com.


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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
02 MAY 2017

Supply Corps Spring 2017 Internship Selectees

Congratulations to the following selectees for the Spring 2017 Internship screening. The programs in which they will participate include: Business/Enterprise Supply Chain Management (BEM), Business/Financial Management (BFM), Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Joint Operational Logistics (JOL), Navy Acquisition Contracting (NACO), Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP), Naval Special Warfare (NSW), Planner (PLAN), and Petroleum (POL).

The Internship selectees for Spring 2017 are:

LT William Burch, CHSMWINGPAC, ILS
LT Michelle Coleman, USS Louisiana, ILS
LT Emily Hegarty, NAVSUP, POL
LTJG Oscar Aritagonzales, USS John C. Stennis, PLAN
LTJG Lawatha Cherrenfro, EOD EXP SUP ONE, ILS
LTJG Sandra Cmaylo, NSWG1 LSU SEA, ILS
LTJG Kyle Combs, DLA DISTR NEW CUM, BEM
LTJG Richard Diggs, USS Gladiator, BFM
LTJG Patrick Glynn, USS Kearsarge, NACO
LTJG Stephanie Gonzalez, USS Essex, NACO
LTJG Dylan Hayden, NSWG2 LSU SEA, JOL
LTJG Jason Herrera, USS Topeka, NACO
LTJG Robert Hughes, USS Harry S. Truman, ILS
LTJG Soon Kwon, USS McCampbell, NSW
LTJG Rhiannon Ladwig, USS O'Kane, POL
LTJG Loc Nguyen, USS Comstock, NACO
LTJG Patricia Phillips, USS Abraham Lincoln, POL
LTJG George Schulz, USS Cole, NACO
LTJG Andrew Sime, USS John Finn, PLAN
LTJG Tristan Skinner, CLFNC Bahrain, BEM
LTJG Michelle Wogu, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, NACO
LTJG Daiqu Zheng, USS Pearl Harbor, ILS
ENS John Maslin, NSCS, NNPP

Again, congratulations to each of you on your selection!

J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN


 

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
06 APR 2017

CY18 Training With Industry Selections

It is my pleasure to announce the officers selected for the CY 18 Training With Industry (TWI) Program. TWI is a 12-month program providing Supply Corps lieutenants and lieutenant commanders with the opportunity to represent the United States Navy while serving in fellowships with some of the nation's top corporations. Officers selected for this program will be exposed to executive-level decision-making at Fortune 500 Companies and will expand their professional supply and logistics education.

This year's selectees are:

Starbucks Coffee Company (Seattle, Washington)
LCDR(sel) Michael P. Dausen, University of Maryland

The Home Depot (Atlanta, Georgia)
LCDR Marcus E. Thomas, NAVSUP WSS Philadelphia

ExxonMobil (Houston, Texas)
LCDR Scott M. McCarthy, NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound

FedEx (Memphis, Tennessee)
LCDR Britta W. Christianson, Naval Postgraduate School

Qualified Insufficient Opportunity (QIO) selectees are:
LCDR Joseph R. Bossi, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka
LCDR(sel) Jose A. Galvao, Naval Postgraduate School

Upon completion of their respective fellowships, each selectee will serve a three-year follow-on tour in one of our key supply chain management assignments and utilize the skills and ideas attained from their experiences.

Please join me in congratulating these officers for their selection to represent our Supply Corps in the private sector.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN