Retirements November/December 2017

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

CAPT. ROBERT D. HECK

Capt. Robert D. Heck, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, San Diego, California. He received his bachelor’s degree at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia and his master’s degree at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Yokosuka, Japan; Navy Regional Plant Equipment Office, San Diego, California; Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Operational Support Field, San Diego, California; Afloat Training Group, San Diego, California; Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, California; USS Bunker Hill (CG 52); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Virginia; USS America (CV 66); Ships Parts Control Center Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and USS Frederick (LST 1184).

CAPT. KURT J. WENDELKEN

Capt. Kurt J. Wendelken, SC, USN, completed 25 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at NAVSUP Business Systems Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York and his master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. His previous duty stations include Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; North Atlantic Treaty Organization Communication and Information Systems Services Agency Headquarters, Sector Mons, Casteau, Belguim; Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Virginia; Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Norfolk, Virginia; USS Bataan (LHD 5); Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and USS Underwood (FFG 36).

CMDR. WILLIAM E. BOUCEK

Cmdr. William E. Boucek, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Commander, United States Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. He received his bachelor’s degree at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, and his master’s degree at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. His previous duty stations include Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia; USS George Washington (CVN 73); Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; and USS Columbia (SSN 771).

CMDR. GEORGE W. DANIEL

Cmdr. George W. Daniel, SC, USN, completed 23 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California and his master’s degree at Troy State University, Troy, Alabama. His previous duty stations include Joint Strike Fighter, Washington, District of Columbia; USS Enterprise (CVN 65); Defense Energy Supply Center, Alexandria, Virginia; USS Doyle (FFG 39); Navy Petroleum Office, Alexandria, Virginia; Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Far East, Yokosuka, Japan; USS Philippine Sea (CG 58); and Naval Security Group, Adak, Alaska.

CMDR. ROBERT T. GUY

Cmdr. Robert T. Guy, SC, USN, completed 33 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. FOURTH Fleet, Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida. He received his bachelor’s degree at Park University, Parkville, Michigan and his master’s degree at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. His previous duty stations include Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Virginia; NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Jacksonville, Florida; Advanced Base Functional Component Navy Cargo Handling Battalion THIRTEEN, Gulfport, Mississippi; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Jacksonville Detachment, Mayport, Florida; and USS Patriot (MCM 7).

CMDR. BRIAN M. JOHNSON

Cmdr. Brian M. Johnson, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Defense Distribution Center, Yokosuka, Japan. He received his bachelor’s degrees at University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, and the State University of New York, Albany, New York and his master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. His previous duty stations include Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; United States European Command Headquarters, Stuttgart, Germany; USS John S. McCain (DDG 56); Commander, U.S. SEVENTH Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan; Naval Inventory Control Point, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; USS Essex (LHD 2); and USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3).

CMDR. MAURICE F. MEAGHER

Cmdr. Maurice F. Meagher, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at Defense Supply Center Richmond Detachment, Jacksonville, Florida. He received his bachelor’s degree at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania and his master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. His previous duty stations include Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group TWO, Norfolk, Virginia; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Jacksonville, Florida; Program Executive Office, Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons Support, Patuxent River, Maryland; USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79); Commander, Logistics Forces U.S. Naval Force Central Command, Manama, Bahrain; General Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Virginia; and USS Taylor (FFG 50).

CMDR. RICHARD J. OTLOWSKI

Cmdr. Richard J. Otlowski, SC, USN, completed 35 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Virginia Beach, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at State University of New York, Albany, New York and his master’s degree at University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. His previous duty stations include Commander, Submarine Forces Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia; USS Nassau (LHA 4); Commander, Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia; USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723); and USS Gettysburg (CG 64).

CMDR. TISHA D. SMITH

Cmdr. Tisha D. Smith, SC, USN, completed 24 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. FIFTH Fleet, Manama, Bahrain. She received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama and her master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. Her previous duty stations include NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76); Defense Distribution Depot, San Diego California; USS John S. McCain (DDG 56); Program Executive Officer, Tactical Aircraft Programs, Patuxent River, Maryland; and USS Moosbrugger (DD 980).

