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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps  
20 APR 2018

Reforming NAVSUP for the Navy's Future

As our Armed Forces adapt to a faster-paced, more complex, and increasingly competitive security environment, NAVSUP is reforming to meet the changing needs to ensure mission success. Further, Defense Secretary Mattis tasked DoD to reform business practices, streamline requirements and acquisition processes, and execute the DoD's first full-scope audit.  Each of us has a role in the changes we need to build the Navy the Nation Needs.  

Driving our reform initiative is a desire to realign so we are closer to our customers, to help them get what they need quicker and with better effectiveness. As a Navy command, NAVSUP is best positioned to understand the customers' world as our own, providing close collaboration and customer-focused metrics. Reasserting NAVSUP's role as the Navy's Title 10 leader for supply chain management is also a core element of our reform initiative. As the lead supply support provider for Navy, NAVSUP fulfills naval force requirements organically and via both public and private organizations that provide segments of supply support. Only you, our NAVSUP and Supply Corps team, can integrate these segments into a comprehensive, tailored solution to meet the full Navy requirement.  

Digitization is another key part of our reform. For us to provide the enhanced agility and customer service our Navy and Joint warfighters need, next generation forecasting will leverage advanced analytics and data feeds to anticipate customer demands. You will see improved data analytics and new digital technology being implemented throughout our programs and processing, including forecasting.

Recognizing that investing in you, our people, is vital to the success of any initiative, enabling the workforce is another core component of our reform initiative. We host a culture of excellence that develops and trains our people and the next generation of leaders. NAVSUP will identify, hire, train, and retain the new era workforce. Civilians are NAVSUP's consistent and dependable core of our global workforce.

NAVSUP is optimally positioned for us to more directly engage and support our customers through these demands. Our spring edition of the Supply Corps Newsletter, available at http://scnewsltr.dodlive.mil, focuses on reform and provides further examples of how we are reforming. 

You are making this happen.  Many of our commands are already implementing reform initiatives. Over the next 18 months, a steering committee led by NAVSUP senior leaders, will oversee our Reform Program and work several specific lines of effort. Some of these efforts will include integrating next generation technological advances into every supply chain process, investing in high-value technologies to improve processes, and leveraging data analytics. In the end, our initiative will forge the organization for sustained performance by evolving the NAVSUP operating model so we remain always ready, resourceful, responsive!  

We will keep you updated as our Reform Program matures.  


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN
 
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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
20 APR 2018

Supply Corps Spring 2018 Internship Selectees

Congratulations to the following selectees for the Spring 2018 internship screening. The programs in which they will participate include: Business/Financial Management (BFM), Navy Acquisition Contracting (NACO), Planner (PLAN), Petroleum (POL), and Integrated Logistics (ILS).

The internship selectees for Spring 2018 are:

LT Juan Figueroa                NAVSUP FLC PAX          NACO
LT Adam Johnson         Navy Supply Corps School        ILS
LT John Oboyle                  Navy Supply Corps School        NACO
LTJG Qizheng Bao                USS George Washington   ILS
LTJG Joshua Crosby              USS Nimitz                      NACO
LTJG Emily Gilpin               USS San Diego                   ILS
LTJG Jessica Gottal             USS Lassen                      NACO
LTJG John Haney         USS Cook                        NACO
LTJG Travis Kendall             EOD ESU ONE                     BFM
LTJG Rakhee Khambhati           USS Dunham                      NACO
LTJG Cody Lange         USS Preble                      NACO
LTJG Ian Levine                         USS Monterey                    ILS
LTJG Dennen Miner               USS North Dakota                NACO
LTJG Cole Morris                USS Hue City                    NACO
LTJG Adrian Santosalborna       USS Mitscher                    PLAN
LTJG Ahmed Soliman              MCAS Iwakuni                    POL 

Again, congratulations to each of you on a job well done!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN


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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
11 April 2018

Holocaust Days of Remembrance

During April's Holocaust Days of Remembrance and Holocaust Remembrance Day-Yom HaShoah, we join our nation in remembering the suffering and death of millions persecuted under Nazi Germany in World War II. This year's observance theme, "Learning from the Holocaust: Legacy of Perseverance," reminds us to take lessons from those who acted and did the right thing, despite vast challenges.

