By Office of Corporate Communications, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville
The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy delegation was led by ROK Navy Rear Adm. Sung-bae Park, commander, ROK Naval Logistics Command. The visit promoted partnership and learning between the U.S. and ROK naval supply communities.
During the visit, Cm
dr. Stuart Day, executive officer of NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville, explained the U.S. Navy supply chain structure and how NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville brings logistical support to operating units around the globe by providing a wide range of support services, including fuel and postal support, as well as repairable and consumable materials for deployed units.
“The ROK Navy is a critical partner for our global operations. Visits like this one give us an opportunity to share best practices and develop solutions to our shared logistical challenges,” said Day. “Our supply operations are made better by learning from our counterparts and sharing our knowledge, so that we simultaneously improve our support and integration for our warfighters.”
The ROK delegation received a presentation and tour from Chief Warrant Officer Clive Dixon, aviation support division officer-in-charge, highlighting the supply systems configuration, publicprivate partnership and foreign military sales programs for the P-8A Poseidon and shared knowledge of the phase-out of the P-3C Orion aircraft.
The visit concluded with a static tour of a P-8A airframe, conducted by Sailors from Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing ELEVEN (CPRW-11).