LT. CMDR. KEVIN T. BROWN

Lt. Cmdr. Kevin T. Brown, SC, USN, completed 24 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Coastal Riverine Group TWO Detachment Combat Service Support, Portsmouth, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Troy State University, Troy, Alabama and his master’s degree at Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, Arizona. His previous duty stations include Commander, Naval Surface Squadron FIVE, Manama, Bahrain; USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7); Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO, Norfolk, Virginia; Defense Distribution Depot, Norfolk, Virginia; and USNS Spica (T-AFS 9).

LT. CMDR. CARLOS A. GOMEZ JR.

Lt. Cmdr. Carlos A. Gomez Jr., SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree at Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina and his master’s degree at New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York. His previous duty stations include Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia; NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville, Florida; Forward Operating Location Comalapa, Comalapa, El Salvador; USS Boone (FFG 28); Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California; USS Nimitz (CVN 68); USS Kauffman (FFG 59); and USS Platte (AO 186).

LT. CMDR. MARK W. GREAVES

Lt. Cmdr. Mark W. Greaves, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at U.S. Strategic Command, Omaha, Nebraska. He received his bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas and his master’s degree at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Manama, Bahrain; NAVSUP Logistics Operations Center Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia; Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; USS Alaska (SSBN 732); and USS Shoup (DDG 86).

LT. CMDR. IGNATIUS K. HICKMAN

Lt. Cmdr. Ignatius K. Hickman, SC, USN, completed 25 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, 841st U.S. Army Transportation Battalion, Charleston, South Carolina. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma and his master’s degree at Grantham University, Lenaxa, Kansas. His previous duty stations include United States Military Training Mission Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, North Carolina; USS Hopper (DDG 70); Naval Inventory Control Point, Washington, District of Columbia; Naval Air Facility, El Centro, California; and USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

LT. CMDR. MICHELLE N. JOACHIM

Lt. Cmdr. Michelle N. Joachim, SC, USN, completed 27 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree at Long Island University, Brookville, New York and her master’s degrees at U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, and an additional master’s degree at Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida. Her previous duty stations include Commander, Fleet Logistics Support Wing Detachment, Belle Chasse, Louisiana; Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia; USS Oak Hill (LSD 51); Defense Subsistence Office Tidewater, Norfolk, Virginia; USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71); and Naval Submarine School New London, Groton, Connecticut.

LT. CMDR. MELINDA A. JOHNSON

Lt. Cmdr. Melinda A. Johnson, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Patuxent River, Maryland. She received her bachelor’s degree at University of North Texas, Denton, Texas and her master’s degree at Webster University, Saint Louis, Missouri. Her previous duty stations include Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime,Columbus, Ohio; USS San Antonio (LPD 17); Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; Navy Supply Information Systems Activity, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and USS Antietam (CG 54).

LT. CMDR. TERESA M. KINYON

Lt. Cmdr. Teresa M. Kinyon, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command, Williamsburg, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California and her master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. Her previous duty stations include Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center, San Diego, California; USS James E. Williams (DDG 95); Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit EIGHT, Sigonella, Italy; Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, Tennessee; and USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52).

LT. CMDR. FERNANDO J. LORENTE

Lt. Cmdr. Fernando J. Lorente, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ELEVEN, Jacksonville, Florida. He received his bachelor’s degree at Florida International University, Miami, Florida and his master’s degree at Trident University International, Cypress, California. His previous duty stations include Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command, Mayport, Florida; 4th Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment, Jacksonville, Florida; Navy Supply Corps School Athens, Georgia; USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98); Director, Joint Interagency Task Force East, Key West, Florida; USS Enterprise (CVN 65); and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

LT. CMDR. BRIAN C. MURRAY

Lt. Cmdr. Brian C. Murray, SC, USN, completed 22 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. His previous duty stations include Defense Contract Management Agency, Manassas, Virginia; USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60); Defense Contract Management Agency Long Island, Garden City, New York; Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California; and USS Oak Hill (LSD 51).

LT. CMDR. JASON W. ROSS

Lt. Cmdr. Jason W. Ross, SC, USN, completed 21 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree at Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois and his master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. His previous duty stations include USS George Washington (CVN 73); Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia; USS Houston (SSN 713); and Commander, Maritime Prepositioning Ships Squadron THREE, San Diego, California.