From 1933 to 1945 the Nazis and their collaborators systematically dehumanized and murdered more than six million Jews, while Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, Gypsies, Jehovah's Witnesses, political dissidents, the physically and mentally disabled, and homosexuals also suffered grievous persecution.

The Holocaust was perpetrated over more than a decade through countless acts by civil servants, police, military forces and their collaborators in other countries. People from all parts of society participated, with some acting out of hatred and others seeking business opportunity or personal gain. Many stood by and didn't act when they had the opportunity.

At the same time, many others demonstrated great courage and moral character, risking their own lives to help victims in both large and small ways - a kind word when others jeered, some smuggled food, a hidden shelter provided, or a young girl's diary saved after a raid - these acts represent the best in our hearts and a spirit of goodness for us to emulate.

As we reflect upon the millions of victims of the Holocaust, the survivors, the rescuers, and the liberators, we honor them when we learn history's lessons, and are inspired to maintain a culture that values and promotes moral courage.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
10 APR 2018

Supply Corps Flag Nominated for Promotion

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations ADM John M. Richardson announced that Navy Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Michelle C. Skubic, who has been selected for promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral, will be assigned as Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) and Chief of Supply Corps, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. RDML Skubic is currently serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio.

RDML Skubic earned a bachelor's degree from California State University, Fullerton and holds a Master of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management from Naval Post Graduate School. She is also a graduate of the Joint Forces Staff College and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Executive Development Institute.

RDML Skubic's previous duty stations include director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance, N4, United States Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, chief of staff, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Virginia; director of supplier operations, DLA Aviation, Richmond, Virginia; deputy force supply officer, Commander, Naval Surface Forces, San Diego, California; deputy department head for program contracts, Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland; combined bachelor quarters officer and Aviation Support Division officer, Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily; and services officer and carrier readiness officer at Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, California. Her afloat tours include USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN 77), USS MCFAUL (DDG 74), and USS ACADIA (AD 42).

Please join me in congratulating RDML Skubic on her promotion and new assignment!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN


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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
06 April 2018

CY19 Training With Industry Selections

It is my pleasure to announce the Officers selected for the CY 19 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.

The Officers selected are:

Starbucks Coffee Company (Seattle, Washington)
LCDR Michael D. Key, COMUSFLTFORCOM

The Home Depot (Atlanta, Georgia)
LCDR Craig T. Dziewiatkowski, PEO (T) Pax River

ExxonMobil (Houston, Texas)
LCDR Anas E. Maazouzi, DLA Land and Maritime

FedEx (Memphis, Tennessee)
LCDR Alejandra Holch, NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville

Qualified Insufficient Opportunity (QIO) selectees are:
LCDR Roel K. Orozco, NAVSUP FLC Norfolk
LT Alessandro F. Tornatore, Texas A&M

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 to 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

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
5 APR 2018

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Each April, we reemphasize the importance of preventing, stopping, and reporting sexual assault. The Navy's theme this year, "Raise Your Voice For Prevention," reminds us that everyone has a role to play to ensure the people around us can live and work free from the threat of sexual assault. We must act together to eliminate sexual assault and sexual harassment, including online misconduct.

The mission of the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program is to prevent and respond to sexual assault, eliminating it from our ranks through a balance of focused education, comprehensive response, compassionate advocacy, and just adjudication in order to promote professionalism, respect, and trust, while preserving Navy mission readiness.

Help is always available. Sexual assault prevention and response guidance is online at www.SAPR.mil. The DOD Safe Helpline phone number is 877-995-5247.  Safe Helpline can also connect you with the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) on your installation/base, and other military and civilian resources in your area. If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

I am committed to creating a workforce free of sexual assault and harassment, allowing our team members to reach their highest potential. Holding ourselves accountable for our actions and maintaining the highest standards of honesty, integrity and respect for others ensures our team stays strong and is ready to accomplish the mission.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN
 
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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
5 APR 2018

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

As we observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we reflect on the importance of ensuring that all children have the chance to grow up in safe, stable and nurturing environments, without fear of abuse or neglect.

