Retirements March/April 2017

The following retirements were published in the March/April 2017 edition of The Navy Supply Corps Newsletter.

CAPT. JEFFREY KASH GRIMES

Capt. J. Kash Grimes, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on May 20, 2016 after serving at Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include USS Mobile (LKA 115); Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; Personnel Exchange Program, Ottawa, Canada; USS West Virginia (SSBN 736) Blue; Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; Defense Contract Management Agency, Denver, Colorado; Priority Material Office, Bremerton, Washington; Defense Fuel Supply Center, Washington, District of Columbia; and Headquarters, Supreme Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, Virginia.

CAPT. ROBERT JAMES KILPATRICK

Capt. Robert James Kilpatrick, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Defense Contract Management Agency, Raytheon-Tucson, Tucson, Arizona; Chief of Naval Operations Staff, Arlington, Virginia; Navy Recruiting Detachment London, London, England; Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland; Ship Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; USS Stark (FFG 31); USS Forrestal (CV 59); and USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67).

CAPT. CHARLES THOMAS RACE

Capt. Charles Thomas Race, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at State University of New York, Cortland, New York and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Naval Sea Systems Command, Picatinny, New Jersey; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; U.S. Military Training Mission Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Program Executive Office, Advance Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems, Patuxent River, Maryland; USS Hawes (FFG 53); Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, Virginia; and USS McInerney (FFG 8).

CAPT. SCOTT RAYMOND VANDERMAR

Capt. Scott Raymond Vandermar, SC, USN, completed 31 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Chief of Naval Operations Staff, Arlington, Virginia; Navy Joint Improvised-Explosive Device Defeat Organization Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia; Commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific, Coronado, California; Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Director, Division of Nuclear Reactors, Department of Energy, Arlington, Virginia; USS Racine (LST 1191); Navy Air Station Key West, Key West, Florida; and USS Horne (CG 30).

CAPT. FRANCIS KENT VREDENBURGH

Capt. Francis Kent Vredenburgh, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree at The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina and his master’s degree at National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, District of Columbia with an additional master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin. His previous duty stations include Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and Commander, U.S. Fifth Fleet, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; NAVSUP Global Logistics Support Ammunition, San Diego, California; NAVSUP Logistics Operations Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Defense Distribution Center, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Defense Distribution Depot Yokosuka, Yokosuka, Japan; USS John Young (DD 973); Program Executive Office Cruise Missiles and Joint Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Patuxent River, Maryland; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, California; U.S. Naval Air Station Cubi Point, Philippines; and USS White Plains (AFS 4).

CMDR. STANLEY STANFORD DIMIRACK

Cmdr. Stanley Stanford Dimirack, SC, USN, completed 31 years of active service and retired on May 1, 2016 after serving at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Virginia Beach, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Chief of Naval Operations Staff, Arlington, Virginia; USS Enterprise (CVN 65); Commander, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Virginia Beach, Virginia; USS Ashland (LSD 48); and Afloat Training Group Western Pacific, Yokosuka, Japan.

CMDR. ANTONIO B. HARLEY

Cmdr. Antonio B. Harley, SC, USN, completed 22 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016, after serving at 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, San Diego, California. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego Detachment, Ventura, California; NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella Detachment, Naples, Italy; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Bahrain; USS Elliot (DD 967); USS Fletcher (DD 992); Assault Craft Unit FIVE, Camp Pendleton, California; and USS Rentz (FFG 46).

LT. CMDR. JAKENBERG NAVARRO ALMUETE

Lt. Cmdr. Jakenberg Navarro Almuete, SC, USN, completed 24 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. He received his bachelor’s degree at Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines and his master’s degree at National University of California, La Jolla, California. His previous duty stations include Commander, Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Dubai United Arab Emirates; USS Frank Cable (AS 40); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, California; Southwest Regional Maintenance Command Site, San Diego, California; and USS Vincennes (CG 49).

LT. CMDR. JOHN JUNQIAO CHEN

Lt. Cmdr. John Junqiao Chen, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at President Board of Inspection and Survey, Norfolk, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Afloat Training Group Western Pacific, Yokosuka, Japan; Program Executive Officer, Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons, Patuxent River, Maryland; USS Nashville (LPD 13); Commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland; and USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

LT. CMDR. ERIC DIEGES

Lt. Cmdr. Eric Dieges, SC, USN, completed 24 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of California Riverside, Riverside, California and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Amphibious Construction Battalion TWO, Little Creek, Virginia; USS Nassau (LHA 4); Defense Contract Management Agency, Sikorsky Aircraft, Stratford, Connecticut; and USS Mason (DDG 87).

