BY JAVANI JONES
OFFICE OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
NAVSUP FLEET LOGISTICS CENTER BAHRAIN
NAVSUP Global Logistics Support (GLS) leadership traveled to NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Bahrain to meet face-to-face with command leadership and get a first-hand look at logistics operations in the area, M arch 26 to 29. Upon arrival, Vice Commander William Bickert and Command Master Chief Pablo Cintron of NAVSUP GLS received a brief on NAVSUP FLC Bahrain’s 2017 key initiatives. Each department head provided an overview of their respective key initiatives to improve support to fleet customers and family members in theater.
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NAVSUP GLS Vice Commander William Bickert thanks LS2 Makerria Stroud for her dedication and service to NAVSUP FLC Bahrain. –photo by Javani Jones
Bickert met with the diverse and talented workforce of NAVSUP FLC Bahrain comprised of U.S. military, civil service, and local nationals. During this meeting, he recognized many individuals of the NAVSUP FLC Bahrain team for their outstanding achievements and commended the team for their dedication to serving Sailors and their families operating and living in a demanding overseas environment.
“We are truly honored that Mr. Bickert came to visit our NAVSUP FLC Bahrain team. We really appreciate that he reviewed and discussed work processes with members of our diverse workforce which allowed him to witness first-hand the true energy and commitment of our team members as they serve the fleet,” said John Camuso, executive director, NAVSUP FLC Bahrain.
During a special all-hands call, Bickert and Cintron met with more than 130 military, civilian, and local national personnel. Some of the main points covered were the unique challenges facing NAVSUP FLC Bahrain and new ventures in the area of operations.
Bickert also recognized exceptional team members for their dedicated service to maintaining global logistics support. At the conclusion of the all-hands meeting, Bickert shook hands with staff members and thanked them for their service while Cintron met with enlisted personnel for additional remarks.
“It’s always great when you get the opportunity to have your immediate superior in command leadership visit your command. Our team really enjoyed the opportunity to show our leadership the great things we are working on and accomplishing in support of customers and warfighters here in Bahrain. We look forward to the next visit from NAVSUP GLS personnel,” said Command Senior Chief Eric Hill, NAVSUP FLC Bahrain.
To conclude their visit, Bickert and Cintron traveled to various spaces with command leadership and on-site onstruction teams to see how new building changes will improve efficiency and interaction with customers. The site visit gave valuable insight into how NAVSUP FLC Bahrain will continue to provide full spectrum logistics to support the U.S. 5th Fleet.