Recognizing that both action and inaction endanger children, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect not only as an act, but also a failure to act "which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation," or "which presents an imminent risk of serious harm."

In our supply community, we must act together to identify, address and ultimately eradicate any conditions under which child abuse may occur.  Each of us has a role in preventing, intervening against, and reporting abuses. Educate and equip yourselves with knowledge to increase protective factors associated with preventing abuse and neglect, particularly how to report suspicious incidents.

Assistance is always available to those who know of or suspect child abuse or neglect. If you suspect child abuse, report it to your installation Family Advocacy Program, local civilian Child Protective Services, or local law enforcement. You may also call the Department of Defense Child Abuse and Safety Hotline at 877-790-1197, OCONUS 571-372-5348. Help is also available through the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 800 4-A-Child (800-422-4453.) If you suspect a child is in immediate danger, call 911.

I encourage you to help prevent child abuse and provide for children's physical, emotional and developmental needs. Our unity as a Navy is undermined if we do not protect the most vulnerable among us. Together, we can stand the watch and win the fight, with the understanding that our children are protected and cherished.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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16 MAR 2018
Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps

Women's History Month

As we celebrate Women's History Month this March, we honor the diverse women who have fought and continue to fight discrimination at all levels and in all forms. The 2018 theme, "Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination," reminds us of the intersecting forms of discrimination women have faced throughout history and continue to face today.

This month and throughout the year we recognize the important contributions of women to our society, our armed forces, and our daily lives. From the resilient women who helped found our country to the bold, fearless women who fought for equal rights, women have been entrepreneurs, service members, leaders, and the backbone of our families. In 2016, the Department of Defense opened all military occupations to all who qualify and meet specific standards, allowing women to serve with no barriers.

In the Supply Corps, Capt. Ruth Marie Tomsuden was the first woman to lead a major Naval Material Command when she became Commanding Officer of Navy Food Service Systems Office in 1973. Capt. Rosemary Dawson was the first female Supply Corps officer assigned to a ship, the first female instructor at the Navy Supply Corps School, and the first woman to command a Naval Supply Systems Command field activity. Other notable Supply Corps women include Rear Adm. Linda Bird, who was named the first woman Supply Corps admiral in 1999, and Lt. Cmdr. Britta Christianson, who became the first female-qualified submarine Supply Corps officer in 2012.

Across the NAVSUP Enterprise, women like Senior Executive Service members NAVSUP Counsel Sandra Jumper; NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Vice Commander Lynn Kohl; NAVSUP Assistant Commander for Financial Management/Comptroller Robin Porterfield; and NAVSUP Assistant Commander for Corporate Operations Jane McMullen contribute in a civilian capacity to make sure our Navy and Joint warfighters have the support they need every day.

Active duty, Reserve, enlisted or civilian, all women in our supply community are key players for warfighter support. Their expertise and insights are vital to our mission success. I am proud of their service and grateful for their contributions.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
15 MAR 2018

Supply Corps Officers Nominated for Promotion

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that Captain Joseph D. "Doug" Noble Jr. and Captain Kristen B. Fabry have been nominated for promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral (Lower Half).

CAPT Noble is currently serving as commanding officer, Navy Supply Corps School, Newport, RI.

CAPT Noble, a native of Crystal Lake, IL., earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Science in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.

Previous assignments include assistant commander, Supply Operations and Logistics Policy, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, PA; executive officer, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, VA; chief of Strategic Programs (J351), DLA, Fort Belvoir, VA; commander, DLA Support Team, Afghanistan; branch head, Supply Programs and Policy, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N412, Washington, D.C.; distribution division action officer, Logistics Directorate, J4, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.; customer operations department head, Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, PA; career counselor and assistant officer community manager, Office of Supply Corps Personnel, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, TN; and assistant business officer, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Yokosuka, Japan.

His afloat tours include supply officer, USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71); supply officer, USS ULYSSES S. GRANT (SSBN 631 BLUE); supply officer, USS CHARLOTTE (SSN 766); and stock control officer, USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62).

CAPT Noble was selected as the Joint Staff (J4) Action Officer of the Year for 2008. His personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards) and Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards). He is a qualified Submarine Supply Corps Officer and Naval Aviation Supply Officer. Additionally he is a Level III Joint Qualified Officer and a member of the Defense Acquisition Professional Community.