LT. CMDR. CHARLES WILLIAM DUNPHY

Lt. Cmdr. Charles William Dunphy, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on May 1, 2016 after serving at Defense Finance and Accounting Center, Cleveland, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s degree at The State University of New Jersey-Rutgers, Camden, New Jersey and his master’s degree at the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. His previous duty stations include Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia; Naval Air Engineering Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey; USS Kearsarge (LHD 3); USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54); and USS Santa Fe (SSN 763).

LT. CMDR. SHAWN TERRANCE HENNING

Lt. Cmdr. Shawn Terrance Henning, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at Navy Medical Logistics Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His previous duty stations include Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland; Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, North Island, California; Navy Fleet Material Support Office, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63); and USS Hewitt (DD 966).

LT. CMDR. JANET LEA LAMB

Lt. Cmdr. Janet Lea Lamb, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on May 1, 2016 after serving at Center for Service Support, Newport, Rhode Island. She received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee and her master’s degree at Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. Her previous duty stations include NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Chief of Naval Personnel, Washington, District of Columbia; Defense Logistics Agency Support Team, Iraq; USS Mason (DDG 87); Naval Station Everett, Everett, Washington; Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida; USS Arctic (AOE 8); USNS Spica (T-AFS 9); and USNS Concord (T-AFS 5).

LT. CMDR. LOUIS MIRABAL

Lt. Cmdr. Louis Mirabal, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at Commander, Submarine Squadron SIX, Norfolk, Virginia. He received his master’s degree at Brandman University, Orange, California. His previous duty stations include commander U.S. 3rd Fleet, San Diego, California; USS Bon Homme Richard (LHD 6); Naval Submarine Support Facility, New London, Connecticut; and USS Cheyenne (SSN 773).

LT. CMDR. THOMAS WILLIAM SCHULTZ

Lt. Cmdr. Thomas William Schultz, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at Commander, Navy Instillations Command, Washington, District of Columbia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Texas Tech University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas and two master’s degrees at Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. His previous duty stations include 30th Navy Construction Regiment, Port Hueneme, California; Chief of Naval Operations Staff, Washington, District of Columbia; USNS Spica (T-AFS 9); Program Executive Office Submarines, Washington, District of Columbia; Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia; Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; and USS George Philip (FFG 12).

LT. CMDR. LAWRENCE SCOTT WATKINS JR.

Lt. Cmdr. Lawrence Scott Watkins Jr., SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2016 after serving at NAVSUP Global Logistics Support Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland and his master’s degree at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. His previous duty stations include Commander, U.S. Navy Central Command, Manama, Bahrain; USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51); Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; Center for Service Support, Athens, Georgia; and USS Peleliu (LHA 5).

LT. FREDERICK EARL NELSON

Lt. Frederick Earl Nelson, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at Amphibious Construction Battalion ONE, San Diego, California. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at National University, La Jolla, California. His previous duty stations include Navy Special Warfare Group ONE, Logistics Support Unit, San Diego, California; USS Reuben James (FFG 57); and USS Jarrett (FFG 33).

CWO4 JULIUS ARTURO COSTAL MARZAN

Chief Warrant Officer Julius Arturo Costal Marzan, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Sigonella Site-Souda Bay, Crete. He received his bachelor’s degree at Saint Louis University, Baguio City, the Philippines and his master’s degree at Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University, Downers Grove, Illinois. His previous duty stations include Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron FIFTEEN, Norfolk, Virginia; NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Manama, Bahrain; Center for Naval Intelligence, Dam Neck, Virginia; and USNS Saturn (T-AFS 10).

CWO3 WILLIAM FRANK GERMER

Chief Warrant Officer William Frank Germer, SC, USN, completed 22 years of active service and retired on April 1, 2016 after serving at Center for Service Support Learning Site, Fort Lee, Virginia. His previous duty stations include USS Essex (LHD 2); USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6); and Commander Navy Region Southwest, San Diego, California.