LT. CMDR. ROBERT M. SIMMS

Lt. Cmdr. Robert M. Simms, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina and his master’s degree at California State University, Monterey Bay, Marina, California. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Logistics Operations Center Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia; Spanish High Readiness Force Maritime, Rota, Spain; Defense Energy Region – Europe, Kaiserlautern, Germany; USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG 29); Defense Contract Management Agency, Orlando, Florida; and USS Chosin (CG 65).

LT. CMDR. CRAIG A. SWANSON

Lt. Cmdr. Craig A. Swanson, SC, USN, completed 28 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at U.S. Strategic Command, Omaha, Nebraska. He received his bachelor’s degree at Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida and his master’s degree at Troy State University, Troy, Alabama, and an additional master’s degree at Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. His previous duty stations include Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Little Creek, Virginia; Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center, Little Creek, Virginia; Commander, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Virginia; Strike-Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO SIX Detachment, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia; and USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

LT. DON C. CADE

Lt. Don C. Cade, SC, USN, completed 24 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Trident Refit Facility, Kings Bay, Georgia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. His previous duty stations include USS Kearsarge (LHD 3); Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia; and USS Boise (SSN 764).

LT. THOMAS C. CATHEY

Lt. Thomas C. Cathey, SC, USN, completed 21 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at Commander, Destroyer Squadron NINE, Everett, Washington. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of San Diego, La Jolla, California. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Puget Sound, Bremerton, Washington; USS Momsen (DDG 92); Naval Supply Corps School, Newport, Rhode Island; Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia; USS Peleliu (LHA 5); and USS Oldendorf (DD 972).

LT. GIANCARLO S. CRISTAL

Lt. Giancarlo S. Cristal, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, San Diego, San Diego, California. He received his bachelor’s degree at University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. His previous duty stations include Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific, Atsugi, Japan; and USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

LT. ARNOLD A. DAUZ

Lt. Arnold A. Dauz, SC, USN, completed 22 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Mine Countermeasures Squadron THREE. He received his bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University, San Diego, California. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Manama, Bahrain; Tactical Training Group, Pacific, San Diego, California; and USS Cheyenne (SSN 773).

LT. JOHN LUCIO

Lt. John Lucio, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Director, Division of Naval Reactors, Department of Energy, Arlington, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida and his master’s degree at U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. His previous duty stations include Naval Reactors Headquarters, Washington, District of Columbia.

LT. HERWIN O. MALANG

Lt. Herwin O. Malang, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at Defense Contract Management Agency, Garden City, New York. He received his bachelor’s degree at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon and his master’s degree at Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri. His previous duty stations include USS Dewey (DDG 105); Defense Contract Management Agency, Springfield, New Jersey; Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia, Diego Garcia; Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California; and USS Cleveland (LPD 7).

LT. JOEY MOCH

Lt. Joey Moch, SC, USN, completed 21 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia; Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Little Creek, Virginia; Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center, San Diego, California; USS Bataan (LHD 5); and USS Wasp (LHD 1).

LT. VINCENTE J. PRICE

Lt. Vincente J. Price, SC, USN, completed 23 years of active service and retired on March 1, 2017 after serving at Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force Detachment, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron ONE, Patuxent River, Maryland. He received his bachelor’s degree at Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and his master’s degree at the University of the Southwest, Hobbs, New Mexico with an additional master’s degree at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. His previous duty stations include NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; USS New Orleans (LPD 18); USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8); USNS Saturn (T-AFS 10); and USS Virginia (SSN 774).

CWO4 ERNESTO P. GARCIA

Chief Warrant Officer Ernesto P. Garcia, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on January 1, 2017 after serving at Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia, Naples, Italy. His previous duty stations include USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6); USS Essex (LHD 2); Commander, Assault Craft Unit FIVE, Camp Pendleton, California; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Sigonella Detachment Bahrain; and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

CWO4 CHARLES C. JAKES

Chief Warrant Officer Charles C. Jakes, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on February 1, 2017 after serving at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida. His previous duty stations include Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida; USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77); USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67); and Navy Support Facility, Diego Garcia.

November/December 2017