CAPT Fabry is currently serving as director, Fleet Resources Integration, United States Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA.

CAPT Fabry, a native of Bremerton, WA, earned a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a Master of Arts in National Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. She is a graduate of the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Executive Education programs. She also holds a certificate in Supply Chain Operations from Pennsylvania State University.

Previous assignments include commanding officer, Navy Supply Corps School, Newport, RI; chief of staff, director, Supply Chain Management, and assistant commander, Personnel, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Mechanicsburg, PA; branch chief, Strategy, Policy, Programs, and Logistics Directorate (J5/4), United States Transportation Command; officer-in-charge, detachment Everett and director, Contracting, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Puget Sound, Washington as well as senior supply assessor, Commander, Afloat Training Group Pacific Northwest; plans, programs, and policies officer, N41 Staff, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and customer service director following a Navy Acquisition and Contracting Officer internship, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Puget Sound, Washington.

Her afloat tours include supply officer, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) deployed in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom; principal assistant for logistics, principal assistant for services, and assistant supply officer, USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and Southern Watch; pre-commissioning supply officer, USS DECATUR (DDG 73); and assistant stock control, sales officer, automated data processing and underway replenishment officer, USS and USNS SAN DIEGO (AFS/T-AFS 6), completing three Mediterranean deployments and supporting operations in Haiti.

CAPT Fabry is a qualified Surface Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer, Naval Aviation  Supply Officer, and Joint Service Officer. Her personal decorations include Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), and Navy Achievement Medal. She is also a member of the Defense  Acquisition Professional Community.

Please join me in congratulating CAPT Noble and CAPT Fabry on achieving this significant career milestone!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN


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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
02 March 2018

Supply Corps Flag Move Announced

Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations ADM John M. Richardson announced the following new assignment for Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Kevin M. Jones.

RDML Jones will be assigned as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. Jones is currently serving as commander, Office of Special Projects, Washington, District of Columbia.

RDML Jones, a native of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Norwich University, Military College of Vermont and master's degrees in Foreign Affairs and Business Administration from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He also attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Business Executive Education Program.

RDML Jones' operational assignments include commanding officer, Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, Logistics Support Unit; supply officer, USS Jarrett (FFG 33); and material division officer and aviation support division officer, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

Previous duty stations include assistant commander, Supply Operations and Logistics Policy (N3/4), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; chief of staff, NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella, Italy; assistant chief of staff for Logistics, Engineering, Maintenance and Combat Systems (N4) for Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, San Diego, California; Joint logistics planner, United States Central Command, J4 Directorate, Tampa, Florida; director of logistics on the staff of Commander, Marine Corps Air Bases Western Area, G4 Directorate, San Diego, California;  and contracting officer, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, where he supported the F/A-18 Super Hornet program. RDML Jones was stationed in Kuwait attached to the U.S. Embassy working with the Kuwait Air Force as an advisor to the Kuwait Air Forces Chief of Logistics.

Please join me in congratulating RDML Jones on his new assignment!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
2 MAR 2018

Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Screening (810/811 Board)

The Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Screen (Board #302) will convene 15 May 2018, following completion of the Active O-4 Staff Promotion Board.  The Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Board will select officers to participate in both the Supply Acquisition/Distribution Management (810) and the University of Kansas Petroleum Management (811) Programs.

Officers selected for the 810 Program will receive a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from one of the nation's top business schools and earn the Supply Acquisition/Distribution Management subspecialty code (1301P). Officers selected for the 811 Program will receive an MBA degree with an emphasis in Petroleum Management from the University of Kansas and earn the Petroleum Management subspecialty code (1307P).

All officers (3100 designator) in Year Groups 2010-2012 who request screening via a package to the Board President will be eligible for consideration by the selection board. Eligibility requirements include: completion of one operational tour of at least 18 months; attainment of a warfare qualification; Academic Profile Code (APC) on file; and a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report.

