Happy Birthday Navy!

NAVSUP celebrated the Navy’s 243 years with a cake cutting. Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic was joined by Vice Commander Mike Madden, Robin Wilt, Lt. j.g. Qilun Zhou, and Gabe Telles. Wilt and Telles have many years of service with DoD and Zhou was the most junior officer at the event. –photos by Dorie Heyer


Brian Zirbel, executive director, NAVSUP, Business Systems Center (BSC), Kevin Weeks, information technology (IT) specialist, NAVSUP BSC, Bill Zdankiewicz, IT specialist, NAVSUP BSC, Rear Adm. Michelle C. Skubic, and Capt. Douglas M. Bridges Jr., commanding officer, NAVSUP BSC, participate in a cake-cutting commemorating the Navy’s 243rd birthday during an all-hands call at Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg. –photo by Dorie Heyer


NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk Commanding Officer Capt. Jim Lowther (right) and LSSR Sean Ercolano cut the first slice of a cake celebrating the 243rd birthday of the United States Navy. –photo by Jim Kohler


Kevin Mooney, executive director, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville, Logistics Specialist Seaman Eke and Cmdr. Al Dunn cut the cake to celebrate the Navy’s 243rd birthday in a ceremony at headquarters, Oct. 12. –photo by Carol Williams


NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka celebrated the 243rd Navy birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony on October 5. Pictured (left to right) are Commanding Officer Capt. Frank Nevarez, LSSA Evelyn Serranomundo (the youngest Sailor) and Operations Department Director Cmdr. Horacio “Jack” Tan (the oldest Sailor). –photo by Midoriko Morita


4th Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment – front row: ET2 Torres, ET3 Hunton, Cmdr. Toso, LS2 Lewis, Lt. Nieves, IT1 Lugo, ITC Bradley, Lt. Cmdr. Blank and Cmdr. Bergeron. Back row: YN2 Rea, ET1 Anyanwu, ET2 Popwell, BM1 Faulkner, YNC Martinez, Cmdr. Calitri, Cmdr. Dano, IT1 Barnett, Lt. James and ETC Burnett. –photo by LS2 Charles Power


Capt. Brent Trickel, commanding officer of Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, and CMDCM Johannes Gonzales, U.S. Sixth Fleet Command Master Chief, cut the birthday cake along with the oldest and youngest Sailors present at the 2018 NAS Sigonella Navy Ball celebrating the U.S. Navy’s 243rd birthday at the Sheraton in Aci Castello, Italy. –photo by Lt. Andriana Genualdi


NAVSUP FLC Bahrain celebrates the Navy’s 243rd birthday with a tribute wall and cake. From left to right: LS3 Nicolette Monday, LS2 Howard Deramus, Lt. Lauren Gazaille, LSSN Ryan Palladino, LS1 Dashawn Bracewell, LSSN Markita Robinson-Burgess, LSCS Monique Graves, LSSN Alivia Crerand, LSSA Isaiah Miller, Capt. Kadiatou Sidibe, Commanding Officer Capt. Terrel Fisher, LS2 Gabriel Kastner, LS1 Saadiq Alleyhamlette, LSSN Sadiqua Fletcher, LSC Frenesha McMillon –photo by YN2 Timothy Mitchell


NAVSUP FLC Pearl Harbor honors the U.S. Navy’s 243 years of maritime excellence with a cake-cutting. From left to right, SHCS Charlotte Gee, LS1 Tri Nguyen, LS2 Holland Brown, Cmdr. Michael Carl, Blayne Yasuda, and Scott Hedrick. –photo by Shannon Haney


From left to right) CSSC(SS) Jamal Johnson, CS2(SW/AW) Hermilla Elliott, CWO5 Cesar Valencia, CS2(SW/AW/IW) Adrian Ramilo, CS1(SW) Sherland Douglas, CS1(SW) Johnathon Stucko, CS1(SW) Jamul Saunders and CS1(SW) Romnick Sarmiento – Mercer Hall Galley at NBSD. –photo by CS1 Juan Villarreal