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June 3, 2020

A Piece of Home, One Package at a Time: Madrid Aerial Mail Terminal

A package in the mail from a loved one is enough to brighten anyone’s day, but did you ever wonder how that package made its way to sunny southern Spain? A small group of NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Sigonella personnel – one civilian, four Sailors, and three contracted local national employees– at Madrid Barajas International Airport, are instrumental in managing a postal transportation network maintaining the flow of mail in and out of the region.

June 3, 2020

Renovated Joint Hazardous Materials Center Opens at Pearl Harbor

The central Pacific-based Department of Defense facility for processing hazardous materials for reuse or disposal reopened recently after a $2.4 million renovation to make it safer and reduce its environmental impact.

June 3, 2020

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Hosts Sixth Annual "Top Chef" Culinary Competition

The Navy Food Management Team (NFMT) from NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Pearl Harbor hosted the sixth annual "Top Chef" Culinary Competition at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Nov. 21.

June 2, 2020

NAVAL SUPPLY DEPOT SUBIC BAY AND PHILIPPINE PRODUCTS IN THE EIGHTIES

The Philippine revolution that ousted Ferdinand Marcos occurred shortly before my change of command. After assuming command, I received a request from the new Philippine government to attend a meeting at Clark Air Force Base to discuss ways to increase the amount of money the U.S. Navy spent on Philippine products. I said I would attend and a colonel from the U.S. Air Force also agreed to attend, but their purchase operation was “small potatoes” compared to ours.

June 2, 2020

Fuel Department Demonstrates Readiness during Fuel Spill Response Exercise

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Pearl Harbor’s Fuel Department participated in its annual fuel spill response exercise, Oct. 9.

June 2, 2020

Category Management– Eliminating Redundancies, Increasing Efficiency and Delivering Value and Savings in Acquisitions

NAVSUP is buying smarter, saving money and helping meet the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) goals by using Category Management (CM) principles for acquisitions.

June 2, 2020

USS Essex Earns Best in Class

Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) was awarded the Ships Store Retail and Service Excellence Award December 13.

June 2, 2020

New Web-Based Revolutionizes HAZMAT Management

In October 2018, NAVSUP successfully deployed a new web-based tool that significantly assists its logistics partners in managing Hazardous Material (HAZMAT). Among its benefits, the Hazardous Material Management (HMM) tool has improved communications between NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Centers (FLCs) and their many HAZMAT customers, and enhanced asset visibility of customer-owned inventory, including excess material for reutilization.

June 2, 2020

Mentoring, What Matters Most?

Throughout history, successful leaders across numerous fields have said that a mentor or two, maybe more, helped them along the way. Adm. Nimitz credited Rear Adm. Samuel S. Robison, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. credited Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, and Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg credited a former college professor, Larry Summers.

June 2, 2020

Piloting the Navy Standard Core Menu 2020: USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)

Standardizing the basic menu options across all platforms leads to an overall reduction in total line items for every ship, this standardization improves fill rates and ensures the Navy can execute a successful push logistics scenario. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) piloted this program for an entire patrol. To carry this out, a working group was organized with all major stakeholders in fiscal year 2017, to include NAVSUP, Defense Logistics Agency, Military Sealift Command, Type Commanders (TYCOMs), and numerous fleet leads.