In the package to the Board President, eligible officers who wish to be considered must include the following:

- Letter to the Board stating preferred program (only 810, only 811, or both; if both, officer must list programs in order of preference)

- GMAT or GRE Score Report

- APC waiver request (if the officer does not have a qualifying APC) and reasons for not meeting minimum undergraduate academic standards (810 APC minimum is 245; 811 APC minimum is 323)

Sample letters can be found by visiting the Supply Corps Career Counselor website at:
http://www.public.navy.mil/BUPERS-NPC/OFFICER/DETAILING/RLSTAFFCORPS/SUPPLY/Pages/SampleLetters.aspx.

All packages to the board must be received by 20 April 2018. Packages received after that date will not be considered. Packages may be emailed to cscselboard@navy.mil and carbon copy supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil or mailed to:

Navy Personnel Command (NPC)
Customer Service Center
President, FY-19 Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Board (#302)
5640 Ticonderoga Loop, Building 768, Room E302
Millington, TN 38055-0000

Please contact the Supply Corps Career Counselor at 901-874-4624/4622 or
supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil if you have any questions. Good luck!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
2 Mar 2018

CY 2019 Training With Industry Program

Training With Industry (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 top corporations in the nation. Officers selected for this program will be exposed to executive level decision-making at a Fortune 500 Company, will expand their professional supply chain and logistics education, and will provide a conduit for ideas on logistics innovation. Candidates for our TWI programs will be selected by a Flag-led selection board and will receive an observed fitness report from the Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and Chief of Supply Corps.

Our list of TWI sites includes Starbucks Coffee Company (Seattle, Washington), The Home Depot (Atlanta, Georgia), FedEx (Memphis, Tennessee), and ExxonMobil (Houston, Texas).

All lieutenants and lieutenant commanders (not in zone for promotion) who have completed two operational tours, possess a master's degree (or will graduate in calendar year 2019 from any of the Supply Corps Post Graduate education programs), and with a planned rotation date (PRD) in 2019, will be considered.  Otherwise eligible officers who failed to select (FOS) during the most recent statutory board for promotion to lieutenant commander will not be considered. Any officer with a physical fitness assessment (PFA) failure within 24 months of the board convening will not be considered. Additionally, ExxonMobil candidates will possess (or will earn prior to their PRD) a 1307S, 1307R, 1307P or 1307Q subspecialty code.

This year's board will convene on 4 April. An official Letter to the Board requesting to be screened for this program is NOT required. However, those officers desiring to submit correspondence to the board must do so no later than 16 March 2018. All correspondence shall be submitted to the Career Counselor at supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil. Sample letters can be found on the Career Counselor website.

Upon completion of the TWI tour, officers will be selectively detailed to our most challenging assignments. TWI is a phenomenal opportunity that expands the business perspective and acumen for our most talented officers who have demonstrated  significant potential for increased leadership positions in the Supply Corps. Good luck!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
22 FEB 2018

FY19 Command Master Chief and Command Senior Chief Board Results

Congratulations to the following Supply senior enlisted personnel who have been selected for Command Master Chief and Command Senior Chief by the FY19 Command Master Chief and Command Senior Chief Selection Boards.

Command Master Chief - Active
LSSCM Kevin M Gibbs             SUBLANT TRNG&EVA

Command Master Chief - Selected Reserve
LSCM John Hulick                NR COMNAVFOR KOREA

Command Senior Chief - Active
LSCS Patrick I Lampley          CVN 76 REAGAN
SHCS Juan D Landin              ATG SAN DIEGO
LSCS Brandon E Lilley           LCS CREW 106
LSCS Terry L Loeffelholz                CVN 68 NIMITZ
LSCS Simone C Milo              LHD 1 WASP
LSCS Mackenson Moise            COMACCLOGWING

Command Senior Chief - Full Time Support
LSCS Justin S Butler            CNAVPERSCOM MILLINGTON

Please join me in congratulating these outstanding senior enlisted leaders in their selection.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
2 FEB 2018

NAVSUP Sailor of the Year 2017

The Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) 2017 Sailor of the year is Logistics Specialist First Class (Air Warfare/Surface) Thomas E. Allen II of NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk.

Demonstrating exceptional leadership skills and keen technical expertise, he expertly led 20 Sailors during Integrated Logistics Overhauls (ILOs) for seven Atlantic Fleet ships. In addition, he led a team of 63 Sailors and six civilians to on-load 12,000 line items onboard USS Arlington (LPD 24), resulting in a 98.9 percent inventory validity, exceeding Type Commander goals.

