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May 14, 2013

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka to Manage New JPPSO Japan

Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka’s Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Apr. 22 in recognition of its added capability in supporting the joint warfighter, as well as...

May 14, 2013

Keeping Freedom in a High State of Readiness

USS Freedom (LCS 1), the Navy’s first littoral combat ship, continued its voyage West across the 7th Fleet area of operations (AOR), arriving at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base Apr. 18 with Sailors and civilians assigned to NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Cente...

May 14, 2013

NAVSUP GLS Employee Organizes Humanitarian Mission

NAVSUP Global Logistics Support (GLS) employee Tito Malig, a retired Navy senior chief, organized a medical and dental humanitarian mission to aid more than 2,000 indigent residents of Santa Rita, Republic of the Philippines this past February. &n...

May 14, 2013

Navy Fuel Personnel Build Community Spirit in Japan

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka Fuels personnel hosted a Friendship Day Festival that brought together many local Japanese community members for a softball tournament and barbeque aboard the Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) Tsurumi in Y...

May 14, 2013

NEX Mini Mart Receives Its Own Overhaul

The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) mini mart at Norfolk Naval Shipyard is a very busy place. "All of our customers at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard expect and deserve an efficient, quick and exceptional customer service experience,” sai...

May 14, 2013

Joint Staff Impact on the Budget Process

Having recently reported to the Joint Staff and serving in the Joint Logistics Directorate (J4) from the Joint Forces Staff College, Cmdr. W. B. Ellis had just completed his Joint Staff indoctrination. During the introduction briefs, it was explaine...

May 14, 2013

Understanding the PPBE Process

The Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution (PPBE) is a process that allows the Department of Defense (DoD) to "allocate its resources." Moreover, it's the process in which the Navy aligns a fiscal budget to national strategic guidanc...

May 14, 2013

Fleet Financial Management … Call Sign “Money Bags”

[caption id="attachment_782" align="alignright" width="240"] Capt. John Polowczyk[/caption] The timing of this article is unique as it comes at a point of great fiscal uncertainty with the threat of sequestration and potential significant red...

May 14, 2013

A Tour as the NAVSUP WSS Comptroller

[caption id="attachment_777" align="alignright" width="199"] Capt. Mark Murphy[/caption] Within the NAVSUP Enterprise, there are three primary funding mechanisms, which provide spending authority … Direct Appropriation, Working Capital Fund (...

May 14, 2013

ACAT-I Programs and the Business Financial Manager

Acquisition programs designated as Acquisition Category (ACAT) I, are defined as Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) with funding in excess of $365 million in Research Funding (RDTE), or $2.19 billion in Procurement Funding (APN/WPN/OPN). ...