NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka Site Atsugi Receives Blue “E” Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

BY TINA C. STILLIONS, Office of Corporate Communications, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Site Atsugi and Aviation Support Detachment (ASD) Atsugi personnel gather for the celebration of winning the eight consecutive Blue “E” Ashore Supply Excellence Award on June 14.

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka Site Atsugi was awarded the Blue “E” Ashore Supply Excellence Award for the eighth year in a row June 14.  The Blue “E” Award is given to commands that provide exceptional supply management support.  Site Atsugi received the highest score of any other location both inside and outside the continental United States.

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Commanding Officer Capt. Frank Nevarez congratulated his team for winning the award.

“Achieving the Blue ‘E’ award is a tremendous achievement. To receive it for eight consecutive years is an accomplishment that speaks volumes about the combined excellence of the team at our Site Atsugi location and Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment Atsugi,” said Nevarez.  “Their sustained effort, teamwork, and operational excellence contributes greatly to the readiness of our forward deployed naval forces and ensures we continue to be the principle logistics enabler for the warfighter.”

Lt. Timothy Tan (middle) celebrates their winning of the Blue “E” Ashore Supply Excellence Award with Petty Officer 2nd Class Brett Dash (left) and Senior Chief Petty Officer Jennie Trady on June 14.

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Site Atsugi Site Director Lt. Timothy Tan praised the exceptional caliber of his team.

“I am very proud of the team again this year,” Tan said. “This eighth consecutive award is not only a true testament that reflects their excellent teamwork, but also their ability to seamlessly work alongside our Aviation Support Division counterparts to support naval aviation readiness.” The Blue “E” is awarded to commands for outstanding supply aviation support that meets standards of excellence in supply management inspections, monthly type commander pulse points and supply department training programs. A team award reflects strong support from leadership and supporting departments. Only support detachments that excel in quality and efficiency receive the prestigious annual award.

Close up shot of the Blue “E” Ashore Supply Excellence Award that NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Site Atsugi and Aviation Support Detachment (ASD) Atsugi were awarded on June 14.
–photos by Myumi Yamamoto