Embodying the NAVSUP vision to be the Navy's trusted provider of supplies, services, and quality-of-life support to the Navy and joint warfighter, his hands-on leadership was beneficial in the offload and inventory of more than 12,000 line items valued at over $16 million for USS Gonzalez(DDG 66). He also flawlessly managed tech manual revisions and assembly for seven surface ships with zero discrepancies. In addition, he spearheaded the implementation of the Quality Assurance program at ILOs. Firmly establishing himself as a proficient quality assurance supervisor, his efforts resulted in saving $750,000 in carcass charges and surveys for USS Ramage (DDG 61) and USS Gonzalez (DDG 66).

Regardless of operational tempo and mission requirements, he always made time for his Sailors and embodied the "mission first, Sailor's always" maxim. He effectively created a workplace environment that values diversity and creativity, promotes trust and open communication, and stimulates personal and professional growth.

Petty Officer Allen, a native of Athens, Tennessee, enlisted in the Navy as an Aviation Storekeeper (AK) in 1997. After completing AK 'A' School, he reported to USS Truman (CVN 75) in Norfolk, Virginia. Following sea duty, he reported to Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress in Chesapeake, Virginia. In 2005, he reported to the VFA-131 Wildcats from Naval Air Station Oceana. During his tour, he made two deployments onboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). In 2009, he reported to Aviation Support Detachment, Norfolk as the Command Career Counselor, shortly after which he was promoted to First Class Petty Officer. In 2012, he reported onboard the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), where he served as Retrograde Asset Management Leading Petty Officer, the Supply Response Section Leading Petty Officer, and the Safety Department Leading Petty Officer. In 2015, he reported to NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, where he served as the Code 500 Department Leading Petty Officer, the Assistant Training Officer, and General Military Training Coordinator.

Our enlisted Sailors, serving in positions throughout the NAVSUP enterprise, provide vital support to our Navy, nation and allies. LS1 AW/SW) Allen exemplifies this effort. Please join me in congratulating LS1(AW/SW) Allen for his selection, and for a job well done! Bravo Zulu!


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN
 
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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
2 FEB 2018

Celebrating National African American/Black History Month

National African American History Month, also known as Black History Month, is our annual celebration of African Americans' achievements and remembrance of their struggles for freedom, equality and justice. It is also a time to recognize the central role they played in the history of the United States.

This commemoration originated with the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, now known as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), founded by historian and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1915. Dr. Woodson and the ASALH initiated the first Negro History Week, February 1926. Since 1976, every U.S. President has officially designated the month of February as National African American History/Black History Month.

This year's theme, "African Americans in Times of War" commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War in 1918, and highlights the service and sacrifice of African Americans during wartime from the Revolutionary War to present. We remember to celebrate the many individuals who honorably served their country -- some of whom made the ultimate sacrifice in defending this great nation.

Serving first with state navies, the Continental Navy, and then with the Department of the Navy, African Americans began commanding ships, submarines, and shore establishments during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1974, the Navy issued its first Navy Equal Opportunity Manual and two years later issued its first Navy Affirmative Action Plan.

Today, African American Sailors distinguish themselves ashore, on ships, in aircraft, and on submarines through times of peace and conflict. They represent nineteen percent of the enlisted force, seventeen percent of all senior chiefs and master chiefs, seven percent of all officers, and four percent of all admirals. African Americans also represent fifteen percent of the civilian workforce.

As an integral part of our Navy and supply community team, African Americans bring diversity of thoughts, ideas, and competencies that sustain and ensure protection of the freedoms and opportunities we enjoy. Please take time this month to learn more about African Americans' legacies and successes that have made our country exceptional.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
2 Feb 2018

Supply Corps Internship Programs Spring 2018

Supply Corps internship programs provide junior officers with an exceptional opportunity to gain experience in Supply Corps lines of operation and explore various functional subspecialties. Internship applications are being considered for the following programs: Business Financial Management (BFM), Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Navy Acquisition Contracting Officer (NACO), Planner (PLAN), and Petroleum (POL). Billet information is available on the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) website and the eSUPPO app.

