April 22, 2013

Contracting Through the Eyes of a NACO Intern

 When I decided to pursue the path of becoming a commissioned officer, I was intrigued by the business aspects of the Supply Corps.   Upon completi......

April 22, 2013

Navy’s Best Chops! ... CENTCOM Joint Theater Support Contracting Command

Cmdr. Susan Ayers, 2013 Capt. Joy Bright Hancock Leadership Award Receipient ...

April 22, 2013

NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville ... Playing a Vital Role in Contract Sourcing Solutions

The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville Contracting team’s top priority is to develop contract agreements for the right products and serv......

April 22, 2013

Standardizing Port Visit Requirements in the Pacific

The Husbanding Contract process....

April 22, 2013

A Deployable Contracting Officer’s Story

Michaella Olson writes notes supporting Pacific Partnership 2012 at the main pier site at Vinh City. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)...

April 22, 2013

CJTF-HOA Contingency Contracting ... Leading the Way in New Initiatives and Performance in a Joint Environment

CCO Photo (Top to bottom, left to right): Capt. Jill McQuistan, Somalia Contracting Officer; 1st Lt. Christopher Fitzwater, Ethiopia Contracting Officer; Sgt. 1st Class Rickie Spivey, Kenya Contracting Officer; Lt. Col. Eugene Poindexter, Djibouti Co...

April 22, 2013

Supply Corps Reserve Officers Take on the Waterfront

As you walk aboard a combatant grey-hull, you may be surprised to learn the junior Supply Corps officer holding the Disbursing, Sales Officer, Food Service officer, or Wardroom Officer job is actually a Navy Reserve officer, Designator 3105 … yes, a Reservist serving on Active Duty Recall orders.

April 20, 2013

Lt. Cmdr. Robert A. Engelmann, SC, USN

LCDR Robert Engelmann was serving in a temporary capacity as Chief, Navy Section, at the embassy, and he was scheduled to return to the United States the week after the Iranian students had stormed, taken over, and trashed the compound in November 1979. He resumed his Supply Corps career in January 1981, when he was released after nearly 15 months in captivity.