Category: 225 Supply Corps Birthday

April 22, 2020

The Founding of the Supply Corps

The origin of the Supply Corps can be traced to February 1795.

April 17, 2020

United States Navy Supply Corps, Looking Back, Looking Ahead

It was Christmas 1955 when a fraternity brother who was a Navy ensign returned to Columbia, Missouri, where I was a soon-tograduate Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps midshipman. The college friend told me about an officer on his destroyer who had an office with safes, paid and fed the crew, kept the budget, ordered the ship’s supplies, sold uniforms, ran a retail shop called a “Ships Store” that sold cigarettes for a dollar a carton, and did not stand midwatches on the bridge in the dead of night.

April 17, 2020

Navy Supply Corps Celebrates 225th Birthday

On February 23, 2020, the Navy Supply Corps celebrates our 225th birthday and enters another era of ensuring our Navy is Ready for Sea. Celebrations across the globe mark the occasion with parties, balls, guest speakers, toasts, and some well-deserved esprit-de-corps.