Warfare qualified officers (O1-O3) who are within 12 months of their Projected Rotation Date (PRD) and will have completed one operational tour are eligible to apply. Application inquiries should be directed to the Internship Program Coordinator via email supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil) or phone (901-874-4273, DSN 882). Additional application information is available via NAVSUPINST 1520.5B, as well as the Career Counselor page on the NPC website, the Supply Corps Officers page on My Navy Portal, and the eSUPPO app. Endorsed applications are due no later than 30 MAR 2018. Applications must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF), containing no Social Security Numbers, to supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil. Applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail upon receipt.

By submitting an application, officers agree to complete a 24-month internship and to remain on active duty for an additional tour. In addition, many can expect subsequent follow-on tours in their chosen subspecialty. The administrative screening of applicants will begin on 16 APR 2018.

I highly encourage you to contact your senior mentors to discuss their unique perspectives and tailored advice about the training and experience afforded by these opportunities.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
9 January 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Propelled by his inspiring philosophy, we celebrate and observe his birthday as a "Day of Service."   On this day, we honor the contributions of Dr. King, who fostered equality and helped others by breaking down barriers, addressing social problems, and strengthening communities.

We can answer his call by taking the "day on, not a day off," and helping in our communities. Volunteer opportunities are everywhere, and the need is great.  Specific opportunities in your community are listed at www.nationalservice.gov/mlkday.

Inspired by the strength, persistence and determination exhibited by Dr. King, we can also ensure our NAVSUP teammates receive the support and encouragement needed to be their best.  Throughout NAVSUP, we value the diversity of thought and culture that all military and civilian personnel bring to the team. It makes us stronger both as individuals and as an organization.

The power of Dr. King's words still resonate today, and inspire us to take action on his birthday to honor his life of service. Let us renew our commitment to volunteering and helping others not only on this day, but throughout the year.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN


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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
09 JAN 2018

FY19 Supply Corps Captain Major Command Ashore and Commander Operational/Command Ashore Screen Boards (#56/#55)

The Supply Corps Captain Major Command Ashore Screen Board (#56) is scheduled to convene on 18 June 2018. Eligible Captains will begin with Promotion Year Group (PYG) 2017 and end with those completing their 26th year of commissioned service in FY18.

The Supply Corps Commander Operational/Command Ashore Screen Board (#55) is scheduled to convene on 20 June 2018. Commanders in PYGs 2017 and 2018 will be considered.

Reporting Senior Nomination and Oral Board Recommendation letters must be submitted to the NAVSUP Office of Supply Corps Personnel (NAVSUP OP) no later than 01 May 2018. Letters should be emailed to supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil.

Each NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Commanding Officer has been designated as the regional lead for coordinating the membership and management of Commander oral boards. NAVSUP OP will coordinate the membership and management of Captain oral boards upon request.

I encourage you to review NAVSUPINST 1412.1A for further information. You may address questions to the Supply Corps Career Counselor at supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps
18 DEC 2017

Board Correspondence Update, No Correspondence after 10 Calendar Days from Convening Date

On 12 December 2017 the President signed NDAA 2018, which promulgated a new policy for correspondence submitted to selection boards to arrive not later than 10 calendar days in advance of the board convening date. Previous policy allowed arrival of correspondence the day before a board convening date. This change is reflected in NAVADMIN 289/17.

Correspondence for Promotion Boards should be addressed to:
NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (NPC) CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
PRESIDENT FYXX ACTIVE DUTY (GRADE) (LINE or STAFF) PROMOTION SELECTION BOARD xxx
(Board # may be found on that board's respective page or the board schedule)
5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000

Correspondence for Continuation Boards should be addressed to:
NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (NPC) CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
PRESIDENT FYXX ACTIVE DUTY (GRADE) (LINE or STAFF) CONTINUATION SELECTION BOARD xxx
(Board # may be found on that board's respective page or the board schedule)
5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
MILLINGTON TN 38055-0000

Questions regarding board correspondence may be directed to the Supply Corps Career Counselor at:supplycorpscareercounselor@navy.mil.


J. A. YUEN
RADM, SC, USN

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